CBSE Syllabus for Class 10

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a national level educational board in India. CBSE is controlled and managed by Union Government of India. All the CBSE affiliated schools follow NCERT curriculum. It is one the most preferred educational boards in India with approximately 19, 527 schools affiliated to it.

CBSE syllabus is strictly based on NCERT guidelines. The syllabus is a list of topics to be covered in a particular grade during an academic year. All the national level entrance examinations are based on CBSE syllabus.

Fliplearn provides detailed subject-wise syllabus for CBSE Class 1 to Class 12. You must have a thorough understanding of this syllabus before you begin your preparation.

Have a look at the CBSE syllabus for class 10 below:

  1. Number System

– Real Numbers

  1. Algebra

– Polynomials

– Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables

– Quadratic Equations

– Arithmetic Progression

  1. Trigonometry

– Introduction to Trigonometry

– Heights and Distances

  1. Coordinate Geometry
  2. Geometry

– Triangles

– Circles

– Constructions

  1. Mensuration

– Areas Related to Circles

– Surface Areas and Volumes

  1. Statistics and Probability

– Statistics

– Probability


  1. Events and Processes

– Nationalism in Europe

– Nationalist Movement in Indo-China

– Nationalism in India: Civil Disobedience Movement

  1. Economies and Livelihoods

– Industrialization 1850s-1950s

– Urbanization and Urban Lives

– Trade and Globalisation

  1. Culture, Identity and Society

– Print Culture and Nationalism

– History of the Novel


  1. Resources

– Types of Resources

– Need for Resource Planning

  1. Forest and Wildlife Resources

– Types and Distribution

– Depletion of Flora and Fauna

– Conservation and Protection of Forests and Wildlife

  1. Agriculture

– Types of Farming

– Major Crops

– Cropping Pattern

– Technological and Institutional Reforms

– Contribution of Agriculture to National Economy

– Impact of Globalisation

  1. Water Resources

– Sources, Distribution, Utilisation

– Water Scarcity and Need for Conservation

– Rainwater Harvesting

  1. Mineral Resources

– Types of Minerals

– Distribution and Use

– Economic Importance and Conservation

  1. Power Resources

– Types of Power Resources

– Distribution and Utilisation

– Conservation

  1. Manufacturing Industries

– Types of Manufacturing Industries

– Spatial Distribution

– Contribution to the National Economy

– Industrial Pollution

– Degradation of Environment

Measures to Control Degradation

  1. Transport, Communication and Trade

Political Science: 

  1. Working of Democracy
  2. Power Sharing Mechanisms in Democracy
  3. Competition and Contestations in Democracy
  4. Outcomes of Democracy
  5. Challenges of Democracy


  1. The Story of Development
  2. Money and Financial System
  3. The Role of Service Sector in Indian Economy
  4. Globalization
  5. Consumer Awareness
  1. Food
  2. Materials

– Different Kinds of Materials

– How Things Change/React with One Another

– Materials of Common Use

– How are Elements Classified

  1. The World of the Living

– Our Environment

– How Do We Stay Alive

– Control in the Living

– Reproduction in the Living

– Heredity and Evolution

  1. Moving Things, People and Ideas
  1. How Things Work

– Electric Circuits

– Magnets

  1. Natural Phenomena
  2. Natural Resources

– Conservation of Natural Resources

– The Regional Environment

– Sources of Energy

The syllabus of English for Classes 9-10 revolves around the following parameters:

  1. Using appropriate English to communicate in various social settings
  2. Developing curiosity and creativity through extensive reading
  3. Giving a brief oral description of events/incidents of topical interest
  4. Retelling the contents of authentic audio texts
  5. Participating in conversations, discussions, etc. on topics of mutual interest in non-classroom situations
  6. Writing without prior preparation on a given topic
  7. Writing a summary of short lectures

Following chapters or topics are taught to class 10 students as a part of English syllabus:

  1. A Letter to God
  2. Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
  3. Two Stories About Flying
  4. From the Diary of Anne Frank
  5. The Hundred Dresses – I
  6. The Hundred Dresses – II
  7. Glimpses of India
  8. Mijbil the Otter
  9. Madam Rides the Bus
  10. The Sermon at Banaras
  11. The Proposal
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