Course Overview

CBSE Class 9 Biology Syllabus

Fundamental unit of life

  • What are living organism made up of
  • Prokaryotic cell and eukaryotic cell
  • Cell wall and cell membrane
  • Nucleus
  • Chromosomes – basic structure, number
  • Cytoplasm
  • Cell organelles
  • Plastids
  • Mitochondria
  • Vacuoles
  • Endoplasmic reticulum
  • Golgi apparatus
  • Lysosomes


  • Are plant and animals made of same kind of tissues
  • Plant Tissue: meristamatic and permanent tissues in plants
  • Epithiliel Tissue, connective tissue, muscular tissue, nervous tissue

Diversity in living organism

  • Basis of classification
  • Classification and evolution
  • The hierarchy of classification- group
  • Major groups of plants (salient features) (Bacteria, Thalophyta, Bryo phyta, Pteridophyta, gymnosperms and Angiosperms)
  • Major groups of animals (salient features) (Non-chordates upto phyla and chordates upto classes).

Why do we fall ill

  • Health and it’s failure
  • Disease and it’s causes
  • Infectious and non- infectious diseases
  • Principle of treatment and prevention

Improvement in food resources

  • Improvement in crop yield: Crop production improvement
  • Crop variety improvement
  • Cropping pattern
  • Crop protection management
  • Animal husbandry: Cattle farming
  • Poultry farming
  • Fish production
  • Bee farming

Natural Resources

  • Air, water, soil
  • Air for respiration, for combustion, for moderating temperatures
  • Movement of air and Rain
  • Air pollution, Water pollution
  • Mineral riches in the soil
  • Water cycle
  • Nitrogen cycle
  • Carbon cycle
  • Greenhouse effect
  • Oxygen cycle
  • Ozone layer

Best Reference Books for CBSE Class 9 Science besides NCERT Textbooks:

  • NCERT Textbook for Class 9 Science: Download PDF
  • NCERT Exemplar for Class 9 Science: Download PDF
  • Science for Class 9: Physics (by Lakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur)
  • Foundation Science Physics for Class – 9: by H.C. Verma (Author) [Refer this books if you are preparing for Olympiad or NTSE]
  • Science for Class 9: Chemistry (by Lakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur)
  • Science for Class 9th Biology (By Lakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur)


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