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Question Paper Analysis for Mathematics Exam Class 10 CBSE 2024

Update on: 11 Mar 2024, 04:00 PM

CBSE CLASS 10 mathematics analysis

The Central Board of Secondary Education has successfully conducted the CBSE Class 10 exam for Mathematics today (11th March 2024). The exam was held at 7240 exam centers across the country and 26 countries abroad for three hours (10.30 AM to 1.30 PM). The students were advised to reach the exam centers half an hour before the commencement of the exam.

The complete Mathematics paper was conducted for a maximum of 80 marks divided into five parts – A, B, C, D, and E and the total number of questions was 38.

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CBSE Class 10th Mathematics Board Exam Analysis From MTG

CBSE Class 10 Mathematics (Standard) paper was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today at various examination centres across India. The duration of the paper is three hours.

  • The Math exam is always unpredictable due to its problem-solving nature. Today’s paper was divided into five sections- Section A, Section B, Section C, Section D and Section E.
  • As per the initial review, the CBSE Class 10 math paper was easy to moderate in terms of difficulty. The paper carried a total of 80 marks and included questions based on NCERT.
  • After thorough observation, it was found that the paper was of easy to moderate level and balanced as expected. Questions were mainly based on CBSE guidelines. Direct questions were quite easy and the competency-based questions were average. Few sets were lengthy. The paper pattern was similar to the CBSE official sample paper.
  • The paper contained questions covering all sections of the syllabus. The paper was also well-structured with clear instructions and easy to understand language. The paper included a few application-based questions which required critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Students who had a clear understanding of the concepts and had practised different types of questions were able to attempt these questions with ease. Case study based questions were application based, but the multiple-choice questions were mostly easy to moderate.
  • The inclusion of both theoretical and practical questions made the assessment more engaging and challenging for the students. This approach helped to gauge their ability to apply mathematical concepts in different contexts, preparing them for real-world problem-solving situations.
  • Majority of questions were similar to previous years’ question papers. In some sets, few questions were exactly same to those from previous year’s papers.

Over all the paper was easy to moderate as far as difficulty level was concerned with a balanced approach for all kinds of students. The paper aimed to test the student’s knowledge and understanding of the concepts, their critical thinking skills and their ability to articulate their thoughts coherently.

Difficulty-level analysis of Mathematics

PAPER CODE   30/1/1

Section Type of Questions Number of Questions and Marking Scheme Level of Difficulty
A MCQs & Assertion-Reason Questions 20 questions (1 mark each) Easy
B Very Short Answer Questions 5 questions (2 marks each) Easy
C Short Answer Questions 6 questions (3 marks each) Moderate
D Long Short Answer Questions 4 questions (5 marks each) Moderate
E Case Study-Based Question 3 questions (4 marks each) Moderate

PAPER CODE   30/5/3

Section Type of Questions Number of Questions and Marking Scheme Level of Difficulty
A MCQs & Assertion-Reason Questions 20 questions (1 mark each) Moderate
B Very Short Answer Questions 5 questions (2 marks each) Easy
C Short Answer Questions 6 questions (3 marks each) Easy
D Long Short Answer Questions 4 questions (5 marks each) Moderate
E Case Study-Based Question 3 questions (4 marks each) Moderate

80% of the questions were same or similar to that given in MTG CBSE 10 Years Solved Papers Chapterwise-Topicwise Mathematics” and tabulated as :

Paper code Question Source
30/1/1 1 Page no 21, Question-9
30/1/1 2 Page no 302, Question-23
30/1/1 4 Page no 87, Question-101
30/1/1 5 Page no 11, Question-9
30/1/1 11 Page no 134, Question-16
30/1/1 21 Page no 35, Question-27
30/1/1 25(a)

(b)

(a)Page no 6, Question-9

(b) Page no 4, Question-18

30/5/3 1 Page no 4, Question-2
30/5/3 2 Page no 273, Question-2
30/5/3 3 Page no 161, Question-1
30/5/3 4 Page no 84, Question-2
30/5/3 5 Page no 111, Question-3
30/5/3 7 Page no 242, Question-4
30/5/3 8 Page no 55, Question-8
30/5/3 9 Page no 84, Question-23
30/5/3 10 Page no 183, Question-4
30/5/3 11 Page no 302, Question-16(SAME)
30/5/3 13 Page no 20, Question-1
30/5/3 14 Page no 242, Question-4
30/5/3 15 Page no 4, Question-7
30/5/3 16 Page no 211, Question-1
30/5/3 17 Page no 34, Question-6
30/5/3 18 Page no 5, Question-27
30/5/3 21 Page no 303, Question-55(SAME)
30/5/3 22(a)

(b)

(a)

(b) Page no 216, Question-62(SAME)

30/5/3 23(a)

(b)

Page no 137, Question-59

Page no 135, Question-26

30/5/3 24 Page no 20, Question-15
30/5/3 25 Page no161, Question-15
30/5/3 28(a)

(b)

(a) Page no 5, Question-32(SAME)

(b) Page no 5, Question-35

30/5/3 29 Page no 303, Question-54/Page no 306, Question – 8
30/5/3 30 Page no 216, Question-65(SAME)
30/5/3 31 (a)

(b)

(a)

(b) Page no 86, Question-79(SAME)

30/5/3 32(a)

(b)

(a)Page no 113, Question-29

(b) Page no 113, Question-26

30/5/3 33(a)

(b)

(a)Page no 58, Question-100

(b)Page no 35, Question-31

30/5/3 34 Page no 185, Question-35
30/5/3 35 Page no 255, Question-33(SAME)
30/5/3 37 Page no 276, Question-48
30/5/3 38 Page no 35, Question-37

and many more…

To know the views of teachers and exam-takers about the Mathematics exam, keep reading further…

The Class 10 Mathematics Exam Paper Was “Easy to Moderate” 

Some of the class 10 students who were emerging out of the Examination centres stated that the exam was difficult and managing time was challenging. There were a few tricky questions that were time-consuming and required lengthy calculations.

A student commented that the exam was moderate but lengthy, the questions were familiar but there wasn’t enough time to complete the paper. Few questions were left unattempted.

Overall, The Mathematics Paper Was Weighted As “Moderate” According to the votes on twitter

A PGT teacher said that the questions in the paper ranged from simple to tricky but nothing was out of the syllabus, if students focused on the core material, they would be able to perform well.

Another teacher stated that the paper was moderate, and some questions required critical thinking which could be attempted easily if understood carefully. Even though the paper was lengthy, students with sound knowledge of NCERT will be able to score good marks on the exam.

According to the poll conducted on the official Twitter page of MTG, 25% of students agreed that the exam was moderate, 50% of students voted the exam paper seemed tough whereas 25% of students even voted that the paper was easy.

Also Check: 5 Exam Hacks to Score 99% in Class 10th Board

Final Words

The last major exam of the CBSE curriculum for class 10 was concluded today. Now is the decision-making time for you as soon, you will step into class 11. Some students might be clear about what stream they are going to choose, but some might still be confused. For all of you, MTG has the perfect solution, i.e., the Aptitude Test and Interest Inventory, which is a psychometric test designed to assess the aptitude and potential of the students. This inventory will help you understand your strengths and weaknesses in terms of various subjects and will help you make a safe and secure career choice based on your aptitude.

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