CBSE Class 10 English Term 1 Syllabus 2021-22 with Important Resources

CBSE Class 10th English Revised Syllabus for Term 1 Board Exam 2021-2022 is available here. Download the Term 1 Syllabus in PDF format and prepare for the board exam according to the same.

Gurmeet Kaur
Dec 10, 2021, 15:23 IST
CBSE Class 10 English Term 1 Syllabus 2021 2022
CBSE Class 10 English Term 1 Syllabus 2021 2022

The Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE will conduct the Class 10 Term 1 Board Exam according to the revised syllabus. The CBSE Class 10 English Term 1 Syllabus 2021-22 mentions the course structure and examination scheme for term 1.  Students must know the revised syllabus thoroughly and follow the same to make preparations for their CBSE Class 10 English Term 1 Board Exam 2021-22.


Course Structure for CBSE Class 10 English (Code No. 184) First Term 2021-2022:


Weightage (in Marks)



Writing and Grammar






Internal Assessment


Grand Total


CBSE Class 10 English Book MCQs for Term 1 Exam (First Flight & Footprints without Feet)

CBSE Class 10 English Term 1 Exam Pattern and Important Details for Effective Preparation


Question based on the following kinds of unseen passages to assess inference, evaluation,

vocabulary, analysis and interpretation:

1. Discursive passage (400-450 words)

2. Case based Factual passage (with visual input/ statistical data/ chart etc. 300-350



1. Formal letter based on a given situation.

→ Letter to the Editor

→ Letter of Complaint (Official)

→ Letter of Complaint (Business)


1. Tenses

2. Modals

3. Subject-Verb Concord

4. Determiner

5. Reported Speech

6. Commands and Requests

7. Statements

8. Questions

MCQs for Class 10 English First Fight (Prose and Poems): Published by CBSE
MCQs for Class 10 English Footprints Without Feet: Published by CBSE


Questions based on extracts / texts to assess interpretation, inference, extrapolation beyond

the text and across the texts.


1. A Letter to God

2. Nelson Mandela

3. Two Stories About Flying

4. From the Diary of Anne Frank

5. The Hundred Dresses 1

6. The Hundred Dresses 2


1. Dust of Snow

2. Fire and Ice

3. A Tiger in the Zoo

4. The Ball Poem


1. A Triumph of Surgery

2. The Thief's Story

3. Footprints Without Feet

Download the syllabus from the following link:

CBSE Class 10 English Term 1 Syllabus 2021-2022 (PDF)

We have also given below the link to download the old and full syllabus that was earlier for the current academic session. Going through the old syllabus is only required to know the changes which the board has made to the syllabus and how different chapters have been arranged for the two terms. The link to the old syllabus is given below:

CBSE Class 10 English OLD Syllabus 2021-2022 (Released on 31st March)

Also Check: CBSE Class 10 Best Study Material for Term 1 & Term 2 Board Exam 2021-2022

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