30% Syllabus Reduction of IX CBSE

CHAPTER Topics Removed
MathsUnit 1 Number Systems 
Real NumbersRepresentation of terminating / non-terminating recurringdecimals on the number line through successive magnification.Explaining that every real number is represented by a uniquepoint on the number line and conversely, viz. every point on thenumber line represents a unique real number.Definition of nth root of a real number 
Unit II Algebra 
POLYNOMIALSMotivate and State the Remainder Theorem with examples.Statement and proof of the Factor Theorem.x3+y3+z3-3xyz
LINEAR EQUATIONS INTWO VARIABLESExamples, problems on Ratio and Proportion
UNIT III-COORDINATE GEOMETRY 
COORDINATEGEOMETRYNo deletion
UNIT IV-GEOMETRY 
INTRODUCTION TOEUCLID’S GEOMETRYDelete the Chapter
LINES AND ANGLESNo deletion
QUADRILATERALSNo deletion
AREADelete the Chapter
CIRCLESThere is one and only one circle passing through three givennon-collinear points.If a line segment joining two points subtends equal angle at twoother points lying on the same side of the line containing thesegment, the four points lie on a circle
CONSTRUCTIONSConstruction of a triangle of given perimeter and base angles
UNIT V-MENSURATION 
AREASApplication of Heron’s Formula in finding the area of a quadrilateral.
SURFACE AREAS AND VOLUMESNo deletion
UNIT VI-STATISTICS & PROBABILITY 
STATISTICSHistograms (with varying base lengths),Frequency polygons.Mean, median and mode of ungrouped data.
PROBABILITYNo deletion
  
Social Science 
History Section 2: Livelihoods, Economies and SocietiesNOTE- ANY ONE OUT OF THESE TWO CHAPTERS (CH-4/CH5)Chapter IV: Forest Society and ColonialismChapter V: Pastoralists in the Modern World  Complete Section (Both theChapters)
GeographyChapter 3: DrainageComplete Chapter except for Map Items which will be assessed in the Examination
Chapter 6: Population Complete Chapter
  POLITICAL SCIENCE 
  Chapter 2: Constitutional DesignDemocratic Constitution in SouthAfrica (Only)
  Chapter 5: Democratic Rights  Complete Chapter
  ECONOMICS  
 Chapter 4: Food Security in India  Complete Chapter
SCIENCE(Deleted Portion (Theory)) 
Under Unit I: Matter-Nature and Behaviour Under Unit I: Matter-Nature and BehaviourMatter in Our SurroundingsDefinition of matter; solid, liquid and gas; characteristicsshape, volume, density; change of state-melting (absorption of heat), freezing, evaporation(cooling by evaporation), condensation, sublimation.
Under Unit II:Organization in the Living World Diversity in Living Organisms:Diversity of plants and animals-basic issues in scientificnaming, basis of classification. Hierarchy of categories / groups, Major groups of plants(salient features) (Bacteria, Thallophyta, Bryophyta, Pteridophyta, Gymnosperms andAngiosperms). Major groups of animals (salient features) (Non-chordates upto phyla and chordates upto classes
Under Unit III: Motion, Force and Work FloatationThrust and Pressure. Archimedes’ Principle; Buoyancy; Elementary idea ofRelative Density.SoundNature of sound and its propagation in various media, speed of sound, range ofhearing in humans; ultrasound; reflection of sound; echo and SONAR. Structure of theHuman Ear (Auditory aspect only
Under Unit V: Food Production Improvement in Food ResourcesPlant and animal breeding and selection for qualityimprovement and management; Use of fertilizers and manures; Protection from pests and diseases; Organic farming 
DELETED PRACTICALS1. Separation of the components of a mixture of sand, common salt and ammoniumchloride (or camphor).2. Determination of the melting point of ice and the boiling point of water.3. Verification of the Laws of reflection of sound.4. Determination of the speed of a pulse propagated through a stretched string/slinky(helical spring).5. Study of the characteristics of Spirogyra, Agaricus, Moss, Fern, Pinus (either with maleor female cone) and an Angiospermic plant. Draw and give two identifying features ofthe groups they belong to.6. Observe the given pictures/charts/models of earthworm, cockroach, bony fish and bird.For each organism, draw their picture and record:a) one specific feature of its phylum.b) one adaptive feature with reference to its habitat.7. Study of the external features of root, stem, leaf and flower of monocot and dicot plants 
Theme: Natural Resources: Balance in natureUnit IV: Our EnvironmentPhysical resourcesAir, Water, Soil. Air for respiration, for combustion, for moderatingtemperatures; movements of air and its role in bringing rains across India.Air, water and soil pollution (brief introduction). Holes in ozone layer and the probabledamages.Bio-geo chemical cycles in natureWater, Oxygen, Carbon and Nitrogen.Internal Assessment 
  English 
  Grammar 
 Use of Passive VoiceClauses: Noun, Adverb Clauses of condition and time, RelativePrepositions 
Writing 
Letter on a situationDescriptive Paragraph on a place/event 
Literature 
BEEHIVE1. The Lake Isle of Innisfree2. The Snake & The Mirror3. The Duck & The Kangaroo4. Kathmandu5. A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal 
MOMENTS 
1.  Ishwaran the Storyteller 2. The Accidental Tourist