CBSE Class 12 Mathematics Syllabus 2019

CBSE Class 12 Maths Syllabus 2018 - 2019 is available here. With this syllabus, students will learn important details like question paper design and prescribed textbooks besides course structure.

Class 12 Mathematics Syllabus for CBSE Board Exam 2019
Class 12 Mathematics Syllabus for CBSE Board Exam 2019

CBSE Syllabus for Class 12 Maths Board Exam 2019 is available here. This CBSE Syllabus is very important for the preparation of CBSE Board Exam 2019. Students of Class 12 having Mathematics as one of their subjects should learn this syllabus thoroughly.
This syllabus provides complete information related to the:

• The course structure of CBSE Class 12 Maths (academic session 2018 - 2019)

• Topics and sub-topics of each unit inside the course structure

• Prescribed textbooks

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Latest CBSE Syllabus for Class 12 Maths Board Exam 2019 is given below:

Name of the Units and their weightage in Board Exam

Unit No.


No. of Periods



Relation and Functions












Vectors and Three – Dimensional Geometry




Linear Programming










CBSE Class 12 Maths Syllabus 2019: Details of topics and sub-topics to be covered in each unit

Unit number - I: Relations and Functions

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1. Relations and Functions

Types of relations: reflexive, symmetric, transitive and equivalence relations. One to one and onto functions, composite functions, 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 number - 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. Non-commutativity of multiplication of matrices and existence of non-zero matrices whose product is the zero matrix (restrict to square matrices of order 2). 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

Determinant of a square matrix (up to 3 × 3 matrices), properties of determinants, minors, co-factors and applications of determinants in finding the area of a triangle. Adjoint and inverse of a square matrix. Consistency, inconsistency and number of solutions of system of linear equations by examples, solving system of linear equations in two or three variables (having unique solution) using inverse of a matrix.

Unit number - III: Calculus

1. Continuity and Differentiability

Continuity and differentiability, derivative of composite functions, chain rule, derivatives of inverse trigonometric functions, derivative of implicit functions. 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 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.

CBSE Syllabus for Class 12 Maths Board Exam 2019

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 differential equation whose general solution is given. Solution of differential equations by method of separation of variables, solutions of homogeneous differential equations of first order and first degree.

Solutions of 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.

Unit number - 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, 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 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, shortest distance between two lines.  Cartesian and vector equation of a plane.
Angle between

(i) two lines,

(ii) two planes,

(iii) a line and a plane. Distance of a point from a plane.

Unit number - 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 or unbounded), feasible and infeasible solutions, optimal feasible solutions (up to three non-trivial constraints).

Unit number - VI: Probability

1. Probability

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

Prescribed books

(1) Mathematics Part I ‒ Textbook for Class XII, NCERT Publication

(2) Mathematics Part II ‒ Textbook for Class XII, NCERT Publication

(3) Mathematics Exemplar Problem for Class XII, Published by NCERT

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·        Details of topics and sub-topics to be covered in each unit

·        Prescribed books

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