CBSE Class 10 Syllabus 2016-17

Committees of Courses of various subjects offered by the Board annually review the curricula of their respective subjects. It is, therefore, obligatory for the schools and the students preparing for the Board’s Examination for a particular year to follow the syllabi, courses and the books prescribed by it for that year. No deviation from the prescribed ones is permissible. Schools should also take note of the circulars, which announce modifications from time to time and are available on the academic website of CBSE Board.

 

SCHEME OF EXAMINATIONS – GRADING

  1. At the Secondary School Examination, assessment of subjects under Scholastic Area A shall be in numerical scores to be converted to Grades on a nine-point scale which shall be indicated in the Statement of Subject wise Performance/Certificate of Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation. Assessment in subjects under Scholastic Area B shall also be in grades, as per Scheme of Studies.
  2. The qualifying grade in each subject under Scholastic Area A shall be a minimum Grade D.
  3. The students will be assessed in subjects under Scholastic Area A using the conventional numerical marking and later converted into the grades and the same shall be awarded as under:
  4. Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) would also be reflected in the Statement of Subject wise Performance /Certificate of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation.

 

MARKS RANGEGRADEGRADE POINT
91-100A110.0
81-90A29.0
71-80B18.0
61-70B27.0
51-60C16.0
41-50C25.0
33-40D4.0
21-32E1
20 and BelowE2

Note: Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is the average of Grade Points obtained in all the subjects excluding 6th additional subject as per Scheme of Studies. Subject wise and overall indicative Percentage of Marks can be assessed as under:

  • Subject wise indicative percentage of marks = 9.5 x GP of the subject
  • Overall indicative percentage of marks = 9.5 x CGPA

 

SCHEME OF EXAMINATIONS – ASSESSMENTS

  • There are two Formative Assessments each in the first and second term.
  • Each Formative Assessment is again divided into smaller assessments (class assignment, quiz, project, written test) which can carry different marks.
  • Each Formative Assessment has a weightage of 10%. The total weightage of all the four Formative Assessments is 40%.
  • Assessment of Speaking and Listening skills (ASL) will be done in English, formally at the term end examination in Summative-II. Schools can conduct ASL for Summative-I themselves as per the guidelines provided by the CBSE. However assessment of these skills may also be done under the Formative activities spread over two terms.
  • OTBA will be conducted only towards SA-II in class IX.

 

DOWNLOAD SYLLABUS – CLASS 10

SL. NO.CODE NO.SUBJECT
1002Hindi Course A
2085Hindi Course B
3101English Communicative
4184English Language & Literature
5041Mathematics
6086/090Science
7087Social Science

 

 

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