How were the CBSE Class 12 Exams 2018? Analysis by Experts & Students

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The CBSE 12 Board Exams has been over on 25th April 2018. Earlier, the last date of exams was 13th April but due to the paper leak incident, the Economics Exam were re-conducted on 25th April 2018.

 

As the board exams have been concluded now, the students must be feeling relaxed & curious on the other hand, to know their board exams results.

 

Based on the breaking news, the CBSE 12th Result 2018 might be declared by 26th May 2018. But the curiosity can’t be dampened until the students get to see their results.

 

To ease out their stress and provide them a fair idea about how the Board exam paper was, we have come up with the complete CBSE Class 12 Analysis blog based on the experts and students reviews & feedback.

 

In this blog, we have provided the CBSE 12 Analysis of major subjects from Science & Commerce Stream. You may click on the links given in the table to see their question papers’ analysis and reviews at first.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Analysis 2018 for Science Stream Subjects (PCMB)

 

 

Below we are providing you the complete information about the number of questions and marking scheme of Science Stream subjects. And we will explain the reviews that we got from the aspirants who appeared in the CBSE Class 12 Exam and various subject experts.

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Mathematics Paper Analysis – Easy but a Bit Lengthy

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Mathematics exam was held on 21st March 2018. The mathematics paper was easy but lengthy and all the questions were asked from the NCERT CBSE Class 12 Syllabus.

 

Paper was divided into three sections. The section wise number of questions and their marks are provided in the below table.

 

 

Types of Questions Number of Questions Marks for Each Question
Very Short Answer Questions 10 1 Mark
Short Answer Questions 12 4 Mark
Long Answer Questions 07 6 Mark
Total 29 100 Marks

 

 

 

Difficult Level of Questions According to expert’s analysis, 15% questions were easy, 70% questions had average difficulty level and 15% questions were very difficult.

 

Overall, the level of the exam was easy, therefore, it can be assumed that the students would be able to score 70 to 80 marks easily if performed well.

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Analysis – Easy Yet Tricky

 

 

Most of the students found the paper easy whereas the other students experienced that the questions were quite tricky. The complete paper came from the NCERT books, so those who might have prepared well from these books might score 45+ out of 70 marks.

 

As the chemistry paper consists of five sections, you can see the section wise questions’ details are provided below.

 

 

Types of Questions Number of Questions Marks of Each Question
Very Short Answer Type Questions 05 1
Short Answer Type I Questions 05 2
Short Answer Type II Questions 12 3
Value Based Questions 01 4
Long Answer Type Questions 03 5
Total 26 70

 

 

Weightage of difficulty Level of Questions

 

 

Estimated Difficulty Level Percentage
Easy 15
Average 70
Difficult 15

 

 

The level of numerical type questions was a bit tricky from the last year. Overall, the level of the paper was medium as most of the students’ attempt was between 40 to 45 marks.

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Physics Paper Analysis – Difficult & Tricky

 

 

The CBSE Class 12 Physics Paper was held on 8th March 2018. According to the experts, the Paper was difficult and tricky. All the questions were asked from the CBSE Class 12 Syllabus.

 

CBSE has divided the question paper into 5 sections. Details about each section are given below.

 

 

Types of Questions Number of Questions Marks of Each Question
Very Short Answer Type Questions 05 1
Short Answer Type I Questions 05 2
Short Answer Type II Questions 12 3
Value Based Questions 01 4
Long Answer Type Questions 03 5
Total 26 70

 

 

There were internal choices in one question of 2 marks weightage, one question of 3 marks weightage and all of the three questions of Long answer type questions.

 

As per the CBSE Analysis, short answer type II questions were tough and time consuming and the level of numerical problems was a bit complicated.

 

Overall, the paper was difficult and tricky. Despite this raised difficulty level, the experts have predicted the students can easily score 45 to 55 marks for Physics Paper.

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Biology Paper Analysis – Easy to Moderate

 

 

CBSE has conducted the Class 12 Biology paper on 27th March 2018. The level of difficulty of the paper was average according to the experts. Although, the paper was easier than the last years’ exam.

 

The questions in the Biology paper came from the NCERT syllabus. There were 2 or 3 questions in the exam which were same as the previous years’ question papers.

 

As the level of question paper is easy, 55 to 65 marks out of 70 marks can be easily obtained by the most of students.

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 English Paper Analysis – Easy to Score More   

 

 

Class 12 English Paper was conducted by the CBSE on 5th March 2018. This paper had three sections which are explained in the below table.

 

 

Sections Types of Questions Number of Marks
Sec – A Reading 30 Marks
Sec – B Writing 30 Marks
Sec – C Literature and Long Reading Text 40 Marks
Total 100 Marks

 

 

According to the experts, the difficulty level of the English question paper was easy but lengthy. Students can easily score above 70 out of 100 marks.

 

Experts have also noted that there were a few questions in the paper which were repeated from the last years’ question papers.

 

 

 

 

 

CBSE 12 Board Analysis 2018 for Commerce Stream Subjects

 

 

In the below section, we have provided you the experts’ reviews for the commerce stream papers that are helpful for you to get an idea related to the paper level and analyze your performance.

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Economics Paper Analysis – Extremely Easy

 

 

As per the CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet 2018, the Economics Exam was conducted on 26th March 2018. But due to the paper leak incident, this paper was re-conducted on 25th April 2018.

 

This was the last exam of the academic session 2017-2018. Approx. 3.5 lakh CBSE aspirants appeared for the Economics.

 

Economics Paper had the following type of questions –

 

 

Types of Questions Number of Questions Marks for Each Question
Very Short Answer Type Questions 08 1 Mark
Short Answer Type I Questions 04 3 Marks
Short Answer Type II Questions 06 4 Marks
Long Answer Questions 06 6 Marks
Total 24 100 Marks

 

 

As per the expert’s review, the paper was extremely easy. Based on the analysis, it has been seen that 2 or 3 questions were repeated from the previous years’ question papers. The average range of expected marks in CBSE Class 12 Economics 2018 is 55 to 75 marks out of 80 Marks.

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Paper Analysis – Easy to Moderate

 

 

Business Studies Paper was held on 9th March 2018. This paper had total 25 questions with different markings which are as follow –

 

 

8 Questions of 1 mark each

 

5 Questions of 3 marks each

 

6 Questions of 4 marks each

 

3 Questions of 5 marks each

 

3 Questions of 6 marks each

 

 

The difficulty level of the paper was average. The paper was easier than the previous years’ paper. The questions which have taken 5 Marks are very time consuming. According to the level of paper, the experts have predicted the students can easily score 60 to 70 marks for Business Studies Paper.

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Accountancy Paper Analysis – Easy but Lengthy  

 

 

CBSE Class 12 exam for Accountancy was held on 15th March 2018. This paper included two parts i.e. Part A and Part B.

 

Part A(Accounting for Partnership Firms and Companies)

 

There were total 17 questions (i.e. 1 to 17 Numbering questions) that carried weightage of 60 marks. It was compulsory to attempt Part A for all the students. The marking of questions was given below.

 

 

6 Questions of 1 mark each

 

4 Questions of 3 marks each

 

2 Questions of 4 marks each

 

3 Questions of 6 marks each

 

2 Questions of 8 marks each

 

 

Part B – Option – I (Analysis of Financial Statements) OR Option – II (Computerized Accounting)

 

There were two options as mentioned above. Commerce Stream students had the choice to attempt only one of them. There were total 6 questions (i.e. 18 to 23 numbering question) in Part B that carried weightage of 20 marks.

 

 

2 Questions of 1 mark each

 

3 Questions of 4 marks each

 

1 Question of 6 marks

 

 

Both option 1 and option 2 of Part B had the same number of questions with the same weightage.

 

CBSE Class 12 Accountancy Paper’s Part A and Option 2 of Part B were easy to attempt, whereas the option 1 of Part B was tuff.

 

Overall the paper was lengthy and time-consuming. Most of the students are expecting to score 60 above marks out of 80 marks.

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Computer Science Paper Analysis – Easy to Attempt

 

 

CBSE has organized the Computer Science exam on 23rd March 2018. According to the CBSE guidelines, it had three sections.

 

Section A contained the questions based on Programming Language with C++.

 

Section B included the questions based on the Programming Language with Python.

 

However, the students had the choice between Section A and Section B whereas the Section C was compulsory for all the students.

 

The level of paper was easy according to the experts, so it can be assumed that the students would be able to score 65+ marks easily out of 70 marks.

 

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Physical Education Paper Analysis – Easy to Attempt

 

 

CBSE Class 12 Physical Education paper was organized by the CBSE on 13th April 2018. This paper had three types of questions which are described in the below table –

 

 

Types of Questions Number of Questions Marks of Each Question
To be answered in 20 – 30 words 11 1 Mark
To be answered in 80 – 100 words 8 3 Marks
To be answered in 150 – 200 words 7 5 Marks
Total 26 70 Marks

 

 

There were total 26 Questions in the physical education paper and all were compulsory to attempt.

 

As per the expert’s reviews, the level of paper was easy, and all the questions were asked from the NCERT syllabus. Most of the students’ attempt was between 55 to 65 marks out of 70 marks.

 

So, here is the brief analysis of the CBSE Class 12 Papers through which you can easily get the idea about the level of papers and how you have performed in it. You can also get the real-time idea about the question paper here.

 

If students observe that their performance was not superior in these exams, they can appear in CBSE Class 12 Improvement Exams which will be held in the month of July.

 

Still, if you have any query, feel free to ask in the below comments’ section. Also, save a moment to share your own experience of appearing in CBSE 12 Board Exams. We’ll be glad to hear from you!

 

Thanks & Stay Tuned with Us!

 

 

 

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