NCERT Books for Class 1 to 12
The National Council of Educational Research and Training is the full form of NCERT which is an autonomous organization. It aims to provide the best quality study materials to the students of the CBSE board. NCERT is also responsible for setting the academic curriculum for Class 1 to Class 12 students. This curriculum is used by the students of CBSE board English and Hindi medium students.
Speaking of study materials provided by NCERT, those books are really the best quality textbooks available in the market now. These NCERT textbooks are undoubtedly the go-to book for all the students. Be it for the CBSE board examination or class examination or any entrance examination (NEET, UPSC, JEE etc), these books are proved to be the best books for exam preparation. Apart from CBSE, other state boards have now started recommending these books for their respective students too such as the Maharashtra board, Madhya Pradesh board etc.
However, NCERT also publishes quality textbooks, study material, educational kits, mock papers, etc apart from the textbooks. So, the students of elementary, secondary, and senior secondary school education levels can ace the exams very easily because their fundamentals become very strong in each subject (English, Social Science, Hindi, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology) with the help of these textbooks.
The textbooks are listed class-wise and students can download without any hassle by clicking on the resective NCERT textbooks links provided below.
FAQs on NCERT Books - Download PDF for Class 1 to12
1. What is the difference between NCERT and CBSE Books?
CBSE or Central Board of Secondary Education is the board of education while the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is the authority who is responsible for publishing the textbooks. Therefore, in a nutshell, NCERT publishes the textbooks which are used in the CBSE board schools for the students.
2. Are these books enough for entrance level examinations?
The books by NCERT act as good references for exam preparation but not sufficient. These books will definitely help you in understanding the core concepts of various subjects but these will not help in advance problems. Hence, students shall refer to reference books to understand the higher difficulty level’s problems. However, textbooks must not be avoided as these help to ace in the MCQ section as nearly 60-70 percent MCQ type questions come directly from these textbooks. Apart from the books, sample papers and previous years question papers are absolutely helpful for entrance level examinations like JEE Main, Olympiad, NEET etc.
3. Where can I get the correct and reliable solutions for the NCERT books?
You can get the reliable solutions to the NCERT books for Classes 1-12 at Vedantu’s website(vedantu) and mobile app at free of cost. Keep scrolling the page, you will find the easily downloadable free PDFs of all the subjects for the Classes 1-12.
4. Why should these books be taken seriously?
NCERT books are extremely important and beneficial for the students at the same time because they are the source of many question papers for various exams. If you take a closer look at the previous years’ papers of the board exam or any entrance exams, you will definitely understand the frequency of the usage of these CBSE textbooks there. Thus these books shall be taken seriously as they help to understand various topics with in-depth knowledge and solve the exercise questions or sample papers effortlessly. It also helps to prepare for many entrance exams such as NEET, JEE Main etc.
5. How to read these books more effectively?
Below are the ways one can follow to read these books more effectively.
To get a good understanding of each topic, students must read the textbooks thoroughly and jot down the important points for quick reference.
Students must solve all the questions from the textbook exercises so that it becomes easy to understand all the complex concepts and formulas from an individual subject.
Practicing previous year questions papers and sample papers benefits the students to increase their speed of solving problems with a high accuracy rate. Hence they will become more efficient before the exam.
Good practice of drawing diagrams or flowcharts for a better understanding of the topics help to achieve a good score in the exam as well.