CBSE Class 12 Accountancy 2018 – Paper Review & Analysis

CBSE Class 12 Accountancy 2018 – Paper Review & Analysis

The students of Class 12 appeared for their Accountancy paper today, March 15, from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM under the ongoing Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE). We bring you CBSE Class 12 Accountancy 2018 – Paper Review & Analysis.

CBSE Class 12 Accountancy paper consisted of two parts. Part A is compulsory for all. Part B has two options – Financial Statements & Computerised Accounting. The student has to attempt only one option of part B.

Part A

  • There were 6 questions each carrying 1 mark.
  • There were 4 questions each carrying 3 marks.
  • There were 2 questions each carrying 4 marks.
  • There were 3 questions each carrying 6 marks.
  • There were 2 questions each carrying 8 marks.

Part B – Financial Statements or Computerized Accounting

  • There were 2 questions each carrying 1 mark.
  • There were 3 questions each carrying 4 marks.
  • There was 1 question carrying 6 marks.

Marking Scheme & Chapter Distribution (Weightage) for CBSE Class 12 Accountancy 2018

Chapter Name Weightage in terms of marks (2017) Weightage in terms of marks (2018)
Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organisation
Accounting for Partnership: Basic Concepts 2 1
Reconstitution of a Partnership Firm- Admission of a Partner 14 11
Reconstitution of a Partnership Firm – Retirement/Death of Partner 13 14
Dissolution of Partnership Firm 6 9
Accounting for Share Capital 15 12
Issue & Redemption of a Debentures 10 10
Financial Statements of a Company 3
Analysis of Financial Statements 8 8
Accounting Ratios 4 4
Cash Flow Statements 8 8

Comparison with Last Year’s Paper

  • This year also we do not have the questions from chapter Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organisation but this year we do have a question from chapter Financial Statements of a Company for 3 mark.
  • Marks weightage was similar as compared to that of last year IV.

Overview of CBSE Class 12 Accountancy 2018 – Paper Review & Analysis

  • Overall most of the students’ attempt was between 65-70 mark
  • According to our analysis, 65 out of 80 is easily scorable
  • Overall, the level of the paper was medium

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