The History Exam was conducted today, March 29 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Students were given additional 15 minutes of reading time to go through the question paper. History is traditionally believed to be one of the scoring subjects for Arts students.
Section-wise Difficulty Level
The CBSE 12th History Question Paper carried a total of 80 marks. Candidates were given 3 hours to complete the question paper. The question paper was divided into 5 sections.
Section A had 21 objective type questions carrying 1 mark each, Section B consisted of 6 Very Short questions carrying 2 marks each, Section C had 3 Short Answer type questions carrying 3 marks each, Section D had 3 Long Answer type questions carrying 05 marks each and Section E consisted of 1 map-based question carrying 5 marks.
Overall students found today’s History paper to be easy. However, some students found the paper to be quite lengthy. Going by the reactions, students found Section C to be more challenging than the other categories.
According to Shweta Bhatia, a grade Xll student of Vidya Bharati School, the CBSE History (027) question paper was moderate but a bit lengthy. Another student, Medha Joshi found the questions ranged from LOTS to HOTS but were mostly direct and competency-based.
However, Madhurima, a PGT History reviewed the question paper as one that requires a thorough understanding of the concepts but felt that the questions were almost like that of the previous years and is expecting the students to score good marks.
Stay tuned with us for more reactions from students and teachers on the Class 12 History Exam 2023.