CBSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus for 2023-24 | Free PDF

Class 12 Biology Syllabus 2023-24

Syllabus for the 2023-24 academic year has been released for all Class 12 subjects. In an interesting turn of events, CBSE Sample Papers have also been released along with the syllabus, which calls for a paper pattern analysis.

We were prompt about prediction of the changes and have provided you with a detailed analysis of Class 12 Mathematics Syllabus below. In this page, you will find:

  • PDF download -> 2023-24 (expected) and past year syllabus
  • Competency Focus -> what is new
  • Detailed analysis -> deleted and added topics/ chapters

2023-24 Latest Syllabus Class 12 Biology

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2022-23 Reduced Syllabus Class 12 Biology

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CHAPTER-WISE SYLLABUS ANALYSIS (2023-24)

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CHAPTER-WISE SYLLABUS ANALYSIS (2022-23)
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❌ Chapter 1 - Reproduction in Organisms
Chapter 2 - Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
NIL
Chapter 3 - Human Reproduction
NIL
Chapter 4 - Reproductive Health
NIL
Chapter 5 - Principles of Inheritance and Variation
Sex determination - in human being, birds, grasshopper and honey bee
Mutation
Pedigree analysis
Sickle cell anaemia
Phenylketonuria
Chapter 6 - Molecular Basis of Inheritance
NIL
Chapter 7 - Evolution
✔️ Origin of life
✔️ Biological evolution and evidence for biological evolution (palaeontology, comparative anatomy, embryology and molecular evidence);
Lamarck’s theory of use and disuse of organs
✔️ Darwin's theory of evolution
✔️ Mechanism of evolution - variation (mutation and recombination) and natural selection with examples
✔️ Types of natural selection
✔️ Gene flow and genetic drift
✔️ Hardy - Weinberg's principle
Brief account of evolution
✔️ Adaptive radiation
✔️ Human evolution.
Chapter 8 - Human Health and Diseases
NIL
❌ Chapter 9 - Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production
Chapter 10 - Microbes in Human Welfare
NIL
Chapter 11 - Biotechnology - Principles and Processes
NIL
Chapter 12 - Biotechnology and its Applications
NIL
Chapter 13 - Organisms and Populations
NIL
Chapter 14 - Ecosystem
✔️ Ecosystem: structure and function
✔️ Productivity and decomposition
✔️ Energy flow
✔️ Pyramids of number, biomass, energy
Nutrient cycles (carbon and phosphorous)
Ecological succession
✔️ Ecological services - carbon fixation, pollination, seed dispersal, oxygen release (in brief)
Chapter 15 - Biodiversity and Conservation
NIL
Chapter 16 - Environmental Issues

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