New Paper Pattern for Biology

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Reference

Circular from Maharashtra State Secondary and Higher Secondary Educational Board, Pune – 14

Dated 12 th July 2017

Summary of General Instructions:

  • There is no change in syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Statistics
  • In Physics, Chemistry and Biology, there will be a written exam of 70 Marks and a practical exam of 30 Marks.
  • In Physics, Chemistry and Biology, in written exam, there will be one question paper and one answer paper.
  • In Mathematics and Statistics, there will be a written exam of 80 Marks and a practical exam of 20 Marks.
  • In Mathematics and Statistics, in written exam, there will be one question paper and one answer paper.
  • The final exam in all subject will be on the complete syllabus.
  • The paper duration will be of 3 hours.

Standard XI and XII Biology

Question Paper Pattern from  Written Examination

General Instructions

  • All the questions are compulsory
  • Section A contains Q. No. 1 to 4 of multiple choice type of questions carrying one mark each. Qno. 5 to QnO. 8 are very short anser type of questions carrying one mark each.
  • Section B contains Q. No. 9 to 18 of short ansers type questions carrying two marks each Internal choice is provided to only one question.
  • Section C contains QNo.19 to 27 of short answer type of questions carrying three narks each. Internal choice is provided to only one question.
  • Section D contains Q. No. 28 to 30 of long answer type of questions carrying five marks each. Internal choice is provided to each question.

Paper Pattern in Brief:

Section A

  • QNo.1 to 8 (Q No. 1 to 4 MCQ and Q. N. 5 to 8, VSA)

Section B

  • Q. No. 9 to 15 (Option to any one question from Q. No. 9 to Q. No.15)

Section C

  • QNo. 16 to 25 (Option to any one question from Q. No. 16 to Q. No.26)

Section D

  • Q No. 27 Or Q No. 27
  • Q No. 28 or Q No. 28
  • Q No. 29 or Q No. 29

Question paper Design

Weightage to Objectives

Knowledge 25 Marks 35%
Understanding 21 Marks 30%
Application 17 Marks 25%
Skill / Diagram 7 Marks 10%

Types of Questions

MCQ 1 Mark each Q. No. 1 to 4 4 Marks
VSA 1 Mark each Q. No. 5 to 8 4 Marks
SA I 2 Marks each Q. No. 9 to 18 20 Marks
SA II 3 Marks each Q. No. 19 to 27 27 Marks
LA 5 Marks each Q. No. 28 to 30 15 Marks

Difficulty Level 

Easy 21 Marks 30%
Average 35 Marks 50%
Difficult 14 Marks 20%

 

Unit wise Distribution of Marks  (XI Biology)

Unit No. Name of Unit Marks
1 Diversity in Organism 2
2 Kingdom Plantae 3
3 Biochemistry of Cell 5
4 Cell Division 5
5 Morphology of Flowering Plants 10
6 Plant water Relations and Mineral Nutrition 5
7 Plant Growth and Development 5
8 Kingdom animalia 5
9 Organization of Cell 5
10 Study of Animal Tissues 5
11 Study of Animal Type 5
12 Human Nutrition 5
13 Human Respiration 5
14 Human Skeleton and Locomotion 5
15 70

Unit wise Distribution of Marks  (XII Biology)

Unit No. Name of Unit Marks
1 Genetic Basis of Inheritance 5
2 Gene: Its Nature, Expression and Regulation 4
3 Biotechnology: Process and Application 3
4 Enhancement in Food Production 3
5 Microbes in Human Welfare 3
6 Photosynthesis 5
7 Respiration 5
8 Reproduction in Plants 4
9 Organism and Environment – I 3
10 Origin and Evolution of Life 3
11 Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance 3
12 Genetic Engineering and Genomics 2
13 Human Health and Diseases 2
14 Animal Husbandry 2
15 Circulation 6
16 Excretion and Osmoregulation 4
17 Control and coordination 5
18 Human Reproduction 5
19 Organism and Environment – II 3
Total 70

 

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3 Comments

  1. Prafulla Namdeorao Nikam

    Sir please add blue print for unit tests,terminal and annual exams seperately for common conduct all over state

  2. Sample questions papers add plz

  3. AJABRAO DEORE

    Nice work.

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