CBSE Class 12 maths paper was tough, say two MPs

New Delhi: The maths paper in CBSE exam for Class 12 was “tough” and “very lengthy”, two members said in Lok Sabha today and urged the government to look into the matter.

The issue was raised by K C Venugopal (Cong) who said the the paper have reportedly left students on tears.

“It was very lengthy. Maximum questions were from outside the syllabus. It was reported that questions were tricky…students found it difficult to complete the exam on time,” he said during Zero Hour.

This sort of tough paper should be avoided and “I urge the government to look into the exam and take necessary steps”, Venugopal said.

Joining him, S R Vijayakumar (AIADMK) too said a number of students felt that the paper was lengthy and they could not complete it.

“I request the Human Resource Minister to look at the issue” and tell the CBSE to be liberal in valuation, he said.

Chandrakant Khaire (Shiv Sena) raised the issue of killings of Hindus including the gruesome murder of a Hindu head priest in Bangladesh.

He urged the Minister for External Affairs and Home Minister to take up the matter with the Bangladesh government and register their serious concern.

They should take steps to protect Hindus in Bangladesh, he added.

Few members including Rajiv Satav (Congress) raised the issue of levy of one per cent excise duty on the jewellery sector and asked the government to withdraw the levy.

Satav said that due to the ongoing strike of jewellers, people are facing problem in arranging marriages.

Some MPs from UP, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh raised the issue of damage caused by recent hailstorm to the standing crops in their states and demanded that central team should visit their respective constituencies to assess the extent of damage.

Among the members who raised the issue were Pushpendra Singh Chandel (BJP) and Janardan Mishra (BJP).