CBSE Class 10th Science Last Minute Tips & Strategy

Find CBSE Class 10th Science Last Minute Tips & Strategy for the students appearing their Board Exams this year. A detailed methodology considering a Students state of mind in Last Moment is presented in here.

Updated: Jun 6, 2015 17:28 IST

Science is involved in the mainstream subjects with its applications all through the various areas of both personal and professional life of an individual. In today's world where markets are fast globalising Science stands out as an important subject which students should not deprioritise.

So here are a few points that students have to keep in mind while preparing for their class 10th CBSE Science Board Exam in order to score well in the subject.

Paper pattern:

There are 42 questions in total alongwith proper marks distribution for each section as stated under. The below is the pattern followed in the CBSE Class 10 Science 2013 Question Paper.

Section A (53 marks): It consists of 24 Questions in all and its marking strategy is as follows:

  • Question number 1 to 3 is for 1 mark each.
  • Question number 4 to 7 is for 2 marks each.
  • Question number 8 to 19 is for 3 marks each.
  • Question number 20 to 24 is for 5 marks each.

Section B (18 marks): It consists of 18 Questions of 1 mark each. They are the MCQ’s.


  • Practice the numerical questions and the revise the concepts. As doing these will provide you an idea on where you are going wrong and how could you improve on them.
  • Attempt each topic and try to decipher value questions from those.
  • Formulate a technique for memorizing the formulae’s and concepts in a clear consensus. This will provide you with a broad understanding of the subject.
  • Seek out the help of notes prepared by you during your practicals, as they might prove precious for you in scoring MCQ’s.
  • Find for new questions on MCQ’s and reasoning on the similar context from Previous Year Question paper, Sample paper and other Model test paper.
  • Always time yourself while answering the sample papers as it will help you manage time during the exam.
  • Since you don’t have plenty of time, just go with 3 revisions; keeping in mind to cover each and every topic.
  • Try and finish chapters which you find easy to understand as it will boost your confidence.
  • Practice NCERT books thoroughly. CBSE board exam question papers are completely based on this book.
  • Do not start a new topic at the last minute. Revise the topics which you have already completed.

For Further Reference:

CBSE Sample Paper






Previous Year Question Paper






Solved Guess Paper



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