NIOS Sample Papers 2020
Updated on Dec 26, 2019 - 11:29 a.m. IST by Apoorva Singh
#NIOS 10th

NIOS Sample Papers 2020 - NIOS has released the sample papers for class 10 and 12 on its official website nios.ac.in. These NIOS sample papers 2020 are available for every subject. Students appearing in the NIOS exams must practice with the sample papers. This will help in knowing the examination pattern and marking scheme. The difficulty level of questions asked in the examination can also be analyzed through the NIOS sample papers 2020. The NIOS 10th 2020 exam and NIOS 12th 2020 exam will be held from March 24 to April 24, 2020, and the result for the same will be released in June 2020. The direct links to download NIOS 2020 sample papers are given in this article. Students can download the sample papers directly and start practising. Read the article further to know the steps to download the sample papers, its benefits, etc.
Latest: NIOS exam dates 2020 has been released for 10th and 12th. Check NIOS hall ticket 2020.

How to download NIOS sample papers 2020?

Follow the below-provided steps to download the NIOS sample papers.

Step 1 - The direct links to download NIOS sample papers 2020 are provided on the tables below.

Step 2 - Click on the link for each subject to download the sample papers.

Step 3 - The sample papers will now be open in the new window.

Step 4 - Click on the download button and save the NIOS sample papers 2020 to practice further.

NIOS 2020 Sample Papers - Links to download

In the tables below, the sample papers for class 10 and 12 are given. The links provided are of all the important subjects. Students must download the NIOS sample papers 2020 and start practising to fetch good marks in the examination.

NIOS Sample Papers 2020 for class 10

Subjects

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NIOS 10th sample paper for Business Studies

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NIOS 10th sample paper for Economics

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NIOS 10th sample paper for Home Science

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NIOS 10th sample paper for Indian Culture & Heritage

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NIOS 10th sample paper for Mathematics

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NIOS 10th sample paper for Psychology

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NIOS 10th sample paper for Science

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NIOS 10th sample paper for Social Science

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NIOS 10th sample paper for Sanskrit

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NIOS Sample Papers 2020 for class 12

Subjects

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NIOS 12th sample paper for Accountancy

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NIOS 12th sample paper for Chemistry

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NIOS 12th sample paper for Business Studies

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NIOS 12th sample paper for English

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NIOS 12th sample paper for Geography

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NIOS 12th sample paper for Home Science

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NIOS 12th sample paper for History

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NIOS 12th sample paper for Mass Communication

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NIOS 12th sample paper for Painting

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NIOS 12th sample paper for Sociology

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NIOS 10th Exam Pattern

The syllabus of NIOS class 10 is divided into two groups, Group A and Group B. Group A includes all the language subject. The maximum marks for language subjects are 100 and the exam duration is 3 hours. All the core subjects such as Mathematics, English, Economics, Science, etc are included in group B. Refer to the table below to check the examination pattern of NIOS class 10.

Exam Pattern for NIOS class 10

Subjects

Marks

Duration (in hours)

Group A

English, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Telugu, Gujarati, Kannada, Punjabi, Nepali, Assamese, Marathi, Sanskrit, Malayalam, Odia, Arabic, Persian and Tamil.

100

3

Group B



Mathematics (Theory)

85

2.5

Mathematics (Practical)

15

3

Science (Theory)

85

2.5

Science (Practical)

15

3

Home Science (Theory)

85

2.5

Home Science (Practical)

15

3

Painting (Theory)

30

1.5

Painting (Practical)

70

3

Data Entry Operations (Theory)

40

2

Data Entry Operations (Practical)

60

2

Indian Culture and Heritage

100

3

Social Science

100

3

Economics

100

3

Business Studies

100

3

Accountancy

100

3

Psychology

100

3

NIOS 12th Exam Pattern

Students appearing in NIOS class 12th examination should refer to the table below to and check the examination pattern of class 12th. The maximum marks and exam duration of various subjects are provided in the tabulated form.

Exam Pattern for NIOS class 12

Subjects

Marks

Duration (in hours)

Hindi

100

3

English

100

3

Mathematics

100

3

History

100

3

Economics

100

3

Physics (Theory)

80

3

Physics (Practical)

20

3

Chemistry (Theory)

80

3

Chemistry (Practical)

20

3

Biology (Theory)

80

3

Biology (Practical)

20

3

Geography (Theory)

80

3

Geography (Practical)

20

3

Political Science

100

3

Business Studies

100

3

Accountancy

100

3

Benefits of Practicing NIOS Sample Papers 2020

  • By practising with NIOS 2020 sample papers, students will be able to check the examination pattern and marking scheme.

  • All the important topics can be analyzed by practising the sample papers.

  • With regular practice from the NIOS sample papers, students will get to know about their week areas and where they need to work more.

  • The chances of making mistakes reduce by practising with the NIOS 2020 sample papers.

NIOS 10th and 12th Links

NIOS 12th admit card 2020NIOS syllabus 2020
NIOS 12th syllabus 2020NIOS exam centres 2020
NIOS 12th time table 2020NIOS result 2020
NIOS class 12 result 2020NIOS admission 2020
NIOS admission status 2020

NIOS 10th date sheet 2020

NIOS 10th syllabus 2020

NIOS class 10 result 2020

NIOS registration 2020

NIOS 10th admit card 2020

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NIOS Sample Papers 2020

Question: What are the passing marks in the NIOS exams?

Answer:

To pass the NIOS exams, students must get a minimum of 33% marks.

Question: Is NCERT enough to prepare for NIOS exams?

Answer:

NIOS provides its own material for the examinations. Kindly refer to that while studying.

Question: How many subjects are there in NIOS?

Answer:

There are a minimum of five and a maximum of seven subjects in NIOS.

Question: What is the difficulty level of questions asked in the NIOS?

Answer:

Questions are moderate in nature.

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plz send me link for admission side

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 19th Feb, 2020

Hello,

Go to the link below and register for NIOS admission for Class 10th; https://sdmis.nios.ac.in/registration/index?stream_code=1&block_code=12&is_special_category=3

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Am i eligible to give 10th on march 2020

AnkiT KunwaR 13th Feb, 2020
Hello Aspirant,


NIOS 10th exams 2020 are scheduled to be conducted from March 24 to April 24, 2020. The practical exams will commence from March 11 and conclude on March 25, 2020, respectively.
You can check NIOS 10th Date Sheet 2020  and Practical Exams dates from the link below :

https://school.careers360.com/articles/nios-10th-date-sheet-time-table

I hope this helps.

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what is total fees for 10th class pass out

Manisha Gupta Expert 13th Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

To check complete NIOS fees detail, You can go through with the given below link.

https://school.careers360.com/articles/nios-exam-fees

Good Luck!

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My brother have applied for Nios 10th exam, how can he give practical examination for Maths... How to know which centre has been allocated

Yash Dev Student Expert 6th Feb, 2020

Hello student you need to check details on the admit card given by the NIOS administration department.

You can also log in on the nios website through your credentials and get the details about your upcoming examination.


You can visit on the link mentioned below and know the syllabus of mathematics for nios exam.

https://nios.ac.in/online-course-material/secondary-courses/Mathematics-(211)-Syllabus.aspx


Feel free to comment if you have any doubt

Good luck

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Will we get jobs after persuating Nios ?

Dinesh Goyal 23rd Jan, 2020

Hii,

NIOS is a recognized board like as CBSE, CISCE and other boards. NIOS students are eligible for government and private jobs. But some companies may prefer regular students over open students.

Hope it helps!!!

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