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CBSE Class 12 Syllabus – English, Physics, Chemistry, Maths & Biology

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Which is the most important thing which you should do at first before planning to prepare for any exam?

Well, that’s ‘Going through the Complete Exam Syllabus’! Isn’t it?

 

You can’t go well, if you don’t know about the right directions. Neither you can study any random topic!

 

Exam Syllabus or Curriculum gives you the correct guidance of which topics you should study and which not.

 

To ease out the queries of CBSE Class 12 Science students, here in this blog, we have come up with the complete CBSE Syllabus for Class 12 - Mathematics and Biology both streams.

 

The latest notification regarding CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet 2018 says that the Board Exams would begin from 5th March and end on 13th April.

 

As only a few days are remaining for the exam, the students must be getting nervous about their preparations. To help students reviewing the important topics, we would present the entire syllabus & important chapters for all the subjects that lie under the PCM and PCB Streams.

 

 

Announcement - CBSE Class 12 Result is going to be released in the month of May 2018. Follow the link to check out every single update regarding the evaluation & result declaration process.

 

 

 

 

CBSE Subjects for Class 12 Science Stream (Biology & Mathematics)

 

 

Before you proceed, we’d like to tell you that Science Stream is further divided into two streams such as – Biology (PCB) and Mathematics (PCM).

 

Please check out the compulsory and optional subjects under the PCB and PCM streams.

 

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Biology Stream Optional Subjects

 

Apart from Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and English as compulsory subjects, the students must choose any of the following optional subjects –

 

 

Mathematics Engineering Drawing Economics Physical Education Computer Science Micro Biology Informatics Practices Biotechnology Fine Arts Home Science Psychology Political Science History Geography Business Studies Accountancy Agriculture Multimedia and Web Technology Sociology Philosophy Music and Dance Entrepreneurship Fashion Studies Creative Writing and Translation Studies Heritage Crafts Graphic Design Mass Media Studies Hindi Environmental Science Language other than English

 

 

 

Many more subjects are there but these were the most popular ones. If we’ve missed any of the important subjects, please let us know in the comments’ box below.

 

 

 

Mathematics Stream Optional Subjects

 

On the other hand, the candidates who plan to appear for Mathematics Stream in Class 12 Board Exams must have chosen the following optional subjects other than the compulsory ones (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & English) –

 

 

 Hindi Biology Physical Education Computer Science Economics Biotechnology Fine Arts Home Science Music Languages other than English Engineering Graphics Information Practices

 

 

Many other subjects are also there. Please share out the name of your optional subject in the comments’ box below.

 

 

Now, when you have the list of subjects for PCM and PCB Streams, let’s proceed further.

 

 

Please click on the links to get the CBSE 12 Syllabus of following subjects –

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Maths Syllabus  CBSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus  CBSE Class 12 Physics Syllabus  CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Syllabus  CBSE Class 12 English Syllabus   CBSE Class 12 Physical Education Syllabus  CBSE Class 12 Computer Science Syllabus  
  

 

CBSE Class 12 Maths Syllabus NCERT with Chapter Wise Weightage 2017-18

 

 

Mathematics (Code 041) is the most popular stream among the schoolers who see their future as an Engineer, Researcher, Scientist, Navy Officer, Defense Officer, IAS Officer, Architecture, Interior Designer, Tutor, Lecturer etc.

 

Whether you have chosen Maths as a Compulsory or Elective Subject, check out the below listed CBSE Class 12 Maths Chapter Wise Weightage 2017-2018 along with the CBSE Class 12 Maths Syllabus NCERT.

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Maths Chapter Wise Weightage 2017-2018

 

Total 6 Units are there in the CBSE Class 12 Maths. Check out the CBSE Maths Class 12 Chapter Wise Weightage given below –

 

 

S.No.Mathematics Units NamesCBSE Class 12 Maths Chapter Wise Weightage 2017-18
1.Relations and Functions10
2.Algebra13
3.Calculus44
4.Vectors and Three - Dimensional Geometry17
5.Linear Programming06
6.Probability10

Total

100

 

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Maths Syllabus | List of Important Topics

 

Check out the list of topics that are included in CBSE Class 12 Maths Syllabus NCERT. These topics are listed unit wise.

  

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Unit – 1 Relations and Functions

 

Relations and Functions Inverse Trigonometric Functions

 

 

Unit - 2 Algebra

 

 Matrices Determinants

 

 

Unit – 3 Calculus

 

 Continuity and Differentiability Applications of Derivatives Integrals Applications of the Integrals Differential Equations

 

 

Unit – 4 Vectors and Three-Dimensional Geometry

 

 Vectors Three - dimensional Geometry

 

 

Unit – 5 Linear Programming

 

 Optimization Mathematical formulation of L.P. problems Feasible and infeasible regions

 

 

Unit – 6 Probability

 

 Probability Bayes’ Theorem Mean and Variance of Random Variable

 

 

 

Click to Download Complete Syllabus for Class 12 Maths

 

 

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus & Chapter Wise Marking Weightage

 

 

If you’re seeking to pursue your career further as a doctor, dentist, lab technician, pharmacist, medical lecturer, nursing head, scientist or medical researcher etc., then the Biology (Code 044) or PCB Stream would be the best-preferred option for you.

 

 

Check out which topics you would have to study if you opt Biology as a compulsory or optional subject –

 

 

 

Chapter Wise Weightage of NCERT Syllabus for Class 12 Biology

 

Total 5 Units worth 70 marks are there in Biology. To ease out your queries, we have come up with the unit wise marking weightage of NCERT Syllabus for Class 12 Biology.

 

 

S. No.Biology Units NamesMarking Weightage
1.Reproduction14
2.Genetics and Evolution18
3.Biology and Human Welfare14
4.Biotechnology and its Applications10
5.Ecology and Environment14

Total

70

 

 

 

As per the new pattern of CBSE Board for Class 12 2017, the Biology Question Paper will be made up of only 70 Marks and the remaining 30 marks will be taken from the Practical Exams’ performance.

 

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus | List of Important Topics

 

Check out the Unit Wise List of Topics that lie under the Biology subject of CBSE 12 Boards.

 

 

Unit - 1 Reproduction

 

Reproduction in Organisms Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants Human Reproduction Reproductive Health

 

 

Unit – 2 Genetics and Evolution

 

 Principles of Inheritance and Variation Molecular Basis of Inheritance Evolution

 

 

Unit - 3 Biology and Human Welfare

 

 Human Health and Diseases Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production Microbes in Human Welfare

 

 

Unit - 4 Biotechnology and Its Applications

 

 Biotechnology - Principles and processes Biotechnology and its Application

 

 

Unit - 5 Ecology and Environment

 

 Organisms and Populations Ecosystem Biodiversity and its Conservation Environmental Issues

 

 

Click to Download CBSE Biology Practical Syllabus for Class 12

 

 

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Physics Syllabus NCERT, Important Topics & Chapter Wise Weightage

 

 

Physics (Code 042) is the mandatory subject for PCM and PCB both streams. No matter which stream you opt, the CBSE 12 Physics Syllabus will remain same in both cases.

 

To ease out your searches, we have come up with the list of Important Topics of Physics Class 12 CBSE 2017 along with the Syllabus of Physics Class 12 CBSE 2017-18.

 

 

 

Marking Weightage for CBSE 12 Physics Syllabus

 

Like Biology subject, Class Question Paper Class 12 of Physics also consists of total 70 Marks.

 

Here is the marking weightage of CBSE Class 12 Physics Syllabus 2017-18.

 

 

S. No.Physics Units NamesMarking Weightage of CBSE 12 Physics Syllabus
1.Electrostatics15
2.Current Electricity
3.Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism16
4.Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
5.Electromagnetic Waves17
6.Optics
7.Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter10
8.Atoms and Nuclei
9.Electronic Devices12
10.Communication Systems

Total

70
 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Physics Syllabus NCERT and List of Important Topics

 

The Syllabus of Physics Class 12 CBSE 2017-18 consists of total 10 Units. Covering such huge syllabus with efficiency is quite a difficult task, so, here we present you the list of the Important Topics of Physics Class 12 CBSE 2017.

 

You can consider these topics for a smart study approach.

 

 

Unit – 1 Electrostatics

 

Electric Charges and Fields Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance

 

 

Unit – 2 Current Electricity

 

 Drift Velocity Ohm’s Law Series and Parallel Combinations of Resistors Kirchhoff's Laws Potentiometer

 

 

Unit – 3 Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

 

 Moving Charges and Magnetism Magnetism and Matter

 

 

Unit - 4 Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

 

 Electromagnetic Induction Alternating Current

 

 

Unit - 5 Electromagnetic waves

  Electromagnetic waves Electromagnetic spectrum

 

 

Unit – 6 Optics

 

 Ray Optics and Optical Instruments Wave Optics

 

 

Unit – 7 Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter

 

 Dual Nature of Radiation Photoelectric Effect Matter Waves

 

 

Unit – 8 Atoms and Nuclei

 

 Atoms Nuclei Mass-Energy Relation

 

 

Unit – 9 Electronic Devices

 

 Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits

 

 

Unit – 10 Communication Systems

  Elements of A Communication System Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves in The Atmosphere, Sky and Space Wave Propagation, Satellite Communication Types of Modulation

 

 

Click to Download CBSE 12 Physics Syllabus PDF

 

 

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Syllabus & Chapter Wise Marking Scheme

 

 

Chemistry (Code 043) is also one of the common subjects in both PCM and PCB streams. While being the easiest, this subject is also the scoring one.

 

To learn this subject thoroughly, you must create your own topic-specific shortcut mantras and use them to recall the basic concept of that particular topic.

 

Let’s check out which are the important topics to study from the NCERT Syllabus for Class 12 Chemistry –

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Chapter Wise Marking Scheme

 

There are total 14 units in the subject chemistry. The students who are going to appear for Chemistry in Biology Stream or Mathematics Stream, they will have to study these 12 Units from the scratch.

 

Let’s check out the CBSE Chemistry Syllabus for Class 12 Mark Distribution to know which of these units are more important than the other ones.

 

 

 

S. No.Chemistry Units NamesCBSE Class 12 Chemistry Chapter Wise Marking Scheme
1.Solid State23
2.Solutions
3.Electrochemistry
4.Chemical Kinetics
5.Surface Chemistry
6.General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements19
7.p -Block Elements
8.d -and f -Block Elements
9.Coordination Compounds
10.Haloalkanes and Haloarenes28
11.Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
12.Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
13.Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen
14.Biomolecules
15.Polymers
16.Chemistry in Everyday Life

Total

70

 

 

 

The remaining 30 Marks out of Total 100 Marks are added to the CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Practical Syllabus.

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Syllabus & List of Important Topics

 

Please check out the list of Important Topics of Chemistry Class 12 CBSE Board 2017-18.

 

 

Unit - 1 Solid State

  Classification of Solids Based on Different Binding Forces Unit Cell in Two Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Lattices Band Theory of Metals

 

 

Unit – 2 Solutions

  Types of Solutions Solubility of Gases in Liquids Raoult's Law Van't Hoff Factor

 

 

Unit – 3 Electrochemistry

  Redox reactions Kohlrausch's Law EMF of a cell Nernst equation and its application to chemical cells

 

 

Unit - 4 Chemical Kinetics

  Rate of A Reaction Factors Affecting Rate of Reaction Activation Energy

 

 

Unit – 5 Surface Chemistry

  Adsorption Homogenous and Heterogenous Activity and Selectivity Tyndall Effect Emulsion

 

 

Unit – 6 General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

 

 Principles and Methods of Extraction Occurrence and Principles of Extraction of Aluminum, Copper, Zinc and Iron

 

 

Unit -7 p Block Elements

  Group -15 Elements Group 16 Elements Group 17 Elements Group 18 Elements

 

 

Unit – 8 d and f Block Elements

  General Trends in Properties of The First Row Transition Metals Lanthanoids Actinoids

 

 

Unit – 9 Coordination Compounds

  Coordination Compounds Werner's Theory Importance of Coordination Compounds

 

 

Unit – 10 Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

  Haloalkanes Haloarenes

 

 

Unit – 11 Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

  Alcohols Phenols Ethers

 

 

Unit – 12 Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

  Aldehydes and Ketones Carboxylic Acids

 

 

Unit – 13 Organic compounds containing Nitrogen

 

 Amines Cyanides and Isocyanides Diazonium Salts

 

 

Unit – 14 Biomolecules

 

 Carbohydrates Proteins Vitamins Nucleic Acids

 

 

Unit – 15 Polymers

  Classification of Polymers Biodegradable and Non-Biodegradable Polymers

 

 

Unit – 16 Chemistry in Everyday life

 

 Chemicals in Medicines Chemicals in Food Cleansing Agents

 

 

 

 

Click to Download CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Syllabus

 

 

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 English Syllabus 2018 (Core) | List of Chapters & Units

 

 

As English is the compulsory subject under PCB and PCM Stream, we would present the CBSE 12 English Syllabus for Core Subject.

 

Let’s have a look at the detailed information regarding CBSE Class 12 English Syllabus 2018.

 

 

 

CBSE English Syllabus for Class 12 Chapters

 

English is one of the easiest subjects in CBSE Class 12 Syllabus. Let’s know about the topics you should focus more on –

 

 

S. No.English Sections NamesMarking Weightage
1.Advanced Reading Skills30
2.Writing Skills and Grammar30
3.Literary Appreciation and Extended Reading Texts40

Total

100

 

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 English Syllabus 2018

 

Let’s check out the list of Important Topics under CBSE 12 English Syllabus.

 

 

Section – 1 Reading Skills

  Two Unseen Passages with A Variety of Questions Including Factual Passages Discursive Passages Involving Opinion Literary Passages

 

 

Section – 2 Writing Skills and Grammar

 

 Short Answer Questions - Notices/Posters/Advertisements Long Answer Questions – All Type of Letters (Business Letters, Official Letters, Letters to Editors, Job Applications, Letter to School or College Authorities, Request Letters) Very Long Answer Questions – Articles, Speech, Reports or Narratives

 

 

Section – 3 Literary Appreciation and Extended Reading Texts

 

Questions to test comprehension at distinct levels: literal, inferential and evaluative

 

 Language Skills book published by NCERT, New Delhi Literature Reader published by NCERT, New Delhi Extended Reading Text Books - The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells Silas Marner by George Eliot

 

 

Click to Download CBSE Class 12 English Syllabus

 

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Syllabus for Elective Subjects of PCM & PCB

 

There are many elective subjects that 12 Board students may opt, but Physical Education and Computer Science are more popular amongst all.

 

Let’s check out the CBSE 12 Syllabus for Physical Education and Computer Science Subjects given below in the brief format –

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Physical Education Syllabus

 

Physical Education (Code 048) is easier yet interesting subject. If you have interest in various physical activities like Yoga, Olympic Activities, Sports etc, then you can opt this subject as an optional one.

 

Let’s check out the topics that you’d have to study under this subject –

 

 

 

S.No.Class 12 Physical Education Units Names
1.Planning in Sports
2.Sports & Nutrition
3.Yoga & Lifestyle
4.Physical Education & Sports for Differently-Abled
5.Children & Sports
6.Women & Sports
7.Test & Measurement in Sports
8.Physiology & Sports
9.Sports Medicine
10.Kinesiology, Biomechanics & Sports
11.Psychology & Sports
12.Training in Sports

 

 

 

 

Click to Download Complete CBSE Class 12 Physical Education Syllabus

 

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Computer Science Syllabus

 

If you seek your career in the computer field, then start planning for it right from your school days, then opt Computer Science (Code 083) as an elective subject and start preparing for it based on the official curriculum/syllabus.

 

 

 

S.No.Computer Science Units NamesMarking Weightage
1.Object-Oriented Programming with Python24 Marks
2.Advanced Programming with Python20 Marks
3.Database Management System and SQL8 Marks
4.Boolean Algebra8 Marks
5.Communication Technologies10 Marks
Total70 Marks

 

 

 

 

Click to Download CBSE Class 12 Computer Science Syllabus

 

 

 

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  • Praveen Yadav
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