Download CBSE Class XI Applied Arts Syllabus (2018-19) in PDF

Hi, friends, today we are going to discuss you the latest CBSE Class XI Applied Arts Syllabus. As you know very well that Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has its own curriculum and they hold the supreme authority to change it further for the benefit of students. So it’s always a wise decision to keep an eye on what happening around with the subject you are going to learn. This year CBSE made little bit changes in CBSE Class 11 Applied Arts Syllabus. Let us have a look at the updated NCERT CBSE Class 11 Applied Arts Syllabus for the academic year 2018-19.


NCERT CBSE Class 11 Applied Arts Syllabus for the academic year 2018-19.


Let us first have a brief idea about the Course Structure of the CBSE Class XI Applied Arts for the academic year 2018-19

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SECTION – WISE WEIGHTAGE IN CBSE CLASS XI Applied Arts (Theory)

  • Marks=40 Marks
  • Time: 2 hours
Units Periods Marks
History of Indian Art
1 Pre-Historic Rock-Paintings and Art of Indus Valley 13 10
2 Buddhist, Jain and Hindu Art 24 15
3 Temple Sculpture Bronze and Artistic aspects of Indo-Islamic
Architecture
36 15
 Total 72 40

Note: The Syllabus of Applied Art-Commercial Art (Theory) for Class XI is the same as that of Painting (Theory) for Class XI given earlier.

SECTION – WISE WEIGHTAGE IN CBSE CLASS XI Applied Arts (Practical)

  • Marks=60 Marks
  • Time: 6 (3 + 3hours)
Units Periods Marks
1 Drawing 50 20
2 Lettering and layout 50 20
3 Portfolio Assessment 48 20
148 60

Unit 1: Drawing (50 Pds.)

  • Drawing from Still-Life and Nature, medium-pencil monochrome/ colour.

 Unit 2: (a) Lettering (50 Pds.)

  • Study of lettering of Roman and Devnagri Scripts
  • Identification of some typefaces and their sizes
  • Layout Making a simple layout with lettering as the main component.

Unit 3: Portfolio Assessment ( 48 Pds.)

  • Record of entire year’s performance from sketch to finished product. (10)
  • Five selected drawings in any media done during the year including minimum three lives. (05)
  • Two selected works in chosen subject done during the year. (05)

Note:

  • The candidate should be given one hour break after first three hours.
  • The timetable to be so framed as to allow the students to work continuously for a minimum of two periods at a stretch.

Guidelines for Evaluation of Practical

1. Marking Scheme:

Part I: Illustrations

  • The composition including quality of drawing
  • Emphasis on the subject with a specific situation
  • Reproducing quality and overall impression

Part II: Poster

  • Layout and Lettering                                                                                                                                                               
  • Emphasis on the subject
  • The proper colour scheme, overall impression and reproducing the quality.

Part III: Portfolio Assessment

  • Record of the entire year’s performance from sketch to finished product.
  • Five selected drawings in any media including a minimum of two illustrations.
  • Two selected posters on chosen subjects.

2. The format of the questions:

Part I: Illustration

  • Make an illustration in black and white in any colour media on any one of the following five subjects with a specific situation. Size of the illustration: 30 cm x 22 cm.
  • Note: Any five suitable subjects or illustration, decided by the external and internal examiners jointly in accordance with the instructions are to be mentioned here.

Part II: Poster

  • Prepare a poster-design with specified data and slogan in English/Hindi/Regional language, in three flat colours, on any one of the following five subjects. The designing of the poster should have balanced use of typography and illustration. Size of the Poster-design: 1/2 imp size.
  • Note: Any five suitable subjects for poster design decided by the external and internal examiners jointly in accordance with the instructions and are mentioned here, strictly just before the start of the examination for Part II. 

3. A) Instructions to decide the subjects for illustration:

  • The examiners (Internal and External) are to select/decide five suitable subjects.
  • Each subject should be given a specific situation, which is the main characteristic of an illustration.
  • Each subject should be so designed that the candidate may get a clear-cut idea of the subject and they can illustrate a specific situation based on given subject areas.
  • The examiners (Internal and External) are free to decide the subjects but these should be according to the standard of the class XII and environment of the school/candidates.

Some Reference Books for teachers

  • Typology – G.M. Rege, Bombay.
  • Kalatmak Likhai, Published by D.A. V.P.
  • Figure Painting in Water Colour, Charles Reid Watson, Guptill Publication.
  • Walter T. Foster – Objective Drawing.
  • Walter T. Foster – Human Figure.
  • Walter T. Foster- Head Study.
  • Walter T. Foster – Animal Study.
  • Walter T. Foster – Landscape.
  • Applied Art Handbook – G.M. Rege, Bombay.
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