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CBSE Class 12 Mathematics Board Examination Pattern: 2016

Find CBSE Class 12 Mathematics 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 28, 2016 15:00 IST
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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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