CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Revised Syllabus for Board Exam 2021

Check the latest CBSE Computer Applications Syllabus for class 10. This is the revised syllabus released by the board for the current academic session 2020-2021. Llink to download the complete syllabus is also provided in this article.

CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Syllabus 2019-20
CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Syllabus 2019-20

Get here the revised CBSE Syllabus of Class 10 Computer Applications subject to prepare for the upcoming CBSE Board Exam 2021. This syllabus was released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) after removing about 30% portion of the previous syllabus. The question paper of Computer Applications in the upcoming CBSE board exam will be entirely based on this new (revised) syllabus. Get here the complete syllabus in a readable and downloadable format.

The detailed syllabus for CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications is given below:

Computer Applications

CLASS 10 (Code 165)


Learning Outcomes

1. Ability to create a simple website

2. Ability to embed images, audio and video in an HTML page

3. Ability to use style sheets to beautify the web pages.

4. Ability to write iterative programs with Scratch/Python.

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5. Ability to Interface a web site with a web server and record the details of a user's request.

6. Ability to follow basic cyber ethics

7. Ability to familiarize with network concepts.

New* CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Sample Paper & Marking Scheme for Board Exam 2021

Distribution of Marks and Periods is as follows:

CBSE Class 10 Syllabus 2020-21: All Subjects

Unit 1: Networking

  • Internet: World Wide Web, web servers, web clients, web sites, web pages, web browsers, blogs, news groups, HTML, web address, e-mail address, downloading and uploading files from a remote site. Internet protocols: TCP/IP, SMTP, POP3, HTTP, HTTPS. Remote login and file transfer protocols: SSH, SFTP, FTP, SCP, TELNET, SMTP, TCP/IP.
  • Services available on the internet: information retrieval, locating sites using search engines and finding people on the net;
  • Web services: chat, email, video conferencing, e-Learning, e-Banking, e-Shopping, e-Reservation, e-Governance, e-Groups, social networking.
  • Mobile technologies: SMS, MMS, 3G, 4G.

Unit 2: HTML

  • Introduction to web page designing using HTML: create and save an HTML document, access a web page using a web browser.
  • HTML tags: html, head, title, body, (attributes: text, background, bgcolor, link, vlink, alink), br (break), hr(horizontal rule), inserting comments, h1..h6 (heading), p (paragraph), b (bold), i (italics), u (underline), ul (unordered list), ol (ordered list), and li (list item). Description lists: dl, dt and dd. Attributes of ol (start, type), ul (type).
  • Font tags (attributes: face, size, color).
  • Insert images: img (attributes: src, width, height, alt), sup (super script), sub (subscript).
  • HTML Forms: Textbox, radio buttons, checkbox, password, list, combobox.
  • Embed audio and video in a HTML page.
  • Create a table using the tags: table, tr, th, td, rowspan, colspan
  • Links: significance of linking, anchor element (attributes: href, mailto), targets.
  • Cascading style sheets: colour, background-colour, border-style, margin, height, width, outline, font (family, style, size), align, float.

Unit 3: Cyber ethics

  • Netiquettes.
  • Software licenses and the open source software movement.
  • Intellectual property rights, plagiarism and digital property rights.
  • Freedom of information and the digital divide.
  • E-commerce: Privacy, fraud, secure data transmission.

CBSE Class 10 Question Papers of Board Exam 2020: All Subjects

4. Lab Exercises

  • Create static web pages.
  • Use style sheets to enforce a format in an HTML page (CSS).
  • Embed pictures, audio and videos in an HTML page.
  • Add tables and frames in an HTML page.
  • Decorate web pages using graphical elements.
  • Create a website using several webpages. Students may use any open source or proprietary tool.
  • Work with HTML forms: text box, radio buttons, checkbox, password, list, combo box.
  • Write a blog using HTML pages discussing viruses, malware, spam and antiviruses
  • Create a web page discussing plagiarism. List some reported cases of plagiarism and the consequent punishment meted out. Explain the nature of the punishment in different countries as per their IP laws.

Breakup of marks for the practicals:


Unit Name



Lab Test (20 marks)



HTML (design one web page based on a diagram)



Report File + viva (20 marks)



Report file: At least 10 HTML pages, and at least 5 Scratch/Python programs.



Viva voce (based on the report file)



Project (that uses most of the concepts that have been learnt)


Download the complete syllabus from the link provided below:

CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Syllabus 2020-2021 (Revised)

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