CBSE Class 12 Arts & Humanities

CBSE Class 12 Arts/Humanities


Humanities or Arts as the stream is popularly known, offers students a host of opportunities in various fields like mass communication, counselling, and teaching.

The main subjects opted by most CBSE class 12 Arts students are History, Political Science, Sociology, Economics, Geography & Psychology.

CBSE Claass 12 Arts/Humanities Subjects:

Other subjects that can be included in the Humanities/ Arts stream are Home Science, Fine Arts, Fashion Studies, Creative Writing and Philosophy. Every CBSE school has the right to pick subjects to offer in the Arts stream as long as it follows the basic scheme of studies:

I & II)  Two Languages (Core/Elective) out of:

Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kashmiri, Kannada, Marathi, Malyalam, Manipuri, Oriya, Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Sanskrit, Arabic, Persian, Limboo, Lepcha, Bhutia, Mizo, Tangkhul, Bodo, Nepali, Tibetan, French, German, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish

III, IV, V) Three Electives - Specific humanities subjects

VI) General Studies

VII) Work Experience

VIII) Physical and Health Education

CBSE Class 12 Arts/Humanities Syllabus and Sample Papers:

Learn more (syllabus, sample papers etc.) about these popular subjects for Arts in CBSE Class 12:

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