# CBSE Class 12 Mathematics Board Examination Pattern: 2016

Jan 28, 2016 15:00 IST

Mathematics is the most important subject of Class 12th as well as from the competitive exams perspective.

In 2015 CBSE Class 12 Mathematics Board exam left many students with tears as the difficulty level of question paper was very high. The number of Higher Order Thinking Skill (HOTS) questions was around 50% questions on higher order thinking skills (HOTS), which should have ideally been around 10% to 20%. These questions were of higher difficulty level, requiring in-depth conceptual knowledge and understanding.

To score maximum marks in the Class 12th Mathematics Board Exam, students must know about the blueprint, paper pattern and other essential information related to the board exam paper.

Weightage of Various Chapters according to the Latest CBSE Blue Print is shown below:

 Unit-I Relations and Functions 10 Marks Chapter-1: Relations and Functions Chapter-2: Inverse Trigonometric Functions Unit-II Algebra 13 Marks Chapter-3: Matrices Chapter-4: Determinants Unit-III Calculus 44 Marks Chapter-5: Continuity and Differentiability Chapter-6: Application of Derivatives Chapter-7: Integrals Chapter-8: Application of Integrals Chapter-9: Differential Equations Unit-IV Vectors and Three - Dimensional Geometry 17 Marks Chapter-10: Vector Algebra Chapter-11: Three Dimensional Geometry Unit-V Linear Programming 06 Marks Chapter-12: Linear Programming Unit-VI Probability 10 Marks Chapter-13: Probability Total Marks 100

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

 Section Types of Questions Number of Questions Marks of Each Question Total Marks Sec A Very Short Answer Type Questions 6 1 6 Sec B Long Answer I Type Questions 13 4 52 Sec C Long Answer II Type Questions 7 6 42 Total  = 26 100

 Section Types of Questions Number of Questions Marks of Each Question Total Marks Sec A Very Short Answer Type Questions 6 1 6 Sec B Long Answer I Type Questions 13 4 52 Sec C Short Answer Type II Question 7 6 42 Total  = 26 Total = 100

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 CBSE Class 12th Mathematics board exam.
However, an internal choice may be present for four questions of 4 marks, two questions of 5 marks.

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