Syllabus : CBSE Syllabus of Biology for Class 11th For March
Class XI BIOLOGY (Theory)
Time: 3 Hours
1. Diversity in living world 07
2. Structural organization in animals and plants 12
3. Cell: Structure and function 15
4. Plant physiology 18
5. Human Physiology 18
TOTAL : 70
I Diversity in Living World (25 Periods)
Diversity of living organisms
Classification of the living organisms (five kingdom classification, major
groups and principles of classification within each kingdom).
Systematics and binomial System of nomenclature
Salient features of animal (non chordates up to phylum level and chordates up to
class level) and plant (major groups; Angiosperms up to subclass)
Botanical gardens, herbaria, zoological parks and museums.
II Structural Organisation in Animals and Plants (30 Periods)
Tissues in animals and plants.
Morphology, anatomy and functions of different parts of flowering plants: Root,
stem, leaf, inflorescence, flower, fruit and seed.
Morphology, anatomy and functions of different systems of an annelid
(earthworm), an insect (cockroach) and an amphibian (frog).
III CELL: STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION (40 Periods)
Cell: cell wall, cell membrane and cell organelles’ (plastids, mitochondria,
endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi bodies/dictyosomes, ribosomes, lysosomes, vacuoles,
centrioles) and nuclear organization.
Mitosis, meiosis, cell cycle.
Basic chemical constituents of living bodies.
Structure and functions of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and nucleic acids.
Enzymes: types, properties and function.
IV Plant Physiology (40 Periods)
Movement of water, food, nutrients and gases, Plants and Water Mineral
nutrition, respiration, Photosynthesis, Plant growth and development.
V Human Physiology (45 Periods)
Digestion and absorption.
Breathing and respiration.
Body fluids and circulation.
Excretory products and elimination.
Locomotion and movement.
Neural control and coordination,
chemical coordination and regulation.
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