Five social science chapters dropped from CBSE class 10 syllabus

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to drop five social science chapters from class 10 syllabus from this academic session, according to the new curriculum.
The dropped chapters, including three on political studies and two on environment, will only be part of internal assessment, but not the final board exam.
The chapters are — Challenges to Democracy, Democracy and Diversity, Political Struggles and Movements, Forest and Wildlife and Water Resources.
“The chapter will be assessed in the periodic tests, but will not be evaluated in the board examination,” the brief attached with the syllabus sent to schools read. (AGENCIES)