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PSEB 12th Syllabus 2023-24 (Punjab Board) for All Subjects – Download PDF

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The Punjab board has released the PSEB class 12th syllabus for the 2023-24 session on its official website. Students preparing for the 12th exams should go through the complete syllabus.

The PSEB syllabus includes all the chapters and topics along with their weightage in the exams. By reviewing the curriculum, you’ll be able to prepare better for the boards.

In this article, students can get the latest PSEB 12th syllabus for the 2023-24 session. You can also download the pdf of the PSEB class 12 syllabus for the Science, Commerce, and Arts streams. Furthermore, you’ll get the marking scheme of the subjects of all the streams.

Class 12th PSEB Syllabus 2023-24 Scheme of Subjects

  1. There are 4 compulsory subjects that each student has to appear for the PSEB exam 2024.
  2. Commerce stream students have to choose 4 elective subjects.
  3. Science and commerce stream students both can opt for maths or computer application as additional subjects.
  4. Students of Science streams can also pick Geography, Home Science, or Economics as their optional subject.
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Here are compulsory subjects which all the three-stream students have to study for class 12th PSEB exam 2023:

  1. General English
  2. General Punjabi of Punjabi History and Culture
  3. Environmental Education
  4. Computer Science

Download PSEB 12th Syllabus 2023-24 PDF for All Subjects

PSEB 12th Syllabus 2023-24 for Science, Commerce and Arts

In the following sections, you’ll get the complete 12th syllabus of the Punjab board for all the major subjects.

Class 12th PSEB English Syllabus 2023-24

English is a compulsory subject for all the three-stream (arts, science, and commerce) students. English consists of four sections. Given below is the detailed class 12th PSEB Syllabus for English.

Section A – Lessons for Intensive Study

  1. Hassan’s attendance problem 
  2. The March King
  3. Thinking out of the box
  4. Robots and people
  5. On giving advice
  6. On saying please
  7. The story of my life
  8. Two gentlemen
  9. In celebration of being alive
  10. Gadari Badas in Kalapani jail

Section B- Poetry

  1. Prayer of the woods
  2. On Friendship
  3. The echoing green
  4. Once upon a time
  5. Cheerfulness Taught by a reason
  6. Father returning home
  7. The road not taken
  8. On his blindness

Section C- Lessons for extensive study

  1. The school for sympathy
  2. A chameleon
  3. Bholi
  4. The gold frame
  5. The barber’s trade union
  6. The bull beneath the earth

Section D- Grammar and composition

  1. Determiners
  2. Use of non-finite
  3. Transformation of sentences
  4. Application
  5. Voice
  6. Narration
  7. Email writing
  8. Precis writing
  9. Letter writing
  10. Explaining newspaper headline

Class 12th PSEB Maths Syllabus 2023-24

The Maths syllabus is same for Science and Commerce students. All the topics in the class 12th PSEB Syllabus 2024 are mandatory for the PSEB class 12th exam 2024.

Relation and functions
  1. Relations & Functions
  2. Inverse Trigonometric Functions
algebraMatrices and Determinants
  1. Continuity and Differentiability
  2. Applications of Derivatives
  3. Integrals
  4. Applications of the Integrals
  5. Differential Equations
Vectors and three-dimensional geography
  1. Vectors
  2. 3 Dimensional Geometry
Linear programmingLinear Programming

Class 12th Punjab Board Syllabus for Computer Science 2023-24

The computer science syllabus is the same for all three streams (arts, science, and commerce) students. The detailed class 12th PSEB Syllabus of computer science is given below.

Revision of 11th class3
Uses of string function6
User-defined function7
Window movie maker- 17
Window movie maker- 25
Networking resolution9
Library functions6

PSEB Physics Syllabus 2023-24 For Class 12th

Physics is a conceptual subject for science stream students. Students appearing for the 12th PSEB exam 2024 are advised to make notes, practice derivatives, solve numerical questions, etc. The detailed syllabus is given below.

Current electricity7
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism10
Electromagnetic induction and current7
Electromagnetic waves4
Dual nature of matter5
Atoms and nuclei7
Electronic devices7
Total marks70

Class 12th PSEB Syllabus 2023-24 Biology

Biology is a theory-based subject. Students should make notes and should practice diagrams. The detailed syllabus for class 12th PSEB Syllabus for biology is mentioned below. All the topics are mandatory for the preparation of the class 12th PSEB exam 2023.

  1. Reproduction in organisms
  2. Sexual reproduction in flowering plants
  3. Human Reproduction
  4. Reproductive health





Genetics and evolution
  1. Heredity and variation
  2. Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  3. Evolution




Biology and human welfare
  1. Human Health and Disease
  2. Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production
  3. Microbes in human welfare




Biotechnology and its application
  1. Biotechnology: Principles and processes
  2. Biotechnology and its applications



Ecology and environment
  1. Organisms and populations
  2. Ecosystem
  3. Biodiversity and Conservation
  4. Environmental issues





Class 12th PSEB Syllabus 2023-24 Accountancy

The detailed class 12th PSEB Syllabus 2023-24 for accountancy is given below.

Section A:

  1. Accounting for not for profit organization
  2. Reconstitution of partnership
  3. Accounting for partnership
  4. Dissolution of partnership firm

Section B:

  1. Accounting for share capital and debentures
  2. Statement of changes in the financial position
  3. Analysis of financial statements

Section C:

  1. Overview of the computerized accounting system
  2. Accounting using DBMS
  3. Using a computerized accounting system
  4. Accounting application of the electronic spreadsheet

Class 12th PSEB Syllabus 2023-24 History

History is a theory subject. Students should make notes, learn important dates, and also should practice map work. The detailed class 12th PSEB Syllabus for history is given below.

Section A 
Physical Features of the Punjab and their influence on its History.Guru Arjan Dev Ji and His Martyrdom.
Sources of the History of Punjab.Guru Hargobind Ji and Transformation of Sikhism
Political, Social, and Economic Conditions of Punjab at the beginning of the 16th Century.Guru Har Rai Ji and Guru Har Krishan J
Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s life and His Teachings.Guru Teg Bahadur Ji and His Martyrdom
Development of Sikhism under Guru Angad Dev Ji, Guru Amar Das Ji and Guru Ram Das Ji.Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the foundation of Khalsa, His battles and His personality.
Banda Singh Bahadur. 
Section B 
Abdus Samad Khan, Zakaria Khan and Mir Mannu, Their relations with the Sikhs.Anglo-Sikh Relations (1800-1839).
Rise of the Dal Khalsa and its mode of Fighting.Ranjit Singh’s relations with Afganistan and his N.W.F. Policy.
Social and Economic Conditions of Punjab under the Mughals.Civil and Military Administration of Ranjit Singh.
Invasions of Ahmed Shah Abdali and disintegration of Mughal rule in Punjab.Character and Personality of Ranjit Singh.
Origin and Growth of the Sikh Misls and the nature of the organization.First Anglo-Sikh War – Causes and Results.
Ranjit Singh’s Career and Conquests.Second Anglo-Sikh War – Causes and Results, Annexation of Punjab.
Section C 
Battles of Guru Gobind Singh Ji.First Anglo-Sikh War.
Important Battles of Banda Singh Bahadur.Second Anglo-Sikh War.
Ranjit Singh’s kingdom. 

Class 12th PSEB Syllabus 2023-24 Economics

Economics consists of two subjects- Microeconomics and macroeconomics. All the topics given in the class 12th PSEB Syllabus 2023-24 is mandatory for the preparation of the PSEB class 12th exam.


Chapters Topics
IntroductionMeaning of Micro Economics, Central Problems of an Economy, etc
Consumer behavior and demandConsumer’s Equilibrium, Theory of Demand, Price Elasticity of Demand
Producer behavior and supplyProduction, Theory of Supply, Concepts of Costs & Revenue, Producer’s Equilibrium
Forms of market and price determinationForms of Market, Price Determination under Perfect Competition


National income and related aggregateMacro Economics, Measurement of National Income
Determination of income and employmentAggregate Demand and Supply, Propensity to Consume and Save, Problems of Excess and Deficient Demand, etc
Money and bankingMoney, Central Bank, Commercial Banks, reforms and issues in Indian Banking System, etc.
Government budget and the economyGovernment Budget, Budget Receipts, Budget Expenditure, Balance Budget, Surplus Budget and Deficit Budget, etc.
Balance of trade and balance of paymentsForeign Exchange Rate, Balance of Payment Accounts, etc.

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Class 12th PSEB Syllabus 2023-24 Political Science

The detailed class 12th PSEB Syllabus for political science is given below.

Part A- Political Theory

  1. Political system
  2. Bureaucracy
  3. Public opinion
  4. Interest and pressure groups
  5. Some major contemporary political theories
  6. Electorate
  7. Party system

Part B- Indian Political System

  1. Indian democracy
  2. Party system in India
  3. National integration
  4. India and the world
  5. Democracy at grass root
  6. Electoral system
  7. The foreign policy of India

Class 12th PSEB Syllabus 2023-24 Sociology

The detailed class 12th PSEB Syllabus for Sociology is given below.

Tribal, rural and urban societies in India
  1. Tribal Society
  2. Rural Society
  3. Urban Society
Inequalities in Indian society
  1. Caste Inequalities
  2. Class Inequalities
  3. Gender Inequalities
Structural and cultural society
  1. Westernization and Sanskritization
  2. Modernization and Globalisation
  3. Social Movement
Society problems in Indian society
  1. Social Problems
  2. Violence Against Women
  3. Social Issues

Class 12th PSEB Syllabus 2023-24 Geography

The detailed class 12th PSEB Syllabus for Geography is given below.

Nature and scope of geography and its branchesGeographical thoughts, Radical and postmodern geography, all branches of Geography in brief, etc.
Human resourcesPopulation, Determinants of population change, Human development concept, Human Settlement, etc.
Economic geography: types of economic activities
  1. Primary Activities: Concept of changing trends; gathering; pastora, Geographical distribution of major crops in India, etc.
  2. Secondary Activities: Concept, Manufacturing types, Distribution of resources and their conservation, Industries: Types, Distribution of selective industries, etc.
  3. Tertiary Activities: Quaternary activities, Quinary Services, etc.
Transport, communication, and tradeLand transport, Water Transport, Air Transport, Oil and Natural Gas pipelines, International and National trade, etc.
Practical workTypes of data, Representation of data, Thematic Maps, Data analysis and generation of diagrams graphs, Field Studies and Land Use survey, Satellite Communication, etc

How to Download the PSEB Class 12 Syllabus?

Students can download the Class 12th PSEB Syllabus from the official website. Here are steps that will guide you to easily download the Punjab Board 12th syllabus:

  1. Visit the official website of the Punjab Board –
  2. Select the “Punjab Board Syllabus for class 12th 2023” link.
  3. A new window will appear on the screen. Click on the download button to download the 12th PSEB Syllabus.
  4. Download the pdf file for future reference.

Non-Medical Subjects in 12th PSEB

  • History
  • Business Organisation and Management
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • Keeping Books and Performing Accounting Duties
  • Classical/Foreign Language (anyone) I Sanskrit.

PSEB Marking Scheme & Exam Pattern for Class 12

The PSEB marking scheme 2024 for 12 is based on different sections of the questions. These sections are divided into four categories.

  1. Section A includes the objective type of questions carrying 1 mark each.
  2. Section B includes a very short type of question carrying 2 marks each.
  3. Section C includes the short type of questions carrying 4 marks each.
  4. Section D includes the long type of questions carrying 6 marks each.

PSEB Marking Scheme 2023-24 for Class 12 of All Streams

There are 5 compulsory subjects for class 12th students with a combination subject of Science, Arts, and Commerce. The subject for the class 12th PSEB exam is given below.

  1. General English
  2. General Punjabi
  3. Environmental Education
  4. Computer Science
  5. Elective Subjects
  6. Combinations – Science, Commerce, and Arts.
Subjects Total marksTheoryPractical CCEMin pass marks
General English75651025
General Punjabi75651025
Environmental education5045517
Computer science10050401033
Elective subjects100901033

PSEB Marking Scheme for Science Group

Subjects Total marksTheoryPractical CCEMin pass marks
Physics 10070201033
Chemistry 10070201033

PSEB Marking Scheme for Commerce Group

Subjects Total marksTheoryPractical CCEMin pass marks
Business studies- II75601025
Accountancy II7550151025
Business economics & quantitative methods-II75651025
Fundamentals of e-business7550151025

Tips to Prepare for PSEB Class 12th Exam 2023-24

Here are some tips which will guide students to prepare for the PSEB class 12th exam 2023-24 It is very important to make future plans for how to prepare for exams. The tips to prepare for PSEB class 12th exam 2024 are as follows:

  1. Go through the complete PSEB class 12th syllabus thoroughly before starting your preparation.
  2. Refer to books in which all the topics are given in simple language.
  3. Make a daily routine and devote enough time to studying.
  4. Make notes, solve questions, and must solve previous year’s question papers.
  5. Complete the class 12th PSEB syllabus before time so that they get enough time for practicing with the previous year’s papers and mock test papers. To download the class 12th commerce papers of the last 5 years, you can click on this link.
  6. Avoid distractions and stress during the preparation for the board exams.

PSEB Class 12th Exam 2023-24 Details

Given below some of the important details that students must know. Students are advised to check out all the information mentioned below.

Full exam name Punjab Board of Secondary Education 12th Examination
Short Exam NamePSEB 12th
Conducting BodyPunjab School Education Board
Frequency of ConductOnce a year
Exam LevelIntermediate
Mode of ApplicationOffline
Mode of ExamOffline
Exam Duration3 Hours

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Q1. From where can students download the class 12th PSEB Syllabus 2023-24?

Ans: Students can download the PSEB class 12th syllabus 2023-24 from the official website or can download it from this page.

Q2. What are the important topics for the PSEB class 12th exam 2023-24?

Ans: Every topic that is mentioned in the PSEB class 12th syllabus 2023-24 is mandatory for the exam.

Q3. What are the 12th Arts subjects in the PSEB board?

Ans: The 12th arts subjects in the PSEB board are Home Science, Philosophy, History, Political Science, etc.

Q4. What are the minimum passing marks for the PSEB class 12th exam 2023-24?

Ans: Minimum passing marks for PSEB class 12th exams is 33 percent.

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