Council for Indian School Certificate (CISCE) has conducted ICSE class 10 English exam. The exam has been held successfully, in various centers, from 11:00 am to 01:00 pm. As per the students and experts, ICSE 10th English paper was easy to tough in the level of difficulty. All the questions in the exam were within the syllabus and students who finished their textbooks can easily score well in the exam. You can check more details on ICSE Class 10 English Paper Analysis 2020 from this page.
Latest: ICSE Class 10 English Literature 2020 Board paper solution is available. Check here.
ICSE Class 10 English Paper Analysis 2020
The analysis as provided on this page has been prepared based on the student’s reviews who appeared for the exam. You can check the overview of ICSE class 10th english analysis 2020 from below.
Overall paper difficulty level – Easy
What did students said? Many students said that the english literature paper was easy and they hope to score good marks.
Questions asked in English literature paper – In section A (Drama), there was an extract from the play of ‘The merchant of Venice’ or ‘The Mousetrap’. in Section B, students had to answer questions from Poetry of ‘A collection of Poems’. In Section C, there were questions asked from the books like ‘A collection of short stories’ or ‘Animal Farm’ or ‘The call of the Wild’.
ICSE English Literature Paper Analysis 2020 – Subject Expert
Though many students have shared their views and feedback that the paper was very easy, however, the subject experts have a differnt viewpoint, They though that the paper was difficult and a lot of intricate questions were asked especially in the poem section. Familiarity with the text has been tested in this exam.
Previous Year ICSE Class 10th English Literature Question Paper Analysis
Unlike past few years, the paper for English literature in the year 2019 was quiet easy with no tricky questions at all. The language structure was easy to attempt and straight forward questions were asked. Earlier students used to complain that the English literature question paper was lengthy with tricky questions. Further, students also raised their concern that since the paper is so lengthy they get no time left for revision. However, last year, students were happy as the paper was easy than expected.
Questions asked last year –
- Questions were asked on ‘Reviere’ and ‘Echos’.
- Tempest had medium to difficult questions.
- Questions from the story ‘To Build a Fire’ might be a bit difficult and only few students must have attempted this question.
- Email and Notice questions
Overview of Previous Year Question Paper – Though there were some difficult questions in English literature question paper, however, questions from some easy chapters also featured in the question paper. Overall the students were happy with the difficulty level of the paper and expecting to get 90-100 marks in it.
What is ICSE Class 10th Board Paper Analysis?
With the help of the analysis provided on this page students gets a birds eye view of the paper focusing on the new pattern, difficulty level of the paper, etc. It also includes in-depth analysis of the chapter-wise weightage of marks as well as a comparison with the paper of the previous year.
What is ICSE Class 10 Board Exam Time Table 2020?
ICSE Class 10th board exam 2020 started on February 23, 2020 with English Language- English Paper- 1 and will end on March 30, 2020 with Biology- Science Paper 3. You can check the complete datesheet for ICSE Class 10th exam 2020 from the table below.
|Date and Day||Subject Name|
|27 Feb 2020|
|English Language- English Paper- 1|
|28 Feb 2020|
(Group II Elective)
|29 Feb 2020|
|Art Paper- 1 (Still Life)|
|03 Mar 2020|
|04 Mar 2020|
|Commercial Studies |
(Group II Elective)
|06 Mar 2020|
|Literature In English- English Paper 2|
|07 Mar 2020|
|Art Paper 2 (Nature Drawing/ Painting)|
French/ Sanskrit (Group II Elective)
|11 Mar 2020|
|History & Civics- H.C.G Paper- 1|
|13 Mar 2020|
|Physics- Science Paper 1|
|14 Mar 2020|
|Art Paper 3 (Original Composition)|
|16 Mar 2020|
|Chemistry- Science Paper 2|
|18 Mar 2020|
Ao- Naga, Assamese, Bengali, Dzongkha, Garo, Gujarati, Kannada,
khasi, Lepcha, Mizo, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Sanskrit,
Tamil, Tangkhul, Telugu, Urdu
Modern Foreign Languages:
Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Korean, Modern American,
Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, Tibetan
|20 Mar 2020|
|Geography- H.C.G Paper – 2|
|21 Mar 2020|
|Art Paper 4 (Applied Art)|
|23 Mar 2020|
|Group III Elective|
Carnatic Music, Commercial Applications,
Computer Applications. Cookery, Drama, Economic Applications,
Environmental Applications, Fashion Designing, French, German,
Hindustani Music, Home Science, Indian Dance,
Mass Media & Communication, Physical Education,
Spanish, Western Music, Yoga
Technical Drawing Applications
|26 Mar 2020|
|27 Mar 2020|
|Economics (Group II Elective)|
|30 Mar 2020|
|Biology- Science Paper 3|
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