Tamil Nadu Board Class 12 Physics Syllabus

The Tamil Nadu Board offers all the topics students need to learn in Class 12 Physics before they can embark on a journey in higher education. Whether you want to pursue a career in engineering or other academic courses, you can rest assured that you will be prepared to face the challenges that lie ahead. We have included Tamil Nadu Board Class 12 Physics Syllabus of all the subjects offered by the board under a single page for your convenience. From traditional physics topics such as Current Electricity and Atomic Physics to more modern topics such as Communication Systems and Semiconductor Electronics, the exhaustive list of Physics syllabus is all that you need to prepare for TN Board Class 12 Science exams.

Class 12 Physics Syllabus:-



Current Electricity

Effects of Electric Current

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current

Electromagnetic Waves and Wave Optics

Atomic Physics

Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter –Relativity

Nuclear Physics

Semiconductor Devices and Their Applications

Communication Systems


To determine the refractive index of the material of the prism by finding angle of prism and angle of minimum deviation using a spectrometer

To determine wavelengths of a composite light using a diffraction grating and a spectrometer by normal incidence method (By assuming N).

To determine the radius of curvature of the given convex lens using Newton’s rings experiment.

To find resistance of a given wire using a metre bridge and hence determine the specific resistance of the material

To compare the EMFs of two primary cells using potentiometer.

To determine the value of the horizontal component of the magnetic induction of the earth’s magnetic field, using tangent galvanometer

To determine the magnetic field at a point on the axis of a circular coil.

To find the frequency of the alternating current (AC) mains using a sonometer wire.

  1. To draw the characteristic curve of a p-n junction diode in forward bias and to determine its forward resistance.
  2. To draw the characteristic curve of a Zener diode and to determine its reverse breakdown voltage

To study the characteristics of a common emitter NPN transistor and to find out its input, output impedances and current gain.

Construct a basic amplifier (OP amp) using IC 741 (inverting, non-inverting, summing).

Study of basic logic gates using integrated circuits NOT, AND, OR, NAND, NOR and EX-OR gates.

Practise This Question

A car starts from Bangalore and reaches Mumbai in 20 hours. The odometer reading at Bangalore is 2400 and that at Mumbai is 40000. What is the average speed of the car?