The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a national level board of education in India, controlled and managed by Union Government of India. Class VIII is an integrated course. CBSE has given guidelines that NCERT syllabus be used for Class VIII across all Schools in India. The curriculum provided by CBSE is based on National Curriculum Framework-2005 and seeks to provide opportunities for students to achieve excellence in learning.
Science - Class VIII module covers Science comprehensively with innumerable of MCQs, Concepts & Video Classes. The Module covers the entire gamut of Learning and provides ample opportunity to practice with unlimited Mock Tests and Model Papers.
The module is expected to prepare the students academically and make them more competitive
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The Secondary School Curriculum acknowledges the fact that subjects like language, Mathematics, Science and social science help the cognitive development of the child and, therefore, require a greater academic emphasis. Further, CBSE also envisions the all-round development of students in consonance with the holistic approach to education and therefore, emphasizes integration of co-curricular domains with curricular activities in an equitable manner.
In operational sense, the secondary curriculum is learner focused and we at Academy of Learning stress on building independent thinking and preparatory skills needed to succeed the challenge.
The revised and restructured CBSE syllabus for Class VIII Science covers selected topics in the broad themes of
The board has followed an integrated approach to science at this level of Class VIII , with no sharp divisions into disciplines such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Environmental Science.
|Chapter No.||Chapter Name|
|Chapter 1||Crop Production and Management|
|Chapter 2||Microorganisms: Friend and Foe|
|Chapter 3||Synthetic Fibres and Plastics|
|Chapter 4||Materials: Metals and Non-Metals|
|Chapter 5||Coal and Petroleum|
|Chapter 6||Combustion and Flame|
|Chapter 7||Conservation of Plants and Animals|
|Chapter 8||Cell Structure and Functions|
|Chapter 9||Reproduction in Animals|
|Chapter 10||Reaching the Age of Adolescence|
|Chapter 11||Force and Pressure|
|Chapter 14||Chemical Effects of Electric Current|
|Chapter 15||Some Natural Phenomena|
|Chapter 17||Stars and The Solar System|
|Chapter 18||Pollution of Air and Water|
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The Class VIII Science module is envisaged to prepare students for the future. After Class VIII, the students are catapulted to new ways of learning and into the competitive world.
The students need a solid foundation during Class VIII to be able to compete in both Medical ( NEET UG ) and Engineering Entrance Tests ( JEE ).
The NEET UG Examination attracts a large number of applicants every year. It is highly competitive in nature and is one of the toughest Examinations providing opportunity to aspiring students like you to study Medicine or Dental as your career. The standard of questions are high and you can only answer correctly if you have a deep understanding of the subject and use your analytical skills to understand the question. If you are consistent in your approach and follow a disciplined regimen of studies and practice, you can excel and get admissions to some of the best Medical or Dental colleges of your choice in India.
This needs a stead preparation from students and they have to start it during their Class VIII stage
We are with you at every stage for any expert guidance that you may need and we at Academy of Learning, through our flagship platform ePractiz, strive to provide you a robust platform for consistently practicing what you are learning.
Review and revise the Syllabus - It is very important to cover each and every subject. Consistent Practice with mock tests is very critical to scoring high in the examination. It reinforces your knowledge, provides with insights into your strong and weak areas and builds confidence. NCERT books are a treasure trove of knowledge - They provide both fundamental subject knowledge and in-depth subject knowledge required for the examination. Successful Candidates and Subject Matter Experts suggest reading and revising NCERT books.
It is important that you start your preparations well in advance. Many of the successful candidates have mentioned that they started their preparations at least a year before the planned examination date. There are some important points that we want to stress here:
Practice is very critical. You should try to practice as many questions as possible in each of the topics within a subject. This is where ePractiz supports you to be ready for the challenges of the examination.
You should keep repeating the cycle of Study, Practice and Review
The NCERT book on Science - Class VIII covers Science comprehensively. We recommend you to study the prescribed text books first.
ePractiz has a large repertoire of questions related to the syllabus given and should prepare you well for this examination. Fundamental knowledge of each subject is very critical and those who enroll for this are advised to first prepare well in each of the subjects and then consolidate their knowledge by enrolling into ePractiz to further brighten their chance of scoring high rank in the examination.
We have tried to provided you some popular books for your reference which may give you that extra bit of knowledge and exposure needed to be competitive and successful. We want to stress here again that NCERT books are a treasure trove of knowledge - They provide both fundamental subject knowledge and in depth subject knowledge required for the examination. Successful Candidates and Subject Matter Experts suggest reading and revising NCERT books.
Please refer to the official website of the board to make sure you do not miss out on any information or requirements provided