Karnataka PUC Syllabus 2021: Download Karnataka Reduced Syllabus Pdf Here


Karnataka PUC Syllabus 2021 is released by the Department of Pre-University Education, Karnataka in the pdf form. The board has reduced the syllabus for the class XII board exam by 30% for the academic session 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To score good marks in the exam candidates must prepare as per the syllabus. The exam will be held from 24 May to 16 June 2021. Read the article below to get detailed knowledge of Karnataka class XII Syllabus 2021.

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Karnataka PUC Maths Syllabus 2021

Following is the list of topics covered in the Karnataka PUC Mathematics syllabus 2020-21.

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Important Topics

Relations and Functions

Types of relations: universal and equivalence relations, transitive, empty, reflexive, etc.

Inverse Trigonometric Functions

Types of functions, the inverse of a function composite functions, One to one and onto functions, Binary operations, etc.

Vectors and Three-dimensional Geometry

Direction cosines/ratios of vectors, types of vectors, parallel and collinear vectors, etc.

Linear Programming

Introduction of L.P.P, Mathematical formulation-mathematical formulation of L.P.P, etc.


Conditional probability, Baye’s theorem, Bernoulli trials and Binomial distribution, Definition of Bernoulli trial, etc.


Matrices, Types of matrices, Algebra of matrices, Symmetric and skew-symmetric matrices, Determinants


Continuity and Differentiability, Applications of Derivatives, Integrals, Applications of the Integrals, Differential Equations, etc.

Karnataka PUC Economics Syllabus 2021

The Karnataka board XII examination Economics syllabus consists of the following topics. The student must prepare themselves as per these topics. To score good marks in the exam aspirants must write current data.

Karnataka PUC Economics Syllabus



Introductory Microeconomics

  • A Simple economy
  • Central problems of an economy
  • The organisation of economic activities
  • The centrally planned economy
  • The market economy
  • Positive and Normative Economics
  • Micro and Macro Economics
  • Plan of the Book.

Preliminary Notations and Assumptions

  • The Consumer’s Budget
  • Budget set
  • Price ratio and the slope of the Budget line and points below the Budget line
  • Changes in the Budget line
  • Preferences of the Consumer
  • Monotonic preferences
  • Substitution between goods
  • Diminishing rate of Substitution
  • Indifference Curve
  • Demand curve and the Law of Demand
  • Market Demand
  • Elasticity along a Linear Demand Curve
  • Factors Determining Price Elasticity of Demand for a Good

Production and Costs

  • TP, AP, and MP
  • The Law of Diminishing Marginal Product And The Law of Variable Proportions
  • Returns To Scale
  • Costs
  • Long-Run Costs

The Theory of the Firm under Perfect Competition

  • Perfect Competition
  • Revenue
  • Input Prices
  • Unit Tax
  • Market Supply Curve
  • Profit Maximisation
  • Supply Curve of a Firm
  • The Shut-down Point
  • The normal Profit and Break-even Point
  • Determinants of a Firm’s Supply Curve
  • Technological Progress

Market Equilibrium

  • Equilibrium, Excess Demand, Excess Supply
  • Wage Determination in Labour Market
  • Shifts in Demand and Supply
  • Market Equilibrium: Free Entry and Exi

Non-competitive Markets

  • Simple Monopoly in The Commodity Market
  • Market Demand Curve is the Average Revenue Curve
  • Other Non-perfectly Competitive Markets


Emergence of Macroeconomics

National Income Accounting

  • Some Basic Concepts of Macro Economics
  • Circular Flow of Income And Methods of Calculating National Income
  • Income Method
  • Goods and Prices
  • GDP and Welfare

Government Budget and the Economy

  • Components of the Government Budget
  • Fiscal Policy

Open-Economy Macroeconomics

  • The Balance of Payments
  • The Foreign Exchange Market
  • The Determination of Income in An Open Economy
  • Trade Deficits, Saving and Investments

Money and Banking

  • Functions of Money
  • Demand & Supply of Money

Income Determination

  • Ex Ante And Ex post
  • Movement Along with a Curve Versus Shift of a Curve
  • The short Run Fixed Price Analysis of the Product Market

Karnataka PUC Chemistry Syllabus 2021

Check the Chemistry topics hereby for XII Karnataka board exam:

Karnataka PUC Chemistry Syllabus
Unit Number and Name Topics
Solid-state General characteristics of solids, Classification of crystalline solids, lattice point, crystal lattice, unit cell, coordination number. Parameters of a unit cell, names of seven crystal systems, cubic, bcc, fcc, Close packing in two dimensional and three-dimensional lattices, Numerical
Solutions Types of Solutions – binary – gaseous, liquids and solids, Raoult’s law- statement, mathematical expression, numerical problems, Solution of a solid in a liquid – Raoult’s law – colligative properties hypertonic, hypotonic solutions, reverse osmosis – application in desalination of water
Electrochemistry Redox reaction, strong and weak electrolytes, examples-Ionic conductance- factors affecting ionic conductance, conductivity and molar conductivity of electrolytic solutions- definitions, mathematical expressions, the relationship between them, SI units, numerical problems.

Variation of conductivity and molar conductivity with concentration,
Electrolysis –Faraday’s laws of electrolysis

Chemical kinetics Rate of a reaction – average and instantaneous, with graphs, SI unit,
Molecularity – uni, bi and termolecular reactions – examples.
Derivation of integrated rate equation for the rate constant of zero and first-order reactions, graphs for zero and first order reactions-analysis, half-life – derivation of the relationship between t1/2 and k for zero and first-order reactions. Numerical problems on first order and half-life, Pseudo first-order reaction-
Surface chemistry Classification of colloids-types of colloidal systems- examples, lyophilic and lyophobic— differences and examples, macromolecular, multimolecular and associated colloids, the formation of the micelle, cleansing action of soaps. Preparation of colloids-chemical methods- sulphur and ferric hydroxide sols, Bredig’s arc method for metal sols, peptisation. Purification– dialysis, electro-dialysis, ultrafiltration, Properties of colloids
General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements Principles and methods of extraction: concentration of ores – hydraulic washing, magnetic separation, froth floatation, leaching -of alumina from bauxite, roasting and calcination
p-block elements Group 15 elements,Group 16 elements,Group 17 elements:
d and f Block Elements General introduction, electronic configuration, characteristics of transition metals (d-block) – variation in atomic and ionic size.
Electronic configuration of 3d series elements, general trends in properties of the first-row transition metals (3d series) – metallic character, ionization enthalpies, oxidation states, magnetic
properties, colour, catalytic properties, the formation of interstitial compounds, alloy formation.
Coordination Compounds General introduction to salts, the difference between double salt and coordination (complex salt) compound with respect to their ionization in water, with an example. Coordination entity, central metal ion, coordination number, coordination sphere, oxidation state

of central metal ion, homoleptic and heteroleptic complexes, examples. Ligands -types-
unidentate, didentate, polydentate, ambidentate, examples.

Nomenclature of coordination compounds – mononuclear compounds.

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes Classification based on hybridization of carbon to which halogen is bonded-alkyl halides (a haloalkane), allylic, benzylic, vinylic, aryl halides. Primary, secondary and tertiary alkyl halides, nomenclature, nature of C X bond.
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers Mono, di, tri, allylic, and benzylic alcohols, mono, di and trihydric phenols and cresols. Ethers – simple and mixed, the nomenclature of alcohols, phenols, ethers.
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic acids Aldehydes and ketones, ketones: Nomenclature, nature of carbonyl group. Aldehydes- Stephen reduction – general reaction and examples (R=CH3 and C2H5). Benzaldehyde -Rosenmund reduction, Etard reaction and Gatterman
Koch reaction.
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen Amines: Structure of amines, classification- 1°, 2°, 3° and aryl amines, nomenclature
Biomolecules Carbohydrates, Glucose, Open chain structure of glucose-
compared with glyceraldehyde for D and L configuration. Haworth’s (pyranose) structure β-D (+) glucose. Fructose: occurrence, Haworth’s (furanose) structure for α and β-forms.
Disaccharide: examples, glycosidic linkage a and  B.
Polymers Polymer, monomer, polymerization, macromolecule.
Methods of polymerization, Rubber, Preparation of synthetic rubbers,  Neoprene, Buna-N. Non-biodegradable polymers, biodegradable polymers

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How to Download Karnataka PUC Syllabus 2021?

The candidates can follow the below steps to download Karnataka XII board exam syllabus pdfs:

  • Step 1 – Visit the official website i.e. http://pue.kar.nic.in/
  • Step 2 – Click on the link given ” Syllabus & Textbook” at the top of the page.
  • Step 3 – Then click on the relevant link from the given links.
  • Step 4 – Download it & start preparing for the exam.

Karnataka 1st & 2nd PUC Syllabus Highlights

Karnataka 1st & 2nd PUC Syllabus highlights is mentioned in the table below.

Karnataka 1st & 2nd PUC Syllabus Basic Details
Name of the Board (PUC) Pre-university Education Karnataka
Examination Level +2 (PUC) Examination
Official Website http://pue.kar.nic.in/
Board Type State Board
Syllabus Type  Intermediate – Karnataka State Board Syllabus

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