About PSEB 10th 2020

Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) conducts the PSEB 10th Examination at state-level, every year. The board sets the syllabus, question paper, marking scheme and others related to PSEB 10th exams. Under Punjab School Education Board, there are a total of 5667 Government, 454 Government-aided and 3125 Unaided schools. Students who qualify the Class 9th exams and meet the eligibility of PSEB 10th exams are eligible to apply. Last year, over 4 lakh candidates appeared for PSEB 10th exams.  

  • PSEB 10th board theory exams will be conducted from March 17 to April 13, 2020.
  • The practical exam will be held from April 18 to 27, 2020 at the respective exam centres. 
  • The result of PSEB 10th exams will be released in the first week of May 2020. Last year, the result was announced on May 8, 2019. The passing marks for PSEB 10th examination are 33 for all subjects except Punjabi/Punjab History and Culture for which it is 25. 
  • Punjab Board provides an additional chance of supplementary exams for students who will fail in one or two subjects during the annual exam.
  • The PSEB 10th supplementary exams will be held in July 2020.

PSEB 10th 2020 Highlights

Full Exam Name Punjab Board of Secondary Education 10th Examination
Short Exam Name PSEB 10th
Conducting Body Punjab School Education Board
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level Matriculate
Languages English, Hindi +1 More
Mode of Application Offline
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Duration 3 Hours

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PSEB 10th 2020 Important Dates

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Upcoming Dates and Events

17 Mar, 2020

Exam - Punjabi - A/Punjabi History and Moral Science - A | Mode: Offline

20 Mar, 2020

Exam - English | Mode: Offline

23 Mar, 2020

Exam - Science | Mode: Offline

24 Mar, 2020

Exam - Punjabi - B/ Punjabi History and Moral Science - B | Mode: Offline

27 Mar, 2020

Exam - Social Science | Mode: Offline

30 Mar, 2020

Exam - Mathematics | Mode: Offline

31 Mar, 2020

Exam - Music Vocal | Mode: Offline

01 Apr, 2020

Exam - Hindi / Urdu (alternate language) | Mode: Offline

02 Apr, 2020

Exam - Health and Physical Education | Mode: Offline

03 Apr, 2020

Exam - NSQF Subjects - Automobiles/ Physical Education/ Information Technology/ Security/ Health & Lifestyle/ Travel & Tourism/ Physical Education & Sports/ Agriculture / Apparel / Construction | Mode: Offline

04 Apr, 2020

Exam - Music Singing | Mode: Offline

08 Apr, 2020

Exam - Mechanical Drawing & Arts/ Tailoring/ Home Science/ Agriculture/ Physical Education Languages: Sanskrit/ Urdu/ Arabic/ French/ German, Pre-vocational subjects | Mode: Offline

09 Apr, 2020

Exam - Health and Physical Education | Mode: Offline

13 Apr, 2020

Exam - Computer Science | Mode: Offline

18 Apr, 2020 - 22 Apr, 2020

Exam - Practicals - Mathematics | Mode: Offline

20 Apr, 2020 - 23 Apr, 2020

Exam - Practicals - Science | Mode: Offline

24 Apr, 2020 - 27 Apr, 2020

Exam - Practicals - Music (Vocal, Instrumental, Tabla), Health Education, Computer Science, Stitching and Sewing, Home Science, Agriculture, Health and Physical Education, Mechanical Drawing and Painting | Mode: Offline

03 May, 2020 - 09 May, 2020 (Tentative)

Result | Mode: Online

PSEB 10th 2020 Eligibility Criteria

According to the PSEB 10th eligibility criteria, candidates must have passed class 9 examination to appear in Punjab Board of Secondary Education 10th examination. They must also have attended class 10 in the current year in a school affiliated to the Board.

PSEB 10th 2020 Application Process

Mode of Application : Offline

PSEB 10th E-books and Sample Papers

PSEB 10th 2020 Syllabus

Punjabi-a

Punjabi-b

English+

English: Unit 01
Reading skills
English: Unit 02
English main course book
English: Unit 03
Poems
English: Unit 04
Supplementary reader
English: Unit 05
Vocabulary
English: Unit 06
Grammar
English: Unit 07
Writing skills

Hindi

Mathematics

Science

Social science

Computer science

Urdu elective

Sanskrit

French

German

Urdu(in lieu of Hindi)

Agriculture

Home science

Cutting and tailoring

Mech. Drawing and painting

Music(vocal)

Music(tabla)

Music(instrumental)

Health and phy. Education

Computer science (pre vocational)

Rep and maint of HHEA

Electronic &technology

Knitting (hand & machine)

Engg. Drafting & duplicating

Food preservation

Manufacturing of leather goods

Retail

Automobile

Health care

Information technology/information technology enabled services

Security

Beauty and wellness

Travel and tourism

Physical education and sports

Construction

Apparel

PSEB 10th 2020 Preparation Tips

  • Be through with the PSEB 10th syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Make a planned timetable and segregate each subject wisely.
  • Use flowcharts, diagrams, formulas and make notes regularly. These can be used for revision.
  • Practice from the sample papers of Punjab Board 10th, previous years practice papers to know the types of questions and weightage of each subject in the board exam
  • Relaxing and taking breaks between studies is very important. Although it is tough but not impossible. Include meditation for a few minutes, take walks, watch your favourite movie, sing or dance or play indoor or outdoor games for some time. This helps your mind and body to lessen the stress level and resume your preparation with confidence.

The Punjab Board 10th exam pattern states that candidates have to appear in the subjects mentioned below - 

  • Punjabi/Punjab History and Culture
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Health Education
  • Computer Science as well as the elective subjects. 

Total marks for Punjab/Punjab History and Culture is 75 while other subjects carry 100 marks. Other details of the PSEB 10th exam pattern are given below-

Punjab Board Class 10 Exam Pattern 2020

Subject

Theory

Practicals

CCE

Total Marks

Passing marks

Punjabi or Punjab History and Culture

Punjabi -A

70

-

5

75

25

Punjabi -B

65

-

10

75

25

Punjab History and culture - A

70

-

5

75

25

Punjab History and culture - B

65

-

10

75

25

English

90

-

10

100

33

Hindi

90

-

10

100

33

Maths

80

10

10

100

33

Science

70

20

10

100

33

Social Science

90

-

10

100

33

Computer Science (Grading Subject)

50

40

10

100

33


Punjab Board publishes the model test papers for PSEB class 10th on its official website. Students can use it to score well in the exam. These benefit the students in numerous ways like they tell the questions being asked year around, marking scheme etc. Students can also practice them to increase their speed for actual exam day.

PSEB 10th 2020 Admit Card

The admit card of PSEB 10th was issued by the Punjab Board of Secondary Education (PSEB) schools to all the eligible students. It is important to carry the PSEB Class 10th admit card to the exam centre without which they are not allowed to sit for the board exam.

Documents Required at Exam

  • PSEB 10th admit card
  • School ID card

Punjab Board of Secondary Education (PSEB) will announce the result of PSEB Class 10th result in the first week of May 2020 in offline mode.  Students who have appeared in the PSEB 10th exam can check their results, by entering their roll number or name. The result carries the marks obtained by the candidates and division. The Punjab Board also releases the merit list, subject wise pass percentage, result statistics and toppers list. The marksheets of the candidates will be made available by the authority.  On the basis of the PSEB 10th marks, candidates can take admission in the preferred stream. Students can also apply for re-checking and re-totalling of marks if they are not satisfied with the marks obtained in PSEB 10th exam.

Steps to Check PSEB 10th Result:

  • Visit the official website of PSEB.

  • Go to the result portal.

  • Enter roll number in the login window.

  • Click on submit button

  • PSEB 10th Result will appear on the screen.

  • Save and print the result.

Qualifying Marks Trend

Year Category Cutoff
2019 General 33
OBC 33
SC 33
ST 33

General Information

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question: How can I apply for PSEB 10th exams?

Answer:

Regular students can apply through respective schools whereas private students can fill PSEB 10th application form in online mode through the official website.

Question: Where can I get my PSEB 10th admit card 2020?

Answer:

Regular students can collect their admit cards from respective schools while private students can download the same from the official website.

Question: What are the minimum marks to pass PSEB 10th exams 2020?

Answer:

33% of total marks are the minimum marks to pass Punjab board 10th class exams 2020.

Question: Can I skip Punjabi in PSEB 10th exams?

Answer:

Students who want to skip Punjabi subject will have to opt for Punjab History and Culture (Part-A&B). 

Question: Can I appear for PSEB class 10 exams in English medium?

Answer:

Yes, students can appear for Punjab board 10th class exams in English medium by filling the preferences in the application form. 

Questions related to PSEB 10th

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how can I get English question paper in exam

Sujatha Venkat 14th Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

You can have many websites in which model papers are available. Or there might be some books outside with lots of previous year papers. I'm giving you the official link visit it and see the model papers and practice them .You will surely get good marks.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.pseb.ac.in/10th-class-model-test-paper&ved=2ahUKEwjf-bXMtdHnAhWVzjgGHQVYB0EQFjAAegQIAhAB&usg=AOvVaw3DwivzJ5pv44vU-Ay6bax-

Hope this is useful.

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