Maharashtra Board HSC Health and Physical Education Syllabus and Marking Scheme

The syllabus of Maharashtra Board HSC Health and Physical Education is available here for Class 11th and Class 12th. The Health and Physical Education subject is one of the compulsory subjects for Class 11th and Class 12th students of Maharashtra Board irrespective of the stream. The syllabus of Maharashtra Board HSC Health and Physical Education subject has been given weightage of 80:20 i.e. 80 marks are for Physical/Practical Test and 20 marks are for Theory Paper. Check here complete syllabus of Maharashtra board HSC Health and Physical Education Subject for Theory Paper including detailed chapter-wise topics.

  • Maharashtra Board HSC Syllabus Health and Physical Education is divided in to two parts –

Part A: Practical syllabus carrying 80% weightage

Part B: Theory paper syllabus carrying 20% weightage

  • However, the marks for theory paper and practical paper is equal i.e. each part carries 25 marks.
  • The syllabus of both practical and theory paper of Maharashtra HSC Health and Physical Education comprises –

Maharashtra Board HSC Syllabus for Health and Physical Education Subject –

Part A: Practicals for both Class 11th and Class 12th

Sub units

Detailed Topics

Health Related Physical Fitness and Motor Fitness

Health Related Physical Fitness:

Cardio Vascular Fitness –

  • Target heart rate,
  • Warming up and Cooling down
  • Exercises – stretches, upper body development, lower body development, mid section development
  • Activities – Routine: exercises to music, continuous body movement activity (compulsory – Aerobics, Rope Jumping and Minimum one of – Jogging, Walking, Interval Training, Circuit Training, Astronaut Drills, Staircase Running, Running on the spot)  

Muscular Strength – Compulsory

  • Dandas
  • Pushups, Pullups (Boys)
  • Modified Pushups (girls)
  • Squats and Wide Squats
  • Rope Climbing
  • Flexed Armed Hanging
  • Sitting Ball Throw (Basket Ball)
  • Lunges

Muscular Endurance – Compulsory

  • Sit ups – Bent Knee, Curl ups, Reverse Curls, Oblique
  • Pullups – Assisted
  • Knee Sit Wall

Flexibility – Compulsory

  • Surya Namaskar
  • Stretching Exercises

Body Composition – Compulsory

  • Compulsory – Waist to Hip ratio, Body Mass Index
  • Desirable – Measurement of Body Fat with skinfold calliper, Counselling with respect to Nutrition exercises  

Motor Fitness:

  • Speed – 100 m running, sprints, games, Frisbee games,
  • Agility – (4x10) Shuttle run, games, frisvee games
  • Power – pylometrics games, Frisbee games
  • Co-ordination – Skipping, Wall Volley, Ball drills, Frisbee games 
  • Balance
  • Obstacle course – Compulsory Stretching, Vaulting, Agility Run, Climbing, Hanging, Chinning, Crawling, Balancing

Athletic, Games, and Sports

1. Athletics:

  • 100m, 200m, 400m running
  • 4x100 relay race
  • Long jump, high jump, triple jumps
  • Javelin, shot put, discus throws

Specialisation in any one of the following –

  1. Aerobics
  2. Adventure Activities
  3. Archery
  4. Base Ball
  5. Badminton
  6. Boxing
  7. Basket Ball
  8. Cross Country
  9. Cricket
  10. Cycling
  11. Football
  12. Gymnastics
  13. Hockey
  14. Handball
  15. Judo
  16. Kho-Kho
  17. Kabaddi
  18. Karate
  19. Tennis
  20. Roller Skating
  21. Soft ball
  22. Swimming
  23. Throw ball
  24. Table Tennis
  25. Volleyball
  26. Water polo
  27. Wt. Lifting
  28. Wrestling
  29. Athelatics
  30. Yoga

2. Games

Specialization in any one of the following –

  1. Warming up – (a) general (b) Specific
  2. Training for specific motor abilities: (a) Free hand exercise (b) Strength training (Isometric, Isotonic, other strength training methods) (c) Endurance training (Continuous, fartlek, Interval etc.) (d) Speed training (e) Flexibility training
  3. Technical/skill training: (a) Refinement of skills with the help of exercises/drills (b) Lead up activities (c) Coaching of skills in game situation Tactics and Strategies (a) Individual tactics (Attack, Defence) (b) Team tactics (Attack, Defence)
  4. Specific tests for the activity


1. Yoga (Specialization)

(a) Asanas –Any two. Final position – 01 min

(b) Pranayama – any two

(c) Kriyas – any two

(d) Knowledge of the effects of Asanas

(e) Chanting of Omkar, Mantras

(f) Relaxation and Concentration

2. Yogic Exercises – (Compulsory)

For Class 11th

  • Uttam mandukasana
  • Viparitkarni
  • Shalbhasana
  • Parvatasana with Padmasana
  • Kukkutasana
  • Simhasana
  • Shavasana

For Class 12th

  • Trikonasana
  • Bakasana
  • Uttanmandukasana
  • Parvatasana with padmasana
  • Mayurasana
  • Viparitkarni
  • Shavasan

3. Kriyas:

Kapalbhati: Practice of following types of - Pranayams


  • Anulom - Vilom
  • Suryabhedi
  • Nauli
  • Ujjai
  • Tratak
  • Sitkari
  • Shitali -Pranayam
  • Bhramri
  • Bhramari –Pranayam

Weightage for practical:


Class 11th

Class 12th

Physical Fitness



Athletics, Sports and Games



Yogic Exercises




Maharashtra Board HSC Syllabus for Health and Physical Education Subject –

Part B: Theory Paper –

Maharashtra Board HSC Health and Physical Education Theory Syllabus for Class 11th

Chapter 1: Principles of physical fitness

Chapter 2: Obesity & Management of Obesity

Chapter 3: Effects of exercise on human body

Chapter 4: Prevention and first-aid for common sports injuries-sprain and strain

Chapter 5: Personality Development through sports

Chapter 6: Sports personalities

Chapter 7: Careers in Sports and physical education

Chapter 8: Nutrition of players

Chapter 9: India in Olympic

Maharashtra Board HSC Health and Physical Education Theory Syllabus for Class 12th

Types of activities for fitness

Chapter 1: Means of fitness development- a) Aerobic activities – jogging, cycling, calisthenics, rhythmic exercises b) Participation in games and sports c) Circuit training

Chapter 2: Obesity management

Chapter 3: Bone injuries, joint injuries

Chapter 4: Aesthetics in sports

Chapter 5: Sports and culture

Chapter 6: Sports for international understanding

Chapter 7: Doping

Chapter 8: Nutrition

Chapter 9: Personal course in fitness (Lab Method) level 4- Calculation of fitness index players of the same game playing on different levels (District, State, National, International)


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