The CBSE Class 10 board exams are a decisive factor in academic decisions and choices regarding Class 11 and above. Rightly so, board exams have a huge impact on the career guidance of students.
For the academic session of 2021-2022, the CBSE Board of Directors divided the entire program into models by quarter due to the pandemic. The CBSE Class 10 Board of Directors exams will be conducted in two terms covering 50% of the curriculum.
CBSE Term 1 board exams are now underway for grades 10 and 12. Board exams are conducted in multiple choice mode at student home schools, with students responding via an OMR sheet.
Check out these Class 10 CBSE Board Exam Preparation Tips:
1. Familiarize yourself with the exam template and program: The Class 10 Jury Examination Template includes details on the type of questions, exam duration, marking scale and section covered, etc.
- Annual Board of Directors review: 80 points
- Internal evaluation: 20 points (periodic tests of 10 points each, submission of booklet of 5 points, disciplinary activities of 5 points)
2. Prepare and follow a study program: Without proper planning, it is very difficult to achieve the goal. The first step may seem difficult, but it is important. Students should prepare a timetable and follow it sincerely.
Scheduling helps build confidence and students will know where they are at so they study at a steady pace. Developing a study program will allow students to devote more time to difficult subjects.
3. Solve sample articles and question articles from previous years: Students are advised to solve old topics and sample topics from each subject. This will help them analyze their readiness level.
Students should solve the papers according to the time allotted in the questions / sample papers. This will help students complete assignments on time and keep up with problem solving speed.
4. Take regular breaks during your studies: It is very difficult to concentrate or stay focused if the student studies for continuous hours without taking a break. Students are always advised to take regular short breaks during their studies.
Doing some minor exercise between studies will help keep them fit, active, and mentally prepared for exams.
5. Get adequate rest: Nervousness, stress, and anxiety all affect students’ preparation and performance for their exams.
It is always suggested that students start to prepare and relax their minds and get a good night’s sleep, especially just before exam time.
6. Write appropriate responses: Once the exam preparation is complete, and when the time comes, the answer sheet should reflect the hard work that the students put in.
Students should follow the proper techniques and strategies and the best way to write the answers and complete the exam on time.
Students should also make the most of the 15 minutes allowed for students before they start writing the exam.
Check out these study tips by subject for the CBSE Class 10 Term 1 board exam below:
Math is a subject that gets high marks, but to get high marks, students need to have a solid grasp of the concepts. This is only possible by solving more and more sample articles.
- Solve all questions asked in the NCERT books
- Practice more and more to gain precision and speed
- Solve questions from the past 10 years and sample papers
- Keep a separate book for formulas, theories, etc.
- Focus on geometry, algebra, measurement, as these are maximum weights
- Perform a timed exam paper resolution
- Manage time efficiently based on chapter weighting
- Reading novels, books, newspaper articles, editorials, etc. improves language proficiency as well as exam preparation
- Pay attention to the word limit and the format. Practicing letter writing, nominations and speeches helps
- Practice reading and writing as they carry more weight in the 50 point exam
- Know your best books and grammar rules and practice as many questions as possible
- Practice invisible passages as it is good to get high marks
- Understand the literature for analytical and content issues
Hindi is the national language, and you need to have a good command. Grammar and Literature are two parts of the subject that need to be prepared:
- Practice questions from previous years and sample papers
- Practice essay writing, letter writing, and descriptive questions to understand the format
- The poems should be understood with their meaning, as well as the different types of questions that are asked
- Practice grammar questions and clearly understand grammar rules
The social sciences combine history, geography, civics and economics with an equal weighting of 20 points for each subject.
- Long answers should be memorized as pointers, this is particularly useful in the exam
- Prepare and frequently browse charts with important dates and names of leaders
- Practice marking locations on the map regularly
- Try to try short questions before moving on to longer ones.
Science is a combination of physics, chemistry, biology needs a lot of conceptual clarity and practice. It is practice makes perfect.
- Practice numerical physics questions and constantly revise concepts
- Understand and learn nomenclature, important reactions and conversions.
- Memorize the terms and their respective functions
- Biology in particular needs a lot of learning and memorization of difficult terminology.
- Physics consists of important theorems and straightforward formulas, which must be memorized by thorough review.
- Movement, strength and work is the most important subject and should be prepared first for others
– Article by Archana Vishwanath, Principal, Jain Heritage School
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