PSEB Syllabus 2020 of 12th class
Dinesh Goyal, 16 Oct 2019, #PSEB 12th

PSEB syllabus 2020 of 12th class - Punjab board students preparing for 12th class exams must go through latest PSEB 12th syllabus 2020. It will make them aware of the topics they need to study for a particular subject. PSEB class 12 syllabus for Maths, English, Punjabi, Computer and EVS are same for Arts, Commerce and Science stream students. PSEB syllabus 2020 of 12th class specifies the unit-wise and chapter-wise distribution of marks and number of questions from a particular topic. So students can prepare their strategy to ace PSEB 12th exams which will be held in the month of March 2020. Students should cover entire Punjab board 12th syllabus two months before the exam to spare enough time for revision and practise. Go through the entire article to know more about PSEB syllabus 2020 of 12th class for Arts, Commerce, Science and Vocational stream.

PSEB Syllabus 2020 of 12th Class - 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  1. General English

  2. General Punjabi Or Punjab History and Culture

  3. Environmental Education

  4. Computer Science

PSEB 12th Elective Subjects

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PSEB syllabus 2020 of 12th class 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 2020 of 12th class for these subjects:

PSEB 12th Syllabus of 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. Luxman

The Barber's Trade Union by Mulk Raj Anand

The Bull beneath the Earth by K. S. Virk

Section D (Grammar and Composition)

Grammar

Composition

Determiners

Précis writing

Use of Non-finite

(Infinitives, Gerunds, Participles)

Letter writing (Official/Business/To Editors)

Transformation of Sentences

Application

Voice

Explaining Newspaper Headline

Narration

E-Mail writing

PSEB Syllabus of 12th Class Maths

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PSEB 12th Computer Science Syllabus

Chapter Name

No. of questions

Marks

Revision of 11th Class

2

3

Uses of String Function

2

6

User-Defined Functions

3

7

Windows Movie Maker - 1

3

7

Windows Movie Maker - 2

2

5

Networking Resolution

3

9

Library Functions

2

6

E-Governance

2

7

Total

19

50

PSEB syllabus 2020 of 12th class Punjabi

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PSEB Class 12 Syllabus of EVS

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PSEB Syllabus 2020 of 12th Class Non-medical and Medical

PSEB 12th syllabus 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 Syllabus of 12th Class Physics

Unit Name

No. of Questions

Marks

Electrostatics

2

10

Current Electricity

3

7

Magnetic effects of current and magnetism

3

9

Electromagnetic Induction & current

3

7

Electromagnetic waves

2

3

Optics

4

14

Dual nature of matter

2

5

Atoms and Nuclei

2

5

Electronics devices

3

7

Communication Systems

2

3

Total Marks

26

70

PSEB Syllabus of 12th Class Chemistry

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PSEB Syllabus of 12th Class Biology

Unit Name

Chapter Included

Marks

Reproduction

Reproduction in organisms

1

Sexual reproduction in flowering plants

7

Human Reproduction

2

Reproductive health

4

Genetics and Evolution

Heredity and variation

5

Molecular Basis of Inheritance

9

Evolution

2

Biology and Human Welfare

Human Health and Disease

6

Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production

5

Microbes in human welfare

2

Biotechnology and its applications

Biotechnology: Principles and processes

6

Biotechnology and its applications

7

Ecology and environment

Organisms and populations

2

Ecosystem

7

Biodiversity and Conservation

4

Environmental issues

1

PSEB Syllabus 2020 of 12th Class 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 of Business Studies-II

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PSEB syllabus 2020 of 12th class 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 of Business Economics & Quantitative Methods-II

Unit Name

Chapter/Topics Included

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)

Index Number

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 of Fundamentals of E-Business

Unit Name

Chapter Included

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.

E-Payments

Transaction through Internet, Requirements of E-Payment System, Credit Card Solutions, Electronic Cash, Debit Card, Smart Cards, etc.

E-Security

Areas of Internet Security, Defection and Recovery, Electronic Signature, Access Control, Authentication Precaution for Secure ECommerce.

E-Banking

Meaning, Importanœ and Types of E-Banking Services. Process of E-Banking, Status of E-Banking in India.

E-Trading

Meaning and Importance of E-Trading, Operational Aspects of E-Trading, Status of E-Trading in India

E-Marketing

Concept of E-Marketing, 4Ps of E-Marketing, Status of E-Marketing in India, etc.

PSEB Syllabus 2020 of 12th class for Arts Stream

Arts students can refer the above syllabus as compulsory subjects syllabus. PSEB 12th syllabus for elective subjects are provided below, students can refer the same.

PSEB Syllabus of 12th Class History

Part-A

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.


Part-B

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.

Part-C (Map)

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 Class Economics Syllabus

Unit name

Chapters/Topics

Part-A (Introductory Micro Economics)

Introduction

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 Macro Economics)

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 Political Science Syllabus

Chapters of Part-A (Political Theory)

Political System

Some major contemporary Political Theories

Bureaucracy (Civil Services)

Electorate

Public opinion

Party System

Interest and Pressure Groups


Chapters of Part-B (Indian Political System)

Indian Democracy

Democracy at Grass root

Party System in India

Electoral System

National Integration

Foreign Policy of India

India and the World


PSEB Class 12 Sociology Syllabus

Unit Name

Chapter Included

Tribal, Rural and Urban Societies in India

Tribal Society

Rural Society

Urban Society

Inequalities in Indian Society

Caste Inequalities

Class Inequalities

Gender Inequalities

Structural and Cultural Change in India

Westernisation and Sankritisation

Modernisation and Globalisation

Social Movement

Social Problems in Indian Society

Social Problems

Violence Against Women

Social Issues

Punjab Board 12th Geography Syllabus

Unit Name

Chapter/Topics Included

Nature & Scope of Geography & its branches

Geographical thoughts, Radical and postmodern geography, all branches of Geography in brief, etc.

Human resources

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.

Practical Work

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 Syllabus 2020 of 12th Class for Other Subjects

Download PSEB syllabus 2020 of 12th class Vocational

PSEB 12th Exam Pattern 2020

Subject Name

Theory Marks

Practical Marks

CCE

Total Marks

Total Passing Marks

English

65

-

10

75

25

Punjabi or Punjab History and Culture

65

-

10

75

25

Environmental Education

45

-

5

50

-

Computer Science

50

40

10

100

-

Elective

90

-

10

100

33

History/Economics/Political Science/Sociology

90

-

10

100

33

Mathematics

90

-

10

100

33

Geography

70

20

10

100

33

Physics

70

20

10

100

33

Chemistry

70

20

10

100

33

Biology

70

20

10

100

33

Business Studies-II

65

-

10

75

25

Accountancy II

50

15

10

75

25

Business Economics & Quantitative Methods-II

65

-

10

75

25

Fundamentals of E-Business

50

15

10

75

25

Agriculture

70

20

10

100

33

PSEB 12th Board Preparation Tips

  • Go through PSEB class 12 date sheet and make such a study schedule that all the syllabus would be covered two months before the exam.

  • Grasp the concepts of all the topics make notes of all the important topics and formulas.

  • Cover entire PSEB syllabus 2020 of 12th class 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.

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