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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.

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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

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