SYLLABUS FOR CBSE CLASS 10TH EXAMINATION

Board examination is considered a very important part of everyone’s academic career. It acts as a turning point of a student career. The performance of students in board examination decide which stream he/she will choose. Also the marks also decide the school in which he/she will be admitted because now a days best schools take only those students who have performed exceptionally well in their 10th board examination. So the more practice and better command we will have on each subjects, the better our result will be. So here I am mentioning the entire syllabus and weightage of each subjects, so that students can prepare accordingly.

The main subjects in CBSE class 10th are Science, Mathematics, Social Studies, English, Hindi and Information Technology.

SYLLABUS OF MATHEMATICS AND WEIGHTAGE GIVEN TO EACH UNIT

  1. Number System- It include real number and questions of 6 marks is asked from this section.
  2. Algebra- It includes polynomials, pair of linear equations in two variables, quadratic equations and arithmetic progression and questions of 20 marks is asked from this section.
  3. Coordinate Geometry- It includes lines (concept of coordinate geometry, graphs of linear equations, distance formula, section formula and area of triangle) and questions of 6 marks is asked in this section.
  4. Geometry- It includes Triangles, circles and constructions. The questions of 15 marks is asked from this section.
  5. Trigonometry- It includes introduction to trigonometry, trigonometric identities and heights and distances (angle of elevation, angle of depression) and questions of 12 marks is asked from this unit.
  6. Mensuration- It includes areas related to circles and surface areas and volumes. The questions of 10 marks is asked from this section.
  7. Statistics and Probability- It includes statistics (mean, median and mode) and probability (simple problems on single events). The questions of 11 marks is asked from this section.
  8. 20 marks is assigned to internal assessment and practical.

NOTE– More attention need to be given to algebra, geometry, trigonometry and statistics probability as they carry maximum weightage.

SYLLABUS OF SCIENCE AND WEIGHTAGE GIVEN TO EACH UNIT

  1. Chemical Substances-Nature and Behavior- It includes chemical reactions; acids, bases and salts; metals and non-metals; carbon compounds and periodic classification of elements. The questions of 25 marks is asked from this unit.
  2. World of Living- It includes life processes; control and co-ordination in animals and plants; reproduction and heredity and evolution. The questions of 23 marks is asked from this section.
  3. Natural Phenomena- It includes reflection of light, refraction laws, refraction of light by spherical lens, functioning of lens in human eyes and refraction of light through a prism. The questions of 12 marks is asked from this section.
  4. Effects of Current- It includes magnetic effects of current such as magnetic field, field lines, Fleming’s left hand rule etc. The questions of 13 marks is asked from this section.
  5. Natural Resources- It includes sources of energy, our environment and management of natural resources. The questions of 7 marks is asked from this unit.

NOTE– The remaining 20 marks consists of internal assessment and practical.

SYLLABUS OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND WEIGHTAGE GIVEN TO EACH UNIT

  1. India and the contemporary world- It includes the rise of nationalism in Europe; nationalism in India; the making of a global world and the age of industrialization (any one theme from the two); and print culture and the modern world. The questions of 20 marks is asked from this section.
  2. Contemporary India- It includes resources and development; forest and wildlife; water resources; agriculture; minerals and energy resources; manufacturing industries and life lines of national economy. The questions of 20 marks is asked from this unit.
  3. Democratic Politics- It includes power sharing; federalism; democracy and diversity; popular struggles and movements; political parties; outcome of democracy and challenges to democracy. The questions of 20 marks is asked from this unit.
  4. Understanding Economic Development- It includes development, sectors of the Indian Economy, money and credit, globalization and the Indian Economy and consumer rights. The questions of 20 marks is asked from this section.

NOTE– The remaining 20 marks is based on internal assessment and practical.

SYLLABUS OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE AND WEIGHTAGE GIVEN TO EACH UNIT

  1. Reading Skills- This section consists of two unseen passage, one of 300-350 words and another of 350-400 words with very short answer type questions, short answer type and also four mcq’s to test vocabulary. The total marks of the questions is 20.
  2. Writing and Grammar- It consists of letter writing, writing a short story based on cues given; and the grammar portion includes tenses, modals, use of passive voice, subject-verb concord, reporting, clauses, determiners and prepositions. The total marks of this section is 30.
  3. Literature Textbook and Extended Reading Text- Very short and short answers will be asked from textbook fictions and poem and two long questions will be asked from the prescribed extended reading text. The questions of 30 marks will be asked from this section.

NOTE– The remaining 20 marks is given on the basis of internal assessment in school.

SYLLABUS OF HINDI AND WEIGHTAGE GIVEN TO EACH UNIT

  1. In Hindi, questions from textbook fictions and poems will be asked. The questions will be very short answer question, short answer question and long answer question.
  2. Also questions will be asked from grammar section.
  3. There will be also writing skills questions such as letter writing, correction of wrong sentence etc.

SYLLABUS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND WEIGHTAGE GIVEN TO EACH UNIT

It consists of two parts. Part A and Part B

PART A

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS- It includes communication skills, self-management skills, basic ICT skills, entrepreneurial skills and green skills.

PART B

It includes web applications, word processing, spreadsheet, digital presentation, e-mail messaging and data base development.

The theory part consists of questions of 50 marks and rest of 50 marks is based on practical examination, viva voce and project work.

NOTE– Apart from the course book and notes given in classrooms, practice set are also available for all the subject so that can students can practice the questions asked in previous years and score good marks.

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