The Class 12th Hindi Elective (Code 002) exam has been conducted today, dated December 16, 2021, by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The examination was held for a duration of one and a half hours from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm across various affiliated schools in India. The students were required to reach their respective examination centers half an hour before the reporting time as per the CBSE guidelines. The students reported that the question paper was distributed 20 minutes before the provided duration so that they can read the entire question paper. The CBSE examinations are being held in pen and paper-based offline mode and the students are required to mark their answers in the provided OMR sheet. The revised examination pattern and bifurcated syllabus had already been updated on the official portal of CBSE i.e cbse.nic.in.
The students reported that the question paper consisted of moderate-to-difficult level questions in the examination. The time provided for the examination was sufficient to complete the entire Hindi Elective question paper.
According to the students and experts, the question paper was entirely centered around the provided syllabus and questions seemed familiar to the students who prepared themselves from the sample paper provided by the board, CBSE.
Usually, the language papers consist of subjective and lengthy questions, but according to the revised examination pattern, the CBSE Hindi Elective question paper consisted of all MCQ format questions. Therefore, due to the objective nature of the question paper, many online educators and experts have released the exam analysis and unofficial answer keys for the candidates to check their performance in the examination. The students can check various youtube channels and private websites of educators for the in-depth examination analysis.
As mentioned above, the question paper was entirely based on the syllabus provided by the conducting body. The question paper consisted of three sections, section A, B, and C. Section A consisted of a total of 30 questions from which the students had to attempt any 15 questions. Section B consisted of 6 questions from which the students needed to attempt any 5 questions. The last section consisted of a total of 22 questions from which students had to attempt 20 questions. The question paper had no negative marking and consisted of a total of 40 marks.
Since the questions were in MCQ format, the official answer key is also expected to be released soon. The official answer key would be released on the website of the conducting body, CBSE i.e cbse.nic.in. The students must keep a constant check on the official portal for any important information regarding the answer key. The students can also check the unofficial answer keys released by various experts in order to cross-check their answers and analyze their performance.