CBSE successfully conducted the class 12 physics board exam paper on March 15 and according to an experienced board examiner for physics paper, this year the paper's difficulty level was a bit higher as compared to previous years. The paper this year also contained tricky questions. CBSE is known for setting questions in tricky way, which demand students to analyze the question and not to answer it blindly.
Board examiner Shampa Chakraborty, who is a senior Physics teacher at Haryana Vidya Mandir, Kolkata said "the question paper has questions of mixed difficulty levels, with both easy and conceptual questions." She has teaching experience of 20 years.
Section B and E of physics paper contained tricky questions.
Following are the 3 questions which were marked by the examiner difficult to attempt under the stressed conditions of the examination environment:
- Q 10 from set 3 on electric and magnetic field
- Q 2 from set 3 on two identical coils
- 5 mark question where the graph was given and students were required to identify the device.
- The alternative choice in Q-5 consisted of numerical, which was tricky also and requires deep analysis on student's part.
Paper was not so smooth for everybody
"Overall, the Physics paper this year can bring good marks for very good students, but it isn't going to be scoring for average students. It wasn't a very smooth paper for everybody," Chakraborty concludes.
Views of students
"The paper was bit lengthy and had tricky questions," said a class 12 students in an exclusive interview with India Today.
Another student said, "Section B had application based questions."