For CBSE class 12 Mathematics exam
, sample papers and previous year question papers won't suffice, if one doesn't have a good knowledge on the marking scheme.
CBSE class 12 students will appear for Mathematics exam on 21 March (Wednesday). One of the compulsory subjects for Science students, Mathematics, is a top scoring subject as well. Sample papers and previous year question papers won't suffice, if one doesn't have a good knowledge on the marking scheme. For scoring the best, students should know how to write an answer, what should be the steps involved, what steps should not be missed and other factors which can fetch them marks. CBSE has also released model answer sheets online for reference.
Last year's CBSE class 12 mathematics exam was an average one. Though students found it lengthy, but it was an 'easy' paper, said students. While many questions were from the NCERT book, in two sets of question paper the six marks question from application of derivatives was not from the textbook.
Going through the marking scheme will help students to manage their time as well.
The CBSE class 12 mathematics question paper
will comprise of questions carrying 1 mark, 2 marks, 4 marks and 6 marks. Candidates will be allowed 3 hours to attempt the question paper of 100 marks. Internal choices will be provided to students for long answer type questions.
In Mathematics paper, step marks also fetch marks. For every step that a student writes down, there is a mark for it and vice-versa. For a question carrying 6 marks, the step wise marking scheme can be 1+1+2+2 or 1+1+2.5+1.5 marks.
Candidates should also note that the conclusion statement and figures carries a mark as well.
On 15 March, few hours before the exam images of Accountancy question paper were seen on WhatsApp. CBSE however denied the allegations. The board said some 'miscreants tried to play mischief by circulating messages through WhatsApp and other social media to disturb the sanctity of examinations. The Class 12 board exams have been shadowed by controversies this year. There had been allegations of the Chemistry, Physics and Business Studies exam papers being leaked.