SESSION 2023-24

Syllabus for CBSE Class 12 Maths is available here. You can download the syllabus in pdf. This syllabus has been prepared in accordance with annual scheme of assessment which mentions the course structure to prepare students for the annual board examination.

Mathematics is a crucial subject and a substantial element of competitive Examinations.

There the syllabus of Mathematics is well designed for the class 12 students so that they clear their concepts of Maths. You can follow relevant books and sample papers to get good marks in your exams.


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CLASS XII (2023-24)

Time:Three Hours                                                         Max Marks: 80

Sr. No.UnitsNo. of PeriodsMarks
1Relations and Functions3008
4Vectors and Three – Dimensional Geometry3014
5Linear Programming2005
 Internal Assessment 20

Unit-I: Relations and Functions

1.Relations and Functions (15 Periods)

 Types of relations: reflexive, symmetric, transitive and equivalence relations. One to one and onto functions.

2.Inverse Trigonometric Functions (15 Periods)

Definition, range, domain, principal value branch. Graphs of inverse trigonometric functions.

Unit-II: Algebra

1.Matrices (25 Periods)

Concept, notation, order, equality, types of matrices, zero and identity matrix, transpose of a matrix, symmetric and skew symmetric matrices. Operation on matrices: Addition and multiplication and multiplication with a scalar. Simple properties of addition, multiplication, and scalar multiplication. On- commutativity of multiplication of matrices and existence of non-zero matrices whose product is the zero matrix (restrict to square matrices of order 2). Invertible matrices and proof of the uniqueness of inverse, if it exists; (Here all matrices will have real entries).

2.Determinants (25 Periods)

Determinant of a square matrix (up to 3 x 3 matrices), minors, co-factors and applications of determinants in finding the area of a triangle. Adjoint and inverse of a square matrix. Consistency, inconsistency, and number of solutions of system of linear equations by examples, solving system of linear equations in two or three variables (having unique solution) using inverse of a matrix.

Unit-III: Calculus

1.Continuity and Differentiability (20 Periods)

Continuity  and  differentiability, chain rule, derivative of  inverse trigonometric   functions, 𝑙𝑖𝑘𝑒 sin−1 𝑥 , cos−1 𝑥 and tan−1 𝑥, derivative of implicit functions. Concept of exponential and logarithmic functions.

Derivatives of logarithmic and exponential functions. Logarithmic differentiation, derivative of functions expressed in parametric forms. Second order derivatives.

2.Applications of Derivatives (10 Periods)

Applications of derivatives: rate of change of bodies, increasing/decreasing functions, maxima and minima (first derivative test motivated geometrically and second derivative test given as a provable tool). Simple problems (that illustrate basic principles and understanding of the subject as well as real- life situations).

3.Integrals (20 Periods)

Integration as inverse process of differentiation. Integration of a variety of functions by substitution, by partial fractions and by parts, Evaluation of simple integrals of the following types and problems based on them.

Fundamental Theorem of Calculus (without proof). Basic properties of definite integrals and evaluation of definite integrals.

4.Applications of the Integrals (15 Periods)

Applications in finding the area under simple curves, especially lines, circles/ parabolas/ellipses (in standard form only)

5.Differential Equations (15 Periods)

Definition, order and degree, general and particular solutions of a differential equation. Solution of differential equations by method of separation of variables, solutions of homogeneous differential equations of first order and first degree. Solutions of linear differential equation.

Unit-IV: Vectors and Three-Dimensional Geometry

1.Vectors (15 Periods)

Vectors and scalars, magnitude, and direction of a vector. Direction cosines and direction ratios of a vector. Types of vectors (equal, unit, zero, parallel and collinear vectors), position vector of a point, negative of a vector, components of a vector, addition of vectors, multiplication of a vector by a scalar, position vector of a point dividing a line segment in a given ratio. Definition, Geometrical Interpretation, properties, and application of scalar (dot) product of vectors, vector (cross) product of vectors.

2. Three – dimensional Geometry (15 Periods)

Direction cosines and direction ratios of a line joining two Cartesian equation and vector equation of a line, skew lines, shortest distance between two lines. Angle between two lines.

Unit-V: Linear Programming

1.Linear Programming (20 Periods)

Introduction, related terminology such as constraints, objective function, optimization, graphical method of solution for problems in two variables, feasible and infeasible regions (bounded or unbounded), feasible and infeasible solutions, optimal feasible solutions (up to three non-trivial constraints).

Unit-VI: Probability

1.Probability (30 Periods)

Conditional probability, multiplication theorem on probability, independent events, total probability, Bayes’ theorem, Random variable, and its probability distribution, mean of random variable.