CBSE Class 12 English Core Syllabus (New) Released 2021-22

By Ruchika Gupta

Class 12 English Core Syllabus for Academic Session 2021-22

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Revised Syllabus for Academic Session 2021-22

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the Latest syllabus and Exam Pattern for Class 12 Board Examinations to be held in March – April 2022. The detailed exam pattern, section – wise break up of marks, details of questions, word limit, etc. has been given for the convenience of the students. Students can check out the video to get a detailed discussion on the paper pattern, syllabus, deleted topics, grammar topics list and writing skills syllabus for English paper subject code 301. For the literature section, the CBSE has prescribed two readers – Flamingo English reader and Vistas English Supplementary reader published by the NCERT.

 

As per the new Assessment policy, the CBSE has divided the syllabus into two parts – namely, term 1 and term 2 with equal weightage for term 1 and term 2 exams. The syllabus has been reduced for the convenience of the students. 

Click here for the new Assessment policy of CBSE

 

The marks allocation and evaluation details of the written paper and internal assessment for the English core subject of class 12 is as follows-

SECTION WEIGHTAGE
Reading 14
Unseen passage 1 8
Case based unseen passage 6
Writing 8
Short writing task 3
Long writing task 5
Literature 18
Flamingo 11
Vistas 7
Total 40
ASL 10
Grand Total 50

 

Term I

Reading section (14 marks) Passage 1 (8 marks) Factual, descriptive, literary passage
Passage 2 (6 marks) Factual passage
Writing skills (8 marks)
Short writing task (3 marks) Notice writing
Classified Advertisement
Long writing task (5 marks) Letter to the editor Giving suggestions or opinions in public interest
Article writing
Literature section (18 marks) Book- Flamingo (Prose)
  1. The Last Lesson
  2. Lost Spring
  3. Deep Water
Book-Flamingo (Poetry)
  1. My Mother at Sixty-Six 
  2. An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum
  3. Keeping Quiet
Book-Vistas (Prose)
  1. The Third Level
  2. The Enemy

 

Term II

Reading section (14 marks) Passage 1 (8 marks) Factual, descriptive, literary passage
Passage 2 (6 marks) Factual passage
Writing skills (8 marks)
Short writing task (3 marks) Formal and informal invitation
Reply to invitation
Long writing task (5 marks) Letter of Job application Bio data and job application
Report writing
Literature section (18 marks) Book-Flamingo (Prose)
  1. The Rattrap
  2. Indigo
Book-Flamingo (Poetry)
  1. A Thing of Beauty
  2. Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers
Book-Vistas (Prose)
  1. Should Wizard Hit Mommy?
  2. On the Face of It
  3. Evans Tries an O Level