CBSE 12th Physics Exam 2022 Analysis: Conceptual questions, ‘student-friendly’ paper

CBSE Class 12 Term 2 Physics exam had questions similar to the CBSE sample paper, some were directly taken from NCERT books, as per analysis.

CBSE 12th Physics Exam 2022 Analysis: Conceptual questions, ‘student-friendly’ paper CBSE Class 12 Term 2 Physics Exam 2022 analysis (Representational Image: Shutterstock)
Vagisha Kaushik | May 20, 2022 - 2:35 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 Term 2 Physics exam was ‘student-friendly’ and contained conceptual, application-based questions. CBSE 12th Term 2 Physics Exam 2022 Live Updates

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According to Modern English School, “The exam’s format and difficulty level were equivalent to that of the CBSE sample paper. It has questions ranging in difficulty from easy to moderate. 60% of the questions were straightforward, and if the student prepared well, they should do well. The mathematical computations were simple. Students could easily complete the paper in the time allowed but the answer required little additional effort.”

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“Questions on semiconductor devices and digital circuits were mostly taken directly from the NCERT book and ranged from simple to difficult. The majority of the questions were similar to those in the sample paper. The paper had an excellent combination of application and memory questions. The ray optics application questions were of a high order, and average students may have difficulty answering them,” it said.

As per Deepak Bhatnagar, PGT Physics, Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Ghaziabad, “The difficulty level of the Class 12 Physics exam paper was moderate. The paper was student-friendly as the conceptual questions and numericals were strictly based on the NCERT textbook.”

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“Some of the questions, such as question number 11, were similar to those given in the sample paper provided by the CBSE. Section A of the paper was easy and based on simple concepts. Some questions in Section B were from the solved examples in NCERT textbook and from CBSE sample paper. Surprisingly, Section B did not include even a single derivation. The conceptual questions and numericals in Section B were based directly on the topics. Section C included an interesting case study from the chapter Ray Optics (Optical Instruments). These were scoring questions for students. Overall, the paper was not a tough one to crack,” he added.

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Neeraj Sharma, PGT Physics, Sarvodaya Co-ed Vidyalaya in Rohini Sector 8 said, "It's a good quality question paper, a typical application based physics contains some good concept based questions to discriminate brilliant student and few easy direct questions for average students.for few question based on nuclear fission would create nervous moment as it contains a term which was deleted this year from syllabus. Good students will be able to complete it well in time though average students will struggle to complete it in given paper. Overall, it's a balanced paper."

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