CBSE Class 10 English Language & Literature board exam 2017 (CBSE Class 10 English Language & Literature SA 2 Paper 2017) was held on 30th March 2017 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM. 15 minutes time was given to read the question paper. Question papers were distributed to the students at 10:15 AM and the paper started at 10:30. The duration of the paper was 3 hours
Format of CBSE Class 10 English Language & Literature board exam 2017
There were three sections in the question paper
Section A: Reading 20 Marks
Section B: Writing and Grammar 25 Marks
Section C: Literature/ Text Books & Long Reading Texts 25 Marks
In section A (or Reading section), there were two unseen passages and question based on unseen passages were asked.
In section B (or Writing and Grammar section), question based fill in the blanks, poster making, rearrangement of jumble word and phrases etc were asked. Internal choices in some questions were present in this section.
In section C (or Literature Text Books and Long Reading Text), questions based on stories and poems given in English textbooks were asked.
Total 11 questions (with internal choices) were present in the paper. There was no overall choice in the question paper.
Students’ opinion on CBSE Class 10 English Language & Literature board exam 2017
Most of the students and teachers pointed out that the paper was quite easy. Questions in the paper were straightforward and quite easy. According to students, 3 hours time was sufficient to attempt the complete question paper. Students were quite happy with the way paper was set.
According to CBSE Class 10th date sheet 2017, next important exams for CBSE Class 10th are Mathematics and Social Science. CBSE Class 10th Mathematics paper is scheduled to be held on 03rd April, 2017 whereas CBSE Class 10th Social Science paper scheduled to be held on 8th April, 2017.