Check CBSE class 12th Board exam Economics paper 2021 analysis. CBSE class 12th Economics exam pattern. The official CBSE website @ cbse.nic.in
Economics has an extensive range of concepts and an introduction to the subject. Students must take a look at the syllabus to get an idea of the types of questions asked, exam patterns, etc., also, it can help students to plan their academic year. Moreover, students are advised to download the CBSE class 11th economic syllabus pdf link given below to keep a check on their progress. The overall marks for the class 12th Economics exam are inclusive of the theoretical exam as well as the internal assessment from the project work that took place before the class 12th board exams commenced.
CBSE Class 12th Economics Exam Pattern 2021
The exam duration is three hours long. CBSE's class 12th economics paper was divided into two parts - Part A that focused on Introductory Macroeconomics and Part B focusing on Indian Economic Development. The number of questions, type of questions, and the weightage of each type are provided in the table given below.
Statistics for Economics
|Collection, Organisation, and Presentation of Data||27|
|Statistical Tools and Interpretation||27||66|
|Consumer’s Equilibrium and Demand||13||32|
|Producer Behaviour and Supply||13||32|
|Forms of Market and Price Determination under perfect competition with simple applications||10||28|
|Part C||Project Work||20||20|
The marks distribution for each unit of Parts A and B from the prescribed syllabus by NCERT is as follows:
Part A - Introductory Macroeconomics
- Money and Banking - 6 Marks
- National Income and Related Aggregates - 10 Marks
- Balance of Payments - 6 Marks
- Government Budget and the Economy - 6 Marks
- Determination of Income and Employment - 12 Marks
Part B - Indian Economic Development
- Current Challenges faced by the Indian Economy - 22 Marks
- Development Experience (1947-90) and Economic Reforms from 1991 p - 12 Marks
- Development Experience in India (Comparison with Neighbours) - 6 Marks
CBSE Class 12 Economics Paper Analysis 2021 - Students
As the exam pattern for class 12 economics paper changed this year, students could not refer to the previous year's papers but had only the CBSE sample paper 2021 to refer to, and most students stated that the questions were quite similar to what was asked in the sample paper. The level of difficulty of the class 12 economics paper most students agreed on could be considered moderate. Students found one marked multiple-choice question to have been the easiest.
There were also a few students who found questions from part B on Indian Economy to be easier when compared to questions that were asked on Macroeconomics in Part A. Most students collectively said that the overall paper was quite balanced and had questions similar to what was practiced in school as well from the CBSE class 12th economics sample paper 2021.
Students from the humanities stream said that the number of days they got to prepare for the economics exam was not enough while commerce students had quite a lot of time prior to the exam on 13th March 2021.
CBSE Class 12th Economics Paper Analysis 2021 - Teachers
Teachers also rated the difficulty of the class's 12th economics paper to have been moderated, explaining further that the questions asked were quite straightforward and therefore an overall balanced paper. Although Indian Economics was a new section that was introduced, the questions asked were quite direct and should have made the overall section easier, but it was also a section that could have also been more time-consuming. Some teachers concurred and also added that although the paper was easy and direct, it is not a scoring paper especially for students who are aiming for over 90 percent.