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Karnataka Board 11th Syllabus 2024

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Karnataka Board 11th Syllabus 2024

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Department of Pre-University Education, Karnataka


Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus

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Exam Dates

March 2024

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1. Sets

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Sets and their Representations

1.3 The Empty Set

1.4 Finite and Infinite Sets

1.5 Equal Sets

1.6 Subsets

1.7 Power Set

1.8 Universal Set

1.9 Venn Diagrams

1.10 Operations on Sets

1.11 Complement of a Set

1.12 Practical Problems on Union and Intersection of Two Sets

2. Relations and Functions

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Cartesian Product of Sets

2.3 Relations

2.4 Functions

3. Trigonometric Functions

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Angles

3.3 Trigonometric Functions

3.4 Trigonometric Functions of Sum and Difference of Two Angles

3.5 Trigonometric Equations

4. Principle of Mathematical Induction

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Motivation

4.3 The Principle of Mathematical Induction

5. Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Complex Numbers

5.3 Algebra of Complex Numbers

5.4 The Modulus and the Conjugate of a Complex Number

5.5 Argand Plane and Polar Representation

5.6 Quadratic Equations

6. Linear Inequalities

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Inequalities

6.3 Algebraic Solutions of Linear Inequalities in One Variable and their Graphical Representation

6.4 Graphical Solution of Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

6.5 Solution of System of Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

7. Permutations and Combinations

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Fundamental Principle of Counting

7.3 Permutations

7.4 Combinations

8. Binomial Theorem

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Binomial Theorem for Positive Integral Indices

8.3 General and Middle Terms

9. Sequences and Series

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Sequences

9.3 Series

9.4 Arithmetic Progression (A.P.)

9.5 Geometric Progression (G.P.)

9.6 Relationship Between A.M. and G.M.

9.7 Sum to n terms of Special Series

10. Straight Lines

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Slope of a Line

10.3 Various Forms of the Equation of a Line

10.4 General Equation of a Line

10.5 Distance of a Point From a Line

11. Conic Sections

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Sections of a Cone

11.3 Circle

11.4 Parabola

11.5 Ellipse

11.6 Hyperbola

12. Introduction to Three Dimensional Geometry

12.1 Introduction

12.2 Coordinate axis and Coordinate Planes in Three Dimensional Space

12.3 Coordinates of a Point in Space

12.4 Distance between Two Points

12.5 Section Formula

13. Limits and Derivatives

13.1 Introduction

13.2 Intuitive Idea of Derivatives

13.3 Limits

13.4 Limits of Trigonometric Functions

13.5 Derivatives

14. Mathematical Reasoning

14.1 Introduction

14.2 Statements

14.3 New Statements from Old

14.4 Special Words/Phrases

14.5 Implications

14.6 Validating Statements

15. Statistics

15.1 Introduction

15.2 Measures of Dispersion

15.3 Range

15.4 Mean Deviation

15.5 Variance and Standard Deviation

15.6 Analysis of Frequency Distributions

16. Probability

16.1 Introduction

16.2 Random Experiments

16.3 Event

16.4 Axiomatic Approach to Probability

Appendix 1: Infinite Series

A.1.1 Introduction

A.1.2 Binomial Theorem for any Index

A.1.3 Infinite Geometric Series

A.1.4 Exponential Series

A.1.5 Logarithmic Series

Appendix 2: Mathematical Modelling

A.2.1 Introduction

A.2.2 Preliminaries

A.2.3 What is Mathematical Modelling



1.1 What is physics?

1.2 Scope and excitement of physics

1.3 Physics, technology and society

1.4 Fundamental forces in nature

1.5 Nature of physical laws


2.1 Introduction

2.2 The international system of units

2.3 Measurement of length

2.4 Measurement of mass

2.5 Measurement of time

2.6 Accuracy, precision of instruments and errors in measurement

2.7 Significant figures

2.8 Dimensions of physical quantities

2.9 Dimensional formulae and dimensional equations

2.10 Dimensional analysis and its applications


3.1 Introduction

3.2 Position, path length and displacement

3.3 Average velocity and average speed

3.4 Instantaneous velocity and speed

3.5 Acceleration

3.6 Kinematic equations for uniformly accelerated motion

3.7 Relative velocity


4.1 Introduction

4.2 Scalars and vectors

4.3 Multiplication of vectors by real numbers

4.4 Addition and subtraction of vectors – graphical method

4.5 Resolution of vectors

4.6 Vector addition – analytical method

4.7 Motion in a plane

4.8 Motion in a plane with constant acceleration

4.9 Relative velocity in two dimensions

4.10 Projectile motion

4.11 Uniform circular motion


5.1 Introduction

5.2 Aristotle’s fallacy

5.3 The law of inertia

5.4 Newton’s first law of motion

5.5 Newton’s second law of motion

5.6 Newton’s third law of motion

5.7 Conservation of momentum

5.8 Equilibrium of a particle

5.9 Common forces in mechanics

5.10 Circular motion

5.11 Solving problems in mechanics


6.1 Introduction

6.2 Notions of work and kinetic energy: The work-energy theorem

6.3 Work

6.4 Kinetic energy

6.5 Work done by a variable force

6.6 The work-energy theorem for a variable force

6.7 The concept of potential energy

6.8 The conservation of mechanical energy

6.9 The potential energy of a spring

6.10 Various forms of energy: the law of conservation of energy

6.11 Power

6.12 Collisions


7.1 Introduction

7.2 Centre of mass

7.3 Motion of centre of mass

7.4 Linear momentum of a system of particles

7.5 Vector product of two vectors

7.6 Angular velocity and its relation with linear velocity

7.7 Torque and angular momentum

7.8 Equilibrium of a rigid body

7.9 Moment of inertia

7.10 Theorems of perpendicular and parallel axes

7.11 Kinematics of rotational motion about a fixed axis

7.12 Dynamics of rotational motion about a fixed axis

7.13 Angular momentum in case of rotation about a fixed axis

7.14 Rolling motion


8.1 Introduction

8.2 Kepler’s laws

8.3 Universal law of gravitation

8.4 The gravitational constant

8.5 Acceleration due to gravity of the earth

8.6 Acceleration due to gravity below and above the surface of the earth

8.7 Gravitational potential energy

8.8 Escape speed

8.9 Earth satellite

8.10 Energy of an orbiting satellite

8.11 Geostationary and polar satellites

8.12 Weightlessness


9.1 Introduction

9.2 Elastic behaviour of solids

9.3 Stress and strain

9.4 Hooke’s law

9.5 Stress-strain curve

9.6 Elastic moduli

9.7 Applications of elastic behaviour of materials


10.1 Introduction

10.2 Pressure

10.3 Streamline flow

10.4 Bernoulli’s principle

10.5 Viscosity

10.6 Reynolds number

10.7 Surface tension


11.1 Introduction

11.2 Temperature and heat

11.3 Measurement of temperature

11.4 Ideal-gas equation and absolute temperature

11.5 Thermal expansion

11.6 Specific heat capacity

11.7 Calorimetry

11.8 Change of state

11.9 Heat transfer

11.10 Newton’s law of cooling


12.1 Introduction

12.2 Thermal equilibrium

12.3 Zeroth law of thermodynamics

12.4 Heat, internal energy and work

12.5 First law of thermodynamics

12.6 Specific heat capacity

12.7 Thermodynamic state variables and equation of state

12.8 Thermodynamic processes

12.9 Heat engines

12.10 Refrigerators and heat pumps

12.11 Second law of thermodynamics

12.12 Reversible and irreversible processes

12.13 Carnot engine


13.1 Introduction

13.2 Molecular nature of matter

13.3 Behaviour of gases

13.4 Kinetic theory of an ideal gas

13.5 Law of equipartition of energy

13.6 Specific heat capacity

13.7 Mean free path


14.1 Introduction

14.2 Periodic and oscillatory motions

14.3 Simple harmonic motion

14.4 Simple harmonic motion and uniform circular motion

14.5 Velocity and acceleration in simple harmonic motion

14.6 Force law for simple harmonic motion

14.7 Energy in simple harmonic motion

14.8 Some systems executing SHM

14.9 Damped simple harmonic motion

14.10 Forced oscillations and resonance

Unit 15: WAVES

15.1 Introduction

15.2 Transverse and longitudinal waves

15.3 Displacement relation in a progressive wave

15.4 The speed of a travelling wave

15.5 The principle of superposition of waves

15.6 Reflection of waves

15.7 Beats

15.8 Doppler effect


Unit 1: Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

1.1 Importance of Chemistry

1.2 Nature of Matter

1.3 Properties of Matter and their Measurement

1.4 Uncertainty in Measurement

1.5 Laws of Chemical Combinations

1.6 Dalton’s Atomic Theory

1.7 Atomic and Molecular Masses

1.8 Mole concept and Molar Masses

1.9 Percentage Composition

1.10 Stoichiometry and Stoichiometric Calculations

Unit 2: Structure of Atom

2.1 Sub-atomic Particles

2.2 Atomic Models

2.3 Developments Leading to Bohr’s Model of Atom

2.4 Bohr’s Model for Hydrogen Atom

2.5 Towards Quantum Mechanical Model of the Atom

2.6 Quantum Mechanical Model of Atom

Unit 3: Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

3.1 Why do we need to Classify Elements?

3.2 Genesis of Periodic Classification

3.3 Modern Periodic Law and the present form of the Periodic Table

3.4 Nomenclature of Elements with Atomic Number > 100

3.5 Electronic Configurations of Elements and the Periodic Table

3.6 Electronic Configurations and Types of Elements: 79 s, p, d, f-Blocks

3.7 Periodic Trends in Properties of Elements

Unit 4: Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

4.1 Kössel-Lewis Approach to Chemical Bonding

4.2 Ionic or Electrovalent Bond

4.3 Bond Parameters

4.4 The Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion (VSEPR) Theory

4.5 Valence Bond Theory

4.6 Hybridisation

4.7 Molecular Orbital Theory

4.8 Bonding in Some Homonuclear Diatomic Molecules

4.9 Hydrogen Bonding

Unit 5: States of Matter

5.1 Intermolecular Forces

5.2 Thermal Energy

5.3 Intermolecular Forces vs Thermal Interactions

5.4 The Gaseous State

5.5 The Gas Laws

5.6 Ideal Gas Equation

5.7 Kinetic Molecular Theory of Gases

5.8 Behaviour of real gases: Deviation from Ideal Gas Behaviour

5.9 Liquefaction of Gases

5.10 Liquid State

Unit 6: Thermodynamics

6.1 Thermodynamic State

6.2 Applications

6.3 Measurement of ΔU and ΔH: Calorimetry

6.4 Enthalpy Change, Δr H of a Reaction

6.5 Enthalpies for Different Types of Reactions

6.6 Spontaneity

6.7 Gibbs Energy Change and Equilibrium

Unit 7: Equilibrium

7.1 Equilibrium in Physical Processes

7.2 Equilibrium in Chemical Processes – Dynamic Equilibrium

7.3 Law of Chemical Equilibrium and Equilibrium Constant

7.4 Homogeneous Equilibria

7.5 Heterogeneous equilibria

7.6 Applications of Equilibrium Constants

7.7 Relationship between Equilibrium Constant K, Reaction Quotient Q and Gibbs Energy G

7.8 Factors Affecting Equilibria

7.9 Ionic Equilibrium in Solution

7.10 Acids, Bases and Salts

7.11 Ionization of Acids and Bases

7.12 Buffer Solutions

7.13 Solubility Equilibria of Sparingly Soluble Salts

Unit 8: Redox Reactions

8.1 Classical Idea of Redox Reactions-Oxidation and Reduction Reactions

8.2 Redox Reactions in Terms of Electron Transfer Reactions

8.3 Oxidation Number

8.4 Redox Reactions and Electrode Processes

Unit 9: Hydrogen

9.1 Position of Hydrogen in the Periodic Table

9.2 Dihydrogen, H2

9.3 Preparation of Dihydrogen, H2

9.4 Properties of Dihydrogen

9.5 Hydrides

9.6 Water

9.7 Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2)

9.8 Heavy Water, D2O

9.9 Dihydrogen as a Fuel

Unit 10: The s-Block Elements

10.1 Group 1 Elements: Alkali Metals

10.2 General Characteristics of the Compounds of the Alkali Metals

10.3 Anomalous Properties of Lithium

10.4 Some Important Compounds of Sodium

10.5 Biological Importance of Sodium and Potassium

10.6 Group 2 Elements: Alkaline Earth Metals

10.7 General Characteristics of Compounds of the Alkaline Earth Metals

10.8 Anomalous Behaviour of Beryllium

10.9 Some Important Compounds of Calcium

10.10 Biological Importance of Magnesium and Calcium

Unit 11: The p-Block Elements

11.1 Group 13 Elements: The Boron Family

11.2 Important Trends and Anomalous Properties of Boron

11.3 Some Important Compounds of Boron

11.4 Uses of Boron and Aluminium and their Compounds

11.5 Group 14 Elements: The Carbon Family

11.6 Important Trends and Anomalous Behaviour of Carbon

11.7 Allotropes of Carbon

11.8 Some Important Compounds of Carbon and Silicon

Unit 12: Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques

12.1 General Introduction

12.2 Tetravalence of Carbon: Shapes of Organic Compounds

12.3 Structural Representations of Organic Compounds

12.4 Classification of Organic Compounds

12.5 Nomenclature of Organic Compounds

12.6 Isomerism

12.7 Fundamental Concepts in Organic Reaction Mechanism

12.8 Methods of Purification of Organic Compounds

12.9 Qualitative Analysis of Organic Compounds

12.10 Quantitative Analysis

Unit 13: Hydrocarbons

13.1 Classification

13.2 Alkanes

13.3 Alkenes

13.4 Alkynes

13.5 Aromatic Hydrocarbon

13.6 Carcinogenicity and Toxicity

Unit 14: Environmental Chemistry

14.1 Environmental Pollution

14.2 Atmospheric Pollution

14.3 Water Pollution

14.4 Soil Pollution

14.5 Industrial Waste

14.6 Strategies to control Environmental Pollution

14.7 Green Chemistry



1: The Living World

2: Biological Classification

3: Plant Kingdom

4: Animal Kingdom


5: Morphology of Flowering Plants

6: Anatomy of Flowering Plants

7: Structural Organisation in Animals


8: Cell: The Unit of Life

9: Biomolecules

10: Cell Cycle and Cell Division


11: Transport in Plants

12: Mineral Nutrition

13: Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

14: Respiration in Plants

15: Plant Growth and Development


16: Digestion and Absorption

17: Breathing and Exchange of Gases

18: Body Fluids and Circulation

19: Excretory Products and their Elimination

20: Locomotion and Movement

21: Neural Control and Coordination

22: Chemical Coordination and Integration

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