Maharashtra Board HSC History Syllabus and Marks Allotment

Students can know here Maharashtra Board HSC Syllabus for History subject including Pattern and Marks weightage for each chapter for Class 11th as well as Class 12th.

Created On: Jun 21, 2018 18:27 IST
Maharashtra State Board HSC History Syllabus
Maharashtra State Board HSC History Syllabus

Maharashtra Board HSC Syllabus for History subject is available here for Class 11th and Class 12th. The syllabus of History subject for Maharashtra Board Class 11th and Class 12th has been revised to give profound knowledge of History of Maharashtra state which is included in class 11th and also adopted new approach of studying history in Class 12th. The Class 11th History syllabus of Maharashtra Board includes majorly about historical events and movements and Class 12th History of Maharashtra Board, the topics are based on 21st century entertainment and mass media so that students can develop an understanding of past, present as well as future. Check here complete syllabus of Maharashtra board HSC History Subject including detailed chapter-wise topics.

Evaluation Scheme of Maharashtra Board HSC History Paper:

The syllabus has been given weightage of 80:20 i.e. the theory paper carries 80 marks and 20 marks have been allotted for Practical/Projects/Viva.

The question paper will carry different type of questions as under –

  • Very Short Answer Type/Objective type questions – 1 mark based questions  
  • Short Answer Type questions – 2 or 3 marks based questions
  • Long Answer Type questions – 4 to 6 marks based questions.

Maharashtra Board HSC Syllabus for History Subject –

Maharashtra Board HSC History Syllabus for Class 11th


Chapter’s details

Unit 1: Background of Maharashtra

Ancient Maharashtra: Stone Age, Satvahana, Vakataka, Chalukya, Rashtrakutan, Dynasity and their political, social, cultural, religious contribution

Medieval Maharashtra Political – Social – Economic, Religious 1) Yadav 2) Sultanate 3) Mughal 4) Maratha

Unit 2: Renaissance in 19th century

Religious and Social Reform movements

Unit 3 Contribution of Maharashtra to Freedom Movement

1818 to 1885

1885 to 1920

1920 to 1947

Unit 4 Equality Movements in Maharashtra

Background of Movements

1) Labour

2) Dalit

3) Women

4) Adivasi (Tribal)

Unit 5 Post Independence Maharashtra 1947 to 1960

Sanyukta Maharashtra Movement

Marathwada Mukti Sangram

Unit 6 Progress of Maharashtra 1960- 2000

Political, Economical, Educational, Social and Cultural progress

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Chapter’s details

Unit 1: Applied History in 21st Century

  • Meaning of Applied History
  • Inter – relation of Past and Present
  • Contemporary History

Unit 2: Mass Media and History

  • Printing Press
  • Newspapers
  • Periodicals
  • Electronic Media

Unit 3: Entertainment Media and History

  • Radio
  • Television
  • Drama
  • Cinema

Unit 4: Tourism and History

  • Tourist Guides
  • Preservation of Historical Monuments

Unit 5: Museums

  • Significance and conservation
  • Archaeological Artifacts and Sculptures
  • Inscriptions and Numismatics
  • Available job opportunities

Unit 6: Historical Research

  • Archaeological
  • Archives

Unit 7: Encyclopedia

  • Treasures of History
  • Encyclopedia
  • Biographies
  • Dictionary of Culture

Unit 8: Administrative Services

  • State Government Service Examination
  • Central Government Service Examination
  • Interview Techniques

Unit 9: History Teacher and Teaching

  • Educational qualifications
  • Personality

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