CBSE Class 10 Social Science Board Exam 2017: Preparation Tips for Summative Assessment 2

CBSE Class 10 Social Science board exam preparation tips are available in this article. These tips are important for coming CBSE 2017 board exams.

Created On: Feb 20, 2017 20:02 IST
Modified On: Mar 2, 2017 11:11 IST

CBSE Class 10 Social Science 2017 Board Exam Preparation Tips

CBSE 10th Social Science board exam is scheduled to be held on April 8th, 2017 from 10.30 A.M. TO 1.30 P.M. So, few days are left for board exam preparation. During last month, most of the students face problems in giving the final touch to their board exam preparation.

CBSE 10th Date Sheet 2017

Social Science is one of the most important subjects of CBSE 10th. Most of the students who are going to appear for Class 10 board exam 2017 are facing difficulty in the last month for wrapping up the syllabus.

In order to help the students, we have provided some important tips which will be very helpful for the students preparing for CBSE Class 10 Social Science board exam 2017.

1 # Follow CBSE Class 10th Social Science Syllabus 2017

When you will go through the latest CBSE 10th Social Science syllabus, you will find that different units have different weightage (as given below in the table).

Unit Number


Term II


India and the Contemporary World - II



Contemporary India - II



Democratic Politics - II



Understanding Economic Development



Disaster Management (Through Project & Assignments)





CBSE Class 10 Social Science Syllabus 2017

First, revise the chapters which are easy for you & have maximum weightage in Class 10 Social Science Board Exam 2017.

Note: Map work for Class 10 SA – 2 is also available in the syllabus

2 # Go through Previous Year Papers

Students should refer previous year Class 10th Social Science SA 2 Papers (5 years) from the internet or alternatively they can also purchase it from a bookshop. When you will go through previous year papers, you will find that questions based on some topics are frequently asked in CBSE Class 10 Social Science board exams, every year. Students should pay special attention to these concepts while preparation.

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Question Paper SA‒II: 2016

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Question Paper SA-II: 2015

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Question Paper SA-II 2014

CBSE Class 10th Social Science Question Paper 2013

CBSE Class 10 Social Science question paper 2012

CBSE Class 10th Social Science Sample Question Paper 2011

3 # Revise Chapters from Class Notes & NCERT textbooks of Class 10 Social Science

After going through latest CBSE syllabus and previous year question papers, students can set their priorities while learning topics from NCERT textbooks and their class notes. Students can also refer good quality question bank for preparation.

CBSE Class 10th Social Science NCERT Books

4 # Refer CBSE 10th Sample Paper for Social Science

A few months before CBSE board exams, the board releases sample papers for Class ‒ 10 & Class ‒ 12, every year. By solving these sample papers, students will get a complete idea about the latest CBSE examination pattern & the level of questions which can be asked in CBSE board exams. CBSE has already released the sample paper for Social Science 2017 along with other subjects. Students must go through this paper to understand the 2017 examination pattern.

CBSE Class 10th SST Sample Paper: 2017 SA – 2

CBSE Class 10 SST Sample Paper: 2016 SA – 2

5 # Analyse Marking Scheme of CBSE Class 10th Social Science

If you have started preparing for Class 10th board exams then, you should also know how to write proper answers in board exams to score maximum marks. Here, proper answer means, writing maximum and relevant information in minimum number of words. Students can easily understand the art of giving proper answers in CBSE Class 10th Social Science board exams with the help of CBSE marking scheme.

CBSE Class 10 Social Science SA‒II 2016 Marking Scheme

Class 10th students frequently ask questions like “How to prepare for Class 10 Social Studies?” or “How to prepare for Social Science Exam class 10?”

Well, the tips mentioned above are answers to some of these frequently asked questions. With these simple tips and hard work, students can easily score 90+ in Class 10th Social Science Board Exam 2017.

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