CBSE Class 12 English Core Syllabus 2022-23 (NCERT) – Download PDF

The CBSE has released the class 12 English Syllabus for the 2022-23 session on its official website – cbse.ac.in. Students preparing for the 2023 exams can refer to the latest syllabus and start their preparation.

Class 12th English syllabus is divided into two parts that are Core and Elective. The curriculum will tell you the topics that you are going to study. Moreover, the English syllabus also includes the exam pattern and the marks distribution of English Core and Elective.

This article will give you the detailed NCERT class 12th English syllabus for the 2022-23 session and the link to download its pdf. In addition, you’ll also get the 12th grammar syllabus, comprehension passages topics, literature syllabus, and the books prescribed by CBSE.

Students can also check the complete CBSE class 12 syllabus by clicking on this link.

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CBSE Class 12 English Core Syllabus 2022-23

Section – A

Reading Comprehension through Unseen Passage (20 Marks)

I. One unseen passage to assess comprehension, interpretation and inference. Vocabulary and inference of meaning will also be assessed. The passage may be factual, descriptive or literary. (10 Marks)

II. One unseen case-based passage with verbal/visual inputs like statistical data, charts etc. (10 Marks)

Section – B

III. Creative Writing Skills (16 Marks)

  1. Notice up to 50 words. One out of the two given questions is to be answered. (5 Marks: Format: 1 / Organisation of Ideas: 1/Content: 2 / Accuracy of Spelling and Grammar: 1 ).
  2. Formal/Informal Invitation and Reply up to 50 words. One out of the two given questions is to be answered. (5 Marks: Format: 1 / Organisation of Ideas: 1/Content: 2 / Accuracy of Spelling and Grammar :1 ).
  3. Letters based on verbal/visual input, are to be answered in approximately 120-150 words. Letter types include an application for a job with bio-data or a resume. Letters to the editor (giving suggestions or opinions on issues of public interest). One out of the two given questions is to be answered. (5 Marks: Format: 1 / Organisation of Ideas: 1/Content: 2 / Accuracy of Spelling
  4. and Grammar :1 ).
  5. 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. (5 Marks: Format: 1 / Organisation of Ideas: 1/Content: 2 / Accuracy of Spelling and Grammar: 1).

Section – C

IV. Reference to the Context (16 Marks)

VII. Two Short answer type questions ((5×2=10 Marks)

VIII. Two Short answer type question (2×2=4 Marks)

IX. One Long answer type question, from Prose/Poetry Flamingo (1×5=5 Marks)

X. One Long answer type question, based on the chapters from the book Vistas (1×5=5 Marks)


Download Class 12 English Syllabus 2022-23 PDF

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CBSE Class 12th Prescribed Books for 2022-23

1. Flamingo

Prose

  • The Last Lesson
  • Lost Spring
  • Deep Water
  • The Rattrap
  • Indigo
  • Poets and Pancakes
  • The Interview
  • Going Places

Poetry

  • My Mother at Sixty-Six
  • Keeping Quiet
  • A Thing of Beauty
  • A Roadside Stand
  • Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers

Vistas

  • The Third Level
  • The Tiger King
  • Journey to the end of the Earth
  • The Enemy
  • On the Face of It
  • Memories of Childhood

Class 12th Question Paper Design

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Class 12th English Core Question Paper Design

Final Say

With this descriptive class 12 English syllabus, you can score excellent marks in the board examination from any school. Start your preparations with a proper study plan. You can download the pdf of English syllabus from this page.


FAQs about the 12th English Syllabus

Ques 1. How to complete the Class 12 English Syllabus?

Ans. To complete the class 12 English syllabus, you need to create a study plan. Categorize the syllabus according to the marks and difficulty level. Then, study the English subject 2-3 times a week. This is enough to complete the syllabus on time.

Ques 2. What are the total chapters in Class 12th English?

Ans. The 12th English syllabus comprises 14 chapters, out of which 8 are from prose and the rest are poems.

Ques 3. Is 12th English paper hard?

Ans. No, the 12th English papers are easy and scoring, provided students have given sufficient time to this subject.