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CBSE 12th History Weightage 2023: Check Topic-Wise Weightage Here

Chinmayai Ajay Bobade
Chinmayai Ajay BobadeUpdated On: March 25, 2023 05:57 pm IST
CBSE Class 12 History Weightage 2023 divided in a unit-and-topic-wise manner, along with the distribution as per the question type, has been detailed here. Check CBSE 12th marks distribution 2023 for History here!
CBSE 12th History Weightage 2023

CBSE 12th History Weightage 2023: The History paper will be worth 80 marks in the theoretical paper and 20 marks in the internal assessment or project work. The syllabus of the theory paper is split into 15 chapters, each of almost equal weightage distribution.  The question paper would be set according to this marks distribution; therefore candidates can find it incredibly advantageous when preparing for the CBSE 12th 2023 History examination. CBSE 12th 2023 board examinations for 2023 class 12th are to begin on February 15, 2023.

Also Read | CBSE 12th Date Sheet 2023

CBSE 12th History 2023: Topic-Wise Weightage

The following is the mark distribution for CBSE 12th 2023 History theoretical exam:

Sr. No.

Unit/Topic Name



Themes in Indian History Part-I

25 marks


Bricks, Beads and Bones


Kings, Farmers and Towns


Kinship, Caste and Class


Thinkers, Beliefs and Buildings


Themes in Indian History Part-II

25 marks


Through the Eyes of Travellers


Bhakti-Sufi Traditions


An Imperial Capital: Vijayanagar


Peasants, Zamindars and the State


Themes In Indian History Part-III

25 marks


Colonialism and The Countryside


Rebels and the Raj


Mahatma Gandhi and the Nationalist Movement


Framing the Constitution


Map Work

05 marks


80 marks

CBSE 12th History 2023: Weightage for Project Work

The internal assessment is worth 20 marks, which are distributed as follows:

Project Work


Presentation of the topic

6 marks

Relevance of the topic

5 marks

Content analysis and its relevance

5 marks

External/internal viva

4 marks


20 marks

CBSE 12th History 2023: Typology of Questions

According to the objective of the questions, the weightage allocation is indicated below:

Type of Question

Weightage Distribution (Approximate)

Remembering and Understanding

44 marks (55%)


18 marks (22.5%)

Analysing, Evaluating, and Creating

18 marks (22.5%)

Also Read |

CBSE 12th Weightage 2023 (Subject-wise for all streams)
CBSE 12th Sample Papers 2023 with Solutions
CBSE 12th Question Bank 2023 PDF

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