February 6, 2015, 3:06 pm
If the pre-boards are any indication, scoring in the CBSE Class 12 board examination is set to get a little more difficult than usual. Changes have been made in the exam pattern, shifting from ’objective-type’ questions to ’application-based’ ones.
The number of questions in subjects such as political science, economics, business studies and accountancy was reduced, while the number of "long answer" questions increased and two-three markers reduced. These and other changes were noticed in the sample papers students attempted recently.
The political science paper has just 27 questions against the 31 earlier. Now there are five one-mark and five two-mark questions instead of 10 of each, making it easy for below-average children to score high. Now there are more analytical questions.
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