Rajasthan Board English Literature Syllabus for Class 12

Rajasthan Board Syllabus for Class 12 English Literature

1. Reading -15 Marks

(an unseen passage and poem)


(a) One literary or discursive passage of about 400-500 words

followed by short questions


(b) A poem of about 15 lines followed by short questions to test

interpretation and appreciation


2. Writing -15Marks


(a) An essay on argumentative/discursive/reflective or descriptive

topic (150-200 words)

(Students should be taught all kinds of essays. Any one can be asked)



(b) A composition such as an article, report, 07

speech (150-200 words)

(Students should be taught all kinds of compositions. Any one can be asked)


3. Grammar 10


(a) Editing and error correction of words and sentences

(b) Changing the narration of a given input


4. Texts for detailed study


(a) Two passages or extracts from the textbook followed by short questions for

comprehension, interpretation, drawing inferences


(b) Two out of three textual questions to be answered in 100 words each

testing global comprehension


(c) Four out of five textual questions to be answered in about 50 words

each testing comprehension, characterization, interpretation



5. Fiction


(a) One out of two textual questions to be answered in about 60 words

and/or each seeking comments, interpretation


(b) One textual question in about 100 words to test evaluation

and appreciation of characters, events, episodes and interpersonal relationships


Books prescribed :


1. Kaleidoscope - NCERT's Book Published under Copyright

2. Fiction- The Tiger of Malgudi - R.K. Narayan


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