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CBSE Class 10: Complete Study Plan

Aug 8, 2016 18:00 IST

    According to the statistics of CBSE Class 10 Result 2016, near about 1 lakh 68 thousand students scored a perfect 10 (Cumulative Grade Point Average) CGPA score.

    This figure is better than the CBSE Class 10 Result 2015, where about 94,474 students got a perfect 10 CGPA score. This shows that the number of students scoring a perfect 10 CGPA is increasing every year.

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    Scoring a perfect 10 CGPA is not that easy and one can’t score it by studying overnight or a day before the exam. One needs to study round the year and have to perform well in all the summative and formative assessments.

    Here is full proof study plan for the complete academic year which will help you to score a perfect 10 CGPA.

    Starting of New CBSE Class 10 Academic Session

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    In most of the CBSE Schools classes start from April. But other processes like admission registration etc. takes time and effective studies start from July.

    With the starting of new CBSE class 10 academic session students must have the new CBSE Class 10 Syllabus, CBSE Academic Calendar, NCERT Textbooks & NCERT Solutions and other reference books ready with them.

    July # Be Prepared for Formative Assessment 1

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    In some CBSE schools, Formative Assessment 1 also starts towards the end of the month and most of the teachers ask what they had taught in the class. Therefore, scoring maximum marks in FA 1 will be a soft cake for those students who attend classes regularly.

    Scoring well in FA 1 is just a stepping stone to achieve the target (10 CGPA).

    After FA 1 students need to coordinate between ongoing studies and revision of chapters. 

    In order to score 10 CGPA, here is your checklist of July month

    August # Be Prepared for Formative Assessment 2

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    Students must prepare notes and try to cover the complete chapter in one or two A-4 sheets with appropriate diagrams and special symbols. These short notes are very helpful for revision purpose.  One can’t go through every page of notebook before the exam but one can easily study few pages.

    Students need to prepare for the coming FA 2 and SA 1 examination. Regular revision and timely practice with pen and paper are keys to success.

    Scoring maximum marks in FA 2 will bring you closer towards your target of achieving 10 CGPA in CBSE Class 10 board exam. 

    In order to score 10 CGPA, here is your how-to-prepare list for August

    • Prepare short notes with key points, symbols, diagram & revise them properly
    • Solve example and exercises given in NCERT textbooks
    • Revise the topics regularly
    • Attend classes regularly
    • Take help from video Lectures

    September # Be prepared for Summative Assessment 1

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    This is the most crucial month of CBSE Class 10 Academic Session. In every school SA – I take place in the month of September. One has to give his or her maximum output in CBSE Class 10 SA – I exams for getting the best score.

    The overall weightage of SA – I is 30%. It is being conducted internally so one must focus well on classroom notes to score maximum marks. 
    In order to score 10 CGPA, here is your checklist of the September month

    • Revise Class notes and self-made notes before exam
    • Solved practice papers and guess papers (to enhance your writing speed)
    • Do not miss the examples given in textbooks

    October # Enjoy Holidays along with Studies  

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    Students will get a good time to relax, now! After the completion of SA – I students needs to change their strategy. The focus must be on FA – 3, FA – 4 and in the meantime, students need to be well prepared for SA – 2 exams.

    From this month students need to analyse question papers of previous years and must be well acquainted with the current CBSE Class 10 examination pattern.  
    In order to score perfect 10 CGPA, here is the how-to-achieve list for October

    November # Be prepared for Formative Assessment 3

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    Most of the CBSE schools conduct FA – 3 in the month of November. Class notes and attendance in classroom again plays an important role to score well in FA – 3. From November one needs to prepare from the perspective of CBSE Class 10 Board examination. So, one needs to cover the complete syllabus of CBSE Class 10 Board examination but while studying one can give priority to classroom notes in order to score well in FA – 3 and FA – 4. 
    In order to score 10 CGPA, here is your what-to-do list for November

    • Give priority to Class room notes
    • Practice with pen and papers (to enhance problem solving speed)
    • Take help from question banks and previous year papers

    December # Be prepared for Formative Assessment 4

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    Most of the CBSE schools conduct FA – 4 in the month of December. The formula for scoring well used in FA  – 1, FA  – 2, SA  – 1 and FA  – 3 will again be applicable to score well in FA – 4 i.e. regularity in the class room and thorough revision of class notes.

    FA – 4 is most likely to be finished in the month of December and after that students must completely focus on their CBSE Class 10 board examinations. 
    In order to score 10 CGPA, here is your how-to-do list for December month

    January # Date sheet of CBSE Class 10 Board exams is released

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    In this month, the date sheet of CBSE Class 10 Board exam is released. Prepare a timetable and stick to it. Students can utilise this time to improve their preparation level.

    In order to score 10 CGPA, here is your checklist for January month

    February # Revision on daily basis and Be Prepared for SA – 2

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    In this month one must focus on revision. Students should not study anything new in the last month. Lay more emphasis on revising topics, one can keep solving practice papers and previous year papers.

    One can also take the help of guess papers specially prepared by Jagran Josh team after the brief analysis of ongoing trends of CBSE Class 10 board examinations. 
    In order to score 10 CGPA, here is your to do-list for February month

    • Revision on daily basis
    • Solve practice papers and guess papers
    • Revision from NCERT Textbooks and Class notes

    March # Perform well in CBSE Class 10 Board Exams

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    This is where your hard work is going to pay off! Students must emphasize on revision of already studied topics. Don’t try to study anything new as it may likely to kill precious time and may result in-vain efforts which must be used for revision purpose only.

    In this month, one must study self made notes, questions from previous year papers, practice papers. Students can also try CBSE guess papers prepared by Jagran Josh team as there is higher probability of the questions being asked in exams. 
    In order to score 10 CGPA, here is your final to do list of the year

    In case you feel any sort of problem in your studies, team Jagran Josh is always there to help.

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