Madhya Pradesh Class 12th Chemistry Syllabus 2020-2021

The Madhya Pradesh Board offers a wide range of topics in Chemistry for Class 12. Whether you want to pursue a career in engineering or other fields related to the subject such as Pharmaceuticals, you will have the perfect foundation to pursue higher studies. We have included Madhya Pradesh Board Class 12 Chemistry Syllabus 2020-2021, so you can start your preparations in earnest. From traditional science topics such as Electrochemistry to more modern topics such as Polymers, the exhaustive list of Chemistry syllabus is all that you need to prepare for Madhya Pradesh Board Class 12 Chemistry exams.

MP Board Class 12 Chemistry Syllabus 2020-2021 PDF

Unit I Solid State
Unit II Solutions
Unit III Electrochemistry
Unit IV Chemical Kinetics
Unit V Surface Chemistry
Unit VI General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Unit VII p -Block Elements
Unit VIII d -and f -Block Elements
Unit IX Coordination Compounds
Unit X Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Unit XI Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Unit XII Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Unit XIII Amines
Unit XIV Biomolecules
Unit XV Polymers
Unit XVI Chemistry in Everyday Life

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Class 12th Chemistry Syllabus for MP Board 2019

Unit I: Solid State


Classification of solids based on different binding forces: molecular, ionic, covalent and metallic solids, amorphous and crystalline solids (elementary idea), unit cell in two dimensional and three dimensional lattices, calculation of density of unit cell, packing in solids, voids, number of atoms per unit cell in a cubic unit cell, point defects, electrical and magnetic properties.

Periods 12
Unit II: Solutions


Types of solutions, expression of concentration of solutions of solids in liquids, solubility of gases in liquids, solid solutions, colligative properties – relative lowering of vapour pressure, elevation of B.P., depression of freezing point, osmotic pressure, determination of molecular masses using colligative properties, abnormal molecular mass.

Periods 12
Unit III: Electrochemistry


Redox reactions; conductance in electrolytic solutions, specific and molar conductivity variations of conductivity with concentration, Kohlrausch’s Law, electrolysis and laws of electrolysis (elementary idea), dry cell – electrolytic cells and Galvanic cells; lead accumulator, EMF of a cell, standard electrode potential, Nernst equation and its application to chemical cells, fuel cells; corrosion.

Periods 14
Unit IV: Chemical Kinetics


Rate of a reaction (average and instantaneous), factors affecting rates of reaction: concentration, temperature, catalyst; order and molecularity of a reaction; rate law and specific rate constant, integrated rate equations and half life (only for zero and first order reactions); concept of collision theory (elementary idea, no mathematical treatment).

Periods 12
Unit V: Surface Chemistry


Adsorption: Physisorption and chemisorption; factors affecting adsorption of gases on solids; catalysis: homogenous and heterogeneous, activity and selectivity: enzyme catalysis; colloidal state: distinction between true solutions, colloids and suspensions; lyophillic, lyophobic multimolecular and macromolecular colloids; properties of colloids; Tyndall effect, Brownian movement, electrophoresis, coagulation; emulsions – types of emulsions.

Periods 8
Unit VI: General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements


Principles and methods of extraction:concentration, oxidation, reduction electrolytic method and refining; occurrence and principles of extraction of aluminium, copper, zinc and iron.

Periods 8
Unit VII: p-Block Elements


Group 15 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, oxidation states, trends in physical and chemical properties; nitrogen – preparation, properties and uses; compounds of nitrogen: preparation and properties of ammonia and nitric acid, oxides of nitrogen (structure only); Phosphorous-allotropic forms; compounds of phosphorous: preparation and properties of phosphine, halides (PCl3, PCl5) and oxoacids (elementary idea only).


Group 16 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties; dioxygen: preparation, properties and uses; simple

oxides; ozone. Sulphur – allotropic forms; compounds of sulphur: preparation, properties and uses of sulphur dioxide; sulphuric acid: industrial process of manufacture, properties and uses,

oxoacids of sulphur (structures only).


Group 17 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties; compounds of halogens: preparation, properties

and uses of chlorine and hydrochloric acid, interhalogen compounds, oxoacids of halogens (structures only).

Group 18 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties, uses.

Periods 14
Unit VIII: d and f Block Elements


General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence and characteristics of transition metals, general trends in properties of the first-row transition metals – metallic character, ionization enthalpy, oxidation states, ionic radii, colour, catalytic property, magnetic properties, interstitial compounds, alloy formation. Preparation and properties of .


Lanthanoids: electronic configuration, oxidation states, chemical reactivity and lanthanoid contraction.


Actinoids: Electronic configuration, oxidation states.

Periods 14
Unit IX: Coordination Compounds


Coordination compounds: Introduction, ligands, coordination number, colour, magnetic properties and shapes, IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, bonding; isomerism, the importance of coordination compounds (in qualitative analysis, extraction of metals and biological systems).

Periods 12
Unit X: Haloalkanes and Haloarenes


Haloalkanes: Nomenclature, nature of C-X bond, physical and chemical properties, mechanism of substitution reactions.


Haloarenes: Nature of C-X bond, substitution reactions (directive influence of halogen for monosubstituted compounds only).

Uses and environmental effects of – dichloromethane, trichloromethane, tetrachloromethane, iodoform, freons, DDT.

Periods 12
Unit XI: Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers


Alcohols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties (of primary alcohols only); identification of primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols; mechanism of dehydration, uses, some important compounds – methanol and ethanol.

Phenols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and

chemical properties, acidic nature of phenol, electrophilic substitution reactions, uses of phenols.

Ethers: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, uses

Periods 12
Unit XII: Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids


Aldehydes and Ketones: Nomenclature, nature of carbonyl group, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties,

and mechanism of nucleophilic addition, the reactivity of alpha hydrogen in aldehydes; uses.


Carboxylic Acids: Nomenclature, acidic nature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties; uses.

Periods 12
Unit XIII: Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen


Amines: Nomenclature, classification, structure, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, uses, identification of primary secondary and tertiary amines.


Cyanides and Isocyanides will be mentioned at relevant places in context.


Diazonium salts: Preparation, chemical reactions and importance in synthetic organic chemistry.

Periods 10
Unit XIV: Biomolecules


Carbohydrates: Classification (aldoses and ketoses), monosaccharides (glucose and fructose), oligosaccharides (sucrose, lactose, maltose), polysaccharides (starch, cellulose, glycogen); importance.


Proteins: Elementary idea of α – amino acids, peptide bond, polypeptides, proteins, primary structure, secondary structure, tertiary structure and quaternary structure (qualitative idea only), denaturation of proteins; enzymes.


Vitamins: Classification and functions.


Nucleic Acids: DNA and RNA.

Periods 12
Unit XV: Polymers


Classification: Natural and synthetic, methods of polymerization (addition and condensation), copolymerization. Some important polymers: natural and synthetic like polythene, nylon, polyesters,

bakelite, rubber.

Periods 8
Unit XVI: Chemistry in Everyday Life


1. Chemicals in medicines – analgesics, tranquillizers, antiseptics, disinfectants, antimicrobials,

antifertility drugs, antibiotics, antacids, antihistamines.

2. Chemicals in food – preservatives, artificial sweetening agents.

3. Cleansing agents – soaps and detergents, cleansing action.

Periods 8

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