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CBSE Class 9 Exam 2018: Exam pattern and question paper design for all subjects

Jan 18, 2018 17:18 IST
    CBSE Class 9 exam pattern and question paper design
    CBSE Class 9 exam pattern and question paper design

    Here, we bring you the examination pattern and expected question paper format for CBSE class 9 annual exam 2018. You will find the examination patterns for all important subjects of class 9 like Maths, Science, Social Science, English and Hindi.

    After the introduction of new assessment scheme in CBSE Class 9, students will have to take the exams with changed format. Unlike the summative assessments, where students were tested for half of the syllabus in each semester, this year onward they will be taking the annual exams for which they will have to prepare the whole syllabus of the course. Therefore, it is very important for students to know the latest examination format so that they can prepare accordingly. It will help them to ncrease their confidence and take the right approach so as to perform well in the exam.

    CBSE class 9 examination pattern for each subject contains:

    • Chapter wise weightage for the exam
    • Question paper design to be employed in the annual exam
    • Break up of marks for various sections included in the question paper
    • Type and format of questions to be asked in the question paper

    Once you will go through an examination pattern, you will actually have an idea of the type of questions and their categories (Long answer type, short answer type, one word questions, etc.). Thus, you can prepare a proper exam writing strategy well in advance, saving your precious time on the exam day.

    CBSE Class 9 Syllabus 2017-2018: All Subjects

    How to use the CBSE class 9 examination pattern for preparing an effective preparation strategy?

    • Knowing the weighatge allotted to each chapter, make a study plan which allows you to prepare the important chapters (those with higher weightage) first. This will help you gain confidence about your preparation for the exam.
    • Once you have gone through the question paper design, you will be able to read and understand the various instructions and categories in the annual exam paper.
    • Section wise marks break up given in the examination pattern, will help you prepare a time management plan and exam writing technique to attempt the paper well on time.

    The latestassessment scheme will have an 80 marks component for Class 9 Annual examination in all scholastic subjects along with a 20 marks component of Internal Assessment.

    Components of internal assessment and marks allotted to each, are shown below:

    • Periodical Test  (Average of best two periodic tests) – 20 Marks   
    • Note Book Submission – 05 Marks
    • Subject Enrichment Activity – 05 Marks

    CBSE Class 9 Annual Exam 2018: Exam Pattern for All subject, is given below:


    Link for Examination Pattern


    Examination Pattern


    Examination Pattern

    Social Science

    Examination Pattern


    Examination Pattern

    English (Language and Literature)

    Examination Pattern

    Hindi (Course A)

    Examination Pattern

    Hindi (Course B)

    Examination Pattern

    Students must consider this latest pattern while preparing for CBSE Class 9 Annual Exam 2018.

    CBSE class 9 curriculum helps to form a strong base for the class 10 boards. So, students should prepare the whole curriculum properly to be strong at the concepts and fundamentals. Considering various preparation strategies and tips will help to revise the vast syllabus effectively and quickly. Your hardwork added with a good study plan and a perfect material in hand, can help you perform tremendously in your  CBSE class 9 annual exams.

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