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Geography Class 11 CBSE (Commerce) CBSE Topics and Syllabus

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CBSE Syllabus For Class 11 Geography: Knowing the Syllabus is very important for the students of Class 11. Shaalaa has also provided a list of topics that every student needs to understand.

The CBSE Class 11 Geography syllabus for the academic year 2021-2022 is based on the Board's guidelines. Students should read the Class 11 Geography Syllabus to learn about the subject's subjects and subtopics.

Students will discover the unit names, chapters under each unit, and subtopics under each chapter in the CBSE Class 11 Geography Syllabus pdf 2021-2022. They will also receive a complete practical syllabus for Class 11 Geography in addition to this.

Academic year:

CBSE Class 11 Geography Revised Syllabus

CBSE Class 11 Geography and their Unit wise marks distribution

CBSE Class 11 Geography Course Structure 2021-2022 With Marking Scheme

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Syllabus

100 Geography as a Discipline
  • Geography as an integrating discipline, as a science of spatial attributes.
  • Branches of Geography; Physical Geography and Human Geography.
  • Scope and Career Options
200 The Earth
  • Origin and evolution of the earth; Interior of the earth
  • Wegener's continental drift theory and plate tectonics.
  • Earthquakes and volcanoes: causes, types and effects
300 Landforms
  • Rocks: major types of rocks and their characteristics.
  • Geomorphic processes: weathering, mass wasting, erosion and deposition; soil-formation
  • Landforms and their evolution.
400 Climate


500 Water (Oceans)
  • Basics of Oceanography
  • Oceans- distribution of temperature and salinity
  • Movements of ocean water-waves, tides and currents; submarine reliefs.
  • Ocean resources and pollution
600 Life on the Earth
  • Biosphere - importance of plants and other organisms; biodiversity and conservation; ecosystem and ecological balance
700 Introduction
  • Location, space relations, India's place in the world.
800 Physiography
  • Structure and Relief; Physiographic Divisions.
  • Drainage systems: Concept of river basins, Watershed; the Himalayan and the Peninsular rivers
900 Climate, Vegetation and Soil
  • Weather and climate - spatial and temporal distribution of temperature, pressure winds and rainfall, Indian monsoon: mechanism, onset and withdrawal, variability of rainfalls: spatial and temporal; use of weather charts; Climatic types (Koeppen)
  • Natural vegetation-forest types and distribution; wild life; conservation; biosphere reserves
  • Soils - major types (lCAR's classification) and their distribution, soil degradation and conservation.
1000 Natural Hazards and Disasters: Causes, Consequences and Management
  • Floods, Cloudbursts
  • Droughts: types and impact
  • Earthquakes and Tsunami
  • Cyclones: features and impact
  • Landslides
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