CBSE Class 12 English Core Syllabus 2020-21| Check Latest Exam Pattern

CBSE has released Class 12 English Core Syllabus 2020-21. Due to coronavirus pandemic, the board has decided to remove various chapters from the syllabus in this academic session. The annual board examination will be of 80 marks, with a duration of three hours. There will be internal assessment (Assessment of Listening and Speaking Skills) for 20 Marks.

CBSE Class 12 English Core Syllabus 2020-21

There will be two parts. Both parts A and B will be of 80 marks. Part A will contain objective type while Part B will be Subjective type.

Part A - 40 Marks

Reading Comprehension 20 Marks

I. Multiple Choice questions based on one unseen passage. Vocabulary and inference of meaning will also be assessed. The passage may be factual, descriptive or literary. Ten out of eleven questions to be done. (10×1=10 Marks)

II. Multiple Choice questions based on one unseen case-based factual passage with verbal/visual inputs like statistical data, charts, newspaper report etc. Ten out of eleven questions to be done.(10×1=10 Marks)

Literature 20 Marks

III. Multiple Choice Questions based on two prose extracts, one each from the books Flamingo and Vistas. Refer to the lines to answer questions based on the given extract. Any 2 out of 3extracts to be done.(8×1=8)

IV. Multiple Choice Questions based on a poetry extract from the book Flamingo to assess comprehension, analysis and inference. Refer to the lines to answer questions based on the given extract. Any 1 out of 2 extracts to be done.(4×1=4)

VI. Text based questions to assess comprehension, analysis, inference and interpretation from the books Flamingo and Vistas. Eight out of ten questions to be done.(8×1=8)

Part B (Subjective Questions) - 40 marks

Writing Section: 16 Marks

Q1. Short writing task –Notice/Advertisement up to 50 words. One out of the two given questions to be answered. (3 Marks: Format : 1 / Content : 1 / Expression : 1).

Q2. Short writing task –Formal/Informal Invitation and Reply up to 50 words.One out of the two given questions to be answered.(3 Marks: Format : 1 / Content : 1 / Expression : 1)

Q3. Letters based on verbal/visual input, to be answered in approximately 120-150 words. Letter types include application for a job, Letters to the editor (giving suggestions or opinion on issues of public interest) . One out of the two given questions to be answered (5 Marks :Format: 1 / Content: 2 / Expression: 2)

Q4. Article/ Report Writing, descriptive and analytical in nature, based on verbal inputs, to be answered in 120-150 words. One out of the two given questions to be answered (5 Marks: Format : 1 / Content : 2 / Expression : 2)

Literature Section: 24 Marks

Q6. Five Short answer type question, out of six, from Prose and Poetry from the book Flamingo, to be answered in 30-40 words. Questions should elicit inferential responses through critical thinking.(5×2=10)

Q7. Two Short answer type question ,out of three, from Prose (Vistas), to be answered in 30-40 words. Questions should elicit inferential responses through critical thinking. (2×2=4)

Q 8. One Long answer type question, from Prose/poetry (Flamingo), to be answered in 120-150 words to assess global comprehension and extrapolation beyond the text. Questions to provide evaluative and analytical responses using incidents, events, themes as reference points. Any 1 out of 2 questions to be done. (1×5=5)

Q.9 One Long answer type question, based on the chapters from the book Vistas, to be answered in 120-150 words to assess global comprehension and extrapolation beyond the text. Questions to provide evaluative and analytical responses using incidents, events, themes as reference points. Any 1 out of 2 questions to be done. (1×5=5)

Prescribed Books

1. Flamingo: English Reader published by National Council of Education Research and Training, New Delhi
2. Vistas: Supplementary Reader published by National Council of Education Research and Training, New Delhi

Deleted Topics

Reading

Note Making & Summarizing

Literature
Flamingo
1. Poets and Pancakes 1. A Roadside Stand
2. The Interview
3. Going Places

Vistas

1. The Tiger King
2. Journey to the end of the Earth
3. Memories of Childhood

Writing

• Poster making
• Business or official letters (for making enquiries, registering complaints, asking for and
giving information, placing orders and sending replies)
• Speech, Debate

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