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Latest CBSE Syllabus for Class 5 Mathematics

Latest CBSE Syllabus for Class 5 Mathematics

CBSE syllabus for class 5 Mathematics 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 as per new curriculum. CBSE syllabus is available for free download in PDF format. Download latest CBSE syllabus of 5th Mathematics as PDF format. Mathematics syllabus for cbse class 5 is also available in myCBSEguide app, the best app for CBSE students. 

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CBSE has special academics unit to design curriculum and syllabus. The syllabus for CBSE class 5 Mathematics is published by Central Secondary Education, Head Office in New Delhi. The latest syllabus for class 5 Mathematics includes list of topics and chapters in Mathematics. CBSE question papers are designed as per the syllabus prescribed for current session. 

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Geometry (16 hrs.)

  • Gets the feel of perspective while drawing a 3-D object in 2-D.
  • Gets the feel of an angle through observation and paper folding.
  • Identifies right angles in the environment.
  • Classifies angles into right, acute and obtuse angles.
  • Represents right angle, acute angle and obtuse angle by drawing and tracing.
  • Explores intuitively rotations and reflections of familiar 2-D shapes.
  • Explores intuitively symmetry in familiar 3-D shapes.
  • Makes the shapes of cubes, cylinders and cones using nets especially designed for this purpose.

Numbers (40 hrs.)

  • Finds place value in numbers beyond 1000.
  • Appreciates the role of place value in addition, subtraction and multiplication algorithms.
  • Uses informal and standard division algorithms.
  • Explains the meaning of factors and multiples.


  • Estimates sums, differences, products and quotients and verifies using approximation.


  • Finds the fractional part of a collection.
  • Compares fractions.
  • Identifies equivalent fractions.
  • Estimates the degree of closeness of a fraction to known fractions (12,14,34etc)(12,14,34etc)
  • Uses decimal fractions in the context of units of length and money.
  • Expresses a given fraction in decimal notation and vice versa.

Money (5 hrs.)

  • Applies the four operations in solving problems involving money.

Measurement (26 hrs.)

  • Determines area and perimeter of simple geometrical figures.
  • Applies the four operations in solving problems involving length, weight and volume.
  • Relates commonly used larger and smaller units of length, weight and volume and converts one to the other.
  • Applies simple fractions to quantities.
  • Converts fractional larger unit into complete smaller units.
  • Appreciates volume of a solid body: intuitively and also by informal measurement.
  • Uses addition and subtraction in finding time intervals in simple cases.

Data Handling (6 hrs.)

  • Collects two-dimensional quantitative data represents the data in the form of a table.
  • Draws a bar graph or a pictograph to present a data.

Patterns (6 hrs.)

  • Identifies patterns in square numbers, triangular numbers.
  • Relates sequences of odd numbers between consecutive square numbers.
  • Makes border strip and tiling patterns.

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