NIOS Secondary Course for Science and Technology

Science and Technology is an essential and compulsory subject that mainly deals with natural resources, explains the science behind natural phenomena, the environment, matters, the living world and many real-life events.

The entire course has been divided into seven units and thirty-two chapters, with self-assessment provided at the end of each chapter. The total duration of the lesson plan is for 240 hours, which has been distributed according to the topics and subtopics. Along with the theory, this subject includes practical work for which extra 60 hours has been allotted.

NIOS Secondary Course Syllabus for Science and Technology

Knowing the syllabus thoroughly will help students understand the essential chapters of the exam.

Check the links below for more information about each chapter in the NIOS secondary course syllabus for group B – Science and Technology.

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Unit 1: Measurement

Chapter 1: Measurement in Science and Technology

Unit 2: Matter Around Us

Chapter 2: Matter in Our Surroundings

Chapter 3: Atom and Molecules

Chapter 4: Chemical Reactions and Equations

Chapter 5: Atomic Structure

Chapter 6: Periodic Classification of Elements

Chapter 7: Chemical Bonding

Chapter 8: Acids, Bases and Salts

Unit 3: Moving things

Chapter 9: Motion and Its Description

Chapter 10: Force and Motion

Chapter 11: Gravitation

Unit 4: Energy

Chapter 12: Sources of Energy

Chapter 13: Work and Energy

Chapter 14: Thermal Energy

Chapter 15: Light Energy

Chapter 16: Electrical Energy

Chapter 17: Magnetic Effect of Electric Current

Chapter 18: Sound and Communication

Unit 5: The Living world

Chapter 19: Classification of Living Organisms

Chapter 20: History of Life on Earth

Chapter 21: Building Blocks of Life – Cell and Tissues

Chapter 22: Life Processes – I: Nutrition, Transportation, Respiration and Excretion

Chapter 23: Life Processes – II: Control and Coordination

Chapter 24: Life Processes – III: Reproduction

Chapter 25: Heredity

Unit 6: Natural Resources

Chapter 26: Air and Water

Chapter 27: Metals and Non-metals

Chapter 28: Carbon and Its Compounds

Unit 7: Humans and Environment

Chapter 29: Natural Environment

Chapter 30: Human Impact on Environment

Chapter 31: Food Production

Chapter 32: Health and Hygiene

We, at BYJU’S, provide the detailed curriculum for the secondary level – Science and Technology, along with the mark-wise weightage for every chapter to have a good idea about the exam pattern.


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