CBSE Class 10 English paper analysis: Easy paper with straightforward questions, say students

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Students found the CBSE Class 10 English paper quite easy and not at all lengthy.

The CBSE Class 10 English board exam paper was conducted today, March 23, at various test centres across India. We spoke to a few students about how their English paper went and most of them said the paper was easy and they finished the exam before time.

Paper was not lengthy

The CBSE English paper is usually quite easy and students are relatively relaxed on this day. However, the common problem that crops up is that the paper is usually quite lengthy and completing it on time is a task.

But this year, the CBSE Class 10 English paper was very easy with straightforward questions.

Some of the students mentioned that they completed the paper half an hour to even one hour before time.

Easy Writing Skills section

The Writing Skills portion usually takes up the most time as it contains long-form writing-based questions. But this section was not that difficult this year and students didn’t take long to complete it.

No question from Shakespeare

The Literature portion carried straight questions from NCERT but as one student informed, there were no questions set from Julius Ceaser.

CBSE almost always sets a question from the excerpt of the Shakespeare play in the NCERT book, but that wasn’t the case this year.

Expected marks

The students we spoke to looked very happy with the Class 10 English paper and are expecting marks of around above 75.

CBSE Class 10 English sample paper with solution:

Check out the sample paper for CBSE Class 10 English along with the solutions here.

About CBSE:

CBSE was established in 1962. CBSE affiliates all Kendriya Vidyalayas, all Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, private schools and most of the schools approved by central government of India. Every year, the board conducts the class 10 and class 12 exam in the month of March.

As per the official data released by the CBSE, total of 12, 8,359 students are appearing for Class 12 board exams this year, out of which 7,48,498 are boys and 5,38,861 girls.

In Class 10 board exams, out of the total 18,27,472 students, 10,70,579 are boys and 7,56,893 are girls.