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CBSE Class 9 Exam Pattern

Dec 13, 2016 11:05 IST

    CBSE Class 9 Examination forms a sound basis for future Classes. That's why students are advised to be well prepared to take the exams so as to score optimum. Remember, Education is a step by step process in which each year's hard work makes you prepared for the board exams. So never try to neglect any phase of this process as it may affect the higher class's studies.

    Keeping this point in mind, Jagranjosh has prepared this article describing the latest examination pattern used in CBSE Class 9 Summative Assessment-I & Summative Assessment-II.

    Class 9 Exam Pattern

    Class 9 Examination is held in two modes:

    1. Summative Assessment I: It includes Formative Assessment I and II, and its period lies between the months of April and September.
    2. Summative Assessment II: It includes Formative Assessment III and IV, and its period lies between the months of October and March.

    All the Questions Papers framed in both the modes are as per the Blueprint issued by CBSE.

    Compulsory Subjects Covered:

    • Science
    • Mathematics
    • Social Science
    • Hindi
    • English

    Question Paper Details:

    Subject

    Time Allotted for Examination

    Total no. of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Individual Sections with Markings

    Science

       3 – 3½ hours

          36

          90

    Section A: 75 Marks

    • 3 questions of 1 mark each
    • 3 questions of 2 marks each
    • 12 questions of 3 marks each
    • 6 questions of 5 marks each

    Section B: 15 Marks

    • 9 MCQs of 1 mark each
    • 3 practical based questions of 2 marks each

    Mathematics

       3 – 3½ hours

           31

           90

    Section A: 4 Marks

    Section B: 12 Marks

    Section C: 24 Marks

    Section D: 40 Marks

    Section E: 10 Marks

    Social Science

          3 hours

           30

           90

    Section A: 8 Marks

    Section B: 36 Marks

    Section C: 40 Marks

    Section D: 6 Marks (Map)

    Hindi

          3 hours

           18

           90

    Section A: 20 Marks

    Section B: 15 Marks

    Section C: 30 Marks

    Section D: 25 Marks

    English

          3 hours

            11

           70

    Section A - Reading: 20 Marks

    Section B - Writing & Grammer: 25 Marks

    Section C - Literature & Long reading text: 25 Marks

    Apart from the compulsory subjects, the students could also opt for the optional subjects according to their area of interest.

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