The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) successfully conducted the CBSE Class 12 Term 1 Fine Arts exam 2021-22 today, December 27, 2021. Students expressed the exam paper to be easier as compared to the sample question paper provided by CBSE. The exam was held at various affiliated schools across the country, in the pen-and-paper format. Students appeared for the Term 1 Fine Arts exam from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm and were allotted an hour to attempt the whole paper. This year CBSE has updated its board exam system for the academic year 2021-22. Accordingly, the Term 1 Fine Arts exam consisted of 30 objective-based multiple-choice questions out of which 25 were compulsory to attempt. These questions were based on the bifurcated syllabus.
Paper was conducted for 90 minutes and students had to submit their OMR sheets sharp at 12:30 pm. In addition to the time indicated in the timetable for attempting to paper, 20 minutes time was given to read the question paper. 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. CBSE term 1 Fine arts exam commenced at 11:30 pm and concluded at 12:30 pm.
The exam question paper consisted of a total of 30 questions divided into 3 sections. 25 out of 30 questions were made compulsory to solve in 60 minutes for a total of 15 marks.
The question paper had three sections namely: Section A, Section B, and Section C. There were 30 questions in the question paper. Section – A consisted of 12 questions out of which 10 questions were to be attempted from this section. Section – B consists of 12 questions (Sl. No.13 to 24) out of which any 10 questions were compulsory to attempt for full marks. The first 10 attempted questions will be considered while evaluation in both Section A and B . Atlas the Section-C consists of one case followed by 6 questions linked to the case based on the prescribed syllabus. Any 5 out of 6 of these questions were to be attempted in this section.
All the diagram-based questions were replaced by theory questions for visually impaired students. This was done for every section separately. Besides, the questions asked in today’s examination were mostly theory-based questions with a few compositional ones. However, all of them were centered around the CBSE syllabus. The paper covered portions such as The Rajasthani School, the Pahari School, and the Deccan School – all relate to various schools of art throughout the Indian subcontinent.