PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020-21 - Punjab Board 12th Syllabus of Arts, Science, Commerce
PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020-21 - Punjab Board is about to release new PSEB Class 12 syllabus 2020-21 and marking scheme for board exams. Students preparing for 12th class exams must go through the latest PSEB syllabus of 12th class 2020. It will make them aware of the topics they need to study for a particular subject. Punjab Board 12th syllabus 2020-21 for maths, English, Punjabi, computer and EVS are same for arts, commerce and science stream students. PSEB 12th 2021 syllabus specifies the unit-wise and chapter-wise topics and distribution of marks. So, students can prepare their strategy to ace PSEB 12th exams 2021 which are to be held in March 2021. Students should cover the entire Punjab board 12th syllabus 2021two months before the exam. Thus, they will have enough time to revise PSEB syllabus 2020-21. Go through the entire article to know more about PSEB 12th syllabus 2020-21 for arts, commerce, science and vocational stream.
Latest: PSEB 12th reduced syllabus 2020-21 will be released soon. Until then, students can Click here to download the revised question paper structure and important topics.
PSEB Syllabus for 12th Class 2020-21 - Scheme of Subjects
- Each student will have to appear for the exam of 4 compulsory subjects.
- Arts and Science students will have to opt for any three elective subjects.
- As per Punjab board 12th syllabus 2020-21, commerce students will have to choose 4 elective subjects.
- Apart from the above, Commerce and Science students can choose Mathematics or Computer Application as additional subjects.
- PSEB 12th syllabus 2020-21 states that Arts students can opt for an additional from the subjects of their group.
- Science students can also choose Geography/ Home Science/ Agriculture/ Biology/ Maths/ Economics as an additional subject.
PSEB 12th Compulsory Subjects
- General English
- General Punjabi of Punjab History and Culture
- Environmental Education
- Computer Science
PSEB 12th Elective Subjects
How to download PSEB 12th syllabus 2020-21?
Students can download subject-wise PSEB class 12 syllabus 2021 using the subject-wise links given below. The entire PSEB syllabus of 12th class 2020-21 can be downloaded as a pdf file by following the steps given below:
- Click here to download the entire PSEB 2021 12th syllabus.
- It will open the Careers360 E-book store.
- Click on the free download button and Login/Signup as required.
- A pdf file of Punjab board 12th syllabus 2021 will start to download.
- Open it and use it.
PSEB Syllabus of 12th Class 2020 - Download Links
PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020-21 for All Streams (Arts, Commerce and Science)
Punjab Board 12th syllabus of English, Mathematics, Punjabi, Computer Science and EVS is the same for all streams. All students should refer the following PSEB syllabus of 12th class 2020-21 for these subjects:
PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020 for English
Section A (Lessons for Intensive study)
Hassan's Attendance Problem by Sudha Murthy
The March King by Katherine Little Bakeless
Thinking Out of the Box: Lateral Thinking
Robots and People by Isaac Asimov
On Giving Advice by Joseph Addison
On Saying 'Please' by A. G. Gardiner
The Story of My Life by Helen Keller
Two Gentlemen of Verona A. J. Cronin
In Celebration of Being Alive by Dr. Christian Barnard
Gadari Babas in Kalapani Jail by Dr.Harish Puri
Section B (Poetry)
Prayer of the Woods
On Friendship by Khalil Gibran
The Echoing Green by William Blake
Once upon a Time by Gabriel Okara
Cheerfulness Taught by Reason - Elizabeth Barret Browning
Father Returning Home by Dilip Chitre
The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
On His Blindness by John Milton
Section C (Lessons for Extensive study)
The School for Sympathy by E. V. Lucas
A Chameleon by Anton Chekhov
Bholi by K. A. Abbas
The Gold Frame by R. K. Laxman
The Barber's Trade Union by Mulk Raj Anand
The Bull beneath the Earth by K. S. Virk
Section D (Grammar and Composition)
Use of Non-finite
(Infinitives, Gerunds, Participles)
Letter writing (Official/Business/To Editors)
Transformation of Sentences
Explaining Newspaper Headline
PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020 for Maths
Relations & Functions
Relations & Functions
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Matrices and Determinants
Continuity and Differentiability
Applications of Derivatives
Applications of the Integrals
Vectors and three Dimensional Geometry
3 Dimensional Geometry
PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020 for Computer Science
No. of questions
Revision of 11th Class
Uses of String Function
Windows Movie Maker - 1
Windows Movie Maker - 2
PSEB syllabus 2020 for Class 12th Punjabi
PSEB Syllabus 2020 for 12th EVS
PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020-21 for Science Stream
PSEB syllabus of 12th class 2020-21 for Science stream comprises four subjects out of which students will have to appear for the exam of at least three subjects. Punjab board class 12 Mathematics syllabus is given above and Chemistry, Physics and Biology syllabus is provided below:
PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020 for Physics
No. of Questions
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
Electromagnetic Induction & current
Dual nature of matter
Atoms and Nuclei
PSEB Syllabus of 12th Class Chemistry
PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020 for Biology
Reproduction in organisms
Sexual reproduction in flowering plants
Genetics and Evolution
Heredity and variation
Molecular Basis of Inheritance
Biology and Human Welfare
Human Health and Disease
Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production
Microbes in human welfare
Biotechnology and its applications
Biotechnology: Principles and processes
Biotechnology and its applications
Ecology and environment
Organisms and populations
Biodiversity and Conservation
PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020-21 for Commerce
Commerce students will have to study the syllabus of at least 8 subjects which comprises 4 compulsory subjects (given above) and 4 elective subjects. Punjab board 12th syllabus of the elective subjects given below:
PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020 for Business Studies-II
PSEB Class 12 Syllabus 2020 for Accountancy II
Section A (Part-I)
Accounting for not for profit organization
Accounting for partnership
Reconstitution or partnership
Dissolution of partnership firm
Section B (Part-II)
Accounting for share capital & debentures
Analysis of financial statements
Statement of changes in financial position
Section C (Part-III)
Overview of computerized accounting system
Using computerized accounting system
Accounting using DBMS
Accounting application of the electronic spreadsheet
NOTE: Students may choose only one Part from Part II and Part III in Accountancy subject.
PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020 for Business Economics & Quantitative Methods-II
Part-1 (Business Statistics)
Measures of Central Tendency
Arithmetic Mean, Median and Mode
Measures of Dispersion And Skewness
Measures of Dispersion (Range, Quartile, Decile, Percentile, Mean Deviation, Standard Deviation, etc.), Measures of Skewness(meaning, Absolute Measures, Relative Measures & Coefficient of Skewness)
Meaning, Features, Uses and Problems of Construction of Index Number. Methods of Construction of Index Number, Cost of Living Index Numbers, Choice of base for Computing Index Numbers, Base Shifting
Correlation & Regression Analysis
Meaning, Significance, Types of Correlation, Methods of Correlation, Regression Lines, Preparation of Regression quotient
Part-2 (Introductory Macroeconomics)
National Income and Related Aggregates
Basic Concepts, Circular Flow of Income, Aggregates related to National Income GDP, GNP, NDP, NNP, National Disposable Income
(Gross and Net) Private Income, Personal Income and Personal Disposable Income, etc.
Determination of Income and Employment
Aggregate Demand and Supply, Propensity to Consume and Save, Determination of Income and Employment, Excess and Deficient Demand, etc
Money and Banking
Money, Supply of Money, Central Bank, Commercial Banks, etc.
Government Budget and the Economy
Government Budget, Classification of Receipts, Classification of Expenditure, Balanced Budget-Surplus Budget and Deficit Budget, Revenue Deficit, Fiscal Deficit and Primary Deficit, etc.
Balance of Payments
Balance of Payment Accounts, Foreign Exchange Rate, Determination of Exchange Rate in a Free Market, etc.
PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020 for Fundamentals of E-Business
Fundamental of Information Technology
Concepts and Scope of IT, Computer Hardware and Software, CPU, Introduction to operating system and Internet.
Introduction to Electronic Commerce
Meaning, Features, Functions and Benefit of E-Commerce, Types of E-Commerce, E-Commerce in India, etc.
Transaction through Internet, Requirements of E-Payment System, Credit Card Solutions, Electronic Cash, Debit Card, Smart Cards, etc.
Areas of Internet Security, Defection and Recovery, Electronic Signature, Access Control, Authentication Precaution for Secure ECommerce.
Meaning, Importanœ and Types of E-Banking Services. Process of E-Banking, Status of E-Banking in India.
Meaning and Importance of E-Trading, Operational Aspects of E-Trading, Status of E-Trading in India
Concept of E-Marketing, 4Ps of E-Marketing, Status of E-Marketing in India, etc.
PSEB Syllabus for 12th Class 2020-21 (Arts Stream)
Arts students can refer below subject-wise PSEB 12th syllabus 2020-21 for History, Geography and other elective subjects.
PSEB Class 12 Syllabus 2020 for History
Physical Features of the Punjab and their influence on its History.
Guru Arjan Dev Ji and His Martyrdom.
Sources of the History of Punjab.
Guru Hargobind Ji and Transformation of Sikhism.
Political, Social and Economic Conditions of Punjab in the beginning of the 16th Century.
Guru Har Rai Ji and Guru Har Krishan Ji
Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s life and His Teachings.
Guru Teg Bahadur Ji and His Martyrdom.
Development of Sikhism under Guru Angad Dev Ji, Guru Amar Das Ji and Guru Ram Das Ji.
Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the foundation of Khalsa, His battles and His personality.
Banda Singh Bahadur.
Abdus Samad Khan, Zakaria Khan and Mir Mannu, Their relations with the Sikhs.
Anglo-Sikh Relations (1800-1839).
Rise of the Dal Khalsa and its mode of Fighting.
Ranjit Singh’s relations with Afganistan and his N.W.F. Policy.
Social and Economic Conditions of Punjab under the Mughals.
Civil and Military Administration of Ranjit Singh.
Invasions of Ahmed Shah Abdali and disintegration of Mughal rule in Punjab.
Character and Personality of Ranjit Singh.
Origin and Growth of the Sikh Misls and their nature of organization.
First Anglo-Sikh War – Causes and Results.
Ranjit Singh’s Career and Conquests.
Second Anglo-Sikh War – Causes and Results, Annexation of Punjab.
Battles of Guru Gobind Singh Ji.
First Anglo-Sikh War.
Important Battles of Banda Singh Bahadur.
Second Anglo-Sikh War.
Ranjit Singh’s kingdom.
PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020 for Economics
Part-A (Introductory Microeconomics)
Meaning of Micro Economics, Central Problems of an Economy, etc
Consumer Behaviour and Demand
Consumer’s Equilibrium, Theory of Demand, Price Elasticity of Demand
Producer Behaviour and Supply
Production, Theory of Supply, Concepts of Costs & Revenue, Producer’s Equilibrium
Forms of Market and Price Determination
Forms of Market, Price Determination under Perfect Competition
Part-B (Introductory Macroeconomics)
National Income and Related Aggregate
Macro Economics, Measurement of National Income
Determination of Income and Employment.
Aggregate Demand and Supply, Propensity to Consume and Save, Problems of Excess and Deficient Demand, etc
Money and Banking
Money, Central Bank, Commercial Banks, reforms and issues in Indian Banking System, etc.
Government Budget and the Economy
Government Budget, Budget Receipts, Budget Expenditure, Balance Budget, Surplus Budget and Deficit Budget, etc.
Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments.
Foreign Exchange Rate, Balance of Payment Accounts, etc.
PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020 for Political Science
Chapters of Part-A (Political Theory)
Some major contemporary Political Theories
Bureaucracy (Civil Services)
Interest and Pressure Groups
Chapters of Part-B (Indian Political System)
Democracy at Grass root
Party System in India
Foreign Policy of India
India and the World
PSEB Class 12 Syllabus 2020 for Sociology
Tribal, Rural and Urban Societies in India
Inequalities in Indian Society
Structural and Cultural Change in India
Westernisation and Sanskritization
Modernisation and Globalisation
Social Problems in Indian Society
Violence Against Women
Punjab Board 12th Syllabus 2020 for Geography
Nature & Scope of Geography & its branches
Geographical thoughts, Radical and postmodern geography, all branches of Geography in brief, etc.
Population, Determinants of population change, Human development concept, Human Settlement, etc.
Economic Geography: Types of Economic Activities
Primary Activities: Concept of changing trends; gathering; pastora, Geographical distribution of major crops in India etc.
Secondary Activities: Concept, Manufacturing types, Distribution of resources and their conservation, Industries: Types, Distribution of selective industries, etc.
Tertiary Activities: Quaternary activities, Quinary Services, etc.
Transport, Communication & Trade
Land transport, Water Transport, Air Transport, Oil and Natural Gas pipelines, International and National trade, etc.
Types of data, Representation of data, Thematic Maps, Data analysis and generation of diagrams graphs, Field Studies and Land Use survey, Satellite Communication, etc
PSEB 12th Exam Pattern 2020
Total Passing Marks
Punjabi or Punjab History and Culture
Business Economics & Quantitative Methods-II
Fundamentals of E-Business
PSEB 12th Board 2020-21 - Exam Preparation Tips
Go through the PSEB 12th date sheet and make such a study schedule that the entire PSEB 12th syllabus 2020-21 will be covered two months before the exam.
Grasp the concepts of all the topics, make notes of all the important topics and formulas.
Cover the entire PSEB syllabus for 12th class 2020-21 and clear all the doubts.
Solve Punjab board 12th model papers to be aware of the type of questions frequently asked in the exam.
Identify and overcome all the shortcomings using previous year papers to move on the next level of preparation.
And lastly, do not take much stress and take proper diet as health is more important to keep the mind fresh.
Following PSEB 12th syllabus 2020-21 and these tips will help students to secure good marks in PSEB result 2020.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - PSEB 12th Syllabus 2020-21 - Punjab Board 12th Syllabus of Arts, Science, Commerce
Question: Can I choose an additional subject in PSEB 12th?
As per PSEB 12th syllabus 2020-21, students can opt for an additional subject.
Question: What is the PSEB class 12 syllabus of English for Science students?
PSEB syllabus for 12th class English is common for science, arts and commerce streams. So science students can refer to the syllabus given here.
Question: Are there any changes in PSEB Class 12 syllabus 2020-21?
Yes, the Punjab Board has mentioned a few changes in PSEB 12th syllabus 2020-21. Check the updated syllabus on this page.
Question: What are the PSEB 12th exam dates 2021?
The theory exams of PSEB 12th will be held in the month of March 2021.
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PSEB class 12th exam has been postponed. Kindly stay tuned with the official website or Careers360 to get the updated information.
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The offcial website of Cbse provides the materials to the students for practice. You can visit the site to get the papers for all the subjects and for previous years as well. The website also has model paper to help the students in examination preparation. The link for the official website is as follows:
The latest paper of this year would be available in few weeks or months on the official website as the paper has just finished so it will take time for the management to cover all the papers of all the subjects and then upload it together.
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minimum number to pass 12 th std pseb
Minimum marks to clear 12th board examination of Punjab Secondary Education Board are:-
General - 33% marks
OBC - 33% marks
SC - 33% marks
ST - 33% marks
You may refer to this article for more detailed information and download the syllabus of different subjects.
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