Change in Assessment Scheme of Class IX Social Science

CBSE has issued a circular that from the academic session 2011-12, Unit 5 of the Social Science syllabus on Disaster Management for Class IX will be evaluated only through projects and assignments.

No questions will be asked from this unit in the  theory paper of Social Science in Summative Assessments 1 and 2 to be conducted by  schools from the academic year 2011-12 and onwards.

The students will be required to take up project work and assignments compulsorily in Disaster Management. Please refer to the Board’s publication on Formative Assessment Manual for Teachers in Social Science, Class IX for topics and themes for project work and assignments in Disaster Management. Further guidelines for  Formative Assessment on Disaster Management will be communicated to the schools shortly. The revised distribution of marks over other units of Social Science syllabus will be as follows :


S. No.UnitsTerm 1  (Marks)Term 2  (Marks)
1India & the Contemporary World2323
2India-Land and People2323
3Democratic Politics2222
4Understanding Economic Development2222


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