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Maharashtra State Board HSC Chemistry Syllabus, Pattern and Marks Allotment

Jun 6, 2018 18:36 IST
    Maharashtra State Board HSC Chemistry Syllabus
    Maharashtra State Board HSC Chemistry Syllabus

    Maharashtra Board has prescribed new syllabus for Higher Secondary Chemistry subject and has considered national level curriculum for the subject. This has been done considering that students will be appearing for state level and national level entrance exams for admissions to medical courses, engineering and technology courses. Therefore, the new syllabus of Maharashtra Board HSC Chemistry subject has been designed on basis of curriculum prescribed by NCERT so as to make students ready for challenges of Entrance Exams.

    Maharashtra Board Class 11th and Class 12th syllabus contains topics like physical, organic, inorganic, industrial, analytical and polymer chemistry. The new syllabus of HSC Chemistry by Maharashtra Board includes new formulations and nomenclature of elements, compounds and IUPAC units of physical quantities as well as new nomenclature, symbols and formulations, fundamental concepts, modern techniques.

    Maharashtra Board HSC Syllabus for Chemistry –

    Class 11th Chemistry Syllabus:

    Units

    Chapter name

    Unit 1

    Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

    Unit 2

    States of matter : Gases and liquids

    Unit 3

    Structure of atom

    Unit 4

    Periodic table

    Unit 5

    Redox reactions

    Unit 6

    Chemical equilibrium

    Unit 7

    Surface chemistry

    Unit 8

    Nature of chemical bond

    Unit 9

    Hydrogen

    Unit 10

    s-Block elements (Alkali and alkaline earth metals)

    Group 1 and Group 2 elements

    Unit 11

    p-Block elements Group Introduction to p-Block elements

    Group 13 elements

    Group 14 elements

    Unit 12

    Basic principles and techniques in organic chemistry

    Unit 13

    Alkanes

    Unit 14

    Alkenes

    Unit 15

    Alkynes

    Unit 16

    Aromatic compounds

    Unit 17

    Environmental chemistry

    Maharashtra Board HSC Syllabus for Chemistry –

    Class 12th Chemistry Syllabus:

    Units

    Chapter name

    Unit 1

    Solid State

    Unit 2

    Solutions and Colligative properties

    Unit 3

    Chemical thermodynamics and energetic

    Unit 4

    Electrochemistry

    Unit 5

    Chemical kinetics

    Unit 6

    General principles and processes of isolation of elements

    Unit 7

    p-Block elements:

    Group 15 elements

    Group 16 elements

    Group 17 elements

    Group 18 elements

    Unit 8

    d and f Block Elements:

    d-Block Elements

    f-Block elements

    Unit 9

    Coordination compounds

    Unit 10

    Halogen derivatives of alkanes (and arenes):

    Haloalkanes

    Haloarenes

    Unit 11

    Alcohols, phenols and ethers:

    Alcohol

    Phenols

    Ethers

    Unit 12

    Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids:

    Aldehydes and ketones

    Carboxylic acids

    Unit 13

    Organic compounds containing nitrogen:

    Amines

    Cyanides and isocyanides

    Diazonium salts

    Unit 14

    Biomolecules:

    Carbohydrates

    Proteins

    Vitamins

    Nucleic acids

    Unit 15

    Polymers

    Unit 16

    Chemistry in everyday life:

    Chemicals in medicines

    Chemicals in food

    Cleansing agents

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    Examination Pattern of Maharashtra Board HSC Chemistry Subject–

    There will be only one paper for the subject of total 100 marks and the weightage is as given below –

    • Theory paper – 70 marks
    • Practical/Viva– 30 marks

    The questions for HSC Chemistry subject is of –

    1. Multiple Choice Questions type
    2. Very Short Answer Type
    3. Short Answer Type I
    4. Short Answer Type II
    5. Long Answer Type
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    As per the marking scheme of Maharashtra Board HSC Chemistry Subject, the questions have been allotted marks as under –

    • MCQ – 1 mark
    • VSA –1 mark
    • SA I – 2 marks
    • SA II – 3 marks
    • LA – 5 marks

    Chapter-wise Marks Distribution for Class 11th Chemistry Subject:

    Units

    Chapter name

    Unit 1: Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

    4

    Unit 2: States of matter : Gases and liquids

    5

    Unit 3: Structure of atom

    5

    Unit 4: Periodic table

    4

    Unit 5: Redox reactions

    3

    Unit 6:Chemical equilibrium

    4

    Unit 7: Surface chemistry

    3

    Unit 8: Nature of chemical bond

    7

    Unit 9: Hydrogen

    3

    Unit 10: s-Block elements (Alkali and alkaline earth metals) - Group 1 and Group 2 elements

    5

    Unit 11: p-Block elements Group Introduction to p-Block elements - Group 13 elements and Group 14 elements

    5

    Unit 12: Basic principles and techniques in organic chemistry

    6

    Unit 13: Alkanes

    4

    Unit 14 : Alkenes

    3

    Unit 15 : Alkynes

    3

    Unit 16: Aromatic compounds

    3

    Unit 17: Environmental chemistry

    3

    Total

    70 marks

    Chapter-wise Marks Distribution for Class 12th Chemistry Subject:

    Units

    Chapter name

    Unit 1: Solid State

    4

    Unit 2: Solutions and Colligative properties

    5

    Unit 3: Chemical thermodynamics and energetic

    6

    Unit 4: Electrochemistry

    5

    Unit 5: Chemical kinetics

    4

    Unit 6: General principles and processes of isolation of elements

    3

    Unit 7: p-Block elements(Group 15 elements, Group 16 elements, Group 17 elements, Group 18 elements)

    8

    Unit 8: d and f Block Elements

    5

    Unit 9: Coordination compounds

    3

    Unit 10: Halogen derivatives of alkanes and arenes

    4

    Unit 11: Alcohols, phenols and ethers

    4

    Unit 12: Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids

    5

    Unit 13: Organic compounds containing nitrogen

    4

    Unit 14: Biomolecules

    4

    Unit 15: Polymers

    3

    Unit 16: Chemistry in everyday life

    3

    Total

    70

    Difficulty level of Maharashtra Board HSC Chemistry question paper –

    The difficulty level of questions has been decided as under –

    • Most difficulty question – 20%
    • Average difficulty questions -50%
    • Easy questions – 30%

    Moreover, the students will be tested for their knowledge and skills as per the weightage given below – 

    • Concept knowledge has been given weightage of 30%
    • Subject understanding has been given 40% weightage
    • Skills of Knowledge Application has been given 30% weightage

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