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CBSE Class 11 Biotechnology Syllabus 2017 - 2018

Apr 19, 2017 16:00 IST

CBSE Class 11 Biotechnology Syllabus 2017 - 2018

CBSE Syllabus 2017 - 2018 for Class 11 Biotechnology is available here for download in PDF format. CBSE Class 11 Biotechnology Syllabus 2017 - 2018 contains complete details about course structure, practicals and format of question paper.

Important portions of CBSE Class 11 Biotechnology Syllabus 2017 – 2018 is given below

Details of Course Structure

One Paper | 3 hours duration | Maximum Marks: (70 + 30 =) 100


No. of Periods


Unit 1. Biotechnology: An overview



Unit 2. Molecules of Life



Unit 3. Genctics and Molecular Biology



Unit 4. Cells and Organisms









Unit-I Biotechnology: An overview

Chapter-1: Biotechnology: An overview

Historical perspectives, Technology and Applications of Biotechnology, Global Market of Biotech,

Products, Public Perception of Biotechnology, Biotechnology in India and Global Trends.

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Unit-II Molecules of Life

Chapter-1: Biomolecules: Building Blocks

Building blocks of Carbohydrates - Sugars and Their Derivatives, Building blocks of Proteins - Amino

Acids, building blocks of Lipids - Simple Fatty Acids, Sphingosine, Glycerol and Cholesterol, Building blocks of Nucleic Acids - Nucleotides, Biochemical Transformations

Chapter-3: Macromolecules: Structure and Function

Carbohydrates - The energy givers, Proteins - The performers, Enzymes - The catalysts, Lipids and

Biomembranes - The barriers, Nucleic Acids - The managers

Unit-III Genetics and Molecular Biology

Chapter-1: Concepts of Genetics

Historical Perspective, Multiple Alleles, Linkage and Crossing Over, Genetic Mapping, Gene

Interaction, Sex-Linked Inheritance, Extranuclear Inheritance, Qauntitative Inheritance, Genes at the Population Level

Chapter-2: Genens and Genomes: Structure and Function

Discovery of DNA as Genetic Material, DNA Replication, Fine Structure of Genes, From Gene to

Protein, Transcription – The Basic Process, Genetic Code, Translation, Regulation of Gene

Expression, Mutations, DNA Repair, Human Genetic Disorders, Genome Organization

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Unit-IV Cells and Organisms

Chapter 1: The Basic Unit of Life

Cell Structure and Components, Tissues and Organs, Stem Cells, Biodiversity, Organization of Life.

Chapter 2: Cell Growth and Development

Cell Division, Cell Cycle, Cell Communication, Nutrition, Gaseous Exchange, Internal Transport,

Maintaining the Internal Environment, Reproduction, In Vitro Fertilization, Animal and Plant

Development, Immune Response in Animals, Programmed Cell Death, Defense Mechanisms in Plants.

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Scheme of Evaluation

Two experiments

20 Marks

Viva on experiments

5 Marks

Practical record

5 Marks

Total Marks

30 Marks


Note: Every student is required to do the following experiments during the academic session.

1. Recoding Practical results & safety rules in the laboratory.

2. Preparation of buffers and pH determination

3. Sterilization techniques

4. Preparation of bacterial growth medium

5. Determination of bacterial growth curve

6. Cell counting

7. Isolation of milk protein (casein)

8. Estimation of whey protein by biuret method

9. Assaying the enzyme acid phosphate

10. Estimation of blood glucose by enzymatic & glucometer method (GOD/POD)

11. Study of various stages of mitosis and calculation of mitotic index

12. Preparation of karyotype

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