CBSE Class 5 Mathematics Syllabus A

CBSE Class 5 Mathematics Syllabus A available in Pdf for free download. The latest syllabus for Class 5 Mathematics have been issued by CBSE based on which Grade 5 students will have to prepare for examinations by CBSE, NCERT and KVS in Standard 5. The latest CBSE syllabus has been used to design NCERT book for Class 5 Mathematics based on which exams for Grade 5 Mathematics will be conducted. Refer to MCQ Questions for Class 5 Mathematics with answers and also download more latest study material for all subjects

Mathematics A Class 5 CBSE Syllabus

Class 5 Mathematics students should refer to the following curriculum for NCERT Class 5 Mathematics A. These CBSE NCERT KVS Syllabus for Grade 5 Mathematics will be very useful for preparing for upcoming exams and help you to score good marks

Mathematics A CBSE Syllabus Class 5

Geometry                       (16 hrs.) SHAPES & SPATIAL UNDERSTANDING

•  Gets the feel of perspective while drawing a 3-D object in 2-D.

•  Gets the feel of an angle through observation and paper folding.

•  Identifies right angles in the environment.

•  Classifies angles into right, acute and obtuse angles.

•  Represents right angle, acute angle and obtuse angle by drawing and tracing.

•  Explores intuitively rotations and reflections of familiar 2-D shapes.

•  Explores intuitively symmetry in familiar 3-D shapes.

• Makes the shapes of cubes, cylinders and cones using nets especially designed for this purpose.


Numbers                       (40 hrs.) NUMBERS AND OPERATIONS

•  Finds place value in numbers beyond 1000.

•  Appreciates the role of place value

in  addition,  subtraction and multiplication algorithms.

•  Uses  infor mal  and  standard division algorithms.

•  Explains the meaning of factors and multiples.


• Estimates sums, differences, products and quotients and verifies using approximation.


•  Finds the fractional part of a collection.

•  Compares fractions.

•  Identifies equivalent fractions.

•  Uses decimal fractions in the context of units of length and money

•  Expresses a given fraction in decimal notation and vice versa.

Money                              (5 hrs.)

•  Applies the four operations in solving problems involving money.


Measurement                 (26 hrs.) LENGTH

•  Determines area and perimeter of simple geometrical figures.

•  Applies the four operations in solving problems involving length, weight and volume.

•  Relates commonly used larger and smaller units of length, weight and volume and converts one to the other.

• Applies simple fractions to quantities.

•  Converts fractional larger unit into complete smaller units.

•  Appreciates volume of a solid body: intuitively and also by informal measurement.

•  Uses addition and subtraction in finding time intervals in simple cases.


Data Handling                 (6 hrs.)

• Collects      two-dimensional quantitative data. represents the data in the form of a table.

• Draws a bar graph or a pictograph to present a data.


Patterns                            (6 hrs.)

•  Identifies patterns in square numbers, triangular numbers.

• Relates sequences of odd numbers between consecutive square numbers.

•  Makes border strip and tiling patterns.



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