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CBSE Class 11 Political Science Syllabus 2019-20

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May 21, 2019 16:22 IST
CBSE Class 11 Political Science Syllabus

CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 Political Science subject is available here. Link to download CBSE Class 11 Political Science Syllabus 2019-20 is given at the end of this article. With this article, you will get complete details about the course structure, project work, paper pattern and other important details.

Important portion of CBSE Class 11 Political Science Syllabus s given below:

Total Weightage: 100 Marks (Theory 80 + Project Work 20)

Units

 

Periods: 220

Marks: 80

Part A: Indian Constitution at work

 

 

1

Constitution : Why and How, Philosophy of the Constitution, Constitution as a living document

26

10 + 6 = 16

2

Rights and Duties in the Indian Constitution

18

3

Election and Representation

11

8

4

The Executive

11

 

5

The legislature

11

8

6

The judiciary

11

 

7

Federalism

11

8

8

Local Governments

11

 

 

Total

110

40

Part B: Political Theory

 

 

9

Political Theory: An Introduction

10

8

10

Freedom  

11

11

Equality

11

8

12

Justice with special reference to Social Justice

12

13

Right

11

8

14

Citizenship

11

15

Nationalism

11

8

16

Secularism

11

17

Peace

11

8

18

Development

11

 

Total

110

 

Course Content: Theory

Part A: Indian Constitution at Work

1. Constitution Why and How and Philosophy of the Constitution (26 Periods)

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

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.

CBSE Class 11 Syllabus 2019-20: All Subjects

2. Rights and Duties in the Indian Constitution (18 Periods)

The importance of Rights, Fundamental Rights in the Indian Constitution,

Directive Principles of State Policy, Relationship between Fundamental Rights and and Directive Principles

3. Election and Representation (11 Periods)

Elections and Democracy, Election System in India, Reservation of Constituencies,

Free and Fair Elections, Electoral Reforms.

4. Legislature (11 Periods)

Why do we need a Parliament? Two Houses of Parliament. Functions and Power of the

Parliament, Legislative functions, control over Executive. Parliamentary committees. Selfregulation.

5. Executive (11 Periods)

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

6. Judiciary (11 Periods)

Why do we need an Independent Judiciary? Structure of the Judiciary, Judicial Activism,

Judiciary and Rights, Judiciary and Parliament

7. Federalism 11 Periods

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 11 Periods

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

Part B: Political Theory

9. Political Theory: An Introduction (10 Periods)

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

Why should we study Political Theory?

10. Freedom (11 Periods)

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

11. Equality (11 Periods)

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

12. Justice with special reference to Social Justice (12 Periods)

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

13. Rights (11 Periods)

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

14. Citizenship (11 Periods)

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

15. Nationalism (11 Periods)

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

16. Secularism (11 Periods)

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

17. Peace (11 Periods)

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

18. Development 11 Periods

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

Prescribed Books:

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.

Details of Project Work: CBSE Class 11 Political Science

1. The Project work will be implemented in class XI from the session i.e. 2019-20.

2. Out of 20 marks, 10 marks are to be allotted to viva voce and 10 marks for project work.

3. For class XI, only internal assessment is to be done.

4. The project can be individual/pair/group of 4-5 each. The Project can be made on any of the topics given in the syllabus of a particular class.

5. The suggestive list of activities for project work is as follows:-
- - Role Play, Skit, Presentation, Model, Field Survey, Mock Drills/Mock Event
etc.

6. The teacher should give enough time for preparation of the Project Work. The topics for Project Work taken up by the student must be discussed by the teacher in classroom

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