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CBSE Class 12 Exam

About Exam

The Central Board of Secondary Education is the responsible body for conducting the exams for class 12. CBSE recommends NCERT textbooks for all CBSE-affiliated schools and they are considered to be of  the best-quality. The CBSE has announced that the term-wise examination pattern will be cancelled for the next academic year 2023. The CBSE Class 12 Term 2 exam started on April 26, 2022, and will end on June 15, 2022. The Central Board of Secondary Education released the Class 12 Term 1 results on March 19, 2022. The term 2 results will be announced by the end of June or first week of July, 2022. 


Students preparing for the CBSE Class 12 exams in 2022 can download PDFs of the updated syllabus and NCERT Solutions from the article below. Embibe provides the accurate study materials and mock tests for the students to practice. The new CBSE Class 12 curriculum 2022 includes chapters, subtopics, and a grading scheme for each subject. Also, students can now download the Class 12 Term 2 sample papers with solutions. 

 

 

Practice Embibe's Exclusive CBSE Class 12 Term 2 Sample Papers Based on New Guidelines

Sample Papers
Attempt Sample Paper 1 for Term 2 Chemistry Attempt Sample Paper 2 for Term 2 Chemistry
Attempt Sample Paper 1 for Term 2 Biology Attempt Sample Paper 2 for Term 2 Biology
Attempt Sample Paper 1 for Term 2 Physics Attempt Sample Paper 2 for Term 2 Physics
Attempt Sample Paper 1 for Term 2 Mathematics Attempt Sample Paper 2 for Term 2 Mathematics

CBSE Class 12 Brochure 2022

Students can now check important details like exam syllabus, notifications, exam dates, exam pattern, and class 12 CBSE results for terms 1 and 2 on the official website of the CBSE Class 12 board exams or download it from here.

CBSE Class 12 Exam Summary 2022

The board administers CBSE Class 12 exams in two terms, Term 1 and term 2, with each term covering half of the course. The board has released the Class 12 CBSE Term 2 date sheet 2022 for Arts, Commerce, and Science streams. The CBSE 12th board exam is a national-level examination held offline in exam centres throughout the country.

CBSE Class 12 Exam Highlights

Check the table below for some of the important information about the Class 12 CBSE Board Exam 2022:

Particulars Details
Name of the Exam Central Board of Secondary Education Class 12 Board Examination
Commonly Known As  CBSE Class 12 Board Exams
Conducting Body  Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Level of Examination National level mode
Mode of Registration  Offline via the school for regular students Online for private students registration
Registration Fees  INR 1500/- for five subjects and INR 300/- per additional subject
Mode of Exam Offline
Class 12 Language Subjects English, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Sanskrit, Tamil, Malayalam, Urdu, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, etc.
Class 12 Academic Subjects Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Studies, Social Studies, Economics, Accountancy, Political Science, etc.
Frequency of Exam Once in a year

CBSE Class 12 Official Website Link 2022

https://www.cbse.gov.in/

CBSE Class 12 Latest Updates

Test

  • CBSE has announced that the term-wise pattern will be cancelled for the 2023 exams and the once-a-year exam pattern will be followed. A minimum of 30% of questions will be competency-based in form of multiple-choice questions, case-based, source-based integrated questions or any other type of questions. Also, the objective-type questions will carry 20% weightage and the remaining 50% will be short or long answer type questions.
  • The CBSE Class 12 Term 2 exam began on April 26 and ended on June 15, 2022.  The results will be announced by the end of June or the first week of July. 

CBSE Class 12 Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern

Selection Process

Students can refer to the exam pattern given below for better understanding of the CBSE class 12 exam:

 

Type of Questions Weightage
Competency Based Questions [Multiple Choice Questions, Case Studies, Source based Integrated Questions etc.]. 30% (Minimum)
Objective Type Questions 20%
Short Answer/Long Answer Questions 50% [As Per Existing Pattern]

Exam Pattern Details - Scoring Pattern (+/- Marking)

Students can check the class 12th CBSE exam pattern on the official website of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). There are two stages of the exam. One is theoretical, and the other is practical. Theory subjects are held for 80 to 70 marks for language and academic subjects. While practical exams are conducted for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Computer Science. For convenience, candidates can check the complete exam pattern from the information given below:

  • Mode of Examination: Offline
  • Duration of Exam: 3 hours
  • Types of Questions: Multiple choice questions and subjective type questions
  • Medium of Question: English for Academic Subjects. Furthermore, it depends on the Language subject.
  • Maximum Marks for Theory: 80 or 70 Marks
  • Maximum Marks for the Practical exam: 20 or 30 Marks


CBSE Class 12 board exam pattern is divided into three main streams: Science, Commerce, and Arts. We have provided below the CBSE Class 12 exam pattern for your reference: 

  • Some subjects in CBSE Class 12 are common for all stream students. 
  • The total duration is 3 hours. 
  • The question paper usually consists of the following type of questions: 
    1. Very Short Answer Questions (1 mark each), 
    2. Short Answer Type Questions-I (2 marks each), 
    3. Short Answer Type Questions-II (3 marks each), 
    4. Value-based Questions (4 marks), 
    5. Long Answer Type Questions (5 marks each).

CBSE Class 12 New Exam Pattern 2022

CBSE has introduced some changes in the board exam pattern from Class 9 to 12 for the academic session 2021-22. In light of the new National Education Policy (NEP), the board has begun to move toward Competency-Based Education (CBE). Students will be asked more questions on the application of concepts in real life. At the same time, the overall marks and duration of the examination will remain the same.

CBSE Class 12 Mathematics Exam Pattern

The examination pattern of the CBSE Class 12 Mathematics subject is provided below:

Particulars Details
Exam Duration 3 Hours
Internal Marks 20 marks
Theory Marks 80 marks
Total No. of Questions 36
Very Short Answer Type Questions (1 mark each) 20
Short Answer Type Questions (2 marks each) 6
Long Answer Type-I Questions (4 marks each) 6
Long Answer Type-II Questions (6 marks each) 4
   

CBSE Class 12 English Exam Pattern

 CBSE Class 12 English pattern is provided below in detail for the students to refer to:

Particulars Details
Exam Duration 3 hours
Maximum Marks 100 marks (80 marks for theory + 20 marks for the assessment of listening and speaking skills)
Total Number of Questions 33
MCQ and Objective-type Questions (1 mark each) 20
Short Answer Type-I Questions (2 marks each) 5
Short Answer Type-II Questions (4 marks each) 3
Long Answer Type Questions (6 marks each) 3
Very Long Answer Type Questions (10 marks each) 2

CBSE Class 12 Physics Exam Pattern

Class 12 CBSE board Physics 2022 exam pattern is provided below in detail:

Particulars Details
Exam Duration 3 Hours
Internal Marks 20 marks
Theory Marks 80 marks
Total No. of Questions 36
Very Short Answer Type Questions (1 mark each) 20
Short Answer Type Questions (2 marks each) 6
Long Answer Type-I Questions (4 marks each) 6
Long Answer Type-II Questions (6 marks each) 4

CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Exam Pattern

CBSE Class 12 Chemistry 2022 exam pattern is provided below in detail:

Particulars Details
Duration of Exam 3 hours
Marks Allotted for Practical 30 marks
Marks Allotted for Theory 70 marks
Very Short Answer Questions 20 questions
Short Answer Questions 7 questions
Long Answer Questions (3 Marks each) 7 questions
Long Answer Questions (5 Marks each) 3 questions

CBSE Class 12 Biology Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the CBSE Class 12 Biology is provided below in detail:

Particulars Details
Duration of Exam 3 hours
Marks for Practical 30 marks
Marks for Theory 70 marks
Total Number of Questions 27 Questions
Very Short Answer Question 5 Questions
Short Answer Questions 7 Questions
Long Answer Questions (3 marks each) 12 Questions
Long Answer Questions (5 marks each) 3 Questions

Exam Pattern Details- Total Time

According to the new pattern for the year 2021-22, a total of 3 hours is given to complete one subject.

  • Term 1

The paper will have Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), including case-based MCQs and MCQs on the assertion-reasoning type.

Duration of Exam: 90 minutes

  • Term 2

The paper will have questions of different formats (case-based/ situation-based/ open-ended - short answer/ long answer type).

Duration of  the Exam: 2 hours

CBSE Class 12 Exam Calendar 2022

Exam Syllabus

CBSE Class 12 Exam Schedule 2022: Term 1 and Term 2

Below we have provided CBSE Class 12 exam schedule for your reference:

  • Term 1: CBSE released the CBSE 12th results for Term 1 on March 19, 2022.
  • Term 2: Students can find the date sheet for Class 12 CBSE Term 2 Exam 2022 below:

 

Exam Dates Morning Shift (10:30 am to 12:30 pm)
April 26, 2022 Entrepreneurship, Beauty, and Wellness
April 28, 2022 Biotechnology, Engineering Graphics, Retail, Electronic Technology, Food Nutrition, and Dietetics, Library and Info Science
May 02, 2022 Hindi Elective, Hindi Core
May 04, 2022 Dance (Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Manipuri, Kathakali), Web Application, Horticulture
May 06, 2022 Sociology
May 07, 2022 Chemistry
May 10, 2022 Food Production, Office Procedures & Practices, Design
May 11, 2022 Regional Languages Exam
May 12, 2022 Marketing
May 13, 2022 English Elective and English Core
May 17, 2022 Business Administration, Business Studies
May 18, 2022 Geography
May 19, 2022 Fashion Studies
May 20, 2022 Physics
May 21, 2022 Yoga, Early Childhood Care & Education, Artificial Intelligence
May 23, 2022 Accountancy
May 24, 2022 Political Science
May 25, 2022 Home Science
May 26, 2022 Hindustani Vocal Music, Hindustani Music Mel Ins, Hindustani Music Per Ins, Automotive, Health Care, Cost Accounting, Shorthand (Hindi)
May 27, 2022 Financial Markets Management, Typography, and Computer Application, Medical Diagnostics, Textile Design
May 28, 2022 Economics
May 30, 2022 Biology
May 31, 2022 Urdu Elective, Sanskrit Elective, Carnatic Music Vocal, Carnatic Music Mel Ins, Carnatic Music Perc Ins, Knowledge Tradition & Practices of India, Urdu Core, Front office operations, Insurance, Geospatial Technology, Electrical Technology, Multimedia, Taxation
June 01, 2022 Agriculture, Banking, Mass Media Studies
June 02, 2022 Physical Education
June 04, 2022 National Cadet Corps (NCC), Information Technology, Shorthand (English)
June 06, 2022 Painting, Graphics, Sculpture, APP/Commercial Art
June 07, 2022 Mathematics, Applied Mathematics
June 09, 2022 Tourism, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration, Salesmanship
June 10, 2022 History
June 13, 2022 Informatics Practical, Computer Science
June 14, 2022 Legal Studies, Sanskrit Core
June 15, 2022 Psychology

CBSE Class 12 Exam Syllabus 2022

Study Plan to Maximise Score

CBSE designs the Class 12 CBSE syllabus for students to prepare for their exams effectively. We have provided the detailed term-wise syllabus for CBSE Class 12 below for the year 2022-23:

Class 12 English 2022 Syllabus

Students can refer to the latest English syllabus  as per the CBSE guidelines from below for better preparation:

Category Name of the Chapter
Flamingo
Prose Last Lesson
Lost Spring
Deep Water
The Rattrap
Indigo
Poets and Pancakes
The Interview
Going Places
Poems My Mother at Sixty Six
Keeping Quiet
A Thing of Beauty
A Roadside Stand
Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers
Vistas
  The Third Level
The Tiger King
Journey to the End of The Earth
The Enemy
On the Face of It
Memories of Childhood
The Cutting of My Long Hair
We Too are Human Beings

Class 12 Maths 2022 Syllabus 

Students can score very high marks and the lowest marks in the subject Maths, depending on their understanding of the subject. Here, they can refer to the latest Maths syllabus  as per the CBSE guidelines from below for better preparation:

Name of Unit Name of Chapter Weightage
Relations and Functions Relations & Functions
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
08 marks
Algebra Matrices
Determinants
10 marks
Calculus Continuity and Differentiability
Applications of Derivatives
Integrals
Applications of the Integrals
Differential Equations
35 marks
Vectors and Three-Dimensional Geometry Vectors
3D Geometry
14 marks
Linear Programming Linear Programming 05 marks
Probability Probability 08 marks
Total 80 marks

Class 12 Physics 2022 Syllabus

Students can refer to the class 12 Physics syllabus for preparing a better study plan and score high scores in both theory and practical exams:

Unit Chapter Marks
Electrostatics Electric Charges and Fields
Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
16 marks
Current Electricity Current Electricity
Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism Moving Charges and Magnetism
Magnetism and Matter
17 marks
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents Electromagnetic Induction
Alternating Current
Electromagnetic Waves Electromagnetic Waves 18 marks
Optics Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
Wave Optics
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter 12 marks
Atoms and Nuclei Atoms
Nuclei
Electronic Devices Semiconductor Electronics Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits 07 marks
Total 70 marks

Class 12 Chemistry 2022 Syllabus

Chemistry is a subject that can help students to score very high scores in both theory and practical exams, if they are thorough with the equations, formulas and other textual concepts. Here we have provided the detailed syllabus for 2022 Chemistry for the students:

Unit Marks
Solutions 07 marks
Electrochemistry 09 marks
Chemical Kinetics 07 marks
D-and F -Block Elements 07 marks
Coordination Compounds 07 marks
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes 06 marks
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers 06 marks
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids 08 marks
Amines 06 marks
Biomolecules 07 marks
Total 70 marks

Class 12 Biology 2022 Syllabus

Students can check the class 12 2022 Biology syllabus from the table below:

Unit Chapter Marks
Reproduction Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
Human Reproduction
Reproductive Health
16 marks
Genetics and Evolution Principles of Inheritance and Variation
Principles of Inheritance and Variation
Evolution
20 marks
Biology and Human Welfare Human Health and Diseases
Microbes in Human Welfare
12 marks
Biotechnology and its Applications Biotechnology - Principles and Processes
Biotechnology and its Applications
12 marks
Ecology and Environment Organisms and Populations
Ecosystem
Biodiversity and its Conservation
10 marks
Total 70 marks

Class 12 Accountancy 2022 Syllabus

Students from the commerce stream know the importance of subjects like Accountancy and Business Studies. Here we have provided the detailed syllabus of Accountancy below:

Name of Unit Name of Chapter Weightage
Accounting for Partnership Firms and Companies Accounting for Partnership Firms
Accounting for Companies
60 marks
Financial Statement Analysis Analysis of Financial Statements
Cash Flow Statement
20 marks
OR
Computerized Accounting Computerized Accounting 20 marks
Total 80 marks

Class 12 Business Studies 2022 Syllabus

Latest Business Studies syllabus for class 12 is available below for the students to refer to:

Name of Unit Name of Chapter Weightage
Principles and Functions of Management Nature and Significance of Management
Principles of Management
Business Environment
Planning
Organizing
Staffing
Directing
Controlling
50 marks
Business Finance and Marketing Financial Management
Financial Markets
Marketing Management
Consumer Protection
30 marks
Total 80 marks

Languages (Group - L)

The list of Languages available for CBSE Class 12 are as follows:

  • Arabic
  • Assamese
  • Bengali
  • Bhutia
  • Bodo
  • French
  • German
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi Core
  • Hindi Elective
  • English Core
  • English Elective
  • Japanese
  • Kannada
  • Kashmiri
  • Lepcha
  • Limboo
  • Malayalam
  • Manipuri
  • Marathi
  • Mizo
  • Nepali
  • Odia
  • Persian
  • Punjabi
  • Russian
  • Sanskrit Core
  • Sanskrit Elective
  • Sindhi
  • Spanish
  • Tamil
  • Tangkhul
  • Telugu AP
  • Telugu Telangana
  • Tibetan
  • Urdu Core
  • Urdu Elective

Academic Electives (Group - A)

The academic electives for CBSE Class 12 are as follows:

  • Accountancy
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Studies
  • Carnatic Melodic
  • Carnatic Vocal
  • Carnatic Percussion
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Fine Arts
  • Dance
  • Geography
  • Hindustani Melodic
  • Hindustani Percussion
  • Hindustani Vocal
  • History
  • Home Science 
  • Informatics Practices
  • Knowledge Tradition & Practices of India
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • NCC
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

The details of the co-scholastic internal assessments are given below:

General Studies

Health and Physical Education

School Health Manuals

Value Education - A handbook for teachers

 

Previous Year Analysis

Previous Year Analysis

CBSE Class 12 Study Plan to Maximise Score

Preparation Tips

Being the most popular national-level exam, the competition in CBSE is very stiff as lakhs of students from all over the country appear for this exam every year. The competition gets more intense as the exams provide a pathway toward securing a better career. Furthermore, the Class 12 exam is essential for competing in competitive exams like JEE Main, NEET, DUET, CLAT, etc.

To prepare for CBSE Class 12 board exams, you need to have a diligent study routine. Thus, to enhance your CBSE Class 12 Board Exam preparation 2022, you can follow the points given below:

  • Exam Pattern: Students are advised to go through the CBSE Class 12 exam pattern carefully. This helps the students to understand the pattern of questions that will be asked in the exams. It helps them to prepare efficiently for the exams.
  • Syllabus: Students should make it a point to refer to the CBSE Class 12 syllabus while preparing for their exams. The syllabus will give them a fair idea of the topics they need to study for CBSE class 12 exams.
  • Take Notes: Students should take down notes while studying so that they can revise all the concepts during exams. 
  • Previous Year's Question Papers: Students should solve the previous year's question papers to get an idea about the questions that appear in the exams repetitively. This helps students to manage their time efficiently.

Detailed Study Plan

We have provided a sample timetable to help you prepare for CBSE Class 12 exams 2022 during the last month. Students are advised to create a schedule for one subject at a time. One can also modify the sample time table provided in this section as per their preferences as well.

Days

Subjects

Important Tips

1-4

Physics – Keep the complete list of formulae, experiments, and derivations

1. Try revising all the concepts weekly that you have studied during the weekdays.

2. Identify two subjects that you find the most difficult and spend extra time on those subjects.

3. Practice sample papers/previous year’s papers to understand the pattern and to prepare effectively for your exams.

8. Keep yourself calm, positive, and confident.

5-9

Chemistry – Questions related to organic and inorganic chemistry are fact-based questions that can be solved quickly with good practice.

10-15

Maths – Firstly, clear the basic fundamentals and concepts of the subject. Some calculations can be lengthy. You should practice these types of questions a lot.

16-18

English – Read as much as you can. Any piece of good literature should not escape your hands: Your textbooks, the newspaper, or anything else you can find. Follow a good grammar book and know the basic rules.

19-22

Computer Science – The key to a successful Computer Science exam is understanding. As the majority of the question paper is based on programming, the only way to score is by having a thorough understanding of the programming languages.

22-26

Revision days as per subjects

26-30

Sample or Previous Year Papers

 

CBSE Class 12 Chapter-wise Weightage 2022

Here, we are providing a list of important topics and chapters along with the weightage for your reference:

CBSE Class 12 Biology Weightage 2022

The marks weightage for CBSE Class 12 Biology is as follows:

Unit

Title

Marks

Unit 6

Reproduction

14

Unit 7

Genetics and Evolution

18

Unit 8

Biology and Human Welfare

14

Unit 9

Biotechnology and its Applications

10

Unit 10

Ecology and Environment

14

 

Total

70

CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Weightage 2022

Below we have provided the marks weightage for CBSE Class 12 Chemistry:

Unit No.

Title

Marks

Unit 1

Solid State

23

Unit 2

Solutions

Unit 3

Electrochemistry

Unit 4

Chemical Kinetics

Unit 5

Surface Chemistry

Unit 6

p-Block Elements

19

Unit 7

d- and f-Block Elements

Unit 8

Coordination Compounds

Unit 9

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

28

Unit 10

Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

Unit 11

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

Unit 12

Amines

Unit 13

Biomolecules

 

Total

70

CBSE Class 12 Physics Weightage 2022

Below we have provided the marks weightage for CBSE Class 12 Physics:

Unit

Chapter

Marks

Unit 1 – Electrostatics

Chapter 1: Electric Charges and Fields

16

Chapter 2: Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance

Unit 2 – Current Electricity

Chapter 3: Current Electricity

Unit 3 – Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

Chapter 4: Moving Charges and Magnetism

17

Chapter 5: Magnetism and Matter

Unit 4 – Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

Chapter 6: Electromagnetic Induction

Chapter 7: Alternating Current

Unit 5 – Electromagnetic Waves

Chapter 8: Electromagnetic Waves

18

Unit 6 – Optics

Chapter 9: Ray Optics and Optical Instruments

Chapter 10: Wave Optics

Unit 7 – Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter

Chapter 11: Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter

12

Unit 8 – Atoms and Nuclei

Chapter 12: Atoms

Chapter 13: Nuclei

Unit 9 – Electronic Devices

Chapter 14: Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits

7

Total

70

CBSE Class 12 Mathematics Weightage 2022

Below we have provided the marks weightage for CBSE Class 12 Maths:

No.

Units

Marks

Unit 1

Relations and Functions

08

Unit 2

Algebra

10

Unit 3

Calculus

35

Unit 4

Vectors and Three–dimensional Geometry

14

Unit 5

Linear Programming

05

Unit 6

Probability

08

 

Total

80

 

Internal Assessment

20

CBSE Class 12 Previous Year Exam Analysis

Previous Year Papers

CBSE Class 12 previous year papers give an idea of the CBSE Class 12 exam pattern and syllabus. Students should practice previous year's question papers to enhance their confidence and to gain a conceptual understanding of all the topics. By practicing CBSE Class 12 Previous Year Question Papers, students can further boost their speed and accuracy level. 

CBSE Class 12 Previous Year Question Papers for Accounts

Students can download the CBSE Class 12 Accounts previous year’s question papers to practice for their exams effectively. 

1

Download Accounts Set 1 Question Paper

2

Download Accounts Set 2 Question Paper

3

Download Accounts Set 3 Question Paper

CBSE Class 12 Previous Year Question Papers for Maths

Students can download the CBSE Class 12 Maths previous year’s question papers to practice for their exams effectively. 

1

Download Set 1 C Mathematics Question paper

2

Download Set 2 C Mathematics Question paper

3

Download Set 3 C Mathematics Question paper

CBSE Class 12 Previous Year Question Papers for Biology

Below we have provided the previous year's question papers for CBSE Class 12 Biology for your reference: 

1

Download Set 1 Biology Question Paper

2

Download Set 2 Biology Question Paper

3

Download Set 3 Biology Question Paper

CBSE Class 12 Previous Year Question Papers for Physics

We have provided the CBSE Class 12 previous year’s question papers for Physics below:

1

Download Set 1 C Physics Theory Question Paper

2

Download Set 2 C Physics Theory Question Paper

3

Download Set 3 E Physics Theory Question Paper

CBSE Class 12 Previous Year Question Papers for Chemistry

We have provided the CBSE Class 12 previous year’s question papers for Chemistry below:

1

Download Set 1 Chemistry Question Paper

2

Download Set 2 Chemistry Question Paper

3

Download Set 3 Chemistry Question Paper

CBSE Class 12 Previous Year Question Papers for English

We have provided the CBSE Class 12 previous year’s question papers for English below:

1

Download Set 1 English Question Paper

2

Download Set 2 English Question Paper

3

Download Set 3 English Question Paper

CBSE Class 12 Previous Year Question Papers for Economics

We have provided the CBSE Class 12 previous year’s question papers for Economics below:

1

Download Set 1 Economics Question Paper

2

Download Set 2 Economics Question Paper

3

Download Set 3 Economics Question Paper

CBSE Class 12 Previous Year Cut-off

When schools were closed for the entire year and the board examinations were cancelled, almost 99% of CBSE students of session 2021 passed their final year, a huge jump from the 88% passed last year. However, this sharp spike in the number of high-scoring students meant that the marks needed to get into top colleges also shot up significantly.

CBSE Class 12 Previous Years Toppers List

The year-wise CBSE Class 12 topper list is provided below:

CBSE Class 12 Toppers 2020

The list of toppers for CBSE Class 12 toppers for the year 2020 are as follows:

Rank

Name

Marks Obtained

1

Divyanshi Jain

600/600

1

Tushar Singh

500/500

CBSE Class 12 Toppers 2019

The list of toppers for CBSE Class 12 toppers for the year 2019 are as follows:

Rank

Students Name

Marks Scored

1

Hansika Shukla

499

2

Karishma Arora

499

3

Gaurangi Chawla

498

4

Aishwarya

498

5

Bhavya

498

6

Ayushi Upadhyay

497

7

Mehak Talwar

497

8

Parth Saini

497

9

Veeraj Jindal

497

10

Ananya Goel

497

11

Rubani Cheema

497

12

Aishna Jain

497

13

Vanshika Bhagat

497

14

Arpit Maheshwari

497

15

Dishank Jindal

497

16

Divya Aggarwal

497

17

Piyush Kumar Jha

497

18

Tisha Gupta

497

19

G Karthik Balaji

497

20

Garima Sharma

497

21

Ibadat Singh Bakshi

497

22

Pragya Kharkwal

497

23

Shreya Pande

497

CBSE Class 12 Toppers 2018

Rank

Students name

Marks Scored

1

Meghna Shrivastava

499

2

Anoushka Chandra

498

3

Chahat Bodhraj

497

3

Astha Bamba

497

3

Tanuja Kapri

497

3

Supriya Kaushik

497

3

Nakul Gupta

497

3

Kshitij Anand

497

3

Ananya Singh

497

 

CBSE Class 12 Previous Year's Sample Papers

Topper List Success Stories

Embibe provides free one-click downloadable Class 12 sample paper PDFs. Students can download these free sample papers to prepare and score good marks in their exams. CBSE Class 12 sample papers for 2020 are given in the table below:

CBSE Class 12 Maths Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Physics Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Biology Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Accountancy Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Economics Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Political Science Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 History Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Geography Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 English Core Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 English Elective Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Hindi Aichhik Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Hindi Aadhaar Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Home Science Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Informatics Practices Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Computer Science Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Biotechnology Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Sociology Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Psychology Sample Paper 2020

CBSE Class 12 Sample Papers for the year 2019 are given in the table below:

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Physics 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Chemistry 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Biology 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Maths 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Accountancy 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Business Studies 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Economics 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Political Science 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper History 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Geography 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper English Core 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper English Elective 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Hindi Aichhik 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Hindi Aadhaar 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Home Science 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Informatics Practices 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Computer Science 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Biotechnology 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Sociology 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Paper Psychology 2019

CBSE Class 12 Sample Papers for the year 2018 are given in the table below:

CBSE Class 12 Physics Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Biology Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Maths Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Accountancy Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Economics Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Political Science Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 History Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Geography Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 English Core Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 English Elective Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Hindi Aichhik Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Hindi Aadhaar Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Home Science Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Informatics Practices Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Computer Science Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Biotechnology Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Sociology Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Psychology Sample Paper 2018

CBSE Class 12 Sample Papers for the year 2017 are given in the table below:

CBSE Class 12 Physics Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Biology Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Maths Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Accountancy Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Economics Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Political Science Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 History Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Geography Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 English Core Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 English Elective Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Hindi Aichhik Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Hindi Aadhaar Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Home Science Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Informatics Practices Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Computer Science Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Biotechnology Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Sociology Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Psychology Sample Paper 2017

CBSE Class 12 Previous Year's Result Statistics

Below we have provided CBSE Class 12 previous year's result statistics for your reference:

Year

Total Appeared Students

Overall Pass %

Boys' Pass %

Girls' Pass %

2021

13,69,745

99.37

99.67

99.13

2020

1192961

88.78

86.19

92.15

2019

1205484

83.4

79.4

88.7

2018

1106772

83.3

78.99

88.31

2017

1076760

73.96

68.66

82.29

2016

992656

83.05

78.85

88.58

2015

962122

82

77.77

87.56

Important Dates

About Exam

Exam Result Declaration

CBSE will announce the Class 12 Term 2 results in July 2022 tentatively. CBSE announced the Class 12 Term 1 results on March 19, 2022 online at cbseresults.nic.in.  Students can check the CBSE class 12 board result or scorecard by providing their roll number, registration id, school number, and centre number. 

The CBSE Class 12 result contains various details like subject-wise marks, overall marks, passing status, etc. Furthermore, the board will issue the original Class 12 marksheet after around one month, and candidates can collect the same from their respective schools.

How to Check CBSE Class 12 Result 2022 Online?

Candidates can follow the simple steps listed below to check and download CBSE Class 12 result or scorecard.

  • 1st Step: Go to CBSE’s official result website, i.e., cbseresults.nic.in.
  • 2nd Step: On the website, search for the “Senior School Certificate Examination (Class-XII) 2022” link and click on the link.
  • 3rd Step: On the next page, candidates need to enter their Class 12 roll number, registration id, school number, and centre number.
  • 4th Step: Then, check the details once and click on the “Submit” button.
  • 5th Step: Upon clicking on the button, the CBSE Class 12 Result 2022 will appear on the screen.
  • 6th Step: Finally, candidates can check their CBSE Class 12 results and download the same for future references.

How to Obtain CBSE Class 12 Result 2022 from DigiLocker?

Candidates can also access DigiLocker to check their CBSE Class 12 results. The steps to get CBSE Class 12 Result 2022 via DigiLocker are as follows.

  • 1st Step: visit the DigiLocker website at digilocker.gov.in.
  • 2nd Step: On the site, scroll down and go to the ‘Education’ section. Then, click on the “VIEW ALL” link.
  • 3rd Step: Next, search for the “Central Board of Secondary Education” tab and click on it.
  • 4th Step: On the next page, click on the “Class XII Marksheet” tab.
  • 5th Step: Now, enter either the “Aadhar/ Mobile Number” or “Username” and a 6-digit security pin.
  • 6th Step: Then, click on the “Sign In” button.

Finally, the CBSE Class 12 Result will appear on the screen.

FAQs on CBSE Class 12 Exam 2022

Freaquently Asked Questions

Here are some FAQs on 12th CBSE Exam 2022:

Q.1. Is the CBSE Class 12 syllabus the same as NCERT?
Ans: Yes! the CBSE Class 12 syllabus is the same as the NCERT syllabus.

Q.2. Is there a change in the CBSE Class 12 syllabus for 2022 from previous years?
Ans: Yes! the officials at CBSE have reduced the CBSE Class 12 syllabus for 2022 by up to 30% and introduced two-term board exams with different assessment schemes.

Q.3. Where can I get the CBSE official syllabus for Class 12?
Ans: You can get the CBSE Class 12 official syllabus from this article. You can also download the same from the CBSE official website.

Q.4. How should I start my preparation for Class 12?
Ans: Start with the topics that you are comfortable with. Take your preparation level from easy to moderate, and then moderate to difficult.

Q.5. What is the pass marks for CBSE class 12 exams?
Ans: The pass marks for CBSE class 12 exams is 33. 

CBSE Class 12 Educational Institutions

About Exam

Below are the top 20 CBSE schools in India for CBSE Class 12:

  • DAV Sr. Sec. School, Mogappair, Chennai 
  • DAV Girls Sr. Sec. School, Lloyds Road, Chennai 
  • DAV Boys Sr. Sec. School, Lloyds Road, Chennai 
  • Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith, Deoghar, Jharkhand
  • Sri Kumaran Children’s Home School, Bangalore
  • National Public School, Koramangala, Bangalore
  • Chinmaya International Residential School, Coimbatore
  • National Public School, HSR Layout, Bangalore
  • Delhi Public School, Harni, Vadodara
  • The Heritage School, Sector 62, Gurgaon
  • Hindu Senior Secondary School, Indira Nagar, Chennai
  • DAV Girls Senior Secondary School, Mogappair, Chennai
  • HAL Public School, Bangalore
  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Chennithala, Alappuzha
  • National Academy for Learning, Bangalore
  • Bhavan Vidyalaya, Sector 27B, Chandigarh
  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Neriamangalam, Kerala
  • Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, Mylapore, Chennai
  • Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, Lodi Estate, New Delhi
  • Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School, Prasanthi Nilayam, AP

List of CBSE Class 12 Future Exams

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List of Future Exams

Class 12 exams are the qualifying criteria for most of the entrance exams conducted for admission to professional courses and other undergraduate programs. Below is the list of future exams that a student can appear for while in Class 12 or after completing it.

Stream

Exam

Engineering

  • Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main
  • JEE Advanced
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) entrance exam
  • COMED-K
  • IPU-CET (B. Tech)
  • Manipal (B. Tech)
  • VITEEE
  • AMU (B. Tech)
  • NDA Entrance with PCM (MPC)

Medical

  • National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET)
  • AIIMS
  • JIPMER

Defence Services

  • Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test
  • Indian Navy B.Tech Entry Scheme
  • Indian Army Technical Entry Scheme (TES)
  • National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I)

Fashion and Design

  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Entrance Test
  • National Institute of Design Admissions
  • All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Design Exam
  • Footwear Design and Development Institute
  • Maeer’s MIT Institute of Design
  • National Institute of Fashion Design
  • National Aptitude Test in Architecture
  • Center for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT)

Social Sciences

  • Banaras Hindu University Exam
  • IIT Madras Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE)
  • TISS Bachelors Admission Test (TISS-BAT)

Law

  • Common-Law Admission Test
  • All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)

Science

  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
  • National Entrance Screening Test (NEST)

Mathematics

  • Indian Statistical Institute Admission
  • Admissions to Universities
  • Various B.Sc Programs
  • Banasthali Vidyapith Admission

Practical Knowledge/Career Goals

Prediction

Learning from Real World

CBSE Class 12 helps students understand real-life situations easily. Some of the learnings are listed below:

  • Atmospheric changes
  • Digestion, functioning of organs of humans, animals, etc.
  • Applications of natural gas, electricity, etc.
  • Measurements in constructions, etc.

Career Skills

Many things that the Class 12 students can learn are:

  • Communication skills
  • Resume writing
  • Development of Interpersonal skills
  • Building personality
  • Basic computer operations

Career Prospects/Which Stream to Choose

You can choose any of the streams, i.e., Arts, Science, and Commerce based on your liking of that particular subject. Based on your interests, you can choose from these common courses or find an alternate path that is more suitable for you:

  • Engineering 
  • Medical
  • Diploma courses
  • Degree courses
  • Defence and other Govt exams (S.S.C, IB, etc.)
  • Agriculture and law
  • Fashion designing

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