CBSE Class 12th Syllabus with Weightage

Children today are offered a plethora of choices in everything including education. When it comes to academics, there are multiple options like CBSE, State Board, ICSE, IB, IGCSE, etc. Thanks to its incredible syllabus, one of the most popular curriculum standards in India is the CBSE system, which enhances the learning process for students. CBSE is a recognized, standard educational board of India that has a well-structured syllabus and a comprehensive question pattern. Its curriculum updation has always been a continuous process.

The first and the foremost necessity to studying for a CBSE 12th standard exam is to create your schedule right in advance. You cannot sit with the books a night before D-Day and think of passing with flying colours. The easiness and difficulty of a topic vary from person to person. So, you need to decide your difficult topics and study them first. It means that you have to know the exact syllabus topics to make the most of the opportunity given to you.

Today, in this article, we’ll be discussing the CBSE class 12th syllabus. Read it well to build a roadmap for CBSE examination 2016-17. The weightage of each chapter is also mentioned for you to strategically build a plan best for your CBSE exam preparation.

CBSE Class 12th Syllabus (2016-17):

CBSE Class 12th Syllabus: Physics

Unit Chapter / Topic Marks
I Electrostatics 8
Electric Charges and Fields
·Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
II Current Electricity 7
III Magnetic effect of current & Magnetism 8
Moving Charges and Magetism
Magnetism and Matter
IV Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current 8
Electromagnetic Induction
Alternating Current
V Electromagnetic Waves 3
VI Optics 14
Wave Optics       Ray   Optics
VII Dual Nature of Matter 4
VIII Atoms & Nuclei 6
IX Electronic Devices 7
Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits
X Communication Systems 5
 Total 70

CBSE Class 12th Syllabus: Chemistry

Unit Title Marks
I Solid State  4
II Solutions 5
III Electrochemistry 5
IV Chemical Kinetics 5
V Surface Chemistry 4
VI Isolation of Elements 3
VII p-Block Elements 8
VIII d- and f-Block Elements 5
IX Coordination Compounds 3
X Haloalkanes and Haloarenes 4
XI Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers 4
XII Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids 6
XIII Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen 4
XIV Biomolecules 4
XV Polymers 3
XVI Chemistry in Everyday Life 3
 Total 70

CBSE Class 12th Syllabus: Biology

Unit Title Marks
1 Reproduction 17
Reproduction in Organisms
Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
Human Reproduction
Reproductive Health
2 Genetics and evolution 18
Principles of Inheritance and Variation
Molecular Basis of Inheritance
3 Biology and human welfare 14
Human Health and Diseases
Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production
·Microbes in Human Welfare
4 Biotechnology and its applications 10
Biotechnology – Principles and Processes
Biotechnology and its Application
5 Ecology and Environment 14
Organisms and Populations
Biodiversity and its Conservation
Environmental Issues
 Total 70

CBSE Class 12th Syllabus: Maths

No. Units Marks
I Sets and Functions 29
II Algebra 37
III Coordinate Geometry 13
IV Calculus 6
V Mathematical Reasoning 3
VI Statistics and Probability 12
                              Total    100

So, this was the CBSE class 12 syllabus for physics, chemistry, maths and biology. Remember that you need to begin by making a list of all the important topics and formulae for quick reference and revision.

Also, if you do have any doubts, any queries about the syllabus and its content, get it cleared as soon as possible from your teacher, or some doubt-discussion platform. Hesitating to ask your doubt will only pile up your problems of confusion, and end up in loss of confidence.

For detailed information about the syllabus of the other subjects in CBSE, check out the official website here.

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