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CBSE Reduces Syllabus For Class 10th And 12th By 30% Due To COVID-19; Check Details Here

‘Change is inevitable’ elucidated by COVID-19. This pandemic affected many sectors worldwide same as the educational sector in India as well as the world are affected badly. Students have been attending their classes online around 32 crore students undergone this situation because all educational activities were halted in India. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSS) has come up with new rules and reduced syllabus for the upcoming candidates appearing for the board exam. Looking forward to the English syllabus for class 10 and 12, CBSE reduces 30% due to COVID-19, As per the CBSE statement: Reduction will be in terms of retaining the core concepts, however, the reduced syllabus will not be a part of the internal assessment.

Check New : CBSE Revised Term wise Syllabus for Class 10th and 12th Board Exams 2022


Class 10th Deleted Syllabus

Revised curriculum for Class 10 English

To lower the burden on students as the schools were closed, CBSE has reduced almost 30% for class 10 in English. Here are the topics removed;

Grammar section

Their comes an integrated test practice from that use of passive voice question is deleted, clauses have been removed from the same section where comes noun, adverb clauses of condition and time, relative. Thirdly Preposition has been removed.

Literature Section

In the literature part, from these two books chapters are reduced:

1. How to Tell Wild Animals
2. Trees
3. Fog
4. Mijbil the Otter
5. For Anne Gregory

1. The Midnight Visitor
2. A Question of Trust
3. The Book that Saved the Earth.

Revise curriculum for Class 10 Maths

Chapters Topics
Unit-1 Number System
Real Number Euclid’s division lemma
Unit-2 Algebra
Polynomial Statement and simple problems on division algorithm for polynomials with real coefficients.
Pair of Linear Equations in two variables Cross Multiplication Method
Quadratic Equations Situational problems based on equations reducible to quadratic equations
Arithmetic Progression Application in solving daily life problems based on the sum to n terms
Unit-3 Coordinate Geometry
Coordinate Geometry Area of Triangle
Unit-4 Geometry
  • Proof of the following theorems are deleted
  • The ratio of the areas of two similar triangles is equal to the ratio of the squares of their corresponding sides.
  • In a triangle, if the square on one side is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides, the angle opposite to the first side is a right angle
Constructions Construction of a triangle similar to a given triangle.
Unit- 5 Trigonometry
Introduction to Trigonometry Motivate the ratios whichever are defined at 0o and 90o
Trigonometric Identities Trigonometric ratios of complementary angles
Unit -6 Mensuration
Areas Related to Circles Problems on the central angle of 120°
Surface Areas & Volumes Frustum of a cone
Unit- 7 Statistics & Probability
  • Step deviation Method for finding the mean
  • Cumulative Frequency graph

Revised curriculum for Class 10 Science

Unit I: Chemical Substances – Nature and Behaviour
           Chapter Topics
Metals and Non-metals Basic metallurgical processes; Corrosion and its prevention.
Carbon Compounds Nomenclature of carbon compounds containing functional groups (halogens, alcohol, ketones, aldehydes, alkanes and alkynes), the difference between saturated hydrocarbons and unsaturated hydrocarbons. Chemical properties of carbon compounds (combustion, oxidation, addition and substitution reaction). Ethanol and Ethanoic acid (only properties and uses), soaps and detergents.
Unit II: World of Living
Control and co-ordination in animals and plants

(Whole Chapter Removed)

Tropic movements in plants; Introduction of plant hormones; Control and co-ordination in animals: Nervous system; Voluntary, involuntary and reflex action; Chemical co-ordination: animal hormones
Heredity and Evolution Basic concepts of evolution
Unit III: Natural Phenomena
The Human Eye and the Colourful World The functioning of a lens in the human eye, defects of vision and their corrections, applications of spherical mirrors and lenses
Unit IV: Effects of Current
Magnetic Effects of Current :
  • Electric Generator, Direct current.
  • Alternating current: frequency of AC, Advantage of AC over DC.
  • Domestic electric circuits
Unit V: Natural Resources
Sources of Energy

(Whole Chapter Deleted)

Different forms of energy, conventional and non-conventional sources of energy: Fossil fuels, solar energy; biogas; wind, water and tidal energy; Nuclear energy. Renewable versus non-renewable sources of Energy.
Management of Natural Resources

(This chapter is to be prepared only for Internal Assessment. It will not be assessed in the Annual Board Examination)

Conservation and judicious use of natural resources. Forest and wildlife; Coal and Petroleum conservation. Examples of people’s participation in the conservation of natural resources. Big dams: advantages and limitations; alternatives, if any. Water harvesting. Sustainability of natural resources.

Revised curriculum for Class 10 Social Science

Unit-1: India and the contemporary world- II (History)
Chapter No. and Chapter Name (NCERT Textbook) Recommended Portion for deletion
Chapter 2: Livelihoods, Economies and Societies NOTE- Anyone out of these two chapters (CH-3/CH4)

Chapter 3: The Making of a Global World

Chapter 4: The Age of Industrialisation

The chosen Chapter to be assessed in the Periodic Tests and not in Board Examination.
Section 3: Everyday Life, Culture and Politics Chapter 5: Print Culture and the Modern World Complete Chapter
Unit 2: Contemporary India-II (Geography)
Chapter No. and Chapter Name (NCERT Textbook) Recommended Portion for deletion
Chapter 2: Forest and Wildlife Complete Chapter
Chapter 3: Water Resources Complete Chapter except for Map Items which will be assessed in the Examination
Chapter 5: Mineral and Energy Resources Complete Chapter except for Map Items which will be assessed in the Examination
Unit- 3: Democratic Politics–II (Political Science)
Chapter 3: Democracy and Diversity Complete Chapter
Chapter 4: Gender, Religion and Caste Complete Chapter
Chapter 5: Popular Struggles and Movements Complete Chapter
Chapter 8: Challenges to Democracy Complete Chapter

Revised curriculum for Class 10 Hindi Course ACBSE Reduces Syllabus For Class 10 And 12 By 30% Due To COVID-19: Check Revised Syllabus_30.1

Revised Curriculum for Class 10 Hindi Course B

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Revised curriculum for Class 10 Computer Application

Unit 4: Scratch or Python (Theory and Practical)

Alternative 1: Scratch

  • Revision of the basics of Scratch
  • Sprite, tempo, variables, and events
  • Coordinates and conditionals
  • Drawing with iteration
  • Update variables repeatedly, iterative development, ask and answer blocks
  • Create games, animated images, stories and songs


Alternative 2: Python

  • Revision of Python basics
  • Conditionals: if, if-else statements
  • Loops: for, while (e.g., the sum of first 10 natural numbers)
  • Practice simple programs

Revised curriculum for Class 10 Home Science

Unit Topic Deleted
Unit I: Human growth &development II Problems of adolescents
Unit II: Management of Resources: Time, Energy and Money Family Income
Unit V: Food Safety and Consumer Education Consumer Education
Unit VI: Care and Maintenance of Fabrics and Apparel Readymade Garments

Class 12th Deleted Syllabus

Revised curriculum for Class 12 English

English Core

From the reading section, Note making and Summarizing topic are reduced.

Literature Section

In the literature part, from there two books chapters are reduced:

1. Poets and Pancakes 1. A Roadside Stand
2. The interview
3. Going Places

1. The Tiger King
2. Journey to the end of the Earth
3. Memories of childhood

Writing Section

The following topics are deleted:
• Poster making
• Business or official letter for making enquiries, registering complaints, asking for and giving in orders and sending replies.
• Speech, Debate

Revised Curriculum of Class 12 Maths

Chapters Topics
Unit-1 Relations And Functions
Relation & Functions Composite functions, the inverse of a function
Inverse Trigonometry Functions
  • Graphs of inverse trigonometric  functions
  • Elementary properties of inverse trigonometric functions
Unit-2 Algebra
  • Existence of non-zero matrices whose product is the zero matrices.
  • Concept of elementary row and column operations.
  • Proof of the uniqueness of inverse, if it exists.
  • Properties of Determinants
  • Consistency, inconsistency and number of  solutions of a system of linear equations by examples
Unit-3 Calculus
Continuity And Differentiability Rolle’s and Lagrange’s Mean Value Theorems (without proof) and their geometric interpretation.
Applications of Derivatives Rate of change of bodies, use of derivatives in approximation
Integrals Definite integrals as a limit of a sum
Applications of Integrals The area between any of the two above-said curves
Differential Equations
  • Formation of differential equation whose general solution is given.
  • Solutions of the linear differential equation of the type: dx/dy + px = q, where p and q are a function of y or constant.
Unit-4 Vectors and Three- Dimensional Geometry
Vectors Scalar triple product of vectors.
Three-dimensional Geometry The angle between (i) two lines, (ii) two planes, (iii) a line and a plane.
Unit- 5 Linear Programming
Introduction to Trigonometry
  • The mathematical formulation of L.P. problems
  • (unbounded)
Unit -6 Probability
Probability Mean and variance of a random variable. Binomial probability distribution.

Revised curriculum For Class 12 Hindi Elective

CBSE Reduces Syllabus For Class 10 And 12 By 30% Due To COVID-19: Check Revised Syllabus_50.1

Revised curriculum For Class 12 Hindi Core

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Revised Curriculum of Class 12 Physics

Chapters Topics Deleted
Chapter-1  Electric charges and fields Uniformly charged thin spherical shell (field inside and outside).
Chapter-3 Current  Electricity
  • Carbon resistors,  colour  code   for  carbon resistors
  • Series  and  parallel  combinations  of resistors
Chapter-4 Moving Charges and Magnetism Cyclotron
Chapter- 5 Magnetism and Matter
  • Magnetic field intensity due to a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) along its axis and perpendicular to its axis
  • Torque  on a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) in a uniform magnetic field
  • Para-, dia- and ferromagnetic substances, with examples
  • Electromagnets and factors affecting their strengths,
  • Permanent magnets
Chapter-7 Alternating Current
  • Power  factor
  • Wattless current
Chapter-8 Electromagnetic Waves Basic idea of displacement current
Chapter-9 Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
  • Reflection of light,
  • Spherical mirrors,(recapitulation)
  • Mirror formula
  • Scattering of light – the blue colour of the sky and the reddish appearance of the sun at sunrise and sunset.
  • Resolving power of microscope and astronomical telescope,
  • Polarisation
  • Plane polarised light
  • Brewster’s law,
  • Uses of plane polarised light and Polaroids
Chapter-11 Dual Nature  of radiation and matter Davisson-Germer experiment
Chapter-13 Nuclei
  • Radioactivity, alpha, beta  and gamma particles/rays and their properties
  • Radioactive decay law, half-life and mean life
  • Binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number
Chapter-14 Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits
  • Zener  diode and their characteristics,
  • Zener diode as a voltage regulator
  • Practicals: No investigatory project and Activity to be demonstrated
  • 8 experiments ( clubbed based on skills ) in place of 12.

Revised Curriculum For Class 12 Chemistry

Chapters Topics Deleted
Chapter-1 Solid State Electrical and magnetic properties. Band theory of metals, conductors,  semiconductors  and   insulators and n and p-type semiconductors
Chapter-2 Solutions Abnormal molecular mass, Van’t Hoff factor
Chapter-3 Electrochemistry Lead accumulator, fuel cells, corrosion, law of electrolysis (elementary idea), dry cell- electrolytic cells and Galvanic Cells
Chapter- 4 Chemical Kinetics Concept of collision theory (elementary idea, no mathematical treatment), activation energy, Arrhenius equation
Chapter-5 Surface Chemistry Emulsion – types of emulsions, catalysis: homogeneous and heterogeneous, activity and selectivity of solid catalysts; enzyme catalysis
Chapter-6 General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements Entire unit
Chapter-7 p-Block Elements Preparation and properties of Phosphine, Sulphuric Acid: industrial process of manufacture, Oxides of Nitrogen (Structure only); Phosphorus – allotropic forms, compounds of Phosphorus: Preparation and properties of Halides and Oxo acids (elementary idea only).
Chapter-8 d and f Block Elements The chemical reactivity of lanthanides, Actinides -Electronic configuration, oxidation states and comparison with lanthanide. Preparation and properties of KMnO4  and K2Cr2O7
Chapter-9 Coordination Compounds Structure and stereoisomerism, the importance of coordination compounds (in qualitative analysis, extraction of metals and biological system)
Chapter-10 Haloalkanes and Haloarenes Uses and environmental effects of -dichloromethane, trichloromethane, tetrachloromethane, iodoform, freons, DDT.
Chapter- 11 Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers Uses with special reference to methanol and ethanol.
Chapter-13 Amines Diazonium salts: Preparation, chemical reactions and importance in synthetic organic chemistry.
Chapter-14 Biomolecules Oligosaccharides  (sucrose, lactose, maltose), polysaccharides (starch, cellulose, glycogen), the importance of carbohydrates. Vitamins– classification and functions. Enzymes. Hormones – Elementary idea excluding structure.
Chapter-15 Polymers Entire chapter
Chapter-16 Chemistry in Everyday life Entire chapter
Chemistry Practical

Following portions should be considered deleted.

A. Surface Chemistry

a. Preparation of one lyophilic and one lyophobic sol Lyophilic sol – starch, egg albumin and gum Lyophobic sol – aluminium hydroxide, ferric hydroxide, arsenous sulphide.

b. Dialysis of sol-prepared in (a)above.

c. Study of the role of emulsifying agents in stabilizing the emulsion of different oils.

B. Chemical Kinetics

a. Effect of concentration and temperature on the rate of reaction between Sodium Thiosulphate and Hydrochloric acid.

b. Study of reaction rates of any one of the following:

i) Reaction of  Iodide ion with  Hydrogen   Peroxide at room temperature using different concentrations of Iodide Ions.

ii) Reaction between  Potassium  Iodate,  (KIO3)  and Sodium  Sulphite:  (Na2SO3)using starch solution as an indicator (clock reaction).

C. Thermochemistry (Any one of the following experiments)

i) Enthalpy of dissolution of Copper Sulphate or Potassium Nitrate.

ii) Enthalpy of neutralization of strong acid (HCI) and strong base(NaOH).

iii) Determination of enthalpy change during interaction  (Hydrogen bond formation)  between Acetone and Chloroform.

D. Electrochemistry   

Variation of cell potential in   Zn/Zn2+|| Cu2+/Cu   with a change in concentration of electrolytes (CuSO4 or ZnSO4) at room temperature.

G. Preparation of Organic Compounds 

Preparation of any one of the following compounds

i) Acetanilide

ii) Di-benzal Acetone

iii) p-Nitroacetanilide

Aniline yellow or 2 – Naphthol Aniline Dye

Revised curriculum of Class 12 Biology

Chapters Topics
Unit-6 Reproduction
Chapter-1: Reproduction in Organism Reproduction,  a  characteristic feature of all organisms for continuation of species; Modes of reproduction – asexual and sexual reproduction; asexual reproduction – binary fission, sporulation, budding, gemmule formation, fragmentation; vegetative propagation in plants.
Unit-7 Genetics and Evolution
Chapter-7 Evolution Origin of life;  biological evolution and evidence for biological evolution (palaeontology, comparative anatomy, embryology and molecular evidence); Darwin’s contribution, the modern synthetic 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; adaptive radiation; human evolution.
Unit-8 Biology and Human Welfare
Chapter-9 Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production Animal husbandry, Plant breeding, tissue culture, single-cell protein.
Unit-10 Ecology and Environment
Chapter-14 Ecosystem Ecosystems:  Patterns,  components;  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-16 Environmental Issues Air pollution and its control; water pollution and its control; agrochemicals and their effects; solid waste management; radioactive waste management; greenhouse effect and climate change impact and mitigation;  ozone layer depletion; deforestation;  exemplifying case study as a success story addressing the environmental issue(s).

A. List of Experiments

1.   Study the presence of suspended particulate matter in the air at two widely different sites.

2.   Study the plant population density by the quadrat method.

3.   Study the plant population frequency by the quadrat method.

B. Study/Observer of the following (spotting)

1.   Pollen germination on stigma through a  permanent slide or scanning electron micrograph.

2.   Mendelian inheritance using seeds of different colour/sizes of any plant.

3.   Controlled pollination – emasculation, tagging and bagging.

Revised Curriculum of Class 12 Business Studies

Part-A Principles and Functions of Management

Unit Topic deleted
Unit 3: Business Environment Demonetization – concept
Impact of  Government policy  changes on  business with special reference to liberalization, privatization and globalization in India
Unit 4: Planning Single-use and standing plans. Objectives, Strategy, Policy, Procedure, method Rule, budget and Programme
Unit 5: Organising Topics Deleted
Formal and informal organisation- concept
Unit 6: Staffing Staffing  as  a  part  of the Human  Resource  Management concept
Unit 7: Directing barriers to effective communication, how to overcome the barriers
Unit 8: Controlling Relationship between planning and controlling

Part B: Business Finance and Marketing

Unit Topic deleted
Unit 11: Marketing Physical Distribution – components and channels of distribution
Unit 12: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection: the importance
Consumer awareness – Role of consumer organizations and  Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

Revised Curriculum of Class 12 Economics

Part-A Introductory Macroeconomics

Unit Topics Deleted
Unit 2: Money and Banking Control of Credit through Bank Rate, CRR, SLR, Repo Rate and Reverse Repo Rate, Open Market    Operations, Margin requirement.
Unit 5: Balance of Payments Balance of payments deficit-meaning. Determination of exchange rate in a free market.

Part B: Indian Economic Development

Unit Topics Deleted
Unit 7: Current challenges facing the Indian Economy Growth of Education Sector in India alternative farming – organic farming

Infrastructure: Energy

Revised Curriculum of Class 12 Physical Education

Chapters Topics Deleted
Unit I Planning in Sports
  • Intramural & Extramural – Meaning, Objectives & Its Significance
  • Specific Sports Programme (Sports Day, Health Run, Run For Fun, Run For Specific Cause & Run For Unity)
Unit III Yoga & Lifestyle Back Pain: Tadasana, Ardh Matsyendrasana, Vakrasana, Shalabhasana, Bhujangasana
Unit IV Physical Education & Sports for CWSN (Children With Special Needs – Divyang) Advantage of Physical Activities for children with special needs
Unit V Children & Women in Sports
  • Special consideration (Menarch & Menstural Disfunction)
  • Female Athletes Triad (Oestoperosis, Amenoria, Eating Disorders)
Unit VI Test & Measurement in Sports General Motor Fitness–Barrow three-item general motor ability(Standing Broad Jump, Zig Zag Run, Medicine Ball Put – For Boys: 03 Kg & For Girls: 01Kg)
Unit VII Physiology & Injuries in Sports Physiological changes due to ageing
Unit VIII Biomechanics & Sports Friction & SPorts
Unit IX Psychology & Sports
  • Exercise Adherence; Reasons to Exercise, Benefits of Exercise
  • Strategies for Enhancing Adherence to Exercise
Unit X Training in Sports Circuit Training – Introduction & its importance
Practical Procedure for administering the Senior Citizen Fitness Test for 5 elderly family members.

Revised Curriculum of Class 12 Computer Science

Units Topics Deleted
Unit I: Computational Thinking and Programming – 2 Recursion:  simple  algorithms  with  recursion:  print  a  message forever, the sum of  first  n natural numbers, factorial, Fibonacci numbers, recursion on arrays: binary search

Idea of efficiency: performance measurement in terms of the number of operations.

Data-structures: Lists as covered in  Class  XI, Stacks – Push, Pop using a  list,  Queues – Insert, Delete using a  list. (One of the data structures: Stack or Queue.

Unit II: Computer Networks
  • Web  Scripting Client-side (VB Script, JavaScript, PHP)  and  Server-side (ASP,  JSP, PHP), Web 2.0 (for social networking)
  • E-commerce payment transactions using online banking,  mobile banking,  payment apps and services.
Unit III: Database Management


1. Suggested Practical List: Python  Programming

● Recursively find the factorial of a natural number

● Write a recursive code to find the sum of all elements of a list.

● Write a recursive code to compute the 9th Fibonacci number

Revised Curriculum of Class 12 History

S. N Topics Theme Deleted Portion
1 Through the Eyes of




Complete Chapter
2 Peasants, Zamindars And the State Theme-8


Complete Chapter
3 Colonialism and The


Theme 10


A Revolt in The Countryside -The Bombay Deccan (Unit-3), The Deccan Riots Commission (Unit-4)


From Page No-275-285 – Deleted

4 Colonial





Complete Chapter
5 Understanding Partition Theme-14


Complete Chapter
No Change in Map Work

Revised Curriculum of Class 12 Political Science

Book I: Contemporary World Politics
Unit-6 Security in the Contemporary World (Completely Deleted)
Unit-7 Environment and Natural Resources (Completely Deleted)
Book II: Politics in India since Independence
Unit-10 Planned Development These topics are deleted from this unit: Changing nature of India’s economic development Planning Commission and Five-year Plans
Unit-11 India’s Foreign Policy

These topics are deleted from this unit:

India’s Relations with its Neighbors: Pakistan, Bangladesh,

Nepal, Sri Lanka and Myanmar.

Unit-14 Social and New Social Movements in India (Completely Deleted)
Unit-15 Regional Aspirations (Completely Deleted)


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