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CBSE Class 11 Biotechnology Syllabus 2018 - 2019

Jan 7, 2019 18:25 IST

    CBSE Class 11 Biotechnology Syllabus 2018 - 2019 is available here. This CBSE Syllabus contains all the details about course structure, the list of practicals and format of question paper.

    CBSE Class 11 Biotechnology Syllabus 2018 - 2019
    CBSE Class 11 Biotechnology Syllabus 2018 - 2019

    CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 Biotechnology Exam 2019 is available here for download in PDF format. This CBSE Class 11 Biotechnology Syllabus 2018 - 2019 contains complete details about course structure, practicals and format of question paper.

    Important portions of CBSE Class 11 Biotechnology Syllabus 2018 – 2019 is given below

    Details of Course Structure

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




    Unit- I

    Biotechnology: An overview



    Molecules of Life



    Genetics and Molecular Biology



    Cells and Organisms








    Unit-I Biotechnology: An overview

    Chapter 1: Biotechnology: An Overview

    Historical Perspectives, Technology and Applications of Biotechnology, Global market and Biotech

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

    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 2: Macromolecules: Structure & 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, Quantitative Inheritance, Genes at the Population Level

    Chapter 2: Genes and Genomes: Structure and Function Discovery of DNA as Genetic Material, DNA Replication, Fine Structure of the Genes, From Gene to Protein, Transcription – The Basic Process, Genetic Code, Translation, Regulation of Gene Expression, Mutations, DNA Repair, Human Genetic Disorders, Genome Organization

    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


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

    1. Recording practical results and 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 and glucometer method (GOD/POD)

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

    12. Preparation of karyotype

    Scheme of Evaluation: (Time: 3 Hours, Max. Marks 30)

    The scheme of evaluation at the end of session will be as under:

    Two experiments: 20 Marks

    Viva on experiments: 5 Marks

    Practical record:5 Marks

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