ISC Syllabus 2019
Khushboo Verma, 15 Jan 2019, #ISC 12th

ISC Syllabus 2019: The syllabus of ISC comprises the subject-wise syllabus based on which the question papers are set for the exam. The ISC 12th exam consists of three streams-Science, Commerce and Arts. Every candidate who wishes to appear in ISC exam 2019 must be well acquainted with the syllabus. Aspirants must be thorough with the sections of each subject of the prescribed syllabus to ace the examination. We have provided the subject wise syllabus, such as Physics, Chemistry, English and Mathematics among others. Aspirants can download ISC syllabus for class 12 provided below. ISC 12th 2019 exams will be conducted from February 3 till March 31, 2020. Check the detailed ISC syllabus 2019 here.

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ISC Syllabus 2019

The ISC Syllabus 2019 for each stream is given below in the table. Students must go through the syllabus to have knowledge of topics that will be asked in the exam.

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S.No.

Subject

Topic

Paper links

1

English paper 1

Composition, Directed writing (article writing, book review, film review, review of theatre/ concert / cultural programme/ television show, speech writing, report writing, personal profile, statement of purpose and testimonial), Short-answer questions to test grammar, structure and usage, comprehension.

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2

English paper 2

One textual question (compulsory) on Shakespeare. The textual question set on the Shakespeare play/alternative play contains three short passages and candidates will be required to answer questions set on two of the passages. These questions require candidates to explain words and phrases, to rewrite passages in modern English, or to relate an extract to the work as a whole.

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3

History

Towards Independence and Partition: the Last Phase (1935-1947), Establishment and development of Indian democracy (1947 – 1966), Challenges to Indian democracy (1964 – 1977) The following to be discussed, Changing face of the Indian democracy (1977 – 1986), India’s Foreign Policy, Movements for Women’s Rights, World War II, De-colonisation – in Asia (China) and Africa (Ghana & Kenya), Protest Movements

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4

Political Science

Forms of Government, Constitution, Franchise and Representation, The Legislature, The Executive, The Judiciary, Indian Constitution, Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles, Local self-government, Indian Constitution

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5

Geography

Physical Environment, Population and Human settlements, Resources of India and their Utilisation, Infrastructural Resources, Industries, Regional Economic Development, Map Work

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6

Sociology

Social Institutions, Religion and Society, Political Organization, Economic Organisation, Tribal India - Past, Present and Future, Social Stratification, Social Change and Development

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7

Psychology

Intelligence and Ability, Personality, Lifespan Development, Stress and Stress Management, Psychological Disorders and Psychotherapy, Attitudes, Applications of Psychology, Social Thought and Social Behaviour

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8

Economics

Micro Economic Theory, Theory of Income and Employment, Money and Banking, Balance of Payment and Exchange Rate, Public Finance, National Income,

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9

Commerce

Business Environment, Financing, Management, Marketing,

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10

Accounts

Partnership Accounts, Joint Stock Company Accounts, Financial Statement Analysis, Cash Flow Statement (Only for Non-Financing Companies), Ratio Analysis, Accounting Application of Electronic Spread Sheet, Database Management System (DBMS)

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11

Business Studies

Staff, Office Communication,

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12

Mathematics

Relations and Functions, Algebra, Calculus, Probability, Vectors, Three-Dimensional Geometry, Applications of Integrals, Application of calculus, Linear Regression, Linear Programming

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13

Physics

Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter, Atoms and Nuclei

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14

Chemistry

Solid State, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, p -Block Elements, d -and f -Block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

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15

Biology

Reproduction, Genetics and Evolution, Biology and Human Welfare, Biotechnology and its Applications, Ecology and Environment

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ISC Exam Pattern 2019

S.No.

Name of Subject

Question Type

Total Marks

Duration

1.

English paper 1

Composition, directed writing, short answer questions based on grammar and comprehension

100 marks

3 hours

2.

English Paper 2

One textual question (compulsory) on the Shakespeare play/alternative prescribed play together with four other questions on at least three texts, which may include the Shakespeare play/alternative play.

100 marks

3 hours

3.

Indian Language

Composition, comprehension, grammar and questions from prescribed textbooks

100 marks

3 hours

4.

Modern Foreign Languages

Short composition, passage, unseen passage and questions and prescribed textbooks

100 marks

3 hours

5.

Classical Languages

Questions on grammar, unseen translation and translation from the prescribed textbooks

100 marks

3 hours

6.

Elective English

Questions will be based on prose, drama and poetry

100 marks

3 hours

7.

History

Compulsory short answer questions and long answer questions

80 marks

3 hours

8.

Political Science

Compulsory short answer questions and long answer questions

80 marks

3 hours

9.

Geography

Compulsory short answer questions, question on map work and long answer questions

70 marks

3 hours

10.

Sociology

Compulsory short answer questions and long answer questions

70 marks

3 hours

11.

Psychology

Compulsory short answer questions and long answer questions

70 marks

3 hours

12.

Economics

Compulsory short answer questions testing knowledge, application and skills relating to elementary/fundamental aspects of the entire syllabus and long answer questions

80 marks

3 hours

13.

Commerce

Part I (20 marks)-compulsory short answer questions testing knowledge, application and skills related to elementary/ fundamental aspects of the entire syllabus. Part II (60 marks)-consists of eight questions out of which candidates will be required to answer five questions, each carrying 12 marks.

80 marks

3 hours

14.

Accounts

Part I (20 marks)- compulsory and will consist of short answer questions, testing knowledge, application and skills related to elementary/ fundamental aspects of the entire syllabus. Part II (60 marks)-candidates are required to answer five questions out of eight from this section. Each question will carry 12 marks.

80 marks

3 hours

15.

Business Studies

Part 1 (30 marks)- consists of compulsory short answer questions testing knowledge, application and skills relating to elementary/fundamental in the syllabus. Part 2 (70 marks)-consists of seven questions out of which candidates will be required to answer five questions, each carrying 14 marks.

100 marks

3 hours

16.

Mathematics

Questions will be from Algebra, Calculus, Vectors, probability, and Linear Programming among others

100 marks

3 hours

17.

Physics

Questions based on topics, such as Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Gravitation, Work Energy and Power, to name a few.

70 marks

3 hours

18.

Chemistry

Questions will be from topics, such as Structure of Atom, Equilibrium, Hydrogen, Redox Reactions, to name a few.

70 marks

3 hours

19.

Biology

Questions will be on Plant Physiology, Human Physiology and Cell

70 marks

3 hours

20.

Home Science

Compulsory short answer questions and long questions requiring detailed answers

70 marks

3 hours

21.

Fashion Designing

Questions will be based on definitions of fashion, design details, wardrobe planning and designers

70 marks

3 hours

22.

Electricity and Electronics

Compulsory short answer questions and long questions. The topics will be based on the distribution of electric power, D.C. generator and motor, A.C. motor, wires, cables and electrical wires.

100 marks

3 hours

23.

Engineering Science

Short answer questions and long questions will be based on friction, limiting friction, machines, power and momentum.

100 marks

3 hours

24.

Computer Science

Compulsory short answer questions and there will there more sections, where questions will be from Boolean Algebra, Computer Hardware, Implementation of algorithms to solve problems, etc.

70 marks

3 hours

25.

Geometrical and Mechanical Drawing

Candidates will be required to answer all questions. The preparation of working drawings and assemblies from dimensioned sketches based on the following- fastening (nuts, bolts, studs, keys, cotters, pins, locking devices), rigid and flexible joints, screw threads wheels and transmission of motion and power

100 marks

3 hours

26.

Geometrical and Building Drawing

The questions will be based on Building Drawing should be based on the form and construction of simple buildings and parts of buildings; small dwelling houses (single and two storey), garages, sheds and greenhouses.

100 marks

3 hours

27.

Art

Drawing or painting from still life, drawing and painting from nature, drawing and painting of a living person

100 marks

3 hours

28.

Music

The syllabus is divided into three parts Vocal, Instrumental and Tabla. Candidates need to choose one of them

70 marks

3 hours

29.

Physical Education

The theory paper will be divided into two Sections A and B. Candidates will be required to answer five questions out of seven from Section A, each carrying 8 marks. Section B will be based on questions on major games in the syllabus.

70 marks

3 hours

30.

Environmental Science

Compulsory short questions answer and other questions will be based on human beings and nature, Population and Conservation Ecology and monitoring population

70 marks

3 hours

31.

Biotechnology

Compulsory short answer questions and rest of the questions will be based on Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering and Cell culture Technology and Bio-informatics

70 marks

3 hours

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