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CBSE Class 12 Physics Board Examination Pattern: 2016

Jan 21, 2016 17:00 IST

    Physics is the most important subject of Class 12th as well as from the competitive exams perspective. It is the common subject for both engineering and medical entrance examinations and also considered as one of the toughest subject.
    To score maximum marks in the Class 12th Physics 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

    Electrostatics

    8 Marks

     

    Chapter-1: Electric Charges and Fields

     

     

    Chapter-2: Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance

     

    Unit-II

    Current Electricity

    7 Marks

     

    Chapter-3: Current Electricity

     

    Unit-III

    Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

    8 Marks

     

    Chapter-4: Moving Charges and Magnetism

     

     

    Chapter-5: Magnetism and Matter

     

    Unit-IV

    Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current

    8 Marks

     

    Chapter-6: Electromagnetic Induction

     

     

    Chapter-7: Alternating Current

     

    Unit-V

    Electromagnetic Waves

    3 Marks

     

    Chapter-8: Electromagnetic Waves

     

    Unit-VI

    Optics

    14 Marks

     

    Chapter-9: Ray Optics and Optical Instruction

     

     

    Chapter-10: Wave Optics

     

    Unit-VII

    Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter

    4 Marks

     

    Chapter-11: Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter

     

    Unit-VIII

    Atoms and Nuclei

    6 Marks

     

    Chapter 12: Atoms

     

     

    Chapter-13: Nuclei

     

    Unit-IX

    Electronic Devices

    7 Marks

     

    Chapter- 14: Semiconductor Electronics

     

    Unit-X

    Communications Systems

    5 Marks

     

    Chapter-15: Communication Systems

     

     

    Total Marks

    70

    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

    5

    1

    5

    Sec B

    Short Answer Type I Question

    5

    2

    10

    Sec C

    Short Answer Type II Question

    12

    3

    36

    Sec D

    Value Based Question

    1

    4

    4

    Sec E

    Long Answer Type Questions

    3

    5

    15

     

     

    Total  = 26

     

    Total = 70

    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 board exam.

    However, an internal choice may be present for one question of 2 marks, one question of 3 marks and all the three questions of 5 marks.

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    Types of Questions

    Number of Questions

    Marks of Each Question

    Total Marks

    Sec A

     Very Short Answer Type Questions

    5

    1

    5

    Sec B

    Short Answer Type I Question

    5

    2

    10

    Sec C

    Short Answer Type II Question

    12

    3

    36

    Sec D

    Value Based Question

    1

    4

    4

    Sec E

    Long Answer Type Questions

    3

    5

    15

     

     

    Total  = 26

     

    Total = 70

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