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CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 Mathematics 2019-20

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CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 Mathematics 2019-20 contains all the topics of this session. myCBSEguide provides you latest Syllabus for Class 11 Mathematics. Mathematics is the study of numbers, shape, and patterns. Mathematics is not only important for success in life, but it is all around us. Mathematics is the science that deals with the logic of shape, quantity, and arrangement. CBSE Syllabus for class 11 in PDF format is now available in myCBSEguide mobile app. The curriculum for March 2020 exams is designed by CBSE, New Delhi as per NCERT textbooks for the session 2019-20.

CBSE Syllabus for class 11 Mathematics 2019-20

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CBSE Syllabus Class 11 Mathematics

Course Structure

Time: 3 hours
Max Marks: 80

No.UnitsNo. of PeriodsMarks
ISets and Functions6023
IIICoordinate Geometry4010
VMathematical Reasoning1002
VIStatistics and Probability3010
Internal Assessment20

Unit-I: Sets and Functions

  1. Sets (20) Periods 
    Sets and their representations.Empty set.Finite and Infinite sets.Equal sets.Subsets.Subsets of a set of real numbers especially intervals (with notations). Power set. Universal set. Venn diagrams. Union and Intersection of sets. Difference of sets. Complement of a set. Properties of Complement.
  2. Relations & Functions (20) Periods
    Ordered pairs.Cartesian product of sets.The number of elements in the Cartesian product of two finite sets.Cartesian product of the set of reals with itself (upto R x R x R).Definition of relation, pictorial diagrams, domain, co-domain and range of a relation. Function as a special type of relation. Pictorial representation of a function, domain, co-domain, and range of a function. Real-valued functions, domain and range of these functions, constant, identity, polynomial, rational, modulus, signum, exponential, logarithmic and greatest integer functions, with their graphs. Sum, difference, product and quotients of functions.
  3. Trigonometric Functions (20) Periods
    Positive and negative angles. Measuring angles in radians and in degrees and conversion from one measure to another. Definition of trigonometric functions with the help of the unit circle. Truth of the identity sin2x + cos2x = 1, for all x. Signs of trigonometric functions. Domain and range of trigonometric functions and their graphs. Expressing sin (x±±y) and cos (x±±y) in terms of sinx, siny, cosx&cosy and their simple applications. Deducing identities like the following:
    Identities related to sin2x, cos2x, tan2x, sin3x, cos3x and tan3x. The general solution of trigonometric equations of the type sin y = sin a, cos y = cos a and tan y = tan a.

Unit-II: Algebra

  1. Principle of Mathematical Induction
    (10) Periods

    Process of the proof by induction, motivating the application of the method by looking at natural numbers as the least inductive subset of real numbers. The principle of mathematical induction and simple applications.
  2. Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
    (15) Periods

    Need for complex numbers, especially,1‾‾‾√−1 to be motivated by inability to solve some of the quadratic equations. Algebraic properties of complex numbers.Argand plane and polar representation of complex numbers.Statement of Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, solution of quadratic equations (with real coefficients) in the complex number system. Square root of a complex number.
  3. Linear Inequalities
    (15) Periods

    Linear Inequalities. Algebraic solutions of linear inequalities in one variable and their representation on the number line.Graphical solution of linear inequalities in two variables.Graphical method of finding a solution of system of linear inequalities in two variables.
  4. Permutations and Combinations
    (10) Periods

    Fundamental principle of counting.Factorial n. (n!) Permutations and combinations, derivation of Formulae for nPr and nCr and their connections, simple applications.
  5. Binomial Theorem
    (10) Periods

    History, statement and proof of the binomial theorem for positive integral indices.Pascal’s triangle, General and middle term in binomial expansion, simple applications.
  6. Sequence and Series
    (10) Periods

    Sequence and Series. Arithmetic Progression (A. P.). Arithmetic Mean (A.M.) Geometric Progression (G.P.), general term of a G.P., sum of n terms of a G.P., infinite G.P. and its sum, geometric mean (G.M.), relation between A.M. and G.M. Formulae for the following special sums.
    nk=1k,nk=1k2 and nk=1k3∑k=1nk,∑k=1nk2 and ∑k=1nk3

Unit-III: Coordinate Geometry

  1. Straight Lines (10) Periods 
    Brief recall of two-dimensional geometry from earlier classes. Shifting of origin. Slope of a line and angle between two lines. Various forms of equations of a line: parallel to axis, point-slope form, slope-intercept form, two-point form, intercept form and normal form. General equation of a line. Equation of family of lines passing through the point of intersection of two lines. Distance of a point from a line.
  2. Conic Sections (20) Periods
    Sections of a cone: circles, ellipse, parabola, hyperbola, a point, a straight line and a pair of intersecting lines as a degenerated case of a conic section. Standard equations and simple properties of parabola, ellipse and hyperbola.Standard equation of a circle.
  3. Introduction to Three-dimensional Geometry (10) Periods
    Coordinate axes and coordinate planes in three dimensions. Coordinates of a point. Distance between two points and section formula.

Unit-IV: Calculus

  1. Limits and Derivatives (30) Periods
    Derivative introduced as rate of change both as that of distance function and geometrically. Intuitive idea of limit.Limits of polynomials and rational functions trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions. Definition of derivative relate it to scope of tangent of the curve, derivative of sum, difference, product and quotient of functions. Derivatives of polynomial and trigonometric functions.

Unit-V: Mathematical Reasoning

  1. Mathematical Reasoning (10) Periods
    Mathematically acceptable statements. Connecting words/ phrases – consolidating the understanding of “if and only if (necessary and sufficient) condition”, “implies”, “and/or”, “implied by”, “and”, “or”, “there exists” and their use through variety of examples related to real life and Mathematics. Validating the statements involving the connecting words, difference among contradiction, converse and contrapositive.

Unit-VI: Statistics and Probability

  1. Statistics (15) Periods
    Measures of Dispersion: Range, Mean deviation, variance and standard deviation of ungrouped/grouped data. Analysis of frequency distributions with equal means but different variances.
  2. Probability (15) Periods
    Random experiments; outcomes, sample spaces (set representation). Events; the occurrence of events, ‘not’, ‘and’ and ‘or’ events, exhaustive events, mutually exclusive events, Axiomatic (set-theoretic) probability, connections with other theories of earlier classes. The probability of an event, probability of ‘not’, ‘and’ and ‘or’ events.

Mathematics Question paper
Design class – 11

Time: 3Hours Max.
Marks: 80

S. NoTypology of QuestionsVery Short Answer Objective type (VSA) (1 Mark)Short Answer-I (SA) (2 Marks)Long Answer-I (SA) (4 Marks)Long Answer (LA) (6 Marks)Total Marks% Weightage
1Remembering: Exhibit memory of previously learned material by recalling facts, terms, basic concepts, and answers.41111620
2Understanding: Demonstrate the understanding of facts and ideas by organizing, comparing, translating, interpreting, giving descriptions, and stating main ideas62312835
3Applying: Solve problems to new situations by applying acquired knowledge, facts, techniques and rules in a different way.62112025
Examine and break information into parts by identifying motives or causes. Make inferences and find evidence to support generalizations
Present and defend opinions by making judgments about information, the validity of ideas, or quality of work based on a set of criteria.
Compile information together in a different way by combining elements in a new pattern or proposing alternative solutions
Total20×1 =206×2 =126×4=244×6=2480100


Type of QuestionMark per QuestionTotal No. of QuestionsTotal Marks
LA I4624
LA II6424
  1. No chapter wise weightage. Care to be taken to cover all the chapters
  2. Suitable internal variations may be made for generating various templates keeping the overall weightage to the different form of questions and typology of questions same.
periodic tests ( Best 2 out of 3 tests conducted)10 marks
Mathematics Activities10 marks

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