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CBSE Class 9 Social Science Examination Pattern 2019

Here you will get the CBSE Class 9 Social Science examination pattern and expected question paper design for class 9 Social Science annual exam 2019. This examination pattern will help students to make an appropriate preparation strategy for social science exam 2019 and thus score high marks.

Dec 31, 2018 17:12 IST
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CBSE Class 9 Social Science Exam Pattern
CBSE Class 9 Social Science Exam Pattern

Here, we are providing the latest examination pattern for CBSE Class 9 Social Science, to give a preview of the exam structure that students will see in the CBSE class 9 annual exam 2019. This will help students to make an appropriate preparation strategy and write a perfect exam to score optimum marks in social science exam 2019.

CBSE Class 9 Social Science Examination Pattern is as follows:

CBSE class 9 Social Science question paper will be conducted for 80 marks covering 100% syllabus. The remaining 20 marks are kept for internal assessment (IA) which will be added while calculating the overall grade.

Internal Assessment will be conducted as per the following marks distribution:

Internal Assessment

20 Marks

Periodical Test  (Average of three periodic tests)      

10 Marks

Note Book Submission

05 Marks

Project Work

05 Marks

While preparing for the Social Science exam, students should know the worth of each unit.

CBSE Class 9 Syllabus 2018-2019: All Subjects

Following table shows the CBSE Class 9 Social Science Unit-Wise Weightage:

Units

Unit Name

Marks

I

India and the Contemporary World - I

20

II

Contemporary India - I

20

III

Democratic Politics - I

20

IV

Economics

20


Total

80

There will be a total of 27 questions of different weightage as given below:

Type of Questions

No. of Questions

Marks per question

Very Short Answer Type

1-7

1

Short Answer Type

8-18

3

Long Answer Type

19-25

5

Map Questions (History)

26-27

1

Map Questions (Geography)

28

3

Total

27

80

With the termination of dual assessment scheme from the last academic session, CBSE brought some major changes in examination structure and question paper format of all subjects of class 9th. Under the current assessment scheme, performance of a student is evaluated on the basis of an annual examination covering the complete syllabus. In order to make the right preparation strategy, it’s very important for students to know the latest examination pattern and question paper structure for class 9 annual exam 2019.

CBSE Class 9 Social Science Questions Paper Design will be as follows:

CLASS–IX

Social Science (Code No. 087)

Time : 3 hrs                                                                                                                     Marks: 80

Typology of Questions

Number of questions of different types

Total Marks

Remembering (Knowledge based-

Simple recall questions, to know specific facts, terms, concepts, principles or theories; Identify, define, or recite, information)

VSA – None

16

SA – 2

LA – 2

Understanding (Comprehension-to be familiar with meaning and to understand conceptually, interpret, compare, contrast, explain, paraphrase, or interpret information)

VSA – 3

16

SA – 1

LA – 2

Application (Use abstract information in concrete situation, to apply knowledge to new situation; Use given content interpret a situation, provide example, or solve a problem)

VSA – 2

21

SA – 3

LA – 2

Higher Order Thinking Skills

(Analysis & Synthesis-Classify,compare, contrast, or differentiate between different pieces of information; Organize and /or integrate unique pieces of information from variety of sources)

VSA - 2

16

SA – 3

LA – 1

Creating, Evaluation and Multi-Creating Evaluation and Multi-Disciplinary (Generating new ideas, product or ways of viewing things

Appraise, judge, and/or justify the value or worth of a decision outcome, or to predict outcomes based on values)

VSA – None

6

SA  – 2

LA – None

Map

VSA – 2

5

SA - 1

LA -None

Total


80

Abbreviations used are:

VSA: Very Short Answer (1 Mark)

SA: Short Answer (3 Marks)

LA: Long Answer (5 Marks)

CBSE class 9 Science examination pattern given above has been designed as per the instructions given in CBSE Class 9 Social Science syllabus and the sample papers released for class 10 Social Science. As, the course structure of class 9 is similar to that of class 10, class 9 Social Science question paper format  is also expected to be same as that in CBSE class 10 Social Science exam.

Students may also check the following links to explore more stuff, important for CBSE Class 9 Annual exam preparations:

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