In this academic year 2020-21, the CBSE board has made many changes for the benefit of class 12th students.
Class 12th students of the CBSE board can get the complete details of the 2020-21 exams on CA Wizard. This CBSE Guide for Class 12 has all the essential details:
- new syllabus for 2020-21 exams,
- NCERT e-books,
- sample papers on the latest syllabus,
- marking scheme with the revised syllabus,
- and the latest CBSE guidelines for class 12 exams.
Students can download the free PDF resources from CA Wizard and use them later for best utilization.
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CBSE Class 12 Subjects and Curriculum
In class 12 of the CBSE board, students have to study at least five subjects (continued from class 11). Most of the subjects have a theory and practical sections. The subjects are generally categorized into three streams: Commerce, Science, and Arts. The complete list of subjects and curriculum is available here on CBSE Website.
Commerce: Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics
Science: Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology
Arts: Geography, History, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology
CBSE Syllabus for Class 12
The Class 12 CBSE syllabus for all subjects is designed to nurture intellectual development with conceptual lessons and practical experience. CBSE regularly updates the syllabus with better topics to prepare students for the latest professional skills.
In addition to these updates, CBSE has made a significant change in the syllabus this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all the students have faced too many problems. The teaching pattern has changed drastically. Considering all of these problems, CBSE has reduced 30% of the syllabus for almost all subjects. (Note: This step is taken as a one-time measure.)
The revised syllabus for theory and practicals is available for download on CA Wizard. Click the link below.
NCERT Books for CBSE Class 12 Curriculum
NCERT is a publishing house that publishes course books for the CBSE curriculum. These books are available in both hard copies and e-books. You can download them from the below-given links.
CBSE Sample Papers for Class 12
After the syllabus change and reduction for 2020-21, CBSE has released new sample papers for class 12th. You can download PDFs of sample papers from the link below.
The deleted chapters’ questions are not included, so you can solve the CBSE sample papers without wasting time. CBSE has also given the evaluation/marking pattern for the answers of these sample papers (available with sample papers above link). You must check it out to know the latest exam pattern. It will help you prepare better for the exams. You will know what type of questions to expect this year and how you should write your answer to gain maximum marks.
With the sample papers, you should also solve last year’s question papers. Highlight important questions, correct answers, and mistakes if you have made after solving the papers. Make a note of them and go through them during your revisions.
Solve sample question papers of all subjects as exams and at least a few times. It will build your confidence and writing speed. You will know how to handle pressure and what strategy to use while writing answers.
CBSE Marking Scheme for Class 12
As you know, the class 12 CBSE syllabus is reduced, the marking scheme for all subjects has also changed slightly. The papers will be 100 marks only; just the marks for deleted chapters are shifted to other chapters. The revised marking scheme is available for all subjects with the syllabus on the CBSE portal. You can download the new marking scheme from below.
The marking scheme will enable you to determine the topics of great and least importance. You will be able to decide which topics to study first to score high marks in the 12th exams.
CBSE Guidelines for Class 12 (2020-21)
The CBSE issues certain instructions for the class 12th academic framework and exams. Due to the Coronavirus, the situations and learning environment has changed drastically. Hence CBSE has given relaxations in the rules and regulations. The new CBSE guidelines for class 12 were released on the official website. Click on the below link to see it now.
CBSE is also responsible for scheduling and conducting the class 12 exams. It will soon announce the date sheet for 2020-21 exams and exam guidelines as well.
We hope you have received all the essential information in this CBSE Guide for class 12. For any more updates, visit the CBSE website.