Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) conducts the ICSE Group II Elective Papers exam on Tuesday, December 14. ICSE or Class 10 exam for Elective Papers - Sanskrit and French are reportedly held successfully at the allotted centers. One hour duration elective paper for the languages is held from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon. It is reported that the level of the Sanskrit paper was moderate however, the French language paper was comparatively difficult.
Based on the students' feedback, the Elective paper for Sanskrit subjects was average, however, the French paper was comparatively difficult. It is reported that the question elective paper was similar to the Specimen paper facilitated by the ICSE. Students find that most of the questions were from the described units and solvable.
According to the media reports, around 60 thousand students have registered to appear in the ICSE Elective group 2 papers exam this year. Owning to the ongoing conditions, the council has decided to conduct the ICSE exams on OMR-sheet.
Students who take the ICSE Sanskrit or French semester 1 paper exam may check the unofficial answer key, question paper, difficulty level of the paper along the opinion of exam experts.
According to the ICSE date sheet 2021, CISCE has scheduled to conduct an OMR-based exam for Group-2 Elective papers for Sanskrit and French languages. It is reported that in Sanskrit papers, questions based on Paragraphs and Literature were comparatively easier than Sanskrit Grammar.
Sanskrit and French both the papers were divided into two sections - section A & section B, each carrying 20 marks. The paper was held containing MCQs with a maximum of 40 marks. Students were given time duration of 1 hour to attempt the elective paper group 2. The marks of each question were marked in front of the particular question. It should be noted that there is no negative marking in semester exams 2021.
Ahead of the display of the official answer key, educators including 'Online Education by T Square' and 'Tuition ICSE Online' share the exam analysis and provide unofficial answer keys of the Elective papers. Hence, students have to keep a regular check to their respective portals/ channels.