Karnataka PUC Syllabus and Tips to prepare for PUC Exams 2018

Tips and Syllabus on KSEEB 12th Board Exams 2018, Karnataka PUC Exams 2018 Preparation 

All aspirants of 12th board Examinations will be under immense tension with the exam time table published. Allow yourself to breathe a little and let go of the tension in you. Here are some guidelines you can follow for exam preparation.

Syllabus and Tips for 12th Board Exams 2018

Aspirants preparing for PUC 12th Board Exams 2018, loosen up and look at these tips that will guide and provide you the methods to study efficiently and effectively. Also the syllabus of 12th Board, Maths, Physics and Biology is provided below for your easiness.

The Syllabus of Mathematics consists of the following chapters

RELATIONS AND FUNCTIONS – Relations and Functions and Inverse Trigonometric Functions,

ALGEBRA- Matrices and Determinants,

CALCULUS- Continuity and Differentiability, Applications of Derivatives, Integrals, Applications of the Integrals and Differential Equations,


LINEAR PROGRAMMING: Introduction of L.P.P. definition of constraints and Different types of L.P.P,

PROBABILITY: Conditional Probability and Bernoulli trials and Binomial distribution

The Syllabus for Biology consists of the following chapters

REPRODUCTION IN ORGANISATIONS: A Sexual Reproduction, and Post- Fertilization events,

SEXUAL REPRODUCTION IN FLOWERING PLANTS : Flower L.S. of Flower, Pre-Fertilization, Double Fertilization and Post-fertilization,

HUMAN REPRODUCTION: The Male reproductive system, the female reproductive system, Gametogenesis, Menstrual Cycle, Fertilization and Implantation, Pregnancy and Embryonic Development and Parturition and Lactation,

REPRODUCTIVE AND STRATEGIES : Reproductive Health, problems and Strategies, Population Explosion and Birth Control, Contraception and Medical termination of Pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Infertility,

MOLECULAR BASIS OF INHERITANCE: The DNA, The Search for Genetic Material, RNA world, Replication, Transcription, Generic Code, Translation, Regulation of Gene Expression, Human Genome Project and DNA Fingerprinting,

EVOLUTION : Origin of Life, Evolution of Life Forms, Evidences fro Evolution, Adaptive Radiation in Darwin’s Finches, Mechanism of Evolution, Hardy-Weinberg Principal and Origin and Evolution of Man,

BIOLOGY IN HUMAN WELFARE: Pathogen definition, Immunity, AIDS, CANCER and Drugs and Alcohol Abuse,








Syllabus of Physics consists of the following chapters

ELECTRIC CHARGES AND FIELDS : Electric Charges and their properties, continuous charge distribution, Electric dipole, Electric field lines, Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance : Electric Potential, Equi-potential surfaces, Electric potential energy, Electrostatics of conductor, Capacitors and capacitance and Combination of capacitors,

CURRENT ELECTRICITY: Definition of electric current, Drift of electrons and origin of resistivity, Electrical energy and power, Combination of resistors, Combination of cells and Wheatstone bridge,

MOVING CHARGES AND MAGNETISM: Concept of magnetic field, Motion of a charge in a uniform magnetic field, Velocity selector, Biot- Savart law, Ampere’s circuital law, Derivation of the force between two parallel current-carrying conductors, Current loop as a magnetic dipole and Moving coil galvanometer,

MAGNETISM AND MATTER: Bar Magnet, Earth’s magnetic field and its elements and Magnetic properties of materials,

ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION: Experiments of Faraday and Henry, Motional emf, Coaxial solenoids, self-induction and AC generator,

ALTERNATING CURRENT: Mention of expression for instantaneous, AC voltage applied to a resistor, AC voltage applied to an inductor, AC voltage applied to a capacitor, AC voltage applied to series LCR circuit, Mention of expression for power in AC circuit, LC oscillations and Transformer,

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES: Displacement current, Electromagnetic waves and Electromagnetic spectrum,

RAY OPTICS AND OPTICAL INSTRUMENT: Reflection of light by spherical mirrors, Total internal reflection, Definition of critical angle, Refraction at spherical surfaces, Refraction by a lens, Refraction of light through a prism, Optical instruments and Telescope,

WAVE OPTICS: Wavefront: plane, spherical and cylindrical, Young’s experiment, Polarisation,

DUAL NATURE OF RADIATION AND MATTER: Electron emission, Einstein’s photoelectric equation, Particle nature of light and Wave nature of matter,

ATOMS: Alpha particle scattering and Bohr model of hydrogen atom, NUCLEI: Definition of atomic mass unit, Radioactivity,

SEMICONDUCTOR ELECTRONICS: Energy bands in solids, Semiconductors, Diode as a rectifier, Optoelectronic junction devices, Junction transistor, Transistor as a switch and Logic Gates,

COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS: Block diagram of generalized communication system.

Preparation is important

12th standard Board examinations can be a very difficult phase to go through for the students who are writing the exams. Take a chill pill and don’t stress out, The pressure can be high on the students but they must learn to cope with it and balance it out. Firstly organize your study place. Learning in a messy place will only invite more distractions. Use flow charts and diagrams to help you understand better. Writing notes isn’t always enough to store all the information, make charts to keep it interesting. Practice the old question papers you have, even the model papers. Organize study groups with friends, learning with people might be a better way to understand for most. Sharing knowledge makes you get more of it. Take enough breaks. Spend your free time DOING something you enjoy, to take your mind off studies. Resting is as much important as studying. Snacking while studying can keep you less hungry and more focused. Plan you exam day, keep all essential items like pen, pencil, etc ready and don’t be in a hustle when the exam day arrives.


Have a clear view of your syllabus

The teacher teaches everyone the same thing, grasping all of it is a student’s ability. Not everyone learns in the same speed, take your time until you understand the whole syllabus thoroughly. Take notes in class and use them to get a better idea. Clarify your doubts with the teacher or discuss with friends. Keep a better picture of all topics in your head before you leave for the exam.

Refer Previous Year Question Papers

Collect all sets of question papers you can get of the previous years. Create a question bank and solve all questions. Mark down the questions that you were not able to solve and ask teachers or friends to help you with them. Solve all the problems in the question bank, some questions can be very important ones and are repeated in question papers every year.

Time Management

Time is really an important factor when it comes to exams. While studying distribute your time in such a way that each subject gets enough time of yours. Even while writing the exam, keep in mind to not waste time by trying to memorize the answers of   very precious thing. Managing time is very important especially in the exams; same things apply for board exams. When you start writing the exams, don’t waste your time thinking or remembering answers to the question you don’t know. Simply write write what you know and leave the rest for later. That saves you more time and allows you to write more.

Time Table

Once you get the examination date sheet, prepare a time table of your own. This study time table will allow you to utilize each hour effectively. Allot each subject the amount of time you need to study it. By the end of each subject also take time to do revision.

Keep track of your weak areas

Don’t shy away to ask someone for help in subjects or areas in a subject you need help in. Keep track of your weak areas. Allot more time for those and study those topics very hard. As we are aware that you want to score maximum marks in the board exams and looking for how to prepare for the board exams, study all the relevant topics.


All the best to all students preparing for KSEEB 12th Board Exams 2018.

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