CBSE Class 12 Maths Paper Analysis 2023: Expert Review, Question Paper, Difficulty Level & More

CBSE Class 12 Maths Exam Analysis 2023: Numerous students appeared for their CBSE 12th Mathematics board exam today, March 11, 2023. Get the CBSE Class 12 Maths Exam Review here to evaluate your performance and the paper difficulty level, and download the question paper along with the answer key and more.

Detailed CBSE Class 12 Maths Exam Analysis and Paper Review 2023
Detailed CBSE Class 12 Maths Exam Analysis and Paper Review 2023

CBSE Class 12 Maths Paper Analysis 2023: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12th Mathematics board exam 2023 was conducted today 11th March 2023. The paper was 3 hours long and took place from 10.30 AM to 1.30 PM, with lakhs of students appearing for the critical exam. Maths is an important subject in class 12 and a core part of the science and commerce streams. Maths is also a source of headache for most CBSE 12th Grade students, and they are greatly relieved after giving the exam. In this article, we provide a comprehensive exam review of the 2023 CBSE Class 12 Maths paper so that students can get an impression of their performance and the overall difficulty level of the question paper. Go through the following sections to check more details about the CBSE class 12 Maths exam analysis, question paper PDFs and authentic answer key.

CBSE Class 12 Maths Exam 2023 Key Highlights


Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Official Website





Exam Date

March 11, 2023

Exam Time

10.30 AM to 1.30 PM

Exam Difficulty Level

Easy to Moderate

CBSE Class 12 Maths Exam Paper - Expert Review 2023

We asked students about the CBSE Class 12 Maths Paper Review 2023. There were a few surprising reactions to the exam, but most students found it moderate. The Maths exam is always unpredictable due to its problem-solving nature.

  • The questions in the exam were mostly from the NCERT, and there was nothing out of the ordinary except for a few questions, which happens every year.
  • According to our subject experts, section A consisting of MCQs were the most scoring part of the exam and were average in difficulty level  and well-balanced - not too easy nor too tricky.
  • Students also complained that the MCQ's choices were very identical and quite confusing.
  • However, the paper only got tougher from there onwards.
  • The short answer questions were mostly direct from NCERT pattern and similar to previous year papers. Some students found the case study questions hard to solve.
  • Calculus was the most asked and hardest topic in the exam.

You can check the links to the answer key and question paper in this article and stay tuned for further updates on the 2023 CBSE Class 12 Maths exam.

Type Of Questions Asked In Todays CBSE 12 Maths Exam

The CBSE class 12 Maths exam was divided into 5 sections and 38 questions with total marks measuring 80. The candidates were given 3 hours to finish the exam. 15 minutes were provided before the exam to read the question paper and writing answers was not allowed during this period.

12th Maths Marking Scheme and Paper Pattern

  • Section A: 18 multiple choice and 2 Assertion-Reason questions of 1 mark each.
  • Section B: 5 very short answer questions carrying 2 marks each.
  • Section C: 6 short answer questions carrying 3 marks each.
  • Section D: 4 long answer questions carrying 5 marks each.
  • Section E: 3 source/case-based questions carrying 4 marks each.

CBSE 12th Maths Paper Sectional Analysis and Difficulty Analysis


Difficulty Level

Expected Exam Score

Section A (MCQs and Assertion-Reason Questions)

Easy to Moderate but choices were confusing


Section B (Very Short Answer Questions)



Section C (Short Answer Questions)

Easy to Average but Lengthy


Section D (Long Short Answer Questions)

Moderate to Difficult


Section E (Case Study Based Question)



CBSE Class 12 Maths Question Paper 2023

CBSE Class 12 Maths Question Paper 2023 Download

CBSE Class 12 Maths Answer Key 2023

CBSE Class 12 Maths Exam Answer Key 2023

When will the CBSE Class 12 Result 2023 be declared?

CBSE Class 12 board exam results will be announced in May or June 2023 (tentatively).

You will be able to check your CBSE Class 12 Results by visiting the links below:

CBSE Board Result 2023

CBSE Class 12 Result 2023

Following are some essential Maths study resources for your help-

CBSE Maths Class 12 Syllabus 2023

CBSE Maths Previous Year Question Paper Class 12

CBSE Class 12 Maths Sample Paper 2023

CBSE Class 12 Maths Practice Paper 2023

CBSE Class 12 Maths Deleted Syllabus 2022-23

CBSE Class 12 Maths Important Case Study Based Questions 2023

CBSE Topper Answer Sheet Class 12 Maths

Also be sure to take a look at the important study material below for the 2023 CBSE Class 12 board exams before appearing for the next exams.

CBSE Class 12 Syllabus 2022-2023

CBSE Class 12 Previous Year Papers with Solution

CBSE Class 12th Sample Paper 2022-23

CBSE Class 12 DELETED Syllabus 2022-2023

CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet 2023

CBSE Class 12 Practice Papers 2023

CBSE Topper Answer Sheet Class 12



What are the students' reactions to the CBSE Class 12 Maths question paper?

As per students' initial reactions, the questions asked in the CBSE Class 12 Maths exam were moderate in difficulty level but slightly lengthy. Practice and good hold on the fundamentals was needed to succeed in the exam.

What was the level of the 2023 CBSE class 12 Maths paper?

Teachers and students both agreed that the CBSE class 12 Maths paper 2023 was somewhat difficult and lengthy but not too out of the box. Many questions were direct from NCERT and MCQs were simple for the majority of students.

When will CBSE class 12 result 2023 release?

CBSE Class 12 board exam results will be announced (tentatively) in May or June 2023.
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