Advanced Search
 Colleges
 Exams
 Courses
Karnataka Syllabus 2021
The board of Karnataka published the board exam syllabus on its official website. The Karnataka board has announced a 30% cut in their syllabus for the class 10th and 12th courses to compensate for the academic loss incurred due to the Covid19 pandemic. Candidates can visit the website and download the syllabus for their subjects. The syllabus helps the candidates to gain confidence and also complete the portions on time. It increases the accuracy of the candidates. The Karnataka board 10th syllabus 2021 is available on the official website kseeb.kar.nic.in and the Karnataka 2nd PUC syllabus 2021 on pue.kar.nic.in
How to Download Karnataka SSLC Syllabus 2021?
The step by step procedure to download the SSLC syllabus is given below:
Step 1: Visit the official website  kseeb.kar.nic.in
Step 2: Click on the "subject" of which you want the syllabus.
Step 3: Once you click on the link, a "new page" will appear on the screen.
Step 4: Download and save the syllabus pdf.
How to Download Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2021?
Candidates have to follow a step by step procedure to download the Karnataka syllabus from the official website. The steps are mentioned below:
Step 1: Visit the official website  pue.kar.nic.in
Step 2: Click on the "Syllabus & Textbook" option on the home screen.
Step 3: Click on the link to the required subject.
Step 4: Download the pdf and save it to refer to the exams.
Karnataka Syllabus 2021 Highlights
Conducting authority 
Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB), Karnataka 
Category 
Syllabus 
Mode of reference 
Online 
SSLC Official website 
sslc.karnataka.gov.in 
PUC Official Website 
pue.kar.nic.in 
Karnataka SSLC Syllabus PDF Download
Candidates can download the syllabus in PDF format from the given link below:
Subjects 
Download link 
Maths 

Science 

Social science 
Karnataka SSLC Syllabus for Maths 2021
Mathematics 
Topics 
Number System 
Euclid’s division lemma, Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic – statements after reviewing work done earlier and after illustrating and motivating through examples, Proofs of results – irrationality of √2, √3, √5, decimal expansions of rational numbers in terms of terminating/nonterminating recurring decimals.

Algebra 
Zeros of a polynomial. The relationship between zeros and coefficients of quadratic polynomials. Statement and simple problems on the division algorithm for polynomials with real coefficients.
Pair of linear equations in two variables and their graphical solution. Geometric representation of different possibilities of solutions/inconsistency. Algebraic conditions for several solutions. A solution of a pair of linear equations in two variables algebraically – by substitution, by elimination, and by cross multiplication method. Simple situational problems must be included. Simple problems on equations reducible to linear equations. Arithmetic Progression Derivation of the nth term and sum of the first n terms of A.P. and their application in solving daily life problems. 
Karnataka SSLC Syllabus for Science 2021
Science 

Physics 
Heat, Electricity, Electromagnetism, Reflection of Light on Different Surface, Refraction at Plane Surface, Refraction at Curved Surface, Human Eye and Colorful World. 
Chemical Substances 
Chemical reactions: Chemical equation, Balanced chemical equation, implications of a balanced chemical equation, types of chemical reactions: combination, decomposition, displacement, double displacement, precipitation, neutralization, oxidation, and reduction. 
World of Living 
Reproduction: Reproduction in animal and plants (asexual and sexual) reproductive healthneed for and methods of family planning. safe sex vs HIV/AIDS. Childbearing and women’s health. 
Natural Phenomenon 
Reflection of light at curved surfaces, Images formed by spherical mirrors, center of curvature, principal axis, principal focus, focal length, mirror formula (Derivation not required), magnification. 
Effects of Current 
Electric current, potential difference, and electric current. Ohm’s law; Resistance, Resistivity, Factors on which the resistance of a conductor depends. Series combination of resistors, the parallel combination of resistors, and its applications in daily life. Heating effect of electric current and its applications in daily life. Electric power, Interrelation between P, V, I, and R. 
Karnataka SSLC Syllabus for Social Science 2021
Social Science

Topics 
Unit 1: India and the Contemporary World – II 
The Rise of Nationalism in Europe: The growth of nationalism in Europe after the 1830s, The ideas of Giuseppe Mazzini, etc, General characteristics of the movements in Poland, Hungary, Italy, Germany, and Greece.

Unit 2: Contemporary India – II 
Resources and Development:
Types – natural and human; Need for resource planning, natural resources, land as a resource, soil types, and distribution; changing landuse pattern; land degradation and conservation measures. (Chapter 1) 
Unit 3. Water Resources 
Sources, distribution, utilization, multipurpose projects, water scarcity, need for conservation and management, rainwater harvesting. (One case study to be introduced)

Unit 4. Agriculture 
Types of farming, major crops, cropping pattern, technological and institutional reforms; their impact; the contribution of Agriculture to national economyemployment and output.

Unit 5. Minerals and Energy Resources: 
Types of minerals, distribution (Note: on a map only) use and economic importance of minerals, conservation, types of power resources: conventional and nonconventional, distribution and utilization, and conservation

Unit 6. Manufacturing Industries 
Types, spatial distribution (Note: on the map only) contribution of industries to the national economy, industrial pollution, and degradation of the environment, measures to control degradation. 
Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2021
Candidates can click on the links given below and download the pdf. The link is provided for each subject. It is for the benefit of the candidates, which will help them in organizing their studies in a wellplanned manner.
Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus for Maths 2021
Unit name  Topic 
1.Relations and Functions 2. Inverse Trigonometric Functions 
Types of relations: Reflexive, symmetric, transitive, empty, universal, and equivalence relations. Examples and problems. Types of functions: One to one and onto functions, the inverse of a function composite functions, mentioning their properties only, examples, and problems. Binary operations: associative, commutative, identity, inverse with examples 
2.ALGEBRA a. Determinants 
Matrices Concept, notation, order, Types of matrices: column matrix, row matrix, rectangular matrix, square matrix, zero matrices, diagonal matrix, scalar matrix, and unit matrix. Algebra of matrices: Equality of matrices, Addition, multiplication, scalar multiplication of matrices, Transpose of a matrix. Mentioning properties concerning addition, multiplication, scalar multiplication, and the transpose of matrices. Symmetric and skewsymmetric matrices: Definitions, properties of symmetric and skewsymmetric matrices: proofs of i) If A is any square matrix A+A′ is symmetric and AA′ is skewsymmetric ii) Any square matrix can be expressed as the sum of a symmetric and a skewsymmetric matrix. Concept of elementary row and column operations and finding the inverse of a matrix restricted to 2x2 matrices only. Invertible matrices and proof of the uniqueness of inverse, if it exists; (Here all matrices will have real entries). 
3.Calculus a.Continuity and Differentiability b.Applications of Derivatives c.Integrals d.Applications of the Integrals: e.Differential Equations 
Continuity: Definition, continuity of a function at a point, and on a domain. Examples and problems, Algebra of continuous functions, problems, continuity of composite function and problems Differentiability: Definition, Theorem connecting differentiability, and continuity with a counterexample.

4.VECTORS AND THREEDIMENSIONAL GEOMETRY a.Threedimensional Geometry: 
Definition of Vectors and scalars, magnitude and direction of a vector. Direction cosines/ratios of vectors: direction angles, direction cosines, direction ratios, the relation between direction ratio, and direction cosines. Problems. Types of vectors: Equal, unit, zero, parallel, and collinear vectors, coplanar vector position vector of a point, negative of a vector. Components of a vector, 
5.Linear Programming  Introduction of L.P.P. definition of constraints, objective function, optimization, constraint equations, nonnegativity restrictions, feasible and infeasible region, feasible solutions, Mathematical formulationmathematical formulation of L.P.P. 
6.Probability  Conditional probability – definition, properties, problems. Multiplication theorem, independent events, Baye’s theorem, the theorem of total probability and problems. The probability distribution of a random variabledefinition of a random variable, probability distribution of a random variable, Mean, a variance of a random variable, and problems. Bernoulli trials and Binomial distribution: Definition of Bernoulli trial, binomial distribution, conditions for Binomial distribution, and simple problems. 
Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus for Chemistry 2021
Unit Number and Name  Topics  Period Allotted 
1.Solid state  General characteristics of solids: amorphous and crystalline solids – examples, differences. Classification of crystalline solids – based on binding forces: molecular solids – (nonpolar, polar, Hbonded), ionic solids, metallic solids, covalent, or network solids – examples for all. Definitions – lattice point, crystal lattice, unit cell, coordination number. Parameters of a unit cell, names of seven crystal systems, calculation of the number of atoms in a cubic unit cell – simple cubic, bcc, fcc. Close packing in two dimensional and threedimensional lattices  brief information, voids  types of voids, tetrahedral and octahedral and their relative numbers, calculation of the formula of the compounds based on the number of voids filled. Packing in solids  calculation of packing efficiency fcc/ccp, bcc, simple cubic. Formula to calculate the density of the unit cell to be assumed use the formula to calculate a, d, z, M, NA. Numerical problems. Point defectstypes, a brief account of Frenkel and Schottky defects, metal excess defect, and metal deficiency defect with examples. Electrical properties: classification into conductors, insulators, and semiconductors  their comparison based on band theory of metals, ntype and ptype semiconductors – differences and examples. Magnetic properties of substances – paramagnetism, diamagnetism, and ferromagnetism, examples. 
8 
2.Solutions 
Types of Solutions – binary – gaseous, liquids, and solids, expressing the concentration of a solution of a solid in a liquid mole fraction, molarity, and molality. Solubility, the solubility of a gas 
9 
3.Electrochemistry 
Redox reaction – As fundamental reaction in electrochemical cells, electronic and electrolytic conductors – differences, strong and weak electrolytes, examplesIonic conductance factors affecting ionic conductance, conductivity, and molar conductivity of electrolytic solutions definitions, mathematical expressions, the relationship between them, SI units, numerical problems. Variation of conductivity and molar conductivity with concentration, the graph for variation of Am vs sqroot(c) for strong and weak electrolytes using the equation. (a measurement of conductivity from Wheatstone network not included), limiting molar conductivities, Kohlrausch 

4.Chemical kinetics  Rate of a reaction – average and instantaneous, with graphs, SI unit, rate of a reaction expressed as a rate of change in molar concentration of reactants and products using the balanced equation, factors affecting rate of a reaction, the dependence of rate on concentration – rate expression (rate law), the specific rate constant, order, units for the rate constant of zero, first and, secondorder reactions. Molecularity – uni, bi, and termolecular reactions – examples. Derivation of integrated rate equation for the rate constant of zero and firstorder reactions, graphs for zero and first order reactionsanalysis, halflife – derivation of the relationship between t1/2 and k for zero and firstorder reactions. Numerical problems on first order and halflife, Pseudo firstorder reaction 
9 
5.Surface chemistry 
Classification of colloidstypes of colloidal systems examples, lyophilic and lyophobic— differences and examples, macromolecular, multimolecular and associated colloids, examples, the formation of the micelle, cleansing action of soaps. Preparation of colloidschemical methods sulphur and ferric hydroxide sols, Bredig’s arc method for metal sols, peptization. Purification– dialysis, electrodialysis, ultrafiltration (in brief). examples, electrophoresis, coagulation – methods of coagulation of lyophobic sols, Hardy Schulze ruleexamples, coagulating value. Protective colloid  example. Applications: In industries, medicines, purification of drinking water. 
6 
6.General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements  Principles and methods of extraction: concentration of ores – hydraulic willing, magnetic separation, froth floatation, leaching of alumina from bauxite, roasting, and calcination – examples. Occurrence (ores) of Al, Cu, Zn, and Fe. Principles of extraction of aluminum, copper, zinc, iron: highlight the principle of extraction of iron from its oxide using the Ellingham diagram. Extraction of iron from its oxides  blast furnace – diagram, reactions, equations 
5 
7.pblock elements  Group 15 elements,Group 16 elements,Group 17 elements:  
8.d and f Block Elements  General introduction, electronic configuration, characteristics of transition metals (dblock)  variation in atomic and ionic size. Electronic configuration of 3d series elements, general trends in properties of the firstrow transition metals (3d series) – metallic character, ionization enthalpies, oxidation states, magnetic properties, color, catalytic properties, the formation of interstitial compounds, alloy formation. 
9 
9.Coordination Compounds 
General introduction to salts, the difference between double salt and coordination (complex salt) compound concerning their ionization in water, with an example. Coordination entity, central metal ion, coordination number, coordination sphere, oxidation state of central metal ion, homoleptic and heteroleptic complexes, examples. Ligands types Nomenclature of coordination compounds – mononuclear compounds. 
7 
10.Haloalkanes and Haloarenes  Classification based on hybridization of carbon to which halogen is bondedalkyl halides (a haloalkane), allylic, benzylic, vinylic, aryl halides. Primary, secondary, and tertiary alkyl halides, nomenclature, nature of C X bond.  7 
11.Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers  Classification: mono, di, tri, allylic, and benzylic alcohols, mono, di, and trihydric phenols and cresols. Ethers – simple and mixed, the nomenclature of alcohols, phenols, ethers. Preparation of alcohols: by acidcatalyzed hydration of alkene, general reaction, and examples, by hydroborationoxidation of propane, from carbonyl compounds: hydrogenation of aldehydes, ketones, reduction of carboxylic acids and using Grignard reagent general reactions and examples (R as H, CH_{3,} and C_{2}H_{5} wherever applicable. 

12.Aldehydes, Ketones, and Carboxylic acids  Aldehydes and ketones, ketones: Nomenclature, nature of carbonyl group. Methods of preparation: Aldehydes Stephen reduction – general reaction and examples (R=CH_{3} and C2H5). Preparation of benzaldehyde Rosenmund reduction, Etard reaction, and Gatterman Koch reaction. 
9 
13.Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen  Amines: Structure of amines, classification 1°, 2°, 3° and aryl amines, nomenclature  6 
14.Biomolecules 
Carbohydrates: classificationbased on hydrolysis – mono, oligo and polysaccharidesexamples, monosaccharides  aldoses and ketoses, examples, reducing and nonreducing sugars Glucose: occurrence, some reactions of glucose with HI, NH2OH, acetic anhydride, Br2/ water – their significance concerning the structure of glucose. Open chain structure of glucose 
7 
15.Polymers 
Definitions: Polymer, monomer, polymerization, macromolecule. 
5 
16.Chemistry in everyday life 
1. Chemicals in medicines: drugs, chemotherapy  different classes of drugs antacids, tranquilizers, analgesics, antihistamines, antimicrobials, antibiotics, antiseptics, disinfectants,antifertility drugsexamples for all. 3. Cleansing agents: soaps, the process of saponification with the equation, synthetic detergents 
5 
Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus PDF Download
Candidates can get access to the syllabus of Science/Commerce/Arts. The link to the pdf is given below, candidates can download and refer for the examinations:
S.No 
Subject 
Download 
1 
Kannada 

2 
English 

3 
Physics 

4 
Chemistry 

5 
Mathematics 

6 
Biology 

7 
Hindi 

8 
Tamil 

9 
Telegu 

10 
Malayalam 

11 
Marathi 

12 
Urdu 

13 
Sanskrit 

14 
Arabic 

15 
French 

16 
Opt. Kannada 

17 
History 

18 
Economics 

19 
Logic 

20 
Geography 

21 
Karnataka Music 

22 
Hindustani Music 

23 
Business Studies 

24 
Sociology 

25 
Political Science 

26 
Accountancy 

27 
Statistics 

28 
Psychology 

29 
Geology 

30 
Electronics 

31 
Computer Science 

32 
Education 

33 
Home Science 

34 
Basic Maths 