CBSE Class 6 Syllabus

CBSE Class 6 Syllabus – All Subjects 

Class 6 is the initial stage of the CBSE secondary education. The 6th standard is the time to begin an organised educational journey and build a strong foundation for higher grades. Class 6 CBSE Syllabus comprises more subjects and more topics compared to primary class syllabus. The students need to have a deep understanding of the subjects as they will continue to study these to their higher standards. The CBSE syllabus for Class 6 comprises five subjects: English, Mathematics, Hindi, Social Science, and Science. The students can download the entire subject syllabus from our website for free.

CBSE Class 6 Syllabus 

Let us look at the subjects and the chapters allocated for each subject.

English

CBSE Class 6 English syllabus covers the basic English grammar concepts and literature part that make the students’ grammar base strong and prepare them for their higher studies. The grammar and text chapters are included, in such a way, that it offers the students enough knowledge about the language. 

Honeysuckle 

Unit 1: 

  1. Who Did Patrick’s Homework?
  2.  A House, A Home

Unit 2: 

  1. How the Dog Found Himself a New Master!
  2. The Kite

Unit 3: 

  1. Taro’s Reward
  2. The Quarrel

Unit 4: 

  1. An Indian – American Woman in Space: Kalpana Chawla
  2. Beauty

Unit 5: 

  1. A Different Kind of School
  2. Where Do All the Teachers Go?

Unit 6: 

  1. Who I Am
  2. The Wonderful Words

Unit 7: 

  1. Fair Play

Unit 8: 

  1. A Game of Chance
  2. Vocation

Unit 9: 

  1. Desert Animals
  2. What if

Unit 10: 

  1. The Banyan Tree

A Pact with the Sun

  1. A Tale of Two Birds
  2. The Friendly Mongoose
  3. The Shepherd’s Treasure
  4. The Old-Clock Shop
  5. Tansen
  6. The Monkey and the Crocodile
  7. The Wonder Called Sleep
  8. A Pact with the Sun
  9. What Happened to the Reptiles?
  10. A Strange Wrestling Match

English Grammar

  1. Noun
  2. Pronoun
  3. Verb
  4. Tense
  5. Voice
  6. Adjective 
  7. Adverb
  8. Sentence and Phrases
  9. Subject-verb Agreement
  10. Reported Speech
  11. Framing Questions 
  12. Prepositions
  13. Conjunctions 
  14. Punctuation 

Applied Grammar

  1. Gap Filling/Sentences
  2. Dialogues 
  3. Sentence Reordering
  4. Editing
  5. Omission
  6. Sentence Transformation

Writing Skills

  1. Formal Letter
  2. Informal Letter
  3. Diary Entry
  4. Notice 
  5. Message Writing
  6. Debate 
  7. Speech
  8. Article
  9. Report
  10. Story completion

Hindi

Hindi is the second language of the CBSE class 6 students. The Hindi syllabus is designed based on the CBSE Board Guidelines. The topics covered are as follows:

Vasant

  1. अध्याय 1: वह चिड़िया जो
  2. अध्याय 2: बचपन
  3. अध्याय 3: नादान दोस्त
  4. अध्याय 4: चाँद से थोड़ी सी गप्पें
  5. अध्याय 5: अक्षरों का महत्व
  6. अध्याय 6: पार नज़र के
  7. अध्याय 7: साथी हाथ बढ़ाना
  8. अध्याय 8: ऐसे – ऐसे
  9. अध्याय 9: टिकट एल्बम
  10. अध्याय 10: झांसी की रानी
  11. अध्याय 11: जो देखकर भी नहीं देखते
  12. अध्याय 12: संसार पुस्तक है
  13. अध्याय 13: मैं सबसे छोटी होऊं
  14. अध्याय 14: लोकगीत
  15. अध्याय 15: नौकर
  16. अध्याय 16: वन के मार्ग में
  17. अध्याय 17: साँस – साँस में बांस

Durva

  1. अध्याय 1: कलम
  2. अध्याय 2: किताब
  3. अध्याय 3: घर
  4. अध्याय 4: पतंग
  5. अध्याय 5: भालू
  6. अध्याय 6: झरना
  7. अध्याय 7: धनुष
  8. अध्याय 8: रुमाल
  9. अध्याय 9: कक्षा
  10. अध्याय 10: गुब्बारा
  11. अध्याय 11: पर्वत
  12. अध्याय 12: हमारा घर
  13. अध्याय 13: कपडे की दूकान
  14. अध्याय 14: फूल
  15. अध्याय 15: बातचीत
  16. अध्याय 16: शिलॉन्ग से फ़ोन
  17. अध्याय 17: तितली
  18. अध्याय 18: ईश्वरचंद्र विद्यासागर
  19. अध्याय 19: प्रदर्शनी
  20. अध्याय 20: चिट्ठी
  21. अध्याय 21: अंगुलिमाल
  22. अध्याय 22: यात्रा की तैयारी
  23. अध्याय 23: हाथी
  24. अध्याय 24: डॉक्टर
  25. अध्याय 25: जयपुर से पत्र
  26. अध्याय 26: बढे चलो
  27. अध्याय 27: ब्यर्थ की शंका
  28. अध्याय 28: गधा और सियार

Bal Ram Katha

  1. अध्याय 1: अवधपुरी में राम
  2. अध्याय 2: जंगल और जनकपुर
  3. अध्याय 3: दो वरदान
  4. अध्याय 4: राम का वन गमन
  5. अध्याय 5: चित्रकूट में भरत
  6. अध्याय 6: दंडक वन में दस वर्ष
  7. अध्याय 7: सोने का हिरन
  8. अध्याय 8: सीता की खोज
  9. अध्याय 9: राम और सुग्रीव
  10. अध्याय 10: लंका में हनुमान
  11. अध्याय 11: लंका विजय
  12. अध्याय 12: राम का राज्याभिषेक

Mathematics 

Chapter 1: Number System

  1. Knowing our Numbers
  2. Playing with Numbers
  3. Whole Numbers
  4. Negative Numbers and Integers
  5. Fractions

Chapter 2: Algebra

  1. Introduction to Algebra

Chapter 3: Ratio and Proportion

Chapter 4: Geometry

  1. Basic Geometrical Ideas (2 -D)
  2. Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)
  3. Symmetry
  4. Constructions (Using Straight Edge Scale, Protractor, Compasses)

Chapter 5: Mensuration

  1. Concept of Perimeter and Introduction to Area

Chapter 6: Data handling

Social Science 

Social Science consists of 3 subjects – History, Geography, and Civics (Social and Political Life). The topics covered under each subject are as follows:

History Syllabus 

  1. Chapter 1: What, Where, How, and When?
  2. Chapter 2: From Hunting-Gathering To Growing Food
  3. Chapter 3: In The Earliest Cities
  4. Chapter 4: What Books and Burials Tell Us
  5. Chapter 5: Kingdoms, Kings and The Early Republic
  6. Chapter 6: New Questions and Ideas
  7. Chapter 7: Ashoka, The Emperor Who Gave Up War
  8. Chapter 8: Vital Villages, Thriving Towns 
  9. Chapter 9: Traders, Kings, and Pilgrims
  10. Chapter 10: New Empires and Kingdoms 
  11. Chapter 11: Buildings, Paintings, and Books

Geography Syllabus

  1. Planet
  2. Globe
  3. Maps
  4. Four realms of the earth
  5. Major relief features of the earth
  6. India in the world

Civics Syllabus 

  1. Unit 1: Diversity
  2. Unit 2: Government
  3. Unit 3: Local Government
  4. Unit 4: Making a Living

Science 

Like  social science, science is also divided into 3 subtopics: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. The syllabus for all these subjects is given below.

  1. Chapter 1: Biology: Food, where does it come from? 
  2. Chapter 2: Biology: Components of Food
  3. Chapter 3: Chemistry: Fiber to Fabric
  4. Chapter 4: Chemistry: Sorting materials into Groups
  5. Chapter 5: Chemistry: Separation of Substances
  6. Chapter 6: Chemistry: Changes around us 
  7. Chapter 7: Biology: Getting to Know Plants 
  8. Chapter 8: Biology: Body movements
  9. Chapter 9: Biology: The Living Organisms and their Surroundings
  10. Chapter 10: Physics: Motion and Measurement of Distance
  11. Chapter 11: Physics: Light Shadows and Reflections
  12. Chapter 12: Physics: Electricity and Circuits 
  13. Chapter 13: Physics: Fun with Magnets 
  14. Chapter 14: Biology: Water 
  15. Chapter 15: Chemistry: Air around us 
  16. Chapter 16: Biology; Garbage in, Garbage out

NCERT Class 6 Syllabus

Class 6 students must look at the CBSE class 6 syllabus designed by the NCERT textbooks

English

Literature Part: Same Chapters from Honeysuckle & A Pact with the Sun

Grammar Portion: 

  1. Determiners
  2. Active to Passive
  3. Linkers
  4. Degree of Comparison
  5. Adverbs (place and type)
  6. Tense
  7. Order to Words in Sentences
  8. Clauses
  9. Reported Speech 

Hindi

Same as mentioned in the CBSE Class 6 syllabus. 

Mathematics 

Prelims 

  1. Chapter 1: Knowing Our Numbers 
  2. Chapter 2: Whole Numbers 
  3. Chapter 3: Playing with Numbers 
  4. Chapter 4: Basic Geometrical Ideas
  5. Chapter 5: Understanding Elementary Shapes
  6. Chapter 6: Integers
  7. Chapter 7: Fractions
  8. Chapter 8: Decimals
  9. Chapter 9: Data Handling
  10. Chapter 10: Mensuration
  11. Chapter 11: Algebra
  12. Chapter 12: Ratio and Proportion
  13. Chapter 13: Symmetry
  14. Chapter 14: Practical Geometry 

Social Science

History

  1. Chapter 1: What, Where, How and When?
  2. Chapter 2: From Hunting – Gathering To Growing Food
  3. Chapter 3: In The Earliest Cities
  4. Chapter 4: What Books And Burials Tell Us
  5. Chapter 5: Kingdoms, Kings And An Early Republic
  6. Chapter 6: New Questions And Ideas
  7. Chapter 7: Ashoka, The Emperor Who Gave Up War
  8. Chapter 8: Vital Villages, Thriving Towns
  9. Chapter 9: Traders, Kings And Pilgrims
  10. Chapter 10: New Empires And Kingdoms
  11. Chapter 11: Buildings, Paintings And Books

Social & Political Science 

  1. Chapter 1: Understanding Diversity
  2. Chapter 2: Diversity and Discrimination
  3. Chapter 3: What is Government?
  4. Chapter 4: Key Elements of a Democratic Government
  5. Chapter 5: Panchayati Raj
  6. Chapter 6: Rural Administration
  7. Chapter 7: Urban Administration
  8. Chapter 8: Rural Livelihoods
  9. Chapter 9: Urban Livelihoods

Geography

  1. Chapter 1: The Earth in the Solar System
  2. Chapter 2: Globe: Latitudes and Longitudes
  3. Chapter 3: Motions of the Earth
  4. Chapter 4: Maps
  5. Chapter 5: Major Domains of the Earth
  6. Chapter 6: Major Landforms of the Earth
  7. Chapter 7: Our Country: India
  8. Chapter 8: India: Climate, Vegetation and Wildlife

Science 

  1. Food
  2. Materials
  3. The World of Living
  4. Moving Things, People and Ideas
  5. How Things Work
  6. Natural Phenomena

The Importance of CBSE Class 6 Syllabus 

CBSE class 6 students are introduced to the basic concepts associated with the subjects allotted in the syllabus: Hindi, English, Mathematics, Social Science, and Science. The students need to have clarity of the concepts taught at the 6th standard. For the first time, students learn about the three Science segments: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. On the other side, Social Science covers History, Geography, and Civics. All the subjects are of greater importance for these students as the 6th standard is the first step towards higher education. A deep root makes a bright academic future for the students. In addition, students can practise the CBSE revision notes and CBSE extra questions to have a solid grip over the subjects. 

The Advantages of Knowing CBSE Class 6 Syllabus

  1. Prior knowledge of the entire syllabus helps the students to create a regular study routine that they can follow throughout their academic sessions
  2. Students can learn the chapters and topics with enough time in hand
  3. Advanced knowledge of the subject makes the students more confident in the exam hall
  4. The students can work more on the complex topics and their weak points

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FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. What is the CBSE syllabus for the 6th standard?

CBSE syllabus for the 6th standard comprises the basic concepts and ideas of the subjects allotted to the academic syllabus. The topics help the students to acquire more knowledge about the subjects and understand the vital concepts in-depth.

2. What are the subjects of Class 6?

The subjects of class 6 are Hindi (Second Language), English, Mathematics, Social Science, and Science.