According to the new education bill passed by Nepal government in 2076 BS, In school education class 9, 10, 11 and 12 will be referred to as secondary level education. New secondary education curriculum will be uni directional. Class 9 and 10 will have Nepali, English, Mathematics, Science and technology and Social studies as the compulsory subjects and Optional I and II as two optional subjects. Similarly Class 11 and 12 will have Nepali and English as the compulsory subjects in both the classes, Social Studies in Class 11 and Jiwan Upayogi in Class 12 as compulsory subjects. There will be Optional I, II and III as optional subjects for both class 11 and 12. Moreover, one additional optional subject can be included as per the students choice. Likewise there will be seven subjects in total for class 9 and 10 whereas there will be six subjects in total for class 11 and 12 excluding additional optional. New curriculum for secondary education of Nepal is illustrated below:

Secondary Education ( Class 9 and 10 )

S.N
Subject
Credit hour
Yearly working hours
1.
Nepali
5
160
2.
English
5
160
3.
Mathematics
5160
4.
Science and technology
5160
5.
Social studies
4128
6.
Optional first
4128
7.
Optional second
4128

Total
32
1024


Secondary Education ( Class 11 and 12 )




Class 11
Class 11
Class 12Class 12
S.NSubjectCredit hour
Yearly working hours
Credit hourYearly working hours
1.Nepali3
96
3
96
2.English
4
128
4128
3.Social studies
5
160Not in 12Not in 12
4.Jiwan Upayogi
Not in 11
Not in 115160
5.Optional first
5
1605160
6.Optional second
51605160
7.Optional third
51605160

Total2786427864
8.Optional fourth
51605160


Subject code and all the optional subjects

Compulsory subjects:

S.N.Class 11 [Subject and Code]
Class 12 [Subject and Code]
1.Nepali [ Nep. 001 ]
Nepali [ Nep. 002 ]
2.English [ Eng. 003 ]
English [ Eng. 004 ]
3.Social studies [ Soc. 005 ]
Jiwan upayogi sikshya [ Lif. 008 ]



Optional subjects:

Optional first

S.N.Class 11 [Subject and Code]Class 12 [Subject and Code]
1.Physics [ Phy. 101 ]
Physics [ Phy. 102 ]
2.Accounting [ Acc. 103 ]

Accounting [ Acc. 104 ]
3.Rural development [ Rd. 105 ]

Rural development [ Rd. 105 ]
4.Jurisprudence and legal theories [ Jlt. 107 ]
Nepalese legal system [ Nls. 110 ]
5.Health and physical education [ Hpe. 111 ]
Health and physical education [ Hpe. 112 ]
6.Sports science [ Sps. 113 ]

Sports science [ Sps. 114 ]
7.Child development and learning [ Cdl. 115 ]
Instructional pedagogy and evaluation [ Ipe. 118 ]
8.Psychology [ Psy. 119 ]

Psychology [ Psy. 120 ]
9.History [ His. 121 ]
History [ His. 122 ]
10.Gender studies [ Ges. 123 ]

Gender studies [ Ges. 124 ]
11.Hospitality Management [ Hom. 125 ]
Hospitality Management [ Hom. 126 ]
12.
Agronomy [ Agr. 127 ]
Agronomy [ Agr. 128 ]
13.Naturopathy [ Nat. 129 ]
Naturopathy [ Nat. 130 ]
14.Human value education [ Hve. 131 ]Human value education [ Hve. 132 ]
15.Sculpture [ Scu. 133 ]
Sculpture [ Scu. 134 ]


Optional second

S.N.Class 11 [Subject and Code]Class 12 [Subject and Code]
1.Biology [ Bio. 201 ]

Biology [ Bio. 201 ]
2.Education and development [ Ed. 203 ]
Education and development [ Ed. 204 ]
3.Geography [ Geo. 205 ]

Geography [ Geo. 206 ]
4.Procedural law [ Prl. 207 ]
Legal drafting [ Led. 210 ]
5.Sociology [ Soc. 211 ]
Sociology [ Soc. 212 ]
6.Ayurbed [ Ayu. 213 ]

Ayurbed [ Ayu. 214 ]
7.Business studies [ Bus. 215 ]
Business studies [ Bus. 216 ]
8.Linguistics [ Lin. 217 ]

Linguistics [ Lin. 218 ]
9.Political science [ Pol. 219 ]

Political science [ Pol. 220 ]
10.Philosophy [ Phi. 221 ]


Philosophy [ Phi. 222 ]
11.Population studies [ Pos. 223 ]

Population studies [ Pos. 224 ]
12.
Horticulture [ Hor. 225 ]

Horticulture [ Hor. 226 ]
13.Food and nutrition [ Fon. 227 ]
Food and nutrition [ Fon. 228 ]
14.Dance [ Dan. 229 ]Dance [ Dan. 230 ]
15.Computer science [ Com. 231 ]
Computer science [ Com. 232 ]

Optional third

S.N.Class 11 [Subject and Code]Class 12 [Subject and Code]
1.Chemistry [ Che. 301 ]
Chemistry [ Che. 302 ]
2.Economics [ Eco. 303 ]
Economics [ Eco. 304 ]
3.Tourism and mountaineering studies [ Tms. 305 ]

Tourism and mountaineering studies [ Tms. 306 ]
4.Marketing [ Mar. 307 ]

Marketing [ Mar. 308 ]
5.Gerontology and care taking education [ Get. 309 ]

Gerontology and care taking education [ Get. 310 ]
6.Yoga [ Yog. 311 ]

Yoga [ Yog. 312 ]
7.Vocal/Instrumental [ Voc. 313 ]

Vocal/Instrumental [ Voc. 314 ]
8.Sewing and knitting [ Sek. 315 ]

Sewing and knitting [ Sek. 316 ]
9.Constitutional law [ Col. 317 ]

Civil and criminal law and justice [ Ccl. 320 ]
10.Mass communication [ Mac. 321 ]

Mass communication [ Mac. 322 ]
11.Culture [ Cul. 323 ]

Culture [ Cul. 323 ]
12.
Fashion designing [ Fad. 325 ]

Fashion designing [ Fad. 326 ]

13.Sculpture [ Scu. 327 ]
Sculpture [ Scu. 327 ]

14.Animal husbandry, poultry and fisheries  [ Apf. 329 ]Animal husbandry, poultry and fisheries  [ Apf. 330 ]
15.Nepali [ Nep. 331 ]
Nepali [ Nep. 332 ]

[ Note: In optional third group there are 13 other language and Culinary Arts ]