CBSE Class 9 Painting Syllabus 2022-23 (PDF Download)

CBSE Class 9 Painting Syllabus 2022-23


Time allowed: 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 30

UNIT- I : Fundamentals of Visual Arts (The Elements)                                10 Marks

UNIT-II : Methods and Materials of Painting                                                   10 Marks

Understanding and appropriate use of:

  • Tools,
  • Painting Materials – Poster Colours, Water Colours, Oil Pastels and Pencils

UNIT-III: Story of Indian Art                                                                  10 Marks

  • Appreciation of Indian Art covering selected paintings, sculptures and architectural glimpses:
    1. Paintings :
  • Ulizard’s Dance (Bhimbethaka)
  1. Sculptures
  • Yaksha – Yakshi at R.B.I. New Delhi(done by Ramkinker Vaij)
  1. Architecture
  • Sun Temple (Konark, Odisha)
  • Indian Folk Art – Paintings

(Floor decoration) Alpana, Rangoli and Mandana



Time allowed: 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 70
Assessment for Practical: 50 marks

Still Life

  • Accurate drawing with proper composition of 15 marks
  • Compositional arrangement with due emphasis on the subject- 15 marks
  • Treatment of medium with an appropriate colour scheme in still 10 marks
  • Originality, creativity and overall 10 marks


Internal Assessment :  20 marks

It includes

  • Periodic Tests -there will be three periodic tests in a year, out which the 10 marks

best two will be assessed.

  • Portfolio -Portfolio will consist of 10 best work of sketches, still life 10 marks

and painting compositions done during the year.

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