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Assam HS Exam Pattern 2022-23: Check Class 12 Subject Pattern, Marking Scheme

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaUpdated On: December 14, 2022 04:37 pm IST

Assam HS Exam Pattern 2022-23 has been released by the Board. Check here the changes in pattern along with the detailed subject wise exam pattern.

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Assam HS Exam Pattern 2022-23: The Assam Board of Secondary Education is the authority that conducts the class 12th board exam every year. In order to prepare well for the exam, the board also releases the Assam HS Exam Pattern 2022-23 which provides a blueprint for the question papers. The Assam HS Exam Pattern 2023 will provide the students with an idea of how the questions will be formed, what will be the weightage of different sections, what will be the pattern of marking, etc. The Assam HS Exam Pattern will help the students to prepare well for the exam by understanding how they can answer the questions. The board conducts exam every year from March to April. The question papers are designed as per the set exam pattern by the board. Also Check Assam HS Routine 2023

The candidates can check here the subject wise Assam HS Exam Pattern 2022-23 along with the important details such as marking scheme, grading system, and more.

Assam Class 12 Latest Updates 2023

Dec 14, 2022: The board has released Assam HS Date Sheet 2023, check details here.

Changes Introduced in Assam HS Exam Pattern

There has been some major changes that are introduced by the AHSEC board related to Assam HS Exam Pattern. These changes are listed in the points below:

  • All the students will have to acquire a minimum of 30% aggregate in each subject and overall to pass the exam. 
  • The student who fail to obtain the minimum aggregate will have to apply for supplementary exam.
  • The evaluation will be based on both theory and practical subjects for subjects with practicals.
  • The new syllabus has been released by the board with 30% reduction in the old syllabus. The students must use the Assam 12th Syllabus and Assam Class 12 Previous Year Question Paper to prepare for the exam.

Why is Assam Board Bringing These Changes?

Assam board is introducing these changes to help the students manage their studies and stress for exams. The board also targets to provide a continuous assessment to the students through internal assessment criteria which will help to test the application and knowledge skills of the students.

Also Check Assam Class 12 Previous Year Question Paper

Assam HS Exam Pattern Highlights

The table below shows some of the main points related to Assam HS Exam Pattern 2022-23 Highlights:

Exam Mode

Offline

Medium

Hindi & English

Duration

3 Hours

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice, Long/Short Questions

Subjects

Science, Commerce, Arts

Total Marks

100

Negative Marking

NA

Theory Exam

80

Internal Assessment

20

Passing Marks

30% Aggregate in Each Subject & Overall

Assam HS Exam Pattern 2022-23

Along with the Assam Class 12 Date Sheet 2023, the board releases the Assam HS Exam Pattern 2022-23 every year. Given below are some of the major points related to Assam HS Exam Pattern:

  • The total duration of the exam is 3 hours.
  • The total marks for the exam will be 100 marks.
  • Each paper will be divided into 4 different sections as per the types of questions.
  • Section A will consist of Objective type questions, Section B will consist of Very short answer type questions, Section C will consist of Short answer type questions, and Section D will consist of Long answer type questions.
  • This pattern will be same for both compulsory and elective subjects.
  • The elective subjects will include both language and vocational subjects.
  • The minimum passing marks for each subject will be 30 with an overall aggregate of 30%.

Assam HS Exam Pattern 2022-23 Subject Wise

Along with the overall exam pattern, the candidates must also be aware of the subject wise exam pattern for exam. This section will cover the subject wise Assam HS Exam Pattern 2022-23:

Assam HS Exam Pattern: Accountancy

The total marks for the exam will be 100 for 3 hours duration. The questions types will include MCQ, Short and Long answer questions. Out of 100 marks, 70 marks will be provided to theory exam and 30 marks will be for practical/ internal assessment. The candidates have to obtain a minimum of 30 marks (21 marks in theory and 9 marks in practical/ internal assessment) to pass the exam. Given below is the Assam HS Exam Pattern for Accountancy paper:

Type of Questions

Number of Questions

1 mark questions

8

2 marks questions

5

3 marks questions

5

5 marks questions

7

8 marks questions

4

Assam HS Exam Pattern: Chemistry

The total marks for the exam will be 100 for 3 hours duration. The questions types will include MCQ, Short and Long answer questions. Out of 100 marks, 70 marks will be provided to theory exam and 30 marks will be for practical/ internal assessment. The candidates have to obtain a minimum of 30 marks (21 marks in theory and 9 marks in practical/ internal assessment) to pass the exam. Given below is the Assam HS Exam Pattern for Chemistry paper:

Type of Questions

Number of Questions

1 mark questions

8

2 marks questions

10

3 marks questions

9

5 marks questions

3

Total

70

Assam HS Exam Pattern: Biology

The total marks for the exam will be 100 for 3 hours duration. The questions types will include MCQ, Short and Long answer questions. Out of 100 marks, 70 marks will be provided to theory exam and 30 marks will be for practical/ internal assessment. The candidates have to obtain a minimum of 30 marks (21 marks in theory and 9 marks in practical/ internal assessment) to pass the exam. Given below is the Assam HS Exam Pattern for Biology paper:

Sections

Marks

Section I

35

Section II

35

Total

70

Assam HS Exam Pattern: Mathematics

The total marks for the exam will be 100 for 3 hours duration. The questions types will include MCQ, Short and Long answer questions. Out of 100 marks, 70 marks will be provided to theory exam and 30 marks will be for practical/ internal assessment. The candidates have to obtain a minimum of 30 marks (21 marks in theory and 9 marks in practical/ internal assessment) to pass the exam. Given below is the Assam HS Exam Pattern for Mathematics paper:

Type of Questions

Number of Questions

1 mark questions

10

4 marks questions

12

6 marks questions

7

Total

70

Assam HS Exam Pattern: English

The total marks for the exam will be 100 for 3 hours duration. The questions types will include MCQ, Short and Long answer questions. Out of 100 marks, 70 marks will be provided to theory exam and 30 marks will be for practical/ internal assessment. The candidates have to obtain a minimum of 30 marks (21 marks in theory and 9 marks in practical/ internal assessment) to pass the exam. Given below is the Assam HS Exam Pattern for English paper:

Sections

Marks

Section A

10

Section B

25

Section C

20

Section D

45

Total

70

Assam HS Exam Pattern: Physics

The total marks for the exam will be 100 for 3 hours duration. The questions types will include MCQ, Short and Long answer questions. Out of 100 marks, 70 marks will be provided to theory exam and 30 marks will be for practical/ internal assessment. The candidates have to obtain a minimum of 30 marks (21 marks in theory and 9 marks in practical/ internal assessment) to pass the exam. Given below is the Assam HS Exam Pattern for Physics paper:

Type of Questions

Number of Questions

1 mark questions

8

2 marks questions

10

3 marks questions

9

5 marks questions

3

Total

70

Assam HS Exam Pattern: Economics

The total marks for the exam will be 100 for 3 hours duration. The questions types will include MCQ, Short and Long answer questions. Out of 100 marks, 70 marks will be provided to theory exam and 30 marks will be for practical/ internal assessment. The candidates have to obtain a minimum of 30 marks (21 marks in theory and 9 marks in practical/ internal assessment) to pass the exam. Given below is the Assam HS Exam Pattern for Economics paper:

Type of Questions

Number of Questions

1 mark questions

6

2 marks questions

6

4 marks questions

5

6 marks questions

2

Assam HS Exam Pattern: Business Studies

The total marks for the exam will be 100 for 3 hours duration. The questions types will include MCQ, Short and Long answer questions. Out of 100 marks, 70 marks will be provided to theory exam and 30 marks will be for practical/ internal assessment. The candidates have to obtain a minimum of 30 marks (21 marks in theory and 9 marks in practical/ internal assessment) to pass the exam. Given below is the Assam HS Exam Pattern for Business Studies paper:

Type of Questions

Number of Questions

1 mark questions

8

2 marks questions

5

3 marks questions

5

5 marks questions

7

8 marks questions

4

Assam HS Exam Pattern - Marking Scheme

Given below is the marking scheme as per Assam HS Exam Pattern:

  • The candidates need to obtain a minimum of 30% aggregate to pass a subject in Assam Board 12th Result.
  • The overall marks for all the subjects with practicals will be calculated on the basis of theory + practical marks.
  • 50% marks will be calculated based on the average of best three scoring subjects in class 10th.
  • 30% marks will be calculated based on the practical marks obtained.
  • 10% of the marks will be awarded on the basis of internal assessment conducted for class 11th and 12th.
  • 10% of marks will be awarded by AHSEC based on evaluation.
  • For subjects without practicals, 50% marks will be based on average, 40% marks will be based on internal assessment, and 10% marks will be awarded by AHSEC.

Assam HS Exam Pattern for Internal Assessment

The internal assessment for different subjects will be conducted depending on the following components and their weightage:

Internal Assessment

20 Marks

Record Work

10 Marks

Project Work/ Practicals

10 Marks

Assam Class 12th Grading System

The candidates can check below the Assam Class 12th Grading System which will be allotted as per the marks obtained:

Marks

Grade

100-91

A1

90-81

A2

80-71

B1

70-61

B2

60-51

C1

50-41

C2

40-35

D

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