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West Bengal Syllabus 2021

WB board releases the board exam syllabus on its official website as PDF files. Candidates can visit the official portal and download the West Bengal Syllabus for both Madhyamik and HS. Madhyamik candidates can visit, and HS candidates can visit to download the syllabus PDF files.

The West Bengal syllabus will help the candidates complete their studies effectively, and it also helps the teachers complete the portions in time. The syllabus will also help the candidates to stay focused and keep track of their studies. The West Bengal HS syllabus is available for all three streams, i.e., Science, Commerce, and Arts. The board will conduct exams as per both the old and new syllabus.

How to Download West Bengal Madhyamik Syllabus 2021?

The procedure to download the WB Madhyamik syllabus is given below:

Step 1: Visit the official website - 

Step 2: On the home page, click on the "Academics" section. 

Step 3: A new window will open with the list of subjects. Candidates are then required to click on the subject they want to download the PDF.

Step 4: Download the Syllabus PDF for further reference.

How to Download West Bengal HS Syllabus 2021?

The step by step procedure for downloading the WB Board HS syllabus is given below:

Step 1: Visit the official website -

Step 2: On the left side of the home page, click on the "Syllabus" option.

Step 3: A new window will open with all the subject syllabuses. Candidates are then required to select the required subject and click on it.

Step 4: Download the syllabus PDF for further use.

West Bengal Madhyamik Syllabus Details

Madhyamik Syllabus has been released for the following subjects on the official website:

  1. First Language

  2. Second Language

  3. History

  4. Geography

  5. Mathematics

  6. Physical Science

  7. Life Science

  8. Optional Elective Subjects

West Bengal HS Syllabus Details

HS Syllabus has been released for the following subjects on the official website:

Visual Arts:

  1. Environmental Studies

  2. Sociology

  3. Political Science

  4. Psychology

  5. Health &  Physical Education

  6. Philosophy

  7. Nutrition

  8. Music

  9. Journalism and mass communication

  10. Home management & Family resource management

  11. History

  12. Geography

  13. Environmental Studies

Commerce Group:

  1. Business studies

  2. Economics

  3. Finance

  4. Commercial Law and Preliminaries of auditing

  5. Costing and taxation

  6. Computer Application

  7. Accounts

  8. Statistics

Science Group:

  1. Physics

  2. Chemistry

  3. Biological Science

  4. Computer Science

  5. Anthropological Science 

  6. Mathematics & Calculus

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West Bengal HS Syllabus 2021 for Statistics

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Descriptive Statistics

Bivariate data-scatter diagram. Two-way Frequency Distribution, Marginal and Conditional

Distributions. Simple Correlation Coefficient and its properties.

Simple Regression Analysis and Least Square Method.

Rank data and Rank Correlation. (Spearman’s Rank Correlation Coefficient— the case of no tie).


Probability Distributions

Random Variables and its Probability Distribution. Cumulative Distribution Function, Probability

Mass Function, Probability Density Function. Expectation, Variance.

Joint Probability Distribution of two random variables (discrete case).

Maximum and Minimum of a Function.


definition of Gamma integral and result involving

Gamma (1/2) without derivations.

Binomial distribution, Poisson distribution, and Normal distribution and their properties.

Problem Sums; Fitting of the above distributions, Concept of goodness-of-fit using Frequency Ç2 approach.

The notion of Uniform distribution. Scaling Methods: Z Scaling and Percentile scaling.


Sampling and Inference

Sampling Theory and Sampling Distribution:

Population and Sample, Parameter, and Statistic.

Need for Sampling, Complete Enumeration, and Sample Surveys. Basic principles of a sample survey. Advantages of Sample Survey over Complete Enumeration.

The concept of Probability Sampling. Practical methods of drawing a random

sample using a Random Number Table. Uses of Random Number Table.

Simple Random Sampling with and without replacement.

The concept of the sampling distribution of the sample means and its standard error.


Basic Concepts of Inference:

Estimation: Idea of Inference: Point Estimation, Interval Estimation, and Testing of Hypothesis. Estimator and Estimate.

The criterion of a good Estimator.
The concept of bias.

The idea of Unbiasedness and Minimum Variance Unbiasedness.

Point Estimation of Binomial proportion, Poisson mean, Normal mean

and variance (using method of moments.)


Testing of Hypothesis:

Statistical tests of Hypothesis – Null and Alternative Hypothesis. Simple and Composite Hypothesis.

Types I and Type II Error. Critical Region. Level of Significance. Power.

One-Sided and Two-Sided test, Critical Value.

Tests of Significance related to a single Binomial proportion and Poisson mean (using large

sample approximations), Mean and variance of a single univariate Normal distribution.


Application of Statistics II [10M]

Time Series Analysis:

Introduction. Different Components of a Time Series. Determination of Trend by the method of simple
moving-averages and by fitting Mathematical curves (straight line and exponential curve) using
Least Square principle.

Statistical Quality Control:

Introduction. The idea of Quality and Quality Control. Advantages of Statistical Quality Control. Process
Control and Lot Control. Control Chart Technique. Construction of Control Charts by variables
(X, R) and Attributes (p, np).

West Bengal HS Syllabus 2021 for Statistics Practical

Experiment Number

List of problem sets


Scatter Diagram, Correlation Coefficient, and Regression (ungrouped data only).


Spearman’s Rank Correlation coefficient (case of no tie).


Applications and Fitting of Binomial Distribution, Poisson Distribution, and only

applications of Normal Distribution. (Fitting of Normal Distribution is excluded)


Drawing of Random samples (SRSWR and SRSWOR)– using Random Number Tables.


Sampling distribution of Sample Means from a finite population-based on simple random sampling with/without replacement. [Start with a population having a finite number of values; choose a sample size (2,3 etc.), list all possible samples of the chosen size, calculate the sample mean based on each such sample,


Estimation of Population Mean and estimation of Standard Error (under SRSWR and SRSWOR).


Testing of Hypothesis in case of Binomial proportion, Poisson parameter, mean & variance of the Normal distribution.


Determination of Trend (Moving Average Method, Straight Line, and Exponential Curve by Least Square Method.)


Construction of Control Chart: p, np, X, R.



It will be based on the Collection and Analysis of Data. The analysis should be from any one of the following topics;

(a) Correlation and Regression including Rank Correlation.

(b) Trend Determination

(c) Estimation of Population Mean and Standard Error in case of SRSWR, SRSWOR

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