PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24 - Download Latest PSEB Class 12th All Subjects Syllabus PDF

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Updated On: March 18, 2024 10:20 am IST

PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24 was released by the Punjab Board at The candidate can download from this page the PDF for Punjab Class 12 Syllabus 2023-24.

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PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) released the PSEB 12th Syllabus 2023-24 for all the subjects of Arts, Science, and Commerce stream. The PSEB Class 12th syllabus 2023-24 was made available on the official website of the board at All the candidates who are going to appear for the class 12th board exam must download the syllabus before starting their preparation. Knowing the Punjab Board Class 12 Syllabus 2023-24 handy will help the students understand which topics they need to study and which topics will not be covered in the exam. As a result, students will be able to strategize their PSEB Class 12th Preparation 2024 accordingly. The candidates can check on this page the subject-wise Punjab Class 12 Syllabus 2024 along with the PDFs for all the subjects.

The PSEB Class 12 syllabus 2023-24 mentions chapter-wise and unit-wise topics along with the distribution of marks. After downloading the PSEB 12th syllabus 2023-24, students can start preparing for the upcoming exam which is expected to be held in the month of March 2024. Along with the detailed syllabus, the subject-wise PSEB Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023-24 has also been provided below which will help students in understanding the weightage of theory, practical, and internal marks division. For more information on PSEB Class 12th syllabus 2023-24, students can read the article below. 

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PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: Highlights

The minimum passing marks for each subject is 33% marks that students must acquire to clear the PSEB Class 12th Exam 2024. The important highlights on the PSEB 12th 2023-24 syllabus have been tabulated below:
Board NamePunjab School Education Board (PSEB)
Exam NamePSEB Class 12th Exam
Conducting AuthorityPunjab School Education Board
Frequency of ConductOnce a year
Exam LevelIntermediate
LanguagesArabic, German, 9 more
Mode of ApplicationOffline
Mode of ExamOffline
Exam Duration3 Hours

PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: Download PDF

The candidates can click on the PDF links given below to download the Punjab Class 12 Syllabus 2024:



General English

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Business Studies

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Computer Science

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Home Science

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Political Science

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PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: Subject Wise

The Punjab Board also releases the PSEB 12th Question Paper 2024 for the students on its official website to improve their board exam preparation. The candidates can check below the detailed Punjab Class 12 Syllabus 2024 for all the subjects:

PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: General English

Section A (Lessons for Intensive Study)

Hassan's Attendance Problem by Sudha Murthy

The March King by Katherine Little Bakeless

Thinking Out of the Box: Lateral Thinking

On Saying 'Please' by A. G. Gardiner

The Story of My Life by Helen Keller

Two Gentlemen of Verona A. J. Cronin

In Celebration of Being Alive by Dr. Christian Barnard

Gadari Babas in Kalapani Jail by Dr.Harish Puri

Section B (Poetry)

Prayer of the Woods

On Friendship by Khalil Gibran

The Echoing Green by William Blake

Once upon a Time by Gabriel Okara

The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

Father Returning Home by Dilip Chitre

On His Blindness by John Milton

Section C (Lessons for Extensive study)

The School for Sympathy by E. V. Lucas

A Chameleon by Anton Chekhov

Bholi by K. A. Abbas

The Gold Frame by R. K. Laxman

The Barber's Trade Union by Mulk Raj Anand

The Bull beneath the Earth by K. S. Virk

Section D (Grammar and Composition)




Précis writing

Use of Non-finite

(Infinitives, Gerunds, Participles)

Letter writing (Official/Business/To Editors)

Transformation of Sentences



Explaining Newspaper Headline


Email writing

PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: Accountancy II


Financial Statements Of Not For Profit Organizations

Accounting For Partnership Firms

Change In The Profit-Sharing Ratio

Admission Of A Partner

Retirement And Death Of A Partner

Dissolution Of Partnership Firms

Part -II

Accounting For Share Capital

Accounting For Debentures

Analysis Of Financial Statements

Cash Flow Statement


Overview Of Computerized Accounting System

Using Computerized Accounting System

Accounting Using Data Base Management System (DBMS)

Accounting Application Of Electronic Spread Sheet

PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: Biology

Unit Name




Sexual reproduction in flowering plants


Human Reproduction

Reproductive health

Genetics and Evolution

Heredity and variation


Molecular Basis of Inheritance


Biology and Human Welfare

Human Health and Disease


Microbes in human welfare

Biotechnology and its applications

Biotechnology: Principles and processes


Biotechnology and its applications

Ecology and environment

Organisms and populations



Biodiversity and Conservation

PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: Business Studies II

Part – A Principles and Functions of Management

Nature and Significance of Management

Principles of Management

Business Environment








Part – B Business Finance & Marketing

Business Finance

Financial Markets


Consumer Protection

PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: Chemistry

d and f Block Elements



Chemical Kinetics

Coordination Compounds

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

Organic compounds containing Nitrogen


PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: Geography 

• Nature and Scope of Geography and its Branches:
• Geographical thought; Brief definitions of Determinism, and Possiblism, radical and postmodern Geography. The contribution of A.V Humboldt, Carl Ritter, Paul Vidal De La Blache, and E.C Sample, and Branches of Geography.
Human Resources:

• Population: Distribution, Density and Growth, Age-sex ratio, Urbanisation, Literacy.
• Determinants of population change, Geography of Indian Diaspora, Migration causes and consequences, Demographic transition theory.
• Human development concept; selected indicators, International comparison, Punjab’s rank in national HDI
• Human settlements: Rural and Urban, Urbanisation in India and its impact. Distribution of Metropolitan cities, Mega cities. Growth centres and Growth poles, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Economic Geography Primary activities:
• Concepts and changing trends; Gathering; Pastoral, Mining, Subsistence agriculture, Modern trends in agriculture with special reference to Punjab, and Organic farming.
• Geographic distribution of major crops in India (Wheat, Rice, Tea, Coffee, Cotton Jute, Sugarcane)
Secondary activities:
• Concepts, Manufacturing types (Household, Small scale, large scale, agro based and mineral based industries) with special reference to Punjab. Distribution of metallic (Iron ore, Copper, Bauxite, Manganese,) Non-Metallic, Conventional (Coal, Petroleum, Natural gas) Nonconventional (Solar, Wind, Tidal) and Conservation of resources.
• Industries: Types, Distribution of selected industries; Iron and steel, Cotton textile, Sugar, Pharmaceutical, Petrochemical and knowledge-based industries. Industrial corridors, dedicated freight corridors.
• Tertiary activities; Quaternary, and Quinary activities.
• People engaged in tertiary industries. A case study from Punjab.
Transport, Communication and Trade.

• Land transport: Roads, (North South, East -West corridors, Golden quadrilateral and
Diamond Quadrilateral) New Numbering scheme of National Highways.
• Railways: Trans -Continental railways. Luxury trains in India.
• Water transport. Inland, Major Ocean routes of the world.
• Air transport, oil and gas pipe lines (TAPI, HBJ, Indo Iranian Naharkatia-NunmatiBarauni Pipeline, Kandla-Bhatinda Pipeline, Gas pipelines- Jamnagar Srinagar L.P.G Pipeline, Dhabol-Kakinada pipeline.
• International and National trade, Sea ports and their Hinterlands and Major airports)
• International trade bases and changing patterns. International organisations with reference to India. Role of WTO in International trade.
• Geographical Perspectives on selected issues and problems. Environmental pollution; Land, Water, Air
• Geography of Superlatives in India and Punjab.

PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: Home Science 

SECTION – A (Food and Nutrition)

1. Food, Nutrition and Health
i. Definitions: Food, Nutrition, Health, Nutrients, Nutrient density, Malnutrition, Recommended Dietary Allowances, Nutritional Status, Functional Food, Nutraceuticals, Antioxidants, Geriatrics, Probiotics. Functions of food
ii. Classification of Food groups based on the recommendation of ICMR
iii. Balanced Diet
iv. Food Guide pyramid
2. Nutrients and nourishment
Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, Minerals (calcium, Phosphorus, iron, zinc, iodine, fluorine), Vitamins (A,D,E,K,B and C) and Water
i. Functions and sources
ii. Health effects of too little and too much of nutrients
iii. Enhancing nutritional value of foods
3. Meal Planning
i. Meaning, importance and principles of meal Planning
ii. Planning meals for the family- Children (Infants, pre schoolers and school going children), adolescents (boys and girls), adults (men and women), pregnant women, lactating mothers and elderly.
4. Food selection, storage, preparation and preservation at home
i. Food selection and storage
ii. Preparation of food: Different methods of cooking
iii. Food preservation at home – importance and methods
5. Food Safety
i. Food hygiene
ii. Food Adulteration
iii. Removal of the pesticide residues from food by different methods.
6. Diet therapy
i. Principles of diet therapy
ii. Adaptation of normal diet for therapeutic purpose

SECTION –B (Human Development)

1. Beginning of Motherhood
i. Signs, discomforts and warning signs of pregnancy
ii. Antenatal care of expectant mother (diet, rest, exercise, medical checkups and immunization)
iii.Alternative reproductive methods (in vitro fertilization, gamete
intrafallopian transfer, zygote intrafallopian transfer and Surrogacy
2. Prenatal Physiological Processes
i. Stages of prenatal development ( germinal, embryonic and fetal)
ii. Fetal monitoring techniques (ultrasound, chorionic villus sampling, amniocentesis and foetoscopy)
iii. Environmental influences on prenatal development (teratogens, diseases, harmful drugs and x-ray)
3. Birth process
i. Stages of birth process (dilation, expulsion and placental stage)
ii. Types of child birth (natural, instrument, breech and caesarean)
iii. Categories of new born babies (pre term, term and post-term)
4. Postnatal care of mother
i. Meaning and purpose of postnatal care
ii. Aspects of postnatal care
iii. Effects of parenthood on mother, father and other family members
5. Care of newborn
i. Characteristics of new born
ii. Neonatal reflexes
iii. Feeding, bathing and clothing of newborn
iv. Immunization
v. Developmental milestones and delays
6. Infant stimulation
i. Mother-child interaction
ii. Developmentally appropriate play material
iii. Common childhood ailments

PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: Mathematics



Relations & Functions

Relations & Functions

Inverse Trigonometric Functions


Matrices and Determinants


Continuity and Differentiability

Applications of Derivatives


Applications of the Integrals

Differential Equations

Vectors and three Dimensional Geometry


3 Dimensional Geometry

Linear Programming

Linear Programming



PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: Physics

Current Electricity, Electrostatics, Optics, Electromagnetic Waves, Dual Nature of Mattern, Atoms & Nuclei, Electronic Devices.

PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: Economics

Part A: Introductory Macroeconomics

National Income and Related Aggregates

Determination of Income and Employment

Money and Banking

Government Budget and the Economy

Foreign Exchange Rate and Balance of Payments

Part B: Indian Economic Development

Development Experience (1947-90) and Economic Reforms since 1991

Current challenges faced by Indian Economy

Part C: Statistics in Economics

Correlation and Index Numbers

PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: Political Science

Chapters of Part-A (Political Theory)

Political System

Major contemporary Political Theories

Bureaucracy (Civil Services)

Interest and Pressure Groups

Public opinion

Party SystemElectorate

Chapters of Part-B (Indian Political System)

Indian Democracy

Democracy at Grass root

Party System in India

Electoral System

National Integration

Foreign Policy of India

India and the World

PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: Sociology

Unit Name

Chapter included

Tribal, Rural and Urban Societies in India

Tribal Society

Rural Society

Urban Society

Inequalities in Indian Society

Caste Inequalities

Class Inequalities

Gender Inequalities

Structural and Cultural Change in India

Westernisation and Sanskritization

Modernisation and Globalisation

Social Movement

Social Problems in Indian Society

Social Problems

Violence Against Women

Social Issues

How to Download PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24?

The candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to download the Punjab Class 12 Syllabus 2024:

  • Go to the official website of the PSEB at
  • On the homepage, go to the Important Links section
  • Now, click on the syllabus option
  • On the new page, click on the 12th Syllabus option
  • The subject-wise syllabus will appear on the screen.
  • Click on the link for the subject you want to download the syllabus PDF for.
  • Save the syllabus and use it to prepare for your exam.

PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2023-24: Preparation Tips

Here are some of the  Preparation Tips and strategies for the students who are appearing for the Punjab bBoard 12th exam 2024:
  • Students can prepare an effective study schedule devoting equal time to all the subjects. They can also make the schedule as per thePSEB 12th Time Table 2024.
  • Try to complete the PSEB 12th syllabus 2023-24 2 months before the commencement of the exam. This will allow enough time to revise the syllabus.
  • Solve the PSEB 12th Previous Year Question Paper as many as possible within the allotted time to improve time management skills.
  • Keep oneself away from distractions like phones, social media, games and so on.
  • Take small breaks in between studies to avoid boredom.
  • In case of any difficulties or queries, contact your teachers or experts.
Download the PSEB Class 12th Syllabus 2024 as soon as possible to start the preparations for the board exams!


Can I opt for an additional subject in PSEB 12th Board Exams 2024?

According to the PSEB Class 12 Syllabus 2024, students can choose an additional subject. They need to however sit for the mandatory subjects according to the syllabus uploaded on the official site. 

Are there any changes being made in PSEB Class 12th syllabus 2024?

No major changes have been made in the PSEB 12th syllabus for the academic session 2024. Check all the updates regarding PSEB 12th syllabus on this page.


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