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CBSE Class 12 Economics exam over, check paper analysis, difficulty level

Students felt that the question paper was moderately difficult.
03:11 PM Mar 17, 2023 IST | APN Live
cbse class 12 economics exam over  check paper analysis  difficulty level

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the Class 12th Economic exam today, March 17, 2023. The CBSE Class 12 economics paper was conducted from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. Students felt that the question paper was moderately difficult.


Economics Class 12 board exam comprised three sections- Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Indian Economic Development. The objective of the exam was to gauge students’ knowledge of economic concepts and their capacity to apply them in real-life situations.

The questions were a mix of theoretical and practical scenarios. The questions were from the syllabus but not completely direct as they required a good conceptual knowledge.


CBSE Class 12 Economics: Paper Analysis

According to Saurav Bhardwaj, a govt school student, an Economics paper contained many complicated questions. It was a challenging paper. Questions in macroeconomics were tricky, adding, that students who practiced the sample paper thoroughly would manage to score good marks.

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Macro Economics part of the paper was a bit difficult, the rest of the paper was an average one, said Nidhi, a Class 12B student of SKV Khajuri Khas, who hopes to score good marks.

Neha Gulati, PGT Economics, DPS Indirapuram said, the Economics paper was moderate on the difficulty level, few questions were quite direct whereas few were comprehensive and application based. The question paper was as per the CBSE syllabus and in accordance with the CBSE sample paper, overall it was an analytical paper that required a thorough knowledge of the text.

According to Prerna Gandhi (PGT Commerce), KIIT World School, Gurugram both the sections in the paper were relatively easy. Regarding difficulty level, MCQ questions were not tricky but the questions were value-based. Section B was simple with direct answers. The paper was balanced and one who solved NCERT well could easily answer all questions.

She further said the paper was not at all lengthy. Case-based questions were easy and in the comfort zone of the students. There was no error found in the question paper. The paper consisted of questions ranging from easy to critical. The language was very easy and the proper reading of the question will make it accessible for the students, she added.

CBSE Class 12 Economics: Marking Scheme

  • 20 Multiple Choice Questions type questions of 1 mark each.
  • 4 Short Answer Questions type questions of 3 marks.
  • 6 Short Answer Questions type questions of 4 marks each.
  • 4 Long Answer Questions type questions of 6 marks each.

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