CBSE Class 10 Social Science Board Exam 2018: Last minute preparation tips

Get the preparation material for CBSE Class 10 Social Science exam 2018 which is scheduled to be held on 22 March, 2018. Here you will get all important resources to give final touch to your preparations.

Created On: Mar 21, 2018 16:42 IST
Class 10 Social Science Board Exam: Last minute preparation tips
Class 10 Social Science Board Exam: Last minute preparation tips

Here we are providing the material for last minute revision of the CBSE Class 10 Social Science exam which will be conducted tomorrow, i.e., on 22 March, 2018.

Social Science is one of the most important subjects in class 10. Generally, students find it difficult to prepare the huge syllabus of Social Science. Moreover, the subject learning is completely based on the cramming of various events, dates and geographical locations. This may make the subject a little boring for students. To help students make an easy and effective preparation for the Social Science exam, we are providing here the preparation material which is perfect for the last minute revision. This preparation material will help to summarize the huge syllabus by bringing you the crux of every unit so that you may prepare for the exam effectively in less time.

We are providing various resources important for the last minute preparations for CBSE Class 10 Social Science exam. These are given below:

1. Latest Syllabus:

Questions asked in the board question paper are completely based on the topics depicted in the CBSE syllabus. The unit-wise weighatge fixed for the board exams is also described in the syllabus. So, before giving final touch to their preparations for the exam, students must go through the latest syllabus. This will help them to ensure that they don’t miss any important topic and make a different preparation strategy for each unit according to the weightage fixed for it.

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Unit-Wise Weightage for board exams 2018:


Unit Name



India and the Contemporary World - II



Contemporary India - II



Democratic Politics - II



Understanding Economic Development




You may get the complete syllabus from the following link:

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Syllabus 2017-2018

2. Latest Question Paper Pattern:

This year due to the implementation of mandatory board exams in class 10, board question papers are observed to be following a different pattern as compared to the previous years. In Social Science paper also, the pattern is expected to be changed and according to the latest CBSE Social Science sample paper as done in previous years. Based on the CBSE sample Paper 2018, we are providing here the examination pattern expected to be followed in the Class 10 Social Science Board Question Paper 2018. It will give you an idea of the various categories under which questions with different weightage will be asked in the board question paper. This will help you make an appropriate strategy to prepare for different sections and then write them in a manageable way.

Get the latest pattern for Class 10 Social Science Exam form the following link:

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Board Exam Paper Pattern 2018

3. Previous Years Question Papers:          

Previous years question papers provide you a variety of important questions picked from different topics. They act as the most important resource to revise the huge syllabus of Class 10 Social Science effectively in less time. Also, questions are repeated or asked in a skewed manner many times in board exams. So, going through the past years exam papers will help students to gain confidence and score good marks in the exam.

Get the previous years’ question papers for CBSE Class 10 Social Science (2012-2017) form the following link:

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Previous Years Question Papers


4. CBSE Sample Papers:

CBSE sample papers forms another essential element to make your last minute revision more effective. Where the latest CBSE sample paper for class 10 Social Science gives you an idea of the question paper format and division of marks, the previous years’ sample papers provides you a variety of questions picked from the important topics of Social Science. Moreover, solving the problems designed by subject experts at CBSE form a perfect source to gauge your preparation level.

To get the CBSE sample papers for Class 10 Social Science (2011 to 2018) go to the following link:

(Marking schemes are also provided here along with the sample papers)

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Sample Papers with Marking Schemes

5. NCERT Text Book, NCERT Solutions and NCERT Exemplar Problems

NCERT study material is the most reliable source to succeed the class 10 Social Science board exam as the questions asked in the board exam paper are entirely based on the topics and concepts given in the NCERT textbook. After going through latest CBSE syllabus and previous year question papers, students can set their priorities while learning topics from NCERT textbooks.

Get the NCERT Book for Class 10 Social Science form the following link:

CBSE Class 10th Social Science NCERT Books

Having a reliable and good preparation material in hand and right strategy to go through that material will definitely make your preparation more organised and effective thereby helping perform best in your CBSE Class 10 Social Science Exam 2018.

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