CBSE 2024 Class 12 Geography Exam Live: Paper analysis, review, answer key, passing marks, updates

CBSE board has conducted the Class 12 geography exam today. The CBSE 12th geography exam was held from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.

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Shivam Jadoun | February 29, 2024 | 05:01 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has conducted the CBSE Class 12th geography exam 2024 today. Students appeared for the CBSE geography exam from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. The CBSE Class 12 geography paper was held for 70 marks.

As per CBSE rules, students need to score at least 33% marks to pass the paper. The Class 12 geography exam is divided into five sections which need to be completed within 3 hours.

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CBSE Class 12 geography exam pattern

The CBSE 12th geography paper consisted of 30 questions distributed into five sections. All these questions were compulsory. Below, we have given the distribution of questions based on the CBSE sample paper:

  • Section A - Questions number 1 to 17 are Multiple Choice type questions carrying 1 mark
  • each.
  • Section B- Questions number 18 and 19 are Source-based questions carrying 3 marks each.
  • Section C- Questions number 20 to 23 are Short Answer type questions carrying 3 marks
  • each. Answers to these questions shall be written in 80 to 100 words.
  • Section D- Questions number 24 to 28 are long answer-type questions carrying 5 marks
  • each. Answers to these questions shall be written in 120 to 150 words.
  • Section E- Questions number 29 and 30 are map-based questions.

CBSE 12th geography answer key

The CBSE Class 12 geography answer key 2024 will be released on the official website, cbseacademic.nic.in. Students can take the help of the CBSE 12th geography answer key to cross-check their answers. It will also help them to predict their probable score. The board will release the Class 12 geography CBSE answer key in PDF format.

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CBSE board has conducted the Class 12 Geography exam 2024 today from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. Get all CBSE geography exam related minute by minute updated here.

February 29, 2024 | 05:01 PM IST

CBSE 12th Exam Date: Science subjects

Exam DateSubject Name
February 22, 2024English Elective and Core
February 27, 2024Chemistry
March 4, 2024Physics
March 9, 2024Mathematics, Applied Mathematics
March 19, 2024Biology

February 29, 2024 | 04:47 PM IST

CBSE 12th geography answer key 2024

The CBSE Class 12 geography answer key 2024 will be released on the official website, cbseacademic.nic.in. Students can take the help of the CBSE 12th geography answer key to cross-check their answers.

February 29, 2024 | 04:34 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 geography paper analysis

As per various sources, students found the Class 12 geography paper simple and easy to score. The paper was well structured and some questions required critical thinking. 

February 29, 2024 | 04:15 PM IST

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CBSE Class 12 exam statistics 2023

In 2023, the total number of candidates registered was 16,96,770. Out of the total candidates, the number of female and male candidates who had registered was 7,45,433 and 9,51,332 respectively. CBSE conducted the CBSE 12th exams at 6759 centres.

February 29, 2024 | 03:48 PM IST

CBSE board Class 10 exam 2024

Students will be appearing for the CBSE Class 10 exam on March 2, 2024. The board will conduct the science exam in the morning shift from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.

February 29, 2024 | 03:28 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 Board Exams 2024: Calculation of Percentage

The CBSE Class 12 calculation criteria say that no overall division/distinction/aggregate shall be awarded. If a student has over five subjects, then to determine the best five subjects may be taken by the admitting institution or employer. The board does not calculate/declare/inform the percentage of marks. If the percentage of marks is required for higher education or in employment the calculation if any, may be done by the admitting institution or employer.

February 29, 2024 | 03:12 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 Exams 2024: Next Exam

CBSE will be conducting the Class 12 next exam on March 4, 2024. Students will be appearing for the Physics exam from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.

February 29, 2024 | 02:57 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 geography paper analysis: Paper was moderate

CBSE conducted the Class 12 geography paper, as per various sources, the paper was direct and easy. Students found the paper was overall moderate. 

February 29, 2024 | 02:41 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 exam dates: Upcoming exams

March 1, 2024Yoga
March 4, 2024Physics
March 5, 2024Hindustani music vocal
March 6, 2024Painting, Graphics, Sculpture, Applied Art (Commercial Art)
March 7, 2024Legal Studies, Textile design
March 9, 2024Mathematics, Applied Mathematics
March 11, 2024National Cadet Corps (NCC)
March 12, 2024
Physical Education
March 13, 2024Home Science
March 14, 2024Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Sindhi, Marathi, Gujarati, Manipuri, Malayalam, Odia, Assamese, Kannada, Arabic, Tibetan, French, German, Persian, Nepali, Limbo, Lepcha, Telugu Telangana, Bodo, Tangkhul, Japanese, Bhutia, Spanish, Kashmiri, Mizo
March 15, 2024Psychology
March 16, 2024Agriculture, Marketing
March 18, 2024Economics
March 19, 2024Biology
March 20, 2024Tourism, Air-conditioning & refrigeration, Salesmanship
March 21, 2024Fashion Studies
March 22, 2024Political Science
March 23, 2024Accountancy
March 26, 2024Urdu Elective, Sanskrit Elective, Carnatic music vocal, Carnatic music mel ins, Carnatic music per ins mridangam, Urdu core, Front office operations, insurance, geospatial technology, electrical technology, mass media studies
March 27, 2024Business studies, Business administration
March 28, 2024History
March 30, 2024Sanskrit Core
April 1, 2024Sociology
April 2, 2024Informatics Practices, Computer Science, Information technology

February 29, 2024 | 02:31 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 geograpy passing marks

Students need to score at least 33% marks in each subject to pass the CBSE board exams 2024. The CBSE Class 12 result 2024 is expected to be released in May, 2024.

February 29, 2024 | 02:13 PM IST

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February 29, 2024 | 02:00 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 geography paper analysis soon

The 12th CBSE geography exam is conducted, soon the paper analysis will be available here. School teachers will share thoughts on the exam, and the section wise analysis will be shared with the students.

February 29, 2024 | 01:40 PM IST

CBSE Board Exam 2024: Geography paper answer key

Students can get the CBSE Class 12 geography answer key PDF soon. They can utilise the CBSE 12th geography answer key to cross check their answer and predict their probable score.

February 29, 2024 | 01:30 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 geography exam concludes

CBSE has conducted the Class 12 geography exam today. The exam was started at 10:30 am and concluded at 1:30 pm. 

February 29, 2024 | 01:07 PM IST

CBSE 12th geography paper answer key

The board will soon release the CBSE board answer key for geography. Students can download the CBSE Class 12 geography answer key through official website of the board.

February 29, 2024 | 12:54 PM IST

CBSE 12th geography paper section wise analysis

The CBSE Class 12 geography paper has five sections: A, B, C, D, and E. Combining all sections, a total of 30 questions are asked in the exam. A detailed analysis of each section will be available soon.

February 29, 2024 | 12:39 PM IST

JEE Main 2024 Paper 2 Result

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February 29, 2024 | 12:27 PM IST

CBSE Board Exam 2024: Class 12 Geography exam underway

Students are writing their Class 12 geography paper, the exam will conclude at 1:30 pm.

February 29, 2024 | 12:14 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 geography paper analysis after 1:30 pm

Students can check the CBSE board exam paper analysis here. Various teachers will share thoughts and take on the CBSE 12th geography paper after the exam. Students can check the detailed CBSE Class 12 geography paper analysis here.

February 29, 2024 | 12:00 PM IST

CBSE board exam date 2024

CBSE board is conducting exams for Classes 10 and 12 starting February 15, 2024. The CBSE Class 12 exams will conclude on April 2 while Class 10 exams will take place till March 13, 2024.

February 29, 2024 | 11:46 AM IST

CBSE 12th geography exam overview

The CBSE Class 12 geography paper is held for 70 marks. Students need to score at least 33% marks to pass the paper. The Class 12 geography exam is divided into five sections which need to be completed within 3 hours.

February 29, 2024 | 11:30 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 geography paper answer key

CBSE board will release the Class 12 geography answer key online through the official website. The board publish the Class 12 geography PDF for students.

February 29, 2024 | 11:15 AM IST

CBSE 12th geography exam analysis

Students and teachers will share their thoughts on the CBSE Class 12 geography paper. After the conclusion of the exam, various coaches will also release the analysis of the CBSE 12th geography paper.

February 29, 2024 | 11:02 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 geography paper analysis

After the conclusion of the CBSE 12th geography exam, students can check the paper analysis here.

February 29, 2024 | 10:44 AM IST

Is 12th Geography tough?

The CBSE Class 12 geography exam is not tough, students who prepared for the exam very well can score good marks. 

February 29, 2024 | 10:30 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 geograaphy exam starts

Today, students are appearing for the Class 12 CBSE  geography exam 2024. The exam started at 10:30 am and will conclude at 1:30 pm.

February 29, 2024 | 10:13 AM IST

What is the marks distribution in Geography class 12?

  • Section A - Questions number 1 to 17 are Multiple Choice type questions carrying 1 mark
  • each.
  • Section B- Questions number 18 and 19 are Source-based questions carrying 3 marks each.
  • Section C- Questions number 20 to 23 are Short Answer type questions carrying 3 marks
  • each. Answers to these questions shall be written in 80 to 100 words.
  • Section D- Questions number 24 to 28 are long answer-type questions carrying 5 marks
  • each. Answers to these questions shall be written in 120 to 150 words.
  • Section E- Questions number 29 and 30 are map-based questions.

February 29, 2024 | 09:57 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 Geography Exam 2024: Map-based questions

Students should be prepared for the map based questions. There will be 2 map-based questions in the CBSE Class 12 geography exam 2024. Each question will carry a total of 5 marks.

February 29, 2024 | 09:44 AM IST

CBSE 12th Geography Paper Today

The CBSE board is all set to conduct the Class 12 geography exam today, the paper will start at 10:30 am. Students should reach the examination hall at 30-45 minutes before the time.

February 29, 2024 | 09:24 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 Revised Exam Dates

Subject

Initial exam date

Revised exam date

Fashion studies

March 11, 2024

March 21, 2024

February 29, 2024 | 09:10 AM IST

CBSE Board Exam 2024 Guidelines

  • Reach the venue at least 30 to 45 minutes before the reporting time.
  • Carry CBSE Class 12th admit card 2024. 
  • An extra 15 minutes will be given to them to read CBSE 12th question papers.
  • Do not indulge in any unfair means while appearing for the exams.

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February 29, 2024 | 08:46 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 Geography Exam 2024: Admit Card

Students should make sure to carry their admit card in the examination hall, as without CBSE admit card no student will be allowed to enter in the examination hall.

February 29, 2024 | 08:30 AM IST

RBSE Class 12 board exam 2024 starts today

The Rajasthan Class 12th board theory exam 2024 is being held from 8.30 am to 11.45 am. Students appearing for Psychology paper on the first day of the board examination. Read More.

February 29, 2024 | 08:19 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 Geography Exam 2024: Time to Revise

Students should try to revise all important topics before the exam, it will help them score well in the exam.

  • Go through the map-based questions
  • Revise the timeline of important events
  • Do a quick revision

February 29, 2024 | 08:07 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 Board Exams: Attendance

Around 39 lakh students are expected to appear for the CBSE Class 12 board exams 2024. 

February 29, 2024 | 07:53 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 Geography Exam: Chapter-wise weightage

Chapter No.

Chapter name

Weightage

Unit 1

1

Human Geography

3

UNIT 2

2

The World Population Density Distribution and Growth

8

3

Human Development

Unit 3

4

Primary Activities 

19

5

Secondary Activities

6

Tertiary and Quaternary Activities

7

Transport, Communication and Trade

8

International Trade

Map work 

5

Total

35

February 29, 2024 | 07:41 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 board 2024 humanities upcoming exams

Geography: February 29

Political Science: March 22

History: March 28

Sociology: April 1

February 29, 2024 | 07:26 AM IST

CBSE board geography exam 2024 timing

The CBSE will hold the Class 12 geography exam from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. The students will get the Class 12th question paper at 10.15 am. 15 minutes will be given to students for reading the paper.

February 29, 2024 | 07:18 AM IST

CBSE Class 12 upcoming exams

March 1, 2024

Yoga

March 4, 2024

Physics

March 5, 2024

Hindustani music vocal

March 6, 2024

Painting, Graphics, Sculpture, Applied Art (Commercial Art)

March 7, 2024

Legal Studies, Textile design

March 9, 2024

Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

March 11, 2024

National Cadet Corps (NCC)

March 12, 2024


Physical Education

March 13, 2024

Home Science

March 14, 2024

Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Sindhi, Marathi, Gujarati, Manipuri, Malayalam, Odia, Assamese, Kannada, Arabic, Tibetan, French, German, Persian, Nepali, Limbo, Lepcha, Telugu Telangana, Bodo, Tangkhul, Japanese, Bhutia, Spanish, Kashmiri, Mizo

March 15, 2024

Psychology

March 16, 2024

Agriculture, Marketing

March 18, 2024

Economics

March 19, 2024

Biology

March 20, 2024

Tourism, Air-conditioning & refrigeration, Salesmanship

March 21, 2024

Fashion Studies

March 22, 2024

Political Science

March 23, 2024

Accountancy

March 26, 2024

Urdu Elective, Sanskrit Elective, Carnatic music vocal, Carnatic music mel ins, Carnatic music per ins mridangam, Urdu core, Front office operations, insurance, geospatial technology, electrical technology, mass media studies

March 27, 2024

Business studies, Business administration

March 28, 2024

History

March 30, 2024

Sanskrit Core

April 1, 2024

Sociology

April 2, 2024

Informatics Practices, Computer Science, Information technology

February 28, 2024 | 10:30 PM IST

CBSE 2024 Class 12 Geography Exam: Total questions

There will be 30 questions in CBSE Class 12 geography question paper 2024. 

February 28, 2024 | 10:13 PM IST

CBSE 2024 Class 12 Geography Exam: Fundamental of Human Geography unit-wise weightage

Chapter No.

Chapter name

Weightage

Unit 1

1

Human Geography

3

UNIT 2

2

The World Population Density Distribution and Growth

8

3

Human Development

Unit 3

4

Primary Activities 

19

5

Secondary Activities

6

Tertiary and Quaternary Activities

7

Transport, Communication and Trade

8

International Trade

Map work 

5

Total

35

February 28, 2024 | 09:47 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 Board Exams 2024: Attendance

Approximately 39 lakh students are expected to appear for the CBSE Class 12 board exams 2024. 

February 28, 2024 | 09:25 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 Geography Exam: Word limit for long answers

The long answers type questions in CBSE Class 12 geography exam 2024 are to be answered in maximum 150 words. 

February 28, 2024 | 09:01 PM IST

CBSE 2024 Class 12 Arts Stream: Upcoming exams

Geography: February 29, 2024

Political Science: March 22, 2024

History: March 28, 2024

Sociology: April 1, 2024

February 28, 2024 | 08:35 PM IST

CBSE 2024 Class 12 Geography Exam: All questions compulsory

All questions are compulsory in CBSE Class 12 geography board exam paper 2024. Candidates should read the instructions given on the CBSE 2024 question paper carefully before attempting. 

February 28, 2024 | 08:10 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 Geography Exam 2024: Map-based questions

There will be 2 map-based questions in CBSE Class 12 geography exam 2024. Each question will carry a total of 5 marks. 

February 28, 2024 | 07:42 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 Geography Exam 2024: NCERT prescribed textbook

The following are the NCERT prescribed Geography Class 12 textbooks for 2024

 1. Fundamentals of Human Geography 

2. India- People and Economy 

3. Practical work in Geography- Part II

February 28, 2024 | 07:17 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 Geography exam duration

The duration of the CBSE Class 12 Geography exam 2024 is 3 hours. 

February 28, 2024 | 07:02 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 upcoming exam dates

March 1, 2024

Yoga

March 4, 2024

Physics

March 5, 2024

Hindustani music vocal

March 6, 2024

Painting, Graphics, Sculpture, Applied Art (Commercial Art)

March 7, 2024

Legal Studies, Textile design

March 9, 2024

Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

March 11, 2024

National Cadet Corps (NCC)

March 12, 2024


Physical Education

March 13, 2024

Home Science

March 14, 2024

Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Sindhi, Marathi, Gujarati, Manipuri, Malayalam, Odia, Assamese, Kannada, Arabic, Tibetan, French, German, Persian, Nepali, Limbo, Lepcha, Telugu Telangana, Bodo, Tangkhul, Japanese, Bhutia, Spanish, Kashmiri, Mizo

March 15, 2024

Psychology

March 16, 2024

Agriculture, Marketing

March 18, 2024

Economics

March 19, 2024

Biology

March 20, 2024

Tourism, Air-conditioning & refrigeration, Salesmanship

March 21, 2024

Fashion Studies

March 22, 2024

Political Science

March 23, 2024

Accountancy

March 26, 2024

Urdu Elective, Sanskrit Elective, Carnatic music vocal, Carnatic music mel ins, Carnatic music per ins mridangam, Urdu core, Front office operations, insurance, geospatial technology, electrical technology, mass media studies

March 27, 2024

Business studies, Business administration

March 28, 2024

History

March 30, 2024

Sanskrit Core

April 1, 2024

Sociology

April 2, 2024

Informatics Practices, Computer Science, Information technology



February 28, 2024 | 07:02 PM IST

CBSE geography exam 2024 time

  • CBSE Class 12th question paper will be issued to students at 10.15 am. 15 minutes will be given to students for reading the paper.

  • The CBSE 12th exam writing start time is 10:30 am.

  • Most of the exams are held from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.

February 28, 2024 | 07:01 PM IST

CBSE Class 12 geography exam 2024 tomorrow

CBSE 12th geography exam will be held tomorrow. Students will be appearing for the exam from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.

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