CBSE marking scheme describes how marks have been distributed across the questions in the board question paper. It also specifies the correct points or concepts that must have been involved in answers. All those students who want to apply for the re-evaluation of their checked answer(s) can refer the CBSE marking scheme to ensure that the answers which they want to be re-checked are according to the guidelines mentioned in the marking scheme or not.
Students may download the CBSE Class 10 Science Marking Scheme 2019 in form of PDF. All class 10 students who will take the CBSE Board Examinations this year, must go through the CBSE marking scheme as it will help them to get an idea about how to use key points while writing answers in board exams to fetch high scores.
Links to download the CBSE Class 10 Science marking scheme along with Science questions paper 2019 are provided below:
CBSE Class 10 Science Question Paper Pattern 2019:
There were a total of 27 questions in the Class 10 Science Question Paper. Question were divided into five sections as follows:
- Section A: 2 questions with 1 mark each
- Section B: 3 questions with 2 marks each
- Section C: 10 questions with 3 marks each
- Section D: 6 questions with 5 marks each
- Section E: 6 practical based questions with 2 marks each
Internal choices were provided for:
- 1 question from Section B (with 2 marks each)
- 3 questions from Section C (with 3 marks each)
- 3 questions from Section D (with 5 marks each)
- 3 questions from Section E (with 2 marks each)
Word limit is another important point which is taken into consideration while evaluating the answer copies of Board exams. In CBSE Class 10 Science Paper 2019, board had prescribed the following word limits for answering questions in different sections:
- Questions in Section A to be answered in one sentence or one word each.
- Questions in Section B to be answered in about 30 words each.
- Questions in Section C to be answered in about 50 words each.
- Questions in Section D to be answered in 70 words each.
- Questions in Section E to be answered in brief.
CBSE Class 10 Science paper carried a total of 80 marks.