Uttarakhand Board Class 12 Chemistry Syllabus 2020-21

Learn Chemistry by mastering all the concepts and topics covered in class as per the Uttarakhand Board Class 12 Chemistry Syllabus 2020-21 PDF. The syllabus is the best resource for the students to plan for their studies and prepare for the board exams. The UBSE Class 12 Chemistry syllabus will help students to ace the board exams easily.

Meanwhile, the syllabus has been reduced by 30% for the current academic year due to the pandemic. To know more about the revised UBSE Class 12 Syllabus for Chemistry and details about the deleted portions of the syllabus for this academic year, students can download the PDF links listed or browse through the information given below on the webpage.

Uttarakhand Board Class 12 Chemistry Syllabus 2020-21 PDF Download

UBSE Class 12 Chemistry Syllabus Syllabus 2020-21(deleted portions)

This web page shows the unit names or topics discussed in the textbook as per the latest syllabus.

  • Unit I: Solid State
  • Unit II: Solutions
  • Unit III: Electrochemistry
  • Unit IV: Chemical Kinetics
  • Unit V: Surface Chemistry
  • 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: Organic compounds containing Nitrogen
  • Unit XIV: Biomolecules

Also, find further details about the deleted portions from the below given list.

Unit I: Solid State

Electrical and magnetic properties.

Unit II: Solutions

Abnormal molecular mass.

Unit III: Electrochemistry

Laws of electrolysis (elementary idea), dry cell – electrolytic cells and Galvanic cells; lead

accumulator, fuel cells; corrosion.

Unit IV: Chemical Kinetics

Concept of collision theory (elementary idea, no mathematical treatment).

Unit V: Surface Chemistry

Catalysis : homogenous and heterogeneous, activity and selectivity: enzyme catalysis;

emulsion – types of emulsions.

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.

Unit VII: p-Block Elements

Group 15 elements: 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: Sulphuric acid: industrial process of manufacture, properties and

uses, oxoacids of sulphur (structures only).

Unit VIII: d and f Block Elements

Preparation and properties of K2Cr2O7 and KMnO4.

Lanthanoids – Chemical reactivity

Actinoids – Electronic configuration, oxidation states.

Unit IX: Coordination Compounds

Importance of coordination compounds (in qualitative analysis, extraction of metals and

biological systems).

Unit X: Haloalkanes and Haloarenes.

Uses and environmental effects of – dichloromethane, trichloromethane, tetrachloromethane,

iodoform, freons, DDT.

Unit XI: Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

Alcohols: Uses of methanol and ethanol.

Unit XIII: Organic compounds containing Nitrogen

Diazonium salts: Preparation, chemical reactions and importance in Synthetic Organic Chemistry.

Unit XIV: Biomolecules

Carbohydrates – Oligosaccharides (sucrose, lactose, maltose), polysaccharides (starch,

cellulose, glycogen); importance.

Proteins – Enzymes.

Vitamins -Classification and functions.

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.

Unit XVI: Chemistry in Everyday life:

1. Chemicals in medicines – analgesics, tranquilizers, antiseptics,

disinfectants,antimicrobials, antifertility drugs, antibiotics, antacids,


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

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

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