Chapters dropped from NCERT's 10th standard textbooks

By: FPJ Education Desk | June 01, 2023

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has dropped the full chapter on Periodic Classification of Elements from 10th standard textbooks.


NCERT also dropped a full chapter on Democracy and Diversity from class 10th social science textbooks.


A full chapter on Challenges to Democracy has also been removed from the 10th standard by the NCERT.


The three topics deleted from the class 10th science textbook are Periodic Classification of Elements, Sources of Energy and Sustainable Management of Natural resources.


In the Social Studies textbook, three chapters from Democratic Politics-1 have been dropped including Popular Struggles and Movements, Political Parties and Challenges to Democracy.


The NCERT has also remove the Theory of Biological Evolution from the class 10 curriculum.


Complete chapters on these above subjects now stand deleted as a part of a “rationalisation” meant to reduce the “burden on students”.

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