CBSE 2024 Live: CBSE Class 10th Science paper analysis, review, answer key, passing marks updates

CBSE conducted the Class 10th Science exam today, March 2, 2024. The board exam was held for 3 hours from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.

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Shivam Jadoun | March 2, 2024 | 05:52 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted its Class 10 Science exam today, March 2, 2024. The CBSE Class 10 science exam started in the morning shift at 10:30 am and concluded at 1:30 pm. Renowned coaching institutes have also released the CBSE Class 10 answer key and exam solution on their YouTube channels. Students can watch those unofficial answer keys to know the answers to the questions asked in the CBSE 10th science exam 2024.

CBSE Class 10 Science Exam 2024

The Central Board of Secondary Education conducted its Class 10 Science board exam at 10:30 am. The CBSE Class 10 science paper carries 100 marks. Out of which, the theory paper will carry 80 marks and the internal assessments and practicals will carry 20 marks in total.

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CBSE Class 10 Science theory question paper will comprise 5 sections including objective type questions, very short questions, short answer type questions, long answer type questions and source-based/case-based units of assessments.

CBSE Class 10 Science Exam Marking Scheme

CBSE Class 10 Science exam 2024 carries 80 marks in total. The Class 10 Science paper is further divided into 5 sections.

Section
Marks
Objective type questions
20 mark
Very short questions
12 marks
Short answer type questions
21 marks
Long answer type questions
15 marks
Source-bases/ case-based units of assessment
12 marks
Total
80 marks

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CBSE Class 10 Science board theory exam carries 80 marks in total. The question paper consists of 5 sections that include objective type questions, very short questions, short answer type questions, long answer type questions and source-based/ case-based units of assessment. Each section carries different marks weightage. There will be 1 mark to 5 marks questions in the CBSE Class 10 Science board exam 2024.

March 2, 2024 | 05:46 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 Science: Unofficial answer key released

CBSE Class 10 science unofficial answer key has been released by renowned coaching institutes. Students can click here to check CBSE 10th class science answer key and exam solution. 

March 2, 2024 | 05:09 PM IST

CBSE 10th science paper: Sections of question paper

Section

Marks

Objective type questions

20 mark

Very short questions

12 marks

Short answer type questions

21 marks

Long answer type questions

15 marks

Source-bases/ case-based units of assessment

12 marks

Total

80 marks


March 2, 2024 | 04:51 PM IST

Class 10 Date Sheet 2023-24 CBSE Board: Upcoming exams

4th March, 2024
Monday
Home Science, Multi Skill Foundation Course
5th March, 2024TuesdayArabic, Russian, Persian, Lepcha, Persian, Nepali, Limboo, German, Carnatic Music (Melodic Instruments), Carnatic Music (Vocal), Carnatic Music (Percussion Instruments), Thai
7th March, 2024ThursdaySocial Science
Monday 11th March, 2024
Monday
Mathematics Standard, Mathematics Basic
13th March 2024
Wednesday
Computer Applications, Information and Technology, Artificial Intelligence

March 2, 2024 | 04:39 PM IST

CBSE 10th science board exam paper: A well balanced paper

As per various teachers and students, the CBSE Class 10 science paper was well-balanced and easy. Students who prepared using NCERT books and sample paper can score good in the exam,

March 2, 2024 | 04:23 PM IST

CBSE Answer Key 2024 Class 10

CBSE Board will publish the 10th science and other subjects answer key PDF. Students can utilise these CBSE answer key PDF to evaluated their score in the MCQ section of the paper.

March 2, 2024 | 04:09 PM IST

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CBSE 12th revise exam dates

Subject

Initial exam date

Revised exam date

Fashion studies

March 11, 2024

March 21, 2024


March 2, 2024 | 03:15 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 exam date

CBSE Class 10th exams are being held from February 15 to March 13, 2024. Students appearing for the board exams must follow the exam guidelines and instructions given by the boards to avoid inconvenience during the exam.

March 2, 2024 | 03:02 PM IST

Class 12 CBSE Board Exam 2024 Date Sheet


March 4, 2024Physics
March 5, 2024Hindustani music vocal
March 6, 2024Painting, Graphics, Sculpture, Applied Art (Commercial Art)
March 7, 2024Legal Studies, Textile design
March 9, 2024Mathematics, Applied Mathematics
March 11, 2024National Cadet Corps (NCC)
March 12, 2024
Physical Education
March 13, 2024Home Science
March 14, 2024Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Sindhi, Marathi, Gujarati, Manipuri, Malayalam, Odia, Assamese, Kannada, Arabic, Tibetan, French, German, Persian, Nepali, Limbo, Lepcha, Telugu Telangana, Bodo, Tangkhul, Japanese, Bhutia, Spanish, Kashmiri, Mizo
March 15, 2024Psychology
March 16, 2024Agriculture, Marketing
March 18, 2024Economics
March 19, 2024Biology
March 20, 2024Tourism, Air-conditioning & refrigeration, Salesmanship
March 21, 2024Fashion Studies
March 22, 2024Political Science
March 23, 2024Accountancy
March 26, 2024Urdu Elective, Sanskrit Elective, Carnatic music vocal, Carnatic music mel ins, Carnatic music per ins mridangam, Urdu core, Front office operations, insurance, geospatial technology, electrical technology, mass media studies
March 27, 2024Business studies, Business administration
March 28, 2024History
March 30, 2024Sanskrit Core
April 1, 2024Sociology
April 2, 2024Informatics Practices, Computer Science, Information technology


March 2, 2024 | 02:43 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 Exam: Next Exam

Students will be appearing for the social science exam on March 7, 2024. They should be well prepared for the Class 10 social science exam, as it is one of the vast subjects of the syllabus. 

March 2, 2024 | 02:27 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 science paper analysis

As per various reports, the CBSE 10th science paper was well-balanced and moderate. It is expected that students can score good marks in the science paper.

March 2, 2024 | 02:16 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 science answer key

The CBSE 10th science answer key will be released online through the official website of the board. Students can check the cbseacademic.nic.in the website to download the CBSE answer key PDF.

March 2, 2024 | 02:00 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 Science Exam: Guideline for students

Students should abstain from spreading fake news regarding paper leaks or other matters.

March 2, 2024 | 01:44 PM IST

CBSE 10th Science Exam: Students reactions

The CBSE Class 10 science paper is concluded at 1:30 pm. Soon the students will share their reactions and feedback.

March 2, 2024 | 01:30 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 Science Paper Concludes

CBSE has conducted the Class 10 science paper today at 1:30 pm. Students are now waiting for the CBSE 10th science paper analysis.

March 2, 2024 | 01:09 PM IST

CBSE class 10 Science Exam: Paper analysis

After the completion of the Class 10 CBSE science paper, the analysis will be shared with the students. Various teachers share their thoughts and feedback on the exams.

March 2, 2024 | 12:48 PM IST

CBSE 10th exam date 2024: Core subjects

March 7th , 2024ThursdaySocial Science
March 11th, 2024MondayMathematics Standard, Mathematics Basic

March 2, 2024 | 12:27 PM IST

CBSE Board Exam 2024: Class 10 science exam underway

CBSE board is conducting the Class 10 science exam today, the exam will conclude at 1:30 pm.

March 2, 2024 | 12:15 PM IST

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March 2, 2024 | 11:30 AM IST

CBSE Class 10 science answer key

The CBSE 10th science answer key 2024 will be released on the official website, cbseacademic.nic.in. Students can take the help of the CBSE science answer key to predict their probable score. The board will release the Class 10 science CBSE answer key in PDF format.

March 2, 2024 | 11:11 AM IST

CBSE Board Exam 2024: Helpline for students

March 2, 2024 | 10:43 AM IST

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March 2, 2024 | 10:30 AM IST

CBSE Class 10 science paper begins

The CBSE board has started the Class 10 science exam at 10:30 am. Soon after the conclusion of the paper, the CBSE 10th science paper analysis will be shared here.

March 2, 2024 | 10:18 AM IST

CBSE Class 10 exam date 2024

Students are appearing for the science exam today, after this the next exam will be held on March 4, 2024 for home science and multi skill foundation course.

March 2, 2024 | 10:08 AM IST

CBSE Class 10 science exam to begin soon

The CBSE 10th science exam will be conducted from 10:30 am, students will get the question paper at 10:15 am. Students should utilise these 15 minutes to read and understand the question paper.

March 2, 2024 | 09:54 AM IST

CBSE 10th Science Exam 2024: Carry admit card to exam centres

Students appearing for the CBSE Class 10 science exam must carry their admit card to the examination centres. As without CBSE admit card, no student will be allowed to sit in the exam.

March 2, 2024 | 09:33 AM IST

CBSE Class 10 Science paper grading system

Marks

Grades

Points for Grades

91-100

A1

10

81-90

A2

9

71-80

B1

8

61-70

B2

7

51-60

C1

6

41-50

C2

5

31-40

D

4

21-30

E1

-

0-20

E2

-


March 2, 2024 | 09:10 AM IST

CBSE 10th Science passing marks

Students are required to obtain at least 33% marks in science to pass the subject. 

March 2, 2024 | 08:53 AM IST

CBSE Class 10 science paper sections

CBSE Class 10 Science theory question paper will comprise 5 sections including objective type questions, very short questions, short answer type questions, long answer type questions and source-based/case-based units of assessments.

March 2, 2024 | 08:35 AM IST

CBSE Class 10 Science Exam Chapters

  1. Metals and Non-Metals
  2. Chemical Reactions
  3. Life Processes
  4. Hereditary and Evolution
  5. Light – Reflection and Refraction
  6. Magnetic Effects
  7. Our Environment

March 2, 2024 | 08:21 AM IST

CBSE 10th science exam analysis

The CBSE board will conduct 10th science exam today, students can check the CBSE Class 10 science analysis here. A detailed analysis based on students and teachers will be shared here, after the completion of the exam.

March 2, 2024 | 08:08 AM IST

CBSE Class 10 Science Exam Time

  • CBSE Class 10th question paper will be issued to students at 10.15 am. 15 minutes will be given to students for reading the paper.
  • The CBSE 10th exam writing start time is 10:30 am.
  • Most of the exams are held from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.

March 2, 2024 | 08:00 AM IST

CBSE Class 10 science question paper pattern

CBSE Class 10 science question paper will have 39 questions in 5 sections carrying a total of 80 marks.  

  • Section A will consist of 20 objective-type questions carrying 1 mark each 
  • Section B will have 6 very short questions carrying 2 marks each; answers to these questions should range between 30 to 50 words.
  • Section C of the question paper will have 7 short answer type questions carrying 3 marks each and should be answered in the range of 50 to 80 words. 
  • Section D consists of 3 long answer type questions carrying 5 marks each to be answered in the range of 80 to 120 words. Section E will have 3 source-based or case-based units of assessment of 4 marks each with sub-parts.

READ - CBSE Class 10 Science Board Exam 2024: Know weightage, mark distribution to score better

March 2, 2024 | 07:33 AM IST

CBSE Class 10 Science Board Exam 2024: Mark distribution

Unit-wise mark distribution for CBSE Class 10 science paper is given below. 

Unit number

Unit

Marks

1

Chemical Substances-Nature and Behaviour 

25

2

World of Living 

25

3

Natural Phenomena 

12

4

Effects of Current 

13

5

Natural Resources 

05

Total


80

Internals 

Internal assessment

20

Grand total


100


March 2, 2024 | 07:17 AM IST

CBSE Class 10 Science exam today

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the Class 10 science paper today. The board exam 2024 will be held between 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. 

March 1, 2024 | 10:20 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 Science Paper: Internal marks

The theory paper will be of 80 marks, while the internal evaluation will be of 20 marks.

March 1, 2024 | 10:11 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 Board Exams 2024: Passing marks

Students require 33% in each subject and in aggregate to pass the CBSE Class 10 board exams 2024. 


March 1, 2024 | 09:53 PM IST

CBSE board 2024 compartment exams

CBSE 2024 compartment exams is expected to be conducted in July 2024.

March 1, 2024 | 09:44 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 Science Exam 2024: Things to carry

Students appearing for CBSE Class 10 Science exam 2024 should carry their admit card and school identity card on the exam day.

March 1, 2024 | 09:33 PM IST

CBSE Board Exams 2024: Guidelines

Candidates will have to carry their admit card to the exam centre on all exam days.

Appearing candidates will have to bring their own stationery to the exam centre.

Once the question paper is distributed, candidates should read the questions carefully before answering them.

March 1, 2024 | 09:22 PM IST

CBSE 10th Science pattern

Students can check the CBSE 10th Science pattern given below-

Section

Marks

Objective type questions

20 mark

Very short questions

12 marks

Short answer type questions

21 marks

Long answer type questions

15 marks

Source-bases/ case-based units of assessment

12 marks

Total

80 marks

March 1, 2024 | 09:03 PM IST

CBSE 10th Science sample papers 2024

Students can visit the official website of CBSE to check sample papers and previous year question papers, cbse.nic.in.

March 1, 2024 | 08:46 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 Science Exam 2024: Total sections

CBSE Class 10 Science theory paper will have 5 sections including objective type questions, very short questions, short answer type questions, long answer type questions and source-based/ case-based units of assessment.

March 1, 2024 | 08:26 PM IST

CBSE Board Exam 2024: Class 10, 12 exam dates

CBSE board exams 2024 started on February 15. Class 10 exams will end on March 13 and Class 12 on April 2.

March 1, 2024 | 07:42 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 Science exam timings

The CBSE Class 10 Science board exam will be conducted from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.

March 1, 2024 | 07:37 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 Upcoming Exam Dates

4th March, 2024
Monday
Home Science, Multi Skill Foundation Course
5th March, 2024TuesdayArabic, Russian, Persian, Lepcha, Persian, Nepali, Limboo, German, Carnatic Music (Melodic Instruments), Carnatic Music (Vocal), Carnatic Music (Percussion Instruments), Thai
7th March, 2024ThursdaySocial Science
Monday 11th March, 2024
Monday
Mathematics Standard, Mathematics Basic
13th March 2024
Wednesday
Computer Applications, Information and Technology, Artificial Intelligence

March 1, 2024 | 07:28 PM IST

CBSE 10th Science Exam: Important dates

CBSE Class 10 Exam Time Table Release DateDecember 12, 2023
CBSE 10th Exam Start Date 2024February 15, 2024
CBSE 10th Last Exam Date 2024March 13, 2024
Practical CBSE 10th Exam Date (Winter-Bound Schools)November 14 to December 14, 2023

March 1, 2024 | 07:20 PM IST

CBSE 10th Science Exam 2024: Calculation of percentage

The CBSE Class 10 calculation criteria says that no overall division/distinction/aggregate shall be awarded. If a Class 10 student has over five subjects, then to determine the best five subjects may be taken by the admitting institution or employer. The board does not calculate/declare/inform the percentage of marks. If the percentage of marks is required for higher education or in employment the calculation if any, may be done by admitting institution or employer.

March 1, 2024 | 07:16 PM IST

CBSE 10th Board Exam 2024: Guidelines for exam

  • When appearing for the exam, students need to bring their CBSE 10th admit card 2024 with them. Without the CBSE admit card, entry inside the examination hall will not be permitted.
  • According to the CBSE board class 10 date sheet 2024, all students are required to arrive at the exam centre half an hour before the scheduled time.
  • The night before the exam, all students should double-check their essentials, such as pens, pencils, sharpeners, scales, and erasers, as well as extras.
  • Students must download and practice the CBSE Class 10 previous year's question papers for better CBSE Class 10th preparation.
  • Students who are preparing for the CBSE exam, class 10 - the board releases the CBSE Class 10 sample papers 2024. CBSE releases these papers before the publication of the CBSE Class 10 exam timetable 2024.

March 1, 2024 | 07:08 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 exam: Previous year statistics

Last year, the CBSE 10th date sheet 2023 was released on December 29, 2022. CBSE held its CBSE 10th board theory exams from February 15, 2023 to March 21, 2023, as well as its CBSE 10th practical exams from January 2, 2023 to February 14, 2023. The practical exams/project work/Internal assessment for all the schools affiliated with the CBSE board (except winter-bound schools) were held during the mentioned time frame.

March 1, 2024 | 07:01 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 science exam analysis

The Class 10 science exam analysis will be available soon after the conclusion of the exam.

March 1, 2024 | 06:47 PM IST

This question paper consists of 39 questions in 5 sections. All questions are compulsory. However, an internal choice is provided in some questions. A student is expected to attempt only one of these questions.

  • Section A consists of 20 objective type questions carrying 1 mark each.
  • Section B consists of 6 Very Short questions carrying 02 marks each. Answers to these questions should be in the range of 30 to 50 words.
  • Section C consists of 7 Short Answer type questions carrying 03 marks each. Answers to these questions should be in the range of 50 to 80 words.
  • Section D consists of 3 Long Answer type questions carrying 05 marks each. Answers to these questions should be in the range of 80 to 120 words.
  • Section E consists of 3 source-based/case-based units of assessment of 04 marks each with sub-parts.

March 1, 2024 | 06:34 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 Science Paper: Marks distribution

The theory paper will be of 80 marks, while the internal evaluation will be of 20 marks. The full CBSE test pattern 2024 class 10 Science can be found in the table below.

March 1, 2024 | 06:20 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 Science Paper: Marking Scheme

Unit No.

Unit Name

Marks

1

Chemical Substances-Nature and Behaviour

25

2

World of Living

25

3

Natural Phenomena

12

4

Effects of Current

13

5

Natural Resources

05

Total


80

Internal assessment

-

20

Grand Total


100


March 1, 2024 | 06:10 PM IST

How many sections are there in the Class 10 Science theory paper?

There are 5 sections in the CBSE Class 10  Science theory paper which include objective type questions, very short questions, short answer type questions, long answer type questions and source-based/ case-based units of assessment.

March 1, 2024 | 06:06 PM IST

At what time the CBSE Science board exam 2024 will be held?

The CBSE Class 10 Science board exam is scheduled for March 2, 2024, from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.

March 1, 2024 | 06:06 PM IST

Which exam will be held after the CBSE Class 10 Science board exam?

The Home Science, Multi Skill Foundation course exam will be conducted on March 4, 2024.

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