# New Pattern of Class 12 Maths Paper from 2017 – CBSE Board Exams

After the criticism CBSE got by students, parents, ministers and others on Class 12 Maths Board exam this year in 2016, **CBSE finally decided to change the Class 12th Mathematics Board Exam Pattern from 2017 onwards.**

The 2017 CBSE Board exam will now witness a new Math question paper design which will have 80% “**easy and average**” difficulty level questions.

## New Changes in Class 12 Maths Board Exam Pattern :

- CBSE has added
**two-mark questions**in the new format. Earlier, it used to have only one-mark, four-mark and six-mark questions. The two-markers will be worth a total of 16 marks. - 20% of the questions will fall in the
**‘easy’**category, 60% will be**‘average’**and remaining 20% questions will come into ‘**difficult’**section. - Higher Order Thinking Skills (
**HOTS**) questions of 10 marks. - The Very Short Answers (
**VSA**) and Short Answers (**SA**) make up for 20 marks. - There will be no overall choice in the question paper. However, 30% internal choices will be given in 4 marks and 6 marks questions.

**Question Paper Design and Break-up**

## How to prepare for CBSE Maths Class 12 Board Examination in 2017? Do I need to do something different?

You will need to properly understand concepts and solve numerical for clarification of concepts.