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CBSE- Grade 8 Chemistry Syllabus

CBSE chemistry syllabus that covers all the required topics and units in an organized manner. Students from different boards can also visit this syllabus for reference. CBSE board conducts studies and research before modifying and prescribing syllabus for any class and subsequently implements changes time to time. Now download Chemistry syllabus for class 8 and know which are the chapters and units included and eliminated from the previous syllabus.

The list of units in class 8 Chemistry is mentioned below.


  1. Synthetic Fibres And Plastics
  2. Materials: Metals And Non-Metals
  3. Coal And Petroleum
  4. Combustion And Flame
  5. Pollution Of Air And Water

1.A. What are Synthetic Fibres?
1.B. Types of Synthetic Fibres
1.C. Characterics of Synthetic Fibres
1.D. Plastics
1.E. Plastics as Materials of Choice
1.F. Plastics and the Environment

2.A. Physical Properties of Metals and Non-metals
2.B. Chemical Properties of Metals and Non-metals
2.C. Uses of Metals and Non-metals
3.A. Coal
3.B. Petroleum
3.C. Natural Gas
3.D. Some Natural Resources are Limited
4.A. What is Combustion?
4.B. How Do We Control Fire?
4.C. Types of Combustion
4.D. Flame
4.E. Structure of a Flame
4.F. What is a Fuel?
4.G. Fuel Efficiency
5.A. Air Pollution
5.B. How does Air Get Polluted?
5.C. Case Study- The Taj mahal
5.D. Greenhouse Effect
5.E. What can be Done?
5.F. Water Pollution
5.G. How does Water Get Polluted?
5.H. What is Potable Water and How is Water Purified?
5.I. What Can be Done?