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CBSE Class 12 Term-1 Exam Updates: Check Sociology paper analysis, unofficial answer key, students’ reactions

CBSE Term 1 Exam News: Students can access the term-1 roll numbers and admit cards on cbse.gov.in. To access the admit cards, students will have to use their user ids and passwords.

By: Education Desk | New Delhi I |
Updated: December 2, 2021 10:35:50 am
CBSE OMR Sheet, CBSE Exam 2021 LIVE UpdatesCBSE 2021-22 Term 1 Exams: This year, the board exams will be held in MCQ (multiple choice questions) format. (Graphics by Abhishek Mitra)

CBSE Term 1 Exams:  Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is conducting term-1 class 12 boards exams from December 1 onwards. The first exam was Sociology which was conducted from 11:30 am to 1 pm. The Class 12 term-1 exams will continue till December 22. 

This year, the board exams will be held in MCQ (multiple choice questions) format. The board has also instructed candidates to use only blue or black ball-point pens for filling the OMR sheets. Using a pencil will be considered “use of unfair means” and action will be taken against the candidate.

Each OMR will have space for answering 60 questions, irrespective of the number of questions in a given exam. Answers given in circles and boxes marked beyond the maximum number of questions in a paper will not be evaluated.

CBSE had earlier released class 10, 12 sample papers and the marking scheme for term-I examinations 2021-22. Students who are to appear for the examination can check the same on the board’s official website cbseacademic.nic.in.

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CBSE Class 12 term-1 board 2021-22 updates: Check exam guidelines, paper analysis

16:01 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 Sociology paper: Questions tricky and ambiguous

As per subject experts, there was a problem in as many as 4 questions, and this put mental stress upon the students.  There were 4 assertion reasoning questions out of which 1 question was ambiguous and for 1 question the reason was incomplete.

15:49 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 Sociology exam analysis; experts highlight discrepancies in certain questions

“The Sociology Class 12 Board Examination was very easy. Section A and Section C were pretty straightforward, while Section B was moderate,” Abhinandan Adhikari, Sociology teacher at Seth Anandram Jaipuria School Vasundhara, Ghaziabad said. Read detailed analysis

14:24 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 maths exam on Dec 6; check tips for preparation

To begin with, revising the entire course and taking a mock examination simulating the examination condition is a good idea. An important part of it would be learning to fill in the new OMR appropriately. Adhering to the basic instructions very effectively communicated by the board and the schools, helps one understand and approach the examinations comfortably. This is a general guideline for all subjects Read more

13:29 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 first board exam ends, check list of upcoming papers

English core on December 3,

Mathematics on December 6,

Physical education on December 7,

Business studies on December 8,

Geography on December 9 and

Physics on December 10.

13:21 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 English exam preparation tips

While preparing for class 12 board exams students tend to ignore languages considering them effortless and unchallenging. They only limit their preparation of language to the thorough reading of the summaries of the lessons. The new scheme of MCQs for term 1 seems to be in the favour of all the students since it saves them from committing a lot of grammatical errors in writing which they were often prone to do in a subjective exam. Read more

13:14 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 Sociology exam ends!

13:09 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 Sociology paper concludes, English exam on December 3

The CBSE Class 12 Sociology exam has concluded. This was the first time that students took the board exams in MCQ based format. The next exam is for English Core which will be conducted on December 3

12:54 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 Sociology exam to be concluded at 1 pm

The Sociology paper will soon end at 1 pm. Once the students are done with their exam, they can check the exam analysis, answer key and tips for the upcoming exam on this page.

12:14 (IST)01 Dec 2021
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Elated over their pupil’s elevation as the CEO of microblogging giant Twitter, Parag Agrawal’s former teachers on Tuesday said he had all it takes to excel, adding that focus and innovation made him stand out. “We get toppers from all over the country. But to the top among all of them requires a special calibre,” Biswas said, noting that Agrawal, winner of a silver medal at the IIT, was awarded the Young Alumni Achiever Award in 2019. Read more

11:24 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 Term-1 boards: Check sample OMR sheet

11:08 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 term-1 exams: Re-exam to be conducted for students participating in national events

For students participating in international or national sports events and international olympiads and who miss the term 1 board exams, the board will conduct special exams at a later date. For students who test positive for Covid during the examinations and cannot take the Term 1 exams, the final result will be based on Term 2 exams.

10:40 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 English exam on Dec 3, here's how to revise the syllabus

While preparing for class 12 board exams students tend to ignore languages considering them effortless and unchallenging. They only limit their preparation of language to the thorough reading of the summaries of the lessons. The new scheme of MCQs for term 1 seems to be in the favour of all the students since it saves them from committing a lot of grammatical errors in writing which they were often prone to do in a subjective exam. Read more

10:30 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 board exams - Tips to attempt MCQ based paper

Answering easy questions doesn’t mean wasting time. Count the marks roughly and evaluate them then, divide them into sections. If you are unsure about a low-scoring question just skip and move ahead to the other. Read more

10:24 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 term-1 board exams datesheet

According to the class 12 exam schedule, the first exam will be of sociology (December 1) followed by English core on December 3, mathematics on December 6, physical education on December 7, business studies on December 8, geography on December 9 and Physics on December 10. Psychology exam will be held on December 11, accountancy on December 13, chemistry on December 14, economics on December 15, Hindi core and elective on December 16, political science on December 17, biology on December 18, history on December 20, informatics practices and computer science on December 21 and home science on December 22.

10:17 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 board exams: Dos and Don'ts of OMR sheet

For each question, the sheet will have four circles labelled a, b, c and d. Once they decide on the answer, the candidates will have to completely darken the circle pertaining to the chosen option. The four circles will be followed by a blank box. Candidates will also have to write their chosen option a, b, c or d in the blank box. The reply written in the box will be treated as final.

After the blank box, there will be another circle with the relevant question number written in it. Candidates will have to darken this circle if they will not be attempting the question.

Using a pencil will be considered “use of unfair means” and action will be taken against the candidate.

10:14 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 board: How to fill OMR sheet

The board has also instructed candidates to use only blue or black ball-point pens for filling the OMR sheets. Using a pencil will be considered “use of unfair means” and action will be taken against the candidate. Each OMR will have space for answering 60 questions, irrespective of the number of questions in a given exam. Answers given in circles and boxes marked beyond the maximum number of questions in a paper will not be evaluated.

10:10 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE board exams to be conducted in MCQ format for the first time

For the first time, CBSE is conducting the board exams in MCQ format. Students have to answer the questions in the OMR sheet. Each OMR will have space for answering 60 questions, irrespective of the number of questions in a given exam.

10:08 (IST)01 Dec 2021
CBSE Class 12 board exams begin today

CBSE Class 12 term-1 board exams will begin from today onwards. The exam will be held from 11:30 am. The first exam is for Sociology. 

The term-1 exams will be objective type and the duration of the tests will be 90 minutes. The exams will commence from 11:30 am due to the winter season. The duration of the CBSE board 2022 exam will be 90 minutes and would cover 50 per cent of the rationalised CBSE syllabus.

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