CBSE Class 12 Political Science Syllabus 2023-24 (Download Syllabus PDF)

In this article, we have shared the full CBSE class 12 political science syllabus 2023-24. In 2023, CBSE will conduct a single term CBSE class 12th exam and syllabus of the same has been prescribed below. You need to follow the latest syllabus for an ideal preparation.

CBSE Class 12 Political Science Syllabus 2023-24

Check below latest CBSE class 12 syllabus for political science 2023-24:

Units Contents Marks
1 The End of Bipolarity 8
2 New Centres of Power  

12

3 Contemporary South Asia
4 United Nations and its Organizations  

10

5 Security in Contemporary World
6 Environment and Natural Resources  

10

7 Globalization
Total 40

Part B: Politics in India since Independence

 

Units Contents Marks
1 Challenges of Nation-Building  

08

2 Planned Development
3 India’s Foreign Policy 08
4 Parties and Party System in India  

12

5 Democratic Resurgence
6 Regional Aspirations  

12

7 Indian Politics: Recent Trends and Development
Total 40

CBSE Class 12 Political Science Syllabus 2023-2024

Part A: Contemporary World Politics
1. The End of Bipolarity

Disintegration of Soviet Union, Unipolar World, Middle East Crisis – Afghanistan, Gulf War, Democratic Politics and Democratization – CIS and the 21st Century

(Arab Spring).

 

22 Periods

2 New Centres of Power

Organizations: European Union, ASEAN, SAARC, BRICS. Nations: Russia, China, Israel, India, Japan and South Korea.

 

18 Periods

3 Contemporary South Asia

Conflicts and efforts for Peace Democratization in South Asia: Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives.

 

18 Periods

4 United Nations and its Organizations

Principal Organs, Key Agencies: UNESCO, UNICEF, WHO, ILO, Security Council and the Need for its Expansion.

 

10 Periods

5 Security in Contemporary World

Security: Meaning and Type; Terrorism.

12 Periods
6 Environment and Natural Resources

Environmental Movements, Global Warming and Climate Change, Conservation of Natural Resources.

 

12 Periods

7 Globalization

Globalization: Meaning, Manifestation and Debates.

12 Periods
Part B: Politics in India since Independence
1 Challenges of Nation-Building

Nation and Nation Building. Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel and Integration of States. Nehru’s approach to nation-building; Legacy of partition: challenge of ‘refugee’ Resettlement, the Kashmir problem. Political conflicts over language. Linguistic

Organisation of States.

 

 

16 Periods

2 Planned Development

Changing nature of India’s Economic Development Planning Commission and Five Year Plans, National Development Council, NITI Aayog.

 

08 Periods

3 India’s Foreign Policy

Principles of Foreign Policy; India’s Changing Relations with Other Nations: US, Russia, China, Israel; India’s Relations with its Neighbours: Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Myanmar; India’s Nuclear Programme.

 

20 Periods

4 Parties and Party System in India

One Party Dominance, Bi-Party System, Multi-Party Coalition System.

 

 

30 Periods

5 Democratic Resurgence

Jaya Prakash Narayan and Total Revolution, Ram Manohar Lohia and Socialism, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya and Integral Humanism, National Emergency, Democratic Upsurges – Participation of the Adults, Backwards and Youth.

6 Regional Aspirations

Rise of regional parties. Punjab Crisis. The Kashmir Issue, Movements for Autonomy.

 

 

 

36 Periods

7 Indian Politics: Recent Trends and Development

Era of Coalitions, National Front, United Front, United Progressive Alliance (UPA)

– I & II, National Democratic  Alliance (NDA) I, II, III & IV, Issues of Development

and Governance.

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