Class 10 Science Term 2 exam approaching on May 10th: Here’s what you need to know

The Term 2 board exam of Class 10 Science has been scheduled for 10th May 2022 by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The total scoring of Term 1 and Term 2 will derive the final scoring out of 100.

Both the Term 1 and Term 2 exams have a weightage of 50% each.

Click here to find the syllabus, marking scheme (total), marking scheme for Internal assessment, deleted content (if any) and tips to crack the exam.

Revision Tips for Class 10 Term 2 Science Exam

  1. Understand the exam pattern and attempt a good amount of sample papers for term 2 Science Board exam for class 10 for better understanding of the type of questions CBSE expects students to attempt.
  2. The subject is divided into 3 parts, physics, chemistry and biology. Focus on one part first and then move on to the next.

Subject wise instruction:

  • Physics:
  1. Since physics is a formula, theorem, and fact-based subject, it is important to understand the concepts behind them properly.
  2. Practice the questions rather than skimming through them.
  3. It’s advisable to revise the formulas once, before you sleep every night till the exam.
  • Chemistry:
  1. Clear your concepts and be well-versed with the data given in NCERT so that preparation becomes easier.
  2. To make learning more fun, make sentences (mnemonic devices) using the first letter of every compound and acid in the periodic table. This helps in making the learning quick.
  3. Practice the questions consistently to increase the speed and accuracy.
  • Biology:
  1. Practice drawing neat and clean diagrams of the human anatomy and that of other organisms (botanical or other).
  2. It’s advisable to write and learn the complex terminologies to avoid spelling mistakes while writing the exam.
  3. Unlike other subjects, there is no such thing as cramming in science. It’s a very logical subject therefore there is need to understand all the concepts properly, otherwise it won’t be easy to conduct the questions.

Instructions for the exam day

  1. Read all the instructions which are written on the question paper carefully.
  2. Mention all your details, like roll number etc on the space provided.
  3. Tie all the sheets in a proper order and re check the numbering of the question before submitting the answer sheet to the invigilator.
  4. Reach the exam venue on time to avoid any kind of disturbance. 
  5. Take care of Covid-19 as well as exam guidelines.
  6. Wear a face mask and carry your own hand sanitizer. 
  7. Do not bring banned items like, digital watch, chits etc, in the exam hall.
  8. Do not forget to take a printed copy of your ID card. 


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