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CBSE Vocational Courses for Class 9th and Class 10th

Apr 19, 2018 13:46 IST
    CBSE Vocational Courses for Class 9 and Class 10
    CBSE Vocational Courses for Class 9 and Class 10

    A complete list of vocational courses offered by CBSE for Class 9 and Class 10 is available here.

    Recently, CBSE has remodelled its assessment scheme for Class 10 Board examination for schools offering vocational subject as compulsory subject under the NSQF (National Skills Qualifications Framework).

    The (NSQF) is a competency-based framework that organizes all qualifications according to a series of levels of knowledge, skills and aptitude.

    As vocational subject become compulsory subject so it is important that the students of CBSE board know about various vocational courses offered by the board.

    Before we learn about the list of all the vocational courses first we will have a look at

    CBSE’s current assessment scheme (Class IX & Class X)


    Name of the subject


    Subject 1

    Language 1


    Subject 2

    Language 2


    Subject 3



    Subject 4



    Subject 5

    Social Science


    Subject 6 (additional )

    Vocational subject*


    Please note that under Co- Scholastic activities student opting vocational subject shall be exempted from work education or pre-vocational activities.

    Please note:

    • If any student fails in any one of the three elective subjects (i.e., Science, Mathematics and Social Science), then it will be replaced by the Vocational subject (offered as a 6th additional subject) and result of Class X Board Examination will be computed accordingly.

    • If a candidate desires to reappear for the failed subject they can appear in the compartment examination.

    • The same policy is adopted by CBSE schools for Class 9th students

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    List of Vocational Courses offered by CBSE for Class 9 and Class 10

    Name of the vocational subject under NSQF

    Subject Code

    Class 9

    Class 10



    Dynamics Of Retailing


    Information Technology

    Information Technology





    Automobile Technology

    Automobile Technology


    Concepts of Money Management

    Introduction To Financial Markets


    Introduction To Tourism

    Introduction To Tourism


    Beauty & Wellness

    Beauty & Wellness


    Introductory Agriculture

    Basic Agriculture


    Food Production

    Food Production


    Front Office Operations

    Front Office Operations


    Banking & Insurance

    Banking & Insurance


    Marketing & Sales

    Marketing & Sales


    Health Care Services

    Health Care Services


    For the above table, it is clear that students have 13 options to choose from for the sixth subject.

    Some other important points:

    • According to the circular, the maximum marks will be 100.

    • Out of the total 100 marks, the board exam will be of 50 marks, and 50 marks are allocated to internal assessment/practical examination.

    • A candidate will have to score 33 per cent marks in both board exam and practical exam to pass the subject.

    CBSE Syllabus for Class 9

    CBSE Syllabus for Class 10

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