Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board 12th Exam
Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board 12th Exam
Exam Date On11th - 26th Mar 2024

GSEB 12th Question Papers: Check Steps to Download Sample Papers, Links to Previous Years Papers & Preparation Tips

The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) provides the previous years’ question papers for the GSEB 12th board examinations. The previous years’ question papers form an important part of the examination preparation strategy.
GSEB 12th Question Papers

GSEB 12th Question Papers

GSEB 12th Question Papers: The GSEB 12th board question papers for previous years, are released by Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) on its official website. The question papers for GSEB HSC (higher secondary certificate) exams can be downloaded in PDF format by students from the GSEB official website. Read More: GSEB HSC Exam 2024

Candidates are advised to practise as much as possible from the previous years’ question papers in order to increase their preparation level. Practising previous years’ question papers will help students to get more proficient at their subject knowledge and conceptual understanding. Students can self-assess their speed and accuracy in performance while attempting the sample question papers.  Also Check: GSEB 12th Syllabus 2024

By practising extensively the previous years’ question papers, students can score higher marks in the HSC examination. Candidates need a minimum of 33% in the GSEB HSC examination to clear it. Read More: GSEB 12th Exam Pattern 2024

GSEB 12th Previous Years’ Papers

The GSEB 12th board previous years’ question papers are available for four years from 2019 till 2022. The question papers, which are available on the official website, are useful for exam preparation. In order to download the previous years’ papers, candidates are required to visit the board website of GSEB, click on the Students tab and select question papers under the tab. Along with practising from the previous years' question papers, candidates are advised to go through the GSEB 12th syllabus and exam pattern.

Steps to Download GSEB HSC Previous Years’ Papers

Candidates can download the 12th board previous years’ question papers by following the steps given below.  

Step 1 : Candidates are required to visit the official website of GSEB

Step 2 : Go to the homepage of Board Website

Step 3 : Click on the Students tab from the menu bar

Step 4 : Under the drop down list of Student tab, click : question papers

Step 5 : On the page, click 12th General or 12th Science

Step 6 : The Links to Question Papers will appear on screen for selected class and stream

Step 7 : Click on the question paper for a specific subject and year

Step 8 : The question paper will appear on screen in PDF format

GSEB HSC 2022 Previous Years’ Question Papers

Candidates can find the links to the previous years’ question papers for the year 2022 from the table given below. 


Link to 2022 Question Paper


GSEB 12th Economics Question Paper 2022

Political Science

GSEB 12th Political Science Question Paper 2022


GSEB 12th History Question Paper 2022


GSEB 12th Geography Question Paper 2022

English (First Language) 

GSEB 12th English First Language Question Paper 2022

English(Second Language)

GSEB 12th English Second Language Question Paper 2022

GSEB 12th Exam Preparation Tips

Candidates are encouraged to practise extensively and thoroughly from the previous years’ question papers available on the GSEB website. Apart from practising from previous years’ question papers, candidates need to revise well, study regularly and take breaks to relax once in a while. Making a study time table also helps to divide the preparation time effectively. Students can take note of the following preparation tips for the GSEB HSC examinations.

Practise from Previous Years’ Papers : Practising from the previous years’ question papers is essential so that candidates can understand the exam pattern, marking scheme and question types in the question paper. Candidates can evaluate their own speed, accuracy and performance by practising from the question papers. 

Make a Study Time Table : Make a study routine that allocates time to subjects and topics according to strengths and weaknesses of the candidate. Candidates can make time-bound study goals so that they are able to pay the needful attention to all the important topics and concepts.

Revise Well : Students are advised to revise regularly so that they can retain the information that they are absorbing on a regular basis. Revision helps students to retain all the knowledge in the memory, so that students can recall the information while attempting the question paper.

Make Notes : Note down important points while studying, so that the revision process is easier. Candidates can easily refer back to the major points while revision and need not go through the entire syllabus again.

Take Breaks : Candidates are encouraged to take breaks, so that they can maintain their energy levels and concentration levels while studying. Relaxing once in a while will help students to study with renewed energy and avoid attention deficit.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who releases the previous years question papers of GSEB 12th board ?

The GSEB 12th board previous years’ question papers can be downloaded from the Board website of GSEB. Candidates need to click the Students Menu and select question papers from the drop down list. 


What are the passing marks required to clear GSEB HSC exams ?

33% is the minimum score required to clear GSEB HSC exams. Students who fail to secure 33%, will have to re-appear and qualify in the supplementary exams. 

What is the total marks and exam duration of GSEB HSC exams ?

The total marks of GSEB HSC exam is 100 marks and three hours is the total exam duration.

Who conducts the GSEB HSC examination?

GSEB HSC examination is conducted by Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) for Science stream and General stream.

What are the essential documents required for GSEB HSC examination ?

Candidates need to carry their admit card and a valid ID proof to the examination hall. Without these two documents, candidates will be denied entry into the examination hall.