INDEX (NCERT Solution)

Unit 1- India and the Contemporary World – II (History)

Chapter 1 –    The Rise of Nationalism in Europe
Chapter 2 –    The Nationalist Movement in Indo-China
Chapter 3 –    Nationalism in India
Chapter 4 –    The Making of a Global World
Chapter 5 –    The Age of Industrialisation
Chapter 6 –    Work, Life and Leisure Cities in the Contemporary World
Chapter 7-     Print Culture and the Modern World
Chapter 8-     Novels, Society and History

GO TO Extra Questions

Complete Course Structure

Events and processes (Choose any one from Chapter 1 & 2 and Chapter 3 is compulsory)-

Chapter 1. The Rise of Nationalism in Europe

(a) The growth of nationalism in Europe after the 1830s.

(b) The ideas of Giuseppe Mazzini, etc.

(c) General characteristics of the movements in Poland, Hungary, Italy, Germany and Greece.

The Nationalist Movement in Indo – China:

Chapter  2. Factors Leading to Growth of Nationalism in India

(a) French colonialism in Indo-China.

(b) Phases of struggle against the French.

(c) The ideas of Phan Chu Trinh, Phan Boi Chau, HO Chi Minh

(d) The Second World War and the liberation struggle.

(e) America and the Vietnam war.

Chapter  3. Nationalism in India:

(a) Impact of First world war, Khilafat, NonCooperation and Differing Strands within the Movement.

(b) Salt Satyagraha.

(c) Movements of peasants, workers, tribals.

(d) Limits of Civil Disobedience.

(e) The Sense of Collective Belonging.

  • Livelihoods, Economies and Societies: (Any on from Chapter 4, 5 and 6)

Chapter 4. The making of a Global World:

(a) The Pre-modern world

(b) The Nineteenth Century global economy (colonialism)

(c) The Inter war Economy (Great Depression)

(d) Rebuilding the World Economy

Chapter  5. The Age of Industrialization:

(a) Proto-industrialization and pace of industrial change

(b) Life of workers

(c) Industrialization in the colonies

(d) Early Entrepreneurs & workers

(e) The Peculiarities of Industrial Growth

(f) Market for Goods

Chapter 6. Work, Life & Leisure:

(a) Development of modern cities due to Industrialization in London & Bombay

(b) Housing and Land Reclamation

(c) Social Changes in the cities

(d) Cities and the challenge of the Environment

  • Everyday Life, Culture and Politics (Any on from Chapter 5 and 8)

Chapter  7. Print Culture and the Modern World

(a) The history of print in Europe.

(b) The growth of press in nineteenth century India.

(c) Relationship between print culture, public debate and politics.

Chapter 8. Novels, Society and History

(a) Emergence of the novel as a genre in the west.

(b) The relationship between the novel and changes in modern society.

(c) Early novels in nineteenth century India.

(d) A study of two or three major writers. (Chapter 8)

Unit 2- Contemporary India – II (Geography)


GO TO Extra Questions

Unit 3- Democratic Politics – II (Political Science)


GO TO Extra Questions

Unit 4- Understanding Economic Development (Economics)


GO TO Extra Questions