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NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the Class 10 mathematics standard and mathematics basic and Class 12 information technology papers today, March 21. The CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 exam timing is 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM.
Candidates can check the CBSE Class 10 maths exam analysis along with Class 12 IT paper student reactions here soon. With the conclusion of the mathematics exam, Class 10 students end their 2023 board exams. Meanwhile, Class 12 students will finish their exams on April 5, 2023.
According to CBSE Class 10 sample paper, the mathematics standard paper and mathematics basic paper was held for 80 marks. The mathematics standard paper contains four sections – Section A, B, C, and D whereas mathematics basic paper had five sections – Section A, B, C, D, and E.
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Students can download the CBSE Class 12 sample papers for all subjects from the official website cbseacademic.nic.in.
The next exam of CBSE Class 12 is of Tourism, Airconditioning and refrigeration which will be held on March 22, 2023.
The CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 exam timing is 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.
CBSE issued instructions for schools on sending observations on question paper after noticing that they are not sending observations correctly.
Read More Here  Send clear, ontime observations on CBSE 2023 exam question paper on OECMS: Board instructs schools
CBSE has warned the schools affiliated with the Board from starting the academic session before April 1, 2023.
Candidates who passed the main CBSE exam held in March 2023 and want to improve their performance can appear for the CBSE improvement exams 2023.
According to CBSE, if a student fails in one or more subjects, then he/she will have to appear in the compartment exams in order to improve their scores.
Sabiha Siddiqui, TGT Mathematics, Genesis Global School stated, “Students were satisfied with the paper. Questions were moderately difficult. Students were able to solve it within the given time frame.”
CBSE Class 12 students will finish their exams on April 5, 2023 with the psychology paper.
JAIN International Residential School, Bangalore, Mathematics Teacher, Vaman Rao, said: "Few questions were moderatelydifficult, tested critical thinking and conceptual clarity of the students. Few questions were directly from the books. Some questions evoked critical thinking for students to reaffirm their knowledge."
Vaman Rao, Mathematics Teacher, JAIN International Residential School, Banglore said: "Standard Mathematics was moderate to attempt with a few tricky questions. The question for the Basic Mathematics exam was easy to attempt. The case study questions in the paper were slightly tricky to attempt but those who prepared well would be able to answer them."
The CBSE 10th Result 2023 is expected to be announced in May or June 2023.
The official CBSE website is cbse.gov.in.
If a student happens to fail in the CBSE board exam 2023, they will have to reappear in all the subjects, including practical exams.
To opt for the science stream in Class 11, a student must score 75% to 80% in science subjects in the CBSE 10th board exam.
Dates  Subjects 

March 21, 2023  NCS, Information technology 
March 22, 2023  Tourism, Airconditioning & refrigeration 
March 23, 2023  Information practices, computer science 
March 25, 2023  Business studies, Business administration 
March 28, 2023  Web application 
March 29, 2023  History 
March 31, 2023  Accountancy 
April 1, 2023  Home science 
April 3, 2023  Sociology 
April 4, 2023  Urdu Elective, Sanskrit Elective, Carnatic music vocal, Carnatic music mel ins, Carnatic music per ins mridangam, Knowledge tradition & practices of India, Urdu core, Front office operations, insurance, geospatial technology, electrical technology, taxation, mass media studies 
April 5, 2023  Psychology 
According to Swati Gannavarpu, TGT Mathematics, Pacific World School,
For the standard maths paper, the multiple choice questions were very simple and direct and with assertionreason questions completely related to complete knowledge of concepts.
The questions in the basic Maths paper on the contrary were very easy to comprehend and answer. All sections had questions which were fairly easy to interpret and calculate.
There was no overall choice. However, internal choices were provided in two questions of sections B, C, and D, and three questions’ choices in section E.
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According to KIIT World School Gurugram, Mathematics Teacher, ExpertYogita Sharma, Overall a little lengthynmoderate paper as far as the difficulty level is concerned, with a balanced approach for all kinds of students. According to students, the quadratic equations question was rather lengthy. Students say the paper was doable and good choices were given.
While speaking on the Maths paper analysis, KIIT World School Gurugram, Mathematics Teacher, ExpertYogita Sharma said: "As per students, The initial response was an easy paper with only a few tricky questions. But difficulty level of the question paper was moderate to difficult. The timeconsuming section was Section C and D. Two questions in section A were tricky. The twomark questions in Section B were simple, but writing the stepbystep solutions would have taken a long time .12 questions in Section C with 3 marks could have challenged students."
Read Detailed Analysis  CBSE Class 10 Maths Exam Analysis: 'Simple, direct questions', 'easy, balanced' paper; Student reactions here
Unit Name  Marks 

Data Handling using Pandas and Data Visualization  25 
Database Query using SQL  25 
Introduction to Computer Networks  10 
Societal Impacts  10 
The paper was well balanced and planned in such a way that those who have followed NCERT will be able to perform well.
CBSE declared the Class 10th and 12th results on Friday, July 22, 2022.
Candidates can check the CBSE class 10 maths exam analysis soon.
With this, Class 10 students conclude their CBSE board exams 2023.
The CBSE Class 10 maths exam will end at 1:30 PM.
CBSE Class 12 students will finish their exams on April 5, 2023 with the psychology paper.
Students can download the CBSE Class 12 sample papers for all subjects on CBSE's official website cbseacademic.nic.in.
For CBSE class 12 board exams 2023, question papers would comprise 20% MCQs or objective questions. 30% would be competencybased questions. The remaining 50% would constitute the subjective or short/long answer questions.
The CBSE Class 10 maths paper will end at 1:30 PM today.
CBSE Class 12 students will appear for their minor papers for tourism, airconditioning and refrigeration and salesmanship tomorrow.
Dates  Subjects 

March 21, 2023  NCS, Information technology 
March 22, 2023  Tourism, Airconditioning & refrigeration 
March 23, 2023  Information practices, computer science 
March 25, 2023  Business studies, Business administration 
March 28, 2023  Web application 
March 29, 2023  History 
March 31, 2023  Accountancy 
April 1, 2023  Home science 
April 3, 2023  Sociology 
April 4, 2023  Urdu Elective, Sanskrit Elective, Carnatic music vocal, Carnatic music mel ins, Carnatic music per ins mridangam, Knowledge tradition & practices of India, Urdu core, Front office operations, insurance, geospatial technology, electrical technology, taxation, mass media studies 
April 5, 2023  Psychology 
CBSE Class 10 students are currently appearing for their last exam today. The exam will finish at 1:30 PM.
THEMES  Marks 
Themes in Indian History PartI  25 
Theme 1 Bricks, Beads and Bones  
Theme 2 Kings, Farmers and Towns  
Theme 3 Kinship, Caste and Class  
Theme 4 Thinkers, Beliefs and Buildings  
Themes In Indian History PartII  25 
Theme 5 Through the Eyes of Travellers  
Theme 6 Bhakti –Sufi Traditions  
Theme 7 An Imperial Capital: Vijayanagar  
Theme 8 – Peasants, Zamindars and the State  
Themes In Indian History PartIII  25 
Theme 10 Colonialism and The Countryside  
Theme 11 Rebels and the Raj  
Theme 13 Mahatma Gandhi and the Nationalist Movement  
Theme 15 Framing the Constitution  
Including Map Work of The Related Themes  5 
Total  80

CBSE issued instructions for schools on sending observations on question paper after noticing that they are not sending observations correctly.
Read More Here  Send clear, ontime observations on CBSE 2023 exam question paper on OECMS: Board instructs schools
CBSE Class 10 mathematics basic, standard paper analysis will be released soon. Stay updated here.
CBSE Class 10 maths, 12th IT papers will be held from 10:30am to 1:30pm.
CBSE 10th maths and 12th IT papers have begun at 10:30am.
Students will get 15 minutes reading time to read the question paper after the commencement of exam at 10:30am.
CBSE Class 10 mathematics, Class 12 IT papers will begin at 10:30am.
CBSE Class 12 information technology syllabus PDF is available on the official academic website  cbseacademic.nic.in.
CBSE Class 10 maths paper 2023 and CBSE 12th IT paper 2023 will be held today.
Chapter  Topics 
Real Numbers  Euclid’s division lemma, Decimal representation of rational numbers in terms of terminating/nonterminating recurring decimals. 
Polynomials  Statement and simple problems on division algorithm for polynomials with real coefficients. 
Pair of linear equations in two variables  Simple problems on equations reducible to linear equations. 
Coordinate geometry  Area of a triangle 
Triangles  Proof of the following theorems are deleted If a perpendicular is drawn from the vertex of the right angle of a right triangle to the hypotenuse, the triangles on each side of the perpendicular are similar to the whole triangle and to each other. The ratio of the areas of two similar triangles is equal to the ratio of the squares of their corresponding sides. In a right triangle, the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides. In a triangle, if the square on one side is equal to sum of the squares on the other two sides, the angles opposite to the first side is a right angle. 
Constructions  Full Chapter Deleted 
Trigonometric identities  Trigonometric ratios of complementary angles 
Surface area and volumes  Frustum of a cone. Problems involving converting one type of metallic solid into another and other mixed problems. (Problems with combination of not more than two different solids be taken). 
Statistics  · Step deviation Method for finding the mean · Cumulative Frequency graph 
Unit/Topic Name  Weightage 
Number Systems  6 Marks 
Real Numbers  6 Marks 
Algebra  20 Marks 
Polynomials  4 Marks 
Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables  3 Marks 
Quadratic Equations  9 Marks 
Arithmetic Progressions  4 Marks 
Coordinate Geometry  6 Marks 
Coordinate Geometry  6 Marks 
Geometry  15 Marks 
Triangles  9 Marks 
Circles  6 Marks 
Trigonometry  12 Marks 
Introduction to Trigonometry  4 Marks 
Trigonometric Identities  4 Marks 
Heights and Distances  4 Marks 
Mensuration  10 Marks 
Areas Related to Circles  4 Marks 
Surface Areas and Volumes  6 Marks 
Statistics and Probability  11 Marks 
Statistics  7 Marks 
Probability  4 Marks 
Total  80 Marks 
As per the guidelines issued by CBSE, regular students must wear school uniforms while appearing for the board exams. Students should avoid jewellery items.
Students appearing for CBSE 10th maths exam will have to report to the exam centre atleast 30 minutes before the commencement of exam.
CBSE Class 10 maths sample paper is available on the official academic website  cbseacademic.nic.in. According to CBSE Class 10 sample paper, the mathematics standard paper and mathematics basic paper will be held for 80 marks. The mathematics standard paper contains four sections – Section A, B, C, and D whereas mathematics basic paper will contain five sections – Section A, B, C, D, and E.
Unit/Topic Name 
Number Systems 
Real Numbers 
Algebra 
Polynomials 
Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables 
Quadratic Equations 
Arithmetic Progressions 
Coordinate Geometry 
Coordinate Geometry 
Geometry 
Triangles 
Circles 
Trigonometry 
Introduction to Trigonometry 
Trigonometric Identities 
Heights and Distances 
Mensuration 
Areas Related to Circles 
Surface Areas and Volumes 
Statistics and Probability 
Statistics 
Probability 
Exam Dates  Subjects 
February 15, 2023  Painting, Gurung, Rai, Tamang, Sherpa, Thai 
February 16, 2023  Retail, Security, Automotive, Introduction to Financial Markets, Beauty & Wellness, Agriculture, Food Production, Front Office Operation, Banking & Insurance, Marketing & Sales, Health Care, Apparel, MultiMedia, Physical Activity Trainer, Data Science 
February 17, 2023  Hindustani Music (Melodic Instruments), Hindustani Music (Percussion Instruments), Elements of Book Keeping & Accountancy, Hindustani Music (Vocal) 
February 20, 2023  Arabic, Russian, Persian, Tibetan, Lepcha, Persian, Nepali, Limboo, German, French, Carnatic Music (Melodic Instruments), Carnatic Music (Vocal), Carnatic Music (Percussion Instruments) 
February 24, 2023  Urdu CourseA, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi , Gujarati, Manipuri, Urdu CourseB 
February 27, 2023  English Language and Literature 
March 1, 2023  Punjabi, Sindhi, Malayalam, Odia, Assamese, Kannada 
March 2, 2023  National Cadet Corps, TeluguTelangana, Bodo, Tangkhul, Japanese, Bhutia, Spanish, Kashmiri, Mizo, Bahasa Melayu 
March 4, 2023  Science 
March 6, 2023  Home Science, Multi Skill Foundation Course 
March 9, 2023  Elements of Business 
March 11, 2023  Sanskrit 
March 13, 2023  Computer Applications, Information and Technology, Artificial Intelligence 
March 15, 2023  Social Science 
March 17, 2023  Hindi Course A, Hindi Course B 
March 21, 2023  Mathematics Standard, Mathematics Basic 
Chapter  Topics 
Real Numbers  Euclid’s division lemma, Decimal representation of rational numbers in terms of terminating/nonterminating recurring decimals. 
Polynomials  Statement and simple problems on division algorithm for polynomials with real coefficients. 
Pair of linear equations in two variables  Simple problems on equations reducible to linear equations. 
Coordinate geometry  Area of a triangle 
Triangles  Proof of the following theorems are deleted If a perpendicular is drawn from the vertex of the right angle of a right triangle to the hypotenuse, the triangles on each side of the perpendicular are similar to the whole triangle and to each other. The ratio of the areas of two similar triangles is equal to the ratio of the squares of their corresponding sides. In a right triangle, the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides. In a triangle, if the square on one side is equal to sum of the squares on the other two sides, the angles opposite to the first side is a right angle. 
Constructions  Full Chapter Deleted 
Trigonometric identities  Trigonometric ratios of complementary angles 
Surface area and volumes  Frustum of a cone. Problems involving converting one type of metallic solid into another and other mixed problems. (Problems with combination of not more than two different solids be taken). 
Statistics  · Step deviation Method for finding the mean · Cumulative Frequency graph 
Unit/Topic  Unit/Topic Name  Weightage 
Unit 1  Number Systems  6 Marks 
1.  Real Numbers  6 Marks 
Unit 2  Algebra  20 Marks 
1.  Polynomials  4 Marks 
2.  Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables  3 Marks 
3.  Quadratic Equations  9 Marks 
4.  Arithmetic Progressions  4 Marks 
Unit 3  Coordinate Geometry  6 Marks 
1.  Coordinate Geometry  6 Marks 
Unit 4  Geometry  15 Marks 
1.  Triangles  9 Marks 
2.  Circles  6 Marks 
Unit 5  Trigonometry  12 Marks 
1.  Introduction to Trigonometry  4 Marks 
2.  Trigonometric Identities  4 Marks 
3.  Heights and Distances  4 Marks 
Unit 6  Mensuration  10 Marks 
1.  Areas Related to Circles  4 Marks 
2.  Surface Areas and Volumes  6 Marks 
Unit 7  Statistics and Probability  11 Marks 
1.  Statistics  7 Marks 
2.  Probability  4 Marks 
Total  80 Marks 
The CBSE Class 10 maths theory paper will be for 80 marks, while the internal assessment will be for 20 marks.
CBSE Class 10 students should score a minimum of 33 percent in each paper to pass the board exams 2023. This includes both theory and practical exams.
CBSE 2023 sample paper PDF along with answers for Class 10 are available on cbse.gov.in and cbseacademic.nic.in.
Exam Dates  Subjects 
February 15, 2023  Painting, Gurung, Rai, Tamang, Sherpa, Thai 
February 16, 2023  Retail, Security, Automotive, Introduction to Financial Markets, Beauty & Wellness, Agriculture, Food Production, Front Office Operation, Banking & Insurance, Marketing & Sales, Health Care, Apparel, MultiMedia, Physical Activity Trainer, Data Science 
February 17, 2023  Hindustani Music (Melodic Instruments), Hindustani Music (Percussion Instruments), Elements of Book Keeping & Accountancy, Hindustani Music (Vocal) 
February 20, 2023  Arabic, Russian, Persian, Tibetan, Lepcha, Persian, Nepali, Limboo, German, French, Carnatic Music (Melodic Instruments), Carnatic Music (Vocal), Carnatic Music (Percussion Instruments) 
February 24, 2023  Urdu CourseA, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi , Gujarati, Manipuri, Urdu CourseB 
February 27, 2023  English Language and Literature 
March 1, 2023  Punjabi, Sindhi, Malayalam, Odia, Assamese, Kannada 
March 2, 2023  National Cadet Corps, TeluguTelangana, Bodo, Tangkhul, Japanese, Bhutia, Spanish, Kashmiri, Mizo, Bahasa Melayu 
March 4, 2023  Science 
March 6, 2023  Home Science, Multi Skill Foundation Course 
March 9, 2023  Elements of Business 
March 11, 2023  Sanskrit 
March 13, 2023  Computer Applications, Information and Technology, Artificial Intelligence 
March 15, 2023  Social Science 
March 17, 2023  Hindi Course A, Hindi Course B 
March 21, 2023  Mathematics Standard, Mathematics Basic 
CBSE Class 10 students will be appearing in last board exam 2023 today. As per the schedule, the Class 10th maths exam will be held from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM.
Students will get 15 minutes question paper reading time ahead of the start of the exam.
According to CBSE Class 10 sample paper, the mathematics standard paper and mathematics basic paper will be held for 80 marks. The mathematics standard paper contains four sections – Section A, B, C, and D whereas mathematics basic paper will contain five sections – Section A, B, C, D, and E.
As a lastminute checklist, students taking the maths exam tomorrow can check CBSE 10th mathematics syllabus, marking scheme, sample paper on the official academic website – cbseacademic.nic.in.
1. Pen
2. Ruler
3, CBSE admit card
4. School id
CBSE Class 10 Exam 2023: Mathematics Basic and Mathematics Standard
CBSE Class 12 Exam 2023 Tomorrow: Information Technology and National Cadet Corps (NCC)
The Class 10 and Class 12 exams will begin at 10:30 am tomorrow and get over at 1:30 pm.
The CBSE Class 10 exams will end tomorrow with the mathematics basic and mathematics standard paper.