Maharashtra Board HSC Political Science Syllabus 2024-25

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Maharashtra Board HSC Political Science Syllabus 2024-25

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Maharashtra Board Class 11 Political Science Syllabus

Class 11: Part I

Political Theory

  1. State – Meaning, Essential components of the state, State and Society, State and Government
  2. Nation – Meaning, Difference between State and Nation.
  3. Liberty – Meaning, Types and Importance
  4. Equality and Justice – Meaning and Types
  5. Human Rights – Declaration of Human Rights, National Human Rights Commission, State Human Rights Commission; Composition and functions.

Class 11: Part II

Contemporary World Politics

  1. Changing World – Cold war, End of Bipolarization, Emergence of Uni – polar system, Multi polar system
  2. International Organizations – Need, Different organization 1) International Organizations 2) Regional Organizations
  3. World Security – Meaning, Importance, Factors endangering world security – Terrorism, Violation of Human Rights, Poverty in the World, Arms race
  4. Globalization – Meaning, Emergence of Globalization, Effects of Globalization, India and Globalization

Maharashtra Board Class 12 Political Science Syllabus

Class 12: Part I

Indian Constitution

  1. Indian Constitution : Characteristics
  2. Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles and Fundamental duties.
  3. Legislature : Parliament. Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, Law making process, Amendment procedure State legislature : Vidhan Sabha, Vidhan Parishad
  4. Executive : Union Executive :

President – Election, Power and Functions Vice President – Election, Power and Functions

Prime Minister and Council of Ministers – Election,

Collective Responsibility and Role of Prime Minister

State Executive : Governor, Chief Minister and Council of – Ministers.

  1. Judiciary : Introduction, composition
    1. Supreme Court      :     Introduction, Composition, power and function
    2. High Court :    Composition, power and function
    3. Subordinate Court, Lok Nyalaya
    4. Independence of the judiciary

Class 12: Part II

Politics in India

  1. Patterns of Party Competition
  2. One party dominant system
  3. Towards multi  party system
  4. Political and Social Movements
    1. Nature of social movement
    2. Role of movements in democratic system
    3. Examples of movements: Caste, Workers, Women
    4. Farmers etc.
  5. New trends in Indian Politics
  6. Changing relations between caste and politics – OBC Politics
  7. Regionalism and Increasing importance of states
  • Rising importance of religion in Indian Politics.

Internal assessment –

  1. Field visit
  2. Interview
  3. Seminar
  4. News paper cutting
  5. Book Review
  6. Project

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