CBSE Class 10 Syllabus

Exam Structure

Section Topic Marks
A Reading Skills 20
B Writing Skills with Grammar 30
C Literature Textbook and Extended Reading Text 30
  Total 80

The Board examination is of 80 marks, with a duration of three hours.

Exam Structure

Section  Topic  Marks 
Reading Skills  20 
Writing Skills with Grammar  30
Literature Textbooks and Extended Reading Text 30 
  Total  80

Exam Structure

Units Marks
I Number Systems 06
II Algebra 20
III Coordinate Geometry 06
IV Geometry 15
V Trigonometry 12
VI Mensuration 10
VII Statistics & Probability 11
  Total 80

The National Talent Search Examination is conducted for students studying at the Class X level. The examination consists of two tests: 

  1. Mental Ability Test (MAT)
  2. Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Exam Structure

Units Marks
I Chemical Substances - Nature & Behaviour 25
II World of Living 23
III Natural Phenomenon 12
IV Effects of Current 13
V Natural Resources 07
  Total 80

In order to upgrade the skills and proficiency of the young generation and also to provide them awareness to explore about various career options the Central Board of Secondary Education has started offering 15 Vocational Courses in different sectors at Secondary level. The skill education envisions imparting the procedural knowledge and skills to the students that will enable students to excel and emerge successful in real situation of both work and life.

Exam Structure

Units   Marks
I India and the Contemporary World - II 20
II Contemporary India - II 20
III Democratic Politics - II  20 
IV Understanding Economic Development 20 
  Total  80