CBSE Class 12th Maths Syllabus, Topic wise

CBSE Class 12th Maths Syllabus, Topic wise

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CBSE Class 12th Maths Syllabus, Topic wise

CBSE Class 12 Maths Syllabus


Chapter Topic Name Marks
I. Relations and Functions 10
II. Algebra 13
III. Calculus 44
IV. Vectors and 3-D Geometry 17
V. Linear Programming 6
VI. Probability 10
Total  100


Unit I: Relations and Functions:

1. Relations and Functions-

Types of relations:

  • Reflexive
  • Symmetric
  • Transitive and equivalence relations.
  • One to one and onto functions
  • Composite Functions
  • The inverse of a function.
  • Binary operations.

2. Inverse Trigonometric Functions-

  • Definition
  • Range
  • Domain
  • Principal value branch
  • Graphs of inverse trigonometric functions
  • Elementary properties of inverse trigonometric functions.


Unit II: Algebra:

1. Matrices-

  • Concept
  • Notation
  • Order
  • Equality
  • Types of matrices,
  • Zero and identity matrix
  • Transpose of a matrix
  • Symmetric and skew-symmetric matrices
  • Operation on matrices: Addition and multiplication and multiplication with a scalar. Simple properties of addition, multiplication, and scalar multiplication.
  • Noncommutativity of multiplication of matrices and existence of non-zero matrices whose product is the zero matrix (restrict to square matrices of order 2)
  • The concept of elementary row and column operations. Invertible matrices and proof of the uniqueness of inverse, if it exists; (Here all matrices will have real entries).

2. Determinants-

  • A determinant of a square matrix (up to 3 x 3 matrices)
  • Properties of determinants, minors, cofactors, and applications of determinants in finding the area of a triangle.
  • Adjoint and inverse of a square matrix.
  • Consistency, inconsistency, and a number of solutions of a system of linear equations by examples, solving system of linear equations in two or three variables (having a unique solution) using the inverse of a matrix.

Also Read – CBSE Class 11th Maths Syllabus, Topic wise

Unit III: Calculus:

1. Continuity and Differentiability-

  • Continuity and differentiability,
  • The derivative of composite functions, chain rule, derivatives of inverse trigonometric functions, derivative of implicit functions.
  • The concept of exponential and logarithmic functions.
  • Derivatives of logarithmic and exponential functions.
  • Logarithmic differentiation, derivative of functions expressed in parametric forms.
  • Second order derivatives.
  • Rolle’s and Lagrange’s Mean Value Theorems (without proof) and their geometric interpretation.

2. Applications of Derivatives-

  • Applications of derivatives: Rate of change of bodies, increasing/decreasing functions, tangents, and normals, use of derivatives in approximation, maxima and minima (first derivative test motivated geometrically and second derivative test given as a provable tool).
  • Simple problems (that illustrate basic principles and understanding of the subject as well as real-life situations).

3. Integrals-

  • Integration as the inverse process of differentiation.
  • Integration of a variety of functions by substitution, by partial fractions and by parts, Evaluation of simple integrals of the following types and problems based on them.
  • Definite integrals as a limit of a sum, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus (without proof). Basic properties of definite integrals and evaluation of definite integrals.

4. Applications of the Integrals-

  • Applications in finding the area under simple curves, especially lines, circles/parabolas/ellipses (in standard form only), Area between any of the two above said curves (the region should be clearly identifiable).

5. Differential Equations-

  • Definition, order, and degree, general and particular solutions of a differential equation.Formation of the differential equation whose general solution is given.
  • The solution of differential equations by the method of separation of variables solutions of homogeneous differential equations of first order and first degree.
  • Solutions of a linear differential equation of the type:

dy/dx + py = q, where p and q are functions of x or constants.

dx/dy + px = q, where p and q are functions of y or constants.

Also Read – Trigonometry Equation Formula PDF Download (All List)

Unit IV: Vectors and Three-Dimensional Geometry:

1. Vectors-

  • Vectors and scalars, magnitude and direction of a vector.
  • Direction cosines and direction ratios of a vector. Types of vectors (equal, unit, zero, parallel and collinear vectors), position vector of a point, negative of a vector, components of a vector, the addition of vectors, multiplication of a vector by a scalar, position vector of a point dividing a line segment in a given ratio.
  • Definition, Geometrical Interpretation, properties, and application of the scalar (dot) product of vectors, vector (cross) product of vectors, scalar triple product of vectors.

2. Three – dimensional Geometry-

Direction cosines and direction ratios of a line joining two points.Cartesian equation and vector equation of a line, coplanar and skew lines, the shortest distance between two lines.Cartesian and vector equation of a plane.An angle between (i) two lines, (ii) two planes, (iii) a line and a plane.The distance of a point from a plane.

Also Read – CBSE Class 12th Maths Important Topics PDF

Unit V: Linear Programming:

1. Linear Programming

Introduction, related terminology such as constraints, objective function, optimization, different types of linear programming (L.P.) problems, mathematical formulation of L.P. problems, graphical method of solution for problems in two variables, feasible and infeasible regions (bounded and unbounded), feasible and infeasible solutions, optimal feasible solutions (up to three non-trivial constraints).

Also Read – CBSE Class 12th Maths Important Topics PDF

Unit VI: Probability:

1. Probability

Conditional probability, multiplication theorem on probability. independent events, total probability, Baye’s theorem, Random variable and its probability distribution, mean and variance of a random variable. Repeated independent (Bernoulli) trials and Binomial distribution