CBSE Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023-2024: Central Board of Secondary Education releases the exam pattern, marking scheme for CBSE Class 12 students. The CBSE 12th exam pattern 2023-2024 is available on board’s official website, cbse.gov.in. CBSE board has decided to conduct a single annual exam. The CBSE 12th examination will be held in from February 15, 2023.JUST BELOW i have provided Cbse class 12 English Writing section formats pdf 2023 – 2024
The final examination of CBSE class 12 will be held for 100 marks. For the academic year 2023-2024 , students are supposed to study the complete CBSE Class 12 syllabus 2023. Read more to know CBSE Class 12 exam pattern 2023, marking scheme, etc.
CBSE Class 12 Exam Pattern- Highlights
|Name of the Exam||CBSE Class 12 or Higher Secondary Examination|
|Conducting Body||Central Board of Secondary Examination(CBSE)|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Frequency||Once in a year|
|Total Time||3 hours|
CBSE Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023
Check the marking scheme of CBSE class 12 marking scheme of each subject:
|Subjects||Theory Exam||Practical Exam|
CBSE Class 12 English Marking Scheme 2023
The CBSE 12th English 2023 includes reading skills, creative skills, and Literature. Check the marking scheme below:
|Creative Writing Skills||20|
|Literature Textbooks and Supplementary Reading Texts||40|
CBSE Class 12 Syllabus For English 2023-2024
Class 12th English examinations will hold a total of 80 marks together. Whereas, Assessment of Listening and Speaking Skills comprises of 20 Marks, the Assessment of Listening and Speaking Skills, consist of Listening Skills( 5 Marks), Speaking Skills(5 Marks) and Project Work(10 Marks).
CBSE Class 12 English Syllabus 2023 (Core)
|CBSE Class 12 Core English Syllabus 2023|
|Reading Comprehension||1.Unseen passage (factual, descriptive or literary/ discursive or persuasive)(10 Marks)2. Case-Based Unseen (Factual) Passage(10 Marks)||20 Marks|
|Creative Writing Skills||1.Short Writing Tasks – Notice up to 50 words(5 Marks), Formal/Informal Invitation and Reply up to 50 words(5 Marks).2.Long Writing Tasks – Letters Writing( for a job with bio data or resume/Letters to the editor)up to 120-150 words(5 Marks), Article/ Report Writing up to 120-150 words(5 Marks)||20 Marks|
|Literature||Question Based upon MCQs, Objective Type Questions, Short Answer Type Questions and Long Answer Type Questions to assess comprehension, analysis, interpretation and extrapolation beyond the textBased upon Poetry(Flamingo)-6 MarksBased upon Prose (Flamingo)- 4 MarksBased upon Prose (Flamingo)- 6 MarksShort answer type from Prose and Poetry (Flamingo)- 10 MarksShort answer type from Prose (Vistas)- 4 MarksOne Long answer type from Prose/Poetry (Flamingo)- 5 MarksOne Long answer type based on the chapters (Vistas)- 5 Marks||40Marks|
|Total Marks||80 Marks|
CBSE Class 12 English Syllabus 2023- Literature(Core)
- The Last Lesson
- Lost Spring
- Deep Water
- The Rattrap
- Poets and Pancakes
- The Interview
- Going Places
- My Mother at Sixty-Six
- Keeping Quiet
- A Thing of Beauty
- A Roadside Stand
- Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers
- The Third Level
- The Tiger King
- Journey to the end of the Earth
- The Enemy
- On the Face of It
- Memories of Childhood
- The Cutting of My Long Hair
- We Too are Human Beings
CBSE Class 12 Core English Syllabus Marking Scheme
|1.||Reading Comprehension, Creative Writing Skills, Literature||80 Marks|
|2.||Assessment of Listening and Speaking Skills||20 Marks|
CBSE Class 12 English Syllabus 2023(Elective)
Here we have mentioned the Class 12th English Elective Syllabus 2023.
|CBSE Class 12 Elective English Syllabus|
|Reading Comprehension||Unseen passage (literary or discursive)(12 Marks)Unseen Poem(4 Marks)Case-Based Factual Passage(4 Marks)||20 Marks|
|Applied Grammar||Transformation of Sentences||08 Marks|
|Creative Writing Skills||Three Long Writing Task (Discursive/interpretative writing)(15 Marks)One Long Writing Task Essay (on an Argumentative/Discursive/Contemporary topics)||20 Marks|
|Literature||MCQs (from Kaleidoscope) from short stories/poetry /non-fiction/ drama||22 Marks|
|Total Marks||100 Marks|
CBSE Class 12 English Elective Syllabus 2023- Literature
MCQs (from Kaleidoscope) from short stories/poetry /non-fiction/ drama
Book- Kaleidoscope-Short Stories
- I Sell my Dreams
- A Wedding in Brownsville
- A Lecture Upon the Shadow
- Poems by Milton
- Poems by Blake
- Kubla Khan
- The Wild Swans of Coole
- Time and Time Again
Book- Kaleidoscope- Nonfiction
- The Mark on the Wall
- Why the Novel Matters
- The Argumentative Indian
- Chandalika- RABINDRANATH TAGORE
Novel- Fiction- A Tiger for Malgudi or The Financial Expert by R.K. Narayan
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How To Score 95 % marks in English Board Exam. Practice the following Tips and Tricks –
Attempt the sections of English paper in the following sequence-
1. Section A: Reading section should be attempted first as it is very time consuming
2. Section B: Next you should attempt the writing section as it requires more lot of thought process.
3. Section C: In the end attempt the literature section as you are most familiar with this section
A: Reading Section of English paper
TIP 1 Read questions before reading the passage, this will save you lot of time.
TIP 2 Practice one or two reading comprehension everyday 10 days prior to exam.
Tip 3 (class 12th) Practice previous Year’s questions on Note making and Summary writing.
B: Writing and Grammar Section in English paper
TIP 1 Revise formats at least thrice before appearing for exam.
TIP 2 Remember beginnings and endings.
TIP 3 Keep in mind the word limit.
Tip 4 (class 12th) Divide and Conquer in essay writing, articles, debate and speech . It means divide the topic into small five paragraphs.
C: Literature Section
TIP 1 Read all chapters at least once. (Do not leave any chapter)
TIP2 Attempt long answers first.
TIP 3 For novel, focus more on plot, theme and character sketch.
Time management –
Devote 50 minutes to each section
Keep 15 minutes for revision
TIP 1 .Use black pen to write key words.
TIP 2. Maintain proper spacing.
TIP 3. Underline important points.
Tip4. Write headings with black pen and underline subheadi