Tamil Nadu State Board Class 7

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  • Last Modified on 18-01-2023
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  • Last Modified on 18-01-2023

About Exam

About Exam

Exam Brief

State Board of School Examinations (Secondary) & Board of Higher Secondary Examinations, Tamil Nadu, is popularly known as the State Board of School Examinations Tamil Nadu (TNBSE). It offers regular, private, open, and distance learning (ODL) in the school education sector. With about 1 million students on its roll, Tamil Nadu State Board of School Examinations is one of the largest school boards in the world, with significant popularity in the Commonwealth countries and other developing and developed countries.

Tamil Nadu Board issues the notification and all other details regarding the class 7 examinations on its official website. The grading structure, duration, and different types of questions asked in the exam are all listed in the board’s prescribed pattern. The Tamil Nadu Board Class 7 exam was conducted by the respective schools in the month of February and March 2022. Students looking for syllabus, books, solutions & other details can check this article.

Exam Summary

Tamil Nadu board class 7 regular students and also the private students who registered under the Tamil Nadu board are eligible to appear for the exam.

Students have to take five subjects, one of which must be Tamil and one must be English, according to the Tamil Nadu board exam structure. Each subject’s pass grade accounts for 33% of the exam’s total marks.

Particulars Details
Full Exam Name Tamil Nadu Board of Examinations for Class 7
Short Exam Name TN Board class 7th Exam
Name of the Board State Board Of School Examinations (Sec.)
&
Board Of Higher Secondary Examinations, Tamil Nadu
Established 1910
Medium of Instruction Tamil
Overall Passing Marks 33% Marks
Exam Duration 3 hours
Frequency of The Exam The exam is conducted in three terms.

  • Term-1: Quarterly examinations
  • Term-2: Half-yearly examinations
  • Term-3: Annual examinations
Exam Subjects Total five subjects:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Tamil
  • Science
  • Social Studies
Mode of Examination Offline
Official Website https://www.tamilnadustateboard.org/
Address Board Of Higher Secondary Examinations,
Tamil Nadu College Road ,
Chennai – 600006
Regional Offices
  • Madurai
  • Coimbatore
  • Tiruchirappalli
  • Tirunelveli
  • Chennai
  • Cuddalore
  • Vellore
Contact Details 044 – 3620660/61/62/63

Official Website Link

https://www.tamilnadustateboard.org/

Exam Syllabus

Exam Syllabus

Syllabus for Class 7 TN Board

Students in Tamil Nadu class 7 must be aware of the latest syllabus for the academic year 2021-22 here. The syllabus is a valuable resource that will be useful throughout the academic year. It will be extremely important during final exam preparation since you will be capable of recognising which topics have been completed and which have not by simply looking at the syllabus.

Students have to opt for the five subjects as per the exam pattern, one must be Tamil. The subjects are listed below.

  • Tamil
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Science

Tamil Nadu Class 7 Syllabus – English Language:

Unit Number Content Type Chapter Name
Term 1
1 Prose
Poem
Supplementary
  • Eidgah
  • The Computer Swallowed Grandma
  • On Monday Morning
2 Prose
Poem
Supplementary
  • The Wind on Haunted Hill
  • The Listeners
  • The Red-Headed League
3 Prose
Poem
Supplementary
  • A Prayer to the Teacher
  • Your Space
  • Taking the Bully by the Horns
Term 2
4 Prose
Poem
Supplementary
  • Adventures of Don Quixote
  • The Poem of Adventure
  • Alice in Wonderland
5 Prose
Poem
Supplementary
  • The Last Stone Carver
  • Wandering Singers
  • Naya- The Home of Chitrakars
Term 3
6 Prose
Poem
Supplementary
  • Journey by Train
  • Sea Fever
  • Sindbad – My First Voyage
7 Prose
Poem
Supplementary
  • A Story of Self Sacrifice and Bravery
  • Courage
  • Man Overboard
8 Play
  • Jane Eyre

Tamil Nadu Class 7 Syllabus – Mathematics:

Unit Number Unit Name Topics
Term 1
1 Number System
  • Introduction
  • Addition of Integers
  • Properties of Addition
  • Subtraction of Integers
  • Multiplication of Integers
  • Properties of Multiplication
  • Division of Integers
  • Statement Problems on Integers Using all Fundamental Operations
2 Measurement
  • Introduction
  • Parallelogram
  • Rhombus
  • Trapezium
3 Algebra
  • Introduction
  • Terms and Co-efficients
  • Like and Unlike Terms
  • Value of an Algebraic Expression
  • Addition and Subtraction of Algebraic Expression
  • Simple Linear Equation
4 Direct and Inverse Proportion
  • Introduction
  • Direct Proportion
  • Inverse Proportion Situation
5 Geometry
  • Introduction
  • Pair of Angles Formed by Intersecting Lines
  • Transversal
  • Construction
6 Information Processing
  • Introduction
  • Tetromino
  • Route Map
Term 2
1 Number System
  • Introduction
  • Representing a Decimal Number
  • Fractions and Decimals
  • Comparison of Decimals
  • Representing Decimals Numbers on the Number Line
2 Measurement
  • Introduction
  • Circle
  • Circumference of a Circle
  • Area of the Circle
  • Area of Pathways
3 Algebra
  • Introduction
  • Exponents and Powers
  • Law of Exponents
  • Unit Digit of Numbers in Exponential Form
  • Degree of an Expression
4 Geometry
  • Introduction
  • Application of Angle Sum Property of Triangles
  • Exterior Angles
  • Congruency of Triangles
5 Information Processing
  • Introduction
  • Tables and Patterns Leading to Linear Functions
  • Pascal’s Triangle
Term 3
1 Number System
  • Introduction
  • Rounding off Decimals
  • Operations on Decimal Numbers
2 Percentage and Simple Interest
  • Introduction
  • Percentage in Real Life
  • Simple Interest
3 Algebra
  • Introduction to Identities
  • Geometrical Approach to Multiplication of Monomials
  • Geometrical Proof of Identities
  • Factorisation Using Identities
  • Inequations
4 Geometry
  • Introduction
  • Symmetry Through Transformations
  • Construction of Circles and Concentric Circles
5 Statistics
  • Introduction
  • Collection of Data
  • Organisation of Data
  • Representative Values
  • Arithmetic Mean
  • Mode
  • Median
6 Information Processing
  • Scheduling
  • Flow Chart

Tamil Nadu Class 7 Syllabus – Science:

Unit Number Unit Name Topics
Term 1
1 Measurement
  • Fundamental Quantities
  • Derived Quantities
  • Area
  • Volume
  • Density
  • Measuring Larger Distances
  • Astronomical Unit
  • Light Year
2 Force and Motion
  • Speed
  • Velocity
  • Acceleration and its Types
  • Stability
  • Conditions of Stability
3 Matter Around Us
  • Atom
  • Molecule
  • Elements
  • Classification of Elements
  • Difference Between Metals and Nonmetals
  • Compounds
  • Properties of Compounds
4 Atomic Structure
  • Atomic Theory
  • Dalton’s Atomic Theory
  • The Sub-Atomic Particles
  • Atomic Number
  • Mass Number
5 Reproduction and Modification of Plants
  • Reproduction
  • Sexual Reproduction
  • Parts of Flower
  • Types of Flower
  • Asexual Reproduction
  • Vegetative Propagation
  • Budding
6 Health and Hygiene
  • Hygiene
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Community Hygiene
  • Dental Care
  • Eye Care
  • Diseases
  • Communicable Diseases- Tuberculosis, Chickenpox
  • Non-Communicable Diseases- Wearing Out of Body
  • Parts, Malnutrition
  • Safety and First Aid
7
  • Visual Communication
Term 2
1 Heat and Temperature
  • Temperature
  • Temperature Units
  • Types of Temperature
  • Clinical Temperature
2 Electricity
  • Electric Current- Unit of Electric Current
  • Conventional Current and Electron Flow
  • Potential Difference – Units of Potential Difference
  • Types of Cell
  • Difference Between Primary and Secondary Cells
  • Conductors
  • Insulators
3 Change Around Us
  • Introduction
  • Physical changes
  • Characteristics of physical change
  • Changes of state
  • Melting
  • Vapourization
  • Sublimation
  • Chemical changes
  • Rusting of iron
4 Cell Biology
  • Cell as a Fundamental Unit of Life
  • Plant and Animal Cell Comparison
  • Cell Structure – Cell Membrane
  • Cell Wall -Supporter and Protector
  • Chloroplast-Food Producers
  • Nucleus- Functions of Nucleus
5 Basis of Classification
  • Introduction – List Out Things Found in Your Classroom
  • Basics of Classification
  • Need for Classification
  • Classification of Animals- Only Flow Chart
  • Classification of Plants – Only Flow Charts, Algae
6
  • Digital Painting
Term 3
1 Light
  • Sources of Light
  • Natural Sources of Light
  • Artificial Sources of Light
  • Properties of Light
  • Pinhole Camera
  • Reflection
  • Laws of Reflection
  • Transparent Material
  • Translucent Material
  • Opaque Material
  • Shadows
  • Parts of Shadow
  • Properties of Shadow
2 Universe and Space
  • Introduction
  • Galaxies
  • Types of Galaxies
  • Spiral Galaxy
  • Elliptical Galaxy
  • Irregular Galaxy
  • Barred Spiral
  • Satellites
  • Natural Satellites
  • Artificial Satellites
3 Polymer Chemistry
  • Introduction
  • What are Polymers?
  • Natural Polymers
  • Synthetic Polymers
  • Fibres
  • Natural and Synthetic Fibres
  • Plastics
  • Various Methods of Disposing Plastics
4 Chemistry in Daily Life
  • Introduction
  • Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS)
  • Antacid
  • Combustion
  • Types of Combustion
  • Structure of Candle flame
  • Characteristics of Good Fuel
5 Animals in Daily Life
  • Animal Products Used as Food –
    Milk, Eggs, Meat, Poultry Farming
  • Animal Products Used as Clothing
  • Animal Fibres- Wool, Process of Wool
    Characteristics of Wool, Uses of Wool
6
  • Visual Communication

Tamil Nadu Class 7 Syllabus – Social Science:

Unit Number Unit Name Topics
Term 1
History
1 Sources of Medieval India
  • Inscription
  • Religious Literature
  • Secular Literature
  • India Travellers and Travelogue
2 Emerging of New Kingdoms in North India
  • Origin of Rajputs
  • Contribution of Rajputs to Art and Architecture
  • Contribution of Palas to Culture
  • Battle of Tarain
3 Emergence of New Kingdoms in South India:
Later Cholas and Pandyas
  • The Later Cholas, Decline of the Chola Empire
  • Uthiramerur Inscriptions
  • Irrigation
  • Temples
  • Later Pandyas
  • Sadaya Varman Sundarapandian, Religion
  • Temples, Trade
4 The Delhi Sultanate
  • Qutb-ud-din-Aibak
  • Ala-ud-din, Khalji
  • Tughlaq Dynasty
  • Muhammed-bin-Tughluq
  • Lodi Dynasty
Geography
5 Interior of the Earth
  • Earth Movements
  • Earthquake
  • Causes of Earthquake
  • Effects of Earthquakes
  • Volcanoes
  • Causes of Volcanic Activities
  • Types of Volcano
6 Landforms
  • Endogenic Process
  • Exogenic Process
  • River
  • V-Shaped Valley
  • Meanders
  • Glaciers
  • Cirque
  • U-shaped Valley
  • Wind
  • Mushroom Rock
  • Inselberg
  • Barchans
  • Sea Waves, Sea Cliff, Sea Cave, Sea Arch and Sea Stack
  • Sand bar
  • Lagoon
7 Population and Settlement
  • Races
  • Caucasoid
  • Negroid, Mongoloid, Australoid
  • Language of India
  • Classification of Urban Settlement, Town, City, Mega City
  • Megalopolis, Conurbation
  • Satellite Town, Smart City
Civics
8 Equality
  • What is Equality?
  • Importance of Equality
  • Human Dignity
  • Equality in Indian Constitution
9 Political parties
  • What are Political Parties?
  • Types of Party System
  • Party System in India
  • Electoral Symbols and its Importance
Economics
10 Production
  • Meaning of Production
  • Types of Production
  • Characteristics of Land
  • Entrepreneur Organisation
Term 2
History
1 Vijayanagar and Bahmani Kingdoms
  • Krishnadevaraya
  • Battle of Talikota and the Decline of Vijayanagara
  • Vijayanagar Administration
  • Bahmani Kingdom
  • Ala-ud-din hasan Bahman shah
  • Decline of Bahmani Kingdom
  • Contribution of Bahmani Sultans
2 The Mughal Empire
  • Babur, Shershah, Akbar
  • Conquest of Women
  • Rulers
  • Battle of Haldighati
  • Aurangzeb
  • Relationship with Rajput and Marathas
  • Mansabdari System
Geography
3 Resources
  • Biotic
  • Abiotic
  • Resources
  • Renewable Resources
  • Non-Renewable Resources
4 Tourism
  • Basic Elements of Tourism Attraction
  • Hill Station in India
  • Water Falls in India
Civics
5 State Government
  • Legislative Assembly
  • Governor
  • Chief Minister
  • Council of Ministers
6 Media and Democracy
  • What is Media?
  • Ethics and Responsibility
  • Role of Democracy
Term 3
History
1 New Religious Ideas and Movements
  • Devotional Movement in Tamizhagam(Alwars & Nayanmars)
  • Adi Samara
  • Ramanuja
  • Sufism in India
  • Kabir, Guru Nanak
  • Impact of the Religious Bhakthi Movements
2 Art and Architecture of Tamil Nadu
  • Pallava Epoch
  • Sculptures
  • Early Chola Epoch
  • Architecture of Thanjavur Big Temple
  • Later Pandyas
  • Vijayanagara Tamil Nadu Epoch
3 Jainism, Buddhism and Ajivika Philosophy in Tamil Nadu
  • Jainism
  • Buddhism
Geography
4 Exploring Continents – North America and South America
  • North America
  • Major Industries in North America
  • South America
  • Languages and Religions
5 Map Reading
  • Types of Maps
  • Legend or Key
  • Uses of Maps
6 Natural Hazards – Understanding of Disaster
Management in Practice
  • Hazard
  • Natural Disasters
  • Man-made Disasters
  • Pre-disaster Phase
  • Post-disaster Phase
Civics
7 Women Empowerment
  • Unmatched Importance of Female Education
  • First in the World – Women
  • First in India – Women
  • Need for Economic Empowerment of Women
8 Market and Consumer Protection
  • Features of a Market
  • Classification of Markets
  • What is Unfair Trade Practice?
  • Consumer Protection
9 Road Safety
  • Need for Safety on Roads
  • Causes of Road Accidents
  • Preventive Measures
Economics
8 Tax and its Importance
  • Taxation
  • Taxes
  • Importance of Tax
  • Introduction to GST

Tamil Nadu Class 7 Syllabus – Tamil

Term 1