cbse class 12 marking scheme

CBSE Class 12th Marking Scheme 2019-20

As CBSE has already released the datesheet for class 12th, it is better to have a look at the CBSE Class 12 marking scheme so that you can write scoring answers in the examination. The CBSE Class XII Marking scheme given below is for the student’s help, in this article all the marking scheme practices which are followed by the Central Board of Secondary Education for various commerce subjects are given, and the marking scheme is according to the CBSE, you can also check the marking scheme details from the official website of the institution, We have provided the marking scheme below.

In this article, you will know about, the evaluation of marks, how the Central Board Of Secondary Education examiner evaluate the student’s answers in the board examination, and you will also know about, how the students can score better marks, where and why they lose the marks.

Knowing the marking scheme will help you in your class 12th boards preparation and therefore you can expect a better class 12th result. You can also check the complete class 12th commerce subjects and syllabus. From here you can get an idea of the approximate marks and get assured for the board examination.

Accountancy CBSE Class 12 Marking Scheme 

  • Evaluation is to be done as per instructions provided in the Marking Scheme. It should not be done according to one’s own interpretation or any other consideration. Marking-Scheme should be strictly adhered to and religiously followed.
  • The Head-Examiner has to go through the first five answer scripts evaluated by each evaluator to ensure that evaluation has been carried out as per the instructions are given in the Marking Scheme. The remaining answer scripts meant for evaluation shall be given only after ensuring that there is no significant variation in the marking of individual evaluators.
  • If a student has attempted an extra question, an answer to the question deserving more marks should be retained and other answer scored out.
  • No marks to be deducted for the cumulative effect of an error. It should be penalized only once.
  • Deductions up to 25% of the marks must be made if the student has not drawn formats of the Journal and Ledger and has not given the narrations.
  • No marks are to be deducted or awarded for writing / not writing ‘TO and BY’ while preparing Journal and Ledger accounts
  • In theory questions, credit is to be given for the content and not for the format.
  • While evaluating the answer scripts if the answer is found to be totally incorrect, it should be marked as (x) and awarded zero(0) Marks.
  • Any unassessed portion, non-carrying over of marks to the title page or totaling error detected by the candidate shall damage the prestige of all the personnel engaged in the evaluation work as also of the Board. Hence in order to uphold the prestige of all concerned, It is again reiterated that the instructions be followed meticulously and judiciously.
  • The Examiners should acquaint themselves with the guidelines given in the Guidelines for Spot Evaluation before starting the actual evaluation.

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Maths CBSE Class 12 Marking Scheme 

  • The Marking Scheme provides general guidelines to reduce subjectivity in the marking. The answers given in the Marking Scheme have suggested answers. The content is thus indicative. If a student has given any other answer which is different from the one given in the Marking Scheme but conveys the meaning, such answers should be given full weightage.
  • Evaluation is to be done as per instructions provided in the marking scheme. It should not be done according to one’s own interpretation or any other consideration — Marking Scheme should be strictly adhered to and religiously followed.
  • Alternative methods are accepted. Proportional marks are to be awarded.
  • In question (s) on differential equations, constant of integration has to be written.
  • If a candidate has attempted an extra question, marks obtained in the question attempted first should be retained and the other answer should be scored out.
  • A full scale of marks – 0 to 100 has to be used. Please do not hesitate to award full marks if the answer deserves it.
  • Separate Marking Scheme for all the three sets has been given.
  • As per orders of the Hon’ble Supreme Court. The candidates would now be permitted to obtain a photocopy of the Answer book on request on payment of the prescribed fee. All examiners/ Head Examiners are once again reminded that they must ensure that evaluation is carried out strictly as per value points for each answer as given in the Marking Scheme.

Economics CBSE Class 12 Marking Scheme

  • The Marking Scheme carries only suggested value points for the answers. These are only guidelines and do not constitute the complete answers. Students can have their own expression and if the expression is correct, marks should be awarded accordingly.
  • As per orders of the Hon’ble Supreme Court, a candidate would now be permitted to obtain a photocopy of his/her Answer Book on payment of the prescribed fee. Examiners/Head Examiners are, therefore, once again reminded that they must ensure that evaluation is carried out strictly as per value points for each answer as given in the Marking Scheme.
  • Please examine each part of a question carefully and allocate the marks allotted for the part as given in the ‘Marking Scheme’ below. TOTAL MARKS FOR ANY ANSWER MAY BE PUT IN A CIRCLE ON THE LEFT SIDE WHERE THE ANSWER ENDS.
  • Expected/suggested answers have been given in the ‘Marking Scheme’. To evaluate the answers, the value points indicated in the marking scheme should be followed.
  • For questions asking the candidate to explain or define, the detailed explanations and definitions have been indicated along with the value points.
  • For mere arithmetical errors, there should be a minimal deduction. Only ½ mark should be deducted for such an error.
  • Where only two / three or a ‘given’ number of examples/factors/ points are expected, only the first two / three or expected number should be read. The rest is irrelevant and must not be examined.
  • Higher order thinking ability questions are for assessing a student’s understanding / analytical ability.

Business Studies CBSE Class 12 Marking Scheme

General Instructions:

  1. The marking scheme carries only suggested value points for the answer. These are only guidelines and do not constitute the complete answer. The students can have their own expression and if the expression is correct, marks be awarded accordingly.
  2. Evaluation is to be done as per instructions provided in the marking scheme.
  3. If a candidate has attempted a question twice, marks should be given in the question attempted first and the question attempted later should be ignored with the comment ‘Extra Attempt’.
  4. In a question, if two features/ characteristics/ points are asked but an examinee writes more than two features/ characteristics/ points, say, five, of which first is correct, second is incorrect, the first two should be assessed and the remaining should be ignored.
  5. The examiners should acquaint themselves with the instructions given in the Guidelines for Spot Evaluation before starting the actual evaluation.
  6. It is expected that the marking scheme should be followed objectively to ensure quality evaluation. For instance, if an examinee scores 24 marks, then the marks should not be inflated to 27 simply to pass him/ her.
  7. Marks should be awarded keeping in view the total marks of a particular question and not the total marks of the question paper. For example, if one mark is given to a 3 marks question even if nothing is correct, then that one mark constitutes 33% of the total marks for this answer.
  8. The examiner shall also have to certify in the answer book that they have evaluated the answer book strictly in accordance with the value points given in the marking scheme and correct set of question papers.
  9. While evaluating the answer scripts, if the answer is found to be totally incorrect, it should be marked as (x) and awarded zero (0) marks.
  10. As per the orders of Hon’ble Supreme Court, the candidates would now be permitted to obtain a photocopy of the Answer Book on request on payment of the prescribed fee. All examiners/ Head Examiners are once again reminded that they must ensure that evaluation is carried out strictly as per value points for each answer as given in the Marking Scheme.

 English Marking Scheme Class 12    

  • Evaluation is to be done as per instructions provided in the marking scheme. It should not be done according to one’s own interpretation or any other consideration. However, the marking scheme carries only suggested value points and does not constitute the complete answer.
  • As per orders of the Hon’ble supreme court, a candidate would now be permitted to obtain a photocopy of the answer book on request on payment of the prescribed fee. All examiners/head examiners are once again reminded that they must ensure that evaluation is carried out strictly as per the details for each answer as given in the marking scheme.
  • A full scale of marks – 0 to 100 – is to be used while awarding marks. In case of an answer book deserving 90 marks and above, marks be awarded only in consultation with the head examiner.
  • If a student literally lifts a portion of the given passage/extract from the question paper as an answer to a question, no mark(s) to be deducted on this count as long as it is relevant and indicative of the desired understanding on the part of the student.
  •  If a student, in response to a short-answer-type question, writes a single word/phrase answer which constitutes the core of the answer, it must be accepted and awarded marks.
  • Wherever the word limit is given, no marks be deducted for exceeding it. However, due credit should be given for precise answers.
  • Identify major mistakes and shortcomings before awarding marks
    Where questions have been designed to test the writing skills of students, the expression (grammatical accuracy, appropriate use of words, style, spelling, organization, and presentation of relevant matter in a coherent and logical way) assumes as much importance as the content.
  • If a child has attempted an extra question, the answer deserving more marks should be retained and the other answer is scored out.
  • Where marks are allotted separately for content and expression as per the marking scheme, they have to be reflected separately and then totaled up. This is mandatory.