CBSE Class 12 date sheet 2024 soon; know English syllabus, marking scheme

CBSE 12th Board Exam 2024: Class 12 English syllabus includes three sections. Know types of questions.


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Vagisha Kaushik | December 6, 2023 | 05:41 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 board date sheet 2024 will be released soon on the official website, The board has issued the syllabus of Class 12 English subject for the 2023-24 session.

CBSE 12th English syllabus will cover three sections – reading comprehension; grammar and creative writing skills; and literature textbook and supplementary reading text.

CBSE 12th English marking scheme 2024

The section-wise weightage for CBSE Class 12 English paper 2024 is given below:


Total marks

Reading skills


Grammar and creative writing skills


Literature textbook and supplementary reading text




Besides, the internal assessment will carry 20 marks including assessment of reading and speaking skills and project work for 10 marks each.

CBSE Board Exam 2024: Class 12 English paper

The section-wise topics and type of questions are as follows:

Section A

  • One unseen passage
  • One unseen case-based factual passage with verbal/visual inputs like statistical data, charts etc.
  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) or Objective Type Questions and Short Answer type Questions will be asked.

Section B

  • Notice
  • Formal or informal invitation and reply. Letters based on verbal or visual input including application for a job with bio-data or resume. Letters to the editor (giving suggestions or opinion on issues of public interest)
  • Article or report writing, descriptive and analytical in nature, based on verbal inputs.

Section C

  • One poetry extract from the book Flamingo.
  • One prose extract from the book Vistas
  • One prose extract out of two from the book Flamingo.
  • Short answer type questions (from prose and poetry from the book Flamingo).
  • Short answer type questions, from prose (Vistas)
  • One long answer type question, from prose or poetry (Flamingo)
  • One long answer type question, based on the chapters from the book Vistas.

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