CBSE Class 10 Social Science Exam Paper Tomorrow: Important Tips & Resources To Score Maximum Marks

CBSE Class 10 students will write their Social Science exam on 29 March, 2019. Get important tips and resources to boost your preparation for CBSE Class 10 Social Science Exam 2019. These tips are sure to help you score more than 90 percent marks.

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Exam 2019
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Exam 2019

The CBSE Class 10 students will appear for their Social Science exam on March 29, 2019. With this paper, the Board Examinations for CBSE Class 10 will be concluded. Till now, class 10 students have been happy and satisfied with all the papers conducted by CBSE. They are expecting the Social Science paper to be easy too. However, students should remember that without a planned preparation and hard work, they would not be able to secure good marks. Here, we bring a few important tips and resources to help students make their last minute preparations more effective and organised. A video is also provided here where students can check some crucial tips to help in scoring more than 90% marks in their CBSE Class 10 Social Science Exam 2019.

Generally, students find Social Science as the most boring and somewhat difficult subject as it does not test the understanding skills of students and is entirely based on cramming of facts and answers. However, with the right preparation, students can easily score more than 90% in their Social Science exam.

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Students must plan their preparation methodically, covering all the four subjects involved in Class 10 Social Science; History, Civics, Geography and Economics.

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Paper 2019: Check how to write perfect answers in three hours

First they should go through the latest syllabus and know the exam pattern to score high in Social Science exam.

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Unit-wise Weightage


Unit Name



India and The Contemporary World-II



Contemporary India-II



Democratic Politics-II



Understanding Economic Development




Internal Assessment


Grand Total


Detailed and latest syllabus for CBSE Class 10 Social Science can be downloaded from the link provided here. Students must go through the complete syllabus to know the topics to be covered for the examination. First prepare the topics with high weightage and then move on to those with lower weightage.

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Syllabus for Board Exam 2019

Format of Questions to be followed in CBSE Class 10 Social Science Exam 2019:

Knowing the format of questions and how marks will be divided in the question paper will help students to structure the right strategy for preparation of exam and perform well on the final day.

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Question Paper 2019 Marks Breakup

Type of Questions

Question Weightage

Total Number of Questions

Total Marks

Very Short Answer Type Questions



7×1 = 7

Short Answer Type Questions



11×3 = 33

Long Answer Type Question



7×5 = 35

Map Based Questions

2 + 3


1×5 = 5




Details of the question paper pattern can be checked from the following link:

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Board Exam Paper Pattern and Question Paper Design 2019

Referring CBSE class 10 sample papers is imperative:

Practicing with the CBSE sample papers helps in getting acquainted with the trend of questions asked in the exam. It gives an idea of the questions and topics to be tested in the paper. Moreover, solving sample papers under examination like conditions helps in keeping a check on speed and the writing skills.   

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Sample Papers with Marking Schemes

Have a list of important questions and topics to test your preparedness:

While preparing and revising for your exam, you need to prepare a list of important topics and questions that are frequently asked in the examinations. Experts at Jagran Josh have collated chapter-wise important questions and topics for last minute revision before the Class 10 Social Science exam. There are high chances of questions being asked from these topics. 

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Chapter-wise Important Questions and Topics for Board Exam 2019

Do not miss practicing important map questions

In Social Science paper of CBSE Class 10, map questions constitite 5 marks which students can easily score with a little preparation only. Students are provided here with a list of important map questions for the class 10 Social Science Exam. It will hardly take 30-40 minutes to practice these map questions. A careful preparation will ensure full marks in map question of Social Science paper.

Check Important Map Questions for CBSE Class 10 Social Science Exam 2019

It's important to solve questions from previous years to get maximum marks in paper

To score above 90% in Social Science, it is essential for students to regularly solve previous year question papers. It will help students increase their score as certain previous questions could be repeated in the Class 10 Social Science Question Paper 2019.

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Previous Years' Question Papers (2012-2018)

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Paper will have a Map-based question carrying 5 marks. To score full marks in this question, practice map marking regularly. Practice marking the places famous for steel and iron ore fields, oil refineries, airports etc. Also practice marking the places where some famous historical events were held.

Also go through the CBSE Class 10 Topper’s Answer Sheet for Social Science Paper 2018 to learn the criteria followed by CBSE toppers in writing their Board Exam.

Tips and resources provided here will prove to be very effective to ace the CBSE Class 10 Social Science Exam 2019 and score more than 90% marks.

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