CBSE Class 12 History Exam Analysis 2021: Tricky, mixed questions; Based on sample paper

CBSE 12th Term-1 History Exam 2021: Paper analysis, reaction of students and teachers.

CBSE Class 12 History Exam Analysis 2021: Tricky, mixed questions; Based on sample paper CBSE 12th history exam analysis
Vagisha Kaushik | Dec 20, 2021 - 5:44 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 term-1 history exam 2021 was easy while it had tricky, thought-provoking questions, as per experts. The difficulty level of the CBSE term 1 history exam was moderate to high, according to experts. CBSE Class 12 term-1 Histroy exam live updates.

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Mangala Vaid, vice principal, Silverline Prestige School, Ghaziabad analysed the CBSE 12th history exam and said that Section A had questions that were very straightforward and direct.

Section B contained questions where students had to read the questions several times before deciding the answers, therefore the questions though not difficult but were cleverly framed. So the questions were thought-provoking. Section C also had tricky questions. Students could answer them only if they read the passage carefully. The map section (D) was simple.

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According to Santosh Kumar Jaiswal, PGT History, VidyaGyan Bulandshahr, “It was a good and balanced paper. Questions were of different patterns which included source-based, knowledge-based and assertion and reasoning based questions. Some questions needed high order thinking skills and two questions were based on maps where the students had to identify the correct answers by analyzing the map. Students who have thoroughly gone through the NCERT books will score well.”

CBSE has stopped evaluating OMR sheets on the same day of the exam for the CBSE Class 12 term 1 exams from December 16. Instead, schools have to send the answer scripts to the board's regional office.

In other news, students passing Class 12 this year, 2021-22, who wish to seek admission to Delhi University will have to appear for an entrance test for admission from 2022 onwards. The Delhi University Executive Council (EC) on December 17, gave its nod to holding a Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) for admissions to its various undergraduate programmes from the 2022 academic year onwards.

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