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About Exam

About Exam

Exam Brief

HPBoSE is the exam conducting board and they also prescribe the Class 8 curriculum. The Board has formed a committee of skilled subject matter experts to design the curriculum for various subjects. The committee creates full-fledged textbooks for Class 8 students as well. They are the sole authority for revising or updating the Class 8 syllabus and textbooks.

For class 8th HPBoSE, the respective schools have the right to design the question papers while adhering to the board’s norms and guidelines.

According to the guidelines, Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) evaluates performance and growth through Formative and Summative Assessments (FA) and Summative Assessments (SA). The assessment is based on three core subjects: Mathematics, Science, Social Science, and two languages. One of the languages is English, and the other language can be Hindi, Sanskrit or any of the regional languages. The examination is divided into two terms, the weightage of which is given below:

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

For the most up-to-date information and notifications about the HPBoSE, visit the board’s official website.

Exam Summary

The Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education, Dharamshala was established in 1969 in accordance with Himachal Pradesh Act No. 14 of 1968, with its headquarters initially in Shimla and later relocating to Dharamshala in January 1983. The Board currently administers examinations for the following classes and courses: 10th, 10+2, J.B.T, and T.T.C. The Education Board prescribes the syllabus, courses of instruction, and textbooks for school education throughout the Himachal Pradesh state.

Class 8 is a goal-oriented stage in which students must decide which career path they want to pursue. While they learned the majority of the fundamentals in Class 7, it is in class 8 that students begin to understand the breadth of many topics. They are given the tools necessary to tackle complex problems for their first board levels.

The Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education, Dharamshala was established in 1969 in accordance with Himachal Pradesh Act No. 14 of 1968, with its headquarters initially in Shimla and later relocating to Dharamshala in January 1983. The Board currently administers examinations for the following classes and courses: 10th, 10+2, J.B.T, and T.T.C. The Education Board prescribes the syllabus, courses of instruction, and textbooks for school education throughout the Himachal Pradesh state.

Class 8 is a goal-oriented stage in which students must decide which career path they want to pursue. While they learned the majority of the fundamentals in Class 7, it is in class 8 that students begin to understand the breadth of many topics. They are given the tools necessary to tackle complex problems for their first board levels.

The Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education, Dharamshala was established in 1969 in accordance with Himachal Pradesh Act No. 14 of 1968, with its headquarters initially in Shimla and later relocating to Dharamshala in January 1983. The Board currently administers examinations for the following classes and courses: 10th, 10+2, J.B.T, and T.T.C. The Education Board prescribes the syllabus, courses of instruction, and textbooks for school education throughout the Himachal Pradesh state.

 

Class 8 is a goal-oriented stage in which students must decide which career path they want to pursue. While they learned the majority of the fundamentals in Class 7, it is in class 8 that students begin to understand the breadth of many topics. They are given the tools necessary to tackle complex problems for their first board levels.

Official Website Link

https://hpbose.org/Home.aspx

Himachal Pradesh Board Class 8 Latest Updates

Test

Latest Update

January 5, 2023: HPBOSE released the tentative timetable for HP Board Class 8 term 2 examination. The exam will be held on March 11 to March 24, 2023, tentatively. Students can refer to the table below to get the HP Board Class 8 term 2 tentative timetable.

Dates Subjects
March 11, 2023
Hindi
March 13, 2023 English
March 15, 2023 Science
March 17, 2023
Sanskrit
March 20, 2023
Social Science
March 22, 2023 Mathematics
March 24, 2023

Art(Drawing, Painting, Applied Arts)

Home Science

Syllabus and Blueprint

Exam Syllabus

Exam Syllabus

The Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBOSE) creates the Class 8 Syllabus, which includes all of the topics that must be covered during that academic session.

The class 8th HPBoSE syllabus covers the majority of the important topics in Science, Social Science, and Mathematics. Aside from these main topics, the syllabus includes the first and second (regional) languages, which are chosen by the student. A student will now be required to study coding as an elective subject starting next year. All of the topics in each subject are covered in an engaging manner so that students can learn them without being bored by the same.

The syllabus for class 8th HPBoSE subject is given below-

Class 8th HPBoSE Maths Syllabus

According to the HPBOSE textbook of Mathematics for class 8, the following chapters are included in the syllabus for Class 8th Mathematics:

Mathematics
Chapters Name of the Chapter
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 Squares and Square roots
Chapter 7 Cube and Cube roots
Chapter 8 Comparing Quantities
Chapter 9 Algebraic expression and Identities
Chapter 10 Visualising Solid Shapes
Chapter 11 Mensuration
Chapter 12 Exponents and Powers
Chapter 13 Direct and Inverse Proportions
Chapter 14 Factorization
Chapter 15 Introduction to Graphs
Chapter 16 Playing with Numbers


Class 8th HPBoSE Science Book Syllabus

Following are the Science chapters suggested by HPBoSE for Class 8 students.

SCIENCE
Unit No./Name Chapters Name of the Chapters
Unit 1- Food Chapter 1 Crop Production
  Chapter 2 Micro-organisms
Unit 2- Materials Chapter 3 Synthetic Fibres and Plastics
  Chapter 4 Materials: Metals and Non-metals
  Chapter 5 Coal and Petroleum
  Chapter 6 Combustion and Flames
Unit 3- The world of Living 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
Unit 4- Moving things, People and Ideas Chapter 11 Force and Pressure
  Chapter 12 Friction
  Chapter 13 Sound
Unit 5- How things work Chapter 14 Chemical Effects of Electric Current
  Chapter 15 Some Natural Phenomena
Unit 6- Natural Phenomena Chapter 16 Light
  Chapter 17 Stars and Solar System
Unit 7- Natural Resources Chapter 18 Pollution of Air and Water

It should be noted that the Syllabus for Class 8 science covers all three sections – Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Class 8th HPBoSE Social Science Book Syllabus

According to the HPBoSE textbook of Social Science for Class 8, the following chapters are included in the HPBoSE syllabus for Class 8 Social Science:

Social Science
History Geography Civics
How, When and Where Resources The Indian Constitution
From Trade to Territory: The Company Establishes Power Land, Soil, Water, Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Resources Understanding Secularism
Ruling the countryside Mineral and Power Resources Why do we need a Parliament
Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age Agriculture Understanding Laws
When People Rebel Industries Judiciary
Colonialism and the City Human Resources Understanding our Criminal Justice System
Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners   Understanding Marginalisation
Civilising the “Native”, Educating the Nation   Confronting Marginalisation
Women, Castle and Reform   Public Facilities
The changing World of Visual Arts   Law and Social Justice
The Making of the National Movement: 1870-1947    
India after Independence    

Syllabus for HPBoSE Class 8 English

English for Class 8 HPBoSE is divided into two parts:

  • English Literature, and
  • English Grammar & Composition

The HPBoSE 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 HPBoSE Class 8 English (Honeydew – English Textbook for Class VIII)

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

Syllabus for HPBoSE 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 HPBOSE 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 Class 8 is provided below. 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 HPBoSE 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 HPBoSE Class 8 Hindi

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

  1. Hindi Literature, and
  2. Hindi Grammar and Composition

The Syllabus for HPBoSE 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 HPBoSE 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 HPBoSE 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 HPBoSE 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 HPBoSE 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

The Syllabus for HPBoSE Class 8 Hindi composition includes:

  1. Essay (निबंध)
  2. Letter Writing (पत्र लेखन)

Exam Blueprint

Blueprint for HPBoSE Class 8 Mathematics

Chapter level marks weightage for HPBoSE Class 8 Mathematics
Chapters Name of the chapters Weightage (Marks)
Chapter 1 Rational Numbers 8 (5)
Chapter 2 Linear Equation in One Variable 6 (3)
Chapter 3 Understanding Quadrilaterals  
Chapter 4 Practical Geometry 4 (1)
Chapter 5 Data Handling 1 (1)
Chapter 6 Square and Square Roots 5 (3)
Chapter 7 Cube and Cube Roots  
Chapter 8 Comparing Quantities  
Chapter 9 Algebraic Expressions and Identities 6 (3)
Chapter 10 Visualising Solid Shapes 6 (4)
Chapter 11 Mensuration 9 (4)
Chapter 12 Exponents and Powers 8 (4)
Chapter 13 Direct and Indirect Proportions 8 (3)
Chapter 14 Factorisation 6 (2)
Chapter 15 Introduction to Graphs 9 (4)
Chapter 16 Playing with Numbers 4 (3)
  Total 80 (40)

Blueprint for HPBoSE Class 8 Science:

Chapter level marks weightage for HPBoSE Class 8 Science
Chapters Name of the chapters Weightage (Marks)
Chapter 1 Crop Production and Management 3 (1)
Chapter 2 Microorganisms: Friend or Foe 4 (2)
Chapter 3 Synthetic Fibres and Plastics  
Chapter 4 Materials: Metals and Non-Metals 5 (1)
Chapter 5 Coal and Petroleum 3 (1)
Chapter 6 Combustion and Flame  
Chapter 7 Conservation of Plants and Animals  
Chapter 8 Cell – Structure and Functions 6 (2)
Chapter 9 Reproduction in Animals 7 (3)
Chapter 10 Reaching the Age of Adolescence 6 (4)
Chapter 11 Force and Pressure 3 (1)
Chapter 12 Friction  
Chapter 13 Sound 7(3)
Chapter 14 Chemical Effects of Electric Current 7 (3)
Chapter 15 Some Natural Phenomena 8 (4)
Chapter 16 Lights 7 (3)
Chapter 17 Stars and The Solar System 6 (4)
Chapter 18 Pollution of Air and Water 8 (4)
  Total 80 (36)

Blueprint for HPBoSE Class 8 Social Science

Chapter level marks weightage for HPBoSE Class 8 Social science

History

From trade to territory

27 Marks

When People Rebel
Weavers iron smelters and factory owners
Civilising the native and educating the nation
Women caste and reform
The making of the national movement
India after independence

Geography

Resources

26 Marks

Industries
Human resources

Political Science

The Indian Constitution

27 Marks

Why do we need a Parliament?
Understanding our criminal justice system
Understanding Marginalization
Confronting Marginalization
Public facilities
Law and social justice
  Total 80 Marks

Practical/Experiments list & Model writeup

For chapters in Science, the students can do the following practicals/ experiments and models

Chapter Experiments
Food
  • Germinate seeds to observe how plants grow from seeds
  • Test the presence of carbohydrates, proteins, fats in food items
  • Observe stomata in leaves
  • Study that leaves prepare starch by the process of photosynthesis
  • Study how insect pests spoil food grains
  • Observation of pond water for the presence of microorganisms
Materials
  • Let us explore fabrics that are obtained from fibre
  • Classify the given materials on the basis of properties, such as hardness, solubility in water, floats in water and transparency
  • A mixture of iron, sand and common salt is provided to you. Separate the three components of this mixture
  • Let us explore the nature of the following changes whether they can be reversed or not?
    (a) Disappearance of common salt on dissolving in water
    (b) Cutting of potatoes.
  • Reaction between an acid and a base to show the process of neutralisation
  • Identification of the acidic/basic/neutral nature of the salt solutions
  • Differentiate amongst the changes such as folding of paper, tearing of paper and burning of paper
  • Compare the water absorption capacity of fibres obtained from plants, animals and synthetic sources
  • Differentiate between natural and man-made fibres
  • Show that metallic oxides are basic in nature
  • Show that non-metallic oxides are acidic in nature
  • Show that iron is more reactive than copper
  • Show that hydrogen gas is evolved by the action of acids on some metals
  • Show the electric conductivity of metals and nonmetals
  • Show that oxygen is necessary for the combustion of a substance
  • Show that fuel/substance should be heated to its ignition temperature to make it burn
  • Measure the temperature of water when it is being heated, when it is boiling and when it is cooling
  • To distinguish between good conductors and poor conductors of heat
The World of the Living
  • Study that leaves release water vapour during the process of transpiration
  • Identify the parts of a flower and distinguish between unisexual and bisexual flowers
  • Let us learn about joints in our body and how they move
  • Find out what the exhaled air contains
  • Understand the mechanism of breathing
  • Observe how water moves between cells in plants
  • Study the different types of reproduction in fungi/ plants
  • Study the mode of reproduction in yeasts
  • Prepare a temporary slide to observe plant cells
  • Create awareness among students about sex-based/ gender-based discrimination that exists in our society
Moving Things, People and Ideas
  • Measure the length of your classroom by counting the number of steps and to express the length in cm/m
  • To find the speed of hopping on one leg
  • To understand the concept of net force
  • To show that liquid pressure depends only upon the height of the liquid column and not the volume of the liquid
  • Explain the working principle of a rubber dropper
  • To show that the increase in weight will increase the static friction between two surfaces
How Things Work
  • Make a bulb glow with the help of a few cells and a few pieces of wire
  • To make a magnet out of the given iron nail and observe its properties
  • To find out whether both the poles of a magnet are equally strong and whether all magnets are equally strong
  • To observe the heating effect of electric current
  • To observe how the strength of an electromagnet depends upon the number of turns of the wire 136 46. Study electrolysis of water
Natural Phenomena
  • Study how shadows are formed
  • Show that air exerts pressure
  • Observe that air expands on heating
  • To observe the image of a candle flame formed by a concave mirror when the candle is placed at different distances from the mirror
  • Observe the image of a candle flame formed by a convex lens when the candle is placed at different distances from the lens
  • To burn a candle in a glass full of water (Fun game)
  • To verify the laws of reflection To observe that the appearance of the moon changes every night
Natural Resources
  • Role of air (if any) in the given activities
  • Recycle waste paper
  • Infiltration of water through the soil
  • Cleaning of muddy water

Study Plan to Maximise Score

Study Plan to Maximise Score

Preparation Tips

  1. To get good grades in any exam, you must have a detailed strategy and plan for completing your studies.
  2. You must be aware of your own strengths and weaknesses and plan your preparations accordingly.
  3. Maintain a positive attitude and begin your preparation journey as soon as possible.
  4. Try to practise as many problems as you can for chapters that involve numerical and a lot of calculations.
  5. If you encounter any difficulties while studying the HPBoSE Class 8 syllabus, you can contact EMBIBE at any time. We are here to assist you with any questions you may have. We have a large library of learning materials as well as a question bank.
  6. Maintain a well-organised timetable so that you can study in a systematic manner every day.
  7. If you have any questions while studying, do not be afraid to ask your teachers or elders. Students can get help from EMBIBE 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  8. You must have an interest in whatever subject you study so that you do not become bored or tired easily.
  9. Never forget that nothing is impossible. The word itself implies that I am possible.
  10. Make sure you finish your entire syllabus well in advance and don’t leave anything to the last minute.

Exam Taking Strategy

  1. Prepare all of the chapters and topics for the upcoming examination.
  2. Arrive early for any exam to avoid the last-minute rush and to give yourself a few moments to relax.
  3. You should devise a strategy to make the most of the time allotted to you.
  4. Do not panic or become stressed; instead, maintain a positive attitude and approach the exam with confidence.
  5. Don’t waste time reading and answering questions about which you are unsure; save them for the second half of the exam.
  6. You should not be concerned about answering the questions in the same order, and you should begin by answering the questions with which you are most familiar, then move on to the remaining questions.
  7. Always double-check the answer sheets to ensure that the questions are correctly numbered.
  8. Make an effort not to leave any questions unanswered. Try to answer the questions about which you have some knowledge; writing a few steps can also earn you some points.
  9. While taking the examination, carefully follow all of the invigilator’s instructions.
  10. Check that you have attempted all of the questions before handing over your answer sheets to the invigilator.

Detailed Study plan

  1. A detailed study plan must be well-structured so that students can include their learning objectives and time allocation.
  2. It is preferable to set aside time each day for studying. Spend four to five hours per day by yourself in well-planned studies.
  3. If you are studying mathematics, you will undoubtedly require a pen and paper in order to write down and practise the mathematical problems.
  4. Connect each subject to a real-life situation as you study it. It will make it easier for you to remember each concept.
  5. Embibe has created interesting videos and practice sessions for all the topics of class 8, and you can use them if you need a better understanding of all the concepts.

Exam Counselling

Exam counselling

Student Counselling

Counselling is important because it enables students to discover their inherent strengths and weaknesses. Exams are an important part of education and learning. Academic and co-curricular areas are used to evaluate the student.

  • To perform well on an exam, you must pay close attention in class and during lectures. And beginning the preparations on the first day.
  • Work on your weaknesses more and review the topics you are good at on a regular basis.
  • When preparing for any exam, revision is important. Be mindful of having some extra time towards the end to revise.
  • Always seek clarification from teachers, parents, or friends. Make a list of all your doubts.

Parent/Gaurdian counselling

Each child has a unique learning style and pace. Each is unique in their ability to learn and succeed. Hence, as a parent, you must be understanding and have realistic expectations.

  • They must not overburden or put undue pressure on the child.
  • Parents should not make comparisons between their children and other students. Every child has a unique set of interests, learning pace, and abilities.
  • Parents should be aware of their child’s mental state and goals. They should also be aware of his peer group and keep a close eye on the child’s progress.

FAQs

Freaquently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1.Why is Class 8 an important elementary standard in education?
A. Class 8 is an important standard in elementary education because the concepts taught here serve as a foundation for higher classes. As a result, if you want to do well in school, you must first lay a solid foundation.

Q2. What is the syllabus of Class 8th HPBoSE?
A. The 8th-grade curriculum includes topics from Science (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology), Mathematics, Social Science (History, Geography, and Political Science), and languages such as English, Hindi, and any other regional language chosen by the student.

Q3. How can I prepare for the Class 8 examinations?
A. The best way to prepare for your Class 8 exams is to go through the syllabus books chapter by chapter. Once you’ve finished the entire syllabus, you can take the subject-specific mock tests on Embibe. It will help you achieve a high score.

Q4. Are there board examinations for Class 8?
A. No, there are no board exams for Class 8. A student will enter into Class 9th only if they pass Class 8 exams which are conducted by the school.

Q5. How to download the latest Class 8 Syllabus for the 2020-2021 academic year?
A. The entire Class 8 HPBoSE syllabus is available for free download from the Embibe website.

Q6. Is there any change in the Class 8 syllabus for 2020-21?
A. Yes, there is a 30% reduction in the syllabus of all the subjects from grade 5 to grade 8 (for 2020-2021). The notification for the reduced syllabus can be downloaded from the official website of the board.

Dos and Donts

Q1.Why is Class 8 an important elementary standard in education?
A. Class 8 is an important standard in elementary education because the concepts taught here serve as a foundation for higher classes. As a result, if you want to do well in school, you must first lay a solid foundation.

Q2. What is the syllabus of Class 8th HPBoSE?
A. The 8th-grade curriculum includes topics from Science (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology), Mathematics, Social Science (History, Geography, and Political Science), and languages such as English, Hindi, and any other regional language chosen by the student.

Q3. How can I prepare for the Class 8 examinations?
A. The best way to prepare for your Class 8 exams is to go through the syllabus books chapter by chapter. Once you’ve finished the entire syllabus, you can take the subject-specific mock tests on Embibe. It will help you achieve a high score.

Q4. Are there board examinations for Class 8?
A. No, there are no board exams for Class 8. A student will enter into Class 9th only if they pass Class 8 exams which are conducted by the school.

Q5. How to download the latest Class 8 Syllabus for the 2020-2021 academic year?
A. The entire Class 8 HPBoSE syllabus is available for free download from the Embibe website.

Q6. Is there any change in the Class 8 syllabus for 2020-21?
A. Yes, there is a 30% reduction in the syllabus of all the subjects from grade 5 to grade 8 (for 2020-2021). The notification for the reduced syllabus can be downloaded from the official website of the board.

List of Educational Institutions

About Exam

List of Schools

The HPBoSE Board currently has over 8000 schools affiliated with it. The Board has established over 1846 examination centres across the state.

Some of the schools affiliated to HPBoSE are as follows-

Serial Number School Name
1. Government Senior Secondary School, Baragaon, Shimla
2. Government Senior Secondary School
3. Munish Bahali, Rampur
4. Kendriya Vidyalaya, Keylong
5. Kendriya Vidyalaya Jakhoohills Shimla
6. Kendriya Vidyalaya Jutogh Cantt, Shimla
7. Sainik School, Sujanpur Tira
8. Kasauli International Public School
9. Government Senior Secondary School, Rajwari
10. Hainault Public School, Shimla
11. M.S Public School, Malot
12. Aadhunik Public School, Sindhbari
13. Abdul Rehman School, Shimla
14. Government High School, Shimla
15. Shimla Public School, Shimla Dhami Public School, Dhamia
16. Alpine Public School, Nalagarh
17. Sacred Heart Sr. Sec. School, Sidhpur
18. Kasauli International Public School, Dharampur
19. Govind Memorial Model Public School Chail, Kangar Kothi
20. Gandhir Public School, Gandhir

For a complete list of schools along with contact information.

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Counselling

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Parent Counselling

Parent counselling primarily aims to encourage positive behaviour, manage undesirable behaviour, and understand their children’s emotional needs. This can be accomplished by either one or both parents. Parent counselling assists parents in coping with various difficulties that affect their children by providing proper guidance, tools, and knowledge. Parents should be more aware of the career options available to their children in the near future.

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List of Parallel Exams

By similar exams, we mean exams that are held in parallel in different states—both at the central and state levels—that may be considered similar to this exam.

The exams listed below are similar to the 8th Himachal Pradesh Board Exam:

Serial Number Name of Exam
1 8th CBSE Exam, term-1
2 8th CBSE Exam, term-2
3 8th ICSE Exam
4 National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) 8th Exam
5 The Board of Secondary Education, Assam, 8th Exam (Assam HSLC)
6 Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) 8th Exam
7 Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) 8th Exam
8 West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) 8th Exam (Madhyamik Pariksha)
9 Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education 8th Exam
10 Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education, Raipur
11 Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education, Goa
12 Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education, Bhopal
13 Haryana Board of Education, Hansi Road, Bhiwani
14 Haryana Open School, Bhiwani
15 Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education, Dharamshala
16 J&K State Board of School Education, Jammu
17 J&K State Open School, Srinagar
18 Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi
19 Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board, Bangalore
20 Karnataka Open School, J.S.S. Maha Vidya Peeth, Mysore
21 Kerala Board of Public Examinations, Pareeksha Bhawan, Thiruvananthapuram
22 Kerala State Open School, Thiruvananthapuram
23 Manipur Board of Secondary Education
24 M.P. State Open School, Bhopal
25 Mizoram Board of School Education Challan, Aizawl
26 Nagaland Board of School Education, Kohima
27 Orissa Board of Secondary Education, Cuttack
28 Punjab School Education Board, Mohali
29 Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education, Ajmer
30 Rajasthan State Open School, Jaipur
31 Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education, Chennai
32 Tripura Board of Secondary Education, Agartala, Tripura West
33 U.P. Board of High School & Intermediate Education, Allahabad
34 Uttranchal Shiksha Evm Pariksha Parishad, Ram Nagar, Nainital
35 Rabindra Mukta Vidyalaya (W.B. State Open School)
36 West Bengal Board of Madarsa Education

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List of Future Exams

Exams are one way in this competitive world to bring out a student's knowledge, interests, capacity, and potential. To advance to the next grade, there is a school-level examination. Students are promoted from grade 8th to grade 9th based on Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE). Aside from this school-level examination, there are numerous competitive exams held nationally and internationally each year. These exams boost student's self-esteem and interest in subjects.

Some of the competitive exams to which grade 8 students can appear are:

  • National Talent Search Examination (NTSE): Student's knowledge and understanding of Science, Math, Social Science, Mental Ability, and General Knowledge are assessed. Scholarships and cash prizes help qualified students move on to the next academic year.

  • National Level Science Talent Search Exam (NLSTSE): The exam consists of subjects like Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and other general awareness questions are included.

  • Indian National Olympiad (INO): The syllabus includes Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy and Junior Science. This exam contains a five-stage procedure. The initial stage is the written exam conducted by NSE (National Standard Examination).

  • GeoGenius: This exam aims to create interest in geography. In this exam, students are asked to mark the various locations of India on a blank map.

  • National Interactive Maths Olympiad (NIMO): This exam tests and analyses the mental ability and mathematical skill

Olympiads:

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

Practical Knowledge/Career Goals

Prediction

Learning from Real World

Real education can connect classroom learning to real-life scenarios for students. When students gain a better understanding of things and subject matter through real-life experience, learning becomes more enjoyable. We must provide our students with ongoing, authentic learning opportunities such as activities, experiments, field trips, group activities, and so on.

Future Skills

Coding:

We have computers everywhere in today’s world, and skills like coding and data analysis have become the most in-demand. In Delhi Board class 8th, the computer is an important subject that lays the foundation for coding, which will be very useful for the students in the future, and it will give the Delhi Board students an advantage.

Do It Yourself (DIY):

It is a creative approach to learning that includes activities and projects. Drama can be used to teach subjects such as English and Hindi, while debate, surveys, and fieldwork can be used to teach social science topics. Experiments, field studies, and other forms of science can be experienced. Some mathematics topics, such as profit and loss, area measurement, and so on, should be taught to students through do-it-yourself activities. Embibe App provides DIY activities for each Class, Subject, and Chapter to make learning more enjoyable and meaningful.

Career Skills

Listening skills, understanding diversity in the workplace, language skills, research skills, planning, leadership skills, being emotionally balanced, self-survey, exploring knowledge, communication skills, and so on are all strengthened by a solid foundation in education. This can be accomplished by providing opportunities for all students and encouraging them at all stages of their development. This can be accomplished through the provision of real-life experiences and Do It Yourself activities.

Career Prospects/Which stream to choose

In Class 8, there is no direct career selection, but students must be aware of career opportunities in order to pursue their interests. After Class 10, students can study Science, Commerce, Arts, Fine Arts, and other subjects, depending on their interests.

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