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CBSE Notes 2011-2012

Changes in the Social Science syllabus of class X and Economics, Accountancy and Geography syllabuses of class XII

The following is the circular issued by CBSE highlighting the changes in syllabus applicable from year  2008 and onwards.

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Central Board of Secondary Education
2 Community Center, Preet Vihar
Delhi 110092 ACAD/EO (COM)/2007.                                                                   

Dated 12.03.2007  

Circular No.15/07

The Heads of all CBSE affiliated institutions 

Subject: Changes in the Social Science syllabus of class X and Economics, Accountancy and Geography syllabuses of class XII 

Dear Principal,

This is to bring to your kind notice that following changes have been brought about in the syllabuses mentioned below with effect from the academic session 2007-08 of class X and XII and applicable to March 2008 examination.

SOCIAL SCIENCE (CLASS X)

In Unit 1 : India and the Contemporary World II, the instruction under themes on page 80 of the Secondary School Curriculum, 2008 will be read like this :“The students are expected to choose any two themes from the first two sub-units i.e.1.1: Events and Processes and 1.2 : Economies and Livelihood and any one theme from the sub-unit 1.3 : Culture, Identity and Society.  In sub-unit 1.1, out of the three themes given, theme 3 :‘Nationalism in India’ is compulsory.  The  second choice in that sub-unit will be from the first two themes, namely ‘Nationalism in Europe’ and ‘Nationalist Movement in Indo China.”

ECONOMICS FOR CLASS XII

Following topics have been deleted from the units 8, 9 and 10 of Part B,  Introductory Macro Economics.
Unit 8 : Recent significant reforms and issues in the Indian Banking System – Privatisation and Modernisation.
Unit 9 : Downsizing the role of government : meaning and implications.
Unit 10 : A brief analysis about recent exchange rate issues.

ACCOUNTANCY FOR CLASS XII

In Unit 2,  Accounting for Partnership firms,  Preparation of Profit and loss appropriation accounts will include past adjustments.
In Unit 3,  Treatment of goodwill will be as per Accounting Standard 10.
In Unit 4, The  portion “Redemption of debenture : Out of proceeds of fresh issue, accumulated profits and sinking fund”, may be read as follows :“Redemption of debentures out of capital; redemption methods : lump sum payment, draw by lots, purchase in open market and conversion (excluding cum-interest and ex-interest).”

GEOGRAPHY FOR CLASS XII

In Part C, Practical work, a unit 3 on Practical Record Book and Viva Voce’ has been added to the existing units 1 and 2.  As a result the unit-wise marks distribution under Practical Work will be as follows :
Unit 1 : Processing of Data and Thematic mapping                      15 marks
Unit 2: Field study or  Spatial Information Technology                  10 marks
Unit 3: Practical Record Book and Viva Voce’                         5 marks 

The above stated changes may please be brought to the notice of the concerned  subject teachers. 

Yours faithfully,   

(C.GURUMURTHY)
DIRECTOR (ACADEMIC) 

C.C.:- 
1.       The Commissioner, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, 18-Institutional Area, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi-110 016.
2.       The Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, A-28, Kailash Colony, New Delhi
3.       The Director of Education, Directorate of Education, Govt. of NCT of Delhi, Old Secretariat, Delhi-110 054.
4.       The Director of Public Instructions (Schools), Union Territory Secretariat, Sector 9, Chandigarh-160 017.
5.       The Director of Education, Govt. of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim – 737 101.
6.       The Director of School Education, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar-791 111
7.       The Director of Education, Govt. of A&N Islands, Port Blair-744 101.
8.       The Secretary, Central Tibetan School Administration, Sector 9, Rohini, Delhi-110 085.
9.       All the Regional Officers of CBSE with the request to send this circular to all the Heads of the affiliated schools of the Board in their respective regions.
10.   The Education Officers of the Academic Branch, CBSE.
11.   The Library and Information Officer, CBSE
12.   EO to Chairman, CBSE
13.   PA to CE, CBSE
14.   PA to Secretary, CBSE
15.   PA to HOD (AIEEE)
16.   PA to HOD (Edusat)  

DIRECTOR (ACADEMIC) 

Please Note: You are advised to keep checking the notifcations from CBSE for latest updates.

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maths subject

I W0ULD LIKE TO KNOW THAT IS THE MATHS SUBJECT IS REALLY HARD. A STUDENT WHO ACHIVE 45 TO 50,HOW CAN HE ACHIVE MORE THAN 70 MARKS.

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accoutancy,economics

thank you sir

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Thanks 4 ur support!!!!!!

Thanks u !!!:)
urs faithfully.......
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