Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023-24: Download All Subjects PDFs Here

Exam Date

Mar 9, 2023 to Mar 29, 2023

Result Date

Apr 21, 2023

Sushmita Sundas

Updated on May 17, 2023 by Sushmita Sundas

Sushmita Sundas

Sushmita Sundas Updated on May 17, 2023

Department of Pre-University, Karnataka has released the reduced Karnataka 2nd PUC syllabus 2023-24 for PCMB, Economics, Business Studies, and Accountancy subjects. The updated syllabus is published on the official website - www.pue.kar.nic.in 2023 syllabus. The syllabus for 2023 has been made available in PDF file format. Students can download the Karnataka 2nd PUC syllabus 2023-24 provided on this page for board exam preparation.

Moreover, the candidates are advised to strictly adhere to the Karnataka 2nd PUC syllabus 2023-24 provided by the board for Karnataka 2nd PUC exam preparation. Check below for more details on syllabus

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Table of Contents:

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023-24 for Maths

The 2nd PUC syllabus 2023 for KSEEB class 12 Maths was reduced for the academic year 2023-24. There are 15 units in all, and some of the topics include Matrices and Determinants, Permutations and Combinations, Probability, Binomial Theorem, Partial Fractions, etc. Find the detailed Karnataka 2nd PUC syllabus 2023-24 below.

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023 for Maths
Unit Unit Name
1 Matrices and Determinants
2 Permutations and Combinations
3 Probability
4 Binomial Theorem
5 Partial Fractions
6 Mathematical Logic
7 Ratio and Proportions
8 Bill Discounting
9 Stocks and Shares
10 Learning Curve
11 Linear Programming Problems
12 Sale Tax and Value Added Tax
13 Heights and Distances
14 Compound Angles, Multiple Angles, Sub Multiple Angles, and Transformation Formulae
15 Circles (Points of Intersection of Line & Circle)

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023-24 for Electronics

Some topics in Electronics include Transistor Amplifiers, Oscillators, Feedback in Amplifiers, Transistor Amplifiers, etc. Students can check the 2nd PUC syllabus 2023 for Electronics given below:

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023 for Electronics
Unit Unit Name
1 Field Effect Transistor
2 Bipolar Junction
Transistor (BJT) Biasing
3 Transistor Amplifiers
4 Feedback in Amplifiers
5 Operational Amplifier
6 Oscillators
7 Wireless Communication
8 Modulation and Demodulation
9 Digital Electronics

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023-24 for Geology

The 2nd PUC syllabus 2023 for Geology consists of 7 units. Students must check these different sets of units and study accordingly. Some important topics include Igneous Rocks, Sedimentary Rocks, Metamorphic Rocks, Structural Geology, Stratigraphy, etc.

Karnataka2nd PUC Syllabus 2023 for Geology
Unit Unit Name
1 Introduction
2 Igneous Rocks
3 Sedimentary Rocks
4 Metamorphic Rocks
5 Structural Geology
6 Stratigraphy
7 Paleontology

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023-24 for Physics

The given physics syllabus consists of 13 units with very detailed topics and sub-topics. Some of the units include chapters like Electric charges and fields, Current Electricity, Moving charges and magnetism, etc. Please go through the 2nd PUC syllabus 2023 for Physics given below and study accordingly.

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023 for Physics
Unit Number and Name Unit Name
1. Electric charges and fields 1.1 Introduction
1.2 Electric Charge
1.3 Conductors and Insulators
1.4 Charging by Induction
1.5 Basic Properties of Electric Charge
1.6 Coulomb’s Law
1.7 Forces between Multiple Charges
1.8 Electric Field
1.9 Electric Field Lines
1.10 Electric Flux
1.11 Electric Dipole
1.12 Dipole in a Uniform External Field
1.13 Continuous Charge Distribution
1.14 Gauss’s Law
1.15 Applications of Gauss’s Law
1.15.1 Field due to infinitely long straight
uniformly charged wire.
1.15.2 Field due to uniformly charged infinite
plane sheet.
2. Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance 2.1 Introduction
2.2 Electrostatic Potential
2.3 Potential due to a Point Charge
2.4 Potential due to an Electric Dipole
2.5 Potential due to a System of Charges
2.6 Equipotential Surfaces
2.7 Potential Energy of a System of Charges
2.8 Potential Energy in an External Field
2.9 Electrostatics of Conductors
2.10 Dielectrics and Polarisation
2.11 Capacitors and Capacitance
2.12 The Parallel Plate Capacitor
2.13 Effect of Dielectric on Capacitance
2.14 Combination of Capacitors
2.15 Energy Stored in a Capacitor
3. Current Electricity

3.1 Introduction
3.2 Electric Current
3.3 Electric Currents in Conductors
3.4 Ohm’s law

3.5 Drift of Electrons and the Origin of
3.6 Limitations of Ohm’s Law
3.8 Temperature Dependence of Resistivity
3.9 Electrical Energy, Power
3.11 Cells, emf, Internal Resistance
3.12 Cells in Series and Parallel
3.13 Kirchhoff’s Rules
3.14 Wheatstone Bridge
3.15 Meter Bridge
3.16 Potentiometer

4. Moving Charges and Magnetism 4.1 Introduction
4.2 Magnetic Force
4.3 Motion in a Magnetic Field
4.4 Motion in Combined Electric and
Magnetic Fields
4.4.1 velocity selector
4.5 Magnetic Field due to a Current Element,
Biot-Savart Law
4.6 Magnetic Field on the Axis of a Circular
Current Loop
4.7 Ampere’s Circuital Law
4.8 The Solenoid and the Toroid
4.9 Force between Two Parallel Currents, the
4.10 Torque on Current Loop, Magnetic
4.11 The Moving Coil Galvanometer
5. Magnetism and Matter 5.1 Introduction
5.2 The Bar Magnet
5.2.1 The magnetic field lines
5.3 Magnetism and Gauss’s Law
5.4 The Earth’s Magnetism
5.5 Magnetisation and magnetic intensity
6. Electronic Induction

6.1 Introduction
6.2 The Experiments of Faraday and Henry
6.3 Magnetic Flux

6.4 Faraday’s Law of Induction
6.5 Lenz’s Law and Conservation of Energy
6.6 Motional Electromotive Force
6.7 Energy Consideration: A Quantitative
6.8 Eddy Currents
6.9 Inductance
6.10 AC Generator

7. Alternating Current 7.1 Introduction
7.2 AC Voltage Applied to a Resistor
7.3 Representation of AC Current and
Voltage by Rotating Vectors — Phasors
7.4 AC Voltage Applied to an Inductor
7.5 AC Voltage Applied to a Capacitor
7.6 AC Voltage Applied to a Series LCR
7.8 LC Oscillations
7.9 Transformers
8. Electromagnetic Waves 8.1 Introduction
8.3 Electromagnetic Waves
8.4 Electromagnetic Spectrum
9. Ray Optics and Optical Instruments 9.1 Introduction
9.3 Refraction
9.4 Total Internal Reflection
9.5Refraction at Spherical Surfaces and by Lenses
9.6 Refraction through a Prism
9.7 Some Natural Phenomena due to Sunlight
9.7.1the rainbow
9.8 Optical Instruments (except resolving power
microscope and astronomical telescope)
10. Wave Optics 10.1 Introduction
10.2 Huygens Principle
10.3 Refraction and Reflection of Plane Waves using
Huygens Principle
10.4 Coherent and Incoherent Addition of Waves
11. Dual Nature of radiation and matter 11.1 Introduction
11.2 Electron Emission
11.3 Photoelectric Effect
11.4 Experimental Study of Photoelectric Effect
11.5 Photoelectric Effect and Wave Theory of Light
11.6 Einstein’s Photoelectric Equation: Energy Quantum
of Radiation
11.7 Particle Nature of Light: The Photon
11.8 Wave Nature of Matter
12. Atoms 12.1 Introduction Experiment
12.2 Alpha particle Scattering and
Rutherford’s Nuclear Model of Atom
12.3 Atomic Spectra
12.4 Bohr Model of the Hydrogen Atom
12.5 The Line Spectra of the Hydrogen Atom
12.6 De Broglie’s Explanation of Bohr’s Secon
d Postulate of Quantisation
12. Nuclei 13.1 Introduction
13.2 Atomic Masses and Composition
of Nucleus
13.3 Size of the Nucleus
13.4 Mass Energy and Nuclear Binding Energy
(except binding energy per nucleon and its
variation with the mass number)
13.5 Nuclear Force
13.7 Nuclear Energy
13. Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits 14.1 Introduction
14.2 Classification of Metals, Conductors and Semiconductors
14.3 Intrinsic Semiconductor
14.4 Extrinsic Semiconductor

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023-24 for Chemistry

There are 11 units in the 2nd PUC syllabus 2023, and there are various sub-topics under these units. Find below the syllabus for Chemistry. The www.pue.kar.nic.in 2023 syllabus for Chemistry includes units like Solid-state, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, etc.

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023 for Chemistry
Unit Number and Name Topics
1.Solid-state 1.1 General Characteristics of Solid State
1.2 Amorphous and Crystalline Solids
1.3 Classification of Crystalline Solids
1.4 Crystal Lattices and Unit Cells
1.5 Number of Atoms in a Unit Cell
1.6 Close Packed Structures
1.7 Packing Efficiency
1.8 Calculations Involving Unit Cell
1.9 Imperfections in Solids
2.Solutions 2.1 Types of Solutions
2.2 Expressing Concentration of Solutions
2.3 Solubility
2.4 Vapour Pressure of Liquid Solutions
2.5 Ideal and Non-ideal Solutions
2.6 Colligative Properties and
Determination of Molar Mass
3.Electrochemistry 3.1 Electrochemical Cells
3.3 Nernst Equation
3.4 Conductance of Electrolytic Solutions
3.5 Electrolytic cells and Electrolysis
(excluding the elementary idea of laws of
4.Chemical Kinetics 4.1 Rate of a Chemical Reaction
4.2 Factors Influencing Rate of a Reaction
4.3 Integrated Rate Equations
5.Surface Chemistry

5.1 Adsorption
5.3 Colloids
5.4 Classification of Colloids
5.6 Colloids Around Us

6.General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements Nil
7.p-block elements 7.1 Group 15 Elements
7.2 Dinitrogen
7.3 Ammonia
7.4 Oxides of Nitrogen (excluding structure)
7.5 Nitric Acid
7.10 Group 16 Elements
7.11 Dioxygen
7.12 Simple Oxides
7.13 Ozone
7.14 Sulphur – Allotropic Forms
7.15 Sulphur Dioxide
7.16 Oxoacids of Sulphur
7.17 Sulphuric Acid; chemical
Properties use
7.18 Group 17 Elements
7.19 Chlorine
7.20 Hydrogen Chloride
7.21 Oxoacids of Halogens
7.22 Interhalogen Compounds
7.23 Group 18 Elements
8.d and f Block Elements 8.1 Position in the Periodic Table
8.2 Electronic Configurations of the d-Block
8.3 General Properties of the Transition
Elements (d-Block)
8.5 The Lanthanoids:
Electronic configuration, oxidation states,
Llanthanoids contraction, reasons and
8.6 The Actinoids; Actinoid contraction
8.7 Some Applications of d- and f-Block
9.Coordination Compounds

9.1 Werner's Theory of Coordination
9.2 Definitions of Some Important Terms
Pertaining to Coordination Compounds
9.3 Nomenclature of Coordination
9.5 Bonding in Coordination Compounds
9.6 Bonding in Metal Carbonyls
9.7 Stability of coordination compounds

10.Haloalkanes and Haloarenes 10.1 Classification
10.2 Nomenclature
10.3 Nature of C–X Bond
10.4 Methods of Preparation
10.5 Physical Properties
10.6 Chemical Reactions
11.Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers 11.1 Classification
11.2 Nomenclature
11.3 Structures of Functional Groups
11.4 Alcohols and Phenols
11.6 Ethers

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023-23 for English

Given below is the 2nd PUC syllabus 2023 for English. There are 13 units in the English syllabus. The topics are mentioned in the table below for reference purposes:

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023 for English
Unit Unit Name
1 Romeo and Juliet
2 Too Dear
3 On Children
5 A Sunny Morning
6 When You Are Old
7 The Gardener
10 Heaven, If You Are Not Earth
11 Japan And Brazil Through A Traveler's Eye
12 The Voter
13 Where There Is A Wheel

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023-24 for Economics

Economics is divided into Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. Check the 2nd PUC syllabus 2023 for Economics which is mentioned below.

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023 for Economics
Unit Unit Name
Part I - Microeconomics
1 Introduction
2 Theory of Consumer Behavior
3 Production and Cost
4 Theory of the Firm under Perfect Competition
Part II - Macroeconomics
1 Introduction
2 National Income Accounting
3 Money and Banking
4 Determination of Income and Employment

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023-24 for Business Studies

Business studies consist of parts 1 and part 2. Please go through both the parts and know the topics well. Some important topics of PUC board Karnataka syllabus for business studies include Principles of Management, Business Environment, Organising, Controlling, Staffing, Financial Management, etc.

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023 for Business Studies
Unit Unit Name
Part I
1 Nature and Significance of Management
2 Principles of Management
3 Business Environment
4 Planning
5 Organising
6 Staffing
7 Directing
8 Controlling
Part II
9 Financial Management

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023-24 for Accounting

Kindly check the PUC board Karnataka syllabus 2023 for accounting. There are two parts to the Accounting syllabus. The parts and the units under them are mentioned in the table below. Some topics include Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organisation, Accounting for Partnership: Basic Concepts, Reconstitution of a Partnership Firm - Retirement/Death of a Partner, Dissolution of Partnership Firm, Financial Statement of Company, etc.

Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023 for Accounting
Unit Unit Name
Part I
1 Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organisation
2 Accounting for Partnership: Basic Concepts
3 Reconstitution of a Partnership Firm - Admission of a Partner
4 Reconstitution of a Partnership Firm - Retirement/Death of a Partner
5 Dissolution of Partnership Firm
Part II
1 Accounting for Share Capital
3 Financial Statement of Company

Steps to Download Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2023-24

Mentioned below are some of the steps students must follow to download the 2nd PUC syllabus 2023. 

Step 1: Visit the official portal - pue.karnataka.gov.in

Step 2: Click on Students corner.

Step 3: Click on Syllabus.

Step 4: A new window will be opened showing the I PUC and II PUC subject links.

Step 5: Click on the required subject and download.

Karnataka 2nd PUC Exam 2023 Distribution of Marks

You can find details about the distribution of marks for the Karnataka 2nd PUC exam 2023 in the table below.

Karnataka 2nd PUC Exam 2023 Distribution of Marks
Paper Total Time Total Marks
Language Paper Kannada, English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi, and Urdu 180 minutes Theory: 100 Marks. No Internal marks
Maths 3 hours Theory: 80 Marks; Internal: 20 Marks
Language Paper III- Hindi, Kannada, English, Arabic, Urdu, Sanskrit, Konkani, and Tulu 3 hours Theory will be of 80 Marks while Internal 20 Marks
Science 3 hours Theory: 80 Marks; Internal: 20 Marks
Social Science 3 hours Theory: 80 Marks; Internal: 20 Marks
Language Paper-II- Kannada, English 3 hours Theory will of 80 Marks, while Internal will be of 20 Marks


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