CBSE 12th Exam Pattern 2022-23 (Available): Check Latest CBSE Class 12 Exam Pattern Here!

CBSE 12th 2023 ( CBSE 12th )

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Exam On: 3 Jan '23 - 14 Feb '23

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Updated on Feb 8, 2023 15:50 IST

CBSE 12th Exam Pattern 2023: The CBSE Class 12  exams will be based on 100% syllabus this year. All questions asked in the CBSE 12th board exams will be subjective in nature. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has also released the syllabus and the CBSE Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023. Students must go through the entire CBSE Class 12 Term 2 Syllabus and prepare for their examinations.

For Class 12, the break up would be 30% competency based, 20 % Objective or MCQ and 50% long/ short type answers. 

As per the released CBSE Circular, the pattern of the CBSE term 2 question paper will be the same as that of the sample question papers hosted on CBSE website.

CBSE Board exams 2023 will be conducted at the end of the annual year. In the circular sent to the affiliated schools, the board has stated that for this academic year, there would be only one term or one board examination (as was the norm earlier). The entire syllabus (as per the CBSE Curriculum 2022-23) would be asked in the final examinations. However, the exam pattern has been modified.

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Marking Scheme for Class 12 CBSE 2023

The exam pattern and marking scheme of CBSE 12th of some of the subjects is given in the following tables:

Subjects

Theory Exam

Practical Exam

English

80

20

Sociology

80

20

Political Science

80

20

Physics

70

30

Mathematics

80

20

History

80

20

Geography

70

30

Economics

80

20

Computer Science

70

30

Chemistry

70

30

Business Studies

80

20

Accountancy

80

20

Biology

70

30

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CBSE Assessment Scheme Class 12 2022-23

The official notification regarding the CBSE 10th Assessment Scheme 2023 reads that the forthcoming sessions a greater number of Competency Based Questions or questions that assess application of concepts in real-life/ unfamiliar situations will be part of the question paper.

Class 12 Board exams 2022-23 would be 30% competency based, 20 % Objective or MCQ and 50% long/ short type answers. 

CBSE Assessment Scheme 2023

Type of questions

Class 12

Objective Type Questions

20%

Competency Based Questions

30%

Short/ Long Answer Type Questions

50%

Download CBSE 12th Assessment Scheme 2023

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CBSE 12th Exam Pattern 2023 FAQs

Q: What will be the mode of CBSE Class 12 Exam 2022-23?

A: The CBSE Board exams Class 12 will be conducted in the offline mode.

Q: Is there any change made in the exam pattern for the academic year 2023 for English or vocational subjects?

A: Yes, the board has made certain changes in the CBSE exam pattern 2022-23 for all subjects. You can download the official exam pattern from the links provided above.

Q: Is it true, CBSE exams will be based on 100% syllabus?

A: Yes, this year the board is conducting Class 12 board exams based on 100% syllabus.

Q: Is there any chance that the total marks be decreased to 70 from 100 for English?

A: No, the board has reduced the syllabus for the academic year 2022. The total marks for the English examination remain 100.

Q: Is the exam pattern changed for all subjects or just English and Maths?

A: Yes, the board has changed the exam pattern for all subjects.

Q: How many internal marks will be allocated in CBSE Class 12 Exam 2023?

A: In CBSE Class 12 Exam 2023, a total of 20 internal marks will be allocated.

Q: Does CBSE provide grace marks in the class 12 exam?

A: Yes, CBSE gives grace marks to those students who fail by a maximum of 3 marks in the exam.

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What should I do after 12th? I'm currently appearing for 12th HSC exam. I gave JEE Mains 2023 and got 7.

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Sapna kumari

Beginner-Level 5

23 hours ago

BE/B.Tech- Bachelor of Technology. B.Arch Bachelor of Architecture. BCA Bachelor of Computer Applications. B.Sc. - Information Technology. B.Sc. Nursing. B.Pharma Bachelor of Pharmacy. B.Sc. Interior Design. BDS Bachelor of Dental Surgery.

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Which course do I choose after 12th? My subjects are English, Sociology, computer science, physical education, history and EVS.

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Nihal Khan

Beginner-Level 5

Yesterday

Hello Student, There are lot of options according to your streams so have a look according to your programme. 1. (WITH ARTS)Students who think that if they choose Arts Stream, they will have less career opportunities than Science and commerce, but after completing 12th from arts, there is a list ...Hello Student, There are lot of options according to your streams so have a look according to your programme.
1. (WITH ARTS)
Students who think that if they choose Arts Stream, they will have less career opportunities than Science and commerce, but after completing 12th from arts, there is a list of courses which will provide you good career opportunities. BBA Bachelor of Business Administration
BMS- Bachelor of Management Science
BFA- Bachelor of Fine Arts
BEM- Bachelor of Event Management
Integrated Law Course- B.A. + LL.B
BJMC- Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication
BFD- Bachelor of Fashion Designing
BSW- Bachelor of Social Work
BBS- Bachelor of Business Studies
BTTM- Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management
Aviation Courses
B.Sc- Interior Design
B.Sc. - Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Bachelor of Design (B. Design)
Bachelor of Performing Arts
BA in History
2. (WITH Science)
After completing 12th with Science stream, there are a variety of options available for an undergraduate course. Students who have an interest in technical learning, they can choose engineering courses and the rest can choose from the courses listed below. BE/B.Tech- Bachelor of Technology
B.Arch- Bachelor of Architecture
BCA- Bachelor of Computer Applications
B.Sc. - Information Technology
B.Sc- Nursing
B.Pharma- Bachelor of Pharmacy
B.Sc- Interior Design
BDS- Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Animation, Graphics and Multimedia
B.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics
BPT- Bachelor of Physiotherapy
B.Sc- Applied Geology
BA/B.Sc. Liberal Arts
B.Sc. - Physics
B.Sc. Chemistry
B.Sc. Mathematics
3. (WITH COMMERCE)
Students who want to learn about financial and management, can opt commerce stream after 10th. For commerce students, mathematics is an optional subject, thus students who have an interest in mathematics but do not want to go with Science stream can take commerce with Maths. B.Com Bachelor of Commerce
BBA- Bachelor of Business Administration
B.Com (Hons. )
BA (Hons. ). In Economics
Integrated Law programme- B.Com LL.B. Integrated Law programme- BBA LL.B
4. (OTHER COURSES)
Apart from courses under Science, Commerce and Arts, there is also a list of professional courses to pursue after 12th:
CA- Chartered Accountancy
CS- Company Secretary
Bachelor of Design in Accessory Design, fashion Design, Ceramic Design, Leather Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Jewellery Design
Bachelor in Foreign Language
Diploma Courses
Advanced Diploma Courses
Certificate Courses.

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I am interested in Statistics. Which course should I choose after 12th?

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Durgesh .

Contributor-Level 7

2 days ago

Hi, After 12th you can pursue the course like Diploma course in Statistics Bachelor of arts in Statistics Bachelor of Science in Statistics Bachelor in Statistics and then after Bachelors degree, you can pursue Masters of arts in Statistics Masters of Science in Statistics and Masters in Statisti...Hi, After 12th you can pursue the course like Diploma course in Statistics Bachelor of arts in Statistics Bachelor of Science in Statistics Bachelor in Statistics and then after Bachelors degree, you can pursue Masters of arts in Statistics Masters of Science in Statistics and Masters in Statistics. Acturial Sciences is also an option BCA too has Stats as a subject both the field are the most interesting field for the Statistics interested students. Those Students are eligible to apply for Bachelor courses after 12th who has Mathematics or Statistics as a compulsory subject. For admissions in master courses you should have a Bachelor degree in Statistics from any recognised university. Thank you for asking.

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Can I take direct admission for BA LLB in Vikram University on 12th merit base in 2023?

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Dinesh upadhyay

Guide-Level 15

4 days ago

Candidate must have passed graduation with minimum 50% aggregate.Candidate must apply through university website. Admission is through counselling done by DTE Bhopal for some courses.

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Is UPCET different from CUET. I am in 12th CBSE board.

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Samridhi Yadav

Contributor-Level 6

5 days ago

UPCET stands for Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test and is conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Technical University for admission to its affiliated colleges and institutions offering engineering, pharmacy, management, and other courses. The Common University Entrance Test (CUCET) is a national-level...UPCET stands for Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test and is conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Technical University for admission to its affiliated colleges and institutions offering engineering, pharmacy, management, and other courses. The Common University Entrance Test (CUCET) is a national-level entrance examination conducted for admission to various undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs offered by Central Universities across India.

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Atul Sharma

Contributor-Level 8

5 days ago

They are both different exams. UPSEE stands for Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination which is conducted for admission to the first-year programs in the institutes which are affiliated to Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow and the other universities of Uttar Pradesh. Qualif...They are both different exams. UPSEE stands for Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination which is conducted for admission to the first-year programs in the institutes which are affiliated to Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow and the other universities of Uttar Pradesh. Qualified candidates from this examination will get admission in various UG and PG courses in the field on Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture and CSIT. Central University Entrance Test CUET is an all-India level entrance exam conducted by NTA for admission in UG courses offered in all the participating institutions. CUET 2022 Exam: CUET Common University Entrance Test ) exam is conducted every year by National Testing Agency NTA to enroll students into various UG programmes offered at all central universities including DU, JNU, JMI, EFLU and the University of Allahabad.

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Can I pursue B.Com in Statistics
After 12th pcm.

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Samridhi Yadav

Contributor-Level 6

5 days ago

Yes, you can pursue B.Com in Statistics after completing 12th with PCM as your subject. B.Com in Statistics is a programme that combines commerce and Statistics and it teaches you about various statistical methods, data analysis, and interpretation. The programme is designed for students who have...Yes, you can pursue B.Com in Statistics after completing 12th with PCM as your subject. B.Com in Statistics is a programme that combines commerce and Statistics and it teaches you about various statistical methods, data analysis, and interpretation. The programme is designed for students who have an interest in both commerce and mathematics and want to pursue a career in fields such as market research, data analysis, and business forecasting. Most universities in India require students to have passed 12th with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate, including mathematics as a subject, to be eligible for admission to B.Com in Statistics.

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Rounit Rai

Contributor-Level 6

6 days ago

Of course, you can do. It's not necessary that you have chosen Science in 12th that means you can't do B.Com. You can do B.Com side by side you can prepare for other exams also like Bank PO, Bank SO, Army, SSC Computer course etc. There are many courses that you can choose according to your choic...Of course, you can do. It's not necessary that you have chosen Science in 12th that means you can't do B.Com. You can do B.Com side by side you can prepare for other exams also like Bank PO, Bank SO, Army, SSC Computer course etc. There are many courses that you can choose according to your choice. But the main thing is that you have to give your 100%. So that you don't feel demotivated. If you want, you can do B.Com with full focus and then M.Com.

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How much percentage is required in the 12th grade to get an admission in Delhi University?

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Rounit Rai

Contributor-Level 6

5 days ago

Marks requirement for general category is 60% marks (in four subject including mathematics). OBC category is 54% marks (in four subjects including mathematics). PwD/CW category is 57% marks (in four subject including mathematics) this much percentage is required in the 12th grade to get an admiss...Marks requirement for general category is 60% marks (in four subject including mathematics). OBC category is 54% marks (in four subjects including mathematics). PwD/CW category is 57% marks (in four subject including mathematics) this much percentage is required in the 12th grade to get an admission in Delhi University.

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I am class 10th pass out, but did not pass class 12th. Am I eligible for B.Com?

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Yash Kumar

Beginner-Level 5

6 days ago

Yes, you can surely go for B.Com as you have done 12th.

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Which course should I pursue after the 12th grade to become an investment banker?

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jasveer singh

Contributor-Level 9

a week ago

Hi, To gain an entry-level position with an investment bank, you need to earn a three or four year Bachelor's degree. You can get a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com. ), a Bachelor of Arts (B.A. ) in finance, a Bachelor of Arts (B.A. ) in economics and a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in fin...Hi,
To gain an entry-level position with an investment bank, you need to earn a three or four year Bachelor's degree. You can get a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com. ), a Bachelor of Arts (B.A. ) in finance, a Bachelor of Arts (B.A. ) in economics and a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in finance
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com), Bachelor of Arts (B.A. ) in finance, B.A. Economics and Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Finance are among the best alternatives for a career as an Investment Banker. The following courses are helpful for a candidate to get into entry-level positions in the field:
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) Hons. Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Finance / Economics. Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Finance. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Programme.

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Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

2 weeks ago

You can pursue the following courses after the 12th grade to become an investment banker:1. B.Com. (Hons. ). In Investment Banking from JAIN University: This course is integrated with the Certified Management Accountant (US) and Chartered Financial Analyst (US) Investment Foundation. 2. BBA in In...You can pursue the following courses after the 12th grade to become an investment banker:
1. B.Com. (Hons. ). In Investment Banking from JAIN University: This course is integrated with the Certified Management Accountant (US) and Chartered Financial Analyst (US) Investment Foundation.
2. BBA in Investment Banking from D. Y. Patil Deemed-to-be-University
3. B.Com. In Investment Banking Operations from the Krupanidhi Degree College
4. BBA in Financial Markets and Investment Banking from the Jagannath University Jaipur
5. B.Com. In Investment and Wealth Management from the Yenepoya University
You can learn more about these colleges and their admission criteria at this link: https://www.shiksha.com/banking-finance-insurance/colleges/colleges-india?sby=popularity&rf=filters&cl[]=14&sp[]=278.

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What kind of courses can be pursued by students with PCB after class 12th? Share the entrance exam schedule for 2023.

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Reuben Nazareth

Contributor-Level 6

a week ago

HelloThere are a variety of courses that a student can choose with PCB after 12th. To name someB.PharmaMBBSBDSBachelor of Veterinary ScienceBachelor of Occupational TherapyBachelor of PhysiotherapyBachelor of Environmental ManagementBachelor/B.Tech BiotechnologyIntegrated B.Tech-M.Tech Biotechnol...Hello
There are a variety of courses that a student can choose with PCB after 12th. To name some
B.Pharma
MBBS
BDS
Bachelor of Veterinary Science
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Bachelor of Environmental Management
Bachelor/B.Tech Biotechnology
Integrated B.Tech-M.Tech Biotechnology
BS in Bioinformatics
Bachelor of Viticulture
Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Science BNYS course)
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS)
B.Sc Courses [Multiple Specialisations]
BS/Bachelor of Arts [Biochemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology, Microbiology, etc. ]
Hope this helps.

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