CBSE Class 12 English Exam Pattern

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English paper exam pattern:

 SectionType of QuestionMarksTotal MarksTesting Objectives
 Reading  20 
Q.11.1a) SA2M Comprehension
  b) VSA1M Comprehension 
  c) SA2M Comprehension 
  d) SA2M Comprehension 
  e) SA2M Comprehension 
 1.2
a) VSA
1M
 Vocabulary testing 
  b) VSA
1M
 Vocabulary testing 
  c) VSA
1M
 Vocabulary testing 
Q.2
2.1
Note - Making 5M
 Study Skills (Comprehending & Note Making) 
 2.2
Summary Writing 3M
 Summarising Skills 
 Writing
  35
 
Q.3
(1st Option)
OR
(2nd option) 
Short Writing Skill
OR
Short Writing Skill 
5M
OR
5M 
 Providing factual details, organization, fluency and coherence
OR
Providing factual details, organization, fluency and coherence 
Q.4
(1st Option)
OR
(2nd option) 
Long Writing Task
(Report writing)
OR
Long Writing Task
(Report writing) 
10M
OR
10M 
 Presenting factual details, format, fluency and coherence
OR
Presenting factual details, format, fluency and coherence 
Q.5
(1st Option)
OR
(2nd option) 
Letter writing
(Long Writing Task)
OR
Letter writing
(Long Writing Task) 
10M
OR
10M 
 Formating, organization, coherence, fluency.
OR
Formating, organization, coherence, fluency. 
Q.6
(1st Option)
OR
(2nd option) 
Article (LWS)
OR
Article (LWS) 
10M
OR
10M 
 Organisation, coherence, fluency
OR
Organisation, coherence, fluency 
 Text Books  45 
Q.7 a)(1st Option)
OR
(2nd option)

a) SA
b) VSA
c) VSA
OR
a) SA
b) VSA
c) VSA

2M
1M
1M
OR
2M
1M
1M 
 Poetry appreciation
Interpretation
Interpretation
OR
Poetry appreciation
Interpretation
Interpretation 
Q.7 b)Any Three1) SA
2) SA
3) SA
4) SA
2M
2M
2M
2M 
 Comprehension
Interpretation
Understanding
Interpretation 
Q.8All Fivea) SA
b) SA
c) SA
d) SA
e) SA
2M
2M
2M
2M
2M 
 Comprehension
Comprehension
Interpretation
Understanding
Understanding and
interpretation 
Q.9(1st Option)
OR
(2nd option)
Long Answer
OR
Long Answer 
10M
OR
10M 
 Content organization Fluency, Coherence, Understanding
OR
Content organization Fluency, Coherence, Understanding 
Q.10(1st Option)
OR
(2nd option)
Long Answer
OR
Long Answer 
7M
OR
7M 
 Content organization Fluency, Coherence, Understanding
OR
Content organization Fluency, Coherence, Understanding 
Q.11 a) SA
b) SA
c) SA
d) SA
2M
2M
2M
2M 
 Understanding
Understanding
Interpretation
Understanding 

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