Class 11 Chemistry is a vast subject which needs a clear understanding of the concepts and topics. Knowing CBSE class 11 chemistry syllabus help students to understand the course structure of chemistry for the academic year 2019-2020. Going through the syllabus students get to know what they have to study, marks distribution for each unit and time duration of the same. Based on that, they can plan easily their study schedule. Students must follow the CBSE Class 11 Chemistry syllabus as the final exam question paper will be framed according to it.
CBSE Class 11 students can download the CBSE syllabus for class 11 chemistry from the link shown below. The syllabus also includes information about practicals, projects, assignments, etc. that need to be covered for the respective academic year.
CBSE Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus with Marking Scheme
The table below shows the marks distribution and number of periods allocated for each unit.
|Unit No.||Title||No. of Periods||Marks|
|Unit I||Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry||12||11|
|Unit II||Structure of Atom||14|
|Unit III||Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties||08||04|
|Unit IV||Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure||14||21|
|Unit V||States of Matter: Gases and Liquids||12|
|Unit VI||Chemical Thermodynamics||16|
|Unit VIII||Redox Reactions||06||16|
|Unit X||s -Block Elements||10|
|Unit XI||p -Block Elements||14|
|Unit XII||Organic Chemistry: Some Basic Principles and Techniques||14||18|
|Unit XIV||Environmental Chemistry||06|
Click on CBSE class 11 syllabus to know the syllabus for all the subjects.
CBSE Class 11 Chemistry Practical Syllabus with Marking Scheme
In chemistry subject practical also plays a vital role. Students understand the theory by performing the experiments in the lab. So, its important that students must also know CBSE Syllabus of Chemistry Practical and list of experiments included in it. Also, the weightage of Chemistry practical is of 30 marks. So, students must try to score well in practicals also. It will help in increasing their overall score. The table below shows the evaluation scheme of practical exams.
|Evaluation Scheme for Examination||Marks|
|Content Based Experiment||06|
|Class record and viva||04|
CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 Chemistry Practical
Micro-chemical methods are available for several of the practical experiments. Wherever possible such techniques should be used:
A. Basic Laboratory Techniques
- Cutting glass tube and glass rod
- Bending a glass tube
- Drawing out a glass jet
- Boring a cork
B. Characterization and Purification of Chemical Substances
- Determination of melting point of an organic compound.
- Determination of boiling point of an organic compound.
- Crystallization of impure sample of any one of the following: Alum, Copper Sulphate, Benzoic Acid.
C. Experiments based on pH
- Any one of the following experiments:
- Determination of pH of some solutions obtained from fruit juices, solution of known and varied concentrations of acids, bases and salts using pH paper or universal indicator.
- Comparing the pH of solutions of strong and weak acids of same concentration.
- Study the pH change in the titration of a strong base using universal indicator.
- Study the pH change by common-ion in case of weak acids and weak bases.
D. Chemical Equilibrium
- One of the following experiments:
- Study the shift in equilibrium between ferric ions and thiocyanate ions by increasing/decreasing the concentration of either of the ions.
- Study the shift in equilibrium between [Co(H2O)6]2+and chloride ions by changing the concentration of either of the ions.
E. Quantitative Estimation
- Using a chemical balance.
- Preparation of standard solution of Oxalic acid.
- Determination of strength of a given solution of Sodium Hydroxide by titrating it against standard solution of Oxalic acid.
- Preparation of standard solution of Sodium Carbonate.
- Determination of strength of a given solution of Hydrochloric acid by titrating it against standard
- Sodium Carbonate solution.
F. Qualitative Analysis
- Determination of one anion and one cation in a given salt Cations- Pb2+, Cu2+, Al3+, Fe3+, Mn2+, Ni2+, Zn2+, Co2+, Ca2+, Sr2+,Ba2+, Mg2+, [NH4]+
Anions – [CO3]2-, S2-, [SO3]2-, [SO4]2-, [NO3]–, Cl–,Br–, I–, [PO4]3-, [C2O4]2-, CH3COO–
Note: Insoluble salts excluded)
- Detection of -Nitrogen, Sulphur, Chlorine in organic compounds.
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