CBSE Class 12 Marking Scheme 2022-2023

CBSE Class 12 Marking Scheme 2023 For All Subjects

The Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) has released the Class 12 marking scheme 2022-23 for all subjects on its official website. For the student's ease, we have provided CBSE Class 12 marking scheme 2023 along with the chapter-wise weightage of each subject on this page. We suggest you read the article till the end to get all the comprehensive details of the marking scheme, exam pattern, and chapter-wise weightage of all the subjects. Knowing the marks distribution, exam pattern, and weightage will help you prepare better for the upcoming Class 12 board exams and increase your chances of scoring more marks in board examinations.


The minimum aggregate marks a candidate must score to pass CBSE Class 12 board exams is 33%. Moreover, the candidate must also secure at least 33% marks in each subject to pass the board exam. Candidates who secure 33% or above aggregate marks but scored less than 33% in any subject must appear for the supplementary exam.


CBSE Class 12 Assessment Policy 2023

The Central Board of Secondary Education has announced that there will be only one term or one board examination in the academic year 2022-23. The final Class 12 board exam covers the entire CBSE syllabus as per the curriculum designed by the board for the year 2022-23. 


CBSE Class 12 Exam Pattern 2022-23

The Central Board of Secondary Education has released a new Class 12 exam pattern for the academic year 2022-23. Here are the complete details for the same:


Exam Conducting Authority

Central Board of Secondary Education

Category

CBSE Class 12th exam pattern 2022-23

Question Paper Pattern

  • 20% MCQs

  • 30% Competency-based questions in the form of multiple-choice questions, case-based questions, source-based integrated questions or any other types.

  • 50% Short answer/long answer questions


Total Duration

3 hours

Maximum Marks

100 (Theory + Practical)

  • 80 marks theory + 20 marks project works for commerce subject (Accountancy, Busine Studies, and Economics)

  • 80 marks theory + 30 marks practicals for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

  • 80 marks Maths written exam + 20 marks internal assessment


Chapter Wise Weightage of Accountancy Class 12 

  • Theory: 80 marks

  • Project: 20 marks


Units


Period

Marks

Part A: Accounting for Partnership Firms and Companies




Unit-1: Accounting for Partnership Firms

105

36


Unit-2:  Accounting for Companies

45

24



150

60

Part B: Financial Statement Analysis




Unit-3: Analysis of Financial Statements 

30

12


Unit 4: Cash Flow Statement

20

8



50

20

  • Part C: Project Work

  • will include:

  • Project File: 4 marks

  • Written Test: 12 marks (1 hour)

  • Viva Voce: 4 marks

20

20

Or

Part B: Computerized Accounting

Unit 4. Computerised Accounting

50

20

  • Part C: Practical Work

  • Practical work will include:

  • Practical File: 4 Marks

  • Practical Examination: 12 Marks (One Hour)

  • Viva Voice: 4 marks

20

20


Chapter Wise Weightage of Business Studies Class 12 

  • Theory: 80 marks

  • Project: 20 marks


Units


Period

Marks

Part A: Principles and Functions of Management



1

Nature and Significance of Management

12



16

2

Principles of Management 

12

3

Business Environment 

12

4

Planning 

14

14

5

Organizing 

15

6

Staffing  

16


20

7

Directing

15

8

Controlling

12

Total

110

50

Part B: Business Finance and Marketing



7

Financial Management  

20


15

8

Financial Markets 

18

9

Marketing Management 

30

15

10

Consumer Protection

12

                          Total

80

30

Project Work (One)

30

20


Chapter Wise Weightage of Economics Class 12 

  • Theory: 80 marks

  • Practical: 20 marks


Units

Title

Period

Marks

Part A:  Introductory Macroeconomics




National Income and Related Aggregates 

30

10


Money and Banking

15

6


Determination of Income and Employment 

30


12


Government Budget and the Economy 

17

6


Balance of Payments

18

6

                                          Total


40

Part B: Indian Economic Development




Development Experience (1947-90) and Economic Reforms since 1991 

12


28


Current Challenges facing Indian Economy

20

50


Development Experience of India – A Comparison with Neighbours 

08

12

Theory Paper (40+40 = 80 Marks)

40

200

Project Work

20

20


Chapter Wise Weightage of Chemistry Class 12 

  • Theory: 70 marks

  • Practicals: 30 marks 


S.No

Title

Periods

Marks

1

Solutions

15

7

2

Electrochemistry

18

9

3

Chemical Kinetics

15

7

4

d -and f -Block Elements

18

7

5

Coordination Compounds

18

7

6

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

15

6

7

Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

14

6

8

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

15

8

9

Amines

14

6

10

Biomolecules

18

7


Total

160

70


Chemistry Weightage Class 12 Practicals


Topics


Volumetric Analysis


08 marks


Salt Analysis 


08 marks


Content Based Experiment 


06 marks


Project Work 


04 marks


Class record and viva


04 marks


Practical Total Marks


30 marks


Total Marks  (Theory + Practicals)



100 marks


Chapter Wise Physics Weighatge Class 12 

  • Theory: 70 marks

  • Practicals: 30 marks 


Units


Periods

Marks

Unit 1

Electrostatics




26





16


Chapter–1: Electric Charges and Fields


Chapter–2: Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance 

Unit 2

Current Electricity


18


Chapter–3: Current Electricity 

Unit 3

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism



25





17


Chapter 4: Moving Charges and Magnetism


Chapter 5: Magnetism and Matter

Unit 4

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents 



24


Chapter 6: Electromagnetic Induction


Chapter 7: Alternating Current 

Unit 5

Electromagnetic Waves 

04

  




18


Chapter 8: Electromagnetic Waves

Unit 6

Optics



30


Chapter 9: Ray Optics and Optical Instruments


Chapter 10: Wave Optics

Unit 7

Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter

08


12


Chapter 11: Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter

Unit 8

Atoms and Nuclei

15


Chapter 12: Atoms


Chapter 13: Nuclei

Unit 9

Electronic Devices

10

07


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


             Total

160

70


Physics Weightage Class 12 Practicals 

Topics


Two experiments one from each section


7 + 7 marks


Practical record (experiments and activities)


5 marks


One activity from any section


3 marks


Investigatory Project


3 marks


Viva on experiments, activities, and project


5 marks


Practical Total Marks


30 marks


Total Marks (Theory + Practicals)


100 marks


Chapter Wise Weightage of Biology Class 12 

  • Theory: 70 marks

  • Practicals: 30 marks


Units

Title

Marks

VI

Reproduction

16

VII

Genetics and Evolution

20

VIII

Biology and Human Welfare

12

IX

Biotechnology and its Applications

12

X

Ecology and Environment

10


Total

70

Practicals

Evaluation Scheme


One Major Experiment 5

5 marks


One Minor Experiment 2 & 3

4 marks


Slide Preparation 1& 4

5 marks


Spotting 

7 marks


Practical Record + Viva Voce

4 marks


Project Record + Viva Voce 

5 marks


Practical Total Marks

30 marks


Total Marks (Theory + Practicals)

100


Chapter Wise Weightage of Maths Class 12 

  • Theory: 80 marks

  • Internal Assessment: 20 marks 


S.No.

Title

Periods

Marks


Relations and Functions

30

8


Algebra

50

10


Calculus

80

35


Vectors and Three-Dimensional Geometry 

30

14


Linear Programming

20

05

6

Probability

30

08


Total

240

80


Internal Assessment


20


Total Marks


100


Question Paper Pattern (English Core) Class 12


Subject

Competencies

Marks

Reading Skills

  • Conceptual understanding, 

  • Decoding

  • Analyzing 

  • Inferring

  • Interpreting

  • Appreciating

  • Literary, 

  • Conventions and vocabulary, 

  • Summarizing 

  • Using appropriate format

20

Creative Writing Sills

  • Conceptual Understanding

  • Application of Rules

  • Analysi

  • Reasoning,

  • Appropriacy of style and tones, 

  • Using appropriate format and fluency.

  • Inference, analysis, 

  • Evaluation  And Creativity. 

20

Literature Textbooks and Supplementary Reading Texts 

  • Recalling

  • Reasoning

  • Critical thinking

  • Appreciating literary convention

  • Inference

  • Analysis

  • Creativity with fluency.

40

Total

80


  • Assessment of Listening And Speaking Skills

10


Internal Assessment:

  • Listening 

  • Speaking

  • Project Work

5

5

10


Total Marks

100


This was the complete discussion on the Class 12 Marking Scheme for the academic year 2022-23. We hope students have found this helpful information for their studies. Stay tuned with Vedantu for further latest updates on CBSE Class 12  and other competitive exams.  Good Luck!

FAQs on CBSE Class 12 Marking Scheme 2022-2023

1. When will the CBSE board conduct the Class 12 board examination for the academic session 2022-23?

The CBSE board will tentatively conduct Class 12 board exams from February 15, 2023.

2. Is it mandatory to pass Class 12 theory and practical exams separately?

Yes, it is mandatory to clear both practical and theoretical exams separately.

3. How does the CBSE Class 12 marking scheme help students?

The CBSE  Class 12 marking scheme will help students understand how the marks will be allocated for each step of a question. With this information, students will learn the importance of answering a question in steps. This eventually helps them to enhance their writing skills.

4. How to check all subjects' CBSE Class 12 marking scheme?

Follow the below to check the CBSE Class 12 marking scheme for all subjects:

  • Step 1: Visit CBSE's official website (http://cbseacademic.nic.in/index.html).

  • Step 2: Click on the “SQP 2022-22” under the “ Sample Question Paper” Tab.

  • Step 3: Select Class 12 by clicking on the link

  • Step 4: Click on the particular subject for which you want the marking scheme and sample paper. Download sample paper and take out the marking scheme printout for future reference.

5. Does the CBSE board consider the pre-board exam marks when calculating the final Class 12 exam results? 

No, the pre-board examination scores are not added to or considered when calculating the final board exam results.

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