Title Viva Biology Class IX
Subtitle Strictly Based on Latest NCERT/CBSE Syllabus
Author Madhu Bahl
ISBN 9789387153189
List price Rs 475.00
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 360
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Viva Education
Published in India by Viva Education
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory Worldwide
Status New Arrival
About the book


The book Viva Biology for Class IX has been written in keeping with the latest NCERT syllabus prescribed by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The book has been developed keeping in view the requirement of the students at the secondary level.

Salient features of the book:

• The book has been prepared in accordance with the latest CBSE syllabus and pattern.

• Each chapter starts with an overview, giving a glimpse of the chapter.

Key Points in each chapter highlight the important information related to different topics discussed.

• Questions to analyse the concepts learnt are given in the section Check Your Understanding.

• Each chapter includes some additional information related to the text in the coloured boxes.

• Well-labelled diagrams, flow charts, tables, pictures and illustrations have been incorporated to help students understand various facts and concepts clearly.

Summary at the end of each chapter helps students recapitulate the main ideas or facts related to the chapter.

NCERT Textbook (In-Text and Chapter-End) Questions and NCERT Exemplar Questions are provided with solutions.

Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) and Value-Based Questions are given to help students apply the facts and concepts learned.

Practice Assignment is given to help students prepare for examination.

Check Your Knowledge is given for quick revision of the concepts learned.

Review Exercise and Periodic Test are given to enable students to make a sound-self assessment.


Chapter 1. The Fundamental Unit of Life: Cell

Living Organisms are Made Up of Cells • Discovery of Cell • Microscopes – Instruments for Viewing Cells • Cells • Basic Structure of a Cell • Cell Organelles

Chapter 2. Tissues

Differences between Plant and Animal Tissues • Plant Tissues • Animal Tissues

Chapter 3. Improvement in Food Resources

Improvement in Crop Yields • Animal Husbandry • Poultry Farming • Fish Production • Bee-Keeping

Chapter 4. Diversity in Living Organisms

What is the Basis of Classification? • Classification and Evolution • Nomenclature • The Hierarchy of Classification – Groups

Chapter 5. Why Do We Fall Ill?

Health and its Failure • Disease and Its Causes • Infectious Diseases • Immune System and Immunity

Chapter 6. Natural Resources

Biosphere – The Zone of Life • Air: The Breath of Life • Water: A Wonder Liquid • Mineral Riches in the Soil • Biogeochemical Cycles

About the Author:

Madhu Bahl did her postgraduation (M.Sc. Honours) in Botany from J & K University, Srinagar; B.Ed. from Punjab University and stood first in the University. She is the Founder Principal of KB DAV Senior Secondary Public School at Chandigarh. She has 35 years of experience in teaching and school administration.

Having worked with hundreds of students, she has intense first-hand knowledge of how they learn and the difficulties they encounter. Madhu Bahl is the recipient of the National Teachers Award by the President of India, CBSE National Teachers Award and State Award for her contribution in the field of education.

Target Audience:

Students and teachers of CBSE Biology for IX.

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