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 indepth 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:
UnitI 
Relations and Functions 
10 Marks 
Chapter1: Relations and Functions 

Chapter2: Inverse Trigonometric Functions 

UnitII 
Algebra 
13 Marks 
Chapter3: Matrices 

Chapter4: Determinants 

UnitIII 
Calculus 
44 Marks 
Chapter5: Continuity and Differentiability 

Chapter6: Application of Derivatives 

Chapter7: Integrals 

Chapter8: Application of Integrals 


Chapter9: Differential Equations 


UnitIV 
Vectors and Three  Dimensional Geometry 
17 Marks 
Chapter10: Vector Algebra 


Chapter11: Three Dimensional Geometry 


UnitV 
Linear Programming 
06 Marks 
Chapter12: Linear Programming 

UnitVI 
Probability 
10 Marks 
Chapter13: Probability 

Total Marks 
100 
Marks Distribution of the Previous Year Question Paper 2015 and the Sample Paper issued by CBSE for the year 201516 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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