PSA Sample Papers for CBSE class 9

Download free PSA Sample Papers for CBSE class 9 from These sample papers include PSA Sample Papers on Quantitative Reasoning, Qualitative Reasoning and Language Conventions will greatly help the students to understand arithmetic problems, use logic in form of relationships, analogies and directions. All these items would develop creative thinking, decision making, critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills. It would assess student’s ability to process, interpret and use information. At the same time it would increase the curiosity of students and help in their intellectual growth. These are designed and developed by Directorate of Education, New Delhi.

Download PSA Sample Papers for class 9

What is PSA 

It is a widely acknowledged fact that research and analytical skills, ability to apply basic concepts of different subjects, solve application based problems in Mathematics and Science, comprehend and analyse written text and effective communication are the skills which ensure success in Higher Studies and Professional areas.These dimensions of 21st Century life skills will greatly assist learners in acquiring higher order thinking skills such as Problem Solving and Decision Making.
It is in this connection that the Board is planning to initiate a `Problem Solving Assessment’ (CBSE-PSA) for students of Classes IX from the second term of this session 2012-13.

The features of the ‘Problem Solving Assessment’ (CBSE-PSA) will be as follows: –

1. It will be compulsory for all students of Classes IX and carry 90 marks. There will be 60 items of MCQ type.

2. It will assess the following areas:-

  • Quantitative Reasoning (found in mathematics, science and technology)
  • Qualitative Reasoning (found in humanities, arts and social sciences)
  • Language Conventions

There is no specific syllabus for Problem Solving Assessment (CBSE-PSA). The exam will be conducted in January-February 2013. The same will be extended to class 10 in next session. This test will replace FA-4.

For More insight please visit the following posts :

Problem Solving Assessment (PSA) for Class IX

Problem-Solving Skills in CBSE class 9 and Class 11

CBSE FA-4 Replaced by Problem Solving Assessment

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137 Responses to “PSA Sample Papers for CBSE class 9”

  1. Sushi says:

    u r right

  2. sumedha says:

    all the best to every one for PSA

  3. samarika says:

    agreed….. dimag khrabi hai salo ki pata nhi baccho ko machine smjhte hai ye kr skye hai vo kr skte hai…..

  4. komal says:

    true words…

  5. simran says:

    i need the solutions of the 1st sample paper

  6. vishakha singh rajput says:

    true yrr…hdache bn chka h 4 d stdnts…..

  7. sameer says:


  8. aadi says:

    CBSE likhna ata nahi ye cce ko judge karenge

  9. aadi says:

    I hope if you had one , that brain -_-

  10. sethu says:

    to answer a psa paper you need some logic

  11. Monu says:

    Sahi hai kritika salle dimag kharab ho jata hai is cce ko follow karte karte…..

  12. saksham jain says:

    kbi yeh kam karo kbi wo projct karo
    sala padai se jyada to madam ko kush karne ki tension rhti h..

  13. yashwant says:

    SAALA CBSE walo ka bheja phir gayaaaaaa

  14. muskaan says:


  15. satyam says:

    goood luck to all class ix to psa examination

  16. Shishir Kumar says:

    CCE pattern is rubbish!!!
    It only increases our burden…

  17. shivangi singh says:

    cbse is best as it prepare as for the higher competitions by conducting such exams

  18. brijesh m says:


  19. prakrati khandelwal says:

    Is cce pattern kki vajah se exams p concentrate bhi nhi kr parhe sre dnbhr bas kabhi projects,kabhi assigments etc banate raho……

  20. Ananya says:

    This PSA is a real burden on us students. Bad enough we have exams in less than a month. Now we have another exam to worry about….with a completely different portion and serious weightage. How is this fair???

  21. syed rakib says:

    ekdam correct sab bachhe barbad ho rahe hai cce pattern ke chal te
    ap kiya bolte ho??????

  22. syed rakib says:

    app pagal ho?? me manta hu CBSE achha hai but cce kiya bout achai hai ?? ye to bachhe ko barbad kar raha hai

  23. syed rakib says:

    u r mad

  24. Guest says:

    i also agree wd u kritika

  25. preetika says:

    rght said

  26. bidisha banik says:

    u r 100 prcent r8 kritika

  27. naruto says:

    needed more psa sample papers

  28. anurudh says:

    cbse is great

  29. Anurudhan says:

    PSA is not that much simple

  30. Anurudhan says:

    PSA is not that much simple

  31. taswvur ali says:


  32. psa to kab ka katam ho gaya, ye to batao uska result kab ha

  33. Varun says:

    jo bhi CBSE ko acha bolte hai wo sab gand marao. saalo chakho.

  34. Varun says:

    jo bhi CBSE walo ka acha bol rahe ho gand maro chakho. kick your ass

  35. Varun says:

    jo bhi CBSE walo ko acha bol rahe hai gand marao chakho. Kicked Your Ass!!

  36. PRIYA says:

    in my school 4 fa-4 there IS

    i PSA 4 60 MARKS

    ALL AFTER WINTER BREAK….HELLO??????????i thought vacations r 4 fun……not slooooging….cbse board have you heard of chirstmas time ,new year parties…and ENJOYING WITH YOUR FAMILY???????

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