Karnataka Board 2nd PUC Physics Syllabus

Whether you want to pursue an engineering course or any other academic course at the university level, Physics forms the core of Science syllabus. Karnataka Board 2nd PUC Physics syllabus caters to this exact need and provides you with the right platform from where you can launch your student career in a stream of your choice.

We understand that students leave no stone unturned when preparing for these crucial exams and in our effort to help you, we have put together an updated and complete Physics syllabus of Karnataka Pre-University Board 2nd PUC. Since we want you to find the Physics syllabus comprehensive, we have also included syllabus for practical exams. Although, second PUC exams in Karnataka does not include practical, questions related to the experiments do appear in the question papers.

Here is the Physics syllabus for Karnataka Board 2nd PUC:

Physics Syllabus (Theory)

Electric Charges and Fields
Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
Current Electricity
Moving Charges and Magnetism
Magnetism and Matter
Electromagnetic Induction
Alternating Current
Electromagnetic Waves
Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
Wave Optics
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
Semiconductor Electronics
Communication Systems

Physics Syllabus (Practical)

  1. To find resistance of a given wire using metre bridge and hence determine the specific resistance of its material.
  2. To determine resistance per cm of a given wire by plotting a graph of potential difference versus current.
  3. To verify the laws of combination (series/parallel) of resistances using a metre bridge.
  4. To compare the EMFs of two given primary cells using potentiometer.
  5. To determine the internal resistance of given primary cell using potentiometer.
  6. To determine resistance of a galvanometer by half-deflection method and to find its figure of merit.
  7. To convert the given galvanometer (of known resistance of figure of merit) into an ammeter and voltmeter of desired range and to verify the same.
  8. To find the frequency of the ac mains with a sonometer.
  9. To find the value of v for different values of u in case of a concave mirror and to find the focal length.
  10. To find the focal length of a convex mirror, using a convex lens.
  11. To find the focal length of a convex lens by plotting graphs between u and v or between 1/u and1/v.
  12. To find the focal length of a concave lens, using a convex lens.
  13. To determine angle of minimum deviation for a given prism by plotting a graph between the angle of incidence and the angle of deviation.
  14. To determine refractive index of a glass slab using a travelling microscope.
  15. To find refractive index of a liquid by using (i) concave mirror, (ii) convex lens and plane mirror.
  16. To draw the I-V characteristics curves of a p-n junction in forward bias and reverse bias.
  17. To draw the characteristics curve of a Zener diode and to determine its reverse break down voltage.
  18. To study the characteristics of a common-emitter NPN or PNP transistor and to find out the values of current and voltage gains.

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