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As a CBSE Class 6th student, you enter the first phase of secondary education. You will see that its curriculum and portions are higher when compared to primary and elementary school. The class 6 Syllabus is where the fundamentals of secondary school education begin. The CBSE Class 6 syllabus covers some essential concepts from all subjects, including Maths, Science, Social Science, English, and the second language.

CBSE Class 6: Subjects

Here, we have listed the subjects taught to the students in class 6. As per the syllabus prescribed by CBSE, some core subjects and optional languages have been added. Students must go through the syllabus for each of these subjects to clear the exam and get promoted to class 7. Listed below are all the subjects taught in CBSE Class 6:
  • Science
  • Social science
  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Hindi
Apart from them, some additional subjects include Sanskrit, Urdu, Computer etc.
  • Class 6 students in any school across India will now be required to study three languages in school
  • Two of these languages must be native Indian languages, and one can be a foreign language.
  • Students will have to learn ‘coding’ in school.

CBSE Class 6: Syllabus & Study Material for 2024-25

CBSE is responsible for releasing the syllabus for classes 1 to 12. The curriculum serves as a guideline for teachers and students. Let’s see the syllabus for Class 6:
  • Knowing our numbers
  • Whole numbers
  • Playing with numbers
  • Basic geometrical ideas
  • Understanding elementary shapes
  • Integers
  • Fractions
  • Decimals
  • Data handling
  • Mensuration
  • Algebra
  • Ratio and proportion
Science Physics

  • Motion and measurement of distance
  • Light shadows and reflections
  • Electricity and circuits
  • Fun with magnets


  • Sorting materials into groups
  • Separation of substances


  • Components of food
  • Getting to know plants
  • Body movements
  • The living organisms- Characteristics and Habits
Social Science History

  • Introduction: What, Where, How and When?
  • From Hunting- Gathering to Growing Food
  • In the Earliest Cities
  • What Books and Burials Tell Us
  • Kingdoms, Kings and An Early Republic
  • New Questions and Ideas
  • From a Kingdom to an Empire
  • Villages, Towns and Trades
  • New Empires and Kingdoms
  • Building, Paintings and Books


  • The Earth in Solar System
  • Globe: Latitudes and Longitudes
  • Motions of the Earth
  • Maps
  • Major Domains of the Earth
  • Our Country- India

Political Science

  • Understanding Diversity
  • Diversity and Discrimination
  • What is Government
  • Panchayat Raj
  • Rural Administration
  • Urban Administration
  • Rural Livelihoods
  • Urban Livelihoods
English Honeysuckle

  • Who Did Patrick’s Homework?
  • A House, A Home
  • How the Dog Found Himself a New Master
  • The Kite
  • Taro’s Reward
  • The Quarrel
  • An Indian- American Woman in Space: Kalpana Chawla
  • Beauty
  • A Different Kind of School
  • Where Do All the Teachers Go?
  • Who I am
  • The Wonderful Words
  • Fair Play
  • Vocation
  • The Banyan Tree

A Pact With the Sun

  • A Tale of Two BirdsThe Friendly Mongoose
  • The Shepherd’s Treasure
  • Tansen
  • The Monkey and The Crocodile
  • The Wonder Called Sleep
  • A Pact With the Sun

Grammar & Writing 

  • English Grammar
  • Applied Grammar
  • Writing Section
  • Noun
  • Gap filling/ sentences
  • Formal letter
  • Pronoun
  • Dialogues completion
  • Informal letter
  • Verbs
  • Sentence reordering
  • Diary entry
  • Tenses
  • Editing
  • Notice Writing
  • Voice
  • Omission
  • Message Writing
  • Adjectives
  • Sentence Transformation
  • Debate
  • Adverbs
  • Speech
  • Sentence and phrases
  • Article
  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Report
  • Reported speech
  • Story completion
  • Framing questions
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions
  • Punctuations
Hindi पाठ्य पुस्तक (वसंत) 

  • वह चिड़िया जो
  • बचपन
  • नादान दोस्त
  • चाँद से थोड़ी सी गप्पे
  • साथी हाथ बढ़ाना
  • ऐसे – ऐसे
  • टिकट अलबम
  • झांसी की रानी
  • जो देख के भी नहीं देखते
  • संसार पुस्तक है
  • मैं सबसे छोटी होऊं
  • लोकगीत
  • नौकर
  • वन के मार्ग में

पाठ्य पुस्तक (दूर्वा) 

  • कलम
  • किताब
  • घर
  • पतंग
  • भालू
  • झरना
  • धनुष
  • रुमाल
  • कक्षा
  • गुब्बारा
  • पर्वत
  • हमारा घर
  • कपडे की दुकान
  • फूल
  • बातचीत
  • शिलांग से फ़ोन
  • तितली
  • ईश्वरचंद विद्यासागर
  • प्रदर्शनी
  • चिट्ठी
  • अंगुलिमाल
  • यात्रा की तैयारी
  • हाथी
  • डॉक्टर
  • जयपुर से पत्र
  • बड़े चलो
  • व्यर्थ की शंका
  • गधा और सियार


  • भाषा और व्याकरण
  • वर्ण विचार
  • शब्द विचार
  • प्रत्यय
  • उपसर्ग
  • संज्ञा
  • सर्वनाम
  • विशेषण
  • क्रिया
  • काल
  • लिंग
  • वचन
  • कारक
  • क्रिया विशेषण अव्यय
  • संबोधक अव्यय
  • समुच्चयबोधक अव्यय
  • विषमबोधक अव्यय
  • वाक्य-अशुद्धियाँ व उनका शोधन
  • विराम चिन्ह
  • मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियाँ

CBSE Class 6 Study Plan to Maximise Score in 2024-25 Exams

Students can refer to the below-given tips to get good marks in CBSE Class 6 Exam 2025:
  • Try to cover and practice all the concepts covered in CBSE Class 6 textbooks. For example, there may be calculation-based problems in specific chapters of mathematics. So you should practice these as much as possible and solve them on paper.
  • If you face any difficulty while studying the CBSE Class 6 syllabus at ALLEN Overseas. Reach out to your teachers/mentors; we are here to help you.
  • Ask your teachers or superiors to answer your questions to avoid confusion. They can answer all your questions.
  • Try to study every day so you can finish all the topics before the exam, and gradually, you will get time to revise every topic.

List of Future Exams after Class 6

In this competitive world, exams are a way to bring out the students’ knowledge, interests, and potential. There is a school-level exam to promote you to the next class. Based on Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE), students are promoted from class 6 to class 7.
Apart from this school-level examination, many competitive examinations are conducted yearly at national and international levels. These exams boost their confidence and interest in the subjects of the students.
Some of the competitive exams in which class 6 students can appear are:
  • International Science Olympiad (ISO)
  • International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO)
  • English International Olympiad (EIO)
  • General Knowledge International Olympiad (GKIO)
  • International Computer Olympiad (ICO)
  • International Drawing Olympiad (IDO)
  • National Essay Olympiad (NESO)
  • National Social Studies Olympiad (NSSO)

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