Published: 28th May 2019
Prepping for boards 2020? Here's an analysis of this year's CBSE class XII question papers
Known for its comprehensive syllabus and well-structured exam pattern, the Central Board of Secondary Education is prevalent and many of the Schools are affiliated from the same
Analysis of any previous year question paper is a crucial step for the students that will help them in developing an understanding of the pattern of the questions asked and the type of questions that are asked in the CBSE exams. Gradeup School is here to help with this imperative preparation strategy aid students in their preparation for the upcoming board exams to score well and excel in the examination.
BSE or the Central Board of Secondary Education is one of the prestigious boards in India which conducts boards examination for Class 12th every year. Known for its comprehensive syllabus and well-structured exam pattern, the Central Board of Secondary Education is prevalent and many of the Schools are affiliated from the same.
Every year in the month of March, the CBSE schedule exams for the students and the datesheet for the same is released a month before the commencement of the exams. And the result for the same is announced in the month of May.
It is also to be noted that marks scored in these CBSE exams assist students in getting admission to prestigious colleges and provide them with future career opportunities. Thus, students prepare for these exams a complete year in order to score good marks in the exams.
Here, let's consider the CBSE exam paper analysis 2019 of all the subjects that are part of the CBSE exam pattern.
Class 12 Maths 2019- Analysis
Conducted on 18 March 2019, students from Science,as well as Commerce stream, appeared for this subject across India. Question paper 2019 contained 29 questions divided into 4 sections as given below
• Section A: Questions 1 – 4 comprise of short-answer type questions and each question carries 1 mark.
• Section B: Questions 5 – 12 comprise of short-answer type questions and each question carries 2 marks
• Section C: Questions 13 – 23 comprise of Long-answer I type questions and carrying 4 marks for each question.
• Section D: Questions 24 – 29 comprise Long-answer II type questions and each carrying 6 marks.
Students need to attempt all the questions and there was no overall choice but there were internal choices in some of the questions.
As per students, questions are tough and tricky and can lead to confusion as well sometimes. Students also found the paper lengthy as they are not able to complete it on time. Further, many questions were asked from the previous year question paper and from NCERT Maths textbook of Class 12. Thus, as per the subject’s expert Maths’s paper was more on moderate to difficult level.
Class 12 Physics 2019- Analysis
Physics Paper was conducted on 5th March 2019. The paper is divided into four sections and marks are allotted accordingly.
● Section A: Questions 1 – Question 5- Short-answer type questions - each carrying 1 mark.
● Section B: Questions 6 – Question 12- Short-answer type questions - each carrying 2 marks.
● Section C: Questions 13 – Question 24 - Long-answer I type questions - each carrying 3 marks.
● Section D: Questions 25 – Question 27 Long-answer II type questions - each carrying 5 marks.
Students who appeared for this Paper has commented that this year Physics paper was an average and scoring as compared to the previous year. Section D was a bit tough and Section C was tricky. Most questions asked were based on numerical and 2-4 questions were asked from the previous year question paper.
Class 12 Chemistry 2019- Analysis
CBSE conducted the Chemistry Paper on 12th March 2019. Consists of 27 questions, the paper is divided into four sections
● Section A- Includes questions from 1 to 5 - Very short-answer type questions - each carrying 1 mark.
● Section B- Includes questions from 6 to 12 -Short-answer type questions - each carrying 2 marks.
● Section C- Includes questions from 13 – 24- Long-answer I type questions - each carrying 3 marks.
● Section D- Includes questions from 25 – 27- Long-answer II type questions - each carrying 5 marks.
This year, Chemistry Paper was easy and not lengthy. With few numericals, mostly questions were asked from Organic Chemistry. A bit tricky questions were asked from P Block Elements Chapter. Overall the paper was of moderate level.
Class 12 Biology 2019- Analysis
Conducted on 15th March 2019, this Biology Paper consists of 70 marks to the theoretical exam and 30 marks devoted to practical paper.
● Section A: Questions 1 – 5 (short-answer type questions - each carrying 1 mark)
● Section B: Questions 6 – 12 (Short-answer type questions - each carrying 2 marks)
● Section C: Questions 13 – 24 (Long-answer type questions - each carrying 3 marks).
● Section D: Questions 25 – 27 (Long-answer type questions - each carrying 5 marks).
Students stated that Biology paper was easy as compared to Physics and Chemistry Section. The difficulty level was same and didn't see much of variations. The overall Biology paper was of easy level and not lengthy at all for the students.
Class 12 English 2019- Analysis
The English Paper was held on 2nd March 2019 and was common for all the streams. There were three sections for the students to attempt.
Section A: Unseen Passage- 20 Marks Section B: Writing Skills- 30 Marks Section C: Literature - 30 Marks
The English Paper was a bit time-consuming and lengthy. The difficulty level of the questions are easy and question paper was easy as compared to previous year English Paper.
Now that you have gained the complete information regarding the CBSE Class 12th board exams. Thus, it is important to know the analysis of CBSE boards exam in order to prepare well in the exams. Do not forget to check the Gradeup School website for the complete information related to Class 12th Exams.