CBSE Syllabus for Class 5

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a national level educational board in India. CBSE is controlled and managed by Union Government of India. All the CBSE affiliated schools follow NCERT curriculum. It is one the most preferred educational boards in India with approximately 19, 527 schools affiliated to it.

CBSE syllabus is strictly based on NCERT guidelines. The syllabus is a list of topics to be covered in a particular grade during an academic year. All the national level entrance examinations are based on CBSE syllabus.

Fliplearn provides detailed subject-wise syllabus for CBSE Class 1 to Class 12. You must have a thorough understanding of this syllabus before you begin your preparation.

Have a look at the CBSE syllabus for class 5 below:

GeometryShapes and Spatial UnderstandingGetting the feel of an angle through observation and paper folding,

Identifying right angles in the


Classifying and representing right, acute and obtuse angles,

Exploring intuitively rotations and reflections of familiar 2-D shapes,

Exploring intuitively symmetry in

familiar 3-D shapes,

Making the shapes of cubes,

cylinders and cones

NumbersNumbers and OperationsFinding place value in numbers

beyond 1000,

Appreciating the role of place value in addition, subtraction and multiplication algorithms,

Using informal and standard

division algorithms,

Explaining the meaning of factors and multiples

Mental ArithmeticEstimating sums, differences,

products and quotients

Fractional NumbersFinding fractional part of a

Collection and comparing fractions,

Identifying equivalent fractions,

Estimating the degree of closeness of a fraction to known fractions (, , ,

Using decimal fractions in the

context of units of length and


Expressing a given fraction in

decimal notation and vice versa

MoneyApplying the four operations in

solving problems involving


MeasurementLengthDetermining area and perimeter of simple geometrical figures,

Applying the four operations in

solving problems involving length, weight and volume,

Relating commonly used larger and smaller units of length, weight and volume and converting one to the other,

Applying simple fractions to


Appreciating volume of a solid

body: intuitively and also by

informal measurement,

Using addition and subtraction in

finding time intervals in simple


Data HandlingCollecting two-dimensional

quantitative data,

Representing the data in the form of a table,

Drawing a bar graph or a

pictograph to present a data

PatternsIdentifying patterns in square

numbers, triangular numbers,

Relating sequences of odd

numbers between consecutive

square numbers,

Making border strip and tiling


The syllabus of English at Level II (class 3-5) revolves around the following parameters:

  1. Enriching learner’s vocabulary
  2. Using appropriate spoken and written language in meaningful contexts/situations
  3. Enabling learners to relate words with appropriate actions
  4. Familiarizing learners with the basic process of writing
  5. Taking dictation of simple sentences

Following chapters or topics are taught to class 5 students as a part of English syllabus:

  1. Ice Cream Man
  2. Teamwork
  3. My Shadow
  4. Crying
  5. The Lazy Frog
  6. Class Discussion
  7. Topsy-turvy Land
  8. Nobody’s Friend
  9. Sing a Song of People
  10. Malu Bhalu

The syllabus of Environmental Studies in Class 5 revolves around the following parameters:

  1. Family and Friends
  2. Food
  3. Shelter
  4. Water
  5. Travel
  6. Things We Make and Do

Following chapters or topics are taught to class 5 students as a part of Environmental Studies syllabus:

  1. Super Senses
  2. A Snake Charmer’s Story
  3. From Tasting to Digesting
  4. Mangoes Round the Year
  5. Seeds and Seeds
  6. Every Drop Counts
  7. Experiments with Water
  8. A Treat for Mosquitoes
  9. Up You Go!
  10. Walls Tell Stories
  11. Sunita in Space
  12. What if it Finishes?
  13. A Shelter So High!
  14. When the Earth Shook!
  15. Blow Hot, Blow Cold
  16. Who Will Do This Work?
  17. Across the Wall
  18. No Place for us?
  19. A Seed Tells a Farmer’s Story
  20. Whose Forests?
  21. Like Father, Like Daughter
  22. On the Move Again
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