CBSE Syllabus class 6 - Download all subject syllabus PDF

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 – Following Syllabus is Accessible on Extramarks

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


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.


Unit 1: Who Did Patrick’s Homework?

             A House, A Home

Unit 2: How the Dog Found Himself a New Master!

             The Kite

Unit 3: Taro’s Reward

             The Quarrel

Unit 4: An Indian – American Woman in Space: Kalpana Chawla


Unit 5: A Different Kind of School

             Where Do All the Teachers Go?

Unit 6: Who I Am

              The Wonderful Words

Unit 7: Fair Play

Unit 8: A Game of Chance


Unit 9: Desert Animals

             What if

Unit 10: 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

  • Noun
  • Pronoun
  • Verb
  • Tense
  • Voice
  • Adjective
  • Adverb
  • Sentence and Phrases
  • Subject-verb Agreement
  • Reported Speech
  • Framing Questions
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions
  • Punctuation


Applied Grammar

  • Gap Filling/Sentences
  • Dialogues
  • Sentence Reordering
  • Editing
  • Omission
  • Sentence Transformation


Writing Skills

  • Formal Letter
  • Informal Letter
  • Diary Entry
  • Notice
  • Message Writing
  • Debate
  • Speech
  • Article
  • Report
  • Story completion



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:


अध्याय 1: वह चिड़िया जो

अध्याय 2: बचपन

अध्याय 3: नादान दोस्त

अध्याय 4: चाँद से थोड़ी सी गप्पें

अध्याय 5: अक्षरों का महत्व

अध्याय 6: पार नज़र के

अध्याय 7: साथी हाथ बढ़ाना

अध्याय 8: ऐसे – ऐसे

अध्याय 9: टिकट एल्बम

अध्याय 10: झांसी की रानी

अध्याय 11: जो देखकर भी नहीं देखते

अध्याय 12: संसार पुस्तक है

अध्याय 13: मैं सबसे छोटी होऊं

अध्याय 14: लोकगीत

अध्याय 15: नौकर

अध्याय 16: वन के मार्ग में

अध्याय 17: साँस – साँस में बांस


अध्याय 1: कलम

अध्याय 2: किताब

अध्याय 3: घर

अध्याय 4: पतंग

अध्याय 5: भालू

अध्याय 6: झरना

अध्याय 7: धनुष

अध्याय 8: रुमाल

अध्याय 9: कक्षा

अध्याय 10: गुब्बारा

अध्याय 11: पर्वत

अध्याय 12: हमारा घर

अध्याय 13: कपडे की दूकान

अध्याय 14: फूल

अध्याय 15: बातचीत

अध्याय 16: शिलॉन्ग से फ़ोन

अध्याय 17: तितली

अध्याय 18: ईश्वरचंद्र विद्यासागर

अध्याय 19: प्रदर्शनी

अध्याय 20: चिट्ठी

अध्याय 21: अंगुलिमाल

अध्याय 22: यात्रा की तैयारी

अध्याय 23: हाथी

अध्याय 24: डॉक्टर

अध्याय 25: जयपुर से पत्र

अध्याय 26: बढे चलो

अध्याय 27: ब्यर्थ की शंका

अध्याय 28: गधा और सियार


Bal Ram Katha

अध्याय 1: अवधपुरी में राम

अध्याय 2: जंगल और जनकपुर

अध्याय 3: दो वरदान

अध्याय 4: राम का वन गमन

अध्याय 5: चित्रकूट में भरत

अध्याय 6: दंडक वन में दस वर्ष

अध्याय 7: सोने का हिरन

अध्याय 8: सीता की खोज

अध्याय 9: राम और सुग्रीव

अध्याय 10: लंका में हनुमान

अध्याय 11: लंका विजय

अध्याय 12: राम का राज्याभिषेक



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

Chapter 1: What, Where, How, and When?

Chapter 2: From Hunting-Gathering To Growing Food

Chapter 3: In The Earliest Cities

Chapter 4: What Books and Burials Tell Us

Chapter 5: Kingdoms, Kings and The Early Republic

Chapter 6: New Questions and Ideas

Chapter 7: Ashoka, The Emperor Who Gave Up War

Chapter 8: Vital Villages, Thriving Towns

Chapter 9: Traders, Kings, and Pilgrims

Chapter 10: New Empires and Kingdoms

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

Unit 1: Diversity

Unit 2: Government

Unit 3: Local Government

Unit 4: Making a Living



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

Chapter 1: Biology: Food, where does it come from? 

Chapter 2: Biology: Components of Food

Chapter 3: Chemistry: Fiber to Fabric

Chapter 4: Chemistry: Sorting materials into Groups

Chapter 5: Chemistry: Separation of Substances

Chapter 6: Chemistry: Changes around us 

Chapter 7: Biology: Getting to Know Plants 

Chapter 8: Biology: Body movements

Chapter 9: Biology: The Living Organisms and their Surroundings

Chapter 10: Physics: Motion and Measurement of Distance

Chapter 11: Physics: Light Shadows and Reflections

Chapter 12: Physics: Electricity and Circuits 

Chapter 13: Physics: Fun with Magnets 

Chapter 14: Biology: Water 

Chapter 15: Chemistry: Air around us 

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.


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

Grammar Portion:

  • Determiners
  • Active to Passive
  • Linkers
  • Degree of Comparison
  • Adverbs (place and type)
  • Tense
  • Order to Words in Sentences
  • Clauses
  • Reported Speech



Same as mentioned in the CBSE Class 6 syllabus.



Chapter 1: Knowing Our Numbers

Chapter 2: Whole Numbers

Chapter 3: Playing with Numbers

Chapter 4: Basic Geometrical Ideas

Chapter 5: Understanding Elementary Shapes

Chapter 6: Integers

Chapter 7: Fractions

Chapter 8: Decimals

Chapter 9: Data Handling

Chapter 10: Mensuration

Chapter 11: Algebra

Chapter 12: Ratio and Proportion

Chapter 13: Symmetry

Chapter 14: Practical Geometry


Social Science


Chapter 1: What, Where, How and When?

Chapter 2: From Hunting – Gathering To Growing Food

Chapter 3: In The Earliest Cities

Chapter 4: What Books And Burials Tell Us

Chapter 5: Kingdoms, Kings And An Early Republic

Chapter 6: New Questions And Ideas

Chapter 7: Ashoka, The Emperor Who Gave Up War

Chapter 8: Vital Villages, Thriving Towns

Chapter 9: Traders, Kings And Pilgrims

Chapter 10: New Empires And Kingdoms


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