Students are often confused as to why they need to go through the syllabus. The syllabus is essential for students as it gives them an overview of the subjects they learn. The Punjab Board Class 11 Physics Syllabus will help the Class 11 students planning to take up Physics as the mainstream subject for their higher studies.

Students are often confused as to why they need to go through the syllabus. The syllabus is essential for students as it gives them an overview of the subjects they learn. The Punjab Board Class 11 Physics Syllabus will help the Class 11 students planning to take up physics as the mainstream subject for their higher studies.

At the same time, the foundation for most of the competitive exams is the class 11 and 12 syllabi. Questions are asked from the concepts covered in these classes. So any class 11 student who is well-versed with their syllabus will be able to prepare well for these exams. They will also learn to manage their time better and get a solid base in Class 11.

From the information provided below in the snapshot and the clickable PDF link mentioned below, students can get details about the latest syllabus, and the unit wise distribution of marks for the previous academic year 2020-21.

## Download PSEB Class 11 Physics Syllabus PDF 2021-22

## Unit wise Distribution of Marks 2020-21

**PRACTICAL SYLLABUS**

**Experiments**

1. Use of Vernier Callipers

(i) To measure diameter & volume and volume of a small spherical/cylindrical body.

(ii) To measure internal diameter and depth of a given beaker/ calorimeter and hence find its volume.

2. Use of screw gauge

(i) to measure diameter of a given wire,

(ii) to measure thickness of a given sheet

3. To determine the volume of a irregular lamina using screw gauge

4. To determine radius of curvature of a given spherical surface by a spherometer.

5. To determine the mass of two different objects using beam balance.

6. To find the weight of a given body using parallelogram law of vectors.

7. Using a simple pendulum, plot its L-T2 graphs and use it to find the effective length of second’s pendulum.

8. To study variation of time period of a simple pendulum of a given length by taking bobs of same size but different masses and interpret the result.

9. To study the relationship between force of limiting friction and normal reaction and to find co-efficient of friction between a block and a horizontal surface.

10. To find the downward force, along an inclined plane, acting on a roller due to gravitational pull of the earth and study its relationship with the angle of inclination (θ) by plotting graph between force and sinθ.

**Activities (For the purpose of demonstration only)**

1. To make a paper scale of given least count, e.g. 0.2cm, 0.5 cm.

2. To determine mass of a given body using a metre scale by principle of moments.

3. To plot a graph for a given set of data, with proper choice of scales and error bars.

4. To measure the force of limiting friction for rolling of a roller on a horizontal plane.

5. To study the variation in range of a Projectile with angle of projection.

6. To study the conservation of energy of a ball rolling down on inclined plane (using a double inclined plane).

7. To study dissipation of energy of a simple pendulum by plotting a graph between square of amplitude and time.

**SECTION-B**

**Experiments**

1. To determine young’s modulus of a given wire by using searle’s apparatus.

2. To find out the spring constant of a helical spring from its load-extension graph.

3. To study the variation in volume (V) with pressure (P) for a sample of air at constant temp. by plotting graphs between P&V and between P & 1/V.

4. To determine the surface tension of water by capillary rise method.

5. To determine the coefficient of viscosity of a given liquid by measuring the terminal volume of spherical body.

6. To study the relationship between the temperature of a hot body and time by plotting a cooling curve.

7. To determine the specific heat capacity of a given (i) solid (ii) liquid by method of mixtures.

8. To study the relation between frequency and length of a given wire under constant tension using sonometer.

9. To study the relation between the length of a given wire and tension for constant frequency using sonometer.

10. To find the speed of sound in air at room temperafure using a resonance tube by two-resonançe positions.

**Activities**

1. To observe change of state and plot a cooling curve for molten wax.

2. To observe and explain the effect of heating on a bi-metallic strip.

3. To nóte the change in level of liquid in a container on heating and interpret the observations.

4. To study the effect of detergent on surface tension of water by observing capillary rise.

5. To stúdy the factors affecting the rate of loss of heat of a liquid.

6. To study the effect of load on depression of a suitably clamped metre scale loaded.

(i) at its end (ii) in the middle.

7. To observe the decrease in pressure with increase in velocity of a fluid.

**Practical Examination for Visually Impaired Students Class XI**

**Note:**Same Evaluation Scheme and general guidelines for visually impaired students as given for class XII may be followed.

A. Items for Identification/Familiarity of the apparatus for assessment in practicals (All experiments)

Spherical ball, Cylindrical objects, vernier calipers, beaker, calorimeter, Screw gauge, wire, Beam balance, spring balance, weight box, gram and milligram weights, forceps, Parallelogram law of vectors apparatus, pulleys and pans used in the same ‘weights’ used, Bob and string used in a simple pendulum, meter scale, split cork, suspension arrangement, stop clock/stop watch, Helical spring, suspension arrangement used, weights, arrangement used for measuring extension, Sonometer, Wedges, pan and pulley used in it, ‘weights’ Tuning Fork, Meter scale, Beam balance, Weight box, gram and milligram weights, forceps, Resonance Tube, Tuning Fork, Meter scale, Flask/Beaker used for adding water.

**B. List of Practicals**

1. To measure diameter of a small spherical/cylindrical body using vernier calipers.

2. To measure the internal diameter and depth of a given beaker/calorimeter using vernier calipers and hence find its volume.

3. To measure diameter of given wire using screw gauge.

4. To measure thickness of a given sheet using screw gauge.

5. To determine the mass of a given object using a beam balance.

6. To find the weight of given body using the parallelogram law of vectors.

7. Using a simple pendulum plot-L-T and L-T2 graphs. Hence, find the effective length of second’s pendulum using appropriate length values.

8. To find the force constant of given helical spring by plotting a graph between load and extension.

(i) To study the relation between frequency and length of a given wire under constant tension using a sonometer.

(ii) To study the relation between the length of a given wire and tension, for constant frequency, using a sonometer.

9. To find the speed of sound in air, at room temperature, using a resonance tube, by observing the two resonance positions.

Note: The above practicals may be carried out in an experiential manner rather than recording observations.

Students can also find out more details about the AP Board inter 1st-year model papers from BYJU’S.

### What is the Foundation for a Useful Punjab Board Physics Syllabus for Class 11?

It is usually the subject matter experts from the respective education board who sets the syllabus for the students. Similarly, the Punjab Board also has an experienced team of teachers and other experts responsible for creating the Physics Syllabus for Class 11 Students. They create Syllabus intending to provide high-quality education for the students and give them the right footing so that they can undergo proper intellectual development and maturity.

BYJU’S also provides free study material along with the Punjab Board Class 11 Textbooks for the students to prepare for the exams.

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