Biology : Marking Scheme HSC for Maharashtra Board
There will be one written paper of 70 Marks in Biology.
Duration of the paper will be 3 hours.
Biology paper will have two parts viz: Part I of 35 marks and Part II of 35 marks
There will be two separate answer sheets for both the parts.
In the same question paper, each part will have 4 Questions.
Sequence of answering the questions can be determined by the students.
The paper pattern for Part I and Part II will be as follows:
Question 1: (7 Marks)
There will be 7 multiple choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying one mark.
Question 2: (12 Marks)
This will have Questions as ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’. In that,
Q.A will be based on : Answer in one sentence. There will be 6 Questions each carrying 1 mark (Total marks = 6)
Q.B will have one Question based on diagrams (Total Marks = 2)
Q.C will have 4 Questions, each carrying 2 marks Students will have to answer any 2 out of given 4 Questions
Total Marks (A + B + C) = 12
Question 3: (9 Marks)
This will have Questions as ‘A’ and ‘B’
Q.A will have 3 Questions each carrying 3 marks Students will have to answer any 2 out of given 3 Questions.
(Total Marks = 6)
Q.B will have one Question based on diagrams. (Total Marks = 3)
Total Marks (A + B) = 9
Question 4: (7 Marks)
In this Question, 2 Questions will be asked each carrying 7 marks. Students will have to answer any one out of given 2 Questions (Total Marks = 7)