Rajasthan Board Class 12 English Syllabus

Rajasthan Board Syllabus for Class 12th English subject has been provided here. The new syllabus of BSER class 12th English subject include topics, blueprint and syllabus weightage. Check here complete BSER Class 12th English subject syllabus.

Created On: Jul 11, 2018 15:20 IST
Modified On: Jul 11, 2018 19:10 IST
BSER English Syllabus for Class 12
BSER English Syllabus for Class 12

The English language is the compulsory language subject for Class 12th of Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan (BSER). The syllabus of BSER Class 12th English subject mentions the topics to be studied by the students for the subject. Also, the marks allotted for each topic of BSER Class 12th English syllabus is also provided with it. The blueprint of Rajasthan Board Class 12th English syllabus has been provided in this page below along with complete topics

Examination scheme of BSER Class 12th English Syllabus –

Paper One

Paper duration – 3 hours 15 minutes

Marks for theory paper80 marks

Marks for Internal exams (semester exam)20 marks

Total marks for the subject100 marks

Section-wise weightage of Syllabus –



Section A: Reading


Section B: Writing


Section C (a): Text Book (Rainbow)


Section C (b): Supplementary Book (Panorama)



80 marks

Section A: Reading

This section includes passages for comprehension and note making

Two unseen passages (about 700-900 words in all)

The passages will include two of the following -

(a) Factual passage e.g. instruction, description, report.

(b)Discursive passage involving opinion e.g. argumentative, persuasive or interpretative text

(c) Literary passage e.g. extract from fiction, drama, poetry, essay or biography.

The details are as given below –





  • Short Answer type questions to test local, global and inferential comprehension
  • Vocabulary-such as word formation and inferring meaning.


  • Note-making in an appropriate format
  • Abstraction

Word limit



Marks allotted

6 for short answer type questions and 3 for vocabulary questions

4 for note making

2 for abstraction

Total marks

9 marks

6 marks

Section B: Writing (Total Marks – 25)

  • One out of two short compositions- (about 50 words) (It includes- writing advertisements and notices, drafting posters on social, current or national issues, description of arguments for or against a topic, accepting and declining invitations.) - 4 marks
  • A report on an event or a factual description: (about 100 words) – 7 marks (one out of two based on some verbal input)
  • Letter - (one out of two based on some verbal input ) – 7 marks

The letters will include the following -

(a) business or official letters (for making enquiries, registering complaints, asking for and giving information, placing orders and sending replies) -

(b) Letters to the editor on various social, national and international issues

(c) Application for a job including CV (Curriculum Vitae)/Resume.

  • One out of two compositions - (about 100 words)   - (based on visual and or verbal input, the compositions may be descriptive or argumentative in nature such as an article, or a speech.) - 7 marks

Section C: Text Book – (Total marks - 40 )

(a): Rainbow -

  • One out of two extracts- (based on poetry from the text to test comprehension and appreciation) – (1x4 = 4)
  • Three out of four short questions from the poetry section to test local and global comprehension of text. (3x2=6)
  • Four short answer questions based on the lessons from prescribed text. (4x2=8)
  • One out of two long answer type questions based on the text to test global comprehension (about 125 words) - (1x7=7)

(b): Panorama – 15 marks

  • One out of two long answer type questions based on Supplementary: Reader to test comprehension and extrapolation of theme, character and incidents ( about 125 words) (1x7=7)
  • Four short answer questions from the Supplementary Reader (4x2=8)

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