CBSE Class 3 Mathematics Syllabus Set A

CBSE Class 3 Mathematics Syllabus Set A available in Pdf for free download. The latest syllabus for Class 3 Mathematics have been issued by CBSE based on which Grade 3 students will have to prepare for examinations by CBSE, NCERT and KVS in Standard 3. The latest CBSE syllabus has been used to design NCERT book for Class 3 Mathematics based on which exams for Grade 3 Mathematics will be conducted. Refer to MCQ Questions for Class 3 Mathematics with answers and also download more latest study material for all subjects

Mathematics Set A Class 3 CBSE Syllabus

Class 3 Mathematics students should refer to the following curriculum for NCERT Class 3 Mathematics Set A. These CBSE NCERT KVS Syllabus for Grade 3 Mathematics will be very useful for preparing for upcoming exams and help you to score good marks

Mathematics Set A CBSE Syllabus Class 3

Geometry                         (16 hrs.) SHAPES & SPATIAL UNDERSTANDING

•  Creates shapes through paper folding, paper cutting.

•  Identifies 2-D shapes

•  Describes the various 2-D shapes by counting their sides, corners and diagonals.

•  Makes shapes on the dot-grid using straight lines and curves.

•  Creates shapes using tangram pieces.

•  Matches the properties of two

2-D shapes by observing their sides and corners (vertices).

•  Tiles a given region using a tile of a given shape.

•  Distinguishes between shapes that tile and that do not tile.

•  Intuitive idea of a map. Reads simple maps (not necessarily scaled)

•  Draws some 3D-objects.

Numbers                         (42 hrs.) NUMBER SEQUENCE UPTO 1000

•  Reads and writes 3-digit numbers.

•  Expands a number w.r.t. place values.

•  Counts in different ways - starting from any number.

•  Compares numbers.

•  For ms  g r eatest  and  smallest numbers using given digits



•  Adds and subtracts numbers by writing them vertically in the following two cases:

–    without regrouping.

–    with regrouping.

•  Uses the place value in standard algorithm of addition and subtraction.

•  Solves addition and subtraction problems in different situations presented through pictures and stories.

•  Frames problems for addition and subtraction facts.

•  Estimates the sum of, and difference between, two given numbers.


Explains   the   meaning   of multiplication (as repeated addition).

•  Identifies the sign of multiplication.

•  Constructs the multiplication tables of 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10

•  Uses multiplication facts in situations.

•  Multiplies two digit numbers using standard algorithm and Lattice multiplication algorithm.


•  Explains the meaning of division from context of equal grouping and sharing.

•  Relates division with multiplication.

•  Completes division facts:

–    by grouping

–    by using multiplication tables.


•  Adds and subtracts single digit numbers and two digit numbers mentally.

•  Doubles two digit numbers mentally (result not exceeding two digits).


Money                               (5 hrs.)

•  Converts Rupee. to Paise using play money.

•  Adds and subtracts amounts using column addition, and subtraction without regrouping.

•  Makes rate charts and bills.


Measurement                   (21 hrs.) LENGTH

•  Appreciates the need for a standard unit.

•  Measures length using appropriate standard units of length by choosing between centimetres. and metres.

•  Estimates the length of given object in standard units and verifies by measuring.

•  Uses a ruler

•  Relates centimetre. and metre.


•  Weighs objects using non standard


•  Appreciates the conservation of weight.


• Measures and compares the capacity of different containers in terms of non-standard units.

•  Appreciates the conservation of volume.


•  Reads a calendar to find a particular day and date.

•  Reads the time correct to the hour.

• Sequences       the       events chronologically.

Data Handling                  (6 hrs.)

•  Records data using tally marks.

•  Collects data and represents in ter ms of  pictog raph choosing appropriate scale and unit for display through pictographs.

•  Draws conclusions from the data by discussing with the teacher.

Patterns                             (6 hrs.)

• Identifies simple symmetrical shapes and patterns.

•  Makes patterns and designs from straight lines and other geometrical shapes.

•  Identifies patterns in the numerals for odd and even numbers and in adding odd and even numbers.

•  Partitions a number in different ways.

• Identifies  patterns  in  his surroundings

•  Identifies patterns in multiplication with, and dividing by 10s.



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