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About Exam

About Exam

Exam Brief

The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education is the major state board of education in the Indian state of Goa. It is in charge of secondary and higher secondary education at its affiliated institutions. The Goa, Daman and Diu Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board Act, 1975 created the board on May 27, 1975. 

Every year, it is in charge of conducting the Class 10 (SSC) and Class 12 (HSSC) exams. It is run by the state government, and it also grants school affiliations. We have attempted to provide an overview of the Class 8 Goa Board, as well as other updates, in this article.

Exam Summary

Goa’s school examination body is the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE). In Goa’s connected schools, the GBSHSE administers secondary and upper secondary examinations. The Goa school exam board has the ability to alter the secondary and upper secondary examination curriculum/ syllabus in addition to administering exams.

Due to the pandemic last year, final examinations for students up to class VIII were cancelled. Students were evaluated based on their achievement in prior assessments given throughout the academic year.

Goa Board Class 8 Highlights 2022

Features Details
Exam Name Goa Board Secondary School Certificate Examination
Short Exam Name Goa Board SSC
Conducting Body Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education
Frequency of Conduct Annually
Exam Level Middle
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes

Official Website Link

https://www.gbshse.info/

Exam Syllabus

Exam Syllabus

Exam Syllabus for Class 8 Goa Board

Here is the syllabus for all five subjects of Class 8 Goa Board:

  • Goa Class 8 Mathematics
  • Goa Class 8 Science
  • Goa Class 8 Social Science
  • Goa Class 8 English
  • Goa Class 8 Hindi


Goa Class 8 Mathematics Syllabus

The chapters included in the syllabus for Goa Class 8 Maths are tabulated below:

Syllabus for Goa Class 8 Mathematics
Chapters Name of the Chapters
Chapter 1 Rational Numbers
Chapter 2 Linear Equation in One Variable
Chapter 3 Understanding Quadrilaterals
Chapter 4 Practical Geometry
Chapter 5 Data Handling
Chapter 6 Square and Square Roots
Chapter 7 Cube and Cube Roots
Chapter 8 Comparing Quantities
Chapter 9 Algebraic Expressions and Identities
Chapter 10 Visualising Solid Shapes
Chapter 11 Mensuration
Chapter 12 Exponents and Powers
Chapter 13 Direct and Indirect Proportions
Chapter 14 Factorisation
Chapter 15 Introduction to Graphs
Chapter 16 Playing with Numbers


Syllabus for Goa Class 8 Science

As mentioned above, Goa recommends NCERT books. As per the NCERT textbook of Science for class 8, the different chapters included in the Goa syllabus for class 8 Science are tabulated below:

Syllabus for Goa Class 8 Science
Chapters Name of the Chapters
Chapter 1 Crop Production and Management
Chapter 2 Microorganisms: Friend or Foe
Chapter 3 Synthetic Fibres and Plastics
Chapter 4 Materials: Metals and Non-Metals
Chapter 5 Coal and Petroleum
Chapter 6 Combustion and Flame
Chapter 7 Conservation of Plants and Animals
Chapter 8 Cell – Structure and Functions
Chapter 9 Reproduction in Animals
Chapter 10 Reaching the Age of Adolescence
Chapter 11 Force and Pressure
Chapter 12 Friction
Chapter 13 Sound
Chapter 14 Chemical Effects of Electric Current
Chapter 15 Some Natural Phenomena
Chapter 16 Lights
Chapter 17 Stars and the Solar System
Chapter 18 Pollution of Air and Water

 

Syllabus for Goa Class 8 Social Science:

The Goa Syllabus for Class 8 History:

Syllabus for Goa Class 8 History
Chapters Name of the Chapters
Chapter 1 How, When and Where
Chapter 2 From Trade to Territory
Chapter 3 Ruling the Countryside
Chapter 4 Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of the Golden Age
Chapter 5 When People Rebel
Chapter 6 Colonialism and the City
Chapter 7 Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners
Chapter 8 Civilising the “Native”, Educating the Nation
Chapter 9 Women, Caste and Reform
Chapter 10 The Changing World of Visual Arts
Chapter 11 The Making of the National Movement 1870s-1945
Chapter 12 India after Independence


Syllabus for Goa Class 8 Geography:

Syllabus for Goa Class 8 Geography
Chapters Name of the Chapters
Chapter 1 Resources
Chapter 2 Land, Soil, Water, Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Resources
Chapter 3 Mineral and Power Resources
Chapter 4 Agriculture
Chapter 5 Industries
Chapter 6 Human Resources


The Goa Syllabus for Class 8 Civics/Political Science:

Syllabus for Goa Class 8 Civics/Political Science
Chapters Name of the Chapters
Unit One: The Indian Constitution and Secularism
Chapter 1 The Indian Constitution
Chapter 2 Understanding Secularism
Unit Two: Parliament and the Making of Laws
Chapter 3 Why do we need a Parliament?
Chapter 4 Understanding Laws
Unit Three: The Judiciary
Chapter 5 Judiciary
Chapter 6 Understanding Our Criminal Justice System
Unit Four: Social Justice and the Marginalised
Chapter 7 Understanding Marginalism
Chapter 8 Confronting Marginalism
Unit Five: Economic Presence of the Government
Chapter 9 Public Facilities
Chapter 10 Law and Social Justice


Syllabus for Goa Class 8 English

English for Class 8 Goa is divided into two parts:

a. English Literature

b. English Grammar & Composition

The Goa Class 8 English Literature section is based on a main textbook of English and a supplementary reader in English. Let us see what all are included in each of the two books.

Syllabus For Goa Class 8 English (Honeydew – Textbook in English for Class VIII)

Syllabus for Goa Class 8 English (Honeydew)
Chapters Name of the Chapters
Chapter 1 The Best Christmas Present in the World
Poem The Ant and the Cricket
Chapter 2 The Tsunami
Poem Geography Lesson
Chapter 3 Glimpses of the Past
Poem Macavity: The Mystery Cat
Chapter 4 Bepin Choudhury’s Lapse of Memory
Poem The Last Bargain
Chapter 5 The Summit Within
Poem The School Boy
Chapter 6 This is Jody’s Fawn
Poem The Duck and the Kangaroos
Chapter 7 A Visit to Cambridge
Poem When I set out for Lyonnesse
Chapter 8 A Short Monsoon Diary
Poem On the Grasshopper and Cricket
Chapter 9 The Great Stone Face – I
Chapter 10 The Great Stone Face – II

Syllabus for Goa Class 8 English (It So Happened – Supplementary Reader in English for Class VIII)

Syllabus for Goa Class 8 English(It So Happened)
Chapters Name of the Chapters
Chapter 1 How the Camel got his Hump
Chapter 2 Children at work
Chapter 3 The Selfish Giant
Chapter 4 The Treasure within
Chapter 5 Princess September
Chapter 6 The Fight
Chapter 7 The Open Window
Chapter 8 Jalebis
Chapter 9 The Comet – I
Chapter 10 The Comet – II

Syllabus for Goa Class 8 English Grammar & Composition

This section is also subdivided into two parts – English Grammar and English Composition (Writing). The detailed syllabus of these two sections of Goa Class 8 are as under:

English Grammar Syllabus For Goa Class 8:

The Class 8 English grammar syllabus 2021 has the following topics:

Unit Name of the Unit
a Order of Words and Clauses
b Direct and Indirect Speech
c Active and Passive Voice
d Tenses
e Noun
f Pronoun
g Verb
h Adverb
i Prepositions
j Conjunction
k Phrases and Idioms
l Vocabulary
m Comprehension Reading


Syllabus For Goa Class 8 English Composition (Writing)

This section tests your writing skills in English. The English Composition syllabus has the following topics:

Unit Name of the Unit
a Notice
b Story
c Formal and Informal Letters
d Diary Entry
e Essay


Syllabus for Goa
Class 8 Hindi

The syllabus for Goa Class 8 Hindi can be broadly categorised into two parts:

  1. Hindi Literature
  2. Hindi Grammar and Composition

 

The syllabus for Goa Class 8 Hindi Literature is based on the following three books:

  1. Durva – Bhag 3 (Dwitiya Bhasha)
  2. Text Book in Hindi Vasant – Bhag 3
  3. Bharat Ki Khoj (Supplementary)

 

Syllabus for Goa Class 8 Hindi Literature: Vasant

Chapters Name of the Chapters
1 ध्वनि (कविता)
2 लाख की चूड़िया (कहानी)
3 बस की यात्रा
4 दीवानों की हस्ती (कविता)
5 चिट्ठियों की अनूठी दुनिया (निबंध)
6 भगवान के डाकिए (कविता)
7 क्या निराश हुआ जाए (निबंध)
8 यह सब से कठिन समय नहीं (कविता)
9 कबीर की साखियाँ
10 कामचोर (कहानी)
11 जब सिनेमा ने बोलना सीखा
12 सुदामा चरित (कविता)
13 जहाँ पहिया है
14 अकबरी लोटा (कहानी)
15 सूर के पद (कविता)
16 पानी की कहानी (निबंध)
17 बाज और साँप (कहानी)
18 टोपी (कहानी)


Syllabus For Goa Class 8 Hindi Literature: Durva

Chapters Name of the Chapters
1 गुड़िया
2 दो गोरैया
3 चिट्ठियों में यूरोप
4 ओस
5 नाटक में नाटक
6 सागर यात्रा
7 उठ किसान ओ
8 सस्ते का चक्कर
9 एक खिलाडी की कुछ यादें
10 बस की सैर
11 हिंदी ने जिनकी जिंदगी बदल दी
12 आषाढ़ का पहला दिन
13 अन्याय के खिलाफ
14 बच्चो के प्रिय श्री केशव शंकर पिल्लई
15 फर्श पर
16 बड़ी अम्मा की बात
17 वह सुबह कभी तो आएगी
18 आओ पत्रिका निकालें
19 आहवान

Syllabus for Goa Class 8 Hindi Literature: Bharat Ki Khoj

Chapters Name of the Chapters
1 अहमदनगर का किला
2 तलाश
3 सिंधु घाटी सभ्यता
4 युगों का दौर
5 नयी समस्याएँ
6 अंतिम दौर -एक
7 अंतिम दौर -दो
8 तनाव
9 दो पृष्ठभूमियाँ – भारतीय और अंग्रेज़ी


Syllabus for Goa Class 8 Hindi Grammar & Composition

Chapters Name of the Chapters
1 पुनरुक्ति शब्द
2 वाक्यनिर्माण
3 संज्ञा
4 विशेषण
5 कारक
6 अनेकार्थीशब्द
7 विभक्ति
8 प्रत्यय
9 शब्द परिवार
10 संधि
11 समास
12 द्वंद्व
13 उपसर्ग
14 अनेक शब्दों के लिए एक शब्द
15 मुहावरे
16 समानार्थी


Syllabus for Goa Class 8 Hindi Composition includes:

  1. Essay (निबंध)

  2. Letter Writing (पत्र लेखन)

Study Plan to Maximise Score

Study Plan to Maximise Score

Preparation Tips

  1. Complete sample papers: By solving more sample papers, students will be able to understand the concepts easily. It will also help you keep track of how much time you’ve spent and whether or not the questions you’ve attempted are accurate.
  2. Time management: Students will profit from effective time management if they complete their exam papers on time, avoiding last-minute anxiety and stress. This may be accomplished by students developing a timetable that allows sufficient time for each topic.
  3. Make writing answers a habit: Even if you know the answers in your head, you must always write them down. Make a list of the steps you’ll need to tackle the problem while you’re practising. Having strong writing abilities will come in help while dealing with social science and mathematical difficulties. You will find that such techniques make your math look simple to you.
  4. Arrange themes and concepts in order of importance: Make a list of all the important concepts and formulae to help you remember them. If students highlight the important concepts or make short notes, then it will be easier for them to revise on a regular basis and in the last minute preparation.
  5. Concentrate on SCERT: The SCERT Syllabus should not be neglected at any cost. It covers the most relevant and important topics or questions that can be practised.

Exam Taking Strategy

  1. When you initially receive the question paper, take some time to read the instructions. If you have any questions, ask your instructor to answer them, individually or in front of the class. Don’t be embarrassed; your peers are likely to be concerned about the same things. If other students ask questions, don’t get so engrossed in your question paper that you miss the answers.
  2. Examine the whole question paper and devise a strategy for managing your time. You don’t have to look over each question. Still, depending on whether the test includes fifteen multiple-choice questions and six essay questions or ninety multiple-choice questions and one essay question, your method may differ. If the lecturer provides the point value of each question or segment, focus on the sections with the greatest point value if you expect to be pressed for time. Take a brief look at any bonus questions and answer the ones you already know before moving on to the harder questions.
  3. To push you, teachers may sometimes give questions that are rephrased or some numerical value is changed. If you believe a question is illogical, difficult to understand, or contains typos, ask your teacher for an explanation; misprints and editing errors do happen.
  4. There is no need for you to answer the exam questions in any specific order. Start with questions that are simple for you to respond to fast. This will ensure that you earn credit for correct replies while also increasing your self-assurance. The rest of your time might be spent on more challenging topics that need more thought and effort.
  5. If you’re solving a difficult problem and the solution isn’t correct, don’t get stuck and waste your time. Switch to a different problem and see the difficult ones later. Eliminate as many options as possible while answering multiple-choice questions. Remember that absolute or near-absolute replies to true/false questions, such as “always” or “never,” are usually wrong. Always make an intelligent decision, no matter how confused you are. If you don’t attempt, you have no chance of getting the right answer.
  6. Read the question carefully to make sure you understand both the topic and what you’re supposed to “do” with your essay. Some of the terms include “define,” “explain,” and “compare.” Make a brief outline on scrap paper to help you organise your thoughts immediately and keep track of the amount of time you have. 
  7. If other students are causing a distraction in class, ask them to be quiet or tell the teacher. Do not feel rushed if other students finish the exam quickly and leave early.If you’re in a rush to finish and “get it over with,” review your answers and double-check your responses for any errors or questions you missed.
  8. If you start to feel scared or stressed out throughout the test, put down your pencil and take several long, deep breaths. Visualise yourself sleeping or relaxing peacefully. This will help you clear your mind and get more oxygen into your circulation.

Detailed Study plan

  1. Create and stick to a study schedule for the whole semester. To get more done in less time, use time management strategies like the Intense Study Session and 3-part planning.
  2. Swap subjects if at all possible. For example, one hour of Science followed by one hour of Mathematics.) Switching between different study strategies such as the PARROT Method for textbook reading, Concept Mapping, Note Cards, practise problems, and so on is also a good idea (do not study a subject in the same way for too long).
  3. Select a location that allows you to concentrate and is free of distractions (no instant messages, cell phones, TV).
  4. Take systematic notes using 2-page Note Format, Concept Maps, and other organisational tools. Make a lot of review sessions (short and frequent is better than one long cram session).
  5. Eating a balanced diet before a test may help you concentrate better. To ensure a good night’s sleep, do something soothing the night before. Before the test, see yourself performing well.
  6. Avoid studying on the day of the exam (it can increase anxiety, which can lead to test anxiety and memory loss). Schedule several revision sessions before the test; short but frequent revision sessions are better than a single large cram session. The night before, go through the major points again.
  7. Take a deep breath and relax, forgetting about the people in your near surroundings. Make sure you completely read the instructions. Determine the various types of questions, the number of points each one is worth, and whether or not you have a choice of questions to answer, among other things. Set out time for each type of question, with additional time for verification. Start with the easy questions and work your way up to the more challenging ones.
  8. Read the question again to make sure you understand everything. Don’t be scared to circle a question and return to it later if you want to skip it. If everything else fails and you’re left with no alternative but to guess, choose the one that makes the most sense to you.
  9. Evaluate the situation: What went well? What might have been done differently? Examine the types of mistakes you made after giving the exam (didn’t comprehend the subject, particular types of problems, silly mistakes?). Next time, make an effort to try something new and learn from your mistakes.

Exam Counselling

Exam counselling

Student Counselling

Students who get counselling are motivated, supported, and given the tools, they need to thrive in school and contribute to their local and global communities. The objective of this technique is to strengthen pupils rather than to fix adults. A proactive approach to ensuring that children learn important skills and habits will benefit their overall development. Individual and group seminars, as well as classroom training, are used to give preventative education. This curriculum has been created to fulfil the requirements of our children as they progress through their developmental phases.

Parent/Gaurdian counselling

Every child develops at their speed and in a unique manner. Each of them has an extraordinary ability for learning and success. As a result, you must support your child’s enthusiasm and praise his efforts as a parent unreservedly. Assist your kid in resolving disputes at school, in the classroom, and with classmates.

The importance of counselling cannot be overstated. Parents need expert advice to deal with the difficulties of their child. As a result of delayed milestones, developmental abnormalities, and impairments in their children, parents and caregivers face substantial challenges such as irritation, stress, anxiety, and sadness. This long-term influence affects parents’ perceptions of their social and emotional well-being, as well as significant changes in family connections that rip families apart. To encourage the child’s healthy growth at home, parents are provided aid in understanding the nature of developmental delay/intellectual impairment and the requirements of children at various stages of development.

Parent counselling focuses on promoting positive behaviour, controlling negative behaviour, and understanding their children’s emotional needs. One or both parents can do this. Parent counselling offers parents the support, skills, and information they need to deal with various issues that impact their children. Parents should be more aware of their children’s future employment possibilities shortly.

FAQs

Freaquently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1.How can I get full marks in maths class 8?
A. The best strategies to prepare for the Goa board 8 exams are to solve mock test series, sample papers, take brief notes, prepare effectively, and revise every day.

Q2. Is there a platform where I can solve Goa 8th standard mock questions?
A. Yes, you may utilise Embibe to take practise examinations in Class 8. You will also receive a detailed analysis of your mock tests.

Q3. How can I prepare for the Class 8 examinations?
A. Going through the NCERT books one by one is one of the greatest strategies to prepare for your Class 8 examinations. You may download Embibe to take subject-specific mock examinations once you’ve completed the whole course. It will aid you in getting a good grade.

Q4. Which book is best for Maths in Class 8?
A. RS Aggarwal is the best book for Maths in Class 8.

Q5. How many hours should I study?
A. Starting in week 1, it is advised that you devote 2-3 hours per credit per week to your study (4 hours per credit per week for Math programmes). For a 3-unit course, this translates to 6-9 hours of study time each week. This includes time spent on any course-related activity (e.g., reading, reviewing, preparing for an exam, working on an assignment, writing a paper, etc.) but excludes time spent in lectures, tutorials, or laboratories.

Q6. How to download Goa Board Textbooks PDF 8th Class?
A. Students can download the Goa Board Konkani Textbooks Class 8th from the link: https://scert.goa.gov.in/?page_id=302

Q7. Can we get Goa Board Textbooks PDF for all Classes?
A. Yes, you can get Goa Board Textbooks PDF for all classes using the linkhttps://scert.goa.gov.in/

Dos and Donts

Q1.How can I get full marks in maths class 8?
A. The best strategies to prepare for the Goa board 8 exams are to solve mock test series, sample papers, take brief notes, prepare effectively, and revise every day.

Q2. Is there a platform where I can solve Goa 8th standard mock questions?
A. Yes, you may utilise Embibe to take practise examinations in Class 8. You will also receive a detailed analysis of your mock tests.

Q3. How can I prepare for the Class 8 examinations?
A. Going through the NCERT books one by one is one of the greatest strategies to prepare for your Class 8 examinations. You may download Embibe to take subject-specific mock examinations once you’ve completed the whole course. It will aid you in getting a good grade.

Q4. Which book is best for Maths in Class 8?
A. RS Aggarwal is the best book for Maths in Class 8.

Q5. How many hours should I study?
A. Starting in week 1, it is advised that you devote 2-3 hours per credit per week to your study (4 hours per credit per week for Math programmes). For a 3-unit course, this translates to 6-9 hours of study time each week. This includes time spent on any course-related activity (e.g., reading, reviewing, preparing for an exam, working on an assignment, writing a paper, etc.) but excludes time spent in lectures, tutorials, or laboratories.

Q6. How to download Goa Board Textbooks PDF 8th Class?
A. Students can download the Goa Board Konkani Textbooks Class 8th from the link: https://scert.goa.gov.in/?page_id=302

Q7. Can we get Goa Board Textbooks PDF for all Classes?
A. Yes, you can get Goa Board Textbooks PDF for all classes using the linkhttps://scert.goa.gov.in/

List of Educational Institutions

About Exam

List of Schools in Goa

Here is the list of Top State Board Schools of Goa:

  1. Adarsh High School
  2. Adarsh V.V. High School
  3. AJD Almeida High School
  4. Bal Priya Educational School
  5. Kendriya Vidyalaya I.N.S, Mandovi, Verem, Bardez. 
  6. Kendriya Vidyalaya, Bambolim, Tiswadi. 
  7. Kendriya Vidyalaya, Ponda. 
  8. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Canacona – Goa.
  9. Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1 Mangor Hill, Vasco, Goa Varunapuri. 
  10. Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 2 Shantinagar Vasco.
  11. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Valpoi – Goa. 
  12. Govt. High School, Agarwada, Pernem. 
  13. Hutatma Bapu Gawas Memorial Govt. High School, Chandel, Pernem. 
  14. Govt. High School, Torxem, Pernem. 
  15. Govt. High School, Gothanwada, Ozari, Pernem. 
  16. Govt. High School, Menkurem, Bicholim, P.O. Colvale. 
  17. Govt. High School, Pissurlem, Sattari. 
  18. Govt. High School, Shigao, Collem, Dharbandora. 
  19. Late Narendra A. Mayekar, Govt. High School, Headland, Sada, Vasco. 
  20. Harmal Panchakroshi High School, Harmal, Pernem

Future Exams

Similar

List of Future Exams for Class 8 Goa

Here is a list of a few exams which can be given after class 8

1. National Talent Search Examination or NTSE
Subjects: Science, Mathematics, Social Science, Mental Ability and General Awareness
Conducting Body: National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) 

2. National Level Science Talent Search Exam or NLSTSE
Subjects: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, General Questions
Conducting Body: Unified Council

3. Indian National Olympiad (INO)
Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy and Junior Science
Conducting Body: Jointly conducted by Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT) & Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE)

4. Science Olympiad Foundation
Subjects: Science, mathematics, computer education, English, sports and professional courses
Conducting Body: Science Olympiad Foundation

5. GeoGenius

6. Kishore Vigyan Protsahan Yojana or KVPY
Conducted Body (funded by): Department of Science and Technology of the Government of India Silverzone Olympiads Subject: Computer, Mathematics, Science and English Language Conducted by: Silverzone Foundation. National Interactive Maths Olympiad or NIMO Subjects: Math Conducting Body: Eduheal Foundation National Biotechnology Olympiad or NBO Subjects: Math Conducting Body: Eduheal foundation Asset (Assessment of Scholastic Skills Through Educational Testing) Subjects: English, Mathematics and Science (Social Studies and Hindi – Optional) Conducting Body: Educational Initiatives Pvt. Ltd.

7. Silverzone Olympiads
Subject: Computer, Mathematics, Science and English Language
Conducted by:Silverzone Foundation.

8. National Interactive Maths Olympiad or NIMO
Subjects: Math
Conducting Body: Eduheal Foundation

9. National Biotechnology Olympiad or NBO
Subjects:Math
Conducting Body:Eduheal foundation

10. Asset (Assessment of Scholastic Skills Through Educational Testing)
Subjects: English, Mathematics and Science (Social Studies and Hindi – Optional)
Conducting Body: Educational Initiatives Pvt. Ltd.

11. International Olympiad of English Language (iOEL)
Subject: English
Conducting Body: CBSE/ICSE and the State Boards

12. SKGKO – SmartKid General Knowledge Olympiad
Subject: History, Geography, General Science, Current Affairs and Sports.
Conducting Body: CBSE/ICSE and the State Boards

13. iSSO – International Social Studies Olympiad
Subject: History, Geography and Civics
Conducting Body: CBSE/ICSE and the State Boards

14. The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO)
Subject: Maths
Conducting Body: Science Olympiad Foundation

Practical Knowledge/Career Goals

Prediction

Learning from Real World

Real-World Learning is a teaching technique in which schools cooperate with community partners and industry experts to involve students in real-world challenges, projects, and experiences that help them build career awareness and preparation. Students may make a good influence in the world and in the lives of others via real-world learning.

Future Skills

Coding

Coding is a creative activity that may be done by students from any subject. It aids in the development of computational thinking, problem-solving abilities, critical thinking, and exposure to real-life scenarios in order to solve issues in a variety of fields. As a result, starting in Session 2021-2022, CBSE will introduce ‘Coding’ as a 12-hour skill module in classes VI-VIII. The goal is to make coding learning easier by encouraging design thinking and a logical flow of ideas that can be used across disciplines. Students will be able to acquire competencies AI, data sciences, and other fields thanks to the foundations created in the early years. The CBSE applauds Microsoft India for taking the initiative to provide this coding manual for class VIII students. This guide uses block coding to illustrate advanced coding principles in the MakeCode platform using Python. To make learning more entertaining, it employs a gamified learning technique. The book is easy to read and understand, with practical examples of theoretical topics and activities. Mini projects are available for students to work on. It will also focus on exposing students to coding ethics and the usage of coding in other areas, such as mathematics.

  • HTML– HTML is the industry standard for creating web pages that display electronic data (hypertext markup language). Tim Berners-Lee created HTML in 1990 to format internet data, images, and videos. HTML instructs the internet browser on how to display web pages in the best possible way for the user.
  • Java– Sun Microsystems invented Java in 1995 as an object-oriented programming language. Single-machine or full-server programmes, as well as small online applets, are built using Java commands. Java is a popular programming language for mobile apps and video games, particularly on Android phones and tablets.
  • Python– Guido van Rossum invented Python in 1991 as a server-side web and software development language. Python provides an easy-to-understand, English-like syntax for developing back-end processes in high-performance programmes, user interfaces, and operating systems. Python is used by many systems, including Google and NASA’s Integrated Planning System.
  • CSS– CSS (cascading style sheets) is a computer language for defining the look and feel of a website. CSS instructs internet browsers how to display a website’s layout, background colour, font size, cursor shape, and other components. It was created by Hkon Wium Lie in 1994. For websites to have visual appeal, good CSS code must be created and maintained.
  • C Language– In 1972, Bell Labs created C as a low-level coding language for the UNIX operating system. C is the simplest programming language for scripting embedded devices, network drivers, and artificial intelligence, with just 32 keywords. The C programming language may be used to communicate with computer hardware in a variety of ways.
  • C++– C++ is an object-oriented programming language built on the C programming language that allows you to do higher-level computer operations. C++ is a computer language created by Bjarne Stroustrup in 1983 that organises and stores data in bundles, enabling more sophisticated programmes. Adobe, Microsoft Office, Amazon, and Mozilla apps all use C++ to speed up processing.
  • PHP– PHP, or hypertext processor, was created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994 as a web development computer language. PHP is a popular way to create dynamic website content by combining server programming and HTML. WordPress heavily uses PHP, an open-source online platform that powers 20% of all websites and blogs.
  • SQL– The structured query language, or SQL, is a domain-specific scripting language for streaming data into a database. SQL was first suggested by IBM researchers in 1974 as a compact language for hosting online back-end databases. Most organisations use SQL to load, retrieve, and analyse data stored on their servers.

Here are a few high-demand jobs that look for individuals who can code.

  • Database Administrator
  • Web Developer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Applications Developer
  • Health Informatics Specialist
  • Instructional Designer
  • Digital Marketing Manager

 

DIY (Do It Yourself)

DIY (do-it-yourself) learning is a project-based, activity-based approach to learning. Theatre may be used to teach topics like English and Hindi, while debate, survey, and fieldwork can teach social science concerns. Science can be studied through experiments, field investigations, and other approaches. Students should be taught some mathematics ideas through exercises, such as profit and loss, area measurement, etc. Embibe App offers DIY exercises for every grade, topic, and chapter to help students study more effectively.

Students should master the following DIY skills:

  1. Solar Eclipse Model
  2. Working Windmill Project
  3. Solar Lantern Project
  4. Vacuum Cleaner Project

IoT (Internet of Things)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the wireless network that connects digital devices, people, machines, appliances, and other items. It enables machines and humans to interact and communicate with one another. It is thought to be the internet’s future. This version of the internet is focused on data generated by objects.

Internet of Things Applications

  • Daily Life: IoT may be used to automate simple tasks in daily life, such as brewing coffee when the owner gets home, notifying the refrigerator when veggies need to be purchased and/or buying them from an e-store and so on. It is also suitable for usage in offices.
  • Industry: The Internet of Things may be used to decrease human error, increase efficiency, and boost production, among other things.
  • Agriculture: Weather forecasts, soil nutrient content, insect infestation, and other IoT applications may all be utilised to boost overall production.
  • Healthcare: There are numerous advantages to working in the medical field. Better illness diagnostics, wearable vitals monitoring, sophisticated linked devices, and so on.
  • Transportation: Toll booths, traffic management, autonomous automobiles, and other applications can benefit from the Internet of Things. It may also be utilised in fleet management, safety assistance, and logistics improvements, among other things.
  • Media/Advertising: Companies may utilise IoT to monitor and anticipate customer behaviour and employ target marketing to improve the return on investment in advertising and marketing efforts, among other things. In this case, big data and data mining ideas can be applied.
  • Smart Cities: The Internet of Things can be utilised to make cities more livable. It may be used in various settings, including solid waste management, smart power grids, and smart energy management systems.
  • Government Policies and Services: The government may use the Internet of Things to improve citizen services.

Career Skills

Career skills are the abilities that allow you to do your job and manage your career. These abilities help you gain the talents and technical knowledge you’ll need to complete the shape of your career. Some of the job skills are communication, self-management, information and communication technology, entrepreneurial, and green skills. Rather than looking for work, students should build entrepreneurial skills to learn the necessary information and skills to establish their own business. As a student, you are expected to learn various skills to match the skill requirements of the job or run your own business.

Here is a list of career fields students can choose from:

  1. E-commerce
  2. Information Technology Engineer
  3. Cyber Security
  4. Automobiles
  5. Financial Markets
  6. Travels & Tourism
  7. Beauty and Skin Care Centre
  8. Wellness Centre
  9. Operations Management
  10. Banking and Insurance
  11. Sales and Marketing
  12. Fashion Industry
  13. Textiles Industry
  14. Artificial Intelligence
  15. Data Scientist
  16. Assistant Professor
  17. Business Analyst
  18. Research Analyst
  19. Civil Services
  20. Marine Engineer

Career Prospects/Which stream to choose

1. Science

  • Science is the most popular and desired career option for the majority of parents and children.
  • Engineering, medicine, information technology, and research are just a few lucrative career options available in the Science stream.
  • The best part about studying Science is that it expands your horizons. You have the option of switching from Science to business or from Science to the arts. However, it is not possible to do it the other way around.
  • Science and math provide a flexible foundation that allows students to choose careers that are well-known and well-paid.
  • Science and math provide a versatile foundation that permits students to choose well-respected occupations and well-paid.
  • Science is fascinating, amazing, and enjoyable. As Edward Teller accurately remarked, “today’s science is tomorrow’s technology.”

Who should take Science?

If you’re interested in technology and have a flair for numbers, science beyond 10th grade might be a great fit for you.

  • You can major in physics, chemistry, or math (PCM).
  • If you want to be a doctor, you should major in physics, chemistry, math, or biology (PCM-B).
  • Many students nowadays despite arithmetic. They are either terrified of arithmetic or disinterested in math. You don’t need to know math to be a doctor, so don’t worry. Physicists, chemists, and biologists are all good choices (PCB).

2. Commerce

  • Commerce is the second most popular career after science. Finance is an excellent choice if you like numbers, finances, economics, and other related disciplines.
  • It opens up a wider range of career options, including chartered accountants, MBAs, banking investment, and so on.
  • You learn commercial knowledge that is crucial to the company’s success.
  • You’ll need to know about accounting, money, and economics, among other things.
  • You must be numerate, data-driven, and interested in finance and economics to be considered for this position.
  • In India, commerce is growing increasingly popular, with many students studying it and pursuing a career.

Who should take Commerce?

Commerce is the path for you if you like Math, Business, and Economics. If you wish to pursue a career in economics and business, then again commerce is the profession for you.

There is a multitude of commerce programmes to select from after tenth grade. If you’re hesitant about pursuing a career in commerce, the best plan of action is to seek professional counsel. For a stress-free career after 10th grade, effective career counselling is essential.

3. Arts/Humanities

  • These days, arts and humanities are in high demand, with a rising number of students opting for them.
  • Nowadays Arts is becoming more popular as a career choice. It provides students with a wide choice of career opportunities.
  • It offers a wide range of lucrative job options, such as journalism, languages, history, psychology, and others.
  • Design, language arts, performing arts, and humanities are all lucrative fields.
  • Subjects in the arts encourage self-expression and creativity.
  • Art students enhance their critical thinking abilities. It also helps to build leadership abilities.

Art teaches you how to interact with the world.

Who should take Arts?

If you’re a creative student who wants to understand more about humanity, arts is the path for you.

Students in the Arts stream have various options after tenth grade. If you are unsure about anything, you can seek career counselling. A career counsellor will provide you with good career guidance and direct you in the right direction.

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