What is worse than a hard paper? It is an easy paper with unexpected questions! That is how Karnataka II PUC Economics exam turned out to be as the students were surprised with the simple questions that came their way, as they had prepared for the tougher questions with so much strain.
How did Karnataka II PUC Economics exam go?
As mentioned, the exams turned out to be a bolt from the blue for those candidates who had expected complicated questions and had practised it well leaving out the too obviously easy ones. For T Nisha, Part D was a bit difficult as it took more time to give it a thought before attempting it.
Amog Darshan, a blind student also expressed a similar view. He felt that the paper was lengthy and unexpected. However, he could finish it within the given time.
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According to Special Invigilation Squad member Ramesh, there were no irregularities spotted during the exam as most exam halls were monitored with CCTV cameras to thwart malpractice.
The number of students who turned up for this exam at an exam center in Jayanagar, was however lesser compared to the attendance for other exams. Although the total number of candidates registered were 304, only 277 of them had turned up.
Says V Srinivasan, Principal of Vijaya Composite PU College, " We were vigilant about the peaceful conduct of the exams. Digital devices including watches were not allowed inside the exam hall. There were 27 absentees for this exam, a little higher number than the previous exams." "This exam too had the usual level of difficulty that any board exam would have. Scoring centum might be a task but passing it would not be a deal for the students," he added.
Karnataka II PUC Economics Exam Paper Analysis
Ten one marks questions were given in this part. It comprised of a majority of definitions. This part was reportedly easy for the students.
This part had two marks questions, twelve in total, out of which students were given choice to attempt any ten. Candidates were required to answer it in at least four sentences each.
This section comprised twelve five marks questions with a choice to answer any eight. It had only one question based on numerical calculations and the rest were the theory.
This was the lengthy part and students claimed it to have unexpected questions. "Classification of price and elasticity got me thinking for a long time before attending it," said a student. Out of four ten marks questions, students were given the option to answer any two.
Out of three five marks questions, students had the option to answer any two with a separate choice for blind students who could not see cost table.