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R. Radhika|Jun 9, 2023
NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the CBSE Class 12 informatics practices and computer science exam today. Students can check the Class 12 IP and CS board exam review here. The CBSE Class 12 IP, CS paper was held for the duration of three hours from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.
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As per the question paper pattern of CBSE Class 12 IP exam, the question paper had a total of 35 questions. Section A had 18 questions and section B had seven questions. The question paper consisted of three more sections with section C having five questions, section D consisting of three questions and section E having two questions.
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While speaking on the CBSE Class 12 computer science paper analysis, Renu Varshney, Computer Science Teacher, Billabong High International School (BHIS), Malad (Mumbai) said: "The question paper was not lengthy. The questions overall were moderate and fair. The ranges of marks in each section can assist students to score well because the question paper was designed in such a manner. A bulk of the theory-based problems were simple to resolve, but the programming questions, which were focused on technical application, were challenging, even when an internal choice was given. I am confident that students would score well in this subject."
As per Computer Science HoD, Divya Saini of EuroSchool Whitefield (Bengaluru) the CS paper was moderately difficult and a little tricky with respect to the one-mark questions, whereas DBMS (Database Management System) based questions were relatively easy. The one-mark questions were tricky, whereas five markers were mostly from the sample papers. Overall, the paper was fair.
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Talking about the CBSE Class 12 IP exam, Uma Sharma, Computer Teacher, KIIT World School Gurugram said: "The question paper was a balanced mix of knowledge, analysis and application-based questions. Most of the students were able to complete the paper well in time and also could save some time for revision. All three sets were balanced approach for the students"."
"Overall an easy-to-average paper as far as the difficulty level is concerned, with a balanced approach for all kinds of students. It was entirely based on NCERT. The paper aimed to test the student’s knowledge and understanding of the prescribed text, their critical thinking skills and their ability to articulate their thoughts coherently," she further added.
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Meanwhile, Rajesh Sethi, PGT Computer Science, Genesis Global School said that the pattern of the paper was in accordance with the guidelines provided by CBSE and overall the difficulty level of the paper was moderate. The elements of theory and practical were well-balanced in the paper. Some of the subjective questions and MCQ's were tricky, however, the students who had done proper revision were able to manage. Despite the difficulty level, students were able to complete the paper within the given time limit.
Sudina, Senior Faculty Computer Science Department, JAIN International Residential School, Bengaluru, reviewed the CS paper and stated, "The multiple-choice questions were a bit tricky. There was no specific area that posed a challenge, and the students were able to answer all of the programming questions. One question in Section A (Question No. 5) contained an error, and one output question in Section D had an error as well. Overall, the paper was in line with the syllabus, and the board provided a similar question paper pattern to that of the CBSE sample paper."
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