CBSE Class 10 Examinations and analysis 2018-19

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CBSE Class 10 Examinations and analysis 2018-19

 
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The Central Board of Secondary Education  (CBSE) conducted the Class 10 Examinations for the academic session 2018-19 from February 21 to March 29. The exams covered various subjects such as Science, Mathematics, Social Science, English, Hindi and others. The exams were based on the latest syllabus and sample papers released by the CBSE. In this article, we will analyse the Class 10 Examinations and provide some insights into the exam pattern, question paper, marks weightage, difficulty level and expected score.

Exam Pattern:

The exam pattern of Class 10 Examinations was according to the guidelines of CBSE. The exams consisted of two sections: Section A and Section B. Section A had objective type questions carrying one or two marks each. Section B had subjective type questions carrying three or five marks each. The total marks for each subject were 80 and the duration of each exam was three hours. The exams also had internal assessment of 20 marks based on practical skills or project work.

Question Paper:

The question paper of Class 10 Examinations was different from the previous year question paper. The question paper followed the latest specimen papers released by the CBSE. The question paper covered all the chapters from the syllabus and had a balanced distribution of questions from different topics. The question paper also had some application-based and higher-order thinking skills questions to test the students' understanding and analytical abilities.

Marks Weightage:

The marks weightage of Class 10 Examinations was according to the blueprint provided by the CBSE. The marks weightage varied for different subjects and chapters. For example, in Science, the marks weightage for Physics was 25%, for Chemistry was 25%, for Biology was 30% and for Practical Skills was 20%. In Mathematics, the marks weightage for Algebra was 20%, for Geometry was 15%, for Trigonometry was 12%, for Mensuration was 18%, for Statistics and Probability was 11% and for Coordinate Geometry was 10%. The marks weightage also reflected the difficulty level of the questions.

Difficulty Level:

The difficulty level of Class 10 Examinations was moderate to easy compared to last year. Most of the questions were from the NCERT textbooks and sample papers. Some of the questions were tricky or lengthy but not very hard. The students who had prepared well could easily score above 75% in most of the subjects. The difficulty level also depended on the students' preparation level and performance on the exam day.

Expected Score:

The expected score of Class 10 Examinations was high as most of the students found the exams easy or manageable. The students who had revised thoroughly and practiced well could score above 90% in most of the subjects. The students who had followed a smart strategy and attempted all the questions could score above 80% in most of the subjects. The students who had faced some difficulties or made some mistakes could score above 65% in most of the subjects.

Conclusion:

The CBSE Class 10 Examinations and analysis 2018-19 showed that the exams were well-designed and well-conducted by the board. The exams tested the students' knowledge, skills and abilities in a fair and comprehensive manner. The exams also prepared the students for their future academic pursuits and career goals.

FAQs:

Q1: What was the passing criteria for Class 10 Examinations?

A1: The passing criteria for Class 10 Examinations was that a student had to obtain at least 33% marks in each subject (both theory and practical) and at least 33% marks in aggregate.

Q2: What was the grading system for Class 10 Examinations?

A2: The grading system for Class 10 Examinations was that a student had to obtain a minimum grade D in each subject (both theory and practical) to be eligible for promotion to Class XI. The grades were awarded on a nine-point scale as follows:

 

A1 - Top 1/8th of passed candidates
A2 - Next 1/8th of passed candidates

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