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CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Board Exam 2018: Latest Exam Pattern

Dec 4, 2017 13:09 IST
CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Exam Pattern 2018
CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Exam Pattern 2018

With the reintroduction of Board Exams in CBSE Class 10, it’s the time when everyone is keen to know the exam pattern and type of questions to be asked in CBSE Class 10 Board Exams 2018. As, from now students will have to study the whole syllabus for annual exams, students must work smart and hard to adapt to the latest changes. They must start doing an effective preparation to cover the whole syllabus and then start revisions before exams. But before they start preparing for exams they must have an idea about the exam structure and type of questions to be asked in CBSE Class 10 Board Exams 2018.

From the current session the examination pattern for CBSE Class 10 has been changed. CBSE recently released the sample papers for all important subjects to give an idea of the examination pattern to be followed in Class 10 Board Exams 2018.

CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Sample Paper 2017-2018

Here, we will discuss about the major changes observed in the latest examination pattern to be followed in CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Board Examintion 2018.

CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Exam Pattern to be follwoed in Board Exam 2018, is explained below:

CThe previous dual assessment scheme in CBSE class 10 has been replaced with the annual board exams. Previously, the CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Exam used to be conducted in two segments; Summative Assessment-I and Summative Assessment-II, each carrying 90 marks. Each assessment included half of the whole syllabus. But now board will conduct the class 10 Mathematics exam for 80 marks covering 100% syllabus of the subject. Other 20 marks are kept with schools for internal assessment (IA).

Marking Scheme for CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Sample Paper 2017-2018

IA comprises:

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

CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Syllabus 2017-2018

As per the sample paper, released by the CBSE Board, the new examination pattern for CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Board Exam 2018 will be according to the following format:

The Maths question paper will comprise of a total of 30 questions divided into four sections, viz., A, B, C and D.

Section

Number of Questions

Marks per question

A

6 (1-6)

1

B

6 (7-12)

2

C

10 (13-19)

3

D

8 (20-30)

4

Candidates must provide an stepwise solution to every question as separate marks will be provided for each step.

Also, candidates must be very careful about writing the conclusion at the end of each question which definitely carries half to one mark depending upon the total marks assigned to that question.

Internal choices shall be provided for:

  • 4 questions form the set of 3 marker questions
  • 3 questions from the set of 4 marker questions

CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Unit-Wise Weightage

Units

Unit Name

Marks

I

NUMBER SYSTEMS

06

II

ALGEBRA

20

III

COORDINATE GEOMETRY

06

IV

GEOMETRY

15

V

TRIGONOMETRY

12

VI

MENSURATION

10

VII

STATISTICS & PROBABILTY

11

 

Total

80

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

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 if you have a clear strategy and a good study plan to cross the victory line. So stay alert and focused.

All the very best!

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