CBSE Class 12 Psychology NCERT Solution Sample Paper PYQ

Class 12 Psychology Study Notes Previous year question papers , sample paper , NCERT Solutions, and all other study material for Psychology subject of class 12th are present here for students and teachers.

Class 12 Psychology

Psychology is introduced as an elective subject at the higher secondary stage of school education. As a discipline, psychology specializes in the study of experiences, behaviors and mental processes of human beings within a socio-cultural historical context. This course purports to introduce the learners to the basic ideas, principles, and methods in Psychology. The emphasis is to create interest and exposure needed by learners to develop their own knowledge base and understanding.

CBSE Class 12 Psychology consists of the following textbook ( published by NCERT)
1. Psychology, Class XII, Published by NCERT

Resource ( Study Material )

CBSE Class 12 Psychology Syllabus
CBSE Class 12 Psychology NCERT Solutions
CBSE Class 12 Psychology Previous Year Question Papers

CBSE Class 12th Psychology Syllabus

Unit I : Variations in Psychological Attributes
The topics in this unit are:
1. Introduction
2. Individual Differences in Human Functioning
3. Assessment of Psychological Attributes
4. Intelligence
5. Psychometric Theories of Intelligence, Information Processing Theory: Planning, Attention-arousal and Simultaneous successive Model of Intelligence, Triarchic Theory of Intelligence; Theory of Multiple Intelligences.
6. Individual Differences in Intelligence
7. Culture and Intelligence
8. Emotional Intelligence
9. Special Abilities: Aptitude: Nature and Measurement
10.Creativity

Unit II : Self and Personality
The topics in this unit are:
1. Introduction
2. Self and Personality
3. Concept of Self
4. Cognitive and Behavioural aspects of Self
5. Culture and Self
6. Concept of Personality
7. Major Approaches to the Study of Personality
 Type Approaches
 Trait Approaches
 Psychodynamic Approach and Post Freudian Approaches
 Behavioural Approach  Cultural Approach
 Humanistic Approach
8. Assessment of Personality
 Self-report Measures
 Projective Techniques
 Behavioural Analysis

Unit III : Meeting Life Challenges
The topics in this unit are:
1. Introduction
2. Nature, Types and Sources of Stress
3. Effects of Stress on Psychological Functioning and Health
 Stress and Health
 General Adaptation Syndrome
 Stress and Immune System
 Lifestyle
4. Coping with Stress
 Stress Management Techniques
5. Promoting Positive Health and Well-being
 Life Skills
 Positive Health

Unit IV : Psychological Disorders
The topics in this unit are:
1. Introduction
2. Concepts of Abnormality and Psychological Disorders
 Historical Background
3. Classification of Psychological Disorders
4. Factors Underlying Abnormal Behaviour
5. Major Psychological Disorders
 Anxiety Disorders
 Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
 Trauma-and Stressor-Related Disorders
 Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders
 Dissociative Disorders
 Depressive Disorder
 Bipolar and Related Disorders
 Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
 Neurodevelopmental Disorders
 Disruptive, Impulse-Control and Conduct Disorders
 Feeding and Eating Disorders
 Substance Related and Addictive Disorders

Unit V : Therapeutic Approaches
The topics in this unit are:
1. Introduction
2. Explaining Social Behaviour
3. Nature and Components of Attitudes
4. Attitude Formation and Change
 Attitude Formation
 Attitude Change
Attitude-Behaviour Relationship
5. Prejudice and Discrimination
6. Strategies for Handling Prejudice

Unit VII : Social Influence and Group Processes
The topics in this unit are:
1. Introduction
2. Nature and Formation of Groups
3. Type of Groups
4. Influence of Group on Individual Behaviour
 Social Loafing
 Group Polarisation

Reference : CBSE Academics


CBSE Class 12 Psychology NCERT Solutions

NCERT Text Book Psychology Class 12- “Psychology”
NCERT Solutions Chapter 1 ( Variation in Psychological Attributes )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 2 ( Self and Personality )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 3 ( Meeting Life Challenges )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 4 ( Psychological Disorders )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 5 ( Therapeutic Approaches )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 6 ( Attitude and Social Cognition )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 7 ( Social Influence and Group Processes )
NCERT Solutions Chapter 8 ( Psychology and Life ) [ Not included in syllabus 2022-23 ]
NCERT Solutions Chapter 9 ( Developing Psychological Skills ) Not included in syllabus 2022-23 ]





CBSE Class 12 Psychology Previous Year Question Papers

CBSE Class 12 Psychology Question Paper 2021
CBSE Class 12 Psychology Question Paper 2020
CBSE Class 12 Psychology Question Paper 2019
CBSE Class 12 Psychology Question Paper 2018
CBSE Class 12 Psychology Question Paper 2017
CBSE Class 12 Psychology Question Paper 2016
CBSE Class 12 Psychology Question Paper 2015
CBSE Class 12 Psychology Question Paper 2014
CBSE Class 12 Psychology Question Paper 2013





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