CBSE Class 12 Physics Topic-Wise Weightage 2024: Chapter-wise distribution for theory and practicals

Mahima Gupta
Mahima GuptaUpdated On: February 12, 2024 04:33 pm IST
Check out the complete details regarding CBSE Class 12 Physics Topic-Wise Weightage 2024 here. Find here the breakdown of the marks distribution for both theory and practical exams.
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CBSE Class 12 Physics Topic-Wise Weightage 2024: According to CBSE Class 12 Physics syllabus, the subject includes a total of 14 chapters which are cumulated in 9 units. While preparing for the examination, it is important to know the marks weightage each chapter holds. This allows the candidate to better plan their studies by foremost focusing on the topics with high weightage. While referring to the weightage distribution provided here, it is important to point out that the chapter-wise marks distribution is unofficial (not provided by CBSE board but rather based on previous question paper analysis) while the unit-wise weightage is official (as provided by the CBSE board). The total weightage for CBSE 12th Physics 2024 theory exam is 70 marks and the remaining 30 marks are for the practical examination.

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CBSE Class 12 Physics Topic-Wise Weightage 2024: Theory Exam

The unit-wise details of weightage distribution for CBSE Class 12 Physics 2024 theory exam are mentioned below.

Unit I and Unit II: Electrostatics and Current Electricity

Unit 1 ChaptersWeightage
Electric Charges and Fields5 marks
Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance5 marks
Unit 2 ChaptersWeightage
Current Electricity6 marks
Total Weightage16 marks

Unit III and IV: Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism & Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

Unit 3 ChaptersWeightage
Moving Charges and Magnetism6 marks
Magnetism and Matter5 marks
Unit 4 ChaptersWeightage
Electromagnetic Induction4 marks
Alternating Current2 marks
Total Weightage17 marks

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Unit V and VI: Electromagnetic Waves and Optics

Unit 5 ChaptersWeightage
Electromagnetic Waves4 marks
Unit 6 ChaptersWeightage
Ray Optics and Optical Instruments10 marks
Wave Optics4 marks
Total Weightage18 marks

Unit VII and VIII: Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter and Atoms & Nuclei

Unit 7 ChaptersWeightage
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter4 marks
Unit 8 ChaptersWeightage
Atoms4 marks
Nuclei4 marks
Total Weightage12 marks

Unit IX: Electronic Devices

Unit 9 ChaptersWeightage
Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits7 marks
Total Weightage7 marks

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CBSE Class 12 Physics Topic-Wise Weightage 2024: Practical Exam

Students can find the weightage for CBSE Class 12 Physics Practical paper in the table presented below.

TopicMarks
Two experiments one from each section14 marks (7 marks for each experiment)
Practical record (experiments and activities)5 marks 
One activity from any section3 marks 
Investigatory project3 marks 
Viva Voce on projects, experiments, and activities5 marks 
Total30 marks

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