2020-21 CBSE Syllabus For Class 9 PDF For All Subjects – Maths, Science, English, Social Science

CBSE has circulated the syllabus for Class 9 for the academic session 2020-21. Here, we have given the 9th std syllabus for Maths, Science, Social Science, English, and Hindi with a brief explanation. You can also download the PDF file of the 9th class syllabus.

The objective of the curriculum for Class 9 provided by CBSE is to achieve excellence in learning. The syllabus of Class 9th is based on NCERT Curriculum and designed on the basis of the National Curriculum Framework 2005.

The CBSE syllabus pattern of Class 9th and 10th are similar the only difference is the course content and internal assessments.

Features of the CBSE Class 9th Syllabus (2020-21)

  1. Brief Explanation of syllabus with its objectives
  2. The course structure distributed Unit, Chapter, and Topic wise with marks and periods distribution
  3. Guidance for internal assessment of Class 9th
  4. Question Paper Design/Blueprint for Class 9th final exam (2020-21)

Here is the brief explanation and guide of the CBSE syllabus for Class 9 subject wise. We have discussed the syllabus of all the major subjects with a PDF file of each subject syllabus. And rest of the subjects’ syllabus is given in the PDF file in the table.

Social Science

CBSE Syllabus For Class 9 – All Subjects PDF (2020-21)

Do you know the objectives of the class 9 curriculum/syllabus issued by CBSE?

The aim of the Class 9 syllabus is to

  1. Achieve the cognitive and affective quality of learning
  2. Physically and mentally development.
  3. Developing self-awareness, skills, and utilization of technology.

The syllabus of class 9th is divided into two parts (same as the 10th syllabus) Scholastic areas and Co-scholastic areas.

Class 9th Subject of Scholastic Areas:

Scholastic Areas refers to major subjects, regional languages, and skill subjects.

  • Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Other Academic Elective Subjects
  • Skill Subjects

Co-scholastic Areas For Class 9th:

Co-scholastic areas refer to subjects related to co-curricular activities.

  • Health and Physical Education
  • Work Experience
  • Art Education

Subject wise CBSE curriculum of Class 9th is given from here. Not only the curriculum is explained but also the books recommended by the CBSE and syllabus pdf file of each subject.

CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 Maths (2020-21)

In the Class 9th Maths, there are 6 units. The maths syllabus is designed to aim at enhancing the skills of solving life daily life problems and the ability of students to solved problems using algebraic functions, trigonometry, etc.

CBSE has made interactive learning by the involvement of activities, models, patterns, charts, infographics, logical games, puzzles, and experiments in the maths subject.

Now Let’s focus on the Course structure of Class IX Maths subject. The table is shown below for 9th std Unit wise marks distribution.

CBSE Class 9th Maths Course Unitwise
Unit Name Marks
Number Systems 08
Algebra 17
coordinate Geometry 04
Geometry 28
Mensuration 13
Statistics & Probability 10
Grand Total 80

According to the CBSE syllabus, There are 15 chapters in 9th Maths subjects. And if we talk about the annual exam, theory covers a total of 80 marks and internal assessment covers 20 marks. Here, the table is shown below for Maths units and chapters included in it along with the periods.

CBSE Class 9th Maths Course Content
Units Chapters Periods
Number Systems Real Numbers 10
Algebra Polynomials 15
Linear Equations in two variables 10
Coordinate Geometry coordinate Geometry 6
Geometry Introduction to Euclid’s Geometry 6
Lines and Angles 13
Triangles 15
Quadrilaterals 10
Area 7
Circles 12
Constructions 5
Mensuration Areas 2
Surface Areas and Volumes 12
Statistics and Probability Statistics 6
Probability 9

Recommended Books By CBSE For Class 9 Maths

CBSE recommends the NCERT publication textbook for Class 9th. Here is the list of 9th Class textbooks.

  1. Maths Textbook for Class IX (NCERT)
  2. Class IX Maths Lab Guidelines (CBSE)
  3. Maths Exemplar Problems for Class IX (NCERT)

Download PDF of CBSE Class 9 Maths Syllabus PDF (2021)

The PDF of the class 9 Maths syllabus is issued by CBSE academic. This syllabus pdf includes course content in brief for the 2020-21 session and questions paper design/blueprint for Class 9th Maths.

In this Maths syllabus PDF, there are also guidelines for internal assessment of Maths which covers 20 marks in the annual exam.

CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 Science (2020-21)

In Class 9 Science subject, there are five Units, and the weightage of the annual exam (theory) is 80 Marks and 20 marks for internal assessment. The unit wise course structure along with marks and periods for Class 9 Science is given below in the table.

CBSE Class 9th Science Course Structure
Unit Name Marks
Matter-Its Nature and Behaviour 27
Organization in the Living World 26
Motion, force, and Work 27
Total 80
Internal assessment 20
Grand Total 100

Along with theory, there will be practicals conducted simultaneously. There are 30 periods allotted to practicals. And there are 17 chapters in Class 9 Science subject. Let’s see how units and chapters are distributed in the syllabus in the given table here.

CBSE Class 9 Science Syllabus
Unit Name Chapter Name
Matter-Its Nature and Behaviour Matter – Its Nature and Behaviour
Nature of Matter
Particle Nature, Basic Units
Structure of atoms
Organization in the Living World Cell – Basic Unit of Life
Tissues, Organs, Organ System, Organism
Biological Diversity
Health and Diseases
Motion, Force, and Work Motion
Force and Newton’s Laws
Work, Energy, and Power
Our Environment Physical Resources
Bio-geo chemical cycles in nature
Food Production Food Production

Internal Assessment Syllabus for Class 10th Science includes periodic assessment (10 marks), subject enrichments (Practical of 5 marks), and portfolio (5 marks).

Books Recommended by CBSE For Class 9 Science

There are 3 books recommended by CBSE. The book publication is NCERT. The books for Class 9 science are as follows:

  1.  Science Textbook Class IX – NCERT
  2. Lab Manual Science Class IX – NCERT
  3. Science Exemplar Class IX – NCERT

Download PDF of CBSE Class 9 Science Syllabus PDF (2021)

This PDF of Class 9 Science Syllabus is originally issued by CBSE. In this PDF, the syllabus is briefly explained as Unit, Chapter, and Topic wise. And this also includes practicals and a list of experiments.

You can download the PDF of the 9th class science syllabus from the link given above. In this PDF you will find the complete course content of Science subject for Class 9 with recommended books and latest question papers design/blueprint for the upcoming annual exam of Science (2020-21).

CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 Social Science (SST) (2020-21)

Social Science also knows as SST (Social Science Technology). Social Science is a mandatory subject for Class 9. The objective of this subject is to learn and understand History (National & Internation), Geography, Political Science, and Economics.

The annual exam of Social Science will be of 80 Marks and the internal assessment will be of 20 Marks. And together it becomes a total of 100 Marks for Social Science (SST) subject of Class 9th.

The course structure of Class 9 Social Science is made up of 4 units. And there are a total of 20 chapters within these 4 units. Here is the course structure of class IX unit wise along with periods and marks.

Class 9th Course Content Unit Wise
Unit Name Periods Marks
India and the Contemporary World – I 46 20
Contemporary India – I 37 20
Democratic Politics – I 37 20
Economics 37 20
Total 157 80

These units mentioned above have separate books and this is the reason that Social science has a vast syllabus among other subjects of Class 9. The table is shown below for Unit and chapter wise distribution.

Unit Name Chapters
India and the Contemporary World – I The French Revolution
Socialism in Europe and the Russian Revolution
Nazism and the Rise of Hitler
Forest Society and Colonialism*
Pastoralists in the Modern World*
Contemporary India – I India
Physical Features of India
Natural Vegetation and Wild Life
Democratic Politics – I What is Democracy? Why Democracy?
Constitutional Design
Electoral Politics
Working of Institutions
Democratic Rights
Economics The Story of Village Palampur
People as Resource
Poverty as a Challenge
Food Security in India

Note: Chapters with (*) means choose one them.

Other than the course content, the SST syllabus also includes project work for Class IX. recommended books and blueprints and all these are available in PDF files of Class 9th Social Science syllabus.

Books Recommended by CBSE For Class 9 Social Science

CBSE has recommended five books for Class 9. out of these five books, four books are of NCERT publication and one book is CBSE publication. Students are advised to use the latest edition (2019) of these books. Here is the list of Books for Class 9 Social Science.

  1. NCERT – Indian and the Contemporary World – I (History Textbook)
  2. NCERT – Contemporary India – I (Geography Textbook)
  3. NCERT – Democratic Politics – I (Political Science Textbook)
  4. NCERT – Economics (Textbook)
  5. CBSE – Towards a Safer India – Part II (Disaster Management Textbook)

Download PDF of CBSE Syllabus For Class 9 Social Science

The Syllabus PDF of Class 9 Social Science for the academic session 2019-20 includes the following features:

  • Objective of Syllabus
  • course Structure and course content
  • Course content with learning objectives
  • Project work with guidelines
  • Authorized textbooks
  • Blueprint (Question Paper Design)
  • Internal Assessment with Guidelines
  • Maps with guidelines

You can download the Class 9 Social science syllabus issued by the CBSE from the link given above. The Class 9th SST syllabus is also available on the official site cbseacademic.nic.in.

CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 English (2020-21)

English Subject for class 9th is ‘English Language and Literature’ and has code no. 184. ‘English Language and Literature’ has three sections Reading, Writing & Grammar, and Literature.

The annual exam for Class 9 English holds 80 marks and 20 Marks for internal assessment which together makes 100 marks for this Subject.

Overview of Class 9 English (Langauge & Literature) syllabus with section wise marks and periods distribution for 2020-21 is given as follows.

CBSE Class 9 English Syllabus (2020-21)
Section Description Total Marks Periods
A Reading 20 40
B Writing with Grammar 20 40
C Literature Textbooks and Supplementary
Reading Text
40 50
Grand Total 80 130

And there are 50 Periods assigned for internal assessment. The assessment is based on the listening and speaking skills of students. The assessment also includes the performance of students in the class.

Class 9 English Textbooks recommended by CBSE

There are three books for Class 9 English recommended by CBSE. And NCERT is the publication of these books.

  1. NCERT – Beehive (Textbook)
  2. NCERT – Moments (Supplementary Reader)
  3. NCERT – Words and Expression – I (Workbook)

Download PDF of CBSE Class 9 English Syllabus

Now, after reading the syllabus of English given above you can download the brief syllabus in a PDF file. The PDF of the Class 9 English syllabus has the following features.

  • The objective of the Class 9 English syllabus
  • Class 9 English Course Content
  • Recommended books
  • Guidelines for Internal assessment of Class 9 English
  • Question paper pattern/Blueprint

Download the English curriculum/syllabus for 2019-20 from the link given above. This is the official of 9th std English syllabus issued by CBSE (CBSE Academic).

CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 Hindi (2020-21)

As of Class 10th Hindi syllabus, Class 9 also has two courses for Hindi subjects which are courses A and B. The course structure of Hindi is similar to English subject because both are language subjects.

CBSE Class 9th Hindi Course A (Code 002)

CBSE Class 9th Hindi Course B (Code 085)

The syllabus Hindi subject of Class 9th is divided into four sections which are Reading, Grammar, Literature, and Writing. Here are the two tables is shown below for Hindi Course A and B syllabus.

CBSE Class 9 Hindi Syllabus (Course A)
Section Description Marks
A Reading 10
B Grammar 16
C Literature (Textbook) 34
D Writing 20
Grand Total 80

Textbooks for Class 9 Hindi Course A are as follows:

  1. क्षितिज (भाग 1)
  2. कृतिका (भाग 1)
CBSE Class 9th Hindi Syllabus (Course B)
Section Description Marks
A Reading 10
B Grammar 16
C Literature (Textbook) 28
D Writing 26
Grand Total 80

Recommended books by CBSE for Class 9 Hindi Course B are as follows:

  1. स्पर्श (भाग 1)
  2. संचयन (भाग 1)

Download PDF of 2021 CBSE Syllabus For Class 9 Hindi (Course A and B)

The syllabus for CBSE Class 9 Hindi which is given above also available in a PDF file with the explanation. Not only the explanation but also the necessary things like subject syllabus guidelines, question paper pattern, and blueprint of Hindi.

Download The CBSE Class 9 Hindi Syllabus from the link given above. There are two links given above for both courses A and B.

CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 Sanskrit (2020-21)

Class 9 Sanskrit has two sections which are sections A and B.

CBSE Class 9th Sanskrit Syllabus (Course B)
Section Description Marks
A Applied Grammer
B Reading
Grand Total 80

Download PDF of 2021 CBSE Syllabus For Class 9 Sanskrit

The syllabus for CBSE Class 9 Sanskrit which is given above also available in a PDF file with the explanation. Not only the explanation but also the necessary things like subject syllabus guidelines, question paper pattern, and blueprint of Sanskrit.

Conclusion on CBSE Class 9 Syllabus 2021

This CBSE Syllabus of Class 9 for this academic session 2020-21 is originally issued by CBSE (cbseacademic.nic.in). You can also check the syllabus on the official website. And the PDF Files of the CBSE Class 9th syllabus is given in this article for All subjects. If you have any doubt, feel free to ask in the comment section below.

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  1. Helo sir ya is 2020-2021 k final year k right syllabus hai ? Pls help !!!!!!!!

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Tanya,
      Yes, this is the right syllabus for class 9th introduced by the CBSE board.

  2. How many chapters are coming in our annual exam do you know after half-yearly CBSE.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Varsha,
      All chapters which are coming in annual exams of class 9th is given in our blog, please kindly read the full blog and do comment if you still face any problem.

  3. Thankyou . Is this a last term syllabus of CBSE class 9 2020-21.

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Sakshi,
      Yes, this is the last term syllabus introduced by the CBSE.

  4. Sanskrit ka bhi de do plz

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hello Harshita,
      We provided the Sanskrit syllabus for 2021, you can have it now.

  5. What does period mean here?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Periods are to give idea of: in how many class periods a particular chapter can be completed.

  6. Poulami bhattacharjee

    Thanks for this syllabus..

  7. 9th class ke science aur math ke exam me chapter 2020

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