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UP Board 12th Exam Pattern 2023 - Download Subject Wise PDF

PriyankaUpdated On: January 10, 2023 09:29 am IST

UP Board 12th Exam Pattern 2023 - UPMSP has released the UP board class 12 Exam Pattern 2022-23 on the official website, upmsp.edu.in. All the students appearing for the exams must go through the UP Board 12th Exam Pattern for better preparation. 

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UP Board Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023: On its official website, the Uttar Pradesh Board publishes the UP Board test syllabus along with exam pattern. UP Board Class 12 exam pattern 2023 has undergone various changes. Based on that the exam will be divided into two sections: section A will contain multiple-choice questions, and section B will contain questions that require a detailed answer. Twenty multiple-choice questions (MCQ) worth one mark each will be asked in section A, and 50 short- and long-answer questions will be asked in section B.

The exam will be of 70 marks and last three hours and fifteen minutes. The official UPMSP website will shortly have the sample tests for class 12 available. For better preparation, all students who will be taking the exams must review the UP Board Class 12 exam pattern. The exam pattern provides information about the scoring system, exam duration, and question categories, among other things. Additionally, students must make sure they read the whole UP Board Class 12 Syllabus, divide the chapters according to the exam format, and organise their study time properly. To know more, students can go through the article below. 

UP Board 12th Important links
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UP Board 12th Science timetable 2023
UP Board 12th Syllabus 2023
UP Board 12th Admit Card 2023
UP Board 12th Model Paper 2023
UP Board 12th Previous Year Question Paper
UP Board 12th Preparation tips 2023
UP Board 12th Result 2023

UP Board 12th Latest Updates 2023

Jan 10, 2023: UP Board 12th Time Table 2023 released.

UP Board 12th Exam Pattern 2023 Highlights

The class 12 test pattern for 2022 has undergone some alterations according to the UP Board. The question paper will be divided into sections A and B in accordance with the new rules. Multiple-choice questions (MCQs) will be in section A, while questions with descriptive answers will be in section B. Below are the highlights of the UP Board Exam Pattern given below.

Attributes

Details

Exam Name

Uttar Pradesh Board 12th Examination

Name of the Board

Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP)

Mode of Exam

Offline

Frequency of Exam

Once a year

Category

Exam Pattern

Exam Duration

3 hours 15 minutes

Official Website

upmsp.edu.in

UP Board Class 12 Exam Pattern 2023: Subject-Wise

Exam patterns subdivided by subject make it easier for students to grasp how much weightage each segment has in theory exams. From the tables below, you may view a complete examination schedule per subject.

UP Board Class 12 English Exam Pattern 2023

Subject

Syllabus

Marking Scheme

English

Prose

16

Poetry

14

Play

8

Short Stories

8

Figure of Speech

4

General English

8

Vocabulary

14

Translation

10

Essay Writing

12

Unseen Passage

6

Total

100

UP Board Class 12 Hindi Exam Pattern 2022-23

The Hindi theory test is divided up into two parts, I and II. Below is a description of how many marks each part received:

Subject

Syllabus

Marking Scheme

Hindi

Prose

Part I - 50 marks

Part II- 50 marks

Poetry

Literature

Development of Prose

Poetry and Literature

Stories

Sanskrit literature

Prose

Poetry

Sanskrit grammar

Sentence correction

UP Board Class 12 Mathematics Exam Pattern 2023

The class 12 mathematics UP Board exam is given for a total of 100 marks, with the marks distributed as follows:

Types of Questions

Number of Questions

Marks per question

Total Marks

Very Short

4

1

4

Short Answer

8

2

16

Long Answer

6

3

18

Very Long Answer

3

4

12

UP Board 12th Science Exam Pattern 2023

In the class 12 UP Board exams, the Science exam pattern provides information on the types of questions presented, the marking scheme, and the amount of questions per subject/section.

Subjects 

Exam Pattern 

Types of Question

Biology

Theory - 70 Marks

Practical - 30 Marks

MCQ, Short & Long Answer Type Questions

Physics

Theory - 70 Marks

Practical - 30 Marks

MCQ, Short & Long Answer Type Questions

Chemistry

Theory - 70 Marks

Practical - 30 Marks

MCQ, Short & Long Answer Type Questions

Physics Exam Pattern

Physics exam is divided into two parts:

  • Practical Exam – 30 marks 
  • Theory Exam – 70 marks

The theory test is divided into two exams in accordance with the new pattern, and the weighting of the marks is the same for each paper.

  • Paper 1 – 35 marks (total 23 questions)
  • Paper 2 – 35 marks (total 23 questions)

Types of Questions

Number of Questions

Marks per Question

Total Marks

MCQ

5

1

5

Very Short 

8

1

8

Short Answer

8

2

16

Long Answer

2

3

6

 Exam Pattern of Chemistry

Chemistry exam is divided into two parts:

  1. Practical Exam – 30 marks 
  2. Theory Exam – 70 marks

The theory paper is divided into two sections in accordance with the new pattern, and the distribution of the marks is the same for each paper.

  1. Paper 1 - General and Inorganic Chemistry (35 marks - 23 questions)
  2. Paper 2 - Physical and Organic Chemistry (35 marks - 23 questions)

Question Type

Number of Questions

Marks per question

Total Marks

MCQ

5

1

5

Very Short

8

1

8

Short Answer Type 1

4

2

8

Short Answer Type 2

4

2

8

Long Answer

2

3

6

Exam Pattern of Biology

Biology exam is divided into two parts:

  1. Practical Exam – 30 marks 
  2. Theory Exam – 70 marks

The new format divides the theory test into two exams, each of which receives the same amount of marks.

  1. Paper 1 - Zoology (35 marks - total 19 questions)
  2. Paper 2 - Botany (35 marks - total 19 questions)

Question Type

Number of Question

Marks per Question

Total Marks

MCQ

4

1

4

Very Short 

5

1

5

Short Answer

8

2

16

Long Answer

2

3

10

UP Board 12th Commerce Exam Pattern 2023

The class 12th commerce stream exam for the UP Board has 100 maximum points and lasts for three hours and fifteen minutes. It is broken up into the following categories:

Economics

There are two parts to the total score in economics, which is 100.

  • 50 marks for macroeconomics (4+18+18+10)
  • 50 marks in microeconomics (12+8+14+8+8)

The question paper will be broken into 9 parts, with the first four coming from microeconomics and the last three coming from macroeconomics, reflecting the modified pattern.

Accountancy & Audit

The question paper will be broken up into five sections in accordance with the most recent pattern. Details of the same are given below:

  • Accounting and bookkeeping: Minimum and maximum grades are 20 and 60, respectively.
  • Bookkeeping and Accounting I – Maximum marks are 60 (2 questions of 30 marks each) and minimum are 20.
  • Business organisation – The questions asked will be on office equipment, wholesale market, retail market, etc.
  • Audit: The maximum score is 60, the minimum is 20, and there are two questions for 30 points each.

Commerce Economics & Commerce Geography

The question paper is divided into two parts:

  1. Commerce Economics 
  2. Commerce Geography

Part

Number of Questions

Commerce Economics

25+15+10

Commerce Geography

9+9+8+8+8+8

UP Board Class 12 Marking Scheme

The marking patterns for all the subjects are listed below. They must be consulted by students as they get ready for the UP 12th Board exams.

Subjects

Exam Pattern

Types of Questions

Biology

Theory Paper- 70 Marks

Practical Paper- 30 Marks

MCQ, Short & Long Answer Type Questions

Physics

Theory Paper- 70 Marks

Practical Paper- 30 Marks

MCQ, Short & Long Answer Type Questions

Chemistry

Theory Paper- 70 Marks

Practical Paper- 30 Marks

MCQ, Short & Long Answer Type Questions

Mathematics

Theory Paper- 100 Marks

MCQ, Short and Long Answer Type Questions

Hindi

Theory Paper- 100 Marks

Part-I (50 Marks) Questions from Poetry, Prose, and Passage

Part-II (50 Marks) Sanskrit Grammar and Translation

English

Theory Paper- 100 Marks

Section-A (50 Marks) Prose, Poetry, Play, Short Stories, Figure of Speech

Section-B (50 Marks) Translation, Vocabulary, General English

UP Board 12th Grading System 2023 - Theoretical Exams

The following factors are used to assign grades for theory exams. To pass the theory exam, candidates must receive at least a "D" grade.

Range of Marks

Grade Allotted

Grade points

91-100

A1

10

81-90

A2

9

71-80

B1

8

61-70

B2

7

51-60

C1

6

41-50

C2

5

33-40

D

4

21-32

E1

C

Less than 21

E2

C

UPMSP 12th Grading System 2023 for Practical

Marks in Percentage

Grade Allotted

80-100

A

60-79

B

45-59

C

33-44

D

Less than 33

E

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