CUET 2022 Exam Analysis

Section 1: English

English language paper in Section 1 had three passages followed by six questions each. The passages were based on Self-directed learning, King Vikram Aditya and benefits of cycling. All questions were very direct from the passage posing no difficulty for any student. The remaining paper focused on grammar and vocabulary with four questions each from Synonyms, Antonyms, One word Substitution, Figures of Speech, Spelling Error, Para-jumbles, Analogy and Idioms and Phrases. Overall, an easy paper and students were able to complete the same within 20-25 minutes.

Section 2: Domain Subjects

Economics: The questions were easy to moderate. Numerical were from topics like investment multiplier, money multiplier etc. There were two case studies, one of them was on the informal and formal sector, and the consequences of both. The other case study was on financial inclusion and the ways the government is trying to implement it. There were 4-5 questions from each case study, and the questions were pretty direct. There were questions about chronological orders. One of the questions of chronological order was about the formation of NEP. The chronological questions were quite basic and most of them can be solved with the basic understanding of Para jumble sentences. There were questions of “match the following”, one of them asked to match organisations like NCERT, ICMR to their respective roles. There were theoretical questions about the consequences of repo-rate change, decisions that RBI will take to control deficit etc. Overall, a student who is thorough with the NCERT textbook should have no problems in attempting 40 out of 50 questions.

Accountancy: Questions were covered from the following topics: Accounting-not for profit (5), Partnership (7); Shares and Debentures based case study (10); Financial Statements (2); Computerized Accounting (4); Match the following (5); Numerical (10). Overall, the paper was easy.

Business Studies: Planning (3); Organizing (2); Staffing (3); Directing (3); Controlling (3); Financial Markets (1); Marketing (1); Consumer Protection (8-10); Match the following (10).

Chemistry: Solutions (2); Electrochemistry (2); Chemical Kinetics (4); D and F Block Elements (2); Coordination Compounds (4); Haloalkanes (3); Haloarenes (3); Aldehydes (3); Polymers (3); Chemistry in everyday life (2)

Biology: Surprisingly, biology paper had a couple of case study which were more like reading comprehension passage with questions very direct from the passage. Together, the case studies covered 12 questions. One question was on Reason-Assertion. Quite a number of questions were based on female reproduction cycle and system. Match the following questions covered Scientists and their discoveries, Pregnancy avoidance methods. If one had covered NCERT well, the paper definitely was easy.

Mathematics: The questions were easy to moderate. Very heavy weightage was given to calculus, with around 16-20 questions from the topic. A close second was the chapter matrices and determinants, with around 10-14 questions from the topic. Most of the questions from both the topics were easy to moderate. There were around 4-5 questions from probability, these questions were easy. The questions from probability were based on the basic properties of probability and probability distribution. There were around 3 questions from geometry which were of moderate level. The questions were based on the topics circle and parabola. There were around 5 questions from chapter relations & functions. The questions from relations and functions were finding range, inverse, domain etc. Overall, a student who is well-versed with properties of calculus & matrices and determinants, would find the exam easy as these topics had the most weightage in the examination.

Section 3: General Test

The general awareness section focused more on static general knowledge. Questions based on first chief of defense staff, first person to win a Bharat ratan, countries having euro as their currency posted no difficulty. Numeral ability had basic questions and if one had practiced well, they would have found the questions easy to solve. Questions were based on quadratic equations, geometry, time and work, time, speed and distance, HCF, Common factor, Trigonometry, BODMAS, Area, Rhombus, Simple Interest, Cone, Percentages were easy and one would have definitely felt elated. Reasoning has a couple of questions on Visual reasoning, other than set theory, blood relations, coding, directions, analogy-based questions.

Overall, day 1 of Phase V turned out to be an easy one.

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