CBSE 12th Syllabus 2020

CBSE 12th Syllabus 2020CBSE 12th syllabus consists of different subject groups like science, commerce, arts, language subjects, elective subjects along with many foreign language subjects as optional subjects. Syllabus for the academic year 2020 for class 12th and 11th is developed in accordance with the guidelines laid down by the CBSE Board.

CBSE Class 12th Syllabus 2020

Candidates can download the class 12th syllabus as PDF format. CBSE provides the syllabus for 2020 exams on its official website- cbse.nic.in whereas for the ease of candidates we have provided direct link to download syllabus below on this page.

The schools affiliated to CBSE including Delhi Schools, KV, and NVS follow the latest syllabus based on the NCERT curriculum. CBSE 12th syllabus 2020 consists of the following subjects. 

Class XII subjects with Theory and Practical/Project weightage distribution 

Subject

Code

Subject Name

Allowed/Not allowed

Theory

Weightage

Project/Practical

Weightage

001

English elective

Allowed for private

candidate

100

 

002

Hindi elective

Allowed for private

candidate

   

003

Urdu electiv

Allowed for private

candidate

   

022

Sanskrit elective

Allowed for private

candidate

   

027

History

Allowed for private

candidate

   

028

Political Science

Allowed for private

candidate

   

029

Geography

Not allowed for private

candidate

070

030

030

Economics

Allowed for private

candidate

080

020

031

Carnatic music

(vocal)

Allowed for VH

private candidate of

Delhi Scheme only

030

070

039

Sociology

Allowed for private

candidate

080

020

041

Mathematics

Allowed for private

candidate

100

 

042

Physics

Not allowed for private

candidate

070

030

043

Chemistry

Not allowed for private

candidate

070

030

044

Biology

Not allowed for private

candidate

070

030

045

Biotechnology

Not allowed for private

candidate

070

030

054

Business Studies

Allowed for private

candidate

080

020

055

Accountancy

Allowed for private

080

020

064

Home Science

Allowed for private

girl candidate of

Delhi Scheme

070

030

083

Computer Science

Not allowed for private

candidate

070

030

105

Bengali

Allowed for private

candidate

085

015

301

English core

Allowed for private

candidate

100

 

302

Hindi core

Allowed for private

candidate

100

 

785

Banking

Not allowed for private

candidate

060

040

796

Web applications

Not allowed for private

candidate

050

050

783

Marketing

Not allowed for private

candidate

060

040

771

Art & Science of Makeup & Retail

Not allowed for private

candidate

050

050

CBSE 12th Syllabus 2020 PDF

Below we have provided the subjects of CBSE 12th class of all the streams. It contains in-depth details such as numbers of units and chapters of respective subjects along with their weightage marks.

CBSE 12th Syllabus 2020  

Initial Pages

Engineering Graphics

History

English - Elective (class XI)

Home Science

Political Science

English - Elective NCERT (class XII)

Agriculture (only for class XII)

Geography

English - Elective CBSE (only for class XII)

Computer Science New

Psychology

English Core

Computer Science Old

Sociology

Hindi Core

Informatics Practices Old

Physical Education

Hindi Elective

Information Practices New

Fashion Studies (only class XII)

Mathematics

Multimedia & Web Tech. (only for class XII)

Fine Arts

Physics

Economics

Mass Media Studies (only class XII)

Chemistry

Business Studies

Knowledge Traditions and Practices of India

Biology

Accountancy

Legal Studies

Biotechnology

Entrepreneurship

National Cadet Corps

Marking Scheme

Class 12 can be divided into three main streams under CBSE standards which are  Science, Commerce, and Arts.

Please have a look at the CBSE marking scheme and a new pattern of CBSE board for 12th class 2020 for all the subjects in each stream.

CBSE Pattern for Class 12 Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Theoretical Paper: 70 marks

Practical/ Project Work: 30 Marks

Question Paper Structure

Time Duration 3 Hours
Maximum Marks 70 marks
Total No. of Questions 26
Type of Questions Very Short Answer – 1 mark
Short Answer I – 2 marks
Short Answer II – 3 marks
Value-Based Questions – 4 marks
Long Answer – 5 marks

1. Marking Scheme of CBSE Class 12 Maths New Pattern 2020

Theoretical Paper: 100 Marks

Question Paper Structure

Time Duration

3 Hours

Maximum Marks

100 marks

Total No. of Questions

29

Type of Questions

Very Short Answer – 1 mark

Short Answer – 2 marks

Long Answer I – 4 marks

Long Answer – 6 marks

2. Marking Scheme of English Class 12 CBSE 2020

Theoretical Paper: 100 marks

Question Paper structure

Time Duration

3 Hours

Maximum Marks

100 marks

Total No. of Questions

39

Type of Questions

Very Short Answer – 1 mark

Short Answer I – 2 marks

Long Answer I – 5 marks

Long Answer II – 6 marks

Very Long Answer – 10 marks

 

Marking Scheme of CBSE Class 12 English (elective) 2020 (updated)

The question paper will be of 100 marks in total and will be divided into three sections - Reading, Writing & Grammar, Finally Literature. There would be a total of 11 main questions with sub-parts.

Section A: Reading

There will be two passages in the reading section. Both the passages will carry 10 marks each. And 10 very short answer type questions from the first passage whereas there would be two long answer type questions based on the second passage. The questions based on the second passage will test a candidate's ability to make notes and summarise a passage. 

Section B: Writing and Grammar

Section B  will carry 40 marks in total. In this section, there would be five questions out of which four would test a student's writing skills and one question will check their knowledge of English grammar. 

Section C: Literature

The literature portion of the question paper will carry 40 marks. One question will be from the poems prescribed in the syllabus and will be a reference to context type questions carrying 10 marks.

3. Marking Scheme of CBSE Class 12 Computer Science and Physical Education

Theoretical Paper: 70 marks

Practical/ Project Work: 30 marks

Marks Distribution for Commerce Stream Subjects

We are describing the CBSE marking scheme for CBSE class 12th 2020 for the subjects associated with commerce stream to make you aware of the passing marks in the board examination. You must have a brief knowledge of the CBSE class 12 commerce syllabus for a better understanding of the examination pattern and make a preparation strategy.

CBSE new exam pattern for commerce stream is mentioned below.

1. CBSE New Exam Pattern for Class 12 Accountancy:

Theoretical Paper: 80 marks

Practical/ Project Work: 20 Marks

Question Paper Structure

Time Duration

3 Hours

Maximum Marks

80 marks

Total No. of Questions

23

Type of Questions

Very Short Answer – 1 mark

Short Answer I – 3 marks

Short Answer II – 4 marks

Long Answer I – 6 marks

Long Answer II – 8 marks

2. Changes in CBSE Pattern 2020 for Class 12 Economics:

Theoretical Paper: 80 marks

Practical/ Project Work: 20 Marks

Question Paper Structure

Time Duration

3 Hours

Maximum Marks

80 marks

Total No. of Questions

24

Type of Questions

Very Short Answer – 1 mark

Short Answer I – 3 marks

Short Answer II – 4 marks

Long Answer – 6 marks

3. Marking Scheme of CBSE Class 12 2020 Informatics Practices

Theoretical Paper: 70 marks

Practical/ Project Work: 30 Marks

Question Paper Structure

Time Duration

3 Hours

Maximum Marks

70 marks

Total No. of Questions

30

Type of Questions

Very Short Answer – 1 mark

Short Answer I – 2 marks

Short Answer II – 4 marks

Long Answer – 6 marks

4. CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Marks Distribution

Theoretical Paper: 80 marks

Practical/ Project Work: 20 Marks

Question Paper Structure

Time Duration

3 Hours

Maximum Marks

80 marks

Total No. of Questions

25

Type of Questions

Very Short Answer – 1 mark

Short Answer I – 3 marks

Short Answer II – 4 marks

Long Answer – 5 marks

Essay Type – 6 marks

Marks Distribution for Arts Stream Subjects

1. New Exam Pattern of CBSE Class 12 Geography

Theoretical Paper: 70 marks

Practical/ Project Work: 30 marks

Question Paper Structure

Time Duration

3 Hours

Maximum Marks

70 marks

Total No. of Questions

22

Type of Questions

Very Short Answer – 1 mark

Short Answer – 2 marks

Long Answer – 6 marks

Map Skill Based – 5 marks

2.CBSE Marking Scheme 2020 for Class 12 History

Theoretical Paper: 70 marks

Practical/ Project Work: 30 Marks

Question Paper Structure

Time Duration

3 Hours

Maximum Marks

70 marks

Total No. of Questions

16

Type of Questions

Very Short Answer – 2 marks

Short Answer – 4 marks

Source-Based – 7 marks

Long Answer – 8 marks

Map Skill Based – 5 marks

3. CBSE Marks Distribution for Class 12 Home Science

Theoretical Paper: 80 marks

Practical/ Project Work: 20 Marks

Question Paper Structure

Time Duration

3 Hours

Maximum Marks

70 marks

Total No. of Questions

16

Type of Questions

Very Short Answer – 1 mark

Short Answer – 2 marks

Case Study and Picture Based – 3 marks

Long Answer I – 4 marks

Long Answer II – 5 marks

4. CBSE Marking Scheme for Sociology

Theoretical Paper: 80 marks

Practical/ Project Work: 20 Marks

Question Paper Structure

Time Duration

3 Hours

Maximum Marks

80 marks

Total No. of Questions

25

Type of Questions

Very Short Answer – 2 marks

Short Answer – 4 marks

Long Answer – 6 marks

5. CBSE Marks Distribution for Psychology

Theoretical Paper: 70 marks

Practical/ Project Work: 30 Marks

Question Paper Structure

Time Duration

3 Hours

Maximum Marks

70 marks

Total No. of Questions

28

Type of Questions

Learning check – 1 mark

Very Short Answer – 2 marks

Short Answer I – 3 marks

Short Answer II– 4 marks

Long Answer – 6 marks

6. CBSE Marking Scheme 2020 for Philosophy

Theoretical Paper: 100 marks

Question Paper Structure

Time Duration

3 Hours

Maximum Marks

100 marks

Total No. of Questions

28

Type of Questions

Very Short Answer – 2 marks

Short Answer – 3 marks

Long Answer – 6 marks

7. CBSE New Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme for Political Science:

Theoretical Paper: 100 marks

Question Paper Structure

 

Time Duration

3 Hours

Maximum Marks

100 marks

Total No. of Questions

23

Type of Questions

Very Short Answer – 1 mark

Very Short Answer – 2 marks

Short Answer – 4 marks

Long Answer I – 5 marks

Map Question Picture based interpretation – 5 marks

Long Answer II – 6 marks

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