CBSE 12th Economics Exam 2020 analysis: Indian economy difficult than macro- economics, say students

The exam was conducted from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. A total of 12 lakh candidates are registered for the CBSE Class 12th exam.The theory exam carries 80 marks while the practical exam carries 20 marks.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 03:51 PM IST

CBSE class 12th economics was conducted on Friday, March 13. The exam was conducted from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.The theory exam carries 80 marks while the practical exam carries 20 marks.

CBSE Economics Exam Pattern: There are six long answer type questions carrying six marks each, six short answer type questions carrying 4 marks each, 10 short answer questions carrying three marks each and 10 very short answer questions carrying one marks each.


Rajkumar Singh, a student who appeared at GMSSS sector 16 said the paper was easy. “The one mark- questions were very easy. I didn’t find any part of paper very tricky or difficult. Overall the Macro-economics was very easy.” He said he is hopeful of good marks.

Subhash Kapoor, another student added, “I found the Indian economy part difficult, the macro economics was easy. Overall studying from sample papers helped me.”

Sonia Gagneja, a teacher at city government school added, “The standard of paper was average. It was easier than the previous years papers. The Indian economy part was slightly difficult than the Macro- economics. The one marker questions were also easy. The paper was set up to check the conceptual knowledge of students. Overall feedback for the exam was good.”

(with input from Srishti Jaswal from Chandigarh)


Students in Lucknow found CBSE class 12 economics question paper to be balanced. After writing their examinations in Lucknow on Friday, they said questions were easy and direct. Jagriti, a student of GD Goenka Public School said: “The question paper was moderate in terms of difficulty level as all the questions were direct especially from Indian Economic Development.”

Arijit, a student said: “Overall paper was balanced and questions were easy and direct.” Mohd Shahzeb said: “Most of the questions were similar to ones which we did in school as revision. Te questions being direct and easy would help most students score high marks.” Another said Mohd. Rushaid: “It was a standard paper with balanced difficulty level barring some the one mark questions. The questions were to the point and I was able to complete in time.’’

(with inputs from Rajeev Mullick in Lucknow)


Sujan Saha, Physics teacher of St. Paul’s school said, “ The question paper came easy. I have seen the paper. All the questions came from the text books. Even the numericals came easy. I got positive feedbacks from the students too.”

Jahri Debbarma, student of St. Paul’s school said that the Physics paper was fine and she is expecting to score 80% marks.

Sohini Banerjee, student of Don Bosco School said, “ The question paper was moderate. It was neither too much easy nor very tricky. My paper went good and I hope to score 75%marks.”

(with inputs from Priyanka Deb Barman in Agartala)

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