UP Board Class 12 English Model Paper 2023: Download Full PDF

UP Board Class 12 English Model Paper 2023: Students of the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad who are taking the Class 12 English course under course code 117 can now access the UP Board’s latest Class 12 English Sample Paper for the 2022-23 academic year.

The model paper is available on the UPMSP website. Just visit the website, go to the model work section, search for the subject name and course code and view the model work. Otherwise, you can download the sample papers in PDF format directly from Jagran Josh himself.

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Now let’s review UP Board Class 12 English pattern paper 2023.

Section-A – Read

Q-1 Read the following section carefully and answer the following questions:

Man is a sociable animal that lives in a society. His neighbors are the people who immediately surround him. Because of their proximity and constant pressure from society, they play a crucial role in our lives. Its importance was recognized by Jesus Christ more than two thousand years ago when he said in one of the Ten Commandments, “Love your neighbor as you love God.” It holds the view that God is present in all human beings. By loving our neighbors we should not only have peace and happiness, but we would also come closer to God. Just as love breeds love, when we show love and compassion we must reciprocate our neighbors. This relationship can bring immense joy and happiness into our lives as they are always there to help us in our hour of need. In today’s highly mobile and competitive society, our friends or relatives are rarely available close to where we live or around us when we need them most. Especially in these difficult times, the help and support of our immediate neighbor is a blessing to us. Therefore, it is of utmost importance that we have good and friendly relations with our neighbors.

a) Why is man called a herd animal?

b) What crucial role do our neighbors play in our lives?

c) How is love of neighbor synonymous with love of God?

d) Why is it good to have friendly relations with our neighbors?

e) (i) Which word in the passage means “close”?

(ii) Which word in the passage is the opposite of “often”?

(iii) What does the phrase “at hand” mean in the passage?

Section B letter

Q-2. Write an article on one of the following topics in about 100-150 words – 10

a) India – a country of natural beauty

b) Common family system – necessity of the hour

c) My plans for the future

Q-3. Write a letter to the editor of a national newspaper to express your concern about the “increasing use of single-use items.”


Write a letter to the principal of your school to complain about the lack of current sports magazines in the library.

Section C – Grammar

Q-4) Choose the correct option to answer the following questions-

a) The absence of a government in a country is mentioned

i) Monarchy

ii) Patriarch

iii) anarchy

iv) matriarchy

b) The term “towards” means –

i) have an itchy feeling

ii) measure something

iii) move slowly in one direction

iv) to move up

c) The synonym for “poor” is –

i) scarce

ii) sparse

iii) plentiful

iv) both i) and ii)

d) “One should do one’s duty”.

Which word in this sentence is a mistake?

I should

ii) Hello

iii) do

iv) Mandatory

e) The antonym of “barren” is –

i) Fertile

ii) Pointless

iii) sterile

iv) fragile

F-5 a) Change one of the following statements in reported speech:

i) I said: “Don’t waste your time.”

ii) My teacher said to him: “You can also send your application online.”

b) Combine one of the following items as indicated:

i) I can give you a dress. My mother gave it to me. (complex sentence)

ii) do it. Leave it. (connection kit)

c) Change the following as indicated:

i) I can do it. (passive voice)

ii) This is the most effective cure for this disease (comparative degree)

d) Correct one of the following sentences.

i) You are older than me.

ii) Grazing cattle.

e) Use one of the following pairs of words in your own sentences to clarify the difference in their meaning:

i) Refuge Refuge

ii) Sales Cell

Q-6) Translate the following passage into English –

” ” ” ” अब आप क्या खायेगें ? ” यह मेरे पेट में नहीं तो उनके पेट में सही। “

Section D – Literature

Q-7) Answer the following questions of about 40 words each:

a) Who are the residents of Seemapuri? What are they doing to survive?


Who was Rajkumar Shukla? What did he do to bring Gandhiji to Champaran?

b) Why did Mr Hamel blame his parents and himself for not paying proper attention to learning French?


c) Why did the peddler think the world was a rat trap?

F.8. Answer one of the following questions in about 80 words:

a) “All we have to fear is fear itself”. Justify this statement using the Deep Water lesson.

b. Describe the plight of the rag pickers as presented in the Lost Spring lesson.

F.9. Read the following excerpt carefully and answer the following questions –

And the familiar pain

the fear of my childhood

But all I said was see you soon Amma

All I did was smile and smile and


a) What fear has always tormented the poetess?

b) What is the contrast between the poet’s feelings and her words?

c) Why did the poet only ever smile?

Q.10. Write down the central idea of ​​one of the following poems:

a) silence

b) A matter of beauty

c) Aunt Jennifer’s tiger

Q.11. Answer the following questions of about 40 words each:

a) What was different on the third level than on the other levels?


Describe the environmental features of Antarctica.

b) Why did the Maharaja decide to suffer the enormous loss instead of allowing the British officer to be photographed with the hunted tiger?


Why wasn’t Jo happy with Jack’s ending to Roger Skunk’s story?

F.12. Answer one of the following questions in about 80 words:

a) What brings Derry closer to Mr. Lamb?

b) What is your impression of Sadao as a doctor and as a person from the story “The Enemy”?

Previously, the Uttar Pradesh State Board of Education published the UP Board Year 12 syllabus on its website. Students appearing for the 12th Grade 12 English Board Examination under UPMSP can verify UP Board Class 12 English Syllabus 2023 ensure that they have covered all of the topics to be assessed in the exam.

Best of luck to all students!

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