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History Study Material

Are you looking for an overall guide to know everything about your subject of class 10 and score good grades at the same time? You are at the right place here! Get access to the most required History exam syllabus & preparation tips drafted for you exclusively by “Sir Academy” Download the Previous year Question papers and get a better understanding of the topics. Books to refer: The resources you have and the way you use them determines how well you will Score in your exams.

If you are a CBSE Student, NCERT Textbooks should definitely be on your list. Apart from this, you can refer various textbooks namely,

  • All in One Social Science CBSE Class 10 by ArihantGolden guide for Social Science Sudha Rastogi, S.A. Siddiqui, J.P. Singhal & Dr. Gulshan Rai
  • S Chand for Social Science by N.K Chowdhry
  • Comprehensive CCE Question Bank by Laxmi Publication

For the SSC board,you can refer to your Textbooks, Digest as well the Class notes available to understand and study the concepts thoroughly.

History Marks weightage (SSC):

  • History – 28 Marks
  • Political Science – 12 Marks
  • Total – 40 Marks

History Exam Syllabus Maharashtra Board:

1. Historiography :

  • Development in the West
  • Historiography, its objectives, research methods, important disciplines.
  • Tradition of Historiography
  • Modern Historiography
  • Development of Scientific Perspective in Europe and Historiography
  • Notable Scholars

2. Historiography :

  • Indian Tradition
  • Indian Historiography in the Ancient Period,Mediaeval Period and Modern Period
  • Indian Historiography in the Pre-Independence and Post-Independence Era

3. Applied History

  • Applied History and Research in Various Fields and our Present
  • Heritage and its types,Conservation and Preservation of Heritage
  • World Heritage Sites in India-Affiliated Professional Fields of Applied History

4. History of Indian Arts

  • Art and its types and styles
  • Indian Traditions of Visual Arts
  • Classical Styles of Painting
  • Miniature Paintings in Manuscripts
  • Modern Indian Paintings
  • Folk & Classical Styles of Sculptural Art
  • Indian Traditions of Visual Arts

5. Mass Media and History

  • Mass media its Importance
  • History and need
  • Critical understanding of information received through mass media
  • Professional Opportunities available in Mass Media

6. Entertainment and History

  • Indian Entertainment
  • Indian Folk Theatre
  • Marathi Theatre-Indian Film Industry
  • Professional Opportunities available

7. Sports and History

  • Sports & its types and importance
  • Globalisation of Sports
  • Game Materials and Toys and its history
  • Sports, Literature and Movies on Sport

8. Tourism and History

  • Tourism in the Past
  • Types of Tourism and how it developed
  • Conservation and Preservation of Heritage
  • Professional Opportunities in the Hospitality And Tourism Industry

9. Heritage Management

  • Sources of History, Their Preservation & Conservation
  • Oral, Written and Material Sources of History
  • Famous Museums, Libraries and Archives
  • Encyclopaedias its types, history and benefits.

Political Science Syllabus:

1. Working of the Constitution

  • Democracy
  • Social Justice and Equality
  • Role of Judiciary

2. The Electoral Process

  • Election Commission & its function
  • Process of Elections

3. Political Parties

  • Political Parties & its characteristics
  • Political Party System in India And its Changing Nature
  • National and Regional Parties

4. Social and Political Movements

  • Movements need, importance
  • Types of Movement (Farmers Movement in India, Labour Movement, Environment Movements, Women’s Movement)

5. Challenges Faced by Indian Democracy

  • Challenges before Indian Democracy (Communalism and terrorism, Naxalism, Corruption, Criminalisation of politics & Social challenges)
  • Steps to be Taken to Make Indian Democracy Successful.

Solving Previous year’s question papers is one of the most important step when it comes to scoring well. It improves your ability to solve the questions more easily and quickly in your boards.

Exam Preparation tips

  • COVID-19 writing speed as well as focus has affected a lot.
  • A lot of writing practice that has to be done by you.
  • You must keep a track of your time while solving your mock papers and at the same time try to finish your exam at least 15 minutes early.
  • Make sure that your presentation is neat and tidy.
  • The question as well as answers should be in the same order for the examiner’s convenience. Note: If your Examiner is happy and can understand what you have written you have won half the battle.
  • Don’t forget to use your reading time wisely before attempting your exam.
  • Learn the High Weighted Chapters First Study with the help of Small Goals and reward yourself for the same.
  • Make sure to solve mock question papers so you will know more clearly about exam pattern, marking structure, as well as important questions.

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