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CBSE Class 12 exam: History paper easy and direct, say students 

CBSE Class 12 board exams started on March 9 and will go on till April 29. Over 10 lakh students are appearing for the exam across India of which 2 lakhs are in Delhi.

delhi Updated: Mar 24, 2017 09:09 IST
HT Correspondent
Nearly 2 lakh students from Delhi are appearing for CBSE Class 12 board exams.
Nearly 2 lakh students from Delhi are appearing for CBSE Class 12 board exams. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)

The CBSE Class 12 History exam, conducted on Thursday, was “easy” and “balanced”, said most students and teachers. Teachers said most questions were direct and from the syllabus.

“The paper was easy and most questions were direct. It was not lengthy so it is expected that almost all students could attempt it without running out of time,” said Teena Sharma, a History teacher at government girls school in Sonia Vihar.

Nikita Akhuli, a Class 12 student, said, “The question paper was easy and balanced. The questions were not complex. The map exercise was also very simple.”

Amar, a student of Delhi Public School, Indirapuram, said most of the questions were easy. “I am expecting a good score. Most questions were from the NCERT books. Overall it was an easy paper,” she said.

Teachers said this year’s paper was easier compared to last year’s paper. “Most of my students are happy and satisfied with their performance in the exam. The paper was balanced and easier than last year’s paper,” said Vinita Sohanlal, who teaches History at DPS Mathura Road.

Payal Saxena, who teaches History at Evergreen Senior Secondary School, Vasundhara Enclave, said, “The question paper was direct and made out of the NCERT text. A few questions have been repeated from the last year’s paper.It was balanced and not lengthy. Map pointing was also very easy.”

The CBSE Class 12 board exams started on March 9 and will go on till April 29. Over 10 lakh students are appearing for the exam across India of which two lakhs are in Delhi.

Students appeared for class XII examination at 10,678 centres in India. Fifty-eight examination centres have been set up in some Gulf countries and six in various other countries.

The CBSE has a three-tier arrangement for surprise checking flying squads from the Board itself, Delhi’s Directorate of Education (DoE) and those from outside Delhi.