CBSE Class 10 SST 2024 Past Year Papers PDF

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Download CBSE Class 10 Social Science 2024 Question Papers with Marking Scheme Solutions PDF

Social science is a complex subject that includes history, geography, political science, and economics, providing students with a holistic approach and a better understanding of history. Preparing for the Class 10 Social Science exam can be daunting; to ease your preparation, Educart is providing the previous year's paper with a hassle-free download link. 

By solving these papers, students can familiarise themselves with the format and develop effective time management skills. Additionally, it helps you analyse your preparation level and identify areas needing improvement. This practice boosts confidence and enhances the ability to solve various question formats.

Here are the links for hassle-free downloading of the previous year's paper:

CBSE Class 10 Social Science
Question Papers 2024
(Marking Scheme)
32-1-1 (Set 1, Subset 1) Solution
32-1-2 (Set 1, Subset 2) Solution
32-1-3 (Set 1, Subset 3) Solution
32-2-1 (Set 2, Subset 1) Solution
32-2-2 (Set 2, Subset 2) Solution
32-2-3 (Set 2, Subset 3) Solution
32-3-1 (Set 3, Subset 1) Solution
32-3-2 (Set 3, Subset 2) Solution
32-3-3 (Set 3, Subset 3) Solution
32-4-1 (Set 4, Subset 1) Solution
32-4-2 (Set 4, Subset 2) Solution
32-4-3 (Set 4, Subset 3) Solution
32-5-1 (Set 5, Subset 1) Solution
32-5-2 (Set 5, Subset 2) Solution
32-5-3 (Set 5, Subset 3) Solution

CBSE Class 10 Social Science 2024 Question Papers: Exam Pattern

The Class 10 Social science question paper contains six sections: 

Sections Question Types No. of Questions
Section A MCQ 20Q (1m)
Section B Very Short Answer-type
4Q (2m)
Section C Short Answer-type Questions
(60 words)
5Q (3m)
Section D Long Answer-type Questions
(120 words)
3Q (5m)
Section E Case-based Questions 3Q (4m)
Section F Map-based Questions -
History and Geography
History (2m),
Geography (3m)

The question paper comprises six sections: A, B, C, D, E, and F. There are 37 questions in the question paper.

  • Section A: From questions 1 to 20, there are MCQs of 1 mark each.
  • Section B: Questions No. 21 to 24 are Very Short Answer Type Questions, carrying 2 marks each. The answer to each question should not exceed 40 words. 
  • Section C contains Q.25–Q.29, which are short answer type questions, carrying 3 marks each. The answer to each question should not exceed 60 words. 
  • Section D: Questions 30 to 33 are long-answer type questions, carrying 5 marks each. The answer to each question should not exceed 120 words.
  • Section-E: Questions no. 34 to 36 are case-based questions with three subquestions and are worth 4 marks each. The answer to each question should not exceed 100 words.
  • Section F: Question No. 37 is map-based, carrying 5 marks with two parts: 37a from History (2 marks) and 37b from Geography (3 marks).  

Marking pattern of SST Question Paper Class 10th 2024–25 

Let’s understand the marking pattern for a better overview of the CBSE SST Class 10 question paper 2024–25.

  • Weightage of Marks: The marking pattern typically allocates a certain number of marks to each section or unit within the SST Paper. History carries a total of 20 marks, 18 for questions and 2 for map pointing, Geography includes 17 marks for theoretical questions and 3 marks for map pointing, political science has a total of 20 marks weightage in the question paper, and economics also includes 20 marks in the question paper.  
  • Distribution of Marks: Marks are distributed among different types of questions, such as multiple-choice questions (MCQs) of 20 marks, short-answer questions (SAQs) of 15 marks, and long-answer questions (LAQs) of 15 marks.
  • Importance of Each Question: The marking scheme indicates the importance of each question by assigning marks accordingly. Higher marks are usually allotted to questions that require more detailed and comprehensive answers.

The analysis of previous year's question papers reveals many key points. First,  it allows you to understand the marking pattern and provides an actual image of the question paper to reduce the anxiety of students. Here at Educart, we provide free and accessible material without asking for login details from our students, ensuring easy preparation. 


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