CBSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus 2020-2021

Class 12 Biology is an important subject which mainly deals with life, living organisms, nature, etc. CBSE board publishes the new and revised curriculum for every subject and continues modifying the course for students benefits. CBSE syllabus for Class 12 Biology for the academic year 2020-2021 includes all the essential topics in order to provide a clear idea about the curriculum. The syllabus is prepared by a group of subject experts which includes topics such as reproduction, genetics, and evolution, etc. Class 12 Biology syllabus of CBSE board also provides information about the marking scheme of each topic.

Download CBSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus PDF 2020-2021

Mentioned below CBSE Class 12 Biology syllabus for 2020-2021 along with the marking scheme and no. of periods. Students can get the number of chapters and subtopics under each unit in the Pdf provided above.

Unit Title No. of Periods Marks
VI Reproduction 30 14
VII Genetics and Evolution 40 18
VIII Biology and Human Welfare 30 14
IX Biotechnology and its Applications 30 10
X Ecology and Environment 30 14
Total 160 70

Students can check out the syllabus of class 1 to class 12 for all the subjects by visiting CBSE Syllabus page.

CBSE Class 12 Biology Practicals Evaluation Scheme

In Biology subject practicals play an important role. Students must focus on practicals simultaneously with the theory learning as it will help them in understanding the subject in a better way. Total 30 marks are devoted to the practicals. performing well in Biology Practicals will increase their overall score in Biology subject. Students can find the list of experiments of class 12 Biology in the syllabus pdf. The table below shows the Evaluation Scheme for CBSE Class 12 Practical exam.

Evaluation Scheme Marks
One Major Experiment 5
One Minor Experiment 4
Slide Preparation 5
Spotting 7
Practical Record + Viva Voce Credit to the students’ work over the academic session may be given 4
Project Record + Viva Voce 5
Total 30

After knowing the CBSE Class 12 syllabus, students must prepare a study plan for themselves. Through this, their studies will be on track and they could able to finish the syllabus on time. Also, they get time for practising the CBSE Class 12 Biology previous years papers and sample papers. So, start studying from the beginning of the academic session to excel in 12th board exam.

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