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Prepare to Ace CBSE 2024 Geography Exam: Decoding the New Marking Scheme

CBSE Exam 2024: What You Need to Know

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has recently announced the schedule for the Class 12 final exams, which are set to commence on February 15 and are expected to conclude by April 10. As a preparation aid, CBSE has released sample papers and marking schemes for both Class 10 and Class 12, which can be downloaded from their official website, cbseacademic.nic.in. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the Class 12 Geography sample paper, its pattern, and the marking scheme to help students better prepare for this important examination.

Understanding the Geography Paper

The Class 12 Geography theory paper by CBSE carries a maximum of 70 marks, and students are required to complete it within a three-hour time frame. This paper is divided into five sections: A, B, C, D, and E.

Section A (Questions 1 to 17)

Section A comprises multiple-choice questions (MCQs), and each question is worth 1 mark. It’s essential to answer all the questions in this section.

Section B (Questions 18 and 19)

In Section B, you will find source-based questions (SBQs), and each question carries 3 marks. You should aim to attempt all the questions in this section.

Section C (Questions 20 to 23)

Section C contains short answer questions, each of which is worth 3 marks. In these questions, you need to provide answers in approximately 80 to 100 words.

Section D (Questions 24 to 28)

Section D consists of long answer type questions, and each question is worth 5 marks. For these questions, you need to write detailed responses of about 120 to 150 words.

Section E (Questions 29 and 30)

In the final section, you will encounter map-based questions, and each question is related to mapping. These questions aim to assess your mapping skills and are an essential part of the geography paper.

How to Access the Sample Paper and Marking Scheme

To access the Class 12 Geography sample paper and marking scheme, follow these simple steps:

  1. Visit the official CBSE website at cbse.gov.in or cbse.nic.in.
  2. Click on the link for the CBSE 2024 Board Date Sheet (once it is released).
  3. The CBSE 2024 Board Date Sheet will be displayed in PDF format on the screen.
  4. Download the CBSE 2024 Board Date Sheet and take a printout for your reference.

By following these steps, you can access the essential preparation materials provided by CBSE to excel in the Class 12 Geography exam.

Get ready to give your best in the upcoming CBSE Class 12 Geography examination. We wish all the students the very best for their exams!