CBSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus 2018-19
As in previous years, CBSE has published the CBSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus for 2018-19. Here, you can find details about the theory marks distribution, units and chapters, and Practicals evaluation scheme. Also, information about Biology question paper design, question wise break up and the prescribed text books are also given.
CBSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus- Theory Marks Distribution
Here, let’s see the theory marks and periods distribution, based on the official CBSE Syllabus for Biology for Class 12. Also, the total time allowed for theory is 3 hours and the total marks is 70.
Biology Units & Chapters- CBSE Class 12
Unit V1 Reproduction has the following chapters:
Chapter-1: Reproduction in Organisms
Chapter-2: Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
Chapter-3: Human Reproduction
Chapter-4: Reproductive Health
Unit-VII Genetics and Evolution has chapter5, 6 and 7, as given below:
Chapter-5: Principles of Inheritance and Variation
Chapter-6: Molecular Basis of Inheritance
Unit-VIII Biology and Human Welfare has the following chapters:
Chapter-8: Human Health and Diseases
Chapter-9: Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production
Chapter-10: Microbes in Human Welfare
Unit-IX Biotechnology and Its Applications has Chapter 11 and 12, as given below:
Chapter-11: Biotechnology – Principles and processes
Chapter-12: Biotechnology and its Application
Unit-X Ecology and Environment has the following chapters:
Chapter-13: Organisms and Populations
Chapter-15: Biodiversity and its Conservation
Chapter-16: Environmental Issues
CBSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus – Practicals
The time allowed for practicals is 3 hours and maximum marks is 30. So check the practicals evaluation scheme, as per the CBSE Class X11 Syllabus for Biology.
PRACTICALS Evaluation Scheme
Prescribed Text books for CBSE Class 12 Biology
As per CBSE, the following books are prescribed for CBSE Class 12 Biology:
- Biology, Class-XII, Published by NCERT
- Other related books and manuals brought out by NCERT (consider multimedia also)
CBSE Class 12 Biology Syllabus- Question paper design
CBSE Class 12 Biology Question paper will be designed to measure the students subject matter expertise in a comprehensive manner. Therefore, the question paper will evaluate the following:
* Remembering (knowledge based)
* Understanding (Comprehension)
* High order Thinking Skills (Analysis & Synthesis)
Question wise break up- CBSE Class X11 Biology
CBSE has given a sample template showing the question wise break up for CBSE Class 12 Biology Theory evaluation. Also, the types of questions, marks per question, total number of questions and total marks are given. However, there may be some internal changes made to the sample template, as needed. Check below to see the Question wise break up for Biology Theory evaluation:
|Type of Question||Marks per Question||Total No. of Questions||Total Marks|
|Very Short Answer||1||05||05|
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The above information is based on the CBSE Biology Syllabus for 2018-19, from the official CBSE website.
Also, for further details , please check http://cbseacademic.nic.in/curriculum.html
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