CBSE Marking Scheme for Class 12 Accountancy 2017 board exam (All India Region) is available here. This paper was held on 29th March 2017 from 10.30 A.M. to 1.30 P.M. With this article, students can download the complete Marking Scheme with the help of download link given at the end.
CBSE Class 12th Accountancy board exam 2017 Marking Scheme is provided with key points. During the evaluation of answer booklets, the answers with all key points (as given in marking scheme) were awarded maximum marks.
The Marking Scheme also contains key answers (or values point) with mark wise break up, which gives a better idea about the division of marks inside a question. With this Marking Scheme, students can easily understand about the requirement of a perfect answer. CBSE Class 12 Accountancy 2017 board exam question paper (All India) is also available for reference.
Some content from the Marking Scheme is given below:
1: Evaluation is to be done as per instructions provided in the Marking Scheme. It should not be done according to one's own interpretation or any other consideration. Marking-Scheme should be strictly adhered to and religiously followed.
2: The Head-Examiner has to go through the first five answer scripts evaluated by each evaluator to ensure that evaluation has been carried out as per the instructions given in the Marking Scheme. The remaining answer scripts meant for evaluation shall be given only after ensuring that there is no significant variation in the marking of individual evaluators.
3: If a question has parts, please award marks on the right hand side for each part. Marks awarded for different parts of the question should then be totalled up and written in the left hand margin and encircled.
4: If a question does not have any parts, marks must be awarded in the left hand margin and encircled.
5: If a student has attempted an extra question, answer of the question deserving more marks should be retained and other answer scored out.
6: No marks to be deducted for the cumulative effect of an error. It should be penalized only once.
7: Deductions up to 25% of the marks must be made if the student has not drawn formats of the Journal and Ledger and has not given the narrations.
8: A full scale of marks 1-80 has to be used. Please do not hesitate to award full marks if the answer deserves it.
9: No marks are to be deducted or awarded for writing / not writing ‘TO and BY’ while preparing Journal and Ledger accounts.
10: In theory questions, credit is to be given for the content and not for the format.
11: Every Examiner should stay up to sufficiently reasonable time normally 5-6 hours every day and evaluate 20-25 answer books.
12: Avoid the following common types of errors committed by the Examiners in the past-.
• Leaving answer or part thereof unassessed in an answer script
• Giving more marks for an answer than assigned to it or deviation from the marking scheme.
• Wrong transference of marks from the inside pages of the answer book to the title page.
• Wrong question wise totaling on the title page.
• Wrong totaling of marks of the two columns on the title page
• Wrong grand total
• Marks in words and figures not tallying
• Wrong transference to marks from the answer book to award list
• Answers marked as correct but marks not awarded.
• Half or a part of answer marked correct and the rest as wrong but no marks awarded.
13: While evaluating the answer scripts if the answer is found to be totally incorrect, it should be marked as (X) and awarded zero(0) Marks.
14: Any unassessed portion, non-carrying over of marks to the title page or totaling error detected by the candidate shall damage the prestige of all the personnel engaged in the evaluation work as also of the Board. Hence in order to uphold the prestige of all concerned, It is again reiterated that the instructions be followed meticulously and judiciously.
15: The Examiners should acquaint themselves with the guidelines given in the Guidelines for Spot Evaluation before starting the actual evaluation.
16: Every Examiner shall also ensure that all the answers are evaluated, marks carried over to the title page, correctly totaled and written in figures and words.
A snapshot from the PDF of Marking Scheme