Kerala SSLC examination are conducted in every year by SCERT in March.Students,who studying in government or aided or unaided schools and passed in 9th standard or equivalent are eligible for writing this exam.Around above 4 lakh students enrolling for this exam every year.In this section we discuss about important topics and syllabus for SSLC examination

Total marks : 640,
Written exam: 490
internal assessment:130
IT Practical exam mark: 20

Qualification:9th standard pass or equivalent

Mode of examination:written test

Language: English/malayalam/Tamil

Time of examination:two and half hours

4.Social science 1 science 2

Syllabus of each subjects




  • 1-Arithmetic Sequences
  • 2- Circles
  • 3-Mathematics of Chance
  • 4-Second Degree Equations
  • 5-Trigonometry
  • 6-Coordinates
  • 7-Tangents
  • 8-Solids
  • 9-Geometry and Algebra
  • 11-Statistics


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1-Effects of Electric Current

  • Energy change in electrical instruments
  • Heating effect of electric current
  • Jule’s Law
  • Electric power
  • Related mathematical problems
  • Electric heating instruments
  • Safety fuse
  • Parallel and series combination of resistance and related problems
  • light effect of electric current
  • Filament lamps

2-Magnetic effect of electric current

  • Magnetic field around a current carrying conductor
  • Solenoid
  • Right hand thump rule
  • Magnetic field around a solenoid- magnetic polarity
  • Factors affecting the strength of the magnetic field
  • Motor principle
  • working of a DC motor
  • Moving coil loudspeaker- Structure and working.

3-Electro magnetic induction

  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Factors affecting induced emf
  • Currents in AC generator
  • DC generator and cell- characteristics and a graphical representation
  • AC and DC generator-Structure and working
  • Self-induction
  • Mutual induction
  • Transformers-Structure and working
  • Moving coil microphone
  • Power transmission in high voltage.
  • Electric shock-Safety precautions and first aid.

4. Reflection of light

  • Reflection
  • Laws of reflection
  • Characters of image formed in concave mirror and convex mirror
  • Mirror equation
  • Magnification and related problems
  • New Cartesian sign convention

5. Refraction of light

  • Refraction
  • Relation between optical density and speed of light
  • Total internal reflection
  • Lenses- technical terms
  • Image formation
  • Ray diagrams
  • Characters of image.

6. Vision and the world of colours

  • Dispersion
  • Recombination of colours
  • the formation of the rainbow
  • the persistence of vision
  • Scattering of light
  • the relation between wavelength of colours and scattering.

7. Energy sources


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  • Shells and subshells
  • The number of electrons in the subshells
  • Filling of electrons in the subshells
  • Peculiarity of the electronic configuration of chromium (Cr) and Copper (Cu)
  • Subshell electronic configuration and blocks
  • The period and group can be found on the basis of subshell electronic configuration
  • Group number of s block elements
  • P block elements
  • d block elements
  • Characteristics of d block elements


  • The relation between Volume and pressure
  • The relation between Volume and temperature
  • Gram atomic mass
  • One mole atoms
  • Molecular mass and Gram Molecular Mass
  • Number of molecules
  • One mole molecules


  • Reactivity series and displacement reaction
  • Galvanic cell
  • Electrolytic cells
  • Electrolysis of molten Sodium chloride

4. Production of metals

  • Minerals and ores
  • Concentration of ores
  • Extraction of metals from the concentrated ores
  • Refining of metals
  • Industrial production of iron


  • Ammonia
  • Reversible and irreversible reactions
  • Chemical equilibrium
  • Le Chatelier’s principle
  • Influence of concentration on equilibrium
  • Pressure and equilibrium
  • Temperature and equilibrium

6. Nomenclature of organiccompounds and isomerism

  • Alkane, Alkene, Alkyne
  • Homologous series
  • Nomenclature of unbranched hydrocarbons Nomenclature of hydrocarbons containing one branch

7. Chemical Reaction of Organic Compounds

  • Substitution reaction
  • Addition reaction
  • Polymerization – Combustion of hydrocarbons
  • Thermal Cracking


  1. Sensations and Responses
  • A nerve cell or neuron- diagram, functions of dendrite, dendron, axon, axonite, synaptic knob.
  • Peculiarities and functions of motor nerve, sensory nerve, and mixed nerves .
  • Brain-diagram, functions of cerebrum, cerebellum,
  • medulla oblongata, thalamus, hypothalamus
  • Causes and symptom  of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and Epilepsy

2-Windows of Knowledge

  • Eye – diagram, peculiarities and functions of cornea,
  • retina, iris, pupil, yellow spot, blind spot, optic nerve.
  • Rod cell and cone cell- pigments and functions.
  • Flow chart : Sense of vision.
  • Causes and symptoms of night blindness, xerophthalmia, colour blindness.
  • Steps in the process of recognizing of taste and smell.

3.Chemical Messages for Homeostasis

  • Role of insulin and glucagon in maintaining blood
  • glucose level, cause and symptoms of diabetes.
  • Role of calcitonin and parathormone in maintaining blood calcium level.
  • Causes and symptoms of dwarfism, gigantism,
  • acromegaly.
  • Pheromones – functions, and examples.
  • Natural plant hormones and their functions (Auxin, gibberellin, ethylene, abscisic acid).

4.Keeping Diseases away

  • Tuberculosis, AIDS, Malaria-causative organisms,
  • symptoms, mode of transmission.
  • Genetic diseases-Hemophilia
  • Cancer-causes and treatment

5.Soldiers of Defense

  • Importance of skin (Epidermis, sweat gland,
  • sebaceous gland) and secretions (Ear wax., mucus, lysozyme, Hydrochloric acid)  in body defense mechanism.
  • Stages of phagocytosis.
  • Fever -flow chart.
  • Importance of  vaccination, working of vaccine, examples of vaccine.
  • Antibiotic, side effects.
  • Blood groups and their antigen and antibody.
  • Points to be taken care of before blood transfusion.

6.Unravelling Genetic Mysteries

  • Differentiate the structure of DNA and RNA.
  • Process of protein synthesis
  • Genetic mysteries behind determination of sex in child

7.Genetics of the Future

  • Insulin production through genetic engineering.
  • Role of genetic scissors, genetic glue, vectors in
  • genetic engineering.
  • Scope of DNA finger printing.

8.The Paths Traversed by life

  • Chemical evolution theory, chemical reactions which
  • leads to origin of cell.
  • Main points of natural selection theory by Charles Darwin.

Social science 1

1-Revolutions that influenced the world

  • American War of Independence.
  • French Revolution.
  • Russian Revolution
  • 2-World in the twentieth
  • 3-Public Administration
  • 4-British exploitation and
  • 5-Culture and Nationalism
    6-Struggle and freedom
    7-India after independence
  • 8-Kerala towards modernity
  • 9-The state and political
  • 10-Civic consciousness
  • 11-Sociology : what? why?

Social science 2

  • 1-Seasons and Time
  • 2-In Search of the source of
  • 3-Human Resource
    Development in India
    4-Terrain analysis through
  • 5-Public Expenditure and
    Public Revenue
  • 6-Eyes in the sky and Data
  • 7-India : The Land of
  • 8-Resource Wealth of India
  • 9-Financial Institutions and
  • 10-Consumer : Satisfaction
    and Protection

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