Download CBSE Class 10 Science 2016 Previous Year Papers PDF

Exam preparation can be intimidating for many students and we make it simpler for them by providing valuable study material and resources. Given below are downloadable links of Class 10 Science 2016 Question Papers

In addition to these Science (Code 086) Papers, we also offer Marking Scheme Solutions and the Topper Answer Sheet. But first, let’s have a look at the paper pattern that was used to set the 2016 papers. These papers were very easy with no internal choices.

Each of these papers was divided into two sections - A (Theory-based questions) and B (Practical-based questions).

Sections Question Types No. of Questions
Section A One-word/line Answer-type Questions 3Q (3m)
Short Answer-type Questions I (30 words) 3Q (6m)
Short Answer-type Questions II (50 words) 12Q (36m)
Long Answer-type Questions (70 words) 6Q (30m)

Section B
Practical-based Objective Questions 9Q (9m)
Practical-based Questions 3Q (6m)


These are freely-downloadable links to all the question papers that were set in the year 2016 in PDF format.


All the links are provided free of cost without the need of any login credentials. If you need more information regarding the latest CBSE guidelines, sample papers, or NCERT and Exemplar problems, you can go through the supporting links.

These Class 10 Science Papers will help you improve your practice and time management skills during exam time and give you an understanding about the following things:

  • Pattern of the paper including its weightage of marks, number of questions, and types of questions
  • Idea of how the CBSE guidelines are used to set a paper
  • In-depth study and important topics that are usually preferred in exams

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This complete Educart QUestion bank objective-type questions prepared based on the latest CBSE guidelines and pattern, past 10 year papers, NCERT + Exemplar, and the questions available on Diksha platform.


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