ICSE Biology Class 10 Syllabus 2023-24

The syllabus for ICSE Class 10 is believed to be the most challenging among other Board syllabi. Due to the COVID situation prevalent since 2019, ICSE has made several changes in their syllabus and paper pattern. So, it is important to be updated with all such changes for both teachers and students.

If you are aspiring to become a doctor or nurse in future, it’s one of the best subjects to study dedicatedly. As you go deeper while studying Biology, it makes you more curious to know more about the human body and organisms. There are various branches of Biology which you will really find interesting once you consolidate the concepts of class 10 Biology.

In this page, we have provided direct and free access to the revised Class 10 Biology Syllabus PDF for the 2022-23 session.

Revised Syllabus for 2022-23 Academic Session

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In the table given below, we have provided the Revised Syllabus for the 2022-23 session.


UNIT Sub Unit Marks
1. Basic Biology (i) Cell Cycle and Cell Division.
(ii) Structure of chromosomes.
(iii) Genetics: Mendel’s laws of inheritance and sex-linked inheritance of diseases.
2. Plant Physiology (i) Absorption by roots, imbibition, diffusion
and osmosis; osmotic pressure, root pressure, etc.
(ii) Transpiration - process and significance.
Ganong’s potometer and its limitations.
(iii) Photosynthesis.
(iv) Chemical coordination in Plants.
3. Human Anatomy and Physiology (i) Circulatory System.
(ii) Excretory System.
(iii) Nervous system
(iv) Endocrine System: General study of the
following glands: Adrenal, Pancreas, Thyroid and Pituitary.
(v) The Reproductive System.
4. Population Population explosion in India; need for adopting control measures - population control.
5. Pollution (i) Types and sources of pollution; major
(ii) Biodegradable and Non-biodegradable
(iii)Effects of pollution on climate, environment, human health and other organisms; control measures.
Practical Work

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