CBSE Class 12 History Syllabus

The candidates have opted the subject History can now check the syllabus. The syllabus includes the number of units, the number of periods in which the syllabus should be completed, and the weightage of the marks on the basis of the units. The Central Board of Secondary Education has released the syllabus pdf for the students. Candidates can download it from cbse.nic.in.

CBSE Class 12 History syllabus contains a total of three parts. The first part is Themes in Indian History Part-I, the second part is Themes in Indian History Part-II, the third part is Themes in Indian History Part-III. These parts are also divided into 16 units. The first part has 4 units, the second part has 5 units, the third part possess 6 units. There is a sixteenth unit which is not under any part.


The name of the units from one to sixteen is the Story of the First Cities, Political and Economic History, Social Histories, A History of Buddhism, Medieval Society through Travelers’ Accounts, Religious Histories, New Architecture, Agrarian Relations, The Mughal Court, Colonialism and Rural Society, Representations of 1857, Colonialism and Indian Towns Town Plans and Municipal Reports, Mahatma Gandhi through Contemporary Eyes, Partition through Oral Sources, The Making of the Constitution, and the Map Work.

CBSE has also directed the affiliated schools and the teachers the number of periods in which the entire syllabus should be finished. The board has distributed the number of periods as per the number of units. To complete the unit 1 to 4, the teachers should take 55 periods, from unit 5 to 9, it takes 65 periods, unit 10 to 15 should be finished in 80 periods, and map work should be done in 10 periods. In this way, the entire syllabus takes 220 periods to be completed.

Now, let’s talk about the marks according to the units. Units 1 to 4 are having 25 marks, unit 5 to 9, 25 marks, unit 10 to 15, 25 marks, map work is having 5 marks, and the project work contains 20 marks. So the entire question paper possesses 100 marks.

The CBSE Date Sheet 2019 is expected to be released in the fourth week of December 2018. The students of CBSE will be able to appear for the board exams after February 15, 2019. Candidates will be able to enroll in the exam for the vocational subjects in the month of February 2019 while for the core subjects, the board will conduct the exam in the month of March 2019.

The CBSE Board is a national level board for the students. Its full form is Central Board of Secondary Education. The board was formed on November 03, 1962. CBSE is controlled and managed by the Union Government of India. CBSE provides the syllabus and curriculum to the students. There are hundreds of schools which are affiliated with CBSE. It conducts the board exams for class 10 and 12 standards. Apart from conducting school examinations, the board also conducts various entrance exams. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET), Joint Engineering Entrance (JEE) etc.

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