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CBSE Class 12 Term 1 2021 Post Paper Analysis- Chemistry (14th December)


CBSE Class 12 Term 1 2021 Post Paper Analysis- Chemistry (14th December)

CBSE Class 12 Term1 paper was moderate with a few difficult questions! Read further for more details.

By Topperlearning Expert 14th Dec, 2021 08:14 pm

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Term 1 board paper today, 14th December 2021. The paper was based entirely on the reduced syllabus prescribed by CBSE and was a moderate question paper with few unexpected questions. There were 55 questions in this question paper, and students had to attempt 45 questions out of the total questions. 

So, here we decode the CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Term 1 Paper for 2021-22 with its final review and analysis. 

Question Paper Structure- 

For this academic year 2021-22, CBSE followed a reduced syllabus released on its official website. Division of paper is into four sections A, B, C and D. These four sections had traditional MCQs, Assertion and Reason type, Match the column, Case study types of questions, respectively. The question paper comprises multiple-choice questions from chapters' Solid State, Solutions, Alcohols, Phenols and Ether, p-Block Elements, Biomolecules'. Each question carried equal marks.

Graphical Analysis of Unit-wise Distribution (CBSE 12 Chemistry Term 1 2021-22)-

Number of Questions per unit-

From the above graphical analysis, it is clear that 'p-Block Elements' carried most of the weightage. Case study questions are from alcohol, phenols and ether. Most of the questions were conceptual and very few numerical questions.

Students and Experts Feedback-

We got some mixed reactions from students. According to some students, the chemistry paper was as per their expectations, and they may get good marks for some students, a few of the questions have been difficult. According to experts, it was a moderate level question paper with a few tricky questions. 


According to some students' reactions and experts' feedback, the CBSE 12 Chemistry paper's difficulty level was moderate and doable. Till then, students can cross-check their answers with our answer key and its detailed solutions, which will be live soon at TopperLearning. Nevertheless, it is now time to focus on the following paper, and everyone at TopperLearning wishes students all the very best! For more paper reviews and exam updates, stay tuned.

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