CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 Maths for Academic year 2020-2021

Maths is a subject that needs a lot of practice, memorisation of formulas and a clear understanding of concepts. It is a scoring subject for students of Class 10 if they practice it on a regular basis. CBSE syllabus for Class 10 Maths for the academic year 2020-2021 includes topics such as number systems, algebra, coordinate geometry, etc. All the units mentioned in the CBSE 10th Maths syllabus is important because the final question paper is prepared as per the syllabus. It also provides information about marks weightage, practicals, assignments, projects, etc.

CBSE has cut down the Class 10 Syllabus by 30%. Students of CBSE Board can access the revised CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 Maths from the pdf link provided below.  Along with the syllabus students will also find the questions paper design, internal assessment marking scheme, Prescribed books recommended in the pdf.

Download Revised CBSE Class 10 Maths Syllabus 2020-2021 PDF

After downloading the CBSE 10th Maths syllabus, students must take its print out and paste it in the study room. It will help them in keeping a track of what topics they have covered till now.

CBSE Class 10 Maths Course Structure with Unit-Wise Marks Distribution

Units Unit Name Marks
I NUMBER SYSTEMS 06
II ALGEBRA 20
III COORDINATE GEOMETRY 06
IV GEOMETRY 15
V TRIGONOMETRY 12
VI MENSURATION 10
VII STATISTICS & PROBABILTY 11
Total 80

Meanwhile, for details about the deleted portion of the textbook check out the link provided or even the list below:

Download CBSE Class 10 Deleted Portion of Maths Syllabus PDF 2020-21

CHAPTER TOPICS REMOVED
UNIT I-NUMBER SYSTEMS
REAL NUMBERS  Euclid’s division lemma
UNIT II-ALGEBRA
POLYNOMIALS  Statement and simple problems on division algorithm for polynomials with real coefficients.
PAIR OF LINEAR EQUATIONS

IN TWO VARIABLES

 Cross multiplication method
QUADRATIC EQUATIONS  Situational problems based on equations reducible to quadratic equations
ARITHMETIC PROGRESSIONS  Application in solving daily life problems based on sum to n terms
UNIT III-COORDINATE GEOMETRY
COORDINATE GEOMETRY  Area of a triangle.
UNIT IV-GEOMETRY
TRIANGLES Proof of the following theorems are deleted

 The ratio of the areas of two similar triangles is equal to the ratio of the squares of their corresponding sides.

 In a triangle, if the square on one side is equal to sum of the squares on the other two sides, the angle opposite to the first side is a right angle.

CIRCLES No deletion
CONSTRUCTIONS  Construction of a triangle similar to a given triangle.
UNIT V- TRIGONOMETRY
INTRODUCTION TO TRIGONOMETRY  motivate the ratios whichever are defined at 0o and 90o
TRIGONOMETRIC IDENTITIES  Trigonometric ratios of complementary angles.
HEIGHTS AND DISTANCES No deletion
UNIT VI-MENSURATION
AREAS RELATED TO CIRCLES  Problems on central angle of 120°
SURFACE AREAS AND VOLUMES  Frustum of a cone.
UNIT VI-STATISTICS & PROBABILITY
STATISTICS  Step deviation Method for finding the mean

 Cumulative Frequency graph

PROBABILITY No deletion

CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 Standard Maths with Marking Scheme

As students can see in the table below, the CBSE 10th maths syllabus is divided into 7 units. The marks weightage for each unit is also indicated in the table. The CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 Basic Maths with Marking Scheme is also added in the PDF link provided above.

Students can have a look at the Maths question paper design in the table below. 

CBSE 10th Maths Question Paper Design 2020-21

Topology of Questions Total Marks % Weightage (Approx.)
Remembering: Exhibit memory of previously learned material by recalling facts, terms, basic concepts, and answers.

Understanding: Demonstrate understanding of facts and ideas by organizing, comparing, translating, interpreting, giving descriptions, and stating main ideas.

60 75
Applying: Solve problems to new situations by applying acquired knowledge, facts, techniques and rules in a different way. 12 15
Analysing:
Examine and break information into parts by identifying motives or causes. Make inferences and find evidence to support generalizations.Evaluating: Present and defend opinions by making judgments about information, validity of ideas, or quality of work based on a set of criteria.Creating: Compile information together in a different way by combining elements in a new pattern or proposing alternative solutions.
8 10
Total 80 100

CBSE Class 10 Maths Internal Assessment Process

Here is the marking scheme of Maths Class 10 internal assessment exam.

Internal Assessment Marks
Pen Paper Test and Multiple Assessment (5+5) 10
Portfolio 05
Lab Practical 05
Total 20

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