CBSE Class 10 English Exam Analysis 2021: Incomplete questions, grammatical errors

CBSE Class 10 Term-1 English exam 2021: Students and teachers reaction on question paper.

CBSE Class 10 English Exam Analysis 2021: Incomplete questions, grammatical errors CBSE Class 10 English exam 2021 was conducted today (Representational Image: Shutterstock)
Vagisha Kaushik | Dec 11, 2021 - 4:09 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today conducted the CBSE Class 10 term-1 English exam 2021. Students found question numbers 13 and 14 incomplete and in section A, part- II, there were no questions asked, and options had only statements. According to a teacher, there were grammatical errors in the paper.

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CBSE 10th English exam: Students’ Reaction

Anand Mohan, a Kendriya Vidyalaya student said: "The question numbers 13 and 14 were a bit confusing as they had only four statements and no questions asked. We got confused, also in Section- C (Literature), most of the options were found to be similar, and candidates had to depend on CBSE for the right options in the answer key. Overall the paper was difficult, and confusing except Section B (Grammar) portions which were only scoring."

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Another student Mitali Ahuja from KV said: "The questions were easy, but there were lots of glitches in the paper. Apart from question numbers 13 and 14, which went without questions, the options in Section C- Literature were tricky, and close to one another."

Teachers’ Reaction

Geeta Khokhran, TGT English, VidyaGyan School, Bulandshahr commented on the paper saying it was lengthy and confusing. According to the teacher, "The question paper was lengthy, replete with statement questions. The options were quite confusing in the reading section. There were grammatical errors in the literature portion as well as structure anomalies. In question number 13 and 14, the options were provided without questions. Overall, it was not a balanced paper."

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"It was a standard paper filled with good logical and conceptual understanding, especially for the literature and writing part. Students must have found it very similar to the sample papers that they have practiced. The main error in the paper was question no 13 and question 14 as it did not have questions but only options were there,” said Deepti Sawhney, Dean of Innovation at Silverline Prestige School, Ghaziabad.

Schools will be evaluating CBSE Class 10 English OMRs as per the CBSE answer key 2021. CBSE also conducted Class 12 psychology exam today.


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