The CBSE Class 12 question papers are of 70 marks, with an allotment of 30 marks for the practical examinations, which are conducted before or in worst circumstance after the theory papers but not with it.
The papers are of 3 hours, in which 15 minutes in addition are given to the students for reading the question papers. There are couples of subjects for every stream which are of 100 marks. The time allotted for these papers are also 3 hours only (English is one of those papers which are of 100 marks. Literature and language is combined together in it).