Class XI (Theory) (2015
KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA SANGATHAN
SPLIT UP SYLLABUS OF PHYSICS FOR CLASS XI
PHYSICS (CODE 042)
Senior Secondary stage of school education is a stage of transition from general education to discipline
on curriculum. The present updat
ed syllabus keeps in view the rigour and depth of disciplinary approach as well as
the comprehension level of learners. Due care has also been taken that the syllabus is comparable to the
international standards. Salient features of the syllabus include:
Emphasis on basic conceptual understanding of the content.
Emphasis on use of SI units, symbols, nomenclature of physical quantities and formulations as per
Providing logical sequencing of units of the subject matter and proper
placement of concepts with their
linkage for better learning.
Reducing the curriculum load by eliminating overlapping of concepts/content within the discipline and
Promotion of process
solving abilities and applicati
ons of Physics concepts.
Besides, the syllabus also attempts to
strengthen the concepts developed at the secondary stage to provide firm foundation for further learning
in the subject.
expose the learners to different processes used in Physics
industrial and technological applications.
skills and experimental, observational, manipulative, decision making and investigatory
skills in the learners.
promote problem solving abilities and creative thinking in learners.
onceptual competence in the learners and make them realize and appreciate the interface of
Physics with other disciplines.
PHYSICS (CODE 042)
Time: 3 hrs.
Max Marks: 70
Name of Chapter
No. of Periods
Physical World and Measurement
Laws of Motion
Work, Energy and Power
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
Properties of Bulk Matter
& Revision for Half Yearly Exam.
Unit VIII Thermodynamics
Behaviour of Perfect Gases and Kinetic Theory of gases
Jan & Feb
Oscillations and Waves
& Revision for SEE.