CBSE Class 12 English Core Blueprint 2024: Chapter-wise weightage, marking scheme

Angana Nath

Updated On: February 22, 2024 01:59 pm IST

The complete details regarding CBSE Class 12 English Core Blueprint 2024 are listed below. Find the chapter-wise breakdown along with the marking scheme here.
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CBSE Class 12 English Core Blueprint 2024: CBSE Class 12 English is the mandatory paper, which needs to appear to all the students from the Science, Arts, and Commerce streams. Hence, candidates from all streams should have a clear idea about the marking scheme, chapter-wise weightage, etc. CBSE Class 12 English paper is divided into three sections, such as Reading, writing, and literature. Check out the section-wise marks distribution here:

  • Reading Comprehension: 22 marks
  • Writing Skills: 18 marks
  • Literature Textbook: 40 marks
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CBSE Class 12 English Core Blueprint and Weightage 2024

Here is the CBSE Class 12 English core weightage 2024 for the upcoming exam has been highlighted:

Section A: Reading

Topic/ Chapter NamesMarks
Comprehension
  • Short Answers - 4 questions (2 marks)
  • Very Short Answers - 1 question (1 mark)
9 marks
Vocabulary testing
  • Very Short Answer - 1 question (3 marks)
3 marks
Study Skills
  • Comprehending & Note Making - 1 question (5 marks)
5 marks
Summarising Skills - 1 question  (3 marks)3 marks

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Section B: Writing Skills

Topic/ Chapter NamesMarks
Providing factual details, organization, fluency, and coherence
  • Short Writing Skill - 1 question (5 marks)
5 marks
Presenting factual details, format, fluency, and coherence 
  • Factual Reporting - 1 question (10 marks)
10 marks
Formatting, organization, coherence, fluency
  • Long Writing Task - 1 question (10 marks)
10 marks
Organization, coherence, fluency
  • Article LWS - 1 question (10 marks)
10 marks

Section C: Literature Textbook

Topics/ Chapter NamesMarks
Poetry appreciation Interpretation Interpretation
  • Short Answer - 1 question (2 marks)
  • Very Short Answers - 2 questions (1 mark)
4 marks
Comprehension Interpretation Understanding Interpretation
  • Short Answers - 4 questions (2 marks)
8 marks
Comprehension Interpretation Understanding Understanding and interpretation
  • Short Answer - 5 questions (2 marks)
10 marks
Content organization, fluency, coherence, understanding
  • Long Answer - 1 question (10 marks)
10 marks
Content organization, fluency, coherence, understanding
  • Long Answer - 1 question (7 marks)
7 marks
Understanding Interpretation Understanding
  • Short Answer - 4 questions (2 marks)
8 marks

CBSE Class 12 English Core Blueprint 2024: Internal Assessment 

The CBSE Class 12 English core blueprint 2024 for Internal Assessment has been highlighted here in the given table:

ParticularsWeightage
Assessment of Listening Skills5 marks
Assessment of Speaking Skills5 marks
Project work10 marks
Total20 marks

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