Submitted by alvin on Sat, 2016-03-12 10:52 Bengaluru: Second PUC exams had a hassle-free beginning in Karnataka on Friday, with several students finding the Biology paper quite easy. Coaching institutes also have thumbs up to the question paper. “The paper was free from vague and wrong questions. An average student can easily secure about 70 marks,” said Hanumanthacharya, Biology HOD at BASE. Dr. Milind C, Vice-President, Deeksha Network, said consistent performers can secure 75 marks in the paper. “The question paper pattern was same as the last year, with no change in the difficulty level. The paper followed the prescribed blueprint and appeared easy for the students," he said. Students echoed the opinion of the coaching institutes. “The paper was easy. It was a good start to the exam. Hope it will continue to be the same,” said Kavya, student of Deeksha Network. Another student Vani from St. Annes PU College said the paper was a breeze and it had given her the confidence to tackle the upcoming papers.