CBSE has successfully conducted CBSE Class 10 Maths Board Exam 2020 today, on March 12, 2020. The 3 hour long paper lasted from 10:30 AM to 01:30 PM. More than 18 lakh students across India are sighing with relief as the toughest paper of all is finally over.

While some are just happy that the exam is over, others are eagerly discussing how the paper went.

As always, the discussion after maths exam is the most animated and a little bit controversial – some feel paper was too tough, some too easy (only some!). Exactly how easy or how tough – is something that only experts can confidently state. To begin with though, here are the live student reactions and in-depth analysis by them, LIVE from the test center.

Our on ground reporters are Rajat, and Tushar.

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## CBSE Class 10 Maths Board Exam 2020 Student Analysis and Reactions

Generally, mathematics is one of those subjects which some students fear a lot, whereas, for others it is their most scoring subject.

### What was the difficulty level of exam?

The students were seen coming out of the examination hall with wide smiles and sense of sigh on their faces. Unexpectedly, the Mathematics examination was one of the most easiest exams of this season. The level of the examination was really really beginner base for all those who had prepared from the NCERT sincerely.

### How many questions were based on ncert?

Almost all questions were based on the NCERT texbook only. Kids reported that this time all the questions were actually asked on direct basis. The NCERT texbook examples had the most proportion in the examination.

### Were the questions asked according to the sample papers?

Student with a merry expression on their faces were seen saying that the questions in the examination were even easier than than that of the questions given in the sample papers. For students of Class 10th, the Maths exam came as a boon after the tough Science examination.

### Was the 3 hour time duration enough?

Students reported that the given time of 3 hours was more than enough for the mathematics examination. One could complete the calculations, theory part as well as the revision within a matter of 3 hours.

### How much marks are most students expecting?

Almost all students who attempted the Mathematics examination today claimed that they would get 100 marks in the examination. They were also happy with the design of the question paper and told us that the Mathematics Standard was actually so easy that it could be levelled with the Mathematics Basic subject.

### Which chapter had the most number of questions?

Students claimed that all the chapters had equal weight age of marks as per given in the blue print of the examination. But there was increase in the questions asked from the chapter of Trigonometry.

### Were the 1 markers easy in the Maths Question Paper?

Yes, kids happily reported that 1 markers did not have calculations at all. Most of the questions were asked from the theoretical part itself.

### Was the paper easier or tougher than last year? Let us compare with last year

Last year, CBSE conducted Class 10th maths paper on March 08 at various test centres spread across th country. Students can check the highlight of previous year CBSE Class 10th mathematics paper below:

- Overall the paper was easy and straight forward questions were asked from NCERT.
- Section A was easy, Section B was moderately difficult, and Section D was a little bit difficult as per the reviews by the students.
- Some students also specified that question number 7, 15 and 23 were the most difficult one in the paper.
- The easiest questions were asked from algebra and statistics.

**Maximum questions asked from **

- Triangles,
- Quadratic equations.
- Trigonometery.
- Surface area & volume.
- Statistics.
- AP.

### CBSE Class 10 Maths Paper Pattern 2020

The question paper for CBSE Class 10th maths exam consist of four (04) section in total. There are a total of 40 number of questions of 80 marks. In the question paper, you will see that there are two type of questions – MCQ and descriptive type. You can check the distribution of question in each section from the table below.

Section | Number of ques | Marks per ques | Total marks |

A | 20 | 1 | 20 |

B | 6 | 2 | 12 |

C | 8 | 3 | 24 |

D | 6 | 4 | 24 |

Total | 40 | – | 80 |