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CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2018: Exam Pattern for All Subjects

Dec 7, 2017 13:23 IST
CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2018
CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2018

As every student is aware of the new assessment scheme introduced in CBSE Class 10 from current academic session, i.e., 2017-2018, they must be preparing hard for the coming board exams. Unlike the previous assessment structure, they have a challenge to prepare full syllabus for the annual assessment, i.e., CBSE board exams 2018. So they must follow a smart and strategic study technique following which they are able to prepare full syallabus of each subject and then start revisions for the same before the CBSE board exams commence. But to make an effective preparation, it’s very important for students  to have an idea about the exam paper structure and type of questions to be asked in CBSE Class 10 Board Exams 2018.

CBSE Class 10 New Assessment Structure 2017- 2018

This year, students will have to take the exam which will have an entirely changed structure for each subject as compared to the previous years’ exam pattern. CBSE has released the sample papers for all important subjects of class 10, to give an idea of the examination pattern to be followed in Class 10 Board Exams 2018.

CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2017-18: Preparation strategy for changed exam structure

By carrying a thorough analysis of the CBSE sample papers and previous years’ exam structure, jagranjosh has formulated the latest exam pattern for all important subjects of class 10 like Science, Maths, Social Science, Hindi and English. This exam pattern will give a preview of the real paper that you will see in the board exam 2018.

Reintroduction of CBSE Class 10 Board Exams:

With the reintroduction of mandatory board exams in CBSE Class 10, a major change brought to the assessment scheme is that the CBSE board will conduct the class 10 exams of 80 marks for each subject. This board exam will cover the100% syllabus. Other 20 marks are kept with schools for internal assessment (IA).

IA comprises:

  • Periodic Tests (PT) with weightage of 10 marks each
  • Notebook Submission of 5 marks
  • Subject Enrichment Activities of 5 marks.

NCERT BOOKS Vs CBSE Board Question Papers

CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2018: Exam Pattern for All subject, is given below:


Link for Examination Pattern


Examination Pattern


Examination Pattern

Social Science

Examination Pattern


Examination Pattern

English (Language and Literature)

Examination Pattern

Hindi (Course A)

Examination Pattern

Hindi (Course B)

Examination Pattern

Students must consider this latest pattern while preparing for CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2018.

Suggestion for Students

Though the CBSE Class 10 Assessment Structure has been changed completely as compared to the previous one, but it’s not a big deal to score well in Class 10 Board exams. Your hardwork added with a good study plan and a perfect material in hand, can help you perform tremendously in your board exams. Just stay alert and focused.

All the very best!

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