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MBSE HSSLC Syllabus 2021

The Mizoram Board of School Education (MBSE) is a state-level education board in India that conducts the HSLC (class 10th board) and the HSSLC (class 12th board) examinations in the state of Mizoram. The syllabus is significant for students as it helps them to get an overview of the subjects taught. The syllabus has been reduced by 30% due to COVID-19. Students can download and check Arts, Commerce, and Science stream subjects.

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MBSE HSSLC/12th Syllabus 2021 (Stream - Wise)

Students can download the PDF of the syllabus as per their streams. MBSE HSSLC exams 2021 are usually conducted in the month of February and March. Due to COVID-19, the examination dates are yet to be announced.The syllabus is divided into 3 main streams -

The syllabus for all the core subjects is given below, and candidates can check the syllabus and prepare for examinations accordingly.

Stream Major Subjects
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • English
  • Computer Science
  • Accountancy
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • English
  • History
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • English
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

MBSE HSSLC English Syllabus 2021

English subject is compulsory for all three streams. Therefore, all stream candidates must go through the English syllabus thoroughly and prepare for the exam.

Unit Unit Name Marks
3.1 Section – A Reading Skills (Same as before) 15
3.2 Section – B : Writing Skills
1. Short Compilation (Notice, Advertisements)
2.Letter Writing : 1) Letters of Complaints
2) Application for a job
3) Letters to Editors
3. Report Writing

Section – C : Literature
(marks for each question same as before)
Textbook - Flamingo:
Poetry Section:
* My Mother at sixty six
* An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum
* Keeping Quiet
* A thing of Beauty

Prose Section
* The Last Lesson
* Lost Spring
*Deep Water
*The Rattrap

* The Third Level
* The Enemy
* Should Wizard Hit Mommy?
* On the Face of it
* Memories of Childhood


MBSE HSSLC Science Syllabus 2021

MBSE HSSLC Science stream consists of core subjects like Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Computer Science, and English. Candidates to check the given syllabus and plan to study accordingly.

MBSE HSSLC Mathematics Syllabus 2021

Find below the MBSE HSSLC Mathematics syllabus for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Unit Unit Name Marks
I Relation and Functions 8
II Algebra 10
III Calculus 34
IV Vector and Three Dimensional Geometry 14
V Linear Programming 6
VI Probability 8

MBSE HSSLC Physics Syllabus 2021

Find below the MBSE HSSLC Physics syllabus for the 2020-2021 academic year. 

Unit Unit Name Marks
I Electrostatics 10
II Current Electricity 9
III Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism 7
IV Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current 10
V Electromagnetic Waves 4
VI Optics 16
VII Dual Nature of Matter 5
VIII Atoms and Nuclei 5
IX Electronic Devices 4

MBSE HSSLC Chemistry Syllabus 2021

Find below the MBSE HSSLC Chemistry syllabus for the 2020-2021 academic year. 

Unit Unit Name Marks
I Solid State
Classification of solids based on different binding forces :molecular, ionic
covalent and metallic solids, amorphous and crystalline solids(elementary
idea),unit cell in two dimensional and three dimensional lattices, calculation of
density of unit cell, packing in solids, packing efficiency, voids ,number of
atoms per unit cell in a cubic unit cell, point defects.
II Solutions
Types of solutions, expression of concentration of solutions of solids in
liquids, solubility of gases in liquids, solid solutions, colligative properties —
relative lowering of vapour pressure, Raoult’s law, elevation of B.P.,
depression of freezing point osmotic pressure, determination of molecular
masses using colligative properties.
III Electrochemistry
Redox reactions, conductance in electrolytic solutions, specific and molar
conductivity variations of conductivity with concentration, Kohlrausch’s Law,
electrolysis, EMF of a cell, standard electrode potential, Nernst equation and
its application to chemical cells. Relation between Gibbs energy change and
EMF of a cell.
IV Chemical Kinetics
Rate of a reaction (average and instantaneous), factors affecting rates of
reaction: concentration, temperature, catalyst; order and molecularity of a
reaction; rate law and specific rate constant, integrated rate equations and half
life (only for-zero and first order reactions).
V Surface Chemistry
Adsorption — physisorption and chemisorption; factors affecting adsorption
of gases on solids; colloidal state; distinction between true solutions, colloids
and suspensions; lyophillic, lyophobic multimolecular and macromolecular
colloids; properties of colloids; Tyndall effect, Brownian movement,
electrophoresis, coagulation.
VII p-Block Elements
Group 15 element: General introduction, electronic configuration,
occurrence, oxidation states, trends. in physical and chemical properties;
nitrogen — preparation, properties and uses; compounds of nitrogen:
preparation and properties of ammonia and nitric acid.
Group 16 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration,
oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties;
dioxygen, properties and uses; classification of oxides; ozone. Sulphur —
allotropic forms; compounds of sulphur: preparation, properties and uses
of sulphur dioxide, properties and uses, oxoacids of sulphur (structures
Group 17 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration,
oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties;
compounds of halogens: preparation, properties and uses of chlorine and
hydrochloric acid, interhalogen compounds, oxoacids of halogens
(structure’s only).
Group 18 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration,
occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties, uses.
VIII d -and f- Block Elements
General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence and
characteristics of transition metals, general trends in properties of the first
row transition metals – metallic character, ionization enthalpy, oxidation
states, ionic radii, colour, catalytic property, magnetic properties,
interstitial compounds, alloy formation.
Lanthanoids - electronic configuration, oxidation states, contraction and
its consequences.
IX Coordination Compounds
Coordination compounds: Introduction, ligands, coordination number,
colour, magnetic properties and shapes, IUPAC nomenclature of
mononuclear coordination compounds, bonding, Werner’s theory VBT,
X Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Haloalkanes : Nomenclature, nature of C-X bond, physical and chemical
properties, mechanism of substitution reactions. Optical rotation.
Haloarenes: Nature of C-X bond, substitution reactions (directive
influence of halogen for monosubstituted compounds only)
XI Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Alcohols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical
properties (of primary alcohols only); identification of primary, secondary
and tertiary alcohols, mechanism of dehydration.
Phenols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical
properties, acidic nature of phenol, electrophillic substitution reactions,
uses of phenols.
Ethers: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical
properties, uses.
XII Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Aldehydes and Ketones: Nomenclature, nature of carbonyl group,
methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, and mechanism
of nucleophilic addition, reactivity of alpha hydrogen in aldehydes; uses.
Carboxylic Acids: Nomenclature, acidic nature, methods of preparation,
physical and chemical properties; uses.
XIII Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Amines: Nomenclature, classification, structure, methods of preparation,
physical and chemical properties, uses, identification of primary
secondary and tertiary amines.
Cyanides and Isocyanides – will be mentioned at relevant places in
XIV Biomolecules
Carbohydrates - Classification (aldoses and ketoses), monosaccharide
(glucose and fructose), DL configuration
Proteins - Elementary idea of a amino acids, peptide bond, polypeptides,
proteins, primary structure, secondary structure, tertiary structure and
quaternary structure (qualitative idea only), denaturation of proteins.
Nucleic Acids: DNA and RNA

MBSE HSSLC Arts Syllabus 2021

MBSE HSSLC Arts syllabus consists of History, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and English. Candidates can check the syllabus of core subjects in the Arts stream.

MBSE HSSLC Political Science Syllabus 2021

Find below the MBSE HSSLC Political Science syllabus for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Unit Unit Name Marks
Part A - Contemporary World Politics
I 1.Cold War Era in World Politics 2.Disintegration of Second World and the collapse of Bipolary 16
II 1.US dominance in World Politics 2.Alternative centres of Economic and Political Power 16
III International Organisations in a Unipolar World 8
Part B - Politics in India since Independence
V 1.Nation Building and its Problems
2.Era of One Party Dominance
VI India’s External Relations 10
VII 1.Crisis of the Constitutional Order 2.Regional Aspirations and Conflicts 12

MBSE HSSLC History Syllabus 2021

Find below the MBSE HSSLC History syllabus for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Unit Unit Name Marks
The Harappan Civilisation
Early States and Economies
Early Societies (c. 600BCE - 600CE)
Changes in Religious Beliefs and Devotional Texts (c. eighth to eighteenth centuries)
(c. fourteenth to sixteenth centuries)
Agrarian Society and the Mughal Empire
Exploring Official Archives
1857 Revolt and its Representations
Civil Disobedience and Beyond
  Map Work 5

MBSE HSSLC Sociology Syllabus 2021

Find below the MBSE HSSLC Sociology syllabus for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Unit Unit Name Marks
Part A - Indian Society
2 The Democraphic Structure of Indian Society 8
3 Social Institutions ― Continuity and Change 10
4 The Market as a Social Institution 10
5 Patterns of Social Inequality and Exclusion 12
Part B - Social Change and Development in Indian Society
8 Structural Change 7
9 Cultural Change 7
11 Change and Development in Rural Society 7
12 Change and Development in Industrial Society 4
13 Globalisation and Social Change 7
15 Social Movements 8

MBSE HSSLC Education Syllabus 2021

Find below the MBSE HSSLC Education syllabus for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Unit Unit Name Marks
1 Psychology as a behavioural Science 10
2 Growth and Development 10
3 Heredity and Environment 8
4 Learning 10
5 Attention and Interests 6
6 Memory and Forgetting 8
7 Personality and Intelligence 10
8 Mental Health and Adjustment 10
9 Guidance and Counselling 8

MBSE HSSLC Psychology Syllabus 2021

Find below the MBSE HSSLC Psychology syllabus for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Unit Unit Name Marks
I Intelligence and Aptitude/Variations in Psychological Attributes 12
II Self and Personality 12
III Human Strengths and meeting the Life Challenges 10
IV Psychological Disorders 13
V Therapeutic Approaches 9
VI Social Influence and Group Processes 8
VII Professional Skills for Psychologists/Developing Psychological Skills 6

MBSE HSSLC Home Science Syllabus 2021

Find below the MBSE HSSLC Home Science syllabus for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Unit Unit Name Marks
I - Know Little Children 2 : Protection from Preventable childhood Diseases
3 : Special needs of Disadvantaged children
4 : Substitute Child Care
II - Nutrition for Self and Family 5: Meal planning for an individual
6: Planning meals for family and their modification for
special condition
7: Water for Good health
III - Management and Consumer Education 10 : Family income and Expenditure
12 : Consumer education
14 : Consumer Protection
IV - My Apparel 15 : Clothing in Relation to Personality
16 : Factors Influencing Selection of Clothing
17 : Selection and Purchase of Fabrics

MBSE HSSLC Geography Syllabus 2021

Find below the MBSE HSSLC Geography syllabus for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Unit Unit Name Marks
Part A - Fundamentals of Human Geography
I Chapter 1. Human Geography – Nature and Scope
a) Introduction and definition (p-3)
b) Nature of Human Geography
c) Scope of Human Geography
d) Approaches : Traditional Approaches to Human Geography
II Population
2. Population of the world – Number, Growth and Density
a) Growth of world population
b) Factors of increase in world population
c) Distribution of world population
d) Factors affecting population distribution and density – an
overall viewpoint
3. Population change
a) Introduction
b) determinants of population change
c) Fertility & its measures
d) Mortality & its measures
e) Migration
f) Factors determining migration
Chapter 4: Human development
a) Introduction
b) HD: Selected indicators
III Human Activities
Chapter 5 : Human Activities 
a) Primary activities – gathering, pastoralism, mining, minerals,
subsistence agriculture, Modern agriculture, Major crops –
Rice, Wheat, Beverages – tea, coffee. Fiber crops - Cotton
IV Transport, Communication and Trade
Chapter 6 : transport and communication
a) Modes of transport – Roadways, Railways, pipelines, Water
transport, Air transport
b) Mass communication, Computer Networking and Uses
Chapter 7 : International trade
a) Basis of International trade, recent trends in International
trade, ports.
V Human Settlements
Chapter 8 : Human Settlements
Types of settlements, rural settlement patterns, classification of
towns, or the basis of size, urban land use structure, functional
classification of towns, problems of human settlements in
developing countries
VI Map work (related to Unit 1-5) 2
Part B - People and Economy
Chapter 9 : Population composition : Ethnic and Socio Cultural Attributes
a) Tribal population, State wise distribution.
b) Spatial distribution of scheduled caste, state wise distribution
of SC
c) Language and dialect groups, classification of Indian
d) Unity in diversity
Chapter 10: Population of India : Aspects of spatial distribution and
a) General demographic scene in India
b) Census of population
c) Distribution of population in India – State level
d) Variations in density of population
e) Trends of population growth in India
f) Variations in population growth
g) Migration trends in India
Chapter 11 : Population composition : Demographic Attributes
-Whole Chapter
Chapter 13: Population, Environment and Development
a) Population growth and environments
b) Agricultural development and environmental degradation
c) Urbanization and environmental degradation
II Human Settlements
Chapter 14: Human Settlements and House types
- Settlements, table indicating differences between urban and rural
settlements, morphology of an Indian town, House type

Resource and Sustainable development
Chapter 15: Natural resources of India
- Resource development, major resources of India
Chapter 16 : Agriculture
- Role of agriculture, traditional vrs modern package technology or
green revolution, regional imbalances in agricultural development,
wet and dry land agriculture, selected cultural practices – utility
and relevance, intensity of cropping spatial pattern of agricultural
Chapter 17 : Manufacturing Industries
- Industries – historical perspective, Industrial development, plan
period, factors of industrial location, classification of industries,
Industrial clusters, industrial self-reliance, Impact of liberalization,
privatization and globalization.

Chapter 18 : Planning in India and Need for Sustainable development
- Need for sustainable development, Significance of S.D.

IV Transport, Communication and International Trade
Chapter 19 : Transport Systems
- Rail transport, progress of Indian Railways, factors, distribution of
Indian railways, Railway zones
- Road transport, classification of roads
- Inland waterways, problems, air transport and pipelines
- Power grid
Chapter 20 : International trade, Sea ports and Airports
- Nature of Indian foreign trade ; present picture, Scope of Export
- Sea ports
- Airports
V Geographical perspective on Selected issues and problems
Chapter 21: Geographical perspective on Selected issues and problems
- Environmental pollution – air, water pollution
- Hunger and poverty – causes
- Urbanization, Urban waste disposal
VII Map work (related to Part B Unit 1-5) 3

MBSE HSSLC Commerce Syllabus 2021

Commerce stream consists of core subjects like Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Mathematics, and English. Kindly go through the given syllabus and study accordingly.

MBSE HSSLC Economics Syllabus 2021

Find below the MBSE HSSLC Economics syllabus for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Unit Unit Name Marks
Part A - Macroeconomics
1 Introduction:
Macroeconomics: Its meaning and scope viz Central Problems: - Growth,
Inflation, Employment. Some basic concepts of macroeconomics:
Business Cycle, Aggregate Demand , Aggregate Supply , Consumption
goods, Capital Goods, Final Goods, Intermediate Goods; Stocks and
Flows; Gross Investment and Depreciation.
2 National Income and related Aggregate : Basic concept and measurement.
― circular flow of income, method of calculating N.I
― concepts of aggregates related to NI. GNP, NNP, Gross and Net
Product (GDP & NDP)- at market price, at factor cost, national
Income (gross and net)
3 Theory of Income and employment
― Aggregate demand and its composites, consumption function and
functions, propensity to consume and propensity to save, equilibrium
4 Money and Banking :
Money — Meaning, Functions and types. Supply of money — Currency
held by the public and net demand deposits held by commercial banksDefinition and Functions, Money and Credit Creation by Commercial
banks. Central Bank - Meaning and Functions.
5 Monetary policy, Fiscal policy and Govt. budget
― Fiscal Policy – meaning, types and tools
― Government Budget – meaning, objectives, components and types,
classification of expenditures – revenue expenditure and capital
Various measures of govt. deficit – revenue deficit, fiscal deficit, primary
deficit: their meaning and implication
Part B - Indian Economic Development
6 Introduction : Parameter of development – per capita income, HDI in
― Main features, problems and policies of agriculture and foreign trade
7 Planning and Economic development in India :
Objectives, Targets, Achievements and drawbacks of different Five Year
Plans in India (A brief account).
8 Structural change in the Indian Economy after Liberalization :
Meaning, Need, Significance, and Features of Liberalization,
Globalization, Disinvestment and Privatization. Present Features of
Indian Economy.
9 Current challenges facing Indian Economy
― Poverty – absolute and relative : main programs for poverty allocation;
A critical assessment; Rural development; Key issues credit and
marketing – role of co-operative: agricultural diversification: alternative
farming – organic farming
― Human capital formation: How people become resources; role of
human capital in economics development
― Sustainable Economic growth; meaning, effect of economic
Development on resources and environment.
10 Economic Growth and Development :
Economic Growth and Development-Meaning and
Difference,Comparative Study of India and China on the Following
Indicators : i) unemployment ii)GDP growth, iii) GDP per capita, iv)
GDP purchasing power parity, v) amount in direct foreign investment, vi)
inflation, vii) poverty

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