CBSE Class 12th Physics 2018 Board exam was held today (i.e., March 7, 2018) from 10:30AM to 1:30 PM. We bring you CBSE Physics 2018 – Paper Review & Analysis.

CBSE Class 12 Physics paper consisted of five sections namely A, B, C, D and E which contained questions totaling to 70 marks that had to be answered within 3 hours of duration.

More detail about each section is given below:

Section A
There were 5 questions each carrying 1 marks.
Total Marks : 5

Section B
There were 5 questions each carrying 2 marks.
Total Marks : 10

Section C
There were 12 questions each carrying 3 marks.
Total Marks : 36

Section D
There was 1 question carrying 4 marks.
Total Marks : 4

Section E
There were 5 questions each carrying 3 marks.
Total Marks : 15

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

Chapter Name Weightage in terms of Marks
(2017)
Weightage in terms of Marks
(2018)
Electric Charges and Fields 3 8
Electrostatic Potential and
Capacitance
12 3
Current Electricity 7 7
Moving Charges and
Magnetism
7 4
Magnetism and Matter 0 5
Electromagnetic Induction 7 8
Alternating Current 12 9
Electromagnetic Waves 3 3
Ray Optics and Optical
Instruments
15 8
Wave Optics 8 11
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter 4 3
Atoms 2 3
Nuclei 4 4
Semiconductor Electronics 6 6
Communication Systems 6 5

Comparison with Last Year’s Paper

  • Questions on Optics were difficult.
  • Marks weightage were similar as compared to last year paper.
  • Overall paper was Moderate.

Attempt Scale

  • Overall most of the students attempt was between 45-55 Marks.
  • According to our analysis 55+ out of 70 Marks were easily scorable.

What students thought?

  1. Derivations were less as compared to last year paper
  2. Paper was more logical having reasoning questions and conceptual understanding was necessary to answer this
  3. Section C was lengthy and difficult
  4. 4-5 Questions were similar from last year’s question paper.

That was all for CBSE Physics 2018 – Paper Review & Analysis. Please share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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