HP Board Class 12 Biology Syllabus

Students who want to build their career in Medical must study all the topics of the class 12 Biology Syllabus. This will not only prepare them for the board exams but also help them to prepare for competitive exams like NEET. To help students in their preparation, we have provided the complete HP Board Class 12 Biology Syllabus in PDF format for downloading. The syllabus mainly emphasis the principles which are common to both animals and plants. The syllabus also stresses the connection of the study of Biology to real-life problems, use of biological discoveries/innovations in everyday life, in the environment, nature, medicine, health and agriculture.

Download HPBOSE Class 12 Biology Reduced Syllabus 2020-21 PDF

HPBOSE Class 12 Biology (Theory) Reduced Syllabus 2020-21

Name of Units/ Chapters Deleted Chapter/Portion
Unit-VI: Reproduction Chapter I: Reproduction in organisms. (Page No. 3 to 18) 
Unit-VII: Genetics and Evolution Chapter-VII: Evolution (Page No. 126 to 142)
Unit-VIII: Biology in Human Welfare Chapter-IX: Strategies for enhancement in food production (Page No.165 to 178)
Unit -X: Ecology and Environment Chapter XIV: Ecosystem (Page No. 241 to 257)

Chapter-XVI: Environmental issues (Page No. 270 to 286)

HPBOSE Class 12 Biology (Practical) Reduced Syllabus 2020-21

A. List of Experiments

9. Study the presence of suspended particulate matter in air at the two widely different sites.

10. Study of plant population density by quadrate method.

11. Study of plant population frequency by quadrat method.

B. Study/ observation of the following (spotting)

6. Pollen germination on stigma through a permanent slide

7. Study Mendelian inheritance using seeds of different colour /size of any plant.

8. Excercision controlled pollination-emasculation bagging and tagging.

HPBOSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus

The Biology Class 12 Himachal Board theory paper is of 60 marks. The Biology practicals are of 25 marks and internal assessment consist of 15 marks. Students can download the complete syllabus pdf from the link below. This syllabus is as prescribed by the Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education and is also available in the official HPBOSE website.

Download HPBOSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus PDF

Unit-wise Weightage of HP Board Class 12 Biology Syllabus

Students can have a look at the marks distribution of each unit in the table below;

Units Marks
Sexual Reproduction 11
Genetics and Evolution 17
Biology and human Welfare 10
Biotechnology and its Applications 10
Ecology and Environment 12
Total 60

Evaluation Scheme for HPBOSE Class 12 Biology Practical Exam

In Biology, practical plays an equally important role as the theory. Also, students can see that practicals constitute a total of 25 marks. Students can find the list of experiments and topics for spotting in the pdf link that we have provided above.

Topics Marks
Two experiments 3+3=6
Slide preparation 4
Spotting 6
Investigatory project and viva based on the project 5
Record and Viva based on the experiment 4
Total 25

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