ISC Class 12 English literature semester 2 exam tomorrow; syllabus, specimen question paper

The CISCE ISC Class 12 English literature reduced syllabus and specimen question paper here. Board to conduct exam tomorrow.

ISC Class 12 English literature semester 2 exam tomorrow; syllabus, specimen question paper ISC Class 12 English literature exam tomorrow
Anu Parthiban | May 1, 2022 - 12:49 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) will be conducting Indian School Certificate (ISC) English literature semester 2 exam tomorrow, May 2, 2022. The CISCE Board held the ISC English language paper on April 26.

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The CISCE Board had released the ISC reduced syllabus and specimen question paper on the official website, cisce.org. Students are also advised to go through the important exam day instructions and adhere to the Covid-19 guidelines issued by the board before appearing for the exam.

ISC English Literature Semester 2 Syllabus

As per the reduced syllabus announced by the CISCE Board, English literature paper 2 of ISC syllabus will have the following topics.

Drama: The Tempest: William Shakespeare (Act III, Act IV and Act V only)

Echoes: A Collection of ISC Short Stories (Evergreen Publications (India) Ltd, New Delhi).

1. To Build a Fire – Jack London

2. The Story of an Hour – Kate Chopin

3. The Singing Lesson – Katherine Mansfield

4. The Sound Machine – Roald Dahl 5. B. Wordsworth – V.S. Naipaul

Reverie: A Collection of ISC Poems (Evergreen Publications (India) Ltd, New Delhi)

1. The Darkling Thrush- Thomas Hardy

2. Birches– Robert Frost

3. Crossing the Bar – Alfred, Lord Tennyson

4. Dover Beach – Matthew Arnold

5. We are the Music Makers – Arthur William Edgar O’Shaughnessy

In addition to the ISC Class 12 syllabus, students will also be assessed based on project work. Project Work consists of assessment of writing skills. The objective is to produce original, creative and insightful perspectives on the drama/short stories/poems, the board said.

Click here for ISC Class 12 English literature specimen question paper

ISC Class 12 English literature syllabus 2022

ISC Class 12 English literature syllabus and marking scheme is given in the table below.

Subject

Important Topics

Marks

English

  • English Language
    - A composition
    - Directed writing and Proposal Writing
    - Short-answer questions to test grammar, structure and usage
    -Comprehension

80

  • Literature in English

  • Questions from the prescribed textbook

80

Project Work

20


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