PSEB 11th Class History Book Solutions Guide in Punjabi English Medium

Punjab State Board Syllabus PSEB 11th Class History Book Solutions Guide Pdf in English Medium and Punjabi Medium are part of PSEB Solutions for Class 11.

PSEB 11th Class History Guide | History Guide for Class 11 PSEB

History Guide for Class 11 PSEB | PSEB 11th Class History Book Solutions

PSEB 11th Class History Book Solutions in Hindi Medium

PSEB 11th Class History Book Solutions in English Medium

  • Chapter 1 Indus Valley Civilization
  • Chapter 2 The Indo-Aryans
  • Chapter 3 Jainism and Buddhism
  • Chapter 4 The Mauryas
  • Chapter 5 The Age of the Guptas
  • Chapter 6 The Vardhanas and Their Time
  • Chapter 7 The Rajputs and Their Period
  • Chapter 8 The Sultanate of Delhi
  • Chapter 9 Kingdoms of the South
  • Chapter 10 Socio-Religious Movements
  • Chapter 11 Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji and Foundation of Sikhism
  • Chapter 12 Foundation of The Mughal Empire
  • Chapter 13 Mughal Polity and Administration
  • Chapter 14 Rise of New Powers in the South
  • Chapter 15 Rise of New Powers in the North
  • Chapter 16 Maharaja Ranjit Singh
  • Chapter 17 Advent of the Europeans in India and Their Struggle for Supremacy
  • Chapter 18 Expansion and Consolidation of the British Empire
  • Chapter 19 Economic and Social Changes Under the Rule of British Empire
  • Chapter 20 Social/Religious Reforms
  • Chapter 21 Political Consciousness and Political Movement Against the British Empire
  • Chapter 22 Struggle for Freedom

PSEB Class 11 History Structure of Question Paper

Class – XI (PB.)

Time Allowed: 3 Hours

Theory: 80 Marks
Project Work/IA: 20 Marks
Total: 100 Marks

1. All questions are compulsory.

2. The question paper will comprise 5 questions in sections A, B, C, D, and E with subparts. The question paper will carry :

Section – A

1. Objective Type Questions: This section comprises questions with one word to one sentence answer/Fill in the blank/True or false/Multiple choice type questions. Question No. 1 comprises of 20 subparts (questions I to XX) carry 1 mark each. (20 × 1 = 20)

Section – B

2. Short Answer Type Questions: This question comprises of 4 subparts (question i to iv) carry 3 marks each. The answer to each question should be in about 35-40 words. (4 × 3 = 12)

Section – C

3. Source Based Question This section comprises 2 subparts I to II (based on a passage given) carry 5 marks. (2 × 5 = 10)

Section – D

4. Long Answer Questions: This question comprises of 7 subparts (question no. i to vii) carry 6 marks each. Students have to attempt any 4 questions out of 7. The answer to each question should be in about 100-150 words. (4 × 6 = 24)

Section – E

5. Map Question: This section comprises one question of map carries 14 marks (10 marks for showing 4 places and 4 marks for an explanation of those places to be written in 20 to 25 words) with 100% internal choice. (10 + 4)

Question Wise Break up

Type of Question Marks Per Question Total No. of Questions Total Marks
Objective Type (Learning checks) 1 20 20
Short Answer Type (VSA) 3 4 12
Source-Based Question 5 2 10
Long Answer Type (LA) 6 4(7) 24
Map Skill Based 10 + 4 1 14
Total 80

Weightage of Difficulty Level

Estimated Difficulty Level Percentage
Easy (E) 30%
Average (AV) 50%
Difficult (D) 20%

Weightage of Marks Unit Wise

Objective Type Questions
(1 Mark)
Short Answer
(3 Marks)
(5 Marks)
Long Answer
(6 Marks)
Map Question
(14 Marks)
Project Work/IA
(20 Marks)
1(5) 3(1) Passage From Prescribed Source
Unit – 1
Unit – 2 1(5) 3(1) 6(1)
Unit – 3 1(5) 3(1) 6(1)
Unit – 4 1(5) 3(1) 6(1)
Map Work 1 (10 + 4)
Total 1 × 20 = 20 3 × 4 = 12 5 × 2 = 10 6 × 4 = 24 1(10 + 4) =  14 20 Marks

PSEB Class 11 History Syllabus

UNIT – 1

I. Indus Valley Civilisation: a synoptic view of research material, culture, socio-cultural life; decline and disappearance.

II. The Indo-Aryans: Early settlements; political organizations; Economic life; Social Institutions; religious beliefs and practices; legacy.

III. Buddhism and Jainism: the socio-political environment, major doctrines; socio¬political impact; Legacy.

IV. The Mauryas: The background to their rise into power; establishment and consolidation of their empire; Ashoka’s Dhamma; social and cultural life during their rule.

V. The age of the Guptas: establishment and consolidation of the Gupta empire, major socio-cultural achievement of the age; Legacy.

VI. The Vardhanas and their times; Political supremacy in the North; Kingdoms of the South; cultural achievements of the age; Legacy.

UNIT – 2

VII. The Rajputs; establishment of their kingdom; Political conflict and change; socio-political structure; survival.

VIII. The Sultanate of Delhi: establishment of Turkish Rule, Dynastic changes and the fortunes of the Sultanate, administration; the ruling classes; art, and architecture, Socio-religious life.

IX. Kingdoms of the South: The Bahmani empire and its successor states; the Vijayanagar empire; administration, the ruling classes: art architecture; socio-religious life.

X. socio-religious movements: Vaishnava Bhakti; the Saints.

XI. Guru Nanak Dev Ji and Foundation of Sikhism: Socio-religious environment; Development of Sikhism (1539-1605); Transformation of Sikhism (1605-1699); Discovery of a new path, the foundation of a new path, Legacy.

UNIT – 3

XII. Establishment of the Mughal Empire; Mughal Afghan contest; consolidation of the Mughal.

XIII. Mughal Policy and Administration; Conception of kingship: attitude towards the subjects people; central and provincial administration; administration of justice and local administration; the mansabdari system.

XIV. Rise of new powers in the South: with special reference to the Marathas.

XV. Rise of new powers in the North: with special reference to the Sikhs.

XVI. Maharaja Ranjit Singh: Conquests and consolidation; the new ruling classes administration; attitude towards the subject people, relationship with sovereign powers; the Legacy.

XVII. Advent of the Europeans and their struggle for supremacy: The Portuguese; the Dutch; The French: Anglo-French rivalry; the emergence of East India Company as a political power in India.

UNIT – 4

XVIII. Expansion and Consolidation of the British Empire: Expansion through war and diplomacy; Imperial framework: administration and bureaucracy.

XIX. Social and Economic changes under British Rule: Means of communication and transportation; raw materials for exports: industrial development; the Indian elite; the middle classes; the working class.

XX. Socio-Religious Movements; Construction, Brahmo Samaj; Aligarh Movement; Nirankari Movement; Kuka Movement and Singh Sabha Movement.

XXI. Political Consciousness and struggle for Representative Government in India: The Revolt of 1857 and it’s legacy; the Indian National Congress; the Home Rule Movement; Constitutional Reforms; Jallianwala Bagh massacre and its impact demand for independence.

XXII. Towards Freedom: The Quit India Movement and its aftermath; transfer of power.
(i) Sites of Indus Valley Civilization;
(ii) Extent of Ashoka’s empire;
(iii) Extent of Samudragupta’s Empire;
(iv) Important Historical places;
(v) India in 1526;
(vi) Extent of Akbar’s empire;
(vii) Extent of Ranjit Singh’s empire;
(viii) Important historical places;

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