UP Board Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus 2023-24 (Check Latest PDF)

Knowing the syllabus of a subject is very important for the preparation of the exam. The UP board has released the syllabus for the class 11th Chemistry subject after deducting a part of the syllabus. Candidates can check both included and exclude portion of the UP Board Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus 2023-24 in this article. Make sure to cover these topics while preparing for the school exams.

Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus for UP Board

Syllabus for the class 11th Chemistry subject has been reduced to 70% as there is less time left to complete the curriculum. Topics that have been included in the Chemistry syllabus for the current academic year have been mentioned below. While preparing for the exam, the students only need to go through the topics given below rather than going through the whole book.

Unit I: Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry (05 marks)

General Introduction: Importance and scope of Chemistry, Atomic and molecular masses, mole concept and molar mass, percentage composition, empirical and molecular formula, chemical reactions, stoichiometry and calculations based on stoichiometry

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Unit II: Structure of Atom (06 marks)

Bohr’s model and its limitations, concept of shells and subshells, dual nature of matter and light, de Broglie’s relationship, Heisenberg uncertainty principle, concept of orbital, quantum numbers, shapes of s, p and d orbital, rules for filling electrons in orbital‐ Aufbau principle, Pauli’s exclusion principle and Hund’s rule, electronic configuration of atoms, stability of half‐ filled and completely filled orbital

Unit III: Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties (05 marks)

Modern periodic law and the present form of periodic table, periodic trends in properties of elements ‐atomic radii, ionic radii, inert gas radii, Ionization enthalpy, electron gain enthalpy, electronegativity, valency. Nomenclature of elements with atomic number greater than 100.

Unit IV: Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure (05 marks)

Valence electrons, ionic bond, covalent bond, bond parameters, Lewis structure, polar character of covalent bond, covalent character of ionic bond, valence bond theory, resonance, geometry of covalent molecules, VSEPR theory, concept of hybridization, involving s, p and d orbitals and shapes of some simple molecules, molecular orbital theory of homonuclear diatomic molecules(qualitative idea only), Hydrogen bond.

Unit V: States of Matter: Gases and Liquids (05 marks)

Three states of matter, intermolecular interactions, types of bonding, melting and boiling points, role of gas laws in elucidating the concept of the molecule, Boyle’s law, Charles law, Gay Lussac’s law, Avogadro’s law, ideal behaviour, empirical derivation of gas equation, Avogadro’s number, ideal gas equation and deviation from ideal behavior

Unit VI: Chemical Thermodynamics (04 marks)

Concepts of System and types of systems, surroundings, work, heat, energy, extensive and intensive properties, state functions, First law of thermodynamics ‐internal energy and enthalpy, measurement of ∆U and ∆H, Hess’s law of constant heat summation, enthalpy of bond dissociation, combustion, formation, atomization, sublimation, phase transition, ionization, solution and dilution, Second law of Thermodynamics (brief introduction) Introduction of entropy as a state function, Gibb’s energy change for spontaneous and non ‐ spontaneous processes, Third law of thermodynamics (brief introduction)

Unit VII: Equilibrium (06 marks)

Equilibrium in physical and chemical processes, dynamic nature of equilibrium, law of mass action, equilibrium constant, factors affecting equilibrium‐ Le Chatelier’s principle, ionic equilibrium‐ ionization of acids and bases, strong and weak electrolytes, degree of ionization, ionization of poly basic acids, acid strength, concept of pH, buffer solution, solubility product, common ion effect (with illustrative examples)

Unit VIII: Redox Reactions (05 marks)

Concept of oxidation and reduction, redox reactions, oxidation number, balancing redox reactions, in terms of loss and gain of electrons and change in oxidation number.

Unit IX: Hydrogen (03 marks)

Position of hydrogen in periodic table, occurrence, isotopes, hydrides‐ionic covalent and interstitial, physical and chemical properties of water, heavy water, hydrogen as a fuel

Unit X: sBlock Elements Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals (05 marks)

Group 1 and Group 2 Elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, anomalous properties of the first element of each group, diagonal relationship, trends in the variation of properties (such as ionization enthalpy, atomic and ionic radii), trends in chemical reactivity with oxygen, water, hydrogen and halogens, uses

Unit XI: Some pBlock Elements (06 marks)

General Introduction to p‐Block Elements

  • Group 13 Elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, anomalous properties of first element of the group, Boron ‐ physical and chemical properties
  • Group 14 Elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, anomalous behavior of first elements, Carbon‐catenation, allotropic forms, physical and chemical properties

Unit XII: Organic Chemistry Some Basic Principles and Techniques (07 marks)

General introduction, classification and IUPAC nomenclature of organic compound, electronic displacement in covalent bond: Inductive effect, electromeric effect, resonance and hyper conjugation. Homolytic and hetrolytic fission of a covalent bond: free radicals, carbocatians, carbanions, electrophiles and nucleophiles, types of organic reactions

Unit XIII: Hydrocarbons (08 marks)

Classification of Hydrocarbons

Aliphatic Hydrocarbons:

  • Alkanes: Nomenclature, isomerism, conformation (ethane only), physical properties, chemical reactions
  • Alkenes: Nomenclature, structure of double bond (ethene), geometrical isomerism, physical properties, methods of preparation, chemical reactions: addition of hydrogen, halogen, water, hydrogen halides (Markovnikov’s addition and peroxide effect), ozonolysis, oxidation, mechanism of electrophilicaddition
  • Alkynes: Nomenclature, structure of triple bond (ethyne), physical properties, methods of preparation, chemical reactions: acidic character of alkynes, addition reaction of ‐ hydrogen, halogens, hydrogen halides and water

Aromatic Hydrocarbons:

Introduction, IUPAC nomenclature, benzene: resonance, aromaticity, chemical properties: mechanism of electrophilic substitution, Nitration, sulphonation, halogenation, Friedel Craft’s alkylation and acylation, directive influence of functional group in monosubstituted benzene, Carcinogenicity and toxicity

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Class 11 Chemistry Syllabus for UP Board- Removed syllabus

Topics that come in the excluded part of the Chemistry syllabus have been given below. This comprises of the 30% of the Chemistry syllabus that has been removed by the board. Students are suggested to leave these topics from the school exam point of view.

Unit I: Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Nature of matter, laws of chemical combination, Dalton’s atomic theory: concept of elements, atoms and molecules

Unit II: Structure of Atom

Discovery of Electron, Proton and Neutron, atomic number, isotopes and isobars, Thomson’s model and its limitations, Rutherford’s model and its limitations

Unit III: Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Significance of classification, brief history of the development of periodic table,

Unit V: States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

Liquefaction of gases, critical temperature, kinetic energy and molecular speeds (elementary idea), Liquid State- vapour pressure, viscosity and surface tension (qualitative idea only, no mathematical derivations)

Unit VI: Chemical Thermodynamics

Heat capacity and specific heat capacity, Criteria for equilibrium

Unit VII: Equilibrium

Hydrolysis of salts (elementary idea), Henderson Equation

Unit VIII: Redox Reactions

Applications of redox reactions

Unit IX: Hydrogen

Preparation, properties and uses of hydrogen, hydrogen peroxide- preparation, reactions and structure and use;

Unit X: s -Block Elements

Preparation and Properties of Some Important Compounds: Sodium Carbonate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Hydroxide and Sodium Hydrogen carbonate, Biological importance of Sodium and Potassium, Calcium Oxide and Calcium Carbonate and their industrial uses, biological importance of Magnesium and Calcium

Unit XI: Some p -Block Elements

Elements of group 13 – Some important compounds: Borax, Boric acid, Boron Hydrides, Aluminium: Reactions with acids and alkalies, uses

Elements of group 14 – Carbon: uses of some important compounds: oxides. Important compounds of Silicon and a few uses: Silicon Tetrachloride, Silicones, Silicates and Zeolites, their uses

Unit XII: Organic Chemistry: Some basic Principles and Techniques

Methods of purification, qualitative and quantitative analysis

Unit XIII: Hydrocarbons

Free radical mechanism of halogenation, combustion and pyrolysis

Unit XIV: Environmental Chemistry

Environmental pollution: Air, water and soil pollution, chemical reactions in atmosphere, smog, major atmospheric pollutants, acid rain, ozone and its reactions, effects of depletion of ozone layer, greenhouse effect and global warming – pollution due to industrial wastes, green chemistry as an alternative tool for reducing pollution, strategies for control of environment pollution

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