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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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