CBSE Class 10 maths exam today; Marking scheme, deleted syllabus, chapter-wise weightage

Candidates can check the CBSE Class 10 chapter-wise weightage, blueprint, deleted syllabus and marking scheme here.

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Ishita Ranganath | Mar 21, 2023 - 7:07 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be conducting the CBSE Class 10 mathematics paper today. Candidates can check the CBSE Class 10 chapter-wise weightage, blueprint and marking scheme here. Students can find the Class 10 sample papers 2023 on CBE's official website-

CBSE Class 10 students will be appearing for their last board exam 2023 today. The maths exam will be held from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Candidates will not be allowed to carry any electronic devices or calculators to the exam hall.

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CBSE Class 10 maths deleted syllabus 2022-23

CBSE Class 10 Maths Syllabus 2022-23 is reduced by 30% and the topics removed will not be assessed in the upcoming CBSE Board Exam 2023.



Real Numbers

Euclid’s division lemma, Decimal representation of rational numbers in terms of terminating/non-terminating recurring decimals.


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


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.


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).


· Step deviation Method for finding the mean

· Cumulative Frequency graph

CBSE Class 10 maths blueprint 2023

The CBSE Class 10 maths theory paper will be for 80 marks, while the internal assessment will be for 20 marks. The exam will consist of 30 questions divided into four sections with 1, 2, 3, and 4 mark questions. The duration of the paper is three hours.

SectionNo. of questionsTotal marks
(1 mark)
(2 marks)
(3 marks)
(5 marks)
(4 marks)
Grand total38 questions80 marks

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CBSE Exam 2023: Maths chapter-wise weightage for Class 10

Candidates can check the CBSE Class 10 maths paper chapter-wise weightage here.

Unit/TopicUnit/Topic NameWeightage
Unit 1Number Systems6 Marks
1.Real Numbers6 Marks
Unit 2Algebra20 Marks
1.Polynomials4 Marks
2.Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables3 Marks
3.Quadratic Equations9 Marks
4.Arithmetic Progressions4 Marks
Unit 3Coordinate Geometry6 Marks
1.Coordinate Geometry6 Marks
Unit 4Geometry15 Marks
1.Triangles9 Marks
2.Circles6 Marks
Unit 5Trigonometry12 Marks
1.Introduction to Trigonometry4 Marks
2.Trigonometric Identities4 Marks
3.Heights and Distances4 Marks
Unit 6Mensuration10 Marks
1.Areas Related to Circles4 Marks
2.Surface Areas and Volumes6 Marks
Unit 7Statistics and Probability11 Marks
1.Statistics7 Marks
2.Probability4 Marks
Total80 Marks

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