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CBSE 10th Exam Pattern 2021 - Check all Subjects Exam Paper Pattern for Class 10, Marking Scheme, Exam Duration Here

CBSE 10th Exam Pattern 2021 - Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the latest exam pattern for Class 10. The CBSE 10th exam pattern 2020-21 includes Math, Science, English, Social Science, and other subjects. The marking scheme, exam length, marks distribution for each subject, and other important details are included in the CBSE exam pattern for class 10 2021. One of the essential things which students should be clear about is the exam pattern knowing which they can prepare in the right way and deliver their best performance at the time of board examination. We have provided the examination pattern of all subjects of CBSE 10th Exam Pattern 2021. Students should follow this page to get detailed information about CBSE 10th Exam Pattern 2021.

Keerthika | Updated: Apr 15, 2021, 17:17 IST

CBSE 10th Exam Pattern 2021 -  Check all Subjects Exam Paper Pattern for Class 10, Marking Scheme, Exam Duration Here

CBSE 10th Exam Pattern 2021 - Check all Subjects Exam Paper Pattern for Class 10, Marking Scheme, Exam Duration Here

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CBSE 10th Exam Pattern 2021 - Updates Here

New Update on 15-04-2021: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the latest exam pattern for Class 10. The CBSE 10th exam pattern 2020-21 includes Math, Science, English, Social Science, and other subjects. The marking scheme, exam length, marks distribution for each subject, and other important details are included in the CBSE exam pattern for class 10 2021. Knowing the CBSE 10th exam pattern 2021 will be extremely beneficial to students, as it will allow students to plan a proper strategy for CBSE 10th exams 2021. According to the new CBSE Class 10 exam pattern 2020-21, the theory paper will be worth 80 points, while the internal evaluation will be worth 20 points.

Check Here - CBSE Class 10 Exam Pattern 2021


CBSE 10th Exam Pattern

Subjects

Total 100 marks (Class X- Syllabus only)

80 Marks (Theory Board Examination) Passing marks- 33% out of 80 in each subject

20 Marks (Internal Assessment) Passing marks- 33% out of 20 in each subject

Periodic Test (10 Marks)

Notebook Submission (5 Marks)

Subject Enrichment Activity (5 Marks)

Language 1

Board exam would be of 80 marks for each subject which would cover 100% of class X syllabus only.

Marks and Grades both will be awarded for individual subjects.

9 point grading system would be followed.

Periodic written Test restricted to three in each subject in an academic year.

Average of best two to be taken for final submission.

This Includes:

Regularity

Assignment Completion

Neatness and upkeep of notebook

Speaking and Listening Skills

Language 2

Speaking and Listening Skills

Science

Practical Lab work

Mathematics

Maths Lab Work

Social Science

Map work and Project Work

6th Additional Subject

In case a student opts for language as an additional subject, modalities defined for language one and two shall be followed

CBSE 10th Exam Pattern for Maths

S.No.

Type of Question

No of Questions

1

Remembering (Knowledge-based)

8

2

Understanding (Comprehension)

8

3

Application

8

4

High Order Thinking Skills (HOTS)

5

5

Evaluation

1

Topic-wise Marks Distribution

Topic

Marks

Number System

6

Algebra

20

Coordinate Geometry

6

Geometry

15

Mensuration

12

Statistics and Probability

11

CBSE total marks for 10th 2021 Maths

80

CBSE 10th Exam Pattern for Science

S.No.

Type of Question

No of Questions

1

Remembering (Knowledge-based)

4

2

Understanding (Comprehension)

7

3

Application

5

4

High Order Thinking Skills (HOTS)

2

5

Inference & Evaluation

3

The topic-wise distribution of marks

Topic

Marks

Chemical Substances- Nature and Behaviour

26

World of Living

23

Natural Phenomena

12

Effects of Current

14

Natural Resources

7

CBSE total marks for 10th 2021 English

80

CBSE 10th Exam Pattern for Social Science

S.No.

Type of Question

No of Questions

1

Remembering (Knowledge-based)

4

2

Understanding (Comprehension)

6

3

Application

7

4

High Order Thinking Skills (HOTS)

6

5

Evaluation

2

6

Map skill

1

Topic-wise distribution of marks

Topic

Marks

India and the Contemporary World - II

20

Contemporary India - II

20

Democratic Politics - II

20

Understanding Economic Development

20

Total

80

CBSE 10th Exam Pattern for English

Section

Number of questions

Total marks

A: Reading

2

20

B: Writing and Grammar

5

30

C: Literature

4

30

CBSE 10th Syllabus 2020-21

Subject

Topics

Mathematics

Number System

Algebra

Coordinate Geometry

Geometry

Mensuration

Statistics and Probability

English (Communicative)

Reading Skills (Factual and Discursive Passage)

Writing Skills with Grammar

Literature Textbook and Extended Reading Text

Science

Matter- Its Nature and Behavior

Organisation in the Living World

Motion, Force and Work

Our Environment

Food; Food Production

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Exam Pattern 2021 - FAQ

1. What is the total marks in CBSE 10th?

 The theory papers will be of 80 marks and internal assessment will be of 20 marks. 

2. Will CBSE give grace marks in Class 10 2021 exams?

Yes, CBSE gives grace marks if you are failing by 2 or 3 marks. 

3. What if I fail in 2 subjects in CBSE 10th exams?

 If you have not scored passing marks in 2 subjects, then you have to appear in the upcoming exams.

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