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Please let me know that "What is the difference between "Out of Syllabus" and "Beyond Syllabus"?"

For example; This question is out of syllabus. Whether the Question is from the course curriculum or it is not from the course curriculum?

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    Who said/wrote this? What is the context? Please edit additional information into your question. – Jan Doggen May 23 '18 at 7:27
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In both the cases, the questions are not from the syllabus. For instance, if the test is on the cardiovascular system and you find a question on the muscle attachment of a bone, that would be considered out of syllabus. Why? Because the test was for cardiovascular and not skeletal system.

Anything beyond is exceeding the limits. I've heard out of... more than beyond... in the context of syllabus.

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    Beyond the syllabus could mean "at a higher level", If the course was "introduction to calculus" and there was a question on abstract measure theory, you could say that was beyond the syllabus. – James K Aug 1 '18 at 13:18
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Out of syllabus means from the prescribed syllabus course. (That is, related to the prescribed syllabus course.)

Beyond syllabus means not from the prescribed syllabus course. (That is, not related to the prescribed syllabus course.)

  • Out of [the] syllabus could mean "pulled out from the syllabus", as you suggest, but it could also mean "outside of the syllabus". So beyond syllabus and out of syllabus could be synonyms or antonyms, depending on which meaning of "out" was intended. – J.R. Mar 12 at 14:06

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