CBSE Marking Scheme for Class 10

CBSE Marking Scheme for Class 10

The Central Board of Secondary Education conducts the CBSE Class 10 board exam in the month of February/March. Every year before the class 10 board examination, CBSE releases the sample paper and marking scheme for the students so that they get well versed with the exam pattern and question paper design. Also, when the board exams gets over, the answers of the class 10 question papers for all the subjects are made available on the board website. The answers of the sample papers and question papers are made available in the form of pdf and are known as Marking Scheme for CBSE Class 10. Many times, the CBSE board website goes down due to which the students find it difficult to download the Marking scheme. So, for their convenience, we have provided the CBSE Class 10 Marking scheme here. Students must go through it to get an idea how the marks are awarded for each step for a particular question.

CBSE has released the sample papers 2021 and marking scheme for upcoming board exams. These sample papers are designed as per the revised syllabus and changed exam patten. Earlier, the board had reduced the CBSE class 10 syllabus by 30% due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the sample papers and marking schemes have been released by the board. The marking scheme is an answer sheet which provides step by step marking of each question provided in the sample paper. To help students with their exam preparation, we have provided the CBSE marking scheme for class 10. Solving the sample papers and then checking the answers from marking scheme will help in exam prepration and boost student’s practice.

CBSE Marking Scheme for Class 10 – All Subjects

By going through the CBSE Marking Scheme for class 10, students can understand how the marks are awarded to every answer based on the steps. Also, they get to know the answer writing skill. Students who are appearing for the class 10 board exam must go through the Marking Scheme after solving the CBSE Class 10 Sample Papers.

The table below shows the CBSE Marking Scheme for Class 10 consisting of all the subjects. Download the PDF and prepare effectively for the exam.

We have analysed the pattern of question papers and summarised them in the table below. By going through it students will get to know the marks weightage and number of questions asked in the exam.

CBSE Class 10 Maths (Basic and Standard) Paper Marking Scheme 2021

This question paper contains two parts A and B.

Part – A:

  1. It consists of two sections- I and II
  2. Section I has 16 questions. Internal choice is provided in 5 questions.
  3. Section II has four case study-based questions. Each case study has 5 case-based sub-parts. An examinee is to attempt any 4 out of 5 sub-parts.

Part – B:

  1. Question No 21 to 26 are Very short answer Type questions of 2 mark each,
  2. Question No 27 to 33 are Short Answer Type questions of 3 marks each
  3. Question No 34 to 36 are Long Answer Type questions of 5 marks each.
  4. Internal choice is provided in 2 questions of 2 marks, 2 questions of 3 marks and 1 question of 5 marks.

CBSE Class 10 Science Marking Scheme

Sections No. of Questions Marks per Question Total Marks
Section A 20 Qs 1 Mark 20
Section B 6 Qs 2 Marks 12
Section C 7 Qs 3 Marks 21
Section D 3 Qs 5 Marks 15
Total 36 Qs

CBSE Class 10 English Language and Literature Marking Scheme

Part Types of Qs Marks
A Reading 20
Literature 10
Grammar 10
B Writing 10
Literature 30
Total 80

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Marking Scheme

Sections No. of Questions Marks per Question Total Marks
Section A 16 Qs 1 Marks 16
Section B 6 Qs 3 Marks 18
Section C 4 Qs 4 Marks 16
Section D 5 Qs 5 Marks 25
Section E 1 Qs 5 Marks 5
Total 32 Qs

We hope students have found this information on “CBSE Marking Scheme for Class 10” useful for their preparation. Keep learning and stay tuned for further updates on CBSE and other competitive exams. Download BYJU’S App and subscribe to YouTube channel to access interactive Maths and Science videos.

1 Comment

  1. Manjitsingh Dhalwale

    10th class CBSC pattern exams information’s and 20 marks

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