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CBSE Class 10 Science Term 1, 2 Syllabus & Topic-Wise Weightage

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajUpdated On: October 20, 2021

The CBSE Class 10 Science syllabus 2021-22 has been reduced by up to 30%. In the article below, students will find the new CBSE Class 10 Science syllabus.

CBSE Class 10th Science Syllabus

The CBSE Board has released the Class 10 Science syllabus which is divided into two terms: Term 1 and Term 2. Students must review the revised syllabus and begin preparing for the CBSE Class 10 board exams 2021-2022 as soon as possible. They can take a look at the new syllabus to know how different chapters and topics have been divided into two terms. The board has set aside 80 marks for theory exams and 20 marks for internal assessment. At the end of each term, exams will be conducted.

In this article, students can find the unit and chapter names as well as the marks distribution for each chapter. All information has been provided according to the guidelines of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

CBSE Class 10th Term 1 & 2 Exam Date Sheet 2022: Download Time Table, Schedule Here

CBSE Class 10 Science Term 1 Syllabus 2021-22

Here is the Term 1 syllabus for CBSE Class 10 Science:-

Units

Unit Name

Chapter Name

Weightage

Unit 1

Chemical Substances-Nature and Behaviour

  • Chapter 1 - Chemical reactions and equations

  • Chapter 2 - Acids, Bases and Salts

  • Chapter 3 - Metals and non – metals

25 - Marks

Unit 2

World of Living

  • Chapter 6 - Life processes

23 - Marks

Unit 3

Natural Phenomena

  • Chapter 10 - Light – Reflection and Refraction

  • Chapter 11 - Human eye and colourful world

12 - Marks

Internal Assessment: Term I

10 Marks

term 1 science

CBSE Class 10 Science Term 2 Syllabus 2021-22

Here is the Term 2 syllabus for CBSE Class 10 Science:-

Units

Unit Name

Chapter Name

Weightage

Unit 1

Chemical Substances - Nature and Behaviour

  • Chapter 4 - Carbon and its compounds

  • Chapter 5 - Periodic Classification of elements

10 - Marks

Unit 2

World of Living

  • Chapter 8 -  How do organisms reproduce?

  • Chapter 9 - Heredity and Evolution 

13 - Marks

Unit 3

Effects of Current

  • Chapter 12 - Electricity

  • Chapter 13 - Magnetic effects of current

12 - Marks

Unit 4

Natural Resources

  • Chapter 15 - Our Environment

5 - Marks

Internal Assessment: Term 2

10 Marks

term 2 science

Books Recommended for CBSE Class 10 Science Syllabus

The syllabus of CBSE Class 10th Science for 2021-22 is covered in great detail in the following books.

  • Science-Text book for class X- NCERT Publication 

  • Assessment of Practical Skills in Science- Class X- CBSE Publication 

  • Laboratory Manual-Science-Class X, NCERT Publication 

  • Exemplar Problems Class X – NCERT Publication

Related Links

CBSE Mathematics Syllabus

CBSE Class 10 Mathematics  Syllabus (Term 1 & 2)

CBSE Social Science SyllabusCBSE Class 10 Social Science Syllabus (Term 1 & 2)

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