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CBSE Revises Class 12th English Core Board Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme | Know What’s Changing

CBSE has revised the Class 12th English exam pattern for upcoming board exams 2019. Know major changes and revisions here.

CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) Class 12th English board exam 2019 pattern has been revised. CBSE has introduced certain changes in the examination pattern and marking scheme of Class 12th English core subject. CBSE has also uploaded the sample papers online. This is to make students familiar with the changes in the CBSE Class 12th English board exam 2019 pattern. Students can check the latest changes in the English exam pattern and marking scheme here.

CBSE Class 12th English Board Exam 2019 Pattern Revised

The board introduced some major changes in the CBSE Class 12th English board exam 2019 pattern. Section A of the Class 12 English board exam question paper consists of Unseen Passages. The Reading section earlier had three reading comprehensions based on which questions were asked. Central Board of Secondary Education has reduced the number of unseen comprehensions from three to two in the first major change.

CBSE has also revised the typology of questions in the Class 12th English board exam 2019. Also, the number of questions are 19 from 24 now. All in all, there are now 35 questions in the CBSE Class 12th English board exam question paper as against 40 previously.

CBSE Class 12th English board exam 2019 | Here’s How To Download Latest Sample Papers 

In order to familiarise students with the revised CBSE Class 12th English board exam 2019 pattern. The Central Board of Secondary Education has also uploaded the sample papers based on the revised pattern. Students can now check the changed marking scheme and revised pattern in the form of CBSE Class 12th English board exam 2019 sample papers.

As per the revised pattern, two passages in Section A of 800-900 words each will replace the three passages previously. Also, there would be only 5 MCQs as against 6 before of one mark each. Instead of 16 very short answer type questions, there are only 9 now. Also, instead of 1 question each in short answer type and long answer type, there would be 3 short answer type questions and 3 vocabulary based ones.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made such changes based on the feedback of various stakeholders. Students can practise the question papers based on revised pattern online. Check out more details about the CBSE Class 12th English board exam 2019 on official website of the board at cbse.nic.in online.

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