CBSE Class 10 Mathematics 2018 – Paper Analysis & Review

CBSE Class 10 Maths 2018 – Paper Analysis & Review

The students of Class 10 appeared for their Maths paper today, March 28, under the ongoing Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE). We bring you CBSE Class 10 Maths 2018 – Paper Analysis & Review.

CBSE Class 10 Maths paper consisted of four parts. All questions were compulsory.

Part A
There were 6 questions each carrying 1 mark.

Part B
There were 6 questions each carrying 2 marks.

Part C
There were 10 questions each carrying 3 marks.

Part D
There were 8 questions each carrying 4 marks.

Marking Scheme & Chapter Distribution (Weightage) for CBSE Class 10 Maths 2018

Chapter Name Weightage in terms of marks (2017) Weightage in terms of marks (2018)
Real Numbers 1+2+3 = 6
Polynomials 3
Pair of Linear Equations in two variables 3+4+4(Extra) = 11
Quadratic Equations 2+3+4+4 = 13 1
Arithmetic Progression 1+2+3+4 = 10 1+2+4 = 7
Triangles 1+3+3(Extra)+4+4(Extra) = 15
Coordinate Geometry 2+2+3+4 = 11 1+2+3+3(Extra) = 9
Introduction to Trigonometry 1+3+3(Extra)+4 = 11
Some Applications of Trigonometry 1+3+4 = 8 4
Circles 1+2+2+3+4+4 = 16 3
Constructions 4 4
Areas Related to Circles 3+4 = 7 3
Surface Area and Volume 3+3+3+4 = 13 2+3+3(Extra)+4 = 12
Statistics 3+4+4(Extra) = 11
Probability 1+3+4 = 8 2+2 = 4

Note: In the analysis above the total no. of marks is equal to 104(3 questions of 4 marks each and 4 questions of 3 marks each) as it includes optional questions as well.

Comparison with Last Year’s Paper

  • Questions were difficult compared to last year’s paper.
  • This year questions from all the chapters were asked in comparison to last year’s paper
  • There was more emphasis on Trigonometry, Statistics and Surface area and volume.

Overview of CBSE Class 10 Maths 2018 – Paper Analysis & Review

  • According to our analysis, 65+ out of 80 is easily scorable.
  • Overall, the level of the paper was medium.
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