CBSE board exam for class 10 came to an end today with the much anticipated Social Science paper. Social Science paper comprises of four sub-sections - history, geography, civics, and economics. Based on their interest level, students find different sections of the paper tough or easy. Some students have said that the paper was easy but a clear picture will emerge only after we receive reactions from more students.
The questions in CBSE class 10 SST paper were all from NCERT textbooks making it easier for students who had studied the NCERT books thoroughly.
The question paper had 26 questions in total out of which 7 were very short answer type, 11 questions were short answer type carrying 3 marks each. The map question was divided between history and geography.
Social Studies paper can be one of the key scoring areas for students. The overall performance of students will be clear after CBSE releases board exam results.
Now, that the exam is over today, students would switch to the waiting mode for their 10th board results. The board, in a notification released in February 2019, had said that this year the result will be released earlier than previous years and shall be expected in the first week of June. Students are advised to refer only to CBSE's official website for any update regarding results and not fall for misleading information on unofficial websites.
CBSE Class 10 Social Science paper: Expert analysis
NDTV talked to Meenakshi Panwar and Chetna Bedi, PGTs in Army Public School, Delhi Cantt.
Here is a detailed analysis from them:
"Today was the last main Board exam of class 10, the Social Science paper. The paper was reasonably balanced and of moderate difficulty level. History and Political Science questions were easy and straight.
"Few questions in Geography and Economics were application based but on expected lines from the NCERT book.
"This time there were more internal choices, even in the map work in Geography which would benefit the students. Those who studied the NCERT book thoroughly, would score well.
"It was a student friendly paper and the Board exams ended on a happy note".
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