NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Social Science Free PDF Download

NCERT Solutions for class 8 Social Science – History (Our Pasts – III), Geography (Resources and Development) and Civics (Social and Political Life – III) is given below to use online or download in PDF form free.NCERT Solutions 2020-21 are in updated form, removing errors, for the new academic session 2020-2021. Offline Apps of NCERT Solutions for class 8 are also available to free download. All the solutions are based on latest CBSE NCERT Books for 2020-21.

NCERT Solutions For Class 8 Social Science

Subject:Social Science – History, Geography, Civics
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8th Social Science – History, Geography And Civics

Class 8 Social Science Solutions includes History – Our Past – III, Geography – Resources and Development and Civics – Social and Political Life – III (Unit -1, 2, 3, 4 and 5). Download these solutions in PDF form free without any login or password. NCERT Solutions 2020-21 and Offline apps all are updated for the new academic session 2020-2021.

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Class 8 NCERT Social Science – Free PDF Solutions


Chapter 1 Resources
Chapter 2 Land, Soil, Water, Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Resources
Chapter 3 Mineral and Power Resources
Chapter 4 Agriculture
Chapter 5 Industries
Chapter 6 Human Resource


Chapter 1 How, When and Where
Chapter 2 From Trade to Territory
Chapter 3 Ruling the Countryside
Chapter 4 Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age
Chapter 5 When People Rebel
Chapter 6 Colonialism and the City
Chapter 7 Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners
Chapter 8 Civilising the “Native”, Educating the Nation
Chapter 9 Women, Caste and Reform
Chapter 10 The Changing World of Visual Arts
Chapter 11 The Making of the National Movement
Chapter 12 India After Independence


Chapter 1 The Indian Constitution
Chapter 2 Understanding Secularism
Chapter 3 Why Do We Need a Parliament
Chapter 4 Understanding Laws
Chapter 5 Judiciary
Chapter 6 Understanding Our Criminal Justice System
Chapter 7 Understanding Marginalisation
Chapter 8 Confronting Marginalisation
Chapter 9 Public Facilities
Chapter 10 Law and Social Justice

NCERT Class 8 Social Science – Resources & Development Chapter Wise Solutions (Geography)

NCERT Solutions For for Our Pasts – III (Part – I), Ch 1 How When and Where, Ch 2 From Trade to Territory , Ch 3 Ruling the Countryside , Ch 4 Tribal Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age , Ch 5 When People Rebel , Ch 6 Colonialism and the City , Our Pasts – III (Part – II), Ch 7 Weavers Iron Smelters and Factory Owners , Ch 8 Civilizing the Native Educating the Nation , Ch 9 Women, Caste and Reform , Ch 10 The Changing World of Visual Arts , Ch 11 The Making of the National Movement , Ch 12 India After Independence – contain solved questions answers in PDF for free download based on latest guide / new CBSE Syllabus.

NCERT Class 8 Social Science History – Our Pasts-3 Chapter Wise Solutions

Geography NCERT Solutioins Class 8 PDF Download

NCERT Solutions For Class 8 Geography Ch 1 Resources, Ch 2 Land Soil Water Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Resources, Ch 3 Mineral and Power Resources, Ch 4 Agriculture, Ch 5 Industries, Ch 6 Human Resource – contain solved questions answers in PDF for free download based on latest guide / new CBSE Syllabus.

NCERT Class 8 Social Science – Social And Political Life Chapter Wise Solutions (Civics)

NCERT Solutions For Class 8 Civics (Political Science) for Chapter 1 The Indian Constitution, Ch 2 Understanding Secularism, Chapter 3 Why Do We Need a Parliament?, Chapter 4 Understanding Laws, Ch 5 Judiciary, Chapter 6 Understanding Our Criminal Justice System, Ch 7 Understanding Marginalisation, Chapter 8 Confronting Marginalisation, Ch 9 Public Facilities, Chapter 10 Law and Social Justice – contain solved questions answers in PDF for free download based on latest guide / new CBSE Syllabus.

NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Social Science FAQ

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How Many Chapters Are There In Class 8 History?

Till 2019, there were 12 chapters in Class 8 History subject. But from the session 2019-20 and 2020-21 onward, there are only 10 chapters in Class 8 Social Science – History section. Two chapters Colonialism and the City and The Changing World of Visual Arts have been deleted.

How Many Chapters Are There In Class 8 Social Science – Geography Section?

In Geography Class 8, there are 6 chapters in all. No chapter is deleted so far for the new academic session 2020-21.

How Many Units Are There In Class 8 Political Science?

There are total 5 units containing 10 chapters. Each unit is consists of two chapters. The units of Class 8 Social Science – Social and Political Life are as follows:
Unit One: The Indian Constitution and Secularism
Unit Two: Parliament and the Making of Laws
Unit Three: The Judiciary
Unit Four: Social Justice and the Marginalised
Unit Five: Economic Presence of the Government.

Social science is the study of our past, our community, our government, our mother earth and everything which affect us. Being the only social animals on earth, it’s very important to know about how we evolved, the cultures and the ethnicity which we have been following from years.  And Social Science subject does exactly the same i.e. making us aware about our past, present and future.

While at school, the teachers usually solve only 20-30% of the solutions and give the rest as homework to the students. The students face difficulty in solving the answers as they may have not understood the chapter properly. Sometimes student write as per their understanding which do not include the answer which was asked in the question. They get messed up when two similar looking questions are asked.

So, to avoid all this havoc, we have curated the most appropriate and accurate answers to NCERT text book class 8 social science. The solution book covers chapter wise solutions to all the three subjects which are history, geography and civics.


CBSE NCERT Solutions for class 8 (VIII) Maths, Science, Social Science and Hindi are given in PDF form to free to use online or download.

NCERT solutions Class 8 Social Science-Geography: Resources and Development Chapter wise Solutions

Solution to all the six chapters namely Resources, Land, Soil, Water, Natural Vegetation and Wild Life, Mineral and Power resources, Agriculture, Industries and Human Resources are given in most precise and clear manner.  The students generally get confused in the types of soils, vegetation and forests. All this is explained in a very easy manner with the help of maps.

NCERT solutions Class 8 Social Science– CivicsSocial and Political Life Chapter wise Solutions

There are in total 10 chapters which have been solved. The language used is very simple so as to clear the concepts of the student. The difficult chapters such as The Indian Constitution, Secularism, parliament, judiciary and Marginalisation have been explained in a very easy to digest manner.

NCERT solutions Class 8 Social Science– History: Our Pasts-3 Chapter wise Solutions

Continuing with the Our Past-3, explains beautifully how colonization first evolved, education and the reforms, National Movements and India after the Independence.   The solution book answers all the doubts which are popping in a student’s head after reading the lesson.

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What is the problem with the periodisation of Indian history that James Mill offers?

Although Hinduism is the religion of most of the Indians but Muslims had been living in India from much earlier than beginning of the Islamic rule in India. Even during the peak of the Mughal Empire, there were many territories which were ruled by Hindu kings.
James Mill divided history on the basis of religion of the rulers of the times. However, a variety of faiths existed simultaneously in these periods.
Mill, through his periodization suggested that British rule could civilize India. He thought that British should conquer all the territories in India to ensure the enlightenment as if India was not capable of progress without British coordination.

What attracted European trading companies to India?

Indian cotton and silk was in great demand in Europe. Indian spices were also in great demand. Goods could be bought at cheaper rates from India and could be sold at higher rates in Europe. This prospect attracted the European trading companies to India.

Give two problems which arose with the new Munro system of fixing revenue.

The revenue officials wanted to increase the income from land. Hence, they fixed very high revenue demand.
Peasants were not able to pay the revenue. The ryots fled the countryside and villages became deserted in many regions.

What problems did shifting cultivators face under British rule?

The shifting cultivators were forced to take up settled cultivation. But type of land and shortage of water meant they could not produce enough. Many of them had to move on to other areas in search of work when access to the forest was restricted.

How did the last Mughal emperor live the last years of his life?

The last Mughal emperor spent the last years of his life in a jail in Rangoon, along with his wife.

Who are the Agaria?

Agaria are a community from Chhattisgarh. They were the expert iron smelters in the Chhotanagpur plateau.

Why did James Mill and Thomas Macaulay think that European education was essential in India?

They thought that education should be useful and practical. They felt that Indians should be made familiar with the advances being made by the West. They thought that the Indians were uncivilized and needed to be civilized. This could be done only through English education.

Why did Phule dedicate his book Gulamgiri to the American movement to free slaves?

The Civil Rights Movement in America helped in ending slavery and racial discrimination. Hence Phule dedicated his book Gulamgiris to the movement.

How was the politics of the Radicals within the Congress different from that of the Moderates?

They criticized the Moderates for their “policy of prayers”. They argued that people should not believe on the so called good intentions of the government and must fight for Swaraj. They wanted to explore radical methods to ensure freedom.

After Independence, why was there a reluctance to divide the country on linguistic lines?

The partition of the country along communal lines changed the mindset of the nationalist leaders. They wanted to prevent further divisions in the country on sectarian lines.

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