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CBSE Class 10 Syllabus

First Flight (Syllabus)Prose

  • A letter to God.
  • Nelson Mandela – Long Walk to Freedom
  • Two Stories About Flying
  • From the Diary of Anne Frank
  • • Glimpses of India.
  • • Mijbil the Otter
  • Madam Rides the Bus
  • • The Sermon at Benares
  • The Proposal (Play).

Deleted Portion – The Hundred Dresses – I, II


  • Dust of Snow
  • Fire and Ice
  • A tiger in the Zoo
  • How to Tell Wild Animals
  • The Ball Poem
  • Amanda !
  • The Trees.
  • Fog
  • The Tale of Custard the Dragon.
  • For Anne Gregory

Deleted Portion – Animals

  1. A triumph of Surgery
  2. The Thief’s Story
  3. The Midnight Visitor
  4. A Question of Trust
  5. Footprints Without Feet
  6. The making of a Scientist
  7. The necklace
  8. Bholi
  9. The Book That Saved the Earth

Deleted Portion – The Hack Driver

Grammar Syllabus
  • Determiners
  • Tenses
  • Modals
  • Subject – Verb concord
  • Reported speech – Commands and requests, Statements, Questions.
Writing Skills
  • Formal Letter in 100-120 words. One of two questions is to be answered.
  • Analytical Paragraph in 100-120 Words on a given Map/ Chart/Graph/ Cues. One out of two is to be answered.

History25 Marks

  • The Rise of Nationalism in Europe
  • Nationalism in India (2 Marks Map Questions)
  • The Making of a Global World (Pre modern World to Conquest Disease and Trade)
  • Print Culture and the Modern World

Deleted Portion – The Age of Indus trialisation

Geography25 Marks

3 Marks Map Questions

  1. Resources and Development
  2. Forest and Wildlife
  3. Water Resources
  4. Agriculture
  5. Minerals and Energy Resources
  6. Manufacturing Industries
  7. Life Lines of National Economy (Roadways to Railways only)

Civics25 Marks

  1. Power Sharing
  2. Federalism
  3. Gender, Religion and Caste
  4. Political Parties
  5. Outcomes of Democracy

Economics25 Marks

  1. Development
  2. Sectors of the Indian Economy
  3. Money and Credit
  4. Globalization and the Indian Economy
    • What is Globalisation?
    • Factors that have enables Globalisation

Class 10- Chemistry

  • Chemical Reactions and Equations
  • Chemical equation, Balanced chemical equation, implications of balanced chemical equation.
  • Types of chemical reactions: Combination, Decomposition, Displacement, Double displacement, precipitation, endothermic exothermic reactions, oxidation and reduction.

Deleted Portion – Corrosion And Rancidity

Acid, Bases and Salts

Their definitions in terms of furnishing of H+ and OH- ions, General properties, examples and uses, neutralization, concept

Metals and nonmetals:

Properties of metals and non-metals, Reactivity series, Formation and properties of ionic compounds, Basic metallurgical processes, Corrosion and its prevention.

Carbon and its compounds

  • Covalent bonding in carbon-compounds. Versatile nature of carbon. Homologous series.
  • Nomenclature of carbon compounds containing functional groups (halogens, alcohol, ketones, aldehydes, alkanes and alkynes).
  • Difference between saturated hydrocarbons and unsaturated hydrocarbons.
  • Chemical properties of carbon compounds- combustion, oxidation, addition and substitution reaction.
  • Ethanol and Ethanoic acid (only properties and uses) Soaps and detergents

Periodic classification of elements.
Syllabus – x
Deleted Portion – Complete Chapter

Class 10 Biology

Life Process

  • ‘Living Being’.
  • Basic concept of nutrition, respiration, transport and excretion in plants and animals.

Control and co-ordination in animals and plants

  • Tropic movements in plants.
  • Introduction of plant hormones.
  • Control and co-ordination in animals: Nervous system, Voluntary, involuntary and reflex action.
  • Chemical co-ordination: animal hormones.

How do Organism Reproduce

  • Reproduction in animals and plants (asexual and sexual) reproductive health – need and methods of family planning. Safe sex vs HIV/AIDS. Child bearing and women’s health

Heredity and Evolution

  • Heredity, Mendel’s contribution- Laws for inheritance of traits. Sex determination: brief introduction.

Deleted Portion – Evolution, evolution and classification and evolution should notbe equated with progress.

Our environment

  • Eco-system, Environmental problems, Ozone depletion, waste production and their solutions.
  • Biodegradable and non-biodegradable substances

Class 10 – Physics

Reflection of Light

  • Reflection of light by curved surfaces.
  • Images formed by spherical mirrors, Centre of curvature, principal axis, principal focus, focal length, mirror formula (Derivation not required), magnification.

Refraction of Light

  • Laws of refraction, refractive index. Refraction of light by spherical lens; Image formed by spherical lenses; Lens formula (Derivation not required). Magnification, Power of a lens.

Human Eye and Colorful World

  • Functioning of a lens in human eye.
  • Defects of vision and their corrections.
  • Applications of spherical mirrors and lenses.
  • Refraction of light through a prism, dispersion of light.
  • Scattering of light, applications in daily life.

Deleted Portion – colour of the sun at sunrise and sunset.


  • Electric current, potential difference and electric current.
  • Ohm’s law; Resistance, Resistivity, Factors on which the resistance of a conductor depends.
  • Series combination of resistors, parallel combination of resistors and its applications in daily life.
  • Heating effect of electric current and its applications in daily life. Electric power, Interrelation between P, V, I and R.

Magnetic effects of current

  • Magnetic field, field lines, field due to a current carrying conductor, field due to current carrying coil or solenoid.
  • Force on current carrying conductor, Fleming’s Left Hand Rule, Direct current. Alternating current, frequency of AC.
  • Advantage of AC over DC. Domestic electric circuits.

Deleted Portion – Electric Motor, Electromagnetic induction. Induced potential difference, Induced current.
Fleming’s Right Hand Rule, Electric Generator.


अपठित गद्यांश + काव्यांश = 10 Marks
व्याकरण = 16 Marks
पाठ्यपुस्तक = ( क्षितिज – 26, कृतिका – 8) = 34
लेखन = 20 Marks

  • अपठित गद्यांश 250 शब्दों में – 5 Marks MCQ Questions
  • अपठित काव्यांश 120 शब्दों में 5 Marks MCQ Questions

व्याकरण में कुल 20 प्रश्न रहेंगे जिसमे से 16 बनाने हैं, सभी प्रश्न MCO में रहेंगे ।

• रचना के आधार पर वाक्य भेद (5 में से 4 बनाने होंगे )

• वाच्य (5 में से 4 बनाने होंगे )

• पद परिचय

(5 में से 4 बनाने होंगे )

  • अलंकार – शब्दालंकारः श्लेष (5 में से 4 बनाने होंगे )
  • अर्थालंकारः उत्प्रेक्षा, अतिश्योक्ति, मानवीकरण 

लेखन – 20 Marks

  • 120 शब्दों में अनुच्छेद लेखन
  • 100 शब्दों में औपचारिक या अनऔपचारिक पत्र लेखन
  • 80 शब्दों में स्ववृत लेखन या इ-मेल लेखन
  • 40 शब्दों में विज्ञापन लेखन

पाठ्यपुस्तक – क्षितिज + कृतिका = 34 Marks

इन पाठो से प्रश्न नहीं पूछे जायेंगे –

  • क्षितिज
  • काव्य खंड
  • देव – सवैया
  • गिरिजाकुमार माथुर = छाया मत छूना
  • ऋतुराज = कन्यादान

गद्य खंड

  • महावीरप्रसाद द्विवेदी – स्त्री शिक्षा के विरोधी कुतकों का खंडन
  • सर्वेश्वर दयाल सक्सेना – मानवीय करुणा की दिव्य चमक


  • एही ठैयां झूलनी हो रामा
  • जार्ज पंचम के नाक

CBSE Class 10 Syllabus 2023-24 of Major Subjects

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3.CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 English
4.CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 Social Science
5.CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 Hindi A
6.CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 Hindi B
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CBSE Class 10 Syllabus

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