CBSE Class 12 Physics Syllabus 2020-2021

CBSE Class 12 Physics Syllabus 2020-2021

CBSE Syllabus for Class 12 Physics Academic Year 2020-2021

The Central Board of Secondary Education popularly known as CBSE is the nodal agency responsible for creating the CBSE syllabus for Class 12 Physics and conducting the exam. CBSE Class 12 Physics Syllabus 2021-2022

Class 12 is the most crucial stage in every student’s life. 

The CBSE Syllabus for Class 12 is designed to help students develop a clear broad understanding of the course structure and its objectives. With the CBSE syllabus, Class 12 students get to know the chapters and concepts to be covered in all subjects.

To download the CBSE Syllabus for class 12 Physics click on the pdf  link provided below.

The PDF also contains the list of Physics experiments consisting complete detail of the practical syllabus.

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CBSE Class 12 Physics (Deleted) Syllabus Portion PDF for 2020-21

Class 12 Physics syllabus along with marking scheme and number of periods required for completing each unit.

Unit No.Name of UnitNo. of PeriodsMarks
Unit–IElectrostatics2316
Chapter–1: Electric Charges and Fields
Chapter–2: Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
Unit-IICurrent Electricity15
Chapter–3: Current Electricity
Unit-IIIMagnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism1617
Chapter–4: Moving Charges and Magnetism
Chapter–5: Magnetism and Matter
Unit-IVElectromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents19
Chapter–6: Electromagnetic Induction
Chapter–7: Alternating Current
Unit–VElectromagnetic Waves0218
Chapter–8: Electromagnetic Waves
Unit–VIOptics18
Chapter–9: Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
Chapter–10: Wave Optics
Unit–VIIDual Nature of Radiation and Matter0712
Chapter–11: Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
Unit–VIIIAtoms and Nuclei11
Chapter–12: Atoms
Chapter–13: Nuclei
Unit–IXElectronic Devices077
Chapter–14: Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits
Total11870

CBSE Class 12 Physics Practical Syllabus

SECTION–A

  1. Determining the resistance per cm of a given wire by plotting a graph for potential difference versus current.
  2. Finding the resistance of a given wire using a meter bridge and determining the resistivity (specific resistance) of its material.
  3. Verifying the laws of combination (series) of resistances using a meter bridge. OR Verifying the laws of combination (parallel) of resistances using a meter bridge.
  4. Comparing the EMF of two given primary cells using a potentiometer.
  5. Determining the internal resistance of a given primary cell using a potentiometer.
  6. Determining the resistance of a galvanometer by the half-deflection method and finding its figure of merit.
  7. Converting a given galvanometer (of known resistance and figure of merit) into a voltmeter of desired range and verifying the same. OR Converting a given galvanometer (of known resistance and figure of merit) into an ammeter of desired range and verifying the same.
  8. Finding the frequency of AC mains with a sonometer.

SECTION–B

  1. Finding the value of v for different values of u in the case of a concave mirror and determining the focal length.
  2. Finding the focal length of a convex mirror using a convex lens.
  3. Finding the focal length of a convex lens by plotting graphs between u and v or between 1/u and 1/v.
  4. Finding the focal length of a concave lens using a convex lens.
  5. Determining the angle of minimum deviation for a given prism by plotting a graph between angle of incidence and angle of deviation.
  6. Determining the refractive index of a glass slab using a traveling microscope.
  7. Finding the refractive index of a liquid by using a convex lens and plane mirror.
  8. Drawing the I-V characteristic curve for a p-n junction in forwarding bias and reverse bias.
  9. Drawing the characteristic curve of a zener diode and determining its reverse breakdown voltage.

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