CBSE Class 12 Business Studies 2018 – Paper Review & Analysis

CBSE Business Studies 2018 Board exam was held today (i.e., March 9, 2018) from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM. We bring you CBSE Class 12 Business Studies 2018 – Paper Review & Analysis.

CBSE Class 12th Business Studies paper did not consist of specific sections. A student can obtain a maximum of 80 marks within an allotted time of 3 hours.

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

Chapter Name Weightage in terms of marks (2017) Weightage in terms of marks (2018)
Nature and Significance of Management 5 10
Principles of Management 7 6
Business Environment 5 5
Planning 7 2
Organising 6 4
Staffing 6 9
Directing 9 10
Controlling 7 4
Financial Management 9 11
Financial Markets 4 4
Marketing 10 7
Consumer Protection 5 8
Entrepreneurship Development

Comparison with Last Year’s Paper

  • The weightage across all chapters was similar to last year’s paper.
  • The questions with case studies of the 2018 paper was on the harder side compared to the 2017 paper.
  • The chapter “entrepreneurship development” was not given any weightage in the papers of 2017 and 2018.

General Sense

  • According to our analysis, 55+ out of 80 is easily achievable.
  • Overall, the level of the paper was medium

What did students think?

  • Some students found the case studies confusing.
  • The paper was not lengthy and could be completed by the students in the allotted time.
  • The students had mixed reviews on the difficulty level of the paper.

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