CBSE Board Exam 2018: Class 12 Physics Latest Examination Pattern

Latest examination pattern of CBSE Class 12 Physics board exam is available here. In this article, students will find complete details related to the design of CBSE Class 12 Physics 2018 board paper. This article is very important for students who are going to write CBSE Class 12 Physics board exam 2018.

Created On: Dec 6, 2017 11:10 IST
Modified On: Dec 6, 2017 12:50 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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