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Bihar Board 10th Exam Pattern 2023 – Download Bihar Board (BSEB) Exam Pattern

Deepansh Sharma
Deepansh SharmaUpdated On: December 24, 2022 10:35 am IST

Bihar 10th Exam Pattern 2023 has been revised for the year 2022-23. BSEB changed the exam pattern which it followed last year. The latest exam pattern for Bihar Board Class 10th exam has been provided in the article given below. Read the article to learn more.

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Bihar 10th Exam Pattern 2023: Bihar Class 10th exam pattern is released by the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) on its official website. The exam pattern has become an important topic to bring into interest as most of the state boards have decided to abolish the two-term exam pattern which was introduced last year due to covid 19 and adopted the same single board exam pattern. However, to balance the load, the board has decided to reduce the syllabus for each subject by up to 30%. In this article, we will be discussing the latest Bihar Board Class 10th Exam Pattern 2023. Also Check Bihar Board 10th Exam Date 2023

Bihar Board Class 10th Exam Pattern defines the scheme of the final examination. It is the basic structure of the question paper set for the Bihar 10th board exam. The exam pattern will help the students to understand how the question papers will be structured. Bihar Board Class 10th Exam pattern will help students to understand the important aspects of exams including the total number of questions asked in the exams, marking scheme and weightage of each topic, question-wise and section-wise distribution of marks, etc. Knowing the Exam pattern will help the students to align their preparations accordingly. Read the article to learn more about Bihar Board Class 10th Exam Pattern 2023.

Check: Bihar Board 10th Syllabus 2022-23

Changes Introduced in Bihar Board Class 10th Exam Pattern

As discussed above, Bihar Board abolished the two-term exam pattern which was introduced last year to make it convenient for the students to give the exams twice based on half of the syllabus each time to reduce their load. Now, the board has announced to return back to its original exam pattern wherein the board exams will be conducted once, at the end of the year. 

Bihar Board Class 10th Exam Pattern Highlights

Given below are the important highlights of Bihar Board Class 10th Exam Pattern 2023:

Bihar Board Class 10th Exam Details

Highlights

Name of the Exam

Bihar Board Class 10th Exam

Conducting Body

Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB)

Official Website

secondary.biharboardonline.com

Exam Format

Total Marks - 100; Including theory exam and internal assessment

Exam Date

February 2023

Bihar Board Class 10th Exam Pattern 2023

Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) is the regulating body that looks over all the academic matters related to Bihar Class 10th Board exams. It releases the exam pattern on its official website to provide a blueprint of the board exam to make it convenient for the students.

Bihar Board class 10th students can go through the detailed section related to the exam pattern given below.

Subject

Sections

Total Marks

English

  • Composition
  • English Prose
  • Grammar
  • Text Book & Supplementary Textbooks

100

Mathematics

  • Number System
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Mensuration
  • Statistics

100

Hindi

  • Unseen Passages
  • Writing
  • Grammar
  • Text Book
  • Supplementary book

100

Social Science

  • India and Contemporary World-II
  • Resources of India
  • Political Science-II
  • Understanding Economics
  • Disaster Management

100 

Sanskrit

  • Applied Grammar and Translation
  • Unseen Passages
  • Section Name
  • Composition
  • Textbook Passages

100

Bihar 10th Exam Pattern Subject-wise

To understand the Bihar Class 10th Exam Pattern more clearly, please refer to the table given below:

Bihar Class 10th Exam Pattern for English

Check out the details related to the English subject for the Bihar board 10th exam pattern 2023 from the table given below:

Unit/s

Marks

Composition

15 Marks

English Prose

20 Marks

Grammar

15 Marks

Text Book & Supplementary Textbooks

50 Marks

Bihar Class 10th Exam Pattern for Science

Check out the details related to Bihar board 10th exam pattern 2023 for science subject given below:

Particulars

Total Marks

Theoretical exam

60 

Practical

20

Internal Assessment

20

Total Marks

100

Bihar Class 10th Exam Pattern for Social Science

Check out the details related to the social science subject Bihar board 10th exam pattern 2023 from the table given below:

Unit

Marks

History

25 Marks

Civics

25 Marks

Economics

22 Marks

Geography

25 Marks

Disaster Management

6 Marks

Total

100 Marks

Bihar Class 10th Exam Pattern for Hindi

Check out the details related to the Bihar board 10th exam pattern 2023 for Hindi subject from the table provided below:

Section Name

Total Marks

Unseen Passage

20

Composition 

15

Text Book

40

Grammar

15

Supplementary Textbook

10

Total Marks

100

Bihar Class 10th Exam Pattern for Sanskrit 

You can check out the information related to the Bihar board 10th exam pattern 2023 for Sanskrit subject from the table given below:

Section Name

Total Marks

Applied Grammar and Translation

32

Unseen Passages

13

Composition

15

Textbook Passages

40

Total Marks

100

Bihar Board Class 10th Exam Pattern: Marking Scheme

As discussed above, the main subjects for Bihar Board Class 10th are English, Hindi, Science, Social Science, Mathematics, Language II, and an elective subject. The marks distribution for each subject has been provided below. Students can refer to the table given below for more information:

Subjects

Total Marks

Theory Marks

Practical/ Internal

Passing Marks
(Theory)

Passing Marks
(Practicals)

Overall Passing Marks

English

100

100

33

33

Science

100

80

20

28

12

40

Social Science

100

80

20

28

12

40

Mathematics

100

100

33

33

Hindi

100

100

33

33

Language II

100

100

33

33

Elective Subject

100

100

33

33

Also Read BSEB Bihar Board Class 10 Previous Year Question Paper: Download PDF

Bihar Board Class 10th Grading System 2023

Bihar Board follows a 9-point grading system to assess the performance of Class 10th students. The grades are awarded to the students complementing the marks scored by them in the examination. Candidates securing less than 33 marks will be awarded a grade “F”. These students will be considered as failed and they will be required to appear for the compartmental exam. The table given below will help you to understand the Bihar Board grading system for 2022-23.

RANGE OF MARKS

GRADE 

GRADE VALUE

> 90% (540 to 600)

A1

Outstanding

80% - 90% (480 to 539)

A2

Excellent

70% - 80% (420 to 479)

B1

Very Good

60% - 70% (360 to 419)

B2

Good

50% - 60% (300 to 359)

C

Above Average

40% - 50% (240 to 299)

D

Average

33% - 40% (198 to 239)

E

Fair

<33% (000 to 197)

F

Un Satisfactory

Candidates securing less than 30 marks in the individual paper(s) but securing aggregate marks of more than 197.

F

Un Satisfactory (Need to appear again)

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