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CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2020: Sample Papers of Basic Maths and Standard Maths with Marking Scheme

CBSE sample papers for Class 10 standard mathematics and basic mathematics are provided here. Check the sample papers to get an idea about nature of questions and comparison of the difficulty level of two types of Maths papers.

Oct 10, 2019 12:06 IST
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CBSE Class 10 Maths Sample Paper and Marking Scheme 2020
CBSE Class 10 Maths Sample Paper and Marking Scheme 2020

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), for the first time, will conduct two separate examinations for class 10 Mathematics subject in board examination 2020. The first will be the ‘Basic Mathematics’ while the second will be the ‘Standard Mathematics’. CBSE has released sample papers for both versions of class 10 Mathematics. Board has released the sample papers along with marking scheme to give students an idea about the type of questions and their difficulty level expected in class 10 standard and basic Mathematics exams.

We are providing here the CBSE sample papers and marking schemes for class 10 Mathematics-Basic and Mathematics-Standard. Students can easily download the sample paper and marking scheme for the subject they will appear for in board exam 2020.

Recommended Books for Exam Preparation:

- CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Chapter-wise & Topic-wise Includes Objective Types & MCQ's (Question Bank For March 2020 Exam)

- CBSE Class 10 Science Chapter-wise & Topic-wise Includes Objective Types & MCQ's (Question Bank For March 2020 Exam)

Links to download CBSE Class 10 Maths sample papers and marking schemes are given below:

CBSE Class 10 Basic Mathematics

Sample Question Paper 2020

Marking Scheme

CBSE Class 10 Standard Mathematics

Sample Question Paper 2020

Marking Scheme

With the analysis of sample papers for the two levels of Mathematics subject in class 10, it can be concluded that the basic Mathematics paper will have simple questions which require application of direct formula or concept. For this students must be good at general formulas and basic concepts involved in CBSE Class 10 Maths Syllabus 2020.

Mathematics-Basic paper to be easier than Mathematics-Standard

The difficulty level of the Mathematics-Standard exam will be the same as that of the existing exam which means the question paper will have tough and more of concept based questions. Mathematics-Basic question paper, on the other hand, will be easier with direct questions.

No change in syllabus for Mathematics-Basic and Mathematics-Standard exams

CBSE has not changed the syllabus for basic and standard Mathematics papers. Students are required to study the same syllabus for the both versions of class 10 Mathematics. The only change will be in the difficulty level of both the papers.

Student with Mathematics-Basic cannot study Maths in higher classes

Mathematics-Basic level paper is devised for those students who do not want to pursue the study of Mathematics in higher classes whereas Mathematics-Standard is for those who wish to study Maths in next level of their academic career. However, if a student opts for basic Mathematics and clears the exam in class 10 but wishes to pursue Mathematics for class 12 examination, then he/she will have to appear and pass the class 10 Mathematics-Standard compartment exam conducted in July, 2020.

To get useful resources for preparation of Class 10 Maths exam, check following links:

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