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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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