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CBSE Guide: Everything about Sample Papers!
Established in 1962, CBSE conducts the Class 10 and Class 12 examinations every year in the month of March. This article is aimed to work as a CBSE guide to all the students affiliated to CBSE Board.

All Kendriya Vidyalayas, Jawahar Navodya Vidyalayas, private schools, and most of the Central Government approved schools are affiliated to CBSE. The board’s jurisdiction is far-reaching and extends beyond the geographical boundaries of India. CBSE has 18694 schools in India and 211 schools in 25 other countries that are affiliated with it. To give you an idea of the magnitude of CBSE’s reach, there are 1117 Kendriya Vidyalayas, 2720 Government/Aided Schools, 14253 Independent Schools, 590 Jawahar Novodaya Vidyalayas and 14 Central Tibetan Schools that are under the board’s purview.

Every year lakhs of students appear for the board examinations in India. In 2017, a total of 19,85,397 students registered for the Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations conducted by CBSE (8,86,506 students from Class 10 and 10,98,891 students from Class12).

We all know the importance of board exams and how they’re an important milestone in our educational system and define our higher studies and career choices. Since a large number of students compete in the board exams every year, there’s bound to be cut-throat competition. Hence, it’s imperative that you put your best foot forward in preparing for your board exams and leave no stone unturned.

In this article, we’re highlighting the importance of an important strategy to ace your board examinations i.e. solving the CBSE SAMPLE PAPERS. This article on the CBSE guide highlights the top five reasons for solving the CBSE sample papers that will help you pass with flying colours.

  • The Marking Scheme

Once you start solving the sample papers, you familiarise yourself with both the marking scheme and the weightage of essential topics in the exam. It will help you judge the importance and the need of practice of selected chapters. Then, you can focus your attention on those demanding topics during revision.

  • Self-Assessment

Solving a sample paper is an excellent measure to see how much you have retained in the exam. You will realize that certain formulae/concepts/themes reappear in every sample/previous year paper. By self-evaluation, you will also be able to track your performance and hence improve on your weaker areas. It will lead to a more comprehensive revision of everything you have studied.

  • Face your Fears

The worst kind of fear is the fear of the unknown. CBSE Sample Papers will make you comfortable with the exam-pattern and the type of frequently-asked questions. Practicing from the sample papers relieves your stress and anxiety about the exam as you know exactly what to expect from the paper on the exam day.

  • Time-Management

Do you know how much time is required to write a letter in the English exam that carries 15 marks? Probably not, because most students do not practice completing a paper in a specified time period. Failing to present your answer in the limited time can unnecessarily topple your much-deserved score. Completing CBSE Sample papers in the three-hour framework will help you realize the subtle nuances about your writing speed, comprehension, and problem-solving speed in an examination hall environment.

  • It’s an Open Secret

Sample papers are framed according to the previous years’ papers and the current syllabus. Once you know what to expect from the examiner, you will have much greater confidence while writing your paper.

You can click on the following links to practice the previous year CBSE sample papers for various subjects:

Sample Papers 2016-17 for Class 12

Sample Papers 2016-17 for Class 10

Sample Papers 2015-16 for Cass 12

Sample Papers 2015-16 for Cass 10

Model Answer by Candidate for 2016

Model Answer by Candidate for 2015

CBSE sample papers are the best way to excel in your CBSE board exams. However, studying the right things matters equally. Toppr brings you the best video lectures to shape your preparation. You can check some out here:

  • Reflection and Refraction
  • Electricity
  • Acids, bases and salts
  • Metals and Non-metals
  • Carbon and its compounds
  • Real Numbers
  • Linear Equations in Two Variables
  • Probability

To get a decisive edge over competition you must practice Toppr’s specially designed tests for CBSE students on Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Logical Reasoning, History, Civics, Geography, Economics, and English.

You can find video lectures for everything in CBSE class 10 Syllabus .

Quality practice is just as important as the right content or the sample papers. Practice the previous year Class 10 papers from our bank of past question papers. Class 12 students can find practice questions papers here.

At toppr, it’s our constant endeavour to provide you with the right tools to excel in competitive examinations. The experts on our panel are just the right professional to help guide you on the CBSE syllabus.

Toppr’s modules are designed in a manner so as to provide a complete coverage of CBSE, ICSE, and the State Board Foundation Courses from Class 4 to Class 10. We also specialize in complete IIT-JEE Preparation and AIPMT Preparation for Class 11 and 12. Do you want to speak to our Teachers who can help you with more details?

Our Mathematics and Science tutorials are conducted by the country’s best faculties from the prestigious IITs and the NITs, which include special modules of sample papers for Class 8 students.

Would you like to speak to our Teachers to get complete course details? Would you like us to include more topics under the CBSE guide? Do let us know in the comments’ section.

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