CBSE Class 12 Economics Exam Pattern

1. Weightage by type of questions

TypeNo of Q'nsMarksTotal

Estimated time a candidate is expected to take to answer

Long answer questions 6 6 36 60 minutes
Short answer questions I6 4 24 36 minutes
Short answer questions II10 3 30 36 minutes
Very short answer questions10 1 10 15 minutes

2. Weightage by content

Unit No.Unit TitleMarks
1Introduction 4
2 Consumer Equilibrium and Demand18
3 Producer Behaviour and Supply18
4 Forms of Market and Price Determination10
5 National Income and Related Aggregates 15
6 Money and Banking8
7 Determination of Income and Employment12
8 Government Budget and the Economy8
9 Balance of Payments7



3. Difficulty level of the question paper

Level Marks%age of the total marks
A. Easy :(Can be attempted satisfactorily by students who have gone through the study material)3030
B. Average :(Can be attempted by students who have regularly studied the study material but may not have given sufficient time to writing.)5050
C. Difficult :(Can be attempted by top students)20 20

4. Scheme of Options : There is no overall choice. However, there is an internal choice in one question of 6 marks, one question of 4 marks and one question of 3 marks in each section. Thus there will be internal choice to 6 questions.

5.Values based questions :The question paper will contain values based question/questions to the extent of 5 marks.

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