CBSE Class 9th Science Syllabus for the new academic session (2022-23) has been released by the board. Science is seen to be one of the most scoring subjects. Getting good grades in this subject will certainly help you to increase your overall percentage.
Read further to know the detailed CBSE Class 9 Science Syllabus.
CBSE Class 9 Science Course Structure 2022-2023:
Theory Paper Marks: 80
|I||Matter: It’s Nature & Behaviour||25|
|II||Organisation in the Living World||22|
|III||Motion, Force and work||27|
|IV||Food; Food Production||06|
Unit I: Matter-Nature and Behaviour
Definition of matter; solid, liquid, and gas; characteristics – shape, volume, density; change of state melting (absorption of heat), freezing, evaporation (cooling by evaporation), condensation, sublimation.
Nature of matter: Elements, compounds, and mixtures. Heterogeneous and homogenous mixtures, colloids, and suspensions. Physical and chemical changes (excluding separating the components of a mixture).
Particle nature and their basic units: Atoms and molecules, Law of Chemical Combination, Chemical formula of common compounds, Atomic and molecular masses.
Structure of atoms: Electrons, protons and neutrons, Valency, Atomic Number and Mass Number, Isotopes and Isobars.
Theme: The World of the Living
Unit II: Organization in the Living World
Cell – Basic Unit of life: Cell as a basic unit of life; prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, multicellular organisms; cell membrane and cell wall, cell organelles, and cell inclusions; chloroplast, mitochondria, vacuoles, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus; nucleus, chromosomes – basic structure, number.
Tissues, Organs, Organ System, Organism: Structure and functions of animal and plant tissues (only four types of tissues in animals; Meristematic and Permanent tissues in plants).
Theme: Moving Things, People, and Ideas
Unit III: Motion, Force, and Work
Motion: Distance and displacement, velocity; uniform and non-uniform motion along a straight line; acceleration, distance-time, and velocity-time graphs for uniform motion and uniformly accelerated motion, elementary idea of uniform circular motion.
Force and Newton’s laws: Force and Motion, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Action and Reaction forces, Inertia of a body, Inertia, and mass, Momentum, Force and Acceleration.
Gravitation: Gravitation; Universal Law of Gravitation, Force of Gravitation of the earth (gravity), Acceleration due to Gravity; Mass and Weight; Free fall. Floatation: Thrust and Pressure. Archimedes’ Principle; Buoyancy.
Work, Energy, and Power: Work done by a Force, Energy, power; Kinetic and Potential energy; Law of conservation of energy (excluding commercial unit of Energy).
Sound: Nature of sound and its propagation in various media, speed of sound, range of hearing in humans; ultrasound; a reflection of sound; echo.
Unit IV: Food Production
Plant and animal breeding and selection for quality improvement and management; Use of fertilizers and manures; Protection from pests and diseases; Organic farming.
- Science-Textbook for class IX-NCERT Publication
- Assessment of Practical Skills in Science-Class IX – CBSE Publication
- Laboratory Manual-Science-Class IX, NCERT
- Exemplar Problems Class IX – NCERT Publication
How to Prepare for CBSE Class 9 Science Exam?
Class 9 Science is an important subject since students experience several concepts for the very first time. Here are some tricks students can follow to prepare for Class 9 Science:
Be thorough with the syllabus:
Students should carefully study the 9th Class Syllabus and prepare accordingly for the final exams.
Know the class 9 exam pattern:
As a well-informed student, you should know the details of the 9th Class exam such as the kind of questions that will be asked, the duration of the exam, and the marking scheme.
Create a checklist of essential formulas and diagrams:
Along with important terminologies, students must learn all chemical formulas, numerals, equations, and diagrams skillfully.
Be thorough with the NCERT Books:
NCERT books are the best for your exam preparation. Once you cover the NCERT Class 9 Science book concepts, solve all the questions and answers at the back of the book. This helps students understand the topics better. It will help you solve the in-text questions also with ease.
Clear your doubts on time:
Be confident to share your doubts and queries with teachers and Aakash experts. This will help you avoid exam pressure and you will attempt the paper with full confidence.
Try to finish the Class 9 Science syllabus well in advance so you can devote enough time for revision.
Practice enough sample papers:
Solve Class 9 mock tests and previous year question papers to boost exam confidence. These tests will help you get familiar with the exam pattern and check your level of preparation.