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18001022727KSEEB 2024 Syllabus: In Karnataka, the Department of PreUniversity Education (PUE) is the official department that controls and issues the syllabus and exams for 2nd PreUniversity College (PUC). The official Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus may be found at pue.karnataka.gov.in. The complete Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2024 is available in PDF format. Examining the Karnataka Board 2nd PUC syllabus 2024 will familiarize students with the format of the paper and the distribution of marks according to topics.This will help the students not just prepare well for the upcoming board examinations but also boost their confidence, manage time well, and understand the exam pattern and the kind of questions that may appear for the exam. The syllabus covers various important topics, subtopics, exam patterns, and sample question papers. There are altogether 6 subjects the students will have to take an exam for. Out of the six subjects, two are languages of which English is a mandatory subject.
Physics
Electric Charges and Fields
Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
Current Electricity
Moving Charges and Magnetism
Magnetism and Matter
Electromagnetic Induction
Alternating Current
Electromagnetic Waves
Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
Wave Optics
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
Atoms
Nuclei
Semiconductor Electronics
There are 13 units in the provided physics syllabus, each having extremely indepth topics and subtopics. Please review the Physics 2nd PUC curriculum provided below and adjust your study schedule accordingly.
Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 202324 for Physics 

Unit Number and Name  Unit Name 
1. Electric charges and fields  1.1 Introduction
1.2 Electric Charge 1.3 Conductors and Insulators 1.4 Charging by Induction 1.5 Basic Properties of Electric Charge 1.6 Coulomb’s Law 1.7 Forces between Multiple Charges 1.8 Electric Field 1.9 Electric Field Lines 1.10 Electric Flux 1.11 Electric Dipole 1.12 Dipole in a Uniform External Field 1.13 Continuous Charge Distribution 1.14 Gauss’s Law 1.15 Applications of Gauss’s Law 1.15.1 Field due to infinitely long straight uniformly charged wire. 1.15.2 Field due to uniformly charged infinite plane sheet. 
2. Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance  2.1 Introduction
2.2 Electrostatic Potential 2.3 Potential due to a Point Charge 2.4 Potential due to an Electric Dipole 2.5 Potential due to a System of Charges 2.6 Equipotential Surfaces 2.7 Potential Energy of a System of Charges 2.8 Potential Energy in an External Field 2.9 Electrostatics of Conductors 2.10 Dielectrics and Polarisation 2.11 Capacitors and Capacitance 2.12 The Parallel Plate Capacitor 2.13 Effect of Dielectric on Capacitance 2.14 Combination of Capacitors 2.15 Energy Stored in a Capacitor 
3. Current Electricity  3.1 Introduction 3.2 Electric Current 3.3 Electric Currents in Conductors 3.4 Ohm’s law3.5 Drift of Electrons and the Origin of Resistivity 3.6 Limitations of Ohm’s Law 3.8 Temperature Dependence of Resistivity 3.9 Electrical Energy, Power 3.11 Cells, emf, Internal Resistance 3.12 Cells in Series and Parallel 3.13 Kirchhoff’s Rules 3.14 Wheatstone Bridge 3.15 Meter Bridge 3.16 Potentiometer 
4. Moving Charges and Magnetism  4.1 Introduction
4.2 Magnetic Force 4.3 Motion in a Magnetic Field 4.4 Motion in Combined Electric and Magnetic Fields 4.4.1 velocity selector 4.5 Magnetic Field due to a Current Element, BiotSavart Law 4.6 Magnetic Field on the Axis of a Circular Current Loop 4.7 Ampere’s Circuital Law 4.8 The Solenoid and the Toroid 4.9 Force between Two Parallel Currents, the Ampere 4.10 Torque on Current Loop, Magnetic Dipole 4.11 The Moving Coil Galvanometer 
5. Magnetism and Matter  5.1 Introduction
5.2 The Bar Magnet 5.2.1 The magnetic field lines 5.3 Magnetism and Gauss’s Law 5.4 The Earth’s Magnetism 5.5 Magnetisation and magnetic intensity 
6. Electronic Induction  6.1 Introduction 6.2 The Experiments of Faraday and Henry 6.3 Magnetic Flux6.4 Faraday’s Law of Induction 6.5 Lenz’s Law and Conservation of Energy 6.6 Motional Electromotive Force 6.7 Energy Consideration: A Quantitative Study 6.8 Eddy Currents 6.9 Inductance 6.10 AC Generator 
7. Alternating Current  7.1 Introduction
7.2 AC Voltage Applied to a Resistor 7.3 Representation of AC Current and Voltage by Rotating Vectors — Phasors 7.4 AC Voltage Applied to an Inductor 7.5 AC Voltage Applied to a Capacitor 7.6 AC Voltage Applied to a Series LCR Circuit 7.8 LC Oscillations 7.9 Transformers 
8. Electromagnetic Waves  8.1 Introduction
8.3 Electromagnetic Waves 8.4 Electromagnetic Spectrum 
9. Ray Optics and Optical Instruments  9.1 Introduction
9.3 Refraction 9.4 Total Internal Reflection 9.5Refraction at Spherical Surfaces and by Lenses 9.6 Refraction through a Prism 9.7 Some Natural Phenomena due to Sunlight 9.7.1the rainbow 9.8 Optical Instruments (except resolving power microscope and astronomical telescope) 
10. Wave Optics  10.1 Introduction
10.2 Huygens Principle 10.3 Refraction and Reflection of Plane Waves using Huygens Principle 10.4 Coherent and Incoherent Addition of Waves 
11. Dual Nature of radiation and matter  11.1 Introduction
11.2 Electron Emission 11.3 Photoelectric Effect 11.4 Experimental Study of Photoelectric Effect 11.5 Photoelectric Effect and Wave Theory of Light 11.6 Einstein’s Photoelectric Equation: Energy Quantum of Radiation 11.7 Particle Nature of Light: The Photon 11.8 Wave Nature of Matter 
12. Atoms  12.1 Introduction Experiment
12.2 Alpha particle Scattering and Rutherford’s Nuclear Model of Atom 12.3 Atomic Spectra 12.4 Bohr Model of the Hydrogen Atom 12.5 The Line Spectra of the Hydrogen Atom 12.6 De Broglie’s Explanation of Bohr’s Secon d Postulate of Quantisation 
12. Nuclei  13.1 Introduction
13.2 Atomic Masses and Composition of Nucleus 13.3 Size of the Nucleus 13.4 Mass Energy and Nuclear Binding Energy (except binding energy per nucleon and its variation with the mass number) 13.5 Nuclear Force 13.7 Nuclear Energy 
13. Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits  14.1 Introduction
14.2 Classification of Metals, Conductors and Semiconductors 14.3 Intrinsic Semiconductor 14.4 Extrinsic Semiconductor 
The Karnataka 2nd PUC syllabus 2024 consists of 11 sections, each of which has several subtopics. Refer to the table below to get an idea about the Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus:
Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 202324 for Chemistry 

Unit Number and Name  Topics 
1.Solidstate  1.1 General Characteristics of Solid State
1.2 Amorphous and Crystalline Solids 1.3 Classification of Crystalline Solids 1.4 Crystal Lattices and Unit Cells 1.5 Number of Atoms in a Unit Cell 1.6 Close Packed Structures 1.7 Packing Efficiency 1.8 Calculations Involving Unit Cell Dimensions 1.9 Imperfections in Solids 
2.Solutions  2.1 Types of Solutions
2.2 Expressing Concentration of Solutions 2.3 Solubility 2.4 Vapour Pressure of Liquid Solutions 2.5 Ideal and Nonideal Solutions 2.6 Colligative Properties and Determination of Molar Mass 
3.Electrochemistry  3.1 Electrochemical Cells
3.3 Nernst Equation 3.4 Conductance of Electrolytic Solutions 3.5 Electrolytic cells and Electrolysis (excluding the elementary idea of laws of electrolysis 
4.Chemical Kinetics  4.1 Rate of a Chemical Reaction
4.2 Factors Influencing Rate of a Reaction 4.3 Integrated Rate Equations 
5.Surface Chemistry  5.1 Adsorption 5.3 Colloids 5.4 Classification of Colloids 5.6 Colloids Around Us 
6.General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements  Nil 
7.pblock elements  7.1 Group 15 Elements
7.2 Dinitrogen 7.3 Ammonia 7.4 Oxides of Nitrogen (excluding structure) 7.5 Nitric Acid 7.10 Group 16 Elements 7.11 Dioxygen 7.12 Simple Oxides 7.13 Ozone 7.14 Sulphur – Allotropic Forms 7.15 Sulphur Dioxide 7.16 Oxoacids of Sulphur 7.17 Sulphuric Acid; chemical Properties use 7.18 Group 17 Elements 7.19 Chlorine 7.20 Hydrogen Chloride 7.21 Oxoacids of Halogens 7.22 Interhalogen Compounds 7.23 Group 18 Elements 
8.d and f Block Elements  8.1 Position in the Periodic Table
8.2 Electronic Configurations of the dBlock Elements 8.3 General Properties of the Transition Elements (dBlock) 8.5 The Lanthanoids: Electronic configuration, oxidation states, Llanthanoids contraction, reasons and consequences. 8.6 The Actinoids; Actinoid contraction 8.7 Some Applications of d and fBlock Elements 
9.Coordination Compounds  9.1 Werner’s Theory of Coordination Compounds 9.2 Definitions of Some Important Terms Pertaining to Coordination Compounds 9.3 Nomenclature of Coordination Compounds 9.5 Bonding in Coordination Compounds 9.6 Bonding in Metal Carbonyls 9.7 Stability of coordination compounds 
10.Haloalkanes and Haloarenes  10.1 Classification
10.2 Nomenclature 10.3 Nature of C–X Bond 10.4 Methods of Preparation 10.5 Physical Properties 10.6 Chemical Reactions 
11.Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers  11.1 Classification
11.2 Nomenclature 11.3 Structures of Functional Groups 11.4 Alcohols and Phenols 11.6 Ethers 
The English syllabus is divided into 13 parts. The following table lists the themes for your reference:
Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 202324 for English 

Unit  Unit Name 
1  Romeo and Juliet 
2  Too Dear 
3  On Children 
5  A Sunny Morning 
6  When You Are Old 
7  The Gardener 
10  Heaven, If You Are Not Earth 
11  Japan And Brazil Through A Traveler’s Eye 
12  The Voter 
13  Where There Is A Wheel 
Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 2024 for Mathematics 

Chapterwise Solution  Important Topics 
Chapter 1 – Relations and Functions  Types of relations: reflexive, symmetric, transitive and equivalence relations. One to one and onto functions 
Chapter 2 – Inverse Trigonometric Functions  Definition, range, domain, principal value branch. Graphs of inverse trigonometric functions 
Chapter 3 – Matrices  Concept, notation, order, equality, types of matrices, zero and identity matrix, transpose of a matrix, symmetric and skew symmetric matrices. Operation on matrices: Addition and multiplication and multiplication with a scalar. Simple properties of addition, multiplication and scalar multiplication. Oncommutativity of multiplication of matrices and existence of nonzero matrices whose product is the zero matrix (restrict to square matrices of order 2). Invertible matrices and proof of the uniqueness of inverse, if it exists; (Here all matrices will have real entries) 
Chapter 4 – Determinants  Determinant of a square matrix (up to 3 x 3 matrices), minors, cofactors and applications of determinants in finding the area of a triangle. Adjoint and inverse of a square matrix. Consistency, inconsistency and number of solutions of system of linear equations by examples, solving system of linear equations in two or three variables (having unique solution) using inverse of a matrix. 
Chapter 5 – Continuity and Differentiability  Continuity and differentiability, chain rule, derivative of inverse trigonometric functions, ???? sin−1 ? , cos−1 ? and tan−1 ?, derivative of implicit functions. Concept of exponential and logarithmic functions. Derivatives of logarithmic and exponential functions. Logarithmic differentiation, derivative of functions expressed in parametric forms. Second order derivatives 
Chapter 6 – Application of Derivatives  Applications of derivatives: rate of change of bodies, increasing/decreasing functions, maxima and minima (first derivative test motivated geometrically and second derivative test given as a provable tool). Simple problems (that illustrate basic principles and understanding of the subject as well as reallife situations) 
Chapter 7 – Integrals  Integration as inverse process of differentiation. Integration of a variety of functions by substitution, by partial fractions and by parts, Evaluation of simple integrals of the following types and problems based on them. ∫ dx x 2 ± a 2, ∫ dx √x 2 ± a 2 , ∫ dx √a 2 − x 2 , ∫ dx ax2 + bx + c , ∫ dx √ax2+bx+c ∫ px + q ax2 + bx + c dx, ∫ px + q √ax2+bx + c dx, ∫ √a 2 ± x 2 dx, ∫ √x 2 − a 2 dx ∫√??2 + ?? + ? ??, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus (without proof). Basic properties of definite integrals and evaluation of definite integrals 
Chapter 8 – Application of Integrals  Applications in finding the area under simple curves, especially lines, circles/ parabolas/ellipses (in standard form only) 
Chapter 9 – Differential Equations  Definition, order and degree, general and particular solutions of a differential equation. Solution of differential equations by method of separation of variables, solutions of homogeneous differential equations of first order and first degree. Solutions of linear differential equation of the type: dy dx + py = q, where p and q are functions of x or constants. d? d? + px = q, where p and q are functions of y or constants. 
Chapter 10 – Vectors  Vectors and scalars, magnitude and direction of a vector. Direction cosines and direction ratios of a vector. Types of vectors (equal, unit, zero, parallel and collinear vectors), position vector of a point, negative of a vector, components of a vector, addition of vectors, multiplication of a vector by a scalar, position vector of a point dividing a line segment in a given ratio. Definition, Geometrical Interpretation, properties and application of scalar (dot) product of vectors, vector (cross) product of vectors. 
Chapter 11 – Three Dimensional Geometry  Direction cosines and direction ratios of a line joining two points. Cartesian equation and vector equation of a line, skew lines, shortest distance between two lines. Angle between two lines. 
Chapter 12 – Linear Programming  Introduction, related terminology such as constraints, objective function, optimization, graphical method of solution for problems in two variables, feasible and infeasible regions (bounded or unbounded), feasible and infeasible solutions, optimal feasible solutions (up to three nontrivial constraints). 
Chapter 13 – Probability  Conditional probability, multiplication theorem on probability, independent events, total probability, Bayes’ theorem, Random variable and its probability distribution, mean of random variable. 
Students can get the Karnataka 2nd PUC Syllabus 202324 by following the instructions.
Ques.1 Is it important to go through the 2nd PUC syllabus?
Ans. Yes, it is important to go through the Karnataka 2nd PUC syllabus before the exam. The Karnataka 2nd PUC syllabus 2024 will help students to get familiarised with the marking scheme, the number of questions, and the exam duration.
Ques.2 What is the marking scheme for the 2nd PUC exam?
Ans. For languages you will be graded out of 100 and for subjects that have practicals, students will be graded out of 70 and the rest 30 marks are for the practical exam. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Computer science are the subjects that have a practical examination.
Ques.3 Can I pick any two languages for my 2nd PUC?
Ans. No, you are not allowed to pick any two languages but one. English is a mandatory subject the other language can be picked by the student subject to the school’s approval.
Ques.4 What is the minimum passing mark for the 2nd PUC?
Ans. The minimum passing marks for each paper are 35%, according to the Karnataka PUC syllabus. If a student gets less than 35 percent, then they will be required to retake the exam. They can also request a revaluation of their results.
Ques.5 How do I prepare for the 2nd PUC exam?
Ans. Solve as many previous years' question papers as possible. Try to cover all the syllabus topics. Refer to Aakash BYJU’S study materials and resources that will help with your preparations.
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