RBSE Class 12th Physics Syllabus 2023: Senior Secondary exams are fast approaching, and Rajasthan's Board of Secondary Education (RBSE), has published the syllabus for the 2023 class 12 Physics exam.
Physics is a core subject in RBSE class 12 science stream and is essential for both medical and nonmedical students. The class 12 Physics syllabus is vast and covers a variety of topics. However, electricity, magnetism and optics are the main topics.
Physics is a subject that demands a good understanding of the fundamentals to succeed in the exams. But it’s also important to know which topics to prioritize the most.
Check below the Rajasthan Board class 12 physics syllabus and examination scheme for the 2023 exams and download PDF.
RBSE Physics Class 12 Examination Scheme
Paper 
Time (Hrs.) 
Marks for the Paper 
Sessional 
Total Marks 
Theory 
3:15 
56 
14 
70 
Practical 
3:00 
30 
0 
30 
Unit 
Topic 
Marks 
1

Electrostatics 

Chapter1 Electric Charges And Fields 
4 

Chapter2 Electrostatic Potential And Capacitance 
3 

2 
Chapter3 Current Electricity 
5 
3

Magnetic Effects Of Current And Magnetism 
4 
Chapter4 Moving Charges And Magnetism 

Chapter5 Magnetism And Matter 
3 

4

Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Currents 

Chapter6 Electromagnetic Induction 
3 

Chapter7 Alternating Current 
4 

5 
Chapter8 Electromagnetic Waves 
2 
6

Optics 

Chapter9 Ray Optics And Optical Instruments 
7 

Chapter10 Wave Optics 
5 

7 
Chapter11 Dual Nature Of Radiation And Matter 
4 
8

Atoms And Nuclei 

Chapter12 Atoms 
3 

Chapter13 Nuclei 
3 

9

Electronic Devices 
6 
Chapter14 Semiconductor Electronics:Materials, Devices And Simple Circuits 


Total 
56 
RBSE Class 12th Physics New Syllabus 2023
Chapter1 (ELECTRIC CHARGES AND FIELDS)
Electric Charge, Conductors and Insulators, Charging by Induction, Basic Properties of Electric Charge, Coulomb’s Law, Forces between Multiple Charges, Electric Field, Electric Field Lines, Electric Flux, Electric Dipole, Dipole in a Uniform External Field, Continuous Charge Distribution, Gauss’s Law, Applications of Gauss’s Law.
Chapter2 (ELECTROSTATIC POTENTIAL AND CAPACITANCE)
Electrostatic Potential, Potential due to a Point Charge, Potential due to an Electric Dipole, Potential due to a System of Charges, Equipotential Surfaces, Potential Energy of a System of Charges, Potential Energy in an External Field, Electrostatics of Conductors, Dielectrics and Polarisation, Capacitors and Capacitance, The Parallel Plate Capacitor, Effect of Dielectric on Capacitance, Combination of Capacitors, Energy Stored in a Capacitor.
Chapter3 (CURRENT ELECTRICITY)
Electric Current, Electric Currents in Conductors, Ohm’s law, Drift of Electrons and the Origin of Resistivity, Limitations of Ohm’s Law, Resistivity of Various Materials, Temperature Dependence of Resistivity, Electrical Energy, Power, Combination of Resistors — Series and Parallel, Cells, emf, Internal Resistance, Cells in Series and in Parallel, Kirchhoff’s Rules, Wheatstone Bridge, Meter Bridge, Potentiometer.
Chapter4 (MOVING CHARGES AND MAGNETISM)
Magnetic Force, Motion in a Magnetic Field, Motion in Combined Electric and Magnetic Fields, Magnetic Field due to a Current Element, BiotSavart Law, Magnetic Field on the Axis of a Circular Current Loop, Ampere’s Circuital Law, The Solenoid and the Toroid, Force between Two Parallel Currents  the Ampere, Torque on Current Loop, Magnetic Dipole, The Moving Coil Galvanometer.
Chapter5 (MAGNETISM AND MATTER)
The Bar Magnet, Magnetism and Gauss’s Law, The Earth’s Magnetism, Magnetisation and Magnetic Intensity, Magnetic Properties of Materials, Permanent Magnets and Electromagnets.
Chapter6 (ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION)
The Experiments of Faraday and Henry, Magnetic Flux, Faraday’s Law of Induction, Lenz’s Law and Conservation of Energy, Motional Electromotive Force, Energy Consideration: A Quantitative Study, Eddy Currents , Inductance , AC Generator.
Chapter7 (ALTERNATING CURRENT)
AC Voltage Applied to a Resistor, Representation of AC Current and Voltage by Rotating Vectors — Phasors, AC Voltage Applied to an Inductor, AC Voltage Applied to a Capacitor, AC Voltage Applied to a Series LCR Circuit, Power in AC Circuit: The Power Factor, LC Oscillations , Transformers.
Chapter8 (ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES)
Displacement Current, Electromagnetic Waves , Electromagnetic Spectrum .
Chapter9 (RAY OPTICS AND OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS)
Reflection of Light by Spherical Mirrors, Refraction, Total Internal Reflection, Refraction at Spherical Surfaces and by Lenses, Refraction through a Prism, Some Natural Phenomena due to Sunlight, Optical Instruments.
Chapter10 (WAVE OPTICS)
Huygens Principle, Refraction and Reflection of Plane Waves using Huygens Principle, Coherent and Incoherent Addition of Waves, Interference of Light Waves and Young’s Experiment, Diffraction, Polarisation..
Chapter11 (DUAL NATURE OF RADIATION AND MATTER)
Electron Emission, Photoelectric Effect, Experimental Study of Photoelectric Effect, Photoelectric Effect and Wave Theory of Light, Einstein’s Photoelectric Equation: Energy Quantum of Radiation, Particle Nature of Light: The Photon, Wave Nature of Matter, Davisson and Germer Experiment .
Chapter12 (ATOMS)
Alphaparticle Scattering and Rutherford’s Nuclear Model of Atom, Atomic Spectra, Bohr Model of the Hydrogen Atom, The Line Spectra of the Hydrogen Atom, De Broglie’s Explanation of Bohr’s Second Postulate of Quantisation.
Chapter13 (NUCLEI)
Atomic Masses and Composition of Nucleus, Size of the Nucleus, MassEnergy and Nuclear Binding Energy, Nuclear Force, Radioactivity, Nuclear Energy.
Chapter14 (SEMICONDUCTOR ELECTRONICS: MATERIALS, DEVICES AND SIMPLE CIRCUITS)
Classification of Metals, Conductors and Semiconductors, Intrinsic Semiconductor, Extrinsic Semiconductor, pn Junction, Semiconductor Diode, Application of Junction Diode as a Rectifier. Special purpose pn junction diodes, Digital electronics and logic gates.
The prescribed books for RBSE class 12 physics course are NCERT’s Physics PartI and Physics PartII.
You can check the RBSE class 12 physics syllabus for both theory and practical exams and download pdf below.
RBSE Class 12th Physics Syllabus 2023 Download PDF 
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