CBSE Previous Year Question Papers Class 10

Similar to all the other study and examination materials made available by CBSE, Previous Year Papers also play a vital role in a student’s board examination prep.

They help the students to analyze the paper pattern and marking scheme, types of questions, difficulty level of exams, and learn how long answers they should write for each question.

We, at Educart Publications, understand the importance of these examination resources for the students’ revision time before exams. This is why we have brought you absolutely FREE access to all the available Past Year Papers for Class 10.

Given below is a table with all the Class 10 Past Year Question Papers, Compartment Papers, Marking Scheme Solutions and Topper Answer Sheet categorised on the basis of years. Each year has all possible sets and subsets that were provided by CBSE.

Subjects Years
English 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
Hindi A 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Subjects Years
Hindi B 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
Maths Standard 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Subjects Years
Maths Basic 2020
Science 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
Social Science 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Subjects Years
Sanskrit 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Information Technology (402) 2020, 2019, 2018


From the table given below, you can download all the Class 10 Past Year Question Papers along with their Compartment Papers and Marking Scheme Solutions plus Topper Answer Sheets subject-wise.

Year Subjects
2020 English, Hindi A, Hindi B, Maths Standard, Maths Basic, Science, Social Science, Sanskrit, Information Technology
2019 English, Hindi A, Hindi B, Maths, Science, Social Science, Sanskrit, Information Technology

Year Subjects
2018 English, Hindi A, Hindi B, Maths, Science, Social Science, Sanskrit, Information Technology
2017 English, Hindi A, Hindi B, Maths, Science, Social Science, Sanskrit

Year Subjects
2016 English, Hindi A, Hindi B, Maths, Science, Social Science, Sanskrit
2015 English, Hindi A, Hindi B, Maths, Science, Social Science, Sanskrit

Year Subjects
2014 English, Hindi A, Hindi B, Maths, Science, Social Science
2013 English, Hindi A, Hindi B, Maths, Science, Social Science

Teachers and students can access these links any time and download the PDF files to their system for future use.

Here, we have provided the PDFs for all the sets and subjects including Maths Basic and Information Technology so that you don’t have to look for other ways to find them. Here’s how each of the resources available above will help the students.

  • Previous Year Main Board Papers and Compartment Papers are useful for revision time. In addition to providing the idea of paper pattern and type of questions, they help to improve students’ ability to attempt the paper and on time.
  • Marking Scheme Solutions are a great resource for learning some tips and tricks on solving the questions within the word limit. CBSE provides them for teachers to check the answers considerably and students to answer the questions efficiently.
  • Students can use the Topper Answer Sheet to note some tips on how to attempt the paper in a presentable manner and score maximum marks in the exam.

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In each book, we have covered all possible types of MCQs (Competency-based, Case/ Extract/ Source-based, A/R type) for Term I chapters. You will have an abundance of questions to practice.

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