Download Maths 12th CBSE Previous 10 Years Question Papers PDF File

The rosy time of school life is finally going to be over soon, all your friends will be apart soon, some will stay in the city while some will leave. This time is quite painful, and what makes it more painful is that the nasty board exams are also arriving near with every passing day.

According to a survey, it was found that the subject which the students fears the most is maths. though the main reason is unknown, but maths scares the students most.

There is only one way to get over your fear of maths, and that is practice. Keep on practicing it as much as you can, and you will see that, it will actually become your favorite and strong subject.

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Maths 12th CBSE previous 10 years question papers

Students who are going to appear for the board exams should start your preparations for the upcoming board exams in order to score more than 90%.

Before you start making your strategies to tackle the board exams, you should know that practicing maths 12th CBSE previous 10 years question papers is very important.

the link to download the question paper year wise are given at the top of this article, all you need to do is click on the link and then you can download them.

Please make sure that you have a pdf reader/pdf reading software, as the files are in the form of pdf file.

How do I score 90+ in Maths?

First of all, you need to know that maths is the only subject in which you can score 100 out of 100 marks, and if you are thinking of getting high percentage then you must know that maths can prove to be really useful subject.

Your Strategy For Maths

Each subject needs a good strategy if you want to get good marks in it, but maths is a subject that needs a strategy the most. To help you out, here are some points that you should keep in mind.

Structure it out

Make a proper structure of each and every topic that you are going to cover. For example, if you have decided to prepare for Relations and Functions then you will need to divide each and every topic and assign a set time for it, and try to complete that topic in the time period set for it.

Suck NCERT up

Second and the most important point you should keep in mind is that you cover the whole NCERT book including the miscellaneous exercises.

And if you are one of those who are eyeing to join the category of elite 80’s and 90’s then you should also go through the theory part.

It may sound quite boring and some genius would rather go for other books like R.S.Agarwal and R.D.Sharma, but let me tell you, if you do not practice the whole NCERT properly, then there is no book in the world that will help you score in 80’s and 90’s.

As you must have heard that 70% of the questions that comes in board exams are from NCERT book, and, therefore, it is very important to practice each and every question properly from it. So basically, what I am trying to say is that you should suck NCERT up.

Rouge questions

Divide your time and efforts wisely as you do not want to waste your time on questions that have thin chances of coming in the exam and also do not carry and significant marks. I call them rogue questions, not that they are totally useless.

Know the weight of questions

To avoid these time wasting question, you will need to know the weightage table and then divide your time accordingly. Following is the weightage table for you.

 Chapters  Marks
Relations and Functions  5
Inverse Trigonometric Functions  5
Matrices  8
Determinants  5
Continuity and Differentiability  8
Applications of Derivatives  10
Integration  12
Applications of Integrals  6
Differential Equations  8
Vectors  6
Three dimensional Geometry  11
Linear Programming  6
Probability  10

So this is the weightage table for class 12th Maths CBSE. Make your studying scheme according to this weightage table.

Your notes that are apart

Make a separate list of all the important questions and formulas.

If possible, try to make a separate notebook in which you will make separate notes and points for each and every topics and chapter and their formulas.

This will help you in the final days of exams by giving you a quick view of the chapter.

Super tip for you

One more super tip for you, note all those questions which you think are important and may come in the exam.

You do not have to note the whole question but just the page number and the question number so that you could quickly find them at the time of revision.

Too big too bad

Calculus is a big topic to cover and the most important one too if you have practiced it before then well and good, but if you are running short of time, then I suggest you not to go for Calculus. Just cramp out the previous year questions.

It needs a hell of the time to master, and since you do not have time, therefore, it is for the best that you leave it.

But if you have time then you should definitely prepare calculus as well as you can. Calculus is one of the most important topics not for 12th but for further studies too.

Go for small fishes

If you are really going to leave calculus then of course your chances of scoring good marks are slim now, but you still achieve respectable marks, by hunting small fish i.e by preparing small and easy topics.

Chapters like linear programming and probability are easy, but leave no stone unturned as they will bring just one or two questions but for big numbers, therefore you need to make sure that you squeeze the maximum out of these questions.

Practice sample papers too 

Finally do practice the sample papers and previous years question papers, though this is something for which you need time. Since you are here to download CBSE 12th maths sample papers, therefore, I assume that you do have time.

Practicing the sample papers and previous years papers makes you strong for the exam in so many ways.

The Judgement day Situation

Now on the judgment day or on the exam day, you should take the following points in consideration.

The first half of the exam

First of all, keep your mind clear and stress-free.

Read all the questions very carefully present in the question paper.

Attempt those questions first that you think you can solve quickly and efficiently.

Stay focused while solving questions as a bit of mistake can result in a wrong answer and total wastage of time.

Demand for a rough paper from examiner to do all the calculation or keep a separate page for rough work.

The second half of Exam

Students often make the mistake of writing the solution of the question quite freehandedly and, therefore, get confused due to the dirty work, therefore, it is very important to keep the answers neat and clean. It will not only help you but will also create an impression on the examiner.

Finally do not forget to go through your answer sheet, at least, one time very carefully to confirm that all the answers you wrote are correct.

Later if you get time then try to attempt those question which you left, but make sure that you solve all those questions that you can solve first.

So this is all for now, hope you will try to implement the given tips. Please feel free to comment if you have any suggestions or problem.

All the very best for your exams.

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  1. This year i had did my board exam but my maths marks r not good so can i rewrite the exam

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      Hi Rakshitha, you can apply for improvement in Maths subject after the declaration of CBSE 12TH Result.

  2. hello,sir my name is yash in 2019 i have to give my board examination and my maths very very bad even i can not pass so now what i study that even i can pass the examination

    1. Hello Yash, first you need to cover your maths whole syllabus. Start preparing from your NCERT textbook. Also, practice from examples given in the textbook. There is enough time to cover your maths textbook. But you need to give regular 2-4hr to Maths. All the best!!!

  3. hi sir,
    i am 12th class student PCB, Sir i have some problems my main problem i have no learn any subject so main difficulty, main subject for physics and chemistry

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hello Mehak,
      You must first clear the basic,Take the maximum practical knowledge and do more experiments.

  4. Sir i m having maths boards 21 march i have not studied anything yet kindly guide me m weak at calculus

  5. Sir, I am very much tensed about my maths exam. I want to score 95+ in board exam even though I know there isn’t much time left. Is it enough to cover NCERT completely and last 5 years question papers and sample papers to get 95+ marks? If not please suggest me some good reference books.

  6. Hello sir I am Perry of class 12. I have a big dilemma because of jee and boards exam please help me to cope up the problem.give me tips for a healthy time management.

  7. sir is it enough if we do ncert problems to score 100?or should we follow other reference books?if so what books?

    1. Hello Myra,
      When you want to score 100 then one book is not enough. Though NCERT is sufficient to score good marks, but to get 100 you need more than that. Try solving questions from other question banks like exam idea RS Agarwal etc.

  8. Sir /Mam I’m pretty good in maths. I scored 85 in my first pre board but my friend at the same time even with her good calibre is not able to score well. I really want to help her but I don’t know how…. Please tell me how can I help her when there is only this much time remaining

    1. Hi Abhinav,
      You can do a group study, which is best for you and your friend too.

  9. Hello Sir/Madam.
    I have been following your blogs which are of great use. I am appearing for Class 12th Board Examination 2018. Although 5 months are remaining.
    Will you please tell me how to complete Calculus? I don’t get it from Ncert so I start with RD Sharma first and then I solve Ncert. Please Suggest me. I need Guidance at this moment of time.
    Thanking you

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hello Raksha,
      Almost 90% paper in board exam is based on NCERT books. Reference books are good to practice different type of questions. IF you have less time, then going with only NCERT is the best idea. Though, you can also practice from reference books as the questions in them are mostly based on NCERT.

  10. Hello Sir. My Maths is not bad but also not that good. I think I have the potential to score good marks in my exam. But please give me some tips to remember the formulas. I’m also looking forward to crack JEE exam with good rank so, please help me. I’m waiting for your reply.

    1. Hi Shivam.
      You must understand one thing that in subjects like Maths the important thing is regular practice. You can only master maths with regular study. You know that formulas plays a very significant role so, while studying always write down the formulae. In this way once you have completed a chapter you will have all the important tricks and formula with you. Now, practice as much as you can. Try to do at least 10-20 different questions based on one formula and with time eventually you will get better. And mostly keep revising your chapters because the moment you loose touch with them you will forget everything. Keep doing hard work and you will score good marks for sure.

  11. – [ ] Sir I’m sankalp onceagain. The 12th board exams were easy than i expected, I should personally thank you for your sample question papers. Physics chemistry English and computer science were easy. I have a doubt sir, as maths paper was easy, I did a mistake. I got too tensed during the examination, and too I was not well so I didn’t do my maths exams well from that night I wasn’t able to get good sleep. To be true I think that I might get get only around the border percentage. Sir how will be this years cbse maths evaluation I need your help
    – [ ]

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Sankalp. Glad to know that sample papers helped you. According to experts, this year, the Maths exam paper was quite easy for those who studied the whole year. There was not even a single question, out of the box. So, there are chances that the marking would be a bit strict. But, Don’t worry. There is nothing pre-determined. Hope for the best. It will be all good.

  12. Mam ur tips are always at their best really vry fruitful for me but m really worried for maths as only 11 days r left till end of Feb I should be confident with maths…I have solved 2 times ncert except relation function plane and app of derivative I m not confident with these three chapters so what should be my strategy for these 11 days please help mam..

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Sanchit.
      Don’t be nervous. Firstly be calm, as this is high time now, so, you have to be patient enough with your preparations. Make a strategy for yourself to complete that topic among these topics first with which you are confident enough, that you will easily be able to grasp, then go for the difficult sections and try to solve the questions of these topics from sample papers and previous year question papers. Work accordingly, and being focused, you will get good marks.

  13. sir i am very poor in mathematics.My major problem is that i forget the method or formula of the required sum.I have never achieved fair marks in maths but i dream to get good marks in can i prepare in the short interval of time.

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Soumya.
      It’s all because you are not clear with your concepts and also you are not prepared well. So, we recommend you when you practice those questions, just be dedicated towards them, start practicing from sample papers and previous year questions, and whenever you study, just be focused. Work hard, you will get good marks.

  14. DEAR SIR,

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Allan.
      We appreciate that you want to score such good marks, and it is also not that tough to pass your exam with such flying colors, all you need to do is, just make yourself dedicated towards your studies, utilize every single minute for your practice and as less time is left, so we recommend you to practice from sample papers and previous year question papers and make your concepts clear while practicing from those papers. Work hard, you will get good marks.

  15. Hi my self Sunny Tomar and I am going to prepare for board examination but I have a one problem that I as revised all the topics very carefully but in the examination hall I will forget gradually all the things.. So please guide me what am I do in board.

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Sunny.
      You forget because of your nervousness and also you are not prepared well. So, just be focused towards your studies. When you study, make sure you are getting clear with all your concepts. Work hard, you will get good marks.

  16. i have only 20 days left and i want to get 90+ in maths my and i haven’t prepared properly what can i do

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Narendra.
      Don’t get nervous. Have some faith in yourself and start practicing with complete dedication. The time you are left with, utilize it for the best. Start working over your concepts by practicing questions from sample papers and previous year question papers. Work hard, you will get good marks.

  17. sir, i have solved many of the sample papers that i downloaded from here but i cannot checkout myself that how i have performed. will you please send me the link of answers of all the papers of maths of ur website.

  18. only one month left for exam , how could i get more than 90…..its necessary to practice at least 5 papers..

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Jeffin.
      You can get 90% marks in your boards, if you will be studying thoroughly, and with complete dedication. And yes it will be better if you will solve all the sample papers and previous year question papers, so that you could get much more clear with all your concepts. Work hard, you will definitely get good marks.

  19. Sir, i want to ge 80+ marks in maths but i think i forgot what i studied so please tell me to how to clear all topics in these 2 monts and is it enough to study by ncert and last 5 year boards papaers ?

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Nupur.
      Don’t get nervous. You forget things because you are not clear with your concepts. So, firstly make yourself clear with all the concepts, and be confident enough, many of the times we forget things because we lack confidence. So, Keep on practicing. Although NCERT and previous year question papers are enough, but still we will recommend you to practice from sample papers too. You will definitely get good marks. Just be focused.

  20. sir i have only 1 month left for my exam & so my mind is blocked & i have 3 preps in college & i haven’t studied any thing especially maths i am feared of maths plz help me out

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Ram.
      Don’t get nervous. Still you have two months left for your boards. So, keep on practicing and be focused. If you will get nervous, it will be harmful for you. So, keep yourself calm, set a time table for you, and utilize all your time in your studies. Keep on practicing from sample papers and previous year question papers. You will get good results.

  21. Sir How to prepare math exam in 4 days

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Papai.
      It is not possible to prepare maths in just 4 days. If you are CBSE student, so you have still some time left with you. So,start practicing from today only, because it is not possible to manage whole of the syllabus within 4 days.

  22. sir its almost mid december now & I want to master calculus, will with such time left for boards, should I prefer doing r.d. shrma textbook?

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Piyush.
      We would recommend you to first take your NCERT into preference and once you will be over with all your NCERT questions, then go for some other book. You could refer R.D.Sharma also, but firstly take your course book into consideration.

  23. Sir I find integration chapter (indefinite) very boring. I need help to solve my difficulty. As there are about only 75 to 80 days left can I just get above 70 plus in board exam maths. Is it possible. Sir I need your help

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi sankalp. For the calculus part, i always suggest students to first get clear with the formulas. Learn them by heart, once you will done with them, start practicing more and more. The more you practice, the more you will get to know the basic concepts.

      Practice all the questions from NCERT book, don’t leave even a single one and then jump on to the previous year papers and sample papers for revising the important questions.

  24. hello sir! is it really important to practice RD Sharma to get 90+ in math or are ncert book and ncert exemplar along with previous years question papers sufficient?

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Komal. If you properly practice the questions from NCERT book along with practicing previous year papers and sample papers, then there is no need to practice any other book. Anyway, there are only three months left for the exam, so you need to focus on revising the concepts instead of understanding the new ones.

  25. hellow sir i m guru , Relations & Functions and application of derivatives these two chapter are so irritating me
    sir can i left these chapter .. if no so what should i do

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Hirish. If you are facing problem in some chapters like Relations and Functions and application of Derivative, then leaving these chapters is not the solution. Instead, you have to work more hard on these particular chapters. Make sure that you are done with all the NCERT questions of these two chapters along with the questions in previous year papers. They gonna help you a lot.
      Apart from it, you can take help of the reference books to understand the basic concepts.

  26. sir…pls give me idea to remember wht I study…..I go short of my memory power

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Charan. It happen with so many students of your class. Actually, it is all due to lack of concentration. First of all, try to understand things instead of rattafication. Secondly, learn important topics by writing them. Keep weekends for the revision. Whatever, you study in weekdays, revise them in weekends.

    2. thank you very much for your reply sir…

  27. I am a 12 class student. I want the solution of all the previous years question papers with solutions. Can you please provide it to us?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hello Vinayak, we are working on the solutions. It is taking bit time, but i assure you that we will upload the solutions of the previous years question paper very soon. Stay in touch.

  28. Sir, my name is Rajat. I was good in studies but in class 11th i didn’t pay much attention due to which my 11th concepts are poor and i got only 47 % in 11th…..but i want to score above 97% in 12th in order to pursue my dreams….sir help me…..i m not confident and really stressed…what should i do??

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      You need to get back to the track Rajat. First of all try to make a time table for yourself, set target to complete topics and time limit to achieve them. to get 97% you will need to give it everything. Don’t worry, your concepts will get clearer once you start giving time to your studies again.

  29. I am class 12th student . I am going to give my board exams next year 2017. I have been good in Maths(SA1=98,SA2= 94) during class 11. But I want to score 100 in Maths in class 12 boards. What should I do?

    1. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hi Anubhav, You need to give more and more time to studies to get your target. So keep on working hard and put your efforts. You will surely score 100 in Maths.

  30. sir,
    I am a 12th class student and i have 3 days for final board exam maths. Sir, give me some suggestion how to prepare to get at least 70. sir please reply its urgent.and i am not clear in calculus.
    Sir, will i practice 10 year question papers??

  31. Sir, I want to know that how to cope with integration? it is a very big chapter.

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