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CBSE Class 7 Exam

About Exam

The Central Board of Secondary Education is solely responsible for creating the curriculum for CBSE Class 7 exam 2022. Schools affiliated with CBSE follow the curriculum suggested by the CBSE Board. NCERT books are structured as per the CBSE syllabus. Hence, schools follow NCERT textbooks for teaching Class 7 students. For the 7th grade CBSE students, the evaluation is done based on their knowledge in scholastic (academic) and co-scholastic (skills and values) areas.

Class 7 is considered a significantly important turning point in a student's life as students get to experience detailed learning based on the concepts introduced to them in Class 6. 

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CBSE Class 7 Exam Summary

Exam Syllabus

Every school affiliated with the CBSE board analyses the performance and growth of the students by following the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) through Formative Assessments and Summative Assessments (FA and SA) as per the guidelines of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). 

Evaluation is based on three core subjects: Mathematics, Science, Social Science and two language subjects. One of the languages is English, and the other language is optional. The optional language can be any one of the following: Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu, Regional Language, or Foreign Language.

CBSE also gives equal importance to co-curricular activities. The examination is conducted in two terms. The assessment will be divided into two areas, according to the new pattern. The report card will include marks of both summative and formative assessments.

Scholastic Areas

Following are the scholastic areas on which a child or student is assessed:

  1. Formative Assessment: Formative assessment is evaluated based on the performance in the paper-based test, student involvement in quizzes, interviews, visual testing, assignment, practicals, oral testing, projects, puzzles, group activities, etc.
  2. Summative Assessment: Summative assessment is conducted half-yearly by the school authority, strictly adhering to the CBSE guidelines. In summative assessment, students are evaluated based on the curriculum of CBSE Class 7.

Co-scholastic Areas

A student’s attitude towards school, teachers, peer group, values, aesthetic skills like dance, music, drawing, health and physical education, achievement in co-curricular activities and participation in competitions are assessed in the co-scholastic areas.

 

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CBSE Class 7 Exam Syllabus 2022

Study Plan to Maximise Score

Below we have provided detailed CBSE Class 7 exam syllabus for your reference:

Term Assessment (%)
Total (%)
Formative Assessment (FA) Summative Assessments (SA)
Term I 10% 40% 50%
Term II 10% 40% 50%
Total 20% 80% 100%

CBSE Class 7 Maths Syllabus

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) syllabus helps learners realise that Mathematics relates to our experiences and is used in our daily life. It also emphasises the development of mathematical understanding and thinking in the student. Below we have provided the CBSE Maths syllabus for class 7: 

Chapter Name of the Chapter
Chapter 1 Integers
Chapter 2 Fractions and Decimals
Chapter 3 Data Handling
Chapter 4 Simple Equations
Chapter 5 Lines and Angles
Chapter 6 The Triangle and its Properties
Chapter 7 Congruence of Triangles
Chapter 8 Comparing Quantities
Chapter 9 Rational Numbers
Chapter 10 Practical Geometry
Chapter 11 Perimeter and Area
Chapter 12 Algebraic Expressions
Chapter 13 Exponents and Powers
Chapter 14 Symmetry
Chapter 15 Visualizing Solid Shapes

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CBSE Class 7 Science Syllabus

CBSE Class 7 Science syllabus is designed to help learners understand the concepts intuitively by focusing on interesting activities, experiments, projects, etc. 

Chapter Name of the Chapter
Chapter 1 Nutrition in Plants
Chapter 2 Nutrition in Animals
Chapter 3 Fibre to Fabric
Chapter 4 Heat
Chapter 5 Acids, Bases, and Salts
Chapter 6 Physical and Chemical Changes
Chapter 7 Weather, Climate and Adaptation of Animals to Climate
Chapter 8 Winds, Storms, and Cyclones
Chapter 9 Soil
Chapter 10 Respiration in Organisms
Chapter 11 Transportation in Animals and Plants
Chapter 12 Reproduction in Plants
Chapter 13 Motion and Time
Chapter 14 Electric Current and Its Effects
Chapter 15 Light
Chapter 16 Water: A Precious Resource
Chapter 17 Forest: Our Lifeline
Chapter 18 Waste Water Story

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CBSE Class 7 Social Science Syllabus

Social Science is a fundamental part of general education since it aims to develop an empirical, reasonable and humane outlook. Below we have provided CBSE Class 7 Social Science syllabus for your reference: 

Chapter Name of the Chapter Subject
Chapter 1 On Equality Social and Political Life
Chapter 2 Role of Government in Health
Chapter 3 How the State Government Works
Chapter 4 Growing Up as Boys and Girls
Chapter 5 Women Change the World
Chapter 6 Understanding Media
Chapter 7 Understanding Advertising
Chapter 8 Markets Around Us
Chapter 9 A Shirt in the Market
Chapter 10 Tracing Changes Through a Thousand Years History
Chapter 11 New Kings and Kingdoms
Chapter 12 The Delhi Sultans
Chapter 13 The Mughal Empire
Chapter 14 Rulers and Buildings
Chapter 15 Towns, Traders, and Craftsperson
Chapter 16 Tribes, Nomads, and Settled Communities
Chapter 17 Devotional Paths to the Divine
Chapter 18 The Making of Regional Cultures
Chapter 19 Eighteenth-Century Political Formations
Chapter 20 Environment Geography
Chapter 21 Inside Our Earth
Chapter 22 Our Changing Earth
Chapter 23 Air
Chapter 24 Water
Chapter 25 Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
Chapter 26 Human Environment Settlement, Transport and Communication.
Chapter 27 Human Environment and Interaction – The Tropical and Subtropical Region
Chapter 28 Life in Temperate Grasslands
Chapter 29 Life in the Deserts

Download CBSE Class 7 Social Science Book

CBSE Class 7 English Syllabus

The NCERT English syllabus is constructed in a manner that promotes language growth, and vocabulary development through reading extensively with comprehension, interest and writing activities of a higher order. CBSE Class 7 has two NCERT prescribed textbooks for English. The books are Honeycomb and An Alien Head (Supplementary readers).

CBSE Class 7 Syllabus of Honeycomb

The syllabus of Honeycomb are as follows:

Chapter Name of the Chapter
Chapter 1 Three Questions
Chapter 2 A Gift of Chappals
Chapter 3 Gopal and the Hilsa Fish
Chapter 4 The Ashes that Made Trees Bloom
Chapter 5 Quality
Chapter 6 Expert Detectives
Chapter 7 The Invention of Vita–Wonk
Chapter 8 Fire Friend and Foe
Chapter 9 A Bicycle in Good Repair
Chapter10 The Story of Cricket
Chapter 11 Name of the Poem
Chapter 12 The Squirrel
Chapter 13 The Rebel
Chapter 14 The Shed
Chapter 15 Chivvy
Chapter 16 Trees
Chapter 17 Mystery of the Talking Fan
Chapter 18 Dad and the Cat and the Tree
Chapter 19 Meadow Surprises
Chapter 20 Garden Snake

CBSE Class 7 Syllabus of An Alien Hand

The syllabus of An Alien Hand are as follows:

Chapter Name of the Chapter
Chapter 1 The Tiny Teacher
Chapter 2 Bringing Up Kari
Chapter 3 The Desert
Chapter 4 The Cop and the Anthem
Chapter 5 Golu Grows a Nose
Chapter 6 I Want Something in the Cage
Chapter 7 Chandni
Chapter 8 The Bear Story
Chapter 9 A Tiger in the House
Chapter 10 An Alien Hand

CBSE Class 7 English Grammar Syllabus 

Apart from this, the Class 7 English grammar CBSE syllabus is also very important. The topics included under the class 7 English grammar CBSE section are:

  • Determiners
  • Linking Words
  • Adverbs (place and type)
  • Tense Forms
  • Clauses
  • Passivation
  • Adjectives (comparative and superlative)
  • Modal Auxiliaries
  • Word Order in Sentence Types
  • Reported Speech

Download CBSE Class 7 English NCERT Textbooks

CBSE Class 7 Hindi Syllabus

The syllabus for CBSE Class 7 Hindi comprises grammar, composition, and literature (Prose and Poetry). The students must have knowledge of the CBSE Class 7 syllabus for Hindi. On this page, we have provided all the important topics or chapters for Hindi Class 7. It will be beneficial for those students who want to prepare well for Hindi. First, make sure to go through the CBSE Class 7 Hindi syllabus well.

The CBSE class 7 Hindi syllabus has been divided into the following:

  1. Hindi Syllabus for Vasant
  2. Hindi Syllabus for Durva
  3. Hindi Grammar Syllabus

CBSE Class 7 Hindi Syllabus (Vasant Book)

Let's take a look at the CBSE Hindi syllabus for class 7 (Vasant book) below:

Chapter-1 हम पंछी उन्मुक्त गगन क
Chapter-2 दादी माँ
Chapter-3 हिमालय की बेटियां
Chapter-4 कठपुतली
Chapter-5 मीठाईवाला
Chapter-6 रक्त और हमारा शरीर
Chapter-7 पापा खो गए
Chapter-8 शाम एक किशान
Chapter-9 चिड़िया की बच्ची
Chapter-10 अपूर्व अनुभव
Chapter-11 रहीम की दोहे
Chapter-12 कंचा
Chapter-13 एक तिनका
Chapter-14 खानपान की बदलती तस्वीर
Chapter-15 नीलकंठ
Chapter-16 भोर और बरखा
Chapter-17 वीर कुवर सिंह
Chapter-18 संघर्ष के कराण मैं तुनुकमिजाज हो गया धनराज
Chapter-19 आश्रम का अनुमानित व्यय
Chapter-20 विप्लव गायन

CBSE Class 7 Hindi Syllabus (Durva Book)

Let's take a look at the CBSE Hindi syllabus for class 7 (Durva book) below:

Chapter-1 चिड़िया और चुरुंगुन
Chapter-2 सबसे सुंदर लड़की
Chapter-3 मैं हूँ रोबोट
Chapter-4 गुब्बारे पर चीता
Chapter-5 थोड़ी धरती पाऊँ
Chapter-6 गारो
Chapter-7 पुस्तकें जो अमर हैं
Chapter-8 काबुलीवाला
Chapter-9 विश्वेश्वरैया
Chapter-10 हम धरती के लाल
Chapter-11 पोंगल
Chapter-12 शहीद झलकारीबाई
Chapter-13 नृत्यांगना सुधा चंद्रन
Chapter-14 पानी और धूप
Chapter-15 गीत

CBSE Class 7 Syllabus for Hindi Grammar

Let's take a look at the CBSE Hindi grammar syllabus for class 7 below:

CBSE Class 7 Hindi Grammar Syllabus CBSE Class 7 Hindi Grammar Syllabus
भाषा और व्याकरण क्रिया
वर्ण विचार काल
शब्द विचार वाच्य
वर्तनी अव्यय
संज्ञा संधि
लिंग (संज्ञा के विकार) समास
वचन उपसर्ग एवं प्रत्यय
कारक वाक्य
सर्वनाम वाक्य अशुद्धियाँ एवं संशोधन
विशेषण विराम-चिह्न
शब्द-भंडार मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियाँ

 

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CBSE Class 7 Exam Blueprint 2022

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Students in Class 7 need to have an insight into what they are going to study beforehand. The Class 7th exam blueprint will help them map the steps they need to follow during their preparation for the exams. We have provided the subject-wise blueprints to which students can refer at any point of their preparation. They can also look at these Practice Exam Questions.

Blueprint for CBSE Class 7 Mathematics

Let's take a look at the blueprint for CBSE class 7 Mathematics below:

Chapter Name of the Chapter Marks Weightage
Chapter 1 Integers 7
Chapter 2 Fractions and Decimals 8
Chapter 3 Data Handling 7
Chapter 4 Simple Equations 7
Chapter 5 Lines and Angles 6
Chapter 6 The Triangle and its Properties 3
Chapter 7 Congruence of Triangles 4
Chapter 8 Comparing Quantities 4
Chapter 9 Rational Numbers 5
Chapter 10 Practical Geometry 3
Chapter 11 Perimeter and Area 6
Chapter 12 Algebraic Expressions 6
Chapter 13 Exponents and Powers 6
Chapter 14 Symmetry 5
Chapter 15 Visualizing Solid Shapes 3
Summative Assessment (SA) 40 40
Formative Assessment (FA) 10 10
Total 50 50

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Blueprint for CBSE Class 7 Science

Let's take a look at the blueprint for CBSE class 7 Science:

Chapter Name of the Chapter Marks weightage
Chapter 1 Nutrition in Plants 5
Chapter 2 Nutrition in Animals 6
Chapter 3 Fibre to Fabric 3
Chapter 4 Heat 5
Chapter 5 Acids, Bases, and Salts 4
Chapter 6 Physical and Chemical Changes 5
Chapter 7 Weather, Climate and Adaptation of Animals to Climate 3
Chapter 8 Winds, Storms, and Cyclones 2
Chapter 9 Soil 6
Chapter 10 Respiration in Organisms 4
Chapter 11 Transportation in Animals and Plants 5
Chapter 12 Reproduction in Plants 5
Chapter 13 Motion and Time 4
Chapter 14 Electric Current and Its Effects 5
Chapter 15 Light 5
Chapter 16 Water: A Precious Resource 4
Chapter 17 Forest: Our Lifeline 4
Chapter 18 Waste Water Story 5
Summative Assessment (SA) 40 40
Formative Assessment (FA) 10 10
Total 50 50
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Blueprint for CBSE Class 7 Social Science

Let's take a look at the blueprint for CBSE class 7 Social Science below:

Chapter Name of the Chapter Chapter Weightage
Chapter 1 On Equality 4 Civics
Chapter 2 Role of Government in Health 3
Chapter 3 How the State Government Works 2
Chapter 4 Growing Up as Boys and Girls 2
Chapter 5 Women Change the World 3
Chapter 6 Understanding Media 1
Chapter 7 Understanding Advertising 1
Chapter 8 Markets Around Us 3
Chapter 9 A Shirt in the Market 4
Chapter 10 Tracing Changes Through a Thousand Years 4 History
Chapter 11 New Kings and Kingdoms 3
Chapter 12 The Delhi Sultans 2
Chapter 13 The Mughal Empire 3
Chapter 14 Rulers and Buildings 3
Chapter 15 Towns, Traders, and Craftsperson 4
Chapter 16 Tribes, Nomads, and Settled Communities 4
Chapter 17 Devotional Paths to the Divine 3
Chapter 18 The Making of Regional Cultures 2
Chapter 19 Eighteenth- Century Political Formations 4
Chapter 20 Environment 2 Geography
Chapter 21 Inside Our Earth 4
Chapter 22 Our Changing Earth 1
Chapter 23 Air 2
Chapter 24 Water 3
Chapter 25 Natural Vegetation and Wildlife 3
Chapter 26 Human Environment Settlement, Transport and Communication. 2
Chapter 27 Human Environment and Interaction – The Tropical and Subtropical Region 3
Chapter 28 Life in Temperate Grasslands 3
Chapter 29 Life in the Deserts 2
Summative Assessment (SA) 40 40  
Formative Assessment (FA) 10 10  
Total 50 50  

Blueprint for CBSE Class 7 English

In English, marks are divided into three sections, i.e., Section A (Reading Comprehension), Section B (Writing Skill & Grammar), and Section C (Literature Textbooks).

Section Marks Weightage
Section A 10
Section B 15
Section C 15
Summative Assessment (SA) 40
Formative Assessment (FA) 10
Total 50

CBSE Class 7 Practical/Experiments List 2022

Freaquently Asked Questions

Experiment on the need for light, a green leaf for photosynthesis, looking at any saprophyte/parasite and noting differences from a green plant.

  • Activity on the effect of saliva on starch, the permanent slide of Amoeba.
  • Collection of different samples of woollen and silk cloth. Activities to differentiate natural silk and wool from artificial fibres.
  • Experiment to show that ‘hot’ and ‘cold’ are relative. Experiments to show conduction, convection, and radiation
  • Reading a thermometer.
  • Testing solutions of common substances like sugar, salt, vinegar, lime juice, etc., with turmeric, litmus, china rose. Activity to show neutralisation.
  • Experiments involving chemical reactions like rusting of iron, neutralisation (vinegar and baking soda), displacement of Cu from CuSO4 etc.
  • Making crystals of easily available substances like urea, alum, copper sulphate etc., using supersaturated solutions and evaporation.
  • Graph for daily changes in temperature, day length, humidity etc.; the texture of various soils by wetting and rolling; absorption/percolation of water in different soils, which soil can hold more water.
  • Experiment to show plants and animals' respire; rate of breathing; what do we breathe out? What do plants ‘breathe’ out? Respiration in seeds; heat release due to respiration. Anaerobic respiration, root respiration.
  • Translocation of water in stems, demonstration of transpiration, measurement of pulse rate, heartbeat; after exercise etc.
  • Discussion on dialysis, importance; experiment on dialysis using egg membrane.
  • Study of tuber, corm, bulb, etc; budding in yeast; T.S./L.S. ovaries, w.m.pollen grains; comparison of wind-pollinated and insect-pollinated flowers; observing fruit and seed development in some plants; collection and discussion of fruits/seeds dispersed by different means.
  • Observing and analyzing motion (slow or fast) of common objects on land, in air, water and space. Measuring the distance covered by objects moving on a road in a given time and calculating their speeds. Plotting distance vs time graphs for uniform motion. Measuring the time taken by moving objects to cover a given distance and calculating their speeds. The constancy of the time period of a pendulum.
  • Activities to show the heating effect of electric current and making a fuse.
  • Activity to show that a current-carrying wire has an effect on a magnet.
  • Making a simple electromagnet activity.
  • Identifying situations in daily life where electromagnets are used.
  • Demonstration of working of an electric bell.
  • Making wind speed and wind direction indicators. Activity to show “lift” due to moving air.
  • Observation of the source of light through a straight tube, a bent tube. 
  • Observing the reflection of light on a wall or white paper screen.
  • Open-ended activities allow children to explore images made by different objects and recording observations.
  • Making the disc and rotating it.
  • Case study of people living in conditions of extreme scarcity of water, how they use water in a judicious way.
  • Projects exploring various kinds of water resources that exist in nature in different regions in India; variations of water availability in different regions.
  • Case study of forests.
  • Survey of the neighborhood, identifying locations with open drains, stagnant water, and possible contamination of groundwater by sewage. Tracing the route of sewage in your building, and trying to understand whether there are any problems with sewage.

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CBSE Class 7 Study Plan to Maximise Score

About Exam

To score good marks in the CBSE Class 7 Exam 2022, we at Embibe have provided some of the exam preparation tips and strategies below:

  • Prepare an effective study timetable keeping in mind your strengths and weaknesses.
  • For chapters involving calculations, try practicing the numerical as much as possible. For example, Mathematics has problems based on many calculations; hence, it is better to practice and solve them on paper.
  • If you are finding any difficulty while studying the class 7 CBSE syllabus, Embibe’s detailed video lessons are there to assist you. You can always use our platform for learning complex concepts and solving difficult problems.
  • Whenever you are confused, do not hesitate to ask your doubts to your teachers or elders, or refer to Embibe. Here you can find answers to all of your questions.
  • Try taking an interest in each subject so that you won't be bored and feel the burden of studying them.
  • Try to study daily to finish all the topics before the examination, do not leave a lot to be covered just before the examination.

FAQs on CBSE Class 7 Exam 2022

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Q.1: Is there any board exam for CBSE Class 7?
Ans: No, students are evaluated based on their performance in school-level exams and Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE).

Q.2: How many subjects are there in CBSE Class 7?
Ans: For Class 7, there are five subjects. It consists of three core subjects, i.e., Mathematics, Science and Social Science and two language subjects: (i) English and (ii) one optional language (Hindi, Sanskrit, regional language or foreign language).

Q.3: How many language subjects are there in CBSE Class 7?
Ans: There are two language subjects for CBSE Class 7. English is a mandatory language subject, and the other one can be of the student's choice (Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu, or any different regional or foreign language).

Q.4: Which is the best site to download the CBSE Class 7 syllabus?
Ans: You will check or download the subject-wise syllabus PDFs for CBSE Class 7 for free at Embibe. You can find the syllabus for any 7th CBSE subject in this article.

Q.5: Is there any other exam for CBSE Class 7 students?
Ans: Yes, apart from school-level exams, students have many competitive exams to appear. Some competitive exams include Olympiads, Indian School Talent Search Exam (ISTSE), etc.

CBSE Class 7 Do’s and Don'ts

Prediction

Do’s

  • All students should be aware of the exam dates and notifications.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the syllabus so that you can prepare for your exams efficiently.
  • Having a clear understanding of concepts instead of mugging them up will always be better for your current and future learning.
  • Read the instructions carefully before starting the exam.
  • Arrive a little early for the examinations to avoid any last-minute rush.

Don'ts

 

    • Do not mug up concepts; understand them deeply. 
    • It is better to avoid using old tricks and shortcuts while studying different concepts.
    • Do not try to copy answers from others while taking examinations.

CBSE Class 7 List of Schools/Colleges

Several schools are affiliated with the CBSE board. Around 21,271 schools in India are affiliated with CBSE. The several CBSE school lists, either state or region-wise, can be found by clicking here.

Future Exams After CBSE Class 7

All Class 7 students must write a school-level examination to get promoted to the next class. Students from Class 7 are promoted to Class 8 based on CCE. Apart from this school-level examination, many other competitive exams are conducted nationally and internationally. These exams are one of the ways to bring out students’ interests, capacity, knowledge and potential. Some of the competitive exams in which Class 7 students can appear are

  • International Science Olympiad (ISO)
  • International Computer Olympiad (ICO)
  • International Drawing Olympiad (IDO)
  • Silverzone International Social Studies Olympiad (iSSO)
  • International Maths Olympiad (IMO)
  • English International Olympiad (EIO)
  • National Essay Olympiad (NESO)
  • General Knowledge International Olympiad (GKIO)

Details of the exams that Class 7 students can appear for:

  • National Talent Search Examination (NTSE): Students are assessed based on their understanding and knowledge of Science, Maths, Social Science, Mental Ability and General Knowledge. Students who qualify are awarded a scholarship for the next academic year and cash prizes.
  • National Level Science Talent Search Exam (NLSTSE): The questions asked in the exam are Physics, Maths, Biology Chemistry and other General Awareness questions.
  • Indian National Olympiad (INO): Students are evaluated based on their knowledge and understanding of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy and Junior Science. The exam comprises a five-stage procedure. The first stage is a written exam conducted by NSE (National Standard Examination).
  • GeoGenius: This exam aims to create interest in geography. In this exam, students are asked to mark the various locations of India on a blank map.
  • National Interactive Maths Olympiad (NIMO): This exam assesses the students' mental ability and mathematical skills. It also aims to reduce the fear of mathematics amongst the students.