MP Board Class 12 English Syllabus and Unit wise Marks

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    The English subject syllabus of Madhya Pradesh Board Class 12th along with marks allotment for each unit. The students studying in Class 12th of schools affiliated to MP Board have to compulsorily study either English Special as first language or English General as second language. The students can check here complete syllabus for English General and English Special syllabus for MP Board Class 12th as provided on this page below –

    Examination Scheme of MP Board Class 12 English –

    Paper – One

    Paper duration – 3 hours for each paper

    Marks for English General Paper – 100 marks

    Marks for English Special Paper – 100 marks

    Class 12th Board Passing Criteria – 33% marks in theory paper as well as practical/viva separately



    MP Board Syllabus for Class 12th English Special



    Detailed topics

    Unit 1: Prose


    20 marks

    • The Horse
    • Warrior Against Weeds
    • A Most Forgiving Ape
    • A Young Turkish Catastrophe
    • A Tiny Sanctuary
    • Mano Majra
    • A Jamaican Fragment
    • The Heritage of India
    • Gold in the North
    • My Greatest Olympic Prize.
    • The Green Revolution
    • The Snob
    • Most Dear to All the Muses
    • The Case For the Defence
    • On My Seventieth Birthday

    Unit 2: Poetry

    14 marks

    ETERNAL LINES" Published by CBSE New Delhi.

    Relevant notes on literary forms of poetry, figures of speech, Simile, Metaphor, alliteration, hyperbole, allegory, fable, parable, sonnet, metaphor, ode, ballad, lyric. (Specially prepared notes to be given)

    Unit 3: Drama

    10 marks

    Arms and the Man. By George Bernard Shaw (Unabridged) (Published by Orient Longman).

    Unit 4: Grammar

    12   arks

    • Kinds of sentences-Simple, Compound Complex. Transformation of sentences
    • Tenses-Indefinite, Continuous Perfect, Perfect Continuous.
    • Articles and Determiners.
    • Preposition-Prepositional Phrases
    • Modals
    • Non-finites (i) Infinitives (ii) Gerunds (iii) Participles
    • Transformation (without changing the meaning of the given sentences) of (a) Degrees (b) Negative sentence (c) Interrogative sentence
    • Punctuation.
    • Phrasal Verbs
    • Clauses (i) Nominal (ii) Relative (iii) Coordinate (iv) Adverbial (All Type)
    • Reported speech

    (i) Assertive (ii) Interrogative (iii) Imperative (iv)Exclamatory

    • Voices - Active to Passive and Vice/ Versa

    Unit 5: Vocabulary

    08 marks

    Usage of words from and related to the prescribed detailed study prose book

    Unit 6: Unseen

    08 marks

    A passage of about 250 words- Practice should be given in class- room

    Unit 7: Precise

    06 marks

    An Unseen passage of about 250 words meant for comprehension

    Unit 8: Essay

    15 marks

    Current Topics, Generalised Topics, Extension of given ideas. Example: 'Prevention is better than cure' (200 words).

    Unit 9: Letter Writing

    07 marks

    Formal and Informal Letters.


    100 marks



    Download here complete syllabus for MP Board Class 12th English Special

     MP Board Syllabus for Class 12th English General:



    Detailed syllabus

    Unit 1: Prose

    12 marks

    • Fight against Malaria
    • The Trust Property
    • Australia’s Rabbit Problem
    • I am John’s Heart
    • Tight Corners
    • The Ant and the Grasshopper
    • Ideas That Have Helped Mankind
    • God Sees the Truth But Waits
    • Hiroshima
    • Testament

    Unit 2: Poetry

    06 marks

    • The Psalm of Life
    • Indian Weavers
    • Sindhu
    • Daffodils
    • Where the Mind is Without Fear
    • Leisure

    Unit 3: Vocabulary

    04 marks

    Words and Phrases from the texts.

    Unit 4: Grammar

    10 marks

    • Articles
    • Determiners
    • Verbs
    • Preposition
    • Conjunctions
    • Voices- Active/ Passive
    • Narration Direct/ Indirect.
    • (A) Complex sentences with finite clauses.

    (a) Relative clauses.

    (b) Adverb clauses.

    (c) Nominal clauses.

    (d) Appositive clauses.

    (e) Coordinate clauses.

    • (B) Complex sentences with the following non-finite phrases



    (c) ..................ed.

    Unit 5: Unseen Passage

    05 marks


    Unit 6: Essay Writing

    08 marks

    Descriptive and Current Problems

    Unit 7: Letter Writing

    05 marks

    Formal and Non-Formal

    Total marks

    50 marks


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