NIOS 12th Syllabus 2020
Updated on Nov 25, 2019 - 2:17 p.m. IST by Dinesh Goyal
#NIOS Class 12

NIOS 12th Syllabus 2020 - Students preparing for class 12 board exams must check NIOS 12th class syllabus and download it. Knowing NIOS 12th syllabus 2020 will let them know about the topics they need to study NIOS 12th exam. Thus they can start their preparations accordingly by devising a strategy to cover NIOS class 12 syllabus before the deadline. NIOS class 12 exams will be held from March 24 to April 24 2020. So a student should read entire NIOS 12th syllabus 2020 by the end of February. Thus they will have ample time to revise the syllabus and practise with previous year question papers and sample papers. NIOS 12th class syllabus for all subjects can be downloaded below in Hindi and English medium. Go through the entire article to know more about NIOS 12th syllabus 2020 for practical and theory exams and download them.
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NIOS 12th Syllabus 2020 - Subjects included

  • NIOS segregated the subjects for class 12 into six small groups named as Group A, B, C, D, E and F.

  • Group A includes language subjects while other groups include subjects from science, commerce, humanities and others.

  • Each student has to select at least 5 subjects in total while applying for NIOS admission 2020.

  • One language subject is compulsory to be chosen from group A and other subjects can be chosen from any group.

Subjects of NIOS 12th class syllabus

Groups

Subjects

Group A

Hindi, English, Gujarati, Bengali, Urdu, Sanskrit, Tamil, Punjabi, Persian, Arabic,

Group B

Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Home Science, Psychology, Business Studies, Painting, Ved Adhyayan, Sanskrit Vyakaran, Data Entry Operations, Tourism, Sanskrit Sahitya, Bhartiya Darshan

Group C

Physics, Library, History and Information Science

Group D

Chemistry, Mass Communication, Political Science

Group E

Biology, Introduction to Law, Accountancy

Group F

Computer Science, Environmental Science, Sociology

How to Download NIOS 12th Syllabus 2020?

Learners can download NIOS class 12 syllabus from the official website. They can download Hindi and English medium NIOS 12th syllabus 2020 for practical and theory exams by following the given steps.

  • Browse the official website: nios.ac.in.

  • Click on the link of the student information section.

  • Then select the option of NIOS senior secondary syllabus.

  • The next page will open on the screen. Click on relevant link of NIOS 12th syllabus 2020 as per subject.

  • Now, download the pdf file opened on the screen.

Click here to download NIOS 12th class syllabus from the official website for all subjects or follow the links given below to download subject-wise NIOS 12th syllabus 2020 as a pdf file.

NIOS Syllabus for 12th English

Sections

Marks Allotted

Prescribed texts

20 Marks

Functional Grammar

15 Marks

Functional writing skills

25 Marks

Comprehension (unseen passages)

20 Marks

Optional module

20 Marks

NIOS Syllabus for 12th Hindi

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NIOS class 12 Physics Syllabus

S.No

Topics

Marks

Core Module

1

Motion, force and Energy

14

2

Electricity and Magnetism

14

3

Properties of Matter

8

4

Optics and Optical Instruments

8

5

Atoms and Nuclei

7

6

Semiconductors and their Applications

7

7

Heat and Thermodynamics

6

Optional Module

8

Astrophysics

10

9

Electronics

10

10

Photography and Audio-Videography

10

11

Physics in Medical Sciences

10

NIOS 12th Syllabus 2020 for Maths

S.No

Chapters

Marks

1

Complex Numbers & Quadratic Equations

10

2

Determinants & Matrices

10

3

Permutations & Combinations

8

4

Sequences & Series

8

5

Trigonometry

10

6

Coordinate Geometry

10

7

Differential Calculus

17

8

Integral Calculus

17

Optional Modules

1

2

3

Statistics & Probability (or)

Vectors & Analytical Solid Geometry (or)

Linear Programming

10

NIOS 12th Syllabus 2020 for Chemistry

S.No

Chapters

Marks

1

Atom Molecule and Chemical Arithmetics

7

2

Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding

12

3

States of Matter

12

4

Chemical Energetics

8

5

Chemical Dynamics

8

6

Chemistry of Elements

10

7

Chemistry of Organic Compounds

12

Optional Modules

1

2

Environmental Chemistry (or)

Chemistry and Industry

15

NIOS 12th Syllabus 2020 for Biology

S.No

Chapters

Marks

1

Diversity and evolution of life

6

2

Cell, Cell functions and Tissues

10

3

Functional morphology and Life processes in plants

11

4

Functional morphology and Life processes in animals

11

5

Reproduction and Development

10

6

Heredity and Genetics

10

7

Population Explosion and Family Planning

4

8

Environmental Biology

8

Optional Modules

1

2

3

4

Tools and Techniques in Biology (or)

Economic Biology (or)

Health Science (or)

Emerging Areas in BiologyBiochemistry, Biotechnology and Immunobiology

10

NIOS 12th Syllabus 2020 for Commerce (Business Studies)

S.No

Chapters

Marks

1

Introduction to Business

16

2

Business as a Career

8

3

Trade and Service Activities

16

4

Management of Business

16

5

Financing of Business

12

6

Marketing

12

Optional Modules

1

2

3

4

Office procedures and Practices (or)

Practical Banking (or)

Introduction to Factory Set-up (or)

Agency Services

20

Download NIOS 12th Syllabus 2020 for Other Subjects (Theory & Practical)

Subject Name

Download pdf file

NIOS 12th Chemistry Syllabus for Practical

Click here

NIOS 12th Biology Syllabus for Practical

Click here

NIOS 12th Syllabus 2020 for Geography (Theory)

English Medium

Hindi Medium

NIOS class 12 syllabus for Geography Practicals

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NIOS 12th class Home Science Syllabus (Theory+Practical)

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NIOS 12th Syllabus 2020 for Political Science

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NIOS class 12 syllabus for Accountancy

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NIOS 12th class syllabus for Sociology

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NIOS class 12 syllabus for History

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NIOS 12th class syllabus for Computer Science (Theory+Practical)

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NIOS 12th Syllabus 2020 for Painting

Click Here

Candidates should also Download NIOS study material to prepare for the exams.

Tips to Prepare for NIOS 12th Exams 2020

  • A student should try to cover entire NIOS 12th syllabus 2020 before the end of February 2020 to revise in the last time.
  • They should make a proper study time to optimize their study time. Also, include some time for interests and hobbies to keep the mind fresh.
  • Go through the study material of NIOS and grasp all the concepts. Clear the doubts from a mentor or friend.
  • After completing the NIOS 12th syllabus 2020, start practising the NIOS Sample Papers or question papers which will help to analyze preparation level.
  • Solving sample papers will help students to score good marks in the board exams by introducing them with exam pattern, questions asked in exams, marks distribution etc.
  • Besides, solve NIOS Question Papers to improve time management skills. Regularly practising same assists in increasing problem-solving skills.
  • Avoid all the distractions such as TV, mobile, games, etc to concentrate on study.
  • Students should not start any new topic of NIOS 12th syllabus 2020 after the releasing of NIOS 12th admit card 2020. Doing this may lead to confusion, so avoid it and focus on revision and practise.

Following NIOS 12th syllabus 2020 and given preparation tips will aid students to improve their NIOS 12th Result 2020.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NIOS 12th Syllabus 2020

Question: What is syllabus of NIOS 12th On-demand exam?

Answer:

On-demand syllabus of NIOS 12th is the same as public exams.

Question: Can I get additional subject in NIOS?

Answer:

Yes, you can choose a maximum of two subjects as an additional subject.

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Questions related to NIOS Class 12

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i have not received my books. how i will come to know my center ? pis give me reply.

Ina 16th Feb, 2020

Hello,

Sorry, but your question is bit incomplete and confusing. As you haven't mentioned about which books you are referring to and about which exam or college you want to know. About which course's center you want to know is not clear in question. so, my suggestion is, please again ask the question properly.

Hope you get my point. Feel free to ask, we are here to help you.

Thank you. Best of luck.

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i have my two subjects exam on same date and same time.(sociology and tourism) what should i do know ??

Sujatha Venkat 14th Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

It is really difficult to decide which subject to attend.But you can decide to yourself. I feel like the subject which you are really good at and have hope that if you write you will get good marks,definitely write that. That will help you to pass that subject. If not talk to the officials so that they might give you a suggestion what to do. Keep up the spirit. Wish you Luck.

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Practicals exam centres me hi honge kya???

Indrajit Gupta 9th Feb, 2020

Hello monis,

I think you say about practicals of 12 th class. The practical exam will be conduct in your college, not in exam centre.

If you have any doubt related to query, please feel free to ask.

I hope this helpful for you.

Best wishes!!

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PLEASE ABLE TO PROVIDE ME THE INFORMATION ABOUT NIOS

Shubhangi sinha 8th Feb, 2020

Hello Rudra,

National Institute of Open Schooling has started NIOS 10th, 12th admissions for Block 2 (October 2020 exams). The last date for NIOS 10th and 12th admission was January 31, 2020 without any late fee. Now, students can apply for NIOS admission 2020 until March 15 with late fee charges.NIOS conducts class 10 and 12 admissions two times in a year.

The candidate minimum age limit for NIOS 10th admission is 14 years as on January 31, 2020. Students who born on or before January 31, 2006, are eligible for NIOS admission 2020.

For NIOS 12th admission, the minimum age limit is 15 years as on January 31, 2020. Students who born on or before January 31, 2005, can also apply for NIOS class 12 admission.

Candidates must have cleared class 8 from the recognised board or must possess enough knowledge to sit for the class 10 exam. A candidate giving self-certificate and stating that they have studied enough to be eligible for NIOS 10th registration 2020.

Candidates must have cleared class 10 from a recognized board to apply for NIOS 12th registration . Students who are applying immediately after passing 10th will not be allowed to sit for the exams for all the subjects in one attempt.

For more information you can refer to the link given below -

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://school.careers360.com/articles/nios-admission/amp&ved=2ahUKEwjC7O7r-cHnAhVjzDgGHQL8BiMQFjAAegQIBBAF&usg=AOvVaw2oqK3in5PYfLFOzbQ_lW4R&ampcf=1

Good luck,

Hope it helps :)

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exams date of nios class 12, 2020

Akram Khan 7th Feb, 2020

Hi,

The NIOS exam date sheet has been released and for class 12 . The NIOS theory exam will be held from 24 march to 24 April. And the practical exam will be held from 11 March.

You can check the complete time table by downloading the NIOS 12th date sheet from the  the official website of NIOS i.e. nios.ac.in.

Hope you find this helpful.

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