CBSE Class 12 Economics Exam 2021 Live Updates: Answer key, paper analysis, marking scheme

CBSE 12th Economics exam 2021 has been concluded today. Check the exam pattern, CBSE Class 12 economics answer key 2021 and exam analysis here.

CBSE Class 12 Economics Exam 2021 Live Updates: Answer key, paper analysis, marking scheme
Apoorva Singh | Dec 15, 2021 - 9:31 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has concluded Class 12 Economics exam today at 1 pm. The CBSE Class 12 Economics term 1 exam was pen and paper based. CBSE Class 12 Economics answer key will be released by CBSE Board for evaluation of the CBSE OMR sheet. The unofficial CBSE Board answer key has been released by third-party websites. Students can refer to these below-given answer keys to calculate the probable scores.
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CBSE Class 12 Economics Answer Key 2021 (Official)

CBSE board releases the official CBSE board Economics answer key to the exam centres. The exam supervisors will evaluate the answers on the basis of the answer key provided by the board. Students can contact their respective exam centres, in case any discrepancy is found in the question paper.

CBSE Class 12 Economics Answer key unofficial

The below given CBSE answer key 2021 are as per Times Now News.

CBSE Answer Key Paper Code 058/1/4

Q. No.AnswerQ. No.AnswerQ. No.AnswerQ. No.Answer
1(B)16(A)31(A)46(D)
2(D)17(B)32(C)47(A)
3(D)18(B)33(B)48(D)
4(C)19(D)34(C)49(D)
5(A)20(D)35(C)50(A)
6(C)21(A)36(B)51(A)
7(D)22(B)37(C)52(B)
8(D)23(A)38(D)53(D)
9(C)24(C)39(D)54(B)
10(C)25(A)40(B)55(D)
11(A)26(D)41(A)56(C)
12(D)27(C)42(C)57(A)
13(C)28(C)43(D)58(D)
14(D)29(D)44(C)59(C)
15(C)30(B)45(C)60(C)

CBSE Answer Key Paper Code 058/2/4

Q. No.AnswerQ. No.AnswerQ. No.AnswerQ. No.Answer
1(C)16(C)31(B)46(C)
2(B)17(D)32(A)47(C)
3(B)18(B)33(C)48(A)
4(C)19(A)34(A)49(C)
5(A)20(D)35(D)50(D)
6(B)21(B)36(B)51(B)
7(C)22(A)37(D)52(C)
8(D)23(B)38(B)53(C)
9(D)24(A)39(D)54(C)
10(B)25(D)40(C)55(B)
11(C)26(A)41(A)56(B)
12(A)27(A)42(C)57(C)
13(D)28(D)43(C)58(C)
14(A)29(B)44(B)59(A)
15(A)30(D)45(A)60(D)

CBSE Answer Key Paper Code 058/3/4

Q. No.AnswerQ. No.AnswerQ. No.AnswerQ. No.Answer
1(C)16(C)31(C)46(A)
2(C)17(B)32(D)47(B)
3(C)18(C)33(B)48(D)
4(A)19(C)34(B)49(B)
5(A)20(C)35(D)50(B)
6(D)21(C)36(A)51(D)
7(D)22(D)37(B)52(C)
8(A)23(D)38(B)53(B)
9(C)24(C)39(D)54(C)
10(B)25(C)40(D)55(A)
11(D)26(C)41(D)56(C)
12(A)27(D)42(B)57(D)
13(B)28(A)43(B)58(B)
14(C)29(C)44(D)59(D)
15(C)30(A)45(A)60(C)


CBSE Class 12 Economics exam 2021-22 Marking Scheme

In the CBSE 12th Economics exam 2021-22, there were a total of 60 questions in this paper out of which 50 questions are to be attempted.

CBSE Class 12 upcoming exam date 2021-22

Date

Subject Name

December 15, 2021

Economics

December 16, 2021

Hindi

December 17, 2021

Political Science

December 18, 2021

Biology

December 20, 2021

History

December 21, 2021

Informatics Practices, Computer Science

December 22, 2021

Home Science


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Live updates

CBSE board has conducted CBSE 12th economics exam 2021-22 for term 1. Check CBSE answer key 2021, analysis, marking scheme updates here.

Dec. 15, 2021 | 09:27 PM IST

CBSE Board Exams: Class 12 economics exam today

The CBSE has released the syllabus of class 12 CBSE 2021-22. The CBSE Class 12 term 1 exam sample papers and solutions for all subjects are out now. Class 12 economics sample paper: Direct Link 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 07:58 PM IST

CBSE term 1 results Class 12

CBSE board will not announce CBSE Class 12 term 1 result as pass, fail or essential repeat. The CBSE has not announced the CBSE results date and time. The final results will be declared after term 2 exams. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 07:36 PM IST

CBSE economics exam analysis by students

Dec. 15, 2021 | 07:26 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 economics answer key 2021

CBSE 12th economics answer key 2021 released by The TimesNow News. 

CBSE Answer Key Paper Code 058/3/4

Q. No.AnswerQ. No.AnswerQ. No.AnswerQ. No.Answer
1(C)16(C)31(C)46(A)
2(C)17(B)32(D)47(B)
3(C)18(C)33(B)48(D)
4(A)19(C)34(B)49(B)
5(A)20(C)35(D)50(B)
6(D)21(C)36(A)51(D)
7(D)22(D)37(B)52(C)
8(A)23(D)38(B)53(B)
9(C)24(C)39(D)54(C)
10(B)25(C)40(D)55(A)
11(D)26(C)41(D)56(C)
12(A)27(D)42(B)57(D)
13(B)28(A)43(B)58(B)
14(C)29(C)44(D)59(D)
15(C)30(A)45(A)60(C)
Dec. 15, 2021 | 07:04 PM IST

cbseresults.nic.in 2021 Class 12 exam dates

As per the datesheet of class 12 2021 CBSE, tomorrow will be the Hindi paper. The CBSE term 1 board exam Class 12 will be concluded on December 22, 2021. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 06:44 PM IST

CBSE 12th date sheet 2021: Know upcoming CBSE time table 2021

Check out the datesheet of Class 12 2021 CBSE:

December 16, 2021

Hindi

December 17, 2021

Political Science

December 18, 2021

Biology

December 20, 2021

History

December 21, 2021

Informatics Practices, Computer Science

December 22, 2021

Home Science

Dec. 15, 2021 | 06:29 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 Hindi exam 2021-22 tomorrow

CBSE will conduct CBSE Class 12 Hindi tomorrow. The exam will be held from 11:30 am to 1 pm in offline mode. Students will be given 90 minutes to solve the CBSE 12th Hindi question paper.

Dec. 15, 2021 | 06:19 PM IST

CBSE sample paper 2021 Class 12 Hindi solutions

CBSE Hindi Class 12 sample paper 2021-22 is available on the official website. Refer to Hindi Class 12 sample paper 2021 and get to know the exam pattern and number of questions asked.

Dec. 15, 2021 | 06:08 PM IST

cbse sample paper 2021 class 12 economics solutions

Students can check the CBSE sample papers 2021 for getting to know the exam pattern and marking scheme for class 12 cbse 2021-22. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 05:56 PM IST

cbse academic.nic.in class 12 CBSE answer key

Students can use the unofficial economics answer key for checking correct responses. Experts and teachers have shared the CBSE economics exam analysis also. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 05:37 PM IST

cbse academic.nic.in Class 12 Economics Question paper

Download CBSE economics question paper 2021 term 1 here. Students can download economics Class 12 question paper with solutions. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 05:12 PM IST

A student shares CBSE Class 12 Economics answer key on Twitter


Dec. 15, 2021 | 04:45 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 Economics exam 2021 - Student says illogical questions


Dec. 15, 2021 | 04:28 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 Economics exam analysis

“The paper was good but very lengthy. The major portion of the paper had assertion and statement-type questions. Such questions need a lot of thinking, analysis, and in-depth knowledge of the syllabus. This was time-consuming. The vocabulary used in some portion of the question paper was quite difficult.” said Biju V G, PGT Economics, VidyaGyan Bulandshahr.

Dec. 15, 2021 | 04:11 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 economics answer key for paper code 058/2/4

The CBSE Class 12 answer key for paper code 058/2/4 is released by TimesNowNews. 

Q. No.AnswerQ. No.AnswerQ. No.AnswerQ. No.Answer
1(C)16(C)31(B)46(C)
2(B)17(D)32(A)47(C)
3(B)18(B)33(C)48(A)
4(C)19(A)34(A)49(C)
5(A)20(D)35(D)50(D)
6(B)21(B)36(B)51(B)
7(C)22(A)37(D)52(C)
8(D)23(B)38(B)53(C)
9(D)24(A)39(D)54(C)
10(B)25(D)40(C)55(B)
11(C)26(A)41(A)56(B)
12(A)27(A)42(C)57(C)
13(D)28(D)43(C)58(C)
14(A)29(B)44(B)59(A)
15(A)30(D)45(A)60(D)
Dec. 15, 2021 | 03:33 PM IST

CBSE 12th Economics answer key released

The answer key is released by TimesnowNews for question paper code 058/1/4

Q. No.AnswerQ. No.AnswerQ. No.AnswerQ. No.Answer
1(B)16(A)31(A)46(D)
2(D)17(B)32(C)47(A)
3(D)18(B)33(B)48(D)
4(C)19(D)34(C)49(D)
5(A)20(D)35(C)50(A)
6(C)21(A)36(B)51(A)
7(D)22(B)37(C)52(B)
8(D)23(A)38(D)53(D)
9(C)24(C)39(D)54(B)
10(C)25(A)40(B)55(D)
11(A)26(D)41(A)56(C)
12(D)27(C)42(C)57(A)
13(C)28(C)43(D)58(D)
14(D)29(D)44(C)59(C)
15(C)30(B)45(C)60(C)
Dec. 15, 2021 | 03:14 PM IST

CBSE economics answer key 2021 12th available now

CBSE Economics answer key 2021-22 is out now. The CBSE answer key is released by TimesNowNews. Students can refer to the answer key and calculate their probable scores. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 02:59 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 economics paper follows the pattern of NCERT

Raveena Punjani, PGT Economics, Mount Abu Public School, Rohini analyzed the Class 12 Economics paper as easy and scoring. According to the teacher, "The paper was easy, scoring and balanced. Equal weightage was given on every section, and it follows the pattern of NCERT and sample papers." The students can easily score full marks (40 out of 40), the average score can be between 30 to 35, the teacher said. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 02:47 PM IST

CBSE 12th economics paper was close to CBSE sample paper

On a critical evaluation of today’s Economics paper, our Economics faculty was of the opinion that overall, the paper was average; not easy. There were multiple questions on assertion and reasoning. However, these questions were good. The paper was almost close to the CBSE sample papers.  Some of the students we spoke felt that it was good. But some found it is confusing.  Even though the paper started a bit late, students were able to complete the paper on time. The paper ended at 1.20. There was no problem of time constraints raised by the students, said Dr. Mala Kapoor, Principal, Silverline Prestige School, Ghaziabad, as per the reports by NDTV.

Dec. 15, 2021 | 02:28 PM IST

CBSE 12th Economics paper - Students reaction


Dec. 15, 2021 | 02:27 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 economics exam analysis 2021

Seema Behl, Principal, Brain International School reviewed the Class 12 Economics paper as easy. According to the principal, "The paper followed the pattern of NCERT and sample papers. There were as such no such difficulties in the paper and options were not at all confusing. Equal weightage was provided to every sections." The average students can expect a good score in the paper, as per NDTV. Students will son get the CBSE economics answer key 2021 12th.

Dec. 15, 2021 | 02:13 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 Economics answer key 2021 to be out soon

The CBSE Board Class 12 answer key for economics will be released soon on third-party websites. The unofficial CBSE answer key 2021 can be used to evaluate the probable score of a student.  The answer key for students will be released through subject matter experts soon.

Dec. 15, 2021 | 02:01 PM IST

How to raise objections in economics answer key 2021 12th

Students who are not satisfied with any question asked in the CBSE board economics exam 2021, can contact their exam centre. The exam centre will then notify the query to the CBSE officials. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 01:53 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 Economics exam analysis

The experts will review the CBSE 12th economics question paper and provide the exam analysis soon. The Economics question paper comprises 60 questions, out of which students need to attempt 50 questions. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 01:40 PM IST

CBSE 12th exam date 2021 - Know next exam date

The CBSE 12th Economics exam has been concluded now. As per the class 12 board date sheet 2021, the next exam will be Hindi, which will be held on December 16, 2021. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 01:31 PM IST

CBSE 12th Economics paper was moderate, says students

As per the reports by TimesNowNews, the economics question paper was moderate with a few tricky questions. “The paper was ok and easy. There were only a few questions which were tricky but there were enough choices,” said Kiara, a class 12 student.

Dec. 15, 2021 | 01:27 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 Economics answer key soon

The CBSE Board will release the answer key for exam centers. It will be used to evaluate the OMR sheet.   The answer key for students will be released through subject matter experts soon. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 01:06 PM IST

CBSE term 1 Economics question paper pattern

There were a total of 60 questions in this economics paper.  The question paper was divided into three sections, A, B, and C. There was no negative marking in the question paper. 


Dec. 15, 2021 | 01:02 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 Economics exam concluded

CBSE board has concluded the 12th economics exam at 1 pm. The CBSE economics answer key and exam analysis will be released soon. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 12:51 PM IST

CBSE class 12 term 1 result 2021-22

The CBSE term 1 result will not be released by the board. The final CBSE term1 result will be declared after the term 2 examinations in May/June 2022, tentatively. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 12:45 PM IST

CBSE class 12 economics answer key 2021

The economics exam has begun at 11:30 am. The answer key for the economics exam will be released by third-party websites for student's reference. The answer key of CBSE 12th economics will be made available after the exam. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 12:21 PM IST

CBSE 12th Economics exam - Sectionwise question distribution

Sections No. of questionsQuestions to attempt
Section A
24 questions
20 questions
Section B
24 questions
20 questions
Section C
12 questions

10 questions


Dec. 15, 2021 | 11:54 AM IST

CBSE datesheet class 12 2021 term 1 -Upcoming exams

December 16, 2021 -  Hindi

December 17, 2021 - Political Science

December 18, 2021 - Biology

December 20, 2021 - History

December 21, 2021 -  Informatics Practices, Computer Science

December 22, 2021 - Home Science

Dec. 15, 2021 | 11:31 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 Economics exam begins

CBSE Board has started the Class 12 Economics exam. The exam is being held in offline mode. The questions are objective in nature. The exam will conclude at 1 PM. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 11:20 AM IST

CBSE 12th Economics exam to begin soon

The CBSE 12th Economics question paper has already been distributed to the students, and the exam will commence in the next 10 minutes. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 11:02 AM IST

CBSE 12th Economics exam timings

The question paper will start distributing at 11:10 am.  Students must reach the exam centre by 11 am. 20 minutes will be given to read the question paper. The exam will start at sharp 11:30 am. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 10:44 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 Economics Exam pattern

There will be a total 60 questions in the economics paper out of which, students have to attempt 50 questions. All questions will carry equal marks. There is no negative marking in the CBSE 12th economics paper. 


Dec. 15, 2021 | 10:27 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 Economics - Question paper pattern

  • Section A  will contain a total of 24 questions, out of which, students have to attempt any 20 questions.
  • In section B, there will be 24 questions. Attempt any 20 questions.
  • Section C will comprise 12 questions. Students have to attempt any 10 questions.
Dec. 15, 2021 | 10:16 AM IST

How to download class 12 economics sample paper 2021

  • Go to the official website cbseacademic.nic.in. 
  • On the home page click on the 'sample question papers'. 
  • Select 'SQP 2021-22' and then 'Class 12'. 
  • Now from the available subject list select 'economics'. 
  • The sample paper will get displayed on the screens. 
Dec. 15, 2021 | 10:03 AM IST

Where to download economics sample paper 2021-22 class 12

The CBSE sample paper economics class 12 is available to download from the official website cbseacademic.nic.in class 12. Students can download the sample papers in PDF format and practice it to score well in the exams. 

Dec. 15, 2021 | 09:54 AM IST

Know about CBSE OMR Sheet


Dec. 15, 2021 | 09:37 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 Economics syllabus 2021-22 - Term 1

UnitsMarks
Part A: Introductory Macroeconomics
Money and Banking6
Government Budget and the Economy6
Balance of Payments6
Part B: Indian Economic Development
Development Experience (1947-90) and Economic Reforms since 1991
Indian Economy on the eve of Independence12
Indian Economy (1950-90)
Liberalisation, Privatisation and Globalisation : An Appraisal
Current challenges facing Indian Economy10
Poverty
Human Capital Formation
Rural development
Total40
Project Work (Part 1)10
Dec. 15, 2021 | 09:30 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 Economics exam 2021-22 - Exam day guidelines

  • Reach the exam centre at least 30 minutes before the reporting time. 
  • Check the admit card and other required things. 
  • The first 20 minutes will be given to read the question paper. Read the paper carefully and then proceed towards solving it. 
  • Use only a blue or black ink pen to fill the OMR. 
Dec. 15, 2021 | 09:19 AM IST

CBSE Economics sample paper 2021-22 class 12

Students who are going to appear must practise with the latest CBSE sample paper economics class 12 2021-22. They can download the CBSE 12th economics sample paper with solutions from the official website: cbseacademic.nic.in.

CBSE Class 12 MCQ questions sample

Dec. 15, 2021 | 09:10 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 Economics exam 2021-22 - Last minute tips

  • Revise everything studied till date. 
  • Go through the short notes or chapter summaries. 
  • Do not start any new topics. 
  • Stay hydrated and calm before the examination.
Dec. 15, 2021 | 09:03 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 date sheet 2021-22 video


Dec. 15, 2021 | 08:57 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 time table 2021 for major subjects

Students can check their upcoming CBSE term 1 exam dates for major subjects in the following table:

Date

Subject Name

December 15, 2021

Economics

December 16, 2021

Hindi

December 17, 2021

Political Science

December 18, 2021

Biology

December 20, 2021

History

December 21, 2021

Informatics Practices, Computer Science

December 22, 2021

Home Science


Dec. 15, 2021 | 08:54 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 Economics exam time 2021-22

  • Entry to exam hall: 11 am

  • Question paper distribution: 11:10 to 11:30 am

  • Exam start time: 11:30 am

  • Exam end time: 1 pm

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