Students, who appeared for the Class 12 Chemistry board exam, were in for a surprise. After the balanced Chemistry paper, the Chemistry paper came across as an to the point test. The majority of students emerging out of CBSE Board Exam halls sported broad smiles and were satisfied with the question paper.
Breaking down the CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Paper 2016
Weightage to subject units in CBSE Class 12 Chemistry 2016 Theory Paper:
Weightage to types of questions in CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Paper 2016
Optional questions in CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Paper 2016
There was no overall choice in the question paper. However, internal choices were provided in:
• one question of two marks
• one question of three marks and
• all the three questions of 5 marks
Overall Short Paper
One of the main highlights of the CBSE Chemistry Paper 2016 was that it was relatively shorter in length, compared to the papers from last few years. In fact, many students reported completing the paper much before the allotted time of three hours even after taking in ample amount to revise the paper.
The biggest relief for the nervous students came in the form of simple and straightforward questions. The CBSE Chemistry Paper had direct and easy questions in general. Among the different sections, Section D was termed as the most lengthy and consumed maximum amount of time for the students. The only topic from which tricky questions were asked was Bio-Molecule chapter, but still the majority of students were able to attempt them. Some students found the numerical questions to be a tad lengthy with complex calculations, but they were still manageable. Some questions were directly asked from NCERT book, which made matters easy for the students.
Keeping the ongoing trend alive, the general sense about CBSE Chemistry Paper for this year’s board exam was easy. The paper was certainly easier compared to the Chemistry paper of last year, not only terms of the quality of questions but length as well. Considering the easy nature of the 2016 paper, the difficulty level of CBSE class 12 Chemistry board exam 2017 is expected to be normal.
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