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CBSE Board Exam 2018: Class 12 Physics Latest Examination Pattern

Dec 6, 2017 11:10 IST
    CBSE Class 12 Physics Board Exam 2018
    CBSE Class 12 Physics Board Exam 2018

    CBSE Class 12th Physics board exam 2018 will be held in the month of March 2018. As, very less time is left for the exam, so it is important for Class 12th students (having Physics as one of their subjects) to understand the latest examination pattern and design of Class 12 Physics 2018 board exam paper.

    CBSE Sample Papers for Class 12 board exam 2018 are already published by the board. After the analysis of the CBSE Class 12th Physics Sample Paper, we have provided important details related to the blueprint and question paper design of CBSE Class 12th Physics Board Exam 2018.

    According to the latest CBSE Class 12 Physics evaluation scheme, there is a theory paper (70 marks) and practical exams (30 marks).

    Latest design (or Blue Print of) CBSE Class 12 Physics theory paper is given below:

    Weightage to variety of questions:

    Weightage to form of questions in CBSE Class 12 Physics 2018 board paper

    Scheme of Options in CBSE Class 12 Physics 2018 board paper:

    • There will be no overall choice

    • Internal Choice: There is no overall choice in the paper. However, there is an internal choice in one question of 2 marks weightage, one question of 3 marks weightage and all the three questions of 5 marks weightage.

    Weightage to content/subject units in CBSE Class 12 Physics 2018 board exam (theory paper):

    Unit Number

    Unit Name





    Chapter 1 ‒ Electric Charges & Fields

    Chapter 2 ‒ Electrostatic Potential & Capacitance


    Current Electricity

    Chapter 3 ‒ Current Electricity


    Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism


    Chapter 4 ‒ Moving Charges and Magnetism

    Chapter 5 ‒ Magnetism and Matter


    Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current

    Chapter 6 ‒ Electromagnetic Induction

    Chapter 7 ‒ Alternating Current


    Electromagnetic Waves


    Chapter 8 ‒ Electromagnetic Waves



    Chapter 9 ‒ Ray Optics and Optical Instruments

    Chapter 10 ‒ Wave Optics


    Dual Nature of Matter


    Chapter 11 ‒ Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter


    Atoms & Nuclei

    Chapter 12 ‒ Atoms

    Chapter 13 ‒ Nuclei


    Electronic Devices


    Chapter 14 ‒ Semiconductor  Electronics


    Communication Systems

    Chapter 15 ‒ Communication Systems



    If you want to learn about the topics of each unit then please refer to latest CBSE Class 12 Physics Syllabus 2017 - 2018.

    Typology of questions in the paper

    Typology of questions: CBSE Class 12 Physics Board Exam 2018 - Theory Paper

    NCERT Solutions for CBSE Class 12 Physics: All Chapters

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