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TBSE 12th Syllabus 2021

Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE) was established in 1973 by the Tripura Board of Secondary Education Act, 1973. From 1st January 1976, the board started functioning to control and develop education in the state. Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE) updates and publishes the 12th syllabus once every three years. Candidates can download the syllabus in PDF format for reference while preparing for the board examination. TBSE 12th syllabus contains essential information about all the subjects and topics covered for the TBSE 12th exams. It also includes the marking scheme for every subject and topic.

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TBSE 12th Syllabus 2021 - Important Dates and Highlights

According to the latest report, TBSE will conduct class 12th exams from 18th May 2021 onwards due to the COVID - 19 situation. The following are some important dates students must refer to:

Board name

Tripura Board of Secondary Education

Inception

1976

Headquarters

Agartala, Tripura, India 

Exam commencement date

18th May 2021

Admit card release date

Last week of April 2021 (tentative)

Result announcement date

July 2021 (tentative)

Website

tbse.tripura.gov.in

TBSE 12th Syllabus 2021 Subject List

Below is a list of subjects under TBSE 12th board 2021:

  • Statistics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Political science
  • History
  • Business studies
  • Bengali
  • Psychology
  • Sanskrit
  • Accountancy
  • Kokborok
  • Economics
  • Hindi
  • Sociology
  • English
  • Geography
  • Nutrition
  • Music

TBSE 12th Syllabus 2021 (Stream-Wise)

The board has recently reduced the syllabus of a few subjects by 30%. Students can download the reduced TBSE 12th syllabus 2021 from below to prepare accordingly for the examinations commencing on 18th May 2021.

TBSE 12th Science Stream Syllabus

Science streams consist of subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Maths and other subjects:

TBSE 12th Mathematics Syllabus 2021

The statistics consist of 5 units in total for the TBSE 12th examination 2021:

Unit

Topics Covered

Unit I: Mathematics

The basic concept of Limit, Continuity and Differentiability. The first and second-order derivates of a variety of non-trigonometric univariate functions. Maximum and minimum of a variety of non-trigonometric univariate functions. Integration of a variety of non-trigonometric univariate functions by substitution, by partial fractions and by parts. The standard definition of gamma integral and results involving it (without derivations).

Unit II: Correlation & Regression

Bivariate data. Scatter diagram. Correlation and Correlation coefficient. Properties of Correlation coefficient. Rank correlation, Spearman's rank correlation coefficient (without tie). The concept of regression. The principle of least squares. Fitting of Regression lines. Important results relating to regression lines.

Unit III: Probability & Probability Distributions

Random experiment, Trial, Sample space, Sample point and different types of events.Definition of Probability: Classical, Statistical & Axiomatic. The theorem on the probability of a union of (two & three) events. Conditional probability, Theorem on conditional probability for two & three events. Independence of events. Bayes' theorem and its application. Random variable (discrete and continuous) and its probability distribution. Cumulative distribution function. Probability mass function and Probability density function.

Mathematical Expectation. Uniform (Discrete & Continuous), Bernoulli, Binomial, Poisson, Geometric, Exponential & Normal distributions.

Unit IV: Sampling, Estimation & Testing of Hypothesis

Population & Sample. Parameter & Statistic. Census & Sample Survey. Concepts of probability sampling and random number tables. Concepts of the Sampling distribution of statistic and its Standard Error. Simple random sampling with replacement (SRSWR) and simple random sampling without replacement (SRSWOR).

The concept of point estimation. The requirement of a good estimator: Unbiasedness, Consistency, Efficiency. The elementary concept of MVUE & BLUE.

Statistical tests of Hypothesis - Null and alternative hypotheses. Simple and composite hypotheses, Critical region, Type-I and type-II errors, Level of significance and size of the critical region, Power of a test. Tests of significance related to a single Binomial proportion, Poisson Parameter and two Binomial proportions using large sample approximations.

Unit V: Population Studies

Vital events. Rates and ratios. Measurement of mortality: Crude, Specific and Standardised death rates, Infant mortality rate. Measurement of fertility and Reproduction: Crude birth rate, General, Specific and Total fertility rates, Gross and Net reproduction rates

TBSE 12th Syllabus 2021 for Physics

The reduced syllabus for Physics consists of 10 units as follows: 

S.No. & Unit Name

Content

Period Allocated

1. Electrostatics

Conservation of charge, Coulomb's-force between two point charges, forces, forces between multiple charges; superposition principle and continuous charge distribution.

Electric field, electric field due to a point charge, electric field lines; electric dipole, electric field due to a dipole; torque on a dipole in a uniform electric field. Electric flux, statement of Gauss’ theorem and its application to find field due to an infinitely long straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell (field inside and outside).

Electric potential, potential difference, electric potential due to a point charge, a dipole and system of charges; equipotential surfaces, electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges and electric dipole in an electrostatic field.

Conductors and insulators, free charges and bound charges inside a conductor. Dielectrics and electric polarization, capacitors and capacitance, the combination of capacitors in series in parallel, the capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with one without dielectric medium between the plates, energy stored in a capacitor. Van de Graaff generator

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2. Current Electricity 

Electric current, the flow of electric charges in a metallic conductor, drift velocity, mobility and their relation with electric current; Ohm’s law electrical resistance, V-I characteristics (linear and non-linear), electrical energy and power, electrical resistivity and conductivity.

Carbon resistors, colour code for carbon resistors; series and parallel combinations of resistors; temperature dependence of resistance. The internal resistance of a cell, potential difference and emf of a cell, combination of cells in series and parallel. Elementary idea of secondary cells. Kirchoffs’ laws and simple applications. Wheatstone bridge, metre bridge. Potentiometer - principle and its applications to measure potential difference and for comparing emf of two cells; measurement of internal resistance of a cell.

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3. Magnetic effects of current and magnetism

The concept of the magnetic field, Oersted’s experiment. Biot - Savart law and its application to current carrying circular loop. Ampere’s law and its application to infinitely long straight wire, straight and toroidal solenoids. Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields. Cyclotron. Force on a current-carrying conductor-definition of ampere. Torque experienced by a current loop in a uniform magnetic field; moving coil galvanometer- its current sensitivity and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter. Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its

magnetic dipole moment. The magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron. Magnetic dipole moment. The magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron. Magnetic field intensity due to a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) along its axis and perpendicular to its axis. Torque on a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) in a uniform magnetic field; bar magnet

as an equivalent solenoid, magnetic field lines; Earth’s magnetic field and magnetic Concept of the magnetic field, Oersted’s experiment.Biot - Savart law and its application to current carrying circular loop.Ampere’s law and its application to infinitely long straight wire, straight and toroidal solenoids.

Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields. Cyclotron. Force on a current-carrying conductor-definition of ampere. Torque experienced by a current loop in the uniform magnetic field; moving coil galvanometer- its current sensitivity and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter. Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment. The magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron. Magnetic dipole moment. The magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron. Magnetic field intensity due to a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) along its axis and perpendicular to its axis. Torque on a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) in a uniform magnetic field; bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid, magnetic field lines; Earth’s magnetic field and magnetic 

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4. Electromagnetic Induction & alternating currents 

Electromagnetic induction; Faraday’s laws, induced emf and current; Lenz’s Law, Eddy currents. Self and mutual induction. Alternating currents, peak and RMS value of alternating current/voltage; reactance and impedance; LC oscillations (qualitative treatment only), LCR series circuit, resonance; power in AC circuits, wattles current. AC generator and transformer.

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5. Electromagnetic waves

Need for displacement current.Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics (qualitative ideas only). Transverse nature of electromagnetic waves.

Electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, Xrays, gamma rays) including elementary facts about their uses.

4

6. Optics 

Reflection of light, spherical mirrors, mirror formula. Refraction of light, total internal reflection and its applications, optical fibres, refraction at the spherical surface, lenses, thin lens formula, lens maker's formula. Newton’s relation: Displacement method to find the position of images (conjugate points) Magnification, power of a lens, combination of thin-lenses in contact, the combination of a lens and a mirror. Refraction and dispersion of light through a prism.

Scattering of light - blue colour of the sky and reddish appearance of the sun at sunrise and sunset. Elementary idea of the Roman effect.

Optical instruments: Human eye, image formation and accommodation, correction of eye defects (myopia, hypermetropia, presbyopia and astigmatism) using lenses.

Microscopes and astronomical telescopes (reflecting and refracting) and their magnifying powers.

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7. Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation 

Dual nature of radiation. Photoelectric effect, Hertz and Lenard’s observations; Einstein’s photoelectric equation-particle nature of light.

Matter waves-wave nature of particles, de Broglie relation. Davisson-Germer experiment (experimental details should be omitted; only conclusion should be explained).

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8. Atoms & Nuclei

Alpha-particle scattering experiment; Rutherford’s model of atom; Bohr model, energy levels, hydrogen spectrum. Continuous and characteristic X-rays. Composition and size of nucleus, atomic masses, isotopes, isobars; isotones. Radioactivity-alpha, beta and gamma particles/rays and their properties; radioactive decay law.

Mass-energy relation, mass defect; binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number; nuclear fission and fusion.

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9. Electronic Devices

Energy bands in solids, conductors, insulators and semiconductors; semiconductor diode - I-IV characteristics in forward and reverse bias, diode as a rectifier, I-V Characteristics in forward and reverse bias, diode as a rectifier; I-V characteristics of LED, photodiode, solar cell and Zener diode. Zener diode as a voltage regulator, Junction transistor, transistor action, characteristics of a transistor; transistor as an amplifier (common emitter configuration) and oscillator. Logic gates (OR, AND, NOT, NAND and NOR). The transistor as a switch.

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10. Communication Systems

Elements of a communication system (block diagram only); bandwidth of signals (speech, TV and digital data); bandwidth of transmission medium. Propagation of electromagnetic waves in the atmosphere, sky and space wave propagation. Need for modulation. Production and detection of an amplitude-modulated wave.

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TBSE 12th Syllabus 2021 for Chemistry

The Chemistry syllabus consists of 16 units as follows: 

S.No & Unit Name

Content

Period

1. Solid State

Classification of solids based on different bindings forces: molecular, ionic, covalent and metallic solids, amorphous and crystalline solids (elementary idea), unit cell in two dimensional and three-dimensional lattices, packing efficiency, calculation of density of unit cell, packing in solids, voids, number of atoms per unit cell in a cubic unit cell, point defects, electrical and magnetic properties. Band theory of metals conductors, semiconductors and insulators and n & p-type semiconductors.

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2. Solutions

Types of solutions, expression of concentration of solutions of solids in liquids, the solubility of gases in liquids, solid solutions, colligative properties – relative lowering of vapour pressure, Rault’s law, the elevation of boiling point, depression of freezing point, osmotic pressure determination of molecular masses using colligative properties, abnormal molecular mass, can't Hoff factor and calculations involving it.

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3. Electrochemistry

Redox reactions, conductance in electrolytic solutions, specific and molar conductivity, variations of conductivity with concentration, Kohlrausch’s Law, electrolysis and laws of electrolysis (elementary idea), dry cell – electrolytic cells and Galvanic cells; lead accumulator, 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, fuel cells: corrosion

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4. Chemical Kinetics

Principles and methods of extraction - concentration, oxidation, reduction electrolytic method and refining; occurrence and principles of extraction of aluminium, copper, zinc and Iron.

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5. Surface Chemistry

 

Adsorption – Physisorption and chemisorption; factors affecting adsorption of gases on solids; catalysis: homogeneous and heterogeneous, activity and selectivity: enzyme catalysis; colloidal state: the distinction between true solutions, colloids and suspensions; lyophilic, lyophobic, multimolecular and macromolecular colloids; properties of colloids; Tyndall effect, Brownian movement, electrophoresis, coagulation; emulsion – types of emulsions, Elementary idea of nanomaterials.

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6. General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements 

Principles and methods of extraction - concentration, oxidation, reduction electrolytic method and refining; occurrence and principles of extraction of aluminium, copper, zinc and Iron.

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7. p-Block Elements

Group 15 elements,Group 16 elements,Group 17 elements ,Group 18 elements

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8. 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. Preparation and Properties of K2Cr2O7 & KMnO4

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9. Coordination compounds

Coordination compounds - Introduction, ligands, coordination number, colour, magnetic properties and shapes, IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, Bonding (Werner’ theory. VBT and CFT): structural and stereoisomerism, the importance of coordination compounds (in the qualitative inclusion of analysis, extraction of metals and biological systems)

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10. Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

Haloalkanes.

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11. Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

Alcohols, Phenols, Ether

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12. 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, the reactivity of alpha hydrogen in aldehydes; uses. Carboxylic Acids: Nomenclature, acidic nature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties; uses

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13. Organic compounds containing Nitrogen

Nitro Compounds: General methods of preparation and chemical reactions. 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 context. Diazonium salts: Preparation, chemical reactions and importance in synthetic organic chemistry

 

14. Biomolecules 

Carbohydrates, Proteins, Vitamins, Nucleic Acids.

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15. Polymers

Classification - natural and synthetic, methods of polymerization (addition and condensation), copolymerization. Some important polymers: natural and synthetic like polythene, nylon, polyesters, bakelite, rubber, Biodegradable and non-biodegradable polymers

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16. Chemistry in Everyday life

1. Chemicals in medicines: analgesics, tranquillizers, antiseptics, disinfectants, antimicrobials, antifertility drugs, antibiotics, antacids, antihistamines.

2. Chemicals in food: preservatives, artificial sweetening agents, elementary idea of antioxidants

3. Cleansing agents: soaps and detergents, cleansing action.

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TBSE 12th Arts and Commerce Stream

The TBSE 12th Arts and Commerce stream consists of subjects like History, Political Science and many more.

TBSE 12th Political Science Syllabus 2021

This subject consists of 10 units in total:

Chapters

Topics

Marks

1. Major Political Concepts

i) New Liberalism

ii) Marxism

iii) Gandhism

7

2. Organs of Government

i) Separation of Power

ii) a) Executive Functions

b) Legislature

iii) Judiciary

10

3. Executive in India

i) The President

ii) The Prime Minister

iii) The Governor of a State iv) The Chief Minister of a State

9

4. Legislature in India

i) The Parliament

ii) State Legislature Assembly (with special reference to Tripura)

iii) Parliamentary Procedure – Zero Hour, No Confidence cut and Adjournment Motion, Calling Attention Motion (meaning)

11

5. Judiciary in India

i) Supreme Court

ii) High Court

iii) Subordinate Judiciary

iv) Lok Adalat and Consumer Court

9

6. Local Self Government

i) Rural Self Government (Composition, Function and Sources of

Income with special reference to Tripura)

ii) Urban self Government, Composition and Functions

(with special reference to Tripura)

10

7. International Relations and Politics

i) Meaning of International Relations and Politics

ii) Some key concepts in International Relations and Politics

7

8. International Relations in the Post Second

World War Period

i) Cold War

ii) NonAlignment Movement

iii) Globalization

9

9. U.N.O

i) Origin

ii) The U.N and its evolution on peacekeeping operations

9

10. Foreign Policy

i) Foreign Policy – Meaning and determinants

ii) Basic features of Indian Foreign Policy

iii) India and SAARC

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TBSE 12th Language Stream 2021

The language stream consists of subjects like English, Bengali etc.

TBSE 12th English Syllabus 2021

The English syllabus comprises sections from Prose, Poetry, Writing, Grammar, and Comprehension.

Units

Topics

Marks

Writing

  1. Notice
  2. Official Letter (Offices, Organization, Editor)
  3. Article writing
  4. Report writing

30

Comprehension

One passage for comprehension (maximum 400 - 500 words)

20

Literature

Questions from Reader and Supplementary Reader

30

TBSE 12th Syllabus 2021 for Practicals

Practical exams also consist of valuable marks which will be finalized on the marksheet of the candidates, and therefore students must appear for the same without fail:

Evaluation Scheme for Examination

Marks

Practical notebook

5

Viva Voce

5

Experiments (5+5+10)

20

Total

30

TBSE 12th Physics Practical 2021  

Every student will perform at least 12 experiments (6 from Section A & 6 from section B). The activities mentioned here should only be for demonstration. One project of three marks is to be carried out by the students.

Evaluation Scheme for Examination

Marks

Two experiments, one from each section

8+8

Practical record (experiments & activities)

6

Project

3

Viva on experiments & project

5

Total

30

TBSE 12th Chemistry Practical 2021

TBSE Chemistry practical 2021 will be of 3 hours with the marks allotted as below:

Evaluation Scheme for Examination

Marks

Volumetric Analysis (Redox)

10

Salt Analysis (Single salt)

8

Content-Based Experiment (Anyone: (i) Organic Functional Group, (ii) Preparation of lyophilic sol or lyophobic sol, (iii) Preparation of double salt)

6

Class record and viva

6

Total

30

Below are the direct links to PDFs of different subjects for the students to download and prepare well:

TBSE 12th Syllabus 2021 for Bengali

Bengali exam will be of 80 marks, and 20 marks will be from internal assessments. The duration of the examination will be 3 hours and 15 minutes. TBSE 12th syllabus 2021 for Bengali contains a detailed syllabus and marks for students to prepare accordingly. Students can download the syllabus given below for future use.

TBSE 12th Syllabus 2021 for Biology 

The biology theory examination will be of 70 marks, and the remaining 30 marks will include 20 marks from experiments and five marks each from the practical notebook and pre-board examination. Students can download the reduced TBSE 12th syllabus for biology from below:

TBSE 12th Syllabus 2021 for Sociology 

The board has recently reduced the syllabus of a few subjects by 30%. Students can download the reduced TBSE 12th syllabus 2021 for Sociology from below to prepare accordingly for the examinations commencing from 18th May 2021.

TBSE 12th Syllabus 2021 for Political Science 

The reduced 12th syllabus 2021 for political science contains the chapter names, chapter-wise marks distribution and blueprint of the question paper. Students can download the TBSE 12th syllabus 2021 pdf for future use.

How to Download TBSE 12th Syllabus 2021?

Students can follow the steps given below to download the TBSE 12th syllabus 2021 from the official website:

Step 1: Visit the Tripura board's official website - tbse.tripura.gov.in

Step 2: Scroll down to the bottom of the home page and click on the "Syllabus" option.

Step 3: Click on the "Reduced TBSE Syllabus" link or scroll under the "Class XII" band to get the individual subject syllabus.

Step 4: Candidates should click on the required subject link to open the syllabus.

Step 5: Download and save the TSEB 12th Syllabus 2021 in PDF format.

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