Class 10 Syllabus

Class 10 Syllabus

CBSE has revamped the syllabus of class X mathematics, biology, chemistry, social science and languages. Students preparing for grade Xth annual board exam need to be familiar with the updated pattern so that they can prepare accordingly. CBSE has recommended that students follow NCERT for grade ten in order to stay upbeat with the revised syllabus. The curriculum designed for the subjects is robust in nature as it covers range of interesting topics with equally dynamic subsections. Unit wise weightage has been assigned to each unit. Students, in order to be able to communicate effectively, need to learn the necessary communication skills. For such skills to develop, language proficiency becomes all the more important thus. With this aim in purview CBSE has included, in the syllabus, Hindi, English and one more language (out of the thirty six languages mentioned in the curriculum) to enable the learners to read, speak and learn effectively. The assessment pattern has reserved twenty marks for internal assessment and the remaining eighty marks to the annual examination. Internal assessment includes within its fold lab activities, multiple assessments, projects, portfolio, etc. depending upon the subject.

Compulsory Subjects

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Science

Academic Subjects

Language Subjects

Co-scholastic Subjects

Skill Subjects

Subject Type

Subject Names

Compulsory Subject 1

Language 1 (Hindi Course A or Hindi Course B or English Language & Literature)

Compulsory Subject 2

Language II (Any one from the Language Subjects other than Language chosen at Subject 1)

Compulsory Subject 3

Mathematics (Standard or Basic Mathematics)

Compulsory Subject 4


Compulsory Subject 5

Social Science

Optional Subject 6

Skill subject from the list of Skill Subjects

Optional Subject 7

Language III or Any Academic subject other than those opted already

Subject 8 and 9

School Level - Assessment and Certification

Art Education

Health & Physical Education

Work Experience (Included in Health and Physical Education)

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