The Central Board of Secondary Education successfully conducted the CBSE Class 12 Economics paper today, December 15, 2021. According to reports, more than 7 lakh students appeared for the CBSE class 12 Economics exam today. Students reported to their respective examination center, 30 minutes before the commencement of the exam. The exam commenced at 11.30 am for an hour and a half at various affiliated schools across the country. Questions based on comprehension, graphs, and data analysis tables were asked in the exam.
Paper was conducted for 90 minutes and students had to submit their OMR sheets sharp at 1 pm. As per the reports, the question papers were distributed at 11.10 am sharp. Soon after reading all the instructions carefully, OMR sheets were distributed at 11.30 am. Students were allowed to read the question paper for 20 minutes before the commencement of the exam, however, they were not allowed to mark anything on their OMR sheets. CBSE term 1 Economics exam commenced at 11.30 am and concluded at 1 pm.
Due to the objective nature of the exam, students expect the answer keys immediately after the exam gets over. Hence several educational websites post the analysis and unofficial answer keys for different subjects online. Analysis of question papers and answer keys will be available anytime now. Many educators find YouTube as a viable platform to post the answer keys online, as they are able to post the answer keys with proper explanation. Students searching for the class 12 Economics term 1 exam answer key are advised to be active around 1.30 pm across various social media sites. These answer keys are not official and are not verified by the CBSE either. Hence, there are chances that the score calculated using the unofficial answer key may differ from the actual one. However, the difference will not be much.
Questions asked in today’s examination were framed from the following syllabus: Money and Banking, Government Budget and the Economy, Balance of Payments, Development Experience (1947-90) and Economic Reforms since 1991 and Current challenges facing Indian Economy. A total of 60 questions were asked in the exam for a total of 40 marks. 60 questions were divided into 3 sections where the first two sections consisted of 24 questions each whereas the last section consisted of only 12 questions.
As per the SQP, students were asked to attempt any 20 out of 24 questions asked in sections A and B. Whereas only 10 questions were to be attempted in Section C. There is no provision of negative marking in the CBSE term 1 exam. Students were asked to darken the circles having the correct option in the OMR sheets using black or blue ballpoint pen only. The use of pencil was strictly prohibited and was considered an unfair means. According to CBSE: All questions carry equal marks. There is no negative marking.