1. Home
  2. |  
  3. ARTICLE
  4. |  
  5. CBSE Board |  

CBSE Class 11 Political Science Syllabus 2018 – 2019

CBSE Class 11 Political Science Syllabus 2018-19 is available here. You can download the complete CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 Political Science with the help of download link available in this article. Other important details related to question paper design, prescribed textbook etc are also available in the PDF of the syllabus.

Jan 4, 2019 14:56 IST
    CBSE Class 11 Political Science Syllabus 2018 – 2019
    CBSE Class 11 Political Science Syllabus 2018 – 2019

    Class 11 Political Science Syllabus 2018-19 is available here for download in PDF format. Link to download CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 Political Science is available at the end of this article. This CBSE Syllabus contains complete details related to the course structure, question paper design, prescribed books etc. In order to score well in CBSE Class 11 Political Science Exam 2019, students must follow this syllabus.

    CBSE Class 11 Political Science Syllabus 2018 – 2019: Important Highlights

    Units

     

    Marks: 100

    Part A: Indian Constitution at work

     

    1

    Constitution Why and How and Philosophy of the Constitution

     12

    2

    Rights in the Indian Constitution

    3

    Election and Representation

     10

    4

    The Executive

    5

    The Legislature

     10

    6

    The Judiciary

    7

    Federalism

     10

    8

    Local Governments

    9

    Constitution as a living document

    8

     

    Total

    50

    Part B: Political Theory

     

    10

    Political Theory : An Introduction

    10

    11

    Freedom

    12

    Equality

     10

    13

    Social Justice

    14

    Rights

    10

    15

    Citizenship

    16

    Nationalism

    10

    17

    Secularism

    18

    Peace

     10

    19

    Development

     

    Total

    50

    CBSE Syllabus 2018 – 2019 for Class 11 Political Science: Course content

    Part A: Indian Constitution at Work

    1. Constitution Why and How and Philosophy of the Constitution                                   

    Constitution: Why and How, The making of the Constitution, the Constituent Assembly, Procedural achievements and Philosophy of the Constitution.

    2. Rights in the Indian Constitution

    The importance of Rights, Fundamental Rights in the Indian Constitution, Directive Principles of State Policy, Relationship between Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles   

    3. Election and Representation   

    Elections and Democracy, Election System in India, Reservation of Constituencies, Free and Fair Elections, Electoral Reforms   

    4. Legislature   

    Why do we need a Parliament? Two Houses of Parliament. Functions and Power of the Parliament, Legislative functions, control over Executive. Parliamentary committees. Self-regulation.

    5. Executive 

    What is an Executive? Different Types of Executive. Parliamentary Executive in India, Prime Minister and Council of Ministers. Permanent Executive: Bureaucracy.

    6. Judiciary         

    Why do we need an Independent Judiciary? Structure of the Judiciary, Judicial Activism, Judiciary and Rights, Judiciary and Parliament.

    7. Federalism

    What is Federalism? Federalism in the Indian Constitution, Federalism with a strong Central Government, conflicts in India's federal system, Special Provisions.   

    8. Local Governments   

    Why do we need Local Governments? The growth of Local Government in India, 73rd and 74th Amendments, implementation of 73rd and 74th Amendments.   

    9. Constitution as a Living Document Are Constitutions static? The procedure to amend the Constitution. Why have there been so many amendments? Basic Structure and Evolution of the Constitution. Constitution as a Living Document.

    Part B: Political Theory

    10. Political Theory: An Introduction

    What is Politics? What do we study in Political Theory? Putting Political Theory to practice. Why should we study Political Theory?

    11. Freedom          

    The Ideal of Freedom. What is Freedom? Why do we need constraints? Harm Principle. Negative and Positive Liberty.

    12. Equality 

    The significance of Equality. What is Equality? Various dimensions of Equality. How can we promote Equality?

    13. Social Justice

    What is Justice? Just Distribution. Justice as fairness. Pursuing Social Justice.

    14. Rights          

    What are Rights? Where do Rights come from? Legal Rights and the State. Kinds of Rights. Rights and Responsibilities.

    15. Citizenship         

    What is citizenship? Citizen and Nation, Universal Citizenship, Global Citizenship

    16. Nationalism

    Nations and Nationalism, National Self-determination, Nationalism and Pluralism

    17. Secularism

    What is Secularism? What is a Secular State? The Western and the Indian approaches to Secularism. Criticisms and Rationale of Indian Secularism.

    18. Peace 

    What is Peace? Can violence ever promote peace? Peace and the State. Different Approaches to the pursuit of peace. Contemporary challenges to peace.

    19. Development  

    What is development? Dominant, development Model and alternative conceptions of development.

    Prescribed Books for Class 11 Political Science:

    1. Indian Constitution at work, Class XI, Published by NCERT

    2. Political Theory, Class XI, Published by NCERT

    Note: The above textbooks are also available in Hindi and Urdu versions.

    Note: The above textbooks are also available in Hindi and Urdu versions.

    Details about question paper design etc is available in PDF of the syllabus

    Download CBSE Class 11 Political Science Syllabus 2018-19 in PDF format

    Loading...

    Register to get FREE updates

      All Fields Mandatory
    • (Ex:9123456789)
    • Please Select Your Interest
    • Please specify

    • ajax-loader
    • A verifcation code has been sent to
      your mobile number

      Please enter the verification code below

    Loading...