CBSE: Class XII English Core Syllabus - 2013

Central Board of Secondary Education

Syllabus - English (XII)

Subject – English (Core)

Reading unseen Passages and Note-Making : 20 Marks 40 Periods

  • Two unseen passages with a variety of questions including 03 marks for vocabulary such as word formation and inferring meaning and 05 marks for note-making.

Advanced Writing Skills:  35 Marks 70 Periods

  • One out of two short compositions of not more than 50 words each e.g. advertisement and notices, designing or drafting posters, writing formal and informal invitations and replies.

Text Books:  45 Marks 100 Periods

  • One out of two extracts based on poetry from the text to test comprehension and appreciation.