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Tamil Nadu Board Class 10 Exam Pattern 2022-23: Check Pattern, Marking Scheme

PriyankaUpdated On: November 30, 2022 12:46 pm IST

TNDGE has updated subject-wise exam patterns for paper-1, and paper-2 for all the terms, unit tests, SA, FA, quarterly, half yearly, pre-final and annual final public examinations 2023. Details are added below.

Tami Nadu Class 10 Exam Pattern

Tamil Nadu Class 10 Exam Pattern 2022-23: The Tamil Nadu School Education Department releases the exam pattern and other crucial information like date sheet, syllabus, etc on the official website. TN SSLC Sample Papers 2023 have been published by the Directorate of Examination Department on Dge.tn.gov.in, on their official website. To effectively prepare for the tests, it is advised that students check and download the syllabus copy along with exam pattern details. The whole TN SSLC curriculum 2022-23 and the test pattern are available for students studying for the class 10 exams.

Tamil Nadu 10th Syllabusmakes it simple for pupils to create their own study schedules. They can calculate the amount of time needed to prepare each subject. By going through the Tamil Nadu SSLC exam pattern 2022-23, students can get an idea about the high weightage topics that needs more focus and can prepare for the exam accordingly.

Tamil Nadu Class 10 Exam Pattern 2022-23 Highlights 

Every academic year, the Tamil Nadu Secondary Education Examination Board administers the SSLC exam to students in Class 10. Below are the highlights of Tamil Nadu Class 10 Exam Pattern. 

Name of Exam

Tamil Nadu State Secondary School Certificate Examination

Conducting Authority

Directorate of Government Examinations, Tamil Nadu

Frequency of Conduct

Once in an Academic year

Exam Mode

Offline

Duration of exam

3 Hours

Class

Secondary School Leaving Certificate (commonly referred to as SSLC)

Negative Marking

No Negative Marking

Category

Exam Pattern

Official Website

www.dge.tn.gov.in

TN SSLC Exam Pattern 2022-23

  • Students have to choose six subjects for the Tamil Nadu SSLC Exam 2022 in a designed criteria. 
  • With the exception of the second language paper, each of the eleven papers in these six topics will have two components.
  • The Tamil Nadu SSLC 2022 exams will have 100 possible points for each paper. The formative test accounts for 20 of the overall score, while the summative evaluation (board exam) accounts for 80.
  • Each exam requires a minimum score of 35 points to pass. 

Also Read Tamil Nadu 10th Public Exam Time Table 2023

TN SSLC Exam Pattern 2022-23 Marking scheme

Many disciplines have 10th Board examinations in Tamil Nadu. Tamil, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, and Optional Language are a few of them (Arabic, Malayalam, Telugu,  Hindi, Kannada, Gujarati, Urdu, Sanskrit French and Urdu). To pass the tests, students must receive a minimum of 35% in each topic. The final computation does not factor in the marks earned in the optional topic. Following is the Tamilnadu SSLC Board exam pattern: 

Part

Subject

Paper

Maximum Marks

Minimum Marks to clear

Part I

Tamil

Paper I

100

35

Tamil 

Paper-II

100

Part II

English

Paper I

100

35

English

Paper-II

100

Part III

Mathematics

-

100

35

Science

-

100

35

Social Science

-

100

35

Part IV

Optional Subject: ( Kannada, Hindi, Gujarati Sanskrit. French and UrduTelugu, Arabic, Malayalam)

-

100

Not stipulated 

TN SSLC Exam Pattern 2022-23 for Mathematics

Topics

Sub-topics

Relations and functions

Ordered Pair, Cartesian product, Relations

Numbers and Sequences

Euclid’s Division Lemma and Algorithm, Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic, Sequences, Arithmetic Progression

Algebra

Linear Equations in three variables, Polynomials, Rational Numbers, Square Root of Polynomials, Quadratic Equations etc.

Geometry

 Thales Theorem and Postulates, Pythagoras Theorem, Circles and Tangents etc.

Coordinate Geometry

Circle, Hyperbola, Ellipse and Straight lines.

Trigonometry

Trigonometric Identities, Heights and Distances

Mensuration

Surface Area, Volume, Area and Perimeter, Volume of Solids

Statistics and Probability

Algebra of Events, Probability

TN SSLC Exam Pattern 2022 -23 - Social Science 

Social science includes history, geography, civics, and economics as essential components. The following list includes the chapters covered in these parts: 

Part Name

Chapters Covered

History

  • Outbreak of World War I and Its Consequences
  • The World between two World Wars
  • World war II
  • The World after World War II
  • Social and Religious Reform Movements in the 19th Century

Geography

  • India - Location, Relief and Drainage
  • Climate and Natural Vegetation of India
  • Components of Agriculture
  • Resources and Industries
  • India - Population, Transport, Communication and Trade

Civics

  • Indian Constitution
  • Central Government
  • State Government

Economics

  • Gross Domestic Product and its Growth: an Introduction
  • Globalization and Trade

TN 10th Exam Pattern 2022-23 for Science 

Chapters/Topics covered in this subject, are provided below: 

Laws of Motion

Optics

Electricity

Thermal Physics

Acoustics

Nuclear Physics

Atoms and Molecules

Periodic Classification of Elements

Carbon and its Compounds

Types of Chemical Reactions

Solutions

Plant Anatomy and Plant Physiology

Transportation in Plants and Circulation in Animals

Plant and Animal Hormones

Reproduction in Plants and Animals

Genetics

Breeding and Biotechnology

Origin and Evolution of Life

Health and Diseases

Environmental Management

Tamil Nadu Board Grading System 2022-23

The tabulated form of the Tamil Nadu Board Grading System 2022 is represented below. 

Range of Marks

Percentage 

Grade

>750 

75% or above 

A

600 - 749 

60% - 75%

B

500 - 599 

50% - 60%

C

350 - 499 

35% - 50%

D

000-349

<35%

No Grade Awarded

FAQs

From where can I check the Tamil Nadu SSLC Exam pattern for the academic year 2022-23?

Students can View/Download the Exam Pattern on the official website of the Tamil Nadu board &ndash; www.dge.tn.gov.in. 

WHAT LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY ARE THE TN SSLC EXAM QUESTIONS?

 The Tamil Nadu 10th examination includes questions of easy to moderate difficulty. 

What score must you achieve to pass the TN SSLC exams?

 To pass the test, students must score at least 35% of the possible points. 

What score must you achieve to pass the TN SSLC exams?

 To pass the test, students must score at least 35% of the possible points. 

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