CBSE CLASS 10 SCIENCE EXAM TODAY; CHECK LAST MINUTE TIPS AND MARKING SCHEME

CBSE Class 10 Science Exam:  The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is scheduled to conduct the Class 10 Science exam today, March 2, 2024. The examination will take place during the morning shift, starting at 10:30 am and concluding at 1:30 pm. It is essential for students to arrive at the exam center at least 30 minutes before the scheduled start time. Candidates must bring their CBSE admit card along with valid ID proof on the day of the examination.

The CBSE Class 10 Science paper is structured to encompass a total of 100 marks. Within this, the theory paper holds a weightage of 80 marks, while internal assessments and practicals contribute 20 marks in total. The Class 10 Science theory question paper is divided into five sections, covering objective type questions, very short questions, short answer type questions, long answer type questions, and source-based/case-based units of assessments.

Section A contains 20 objective type questions, each worth 1 mark. Section B contains 6 very short questions, each carrying 2 marks. Answers should be concise, ranging from 30 to 50 words. Section C contains 7 short-answer type questions, each carrying 3 marks. Responses should span between 50 and 80 words. Section D contains 3 long-answer type questions, each carrying 5 marks. Answers should be elaborative, ranging from 80 to 120 words. Section E comprises 3 source-based/case-based units of assessment, each carrying 4 marks, with sub-parts included.

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CBSE Class 10th Science Exam Paper Pattern

Section

Marks

Objective type questions

20 mark

Very short questions

12 marks

Short answer type questions

21 marks

Long answer type questions

15 marks

Source-bases/ case-based units of assessment

12 marks

Total

80 marks

CBSE Class 10 Science Exam Mark Distribution

   

Unit number

Unit

Marks

1

Chemical Substances-Nature and Behaviour 

25

2

World of Living 

25

3

Natural Phenomena 

12

4

Effects of Current 

13

5

Natural Resources 

05

Total

80

Internals 

Internal assessment

20

Grand total

100

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