CBSE Class 10 English Syllabus 2022-23 (PDF) Download English Language and Literature Syllabus

CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 English (Literature & Grammar): Students appearing in CBSE 10th Board exam can check CBSE syllabus for class 10 English. CBSE has published the reduced CBSE 10th English syllabus 2021 on BSE Class 10 English Syllabus 2021 comprises marks distribution for each section along with the topics and chapters. The CBSE 10th English syllabus 2021 is further divided into the literature syllabus and grammar syllabus.

CBSE Class 10 English Language and Literature Syllabus 2022-23

CBSE Syllabus 2022-23 – Class 10 English
Name of the Board Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Level National Level
Category Syllabus
Class Class 10
Subject English Language and Literature
Academic Year 2022-23
Download Type Free pdf Download
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CBSE Class 10 English Syllabus 2022-23 PDF

In the table below, all the topics included in every section are provided. Students must check them all while preparing for the examination.

Section-wise Weightage 

Reading Skills (40 periods)
Writing Skills with Grammar (40 periods)
Literature Textbooks and Supplementary Reading Text
(50 periods)

CBSE 10th English Language and Literature (Code No. 184) Syllabus 2022-2023 (Complete Syllabus)

Sections Competencies Total marks
Reading Comprehension Conceptual understanding, decoding, analyzing, inferring, interpreting and
Writing Skill and Grammar Creative expression of an opinion, reasoning, justifying, illustrating, appropriacy of style and tone, using appropriate format and fluency. Applying conventions, using integrated structures
with accuracy and fluency
Language through Literature Recalling, reasoning, appreciating, applying literary conventions illustrating and justifying etc. Extract relevant information, identifying the central theme and sub-theme, understanding
the writers’ message and writing fluently.
Total 80

Prescribed Books: Published by NCERT, New Delhi

As mentioned above, there are mainly two textbooks. The CBSE syllabus for Class 10 English prescribed under each textbook is mentioned in the table below.

CBSE Class 10 English Syllabus for Literature Reader (First Flight)


  1. A letter to God
  2. Nelson Mandela – Long Walk to Freedom
  3. Two Stories About Flying
  4. From the Diary of Anne Frank
  5. Glimpses of India
  6. Mijbil the Otter
  7. Madam Rides the Bus
  8. The Sermon at Benares
  9. The Proposal (Play)


  1. Dust of Snow
  2. Fire and Ice
  3. A tiger in the Zoo
  4. How to Tell Wild Animals
  5. The Ball Poem
  6. Amanda!
  7. The Trees
  8. Fog
  9. The Tale of Custard the Dragon
  10. For Anne Gregory


  1. A triumph of Surgery
  2. The Thief’s Story
  3. The Midnight Visitor
  4. A Question of Trust
  5. Footprints Without Feet
  6. The making of a Scientist
  7. The necklace
  8. Bholi
  9. The Book That Saved the Earth

CBSE Class 10 English syllabus 2022-23 for Grammar

Grammar plays an important role in the English subject. Students must practice it with consistency to score well in the examination. Below are the topics of the grammar section which are included in the CBSE class 10 English syllabus 2021.

  • Tenses
  • Modals
  • Use of passive voice
  • Subject-verb concord
  • Reporting

(i) Commands and requests

(ii) Statements

(iii) Questions

  • Clauses:

(i) Noun clauses

(ii) Adverb clauses

(iii) Relative clauses

  • Determiners
  • Prepositions

Important Links of NCERT Class 10 English Syllabus

CBSE Class 10 English (Language & Literature) Syllabus 2022-2023  Download Here


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