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CISCE Board Exam 11th Syllabus 2024

CISCE Board 11th Syllabus 2024: It will be available for students on the official website. Just like CBSE, the CISCE Board Class 11th also has three streams namely, Arts, Science and Commerce. Since the entire syllabus helps in preparing the students for their exams and also to keep track of all the topics, categories, and sub-topics, it is advised to the candidates to download the syllabus and make the self-study plan according to the CISCE Board 11th Syllabus 2024. Divide the time and cover up all the subjects and the revision of those subjects in a systematic manner with the help of the syllabus. 

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ICSE Board 11th Syllabus 2024: Highlights

There is a simple and straightforward exam pattern that is followed by the exam conducting authorities. The table below shows the mark distribution of every stream.




Paper I (Still Life) 100 marks

Paper I (Theory) 80 marks

Paper I (Theory) 70 marks

Paper-II & III (Nature & Living) 100 marks

Paper-II (Project) 20 marks

Paper-II (Practicals) 15 marks

Total: 100 marks

Total: 100 marks

Total: 85 marks

For a detailed marking scheme and the exam pattern, head over to the official website of the CISCE Board. There is one theory paper for each subject followed by a practical or project work. Students need to complete both and score passing marks in both to be able to gain a successful completion certificate.  

CISCE Board 11th Syllabus 2024: Science Stream

The ISCE 11th Syllabus for Science stream includes three main subjects, mainly Chemistry, Physics, and Biology, or Mathematics. Along with the students have the general choice among a variety of elective courses provided to them, such as,

  • Biotechnology
  • Electricity and Electronics
  • Engineering Science, etc. 

For the benefit of the student, we have provided the syllabus for the subjects as follows.

CISCE Board  11th Syllabus: Biology

Diversity in Living Organisms

Human Physiology


Ecology and the Environment

Genetics and Evolution

Cell: Structure and Function

Plant Physiology

Structural Organization in Animals and Plants

Biology and Human Welfare

Biotechnology and its Applications

Practical Work:

Scientific Techniques, Physiology, Cytology, Morphology, Spotting, Taxonomy, Simple Biochemical and Physiological experiments, Slide Presentation, etc. Apart from this, students are also required to make a practical file and a project work for 15 marks which will add to their total annual examination marks. 

CISCE Board 11th  Syllabus Chemistry

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Environmental Chemistry

Classification of Elements and Periodic Properties

Organic Chemistry

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Structure of an Atom

Solid State, Solutions, and ElectroChemistry

Chemical Kinetics and Surface Chemistry

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

P-Block, D-Block, F- Block elements and Coordination Compounds

Hydrogen, S- Block Elements, P- Block Elements


Haloalkanes, Haloarenes

Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers

States of Matter: Liquid and Gases

Chemical Thermodynamics

Aldehydes, Ketones, Carboxylic Acids

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen


Redox Reactions

Biomolecules and Polymers

Chemistry in Everyday Life

Practical Work:

Basic Laboratory Techniques, Titration, Observations and recording of results, the study of the rate of reaction, Identification, Characteristic Tests, Electrochemistry, etc.

CISCE Board  11th Syllabus Physics

Physical World and Measurement Laws of Motion
Atoms and Nuclei Electronic Devices and Communication Systems
Electrostatics Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Kinematics Gravitation
Current Electricity Electromagnetic Waves
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents Optics, Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
Work, Energy, and Power The motion of Systems of Particles and Rigid Body
Properties of Bulk Matter Heat and Thermodynamics
The behavior of Perfect Gases and Kinetic Theory of Gases Oscillations and Waves

Practical Work:

Working on a diameter, measuring, Vernier Calipers, Searle’s Method, Capillary Rise Method, Determination of Coefficient of Viscosity, Deductions, Graph Work, Demonstration Works, etc.    

ISCE Board 11th Syllabus Biotechnology

Introduction to Biotechnology

Cell Biology

Biomolecules and Related Techniques

Developmental Biology and Immunology



Practical Work:

Determination of Blood group, Observational Experiments, Food Tests, Protein Tests, Sampling Methods, Lipids, etc. 

CISCE Board 11th Syllabus Engineering Science

Velocity and Acceleration and Laws of Motion

Angular Velocity and Angular Acceleration

Composition and Resolution of Velocity

Measurements and Effects of Force

Pressure in Liquids and its Transmission

Air Pressure, Boyle’s Law

Conduction, Convection, and Radiation

Conversion of Heat to Mechanical Energy

Temperature and Thermal Scales

Thermal Expansion of Solids, liquids, and gases, etc. 

CISCE Board 11th Syllabus 2024 Commerce Stream:

The students of the Commerce stream get the basic subjects and as the science stream, they also choose between different electives which will be listed at the end of the syllabus section.

ICSE Board 11th Syllabus: Accountancy

Introduction to Accounting

Bank Reconciliation Statement

Journal, Ledger and Trial Balance


Accounts from Incomplete Records

Non-Trading Organizations

Bills of Exchange

Accounting Concepts

Final Accounting and Concept of Trading

Profit and Loss Account & Balance Sheet 

Rectification of Errors

Importance to the use of Computers

The students are required to make files and a label project, develop a case study, preparation of a journal, record transactions, etc. 

ICSE Board 11th Exam Syllabus: Business Studies

Nature and Purpose of Business

Forms of Business Organizations

Business Environmental 


Social Responsibility of Business and Business Ethics

Emerging Modes of Business 

Stock Exchange

Foreign Trade



Managers and Managerial Roles

Automation of Workplaces

The students are required to attempt 20 mark practical projects including, studying the SWOT analysis, Studying productivity methods and listing out various productivity enhancements techniques, report preparation,  etc. 

CISCE Board 11th Syllabus 2024: Arts Stream:

The students study various common subjects and choose between various elective subjects or courses.

ISCE Board 11th Exam Syllabus: History

Indian History and Growth of Nationalism

Revolutionary Nationalism

The emergence of the Colonial Economy

Development of Modern Industries

Protest Movements against Colonial Rule

Women and History

Colonial Forest Policy

Social and Religious Movements

Gandhian Nationalism

Civil Disobedience Movement

Impact of the Second Phase of Industrialization in Europe

World War I

Rise of Nazism and Hitler in Germany

Rise of Militarism in Japan

Peace Settlements after WWI

Rise of Fascism in Italy

The Great Depression


Students are required to make a case study, field visit or investigation, engage in a local historical view and analysis, interview or gather oral evidence, research question, and case study,  book reviews, etc during their course of study. 

CISCE Board 11th Syllabus: Geography

Changing face of the Earth, Landforms, Gradation processes

Earth’s Interior


The Realms of Water

World Climate Changes and Types

Natural Hazards, Map Work

Biosphere- Life on the Earth


The students are required to do practical map work, temperature measurements, pressure movements, measuring rainfall, surveying, statistical diagrams, prepare a project related to topics, etc. 

CISCE Board 11th Syllabus: Home Science

Concept and Scope of Home Science

Food and Nutrition

Resource Management

Human Development

Textiles and Clothing

Introduction to Communication and Extension

The students are required to do a few practicals in topics such as Food Nutrition, Resources Management, Textiles, and Clothing, etc. 

ICSE Board 11th Syllabus: Political Science

Introduction to Political Science

The Origin of State

Political Ideologies


Law, Liberty, Equality, and Justice

End of Cold War, Impact, etc

Unipolar World

Regional Cooperation

Non-Aligned Movement


The students are required to do practical work or project work including a case study, surveys, research, and book or film review with related content. 

ICSE Board 11th Syllabus: Sociology

Origin and Development of Sociology and Anthropology

Research Methodology

Basic Concepts of Sociology

Social Structure

Social Problems

Indian Sociologists

Students have certain practical and project-related requirements that they have to fulfill, Students need to conduct a study of any two topics of their choice among the given options, to inculcate hands-on learning and practical enrichments in the subject. 

Apart from the above subjects, there are basic subjects that are compulsory for every student irrespective of streams. They are as follows. 

CISCE Board Class 11th Syllabus: Mathematics

Sets and Functions


Coordinate Geometry


Statistics and Probability

Conic Section

Introduction to Three Dimensional Geometry

Mathematical Reasoning

Statistics and Correlation Analysis

Index Numbers and Moving Averages

ISCE Board 11th Syllabus: English

For English, schools have their own respective syllabuses, and hence the CISCE Board only has the basic guidelines of the annual English Question Paper and the types of Assessment the students will have to appear for. We have listed that below, and candidates need to ensure that they prepare for their English exam keeping in mind the points below.

Paper I (English Language)

Paper-II (Literature)

Writing Skills 

Proposal Writing on a given situation Directed Writing

Short Answer Questions to test Grammar, etc

Comprehension Skills

Unseen Passage

Textual Questions

In addition to the above questions, candidates will be assessed in their Listening and Speaking skills and graded accordingly. 

ISCE Board 11th Exam Syllabus (Elective Courses):

Apart from the usual subjects mentioned above, the elective subjects and other subjects are as follows. 

  • Art
  • Classical Languages
  • Elective English
  • Electricity and Electronics
  • Engineering Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Fashion Designing
  • Geometrical And Building Drawing
  • Geometrical and Mechanical Drawing
  • Indian Languages
  • Mass Media and Communication 
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Psychology
  • SUPW, etc.
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