CBSE class X sample paper for Maths

Maths, one of the most important and scoring subjects is also feared by most of the students. But regular studies, memorising and understanding the basics and practice is something which can help one fetch 100 per cent marks in the examination.

While some students dread the subject, there are others who use its scoring nature to boost their overall percentage. The CBSE date sheet for class 10 boards will shortly be released. As per the reports, the exams are likely to begin from March 8. Last year some students found the paper as very tough and lengthy. The students couldn’t finish the paper on time and found the question paper tricky.

In earlier format there were only 1, 4 and 6 mark questions. Now, CBSE has introduced 2 mark questions.

Click here to download the sample class X CBSE paper


All questions are compulsory
The question paper consists of 31questions divided into four sections A,B,C and D

  • Section A contains four questions of one mark each
  • Section B contains six questions of two marks each
  • Section C contains 10 questions of three marks each
  • Section D contains 11 questions of four marks each
  • Use of calculators is not permitted

Tips to prepare well

  • Compile a list of all important formulae and concepts for quick revision
  • Complete all NCERT questions and solved examples
  • Don’t just memorise the formulae, understand it
  • Don’t wait for the last moment to clear your doubts. Do it now
  • Focus on NCERT books for studying as a majority of exam revolves around NCERT books, also practice questions from other books, in addition to NCERT
  • Practice last year’s question paper
  • Do not skip any topic, complete the syllabus thoroughly
  • Identify your weak areas, where you are unable to answer and where you answer incorrectly
  • Increase your speed in answering so you are able to complete the exam and have some time for revision during the exam.

Date: Jan 28, 2017
Source: IndiaToday