8th Meghalaya Board Important BooksJune 1, 2023
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Sikkim Board conducts and regulates the exams for all the schools affiliated in Sikkim Board. The board exams are conducted by the Sikkim Board of Secondary Education. Currently, the board is following the National Education Policy and it will help in strengthening the understanding and concepts. The Ministry of Education is supported by the Education Secretariat, which the Directorate of School Education assists. The Director of School Education is in charge of elementary education.
Class 8 students of the Sikkim board are assessed through Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE). In the CCE system, along with the scholastic area, co-scholastic areas are also evaluated. The Class 8 exams are likely to be conducted by the school authorities. Furthermore, the students must follow the NCERT guidelines and books so that they can ace the exams.
The board-affiliated schools conduct the exams according to the guidelines of the Sikkim Education Board. The exam is evaluated through CCE. In the CCE system, scholastic and co-scholastic areas are evaluated based on the following subjects and criteria. The Sikkim Board Class 8 exam is conducted internally by schools. Students are required to study from the school textbooks to clear the exam. Also, they do not need to refer to topics outside the syllabus to prepare for the exam.
|Name of the Exam||Sikkim Board Class 8 Exam|
|Conducting Body||Sikkim Board|
|Level of the Exam||School-level|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Language Subjects||English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu, regional Languages|
|Academic Subjects||Mathematics, Science, and Social Science|
|Medium of Exam||English|
The Sikkim Board follows the NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) syllabus and texts. SCERT developed its curriculum in accordance with NCF 2005, with a focus on the best quality education. The curriculum is designed to promote economic growth and the long-term development of the state and nation through education.
The books to refer for Sikkim Board Class 8 include:
|Textbooks for Sikkim Board Class 8|
|Subject||Name of the Textbook||Link of Textbook|
|Mathematics||MATHEMATICS TEXTBOOK FOR CLASS VIII||Mathematics Class 8|
|Science||SCIENCE TEXTBOOK FOR CLASS VIII||Science Class 8|
|Social Science||Resource and Development (Geography)||Social Science- Geography Class 8|
|–||Our Pasts-III TEXTBOOK IN HISTORY FOR CLASS VIII||Social Science- History Class 8|
|–||Social Science Social and Political Life-III||Political Science Class 8|
|English||Honeycomb TEXTBOOK IN ENGLISH FOR CLASS VIII||Honeycomb English Class 8|
|Supplementary Reader In English for Class VII||It So Happened English Class 8|
|Hindi||Vasanth Part-3||Vasanth Part-3 Hindi Class 8|
|Durva Part-3||Druva Part-3 Hindi Class 8|
|Bharath Ki Koj (Supplementary Reader)||Bharath Ki Koj Part-3 Hindi Class 8|
|–||Sanshipth Buddh Charith (Supplementary Reader)||Sanshipth Buddh Charith Hindi Class 8|
Following the Sikkim Board Class 8 exams syllabus is extremely crucial for students across different classes. After Class 8, you will be appearing for higher classes itself, which is why it is necessary that the students follow the syllabus carefully. Below we have provided the Sikkim Board Class 8 exam syllabus:
Mathematics is a practice-based subject. Students should practice questions on all the chapter topics. It will help them remember the formulas. In the section below, we have provided the Mathematics syllabus for Sikkim Board Class 8:
|Mathematics Syllabus for Class 8|
|Chapter No.||Name of the Chapter|
|2||Linear Equations in One Variable|
|6||Squares and Square Roots|
|7||Cubes and Cube Root|
|9||Algebraic Expressions and Identities|
|10||Visualizing Solid Shapes|
|12||Exponents and Powers|
|13||Direct and Inverse Proportions|
|15||Introduction to Graphs|
|16||Playing with Numbers|
Science is one of the most important subjects in the Sikkim board. Therefore, referring to the Sikkim board Science syllabus can help to prepare students for future exams. In the table below, we have provided the Science syllabus for the Class 8 Sikkim board.
|Science Syllabus for Class 8|
|Chapter No.||Chapter Name||Topics|
|1||Crop Production and Management||Agricultural Practices, Basic Practices of Crop Production, Preparation of Soil, Sowing, Adding Manure and Fertilizers, Irrigation, Protection from Weeds, Harvesting Storage, Food from Animals|
|2||Microorganisms: Friend and Foe||Microorganisms, Where do Microorganisms Live?, Microorganisms and Us, Harmful Microorganisms, Food Preservation, Nitrogen Fixation, Nitrogen cycle|
|3||Synthetic Fibres and Plastics||What are Synthetic Fibres?, Types of Synthetic Fibres, Characteristics of Synthetic Fibres, Plastics, Plastics as Materials of Choice, Plastics and the Environment|
|4||Materials: Metals and Non-Metals||Physical Properties of Metals and Non-metals, Chemical Properties of Metals and Non-metals, Uses of Metals and Non-metals|
|5||Coal and Petroleum||Coal, Petroleum, Natural Gas, Some Natural Resources are Limited|
|6||Combustion and Flame||What is Combustion?, How Do We Control Fire?, Types of Combustion, Flame, Structure of a Flame, What is a Fuel?, Fuel Efficiency|
|7||Conservation of Plants and Animals||Deforestation and Its Causes, Consequences of Deforestation, Conservation of Forest and Wildlife, Biosphere Reserve, Flora and Fauna, Endemic Species, Wildlife Sanctuary, National Park, Red Data Book, Migration, Recycling of Paper, Reforestation|
|8||Cell — Structure and Functions||Discovery of the Cell, The Cell, Organisms show Variety in Cell Number, Shape and Size, Cell Structure and Function, Parts of the Cell, Comparison of Plants and Animals Cells|
|9||Reproduction in Animals||Modes of Reproduction, Sexual Reproduction, Asexual Reproduction|
|10||Reaching the Age of Adolescence||Adolescence and Puberty, Changes at Puberty, Secondary Sexual Characters, Role of Hormones in Initiating Reproductive Function, Reproductive Phase of Life in Humans, How is the Sex of the Baby Determined?, Hormones other than Sex Hormones, Role of Hormones in Completing the Life History of Insects and Frogs, Reproductive Health|
|11||Force and Pressure||Force: A push or a Pull, Forces are due to an Interaction, Exploring Forces, A Force can Change the State of Motion, Force can Change the Shape of an object, Contact Forces, Non-contact Forces, Pressure, Pressure Exerted by Liquids and Gases, Atmospheric Pressure|
|12||Friction||Force of Friction, Factors affecting Friction, Friction: A Necessary Evil, Increasing and Reducing Friction, Wheels Reduce Friction, Fluid Friction|
|13||Sound||Sound is Produced by Vibrating Bodies, Sound Produced by Humans, Sounds Needs a Medium for Propagation, We Hear Sound through Our Ears, Aptitude, Time Period and Frequency of a vibration, Audible and Inaudible Sounds, Noise and Music, Noise Pollution|
|14||Chemical Effects of Electric Current||Do Liquids Conduct Electricity?, Chemical Effects Of Electric Current, Electroplating|
|15||Some Natural Phenomena||Lightning, Charging by Rubbing, Types of Charges and Their Interaction, Transfer of Charge, The Story of Lightning, Lightning Safety, Earthquakes|
|16||Light||What makes Things Visible, Laws of Reflection, Regular and Diffused Reflection, Reflected Light Can be Reflected Again, Multiple Images, Sunlight – White or Coloured, What is inside Our Eyes?, Care of the Eyes, Visually Impaired Persons Can Read and Write, What is the Braille System?|
|17||Stars and The Solar System||The Moon, The Stars, Constellations, The Solar System, Some Other Members of the Solar System|
|18||Pollution of Air and Water||Air Pollution, How Does Air Get Polluted?, Case Study- The Taj Mahal, Greenhouse Effect, What can be done? Water Pollution, How Does Water Get Polluted?, What is Potable Water, and How is Water Purified?, What Can be Done?|
Social Science is a crucial subject for all students. It is important that the students pass the exams and therefore, they should give equal focus to all sections of the subject. Students can refer to the Social Science syllabus given below:
|Social Science Syllabus for Class 8|
|Chapter No.||Chapter Name|
|1||How, When and Where|
|2||From Trade to Territory: The Company Establishes Power|
|3||Ruling the Countryside|
|4||Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age|
|5||When People Rebel|
|6||Colonialism and the City|
|7||Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners|
|8||Civilising the “Native”, Educating the Nation|
|9||Women, Caste and Reform|
|10||The Changing World of Visual Arts|
|11||The Making of the National Movement: 1870s – 1947|
|12||India after Independence|
|2||Land, Soil, Water, Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Resources|
|3||Mineral and Power Resources|
|Unit I: The Indian Constitution and Secularism|
|1||The Indian Constitution|
|Unit II: Parliament and the Making of Laws|
|3||Why do we need a Parliament?|
|Unit III: The Judiciary|
|6||Understanding Our Criminal Justice System|
|Unit IV: Social Justice and the Marginalised|
|Unit V: Economic Presence of the Government|
|10||Law and Social Justice|
Students must be familiar with the exam blueprint. It will give students an idea to differentiate between the different chapters and which chapter carries how many marks. The exam blueprint, therefore, talks about the marks division for chapters or units of a subject. Go through the sections below to be familiar with the exam blueprint.
Class 8 Maths for Sikkim contains 13 chapters in total. Knowing the blueprint gives students an idea of what to prioritise while studying for the exam. The marks division for Sikkim board Class 8 is given below:
|2||Linear Equations in one variable||6|
|5||Square and Square roots||5|
|6||Algebraic Expressions and Identities||6|
|7||Visualising solid shapes||6|
|9||Exponent and powers||8|
|10||Direct and Inverse proportions||8|
|12||Introduction to graphs||9|
|13||Playing with Numbers||4|
Science introduces students to various concepts like microorganisms, sound, light, and many more. Each chapter included in the syllabus is important and students must strategise their studies according to the weightage that each chapter carries. The table below provodes the marks division for Sikkim board Science Class 8 is given below:
|1.||Crop Production and Management||3|
|2.||Microorganisms: Friend and Foe||4|
|3.||Materials: Metals and Non-Metals||5|
|4.||Coal and Petroleum||3|
|5.||Cell-Structure and Function||6|
|6.||Force and Pressure||3|
|7.||Reproduction in Animals||7|
|8.||Reaching the Age of Adolescence||6|
|10.||Chemical Effects of Electric Current||7|
|11.||Some Natural Phenomena||8|
|13..||Stars and the Solar System||6|
|14.||Pollution of Air and Water||8|
Social Science for Sikkim Board Class 8 is divided into History, Geography, and Political Science. The blueprint provides students with the weightage for each section so that students will know what chapters to study and give more focus on. The marks division for Sikkim board Class 8 Social Science is given below:
Students in Sikkim Board Class 8 need to ensure that they prepare a study plan from now on only. This will give students the courage to stay ahead of their competition. Furthermore, the habit of making a study plan will ensure that they do so for higher classes too.
This will ensure that they score more marks in the examination, be it for Class 8 or in higher education. Thus, in the sections below, we are providing comprehensive preparation tips and detailed study plan to help the students prepare for exams.
The preparation tips are important to help students grease their preparation. They help students study smartly to achieve their goals. Students can refer to the preparation tips below to ace their Sikkim Board Class 8 exam.
Students must have a detailed study plan laid out so that they can prepare for the exams in a proper manner. It is crucial that students in Sikkim Board Class 8 focus on the small elements and ensure that they are following the syllabus. They must have a detailed study plan for every subject so that they can prepare for their exams efficiently. For the convenience of students, below we have laid down the strategy plan for various subjects of Sikkim Board Class 8
The following are some ways for improving your mathematical understanding.
The English question paper mainly evaluates writing skills and knowledge of the language.
Here are some frequently asked questions on Sikkim Board Class 8 exam:
Q: Where can I get practice questions for Sikkim Board Class 8 subjects?
Ans: Students can get practice questions for Sikkim Board Class 8 on the Embibe app.
Q: Is there any board exam for Sikkim Board Class 8?
Ans: No, students are evaluated on the basis of performance in school-level exams and CCE (Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation).
Q: What is the medium of instruction for Sikkim Board Class 8?
Ans: Sikkim Board provides education in English medium. Students may also pursue education in Nepali from regional schools.
Q: What are the marks required to get an A1 grade in Sikkim Board Class 8?
Ans: Sikkim Board follows grade-wise marks for exam preparation. Students must score 85-100 to get A1 grade in their exams.
Q: Can I take mock tests for Sikkim Board Class 8 on Embibe?
Ans: Yes. Students can take free mock tests for Sikkim Board Class 8 subjects on the Embibe app.
Sikkim is the second smallest state in India, and has around 1300 schools. List of Schools will give students an idea about the schools that are affiliated with the board. In the table below, we have provided the list of educational institutions for 8th Sikkim Board:
|East District||Govt. Schools in East District Sikkim|
|West District||Govt. Schools in West District Sikkim|
|North District||Govt. Schools in North District Sikkim|
|South District||Govt. Schools in South District Sikkim|
Students are promoted from class 8 to class 9 based on their performance in the school-based exam and Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE). Students can also appear for a wide range of competitive exams. Some of the competitive Olympiad exams in which students from class 8 can appear are:
|Competitive Exams||Official Link|
|International Science Olympiad (ISO)||ISO|
|International Maths Olympiad (IMO)||IMO|
|English International Olympiad (EIO)||EIO|
|General Knowledge International Olympiad (GKIO)||GKIO|
|International Computer Olympiad (ICO)||ICO|
|International Drawing Olympiad (IDO)||IDO|
|National Essay Olympiad (NESO)||NESO|
|National Social Studies Olympiad (NSSO)||NSSO|
Some of the competitive exams to which class 8 students can appear are:
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