CBSE Class 9 Painting Syllabus 2023-24 (PDF Download)

CBSE Class 9 Painting Syllabus 2023-24


Theory Code No.: 049

Class IX

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

  1. Appreciation of Indian Art covering selected paintings, sculptures and architectural glimpses:
  • Paintings
    • Ulizard’s Dance (Bhimbethaka)
  • Sculptures
    • Yaksha– Yakshi at B.I. New Delhi (done by Ramkinker Vaij)
  • 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-matter. 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  Best two will be assessed. 10 marks
  • Portfolio-Portfolio will consist of 10 best work of sketches, still life And painting compositions done during the year. 10 marks

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