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Maharashtra State Board HSC English Syllabus, Pattern and Marks Allotment

Jun 12, 2018 18:28 IST
Maharashtra State Board HSC English Syllabus

Maharashtra Board HSC Syllabus for English Subject is available for Class 11th and Class 12th. The New English syllabus of Maharashtra Board Higher Secondary has been revised considering the curriculum of Class 1st to Class 10th of Maharashtra state. Moreover, MSBSHSE also considered National Curriculum Framework & State Curriculum Framework of other states to design the new curriculum of English subject for HSC level. Check here new curriculum of Maharashtra Board HSC English subject including examination scheme, sections, topics, and weightage for each section.

Highlights of Maharashtra Board HSC English Syllabus:

  1. The English language is one of the compulsory subjects for Maharashtra Board Class 11th and Class 12th.
  2. The 100 marks weightage for English subject is 80 marks for Theory paper and 20 marks for Practicals/Oral/Projects.
  3. The Maharashtra board syllabus of HSC English is a common course designed after considering needs of students from the English medium as well as the Non-English medium schools.
  4. The syllabus has been designed to impart functional (communicative), literary (aesthetic) and cultural (integrative) education in students.
  5. The HSC English syllabus of Maharashtra board is common for students of all streams i.e. Science, Commerce and Arts.
  6. The Syllabus of Maharashtra board HSC level is based on the following –
  • Listening Skills
  • Speaking Skills
  • Reading Skills
  • Writing Skills
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar

Weightage for each section of Maharashtra Board HSC English (for both Class 11th and Class 12th):

Sections

Weightage

Reading Skills (textual and non-textual)

40%

Grammar

15%

Writing Skills

25%

Oral Test

20%

 

Maharashtra Board Class 11th English Syllabus –

Course

Detailed topics

A Course book in English (Yuvabharati)

A. For detailed study –

i) Prose: About 80 pages of literary and non-literary (informative) texts/passages (excluding notes, illustrations, tasks, etc.)

ii) Poetry: About 200-250 lines

B. For Non-detailed study –

A selection of literary and non-literary texts (Longer Pieces): About 40 pages.

Grammar

The Tenses – Advanced level of the tenses learned up to secondary level  

Types of sentences (Simple, Compound, Complex, Relative clauses)

Clauses (Proper usage and synthesis)

Verbs of perception (Uses of see, hear, smell, feel, taste and know, have, own think, etc)

Voice (Statements, questions, indirect objects, object + object complement, negatives. (Advanced level) (Conversion))

Reported Speech (Advanced level, continuous short paragraph consisting of three to four connected sentences)

Collocation (The co-occurrence of lexical items)

Uses of ‘too’ and ‘enough’ (Conversion and synthesis)

Modal Auxiliaries (Will, shall, can, could)

Articles (Uses and omission of ‘a’, ‘an’, ‘the’)

Prepositions (Indicating time, place and direction)

Linking words/discourse markers (Use of linking words in sentences and in larger units)

Word formation (Changing word forms-nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives)

Infinitives, Gerunds and Participles (Usage and synthesis)

Maharashtra Board Class 11th English Syllabus –

Course

Detailed topics

A Course book in English (Yuvabharati)

A. For detailed study –

i) Prose: About 80 pages of literary and non-literary (informative) texts/passages (excluding notes, illustrations, tasks, etc.)

ii) Poetry: About 200-250 lines

B. For Non-detailed study –

A selection of literary and non-literary texts (Longer Pieces): About 40 pages.

Grammar

The Tenses – Advanced level of the tenses learned up to Class 11th level   

Types of sentences (Simple, Compound, Complex, Relative clauses)

Clauses (Proper usage and synthesis)

Voice (Statements, questions, indirect objects, object + object complement, negatives. (Advanced level) (Conversion))

Reported Speech (Advanced level, continuous short paragraph consisting of three to four connected sentences)

Uses of ‘too’ and ‘enough’ (Conversion and synthesis)

Modal Auxiliaries (may, might, must, etc.)

Articles (Uses and omission of ‘a’, ‘an’, ‘the’)

Prepositions (Indicating time, place and direction)

Linking words/discourse markers (Use of linking words in sentences and in larger units)

Word formation (Changing word forms-nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives)

Infinitives, Gerunds and Participles (Usage and synthesis)

The scheme of evaluation for Maharashtra Board HSC English paper is as under –

Marking scheme for written test:

Sections

Marks allotted

Prose

25 marks

Poetry

08 marks

Grammar

12 marks

Writing

27 marks

Reading skills  

08 marks

Total

80 marks

Marking scheme for oral test:

Sections  

Marks allotted

Listening

06 marks

Loud Reading

04 marks

Speaking

05 marks

Conversation

05 marks

Total

20 marks

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