CBSE Class 10 English Syllabus For New Academic Session 2023-24 Released: Download in PDF

Hi Student, The CBSE prepares the syllabus for the academic year of class 10 for all the subjects. 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 2023-24.

The demand for Class 10 English at the initial stage of schooling is evident in the mushrooming of private ‘English medium’ schools and in the early introduction of English as a subject across the states/ UTs of the country. Though the problems of feasibility and preparedness are still to be solved satisfactorily, there is a general expectation that the educational system must respond to people’s aspirations and need for English. Within the eight years of education guaranteed to every child, it should be possible in 5 years to ensure basic English language proficiency, including basic literacy skills of reading and writing.

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1. Summary

2. Objectives of Class 10th English
3. CBSE 10 Study Materials
4. CBSE Class 10 English New Syllabus 2023-24
5. CBSE Class 10 English Syllabus

6. Class 10 English Useful Resources

CBSE Class 10 English Syllabus Overview

Before we discussed the Class 10 Syllabus let us check the CBSE Class 10 Summary; Below we have mentioned the complete CBSE Class 10 Summary. The student is advised to check out to complete the summary.

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Objectives of Class 10th English

The general objectives at Level-1 are:

  • To build familiarity with the language primarily through spoken input in meaningful situations (teacher talk, listening to recorded material, etc.)
  • To provide and monitor exposure to and comprehension of spoken, and spoken-and-written inputs (through mother tongue, signs, visuals, pictures, sketches, gestures, single-word questions/answers).
  • To help learners build a working proficiency in the language, especially with regard to listening with understanding and basic oral production (words/phrases, fragments of utterances, formulaic expressions as communicative devices).
  • To recite and sing poems, songs and rhymes and enact small plays/skits
  • To use drawing and painting as precursors to writing and relate these activities to oral communication.
  • To become visually familiar with the text [word(s)], what it means, and to notice its components- letter (s) and the sound-values they stand for.
  • To associate meaning with written/printed language.
  • At the end of this stage, learners should be able to Talk about themselves, members of the family and the people in their surroundings.
  • Follow simple instructions, requests and questions, and use formulaic expressions appropriately
  • Enjoy doing tasks (including singing a rhyme or identifying a person, object or thing) in English
  • Recognise whole words or chunks of language
  • Recognise small and capital forms of the English alphabet both in context and in isolation
  • Read simple words/short sentences with the help of pictures and understand them
  • Write simple words/phrases/short sentences.

CBSE Class 10 English Syllabus 2023-24

Check out the latest CBSE NCERT Class 10 English Syllabus. The syllabus is for the academic year 2023-24 sessions. First, of all check the CBSE Class X English Syllabus in PDF format with exam pattern. students are advised to check out the complete syllabus.

CBSE Class 10 English Deleted Topic Syllabus 2023-25

Here in this Section, we have mentioned the Class 10 English New Syllabus. Students can check the English New Syllabus for Class 10 for the academic year 2023-24.

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 2023-24

SectionParticularsTotal Marks
AReading Skills20
BWriting Skills with Grammar20
CLiterature Textbooks and Supplementary Reading Text20
DInternal Assessment20
Total Marks80

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 the English syllabus.


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


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


  • 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 2023-24

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 2023-24.

CBSE 10 Study Materials

We have tried to bring all the useful links to CBSE NCERT Study Materials like Syllabus, Worksheet, Sample Paper, NCERT Solutions, Marking Scheme, Important Books, Holiday Homework, Previous Year Question Papers and Study Materials. You can visit all these important links by clicking the links/Icons given.​

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