Nios 10th & 12th Syllabus

Name of the Subject Syllabus
English Reading and Functional Grammar
Functional Writing and Study Skills
Listening and Speaking Skills
English for Specific Purpose
Physics Core Modules:
Force and Energy
Properties of Matter
Heat and Thermodynamics
Electricity and Magnetism
Oscillations and Waves
Optics and Optical Instruments
Atoms and Nuclei
Semiconductors and their Applications
Optional Modules:
Photography and Audio – Videography
Physics in Medical Sciences
Chemistry Core Modules:
Atom Molecule and Chemical Arithmetic
Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding
States of Matter
Chemical Energetics
Chemical Dynamics
Chemistry of Elements
Chemistry of Organic Compounds
Optional Modules:
Environmental Chemistry
Chemistry and Industry
Biology Core Modules:
Diversity and evolution of life
Cell, Cell functions and Tissues
Functional morphology and Life processes in plants
Functional morphology and Life processes in animals
Reproduction and Development
Heredity and Genetics
Population Explosion and Family Planning
Environmental Biology
Optional Modules:
Tools and Techniques in Biology
Economic Biology
Health Science
Emerging Areas in Biology – Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Immunobiology
Commerce (Business Studies) Core Modules:
Introduction to Business
Business as a Career
Trade and Service Activities
Management of Business
Financing of Business
Optional Modules:
Office procedures and Practices
Practical Banking
Introduction to Factory Set-up
Agency Services
Home Science Resource Management
Development in Middle Childhood
Fabric Science
Food and Nutrition
Mathematics Core Modules:
Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
Determinants and Matrices
Permutations and Combinations
Sequences and Series
Coordinate Geometry
Differential Calculus
Integral Calculus
Optional Modules:
Statistics and Probability
Vectors and Analytical Solid Geometry
Linear Programming
Geography Core Modules:
The Earth – A Living Planet
The Domain of Air on the Planet Earth
The Domain of Water on the Planet Earth
Changing Face of the Planet Earth
Life on the Earth
Physical Setting in India
Natural Resources and their Development in India
Man-made Resources and their development in India
Human Resource and their 08 Development in India
Map and its Elements
Map Interpretation
Statistical Diagram
Optional Modules:
Teaching of Geography at Primary Level
Geography of Tourism in India
Field Work in Geography
Political Science Core Modules:
Individual, State and the Global Order
Aspects of the Constitution of India
Organs of Government: Centre & State Level
Democracy at Work
Organization of the Government
Democratic Decentralisation
Contemporary Political Concerns
World Politics and India
Optional Modules:
Some Emerging Issues of Indian Politics
Freedom Struggle and Constitutional Development of India
Accountancy Core Modules:
Introduction to Financial Accounting
Accounting terms, Accounting equation and Journal
Voucher Approach in Accounting
Bank Reconciliation Statement
Financial Statements
Partnership Accounts
Accounting for Share Capital
Optional Modules:
Analysis of Financial Statements
Final Accounts of Non-Trading Organisation
Sociology Core Modules:
Sociology: Basic concepts
Social Institutions and Social stratification
Social Change Socialization and Social Control
Indian Society
Optional Modules:
Status of Women
History Ancient Indian History
Climax of Ancient India
Legacy of Ancient India
Rise and Fan of the Delhi Sultanate
The Mughal Empire
Contribution of Medieval India
Renascent India
India’s Struggle for Independence
Computer Science Anatomy of a Digital Computer
Data Processing Concept
Computer Software
Operating System
Data Communication and Networking
Fundamentals of Internet and Java Programming
Introduction to C++
General Concept of OOP
Control Statements
Structure, Typedef & Enumerated Data Type
Classes & Objects with Constructors/Destructors
Inheritance Extending Classes
Painting History and Appreciation of Indian art
History and Appreciation of Indian paintings and Sculptures
Psychology Foundations of behavior – I
Foundations of behavior – II
Human Development
Group Process
Work & Stress
Data Entry Operations Basics of Computer
Operating System
Basics of Word Processing
Formatting Documents
Mail Merge
Basics of Spreadsheet
Formatting Worksheets
Formulas, Functions and Chart
Creating Presentation
Introduction to Internet

NIOS Class 12 Exam Pattern

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Language Subjects

Subjects Total Marks Duration (hours)
Hindi 100 3
English 100 3
Sanskrit 100 3
Bengali 100 3
Tamil 100 3
Urdu 100 3

Other Subjects

Subjects Total Marks Duration (hours)
Mathematics 100 3
Physics (theory + practical) 100 (80+20) 3 + 3
Chemistry (theory + practical) 100 (80+20) 3 + 3
Biology (theory + practical) 100 (80+20) 3 + 3
History 100 3
Geography 100 3
Political Science 100 3
Economics 100 3
Painting (theory + practical) 100 (30+70) 1.5 + 3
Home Science (theory + practical) 100 (80+20) 3 + 3
Psychology 100 3
Sociology 100 3
Data Entry Operations (theory + practical) 100 (40+60) 2 + 2

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