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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 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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