ICSE Syllabus for year 2019, 2018, 2017 is given below. Students of Class X can use this syllabus for their annual examination preparation.

Board: Indian Certificate of Secondary Education
Class: X
Subject: Performing Arts

ICSE Performing Arts Syllabus

Aims :

  1. To develop a perceptive, sensitive and critical response to music, dance and drama in its historical and cultural contexts.
  2. To stimulate and develop an appreciation and enjoyment of music, dance and drama through active involvement.
  3. To balance the demands of disciplined skills and challenging standards in an environment of emotional, aesthetic, imaginative and creative development.
  4. To develop performing skills, and so encourage a participation in the wide range of performance activities likely to be found in the school and community.
  5. To develop a co-operative attitude through the organisation and participation associated with music, dance and drama.
  6. To provide an appropriate body of knowledge with understanding, and to develop appropriate skills as a basis for further study or leisure or both.

One of the following five syllabuses may be offered:

  • Hindustani Music (91)
  • Carnatic Music (92)
  • Western Music (93)
  • Indian Dance (94)
  • Drama (95)

There will be one paper of two hours carrying 100 marks and Internal Assessment of 100 marks.

The syllabus is divided into three sections:

  • Section A – Vocal Music
  • Section B – Instrumental Music
  • Section C – Tabla

Candidates will be required to attempt five questions in all, two questions from Section A and either three questions from Section B or three questions from Section C.

Performing Arts Syllabus for ICSE Class 10th is given below.

 Exam Year ICSE Syllabus
 2019 Click Here
 2018 Click Here
 2017 Click Here