CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Sample Papers 2020
Updated on Sep 20, 2019 - 11 a.m. IST by Saumya.Srivastava
#CBSE Class 12th

CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Sample Papers 2020 - Students who are appearing for Class 12th exams must solve the CBSE Chemistry sample paper. The previous year Chemistry question papers and sample papers are also available on the official website of CBSE, Solving the Chemistry Class 12 sample paper will help the students to know the exam pattern and marking scheme. This will also let the students know about the trend of questions asked in the CBSE 12th board exam. CBSE Class 12 Chemistry sample papers act as a question paper for the students as it is structured and made as per the pattern and difficulty level of the real question paper. Central Board of Secondary Education will conduct the CBSE 12th board exam from February 15 to March 30, 2020. Students can also download the Chemistry 12th board sample papers here in a form of pdf. Read the article to download the CBSE Class 12 Chemistry sample papers 2020 and know the marking scheme and preparation tips for CBSE class 12th.
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How to download CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Sample Papers 2020?

Students need to follow the steps mentioned below to download the Chemistry question paper for class 12 CBSE.

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  • Download the ‘CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Sample Papers’ and take a print of the same.

  • Students must save the sample papers and keep arrange them as per the year for the convenience in solving.

Previous Years’ CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Sample Papers

Students are advised to download the previous years’ CBSE 12th Chemistry sample papers and start solving them to get acquainted with the frequently asked questions.

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Benefits of using CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Sample Papers 2020

Students must go through the benefits of solving CBSE Class 12 Chemistry previous year question papers in this section below.

  • Solving the CBSE Class 12 Chemistry sample papers will let the students know about the frequently asked questions and help them in preparing accordingly.

  • CBSE Chemistry sample paper for Class 12 will also let the students know about the weightage of the important topics. This will help them in preparing according to the marking scheme of the question paper.

  • Students will be able to know the exam pattern and difficulty level of the question paper by solving these sample papers.

  • CBSE Class 12 Chemistry sample papers will help the students make an environment of the exam hall and solve accordingly. This will add to the time management skills and help in making them more efficient.

  • Solving the previous year question papers will also let the students know about their weak areas and help them work on them for the improvement.

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CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Marking Scheme

Students are advised to refer to the table below to know the marking scheme of CBSE Class 12. This will help them to know the weightage of the important topics of CBSE syllabus for 12th and help them to prepare accordingly.

CBSE 12th Chemistry Important Topics & Marks Distribution

Important Topics

Marks distribution




Chemical Kinetics

Surface Chemistry

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements


The p-Block elements

The d- and f - Block Elements

Coordination Compounds

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes


Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen



Chemistry in Everyday Life

Also read, Best CBSE Class 12 Reference Books for Chemistry

How to prepare for CBSE Class 12 Chemistry 2020 Exam?

Chemistry is one of the most scoring subjects and students can do well in this subject with the smart study. They must go through this section to know some of the best preparation tips for CBSE Class 12th Chemistry.

  1. Students are advised to prepare by making a strategy and they should stick to the study plan and devote more time to the topic which they are weak in. CBSE Class 12 Chemistry sample papers 2020 will help the students in working on their weak areas.

  2. Refer to the CBSE syllabus for Class 12 and prepare according to the marking scheme. Students are also advised to know the important topics and prepare according to the weightage of the same. Solving the CBSE 12th Chemistry sample papers also helps in knowing the same.

  3. Apart from referring to the CBSE sample papers for Class 12, students should refer to some of the best reference books which will let them solve numerous questions.

  4. Make proper notes and revise regularly. This will help in giving a final touch to the preparation and feed the information in the brain forever.

  5. Know the logic behind every theory and do not simply mug up the syllabus. It is very essential to understand the fundamental concepts of every reaction in order to score high in Class 12th CBSE result 2020.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Sample Papers 2020

Question: How many chapters are there in CBSE Class 12 Chemistry?


There are a total of 16 chapters in NCERT Class 12th Chemistry. Students must check the syllabus to know the marking scheme of each chapters.

Question: Is NCERT enough to score 90+ in CBSE 12th Chemistry board exam?


NCERT plays a key role in scoring high marks in 12th board exam. But students are advised to refer to some of the reference books too for solving a variety of questions.

Question: Which is the best reference book for Class 12th Chemistry available in the market?


Apart from sticking to the NCERT, students are advised to solve questions from Pradeep’s Chemistry and OP Tandon.

Question: Where to Download CBSE 12th Chemistry sample papers?


CBSE publishes the latest  CBSE 12th Sample Papers for Chemistry on

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if Im "general pwd candidate",what is the minimum 12th percentage required to get into Nits?and also is there any separate minimum percentage required to get in individual subject?(i.e. general candidate minimum of 75% in required,so this means 75% in each subject or its total of all subjects)

Manish Singh 29th Feb, 2020

To get into any NITs,IIITs and  CFTIs a general candidate has to get 75% percentage aggregate in his\her class 12 or be in top 20 percentile in the board exams. For SC/ST/PwD candidate, 65% aggregate is required to be eligible to get admission in nits. No individual subjects marks are required.


Is grazing emergence same as critical angle?

Charvi Nayyar 29th Feb, 2020

hello aspirant

When the angle of incidence for a prism is 90 degree then the ray just grazes along the surface of the prism . This is known as grazing incidence and in this case the angle of refraction at the first refracting surface is equal to the critical angle of the material of the prism.

hope this helps


what will happen if I dont give one of my 12 improvement exam?plz reply fast plz?

shivam ranjan 24th Feb, 2020

hello aspirant...

There will not be any problem if you don't give improvement exam after applying for it as it is not mandatory exam. Your old result will remain valid even if you quit improvement exam.



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is physical education included in Mark sheet which will increase the total??

TANUJ JAIN 24th Feb, 2020

Hi James,

As per my knowledge for CBSE Board the students will be graded for their physical education based on tests conducted by the school. However, it will be included in the mark sheet, but will not have an impact on the overall assessment of the student.

Hope this helped,

Thank You.


Will the overall aggregate be calculated out of all 5 subjects or the better 4?

Md Azmer 23rd Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

The aggregated will be calculated with the best 4 subjects. But in some entrance it is all 5 subjects.

Good Luck

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