NCERT Books for class 8 Social Science
Jasleen Kaur Taneja, 28 Mar 2019

NCERT Books for class 8 Social Science - Students studying in class 8 in all CBSE schools and many others affiliated to state boards are prescribed NCERT class 8 social science book for the subject. These NCERT Books for class 8 Social Science are published by NCERT and must be thoroughly studied if a student plans to ace the examinations. NCERT refers 4 books to its class 8 students namely Resource and Development for Geography, Social and Political life for Political Science, Our Pasts-III (I and II) for History. These NCERT class 8 book social science have been written by experts after thorough study and research on the subjects. In this article, students can find chapter-wise links to download and study the NCERT 8th social science books, NCERT syllabus and more.


NCERT Books for class 8 Social Science - Resources and Development

Chapter 1 - Resources

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Chapter 2 - Land, Soil, Water, Natural vegetation and Wildlife resources

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Chapter 3 - Mineral and Power resources

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Chapter 4 - Agriculture

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Chapter 5 - Industries

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Chapter 6 - Human Resources

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NCERT class 8 social science book - Social and Political Life

Chapter 1 - The Indian Constitution

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Chapter 2 - Understanding Secularism

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Chapter 3 - Why do we need a Parliament?

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Chapter 4 - Understanding laws

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Chapter 5 - Judiciary

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Chapter 6 - Understanding our Criminal Justice System

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Chapter 7 - Understanding Marginalisation

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Chapter 8 - Confronting Marginalisation

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Chapter 9 - Public Facilities

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Chapter 10 - Law and Social Justice

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NCERT Books for class 8 Social Science - Our Pasts-III Part-1

Chapter 1 - How, When and Where?

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Chapter 2 - From Trade to Territory

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Chapter 3 - Ruling the countryside

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Chapter 4 - Tribals, Dikus and the vision of a Golden Age

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Chapter 5 - When people rebel

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Chapter 6 - Colonialism and the city

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NCERT class 8 book social science - Our Pasts-III Part-2

Chapter 1 - Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners

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Chapter 2 - Civilising the 'Native', Educating the nation

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Chapter 3 - Women, Caste and Reform

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Chapter 4 - The changing world of visual arts

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Chapter 5 - The making of the national movement: 1870s-1947

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Chapter -6  India after Independence

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NCERT class 8 Syllabus-Social Science

CBSE prescribes syllabus for class 9 social science. The NCERT social science syllabus for class 9 can be divided into subjects like History, Geography and Political Science. The four books include topics like conservation of land resource, types of farming, agricultural development, distribution and density of population, role of parliament, the government’s role, fundamental rights, war with the marathas, the Munro system, crops for Europe, Indian textiles and the world market, new forms of imperial arts etc.


To know the NCERT syllabus for class 8 ScienceNCERT syllabus of class 8 Maths click on the links provided. Students can also refer NCERT books for class 8NCERT Books of class 8 MathsNCERT Book of class 8 English and NCERT books for class 8 Science for more information.

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