CBSE Class 10, 12 Board Examination 2020: Check Date Sheet, Important Updates, Tips & Resources to Score High

CBSE Board Exam 2020 for class 10th and class 12th have started from 15th February, 2020. For Class 10, examinations will end on 20th March while for Class 12 exams will conclude on 30th March, 2020. We are providing here the complete schedule of CBSE examinations for 10th and 12th classes. Few important tips are also discussed here to help students ace the exam with active and effective preparation.

Exams of some major subjects will fall in February 2020

Unlike the previous year, CBSE will organise the exams of some major subjects of class 10 and class 12 in the February month only. Last year board conducted the examinations of all vocational subjects first and then started the papers of major subjects in the month of March. 

Major papers of Class 10 falling in February, 2020:

ENGLISH COMM. (101) - 26th February 2020 (Wednesday) 

ENGLISH LNG & LIT (184) - 26th February 2020 (Wednesday)

Hindi Course A (002) - 29th February 2020 (Saturday)

HINDI Course B (085)- 29th February 2020 (Saturday)

Major papers of Class 12 falling in February, 2020:

PSYCHOLOGY (037) - 22nd February 2020 (Saturday)

ENGLISH ELECTIVE-N (001) - 27th February 2020 (Thursday)

ENGLISH ELECTIVE-C (101) - 27th February 2020 (Thursday)

ENGLISH CORE (301) - 27th February 2020 (Thursday)

Check and download the complete date sheet from the links provided below:

CBSE 12th Date Sheet for Boards Exam 2020 (All Streams): Download Here

CBSE 10th Date Sheet for Board Exam 2020: Download Here

CBSE Board Exam Preparation Tips & Resources

We are going to discuss here some very effective tips and plans which students must follow while preparing for their board exams. Remember, it is very important for students to be well planned and organised with their exam preparations to get the best results. At the same time, they should also have good and reliable resources which can give them all important information in the most authentic and accurate form. Here we are providing below some important exam preparation tips along with best study resources for class 10 and class 12 students, which are sure to help them make exam preparations effectively in less time:

1. Start with analysing the CBSE sample papers

Till now, almost all class 10 and class 12 students would have covered more than half of their course and therefore they all would be very well familiarised with the contents and topics covered in each subject. Now, as CBSE has already released the sample question papers of all subjects, students should start practicing with these latest sample papers. They should analyse the pattern of question paper to know the format and nature of questions, marking scheme, answers writing criteria, etc. All these details will help to know that what kind of questions to prepared for exams and how to attempt questions of different formats in appropriately in exams. Check links to latest CBSE sample papers below:

CBSE Class 10 Sample Papers for Board Exam 2020

CBSE Class 12 Sample Papers for Board Exam 2020

2. Go through latest syllabus and mark topics of high weightage

After knowing the question paper format, next important thing is to check the syllabus prescribed by CBSE for current academic session. It is the most important tool to structure your preparation strategy as CBSE has already notified that the question papers in class 10 and class 12 examinations will be entirely based on the latest syllabus. So, students should go through the syllabus to know the topics to be covered for board exam. Weightage of various units and chapters mentioned in the syllabus must be used as an indicative to know which chapters are more important for board exams. Latest CBSE syllabus of all subjects of classes 10th and 12th can be accessed from following links:

CBSE Class 10 Syllabus 2019-2020: All Subjects

CBSE Class 12 Syllabus 2019-2020: All Subjects

3. Strengthen your preparations with help of previous year question papers

Previous year question papers are a source of important questions for upcoming CBSE examinations. Solving previous year question papers helps you understand that what type of questions are frequently asked in board exams. You also get an idea about the concepts and topics which must be prepared with more concentration. You get a tremendous boost in your confidence level each time you solve a previous year question paper successfully. Thus, solving previous year question papers helps you lessen the exam pressure, preparing you to give a phenomenal performance in exams. Class 10 and class 12 students can check the previous year CBSE question papers from following links for their respective classes:

CBSE Class 10 Maths Solved Previous Year Question Papers

CBSE Class 10 Science Solved Previous Year Question Papers

CBSE Class 10 Previous Year Question Papers of All Subjects

CBSE Class 12 Maths Solved Previous Year Question Papers

CBSE Class 12 Physics Solved Previous Year Question Papers

CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Solved Previous Year Question Papers

CBSE Class 12 Biology Solved Previous Year Question Papers

4. Make notes of important formulae, diagrams, definitions, etc.

While making revision in last few days before the exams, it will not be possible read all the concepts, properties, definitions, etc., line by line from your book as it will consume a lot of time. So, it’s better if keep all these important facts and points noted on a paper with you. If you are finding it a difficult job, then we make it easy for you as we have collated all important formulae, diagrams, definitions, for different subjects (wherever applicable) of class 10 and class 12. Check them from the links given below and save to refer for quick revision at the time of examination:

CBSE Class 10 Physics Important Diagrams

CBSE Class 10 Biology Important Diagrams

CBSE Class 10 Chemistry Important Reactions

CBSE Class 10 Maths Important Formulae and Theorems

CBSE Class 12 Biology Important Diagrams

5. Check Toppers Answer Sheets for Perfect Answer Presentation in Exams

For last few years, CBSE has been releasing the answer sheets of subject-wise toppers in the examinations conducted in the same year. This is an excellent initiative by board to help students understand the strategies followed by toppers while writing their papers. Students can understand the criteria that how to start writing the answers for questions of different formats, from which questions to start first, how to present your answer script in the best way and more. This is very helpful to formulate your own exam writing technique which may perhaps make you the next topper in CBSE exams. CBSE Toppers' answers sheets of all previous year exams can be checked from following links:

CBSE Class 10, 12 Toppers Answer Sheets of 2018, 2017, 2016 Examinations

Check some more important resources below:

CBSE Class 10 Science Important MCQs for Board Exam 2020

CBSE Class 10 Science Important Questions for Board Exam 2020

CBSE Class 10 Maths Important Questions for Board Exam 2020

CBSE board examinations are considered as the important milestones in the life of a student. Where class 10 examinations pave a way to the most suitable stream for higher studies, same way class 12 exams lead a student to the best career for life ahead. So, students should prepare hard for these two examinations to obtain best scores and grab the best opportunities in life.

Best Wishes!

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