New Paper Pattern for Chemistry

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 Chemistry

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 answer type of questions carrying one mark each.
  • Section B contains Q. No. 9 to 15 of short answer type questions carrying two marks each Internal choice is provided to only one question.
  • Section C contains QNo.16 to 26 of short answer type of questions carrying three marks each. An internal choice is provided to only one question.
  • Section D contains Q. No. 27 to 29 of long answer type of questions carrying five marks each. An internal choice is provided to each question.
  • Use Log Tables if Necessary. Use of calculator is not allowed.
  • Physical constants

Paper Pattern in Brief:

Section A:

  • Q. No.1 to 8 (Q No. 1 to 4 (MCQ) and Q. N. 5 to 8 (VSA) 1 Mark each

Section B:

  • Q. No. 9 to 15 (Option to any one question from Q. No. 9 to Q. No.15) Short Answers (SA – I) 2 Marks Each

Section C:

  • Q. No. 16 to 25 (Option to any one question from Q. No. 16 to Q. No.26) (SA- II) 3 Marks each

Section D

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

Question paper Design

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 15 14 Marks
SA II 3 Marks each Q. No. 16 to 26 33 Marks
LA 5 Marks each Q. No. 27 to 29 15 Marks

Weightage to Objectives

Knowledge 21 Marks 30%
Understanding 30 Marks 42%
Application + skill 19 Marks 28%

 

Difficulty Level of Question Paper

Easy 21 Marks 30%
Average 34 Marks 49%
Difficult 15 Marks 21%

Unit wise Distribution of Marks  (XI Chemistry)

Unit No. Name of Unit Marks
1 Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry 4
2 States of Matter 5
3 Structure of Atom 5
4 Periodic Table 4
5 Redox Reactions 3
6 Chemical Equilibrium 4
7 Surface Chemistry 3
8 Nature of Chemical Bond 7
9 Hydrogen 3
10 s-Block Elements 5
11 p-Block Elements (Group 13 and 14) 5
12 Basic Principles and Techniques in Organic Chemistry 6
13 Alkanes 4
14 Alkenes 3
15 Alkynes 3
16 Aromatic Compounds 3
17 Environmental Chemistry 3
Total 70

Unit wise Distribution of Marks  (XII Chemistry)

Unit No. Name of Unit Marks
1 Solid State 4
2 Solution and Colligative Properties 5
3 Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetics 6
4 Electrochemistry 5
5 Chemical Kinetics 4
6 General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements 3
7 p-Block Elements 8
8 D and f – Block Elements 5
9 Coordination Compounds 3
10 Halogen Derivatives of alkanes and Arenes 4
11 Alcohols, Phenol, Ethers 4
12 Aldehyde, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids 5
13 Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen 4
14 Biomolecules 4
15 Polymers 3
16 Chemistry in Everyday Life 3
 Total 70

 

 

2 Comments

  1. vishal pawar

    which books i refer for xii chemistry?

    • Hemant More

      Please, inform us about your board viz. state/cbse or isc and which competitive exams you are going to appear? We will suggest you books accordingly.

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