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CBSE Class 10 Mathematics 2020 – Paper Analysis & Review

The students of Class 10 appeared for their Maths paper today, March 12, under the ongoing Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE). We bring you CBSE Class 10 Maths 2020 – Paper Analysis & Review.

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

Section A
There were 6 questions each carrying 1 mark.

Section B
There were 6 questions each carrying 2 marks.

Section C
There were 10 questions each carrying 3 marks.

Section D
There were 8 questions each carrying 4 marks.

Marking Scheme & Chapter Distribution (Weightage) for CBSE Class 10 Maths Paper 2020

Chapter NameWeightage in terms of marks (2018) Weightage in terms of marks (2020)
Real Numbers1+2+3 = 6
Polynomials3
Pair of Linear Equations in two variables3+4+4(Extra) = 11
Quadratic Equations1
Arithmetic Progression1+2+4 = 7
Triangles1+3+3(Extra)+4+4(Extra) = 15
Coordinate Geometry1+2+3+3(Extra) = 9
Introduction to Trigonometry1+3+3(Extra)+4 = 11
Some Applications of Trigonometry4
Circles3
Constructions4
Areas Related to Circles3
Surface Area and Volume2+3+3(Extra)+4 = 12
Statistics3+4+4(Extra) = 11
Probability2+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 Question 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 2020 – 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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