8th SYLLABUS

MATHEMATICS

  • CHAPTER 1 RATIONAL NUMBERS
  • CHAPTER2 LINEAR EQUATION IN ONE VARIABLE
  • CHAPTER 3 UNDERSTANDING QUADRILATERALS
  • CHAPTER 4 PRACTICAL GEOMETRY
  • CHAPTER 5 DATA HANDLING
  • CHAPTER 6 SQUARES AND SQUARE ROOTS
  • CHAPTER 7 CUBES AND CUBE ROOTS
  • CHAPTER 8 COMPARING QUANTITIES
  • CHAPTER 9 ALGEBRAIC EXPRESSIONS AND IDENTITIES
  • CHAPTER 10 VISUALISING SOLID SHAPES
  • CHAPTER 11 MENSURATION
  • CHAPTER 12 EXPONENTS AND POWERS
  • CHAPTER 13 DIRECT AND INVERSE PROPORTIONS
  • CHAPTER 14 FACTORISATION
  • CHAPTER 15 INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHS
  • CHAPTER 16 PLAYING WITH NUMBERS

SCIENCE

  • CHAPTER 1 CROP PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT
  • CHAPTER 2 MICROORGANISMS: FRIEND AND FOE
  • CHAPTER 3 SYNTHETIC FIBRES AND PLASTICS
  • CHAPTER 4 MATERIALS: METALS AND NON METALS
  • CHAPTER 5 COAL AND PETROLEUM
  • CHAPTER 6 COMBUSTION AND FLAME
  • CHAPTER 7 CONSERVATION OF PLANTS AND ANIMALS
  • CHAPTER 8 CELL-STRUCTURE AND FUCTIONS
  • CHAPTER 9 REPRODUCTION IN ANIMALS
  • CHAPTER 10 REACHING THE AGE OF ADOLESCENCE
  • CHAPTER 11 FORCE AND PRESSURE
  • CHAPTER 12 FRICTION
  • CHAPTER 13 SOUND
  • CHAPTER 14 CHEMICAL EFFECTS OF ELECTRIC CURRENT
  • CHAPTER 15 SOME NATIONAL PHENOMENA
  • CHAPTER 16 LIGHT
  • CHAPTER 17 STARS AND THE SOLAR SYSTEM
  • CHAPTER 18 POLLUTION OF AIR AND WATER

ENGLISH

  • SECTION ONE: ENGLISH COMPREHENSION READING
  • SECTION TWO: WRITING SKILLS
  • SECTION THREE: GRAMMAR

SOCIAL SCIENCE

A. RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT

CHAPTER 1 RESOURCES
CHAPTER 2 LAND, SOIL, WATER, NATURAL VEGETATION AND WILDLIFE RESOURCES
CHAPTER 3 MINERAL AND POWER RESOURCES
CHAPTER 4 AGRICULTURE
CHAPTER 5 INDUSTRIES
CHAPTER 6 HUMAN RESOURCES

B. SOCIAL AND POLITICAL LIFE-3

UNIT ONE: THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION AND SECULARISM
CHAPTER 1: THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION
CHAPTER 2: UNDERSTANDING SECULARISM

UNIT TWO: PARLIAMENT AND THE MAKING OF LAWS
CHAPTER 3: WHY DO WE NEED A PARLIAMENT?
CHAPTER 4: UNDERSTANDING LAWS

UNIT THREE: THE JUDICIARY
CHAPER 5: JUDICIARY
CHAPTER 6: UNDERSTANDING OUR CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

UNIT FOUR: SOCIAL JUSTICE AND THE MARGINALISED
CHAPTER 7: UNDERSTANDING MARGINALISATION
CHAPTER 8: CONFRONTING MARGINALISATION

UNIT FIVE: ECONOMIC PRESENCE OF THE GOVERNMENT
CHAPTER 9: PUBLIC FACILITIES
CHAPTER 10: LAW AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

C. OUR PASTS- 3

CHAPTER 1 HOW, WHEN AND WHERE
CHAPTER2 FROM TRADE TO TERRITORY (THE COMPANY ESTABLISHES POWER)
CHAPTER 3 RULING THE COUNTRYSIDE
CHAPTER 4 TRIBALS, DIKUS AND THE VISION OF A GOLDEN AGE
CHAPTER 5 WHEN PEOPLE REBEL (1857 AND AFTER)
CHAPTER 6 COLONIALISM AND THE CITY (THE STORY OF AN IMPERIAL CAPITAL)
CHAPTER 7 WEAVERS, IRON SMELTERS AND FACTORY OWNERS
CHAPTER 8 CIVILISING THE ‘’NATIVE’’, EDUCATING THE NATION
CHAPTER 9 WOMEN, CASTE AND REFORM
CHAPTER 10 THE CHANGING WORLD OF VISUAL ARTS
CHAPTER 11 THE MAKING OF THE NATIONAL MOVEMENT: 1870s-1947
CHAPTER 12 INDIAN AFTER INDEPENDENCE