JAC Class 10 Science Syllabus

Science enables students to develop thinking skills. It helps provide a link between naturally occurring phenomena and substantiation to processes. It increases curiosity amongst students and helps develop interest. This greatly contributes towards the well being of our society.

Why study science

Let us try to understand why science needs to be part of our curriculum.

  • Helps understand natural phenomena
  • Knowledge helps arrive at accurate information
  • Improves critical thinking ability
  • Aims at understanding different scientific processes and procedures
  • Can be opted as higher studies

Need for syllabus

  • Basic reference tool
  • Effective planner
  • Lays expectations
  • Helps teachers with pedagogical design
  • Provides framework
  • Instrumental in cracking exams with good results
  • Helps manage time

Find below the contents in science syllabus prescribed by the JAC for class 10, academic year 2018-19.

Subject Syllabus


Human Eye and colorful world
Light – Reflection and Refraction
Magnetic Effects of Electric current
Sources of Energy


Acids, Bases and Salts
Carbon and its compounds
Chemical reactions and Equations
Metals and Non-Metals
Periodic Classification of elements


Control and Coordination
Heredity and Evolution
How do organisms Reproduce?
Life Processes
Management of Natural resources
Our Environment

Click on the link below to get a detailed description of science syllabus for class 10 prescribed by the JAC.

Class X JAC Science Syllabus

Practise This Question

A mixture containing 1.6 g of O2,1.4g of N2 and 0.4 g of He occupies a volume of 10L at 27C. Calculate the total pressure of the mixture and partial pressure of each compound.