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CBSE Class 12 Physics Board Examination Pattern: 2016

Find CBSE Class 12 Physics 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 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