CBSE Board Exams 2024: Additional Practice Questions for Classes 10 and 12 Released


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 CBSE Board Exams 2024: Additional Practice Questions for Classes 10 and 12 Released

Hey there, future CBSE superstars!

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has recently announced the dates for the Class 10 and Class 12 board exams in 2024. Exams will commence on February 15, 2024 and are expected to conclude by April 10, 2024, spanning approximately 55 days.

Pertaining to this, the CBSE has just dropped some major updates and resources for all of you gearing up for the Class 10 and Class 12 board exams in 2024.

In this blog, we will discuss about additional practice questions provided by CBSE to gear up for the exam and how to access it.

Practice Makes Perfect: Additional Practice Questions

CBSE has published additional practice questions on its official website, These practice papers cover the complete syllabus and include 50 percent competency questions. These additional practice papers are invaluable resources for students, offering an opportunity to strengthen their understanding of various topics and question types. 

How to Download Additional Practice Questions?

Step 1: Visit the official CBSE website at or

Step 2: Navigate to the 'Question Bank' section

Step 3: Select 'Additional Practice Papers'

Step 4: Choose your respective class (Class XII or Class X)

Step 5: Download and print the additional practice papers for future reference.

Subjects Covered:

The updated Sample Papers and competency-based resources are available for several subjects, including:

A Little Bit About the Change in Question Style: Competency-Based Questions

The CBSE has revamped its Sample Papers to include questions that emphasize analytical thinking, conceptual clarity and topic understanding. These changes, in line with Circular No. Acad-45/2023 issued on April 6, 2023, aim to introduce more analytical and competency-based questions to promote conceptual clarity and a deeper understanding of subjects. The changes are reflected in multiple-choice questions (MCQs), short-answer questions and long-answer questions. 

Approximately 50% of the questions in the new Sample Papers fall into this category. This move is in line with global educational trends that focus on assessing students' problem-solving abilities and deep comprehension rather than rote memorisation.

Earlier CBSE had also released sample papers for board exams 2024.

Check out our blog ”CBSE Sample Papers and Marking Schemes of Class 10 and 12 Board Exams 2024 Are Now Available for Download!” to access those sample papers.

Final Thoughts:

It is essential for students to take advantage of the additional practice questions and sample papers to enhance their exam preparedness. Regular practice, time management and a structured study plan are key to success in board exams. Stay updated with the latest information and official announcements by visiting the CBSE website regularly.

In conclusion, the CBSE Board Exams in 2024 come with an array of valuable resources and important dates that students must be aware of. Utilising the additional practice questions effectively can significantly improve one's performance in these crucial examinations. Remember that consistent effort, focus and a well-planned study strategy are the keys to success. Good luck to all the students preparing for the CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 board exams in 2024!

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