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Kerala Plus Two Syllabus 2021

Kerala board had recently decided to reduce the Kerala Plus Two syllabus by 30% for the academic year 2021. Therefore, chapters like GST, India's foreign relations with neighbouring countries and citizenship, nationalism, federalism, demonetization, secularism are some of the few chapters that have been removed.

Kerala Plus Two syllabus includes marks distribution and marking scheme as well as the duration of periods. Candidates can download the syllabus from the board's official website - dhsekerala.gov.in where Kerala Plus Two syllabus 2021 is available in PDF format. Kerala Plus Two board will provide the syllabus of all stream subjects as PDF format. 

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Kerala Plus Two Educational Streams and Subject Combinations

Kerala Plus Two is divided into three streams: Science, Commerce and Arts. Each stream has a variety of subjects, and students can choose the combination of subjects in each stream. The following is the information on subject combinations in each stream.

Kerala Plus Two Subject Combinations for Science Stream

Students belonging to the Science stream have an opportunity to make combinations of subjects like Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Home Science, Chemistry and Computer Science. The following table shows the list of subject combinations a student can opt for in class 12th.

S. No

Subjects

1

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology

2

Physics, Chemistry, Home Science, Biology

3

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Home Science

4

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Geology

5

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science

6

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electronics

7

Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology

8

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics

9

Physics, Chemistry, Psychology, Biology

Kerala Plus Two Subject Combinations for Commerce Stream

Students can refer to the following table of subject combinations for Commerce stream. 

S.No

Subjects

1

Business Studies, Accountancy, Economics, Maths

2

Business Studies, Accountancy, Economics, Statistics

3

Business Studies, Accountancy, Economics, Politics

4

Business Studies, Accountancy, Economics, Computer Application

Kerala Plus Two Subject Combinations for Humanities Stream

Students belonging to the Humanities stream have a variety of combinations to choose from. Therefore, students must choose the right combination carefully. Please look into Kerala Plus Two subject combinations for the Humanities stream.

S. No

Subjects

1

History, Economics, Politics, Geography

2

History, Economics, Politics, Sociology

3

History, Economics, Politics, Geology

4

History, Economics, Politics, Gandhian Studies

5

History, Economics, Politics, Philosophy

6

History, Economics, Politics, Social Work

7

Islamic History, Economics, Politics, Geography

8

Islamic History, Economics, Politics, Sociology

9

Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Gandhian Studies

10

History, Economics, Politics, Psychology

11

History, Economics, Politics, Anthropology

12

History, Economics, Politics, Statistics

13

Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Statistics

14

Economics, Statistics, Anthropology, Social Work

15

History, Economics, Geography, Hindi

16

History, Economics, Geography, Arabic

17

History, Economics, Geography, Urdu

18

History, Economics, Geography, Kannada

19

History, Economics, Geography, Tamil

20

History, Economics, Sanskrit Sahitya, Sanskrit Sasthra

21

History, Philosophy, Sanskrit Sahitya, Sanskrit Sasthra

22

Economics, Gandhian Studies, Communication English, Computer Application

23

Sociology, Journalism, Communicative English, Computer Application

24

Journalism, English Literature, Communicative English, Psychology

25

History, Economics, Politics, Music

26

History, Economics, Geography, Malayalam 

Kerala Plus Two Syllabus 2021 (Stream-Wise)

The science stream teaches the areas related to medical, engineering, and other professional fields, whereas the commerce stream focuses on business-related topics, commerce, trade, and financial matters. Unlike science and commerce, Humanities/Arts stream covers vast areas of study, and the subjects include languages like political science, psychology, sociology, and more.

Kerala Plus Two Science Syllabus

The science stream's core subjects are physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology, and computer science. English is a compulsory subject, and there are many other optional language subjects. Please go through the detailed syllabus given below. Students can find syllabus of the subjects they have chosen.

Kerala Plus Two Physics Syllabus

Physics syllabus is divided into two parts: Part 1 and Part 2 with chapters like electric charges and fields and atoms. The following is the Kerala Plus Two syllabus for physics subject.

Physics Part 1

  • Chapter 1: Electric Charges and Fields

  • Chapter 2: Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance

  • Chapter 3: Current Electricity

  • Chapter 4: Moving Charges and Magnetism

  • Chapter 5: Magnetism and Matter

  • Chapter 6: Electromagnetic Induction

  • Chapter 7: Alternating Current

  • Chapter 8: Electromagnetic Waves

Physics Part 2

  • Chapter 9: Ray Optics and Optical Instruments

  • Chapter 10: Wave Optics

  • Chapter 11: Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter

  • Chapter 12: Atoms

  • Chapter 13: Nuclei

  • Chapter 14: Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits

  • Chapter 15: Communication Systems

Kerala Plus Two Chemistry Syllabus

Here is the Plus Two syllabus for the chemistry subject for the current academic year below -

Chemistry Part  1

  • Unit 1: The Solid State

  • Unit 2: Solutions

  • Unit 3: Electrochemistry

  • Unit 4: Chemical Kinetics

  • Unit 5: Surface Chemistry

  • Unit 6: General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

  • Unit 7: The p-block Elements

  • Unit 8: The d and f – block Elements

  • Unit 9: Coordination Compounds

Chemistry Part 2

  • Unit 10: Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

  • Unit 11: Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

  • Unit 12: Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

  • Unit 13: Amines

  • Unit 14: Biomolecules

  • Unit 15: Polymers

  • Unit 16: Chemistry in Everyday Life

Kerala Plus Two Biology Syllabus

The topics for Kerala Plus Two biology consist of cell structure,plant physiology, etc. The units that will be taught in the Biology subject is given below - 

  • Unit 1: Diversity in the Living World

  • Unit 2: Structural Organisation in Plants and Animals

  • Unit 3: Cell-Structure and Functions

  • Unit 4: Plant Physiology

  • Unit 5: Human Physiology

Kerala Plus Two Commerce Syllabus

Economics, Business Studies, and Mathematics are the core subjects of the Commerce stream. However, English is a compulsory subject similar to that of the other two streams.

Kerala Plus Two Mathematics Syllabus 

Mathematics is a subject which requires consistent effort and practice. Therefore, students must go through the Kerala Plus Two syllabus to prepare accrodingly.

Maths Part 1

  • Chapter 1: Relations and Functions

  • Chapter 2: Inverse Trigonometric Functions

  • Chapter 3: Matrices

  • Chapter 4: Determinants

  • Chapter 5: Continuity and Differentiability

  • Chapter 6: Application of Derivatives

Maths Part 2 

  • Chapter 7: Application of Integrals

  • Chapter 8: Integrals

  • Chapter 9: Differential Equations

  • Chapter 10: Vector Algebra

  • Chapter 11: Three Dimensional Geometry

  • Chapter 12: Linear Programming

  • Chapter 13: Probability

Kerala Plus Two Accountancy Syllabus 

The following are the chapters that are taught in Kerala Plus Accountancy subject. Students can go through the syllabus to prepapre accordingly -

Accountancy Part 1

  • Chapter 1: Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organisation

  • Chapter 2: Accounting for Partnership: Basic Concepts

  • Chapter 3: Reconstitution of a Partnership Firm – Admission 112 of a Partner

  • Chapter 4: Reconstitution of a Partnership Firm – 172 Retirement/Death of a Partner

  • Chapter 5: Dissolution of Partnership Firm

Accountancy Part 2

  • Chapter 1: Accounting for Share Capital

  • Chapter 2: Issue and Redemption of Debentures

  • Chapter 3: Financial Statements of a Company

  • Chapter 4: Analysis of Financial Statement

  • Chapter 5: Accounting Ratios

  • Chapter 6: Cash Flow Statement

Kerala Plus Two Business Studies Syllabus

Kerala class 12th Business Studies subject provides strategies and scientific approaches in business fields. The syllabus is so exhaustive, as given below- 

Business Studies Part 1

  • Chapter 1: Nature and Significance of Management

  • Chapter 2: Principles of Management

  • Chapter 3: Business Environment

  • Chapter 4: Planning

  • Chapter 5: Organising

  • Chapter 6: Staffing

  • Chapter 7: Directing

  • Chapter 8: Controlling

Business Studies Part 2

  • Chapter 9: Financial Management

  • Chapter 10: Financial Markets

  • Chapter 11: Marketing

  • Chapter 12: Consumer protection

Kerala Plus Two Humanities Syllabus

Humanities/Arts is a vast stream compared to the other two. The primary subjects taught in the stream are History, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, and more. The following section contains the detailed classification of the major subjects in the Humanities/Arts stream.

Kerala Plus Two History Syllabus

The following information will give insight into the Kerala Plus Two syllabus of history subject as given below- 

Units

Themes in Indian History Part - I (Units 1 – 4)

Unit 1: The Story of the First Cities: Harappan Archaeology

Unit 2: Political and Economic History: How Inscriptions tell a story

Unit 3: Social Histories: using the Mahabharata

Unit 4: A History of Buddhism: Sanchi Stupa

Themes in Indian History Part-II (Units 5 – 9)

Unit 5: Medieval Society through Travellers’ Accounts

Unit 6: Religious Histories: The Bhakti-Sufi Tradition

Unit7: New Architecture: Hampi

Unit 8: Agrarian Relations: The Ain-i-Akbari

Unit 9: The Mughal Court: Reconstructing Histories through Chronicles

Themes in Indian History Part-III (Units 10 – 15)

Unit 10: Colonialism and Rural Society: Evidence from Official Reports

Unit 11: Representations of 1857

Unit 12: Colonialism and Indian Towns: Town Plans and Municipal Reports

Unit 13: Mahatma Gandhi through Contemporary Eyes

Unit 14: Partition through Oral Sources

Unit 15: The Making of the Constitution

Kerala Plus Two Political Science Syllabus

Kerala Plus Two Political Science syllabus is divided into contemporary world politics and India post-independence. Students can go through the chapters that are taught in these two parts.

Unit

Contents

Part A: Contemporary World Politics 

1

Cold War Era and Non–aligned Movement 

2

The End of Bipolarity

3

New Centres of Power

4

South Asia and the Contemporary World

5

United Nations and its Organizations 

6

Globalization 

Part B: Politics in India Since Independence 

7

Challenges of Nation-Building 

8

Planned Development

9

India's Foreign Policy 

10

Parties and the Party Systems in India

11

Democratic Resurgence

12

Indian Politics: Trends and Developments 

Kerala Plus Two Geography Syllabus

Kerala Plus Two syllabus of Geography subject is given below for students understanding -

Unit

Chapter

Part A 

Fundamentals of Human Geography 

Unit 1 

Human Geography 

Unit 2

People 

Unit 3

Human Activities 

Unit 4

Human settlements

Part B

India: People and Economy

Unit 1

People

Unit 2

Human Settlements

Unit 3

Resources and Development

Unit 5

Geographical Perspective on selected issues and problems

Part C

Practical Work

Unit 1

Processing of Data and Thematic Mapping

Unit 2

Practical Record Book and Viva Voce

How to Download Kerala Plus Two Syllabus 2021?

Students must visit the official website to download the Kerala Plus Two syllabus 2021. We have provided the step-by-step procedure below for you to download it without any hassles.

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Kerala Plus Two Board - dhsekerala.gov.in

Step 2: Click on the "Scheme of Work XII" option on the left side of the home page.

Step 3: A new window will pop up with the plus two scheme syllabus PDF.

Step 4: Download and save the PDF for future reference.

Download Kerala Plus Two Syllabus PDFs

Students preparing for Kerala Plus Two exams must go through the syllabus first. We have provided the PDF files of various subjects below -

Subject

PDF links

Malayalam

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Malayalam (Optional)

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English

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Hindi

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Hindi (Optional)

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Tamil

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Tamil (Optional)

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Kannada

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English (Literature Opt)

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Anthropology

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French

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Arabic

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Arabic (Opt)

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Urdu

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Urdu (Opt)

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Islamic History

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Sanskrit

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Sanskrit (Sahitya Opt)

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Sanskrit (Sasthra Opt)

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Electronics

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Computer Application (Humanities)

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Computer Application (Commerce)

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Computer Science Chapter_01

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Computer Science Chapter_02

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Computer Science

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Geology

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Journalism

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Communicative English

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Statistics

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Latin

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German

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Syriac (West)

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Home Science

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Social Work

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Philosophy

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Kerala Plus Two Syllabus Scheme of Work (Annual Plan)

The PDF files of scheme of work of subjects for the current academic year is given below for students' understanding -

Subjects (XII)

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English

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Malayalam

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Malayalam (Optional)

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Hindi

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Arabic

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Kannada

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Mathematics

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Physics

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Chemistry

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Computer Science

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Botany

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Zoology

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Accountancy AFS/Computerised Accounting

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computer Application(Commerce/Humanities)

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History

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Sociology

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Business Studies

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Politics

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Geography

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Economics

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Kerala Plus One Syllabus 2021 PDFs

We have provided PDF files of Kerala Plus One subjects below for students' convenience.

Subjects (XI)

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English

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Malayalam

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Hindi

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Arabic

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Mathematics

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Physics

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Chemistry

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Computer Science

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Botany

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Zoology

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Accountancy AFS/Computerised Accounting

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computer Application(Commerce/Humanities)

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History

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Sociology

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Business Studies

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Politics

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Geography

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Economics

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Passing Criteria of Kerala Plus Two Exams 2021

As per the Kerala board guidelines, a candidate needs to obtain a minimum of 30% marks in theory and 30% marks in practical/internal examination to pass in Kerala HSE exams. A candidate must also achieve 30% marks in aggregate in all the subjects. Below are the detailed passing criteria for Kerala Plus Two exams:

  • A candidate receives the pass certificate if they acquire a grade higher than a 'D+' in all internal assessment subjects.

  • A candidate shall obtain at least 30% marks in all the five external examination subjects (main/compartmental).

  • For subjects involving practical work, a candidate must obtain 30% marks in theory and 30% marks in practical separately to qualify.

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