CBSE Sample Paper 2021-22: Class 10, 12 Term 1 Board Exam sample papers released

In order to help the students of class 10th and 12th who will be appearing for the board exams this year, CBSE has released the sample papers for different subjects. These sample papers have been prepared according to the new examination format of the Term 1 exams to be held in November-December 2021. CBSE Sample Papers 2021-22 has been released on the official website of CBSE at Students must visit the official website and download the sample papers as soon as possible.

Students are advised to take printouts of the sample papers and practice them to gain a better understanding of the new examination pattern. These sample papers will help the students be familiar with the pattern of the questions that can feature in the exam and therefore learn to manage their time accordingly.

CBSE Sample Papers 2021-22: Sample papers for class 12th students

CBSE has released sample papers for 12 subjects on its official website. Students can also click on the links below to download the sample papers directly and start practising.




Business Studies



Physical Education


Political Science



English Core


CBSE Sample Papers 2021-22: Sample papers for class 10th students

Students can click on the links shared below to download the sample papers for six subjects that have been released by the CBSE: -

Social Science


Mathematics (Standard)

Mathematics (Basic)

Hindi A Hindi B



CBSE Sample Papers 2021-22: Important Updates

Here are some extremely important updates pertaining to CBSE Sample Papers 2021-22, which the students must follow: -

  • CBSE has divided the board examinations for class 10th and class 12th into two parts this year due to the pandemic situation. Now the exams will be held as Term - 1 and Term - 2 exams.
  • Term – 1 exam would cover 50% of the syllabus and would feature objective-type MCQs.
  • Depending on the situation at the time, the board will decide if the examination must be conducted in the online mode or in the offline mode.
  • Along with the sample papers, CBSE has also released the answer keys and marking scheme for the sample papers. Students must refer to these resources to analyse their performance in the exam.


As the pandemic situation is evolving gradually, CBSE can make several changes in the coming days. Students are advised to regularly visit the official website to access the updates and announcements in a timely manner.

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