About UP Board 10th 2020

UP Board 10th examination 2020 are conducted annually by the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP).  UP Board 10th exams will be conducted from February 18, 2020 to March 3, 2020. UP Board High School Scheme 2020 has been released on July 1, 2019. The Exams will be conducted in two shifts on each day - the first shift will begin at 8:00 am and conclude at 11:15 am, and the second shift will start at 2:00 pm and end at 5:15 pm.

The UP Board 10th examination is a state level exam, which is offered offline at various centers across Uttar Pradesh and comprises 6 subjects namely Hindi, English, Mathematics, Science, Drawing and Social Sciences. For Female candidates, Home science is available as an optional paper. Students can apply for UP Board class 10 examination in both online and offline mode from the respective school. The admit class will be released in online mode in the month of January 2020. UP board class 10th result will be declared in the third week of April 2020.

Exam level: Matriculate
Frequency: Once a year
Languages Hindi
Conducting Body: Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh
Duration 3 Hours 15 Minutes

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UP Board 10th 2020 Important Dates

18 Feb, 2020 Exam - Hindi, Primary Hindi | Mode: Offline
19 Feb, 2020 Exam - Pali, Arbi, Farsi | Mode: Offline
19 Feb, 2020 Exam - Music | Mode: Offline
20 Feb, 2020 Exam - Home Science | Mode: Offline
22 Feb, 2020 Exam - English | Mode: Offline
24 Feb, 2020 Exam - Music Instrumental | Mode: Offline
24 Feb, 2020 Exam - Gujarati/ Urdu/ Punjabi/ Bengali/ Marathi/ Assamese/ Oriya/ Kannada/ Kashmiri/ Sindhi/ Telugu/ Tamil/ Malayalam/ Nepali | Mode: Offline
25 Feb, 2020 Exam - Maths | Mode: Offline
26 Feb, 2020 Exam - Sewing | Mode: Offline
26 Feb, 2020 Exam - Commerce | Mode: Offline
27 Feb, 2020 Exam - Agriculture | Mode: Offline
27 Feb, 2020 Exam - Social Science | Mode: Offline
28 Feb, 2020 Exam - Sanskrit | Mode: Offline
29 Feb, 2020 Exam - Science | Mode: Offline
02 Mar, 2020 Exam - Drawing/Ranjan Arts | Mode: Offline
02 Mar, 2020 Exam - Computer | Mode: Offline
03 Mar, 2020 Exam - Human Science/Physiology | Mode: Offline

UP Board 10th 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for UP Board 10th 2020 is mentioned below:

  • Student must have cleared his/her class 9th examinations with the requisite amount of attendance.
  • He/She must have passed class 9 from a school affiliated to the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP). 
  • Student must have filled the application form and paid the required fees for the UP Board 10th examination. 

UP Board 10th 2020 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online and Offline

Mode of Payment : Credit Card | Debit Card | Bank Challan

The UP board 10th 2020 Application Process is done both online and offline mode.

  • In the online mode, the student needs to fill the online form and pay the required exam fee through online payment methods.
  • In the offline method, the application form is filled through the respective school and the exam fee is to be paid via a bank challan.

UP Board 10th 2020 Preparation Tips


The UP Board 10th 2020 preparation can be carried out by keeping the following 5 points in mind:

  • Revise the lessons taught in class every day and with strict regularity. This will help to thoroughly understand and remember concepts from the various chapters in the long run.
  • Maintain regularity in attendance of classes in the school. Regularity in school will help the candidate to comprehensively understand a topic in the school. In case of any doubt in any topic, the candidate must clear his or her doubts by appropriately interacting with the teachers.
  • Proper Schedule and planning accordingly. Also, conceptual clarity is a must. Book suggestions can be taken from teachers to further ensure clarity of the subject matter.
  • Sufficient practice is carried out in order to comprehensively understand and remember the subject matter. 
  • Making notes is a beneficial practice methodology and speeds up the learning process. 
  • Mock question papers are a great practice medium which also aid in pinpointing areas of study which need further attention

The UP board 10th 2020 exam pattern comprises exams in 6 subjects:

  • Hindi
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Drawing
  • Home Science (only for girls)

The Home Science subject can be opted by Girls as an option subject.

The total duration of each exam is 3 hours and 15 minutes and the UP Board 10th exam pattern comprises various types of questions:

  • Multiple choice questions (MCQs)
  • Very Short Answer 
  • Short Answer
  • Long Answer

Total marks are divided as:

Theory -70 marks 

Practical and Internal Assessment- 30 marks.

UP board also provides the previous years question papers of 10th class to enable the students to prepare well for the exam. These question papers make the candidates aware of marking scheme, typology of questions and the difficulty level of exam. They should try to solve these question papers in the stipulated time. By practising these question paper students can perform well in the exam. 

UP Board 10th 2020 Admit Card

The UP Board 10th Admit Card 2020 will be released online on the official website of the board in the month of January 2020. 

In order to download the UP Board 10th 2020 admit card, the candidate needs to submit required credentials like Date of birth and name. The admit card available will be in pdf format

Documents Required at Exam

  • UP Board Admit Card
  • Valid government issued photo ID

The UP Board 10th Result 2020 will be announced in the third week of April 2020 and can be accessed in two ways:

  • Online mode- Students can visit UPMSP website and get result by entering the candidate's roll no. The result can be downloaded and printed by the candidate.
  • Offline mode- Student can get the result via SMS: Type UP10<space> seven digit roll number to 56263.

The passing criteria for all UP Board Exams is 33% and the UP board 10th result is determined through different grading systems for theory and practical examinations.

UP board 10th examination grading system - theory 

GradePercentage of marks
A191 - 100
A281 - 90
B171 - 80
B261 - 70
C151 - 60
C241 - 50
D33 - 40
E121 - 32
E2Less than 21

UP board 10th examination grading system - practical 

GradePercentage of marks 
A for download in the pdf format.80 - 100
B60 - 79
C45 - 59
D33 - 44
Eless than 33

Qualifying Marks Trend

Year Category Cutoff
2020 General 33

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