CBSE Class 12 Physics Previous Year Question Paper 2018

At Educart Publications, we understand the importance of good learning solutions and study material for perfect revision of all subject concepts. This is why we have brought the complete list of CBSE Class 12 Physics Previous Year Papers.

Solving these Class 12 Physics (Code 042) will leave you with a better understanding of the exam pattern and types of questions usually asked in the exam. Eventually, you will be able to overcome the fear of attempting Board exams and perform confidently.

But first, you must understand the paper pattern that was followed in 2018. According to it, 26 questions were divided into five sections - A, B, C, D, and E. Students had quite a number of internal choices, along with a Value-based Question to test the values they learn everyday.

Sections Question Types No. of Questions
Section A (1m) Very Short Answer-type Questions 5Q (5m)
Section B (2m) Short Answer-type Questions I 5Q (10m)
Section C (3m) Short Answer-type Questions II 12Q (36m)
Section D (4m) Value-based Question 1Q (4m)
Section E (5m) Long Answer-type Questions 3Q (15m)


Given below are the FREE links to complete PDF files of CBSE Class 12 Physics 2018 Board Papers, Compartment Papers, and Marking Scheme Solutions. You can download them directly to your computer without entering any login information.

CBSE Class 12 Physics Question Papers 2018 Solutions (Marking Scheme)
55-1 (Set 1) Solution
55-2 (Set 2) Solution
55-3 (Set 3) Solution
55-C-1 (Compartment Set 1) Solution
55-C-2 (Compartment Set 2) Solution
55-C-3 (Compartment Set 3) Solution

If it is your first time practicing Class 12 Physics questions using Previous Year Papers, you can follow some tips given below to solve them in the best way.

  • Dedicate Separate Time: You must take out time from your study schedule and stay focussed only on solving the Past Year Paper. It will allow you to complete the paper in the alloted time and improve your speed.
  • Read and Understand the Pattern: It is important to take a look at the pattern of the paper first. It gives you an idea of how much time you have to spend on each question according to the weightage of marks.
  • Avoid Looking through Answers: Always solve the whole paper first and then match your answers with the Marking Scheme Solutions. This will help you gain confidence in your preparation.

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