AP State Board Class 10 Exam Previous and Model Question Papers

About Exam

In preparation for the AP State Board Class 10 exam, students have the opportunity to choose from a diverse range of subjects. Mathematics, Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology), Social Studies (History, Geography, Civics, Economics), and Language Subjects (Telugu, Hindi, English) are among the core subjects. Additionally, students may opt for additional subjects such as Sanskrit, Urdu, or other regional languages based on their interests and school curriculum.

Accessing previous papers is a valuable resource for exam preparation. Students can obtain previous years' question papers for their chosen subjects, enabling them to familiarize themselves with the exam pattern, question types, and marking scheme. Analyzing previous papers helps identify important topics, understand the level of difficulty, and practice time management skills.

About Exam

In 1953, the Board Of Secondary Education Of Andhra Pradesh (BSEAP) also known as the Directorate of Government Examinations was established to execute and govern various activities of secondary education of Andhra Pradesh. It is an autonomous department functioning under the ministry of secondary education, Government of Andhra Pradesh. It supervises the system of Secondary education in Andhra Pradesh State playing the following roles:
  • Devising the courses of study
  • Prescribing syllabus
  • Conducting examinations
  • Granting recognition to schools
  • Providing support, leadership and direction for all secondary educational institutions under its jurisdiction

The AP class 10 examination, popularly known as the SSC exam, is conducted by the Directorate of Government Examinations, twice in a year. The Annual exam is conducted in the month of March and the Advanced Supplementary Examination is conducted in May/June. Every year, over six lakh students from across the state appear for the SSC exam. In addition to SSC examinations, the board also conducts other minor exams. 

Exam Pattern

  1. According to recent orders, CCE exam pattern; consisting of summative and formative assessment is to be followed for Class 10 examinations in Andhra Pradesh.
  2. All the schools in AP affiliated to the state government have to follow the CCE pattern of examinations
  3. According to the CCE exam pattern, the Class 10 annual exams will be conducted for 80 marks; 40 marks for each paper and 20 external marks, which are allotted for internal assessment

The following are subject list in AP State board SSC Exam

  • First Language Paper I (Group A)
  • First Language Paper I (Composite Course)
  • First Language Paper II (Group A)
  • First Language Paper II (Composite Course)
  • OSSC Main Language Paper I (Sanskrit, Arabic, Persian)
  • OSSC Main Language Paper II (Sanskrit, Arabic, Persian)
  • Second Language
  • English Paper I
  • English Paper II
  • Mathematics Paper I
  • Mathematics Paper II
  • General Science Paper I
  • General Science Paper II
  • Social Studies Paper I
  • Social Studies Paper II
  • SSC Vocational Course (Theory)

Preparation Tips

In order to score well in exams, students are advised to solve previous year SSC Question Papers and SSC model Papers. Students must practice the question papers on a regular basis to get familiar with the exam pattern and the marking scheme of the exam. Some of the benefits of solving the question paper are listed below
  • Make students familiar with the question pattern and the marking scheme of the exam
  • Solving question papers on a regular basis boosts the confidence of a student
  • Develops the speed and accuracy of students
  • Help students to analyze their progress
  • Develops time management skills
The syllabus for AP SSC board is designed by the Directorate of Government Examinations. The AP SSC syllabus is updated periodically to match the growing global standards of education. Through extensive research and brain-mapping, the syllabus is prepared to provide the highest quality education to the students.