CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2021-22 – The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) releases the CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2021-2022 for Term 1 examination. As the term 1 examination will conclude on December 30, 2021, students and faculties can expect the official answer key to be released in January on the official CBSE academic website. Official answer keys are made with utmost discipline to avoid any sorts of mistakes or errors. Any mistake in the official answer key would result in students getting irregular marks. Hence, to avoid such mistakes, CBSE board releases the official answer key after 1-2 weeks of the examination. To get a rough estimation of their scores, candidates can however refer to the unofficial answer keys which will be published by all leading institutes and subject experts. To know more regarding the CBSE Class 12th Answer Key 2021 – 2022, refer to the article mentioned below.
Latest: CBSE Class 12 Term 1 Answer Key for Home Science is now available. Click Here to download the pdf.
CBSE Class 12 Answer Keys 2021-22
Answer keys portray possible solutions for an answer. Every year CBSE releases an accurate answer key based on which students can check and compare their marks. Thus it is important for students to take the release of Answer keys seriously. Students can download the Class 12 Answer key for Minor and Major subjects from the table below.
|Subject Name||Download Answer Key Here|
|Home Science||Download Here|
|Computer Science||Download Here|
|Political Science||Download Here|
|Business Studies||Download Here|
|Physical Education||Download Here|
|English Core||Download Here|
|Sanskrit Core||Download Here|
|Information Technology||Download Here|
|Hindustani Music (Vocal)|
Hindustani Music (Mel Instrument)
Hindustani Music (Per Instrument)
Knowledge Tradition & Practices of India
Urdu CoreFront Office Operations
Carnatic Music (Vocal)
Carnatic Music (Mel Ins)
Carnatic Music (Per Ins)
Office Procedures & Practices
|English Elective||Download Here|
|Business Administration||Download Here|
|TourismAir Conditioning & Refrigeration|
App / Commercial Art
Library & Info Science
|Food Nutrition & Dietics||Download Here|
|AgricultureMass Media Studies||Download Here|
CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2021 – 2022 Release Date
The official CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2021 – 2022 is usually released 1-2 weeks after the conclusion of the entire examination. As CBSE class 12 term 1 examinations are ending on 22nd December 2021, students can expect the results to come out by 1st or 2nd week of January 2022.
Overview of CBSE Class 12 Board Exam 2021-22
|Name of Board||Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)|
|Exam Name||Term 1 Exam 2021|
|Exam Dates||17 November to 22nd December 2021|
|Answer Key Release Date||As soon as the exam is over|
|Term 1 result releases on||January 2022(Tentatively)|
|Number of Aspirants||6 Lakh +|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Type of Paper||MCQs type questions|
|Post Category||Answer Key|
How to Download CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2021-2022?
To download the CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2021 – 2022, students can follow the below-mentioned steps. This requires no authentication and students can directly download it.
- Visit the CBSE’s official academic website by following the link, cbseacademic.nic.in.
- On the homepage, students can see the “Announcement” section. Under the “Academic” section of Announcements, click on “CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2021 – 2022”.
- This will directly open a page with all available answer keys of CBSE Class 12 examination.
- Now based on the candidate’s choice, they can select the answer key for any subject.
- Candidates can also download the answer key in a PDF format.
How has the CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2021 – 2022 been prepared?
For the academic year 2021-22, CBSE decided to conduct class 12 examinations in 2 separate terms. For the Term 1 examination, CBSE has prepared an MCQ based pattern. Thus CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2021 – 2022 will also be prepared in this format.
Each question paper will have 50 questions, thus answers for all these questions will be given. Every question carries 4 options, out of which only one option is correct. Hence the answer for each and every question will be either choice A or B or C or D. MCQ based answer keys are fairly simple as they only have one answer.
How to calculate marks using CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2021 – 2022?
Calculating marks on the basis of the answer key is fairly simple. Students can follow the below mentioned steps to calculate their marks.
- Using the above mentioned steps, download the official CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2021 – 2022.
- Now open the PDF of the subject whose marks you want to check.
- The answers which match those in the answer key, give +1 mark.
- For any incorrect answer, don’t deduct marks as there is no negative marking.
- Now add the total number of +1 mark, this will be the final total.
CBSE Class 12 Official Answer Key 2021-2022
Official answer key is released by the CBSE board officials after the whole examination has been concluded. Official answer keys are perfectly accurate and the marks obtained by comparing with official answer keys are the final marks. For such accuracy, official answer keys take time in preparation to avoid any mistake.
Sometimes, there can be slight errors in the answer key and to avoid any further discomfort, CBSE allows students to challenge the official CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2021 – 2022. To know more about challenging the official answer key, keep reading the article.
How to Challenge CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2021-2022?
In case a student finds any error in the official CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2021 – 2022, he/she can raise an objection against it. For this, students need to contact their respective schol as they are in direct contact with the board. If the challenge is found genuine, changes will be made in the official Answer key. If the challenge is not found genuine, it shall be ignored.
CBSE Class 12 Question Paper 2021-2022
The CBSE class 12 Term 1 examination will be a MCQ based question paper. The paper will entirely be objective and students will have to mark the answers in their respective response sheets.
A total of 50 questions will be asked in the question paper and shall be divided into 3 sections mainly A, B and C. Out of these 50 questions, students will have to answer 40 with each question carrying 1 mark. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers.
Section A will have 20 questions out of which students will have to solve any 16 questions. Section B will have 20 questions out of which students will have to solve any 16 questions. Section C will have 10 questions out of which students will have to solve any 8 questions. The term 1 examination will cover 50 percent of the entire portion and students will get 90 minutes to solve it.
CBSE Class 12 Term 2 Exam Pattern 2021-22
The Term 2 examination shall be held in March/April 2022. The examination shall be conducted via subjective means. The weightage for this examination will also be 40 marks and will cover another 50 percent of the entire portion. The examination will begin at 11:30 AM and students will have 120 minutes to answer all the questions.
Being a subjective paper, the writing ability of students will be tested as questions from various sections will be asked. Short type questions, fill in the blanks, descriptive type questions, long answer type questions and much more will be asked. Students shall be ready to tackle huge answers as the term 2 examination will be a subjective paper.
CBSE Class 12 Term 2 Answer Key 2021-22
The Term 2 examination will be subjective based thus the answer key shall be released with different accepted answers for a question. The answer for a subjective question takes time to release as CBSE has to check various answers possible for a single question.
The CBSE class 12 term 2 examination shall be concluded by April 2022 thus students shall expect the answer key to be released by May 2022.
CBSE Class 12 Board Result 2021-22
The CBSE Class 12 Term 1 results shall be declared in the month of January 2022. These results will be saved and added in the final total. The results for term 2 will be declared in the last week of May 2022. The marks obtained in both these terms will be out of 40 and will be added in the final result. The total marks will be out of 100, 80 marks will be evaluated by written examination and 20 marks will be evaluated by internal assessment.
Final score= ((Marks in Term 1)+(Marks in Term 2)+(Marks in Internal assessment)) out of 100.
The result will also contain important information regarding the candidate and the scores obtained in each subject along with their total marks obtained.
FAQs on CBSE Class 12 Answer Key 2021-22
As soon as the exam is over, you can obtain unofficial answer keys. On the same day, many coaching institutes and educational organizations prepare the answer keys.
No, the answer key as provided here is for reference purposes only. Students can use it to cross-check their answers.
For accurate information, you must only rely on the official website. However, it is unlikely that the CBSE board shall release the official answer key for the students.
CBSE Class 12 Term 1 exams are going to get over on December 22, 2021.
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