Online Math CBSE and Olympiad Classes Syllabus for Grade 8

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Grade 8 CBSE Mathematics syllabus identifies age-appropriate content. During the learning of Mathematics from grade 6 to grade 8, a child:

  • Moves from number sense to number patterns;
  • Sees relationships between numbers and looks for patterns in relationships;
  • Gains proficiency in using the newer language of Mathematics like variables, expressions, equations, identities, etc.
  • Uses arithmetic and algebra to solve real-life problems and pose meaning problems;
  • Discovers symmetries and acquire a sense of aesthetics by looking around regular shapes like triangles, circles, quadrilaterals, etc;
  • Comprehends the idea of space as reason enclosed within boundaries of a shape;
  • Relates numbers with shapes in terms of perimeter, area and volume and uses them to solve everyday life problems;
  • Learns to provide reasoning and convincing arguments to justify her/his own conclusions particularly in Mathematics; and
  • Collects, represents (graphically and in tables) and interprets data/information from her/his life experiences

The content of grade 8 CBSE Maths is consistent with the development of the student which includes:

  • Number System
  • Algebra
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Geometry
  • Representing 3-D in 2-D
  • Quadrilaterals
  • Mensuration
  • Data Handling

Check the detailed syllabus below. For Olympiads preparation, you can check the syllabus here!

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Number System

  • Rational Numbers
    • Properties of rational numbers
    • Pperations on rational numbers
    • Represent rational numbers on the number line
    • Between any two rational numbers, there lies another rational number
    • Word problems using rational numbers
  • Powers
    • Laws of exponents with integral powers
    • Square and square roots using factor method and division method for numbers containing
      • no more than total 4 digits and
      • no more than 2 decimal places
    • Cubes and cube roots (only factor method for numbers containing at most 3 digits)
  • Playing with numbers
    • Writes and understands a two and three digit number in generalised form (100a + 10b + c, where a, b, c can be only digit 0-9) and engages with various puzzles.
    • Solves and creates problems and puzzles.
    • Deduces the divisibility test rules of 2, 3, 5, 9, 10 for a two or three-digit number expressed in the general form.


  • Algebraic Expressions
    • Multiplication and division of algebraic expressions (Coefficient should be integers)
    • Identities (a ± b)2 = a2± 2ab + b2, a2 – b2 = (a – b) (a + b)
    • Factorise expressions 
    • Linear equations in one variable 

Ratio and Proportion

  • Applications on percentages, profit and loss, overhead expenses, discount, and taxes
  • Simple and compound interest (compounded yearly up to 3 years or half-yearly up to 3 steps only)
  • Direct and inverse variations
  • Simple and direct word problems
  • Time and work problems– Simple and direct


  • Shapes
    • Properties of quadrilaterals – Angle sum property
    • Properties of parallelogram (By verification)
      • Opposite sides of a parallelogram are equal
      • Opposite angles of a parallelogram are equal
      • Diagonals of a parallelogram bisect each other
      • Diagonals of a rectangle are equal and bisect each other
      • Diagonals of a rhombus bisect each other at right angles
      • Diagonals of a square are equal and bisect each other at right angles

Representing 3-D in 2-D

  • Nested, joint 2-D and 3-D shapes
  • 2-D representation of 3-D objects (Continued and extended)
  • Euler’s relation for 3-D figures with flat faces (cubes, cuboids, tetrahedrons, prisms and pyramids)


  • Four sides and one diagonal
  • Three sides and two diagonals
  • Three sides and two included angles
  • Two adjacent sides and three angles


  • Area of a trapezium and a polygon
  • Surface area of a cube, cuboid, cylinder
  • Volume, measurement of volume using a basic unit, volume of a cube, cuboid and cylinder
  • Measurement of capacity

Data handling

  • Representation of grouped data through bar-graphs, constructing and interpreting bar- graphs
  • Simple pie charts with reasonable data numbers
  • Notion of chance in events like tossing coins, dice, etc.

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