Punjab Board Class 12 Physics Syllabus

Since its inception, the Punjab School Education Board has been striving to provide world-class education in Science. By adopting novel methods such as introducing major scientific developments in the syllabus and following the guidelines laid down by the National Curriculum Framework 2005, the board has set a credible syllabus that puts the students on a path towards higher education.

The Punjab Board Class 12 Physics Syllabus has all the required components for a great foundation before the students can choose engineering or other academic courses. The board has adopted a future focus curriculum so that the topics are included in the syllabus before they are in demand in the industry.

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Physics subjects lose their meaning if experiments and practicals don’t go hand in hand with theory classes. To this extent, the Punjab board has included a right mix of practicals in the syllabus so the students can also gain application perspective.

Schematic Distribution Of Marks For Physics Exam Paper

Schematic distribution of marks as indicated in physics syllabus

NOTE:- Topics mentioned below are part of the prescribed syllabus of P.S.E.B even if they are not given in book subscribed by Punjab Education Board. So, these topics should be done with students. Also, the paper will include these topics and questions from these topics will not be considered as out of syllabus. See, the list of topics below:

1. Electric flux

2. Potentiometer and its applications to measure potential difference

3. Magnetic field intensity due to a magnetic dipole (Bar magnet)

along its axis and perpendicular to its axis.

4. Combinations of lens and mirror

5. Poor of laws of reflection and refraction using Huygens ‘Principle’.

6. Alpha-beta and gamma particles/rays and their properties.

PSEB Class 12 Physics Practical Syllabus

1. To determine resistance per unit length of a given wire by plotting a graph of potential difference versus current.
2. To find resistance of a given wire using meter bridge and hence determine the specific resistance of its material.
3. To verify the laws of combination (series/parallel) of resistance using a meter bridge.
4. To compare the emf of two given primary cells using potentiometer.
5. To determine the internal resistance of given primary cell using potentiometer.
6. To determine the resistance of a galvanometer by half-deflection method and to find its figure of merit
7. To convert the given galvanometer of known resistance and figure of merit into an ammeter and voltmeter of desired range and to verify the same.
8. To find the frequency of the A.C. mains using a sonometer and electromagnet.
1. To find the value of v for different values of u in case of a concave mirror and find their focal length.
2. To find the focal length of a convex lens by plotting graphs between u and v or between 1/u and I/v.
3. To find the local length of a convex mirror, using a convex lens.
4. To find the focal length of a concave lens, using a convex lens.
5. To determine the angle of minimum deviation for a given prism by plotting a graph between angle of incidence and angle of deviation.
6. To draw the I-V characteristic curve of a p-n junction in forward bias and reverse bias.
7. To draw the characteristic curve of a zener diode and to determine its reverse breakdown voltage.
8. To study the characteristics of a common-emitter npn or pnp transistor and to find out the value of current and voltage gains.
9. To determine the reflective index of a glass slab using a traveling microscope.
10. To find the refractive index of a liquid by using (i) Concave mirror. (ii) Convex lens and plane mirror.

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