Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationHSC Science Class 12th
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Zoology Class 12th HSC Science Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Topics and Syllabus

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Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Syllabus For Class 12th Zoology: Knowing the Syllabus is very important for the students of Class 12th. Shaalaa has also provided a list of topics that every student needs to understand.

The Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Class 12th Zoology syllabus for the academic year 2022-2023 is based on the Board's guidelines. Students should read the Class 12th Zoology 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 Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Class 12th Zoology Syllabus pdf 2022-2023. They will also receive a complete practical syllabus for Class 12th Zoology in addition to this.

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Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Class 12th Zoology Revised Syllabus

Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Class 12th Zoology and their Unit wise marks distribution

Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Class 12th Zoology Course Structure 2022-2023 With Marking Scheme

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Syllabus

1 Reproduction in Organisms
2 Human Reproduction
3 Reproductive Health
4 Principles of Inheritance and Variation
5 Molecular Genetics
6 Evolution
7 Human Health and Diseases
8 Immunology
  • Basic Concepts of Immunology 
    • Innate immunity
    • Acquired immunity
    • Components of acquired immunity
    • Types of acquired immunity
    • Immune responses
    • Primary immune response
    • Secondary immune response
    • Lymphoid organs
    • Primary lymphoid organs
    • Secondary or peripheral lymphoid organs
    • Cells of the immune system
    • Antigens
    • Types of antigens
    • Antibodies
    • Antigen -antibody interaction 
    • Binding force of antigen - antibody reaction
    • Different types of antigen and antibody reactions
    • Vaccines
    • Vaccination and immunization
    • Hypersensitivity 
  • Types of Immunity 
    • Types of Immunity
    1. Innate immunity or Inborn immunity
      ⇒ Types of Barriers
      a) Physical barriers: Skin, Mucous membrane
      b) Physiological barriers: Acid, Saliva
      c) Cellular barriers: Leukocytes, Natural killer cells, Macrophages
      d) Cytokine barriers: Interferons
    2. Acquired immunity
      ⇒ Structure of antibody
      ⇒ Types of Acquired Immunity
      (i) Active Immunity: Natural acquired active immunity and artificial acquired active immunity
      (ii) Passive immunity: Natural Acquired Passive immunity and Artificially Acquired Passive immunity
  • Immune Responses 
  • Lymphoid Organs 
    • Primary lymphoid organs
    • Secondary or peripheral lymphoid organs
    • Cells of the immune system
  • Antigens 
    • Types of antigens
  • Antibodies 
    • Structure of a typical antibody molecule
    • Types of antibodies - IgG, IgA, IgM, IgD and IgE (function and occurrence, e,g. in serum, saliva, colostrum)
  • Antigen -antibody Interaction 
    • Binding force of antigen - antibody reaction
    • Different types of antigen and antibody reactions
  • Vaccines 
  • Vaccination and Immunization 
  • Hypersensitivity 
  • Immunodeficiency Diseases 
    • Structure of HIV
    • HIV Transmission
  • Autoimmune Diseases 
    • Tumour immunology
    • Immunotherapy of cancer
  • Tumour Immunology 
    • Immunotherapy of cancer
9 Microbes in Human Welfare
10 Applications of Biotechnology
11 Organisms and Populations
  • Organism and Its Environment 
    • Responses to Abiotic Factors 
      • Responses to Abiotic Factors
      • Living organisms deal with the extreme weather conditions through the following adaptations:
        (i) Regulation
        (ii) Conformation
        (iii) Migration
        (iv) Suspension
  • Habitat 
    • Niche (or) Ecological Niche
  • Major Abiotic Components or Factors 
    • Temperature
    • Adaptations to temperature
    • Light
    • Water
    • Soil 
    • Wind
    • Humidity
    • Altitude
  • Concept of Biome and Their Distribution 
    • Characters of a biome
    • Aquatic Biomes
    • Terrestrial biomes
    • Major Biomes of the Earth
    • Tundra Biome 
    • Taiga Biome 
    • Grassland Biome
    • Alpine biome
    • Forest biomes
    • Desert biomes
  • Adaptations and Its Types 
    • Adaptation
    • Some more examples of adaptations
    • Three basic types of adaptations
    1. Structural adaptations
    2. Physiological adaptations
    3. Behavioural adaptations
  • Population 
    •  Population
    •  Natality
    1. Absolute Natality
    2. Realized Natality
    •  Mortality
    1. Absolute Mortality
    2. Realized Mortality
    • Sex ratio
    • Age distribution and Age pyramid
    • Population Growth 
    • Population Attributes 
      • Population Ecology
      • The population has certain attributes
      1. Birth Rate, Death Rate
      2. Sex Ratio
      3. Age Distribution
      4. Age Pyramid
      5. Population Size
      6. Population density
      7. Population Growth
  • Population Age Distribution 
  • Growth Models / Curves 
    • Growth Models / Curves
    • S-Shaped growth form (sigmoid growth)
  • Population Regulation 
  • Population Interactions 
    • Population Interactions
    1. Predation (adaptations in organisms to avoid predation)
    2. Competition (Interspecific, interference, Competitive exclusion, Competitive release, Gause's Competitive Exclusion Principle)
    3. Parasitism 
      ⇒ Types of parasites: Ectoparasites, Endoparasites, Brood parasitism
    4. Commensalism
    5. Mutualism
    6. Amensalism
12 Biodiversity and Its Conservation
13 Environmental Issues

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