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Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education 12th Board Exam
Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education 12th Board Exam

RBSE 12th Exam Pattern 2024: Check Subject-Wise Marking Scheme

The Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan (BSER) releases the RBSE 12th exam pattern on its official website. The exam pattern consists of marks distribution for each component of the exam including subject-wise marking scheme and exam duration.
RBSE 12th Exam Pattern 2024

RBSE 12th Exam Pattern 2024

RBSE 12th Exam Pattern 2024: The Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan (BSER) releases the exam pattern for the Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) 12th exams on its official website. The exam pattern of most of the main subjects is divided into a theory component of 80 marks and an internal assessment of 20 marks. The total exam duration is 3 hours 15 minutes. Read More: RBSE 12th Board Exam 2024

The marks distribution of internal assessment is further divided into class test, project work, attendance and behaviour- each of which has its own weightage. Candidates need to score at least 33% to clear the RBSE 12th board examination. For some science subjects, the theory section has a weightage of 56 marks, internal assessment is of 14 marks and the practical section has a weightage of 30 marks.

Also Check: RBSE 12th Question Papers 2024

RBSE Exam Pattern 2024 for Class 12 

Students can directly download the exam pattern of RBSE 12th board from the official website of Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan. There is a different chapter-wise marks distribution for each subject. Candidates can review the exam pattern along with the RBSE 12th Syllabus 2024 to make a preparation strategy that aligns with the marks weightage given to various chapters and topics. Students must maintain good behaviour and high attendance in order to score full marks in the internal assessment section. 

RBSE 12th Exam Pattern 2024: Marking Scheme

Students can have a look at the marks distribution for the theory and practical examination from the tables given below. 

Exam Subjects

Exam Duration for Theory Exam

Theory Exam Marks Weightage

Internal Assessment Marks

Practical Exam Marks Weightage

Total Marks

Passing Marks

Most Subjects except Science

3 hours 15 minutes

80

20

Not Applicable

100

33

Science Subjects

3 hours 15 minutes 

56 

14

30

100

33

Internal Assessment Marks Distribution for RBSE Senior Secondary Exam

Class Test

Project Work

Attendance

Behaviour

10

5

3

2

Total Marks for Internal Assessment: 20 Marks

RBSE 12th Exam Pattern - English (Compulsory)

Candidates can check the exam pattern for the RBSE 12th board English exam from the tables given below. 

Section

Marks Weightage

Reading

15

Writing

15

Grammar

8

Flamingo (Textbook)

28

Vistas (Supplementary Book)

14

Totals Marks for English Theory Exam: 80 Marks

Reading (15 Marks)

The Reading section of RBSE 12th board exams will consist of two unseen passages. The passages can be factual, discursive, or literary. The weightage for the first passage is 9 marks and the marks weightage for the second passage is 6 marks. 

Reading Comprehension

Question Type

Marks Weightage

Passage 1

Short Answer Questions

6

Passage 1

Vocabulary-based Questions

3

Passage 2

Multiple Choice Based Questions

6

Total Marks for Reading Section in English Exam : 15 Marks

Writing (15 Marks)

Writing Question Type

Marks Weightage

Short composition ( advertisement/notice/debate writing/replying to invitations)

4

Report Writing/ Translation of passage into Hindi

5

Letter Writing 

6

Total Marks for Writing Section in English Exam : 15 Marks

Grammar (8 Marks)

Topic

Marks Weightage

Clauses

2

Synthesis

2

Phrasal Verbs

2

Prepositions

2

Total Marks for Grammar Section in English Exam : 8 Marks

Textbooks (42 Marks)

Textbook

Marks Weightage

Flamingo (Prose Lessons)

14

Flamingo (Poetry Lessons)

14

Vistas

14

RBSE 12th Board Exam Pattern- Science Stream

Physics

Unit/Chapter

Marks Weightage

Electric Charges and Fields

4

Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance

3

Current Electricity

5

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

4

Magnetism and Matter

3

  1. Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  2. Electromagnetic Induction
  3. Alternating Current 

7

Electromagnetic Waves

2

  1. Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
  2. Wave Optics

12

Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter

4

  1. Atoms
  2. Nuclei

6

Electronic Devices

6

Total Marks : 56 

Chemistry

Unit/Chapter

Marks Weightage

Solid State

3

Solutions

3

Electrochemistry

4

Chemical Kinetics

4

Surface Chemistry

4

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

2

p-Block Elements

4

d- and f-block Elements

3

Coordination Compounds

4

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

4

Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

4

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids 

5

Amines

4

Biomolecules

2

Polymers

3

Chemistry in Everyday Life

3

Total Marks : 56

Biology

Unit/Chapter

Marks Weightage

Reproduction in Organisms

2

Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

4

Human Reproduction 

3

Reproductive Health

2

Principles of Inheritance and Variation

5

Molecular Basis of Inheritance

6

Evolution

3

Human Health and Disease

4

Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production

3

Microbes in Human Welfare

4

Biotechnology : Principles and Processes

4

Biotechnology and its Applications

4

Organisms and Populations

4

Biodiversity and Conservation

2

Environmental Issues

2

Total Marks : 56

Mathematics

Unit 

Marks Weightage

Relations and Functions

7

Algebra

10

Calculus

36

Vectors and Three Dimensional Geometry

16

Linear Programming

4

Probability

7

Total Marks : 80

RBSE 12th Board Exam Pattern - Commerce Stream

Economics

Unit

Marks Distribution

Macroeconomics

8

Money and Banking

8

Income and Employment

8

Government Budget

8

Open Economy

8

Introductory Microeconomics

6

Consumer Behaviour

10

Concepts of Production and Costs

10

Perfect Competition

8

Non-Competitive Markets

6

Total Marks : 80

Accountancy

Unit

Marks Weightage

Accounting for Partnership Firms

10

Reconstitution of Partnership

25

Accounting for Share Capital and Debenture

25

Financial Statement Analysis

12

Cash Flow Statement 

8

Total Marks : 80

Business Studies

Unit

Marks Weightage

Nature and Significance of Management

6

Principles of Management 

7

Business Environment

3

Planning

6

Organising 

8

Staffing 

7

Directing 

8

Controlling

5

Financial Management

8

Financial Markets

7

Marketing

8

Consumer Protection

7

Total Marks : 80

RBSE 12th Board Exam Pattern - Arts Stream

Political Science

Contemporary World Politics

40 marks

Politics of India Since Independence

40 marks

Contemporary World Politics

Unit/Chapter

Marks Weightage

The Cold War Era

6

The End of Bipolarity

6

US Hegemony in World Politics

4

Alternative Centres of Power

4

Contemporary South Asia

5

International Organisations

4

Security in the Contemporary World

3

Environment and Natural Resources

4

Globalisation

4

Total Marks : 40

Politics of India Since Independence

Challenges of Nation Building

4

Era of One-Party Dominance

3

Politics of Planned Development

5

India’s External Relations

5

Challenge to and Restoration of The Congress System

4

The Crisis of the Democratic Order

5

Rise of Popular Movements

4

Regional Aspirations

5

Recent Developments in Indian Politics

5

Total Marks: 80

History

Unit/Chapter

Marks Weightage

The Harappan Civilisation-Bricks, Beads and Bones 

6

Early States and Economies - Kings, Farmers and Towns

5

Early Societies:Kinship, Caste and Class

5

Thinkers, Beliefs and Buildings:Cultural Developments

6

Through the Eyes of Travellers : Perceptions of Society( c. Tenth to Seventeenth Century)

5

-Bhakti - Sufi Traditions Changes in Religious Beliefs and Devotional Texts(c. Eighth to Eighteenth Century)

6

An Imperial Capital Vijayanagara (c. Fourteenth to Sixteenth Century)

5

Peasants, Zamindars and the State-Agrarian Society and the Mughal Empire (c. SixteenthSeventeenth Centuries)

5

Kings and Chronicles The Mughal Courts (c. Sixteenth- Seventeenth Centuries)

4

Colonialism and the Countryside-Exploring Official Archives

4

Rebels and the Raj The Revolt of 1857 and Its Representations

4

Colonial Cities Urbanisation,Planning and Architecture

5

Mahatma Gandhi and the Nationalist Movement:Civil Disobedience and Beyond 

5

Understanding Partition Politics, Memories, Experiences

5

Framing the Constitution -The Beginning of a New Era

5

Map Work 

5

Total Marks : 80

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Where can I find the RBSE exam pattern 2024 for class 12?

Candidates can download the latest RBSE 12th exam pattern from the official website of the Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan (BSER). 

What is the exam pattern of RBSE 12th board exams ?

RBSE 12th board exams are divided into an internal assessment section of 20 marks and a theory section of 80 marks. For physics, chemistry and biology, the marks distribution is 56 marks for theory, 30 marks for practical and 14 marks for internal assessment.

What is the exam duration of RBSE 12th board exams ?

The exam duration of RBSE 12th board exams is 3 hours 15 minutes. 

Who conducts the RBSE 12th board exams ?

The Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan (BSER) conducts the RBSE 12th board exams. 

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