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Class - 8 Syllabus

An all-India level exam for admission into IITs, NITs and some of India’s best engineering colleges.
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  • Physics Physics
  • Chemistry Chemistry
  • maths Maths
  • biology Biology
  • civics Civics
  • english English

Physics Syllabus

  1. Stars and the Solar System

    • Other Members of Solar System

    • Study of Moon and Stars

  2. Light

    • Optical Instruments and Human Eye

    • Reflection of Light

  3. Some Natural Phenomena

    • Lightning and Earthquake

    • Introduction to Charges

  4. Chemical Effect of Electric Current

    • Chemical Effect of Electric Current and Its Applications

  5. Sound

    • Characteristics of Sound

    • Production and Propagation of Sound

  6. Friction

    • Friction and Its Effect

  7. Force and Pressure

    • Introduction to Pressure

    • Types of Forces

    • Force and Its Effect

Chemistry Syllabus

  1. Pollution of Air and Water

    • What is Potable Water and How is Water Purified?

    • How does Water Get Polluted?

    • Water Pollution

    • Greenhouse Effect

    • How does Air Get Polluted?

    • Air Pollution and What can be Done?

  2. Combustion and Flame

    • Introduction to Fuel and Fuel Efficiency

    • Flame and Structure of a Flame

    • Introduction and Types of Combustion

  3. Coal and Petroleum

    • Natural Gas

    • Petroleum and Refining of Petroleum

    • Coal Tar and Coal Gas

    • Coal and Coke

    • Introduction

  4. Materials: Metals and Non-metals

    • Chemical Properties and Uses of Metals and Non-metals

    • Physical Properties of Metals and Non-metals

    • Metals and Non-metals

  5. Synthetic Fibres and Plastics

    • Plastics as Materials of Choice

    • Plastics

    • Synthetic Fibres

    • Introduction to Fibres

Maths Syllabus

  1. Playing With Numbers

    • Divisibility Tests

    • General Form of Number

  2. Introduction to Graphs

    • Pie Charts and Linear Graphs

    • Bar Graphs

  3. Factorisation

    • Factorisation Using Division

    • Factorisation Using Identities

  4. Direct and Inverse Proportions

    • Direct and Inverse Proportion

  5. Exponents and Powers

    • Application of Laws of Exponents

    • Law of Exponents

  6. Mensuration

    • Cylinder

    • Cube and Cuboid

    • Polygons

    • Circles

    • Trapezium, Parallelogram and Rhombus

    • Rectangles and Squares

  7. Visualising Solid Shapes

    • Polyhedrons

    • Mapping Space

    • 2D and 3D Figures

  8. Algebraic Expressions and Identities

    • Standard Identities of Binomials and Trinomials

    • Operations on Polynomials

    • Polynomial and its Types

    • Introduction to Algebraic Expressions

  9. Comparing Quantities

    • Growth and Depreciation

    • Compound Interest

    • Tax

    • Discount and Commissions

    • Profit and Loss

    • Ratio and Percentage

  10. Cubes and Cube Roots

    • Cube Roots

    • Cubes and Patterns

  11. Squares and Square Roots

    • Square Root of Non Perfect Squares

    • Square Root of a Perfect Square

    • Square Root

    • Finding Squares of Given Numbers

    • Formation of Squares Using Patterns

    • Patterns in Square Numbers

    • Square of a Number

  12. Data Handling

    • Chance and Probability

    • Histogram and Pie-Charts

    • Bar Graphs

    • Pictographs

    • Data and its Frequency Distribution

  13. Practical Geometry

    • Construction of Particular Quadrilaterals

    • Construction of Quadrilaterals

  14. Understanding Quadrilaterals

    • Properties of Parallelogram, Rhombus, Rectangle and Square

    • Properties of Trapezium and Kite

    • Angle Sum Property of Polygons

    • Polygon and its Types

  15. Linear Equations in One Variable

    • Solving Linear Equations in One Variable

    • Linear Equations in One Variable

  16. Rational Numbers

    • Rational Numbers on Number Line

    • Properties of Rational Numbers

    • Properties of Integers

    • Properties of Whole / Natural Numbers

Biology Syllabus

  1. Microorganisms

    • Nitrogen Cycle

    • Food Preservation

    • Disease Causing Microorganisms

    • Microorganisms and its Uses

  2. Crop Production and Management

    • Storage and Food for Animals

    • Protection and Harvesting

    • Irrigation

    • Manure and Fertilizers

    • Soil Preparation and Sowing of Seeds

    • Types of Crops

  3. Reaching the Age of Adolescence

    • Reproductive Health

    • Functions of Endocrine Gland

    • Reproductive Phase of Life and Sex Determination

    • Adolescence and Puberty

  4. Reproduction in Animals

    • Asexual Mode of Reproduction

    • Sexual Reproduction

  5. Cell - Structure and Function

    • Cell Structure and Functions

    • Cell- Number, Shape and Size

    • Introduction to Cell

  6. Conservation of Plants and Animals

    • Conservation of Biodiversity

    • Deforestation

Civics Syllabus

  1. Law and Social Justice

    • Law and Social Justice

  2. Public Facilities

    • Public Facilities

  3. Confronting Marginalisation

    • Confronting Marginalisation

  4. Understanding Marginalisation

    • Understanding Marginalisation

  5. Understanding Our Criminal Justice System

    • Understanding Our Criminal Justice System

  6. Judiciary

    • Introduction of the Judiciary

  7. Understanding Laws

    • Understanding Laws

  8. Why Do We Need a Parliament?

    • Why Do We Need a Parliament?

  9. Understanding Secularism

    • Understanding Secularism

  10. The Indian Constitution

    • Rights and Fundamental Rights

    • The Indian Constitution

English Syllabus

  1. Writing

    • Notice

    • Diary Entry

    • Descriptive Essay

    • Essay

    • Paragraph

    • Story: Setting

    • Story: Characters

    • Story

    • Informal Letters

    • Formal Letters

    • Letters

  2. Vocabulary

    • Types of Phrases

    • Idioms and Phrases

    • Words

  3. Transformation of Sentences

    • Reported Speech

    • Active and Passive Voice

  4. Sentences

    • Order of Words

    • Clauses

  5. Tenses

    • Future Tense

    • Past Tense

    • Present Tense

  6. Conjunction

    • Subordinating Conjunction

  7. Prepositions

    • Preposition of Agency, Instrumentality

  8. Adverb

    • Formation of Adverbs

  9. Verb

    • Subject Verb Agreement

    • Auxiliary and Modal Verbs

    • Forms of Verb

    • Transitive and Intransitive Verb

  10. Adjective

    • Kinds of Adjective

  11. Noun

    • Kinds of Nouns

  12. Reading Comprehension

    • Poetry

    • Gathering Information and Inferences