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Tamil Nadu State Board Class 11 Topics: Subject-wise & Chapter-wise Topics


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11th Tamil Nadu State Board Physics Topics

Improve your preparation for the exam with the help of Tamil Nadu State Board Physics topics given in the table below:

Physics ChaptersTopics
Nature of Physical World and MeasurementIntroduction to Science, Introduction to Physics, Physics in Relation to Technology and Society, Measurement, Measurement of Length, Measurement of Mass, Measurement of Time, Error Analysis, Significant Figures, Dimension and Dimensional Analysis.
KinematicsRest and Motion, Vectors, Distance and Displacement, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Speed, Velocity and Acceleration, Relative Velocity, Acceleration, Equations of Motion, Projectile Motion, Circular Motion.
Laws of MotionNewton’s First Law of Motion, Newton’s Second Law of Motion, Newton’s Third Law of Motion, Momentum and Law of Conservation of Linear Momentum, Friction, Dynamics of Circular Motion.
Work, Energy and PowerWork, Energy, Conservative and Nonconservative Forces,  Law of Conservation of Energy, Vertical Circular Motion, Power, Collisions.
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid BodiesCentre of Mass, Torque, Angular Momentum and Conservation of Angular Momentum, Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies, Centre of Gravity, Moment of Inertia, Rotational Kinetic Energy, Power Delivered by Torque, Rolling Motion.
GravitationKepler’s Law of Motion, Universal Law of Gravitation, Gravitational Field, Gravitational Potential and Potential Energy, Acceleration Due to Gravity, Satellites, Weightlessness, Elementary Ideas of Astrology.
Properties of MatterStates of Matter, Elasticity, Stress and Strain, Hooks’s Law and Moduli of Elasticity, Eleatic  Energy, Density and Relative Density, Fluid Pressure and Pascal’s Law, Buoyancy, Viscosity, Surface Tension, Equation of Continuity and Bernoulli’s Equation.
Heat and ThermodynamicsHeat and Temperature, Gas Laws, Heat Capacity and Specific Heat Capacity, Thermal Expansion of Solids Liquids and Gases, Change of State, Calorimetry, Heat Transfer, Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics, First Law of Thermodynamics, Specific Heat Capacity of a Glass, Thermodynamic Processes, Heat Engine, Second Law of Thermodynamics, Refrigerators.
Kinetic Theory of GassesPostulates of Kinetic Theory of Gases, Pressure Exerted by a Gas, Pressure and Mean Kinetic Energy, Kinetic Theory and Gas Laws, RMS Most Probable and Average Speed, Degree of Freedom and Law of Equipartition of Energy, Mean Free Path, Brownian Motion.
OscillationsSimple Harmonic Motion, Projection of Uniform Circular Motion on Earth Diameter as SHM, Displacement Velocity Acceleration of a Particle in SHM, Time Period, Frequency in SHM, Angular SHM, Oscillation of Space Spring Mass System,  Oscillation of a Simple Pendulum, Oscillations of Liquid in a U-Tube, Energy in SHM, Free, Damped and Forced Oscillations.
WavesFormation of Waves, Mechanical Waves, Terms and Definitions Used in Wave Motion, Velocity of Waves in Different Media, Speed of Sound, Reflection of Sound Waves, Progressive Waves, Superposition Principle and Interference, Beats, Standing Waves in Strings, Intensity and Loudness of Sound, Vibrations of Air Column, Doppler Effect.

11th Tamil Nadu State Board Chemistry Topics

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Chemistry ChaptersTopics
Basic Concepts of Chemistry and Chemical CalculationsChemistry- The Centre of Life, Classification of Matter, Atomic and Molecular Masses, Mole Concept, Gram Equivalent Concept, Empirical Formula and Molecular Formula, Stoichiometry, Redox Reactions
Quantum Mechanical Model of AtomIntroduction to Atom Models, Wave-Particle Duality of Matter, Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle, Quantum Mechanical Model of Atom- Schrodinger Equations, Quantum Numbers, Filling of Orbitals
Periodic Classification of ElementsIntroduction to Classification of Elements, Early Attempts at Classification of Elements, Moseley’s Work and Modern Periodic Table, Nomenclature of Elements With Atomic Number, Grouping of Elements Based on Electronic, Periodic Properties and Their Trends
Hydrogen Introduction to Hydrogen, Preparation of Hydrogen, Properties of Hydrogen, Uses of Hydrogen, Compounds of Hydrogen, Heavy Water, Hydrogen Peroxide, Hydrides, Hydrogen Bonding
Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metalss-block Elements, Alkali Metals, Compounds of Alkali Metals, Biological Importance of Sodium and Potassium, Alkaline Earth Metals, Compounds of the Alkaline Earth Metals, Biological Importance of Magnesium and Calcium
Gaseous StateIntroduction to Gases, the Gas Laws, Ideal Gas Equation, Mixture of Gases- Dalton’s Law of Partial Pressure, Deviation From Ideal Gas Behaviour, Pressure-Volume Isotherms of Carbon Dioxide, Liquefication of Gases
ThermodynamicsIntroduction to Thermodynamics, System, Surrounding and Other Common Terms in Thermodynamics, Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics, First Law of Thermodynamics, Enthalpy (H),  Thermochemical Equations, Measurement of U and H Using Calorimetry, Lattice Energy, Hess’s Law of Constant Heat of Summation, Second Law of Thermodynamics, Gibbs Free Energy (G), Third Law of Thermodynamics
Physical and Chemical EquilibriumIntroduction to Equilibrium, Physical and Chemical Equilibrium, Chemical Equilibrium, Dynamic Nature of Equilibrium, Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Equilibrium, Law of Mass Action, Application of Equilibrium Constant, Le-  Chatelier’s Principle, Van’t Hoff Equation
SolutionsIntroduction to Solutions, Types of Solutions, Expressing Concentration of Solutions, Solubility of Solutes, Henry’s Law, Vapour Pressure of Liquid, Vapour Pressure of Liquid Solutions, Ideal and Non-ideal Solutions, Colligative Properties, Reverse Osmosis( RO), Abnormal Molar Mass
Chemical BondingIntroduction to Chemical Bond, Types of Chemical Bond, Ionic or Electrovalent Bond, Co-ordinate Covalent Bond, Bond Parameters, Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion (VSEPR), Valence Bond Theory, Orbital Overlap, Hybridization, Molecular Orbital Theory
Fundamentals of Organic ChemistryIntroduction to Organic Compounds, Classification of Organic Compounds, Structural Representation of Organic Compounds, Nomenclature of Organic Compounds, Isomerism in Organic Compounds, Detection of Elements in Organic Compounds, Estimation of Elements, Purification of Organic Compounds
Basic Concepts of Organic ReactionsIntroduction to Organic Reactions, Different Types of Organic Reactions, Functional Group Interconversion
HydrocarbonsIntroduction to Hydrocarbons, Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes, Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Carcinogenicity and Toxicity
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes Introduction to Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Classification of Organic Halogen Compounds, Haloalkanes, Organometallic Compounds,  Hellorenes, Poly Halogen Compounds
Environmental ChemistryIntroduction to Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Pollution, Types of Environmental Pollution, Atmosphere Pollution, Stratospheric Pollution, Water Pollution, Quality of Drinking Water, Soil Pollution, Controlling Environmental Pollution, Green Chemistry

11th Tamil Nadu State Board Biology Topics

Take a look at the Tamil Nadu Board Class 11 Biology topics given in the table below. 

Biology ChaptersTopics
Living WorldIntroduction To Living World, Attributes of Living Organisms, Viruses and Bacteriophage, Classification of Living World, Bacteria, Fungi
Plant Kingdom Classification of Plants, Life Cycle Pattern in Plants, Algae, Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperm, Angiosperm, Introduction to Plant Kingdom
Vegetative MorphologyIntroduction to Plant Morphology, Habit, Habitat and Lifespan of Plants, Parts of Flowering Plants, Root System, Shoot System, Leaf
Reproductive MorphologyIntroduction to Reproductive Morphology, Inflorescence, Flower: Types, Its Parts and Placentation, Floral Diagram and Floral Formula, Fruits: Structure, Types and Functions, Seeds: Types and Significance
Taxonomy and Systematic BotanyIntroduction to Taxonomy and Systematics, Taxonomic Hierarchy in Plants, Concept of Species, International Code of Botanical Nomenclature, Nomenclature Type, Taxonomic Aids, Classification: Significance and Types, Modern Trend in Taxonomy, Cladistic, Selected Families of Angiosperms
Cell: The Unit of LifeIntroduction to Cell and Its Discovery, Microscopy, Cell Theory, Cell: Size, Shapes and Types, Plant and Animal Cell, Structure of Cell, Cell Organelles, Nucleus and Chromosome, Flagella and Cilia, Cytological Techniques and Common Strain Used in Histochemistry
Cell CycleIntroduction to History of Cells, Role of Nucleus, Chromosome and Nuclear Division, Cell Cycle, Cell Division, Difference Between Mitosis and Meiosis, Mitogen
BiomoleculesIntroduction to Biomolecules, Water, Primary and Secondary Metabolites, Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins and Enzymes, Nucleic Acids
Tissue and Tissue SystemIntroduction to Plant Anatomy, Meristematic Tissues, Permanent Tissues, Introduction to Tissue System, Types and Characteristics of Tissue System, Comparison of Primary Structure- Dicot and Monocot Root, Stem and Leaf
Secondary GrowthIntroduction To Secondary Growth, Secondary Growth in Dicot System, Secondary Growth in Dicot Root
Transport in PlantsIntroduction to Transport in Plants, Types of Transport, Cell to Cell Transport, Plant Water Relations, Absorption of Water, Ascent of SAP, Transpiration And  Guttation, Translocation of Organic Solutes, Mineral Absorption
Mineral NutritionIntroduction to Mineral Nutrition, Classification of Minerals, Functions, Mode of Absorption and Deficiency Symptoms Of  Macronutrients, Functions, Maut of Absorption and Deficiency Symptoms of Micronutrients, Deficiency Diseases and Symptoms, Critical Concentration and Toxicity of Minerals, Hydroponics and Aeroponics, Nitrogen Fixation Nitrogen Cycle and Nitrogen Metabolism, Special Modes of Nutrition
PhotosynthesisIntroduction to Photosynthesis and Historical Events Related to It, Definition, Significance and Site of Photosynthesis, Photosynthetic Pigments, Spectrum of Electromagnetic Radiation, Quantasome, Absorption Spectrum and Action Spectrum, Emerson’s Experiments and Hill’s Reactions, Modern Concept of Photosynthesis, Photo- Oxidation Phase and Photochemical Phase of Light Reaction, Photophosphorylation,Chemiosmotic Theory, C3 Cycle, Hatch and Slack or C4 Pathway and Cam Cycle, Photorespiration, Factors Affecting Photosynthesis, Photosynthesis in Bacteria
RespirationIntroduction to Respiration, Gaseous Exchange, Structure of ATP and Redox Reactions, Types and Stages of Respiration, Respiratory Quotient ( RQ), Anaerobic Respiration, Factors Affecting Respiration, Pentose Phosphate Pathway
Plant Growth and DevelopmentIntroduction to Plant Growth and Development, Characteristics of Growth, Plant Growth Regulators, Photoperiodism, Vernalization, Seed Germination and Dormancy, Senescence and the Abscission
The Living WorldIntroduction to the Diversity in the Living World, Need for Classification, Taxonomy and Systematics, Three Domains of Life, Taxonomic Hierarchy in Animals, Nomenclature, Taxonomic Tools
Kingdom AnimaliaIntroduction to Kingdom Animalia, Basic of Classification, Classification of Kingdom Animalia, Non-Chordates, Chordates
Tissue Level of OrganisationIntroduction to Tissue Level Organisations, Classification of Animal Tissues, Epithelial Tissues, Connective Tissue, Muscle Tissue, Neural Tissue
Organ and Organ System in AnimalsIntroduction to Organ and Organ System in Animals, Earthworm- Lampito Mauritii, Cockroach- Periplaneta Americana, Indian Green Frog- Rana Hexedactyla
Digestion and Absorption Introduction to Digestion and Absorption, Digestive System, Digestion of Food and Role of Digestive Enzymes, Absorption and Assimilation of Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats, Egestion,  Caloric Value of Carbohydrates Proteins and Fats, Nutritional and Digestive Disorders
RespirationIntroduction to Respiration and Respiratory Functions, Respiratory Organs In  Various Organisms and Human Respiratory System, Mechanism Of  Breathing, Exchange and Transport of Gases, Regulation of Respiration, Disorder of the Respiratory System
Body Fluids and CirculationBody Fluids, Structure of Body Vessels, Circulatory Pathways, Human Circulatory System, Double Circulation and Regulation of Cardiac Activity, Disorder of Circulatory System, Cardiopulmonary  Resuscitation (CPR)
ExcretionIntroduction To  Excretion, Modes of Excretion, Human Excretory System, Mechanism of Urine Formation in Human, Regulation of Kidney Function, Micturition, Role of Other Organs in Excretion, Disorder Related to the Excretory System, Haemodialysis
Locomotion and MovementIntroduction to Locomotive and Movement and Types of Movement, Types of Muscles, Skeletal Muscles: Structure of Skeletal Muscles, Contractile Protein and Mechanism and Types of Contraction, Skeletal System and Its Functions, Axial and Appendicularand Skeleton, Types of Joints, Disorder of Muscular and Skeletal System, Benefits of Regular Exercise
Neural Control and CoordinationIntroduction To Neural Control and Coordination, Neural System in General and Human Neural System,  Neurone, Central Neural System ( CNS), Reflex Action and Reflex Arc, Sensory Reception and Processing
Chemical Coordination and IntegrationIntroduction to Chemical Coordination and Integration, Endocrine Glands and Hormones, Human Endocrine System, Hypo and Hyper Activity of Endocrine Glands and Related Disorders, Mechanism of Hormone Action
Trends in Economics ZoologyIntroduction to Zoology and Economics  Zoology, Scope of Zoology, Vermiculture, Sericulture, Apiculture, Lac  Culture, Aquaponics, Aquaculture, Animal Husbandry and Management

Class 11 Tamil Nadu Board Mathematics Topics

Refer below to access Class 11 TN Board Mathematics topics.

Mathematics ChaptersTopics
SetsSets and Their Representations, Types of Sets, Subsets, Operations on Sets, Differences of Sets, Complement of a Set, Venn Diagrams, Practical Problems on Union and Intersection of Two Sets
Relations and FunctionsCartesian Product of Sets, Relations, Functions, Domain and Range of Functions, Special Functions and the Graphs, Algebra of Real Functions, Logarithmic Functions And Its Properties
Trigonometric FunctionsAngles, Introduction to Trigonometry Functions, Trigonometric Functions of Sum and Difference of Two Angles, Trigonometric Equations
Mathematical InductionThe Principle of Mathematical Induction
Complex Numbers and Quadratic EquationsComplex Numbers, Algebra of Complex Numbers, the Modulus and the Conjugate of Complex Numbers, Argand Plane and Polar Representation, Quadratic Equations
Linear inequalitiesTypes Of  Inequalities, Solution of Linear Inequalities in One Variable, Solution of Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
Permutation and CombinationFundamental Principle of Counting, Factorial Notation, Permutation, Permutations When All the Objects Are Distinct, Permutation With All the Objects Are Not Distinct Objects, Combinations
Binomial TheoremBinomial Theorem for Positive Integral Indices, General and Middle Terms, Multinomial Theorem
Sequences and SeriesIntroduction to Sequences and Series, Arithmetic Progressions, Arithmetic Mean, Geometric Progression, Geometric Mean, Relationship Between Arithmetic Mean and Geometric Mean, Some to n Terms of Special Series
Straight LinesBasics of 2D Co-ordinate Geometry, Slope of a Line, Various Forms of the Equation of a Line, General Equation of a Line, Distance of a Point From a Line
Conic SectionsSections of a Cone, Circle, Parabola, Ellipse, Hyperbola
Introduction to Three-Dimensional GeometryCo-ordinate Axes and Co-ordinate Planes in 3D, Distance Formula in 3D, Section Formula in 3D
Limits and DerivativesIntroduction to Limits, Limits of Polynomials and Rational Functions, Limits of Trigonometric Functions, First Principle of Differentiation, Algebra of Derivative of Functions, Derivatives of Polynomials Trigonometric Functions
Mathematical reasoningStatements, New Statements From Old, Logical Connectives and Quantifiers, Implications, Validating Statements
StatisticsMeasures of Dispersion, Mean Deviation, Variance and Standard Deviation, Analysis of Frequency Distributions
Probability Random Experiments, Events, Axiomatic Approach to Probability
Properties of TriangleRelations Among Sides and Angles of a Triangle

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