Move follows leaner syllabus to make up for lost school days
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has modified the weightage given to Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and case study-based questions in sample papers for Class XII. The change is likely to be reflected in the board exam, too.
The weightage for MCQs and case study-based questions have gone up by 10 percent, according to schools affiliated to CBSE.
Questions that test a student’s thinking and reasoning skills have been introduced in some subjects such as physics. In biology, MCQs have been replaced with short-answer-type questions. The arithmetic questions have gone up from 36 to 38.
The questions for most subjects are now application-oriented.
The sample question papers for classes X and XII were released recently. To download the sample question paper and marking scheme for CBSE Class XII 2021, click here. (http://cbseacademic.nic.in/SQP_CLASSXII_2020-21.html)
The move comes after the board reduced the syllabus load by 30 per cent to make up for the lost school days during the pandemic. Besides CBSE Syllabus 2020-21, CBSE Sample Papers 2020-21 for both classes X and XII are now the most important resources for the upcoming CBSE Board Exams 2021 preparation.
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