CBSE Class X Exam 2015 Scheme of Studies

CBSE Class X Exam 2015 Scheme of Studies

SUBJECT OF STUDIES

The learning areas will include:

(1) and (2) Two Languages out of :

Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Kashmiri, Marathi, Malayalam, Manipuri, Oriya, Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Lepcha, Limbu, Bhutia, Sanskrit, Arabic, Persian, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Nepali, Tibetan, Mizo, Tangkhul and Bodo.

(3) Mathematics

(4) Science

(5) Social Science

(6) Work Education or Pre-Vocational Education

(7) Art Education

(8) Physical and Health Education

ADDITIONAL SUBJECTS

Students may offer any one of the following as an additional subject:
Language other than the two compulsory languages (offered as subjects of study) OR
Commerce, Painting, Music, Home Science or Foundation of Information Technology/Information and Communication Technology

NOTES

(i) It is expected that all the students would have studied three languages upto class VIII. Those students who could not clear the third language in class VIII, and have been promoted to class IX shall be examined by the schools concerned at the end of class IX in the same syllabus and textbooks as are prescribed for class VIII. Those who are still unable to clear the third language at the end of class IX may be given another opportunity in class X. No student shall be eligible to appear at the Secondary School Examination of the Board at the end of class X unless she has cleared the third language.

(ii) Hindi and English must be two of the three languages to be offered as stated in the note (i) above. Hindi and English must have been studied at least upto class VIII.

(iii) Hindi and English must be one of the two languages to be studied in class IX and X. Hindi and English can also be offered simultaneously. In Hindi and English, two courses have been provided for class IX and X keeping in view the varying background of the student. A student may either opt Communicative-English (Subject Code 101) or English Language and Literature (Subject Code 184). Similarly, in Hindi, a student may either opt for Hindi A or Hindi B.

INSTRUCTIONAL TIME

TIME TABLE AND WORKDISTRIBUTION NORMSAS PER RTE ACT CLASSES VI-VIII

1. The teacher student ratio as per the affiliation Bye-Laws of the Board should be maintained 1:30

2. In order to complete the 45working hour per week as per the recommendation of RTE-Act 2009, a school needs to function for six day a week for 6 hrs. 10 minutes on each day. Teachers may be retained after school hours for an additional 1 hour 20 minutes which can be used for planning/ preparation/ checking/ follow up work.

3. Every teacher shall devote in a year not less than 1200 hours to the actual teaching in classroom in classes I-VIII, out of which not more than 200 hours may be required to be devoted for remedial teaching and attention to weak and gifted students before or after the school hours. Provided that if any teacher is required to devote more than 1200 hours to the teaching and planning, extra remuneration shall be paid to her at such rate as may be determined ,by the managing committee, for every hour in excess of 1200 hours devoted by her to the teaching and planning.

4. All teachers are required to teach for a minimum of 30 periods per week with remaining periods to be used for planning and preparation of the lessons and activities.

5. 08 periods Time Table may be followed in schools with 45 minutes duration in the 1st and 5th periods and 40 minutes duration for the remaining periods.
CBSE Class X Exam 2015 Scheme of Studies
Schools are expected to give adequate time for Community Service outside the school hours, the minimum being equivalent of two periods a week. A minimum of 800hours of teaching time will be available in each academic session for actual instructional transaction in classes’ I-V and 1000 hours in classes VI-VIII. The above distribution of periods over subjects is prescriptive in character. A school, keeping the overall number of periods in each subject/area the same, may assign more or less number of periods to individual sub-subjects according to their relative importance, if thought necessary. These guidelines may be read along with the guidelines issued from time to time by the Directorate of Education of the State Government where a school is situated.

* Life Skills, Values Education and Gender Sensitivity may be done as a part of reading learning across subjects as well through age- appropriate activities given in the Teachers’ Manuals and Activity Cards brought out by the Board.

TIME TABLE AND WORK DISTRIBUTION NORMSCLASSES IX AND X

1. The teacher student ratio as per the affiliation Bye-Laws of the Board should be maintained 1:30.

2. Every teacher shall devote in a year not less than 1200 hours to the teaching and planning, out of which not more than 200 hours may be required to be devoted for remedial teaching and attention to weak and gifted students before or after the school hours. Provided that if any teacher is required to devote more than
1200 hours to the teaching and planning, extra remuneration shall be paid to her at such rate as may be determined ,by the managing committee, for every hour in excess of 1200 hours devoted by her to the teaching and planning.

3. All teachers are required to teach for a minimum of 30 periods per week with remaining periods to be used for planning and preparation of the lessons and activities.

4. 08 periods Time Table may be followed in schools with 45 minutes duration in the 1st and 5th periods and 40 minutes duration for the remaining periods.

5. 10. Number of periods may be 07 allotted for the first language for classes IX to X. Second Language may be allotted 06 periods. Periods for developing proficiency in spoken language may be carved out from periods allotted for the respective languages.
CBSE Class X Exam 2015 Scheme of Studies

Schools are expected to give adequate time for Community Service outside the school hours, the minimum being equivalent of two periods a week. A minimum of 30 weeks of teaching time will be available in each academic session for actual instructional transaction. The above distribution of periods over subjects is prescriptive in character. A school, keeping the overall number of periods in each subject/area the same, may assign more or less number of periods to individual sub-subjects according to their relative importance, if thought necessary.

* Life skills, Values Education and Gender Sensitivity may be done as a part of reading learning across subjects as well through age- appropriate activities given in the Teachers Manuals and Activity Cards brought out by the Board.

SPECIAL ADULT LITERACY DRIVE (SALD)

In pursuance of the objectives of National Literacy Mission, Goverment of India, Special Adult Literacy programme has been taken up by the Board from the academic session 1991-92 beginning with classes IX and XI as special measure to remove illiteracy through mass involvement of students. This has been termed as SALD. The SALD has been made an integral part of prescribed curriculum and incorporated in work-education as an essential component.

SPECIAL PROVISIONS

1. Provision for the Patrachar Vidyalaya Candidates

  • The Patrachar Vidyalaya Candidates are allowed to offer Home Science and Commerce in place of Mathematics and Science.
  • The Patrachar Vidyalaya Candidates from outside Delhi are, however, not allowed to offer subjects involving practical work.

2. Provision for Candidates with Visual and Hearing Impairment

The candidates with visual and hearing impairment have the option of studying one compulsory language as against two. This language should be in correspondence with the overall spirit of the Language Teaching Scheme of the Board on the previous pages. Besides one language, any four of the following subjects may be offered:

Maths, Science, Social Science, Other language

Music, Painting and Home Science.

MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION

The medium of instruction in general in all the schools affiliated with the Board shall either be Hindi or English.

RULES FOR CHANGE IN SUBJECT

(i) No candidate shall be permitted to change her subject of study after passing class IX as the case may be.

(ii) No candidate shall offer a subject in class X which she has not studied and passed in class IX.

(iii) Notwithstanding anything contained in the rules above, Chairman shall have the powers to allow a change in subject(s)
to avoid undue hardship to the candidate provided such a request for change is made before 30th September.

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