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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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