**UPDATED CBSE CLASS XI Political Science Syllabus: 2018-19

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    CBSE CLASS XI Political Science Syllabus 2018-19

    Hi friends, today we are going to discuss with you the latest Syllabus of Class XI Political Science Syllabus. As you know very well that Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has its own curriculum and they hold the supreme authority to change it further for the benefit of students.

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    UPDATED CBSE CLASS XI Political Science Syllabus 2018-19

    So it’s always a wise decision to keep an eye on what happening around with the subject you are going to learn. This year CBSE made little bit changes in CBSE Class 11th Political Science Syllabus. Let us have a look at the updated XIth Class Political Science Syllabus for the academic year 2017-18


    CBSE Class 11th Political Science Syllabus (2018-19 Session)


    Unit Wise Detailed Syllabus (Theory Part)

    POLITICAL SCIENCE (028)
    Class XI, 2017-18

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     One Paper Max Marks : 100
    Time: 3 hrs.
    Units Periods: 220 Marks: 100
    Part A: Indian Constitution at work
    1 Constitution Why and How and Philosophy of the Constitution 17 12
    2 Rights in the Indian Constitution 16
    3 Election and Representation 11 10
    4 The Executive 11
    5 The Legislature 11 10
    6 The Judiciary 11
    7 Federalism 11 10
    8 Local Governments 11
    9 Constitution as a living document 11 8
                                           Total 110 50
    Part B: Political Theory
    10 Political Theory: An Introduction 10 10
    11 Freedom 10
    12 Equality 12 10
    13 Social Justice 11
    14 Rights 11 10
    15 Citizenship 11
    16 Nationalism 11 10
    17 Secularism 11
    18 Peace 11 10
    19 Development 11
    Total 110 50

                                                                                              COURSE CONTENT

    Part A: Indian Constitution at Work

    1. Constitution Why and How and Philosophy of the Constitution (17 Periods)
    Consitution: Why and How, The making of the Constitution, the Constituent Assembly, Procedural
    achievements and Philosophy of the Constitution.

    2. Rights in the Indian Constitution (16 Periods)
    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 (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. Self-regulation.

    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.

    9. Constitution as a Living Document (11 Periods)
    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 (10 Periods)
    What is Politics? What do we study in Political Theory? Putting Political Theory to practice.
    Why should we study Political Theory?

    11. Freedom (11 Periods)
    The Ideal of Freedom. What is Freedom? Why do we need constraints? Harm Principle.
    Negative and Positive Liberty.

    12. Equality  (11 Periods)
    The significance of Equality. What is Equality? Various dimensions of Equality. How can we
    promote Equality?

    13. Social Justice (12 Periods)
    What is Justice? Just Distribution. Justice as fairness. Pursuing Social Justice.

    14. Rights (11 Periods)
    What are Rights? Where do Rights come from? Legal Rights and the State. Kinds of Rights.
    Rights and Responsibilities.

    15. Citizenship (11 Periods)
    What is citizenship? Citizen and Nation, Universal Citizenship, Global Citizenship

    16. Nationalism (11 Periods)
    Nations and Nationalism, National Self-determination, Nationalism and Pluralism

    17. Secularism  (11 Periods)
    What is Secularism? What is Secular State? The Western and the Indian approaches to Secularism.
    Criticisms and Rationale of Indian Secularism.

    18. 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.

    19. 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.

     QUESTION PAPER DESIGN 2017-18

    POLITICAL SCIENCE                                       Code No. 028                                                              CLASS-XI

    Time: 3 Hours                                                                                                                             Max. Marks: 100
    S.

    No

    Typology of Questions Learning
    Outcomes
    & Testing
    Skills
    Very
    Short
    Answer
    (1
    Mark)
    Very
    Short
    Answer
    (2
    Marks)
    Short
    Answer
    (4
    Marks)
    Long
    Answer I
    (5
    Marks)
    based on
    Passages
    Map
    Question
    Picture
    based
    interpretation
    (5 Marks)
    Long
    Answer
    II
    (6Marks)
    Marks %

    weightage

    1 Remembering-

    (Knowledge-based
    Simple recall questions, to know specific facts, terms, concepts, principles, or theories; Identity, define, or recite, information)

     

     

    •  Reasoning
    • Analytical
      Skills
    •  Critical
      thinking
    1 2 2 22 22%
    2 Understanding- (Comprehension –to be familiar with the meaning and to understand conceptually, interpret, compare, contrast, explain, paraphrase information) 2 2 1 1 21 21%
    3 Application (Use the abstract information in the concrete situation, to apply knowledge to new situations; Use given
    content to interpret a the, provide an example, or solve a
    problem)
    1 1 1 1 2 25 25%
    4 High Order Thinking Skills (Analysis & Synthesis- Classify, compare, contrast, or differentiate between different pieces of information; Organize and/or integrate unique pieces of information from a variety of
    sources) (includes Map interpretation)
    1 2 1 1 1 20 20%
    5 Evaluation – (Appraise,
    judge, and/or justify
    the value or worth of a
    decision or outcome, or
    to predict outcomes
    based on values)
    1 1 1 1 12 12%
    Total 1×5=5 2×5=10 4×6=24 5×3=15 5×2=10 6×6=36 100 100%

    POLITICAL SCIENCE (Code No. 028)
    CLASS XI (2017-18)
    Question Paper Design.

     One Paper  100 Marks
    Time: 3 hrs
    Units Periods Marks
    1 Constitution Why and How and Philosophy of the Constitution 17 12
    2 Rights of the Indian Constitution 16
    3 Election and Representation 11 10
    4 Executive 11
    5 Legislature 11 10
    6 Judiciary 11
    7 Federalism 11 10
    8 Local Governments 11
    9 Constitution as a Living Document 11 08
    Total 110 50
     
    10 Political Theory: An Introduction 10 10
    11 Freedom 11
    12 Equality 11 10
    13 Social Justice 12
    14 Rights 11 10
    15 Citizenship 11
    16 Nationalism 11 10
    17 Secularism 11
    18 Peace 11 10
    19 Development 11
    Total 110 50

    3. Weightage of Difficulty Level

    Estimated difficulty level  Percentage
    Difficult (20%)
    Average  (50%)
    Easy  (30%)

    4. Scheme of Options:
    There is an internal choice for long answer questions of 6 marks.
    There is three passage – based questions of 5 marks each. No questions from plus (+) boxes.

    5. In order to assess different mental abilities of learners, question paper is likely to include questions
    based on passages, visuals such as maps, cartoons, etc. No factual question will be asked on the
    information given in the plus (+) boxes in the textbooks.

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