CBSE Class 12 Accountancy paper analysis: Balanced and easy paper says Board examiner

Mar 7 2019 11:18AM

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the Class 12 Accountancy Board Exam today, on March 6, 2019, under the ongoing board examination 2019. Accountancy is one of the main subjects for the commerce stream students and it becomes a scoring subject if a student is clear with the concepts and the formulas.

India Today got talking to highly experienced Board examiner Dr Pramendra Sharma, an NCERT resource person and a senior Accountancy teacher at DPS Bulandshahr, with over 24 years of teaching experience and fourteen years of board examiner experience. He spoke to us about the standard of the CBSE 2019 Class 12 Accountancy paper, and how students could be expected to fare in the results.

Direct questions
The board examiner stated that the questions asked in the Accountancy paper were very balanced and direct.

"A large percentage of the questions are easy and only 15 per cent are HOTS or higher order thinking based questions," Dr Pramendra Sharma noted.

Because so many of the questions are direct and NCERT based, Sharma said that students who have just studied the NCERT would be able to score above average in the Accountancy board exam.

Expected marks by average students
Marks that average students would be able to score for the paper would be in the range of 60 to 80 out of 100. It would not be very difficult to score marks of 60 on the 80-mark Physics paper this year."

Comparison with last years paper:
"As compared to the last years question paper, the Accountancy exam was 1 to 2 percent tougher. Overall, the paper was somewhat similar to that of last years paper," he said.

Here is what students say:
Lengthy paper:
Most of the students agreed that the paper was lengthy. While some found it easy, others had difficulty in tackling the questions. It became quite difficult for students to complete the paper on time. Since the paper was easy so, many students were able to finish their paper within time.
Expected questions from different topics:
Unlike preceding years question papers, this year, expected questions of missing figures came from a different topic. Generally, such questions used to come from dissolution in partnership
This year, there was not even a single question that came out of the syllabus. All the questions asked in the paper were based on the syllabus from NCERT.
Verdict: Overall an easy paper
"The exam was nice. The paper was very easy. I am expecting to score above 85," said Akansha, a student from Navodaya Vidyalaya.
This year, the overall level of paper was quite easy. There were no questions out of the syllabus, but a bit longer to solve. Most of the students found the paper easy and hence, they are expecting to score good marks.

Read: CBSE Class 12 Physics paper analysis: Board examiner says tough paper full of tricky numericals, check full paper here Get
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