Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) will be conducting the Accounts paper for ISC Class 12 Semester 1 examination on December 20, 2021. Students who are going to be writing this exam can go through both the syllabus and the specimen paper and get a clearer sense of what to expect on the actual day of the exam. They can find the links to directly access both of them are here :
The Accounts paper will be conducted for a total of 80 marks, to be solved in 90 minutes. The paper is divided into three sections. Section 1 (60 marks) has two parts and consists of eight questions. Part 1 is of 12 marks and all the questions are compulsory. The second part of the first section consists of 48 marks. Candidates have to attempt four questions out of seven from this section and each question carries 12 marks.
Candidates have an option of choosing between Section B and Section C. Both these sections have a total of 3 questions out of which 2 have to be answered. Each question carries 10 marks each. There is no provision for negative marking in the paper. Students shall also be given an extra 15 minutes at the beginning of the exam to read the question paper and decide which questions they are going to answer.
THE ISC Class 12 exams are being conducted from November 22, 2021, and the last paper will be conducted on the day after tomorrow on December 20, 2021, i.e. the Accounts exam. The board exams had to be re-shuffled and re-organized in order to accommodate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. ISC is conducting its exams in two semesters with a reduced syllabus in order to make it easier for students to navigate through. The results of the first semester exams will be out in January and the second semester exams are expected to be held in April/May. The final results will be declared on the basis of the amalgamation of the scores of both these semesters.