CBSE Class 10 Social Science 2023 Chapter-Wise Weightage

Chinmayai Bobade

Updated On: September 04, 2023 04:10 pm IST

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Weightage 2023 divided in a unit-and-topic-wise manner, along with the distribution as per the question type, has been detailed here. Get CBSE 10th marks distribution 2023 for Social Science now!
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Weightage 2023

CBSE 10th Social Science 2023 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) began the CBSE 10th 2023 examination from February 15, 2023, onwards. CBSE 10th Social Science exam 2023 is scheduled to be conducted on March 15, 2023. Being the most theoretical subject and complex in its terminology, more students than not find Social Science to be a tough subject.

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Therefore, the preparation planning for it must be done in a way so that maximum marks are targeted with comparatively lesser syllabus coverage. As topic-wise weightage proves to be useful in deciding so, we have provided here CBSE Class 10 Social Science Weightage 2023 in a chapter-wise manner.

CBSE 10th Social Science 2023: Topic-Wise Weightage

The following is the mark distribution for the theory paper of the CBSE 10th 2023 Social Science exam by units and chapters:

  • History – 20 Marks (2 marks for map work)

  • Geography – 20 Marks (3 marks for map work)

  • Political Science – 20 Marks

  • Economics – 20 Marks

Unit/Topic Unit/Topic Name Weightage
Unit 1 India and the Contemporary World – II 20 marks
1. The Rise of Nationalism in Europe 5 marks
2. Nationalism in India 5 marks
3. The Making of a Global World 3 marks
4. The Age of Industrialization 4 marks
5. Print Culture and the Modern World 3 marks
Unit 2 Contemporary India – II 20 marks
1. Resources and Development 1 mark
2. Forest and Wildlife 1 mark
3. Water Resources 5 marks
4. Agriculture 1 mark
5. Minerals and Energy Resources 3 marks
6. Manufacturing Industries 6 marks
7. Life Lines of National Economy 3 marks
Unit 3 Democratic Politics – II 20 marks
1. Power Sharing 6 marks
2. Federalism 3 marks
3. Gender, Religion and Caste 3 marks
4. Political Parties 5 marks
5. Outcomes of Democracy 3 marks
Unit 4 Understanding Economic Development 20 marks
1. Development 2 marks
2. Sectors of the Indian Economy 7 marks
3. Money and Credit 6 marks
4. Globalization and the Indian Economy 5 marks
Total 80 Marks

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CBSE Class 10 Social Science 2023: Weightage for Internal Assessment

The internal assessment carries a weightage of 20 marks, which are divided as follows:

Internal Assessment Weightage
Pen-Paper Test 5 marks
Multiple Assessment 5 marks
Portfolio 5 marks
Subject Enrichment Activity 5 marks

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CBSE Class 10 Social Science 2023: Typology of Questions

As per the objective of the questions asked, the weightage distribution is given here:

Typology of Questions Weightage Distribution
Remembering and Understanding 28 marks (35%)
Applying 15 marks (18.75%)
Formulating, Analysing, Evaluating, and Creating 32 marks (40%)
Map Skill 5 marks (6.25%)

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