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CBSE Class 12 Biology Board Examination Pattern: 2016

Jan 29, 2016 18:00 IST

    Biology is the most important subject of Class 12th as well as from the competitive exams perspective. It is the most important subject of medical entrance examinations and its syllabus is extremely vast.
    To score maximum marks in the Class 12th Biology Board Exam, students must know about the blueprint, paper pattern and other essential information related to the board exam paper.
    For the convenience of the students, some very important links are given at the end of the articles.

    Weightage of Various Chapters according to the Previous Year Question Paper 2015 and Latest CBSE Blue Print is shown below:

    Unit-VI

    Reproduction

    14 Marks


    Chapter-1: Reproduction in Organisms



    Chapter-2: Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants



    Chapter-3: Human Reproduction



    Chapter-4: Reproductive Health


    Unit-VII

    Genetics and Evolution

    18 Marks


    Chapter-5: Principles of Inheritance and Variation



    Chapter-6: Molecular Basis of Inheritance



    Chapter-7: Evolution


    Unit-VIII

    Biology in Human Welfare

    14 Marks


    Chapter-8: Human Health and Disease

     


    Chapter-9: Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production

     


    Chapter-10: Microbes in Human Welfare


    Unit-IX

    Biotechnology

    10 Marks


    Chapter-11: Biotechnology : Principles and Processes

     


    Chapter-12: Biotechnology and its Applications

     

    Unit-X

    Ecology

    14 Marks


    Chapter-13: Organisms and Populations

     


    Chapter-14: Ecosystem



    Chapter-15: Biodiversity and Conservation



    Chapter-16: Environmental Issues



    Total Marks

    70

    Marks Distribution of the Previous Year Question Paper 2015 and the Sample Paper issued by CBSE for the year 2015-16 is as follows:

    Serial No.

    Types of Questions

    Number of Questions

    Marks of Each Question

    Total Marks

    1.

    Very Short Answer Type Questions

    5

    1

    5

    2.

    Short Answer Type I Questions

    5

    2

    10

    3.

    Short Answer Type II Questions

    12

    3

    36

    4.

    Value Based Questions

    1

    4

    4

    5.

    Long Answer Type Questions

    3

    5

    5

     

     

    Total = 26

     

    Total = 70

    Choices in the question paper:

    Previous year question paper and the paper issued by CBSE shows that there will be no overall choices in the coming board exam of CBSE Class 12th Biology.
    However, an internal choice may be present for one question of 2 marks, one question of 3 marks and all the three questions of 5 marks.

    Sample Paper for CBSE Class 12th Biology 2016 (Issued by CBSE)

    Download CBSE Class 12th Biology Solved Practice Paper 2015

    Download CBSE Class 12th Biology NCERT Solution

    Download Solutions of Previous Year Papers of CBSE Class 12th Biology

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