Understanding the paper pattern is important when students get ready for their 1st-year exams of all Punjab boards in 2024. The information about a question or topic’s pattern of publication is essential to effective exam preparation. In this regard, the student can prepare adequately to pass these examinations by having a clear understanding of how the marks are distributed across various topics and how he will have to spend his time on each one.
Examination Structure

Theory and Practical Components

There are theory and practical portions in each subject for the first-year examination which are composed of both. First, as regards theories, principles, and concepts; then as concerns application of knowledge in practice. They are categorized into different ones such as Science, Arts, Commerce, Humanities etc. Moreover, every category has specific subjects with unique paper patterns and marking schemes.

Every subject has its paper pattern that varies according to the weightage given by curriculum designers. Typically, subjects have been divided into sections or parts containing some definite assigned marks per section for instance.

Types of Questions

Questions may include multiple-choice questions (MCQs), short-answer questions, long-answer questions, and essay-type questions. There are variations in the distribution of question types from one subject to another.

How you will be marked

Each question carries a specific number of marks, and students have to answer according to the marking scheme provided. Marks can be given depending on how accurate, relevant, and deep the answer is.

Strategies for Preparation

Go through the respective subject’s paper pattern to understand mark allocation and types of expected exam queries. Familiarize yourself with the syllabus concentrating on topics that carry higher weightage.

Solve sample papers, and previous years’ question papers and attempt mock tests regularly to enhance your speed, accuracy, and time management skills. Concentrate on question formats and practice writing within the given time limit.

Seek Guidance

Teachers or tutors may show you some aspects that may seem confusing or challenging about some topics. Join revision classes, group studies, or online teaching sessions for better understanding in addition to what you already know from class discussions.

Total marks Intermediate Part I| FA, FSC, ICS, I.com

We know that all the students of Intermediate Par I /FA, ICS, FSc, and I.com are waiting to learn about the total marks and marks schemes of their annual examination 2024. 

So here we are going to discuss the marks system of all courses at the intermediate level and their total marks subjects wise given in front of each subject. As you know there are four subject combinations in intermediate Part I. Either you are doing your intermediate in Arts, in science, commerce, or computer science. 

In Arts Intermediate is called FA. In science, the Intermediate is called FSc. In Computer Science it is called ICS, and the Intermediate in commerce subjects is called I.Com.

Marks Detail of FA Part 1

There are complete details of the total marks of FA for the Bujab Board and all linked boards like BISE Lahore, Gujranwala Board, Multan Board, Rawalpindi Board, Sahiwal Board, DG Khan Board, Faisalabad Board. In FA: Part 1 there are a total of seven subjects, Four are compulsory subjects and three are elective subjects. 

From the given list of subjects for FA. The elective subjects are the subjects in which a student chooses himself or herself. Students can choose three subjects from a variety of subjects like Punjabi, Sociology, Education, etc.

English (Compulsory)100
Urdu (Compulsory)100
Islamic Education50
Tarjama tul Quran Majeed50
Elective Subject 1100
Elective Subject 2100
Elective Subject 3100
Total Marks (FA)600

Total marks of F.Sc Part 1

The F.Sc students have to choose to study either Mathematics or Biology along with other six subjects. FSc also includes Urdu, English, Islamic Education, Tarjama tul Quran, Chemistry, and Physics. 

So, if students take biology subject then the F.Sc is said to be pre-medical. On the other hand, if they take mathematics as an optional subject then their F.Sc is said to be Pre-engineering, so in both cases, they have to study a total of seven subjects in Intermediate Part 1.

English (Compulsory)100
Urdu (Compulsory)100
Islamic Education50
Tarjama tul Quran Majeed50
Mathematics OR Biology100
Total Marks (F.Sc)570

Total Marks of ICS Part 1

In ICS part I there are also total subjects to study. From them, the three subjects are compulsory same as in F. A and F.Sc. Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics Physics, OR Statistics are elective subjects. In the following table, there is a list of the subject-wise marks of ICS part 1.

English (Compulsory)100
Urdu (Compulsory)100
Islamic Education50
Tarjama tul Quran Majeed50
Mathematics OR Economics100
Physics OR Statistics85
Computer Science75
Total Marks (ICS)560

Total Marks in I Com Part 1

I Com part 1 has same the marks as I.Com part 2. In following list there is marks detail of I Com Part 1.

English (Compulsory)100
Urdu (Compulsory)100
Islamic Education50
Tarjama tul Quran Majeed50
Principles of Accounting100
Principles of Economics75
Principles of Commerce75
Business Mathematics50
Total Marks (I.Com)500

Marks Detail ofIntermediate Part 1 Punjab Board

LevelTotal Marks
F.Sc pre engineering570
F.Sc pre medical555