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CBSE: Class XII Biology Syllabus - 2013

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Central Board of Secondary Education

Syllabus - Biology (XII)

Subject – Biology (THEORY)

The present syllabus reinforces the ideas introduced till the secondary classes. It provides the students with new concepts along with an extended exposure to contemporary areas of the subject. The syllabus also aims at emphasizing on the underlying principles that are common to both animals and plants as well as highlighting the relationship of biology with other areas of knowledge. The format of the syllabus allows a simple, clear, sequential flow of concepts without any jarring jumps. The syllabus also stresses on making connections better among biological concepts. It relates the study of biology to real life through the use of techonology. It links the discoveries and innovations in biology to everyday life, such as environment, industry, health and agriculture. The updated syllabus also focuses on reducing the curriculum load while ensuring that ample opportunities and scope for learning and appreciating basic concepts of the subject continue to be available within its framework.

Main Section

  1. Reproduction
  2. Genetics and evolution
  3. Biology and human welfare
  4. Biotechnology and its applications
  5. Ecology and environment


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