CBSE Class 9 / Class 10 Syllabus 2021-22 PDF Term-wise Rationalized Curriculum

CBSE Secondary School Curriculum PDF for Class IX – X: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has Released a CBSE Secondary School Curriculum for Class 10 for the Academic Year 2021-2022. For this Year CBSE is implementing Terms and The term-wise syllabus would be applicable from this academic session onwards. From this Year onwards, Instead of one board exam at the end of the year, the academic session has been bifurcated into two terms, with the Board conducting exams at the end of each Term.

There are two Terms in the Academic Session.  Term-1 Exams will be held during November- December 2021 whereas Term-2 Exams will be held during March-April 2022.  Each Term will cover Approximately 50% of Totla Syllabus.

CBSE Class 9 & Class 10 Exam Structure – Special Scheme

Exam Type Dates of Exam Exam Type
Term -1 Exams November- December
  • Total Time: 90 Minutes
  • Total Marks:40 Marks
Term-2 Exams March-April
  • Total Time: 120 Minutes
  • Total Marks:50 Marks
Internal assessment

  • Pediatric Test
  • Multiple Assessments
  • Notebooks
  • Student Enrichment Activities
Total Marks: 10 Marks

CBSE Class IX & X Scheme of Study: Subjects to be offered

Subject 1
Languages 1 Hindi -Course A or
Hindi -Course B or English Language
and Literature (Group-L) 
Compulsory
Subject 2 Languages 2 Anyone from the Group of Languages (Group-L)
other than the Language chosen as

Subject 1
Subject 3 Social Science Group- A1
Subject 4 Mathematics Group- A1
Subject 5 Science Group- A1
Subject 6 Skill subject Group-S Optional

Subject 7 Language III /Any subject other than opted above Group-L/Group-
A2
Subject 8 and 9 Art Education  
Compulsory Subjects having only school-based internal assessment
Assessment and
certification at

school level
Health and Physical Education  
Assessment and
certification at

school level
Work Experience*  

* subsumed in Health and Physical Education

Languages under Group L

Languages include Hindi, English and 37 other languages. The curricula in languages focus on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills and, hence, develop effective communicative proficiencies. Learners use language to comprehend, acquire and communicate ideas in an effective manner.

LANGUAGES OFFERED BY CBSE IN CLASS 9-10 ( GROUP-L)
CODE NAME
002

085

HINDI COURSE-A
HINDI COURSE-B (ANY ONE )
184
ENGLISH LANG & LIT.
003

303

URDU COURSE-A
URDU COURSE-B
(ANY ONE)
004 PUNJABI
005 BENGALI
006 TAMIL
007 TELUGU
008 SINDHI
009 MARATHI
010 GUJARATI
011 MANIPURI
012 MALAYALAM
013 ODIA
014 ASSAMESE
015 KANNADA
016 ARABIC
017 TIBETAN
018 FRENCH
020 GERMAN
021 RUSSIAN
023 PERSIAN
024 NEPALI
025 LIMBOO
026 LEPCHA
089
TELUGU TELANGANA
092 BODO
093 TANGKHUL
094 JAPANESE
095 BHUTIA
096 SPANISH
097 KASHMIRI
098 MIZO
099
BAHASA MELAYU
122 SANSKRIT
131 RAI
132 GURUNG
133 TAMANG
134 SHERPA
136 THAI

Social Science

Social Science (Geography, History, Economics and Political Science) intends to make learners understand their cultural, geographical and historical milieus and gain in-depth knowledge, attitude, skills and values necessary to bring about transformation for a better world. Social Science includes the learning of history and culture, geographical environment, global institutions, constitutional values and norms, politics, economy, interpersonal and societal interactions, civic responsibilities and the incorporation of the above-mentioned learning. Learners appreciate and value everyone’s right to feel respected and safe, and, also understand their Fundamental Rights and Duties and behave responsibly in the society

Science

Science: (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) includes gaining knowledge about Food, Materials, The World of the Living, How things work, Moving things, People and Ideas, Natural Phenomenon and Natural Resources. The Focus is on knowledge and skills to develop a scientific attitude and to use and apply such knowledge for improving the quality of life. The Curriculum promotes the ability to engage with science-related issues, and with the ideas of science, as a reflective citizen by being able to explain phenomena scientifically, evaluate and design, scientific enquiry, and interpret data and evidence scientifically. Students understand the importance of to apply scientific knowledge in the context of real-life situations and gain competencies that enable them to participate effectively and productively in life.

Mathematics

Mathematics includes acquiring the concepts related to number sense, operation sense, computation, measurement, geometry, probability and statistics, the skill to calculate and organize, the ability to apply this knowledge and acquired skills in their daily life and the skills to think mathematically. It also includes the understanding of the principles of reasoning and problem-solving. Children learn to rationalize and reason about pre-defined arrangements, norms and relationships in order to comprehend, decode, validate and develop relevant patterns.

Skills Electives

Skills Electives- A well-skilled workforce is one of the key requirements for the prosperity and growth for any country. Some skills come from general education, but specific occupational skills are also important.
Typically initial vocational education and training systems have a big
part to play in supplying these skills. To develop skills and talents as a form of free expression, Board offers variety of competency based subjects under NSQF like Retail, Information Technology, Marketing & Sales, Banking, Finance, AI etc. Choosing any one Skill subject at secondary level can helps the child to pursue what truly interests or pleases him or her. This liberty promotes a sense of self-esteem in accepting one’s own talents and strengths.

The curriculum and the study material for the Skill Electives is available on the CBSE academic website under the tab ‘Skill Education’ and can be accessed through the link: http://cbseacademic.nic.in/skill-education. html

Art Education

Art Education entails instruction in various art forms (visual as well as performing) with an aim to help children develop an interest for arts and encourage them to enthusiastically participate in related activities, thus, promoting abilities such as imagination, creativity, valuing arts and cultural heritage. In addition, Arts should be integrated with other subjects to promote creative thinking and expression.

Health and Physical Education

Health and Physical Education focuses on holistic development, both mental and physical, understanding the importance of physical fitness, health, wellbeing and the factors that contribute to them. The focus of this area is on helping children develop a positive attitude and commitment to lifelong, healthy active living and the capacity to live satisfying, productive lives with the help of health management, indigenous sports, Yoga, NCC, self-defense, fitness and life style choices.

Work Experience

Work Experience: The Work Experience has been subsumed in Health and Physical Education, however, it is an integral part of the curriculum and is given as much as focus as Health and Physical Education.

 

Special Scheme of Assessment for Board Examination (X-XII)

CBSE Syllabus 2021-22 Term-wise Revised Subjectwise Syllabus


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