CBSE Board Exams 2024: Class 10 English sample paper; marking scheme

CBSE Class 10 sample paper is available on the official website,


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Vagisha Kaushik | November 13, 2023 | 11:26 AM IST

NEW DELHI: For the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board exams 2024, Class 10 English sample paper is available. Students can download the CBSE sample paper 2023-24 Class 10 from the official website,

According to the sample paper, the exam will be conducted for a duration of three hours and a total of 80 marks. The question paper will include three sections - reading, grammar and writing, and literature.

Section A will carry a total of 20 marks and consist of two questions with 10 marks each. Section B will also carry 20 marks and include three questions. Section C will carry 40 marks.

CBSE Class 10 English marking scheme

The question paper will have 11 questions in total and all questions are compulsory. There will be no overall choices, however, an internal choice will be provided in two questions in Section C and four questions in section D.

CBSE Class 10 English

Number of questions

Section A

2 long questions divided into 8 questions each

Section B

3 questions - 1 question will carry 10 marks and two questions will carry 5 marks each

Section C

6 questions - 2 questions will carry 5 marks each, 1 question will carry 12 marks, and 2 questions will carry 6 marks each

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