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MP Board 10th Exam Pattern 2022-23 - Check Passing Mark, Marking Scheme

PriyankaUpdated On: November 30, 2022 06:24 pm IST

The revised exam pattern is available on its official website -  As a part of the question paper, subjective, objective, and analytical types of questions had been introduced in the MP Board Class 10 exam pattern.

MP 10th Exam Pattern 2022-23

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MP Board Class 10 Exam Pattern 2022-23: The MP Board has decided to keep the revised MP Board 10th Exam Pattern 2023, which was introduced last year. The MP Board 10th syllabus had been reduced by 30% by 2022. Students preparing for the MP Board 10th examinations should read through the entire MPBSE 10th exam pattern 2023 to gain a better understanding of the questions commonly asked in the MP Board 10th examinations. The question paper now includes objective, subjective, and analytical questions.

The duration of MPBSE 10th theoretical examinations is 3 hours whereas for the practical tests it is 1 hour. Before checking Exam Pattern students may also check MP Board 10th Timetable 2023. The minimal passing score for courses without practicals is 33%, but for subjects with practicals, the minimum passing score varies depending on the subject. The subjects listed for MPBSE Class 10th are below along with other important details.

MP Board Class 10 Exam Pattern 2022-23 Highlights

According to the MP Board 10th exam pattern for 2022, 20% of the questions will be analytical in nature, 40% of them will be of the subjective kind, and 40% of them will be of the objective type. For theoretical topics, the theory paper will receive 80 marks, while the practical/internal evaluation portion will receive the final 20 marks.



Exam Name

Madhya Pradesh Board 10th Examination

Board Name


Exam mode


Frequency of Exam

Once a year

Exam Dates 

15th February to March 20, 2023

Exam Duration

3 hours

Official Website

MP Board Class 10 Exam Pattern - List of Subjects

Students can Check the list of subjects and see the MPBSE 10th exam pattern 2023. It mentions the types of questions asked in all subjects, the duration of exam and also gives an idea of the difficulty level. After Checking Exam Pattern students may also check MP Board Class 10th Model Paper 2023.



First Language (Special)

Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Marathi, Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil, Punjabi, Sindhi, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya

Second Language (General)

Hindi, English

Third Language (General)

English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Sindhi, Punjabi, Kannada, Bengali, Urdu, Arabic, Persian, Russian, Oriya, French

Compulsory Subjects

Mathematics, Science, Social Science.

MP Board Class 10 Question Typologies

The MP Board 10th  theoretical exams will last three hours, while the practical tests will last two hours. Additionally, for subjects without practicals, students must receive a minimum grade of 33; however, for subjects with practicals, the minimum grade will vary depending on the subject.

Types of QuestionsNumber of QuestionsMarks in Each QuestionWord Count
Objective Questions301--
Subjective Questions3/5375-100 words
Analytical Questions6/64125-150 words

MP Board 10th Exam Pattern 2023- Subject-Wise

 Exams for all subjects will include 30 objective-type questions worth one mark each. In addition, five subjective questions worth three points each will be asked. Students will only have to answer three of these five questions. The answers to the three marks should be between 75 and 100 words long. The longest questions will be for four marks each and require students to write 125 to 150 words. These are going to be analytical questions. Candidates can view and download PDF syllabuses for various subject groups. 

MP Board 10th Mathematics Exam Pattern

MP board referred NCERT Class 10 Maths Exam pattern to prepare for the 10th class Maths exam. Students can use the table below to check Unit-wise topics and mark distribution for MP board class 10th Maths Exam Pattern.

Unit Number and Name



1.Linear equations in 2 variables

1.Linear Equation in Two Variables System of Linear Equations

1. Graphically

2. Algebraic Method

(A) Elimination by Substitution

(B) Elimination by Equating the Coefficients

(C) Cross Multiplication.

(D) Transpose Method of Vedic Mathematics.

3. Application of Linear Equation in Two Variables in Solving Simple Problems From Different Areas.



Zero of a Polynomial, the Relationship Between Zeros and Coefficients of a Polynomial With Particular Reference to Quadratic Polynomials. Statements and Simple Problems on Division Algorithms for Polynomials With Real Coefficients.

(B) Rational Expression

Meaning, Addition, Subtraction and Multiplication, Factorization of Cyclic Order Expressions. Introduction of Hridharachrya and His Formula Method.


3.Ratio & Proportions

Ratio and Proportion; Componendo, Dividend, Alternendo, Invertendo, Etc., and Their Application


4.Quadratic Equations

(A) Its Standard ax2 + Bx + C = A = 0 Factorisation Method and Formula Method.

The Discriminant of the Quadratic Equation and the Nature of Roots.

(B) Applications of the Quadratic Equation. Different Areas, Solutions of Equations That Are Reducible to the Quadratic Equation.

To Factorize Quadratic Polynomial With the Help of the Formula.


5.Commercial Maths

(A) Compound Interest:- Rate of Growth, Depreciation, Conversion Period Not More Than 4 Years. (Rate Should Be 4%, 5% or 10%)
(B) Installments: Installments, Payments, Installment Buying (Number of Installments Should Not Be More Than Two in Case of Buying) Only Equal Installments Should Be Taken in Case of Payment Thought Equal Installments Not More Than 3 Installments Should Be Taken.

(C) Income Tax : Calculation of Income Tax for salaried class (Salary exclusive of H.R.A.)

(D) Logarithm :-(I) Application in Mathematics Use in Compound Interest, Increase in Population and Depreciation

(II) Use of Logarithm Mensuration Areas of Rectangle, Square, Triangle, Rhombus, Trapezium Which Were Taught in Earlier Classes (Simple Problems)



Similar Triangles

(I) If a Line Is Drawn Parallel to One Side of a Triangle, the Other Two Sides Are Divided in the Same Ratio.

(II)  If a Line Divides Any Two Sides of a Triangle in the Same Ratio, the Line Is Parallel to the Third Side.

(III)  If in Two Triangles, the Corresponding Angles Are Equal, Their Corresponding Sides Are Proportionate (Axiom).

(IV)  If the Corresponding Sides of Two Triangles Are Proportional, Their Corresponding Angles Are Equal (Axiom).

(V)  If Two Triangles Are Equiangular, the Triangles Are Similar (Axiom)

(VI) (Prove) If the Corresponding Sides of the Two Triangles Are Proportional, Then the Triangles Are Similar.

(VII) (Prove) If One Angle of a Triangle Is Equal to One Angle of the Other and the Sides Including These Angles Are Proportional the Triangle Are Similar.

(VIII)  If a Perpendicular Is Drawn From the Vertex of the Right Angle of a Right Triangle to the Hypotenuse, the Triangle on Each Side of the Perpendicular Is Similar to the Whole Triangle and Each Other.

(IX) (Prove) The Ratio of the Areas of Similar Triangles Is Equal to the Ratio of the Squares of Their Corresponding Sides.



(I) (Motivate) Two Circles Are Congruent If They Have Equal Radii.

(II) (Motivate) In a Circle or Two Congruent Circles, if Areas Are Equal the Angles Subtended By the Areas at the Center Are Equal and It's Converse (Axiom).

(III) (Motivate) If the Areas of Two Congruent Circles Are Equal Their Corresponding Chords Are Equal and It's Converse.

(IV) (Prove) Perpendicular to a Chord From the Center of a Circle, Bisects the Chord and Its Converse.

(V) (Motivate) One and Only One Circle Can Be Drawn Through Three

Non-Collinear Points.

(VI) (Motivate) Equal Chords Are Equidistant From the Center and Conversely if Two-Chord Are Equidistant From the Center, They Are Equal.

(VII) (Prove) Angle Subtended By an Arc at the Center Is Twice the Angle Subtended At Any Other Point on the Circle.

(VIII) (Prove) Angle Subtended In a Semicircle Is a Right Angle and Its Converse.

(IX) (Prove) Angles in the Same Segment of the Circle Are Equal.

(X) If the Angles Subtended At Two Points on the Same Side of the

Line Segment Are Equal, Then All the Four Points Are Concyclic.

(XI) (Motivate) Equal Chords Subtend Equal Angles at the Center and Are Converse.

(XII) (Prove) The Sum of Either Pair of the Opposite Angles of a Cyclic Quadrilateral Is 1800.

- (Prove) If a Pair of Opposite Angles of a Quadrilateral Are Supplementary, the Quadrilateral Is Cyclic.

(XIII) (Prove) Tangent Drawn to a Circle at Any Point Is Perpendicular to the Radius Through the Point of Contact.

(XIV) (Prove) The Lengths of Tangents Drawn From an External Point to a Circle Are Equal.

(XV) (Motivate) If Two Chords of a Circle Intersect Internally or Externally Then the Rectangle Formed by the Two Parts of One Chord Is Equal in Area to the Rectangle Formed by the Two Parts of the Other.



(I) Constructions of the Circumcircle and in a Circle of a Triangle.
(II) To Construct a Triangle if Its Base and the Angle Opposite to It Is Given Altitude or Median Is Given.

(III) To Construct a Cyclic Quadrilateral if It's One Vertical Angle Is the Right Angle.

(IV) Construction of Triangles and Quadrilaterals Similar to the Given Figure as per the Given Scale Factor



1.Trigonometrical Functions Trigonometrical Identities

2.Proving Simple Identities Based on the Above Trigonometrical Ratios of the Complementary Angle


10.Heights & Distance

Simple Problem Based on Heights and Distances Based on
Angles 300, 450, 600 Only.



(II) Cube and Cuboid:- Concept of Cube Cuboid and Its Four Walls, Diagonal, Surface Area, and Volume.

(III) Cylinder Cone and Sphere - Cylinder, Hollow Cylinder, Sphere, Spherical Shell, Cone Surface Areas, Whole Surface Area, and Volumes.

(IV) Frustum of a Cone, Problem Involving Converting One Type of Metallic Solid Into Another and Other Mixed Problems. Problems With a Combination of Not More Than Two Different Solids Are Taken.


12.Statistics & Probability

1. Mean, Median, and Mode, Living Index Problems Related to Cost of Living Index

2.Probability:- The Classical Definition of Probability, Connection With Probability as Given in Class IX, Simple Problems on Single Events, Not Using Set Notation.


MP Board 10th Science Exam Pattern

Students looking for MPBSE class 10 science Exam Pattern can check all the details here. MP board has prescribed the Exam Pattern for science subject students can also refer to NCERT syllabus . The following table shows the Unit-wise topics and mark distribution for MP board class 10th Science syllabus.
Unit NumberTopicsMarks
1Rate of Chemical Reaction, Chemical Equilibrium, and Important Chemical Compounds.6
4Sources of Energy5
5Life Processes, Digestion, and Respiration6
6Transportation, Excretion8
7Reproduction, Growth, Heredity and Evolution5
8Metals and Non-Metals9
9Carbon Compounds8
10Environment and Environmental Problems, Classification of Medicinal Plants8
11The Universe - BroadEnvironmental Revision5

MP Board 10th Social Science Exam Pattern

It is always a good idea to read the MP 10th Social Science Exam Pattern carefully at the start of the semester so that you can easily understand the marking scheme for all of the chapters. The MP Board Class 10 Exam Pattern of Social Science informs students about the topics they must study for that academic year. Students should review their Class 10 Social Science Exam Pattern before each class to gain the ideas for performing well.

MP Board 10th English Exam Pattern

MP Board 10th Exam Pattern Consists of 4 sections: Section A (Reading). Section B (Writing), Section C (Grammar), Section D (Literature). English subject can help students to increase their percentage as it is the most scoring subject. Students should check the Section wise Marks Distribution provided below:
ReadingTwo Unseen Passages10
WritingLetter Wiring (Formal and Informal)
Note Making (Title+notes)
Long Composition (Essay/ Article/ Paragraph)
GrammarFill in the Blanks
Do as Directed
TextbooksMCQs (First Flight)
Extracts from Prose/ Poetry
Short answer type questions from poetry
Short answer type questions from 'Foot prints without Feet'
Long Answer questions from Prose (First Flight)
Long Answer questions from Poetry (First Flight)
Long Answer type Questions from 'Foot prints without Feet'


MP Board 10th 2023 Marking Scheme

While the MPBSE 10th theory exams will be of 3 hours, the time duration for the practicals is only 2 hours. For subjects without practicals, the minimum passing marks is 33, while for subjects with practicals, the minimum passing marks differ with each subject. Given below is the marking scheme for all the subjects: 



Project / Practical

Total marks









































Social Science





Is there any changes in MP Board Class 10 Exam Pattern 2022-23?

Yes, MP board has revised the syllabus as well as the Exam Pattern for Class 10th.

Who releases MP Board 10th Exam Pattern ?

MP Board 10th Class Exam Pattern 2023 is released by Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE).

What are the passing marks for MPBSE 10th Class?

Students must obtain at least 33% in order to pass the MP Board 10th exam, which includes both theory and practical.

When will the MP Board Class 10 exams in 2023 be held?

From February 13 to March 25, 2023, the MPBSE board is going to conduct Class 10 theory exams. 


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