HSSC Syllabuses

Higher Secondary School Certificate

Syllabus List

In order to equip our candidates with the most up-to-date knowledge and learning experience synchronized with the rapidly changing and competitive world, AKU-EB’s team of reviewers and subject specialists revises its SSC and HSSC syllabuses every three years. AKU-EB actively listens to its Affiliated Schools throughout this time period and includes their feedback in the revisions. Browse through the HSSC syllabuses reviewed and revised in June 2012.


Languages Offered

Pre-Medical Group​​
Physics English
Chemistry English
Biology English
Pre-Engineering Group
​Physics English​
Chemistry English
Mathematics English
Science General Group
​Physics English
Mathematics English
Statistics English
​Economics English Urdu
Computer Science English
Commerce Group
Principles of Accounting- I & II​ English
Principles of Economics- I English
​Principles of Commerce- I
Business Mathematics- I English
​Commercial Geography- II English
Computer Studies- II English
Banking- II English
​Business Statistics- II English
Humanities Group
Civics​ English
Computer Science English
Economics English Urdu
​Education English Urdu
Geography English
​Islamic Studies English Urdu
​Islamic History English Urdu
​Literature in English English
​Mathematics English
​Psychology English
​Statistics English
Sociology English
Urdu Literature
Compulsory Subjects
English Compulsory English
Urdu Compulsory
​Pakistan Studies English Urdu​
Pakistan Culture* English
Islamiyat English Urdu
​Ethics** English


*Foreign students may opt for “Pakistan Culture” in lieu of “Urdu Compulsory” subject to the Board’s approval

**For Non-Muslim candidates only in lieu of “Islamiyat”​​​​​​​