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Download Revised UP Board Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus (2020-21)

UPMSP has issued the new UP Board Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus for the academic year 2020-21. The challenges in teaching and learning have increased as the schools remain closed because of the adversity of COVID-19. Therefore, the UP Board has announced around a 30% decrease in the syllabus.

UP Board 12th Syllabus

In this article on CA Wizard, we have shared the new syllabus for Class 11 Chemistry subject of UP Board. We have separated the chapter-wise topics that are still there in the syllabus and those deleted from the syllabus. So you can start marking them in your textbooks as you read them here. 

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Marking Scheme as per Latest UP Board Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus (in English)

Theory

Unit No.TitleMarks
ISome Basic Concepts of Chemistry5
IIStructure of atom6
IIIClassification of elements and periodicity in properties 5
IVChemical bonding and molecular structure5
VStates of Matter: Gases and Liquids5
VIChemical Thermodynamics4
VIIEquilibrium6
VIIIRedox reactions5
IXHydrogen3
Xs block elements5
XIp block elements6
XIIOrganic chemistry: Some basic principles and techniques7
XIIIHydrocarbons8
 TOTAL70

Practicals

S.No.

ExperimentMarks
1Content-based experiment4
2Volumetric analysis8
3(a) Salt analysis 

 

(b) Detection of elements in organic compounds.

6

 

2

4Project work and Class record5
5Viva5
 TOTAL30

UP Board Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus in English

You can download the Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus (English medium) from the link available below.

Download UP Board Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus and Marking Scheme(English)

Unit I: Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Topics covered in Syllabus

General Introduction: Importance and scope of Chemistry. 

Atomic and molecular masses, mole concept and molar mass, percentage composition, empirical and molecular formula, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, and calculations based on stoichiometry.

Deleted Topics

Nature of matter, laws of chemical combination, Dalton’s atomic theory: the concept of elements, atoms and molecules.

Unit II: Structure of Atom

Topics covered in Syllabus

Bohr’s model and its limitations, the concept of shells and subshells, dual nature of matter and light, 

de Broglie’s relationship, Heisenberg uncertainty principle, the concept of orbitals, quantum numbers, shapes of s, p and d orbitals, rules for filling electrons in orbitals – Aufbau principle, Pauli’s exclusion principle and Hund’s rule, electronic configuration of atoms, the stability of half-filled and completely filled orbitals.

Deleted Topics

Discovery of Electron, Proton, and Neutron, atomic number, isotopes, and isobars. Thomson’s model and its limitations. Rutherford’s model and its limitations.

Unit III. Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Topics covered in Syllabus

Modern periodic law and the present form of the periodic table, periodic trends in properties of elements -atomic radii, ionic radii, inert gas radii, Ionization enthalpy, electron gain enthalpy, electronegativity, valency. Nomenclature of elements with atomic numbers greater than 100.

Deleted Topics

Significance of classification, a brief history of the development of the periodic table.

Unit IV. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Topics covered in Syllabus

Valence electrons, ionic bond, covalent bond, bond parameters, Lewis structure, the polar character of a covalent bond, the covalent character of an ionic bond, valence bond theory, resonance, the geometry of covalent molecules, VSEPR theory, the concept of hybridization, involving s, p and d orbitals, and shapes of some simple molecules, the molecular orbital theory of homonuclear diatomic molecules (qualitative idea only), Hydrogen bond.

Deleted Topics

No topics have been removed from this chapter.

Unit V. States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

Topics covered in Syllabus

Three states of matter, intermolecular interactions, types of bonding, melting and boiling points, the role of gas laws in elucidating the concept of the molecule, Boyle’s law, Charles law, Gay Lussac’s law, Avogadro’s law, ideal behavior, empirical derivation of gas equation, Avogadro’s number, ideal gas equation and deviation from ideal behavior

Deleted Topics

Liquefaction of gases, critical temperature, kinetic energy and molecular speeds (elementary idea), Liquid State- vapor pressure, viscosity, and surface tension (qualitative idea only, no mathematical derivations)

Unit VI. Chemical Thermodynamics

Topics covered in Syllabus

Concepts of System and types of systems, surroundings, work, heat, energy, extensive and intensive properties, state functions. 

The first law of thermodynamics -internal energy and enthalpy, measurement of U and H, Hess’s law of constant heat summation, enthalpy of bond dissociation, combustion, formation, atomization, sublimation, phase transition, ionization, solution, and dilution. The second law of Thermodynamics (brief introduction) 

Introduction of entropy as a state function, Gibb’s energy change for spontaneous and nonspontaneous processes.

Third law of thermodynamics (brief introduction).

Deleted Topics

Heat capacity and specific heat, criteria for equilibrium.

Unit VII. Equilibrium

Topics covered in Syllabus

Equilibrium in physical and chemical processes, dynamic nature of equilibrium, the law of mass action, equilibrium constant, factors affecting equilibrium – Le Chatelier’s principle, ionic equilibrium- ionization of acids and bases, strong and weak electrolytes, degree of ionization, ionization of polybasic acids, acid strength, the concept of pH, buffer solution, solubility product, common ion effect (with illustrative examples).

Deleted Topics

Hydrolysis of salts (elementary idea), Henderson Equation

Unit VIII. Redox Reactions

Topics covered in Syllabus

Concept of oxidation and reduction, redox reactions, oxidation number, balancing redox reactions, in terms of loss and gain of electrons and change in oxidation number.

Deleted Topics

Applications of redox reactions

Unit IX. Hydrogen

Topics covered in Syllabus

Position of hydrogen in the periodic table, occurrence, isotopes, hydrides-ionic covalent and interstitial; physical and chemical properties of water, heavy water, hydrogen as a fuel.

Deleted Topics

Preparation, properties, and uses of hydrogen, hydrogen peroxide -preparation, reactions and structure and use.

Unit X. s -Block Elements

Topics covered in Syllabus

Group 1 and Group 2 Elements 

General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, anomalous properties of the first element of each group, diagonal relationship, trends in the variation of properties (such as ionization enthalpy, atomic and ionic radii), trends in chemical reactivity with oxygen, water, hydrogen, and halogens, uses. 

Deleted Topics

Preparation and Properties of Some Important Compounds: Sodium Carbonate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Hydroxide and Sodium Hydrogen carbonate, Biological importance of Sodium and Potassium. Calcium Oxide and Calcium Carbonate and their industrial uses, biological importance of Magnesium and Calcium.

Unit XI. Some p -Block Elements

Topics covered in Syllabus

General Introduction to p -Block Elements 

Group 13 Elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, a variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, anomalous properties of the first element of the group, Boron – physical and chemical properties.

Group 14 Elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, a variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, anomalous behavior of first elements. Carbon-catenation, allotropic forms, physical and chemical properties.

Deleted Topics

Elements of group 13 – Some important compounds: Borax, Boric acid, Boron Hydrides, Aluminium: Reactions with acids and alkalis, uses.  

Elements of group 14 – Carbon: uses of some important compounds: oxides, Important compounds of Silicon and a few uses: Silicon Tetrachloride, Silicones, Silicates and Zeolites, their uses. 

Unit XII. Organic Chemistry: Some Basic Principles and Techniques

Topics covered in Syllabus

General introduction, classification, and IUPAC nomenclature of organic compounds. Electronic displacements in a covalent bond: inductive effect, electromeric effect, resonance, and hyperconjugation. Homolytic and heterolytic fission of a covalent bond: free radicals, carbocations, carbanions, electrophiles and nucleophiles, types of organic reactions. 

Deleted Topics

Methods of purification, qualitative and quantitative analysis

Unit XIII. Hydrocarbons Environmental Chemistry

Topics covered in Syllabus

Classification of Hydrocarbons 

Aliphatic Hydrocarbons: 

  1. Alkanes – Nomenclature, isomerism, conformation (ethane only), physical properties, chemical reactions 
  2. Alkenes – Nomenclature, the structure of double bond (ethene), geometrical isomerism, physical properties, methods of preparation, chemical reactions: addition of hydrogen, halogen, water, hydrogen halides (Markovnikov’s addition and peroxide effect), ozonolysis, oxidation, mechanism of electrophilic addition.
  3. Alkynes – Nomenclature, the structure of triple bond (ethyne), physical properties, methods of preparation, chemical reactions: acidic character of alkynes, addition reaction of – hydrogen, halogens, hydrogen halides, and water. 

Aromatic Hydrocarbons: 

Introduction, IUPAC nomenclature, benzene: resonance, aromaticity, chemical properties: mechanism of electrophilic substitution. Nitration, sulphonation, halogenation, Friedel Crafts alkylation and acylation, directive influence of the functional group in monosubstituted benzene. Carcinogenicity and toxicity.

Deleted Topics

Free radical mechanism of halogenation, combustion, and pyrolysis.

Unit XIV. Environmental Chemistry

Deleted Topics

Environmental pollution – air, water, and soil pollution, chemical reactions in the atmosphere, smog, major atmospheric pollutants, acid rain, ozone and its reactions, effects of depletion of the ozone layer, greenhouse effect, and global warming- pollution due to industrial wastes, green chemistry as an alternative tool for reducing pollution, strategies for control of environmental pollution

*The complete chapter 14 is removed from the UP Board Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus for the March 2021 annual exam.

Practical

The syllabus for practicals is also revised and reduced for the 2020-21 exams. The topics that are coming and that are removed are given below:

Topics Covered

  1. Basic Laboratory Techniques
  2. Cutting glass tube and glass rod
  3. Bending a glass tube
  4. Drawing out a glass jet
  5. Boring a cork
  6. Characterization and Purification of Chemical Substances
  7. Determination of the melting point of an organic compound.
  8. Determination of boiling point of an organic compound.
  9. Crystallization of impure samples of any one of the following: Alum, Copper Sulphate, Benzoic Acid.
  10. Quantitative Estimation
  11. Using a mechanical balance/electronic balance.
  12. Preparation of standard solution of Oxalic acid.

iii. Determination of strength of a given solution of Sodium hydroxide by titrating it against

standard solution of Oxalic acid.

  1. Preparation of standard solution of Sodium carbonate.
  2. Determination of strength of a given solution of hydrochloric acid by titrating it against

standard Sodium Carbonate solution.

  1. Qualitative Analysis
  2. a) Determination of one anion and one cation in a given salt

Cations- Pb2+, Cu2+, As3+, Al3+, Fe3+, Mn2+, Ni2+, Zn2+, Co2+, Ca2+, Sr2+, Ba2+, Mg2+, NH4

Anions – (CO3) 2- , S2- , NO2 – , SO3 2- , SO2- 4, NO3 – , Cl- , Br- , I- , PO4 3- , C2O 2- 4, CH3COO- (Note: Insoluble salts excluded)

  1. b) Detection of -Nitrogen, Sulphur, Chlorine in organic compounds.
  1. c) PROJECTS: 

Scientific investigations involving laboratory testing and collecting information from other sources. A few suggested Projects

  • Checking the bacterial contamination in drinking water by testing sulfide ion
  • Study of the methods of purification of water
  • Testing the hardness, presence of Iron, Fluoride, Chloride, etc., depending upon the regional variation in drinking water and study of causes of the presence of these ions above the permissible limit (if any).
  • Investigation of the foaming capacity of different washing soaps and the effect of the addition of Sodium carbonate on it
  • Study the acidity of different samples of tea leaves.
  • Determination of the rate of evaporation of different liquids
  • Study the effect of acids and bases on the tensile strength of fibers.
  • Study of acidity of fruit and vegetable juices.

Deleted Topics

  1. Experiments based on pH
  2. a) Any one of the following experiments: 
  • Determination of pH of some solutions obtained from fruit juices, solution of known and varied concentrations of acids, bases and salts using pH paper or universal indicator. 
  • Comparing the pH of solutions of strong and weak acids of the same concentration.
  • Study the pH change in the titration of a strong base using universal indicators.
  1. b) Study the pH change by common-ion in case of weak acids and weak bases.
  2. Chemical Equilibrium

One of the following experiments:

  1. a) Study the shift in equilibrium between ferric ions and thiocyanate ions by

increasing/decreasing the concentration of either of the ions.

  1. b) Study the shift in equilibrium between [Co(H2O)6] 2+ and chloride ions by changing the concentration of either of the ions.

Marking Scheme as per Latest UP Board Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus (in Hindi)

Theory

इकाईशीर्षकपूर्णांक
Iरसायन की कुछ मूल अवधारणाऐं 5
IIपरमाणु संरचना 6
IIIतत्वों का वर्गीकरण और गुणधर्मों की आवर्तिता5
IVरासायनिक आबंधन एवं आण्विक संरचना5
Vद्रव्य की अवस्थायें- गैस और द्रव्य5
VIऊष्मागतिकी4
VIIसाम्यावस्था6
VIIIरेडाक्स अभिक्रिया5
IXहाइड्रोजन3
XS ब्लॉक के तत्व5
XIP ब्लॉक के तत्व 6
XIIकार्बनिक रसायन कुछ मूल सिद्धान्त और तकनीके7
XIIIहाइड्रोकार्बन8
 योग70

Practicals

इकाईपरीक्षा में मूल्यांकन कीयोजनापूर्णांक
1विषय वस्तु आधारित प्रयोग4
2आयतनमितीय विश्लेषण8
3(क) लवण विश्लेषण 

 

(ख) कार्बनिक यौगिकों में तत्त्व का विश्लेषण

6

 

2

4कक्षा रिकॉर्ड तथा प्रोजेक्ट कार्य5
5मौखिक परीक्षा5
 योग30

UP Board Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus in Hindi

The UP Board Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus is also available in Hindi Medium. You can download the Chemistry syllabus (in Hindi) from the link available below. The new marking scheme is also available in Hindi in the PDF file.

Download UP Board रसायन विज्ञान पाठ्यक्रम कक्षा 11 

The PDF file has the syllabus for all subjects, so you can directly jump to Pages 83-37 for the chemistry syllabus.

How to prepare the UP Board Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus?

Here are some tips for you to improve your preparation for the class 11 chemistry exam:

The formulae, diagrams, equations are important in the chemistry paper, so you must be very attentive while learning and writing them.

Next, the processes, experiments, and reactions are also important. You need to learn the concepts behind them.

Mark the important points in every chapter. Solve practice questions after every chapter and highlight difficult questions. These will help you in revisions.

Download sample papers for revision tests.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. How much syllabus is reduced from UP Board Class 11 Chemistry subject?

Ans. UP Board has deleted approximately 30% of the syllabus in Chemistry and all other subjects.

Q2. Which topics are removed from the UP Board class 11 chemistry syllabus?

Ans. The complete list of removed portions from the class 11 chemistry syllabus is given in this article.

Q3. Which book is best for UP Board Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus?

Ans. UP Board guidelines suggest using NCERT books for studies in class 11th.

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