Madhya Pradesh Board Social Science Syllabus for Class 10

Madhya Pradesh Board Syllabus for Class 10 Social Science

Social Science syllabus for class X_2007-08

Time: 3 hours
Maximum Marks:100



India: Resources

Types of Resources : Natural resources- Soil, Formation, types and distribution,soil conservation.

Forest and Wild Life - Forest types, Utility, Wild animals and their conservation. Endangered animals.


Agriculture - Main crops, Contribution of Agriculture to National Economy, Herbal Farms & their utility.


Water Resource - Types, Sources, Distribution, Use, Protection &


Conservation. Mineral Resource - Types, Distribution, Use, Conservation and Economic importance.


Power Resource - Types : Conventional & Non-Conventional, Distribution, Utilization & Conservation.

10 Marks

20 Periods



Types, Description of Special Industries, Contribution of Industries to National Economy. Industrial Pollution, and the efforts for Solution.

5 Marks

7 Periods


Transport, Communication & Foreign Trade

Transport-Utility and types - Railways, Roadways, Airways, Waterways, Pipelines, Ports & Harbours. Communication, Importance of Communication in modern days, Means of Communication. Contribution of foreign Trade to Indian Economy, Imports and Exports.

5 Marks

6 Periods


Disaster Management

Natural Calamities - Drought, Flood, Earthquake, Landslides, Tsunami.

Man Made Calamaties - Nuclearic, Biotic and Chemical, Bomb Blast.

General Calamities - Precautions and Security.

5 Marks

5 Periods


Map-Reading and Marking


5 Marks

5 Periods


First Struggle for Freedom and after

First struggle for Freedom of 1857. Introduction to important revolutionaries, birth of Indian National Congress, Moderates and Extremes

10 Marks

15 Periods


Events related of the Independence Revolution

Important events of the Indian struggle for Independence, Revolution of Bange Bhang Partion of India in 1947 and its silent features, Contribution of Madhya Pradesh to the Freedom Struggle

10 Marks

15 Periods


Major Events of the Post-Independence period

Kashmir Problem, India's relation with neighboring countries, Chinese war with India in 1962, Pakistan war of 1965 and 1971, birth of Bangladesh, emergency in India, Rise of India as an atomic power

10 Marks

15 Periods


Indian Constitution

Organization of Constitution Draft Committee, Salient Features of Indian Constitution

6 Marks

12 Periods


Working of Indian Democracy

Federal System, Division of Administrative Power between Centre and States, Organs of Government : Legislature, Executive and Judiciary, Local Administration

7 Marks

12 Periods


Major Challenges before Democracy

Increase in Population, Unemployment, Communal-ism, Terrorists,drug addiction; Major hindrance in success of Democracy and measures for removal .

7 Marks

12 Periods


Story of Development

Ancient and modern concept of economic development. National Income & Per Capita Income, Indicators of human development, developing States with examples, Economic Planning in India, physical and non physical with examples.


Money and Financial system : An Introduction to money in ancient time, Financial Institutions such as money lenders, zamindars, self helps groups, chit funds, private financial institutions and different types of banks.

5 Marks

10 Marks


Services Sector

Service Sector - Meaning and Importance as a Component in Income. Infrastructure - Economic and Social Contribution of India's Service sector in the World.

5 Marks

8 Marks


Consumer Awareness

Consumer Awareness - Need and Importance, Consumer Exploitation, Causes and Remedies. Standardization of Commodities, Government Role

5 Marks

8 Periods


Economic Systems and Globalization

Economic System - Meaning, Capitalism, Socialism and Mixed Economy Characteristics, Merits and Demerits. Globalization - Meaning, Needs, Development Earlier to 1991 and Modern Reforms, Impact of Globalization.

5 Marks

10 Periods





20 Periods

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