CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Syllabus for Board Exam 2023 with Sample Paper & Marking Scheme

CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications 2022-23 is available here for download in PDF. Check this revised syllabus to study the subject appropriately for good performance in CBSE Board Exams.

CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Syllabus 2022-23
CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Syllabus 2022-23

CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Syllabus 2022-23: CBSE Class 10 students with Computer Applications as one of their subjects can download the CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Revised Syllabus for the current academic session. This syllabus is helpful to know the chapter-wise content to be prepared in the session 2022-2023 along with the details of practical work. It also mentions the unit-wise weightage for the annual assessment.

Check CBSE Class 10 Computer Application Sample Paper with Marking Scheme (PDF)

Check CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications (Code 165) Syllabus 2022-23 below:

Distribution of Marks and Periods

CBSE Class 10 Syllabus for Academic Session 2022-23 (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, eShopping, 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.

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:

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CBSE Class 10 Practice Papers: All Subjects

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Is viva important in CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications exam?

Yes. The theory exams and practical exams for CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications carry 50% weightage each. Out of the 50 marks in practicals, 5 marks are from viva voce based on report file.

What to choose HTML or Python/Scratch for CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications practicals report file?

The CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications has practicals of 50 marks out of which report file and viva constitute 20 marks in total. According to the prescribed syllabus, Report file must have at least 10 HTML pages. So, you do not have option to choose.
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