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CBSE User Submitted Papers Class 10 Science

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CBSE Science model question paper

CBSE User Submitted Papers for class 10 Science and User Submitted Papers & Solutions of 10 Science are made available by CBSE every year just after the board exams are over. CBSE marking scheme and blue print is provided along with the User Submitted Papers. This helps students find answer the most frequently asked question, How to prepare for CBSE board exams. The best way to prepare for board exams is to understand the questions pattern and practice them as given in User Submitted Papers.

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Board User Submitted Papers of class 10 Science

CBSE class 10 Board Submitted Papers for Science for the year 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 with solutions in PDF format for free download. The User Submitted Papers last 10 year for all – NCERT books and based on CBSE latest syllabus must be downloaded and practiced by students. These old 5 to 10 year board User Submitted Papers are the best source to understand question paper pattern and chapter wise weightage in class 10th Science question paper.

Chapter-wise Marks distribution for class 10 Science board exam

Unit no.




Chemical Substances-Nature and Behaviour



World of Living



Natural Phenomena



Effects of Current



Natural Resources






Internal assessment



Grand Total


Class 10 Science Marking scheme

Remembering - (Knowledge based Simple recall questions, to know specific facts, terms, concepts, principles, or theories; Identify, define, or recite, information)
VSA (1 Mark) - 2
SA-II (3 Marks) - 1
LA (5 Marks) - 1
Total Marks - 10
% Weightage - 15%

Understanding- (Comprehension -to be familiar with meaning and to understand conceptually, interpret, compare, contrast, explain, paraphrase, or interpret information)
SA-I (2 Mark) - 1
SA-II (3 Marks) - 4
LA (5 Marks) - 2
Total Marks - 24
% Weightage - 35%

Application (Use abstract information in concrete situation, to apply knowledge to new situations; Use given content to interpret a situation, provide an example, or solve a problem)
SA-I (2 Marks) - 1
SA-II (3 Marks) - 2
LA (5 Marks) - 2
Total Marks - 18
% Weightage - 26%

High Order Thinking Skills (Analysis & Synthesis Classify, compare, contrast, or differentiate between different pieces of information; Organize and/or integrate unique pieces of information from a variety of sources)
SA-II (3 Marks) - 1
LA (5 Marks) - 1
Total Marks - 8
% Weightage - 12%

Inferential and Evaluative (Appraise, judge, and/or justify the value or worth of a decision or outcome, or to predict outcomes based on values)
SA-I (2 Marks) - 1
SA-II (3 Marks) - 1+1*
Total Marks - 8
% Weightage - 12%

Total (Theory Based Questions)
VSA (1 Mark) - 2x1=2
SA-I (2 Marks) - 3x2=6
SA-II (3 Marks) - 10x3=30
LA (5 Marks) - 6x5=30
Total Marks - 68(21)
% Weightage - 100%

Practical Based Questions (PBQs)
SA-I (2 Marks) - 6x2=12
Total Marks - 12(6)

VSA (1 Mark) - 2x1=2
SA-I (2 Marks) - 9x2=18
SA-II (3 Marks) - 10x3=30
LA (5 Marks) - 6x5=30
Total Marks - 80(27)

CBSE Science User Submitted Papers General Instructions

Time allowed: 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 80 marks

General Instructions:

  • The question paper comprises two sections, A and B. You are to attempt both the sections.
  • All questions are compulsory.
  • All questions of Section-A and B are to be attempted separately.
  • There is an internal choice in 2 questions of 3 marks each and 1 question of 6 marks.
  • Question numbers 1 and 2 in Section-A are one mark question. They are to be answered in one word or in one sentence.
  • Question numbers 3 to 5 in Section- A are two marks questions. These are to be answered in 30 words each.
  • Question numbers 6 to 15 in Section-A are three marks questions. These are to be answered in about 50 words each.
  • Question numbers 16 to 21 in Section-A are 5 marks questions. These are to be answered in 70 words each.
  • Question numbers 22 to 27 in Section- B are based on practical skills. Each question is a two marks question. These are to be answered in brief

Class 10 User Submitted Papers and syllabus

CBSE class 10 Science have following chapters. Questions are asked from these chapters. CBSE schools are advised to follow NCERT text books. Here is the list of chapters in class 10 Science.

Class 10 Science List of Chapters NCERT Book

  • Ch 01 Chemical Reaction And Equations
  • Ch 02 Acids, Bases And Salts
  • Ch 03 Metals and Non-Metals
  • Ch 04 Carbon and Its Compounds
  • Ch 05 Classification Of Elements
  • Ch 06 Life Processes
  • Ch 07 Control and Coordination
  • Ch 08 How Do Organism Reproduce
  • Ch 09 Heredity and Evolution
  • Ch 10 Light Reflection and Refraction
  • Ch 11 The Human Eye and The Colourful World
  • Ch 12 Electricity
  • Ch 13 Magnetic Effects Of Electric Current
  • Ch 14 Sources of Energy
  • Ch 15 Our Environment
  • Ch 16 Management Of Natural Resources

User Submitted Papers for CBSE Class 10

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