CBSE Class 12 Informatics Practices Preparation Tips, Notes

What is Informatics Practice?

Informatics Practices is a course to get acquainted with computer terminologies and operation handling.

The aim of the subject is to make a student:

  • Understand the application development process.
  • Gain programming skills in front-end application development
  • Gain skills in Database Creation and querying using ANSI SQL.
  • Design, program and develop database driven web applications using GUI Programming Tool and RDBMS.
  • Understand and appreciate open source and open standard concepts.

Important Topics: CBSE Class 12 exam for Informatics Practices

  • Relational Database Management System
  • Programming
  • Networking and open standards
  • IT Application

Marks allocation to these topics is as follows:

Regional Database Management System30 marks
Programming25 marks
Networking and Open Standards10 marks
IT Application5 marks

Tips to prepare well for Class 12 CBSE exam for Informatics Practices

    • Make notes of all the theory related topics and know the definitions of terms like co-axial cables, LAN, WAN, MAN and PAN.
    • Practice questions related to all functions. Know what each function does. For example, length () function returns the length of the
    • Prepare the unit on DBMS well. It is easy and is worth 30 marks. Know how each and every query affects the output. Know the function of all queries.
    • To master HTML, make HTML pages on your own.

How to score well in CBSE Class 12 exam for Informatics Practices

  • Before you start the exam, utilize the first 15 minutes to scan the paper. Read the question paper thoroughly before jumping to write the answers.
  • Among the questions with internal choices, select the ones that you plan to attempt, and frame skeletons of the answers you are going to write for these questions. 
  • Follow a pattern. For example, in case you start with long answer questions, complete that section and only then move to short or very short answer section.
  • Highlight the important points and write your answer in points to enhance visibility.
  • Substantiate your answer with an example. For example, in a question where you have been asked to define concat() function, give an example for the same.

CBSE Class 12 Informatics Practices Books

  • Informatics Practices by Sumita Arora is a good book. It has good theoretical concepts and substantiates them with ample practical example.
  • CBSE Sample papers: You can download the papers from the official website. The sample papers provided by the CBSE are as close to the real exam as it gets.

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