CBSE Class 10 Maths 2020 : Quick Revision Tips By Experts with Important Topics to Help You Ace The Exam

We bring here the tips shared by experienced teachers to prepare for CBSE Class 10 Maths exam easily and effectively in last few days. Check these preparation tips to score maximum marks in the exam.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the Class 10th Mathematics Exam tomorrow, i.e., on 12th March, 2020. Before exam, it's the crucial time to revise all what you have prepared throughout the year in Maths. Most of the students consider Maths to be the toughest subject, but if prepared thoroughly, this paper can help you improve your overall grade by scoring full marks.

Last minute revision can be very effective to perform outstanding in the Maths paper as it will help to recall all your learning and retain the important information till the exam day. To help all class 10 students shed off their exam stress and revise their Maths syllabus effectively, we bring here some important tips shared by the experienced teachers. These tips by the experts of the subject will help you polish your preparations in the last moment before the exam.

Check out the following revision tips suggested by the experts to score maximum marks in CBSE Class 10 Maths Exam 2020:

  • Check the latest CBSE Class 10 Maths Sample Paper to acquaint with the question paper structure. Practice sample papers in stipulated time to work on your speed and accuracy.
  • Check the CBSE Class 10 Maths Blue Print 2020 to understand the topics with maximum weightage and the marking scheme according to which questions will be asked in Maths Exam 2020.

CBSE Class 10 Maths Blue Print 2020:

For all those students who find preparing for Maths exam the toughest job, CBSE blue print comes as the saviour as it will help them to concise the huge syllabus of Maths and make preparations easy for them.

CBSE Class 10 Maths Unitwise Weightage
Unit Title Weightage
1 Number System 06
2 Algebra 20
3 Co-ordinate Geometry 06
4 Geometry 15
5 Trigonometry 12
6 Mensuration 10
7 Statistics And Probability 11
Total Marks 80
Internal Assessment 20
Grand Total 100

CBSE Class 10 Maths Marking Scheme: Check the breakup of marks in CBSE Class 10 Maths question paper to formulate the right strategy for writing the exam perfectly.

CBSE Class 10 Maths Marking Scheme 2019
Marks No. of Questions Marks
1 Mark 20 20 × 1 = 20
2 Marks 6 6 × 2 = 12
3 Marks 8 8 × 3 = 24
4 Marks 6 6 × 4 = 24
Total 40 80
  • Keep on practicing with the previous year CBSE class 10 Maths question papers as it will make you more efficient in decoding the problems asked in the Maths paper.
  • Revise the  important formulae and theorems frequently whenever you get time.
  • NCERT is the most important book to ace the examination. Students should focus on completing all the examples and questions from the Class 10 Maths NCERT book.
  • Practice the NCERT Exemplar Problems thoroughly as the questions of high complexity in exams are generally picked prom the Class 10 Maths NCERT Exemplar book.
  • Avoid picking any new topic which you have not studied yet.
  • A day before the exam, carefully go through all important formulas, theorems and identities.
  • Take light food and adequate rest to keep you calm and stress free.
  • Avoid late night study just the day before the exam as it will only exhaust your brain making you anxious and nervous.

Topics to revise on last day before the CBSE Class 10 Maths Exam 2020:

  • Prepare questions of Trigonometry, Mensuration and Statistics first as questions of high weightage will be asked from these units.
  • Practice questions on Arithmetic Progressions as the paper will have two/three questions from this chapter.
  • Revise important theorems like Pythagoras theorem, Basic Proportionality theorem and areas of similar triangles. The question paper will surely have two/three questions based on these topics.
  • Practice the questions based on construction of a triangle similar to a given triangle. One question will surely be asked for three to four marks in Class 10 Maths paper.
  • Practice the problems based on trigonometric identities as the Maths paper will contain Questions of 7 to 8 marks from this topic.

For example:

  • One question on Probability will also be there in two/three marks questions.
  • Question on Statistics will be there in both three and four marks questions, which is considered to be the easy and scoring part of the exam.
  • Questions based on Mensuration will be there in all sections and asked for the maximum weightage. Keep all the formulas related to surface areas and volumes of solids (mentioned in the syllabus) affirmed in your brain.

For example:

  • One question on ‘Angle of elevation, Angle of Depression’ will surely be asked for four marks in section D of Maths paper.
  • Questions on Linear Equation, like unique solution, infinitely many solutions, no solution and questions like find the value of 'k' will be asked under one/two marks type questions.

Things to Consider During the Examination

  • In the first 15 minute before the exam, read all 30 questions in the paper properly and mark them into categories viz easy, manageable and tough. Then make a rough plan to attempt them starting with the easy questions first.
  • Write the step-wise answer to each question as in CBSE Exams, separate marks are given for each step.
  • In addition to having a correct answer, you will also be assessed by the methods and principles applied in a solution.
  • Feel free to think out your answers on rough paper where you feel struck or confused. It will help you to understand the question quicker and write a proper solution for it. 
  • Draw graphs and figures wherever required as it can help you to score more marks if you make them with concentration and neatness.
  • Maintain speed and accuracy hand in hand.
  • Spare at least 15 minutes in last to recheck your answers and numbering of questions to avoid any silly mistakes that might take away your important marks.

Analysing the trends followed in the previous year CBSE Class 10 Maths papers and the latest examination pattern, experts are expecting the CBSE Class 10 Maths Paper 2020 to be easy, direct and straight from the NCERT textbook. However, two to three questions may be tricky, but with a clear conceptual understanding one can easily solve them. So, don't get worried and stressed about your Maths Exam. Rather, make it a fun experience. Stay prepared and alert to crack the exam with flyong colours.


11 March, 2020, 12:52 pm

CBSE 10th Maths Exam 2020 : Important Chapter-wise MCQs with Detailed Solutions

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the Class 10 Mathematics Exam on 12th March, 2020. So, now is the time when should focus on more on revisions than starting with any new thing. To score good marks in the Maths exam, it is quite essential that students practice with a lot of questions of different types and formats. For this they should have a good question bank so that they do not have to waste their time in searching for various questions which are important from the exam point of view and will help students revise all the key concepts involved in Class 10 Maths.

In this article, we are providing the Multiple Choice Type Questions (MCQs) which students should practice to prepare the objective type questions for Class 10 Maths CBSE Exam 2020. You will get here the chapter-wise MCQs based on the important concepts and topics given in Maths NCERT book. Answers of all the MCQ questions are also provided here with detailed solutions so that you can easily understand the logic behind each answer. 

Chapter Download Link
1. Real Numbers Click Here
2. Polynomials Click Here
3. Pair of linear Equations in Two Variables Click Here
4. Quadratic Equations Click Here
5. Arithmetic Progression Click Here
6. Triangles Click Here
7. Coordinate Geometry Click Here
8. Introduction to Trigonometry Click Here
9. Some Applications of Trigonometry Click Here
10. Circles Click Here
11. Constructions Click Here
12. Areas Related to Circles Click Here
13. Surface Areas and Volumes Click Here
14. Statistics Click Here
15. Probability Click Here


6 March, 2020, 5:16 pm

CBSE 10th Science Exam 2020 : Analysis, Review, Question Paper

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the Class 10 Science papers today from 10:30 AM to 01:30 PM. Question papers were distributed at 10:15 AM and students were asked to read the paper thoroughly in this reading time before the exam. Science is considered the most important and one of the toughest subjects in class 10.

Download 10th Science Question Paper 2020 : Click Here

Format followed in CBSE Class 10 Science Paper 2020

For CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2020, the pattern of the Science question paper is revised with inclusion of many objective type questions and an increase in the total number of questions from 27 to 30.

The structure of the CBSE Class 10 Science Question Paper was as follows:

  • The question paper had a total of thirty questions divided into three sections; A, B, and C.
  • Section A had 14 objective type questions consisting of MCQs, short answer type questions and assertion-reason type questions. Each question will be of 1 mark.
  • Section B had 10 very short answer type questions with each carrying 3 marks.
  • Section C had 6 long answer type questions with each carrying 5 marks.

Question paper carried a total of 80 marks.

What was students' reaction after the exam?

Check the feedback shared by Class 10 students below:

Difficulty level of question paper: Some students said easy while some others called it a difficult paper.

Toughest section: Most of the students found the Section B of 3 markers to be the toughest of all.

Most time-consuming section: Students said Sections B & C were more time taking.

Questions repeated from previous year papers (if any): Students claimed 4-5 questions were repeated from last years.

Any question out of syllabus: No question in the paper was out of syllabus.

Expected marks (out of 80): Average range of expected marks by students is 60-70 Marks.

This year, CBSE has made some prominent changes in the pattern of Class 10 Science question papers. These changes as observed in today’s paper are as follows:

More number of objective type questions in paper: Number of objective type questions in CBSE Class 10 Science paper was increased in comparison to the previous years. Thus, students were required to write less subjective type questions which could be a plus point in time management during the paper.  

Different format used for one mark questions: The one mark questions in section a of Science paper included some assertion-reason type questions or question base on visual observation, etc. This was to test students’ analytical and comprehensive skills.

Number of questions increased in paper: Total questions in CBSE Class 10 Science paper were increased from 27 to 30. However, the total number of 3 mark and 5 mark questions remained the same.

Expert Review on CBSE Class 10 Science Paper 2020:

Overall, CBSE Class 10 Science Paper 2020 was of moderate difficulty level with few twisted questions. Nothing came out of syllabus. Only problem we could find is that questions were put in a little confusing language for students of 10th standard. However, students who had revised the complete study material well would be able to complete the paper in time and can expect high score.


4 March, 2020, 4:32 pm

CBSE 10th Science Exam 2020 : Important Chapter-wise MCQs with Answers

In CBSE Class 10 Science Exam 2020, MCQs will be asked in Section-A of question paper. In this section, students will have to answer objective type questions of 20 marks. These questions will be asked in different formats like Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), Vey Short Answer Type Questions (VSAQs), Assertion-Reason Type Questions, etc. Most part will be of MCQs only. To answer all the one mark questions, students must be aware of all fundamental concepts. For this, they should practice the chapter-wise MCQs provided in this article. Working with the MCQs will help them understand the concepts thoroughly. They will improve their speed and accuracy at the same time.

Important Chapter-Wise MCQs

Chapter Download Link
1. Chemical Reactions & Equations Click Here
2. Acids, Bases & Salts Click Here
3. Metals & Non-Metals Click Here
4. Carbon & Its Compounds Click Here
5. Periodic Classification of Elements Click Here
6. Life Processes Click Here
7. Control & Coordination Click Here
8. How Do Organisms Reproduce Click Here
9. Heredity & Evolution Click Here
10. Light - Reflection & Refraction Click Here
11. The Human Eye & the Colourful World Click Here
12. Electricity Click Here
13. Magnetic Effects of Electric Current Click Here
14. Sources of Energy Click Here
15. Our Environment Click Here
16. Management of Natural Resources Click Here


29 February, 2020, 2:45 pm

CBSE 10th Board Exam 2020 : English : Analysis, Review, Question Paper

Check expert analysis and student feedback for Class 10 English Paper 2020 conducted on February 26.

The Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE conducted the Class 10 English exam on February 26, 2020. Exam for both papers - English Communicative and English Language & Literature was organised from 10:30 to 01:30 pm. We are providing here all the latest updates regarding the CBSE Class 10 English Exam. Expert analysis along with the students' reaction on the difficulty level of the English paper is also provided here. 

We are also providing here the original question paper of English Language and Literature Exam 2020. Click on the following link to download the question paper in PDF:

Check English Questions Paper 2020 : Click Here

Pattern for CBSE Class 10 English Paper 2020

English paper was completely set on the pattern followed in the CBSE Class 10 English Sample Paper 2020. CBSE Class 10 English question paper was of total 80 marks. There were 11 questions in the paper. All these questions were divided into three sections, viz., A, B and C.

  • Section A – Based on reading – 20 marks
  • Sections B – Based on writing and grammar – 30 marks
  • Section C – Based on literature – 30 marks

Comparing with previous years, CBSE Class 10 English Paper 2020 had more number of objective type questions. This was an added advantage as it is easier to attempt the objective type questions than answering the subjective type questions.

Students' Feedback on CBSE Class 10 English Paper 2020

Our team contacted the class 10 students who were coming out of a CBSE exam center after taking their English exam. They talked to the students on the type of the questions asked in the paper and its overall difficulty level. Students called it as an easy paper. However, few students found the long answer questions in section C to be a little difficult. Overall reaction of students is as follows:

  • Difficulty level of CBSE Class 10 English Paper 2020: Paper was easy with everything from within the CBSE Class 10 English syllabus.
  • Pattern of Paper: Pattern of CBSE Class 10 English paper was same as of the latest CBSE Class 10 English sample paper.
  • Questions from previous years’ question papers: Few questions in the paper were similar to that asked in previous years with slight modifications.
  • Expected marks in CBSE Class 10 English Paper 2020: 65-70 marks (out of 80 marks) are easily scorable.

So, all in all, with the easy English paper, CBSE Class 10 students had a good start in their board exams for the major subjects.

Important Note: CBSE class 10th and class 12th papers scheduled on February 26, 2020 were postponed in the violence affected North East part of Delhi. Board took this decision on the request of the Directorate of Education and the government of Delhi and to avoid inconvenience to students, staff and parents.


27 February, 2020, 12:00 pm

CBSE Class 10 English Exam 2020: Best Exam Writing Tips

The Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE will conduct the Class 10 English Exam tomorrow, February 26, 2020. The exam will be conducted between 10:30 am and 01:30 pm. However, students will get the question paper on 10:15 am and will be allowed to read all the questions properly before they start writing the exam. For their first important paper in the CBSE Board Exam 2020, class 10 students must have a plan to write all the answers accurately. A good performance in this paper is really important to raise your confidence level for the other exams falling afterwards.

We are presenting here the best tips suggested by experts to write the English exam appropriately and score high marks:

There will be three sections in the CBSE Class 10 English paper

(i) Section A - Reading section of 20 marks

(ii) Section B - Writing & Grammar section of 30 marks

(iii) Section C - Literature section of 30 marks

Without having a plan, it’s not possible to complete your English paper in time. So, it’s better that you have a proper plan to stay organised and attempt all questions accurately. You can take help of the following tips for writing all three sections of the CBSE Class 10 English paper appropriately:

1. Attempt all questions in sequential order

In the English paper, it’s better to attempt all the sections in following order:

Section A: Start with this Reading based section. This can be the most time consuming section as it includes questions based on two unseen passages which requires a careful reading.

Section B: This section demands you to present your thoughts and ideas accurately in a meaningful manner. Therefore, this is also a time consuming section

Section C: This section may seem to be easier to you than other two sections as you would be more or less familiar with the questions/contents given in this section. So, it’s better to attempt this section in last.

2. Adopt a separate technique for each section

To write accurate answers for questions given in different sections of the English paper, you must have a proper technique curated for each section. For this, you may take help of the following tips:

Tips to attempt Section A:

  • First read the questions and then keeping them in mind read the passage carefully.
  • Try to attempt the questions in your own words
  • Keep your answers short, crisp and to the point.
  • Recall your vocabulary in to answer the antonym and synonym type questions in context with the passage.

Tips to attempt Section B:

  • Remember the correct formats for letter and article writing.
  • Content and expression of your ideas must be presented with grammatical accuracy and compete relevancy.
  • Narrate the story carefully on the given outlines including the logical sequence of events, well defined characters and an apt conclusion.
  • For the objective type questions based on sentence development and grammatical skills, read the words and phrases carefully and understanding the meaning.

Tips to attempt Section C:

  • Remember the names of chapters with their authors and theme.
  • Your answers must reflect your understanding of the text and should be based on your inference and interpretation.
  • Use of appropriate words with good expression and relevance is very important.
  • Each question should be answered according to the prescribed word limit.
  • Recheck your answers for grammatical accuracy and correct spellings.

3. Keep an eye on time

It’s important to devote appropriate time to each section so that you may complete your paper in time. You can write your paper according to the following time plan:


No. of Questions


Section A: Reading


50 minutes

Section B: Writing & Grammar


60 minutes

Section C: Literature


50 minutes




Remaining 20 minutes should be kept to recheck all the answers in last to avoid any mistakes or add some additional points wherever required.

All the exam writing tips stated above can be useful only if you remain mentally alert along with being completely prepared with the course curriculum. So, revise all the chapters, notes, formats carefully before the exam to show an extra ordinary performance on the exam day.


25 February, 2020, 12:00 pm

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