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Maharashtra HSC (12th) Biology Chapter-Wise Weightage 2023: Know most important chapters & topics

Chinmayai Ajay Bobade
Chinmayai Ajay BobadeUpdated On: January 13, 2023 04:14 pm IST
Maharashtra 12th Biology 2023 chapter-wise weightage, along with the marks distribution as per the type and difficulty level given by MSBSHSE has been provided here.
Maharashtra 12th Biology 2022-23 Chapter-Wise Weightage

Maharashtra HSC Biology Weightage 2023: The entire syllabus of Maharashtra board biology subject is divided into 5 units and 15 chapters. The question paper will be set such that the weightage with options will account for 98 marks while the mandatory weightage is 70 marks. The rest of the 30 marks are for practical examinations. These marks are distributed chapter-wise, not equally but as per the importance of the respective chapter. Knowing Maharashtra board HSC weightage 2023 for Biology will thus help the candidates prepare better for their board examination. Here, the weightage distribution as per the difficulty level and the typology of questions is also given.

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Maharashtra 12th Biology Chapter-Wise Weightage 2023

The unit-wise and chapter-wise weightage distribution for Maharashtra HSC 2023 Biology paper is as follows:

Unit/Chapter Number

Unit/Chapter Name

Weightage Distribution (without options)

Weightage Distribution (with options)

Unit 1

Reproduction

12 marks

16 marks

1.

Reproduction in Lower and Higher Plants

6 marks

8 marks

2.

Reproduction in Lower and Higher Animals

6 marks

8 marks

Unit 2

Genetics and Evolution

12 marks

18 marks

3.

Inheritance and Variation

4 marks

6 marks

4.

Molecular Basis of Inheritance

4 marks

6 marks

5.

Origin and Evolution of Life

4 marks

6 marks

Unit 3

Physiology

25 marks

35 marks

6.

Plant Water Relation

5 marks

7 marks

7.

Plant Growth and Mineral Nutrition

5 marks

7 marks

8.

Respiration and Circulation

7 marks

10 marks

9.

Control and Co-ordination

8 marks

11 marks

Unit 4

Applied Biology

12 marks

17 marks

10.

Human Health and Diseases

3 marks

4 marks

11.

Enhancement of Food Production

4 marks

6 marks

12.

Biotechnology

5 marks

7 marks

Unit 5

Ecology and Environment

9 marks

12 marks

13.

Organisms and Populations

3 marks

4 marks

14.

Ecosystems and Energy Flow

3 marks

4 marks

15.

Biodiversity, Conversion, and Environmental Issues

3 marks

4 marks

Total

70 marks

98 marks

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Maharashtra 12th Biology Weightage 2023: Typology and Difficulty Level of Questions

1. Typology of Questions

The weightage distribution of the question paper has been further divided based on the sort of questions to be asked:

Type of Question

Weightage Distribution (with options)

Knowledge-Based

30% or 29 marks

Understanding-Based

42% or 41 marks

Application-Based

28% or 28 marks

2. Based on Difficulty Level

To effectively prepare, the expected level of difficulty must be understood. The difficulty level of the Maharashtra HSC Biology 2023 paper is:

Difficulty Level

Weightage Distribution (with options)

Easy

30% or 29 marks

Average

50% or 49 marks

Difficult

20% or 20 marks

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