CBSE Class X Marking Scheme for Social Science

Teachers and students preparing for Class X Examination for Social Science can use this Marking Scheme. Marking Scheme helps the students and markers of answer scripts both. Marking Scheme along with the extensive supervisory checks and counter checks through which CBSE tries to ensure objective and fair marking.

CBSE Class 10 Marking Scheme 2015

CBSE Class X Marking Scheme 2015 for Social Science is given below as per CBSE guidelines.

CBSE Class 10 Marking Scheme 2014

CBSE Class X Marking Scheme 2014 for Social Science is given below as per CBSE guidelines.

Time : 3 Hours
Marks : 90

UNIT1     India and the Contemporary World – II

2     India – Resources and their Development

3     Democratic Politics II

4     Understanding Economic Development – II

5     Disaster Management-only through project work and assignments.

TERM 123




TERM 223




TOTAL 90 90

The prescribed syllabus will be assessed using formative and summative assessments with the following weightages during an Academic session :

Term-I Term-II Total
Formative Assessment 1and 2, 3 and 4 20% 20% 40%
Summative Assessment 30% 30% 60%
TOTAL 50% 50% 100%

The formative assessment will comprise of Projects, assignments, activities and Class Tests/periodic tests for which Board has already issued guidelines to the schools. The Summative assessment will comprise of Theory paper as per the prescribed design of the Question Paper.

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