New Delhi, 22 July 2022: The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has revised the course syllabus for classes 10 & 12 as a part of a rationalization exercise to cover the academic loss encountered by the students during COVID-19, as well as to remove overlapping of similar content.
This article will cover the revised NCERT syllabus for classes 10 and 12. Students can check the revised syllabus here or by visiting the official NCERT website.
NCERT 2022 Syllabus: Reasons
NCERT has undertaken the exercise to rationalize the textbooks across all classes for the following reasons:
- In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was important to reduce the content load on students.
- The National Education Policy 2020 also emphasized reducing the content load and providing opportunities for experiential learning with a creative mindset.
Note: Learning outcomes already developed by the NCERT across classes have been taken into consideration for this exercise.
NCERT 2022 Syllabus: Revised Contents of the Textbooks
Here are the parameters that were revised by NCERT:
- Overlapping with similar content included in other subject areas in the same class
- Similar content included in the lower or higher class in the same subject
- Difficulty level
- Content which is easily accessible to students without much intervention from teachers and can be learned through children through self-learning or peer-learning
- Content which is irrelevant in the present context
NCERT 2022 Syllabus: Class 10 Rationalized Content
Class 10 Rationalized Content: Maths
|Chapter 1: Real Number
|Chapter 2: Polynomials
|Division algorithm for polynomials
|Chapter 3: Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables
|Solution of a quadratic equation by completing the squares
|Chapter 6: Triangles
|Area of a triangle
Introduction to Trigonometry
|Trigonometric ratios of complementary angles
|Chapter 9 & 10: Some Applications of Trigonometry
|Chapter 11: Construction
|Chapter 12: Areas
Related to Circles
|Chapter 13: Surface
Areas and Volumes
|Graphical representation of cumulative frequency distribution
|Introduction: Exercise 15.2 (Optional)
|Answers of exercises
Class 10 Rationalized Content: Science
Class 10 Rationalized Content: Contemporary India-I
Class 10 Rationalized Content: Democratic Politics-I
Note: To read more about the revised maths syllabus, please click here.
NCERT 2022 Syllabus: Class 12 Rationalized Content
Class 12 Rationalized Content: Biology
Class 12 Rationalized Content: Chemistry
Class 12 Rationalized Content: Economics
Class 12 Rationalized Content: Contemporary World Politics
Note: To know more about the other subjects of Class 12 that were revised, please click here.
To know more about the other classes’ revised and rationalized content, please click here.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Why has NCERT decided to revise Class 10 and 12 syllabi?
In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NCERT has decided to reduce the content load on students and provide opportunities for experiential learning with a creative mindset. This is the reason for syllabus revision.
What content has been revised for Class 10 and Class 12?
Overlapping with similar content included in other subject areas in the same class, similar content included in the lower or higher class in the same subject, content that is easily accessible to students without much intervention from teachers and can be learned through children through self-learning or peer-learning, and irrelevant content has been revised.
Where can I find the list of all rationalized NCERT courses?
The students may find the list of rationalized courses for different classes on: ncert.nic.in/rationalised-content.php