UP Board Exam Pattern

Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad abbreviated as UPMSP. holds the right to conduct Secondary School Level Examination as well as Inter-college level examination in the state of Uttar Pradesh every year. UPMSP Board decides the pattern of the exam paper as well as the syllabus for both the exams.

On this page, we will be discussing the UP Board exam pattern for class 10th and 12th. We have tried to provide you with essential details regarding the basic marking scheme, weight-age for all the different types of questions appearing in the exam. The up board 10th solved papers will give the students an idea about the question pattern. Meanwhile, students looking for UP Board Science and maths exam pattern can check it below.

UP Board Class 10 Science Exam Pattern

The basic marking structure for class 10 science exam is discussed below:

  • The exam is conducted for a total of 100 marks and is split into the following manner.
  • The theory exam is conducted for 70 marks where the number of questions asked is equal to 28.
  • The practical exam is conducted for 30 marks
Question type No.of questions Mark/question Total marks
MCQ 11 1 11
Short answer 9 2 18
Long answer 5 4 20
Very long answer 3 7 21

UP Board Class 10 Maths Exam Pattern

The basic marking structure for class 10 mathematics exam is discussed below:

  • The UP Board exam for mathematics is conducted for a total of 100 marks and is split as follows-
  • The theory exam is conducted for 70 marks where the number of questions asked is 28.
  • The practical exam is conducted for 30 marks
Question type No.of questions Mark/question Total marks
MCQ 6 1 6
Very Short 4 1 4
Short answer 8 2 16
Long answer 8 4 32
Very long answer 2 6 12

UP Board Class 12 Maths Exam Pattern

A student can download the solved paper of 12th up board pdf and refer to get an overview about the exam pattern. Alternatively, the basic marking structure for class 12th maths exam is given below:

  • The UP Board exam for class 12 mathematics is conducted for a total of 100 marks and is divided as follows-
  • Paper 1 – theory exam for 50 marks. (no. of questions asked – 21)
  • Paper 2 – theory exam for 50 marks. (no. of questions asked – 21)
Question type No.of questions Mark/question Total marks
Very Short 4 1 4
Short answer 8 2 16
Long answer 6 3 18
Very long answer 3 4 12

UP Board Class 12 Science Exam Pattern

Physics Exam pattern:

The practical exam carries 30 marks and the theory paper is conducted for 70 marks. The theory exam is divided into two papers.

  • Paper 1 – 35 marks (total no. of questions 23)
  • Paper 2 – 35 marks (total no. of questions 23)
Question type No.of questions Mark/question Total marks
MCQ 5 1 5
Very Short 8 1 8
Short answer 8 2 16
Long answer 2 3 6

NOTE : The marks distribution for Paper 1 and paper 2 is same.

Chemistry Exam Pattern:

The practical exam carries 30 marks and the theory paper is conducted for 70 marks. The theory exam is divided into two papers.

  • Paper 1 – General and Inorganic Chemistry (35 marks – total no. of questions 23)
  • Paper 2 – Physical and Organic Chemistry (35 marks – total no. of questions 23)
Question type No.of questions Mark/question Total marks
MCQ 5 1 5
Very Short 8 1 8
Short answer type 1 4 2 8
Short answer type 2 4 2 8
Long answer 2 3 6

NOTE : The marks distribution for Paper 1 and paper 2 is same.

Biology Exam Pattern:

The practical exam carries 30 marks and the theory paper is conducted for 70 marks. The theory exam is divided into two papers.

  • Paper 1 – Zoology (35 marks – total no. of questions 19)
  • Paper 2 – Botany (35 marks – total no. of questions 19)
Question type No.of questions Mark/question Total marks
MCQ 4 1 4
Very Short 5 1 5
Short answer 8 2 16
Long answer 2 5 10

NOTE : The marks distribution for Paper 1 and paper 2 is same.

Some important links are given in the below-table for the convenience of the students to prepare well for the UP Board Exam.

UP Board Time Table UP board syllabus
UP Board Books UP board Question Papers

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