CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Practical Syllabus 2021-2022 Exam


CBSE Class 12 Chemistry practical syllabus is important if you want to score 30/30 marks in the practical examination. The syllabus includes the updated list of experiments that you need to prepare for the final exam along with the evaluation scheme. The evaluation scheme of practicals will help you understand how you will be assigned marks in the Chemistry practical. Many students do not pay much attention to Chemistry practicals and focus only on the theory paper. But, trust us, if you pay attention, you can get full marks in practical exams which will affect your overall marks in the Chemistry exam. Therefore, take note of the syllabus carefully and start preparing chemistry practicals from the beginning of the session. 


Class 12 Chemistry syllabus for the practical examination is available at the AskIITians website. You can download the syllabus in just one click and refer to it anytime you want. Our team always stays up to date with the latest changes in Class 12 Chemistry practical syllabus by CBSE and will be updating the same on our website immediately. So make sure to keep checking our website for the latest updates on the Class 12 Chemistry practical examination syllabus and marking scheme. Along with this, you can get the latest study resources to prepare for the Class 12 Chemistry viva and project. Seek help from our talented faculty of CBSE teachers and IITians to create projects in Chemistry and complete your practical records. 


Topic-wise Class 12 Chemistry Practical Syllabus 2021-2022 


According to the practical syllabus by CBSE for Class 12 Chemistry, you are given a list of experiments that you need to perform. These experiments are based on different Chemistry concepts that you will study in Class 12. These concepts include surface chemistry, chemical kinetics, thermochemistry, chromatography, electrochemistry, functional groups in organic compounds, cations, anions and so on. You also have to prepare an investigatory project, suggestions of which are provided in the CBSE syllabus. If you want to choose a topic of your own for the project, you can consult with your teacher and seek their approval. Here are a few examples of experiments included in your syllabus for Class 12 Chemistry practicals. 


  • Preparing a lyophilic sol and a lyophobic sol
  • Study how emulsifying agents work 
  • Study the reaction rates of iodine ion with hydrogen peroxide 
  • Determining the enthalpy of neutralization of strong acid (HCI) and strong base (NaOH)
  • Preparation of compounds like Acetanilide and p-Nitroacetanilide
  • Determining one anion and one cation in given salts 
  • Determining the molarity of KMnO4 solution when it is treated against Oxalic acid


CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Practical Examination Marking Scheme 


The evaluation scheme or the marking scheme of the CBSE Class 12 Chemistry practical examination is necessary to help you prepare for the exam. We have included all the information on CBSE Class 12 Chemistry practical examination evaluation scheme in the table below. You must take note that the evaluation is divided into various categories including volumetric analysis, salt analysis, content-based experiment, project work, class record and viva. Take note that you need to create a project as it comprises 4 marks out of 30 marks of the practical examination. 


CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Practical Examination Marking Scheme

Duration of practical examination

2 Hours

Maximum Marks

30 Marks

Volumetric Analysis 


Salt Analysis 


Content Based Experiment 


Project Work 


Class Record and Viva 



Total 30 marks


CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Practical Syllabus FAQs


#1 How do I study for the Class 12 Chemistry Practical Exam? 


Step 1: Understand the practical syllabus for Class 12 Chemistry and take note of the list of experiments to be done 

Step 2: Understand the purpose behind every experiment so that you can memorise it 

Step 3: Read the procedures of the experiments and practice how to conduct the experiments

Step 4: Make sure to include any diagrams in the answer sheet to explain the experiment in a better way

Step 5: Prepare well for viva by understanding all the concepts thoroughly 

Step 6: Make sure you have created your practical file and is signed by your teacher 


#2 Can I get full marks in CBSE Class 12 Chemistry practical examination? 


Yes, you can get 30/30 marks in the Class 12 Chemistry practical examination. But you need to prepare well for the exam. This means be thorough with all the experiments and understand the evaluation scheme. Prepare well for viva and answer all questions confidently. Make sure to present your experiment properly. 


#3 Is the CBSE Class 12 Chemistry practical examination easy? 


If you have prepared well for the practical examination, it will be easy for you. But, if you have not prepared well, you might not be able to complete your experiment on time or unable to answer viva questions. So, prepare well for the exam and it will be easy for you to score full marks in it. 


#4 How can I prepare for Class 12 Chemistry viva? 


  • First of all, understand the purpose of every experiment carefully and read all the concepts included in the list of experiments.
  • You must also read the NCERT chapters thoroughly as sometimes the examiner might ask anything from the NCERT topics.
  • Answer every question confidently. Even if you do not know the exact answer, at least say something about the topic, but make sure it is correct. 
  • Do not make stories or give wrong explanations. If you have no clue simply say that you have not studied this topic. Being overconfident can make you lose marks in the exam. 


#5 How can askIITians help me prepare for the CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Practical exam? 


Our team has created a detailed syllabus for Class 12 Chemistry practicals including the syllabus and a complete list of experiments. We also provide detailed notes and study materials for Class 12 Chemistry that will give you a thorough understanding of the concepts. You may also opt for our Class 12 CBSE online coaching and learn through video-based lectures and live classes. 



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