CBSE 2015 mathematics paper: type of questions

January 9, 2015

The datesheet for CBSE 12th board exam has been announced and students have less than 2 months to prepare for the exam. It is required that they are aware of the information conveyed by CBSE over the website. This will help in refining the preparation and plan their studies accordingly. The exam for class 12th will start from March 2, 2015 and end on April 17, 2015. In this regard, a marking scheme has been specified by CBSE for each subject.

For the subject- Mathematics following is the marking pattern notified by CBSE based on the sample paper 2014-15:

S. No.Typology of QuestionMarksMarks (in percentage)
1.Remembering-based Simple recall questions, to know specific facts, terms,concepts, principles, or theories; Identify, define, or recite, information) 2020
2.Understanding(Comprehension-to be familiar with meaning and to understand onceptually, interpret, compare,contrast, explain, paraphrase, or interpret information)1616
3.Application(Use abstract information in concrete situation, to apply knowledge to new situations;Use given content to interpret a situation, provide an example,or solve a problem)2525
4.High Order Thinking Skills(Analysis& Synthesis-Classify, compare, contrast, or differentiate between different pieces of information; Organize and/or integrate unique pieces of information from a variety of sources)2121
5.Evaluation and Multi-Disciplinary-(Appraise, judge, and/or justify the value or worth of a decision or outcome, or to predict outcomes based on values)1818

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