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CBSE User Submitted Papers Class 6 Social Science

CBSE User Submitted Papers Class 6 Social Science

CBSE Social Science model question paper

CBSE User Submitted Papers for class 6 Social Science and User Submitted Papers & Solutions of 6 Social Science are made available by CBSE every year just after the annual exams are over. CBSE marking scheme and blue print is provided along with the User Submitted Papers. This helps students find answer the most frequently asked question, How to prepare for CBSE annual exams. The best way to prepare for annual exams is to understand the questions pattern and practice them as given in User Submitted Papers.

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User Submitted Papers of class 6 Social Science

CBSE class 6 annual Submitted Papers for Social Science for the year 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 with solutions in PDF format for free download. The User Submitted Papers last 10 year for all – NCERT books and based on CBSE latest syllabus must be downloaded and practiced by students. These old 5 to 10 year annual User Submitted Papers are the best source to understand question paper pattern and chapter wise weightage in class 6th Social Science question paper.

Chapter-wise Marks distribution for class 6 Social Science annual exam

Senior Secondary stage of school education is a stage of transition from general education to discipline-based focus on curriculum. The present updated syllabus keeps in view the rigour and depth of disciplinary approach as well as the comprehension level of learners. Due care has also been taken that the syllabus is comparable to the international standards. Salient features of the syllabus include:

  • Emphasis on basic conceptual understanding of the content.
  • Emphasis on use of SI units, symbols, nomenclature of physical quantities and formulations as per international standards.
  • Providing logical sequencing of units of the subject matter and proper placement of concepts with their linkage for better learning.
  • Reducing the curriculum load by eliminating overlapping of concepts/content within the discipline and other disciplines.
  • Promotion of process-skills, problem-solving abilities and applications of Social Science concepts.

Besides, the syllabus also attempts to

  • strengthen the concepts developed at the secondary stage to provide firm foundation for further learning in the subject.
  • expose the learners to different processes used in Social Science-related industrial and technological applications.
  • develop process-skills and experimental, observational, manipulative, decision making and investigatory skills in the learners.
  • promote problem solving abilities and creative thinking in learners.
  • develop conceptual competence in the learners and make them realize and appreciate the interface of Social Science with other disciplines.

CBSE Syllabus



An Introduction to History
When, Where and How

(a) The time frame under study.

(b) The geographical framework.

(c) Sources.

Explain the specific nature of the discipline.

(a) Familiarize the learner with the major developments to be studied.

(b) Develop an understanding of the significance of geographical terms used during the time frame.

(c) Illustrate the sources used to reconstruct history.

The Earliest Societies

(a) Hunting and gathering as a way of life, its implications.

(b) Introduction to stone tools and their use.

(c) Case study: the Deccan.

(a) Appreciate the skills and knowledge of hunter gatherers.

(b) Identify stone artefacts as archaeological evidence, making deductions from them.

The First Farmers and Herders

(a) Implications of farming and herding.

(b) Archaeological evidence for crops, animals, houses, tools, pottery, burials, etc.

(c) Case study: the North-West, and North-East.

(a) Appreciate the diversity of early domestication.

(b) Identify the material culture generated by people in relatively stable settlements.

(c) Understand strategies for analyzing these.

The First Cities

(a) The settlement pattern of the Harappa civilization.

(b) Unique architectural features.

(c) Craft production.

(d) The meaning of urbanism.

(e) Case study: the North-West.

(a) Appreciate the distinctive life in cities.

(b) Identify the archaeological evidence of urban centers.

(c) Understand how this is used to reconstruct processes such as craft production

Different Ways of Life

(a) The Vedas and what they tell us.

(b) A contemporary chalcolithic settlement.

(c) Case studies: the North-West and the Deccan.

(a) Appreciate that different developments were taking place in different parts of the subcontinent simultaneously.

(b) Introduce simple strategies of textual analysis. (c) Reinforce the skills of archaeological analysis already developed.

Early States

(a) Janapadas to Mahajanapadas (

b) Case study: Bihar, Magadha and the Vajji confederacy.

(a) Introduce the concept of the state and its varieties.

(b) Understand the use of textual sources in this context.

New Ideas

(a) Upanisads.

(b) Jainism.

(c) Buddhism.

(a) Outline the basic tenets of these systems of thought, and the context in which they developed and flourished.

(b) Introduce excerpts from sources relating to these traditions.

The First Empire

(a) The expansion of the empire.

(b) Asoka

(c) Administration

(a) Introduce the concept of empire.

(b) Show how inscriptions are used as sources.

Life in towns and villages

(a) The second urbanization.

(b) Agricultural intensification.

(c) Case study: Tamil Nadu.

a) Demonstrate the variety of early urban centers— coastal towns, capitals, religious centers.

(b) Illustrate the use of archaeological material including coins, sculpture, as well as textual sources to reconstruct social and economic histories.

Contacts with Distant lands

(a) The Sangam texts and long distance exchange. Suggested regions: the Tamil region, extending to south east Asia and the west.

(b) Conquerors from distant lands: north western and western India.

(c) The spread of Buddhism: north India to Central Asia.

(a) Introduce the idea of different contexts of contact between distant lands, and the motivating forces (including conquest).

(b) Examine the implications of journeys within the subcontinent.

(c) Illustrate the use of textual and visual material for reconstructing the histories of such contacts.

Political Developments

(a) Gupta empire and Harshavardhana.

(b) Pallavas and Chalukyas.

(a) Introduce the idea that strategies of expansion, and their logic, differ.

(b) Explain the development of different administrative systems.

(c) Understand how prasastis and caritas are used to reconstruct political history

Culture and Science

(a) Literature, including the Puranas, the epics, other Sanskrit and Tamil works.

(b) Architecture including early monasteries and temples, sculpture, painting (Ajanta);

(c) Science.

a) Develop a sense of appreciation of textual and visual traditions of the period.

(b) Introduce excerpts from texts and visual material for analysis and appreciation.

Class 6 Social Science Questions Papers and syllabus

CBSE class 6 Social Science have following chapters. Questions are asked from these chapters. CBSE schools are advised to follow NCERT text books. Here is the list of chapters in class 6th Social Science.

General Instructions:

  • All questions are compulsory.
  • This paper contains 14 questions.

Class 6 Social Science List of Chapters NCERT Book


  • Chapter 1 The Earth in the Solar System
  • Chapter 2 Globe Latitudes and Longitudes
  • Chapter 3 Motions of the Earth
  • Chapter 4 Maps
  • Chapter 5 Major Domains of the Earth
  • Chapter 6 Major Landforms of the Earth
  • Chapter 7 Our Country India
  • Chapter 8 India Climate Vegetation and Wildlife


  • Chapter 1 What, Where, How and When?
  • Chapter 2 On The Trial of the Earliest People
  • Chapter 3 From Gathering to Growing Food
  • Chapter 4 In the Earliest Cities
  • Chapter 5 What Books and Burials Tell Us
  • Chapter 6 Kingdoms, Kings and an Early Republic
  • Chapter 7 New Questions and Ideas
  • Chapter 8 Ashoka, The Emperor Who Gave Up War
  • Chapter 9 Vital Villages, Thriving Towns
  • Chapter 10 Traders, Kings and Pilgrims
  • Chapter 11 New Empires and Kingdoms
  • Chapter 12 Buildings, Paintings and Books


  • Chapter 1 Understanding Diversity
  • Chapter 2 Diversity and Discrimination
  • Chapter 3 What is Government
  • Chapter 4 Key Elements of a Democratic Government
  • Chapter 5 Panchayati raj
  • Chapter 6 Rural Administration
  • Chapter 7 Urban Administration
  • Chapter 8 Rural Livelihoods
  • Chapter 9 Urban Livelihoods

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