CBSE Class X Mathematics Paper Analysis

CBSE Class X board Exam 2017 for Mathematics was held in the month of March and as per the feedback both from teachers and students, it was fairly an easy exam. The total marks were for 90 and the duration of the exam was for 3 hours. Nearly 19 lakhs students appeared for class X exams around the country. The questions asked were straightforward and it was well balanced with the time and number of questions.

The ideal topics for scoring were mainly from Probability, Trigonometry, Mensuration, Algebra, Geometry and Coordinate Geometry to quote a few. A major share of questions was drawn from standard textbooks from NCERT.

Equally helpful were the sample and model papers provided in the official website of the CBSE for preparation by students. Students were optimistic that the upcoming exams would be similar like this exam paper and few questions may be repeated even this year.

Exam Paper Pattern

There are four major sections viz. Section A, Section B, Section C and Section D

 Section A carries 4 questions with 1 marks each.

Section B carries 6 questions with 2 marks each.

Section C carries 10 questions with 3 marks each.

Section D carries 11 questions with 4 marks each.

Previous year’s question paper had 1, 4 and 6 marks questions, recently CBSE board introduced 2 mark questions.

Total number of schools registered

Class X: This year, the total number of schools registered is 16,363 whereas, in the previous year, there were 15,309 schools.

Class XII:  Around 557 schools were added to the list to the previous year tally of 10678.

The board exam for Class X and Class XII had started on the 9th of March 2017. The total number of students appearing for both exams is 19,85,397.

About CBSE:

The Central Board of Secondary Education was established in the year 1962. Prominent schools like the Kendriya Vidyalayas, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, and private schools are affiliated to the board.

Every year, the board conducts the class 10 and class 12 exam in the month of March.


Practise This Question

The rate of increase of bacteria in a certain culture is proportional to the number present. If it double in 5 hours then in 25 hours, its number would be