CBSE Class 10 Maths Paper Was Easier, But Lengthy, Say Students

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) held Class 10 Mathematics (Maths) exam today and several students who appeared for the exam commented that the paper was easy compared to other papers.

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CBSE Class 10 Maths Paper Was Easier, But Lengthy, Say Students

CBSE 10th Class Mathematics exam was held from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM today.

New Delhi:  Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) held Class 10 Mathematics (Maths) exam today and several students who appeared for the exam commented that the paper was easy compared to other papers. Meanwhile, some students commented that though the paper was easier than the pre-board examination, it was bit lengthy. Class 10 Maths paper is one of the last major papers the student attended this year.

CBSE 10th Class Mathematics exam was held from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM today.

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"Today's class 10 maths paper was a good parting gift to the students. 80% of the paper was for the masses. It was a Well balanced question paper. There were lengthy calculations in section D but the students were prepared for it and must have cracked it. They should be able to score well," Anita Sirohi TGT Maths in Army Public School, Delhi Cantt.

"Most of the questions were from the NCERT textbook. One question from Arithmetic Progression was challenging. However , questions from Probability were straightforward which can be tricky at times," she added.

An expert told Times of India that "Only 10 per cent questions were of moderate difficulty level, rest of the questions were like a cake walk for most of the students. The questions on Height and Distance, Statistics and Construction question on similar triangle were straight from the NCERT book."

"I didn't expect the exam to be so easy. Even compared to last year, this one was better and simple," a student who appeared the exam in Dehradun told HT.

According to reports, a major chunk of the questions asked in the class 10 mathematics paper were from the NCERT textbooks.

Mr. Rajshekhar Ratrey,  VP, Educational Content, Toppr.com said that the paper was a bit difficult in comparison to last year. HE said, "Questions were difficult compared to last year's paper. This year questions from all the chapters were asked in comparison to last year's paper. There was more emphasis on Trigonometry, Statistics and Surface area and volume. According to our analysis, 65+ out of 80 is easily scorable. Overall, the level of the paper was medium."

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Now only these papers are remaining of class 10 annual examinations of CBSE: French, Sanskrit, Urdu Course-B, Telugu, Elem. Of business and Painting.

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Painting paper will be held on April 4, which is the last day of this years examinations. The Board began the exams from both class 10 and class 12 from March 5, 2018, after Holi festival. While class 10 board exams will continue till 4 April, for class 12 students the exam will continue till 13 April 2018.

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