Kerala Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023-24: Marking Scheme, Subject-Wise Weightage

Samia Miraj
Samia MirajUpdated On: October 10, 2023 02:43 pm IST

Kerala Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023-24 will help students while preparing for the exam. Understanding the weightage of topics and the right marking scheme is very helpful during the preparation phase.

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Kerala Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023-24 consists of three components such as terminal examination, continuous examination, and practical examination. A student will be required to secure a grade of D+ or above, with a minimum of 30% aggregate score in CE, PE, and TE, when taken together, and at least 30% in TE separately, to pass any subject. The exam pattern is released according to the various subjects which are included in the curriculum for the class 12th students. There are some optional subjects and some compulsory subjects included in the Kerala Plus Two Syllabus 2023-24. The candidates will also have to prepare for internal assessment and practicals in order to successfully pass the class 12th examinations. Kerala Plus Two Board is 2 to 2.5 hours long and it is conducted offline. More than 4 lakh students appear in board examinations for class 12th every year in Kerala. Check out more details related to the Kerala Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023-24 below.

Quick Links for Preparation: 

Kerala Plus Two Model Papers 2023-24
Kerala Plus Two Previous Year Question Paper

Kerala Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023-24: Highlights 

You can check out some important highlights related to Kerala Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023-24 here:

  • Kerala 12th exam 2023-24 duration will be around 2 hours or 2.5 hours.
  • The total marks of the question paper will be 100.

Exam Name

Kerala class 12th board examination

Duration 

2 hours or 2.5 hours

Total Marks

100

Passing Marks

30% marks in total and 30% marks in TE separately

Conducted on

March or April 

Kerala Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023-24

There are different subjects that you can choose in order to give your class 12 board examinations. Some of them are compulsory and some of them are optional subjects according to the interest of the students. Kerala Class 12th Exam Pattern 2024 can be different for the different subjects and the duration of the exam can also be different. Given below is the table indicating the duration and the total marks available in each question paper for the various subjects:

Subject

Duration (in hrs)

Kerala plus two total marks

English

2.5

100

Physics

2

100

Chemistry

2

100

Biology

 (Botany and Zoology)

2.5

100

Computer science

2

100

Economics

2.5

100

Mathematics

2.5

100

History

2.5

100

Political science

2.5

100

Psychology

2

100

Geography

2

100

Also Check

Kerala Plus Two Time Table 2023-24
Kerala Plus Two Preparation Tips 2023-24

Kerala Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023-24 - Qualifying Score

DHSE also decides the qualifying score which is needed for each and every examination for different subjects. The candidates need to pass the TE examination separately in order to successfully pass the overall tests. The students need to get 30% marks in all examinations and a minimum of 30% marks in TE separately. Check out the qualifying score for each subject given below:

Subject

Qualifying score for TE

Overall qualifying score

English

24

30

Physics

18

30

Chemistry

18

30

Biology

 (Botany and Zoology)

18

30

Computer science

18

30

Economics

24

30

Mathematics

24

30

History

24

30

Political science

24

30

Psychology

18

30

Geography

18

30

Kerala Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023-24 - Marking Scheme

The students will receive grades according to the marks that they have scored in their board examination. The range of grades exists up to D grade which is the lowest grade that anybody can get. Check out the grading system followed by DHSE given below:

Marks Range

Grade Points

Grade

Remarks

90-100

9

A+

Outstanding

80-89

8

A

Excellent

70-79

7

B+

Very Good

60-69

6

B

Good

50-59

5

C+

Above Average

40-49

4

C

Average

30-39

3

D+

Marginal

20-29

2

D

Need Improvement

<20

1

E

Need Improvement

Normally, the class 12th board examinations for Kerala are conducted in the month of March and the result is declared by the Kerala Board of public examination in the month of June or July. The students can check out specifications related to the board examination and prepare themselves accordingly.
Also Check 

Kerala Plus Two Result 2023-24
Kerala 12th Admit Card 2023-24

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