Class 10, 12 Board Exams 2020: CBSE asks to follow ‘Sample Question Paper’; know how to download

Class 10, 12 Board Exams 2020: CBSE asks to follow ‘Sample Question Paper’; know how to download

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued a circular asking schools to guide students to follow sample paper and not the design curriculum while preparing for the Board Exams 2020.

The national level education board, in the circular, mentioned that it has made some modifications while designing the sample question paper, which makes it different from the designed curriculum released by the CBSE in April this year.

Further, the circular issued by the board also recommended the affiliated schools to design the pre-board exam question paper of Class 10 and Class 12 in line with the sample question paper published by the CBSE on its official website in September. The practice will help students in getting familiarise with the modifications done in the exam pattern and understand the question paper design in detail.

As per the exam schedule, CBSE Board Exams of Class 10th and Class 12th students will commence from February 15, 2020. The board will be conducting the practical exams and project assessments from January 01, 2020 to February 07, 2020.

Steps to download CBSE Sample Paper for Class 10th and Class 12th Board Examination:

  1. Visit the official website of the CBSE academics –
  2. Look for the Sample Question Paper tab. In its drop down menu, click on ‘SQP 2019-2020’ and then choose Class X/Class XII
  3. CBSE Sample Question Paper 2020 for all subjects will be displayed on the screen.
  4. Click on the sample question paper you want to download.
  5. Go through the question paper to understand the pattern and marking scheme.
  6. Download the file and take a print out for reference.

Students are advised to carefully check the sample question paper of each subject they are appearing for. It will help them understand the exam pattern and type of questions which will be asked in the board examination. Besides, students can also attempt the questions in sample paper for better practice.