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Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the class 12 Maths exam 2020 on 17th March 2020 across the country. Even with the COVID-19 scare, thousands of students appeared for the CBSE class 12 board exam maths 2020 wearing masks and carrying hand sanitizers. The exams were conducted at the scheduled time from 10.30 AM until 1.30 PM. The Maths paper was divided into 4 sections where questions across these sections carried different weightage. The total weightage of the CBSE maths paper 2020 for class 12 students was 80 marks while the remaining 20 marks come from the internal assessment.
CBSE Class 12 Board Exam Maths Paper 2020 Analysis - Students
Most students stated that the CBSE class 12 maths paper this year was neither too easy nor too difficult and was a balanced paper just like the previous year. The exam pattern including the type of questions and difficulty level of questions resembled that of CBSE class 12 physics sample paper. Most students reported that the first section containing multiple-choice questions was slightly trickier and more time consuming than expected. Some students also found the overall class 12 maths paper to be lengthy while some questions in section C were required to have a clear conceptual understanding to solve them seamlessly.
CBSE Class 12 Board Exam Maths Paper 2020 Teacher's Analysis
Most of the teachers who reviewed the CBSE maths paper also agreed that some of the one mark choice questions were difficult as few questions were completely concept based while others were straightforward and easy to solve. Some teachers stated that the paper had the right level of difficulty with questions that could be challenging to solve that could help in easily distinguishing between students who have an affinity towards understanding concepts and working on problems and those students who work hard.
According to one teacher, questions were easy in sets 1 and 3. Questions in section C and D were of moderate level of difficulty. There were more calculus questions and fewer Vector 3D questions in the overall paper. Questions based on the Probability chapters were trickier and required some critical thinking whereas integration and differentiation questions were easier than expected. The teacher went on to say that the CBSE class 12 board exam maths paper 2020 was simple and direct if the students had prepared well for it.
CBSE Class 12 Maths Exam Pattern 2020
The maths paper consisted of 4 sections - Section A, Section B, Section C and Section D. The number of questions in each of these sections as well the weightage of questions within these sections were varied. The type of questions and other details about each section is given below.
Section A - Consisted of 20 multiple choice/very short answer type questions, each question carrying 1 Mark.
Section B - Consisted of 6 short answer type questions, each question carrying 2 marks.
Section C - Consisted of 6 long answer type questions, each question carrying 4 marks.
Section D - Consisted of 4 long answer type questions, each question carrying 6 marks.
Overall choices between sections are not provided for students and all questions are mandatory to be attempted by the students. However, internal choices within all 4 sections are provided to students. Choices are given for two questions each from Section A, B, C and D.
The weightage of each unit of the prescribed syllabus by the CBSE board from which questions were asked in the CBSE class 12 board exam maths paper 2020 is given in the table below.
|Relations and Functions||8|
|Vectors and 3D Geometry||14|