CBSE Class 10 Painting Syllabus 2022-2023: Download Rationalised Syllabus in PDF

CBSE Class 10 Painting Syllabus for the new academic session 2022-2023 can be downloaded in PDF here. Check the revised syllabus and prepare for the annual board examination according to the same.

CBSE Class 10 Painting Syllabus 2022-2023
CBSE Class 10 Painting Syllabus 2022-2023

CBSE Class 10 Painting Syllabus 2022-2023: CBSE Class 10 Painting Syllabus for the academic session 2022-2023 has been revised by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The CBSE Class 10 Painting Board Exam 2023 will be conducted based on the revised syllabus only. Therefore, the class 10 students with painting as one of their subjects must follow the latest and revised syllabus only. Download the CBSE Class 10 Painting Syllabus 2022-2023 in PDF from the link provided at the end of this article.

CBSE Class 10 Painting Theory (Code No. 049) Course Content 2022-2023:

Time allowed: 3 hours

 Maximum Marks: 30

UNIT- I: Fundamentals of Visual Arts (10 Marks)

 (The Elements and Principals)

UNIT-II: Methods and Materials of Painting (10 Marks)

Understanding and appropriate use of:

(i) Tools

(ii) Painting Materials - Poster Colours, Water Colours, Oil Pastels and Pencils

Also Read: CBSE Class 10 Syllabus of All Subjects 2022-2023 (PDF)

UNIT-III: Story of Indian Art (10 Marks)

(i) Appreciation of Indian Art covering selected paintings, sculptures and architectural glimpses.

(a) Paintings

(i) Bodhisattava Padmapani (Ajanta)

(b) Sculpture

(i) Ashokan Lion capital (Mauryan Period)

(c) Architecture

(i) Kailashnatha Temple, (Ellora, Maharashtra)

(ii) Indian Folk Art - Paintings: Madhubani and Warli

CBSE Class 10 Painting Practical

Time allowed: 3 hours

Maximum Marks: 70

External Assessment for Practical - 50 marks


Painting from Memory – Simple composition in water/poster/pastel colours on given subjects based on sketching from life and nature. It may also be in abstract/semiabstract/folk art forms.


Compositional-arrangement including emphasis on the subject

15 Marks


Treatment of media with an appropriate colour scheme

15 Marks


Originality and creativity

10 Marks


Overall impression

10 Marks

Internal Assessment: 20 marks

It includes;

(i) Periodic Tests -there will be three periodic tests in a year, out which 10 marks the best two will be assessed.

(ii) Project work - Portfolio will consist of 10 best work of colour sketches, 10 marks Painting compositions in water colors, poster colors, oil pastels and in pencil colors done during the year.

Download the full syllabus in PDF from the link shared below:

CBSE Class 10 Painting Syllabus 2022-2023: Download in PDF Here


Candidates appearing for CBSE Class 10 board exams should also check all the sample question papers for 2022-23 from the link given below:

CBSE Class 10 Sample Question Paper 2022-2023: Download in PDF Here

Also Read:

NCERT Books for Class 10 All Subjects (Latest Edition)

NCERT Solutions for Class 10 All Subjects

CBSE Class 10 Practice Papers: All Subjects

Best of luck to all the candidates.


Is CBSE sample paper for Class 10 Painting tougher than actual paper?

It depends on your preparation. The sample question papers are designed to give candidates an overview of how the question will be asked and what kind of questions can be asked.

Did CBSE sample paper for painting come out for class 10?

Yes. The sample question paper for CBSE Class 10 Painting are out on CBSE's academic website and also at Jagran Josh.
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