Updated: Nov 1
CBSE Class 10 students appeared for their Maths paper today. Different question papers were given to the students who had chosen Basic or Standard Maths. This is for the first time that board organised the Maths exam with two options, one being the easy paper and other with current difficulty level. Exam was conducted from 10:30 AM to 01:30 PM.
We are providing you the complete analysis and review of today’s CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Paper. A team was present outside a CBSE designated examination centre to collect the students’ feedback and discuss the difficulty level of the paper. You can also watch the video available here to know students’ reaction on their Maths Paper 2020. Mathematics Standard and Basic question papers of today's class 10 board exam can also be checked from the following link: Mathematics (Basic) Question Paper 2020 : Click Here Mathematics (Standard) Question Paper 2020 : Click Here
Check the Format of CBSE Class 10 Maths Question Paper 2020: Format of the question papers of both Standard Maths and Basic Maths was the same for today’s board exam. Question paper consisted of 40 questions for total 80 marks. All these questions were arranged into four sections according to the following pattern: Section Total Number of Questions Marks per Question Total Marks Section A: Objective Type Questions 20 1 20 × 1 = 20 Section B: Short Answer Type Questions - I 6 2 6 × 2= 12 Section C: Short Answer Type Questions - II 8 3 8 × 3 = 24 Section D: Long Answer Type Questions 6 4 6 × 4 = 24 Total 80 Marks The format used in today’s Maths papers was almost similar to that followed in the CBSE Class 10 Maths Sample Paper 2020.
We asked students a few general queries about their today’s Maths papers. Students’ response to our questions is mentioned below: Difficulty level of the paper: Most of the students said the paper was easy whereas a few others called it moderately difficult. We also found few students of standard Mathematics who said that their paper was of basic level as they found it very easy. Toughest section in the paper: Students found the Section-C a little difficult with 1-2 tricky questions included in it. Most time-consuming section: Questions in Section C and D took more time to solve. Calculations involved in the questions were a bit lengthy. But students were able to complete the paper on time Any questions repeated from previous years’ question papers: Some students said that 3-4 questions were asked from previous year papers. Students also said that many important concepts were also repeated this year. Any out of syllabus question in the paper: According to class 10 students, nothing in the paper was asked beyond the CBSE Class 10 Maths Latest Syllabus. Expected marks in today’s paper: On an average students are expecting 70 marks out of 80. CBSE Class 10 Basic Maths Paper 2020: Students' reaction after the exam Students with Basic Maths looked quite happy with their paper. Most of the students said the paper was very easy and was entirely based on the Class 10 Maths NCERT Book. They were also happy with the Board’s decision to introduce the concept of easy paper as it will help them to increase their overall percentage in their CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2020. Expert Analysis of CBSE Class 10 Maths Paper 2020 When analysed the complete paper, the examination experts found the CBSE Class 10 Maths Standard paper easy. There was no question in the paper with which students would not be familiar. Paper was completely based on NCERT. No question was found to be tricky or complex. Experts even called it the easiest paper till now for class 10 students in their CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2020.