CBSE Class 12 Biology board exam ends, check paper analysis
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday conducted the Biology exam for Class 12. The board exam was held from 10:30 to 1:30 pm and 15 minutes were given extra for reading the question paper.
The Class 12 biology exam was held for 70 marks and all questions were compulsory. The paper was divided into five sections with a total of 33 questions.
CBSE Class 12 Biology: Paper Analysis
According to the majority of students, the paper was moderate. For some students, Section A was the most scoring while some found three marks questions difficult and case study-based questions a bit tricky.
One of the students said the difficulty level of the paper was moderate. Students can easily score between 50-60 marks out of 70.
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DPS teacher Sonia Saraswat said it was a balanced question paper that was a mix of application and memory-based questions. The difficulty level was the same as that of the CBSE sample paper. Students found Assertion and reason questions a bit tricky, Sections B, C, and D were of moderate level and Section E had majorly direct questions. Students who had thoroughly prepared from NCERT will score well, she said.
Pooja Hoel, PGT Biology, MRG School said, the level of biology paper was moderate. MCQs were highly scoring, however, a few subjective questions were tricky and required critical thinking. The paper was structured as per CBSE guidelines only, but the overall paper required technical thinking and application.
CBSE Class 12 Biology: Marking Scheme
- Section A had 16 questions of 1 mark each.
- Section B had 5 questions of 2 marks each.
- Section C had 7 questions of 3 marks each.
- Section D had 2 case-based questions of 4 marks each.
- Section E had 3 questions of 5 marks each.
CBSE 12th Board Exams 2023 began on February 15, 2023 and will conclude on April 5, 2023. The next exam will be held tomorrow for Economics.
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