CBSE Class 12 Examination Pattern 2020: Check Important Details

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has introduced some major changes in the examination pattern for class 12 in the academic session 2019-20.

As per the new exam pattern, CBSE has given more weight to the school-based/internal assessment.

Major change will be observed in the questions paper format in the board exam 2020. Question papers will have more number of objective type questions.

CBSE changed the examination pattern with an aim to

  • discourage students from rote learning
  • develop analytical skills and reasoning abilities among students
  • produce better results and improve the academic quality of institutions

CBSE Class 12 Exam Pattern: What are the major changes?

Internal assessment in all subjects

Earlier, the internal assessment was not involved in all the subjects of class 12 like Maths, languages, Political Science. As per the new assessment scheme, now, about 20% marks will be kept for internal assessment in all these subjects. Thus, form the March 2020 board exam, the CSBE board paper will carry 80% marks. However, for the Science subjects and fine arts the weightage will remain unchanged.

More Number of Objective Type questions

This comes as a major relief for class 12 students that CBSE will be introducing 25% multiple choice questions (MCQs) in all the subjects in board exam 2020. Thus, out of 80, only 60 marks will be given to the subjective type questions where students are required to write the detailed answers. This will definitely help students improve their scores in exams and lessen the burden of writing a lengthy paper. Moreover, MCQs will push students to study each and every topic with proper understanding.

Increased Number of Internal Choices in Different Questions

Board had already introduced more number of internal choices in 2019 Board Exams where the internal options in all sections of question paper were increased by 33%. The same practice shall continue henceforth for all subjects in the class 12 board examination 2020. The increased number I of choices helps students pick a question which they are more confident about. This definitely helps them enhance their marks in the board examination.

Board has also eliminated few chapters form the syllabus of CBSE Class 12 Chemistryand CBSE Class 12 Physics for academic session 2019-2020. Students must go through the latest CBSE syllabus to know the topics prescribed for board examination 2020.

CBSE Class 12 Syllabus 2019-20: All Subjects

CBSE Class 12 Syllabus 2019-20

Subject  Download Now
Mathematics  Click Here
Physics Click Here
Chemistry Click Here
Biology Click Here
Accountancy Click Here
Business Studies  Click Here
Economics Click Here
English Core Click Here
English Elective Click Here
Hindi (Aadhar)  Click Here
Hindi (Aichchik)  Click Here
History Click Here
Geography Click Here
Political Science  Click Here
Bio – Technology Click Here
Computer Science Click Here
Engineering Graphics Click Here
Entrepreneurship Click Here
Fine Arts Click Here
Home Science Click Here
Informatics Practices Click Here
Legal Studies  Click Here
Sociology  Click Here
Psychology Click Here
Physical Education  Click Here
NCC  Click Here

 

 

 

 

 

17 July, 2019, 1:52 pm

KVPY Previous Year Papers With Answer Keys

KVPY Previous Year Papers indicate the nature of the questions being asked in the upcoming exams and it has given an idea about the changing trends, of the syllabus.

Attempting KVPY Previous Year Papers will help you practice well for the exam this year. However, keep in mind that the pattern of the exam has changed over the years. So one can expect some continuous changes and some constants in the paper as well.

The more candidates practice the KVPY Previous Year Papers, the more it will boost up their speed and accuracy level. Solving the KVPY Previous Year Papers, aspirants can scale their preparation level and work on the weak areas and also will help the candidates in developing the time-management skills.

Year SA Paper SA Key SB/SX Paper SB/SX Key
2018 Click Here Click Here Click Here Click Here
2017 Click Here (05 Nov) Click Here Click Here Click Here
Click Here (19 Nov) Click Here Click Here Click Here
2016 Click Here Click Here Click Here Click Here
2015 English / Hindi  Click Here English / Hindi  Click Here
2014 English / Hindi  Click Here English / Hindi  Click Here
2013 English / Hindi  Click Here English / Hindi  Click Here
2012 English Click Here English  Click Here
2011 English  Click Here English  Click Here
2010 Part A English / Part A Hindi Click Here English / Hindi  Click Here
Part B EnglishPart B Hindi Click Here
2009 Click Here - Click Here -

 

 

 

 

 

16 July, 2019, 5:59 pm

KVPY Exam 2019: Exam Syllabus, Dates & Eligibility Criteria

KVPY 2019 Aptitude Test is going to held for the grant of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Fellowship. It is an online examination, which is conducted by IISc, Bangalore. The purpose of the fellowship program is to encourage students towards research in science field.

The KVPY exam is schedule to be held on Nov 03, 2019. Candidates studying in 11, 12, or 1st-year graduation course are able to apply under SA, SX, or SB stream, but only if they fulfilled the eligibility criteria.

Application Form for Aptitude test has been released. Get here complete details of KVPY 2019 such as date, eligibility criteria & syllabus.

KVPY 2019: Dates

Check schedule related to KVPY 2019 from the table provided below.

Event Dates
Online application starts from 08 Jul 2019
Last date for closing of application form 20 Aug 2019
KVPY 2019 Last date for payment of fees Sep 2019
Download the Admit card 2nd week of Oct 2019
Date of Aptitude test 03 Nov 2019
Date of Result December 2019
Date of Interview Jan – Feb 2020
Declaration of Final Result To be announced

KVPY 2019: Fellowship Offered

KVPY Fellowship will be awarded only if a student opts to study any of the following undergraduate courses in basic sciences.

  • B.Sc.
  • B.S.
  • B.Stat.
  • B.Math.
  • Int. M.Sc.
  • Int. M.S.

KVPY 2019: Eligibility Criteria

There are three streams to appear in KVPY 2019, namely SA, SX, SB. Students can apply for fellowship aptitude test depending upon class / year in which student is studying in 2019-20 academic session. What they are (SA / SX / SB) and who are eligible for them, are described below. Check KVPY 2019 eligibility criteria before applying.

KVPY SA

Students enrolled in XI Standard (Science Subjects) during the academic year 2019-20 and having secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects in the X Standard Board examination immediately in the preceding academic year are eligible to appear for Aptitude test.

The fellowship of the students selected under this stream will be activated only if they join an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S.) in the academic year 2021-22 after having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in Science subjects in the XII standard/(+2) Board Examination. During the interim period of one year they will be invited for the National Science (Vijyoshi) Camp and their travel expenses and local hospitality will be met by KVPY.

KVPY SX

Students enrolled in XII Standard/ (+2) (Science subjects) during the academic year 2019–20 and aspiring to join undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. for the session 2020–21 provided they have secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/ Biology) in the X Standard Board Examination during the academic year 2017-18 are eligible to appear for the Aptitude test.

The fellowship of the students selected under this stream will be activated only if they join an undergraduate course in Basic science (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S.) in the academic year 2020-21 after having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII standard Board Examination during academic year 2019-20.

Students in their 2nd year of study in Cambridge International Examination Board and aspiring to join an UG program (viz. B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S.)in Basic Sciences namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology in the Academic year 2019-20 are eligible to apply provided they have secured a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the X Standard Board Examination. They must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII standard Board Examination before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.

KVPY SB

Students enrolled in the 1st year of undergraduate program in Basic Sciences namely Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics & Biology leading to B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. during the academic year 2019–20 and having secured a minimum of 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate in MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology) in the XII Standard Board Examination immediately in the preceding academic year, are eligible to appear for the Aptitude test. In the 1st year final examination of B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. they must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks before taking up the fellowship, if awarded.

Note:Students enrolled in an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences, that is, B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Ecology, Molecular Biology, Botany, Zoology, Physiology, Biotechnology, Neurosciences, Bioinformatics, Marine Biology, Geology, Human Biology, Genetics, Biomedical Sciences, Applied Physics, Geophysics, Materials Science or Environmental Science are eligible for KVPY fellowship.

KVPY 2019: Syllabus

There is no prescribed syllabus for the aptitude test. The aptitude test aims to test the understanding and analytical ability of the student than his/her factual knowledge. However, students are tested for the syllabus up to class X/XII/1st year of B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. as applicable.

Exam Pattern for SA

Section name Question number
Part 1 Mathematics 1 to 15
Part 1 Physics 16 to 30
Part 1 Chemistry 31 to 45
Part 1 Biology 46 to 60
Part 2 Mathematics 61 to 65
Part 2 Physics 66 to 70
Part 2 Chemistry 71 to 75
Part 2 Biology 76 to 80

Exam Pattern for SB / SX

Section name Question number
Part 1 Mathematics 1 to 20
Part 1 Physics 21 to 40
Part 1 Chemistry 41 to 60
Part 1 Biology 61 to 80
Part 2 Mathematics 81 to 90
Part 2 Physics 91 to 100
Part 2 Chemistry 101 to 110
Part 2 Biology 111 to 120

Marking scheme is +1, -0.25, and +2, -0.5. Usually it is +1, -0.25 for Part 1 and +2, -0.5 for Part 2; however one must read instructions before test starts.

The question paper contains multiple choice questions. Each question is followed by 4 responses in serial A, B, C, D. You have to choose the correct response and click your response.

Total test duration is 3 hours.

Calculator will be available in “Resources” dropdown on top right-hand side of test screen.

Do not close any window directly when you are taking the test.

KVPY 2019: Fellowship Grants

Given below are the fellowship grants which will be awarded to the candidates who will be selected for KVPY 2019.

BASIC SCIENCES Monthly Fellowship Annual Contingency Grant
SA/SX/SB  – during 1st to 3rd years of B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math. / Integrated M.Sc. /M.S. Rs. 5000 Rs. 20000
SA/SX/SB  – during M. Sc. / 4th to 5th years of Integrated M.Sc. /M.S./M.Math./M.Stat. Rs. 7000 Rs. 28000

 

 

 

 

15 July, 2019, 1:07 pm

KVPY 2019: Applications Process Started

The application process for the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2019 scholarship programme has been started.

Interested candidates can apply at the official website of KVPY- kvpy.iisc.ernet.in, the application process will conclude on August 20.

KVPY-2019 online application portal - Click here

KVPY Important Dates 2019

Events

Dates (Tentative)

Application form releases from

2nd Sunday of July 2019

Last date to fill the application form

20 August 2019

Availability of admit card

3rd week of October 2019

Examination date

3rd November 2019

Releasing of answer key

4th week of November 2019

Declaration of the written test result

3rd week of December 2019

Interview

3rd week of January to 20th February 2020

The examination for KVPY will be organised by the Indian Institute Of Science (IISc), Bangalore.

The KVPY is a national level scholarship programme up to pre-Ph.D level. The candidates will be selected through an aptitude test and an interview. The exam for the scholarship will be conducted on November 3, as per the official schedule and the admit card for the same will be available from the third week of October 2019.

Selection of the students is made from those studying in Class 11 to first-year of any undergraduate Program in Basic Sciences having an aptitude for scientific research.

KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Stream SA

  • Candidate must be an Indian citizen.

  • This stream is for those candidates who enrolled in the a11th class in the current year with science stream.

  • For General/OBC category minimum 75 % and for SC/ST/PWD 65% marks are required in mathematics and science subject in 10th class.

  • Candidates who have selected under this stream gets activated only when they join an undergraduate course in Basic Sciences (B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S.) after passing 12th (within 2 years of passing 10th).

KVPY Eligibility Criteria 2019- Stream SB/SX

Eligibility Criteria is a very important part of every programme and exam. The Admission Authority will release eligibility criteria notification along with application form on 2nd Sunday of July 2019. Those candidates who are pursuing or intending to pursue/pursuing undergraduate program under Distance Education scheme/course of any university are not eligible to apply for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana 2019 programme. Here are a few points related to eligibility criteria :

  •  an Indian citizen. 

  • Students enrolled in 12th class: Student must have secured at least 60% marks in subjects like mathematics and science if belonging to General category, and if students belong from SC/ST/PWD category then 50% marks are required.

  • Students enrolled in the 1st year of the undergraduate program: Candidate must have secured at least 60% marks in subjects like mathematics and science if belonging to General category, and if aspirants belong from SC/ST/PWD category then 50% marks are required.

  • In the 1st year final examination of B.Sc./B.S./B.Math./B.Stat./Int. M.Sc./Int. M.S. they must secure 60% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks before taking up the fellowship if awarded.

The application fees for the general candidates is Rs 1000 and for reserved category candidates the same Rs 500.

KVPY Syllabus 2019 

For the KVPY aptitude test, there is no specific syllabus. The aptitude test aims to test the understanding and analytical ability of the candidate than his/her factual knowledge. The syllabus is included class 10th to the class 12th syllabus. The paper will have questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology.

KVPY Exam Pattern 2019 - For Stream SA, SB And SX

Stream Stream SA  Stream SX & SB

Exam Mode

Computer Based Test

Date & Shift

The first week of November 2019

Medium of Exam

English and Hindi

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Duration of Exam

180 Minutes

Subjects Covered

Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics

No. of Questions in Part- 1

60 Questions from each subject

80 Questions from each subject

No. of Question in Part-2

20 Questions from each subject

40 Questions from each subject

Total Marks

100 marks

160 Marks

Mark scheme in Part-1

+ 1 mark for each correct answer

-0.25 marks for the wrong answer

+ 2 mark for each correct answer

- 0.50 mark for each incorrect answer

Mark scheme in Part- 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 July, 2019, 3:28 pm

CBSE Board Exams 2020: Practical exams to be conducted externally

Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE till now had conducted the Board practical examinations at the home centers itself.

But now, the Board is planning to conduct the CBSE Board Exams 2020 practical exams at external centers. Just like the theory papers, the practical examinations will also be conducted externally by the Board.

In the notice issued by the Board, any school affiliated with the Board can be made as Board Examination Centre for AISSCE/AISSE theory/practical examination conducted by the Board. As per news report, CBSE is all set to adapt new changes in the marking system of practical examination as well.

Students will be issued different admit card for the practical examination which they will have to carry at the time of the exam, exactly like the theory paper exams.

The Board has asked all the affiliated schools to provide the details as mentioned in the enclosed proforma for the conduct of Practical exam 2020 within 10 days. After receiving all the details, the Board will take a suitable decision on it.

Students can check the official notice - Click Here

 

 

 

 

 

12 July, 2019, 1:10 pm

Class 12th: R.S. Aggarwal Book & Solution

Math’s is an extremely important subject that requires undivided attention and focuses from a student.

If your goal is to become a successful engineer, scoring good marks in this subject becomes even more critical and Math’s solution of RS Aggarwal in pdf are just the tool you need.

Math’s is not a subject which can be understood and learnt in the nick of time. It requires a strong base and a lot of continuous practice to master it. When it comes to studying Math’s, textbooks by RS Aggarwal are considered to be the best in the business. 

Download Chapter Wise Pdf Given below the link

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1. Relations Click Here
2. Functions Click Here
3. Binary Operations Click Here
4. Inverse Trigonometric Functions Click Here
5. Matrices Click Here
6. Determinants Click Here
7. Adjoint & Inverse of a Matrix Click Here
8. System of linear Equations Click Here
9. Continuity & Diffrentiability Click Here
10. Diffrentiation Click Here
11. Application of Derivative Click Here
12. Indefinite Integration Click Here
13. Method Of Integration Click Here
14. Some Special Integrals Click Here
15. Integration Using Partial Fractions Click Here
16. Definite Integrals Click Here
17. Area of Bounded Regions Click Here
18. Differential Equation & Their Formation Click Here
19. Diffrential Equations With Variable Seprable Click Here
20. Homogenous Diffrential Equations Click Here
21. Linear Diffrential Equation Click Here
22. Vector and their Properties Click Here
23. Scaler or Dot Product of Vectors Click Here
24. Cross or Vector Product of Vectors Click Here
25. Product of Three Vectors Click Here
26. Fundamental Concept of 3-Dimensional Geometry Click Here
27. Straight Line in a Space Click Here
28. The Plane Click Here
29. Probability Click Here
30. Bayes Theorem & its Applications Click Here
31. Probability Distribution Click Here
32. Binomial Distribution Click Here
33. Linear Programming Click Here

 

 

 

 

 

9 July, 2019, 5:11 pm

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