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CBSE Class 12 Syllabus 2022-23 - Free PDF - Revised

CBSE class 12 syllabus for the session 2022-23 is released. Students can get it from the myCBSEguide App or Student Dashboard. We have uploaded the latest CBSE syllabus for class 12 Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Accountancy, Business Studies, History, Geography and other subjects. This syllabus is also available on CBSE's official website. 

CBSE syllabus for class 12

CBSE Class 12 Syllabus

Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi releases a curriculum document at the beginning of the academic session every year. This curriculum booklet comprises a detailed syllabus for all the subjects. 

CBSE class 12 syllabus for the session 2022-23 is also available for free download on CBSE's official website cbseacademic.gov.in. Students can download the same from the myCBSEguide website and mobile app.

CBSE Class 12 Syllabus (All Subjects)

What's New in Class 12 Syllabus 2022-23?

The first thing is that the syllabus is reduced and many chapters have been deleted this year. Secondly, CBSE has decided to conduct only annual exams and there will be no more term exams. 

More Weightage to Objective Questions

CBSE will ask more multiple-choice questions (MCQ) this year. We have noticed that there are up to 50% MCQs in language subjects. If the same pattern is followed in other core subjects, students will get an ample number of MCQs in their exams this year.

Case Study Questions

This year too, CBSE will ask case study questions in class 12 board exams. CBSE class 12 syllabus emphasized questions based on real-life situations. CBSE class 12 syllabus 2022-23 will have more questions on case studies. 

CBSE Class 12 Physics Syllabus

CBSE class 12 Physics syllabus for the session 2022-23 has some chapter-level changes. CBSE has deleted some topics and a few chapters are deleted. Students must go through the new revised and reduced syllabus of class 12 Physics to understand the changes. 

CBSE Class 12 Physics Syllabus

  Chapter Name No. of Periods Marks
Unit-I Electrostatics 26 16
  Chapter–1: Electric Charges and Fields
  Chapter–2: Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
Unit-II Current Electricity 18
  Chapter–3: Current Electricity
Unit-III Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism 25 17
  Chapter–4: Moving Charges and Magnetism
  Chapter–5: Magnetism and Matter
Unit-IV Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents 24
  Chapter–6: Electromagnetic Induction
  Chapter–7: Alternating Current
Unit-V Electromagnetic Waves 04 18
  Chapter–8: Electromagnetic Waves
Unit-VI Optics 30
  Chapter–9: Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
  Chapter–10: Wave Optics
Unit-VII Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter 08 12
  Chapter–11: Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
Unit-VIII Atoms and Nuclei 15
  Chapter–12: Atoms
  Chapter–13: Nuclei
Unit-IX Electronic Devices 10 7
  Chapter–14: Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits
Total 160 70

The theory consists of 70 marks and 30 marks for practicals. Topics of practical are given here. Please go to the download links.

CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Syllabus

The biggest change CBSE made in the class 12 Chemistry syllabus is that the total number of chapters is reduced to 10 from 16. It means students will study only 10 chapters in the session 2022-23 in class 12 Chemistry. 

CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Syllabus

S.No. Title No. of Periods Marks
1. Solutions 15 7
2. Electrochemistry 18 9
3. Chemical Kinetics 15 7
4. d - and f - Block Elements 18 7
5. Coordination Compounds 18 7
6. Haloalkanes and Haloarenes 15 6
7. Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers 14 6
8. Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids 15 8
9. Amines 14 6
10. Biomolecules 18 7
  Total 160 70

CBSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus

CBSE Class 12 Biology syllabus for session 2022-23 has only 5 units and 13 chapters. CBSE has deleted some chapters. For example, chapter-1 and chapter-9 are completely deleted from the class 12 Biology syllabus. 

CBSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus

Unit Title Marks
VI Reproduction 16
VII Genetics and Evolution 20
VIII Biology and Human Welfare 12
IX Biotechnology and its Applications 12
X Ecology and Environment 10
  Total 70

CBSE Class 12 Mathematics Syllabus

Class 12 Maths syllabus for the session 2022-23 is available on the myCBSEguide App for free download. Students can download it as a PDF file from CBSE's official website too. 

This year CBSE has deleted many exercises from many chapters. We recommend students check the syllabus properly and follow the latest updates by CBSE on the class 12 Maths syllabus.

CBSE Class 12 Maths Syllabus

No. Units No. of Periods Marks
I. Relations and Functions 30 08
II. Algebra 50 10
III. Calculus 80 35
IV. Vectors and Three-Dimensional Geometry 30 14
V. Linear Programming 20 05
VI. Probability 30 08
  Total 240 80
  Internal Assessment   20

CBSE Class 12 Accountancy Syllabus

The whole syllabus of CBSE class 12 Accountancy is divided into 3 parts, Part A- Accounting for partnership firms and companies, Part B-Financial statements analysis, and Part C- Project work. the theory contains 80 marks while project work is 20 marks. All details are provided on the myCBSEguide App regarding the updated syllabus of Accountancy for class 12.

CBSE Class 12 Accountancy Syllabus

Units   Periods Marks
Part A Accounting for Partnership Firms and Companies    
  Unit 1. Accounting for Partnership Firms 105 36
  Unit 2. Accounting for Companies 45 24
    150 60
Part B Financial Statement Analysis    
  Unit 3. Analysis of Financial Statements 30 12
  Unit 4. Cash Flow Statement 20 8
    50 20
Part C Project Work 20 20
  Project work will include:    
  Project File: 4 Marks    
  Written Test: 12 Marks (One Hour)    
  Viva Voce: 4 Marks    
OR
Part B Computerized Accounting    
  Unit 4. Computerized Accounting 50 20
Part C Practical Work 20 20
  Practical work will include:    
  Practical File 4 Marks    
  Practical Examination 12 Marks (One Hour)    
  Viva Voce 4 Marks    

CBSE Syllabus Class 12 Economics

CBSE Class 11 Economics syllabus has 2 parts: Indian Economy and Introductory Macroeconomics. Each part has 5 units which carry 80 marks in total. The syllabus of Economics is also having some changes. Some topics are now deleted.

CBSE Class 12 Economics Syllabus

Units   Marks Periods
Part A Introductory Macroeconomics    
Unit 1 National Income and Related Aggregates 10 30
Unit 2 Money and Banking 06 15
Unit 3 Determination of Income and Employment 12 30
Unit 4 Government Budget and the Economy 06 17
Unit 5 Balance of Payments 06 18
    40  
Part B Indian Economic Development    
Unit 6 Development Experience (1947-90) and Economic Reforms since 1991 12 28
Unit 7 Current Challenges facing Indian Economy 20 50
Unit 8 Development Experience of India – A Comparison with Neighbours 08 12
  Theory Paper (40+40 = 80 Marks) 40 200
Part C Project Work 20 20

CBSE Syllabus Class 12 Business studies

The syllabus of class 12 Business studies has been divided into 3 major parts.

Part A is the Principle and function of management. Part B is Business finance and marketing. Part C deals with project work for 20 marks. Business, Finance, Management, Marketing and Planning are the major topics of Business studies. Students must acknowledge this subject for overall advancement.

CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Syllabus

Units   Periods Marks
Unit A Principles and Functions of Management    
1 Nature and Significance of Management 12 16
2 Principles of Management 14
3 Business Environment 12
4 Planning 14 14
5 Organising 15
6 Staffing 16 20
7 Directing 15
8 Controlling 12
  Total 1100 50
Part B Business Finance and Marketing    
9 Financial Management 20 15
10 Financial Markets 18
11 Marketing Management 30 15
12 Consumer Protection 12
  Total 80 30
Part C Project Work (One) 30 20

CBSE Syllabus Class 12 English Core

CBSE class 12 English Core has three sections. Section A - Reading comprehension contains questions from Very short answer type, factual passages, discursive passages, and literary passages. Section B - Writing skills short type, long answer type, letter type and very long answer type question. Section C - Literature and extended reading texts contain questions from textbooks.

Reference books are:

Flamingo: English Reader published by NCERT, New Delhi
Vistas: supplementary reader published by NCERT, New Delhi

CBSE Class 12 English Core Syllabus

CBSE Syllabus Class 12 Hindi Core

The language subjects are important and sometimes high scoring as well. Syllabus structure with marking system and reference books are given below:

  • Part A: Apathit Bodh
  • Part B: Karyalayi Hindi aur Rachnatmak lekhan
  • Part C: Pathyapustak

CBSE has deleted some chapters from class 12 Hindi Core syllabus 2022-23. The grammar and writing part is also reduced this year. 

CBSE Class 12 Hindi Core Syllabus

CBSE Syllabus Class 12 History

CBSE History syllabus for the session 2022-23 is reduced this year. CBSE has deleted some chapters and some topics from the chapters. 

CBSE Class 12 History Syllabus

THEMES Periods Marks
Themes In Indian History Part-I   25
Theme 1 Bricks, Beads and Bones 15
Theme 2 Kings, Farmers and Towns 15
Theme 3 Kinship, Caste and Class 15
Theme 4 Thinkers, Beliefs and Buildings 14
Themes In Indian History Part-II   25
Theme 5 Through the Eyes of Travellers 15
Theme 6 Bhakti –Sufi Traditions 15
Theme 7 An Imperial Capital: Vijayanagar 15
Theme 8 – Peasants, Zamindars and the State 15
Themes In Indian History Part-III   25
Theme 10 Colonialism and The Countryside 15
Theme 11 Rebels and the Raj 15
Theme 13 Mahatma Gandhi and the Nationalist Movement 15
Theme 15 Framing the Constitution 15
Including Map Work of The Related Themes 15 5
Total   80
Project work 25 20
Total 220 100

CBSE Syllabus Class 12 Political Science

Class 12 Political Science syllabus for March 2023 exam has two books Contemporary World Politics and Politics in India since Independence. CBSE will ask a total of 80 mark questions from these two books. The other 20 marks are for project work.

CBSE Class 12 Political Science Syllabus

Units Contents Periods
1 The End of Bipolarity 18
2 New Centers of Power 12
3 Contemporary South Asia
4 United Nations and its Organizations 10
5 Security in Contemporary World 10
6 Environment and Natural Resources
7 Globalization
  Total 40

Part B: Politics in India since Independence

Units Contents Marks
1 Challenges of Nation-Building 08
2 Planned Development
3 India's Foreign Policy 08
4 Parties and the Party Systems in India 12
5 Democratic Resurgence
5 Social and New Social Movements in India 12
6 Regional Aspirations
7 Indian Politics: Trends and Developments
  Total 40

CBSE Syllabus class-12 Geography

Knowledge of Geography work as a catalyst in any arena of study. With the inclusion of project and map work, this subject is playing a big role in imparting a sense of geographical activity and things surrounding us. A full-fledged syllabus data is uploaded in this column.    

The whole syllabus is summarized in 3 parts. Notable details are given herewith marks analysis.

  • Part A -Fundamentals of human geography. It has 5 units with map works. 
  • Part B- India: People and economy. It has 5 units with map work.
  • Part C- Practical work

CBSE Class 12 Geography Syllabus

Part Units No. of Periods Marks
Fundamentals of Human Geography 90 35 Marks
  Unit 1: Human Geography 07 30
  Unit 2: People 20
  Unit 3: Human Activities 32
  Unit 4: Transport, Communication and Trade 26
  Map Work 05 5
B India: People and Economy 90 35 Marks
  Unit 6: People 15 30
  Unit 7: Human Settlements 10
  Unit 8: Resources and Development 30
  Unit 9: Transport, Communication and International Trade 15
  Unit 10: Geographical Perspective on selected issues and problems 15
  Map Work 05 5
  Total 180 70 Marks
C Practical Work in Geography Part II 40 30 Marks
  Unit 1: Processing of Data and Thematic Mapping 25 15
  Unit 2: Spatial Information Technology 15 10
  Practical Record Book and Viva Voce   5

CBSE Syllabus Class 12 Sociology

To understand the social aspects and their impact on society, this subject is introduced by CBSE. Cultural diversity, Social inequality, Globalization and Social change are the main topics that are to be learned thoroughly.

The syllabus of sociology for class 12 has 2 books.

  • Indian Society
  • Change and development in Indian society:
  • Practical exam and Viva-voce

CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus

Units   No. of periods Marks
A Indian Society    
  1 Introducing Indian Society 0 Non-evaluate
  2 The Demographic Structure of Indian Society 10 10
  3 Social Institutions: Continuity and Change 12 10
  5 Patterns of Social Inequality and Exclusion 18 10
  6 The Challenges of Cultural Diversity 22 10
  7 Suggestions for Project Work 10 Non-evaluative
    Total 40
B Social Change and Development in Indian    
  8 Structural Change 8 5
  9 Cultural Change 12 5
  11 Change and Development in Rural Society 10 10
  12 Change and Development in Industrial Society 12 10
  15 Social Movements 18 10
    Total 40
  Total 132 80

CBSE Syllabus Class 12 Home Science

The course structure is divided into 6 units for 70 marks and 30 marks are kept for practicals.

Some of the important topics of the latest syllabus are Human development, Nutrition during life span, Money management and consumer education, Community development and Career after-home science education. This subject is included to impart knowledge of nutrition, Money management, and community development during the life span.

CBSE Class 12 Home Science Syllabus

No. Units Marks No. of Periods
1 Work, Livelihood and Career 05 10
2 Nutrition, Food Science and Technology 23 33
3 Human Development and Family Studies 10 24
4 Fabric and Apparel 17 28
5 Resource Management 10 24
6 Communication and Extension 05 07
  THEORY 70 126
  PRACTICAL 30 28
  GRAND TOTAL 100 154
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