CBSE Class 8 Syllabus

Throughout the year, a CBSE Class 8 student needs to complete tasks such as assignment, practical, viva and research. To complete these tasks correctly, you need the latest CBSE Class 8 Syllabus. There is a possibility that the CBSE board may change certain parts of the syllabus. That’s why we have given here the latest Syllabus for the 2020-2021 CBSE Class 8 exams.

Here, you’ll find the syllabus for all CBSE Class 8 subjects which includes CBSE Class 8 Science syllabus, CBSE Class 8 Maths Syllabus, CBSE Class 8 History Syllabus, CBSE Class 8 Geography Syllabus, CBSE Class 8 Civics Syllabus, CBSE Class 8 English Syllabus and CBSE Class 8 Hindi Syllabus. Using the latest syllabus for each subject, you can effectively plan your studies and prepare well for your board exams.

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  • Mathematics |  View Syllabus

    • Rational Numbers

      • Introduction to Rational Numbers
      • Representation on Number Line
      • Rational Numbers Between Rational Numbers

      Linear Equations in One Variable

      • Solving Linear Equations
      • Application of Linear Equations

      Understanding Quadrilaterals

      • Polygons and Their Classification
      • Quadrilaterals
      • Properties of Parallelograms

      Practical Geometry

      • Construction of Quadrilateral
      • Construction of Quadrilaterals Given Its Sides and Angles
      • Construction of Parallelograms
      • Construction of Rhombus
      • Construction of Squares and Rectangles

      Data Handling

      • Frequency Distribution
      • Pictographs
      • Pie Charts
      • Bar Graphs and Histograms
      • Probability

      Squares and Square Roots

      • Properties of Square Numbers
      • Patterns in Square Numbers
      • Square and Triangular Numbers
      • Finding Square Root
      • Estimating Square Roots
      • Applications of Squares and Square Roots
      • Short-Cut Methods For Finding Squares

      Cubes and Cube Roots

      • Perfect Cube
      • Cube Numbers
      • Cube Roots

      Comparing Quantities

      • Ratios of Quantities
      • Percentages
      • Application of Percentages
      • Discount
      • Profit and Loss
      • Sales Tax
      • Compound Interest
      • Time and Work

      Algebraic Expressions and Identities

      • Introduction to Algebraic Expressions
      • Addition and Subtraction of Algebraic Expressions
      • Multiplication of Polynomials
      • Algebraic Identities
      • Expansion Using Algebraic Identities

      Visualising Solid Shapes

      • 3D Objects
      • 3D Shapes

      Mensuration

      • Area and Perimeter of Quadrilaterals
      • Area of Polygonal Regions
      • Perimeter of Polygons
      • Surface Area: Cubes and Cuboids
      • Volumes: Cubes and Cuboids
      • Surface Area and Volume of Cylinder
      • Problems on Mensuration

      Exponents and Powers

      • Exponent Notation
      • Numbers in Standard Form

      Direct and Inverse Proportions

      • Direct Proportion
      • Inverse Proportion

      Factorisation

      • Introduction to Factorisation
      • Factorisation Using Identities
      • Division of Polynomials

      Introduction to Graphs

      • Introduction to Coordinate System
      • Plotting Linear Graphs
      • Some Common Linear Graphs

      Playing With Numbers

      • Games With Numbers
      • Divisibility Rules
  • Science |  View Syllabus

    • Crop Production and Management

      • Agricultural Practices
      • Preparation of Soil and Sowing of Seeds
      • Methods of Irrigation
      • Harvesting and Post Harvesting Practices
      • Animal Husbandry and Food from Animals

      Micro-Organisms : Friend Or Foe

      • Friendly Micro-Organisms
      • Harmful Microorganisms
      • More on Harmful Microorganisms
      • Food Preservation
      • Nitrogen Cycle

      Synthetic Fibres and Plastics

      • Synthetic Fibres
      • Plastics

      Materials: Metals and Non Metals

      • Physical Properties of Metals and Non-Metals
      • Reaction of Metals With Water, Acids & Bases
      • Reaction of Metals and Non- Metals With Oxygen
      • Displacement Reaction
      • Uses of Metals and Non-Metals

      Coal and Petroleum

      • Coal and Petroleum
      • Petroleum and Natural Gas

      Combustion and Flame

      • Combustion
      • Flame
      • Fuels
      • How Do We Control Fire?
      • Burning and Its Problems

      Conservation of Plants and Animals

      • Deforestation and Its Causes

      Cell - Structure and Functions

      • The Cell

      Reproduction in Animals

      • Reproduction in Humans
      • Fertilisation

      Reaching the Age of Adolescence

      • Adolescence and Puberty
      • Emotional Changes in Adolescents
      • Hormones
      • Hormones and Reproduction

      Force and Pressure

      • Force and its Effects
      • Contact Forces
      • Non-Contact Forces
      • Pressure
      • Atmospheric Pressure

      Friction

      • Friction: What Is It?
      • Friction - Importance and Methods to Reduce It
      • Friction: Necessary Evil?

      Sound

      • Sound: How Is It Produced?
      • Sound: How Is It Propagated?
      • Sound Wave: Characteristics
      • Noise and Music

      Chemical Effects of Electric Current

      • Conductors of Electricity: Liquids
      • Chemical Effects of Electric Current

      Some Natural Phenomena

      • Natural Phenomena: Lightning and Earthquakes
      • Charges and their Interaction

      Light

      • Reflected Light
      • Laws of Reflection
      • How Do Our Eyes See?
      • Visual Impairment

      Stars and the Solar System

      • Solar System: Planets
      • Solar System: Other Celestial Bodies
      • The Stars and Constellations
      • The Moon

      Pollution of Air and Water

      • Air Pollution
      • Acid Rain
      • Greenhouse Effect
      • Water Pollutants
      • Water Pollution by Fertilisers
      • Purification and Conservation of Water
  • English |  View Syllabus

    • Grammar

      Parts of Speech

        Conjunctions

          Punctuations

          • Basic Punctuations
          • Advanced Punctuations

          Comparison

            Parts of A Sentence

            • Subject and Predicate

            Phrases

              Clauses

                Types of Sentences

                • Based On Form
                • Based On Meaning

                Question Tags

                • Question Tags

                Direct and Indirect Speech

                  Voice

                  • Active and Passive Voice

                  Vocabulary

                  • Synonyms and Antonyms
                  • Homonyms and Homophones
                  • Prefixes and Suffixes
                  • Idioms Phrases and Proverbs
                  • The same word used as different parts of speech

                  Prepositions

                  • Functions of Prepositions
                  • Types of Prepositons

                  Nouns

                  • Types of Nouns
                  • Number
                  • Countable And Uncountable
                  • Gender
                  • Possessive Case

                  Articles

                  • Definite And Indefinite

                  Pronouns

                  • Personal Pronouns
                  • Reflexive, Emphatic, Interrogative and Relative
                  • Demonstrative/Possessive

                  Adjectives

                  • Types of Adjectives
                  • Participles
                  • Royal order of Adjectives

                  Verbs

                  • Transitive And Intransitive
                  • Main, Helping, and Modal Auxiliaries
                  • Subject-Verb Agreement, Finite And Non-Finite

                  Tenses

                  • Forms of Tenses

                  Adverbs

                  • Types of Adverbs

                  The Interjection

                  • Comprehension and Composition

                    Dialogue Writing

                      Story Writing

                        Paragraph Writing

                          Reading Comprehension

                            Essay Writing

                              Informal Letter Writing

                                Precis Writing

                                  Formal Letter Writing

                                    Email Writing

                                      Notice Writing

                                        Bio-Sketch

                                          Diary Entry

                                            Message Writing

                                              Debate Writing

                                            • Social Studies |  View Syllabus

                                              • History

                                                How, When and Where

                                                  From Trade to Territory: The Company Establishes Power

                                                    Ruling The Countryside

                                                      Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age

                                                        When People Rebel: 1857 and After

                                                          Colonialism and the City: The Story of an Imperial Capital

                                                            Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners

                                                              Civilising the Native, Educating the Nation

                                                                Women, Caste and Reform

                                                                  The Changing World of Visual Arts

                                                                    The Making of the National Movement: 1870s-1947

                                                                    • The Making of the National Movement: 1870s-1947

                                                                    India after Independence

                                                                    • Civics

                                                                      The Indian Constitution

                                                                        Understanding Secularism

                                                                        • Understanding Secularism

                                                                        Why Do We Need A Parliament?

                                                                          Understanding Laws

                                                                            Judiciary

                                                                              Understanding Our Criminal Justice System

                                                                                Understanding Marginalisation

                                                                                  Confronting Marginalisation

                                                                                    Public Facilities

                                                                                      Law and Social Justice

                                                                                      • Geography

                                                                                        Resources

                                                                                          Land, Soil, Water, Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Resources

                                                                                            Mineral and Power Resources

                                                                                              Agriculture

                                                                                                Industries

                                                                                                  Human Resources

                                                                                                • Hindi |  View Syllabus

                                                                                                  • Vyakran

                                                                                                    Nouns

                                                                                                    • Nouns

                                                                                                    Gender

                                                                                                    • Gender

                                                                                                    Number

                                                                                                    • Number

                                                                                                    Case

                                                                                                    • Case

                                                                                                    Pronouns

                                                                                                    • Pronouns

                                                                                                    Adjectives

                                                                                                    • Adjectives

                                                                                                    Verbs

                                                                                                    • Verbs

                                                                                                    Tenses

                                                                                                    • Tenses

                                                                                                    Voice

                                                                                                    • Voice

                                                                                                    Adverbs

                                                                                                    • Adverbs

                                                                                                    Prepositions

                                                                                                    • Prepositions

                                                                                                    Conjunctions

                                                                                                    • Conjunctions

                                                                                                    Interjections

                                                                                                    • Interjections

                                                                                                    Prefix

                                                                                                    • Prefix

                                                                                                    Suffix

                                                                                                    • Suffix

                                                                                                    Joining Letters

                                                                                                    • Joining Letters

                                                                                                    Compound Words

                                                                                                    • Compound Words

                                                                                                    Aids to Vocabulary

                                                                                                    • Aids to Vocabulary

                                                                                                    Syntax

                                                                                                    • Syntax

                                                                                                    Punctuation

                                                                                                    • Punctuation

                                                                                                    Idioms and Proverbs

                                                                                                    • Idioms and Proverbs

                                                                                                    Correction of Incorrect Sentences

                                                                                                    • Correction of Incorrect Sentences