CBSE Class 10 Previous Year Papers and Solutions

TopperLearning presents well-formatted CBSE Class 10 previous years’ question papers with solutions. Generally, students of CBSE Class 10 face a lot of difficulty in solving their final board exam paper. The reasons are plenty; there may be either no standardized paper pattern available to follow while preparing or not being aware of what kinds of questions are asked in the examination. But, not to worry!

We, at TopperLearning, understand that students constantly feel under pressure to score more marks in their examinations. Because of improper guidance, they often need to settle for a lesser score. TopperLearning’s CBSE previous years’ question papers for Class 10 with solutions will help you to effectively prepare for your board examination and to work smartly towards scoring more marks.

Practicing with our CBSE board papers for Class 10 which are available for 5 subjects, i.e. English, Hindi, Mathematics, Science and Social Science, is a smart way to master the skills in each subject. By using our CBSE Class 10 sample papers and previous years’ question papers for Class 10 with solutions, you can learn about the paper pattern and the types of questions asked in the examination. TopperLearning’s previous years’ question papers will inculcate the habit of solving past exam papers for effective exam preparation and will definitely boost your confidence before your exam.

Our previous years’ question papers are solved by our well-qualified experts and ease the revision of CBSE Class 10 students. These previous years’ question papers with solutions for CBSE Class 10 give an added advantage by providing students with an understanding of the answers expected for the questions in a paper. Also, the CBSE Class 10 board papers act as reference materials that are best for revision and must be made an integral part of your exam prep strategy.

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CBSE Class 10 Social Studies Previous Years’ Question Papers with Solutions

Complete your Social Studies exam preparation by going through our Social Studies previous years’ papers with solutions. Find all the CBSE previous years’ question papers for Social Studies with solutions for Class 10 History, Class 10 Geography and Class 10 Civics on the TopperLearning study portal.

CBSE Class 10 English Previous Years’ Question Papers with Solutions

Revise from an exam perspective the prose and poems in your CBSE Class 10 syllabus for English with our previous years’ papers and solutions. Read and practice our CBSE Class 10 English previous years’ question papers with solutions to gain clarity on the poetic elements used in the meaningful poems covered in your English syllabus.

CBSE Class 10 Previous Years’ Question Papers with Solutions – FAQ’s

1.      Why choose TopperLearning’s CBSE Class 10 Previous Years’ Question Papers with Solutions?

Get yourself ready with the right exam temperament. Prepare for the toughest questions with TopperLearning’s previous years’ papers for Class 10. The CBSE Class 10 previous years’ question papers with solutions are available free of cost as PDF files. Now, you can access past Board question papers online, download them and print them easily.

The solutions for questions from CBSE Class 10 previous years’ papers are carefully prepared by our academic experts. These answers come with concept notes for additional clarity. If you need more help, you can always ask your doubts at TopperLearning’s ‘Undoubt’ section, and an expert will promptly clarify your doubts.

2.      Where will I be able to download CBSE Class 10 Previous Years’ Question Papers in PDF?

TopperLearning is a trusted online study portal where you can freely access and download all the CBSE previous years’ question papers for Class 10 with solutions in PDF

3.      Are questions in the Previous Years’ Papers for CBSE Class 10 asked again in the exams?

Questions based on important topics are likely to be asked again in the exam. If you go through the recent board papers for CBSE Class 10, you’ll find that the same or similar questions appear again. Sometimes, the same numerical question can be asked in the Maths or Physics papers with a different set of data.

So, practicing the answers in the previous years’ papers trains your mind to understand the types of questions which can come again in your upcoming exam. If you study the CBSE previous years’ question papers for Class 10 with solutions, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge of various methods to think about a problem, and accordingly, to write solutions with the right steps.

4.      How are previous years’ question papers from the last 10 years useful for CBSE Class 10 board exam preparation?

  • Some of the key benefits of using CBSE Class 10 previous years’ question papers with solutions are given below:
  • When you solve board exam papers, you will understand the difficulty level of solving each question in each CBSE Class 10 subject.
  • By referring to the model solutions by experts, you can evaluate your answers and find out where you stand in terms of scoring marks.
  • Solving last 10 years’ question papers of CBSE Class 10 will help you to identify the topics that have been repeatedly asked in the board exams and are the important questions that you should be thoroughly prepared for.
  • Use a timer to solve the question papers and find out how fast you are able to write answers accurately. While trying to attempt all the questions, you shouldn’t forget that you will score marks only if the answers have the correct steps and the correct final answer. So, pay attention to the accuracy of the answers.
  • Solving CBSE Class 10 board papers will also help you to stay focussed on answering the CBSE board exams—thinking clearly and answering the questions well. Also, our solutions to the CBSE Class 10 previous years’ question papers will help you to understand the complete answers as per the question paper marking scheme for CBSE Class 10.

5.       How to do a self-assessment using CBSE Class 10 previous years’ question papers with solutions?

  • To do a self-assessment and to make the most of CBSE previous years’ question papers for Class 10 with solutions, you can follow the steps given below:
  • Download the PDF files of the required question papers from our collection of CBSE Class 10 board papers and take a printout of the same.
  • Schedule your mock exam as per the timing of your actual exam. For example, if your actual exam is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., then it would be ideal to schedule your mock exam between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Take the mock or CBSE Class 10 practice test for your CBSE board exam as per the duration.
  • Compare your answers with the solutions by experts for the question papers that you attempted. For example, to improve your Maths exam writing skills, you may take a mock exam of the 2019 Maths question paper and compare your answers with the ones provided by our experts in the CBSE Class 10 Maths paper 2019 solutions.
  • Check for mistakes such as incorrect steps and errors due to lack of conceptual clarity. Note down all the topics in which you need conceptual clarity for scoring better marks. For conceptual clarity, you can utilise our study materials such as CBSE Class 10 video lessons, Most Important Questions (MIQs), video assessments, sample papers, online tests etc. Also, attend our webinars to speak to our experts in real time.

6.      I scored less in numericals and in short answer questions in my mock test. How to improve my score?

You’ll come across all the topics that you need to improve when you solve the CBSE Class 10 previous years’ papers. In case you find yourself losing marks in the short answer questions, you should use our revision notes along with resources like CBSE Class 10 Fill in the Blanks, True or False, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), weekly testsand more. If you lost marks in numericals in your mock test, then practice similar numericals by referring to our chapter solutions for questions from NCERT books, RD Sharma books or RS Aggarwal books.

7.      Which CBSE Class 10 question papers will I find at TopperLearning?

At TopperLearning, you will find the following CBSE Class 10 previous years’ question papers with solutions:

  • CBSE Class 10 Science previous years’ question papers with solutions
  • CBSE Class 10 Maths previous years’ question papers with solutions
  • CBSE Class 10 Social Studies previous years’ question papers with solutions
  • CBSE Class 10 English previous years’ question papers with solutions
  • CBSE Class 10 Hindi previous years’ question papers with solutions