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Class 12 Political Science

At the senior secondary level, students who opt for Political Science are given an opportunity to get exposed to the diverse concepts of the discipline helping them to be a global citizen and develop skills to understand, apply and evaluate. At this level, there is a need to enable students to have the skills to engage with political processes that surround them and provide them with an understanding of the historical context that has shaped the present

CBSE Class 12 Political Science consists of the following textbook ( published by NCERT)
1. Contemporary World Politics, Class XII, Published by NCERT
2. Politics in India since Independence, Class XII, Published by NCERT

Resource ( Study Material )

CBSE Class 12 Political Science Syllabus
CBSE Class 12 Political Science Study Notes
CBSE Class 12 Political Science NCERT Solutions
CBSE Class 12 Political Science Sample Paper
CBSE Class 12 Political Science Previous Year Question Papers

CBSE Class 12th Political Science Syllabus

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).

2. New Centres of Power
Organizations: European Union, ASEAN, SAARC, BRICS. Nations: Russia, China, Israel, India, Japan and South Korea.

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

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

5. Security in Contemporary World
Security: Meaning and Type; Terrorism.

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

7. Globalization
Globalization: Meaning, Manifestation and Debates

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.

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

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.

4. Parties and Party System in India
One Party Dominance, Bi-Party System, Multi-Party Coalition System

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.

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

Reference : CBSE Academics


CBSE Class 12 Political Science Study Notes

NCERT Text Book Political Science Class 12- “Contemporary World Politics”
Study Notes Chapter 1 ( The Cold War )
Study Notes Chapter 2 ( The End of Bipolarity )
Study Notes Chapter 3 ( US Hegemony in World Politics )
Study Notes Chapter 4 ( Alternative Centres of Powers )
Study Notes Chapter 5 ( Contemporary South Asia )
Study Notes Chapter 6 ( International Organisations )
Study Notes Chapter 7 ( Security in the Contemporary World )
Study Notes Chapter 8 ( Environment and Natural Resources )
Study Notes Chapter 9 ( Globalisation )




NCERT Text Book Political Science Class 12 – “Contemporary World Politics”
Study Notes Chapter 1 ( The Cold War )
Study Notes Chapter 2 ( The End of Bipolarity )
Study Notes Chapter 3 ( US Hegemony in World Politics )
Study Notes Chapter 4 ( Alternative Centres of Powers )
Study Notes Chapter 5 ( Contemporary South Asia )
Study Notes Chapter 6 ( International Organisations )
Study Notes Chapter 7 ( Security in the Contemporary World )
Study Notes Chapter 8 ( Environment and Natural Resources )
Study Notes Chapter 9 ( Globalisation )


CBSE Class 12 Political Science NCERT Solutions

NCERT Text Book Political Science Class 12 – “Contemporary World Politics”
NCERT Solutions Chapter 1 ( The Cold War )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 2 ( The End of Bipolarity )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 3 ( US Hegemony in World Politics )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 4 ( Alternative Centres of Powers )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 5 ( Contemporary South Asia )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 6 ( International Organisations )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 7 ( Security in the Contemporary World )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 8 ( Environment and Natural Resources )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 9 ( Globalisation )




NCERT Text Book Political Science Class 12 – “Politics in India Since Independence”
NCERT Solutions Chapter 1 ( Challenges of Nation Building )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 2 ( Era of One – Party Dominance )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 3 ( Politics of Planned Development )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 4 ( India’s External Relations )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 5 ( Challenges to And Restoration of the Congress System )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 6 ( The crises of Democratic Order )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 7 ( Rise of Popular Movements )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 8 ( Regional Aspirants )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 9 ( Recent Developments in Indian Politics )


CBSE Class 12 Political Science Previous Year Question Papers

CBSE Class 12 Political Science Question Paper 2022
CBSE Class 12 Political Science Question Paper 2021
CBSE Class 12 Political Science Question Paper 2020
CBSE Class 12 Political Science Question Paper 2019
CBSE Class 12 Political Science Question Paper 2018
CBSE Class 12 Political Science Question Paper 2017
CBSE Class 12 Political Science Question Paper 2016
CBSE Class 12 Political Science Question Paper 2015
CBSE Class 12 Political Science Question Paper 2014
CBSE Class 12 Political Science Question Paper 2013
CBSE Class 12 Political Science Question Paper 2012
CBSE Class 12 Political Science Question Paper 2011
CBSE Class 12 Political Science Question Paper 2010