CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Last Minute Tips & Strategy

Find CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Last Minute Tips & Strategy for the students appearing their Board Exams this year. A detailed methodology considering a Students state of mind in Last Moment is presented in here.

Updated: Feb 19, 2016 15:27 IST

Chemistry is involved in the mainstream subjects of PCM with its applications all through the various areas of Engg., Science & even Medicine etc. In today's world where markets are fast globalising Chemistry stands out as an important subject which students should not deprioritise.

So here are a few points that students have to keep in mind while preparing for their Class 12th CBSE Mathematics Board Exam in order to score well in the subject.

Paper pattern:

There are 29 questions in total alongwith proper marks distribution for each section as stated under. The below is the pattern followed in the CBSE Class 12 Chemistry 2013 Paper.

Section A (8 marks): It consists of 8 questions each of 1 mark.

Section B (20 marks): It consists of 10 questions of 2 marks each.

Section C (27 marks): It consists of 9 questions of 3 marks each.

Section D (15 marks): It consists of 3 questions of 5 marks each.

View the Blue Print Issued by CBSE for 2014 Chemistry Board Exam:


  • Revise the notes prepared by you all through the year. They help to memorise the subject in a systematic way.
  • Make a note of various formulas and stick them onto a wall or your study table and try to read and memorise these notes every time you pass through them. 
  • Pick the basics of important topics of reasoning importance like the p block elements, the d & f block elements.
  • Go for the Raoult’s Law, Adsorption isotherm, Nernst Equation, Molar mass determination, Packing fraction etc. as they hold a major importance and are the frequently asked questions.
  • Solve atleast 1 sample questions based on the numerical topics you’ve learnt. As solving will provide you an idea on where you are going wrong and how could you improve on them.
  • Attempt as much conceptual questions on those Numericals. This will give you a clearer understanding of the topic.
  • For the Organics; revise few important and famous reactions like the Cannizzaro, Aldol, Hoffmann, Freidal Crafts Reaction, etc.
  • Go for the basics of Substitution, Elimination, Resonance, Nomenclature, etc. and on the basis of your inference solve questions from the NCERT or any other referred books.
  • Find for new questions & frequently asked questions; on the similar context from Previous Year Question paper, Sample paper and other Model test paper.
  • Always time yourself while answering the sample papers as it will help you manage time during the exam.
  • As it is the Last Moment try to revise a topic for not more than 3 times; as revising a topic which you understand less might take the toll of time for your other topics.
  • Try and finish chapters which you find easy to understand as it will boost your confidence.
  • Cover every topic of NCERT book. CBSE board exam question papers are completely based on this book.
  • Do not start a new topic at the last minute. Revise the topics which you have already completed.

For Further Reference:

CBSE Sample Paper






Previous Year Question Paper






Solved Guess Paper



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