As per initial reports, students had mixed reactions for the paper; the majority said the paper was relatively easier than the earlier paper, which was conducted on 26 March.
New Delhi/26.04.2018: The Central Board of Secondary Education has successfully conducted the re-scheduled examination of Class XII Economics paper on 25 April. As per initial reports, students had mixed reactions for the paper; the majority said the paper was relatively easier than the earlier paper, which was conducted on 26 March.
Students from Ajmer region that comprises Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Damn and Diu have expressed satisfaction over the question paper. They were pretty happy with their efforts. Rajiv Kumar, a faculty of Economics at Ajmer’s Mayo College, “For the past several years, Economics has become the bane of the students as most of the students are failing in this subject only.” As per India Today reports, most of the students found the paper tougher than the previous one. According to a student who spoke to India Today, "I have to study for Hotel Management entrance exam which has to be conducted after two days from now. Because of re-exam, I found the problem in my entrance exam preparation."
Akanksha Gosain, Economics faculty at Bal Bhavan Public School, Delhi said, "This paper was definitely better than the last one. Though the number of tricky questions this time were the same as last year — meaning the difficulty was the same — children are definitely happier."
Nearly 6 lakh students turned up for the exam conducted by CBSE on Wednesday.
Though some said the paper was easy, it was longer than the previous one.
The paper pattern of Economics re-test 2018 is as follows –
Part A: Introductory Microeconomics (40 marks)
Part B: Introductory Macroeconomics (40 marks)
Moreover, the Macro section was more difficult than the Micro section.