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Goa Board Class 10 Exam

About Exam

The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education released the Goa Board of SSC Timetable 2024. 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 from April 1 to 23, 2024. This year’s Secondary School Certificate examination follows the same pattern as described by the board for the academic year 2024.

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 2024 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 2024 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.

Goa Board Class 10 Exam Summary


Earlier, the Goa Board conducted the Class 10 board exam in two terms. The Term 1 exam was conducted in November and the Term 2 exams were conducted in April. However, this year, there will be no term-wise exams. Students should start revising their syllabus to score good marks on 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:

Particulars Details
Name of the Board Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education- GBSHSE
Class 10th Class
Exam Date April 1 to 23, 2024
Availability of admit card To Be Announced
Result Announcement Date To Be Announced
Article about Goa Board Class 10 Exams

Goa Board Official Website


Goa Board Class 10 Latest Updates

Exam Pattern

GBSHSE, Goa released the Class 10th Goa Board Examination 2024 final date sheet on 18th January 2024. You can download the Goa Board Class 10 Timetable PDF or check out the timetable from the table given on this page.

Goa Board Class 10 Syllabus

Study Plan to Maximise Score

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.

Goa Class 10 Syllabus for English

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
9. The Ball
10. Amanda
11. The Trees
12. For Anne, Gregory

Goa Class 10 Syllabus for Mathematics

The Goa Class 10 Mathematics syllabus is given below:

Unit Number Unit Name Marks
1 Real Number
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.
2 Polynomials
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.
4 Quadratic 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.
5 Arithmetic Progressions
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)
6 Triangles
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.
7 Coordinate Geometry
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.
9 Circles
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.
10 Constructions
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).
12 Statistics
Mean, median and mode of grouped data (bimodal situation to be avoided). Mean by Direct Method and Assumed Mean Method only.
13 Probability
The classical definition of probability. Simple problems on finding the probability of an event.
  Total 65

Goa Class 10 Syllabus for History

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
3 Post-Industrialisation age 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 fordom 05
  Total 40

Goa Class 10 Syllabus for Social Science – II

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
3 Water Resources 07
4 Agriculture 08
5 Minerals and Energy Resources 07
6 Manufacturing Industries 08
7 Lifelines of National Economy 10
8 Total 55

Goa Class 10 Syllabus for Economics

Chapter Number Chapter Name Marks
1 Development 02
2 Sectors of Indian Economy 02
3 Money and Credit 02
4 Globalisation and the Indian Economy 02
5 Consumer Rights 02
  Total 10

Goa Class 10 Syllabus for Science

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.
4 Life Processes
‘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;
11 Electricity
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.
13 Our Environment
Eco-system, Environmental problems, Ozone depletion, waste production and their solutions. Biodegradable and non-biodegradable substances.
  Total 80

Goa Board Class 10 Practical/Experiments List & Model Writeup

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
5 Human Brain

List of Experiments under Group B

No. Name of the Experiment
1 Mounting of Mucor
2 Pollen Grain
3 Effect of Heat on Crystals
4 To Measure Current

Geography Project

Below is the list of practicals for the Geography subject:

No. Practicals
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

History Practicals

Below is the list of practicals for the History subject:

No. Practicals
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.

Goa Board Class 10 Exam Calendar

Previous Year Analysis

On January 18, 2024, the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) released the Goa Board SSC timetable 2024. The board will hold board exams from April 1 to April 23, 2024. 

Goa Board 10th Exam Time Table 2024 is provided below:

Exam Date Subject Name
April 1, 2024 First Language
1) English (1111)
2) Marathi (1112)
3) Urdu (1113)
First Language (Cwsn)
1) Functional English F.L. (2115)
2) Functional Marathi F.L.(2114)
April 2, 2024 Second Language
1) Hindi
Second Language Composite
1)Hindi-Sanskrit2) Hindi-ArabicSecond Language (CWSN)
1) Functional Hindi S. L.
April 3, 2024 Home Vegetable Gardens
April 5, 2024 Fundamentals of Bakery
April 6, 2024 Social Science Paper 1

History & Political Science

April 8, 2024 Social Science Paper II

Geography and Economics (CWSN)

Geography & Economics with Accommodation (E /M)

April 10, 2024 Tailoring and Cutting (M)
April 4, 2024 Third Language
1) English2) Konkani3) Marathi4) Urdu

5) Sanskrit

6) Kannada

7) Arabic

8) French


Third Language (CWSN)

1 )Functional English T.L.

2)Functional Konkani T.L.

3 )Functional Marathi T.L.

April 12, 2024 Mathematics Level 1 (Regular
April 15, 2024 Science
General Science (CWSN)
General Science (E/M)
General Science with Accommodation (E/M)
April 16, 2024 Basic Floriculture (E)
April 18, 2024 Data Processing
April 19, 2024 Basic Cookery
April 13, 2024 Automobile (S-1072)

IT/ ITeS (S-1073)

Retail (S-1075)

Beauty and Wellness (S-1078)

Apparel (S-1079)

Construction (S-1080)

Agriculture (Paddy Farming) (S-1081)

Telecommunication (S-1085)

Logistic (S-1086)

Tourism and Hospitality (S-1089)

Electronics (S-1094)

Agriculture (Solanaceous crop) (S-1091)

Plumbing (S-1092)

Health Care (S-1095)

Banking, Financial Service & Insurance (S-1096)

Astronomy S (2093)

April 20, 2024 Drawing and Painting (CWSN)
April 22, 2024 Mathematics Level II (Basic Mathematics)
(English medium
Marathi medium
Urdu medium)
Mathematics (CWSN)
Everyday Mathematics (E)
April 23, 2024 Desk Top Publishing (CWSN)
Pre-Vocational Subjects
1)Electronics2)Cookery3) Garment Cutting Sewing4) Food Processing

5) Bakery

6)Horticulture (E)

7)Fine Art

Goa Board Class 10 Admit Card

The 10th Goa Board exam is administered by the GBSHSE. However, the exam is no longer divided into two terms — like before. Now, there will only be just one session for the Class 10 exams. 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 daily.

Goa Board Class 10 Study Plan to Maximise Score

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.

Goa Board Class 10 Preparation Tips

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.

  • The most important exam preparation tips for pupils in grades 10 and 12 should be broken down into small chunks. It’s the most efficient technique to finish the massive larger part in a few days.
  • Set minor goals, such as completing two topics daily from each subject by the deadline. If students stick to the daily routine, their syllabus will be completed in no time.
  • It is a really useful Math Short Trick for them in Class 10. Practice is the best way to learn Maths. Similarly, different subjects necessitate distinct 10th Board Exam preparation tips. One must build subject-by-subject learning in order to achieve good exam scores.
  • The greatest threat to success is laziness. It’s not that students don’t set a schedule; it’s that they don’t stick to it, leaving them unprepared for exams. Pushing their limitations is the only way to succeed in class 10 Board Exams. Maintaining discipline in the study is the only way to reach the top of the achievement ladder.
  • Time is valued as money, although it is marked for pupils. Students may develop an excellent Study Plan for board examinations if they manage their time well and have enough revision time.

Goa Board Class 10 Detailed Study Plan

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 majority of them are prone to ignoring their schoolwork. Students believe they have plenty of time and begin studying as soon as their examinations are approaching.
  • This is, after all, the proper way to prepare. They must meticulously plan and execute their preparation. Everyone should make it a habit to plan ahead of time and study accordingly.
  • Review the Goa Board Class 10th Syllabus and Exam Pattern. Create a comprehensive study plan for the entire year.
  • Distribute sufficient time for each subject. Start with the difficult topics, then move on to the easier ones. Make sure to have the NCERT Books for Class 10 preparation.

Goa Board Class 10 Exam Result

Topper List Success Stories

The Goa Board 10th exam results will be released by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education soon. Goa SSC exam results 2024 will be available on the official website. By entering their GBSHSE seat number, students can view their Goa Board SSC result 2024. GBSHSE result 2024 contains data such as student information, subject-specific marks, overall pass percentage, grades, and so on.

Goa Board Class 10 Supplementary Exam

Exam counselling

The Goa Board SSC supplementary exam 2024 will likely be held in July 2024. Candidates who fail to pass the regular exams on their first attempt will be required to take SSC supplementary exams in July 2024. The Goa Board SSC Result 2024 will be released tentatively in May/June 2024. The Goa Board SSC exams will take place from April 1 to April 24, 2024.

The Goa board 10th supplementary exam 2024 registration process will tentatively begin in the last week of May 2024. The board publishes the Goa Board 10th supplementary registration form on its official website, and students can apply for it online.

FAQs on Goa Board Class 10 Exam

Exam talks

Some of the frequently asked questions are given below:

Q: Did the Goa Board release the exam notification for 2024?

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 2024?

Ans: With the help of credentials, students can check Goa Board Class 10 Result 2024 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.

List of Schools for Goa Board Class 10

About Exam

Below is the list of some high schools for Class 10 in Goa:

No. School Name
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.

Goa Board Class 10: Future Exams

About Exam

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:

  • National Science Talent Search Examination (NSTSE)
  • National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)
  • Kishore Vigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
  • Assessment of Scholastic Tests through Technological Testing (ASSET)
  • Indian National Mathematical Olympiad [INMO]
  • International Maths Olympiad (IMO)
  • Science Olympiad Foundation [SOF] Exams
  • Indian National Olympiad (INO)/National Cyber Olympiad (NCO)
  • International English Olympiad (IEO)
  • Indian Army Soldier Recruitment/Indian Navy Metric Recruitment/IAF Airmen Recruitment

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