CBSE Class 10 Syllabus for Board Exam 2020: All Subjects

CBSE syllabus of all main subjects of Class 10 is available here. Take a thorough view of the syllabus to understand the course structure and various learning objectives prescribed by the board for current academic session 2019-2020. Before sitting for their board exams, class 10 students will appear for internal examinations like periodic tests and pre-board examinations. Students should make a planned strategy for all these internal exams as scores obtained in these exams will boost their confidence level to perform well in board exams. They should start with analysing their latest CBSE syllabus and then draw a preparation structure according to the same.

Important NOTE: CBSE has recently issued a notification regarding the design of question papers to be set for Board Exam 2020. According to the notice by CBSE, design of CBSE question papers for upcoming board exams will be entirely based on the format of latest CBSE Sample Papers and not on the blueprint given in the syllabus prescribed by CBSE. So, all the students and teachers should prepare according to the pattern followed in CBSE sample papers only. However, for the content and stuff to be prepared for board exams, students should strictly follow the CBSE syllabus.  

Links to download the CBSE syllabus of all important subjects of class 10 are provided below. Since, CBSE has made some alterations in the old syllabus of class 10, students are advised to go through the latest syllabus only.

CBSE Class 10 Syllabus for Board Exam 2020

CBSE Class 10 Maths Syllabus


CBSE Class 10 Science Syllabus


CBSE Class 10 Social Science Syllabus


CBSE Class 10 English Language & Literature Syllabus


CBSE Class 10 Hindi Course A Syllabus


CBSE Class 10 Hindi Course B Syllabus


CBSE Class 10 Information Technology Syllabus


CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Syllabus


Check Latest CBSE Class 10 Sample Papers

We are providing below the latest CBSE sample papers for all subjects of class 10. Question paper design is explained in detail for each subject along with providing the CBSE sample paper in PDF. Below you can find the direct link to check the sample papers and question paper design of five major subjects of class 10; Maths, Science, Social Science, English and Hindi.

To check sample question papers and marking schemes of other subjects of CBSE Class 10, click on the link provided below:

CBSE Class 10 Sample Papers 2020 with Marking Scheme 

Analyse the latest CBSE sample papers to know the question paper format for board exams. Knowing the question paper design will help to cover the CBSE syllabus for board exams in concise and organised way.  Also check CBSE marking scheme to understand the break-up of marks and step marking in answers which will be quite helpful to write appropriate answers in exams. 

Importance of CBSE Syllabus for Board Exam Preparations

CBSE syllabus is constructed in a way to help students get a clear understanding of the course structure and its objectives. With CBSE syllabus, students get to know the chapters and concepts to be covered in all subjects. Board also provides the provision of knowing the weightage distribution of different chapters/units for annual examination so that students are able to work in the right direction to perform well in the exams. Thus, CBSE syllabus for class 10 students is a perfect tool to plan their study schedule methodically.

CBSE Class 10 NCERT Textbooks & NCERT Solutions

How to use syllabus in a more productive way to make learning effective and organised?

  • At the beginning of the new academic session, students should carefully read the entire syllabus to get an idea of the course structure.
  • Before starting with a new chapter or unit, list down all the topics prescribed in the syllabus for that unit so that you don’t waste your time in learning the irrelevant or unnecessary topics.
  • Having a clear understanding about the syllabus and weightage allotted to different units in it, will be quite helpful for students to decide how much time needs to be devoted to different topics.
  • Sometimes, students may find the details and instructions mentioned in the syllabus a bit complex to understand. In such case, they should ask their teacher for help.
  • Use your syllabus to take an idea about the importance of a topic and determine how much time you should devote to particular topics.

Having a clear understanding of the course curriculum and weightage of various topics and sections will definitely help you to decide how much time you should dedicate to each section. Generally, the exam papers for each course are designed as per the syllabus prescribed for that course. So, preparing according to the topics and instructions mentioned in the syllabus, obviously helps to crack the exam with good scores.

Students should also refer the previous year board question papers to understand the pattern of examination and get an idea of the type and nature of questions asked in CBSE class 10 exam. Below is give the link to download CBSE question papers of class 10 Board Exam 2019. Students may save these papers in PDF format and solve them to boost their preparations for CBSE board exam 2020.

Download CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2019 Question Papers

For all CBSE class 10 question papers of board exam 2019, board released the marking schemes. These marking schemes are quite useful for students to understand the right pattern for writing appropriate answers in board exams. So, students must download and go through the CBSE Class 10 Marking Scheme 2019, to increase their chances of scoring high in board exam 2020.

Download CBSE Class 10 Marking Scheme 2019

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