The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) successfully conducted the ISC Class 12 Semester 1 Hindi Core exam 2021-22 today, December 16, 2021. The test was held at various affiliated schools across the country, in the pen-and-paper format. Students had to appear for the exam from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm and were allotted 1 hour and 30 minutes to attempt the whole paper. This year CBSE has updated its board exam system for the academic year 2021-22. Accordingly, the Term 1 Hindi Core exam consisted of 58 objective-based multiple-choice questions. These questions were based on the bifurcated syllabus.
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.
The exam question paper consisted of three main sections namely, A, B, and C. 58 questions were divided into 3 sections, and students were given a choice to select their comprehension of choice in each section. Out of the 65 questions asked in the question paper, 50 were to be answered to score full marks. The weightage of the Class 12 Hindi Core paper was 65 marks whereas the maximum marks allotted was 50.
Section A consisted of two unseen passages consisting of 10 questions each. Students had to choose any 1 passage of their choice and were asked to answer the questions asked on the chosen passage. Further section A also had 2 unseen poetry passages of 5 questions each. Out of two poetries, any one of the questions was to be attempted for 5 marks. In conclusion, section A comprised a total of 30 questions, 20 from unseen passages and 10 from unseen poetries.
Section B consisted of 5 questions based on Hindi composition, out of which all 5 were to be attempted for 5 marks. Section C consisted of 1 seen passage and 1 seen poetry passage from the textbook. 5 questions were framed on both of these comprehensions and all 5 were compulsory to attempt. Further Section C consisted of 5 direct textbook-based questions. These were memory-based questions, and no passages were assisted to answer them.
As per the 2021-22 bifurcated syllabus, the CBSE class 12 Hindi Core paper covers the following portion of the textbook:
Applicants willing to find the answers on their own can take the help of the above chapters from their respective Hindi textbooks. 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.