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ISC Class 12 Hindi Paper 1 and 2 Syllabus 2024-25

ISC Class 12 syllabus is a detailed set of content that covers all the topics taught in previous classes in a deeper way, which also makes it more extensive and tougher to cover for some students. The first step for any student to prepare for ISC Board exams is to have a clear understanding of the syllabus.

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ISC Syllabus Class 12 Hindi 2024-25

Sections Topics Marks
Language 1. Composition 40
2. Comprehension
3. Grammar
Prescribed Texts* Saara Akash (Novel): Rajendra Yadav 40
Aashad Ka Ek Din (Drama): Mohan Rakesh
Gadya Sanklan (ISC Collection of Short Stories and Essays) – Published by Evergreen Publications (India) Ltd., New Delhi.
Kavya Manjari (ISC Collection of Poems) – Published by: Evergreen Publications (India) Ltd., New Delhi
Listening Skills + Writing Skills (Literature) + Speaking Skills

*Only three of the prescribed textbooks are to be offered.

ISC Class 12 Hindi Syllabus 2024-25

ISC has developed the Class 12 Hindi Syllabus with the objective of helping students convey ideas, concepts, and information through the use of the Hindi language. Its goal is to enhance the ability to interpret and summarize the knowledge gained from diverse learning situations through creative and original Hindi language use. This involves cultivating the habit of expressing oneself clearly and articulately while adhering to recognized syntactical forms and structures. Additionally, it aims to develop a broader understanding and respect for all genres of literature written in the Hindi language. Overall, the focus is on improving language skills, promoting clear expression, and nurturing an appreciation for the richness of Hindi literary works in the language.

Paper Pattern of Class 12 ISC Hindi Subject

ISC Class 12 Hindi Subject will consist of two papers:

Paper I - Theory: 3 hours ( 80 Marks)

Paper II - Project Work ( 20 Marks)

ISC Class 12 Hindi Paper I (Theory) 

The Theory Paper i.e. Paper I  will consist of two sections:

Section A: Language (40 marks)

Section B: Prescribed Textbooks (40 marks)

1) Section A- Language  

This section will consist of three questions, all of which will be compulsory.

(i) Composition: One composition of 400 words approximately, in the language, to be written out of a choice of 6 topics set within the experience and mental maturity of the age group of the candidates.

(ii) Comprehension: An unseen passage of about 300 words to be set with questions and/or summary (with a heading to test the ability to summarise and/or to expand an idea given in the passage).

(iii) Grammar: Functional grammar - correction of sentences and using words/idioms in sentences, viz. correct structure with the proper agreement of the subject and verb according to the number, gender, case, tense, and voice.

2) Section B (Prescribed Textbooks)

Candidates will be required to answer four questions from any three of the prescribed textbooks.

The Class XII - ISC Examination paper will be set on the entire syllabus prescribed for the subject.

ISC Hindi Syllabus 2024-225 Class 12: Paper II (Project Work)

Project Work in Class XII comprises of assessment of candidates in three projects, one each on Listening, Speaking, and Writing Skills.

  • Listening and Speaking skills are to be assessed internally, by the School in Class XII.
  • Writing Skills are to be assessed externally by the Visiting Examiner, appointed locally, and approved by the CISCE.

Details of assignments for Project Work are given below:

Listening Skills (to be internally assessed by the subject teacher)

An unseen passage of about 500 words or a poem (of appropriate length) may be read aloud, twice, the first time at normal reading speed and the next time at a slower speed. The passage/poem may be taken from any book, newspaper, magazine, journal, and so on but not from an ICSE or ISC textbook. A suitable audio clip may also be used.

Students may make brief notes during the readings/playing of the audio clip, followed by answering objective-type questions based on the passage/poem/audio clip, on the paper provided. Speaking Skills (to be internally assessed by the subject teacher) Students are to be assessed through an individual presentation, e.g. extempore speaking, declamation, recitation, debate, of about three minutes followed by a discussion with the subject teacher, for another two or three minutes.

List of suggested assignments for Project Work

1. Narrating an experience

2. Giving directions or instructions on how to make

or operate something

3. Providing a description

4. Giving a report

5. Expressing an opinion or a theme-based conversation

6. Giving a speech on a selected topic

7. Reading out, after correcting, a grammatically incorrect passage/s of suitable length (150 - 200 words) based on the grammar syllabus prescribed for Classes XI and XII.

Writing Skills (Literature): To be assessed externally by the Visiting Examiner

Candidates will be required to undertake one written assignment of 1000-1500 words on a text/texts studied in the Literature syllabus. The objective is to produce original, creative, and insightful perspectives on a literary text or set of texts which may be from the short stories/ poems/ drama/ novel from the syllabus. The text/texts analyzed in the Class XI Project Work must not be repeated in Class XII.

List of suggested assignments for Project Work

1. Writing a short story based on a poem.

2. Writing a poem based on a story.

3. Analyzing the relevance of a selected story/couplets in the present-day context.

4. Imagining an alternate outcome or ending or extension of the chosen text and its impact on the plot/setting/characters/mood and tone.

5. Providing an alternate title to a given text and giving a justification for the same.

6. Imagining oneself as one of the main characters of the story/novel/drama and describing what one would like to change in the story/novel/drama, giving reasons for the same.

7. Analyzing the theme of the story/poem/novel and expressing one’s opinion on the same.

8. Summarizing/paraphrasing of the chosen text.

9. Preparing a script for dramatization, based on the short story/poem chosen.

10. Comparing and contrasting two characters/themes from different short stories/poems of the prescribed texts.

11. Appreciation of literary qualities of the chosen text.

12. Analyzing the background (historical, cultural, literary context) and relevance of the works of the writer/poet chosen.

13. Critical analysis of a news story published in four different newspapers.

14. Writing an article for a newspaper (news writing of an event).

The description of the syllabus mentioned above is provided as per the latest syllabus for 2024-25, so students are advised to go through it at least once and start preparing for the upcoming ISC Class 12 board exam.

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