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Goa Board Class 10 ChaptersJune 21, 2023
The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education released the Goa Board of SSC Timetable 2023. The Authority conducts the 10th and 12th class examinations each year. The board has planned to conduct the board examinations for 10th-class students this year in November 2022 in affiliated schools of GBSHSE. This year’s Secondary School Certificate examination follows the same pattern as the final examination for the academic year 2022-2023.
Students can check their exam dates and plan their study schedules for better results. Students who plan to take the board exams can view the complete Goa Board Time Table 2023 online at the official portal. The Goa Board of Secondary Education provides the latest Goa SSC timetable online on the Goa Board’s official website. The Goa Board SSC 2023 test timetable includes the exam date, time, and directions. Read on to learn more about Goa Board Class 10 exams, including the syllabus, exam pattern and more.
The Goa Board conducts the Class 10 board exam in two terms. The Term 1 exam was conducted in November 2022. The Term 2 exam will be conducted in April 2023. Students should start revising their syllabus to score good marks in the exam. They can refer to this article to know the syllabus and start studying. The Goa Board Class 10 exam summary is given in the table below:
|Name of the Board||Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education- GBSHSE|
|Exam Date 2022-23||First Term – November 10, 2022
Second Term – April 01, 2023
|Availability of admit card||To Be Announced|
|Result Announcement Date 2022-23||To Be Announced|
|Article about||Goa Board Class 10 Exams|
The Board’s official circular mentions –
If the candidate is absent for the first term exam for whatever reason, he will be awarded zero marks in the First Term. However, they will be permitted to appear in the Second-Term exam as a one-time measure.
If the student is absent for the second term it will be treated as absent in that subject and the final result will be declared as ‘Needs Improvement’.
The unsuccessful candidates irrespective of the number of subjects with Need Improvement remark shall be allowed to appear in Supplementary Examinations.
The syllabus for the Class 10 supplementary exam will be the whole syllabus.
No marks of the First or Second Term exam will be carried forward to the supplementary exam.
The supplementary exam question paper pattern will be subjective with weightage to the content as per the pattern that existed in March 2020.
The decision of the entire syllabus in the supplementary exam is applicable for all repeater candidates including the unsuccessful candidates of the April 2023 Class 10, 12 exam.
To execute well, students writing for the Goa Board SSC exam need to know the exam pattern along with the Goa Board SSC syllabus 2022-23. The exam pattern will give the basic idea of the type of questions asked in the exam, duration, weightage, and distribution of the marks. Goa Board class 10 exam pattern is given below:
|First Language: English, Marathi and Hindi||2.5 hours||80|
|Second language: English, Kannada, Marathi, Konkani||2.5 hours||80|
|Third language: Sanskrit composite and Hindi Composite||1.5 hours||40|
|Social Science – I & II||1.5 hours||40|
|Travel & Tourism, Agriculture, IT/ITeS, Banking Financial Services & Insurance, Apparel, Healthcare and Automobile.||1.5 hours||30|
|Pre- vocational (Home Science Group Food Processing and Cookery)||2 hours||40|
|Word Processing (Theory)
Word Processing (Practical)
The details given below highlight the marking pattern for all subjects of Goa Board Class 10 exams.
Assessment for Goa Board Class 10 Subjects without Practicals
Assessment for Goa Board Class 10 Subjects with Practicals
|Year-End Practical||Grand Total|
The exams for class 10 Goa Board are conducted for 2 hours or 120 minutes.
Students appearing in Class 10 Goa Board exams must be thorough with the entire Goa SSC Syllabus of Maths, Science, and Social Science. The Goa Board SSC Syllabus has been made available on gbshse.org.
The syllabus will be updated in this article as soon as the authorities release it. Given below is the detailed syllabus for some of the subjects in class 10.
The Goa Class 10 English syllabus is given below:
|Chapter Number||Chapter Name|
|1.||A Letter to God|
|2.||Two Stories About Flying
His First Flight
A Black Aeroplane
|3.||Glimpses of India
A Baker from Goa
Tea from Assam
|4.||Madam Rides the Bus|
|5.||The Sermon at Benares|
|6.||Dust Of Snow Dust Of Snow|
|7.||Fire And Ice|
|8.||A Tiger In The Zoo|
|12.||For Anne, Gregory|
The Goa Class 10 Mathematics syllabus is given below:
|Unit Number||Unit Name||Marks|
Euclid’s division lemma, Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic – statements after reviewing work done earlier and after illustrating and motivating through examples, Proofs of the irrationality of Decimal representation of rational numbers in terms of terminating/non-terminating recurring decimals.
Zeros of a polynomial. Relationship between zeros and coefficients of quadratic polynomials. Statement and simple problems on division algorithms for polynomials with real coefficients.
|3||Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables
and graphical method of their solution, consistency/inconsistency.
Algebraic conditions for several solutions. Solution of a pair of linear equations in two variables algebraically – by substitution, elimination and cross multiplication method. Simple situational problems. Simple problems on equations are reducible to linear equations.
Standard form of a quadratic equation ax2 + bx + c = 0, (a ≠ 0). Solutions of quadratic equations (only real roots) by factorisation and by using quadratic formulas. Relationship between discriminant and nature of roots.
Situational problems based on quadratic equations related to day-to-day activities are incorporated.
Motivation for studying Arithmetic Progression Derivation of the nth term and sum of the first n terms of A.P. and their application in solving daily life problems. (Applications based on the sum to n terms of an A.P. are excluded)
Definitions, examples, counterexamples of similar triangles.
1. (Prove) If a line is drawn parallel to one side of a triangle to intersect the other two sides in distinct points, the other two sides are divided in the same ratio.
2. (Motivate) If a line divides two sides of a triangle in the same ratio, the line is parallel to the third side.
3. (Motivate) If in two triangles, the corresponding angles are equal, their corresponding sides are proportional, and the triangles are similar.
4. (Motivate) If the corresponding sides of two triangles are proportional, their corresponding angles are equal, and the two triangles are similar.
5. (Motivate) If one angle of a triangle is equal to one angle of another triangle and the sides, including these angles, are proportional, the two triangles are similar.
6. (Motivate) If a perpendicular is drawn from the vertex of the right angle of a right triangle to the hypotenuse, the triangles on each side of the perpendicular are similar to the whole triangle and to each other.
7. (Motivate) The ratio of the areas of two similar triangles is equal to the ratio of the squares of their corresponding sides.
8. (Prove) In a right triangle, the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides.
9. (Motivate) In a triangle, if the square on one side is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides, the angle opposite to the first side is a right angle.
Concepts of coordinate geometry, graphs of linear equations. Distance formula. Section formula (internal division).
|8||Introduction to Trigonometry
Trigonometric ratios of an acute angle of a right-angled triangle. Proof of their existence (well defined). Values of the trigonometric ratios of 30, 45 and 60. Relationships between the ratios.
TRIGONOMETRIC IDENTITIES Proof and applications of the identity between sin and cos. Only simple identities to be given.
Through examples, arrive at a definition of a circle and related concepts-radius, circumference, diameter, chord, arc, secant, sector, segment, and subtended angle.
1. (Prove) Equal chords of a circle subtend equal angles at the centre and (motivate) its converse.
2. (Motivate) The perpendicular from the centre of a circle to a chord bisects the chord, and conversely, the line is drawn through the centre of a circle to bisect a chord perpendicular to the chord.
3. (Motivate) Equal chords of a circle (or of congruent circles) are equidistant from the centre (or their respective centres) and conversely.
4. (Motivate) The angle subtended by an arc at the centre is double the angle subtended by it at any point on the remaining part of the circle.
5. (Motivate) Angles in the same segment of a circle are equal.
6. (Motivate) The sum of either pair of the opposite angles of a cyclic quadrilateral is 180° and its converse.
1. Construction of bisectors of line segments and angles of measure 60˚, 90˚, 45˚ etc., equilateral triangles.
2. Construction of a triangle given its base, sum/difference of the other two sides and one base angle.
|11||Areas Related to Circles
Motivate the area of a circle; area of sectors and segments of a circle. Problems based on areas and perimeter/circumference of the above-said plane figures. (In calculating the area of a segment of a circle, problems should be restricted to the central angle of 60° and 90° only. Plane figures involving triangles, simple quadrilaterals and circles should be taken).
Mean, median and mode of grouped data (bimodal situation to be avoided). Mean by Direct Method and Assumed Mean Method only.
The classical definition of probability. Simple problems on finding the probability of an event.
Students can refer to the table below to know the detailed syllabus of Goa Board Class 10 History:
|Chapter Number||Chapter Name for History||Marks|
|1||Early Trade Activities||04|
|2||The age of Industrialisation||04|
|4||The American war of independence||05|
|5||The French Revolution||05|
|6||Unification of Germany||04|
|7||Unification of Italy||04|
|8||The emergence of Nationalism in India||05|
|9||Goa’s struggle for freedom||05|
The Goa Class 10 Social Science-I (Geography and Economics) syllabus is given below:
|Chapter Number||Chapter Name for Geography||Marks|
|1||Resources and Developments||07|
|2||Forest and Wildlife||08|
|5||Minerals and Energy Resources||07|
|7||Lifelines of National Economy||10|
Goa Class 10 Syllabus for Economics
|Chapter Number||Chapter Name||Marks|
|2||Sectors of Indian Economy||02|
|3||Money and Credit||02|
|4||Globalisation and the Indian Economy||02|
The Goa Class 10 Science syllabus is given below:
|Chapter Number||Chapter Name||Marks|
|1||Chemical Reactions and Equations
Chemical reactions: Chemical equation, Balanced chemical equation, implications of a balanced chemical equation, types of chemical reactions: combination, decomposition, displacement, double displacement, precipitation, neutralization, oxidation and reduction.
|2||Acids, Bases and Salts their definitions in terms of furnishing of H+ and OH ions, General properties, examples and uses, the concept of pH scale (Definition relating to logarithm not required), the importance of pH in everyday life; preparation and uses of Sodium Hydroxide, Bleaching powder, Baking soda, Washing soda and Plaster of Paris.|
|3||Metals and Non–metals
Properties of metals and non-metals; Reactivity series; Formation and properties of ionic compounds.
‘Living Being’. The basic concept of nutrition, respiration, transport and excretion in plants and animals.
|5||Light – Reflection and Refraction
Reflection of light by curved surfaces; Images formed by spherical mirrors, the centre of curvature, principal axis, principal focus, focal length, mirror formula (Derivation not required), magnification. Refraction; Laws of refraction, refractive index. Refraction of light by the spherical lens; Image formed by spherical lenses; Lens formula (Derivation not required); Magnification. Power of a lens.
|6||The Human Eye and Colourful World
Refraction of light through a prism, dispersion of light, scattering of light, applications in daily life.
|7||Carbon and its Compounds
Covalent bonding in carbon compounds. Versatile nature of carbon. Homologous series.
|8||Periodic Classification of Elements
Need for classification, early attempts at classification of elements (Dobereiner’s Triads, Newland’s Law of Octaves, Mendeleev’s Periodic Table), Modern periodic table, gradation in properties, valency, atomic number, metallic and non-metallic properties.
|9||How do Organisms Reproduce?
Reproduction in animals and plants (asexual and sexual) reproductive health-need and methods of family planning. Safe sex vs HIV/AIDS. Childbearing and women’s health.
|10||Heredity and Evolution
Heredity; Mendel’s contribution- Laws for inheritance of traits: Sex determination: brief introduction;
Ohm’s law; Resistance, Resistivity, Factors on which the resistance of a conductor depends. Series combination of resistors, parallel combination of resistors and its applications in daily life. Heating effect of electric current and its applications in daily life. Electric power, Interrelation between P, V, I and R.
|12||Magnetic Effects of Current
Magnetic field, field lines, field due to a current-carrying conductor, field due to current-carrying coil or solenoid; Force on the current-carrying conductor, Fleming’s Left-Hand Rule, Electric Motor, Electromagnetic induction. The induced potential difference, Induced current. Fleming’s Right Hand Rule.
Eco-system, Environmental problems, Ozone depletion, waste production and their solutions. Biodegradable and non-biodegradable substances.
Below is the list of experiments for Science subjects:
List of Experiments under Group A
|No.||Name of the Experiment|
|1||Acidic and Basic Solution|
|2||Focal Length of a Convex Lens|
|3||Vegetative Reproduction in Plants|
|4||T.S of Ovary|
|No.||Name of the Experiment|
|1||Mounting of Mucor|
|3||Effect of Heat on Crystals|
|4||To Measure Current|
Below is the list of practicals for the Geography subject:
|1||Drawing of Line or Bar Graph|
|2||Studying Statistical Data and Drawing Inference|
|3||Conventional Sign Drawing
Conventional Sign Identifying
|4||Map of Goa|
|5||Map of India Filling
Below is the list of practicals for the History subject:
|1||Flow chart or tree diagram on the organisation of the Judicial System in India.|
|2||Names and number of Municipal corporations and Municipal Councils in Goa and their functions.|
|3||Legislature in Goa, name of the Chief Minister of Goa.|
|4||Qualifications to be a citizen, to be a member of Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha.|
|5||Student locating the municipal council/corporation on the map of Goa in which he lives.|
On January 9, 2023, the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) released the Goa Board SSC time table 2023. The board will hold board exams in two terms again this year. The Goa board term 2 examination 2023 will be held for Goa SSC candidates from April 1 to April 22, 2023.
Goa Board 10th Exam Term 2 Time Table 2023 is provided below:
|First Language: English (111), Urdu (113), Marathi (112), First Language (CWSN)||April 1, 2023|
|Basic Floriculture||April 3, 2023|
|Social Science (Paper I): Urdu Medium (013-A), English Medium (011-A), Marathi Medium (012-A), History And Political Science (CWSN), Marathi Medium (018), English Medium (016)||April 4, 2023|
|Drawing and Painting (CSWN)||April 6, 2023|
|Mathematics, Everyday Mathematics CSWN, Mathematics CSWN||April 8, 2023|
|Pre- Vocational Subjects: Domestic Electrical Appliances (042), Electronics (043), Food Processing (047), Bakery (048), Horticulture (049) (E), Horticulture (069) (M), Garment Designing & Decoration (046), Domestic Wiring (041), Floriculture (050), Cookery (044) (E)/(064) (M), Garment Cutting Sewing (045)||April 9, 2023|
|Second Language: Hindi (121), French (123), Hindi (125) (CWSN), Second Language Composite: Hindi-Portuguese (165-166), Hindi-Marathi (165-162), Hindi-Arabic (165-164), Hindi-Sanskrit (165-163), Hindi-French (165-167)||April 10, 2023|
|Tailoring & Cutting (902) (CWSN)||April 11, 2023|
|Science: Urdu Medium (033), English Medium (031), Marathi Medium (032), General Science (CWSN), Marathi Medium (034), English Medium (035)||April 13, 2023|
|Third Language: English (131), Konkani (132), Marathi (133), Urdu (134), Sanskrit (135), Kannada (136), Arabic (139), French (141), Portuguese (142), Functional English (2146) (CWSN), Functional Konkani (2147) (CWSN), Functional Marathi (2148) (CWSN)||April 14, 2023|
|Social Science (Paper-II): Urdu Medium (013-B), Geography And Economics (CWSN), English Medium (017), English Medium (011-B), Marathi Medium (012-B), Marathi Medium (019)||April 15, 2023|
|NSQF Subjects||April 16, 2023|
|Word processing||April 17, 2023|
|Desktop Publishing (CWSN)||April 18, 2023|
|Home Vegetable Gardens (071) (CWSN)||April 20, 2023|
|Fundamentals of Bakery||April 22, 2023|
Goa Board SSC Time Table 2023 for Practical Exams (Tentative)
|NSQF subjects||February 12, 2023|
|Science /Geography (CWSN)/ History (CWSN)||March 2 to 12, 2023|
|Pre-vocational / CWSN special subjects||March 13, 2023|
The 10th Goa Board exam is administered by the GBSHSE. The exam is divided into two terms, with the first taking place on November 10, 2022, and the second on April 1, 2023. Students must bring their admit cards to the 10th Goa Board second-term examination. The admit card will be available at least three weeks before the exam on the board’s official website.
The school administration will obtain the admit card from the website and distribute it to the students. Students must obtain their admit cards from their respective schools and bring them to the examination centre on a daily basis.
Board examinations are the most important exams in a student’s academic life because they determine their professional path. Every year, tens of thousands of students prepare to sit for regional boards. The tension and worry felt by all students as they attempt to cover a large syllabus in a short period of time is a recurring theme. In many schools, the sections are finished quickly, and pupils are given a lot of time to revise.
We have listed some practical and effective recommendations for students who wish to know the key to how to score good marks in the Board Exam to help them with their board exam preparation. Most students are perplexed about where to begin and what to study because nothing can be overlooked.
Below are some of the important points that students must keep in mind to prepare their detailed study plan for the final exams: As the new academic year begins, students should prepare as soon as possible.
The Goa Board 10th term 2 exam results will be released by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education in May/June 2023. Goa SSC exam results 2023 will be available on the official website. By entering their GBSHSE seat number, students can view their Goa Board SSC result 2023. GBSHSE result 2023 contains data such as student information, subject-specific marks, overall pass percentage, grades, and so on.
The Goa Board SSC supplementary exam 2023 will be held in July 2023, tentatively. Candidates who fail to pass the regular exams on their first attempt will be required to take SSC supplementary exams in July 2023. The Goa Board SSC Result 2023 for term 2 exams will be released tentatively in May/June 2023. The Goa Board SSC Term 2 exams will take place from April 1 to April 22, 2023.
The Goa board 10th supplementary exam 2023 registration process will begin in the last week of May 2023. The board publishes the Goa board 10th supplementary registration form on its official website, and students can apply for it online.,
Some of the frequently asked questions are given below:
Q: Did the Goa Board release the exam notification for 2022-23?
Ans: Yes, the Goa Board released the exam notification with all the dates on the official website. Students can also download the notification from the link given in this article.
Q: How can I see my Goa board class 10 result for the year 2023?
Ans: With the help of credentials, students can check Goa Board class 10 Result 2023 on the official website Goa Board Class 10 Results once they are released.
Q: How difficult are the Goa Board Class 10 Maths chapters?
Ans: The 10th Goa Board Maths chapters are not difficult. You can master the concepts and ace your exam with the right study materials.
Q: In the 10th Goa Board Science, which chapter has the most weightage?
Ans: In the 10th Goa Board Science, the chapter How Do Organisms Reproduce has the highest weightage of 7 marks.
Q: What are the advantages of studying Embibe’s Goa Board Class 10 chapters?
Ans: Using Embibe to study the 10th Goa Board chapters allows you to grasp concepts faster and more easily through 3D videos and real-life examples. It also improves your imagination, allowing you to better understand the chapters.
Below is the list of some high schools for Class 10 in Goa:
|1||Kendriya Vidyalaya I.N.S, Mandovi, Verem, Bardez. 403 109.|
|2||Kendriya Vidyalaya, Bambolim, Tiswadi. 403 201|
|3||Kendriya Vidyalaya, Ponda. 403 401.|
|4||Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Canacona – Goa. 403 702.|
|5||Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1 Mangor Hill, Vasco, Goa Varunapuri. 403 802.|
|6||Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 2 Shantinagar Vasco – 403 802.|
|7||Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Valpoi – Goa. 403 506.|
|8||Govt. High School, Agarwada, Pernem. 403 512.|
|9||Hutatma Bapu Gawas Memorial Govt. High School, Chandel, Pernem. 403 512|
|10||Govt. High School, Torxem, Pernem. 403 512.|
|11||Govt. High School, Gothanwada, Ozari, Pernem. 403 512|
|12||Govt. High School, Menkurem, Bicholim, P.O. Colvale. 403 513.|
|13||Govt. High School, Pissurlem, Sattari. 403 506.|
|14||Govt. High School, Shigao, Collem, Dharbandora. 403 410.|
|15||Late Narendra A. Mayekar, Govt. High School, Headland, Sada, Vasco. 403 804|
|16||Harmal Panchakroshi High School, Harmal, Pernem 403 512.|
|17||Our Lady of Mount Carmel High School, Arambol, Pernem 403 524.|
|18||Dnyandeep Academy High School, Purva Casarvarnem Pernem.|
|19||Dattaram Mantravadi Memorial High School, Mapusa 403 507.|
|20||St. Francis Xavier’s High School, Mapusa, Bardez 403 507.|
After tenth grade, there are a variety of scholarship tests, government exams, and competitive exams to take. These tests after tenth-grade aid students in obtaining the necessary financial assistance to complete their further education or secure admission to their preferred university immediately following tenth grade. After 10th grade, the following are the most important entry and competitive exams:
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