CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Exam Pattern

Total (A)The weightage to marks over different dimensions of the question paper shall be as under :

A. Weightage to Content/ Subject units

S.No.Content UnitMarks
 Part A : Principles and Functions of Management 
 1 Nature and Significance of Management 7
 2 Principles of Management 7
 3 Business Environment -
 4 Planning 7
 5 Organizing 10
 6 Staffing 10
 7 Directing 12
 8 Controlling 7
  Total (A)60 
  Part B : Business Finance and Marketing 
 9 Financial Management 12
 10 Financial Markets 8
 11 Marketing 14
 12 Consumer Protection 6
  Total (B) 40
  Grand total (A+B) 100

B. Weightage to forms of Questions

S.NoForms of QuestionsMarks for each questionNo. of questionsTotal Marks
1Very short answer type 1 10 10
2 Short answer type (SAI)15 
3 Short answer type (SAII)20 
4 Long answer type I (LA I)25 
5 Long answer type (LA II)30 
6 Total  30100 

C. Scheme of Options: There will be no overall choice. However, there is an internal choice in every question of 6 marks

D. Weightage to difficulty level of questions

S.NoEstimated difficulty level of questions Percentage
 1 Easy 30%
 2 Average 50%
 3 Difficult 20%

E. Typology of Questions : In order to assess different abilities related to the subject, the question paper is likely to include questions based on higher order skills, such as open-ended questions, questions based on case-study, diagrams, cartoons given in the text book.

Units

Very Short Answer (1 mark)

Short Answer I & II

(3 and 4 marks) 

 Long Answer I & II
(5 and 6 marks)
 Total
 Unit-1 1(2) - 5(1) 7(3)
Unit-2  1(2) - 5(1)7(3) 
Unit-3  - - - -
 Unit-4 1(2) - 5(1) 7(3)
 Unit-5 - 4(1) 6(1) 10(2)
 Unit-6 - 4(1) 6(1) 10(2)
 Unit-7 - 4(1) 6(1) 12(4)
 Unit-8 - 3(1), 4(1) -7(2) 
 Unit-9 1(2)3(2) 6(1) 12(3) 
Unit-10  1(2)3(1) 5(1) 8(2)
 Unit-11 1(2)3(1) 5(1) ,6(1) 14(3)
 Unit-121(2) 4(1)  - 6(3)
  10(10) 35(10) 55(10) 100(30)

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