Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme of Class 10th Boards

Class 10th is one of the important milestones of your academic life. Scoring good marks in Class 10th is important as it is the deciding factor for the subject that you want to pursue in your higher studies. It is therefore important to be well equipped with basic weapons like NTSE Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme so as to conquer this battle full fledgedly. Team NTSE Guru has now compiled the complete Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme of Class 10th so that students can easily browse through this and score their best.

In the new Exam Pattern of Class 10th, the CCE pattern has been replaced by a single annual exam. The marks distribution of this is as mentioned above.

Internal Assessment is further divided into three parts:

  • Periodic Tests

  • Notebook Submission

  • Subject Activities


Maths is a favorite as well as a fear of many. This subject consists of 30 questions further divided into four types. Detailed section-wise, as well as topic-wise marks distribution, have been mentioned below.


This subject is further divided into three categories:

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Biology

There will also be a set of practical questions, that comprises of 12 marks. Detailed section-wise and topic-wise distribution has been mentioned below:

Social Science

This subject proves to be one of the most scoring subjects in Class 10th. All you need to do is to follow a proper strategy. Map questions which scare many students are actually super scoring. The detailed question types are detailed below.


One of the easiest subjects in which you can easily score if you start preparing in the last three months of class 10th boards. All three sections of English test your reading, writing and literature skills.

Let’s have a look at Exam Pattern and Question Types of this subject.


This section consists of 14 questions which are further divided into four parts. The detailed analysis of this section has been shown below.

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