PSEB Class 12 English Syllabus 2023-24 (PDF): Download General English Syllabus in PDF Here!

Punjab Board Class 12 General English Syllabus: Check the detailed syllabus of PSEB 12th Class General English here for the 2023-24 session. Download the latest syllabus in PDF. Also, check deleted chapters from PSEB Class 12 General English Syllabus.

Gurmeet Kaur
Jun 5, 2023, 17:39 IST
Download PSEB Class 12 General English Syllabus 2023-24 in PDF
Download PSEB Class 12 General English Syllabus 2023-24 in PDF

Class 12 General English Syllabus 2023-24 PSEB: The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) has released the Class 12 General English Syllabus on the official website, The PSEB Class 12th English Syllabus 2023-24 has all the essential details required for a comprehensive study of the language subject. It mentions topics to prepare under four major parts which include:

  • Reading skills
  • Grammar
  • Composition
  • Translation

Students will get to know the names of chapters to study in General English. They will also get details of topics to cover for the grammar part. The writing skills of students will be assessed under composition part of the syllabus which mentions names of topics to study for the 2023-24 session. The detailed division of the syllabus can be checked from the following sections of this article.

PSEB Class 12 General English Syllabus 2023-24

Course Structure:

Theory Paper

80 marks

Internal Assessment

20 Marks


100 Marks

The PSEB Class 12 General English question paper in PSEB Board Exam 2024 will be for 80 marks. Students will be allowed to complete their paper within a time limit of 3 hours.

Also Check: PSEB Class 12 Syllabus 2023-24 All Subjects

Check unit-wise syllabus for PSEB Class 12 General English below:



Section A (Lessons for Intensive study)

1. Hassan's Attendance Problem

Sudha Murthy

2. The March King

Katherine Little Bakeless

3. Thinking Out of the Box: Lateral Thinking

Adapted from the article from Internet)

4. On Saying 'Please'

A. G. Gardiner

5. The Story of My Life

Helen Keller

6. Two Gentlemen of Verona

A. J. Cronin

7. In Celebration of Being Alive

Dr. Christian Barnard

8. Gadari Babas in Kalapani Jail

Dr. Harish Puri

Section B (Poetry)

1. Prayer of the Woods


2. On Friendship

Khalil Gibran

3. The Echoing Green

William Blake

4. Once upon a Time

Gabriel Okara

5. Father Returning home

Dilip Chitre

6. The Road Not Taken

Robert Frost

7. On His Blindness

John Milton

Section C (Lessons for Extensive study)

1. The School for Sympathy

E. V. Lucas

2. A Chameleon

Anton Chekhov

3. Bholi

K. A. Abbas

4. The Gold Frame

R. K. Luxman

5. The Barber's Trade Union

Mulk Raj Anand

6. The Bull beneath the Earth

K. S. Virk




2.Use of Non-finites (Infinitives, Gerunds, Participles)

3.Transformation of Sentences




1.Precis writing

2.Letter writing (Official/Business/To Editors)


4.Explaining Newspaper Headlines

5.E-Mail writing


Translation from English to Hindi/Punjabi and Translation from Hindi/ Punjabi to English.

(From Chapter 18 The Art of Translation given in the book English Grammar And Composition for XI and XII)

Deleted chapters/poems from Syllabus

Robots and People - Isaac Asimov

On Giving Advice - Joseph Addison

Cheerfulness Taught by Reason - Elizabeth Barret Browning

Books prescribed and published by Punjab School Education Board

1. A Rainbow of English for 12

2. English Grammar and Composition for 11 and 12

Download the Class 12th General English PSEB Syllabus in PDF from the following link:

PSEB Class 12 General English Syllabus 2023-24 (PDF)


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