The updated curriculum for Class 12th History, titled “Themes of Indian History-Part II,” has removed the chapters and topics related to ‘Kings and Chronicles; the Mughal Courts.’ In addition to History, the Class 12th Civics book has also been updated. Chapters such as ‘US hegemony in world politics’ and ‘The Cold War Era’ have been removed, while ‘Rise of popular movements’ and ‘Era of one-party dominance’ chapters have been removed from the Class 12th ‘Politics in Indian since Independence’ textbook.
NCERT has also revised the curriculum for Classes 10th and 11th by skipping certain textbooks. From the Class 11th textbook ‘Themes In World History,’ chapters such as ‘Central Islamic lands,’ ‘Confrontation of cultures,’ and ‘The Industrial Revolution’ have been removed.
CERT has updated its Class 12th History curriculum by removing the chapters related to the Mughal Empire. This will result in changes to the syllabus of all boards, including CBSE, UP, and other state boards that follow the NCERT curriculum. Chapters on ‘Democracy and diversity’, ‘Popular struggles and movement’, and ‘Challenges to democracy’ have been dropped from the Class 10 ‘Democratic Politics-II’ textbook.