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Maharashtra Board SSC English Syllabus and Marking Scheme

Maharashtra Board SSC Syllabus for English subject is available here for Class 9th and Class 10th. The English subject of Maharashtra Board SSC level is an option for first language subject. The English subject of Maharashtra Board Class 9th and Class 10th is based on Kumarbharati textbook. The syllabus of Maharashtra Board SSC English subject is designed to impart listening skills, speaking skills, reading skills, writing skills, vocabulary and Grammar knowledge in students. Check here complete syllabus of English subject for Maharashtra Board SSC level including evaluation scheme, weightage as well as chapter-wise marks distribution.

Evaluation Scheme of Maharashtra Board SSC English Subject –

  • There is single paper of 80 marks for the English subject of Maharashtra Board SSC level
  • The remaining 20 (internal) marks are allotted to oral tests.
  • The syllabus weightage for Maharashtra Board SSC English Subject is given as under –

Section

Syllabus weightage

Reading Skills (Textual and Non-Textual)

40%

Grammar

15%

Writing Skills

25%

Oral Tests

20%

Maharashtra Board SSC English Syllabus

Maharashtra Board Class 9th English Syllabus –

English Courses Kumarbharati for Standard 9th

Topic

Detailed syllabus

Prose

About 64 pages of literary and non-literary (informative) text (excluding notes, illustrations, tasks, etc.)

Poetry

About 250 lines. Non-detailed study : A selection of literary texts (short stories, one act plays)

Grammar

Revision of grammar

Revision of grammatical items studied up to Std VIII

different kinds of sentences

Assertive/Exclamatory/Imperative/Negative/Interrogative

The Tenses

a) i) Simple present ii) Present Continuous, iii) Simple past iv) Past Continuous

b) Sequence of tenses

Articles

a, an, the

prepositions

different uses

Tenses of perception

Uses of ‘see’, ‘hear’, ‘smell’, ‘feel’, ‘taste’

Concord

Subject +Verb agreement

Word Formation

Nouns/Adjectives/Verbs/Adverbs

Voice

Statements, questions, negatives, indirect object

Question formation

a)     Yes/No question formation

b)     ‘Wh’+ questions

Reported Speech

Statements, questions, commands, requests,

Punctuation

Usage

Non-finites

Infinitives, Gerunds, Participles

Modal Auxiliaries

Uses of ‘will’, ‘shall’

Collocation

The co-occurrence of lexical items

Maharashtra Board SSC English Syllabus

Maharashtra Board Class 10th English Syllabus –

English Courses Kumarbharati for Standard 10th

Topic

Detailed syllabus

Prose

About 64 pages of literary and non-literary (informative) text (excluding notes, illustrations, tasks, etc.)

Poetry

About 250 lines. Non-detailed study : A selection of literary texts (short stories, one act plays)

Grammar

Revision of grammar

Revision of grammatical items studied up to Class 8th

Different kinds of sentences

Simple, Compound, Complex

Different kinds of clauses

Principal, Co-ordinate, Sub-ordinate

The Tenses

a) Continuous - i) Present Perfect ii) Present Perfect iii) Past Perfect iv) Future with will/shall and ‘going to’

b) Continuous Sequence of Tenses

Articles

a, an. the(advanced level)

prepositions

different uses

Word Formation

Nouns/Adjectives/Verbs/Adverbs

Voice

Statements, questions, negatives, indirect object

Question formation

Tag questions  

Reported Speech

Statements, questions, commands, requests, exclamation

Punctuation

Usage

Non-finites

Infinitives, Gerunds, Participles

Modal Auxiliaries

Uses of ‘can’, ‘may’, ‘might’, etc

Collocation

Unreal conditions in the present/past Possible conditions in the future

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