8th standard is a period of transition from higher primary school to high school making it the most vital. Keeping in mind, the fast-paced education system, The Central Board of Secondary Education or CBSE has released a revised syllabus for 2019-2020. There is a mix of disciplines like languages, science, arts, commerce, and physical education making the syllabus a comprehensive one. There are 2 categories of subjects, namely, compulsory and optional. As per the revised CBSE class 8 curriculum, students can take-up three language subjects in which Hindi and English are compulsory and any 1 third language which is optional depending upon the student`s willingness and choice. The third language subject (additional subject) could be one of the languages as specified by CBSE. Most common subjects for CBSE class 8 are, English, Hindi, Mathematics, Social Science, Science and additional subjects like Computer application, Sanskrit etc. Let us look at each subject in detail including their topics, distribution of hours, teaching methodology, and weightage for each lesson or unit. There are 3 important sections in this subject, namely, History, Geography, and Civics. 8th standard CBSE History syllabus mainly deals with the history of Modern India, i.e. post the revolt of 1857. 8th standard CBSE geography syllabus mainly focus on Indian Geography and 8th standard CBSE social and Political Life syllabus deals with social and political life in India. Following table gives a clear idea of units, topics and suggested teaching methodology for 8th standard CBSE Social science curriculum. If you are looking for a home tutor feel free to fill this demo Form.