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CBSE Class 12 Biology Board Examination Pattern: 2016

Find CBSE Class 12 Biology Board Examination Pattern for the year 2016. In this article, students can find latest Blue Print, Marks Distribution and important links that will definitely enhance their level of preparation.

Jan 29, 2016 18:00 IST
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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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