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CBSE Class 10 Social Science 2023 Chapter-Wise Weightage

Chinmayai Ajay Bobade
Chinmayai Ajay BobadeUpdated On: January 30, 2023 11:16 am 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. Check CBSE 10th marks distribution 2023 for Social Science here!
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Weightage 2023

CBSE 10th Social Science 2023: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will begin CBSE 10th 2023 examination from February 15, 2023 onwards. Being the most theoretical subject and complex in its terminology, more students than not find Social Science to be a tough subject. 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. Scroll below to get all the details.

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CBSE 10th Social Science 2023: Topic-Wise Weightage

The following is the mark distribution for the theory paper of 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

CBSE Class 10 Social Science 2023: Typology of Questions

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

Type of Question

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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