Download Latest CBSE Class 10 English Syllabus For 2020-21 Session

Hi Student, The CBSE prepares the syllabus for the academic year of class 10 for all the subject. Program of CBSE Class 10 English Syllabus as you know very well that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has its curriculum, and they hold the supreme authority to change it further for the benefit of students. In this article, you can get the latest CBSE Class 10 English Syllabus for the academic year 2020-21.

CBSE Class 10 English Syllabus 2020-21


Understanding the basics of English, Grammar, the story and create author knowledge is the major area of concern for Class 10 English Subject. Let us now check the English Elective Syllabus and Exam Pattern with topics to be covered with exam pattern.

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Class 10 English Syllabus


Check out the latest CBSE NCERT Class 10 English Syllabus. The syllabus is for the academic year 2020-21 session. First, of all check the CBSE Class X English Syllabus in PDF formate with exam pattern. students are advised to check out the complete syllabus.

Class 10 English Exam Pattern

Here in this Section, we have mentioned the Class 10 English Exam Pattern. Students can check the Class 10 English Exam Pattern for the academic year 2020-21.

Section Particulars Total Marks
A Reading Skills 20
B Writing Skills with Grammar 30
C Literature Textbooks and Supplementary Reading Text 30
D Internal Assessment 20
Total Marks 100

Class 10 English Syllabus Brief Review


Below we have mentioned the Class X English Syllabus Brief Review like which topics/chapters to be covered in the syllabus. students are advised to check the brief review of English syllabus.

Reading

An unseen passage and a poem:-

  • A factual passage of 300-350 words with eight Objective Type Question.
  • Discursive passages of 350-400 words with four Short Answer Type Questions.

Creative Writing Skills and Applied Grammar

  • Formal letter complaint / inquiry / placing order / letter to editor / article in about 100-150 words
  • Writing a short story based on a given outline or cue/s in about 150-200 words

Grammar

  • Tenses
  • Modals
  • Use of passive voice
  • Subject-verb concord
  • Reporting
  • Clauses
  • Determiners
  • Prepositions

Literature

  • One out of two extracts from prose/poetry/drama for reference to context. Four Objective type Question( including MCQs).
  • Five Short Answer type Questions to be answered in 30-40 words
  • One out of two Long Answer type Questions from FIRST FLIGHT to be answered in about
    100-150 words
  • One out of two long answer question from the book ‘FOOTPRINTS without FEET’ on
    theme or plot involving interpretation, extrapolation beyond the text and inference or
    character sketch to be answered in about 100-150 words

Class 10 English Syllabus in PDF


Here in this Section, we have mentioned the Class 10 English Syllabus in pdf format with an exam pattern. Students can check the English Syllabus in pdf for the academic year 2020-21.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. Are the grades of classes 9th and 10th combined for CGPA?

A. No, grades of classes IX and X are not combined for CGPA. CGPA grade is allotted in class X only, and reflected in ‘Grade Sheet Cum Certificate of Performance’.

Q. Would school show the answer sheet of classes IX and X to the students?

A. Schools are advised to show the answer sheets of SAI & II of class IX and SA I of class X to the students for their benefit and satisfaction. However, they may take it back for maintaining a record for some time.

Q. How is CGPA calculated?

A. The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is the average of Grade Points obtained in all the subjects (excluding additional 6th subject) as per Scheme of Studies.
An indicative equivalence of Grade Point and percentage of marks is computed as follows:
Subject wise indicative percentage of marks =9.5x GP of the subject Overall indicative percentage of marks =9.5x CGPA

Q. 10. Is the level of difficulty of Class 10 boards similar to the school exams conducted as part of the School-Based Assessment (SBA)?

A. Yes, the Board ensures that the design, blueprint and difficulty level of both the examinations, whether conducted by the school (under Scheme 1) or by the Board (under Scheme 2) is the same.

Q. How many chances are there for the compartment examination in class XII?

A. There are subsequent three chances of compartment examination in class XII i.e., if a candidate appeared for 2020 examinations and placed in compartment then he can appear in July the same year, Second Chance in March/April and Third Chance in July of next year.

Q. Can a candidate simultaneously appear for Improvement as well as Additional subject examination?

A. No, a candidate appearing for Improvement of Performance in one or more subjects cannot appear for additional subject simultaneously.

Q. What is the major difference between the school-based exam and board exam?

A. The syllabus and question paper design for Summative Examination II conducted by the Board & by the schools is the same as prescribed by CBSE for the second term. The only difference is that students of school-conducted examination appear in their own school whereas those of Board conducted appear in the allotted centre. The answer copies of Board-conducted examination are centrally evaluated at designated centres whereas those of school-based, by the school teachers based on the marking schemes supplied by the Board.

Q. Will the results for CBSE Class X and School-Based Exams SA2 be announced at the same time or separately? Is there any discrimination for admission in class XI?

A. The results for the CBSE-conducted and school-conducted Summative Assessment examination will be declared at the same time. As far as the CBSE is concerned, there is no discrimination between students who opt for Board-conducted examination or school-conducted examination for admission to Class XI.

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