The Central Board of Secondary Education has conducted the Class 12 Biology Exam on Thursday. The student’s feedback in Lucknow reveals that Paper was easy but lengthy.
Tanishka Gupta, studying in City Montessori School Gomti Nagar branch, said the paper was good. Prashasti, another girl from the same school, said the paper was easy and similar to the one presented in pre-board.
Medha Navya Dwivedi also said that the paper was easy. Nivriti Singh and Priyanka Upadhyay said, “The paper was a bit lengthy and a little tricky too.”
Teacher Nisha Srivastava, practicing at Hoerner College, affiliated under ISC, said the pattern was expected and added it was a balanced paper.
Students of St Teresa’s College, Aashiana and Chetanshi Gupta said the difficulty level was moderate. No time was left for revision and added referring to previous year exams, this year it was difficult.
Sana said the pattern was not expected and hard, for which deep knowledge was required. Garima Gupta of the same school said exam was moderate, “I completed my paper almost on time as it was lengthy. Biology is one of the scoring paper but this year, it was difficult one,” she said.
Divyanshi Srivastava said she was properly prepared for the exam and the questions were not straight forward.
The biology teacher at St Teresa’s College, Aashiana, Arif Ali Ansari added that the exam was easy, but the mediocre might find it difficult. “Questions were not very common especially in Section A, and rest of the questions were of moderate level,” he said. He also added thorough knowledge was required.
Students of City Montessori School, Aliganj 1 Campus were quite happy with the exam and found the paper to be balanced. A student Yash added that most of the paper was theoretical, and most of the students believed that the exam was similar to that of the previous year examination.
A student Aditi said questions were application based and found Section C tricky. Biology teacher Sujata said, “Though in Section C some questions were twisted the rest of the paper was scoring for an average student”.
Principal Jyoti Kashyap was satisfied with the feedback. Anubhuti Mathur, a class 12 student of Mount Assisi School Bhagalpur, Bihar, who appeared in the ISC Biology exam, said, “The questions were easy for the students who worked hard throughout the year. However, the pattern of questions from each topic was different compared to the normal pattern. The expected question from genetics was not asked. More emphasis was given on biotechnology and human reproduction. Overall the paper was an easy one for me.”
A biology teacher Aditya Shankar Jha of Happy Valley School in Bhagalpur said the “questions were standard in nature. There was not much scope for students to express their knowledge.”