The Central Board of Secondary Education effectively conducted the CBSE Class 12 term 1 Accountancy exam today, December 13, 2021. The exam was held for a duration of 1.5 hours from 11.30 am to 1.00 pm at various affiliated schools across the country. As per student reviews, some of the students who took the Term 1 CBSE Class 12 Accountancy board exam 2021-22 reported that the difficulty level of the exam was comparatively high.
While others found it comparatively easy after solving the specimen paper. Students expressed that the Accountancy paper was a bit lengthier than expected. According to them, numerical questions asked in the exam were a bit trickier and consumed much time while solving the question.
As per the reports, 2 hypothetical situations asked in the exam were time-consuming and difficult to attempt. The second hypothetical situation consisted of a data analysis table, and it could be solved only through the long tabulated approach. This year, the CBSE boards Term 1 exam was structured to be held in MCQ (multiple choice questions) format. Students claim that the objective options help them while solving the numerical questions although the options confuse them while solving the questions based on Assertion and Reasoning.
The whole paper was divided into three parts – I II and III. Each part was further divided into subsections. Every section had an internal choice of attempting questions. Students were asked to solve 80 – 90 % of the questions provided in every section. Additional 20 minutes was provided to read the whole question paper prior to the exam. The question paper was distributed sharp at 11.10 am whereas the exam commenced at 11.30 am.
“The exam pattern was a bit different than what was specified in the CBSE Class 12 Accountancy Specimen paper. The questions asked in the exam were moderately easier than the ones asked in the specimen paper.” – a student expressed.
Questions divided into different parts with further subdivision of sections created confusion amongst the students. A total of 69 questions were asked in the specimen paper of the Class 12 Accountancy exam, whereas only 60 questions were framed for the actual exam. Further subdivision of sections and choice of questions was entirely revised due to this change. Although students managed to complete their respective exams on time.