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  • Last Modified on 13-01-2023

Meghalaya Board Class 10

About Exam

Exam Brief

MBOSE was established and first started in 1974 to educate and empower students and the teaching community. MBOSE administers the Class 10 (SSLC) examination, designs the syllabus, and assesses and certifies the results. Furthermore, the syllabus is framed in a way that helps students with physical, intellectual, emotional, and artistic development. The board conducts the 10th exam annually every year. Students must score a minimum of 30% in each subject to qualify for the next class.

The Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) released the SSLC (10th) exam routine on December 27, 2022. MBOSE has uploaded the routine and exam guidelines. Class 10 students who appeared for the exam could download the same from the official website. According to the exam routine, the Class 10 examination is scheduled from March 3 to March 17, 2023. Let us now have an overview of MBOSE Class 10.

Parameters Description
Name of the exam Meghalaya Board of School Education
Level of the exam State-level
Mode of registration Online/ Offline
Mode of exam Offline
Class 10 Language subjects English, Hindi, Khasi, Assamese, Bengali, Garo, Nepali, Urdu, Mizo
Class 10 Academic subjects Mathematics, Science and Technology, Social Science, Computer Science, Physical Health and Education, Work Experience, Creative Expression, Environmental Education
Frequency of exam Once in a year
Exam date March 3 to March 17, 2023
Exam duration 3 hours
Admit card February 2023
Result June 10, 2023

Exam Summary

The Meghalaya Board of School Education conducts exams for all the students registered for Class 10. Furthermore, the Class 10th exam was conducted for Language I, Language II, Mathematics, Science and Technology, Social Science, Computer Science, Physical Health and Education, Work Experience, Environmental Education. The medium of the question paper will be English for all the subjects apart from language. The exam duration is 3 hours. The total maximum mark is 600.

The below table gives the details of maximum marks in each subject. 

Subjects Maximum Marks
Languages I 100
Languages II 100
Mathematics 100
Social Science 100
Science and Technology 100
Physical Health and Education 100
Total 600

Along with these subjects, any other four other subjects, i.e., Physical Education, Computer Science, Work Experience, Creative Expression, Environmental Education, are evaluated in Grades.

Official Website Link

http://www.mbose.in/

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Latest Update

  • MBOSE released the exam dates for Class 10. The exams will commence from March 3 to March 17, 2023.
  • MBOSE released the Class 10 results 2022 on June 10, 2022.
  • Students can check their results from the official website at mbose.in.

Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern

Selection Process

Students who passed in Class 9 are eligible to register for the Class 10 Meghalaya Board exam. The Meghalaya Board of School Education conducts exams for all enrolled students of Class 10. The candidate scoring a minimum of 30% in each subject is considered a pass in class 10 Meghalaya State Board exam.

Stages of Exam

The Meghalaya Board of School Education, Class 10 exam is pen-paper based. The theory exam will be conducted for 80 marks, and an internal assessment will be conducted for 20 marks. Practical exams are conducted for Science and Technology and Computer Science subjects for 20 marks.

Exam Pattern Details - Scoring Pattern (+/- Marking)

Class 10, Meghalaya Board of School Education question paper usually consists of the following type of questions:

Question Type Mark
Very short answer questions 1 mark
Short answer type questions-I 2 mark
Short answer type questions-II 3/4 mark
Long answer type questions 5/6 mark

Exam Pattern Details - Total Time

The time duration of a theory exam and practical exam is 3 hours each. At the beginning of each exam, 15 minutes were allotted to fill in details in the question paper and answer sheet and to read the instructions clearly. There is no negative marking in theory as well as in the practical exam. 

Description Details
Mode of exam offline
Total time duration 3 Hours
Qualifying marks 30 Marks in each subject and 30% aggregate
Negative marking No

Exam Syllabus

Exam Syllabus

The syllabus is one of the important features of any education board. The Meghalaya Board of School Education has set the syllabus to meet the demands of modern-day education. The subjects offered by the Class 10 Meghalaya Board are given in the table below. 

Sl. No. Subjects
Languages
1 English
2 Hindi
3 Khasi
4 Assamese
5 Bengali
6 Garo
7 Nepali
8 Urdu
9 Hindi
10 Mizo
Core Subjects
11 Mathematics
12 Science and Technology
13 Social Science
14 Physical Health and Education
Additional Subjects
15 Work Experience
16 Creative Expression
17 Environmental Education
18 Computer Science

Meghalaya Board Class 10 English Syllabus

Meghalaya Board Class 10 English Syllabus
Topics Chapter
I. Prose (Pieces to be read) Powder and Arms – R. L. Stevenson
Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
Romeo and Juliet – Charles and Mary Lamb
The Demon with the Matted Hair – Indian Folktale
The Monkey’s Paw – W. W. Jacobs
Fourteen – Alice Gerstenberg
II. Poetry (Pieces to be read) Life – Charlotte Bronte
The Gift of India – Sarojini Naidu
The Solitary Reaper – William Wordsworth
Exiled – Edna St. Vincent Millay
The Village Schoolmaster – Oliver Goldsmith
III. Rapid Reader Rapid Reader- Oliver Twist
IV. Grammar & Composition Tenses
Active and Passive Voice
Reported Speech
The Preposition
Miscellaneous Idioms
Comprehension
Letter-Writing (Formal)/Essay
E-mail Writing
Article Writing
Story Writing

 

Prescribed Books for Meghalaya Board Class 10 English
Prose & Poetry Reading Circle – X
M/S Oxford University Press, Pragjyotish Apartment (1st Floor), M. Tayabullah Road, Dighali Pukhuri (East), Guwahati – 781001.
Rapid Reader Oliver Twist
M/S Macmillan India Ltd., S. C. Goswami Road, Pan Bazar, Guwahati – 781001.
Grammar & Composition Functional English Grammar & Composition
M/S Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd., Hermsen Complex, M. D. Shah, Paltan Bazar, Guwahati – 781008.

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Mathematics Syllabus

The syllabus teaches students that mathematics is relevant to their lives and experiences. It also emphasises the development of a child’s mathematical understanding and reasoning.

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Mathematics Syllabus
Chapter Topics
Unit I: Number System
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 results – irrationality. The decimal representation of rational numbers in terms of terminating/non – terminating recurring decimals.
Unit II: Algebra
Polynomials Zeros of a polynomial. Relationship between zeros and coefficients of a polynomial. Statement and simple problems on division algorithm for polynomials with real coefficients.
Pair Of Linear Equations In Two Variables Pair of linear equations in two variables and graphical method of their solution, consistency/inconsistency. Algebraic conditions for a number of solutions. Solution of pair of linear equations in two variables algebraically – by substitution, by elimination and by cross–multiplication method. Simple situational problems must be included. Simple problems on equations are reducible to linear equations.
Quadratic Equation Standard form of a quadratic equation ax² + bx + c = 0, (a ≠ 0). Solution of a quadratic equation (only real roots) by factorisation and completing the squares by using the quadratic formula. Relationship between the discriminant and nature of roots.
Situational problems based on quadratic equations related to day to day activities to be incorporated.
Arithmetic Progression Motivation for studying Arithmetic Progression. Derivation of standard results of finding the nth term and sum of the first n terms of Arithmetic Progression and their application in solving daily life problems.
Unit III : Trigonometry
Introduction to Trigonometry Trigonometric ratios of an acute angle of a right-angled triangle. Proof of their existence (well defined); motivate the ratios, whichever are defined at 0° and 90°. Values (with proofs) of the trigonometric ratios of 30°, 45° and 60°. Relationships between the ratios.
Trigonometric Identities Proof and applications of the identity sin² A + cos² A = 1. Only simple identities are being given. Trigonometric ratios of complementary angles.
Heights And Distances: Angle of elevation, Angle of depression Simple and believable problems on heights and distances. Problems should not involve more than two right triangles. Angles of elevation/depression should be only 30°, 45°, 60°.
Unit IV: Coordinate Geometry
Lines (In two-dimensions) Review the concepts of coordinates geometry, graphs of linear equations. Distance formula. Section formula (internal division), Area of a triangle.
Unit V: Geometry
Triangles Definitions, examples, counter examples of
(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.
(Motivate) If a line divides two sides of a triangle in the same ratio, the line is parallel to the third side.
(Motivate) If in two triangles, the corresponding angles are equal, their corresponding sides are proportional, and the triangles are similar.
(Motivate) If the corresponding sides of two triangles are proportional, their corresponding angles are equal, and the two triangles are similar.
(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.
(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.
(Prove) The ratio of the areas of two similar triangles is equal to the ratio of the squares on their corresponding sides.
(Prove) In a right triangle, the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.
(Prove) In a triangle, if the square on one side is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides, the angle opposite to the first side is a right angle.
Circles Tangents to a circle at a point of contact.
(Prove) The tangent at any point of a circle is perpendicular to the radius through the point of contact.
(Prove) The lengths of tangents drawn from an external point to a circle are equal.
Constructions Division of a line segment in a given ratio (internally).
Tangent to a circle from a point outside it.
Construction of a triangle similar to a given triangle
Unit VI: Mensuration
Areas Related to Circles Motivate the area of a circle; area of sectors and segments of a circle. Problems based on area and perimeter/circumference of the above-said plane figures. (In calculating the area of a segment of a circle, the problem should be restricted to central angles of 60°, 90°, and 120° only. Plane figures involving triangles, simple quadrilaterals and circles should be taken).
Surface Areas And Volumes Surface areas and volumes of combinations of any two of the following: cubes, cuboids, spheres, hemispheres and right circular cylinders/cones. Frustum of a cone.
ii) Problems involving converting one type of metallic solid into another and other mixed problems. (Problems with combination of not more than two different solids may be taken).
Unit VII: Statistics And Probability
Statistics Mean, median and mode of grouped data (bimodal situation to be avoided) Cumulative frequency graph.
Probability The classical definition of Probability. Simple problems on single events (not using set notation).

 

Prescribed Books for Meghalaya Board Class 10 Mathematics
Modern’s abc of Mathematics – X M/S Modern Publishers Chancellor Commercial, H. B. Road, Panbazar, Guwahati – 781001.

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Science & Technology Syllabus

Science is an interesting area to pupils since it provides a variety of activities, experiments, and projects to focus on. The syllabus is designed to allow students to intuitively understand concepts by focusing on fun activities, experiments, and projects.

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Science & Technology Syllabus
Chapter Topics
Physics
1. Reflection and Refraction of Light Light as Invisible Energy, Nature of Light, Reflection of Light, Position of the Image formed by a Plane Mirror, Spherical Mirrors and Their Technology, Sign Conventions for Reflection by Spherical Mirrors, Refraction of Light, Refraction by Spherical Lenses, Power of a Lens, New Cartesian Sign Convention for Lenses.
2. The Human Eye and the Colourful World Human Eye, Accommodation of the Eye, Defects of Vision and Their Correction, Advantages of having two eyes in Humans, Refraction of Light Through an Equilateral Prism, Dispersion of White Light by a Glass Prism, Atmospheric Refraction, Scattering of Light.
3. Electricity Electric Charges and its Properties, Conductors and Insulators, Flow of Electric Charges Electric Current, Electric Potential, Electric Circuit, Resistance of a Conductor or Electric Resistance, Series and Parallel Circuits, Ohm’s Law, Expression for Resistances in Series, Expression for Resistances in Parallel, Heating Effects of Electric Current
4. Magnetic Effects of Electric Current Magnetic Field and Field Lines, Solenoid, Force on a Current-Carrying Conductor in a Magnetic Field, Electromagnetic Induction, Domestic Electric Circuits
Chemistry
1. Chemical Reactions Introduction, Chemical Equation, Types of Chemical Reactions, Effects of Oxidation Reactions in Everyday Life.
2. Acids, Bases and Salts Introduction, Understanding the Chemical Properties of Acids and Bases, What Do All Acids and All Bases have in Common, How strong are Acid or Base Solutions, More about Salts.
3. Metals, Non-metals and Metallurgy Physical Properties of Metals and Non-metals, Formation of Ionic Compounds, Chemical Properties of Metals, Specimen Problems, Occurrence of Metals, Corrosion of Metals.
4. Classification of Elements The necessity for Classification of Elements, Early Attempts for Classification of Elements, Mendeleev’s Periodic Table, Mendeleev’s Periodic Law, Modern version of Mendeleev’s Periodic Table of Elements, Defects (Limitations) in Modern Version of Mendeleev’s Periodic Table of Elements, Modern Periodic Law, a Long form of Periodic Table, Position of Hydrogen in the Periodic Table, Study of Normal Elements of the Periodic Table, Characteristics of Periods in Long form of Periodic Table, Characteristics of Groups in the Long form of Periodic Table, Merits of the Long form of Periodic Table, Defects of the Long Form of the Periodic Table, Advantages of the Long Form of the Periodic Table in Learning Chemistry, Sample Problems.
5. Carbon and its Compounds Introduction, The Covalent Bond–Bonding in Carbon and other Non-metals, Versatile Nature of Element Carbon, Chemical Properties of Carbon Compounds, Important Carbon Compounds–Ethanol and Ethanoic Acid, Soaps And Detergents.
Biology
1. Life Processes What are life processes?, Nutrition, Autotrophic Nutrition, Heterotrophic Nutrition, Respiration, Transportation, Transportation in Human beings, Transportation in Plants, Excretion, Excretion in Human Beings.
2. Control and Coordination Animals — Nervous system, Structure of Neuron, How does an impulse travel in the Body?, Types of Nervous Actions, What happens in Reflex Actions? , Human Nervous System, How are these tissues protected? How does the Nervous Tissue cause Action?
Coordination in Plants, Immediate response to stimulus , Movement due to Growth, Plant Hormones, Hormones in Animals, Endocrine Glands in Humans.
3. Reproduction in Plants and Animals Do organisms create exact copies of themselves? The importance of variations, Modes of reproduction used by single organisms, Fission, Fragmentation, Regeneration, Budding, Vegetative propagation, Spore formation, Sexual reproduction, Why the Sexual mode of Reproduction?, Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants, Reproduction in Human Beings, Male Reproductive System, Female Reproductive System, What happens when the egg is not fertilised?, Reproductive health.
4. Heredity and Evolution Accumulation of variation during reproduction, Heredity, Inherited traits, Rules for the Inheritance of traits — Mendel’s contribution, How do these traits get expressed? Evolution, Speciation, Evolution and classification, Acquired and inherited traits, Evolution by stages, Evolution should not be equated with ‘progress’, Human Evolution.

 

Prescribed Books for Meghalaya Board Class 10 Science & Technology
Core Science – X M/S Goyal Brothers Prakashan, D-231-232, Sector-63, Noida – 201301 (UP).
Practical Science – X M/S Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd., Hermsen Complex, M. D. Shah Road, Paltan Bazar, Guwahati – 781008.

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Social Syllabus

Because it strives to foster an empirical, logical, and humanitarian attitude, Social Science is an important aspect of general education. History, Civics, Economics, and Geography are the key topics covered in the Social Science curriculum.

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Social Science Syllabus
Section Units
History Unit I: Events and Processes
The Rise of Nationalism in Europe
Non-Cooperation and Civil Disobedience Movements
Unit II: Livelihoods, Economies and Societies
Industrialisation (1850s-1950s)
Urbanisation and Urban Lives
Unit III: Culture, Identity and Society
Print Culture and Nationalism
Financial Education
Part I: Electronic Commerce (e-commerce)
Part II: E-Commerce and Financial Regulatory Bodies of Country
Part I: Information Technology in Insurance Sector
Part II: Insurance Ombudsman
Geography Resources
Water Resources
Forest Resources
Minerals and Energy Resources
Agriculture
Manufacturing Industries
Lifelines of National Economy
Meghalaya: An Overview
Planning Ahead: by the People, for the People
Civics Unit I: Role of Caste in Indian Politics and Communalism
Unit II: Nature of Indian Federal Structure
Unit III: Popular Struggles and Movements
Political Parties
Challenges to Democracy
Voters’ Awareness and its Importance
Women’s Rights in India
Supreme Court’s Ruling on Child Abuse
The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016
Financial Education: Commodity Futures Market
Part I: Economic Depression, Part II: Investing in Shares and Part III: Initial Public Offering (IPO)
Economics Sectors of the Indian Economy
The Story of Development
Money and Financial System
Globalisation and the Indian Economy
Consumer Rights
Financial Education: Benefits of Insurance
Part I: Learning to Trade and Part II: Stock Exchange and Economy
Prescribed Books for Meghalaya Board Class 10 Social Science
Core Social Science – X M/S Goyal Brothers Prakashan, D-231-232, Sector-63, Noida – 201301 (UP).

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Health & Physical Education Syllabus

Health & Physical Education Syllabus helps to keep society healthy, happy and peaceful. It plays an important role in the nature and nurturing of the child.

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Health & Physical Education Syllabus
Unit Chapters
Unit I: Growth and Development How Mature Are You?
You and Your Family
Marriage and Family Life
Unit II: Diseases Some Defence Measures Against Diseases (Immunity and Immunisation
National Health Programme
Importance of Pupil’s and People’s Participation in the Implementation of These Programmes
Primary Health Care, Meaning and Scope, Health Care Set-Up in Rural and Urban Areas
Unit III: Consumer Education Consumer Education – Consumer Rights, Making Correct Choices While Buying Different Items, Food Adulteration
Systems of Medicine and Quackery
Drugs, Medicines and Self-Medication
Unit IV: International Health Importance of International Health
Unit V: Life Skills Education Teenage Pregnancy
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Basic Facts About HIV/AIDS
Prevention Against HIV/AIDS

 

Prescribed Books for Meghalaya Board Class 10 Health & Physical Education
Health (A Textbook for Secondary School Class X) M/S Frank Brothers & Co. Ltd., 136, Moti Lal Nehru Road, Opp. Pan Bazar Girls’ Hr. Sec. School, Guwahati – 781001

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Environmental Education Syllabus

Environmental Education Syllabus aims at protecting our environment by making students aware of types of pollution, its effects, prevention method, etc. It also focuses on saving our environment, natural resources and balancing the environmental conditions.

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Environmental Education Syllabus
Unit Chapters
1. Restoring Balance in Ecosystem Need for Conservation and Management of Water
Conservation and Management of Forests, Grasslands and Semi-Arid Ecosystems
Conservation and Management of Soil
Conservation and Management of WildlifeRelevance of
Indigenous Practices
2. Pollution Sources of Pollution and Major Pollutants
Effects of Pollution on Environment, Human Health and Other Organisms
Abatement of Pollution
3. Issues of the Environment The Decline in Productivity; Resettlement and Rehabilitation of People
Energy Crisis – Urban and Rural Sectors
Greenhouse Effect, Climatic Changes and Global Warming
Acid Rain and Ozone Layer Depletion
4. Striving for a Better Environment Use of Efficient and Eco-friendly Technology
Ecological Restoration and Conservation

 

Prescribed Books for Meghalaya Board Class 10 Environmental Education
A Textbook of Environmental Education – X M/S. Goyal Brothers Prakashan, D-231-232, Sector-63, Noida – 201301 (UP).

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Computer Science Syllabus

In the developing world, computer knowledge has become a basic requirement for individuals. To achieve it Computer Science Syllabus lies the strong foundation to it.

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Computer Science Syllabus
Chapter Topics
Computer Fundamentals Types of Software
System Software
Operating System
Language Translators
Utilities
Application Software
Basic Commands in Operating Systems
What is Data?
How to Measure Computer Data?
Number System
Conversion
Logic Gates
Logic Circuits of Primary and Secondary Gates
Internet Basics Internet
How Does the Internet Work?
Wired and Wireless connection
Protocols
World Wide Web (WWW)
Web Browser
Web Server
Website
Web Page
Web Address
IP Address
Uniform Resource Locator (URL)
Intranet
HTML
HTML Editor
Creating and Viewing HTML Documents
HTML Tag
HTML Element
Structure of an HTML Document
HTML Heading Tag
HTML Paragraph tag
Line Break tag
Horizontal Rule tag
Text Formatting Tags
Comment Tag
List Tags
Images In HTML Tables In HTML
Linking In HTML
Frames In HTML
Object Oriented Programming I – C++ What is OOPs?
Introduction to C++
Structure of a C++ program
Data types
Variables in C++
Escape Sequences
Input / Output in C++
Operators
Precedence of operators
Control Structure
Loop Structure
Bug and Debug
Object Oriented Programming II – Java Characteristics of Java
Different Forms of Java
Java Program
Variables
Data Types
Operators In Java
Programming Structure in Java
Some Examples of Java Programs
Societal Impacts of IT – II Virus
Worm
Malware
Spyware
Scareware
Adware
Spam
Internet Hacking
Protect the Computer
Backup and Recovery Tools
Information Security Provisions in E-commerce
Ways for safety computing

 

Prescribed Books for Meghalaya Board Class 10 Computer Science
Computer Science for Schools – 10 M/S Cambridge University Press, 10 Raja Subodh Mallick Square Second Floor, Kolkata – 700013

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Work Education Syllabus

Sl. No. Chapters
1 Photography
2 Commercial Art
3 Tie & Dye
4 Interior Decoration
5 Gardening
6 Woodwork
7 Puppet Making
8 Papercraft
9 Working with Leather
10 Chemical Technology
11 Designing and Stitching
12 Community Service: Adult Literacy Program
13 Food Preservation
14 Electrical Gadget
15 Computer: Making a Web Page

 

Prescribed Books for Meghalaya Board Class 10 Work Education
Work Education – X M/S. Allied Publishers, 1/13-14, Asaf Ali Road, New Delhi – 110002

 

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Syllabus can be downloaded from the official link, MBOSE Class 10 Syllabus. Click to the link and select syllabus(Course of Studies) for Class I-X, show details option and select syllabus (Class I-X). The syllabus file will be downloaded.

Exam Blueprint

Meghalaya Board Class 10 English Blueprint

Below we have provided Meghalaya Board Class 10 English Blueprint:

Contents Out of 80 Internal Marks
(i) Prose 25  
(ii) Poetry 15  
(iii) Rapid Reader 10  
(iv) Grammar & Composition 30  
Total Marks 80 20

Marking Scheme for English Internal Assessment

Skill Marks
Listening Skills 5
Speaking Skills 5
Writing Skills 5
Miscellaneous Skills 5
Total 20

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Mathematics Blueprint

Units Marks
Number System 04
Algebra 20
Trigonometry 12
Co-ordinate Geometry 08
Geometry and Construction 16
Mensuration 10
Statistics and Probability 10
Total 80

Marking Scheme for Mathematics Internal Assessment

Assessment Marks
Test 10
Project Work 05
Any 2 Skill 02
Total 20

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Social Science Blueprint

Unit Marks
History 23
Civics 17
Economics 17
Geography (Including map works and Disaster Management) 23
Total 80

Marking Scheme for Science Internal Assessment (Practicals)

Unit Marks
History 5
Civics 5
Economics 5
Geography (Including map works and Disaster Management) 5
Total 20

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Social Science Blueprint

Unit Marks
History 23
Civics 17
Economics 17
Geography (Including map works and Disaster Management) 23
Total 80

Marking Scheme for Social Science Internal Assessment

Unit Marks
History 5
Civics 5
Economics 5
Geography (Including map works and Disaster Management) 5
Total 20

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Health and Physical Education Blueprint

Chapters Marks
Growth and Development 15
Diseases 20
Consumer Education 25
Life Skills Education 20
Total 80

Marking Scheme for Health and Physical Education Internal Assessment

Assessment Marks
Written tests 10
Assignments 5
Project works 5
Total 20

Meghalaya Board Class 10 Computer Science Blueprint

Chapters Marks
Computer Fundamentals 20
Internet Basics 18
Object Oriented Programming I – C++ 18
Object Oriented Programming II – Java 16
Societal Impacts of IT – II 08
Total 80

Marking Scheme for Computer Science Internal Assessment (Practicals)

Practicals Marks
Computer Fundamentals 5
Internet Basics 5
Object Oriented Programming I – C++ 5
Object Oriented Programming II – Java 5
Total 20

Practical/Experiments List & Model Writeup

Experiments, laboratory activities make learning progress joyful and interesting. Through practicals, students can relate concepts to their daily life experiences. 

Here is the list of the practicals of the subject Science and Technology.

Physics

  1. To verify the laws of reflection of light using a plane mirror.
  2. To determine the focal length of a concave mirror by obtaining an image of a distant object. To trace the path of a ray of light passing through a rectangular glass slab for different angles of incidence. Measure the angle of incidence, angle of refraction, angle of emergence and interpret the result.
  3. To determine the focal length of a convex lens by obtaining the image of a distant object.
  4. To trace the path of a ray of light passing through a glass prism and measure the angle of deviation.
  5. To study the dependence of potential difference (v) across a resistor, determine its resistance.

(a) To determine the equivalent resistance of two resistors when connected in series-parallel.

(b) To determine the equivalent resistance of two resistors when connected in parallel.

Biology

  1. To study land food chain from the given chart.
  2. Construction of food web using models.
  3. To study the different parts of a Hibiscus flower.
  4. To study germination of grams/pea seeds.
  5. To test the presence of starch in a given food sample.
  6. To study various things around and classify them into living and non-living.
  7.  To identify bio-degradable and non-biodegradable materials (wastes) in the environment.
  8. Collection of newspaper reports on HIV/AIDS

Chemistry

  1. To measure the change in temperature during a chemical reaction (at least four) and conclude whether the reaction is exothermic or not.
  2. To identify bleaching powder from the given samples of chemicals (four samples).
  3. To identify baking soda from samples of chemicals (four samples).
  4. (a) To study precipitation reaction and isolation of the precipitate, Na2SO4 with BaCl2
  5. (b) To study precipitation reaction and isolation of precipitate, NaCl with AgNO3.
  6. To prepare Sulphur dioxide gas and study its two physical and two chemical properties.
  7. Carry out the reactions for an acid (HCl) with:
    1. Litmus solution (blue/red), 
    2. Zinc metal,
    3. Solid Sodium carbonate 
    4. Sodium hydroxide.
  8. To prepare ammonia gas and study its two physical and two chemical properties.
  9. To study the properties of acetic acid (ethanoic acid).
    1. odour
    2. solubility in water
    3. effect on litmus
    4.  reaction with sodium bicarbonate
  10.  To identify whether a given solution is acidic or basic, performing following test is required:
    1. Litmus test,
    2. Reaction with NaHCO3 or Na2CO3
    3. Reaction with NH4OH or (NH4)2CO3
  11. To study the decomposition of CaCO3 and prove that CO2 is evolved during the reaction (lime water test)
  12. To perform the reaction of 1:1 molar acetic acid and ethanol (ethyl alcohol) in the presence of sulphuric acid.
  13. To examine the heating effect on sugar and common salt, observe the change and find the nature of bonding in the two compounds.
  14. To determine the pH value of the equimolar concentration of four acids and arrange them in order of their increasing acidity.

Study Plan to Maximise Score

Study Plan to Maximise Score

Preparation Tips

Class 10 Board Exams play an important role in students’ education, laying the base for competitive exams, and securing a good position in future jobs. It is essential that students study primarily from their Meghalaya Board Class 10 textbooks and then move on to other study resources. The below exam tips will help you perform your best in MBOSE SSLC exam 2023:

  • Check the MBOSE SSLC syllabus and marking scheme thoroughly before beginning the exam preparation.
  • Give importance to those chapters that carry more weightage and highlight them. Prepare from these important topics first, and then move on to the lesser-weightage chapters.
  • Never make rote memorisation your friend. Always make notes while studying and write unique answers in the exams.
  • Always clear doubts on time from your teachers, mentors or peers. Never leave them unaddressed until the last moment. 
  • Practice from sample papers and solve previous year’s question papers. 
  • Revise at least one month prior to the exam.
  • Eat healthily, and take plenty of rest between the exam preparation schedule.

Exam Taking Strategy

  • Complete and revise the full syllabus well ahead of time.
  • Maintain a calm mindset and arrive exams centre well in advance before the commencement exam, and avoid the last-minute rush.
  • Strategise how to use the allotted exam time efficiently. 
  • Don’t worry; try to have a positive attitude and approach.
  • In the exam answer, as many questions as possible.
  • Before you begin answering the exam, make sure you have read all of the instructions.
  • During the examination, pay attention to all of the invigilator’s instructions.
  • Don’t waste time reading and answering questions about which you are unsure. 
  • Instead of answering the questions in the order given, write the answers to the questions you are sure about first, then attempt the questions you are really not sure about.
  • For the questions about which you are unsure, you can put down the given data as well as the probable steps.
  • Pay close attention to the question numbers and make sure they are written down correctly in the answer papers.
  • Check your name, roll number and the numbering of each question that is correct before handing the answer sheets to the invigilator.

Detailed Study plan

To get good grades on the exam, students need a thorough approach and a study plan.

One should be aware of his or her own talents and shortcomings and prepare accordingly. Here is the subject wise study strategy.

Study strategy for Mathematics: 

For many pupils, mathematics can be difficult to learn. The following are some mathematics strategies to improve your mathematics understanding.

  • Develop a deep understanding of the concepts and important topics to increase your grades.
  • Practice solved problems and exercise questions daily.
  • Study easy concepts first, followed by the difficult ones.
  • During practice sessions, avoid making silly mistakes and make an effort to correct them.
  • Make a list of Important equations in a book and revise it regularly.
  • Make use of short methods in the calculation to save your time during the exam.
  • Know the Blueprint and question pattern thoroughly. 
  • Solve minimum last 5-year question paper.

Study strategy for Science and Technology

Study strategy for Chemistry

Due to the numerous equations, reactions, formulas, and experiments required in chemistry, it can be a complex subject at times. To get a good grade in Chemistry, you can follow the recommendations below:

  • Students must do a thorough study of the subject and put in a lot of practice time.
  • Understand the basics before proceeding on to more difficult topics.
  • Important formulas and equations should be written down on a piece of paper or a chart that you can view every day. If you do this, you will be able to recall them clearly during exams.
  • Utilise the laboratory on a regular basis. It will help to gain practical knowledge and a better understanding of the basics.
  • Understand the Blueprint as well as the question pattern.
  • Solve minimum last 5-year question paper.

Study strategy for Physics:

Few students consider Physics is a difficult subject because of several numericals, experiments, formulas, Laws, and diagrams. Students can overcome these issues by practising the following methods. 

  • You should gain a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles first.
  • Understand the relationship between various concepts.
  • Physics exams frequently include questions that include theorems and formulas. Hence, focus on it more.
  • Write and solve numerical problems with a pen and paper to learn physics.
  • Have a clear idea of the Blueprint and old question paper.
  • Make a list of important formulas, laws, diagrams, etc.
  • Take frequent mock tests.

Study strategy for Biology

Biology is a simple, interesting subject related to the living organism and its surroundings. It is a scoring subject. Here are some strategies to improve your grade.

  • Practice drawing a neat labelled diagram.
  • Make the list of some important topics like names of scientific names plants and animals, diseases, its causative organism, symptoms, etc.
  • Avoid spelling mistakes as it has many technical words.
  • Do not spend too much time on diagrams.

Study strategy for Social Science

Social Science is a scoring and interesting subject. Here are few tips for good grades in Social Science.

  • Make a list of important dates, events, names, formulas in economics, etc.
  • Read the textbook thoroughly.
  • Concepts like Public Administration, Civics, Economics, etc., learn by relating to daily life and present situations.
  • Learn the maps of the different geographical areas.
  • Give importance to the old question papers and mock tests.

Study strategy for English

English is also a scoring subject and needs comparatively less time for preparation compared to Mathematica and Science. Therefore give your best in the exam, which helps to increase your overall percentage in the exam. Here are few useful tips for scoring good marks in English.

  • Read newspapers, storybooks, novels, science fiction, etc., which help the students to improve their English language knowledge and help indirectly for the board exam.
  • Give more importance to the sections like unseen passage, note-making, etc., as it does not need much preparation.
  • Grammar is an important part of the language. Be thorough on the basics of grammar. 
  • Avoid spelling mistakes.

Previous Year Analysis

Previous Year Analysis

Previous Year Cut-off

Results of the Meghalaya Board of School Education class 10 exam was released on August 5, 2020, at 10 am. In the year 2021, 65794 candidates took class 10 exams. The exams were passed by 52.91% of students. The passing marks for the candidates were a minimum of 30% in each subject.

Previous Year Topper List

The top 20 students can be obtained from the link: MBOSE Class 10 Toppers List. Here is the list of the five top merit candidates of the Meghalaya Board of School Education Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination, 2022.

Rank Roll No. Names of candidates and institutions
1 41292 Kevinstrong Lawriniang
St. Thomas Higher Secondary School, Mairang
2 54418 Wanteibok Pator
Sawlyngdoh Higher Secondary School, Mowkaiaw
3 23494 Kashish Samee
St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong
59617 Mridumay Saha
Sherwood School, Tura
4 27476 Iaphilarisa Khongbuh
Synod Higher Secondary School, Shillong
5 65655 Asif Zaman
Jawaharlal Nehru Higher Secondary School, Phulbar

Exam Counselling

Exam counselling

Student Counselling

Counselling assists students in recognising their actual strengths. The assessment is a component of school education in which pupils are assessed in both academic and non-academic aspects.

  • From the first day on, it is critical to pay attention in class.
  • For effective studies, adopting a well-organised study plan with a correct timetable is crucial.
  • More time should be allotted to the things that you consider are challenging.
  • Class notes should be updated on a regular basis.
  • To clear up your doubts, you should seek help from teachers, peer groups, friends, or parents.
  • Your performance is also environment and resources at school and at home.

Parent/Gaurdian counselling

The manner in which a child learns and how quickly he/she learn is different from others. Each is exceptional in their ability to learn and accomplish. As a result, as a parent, you must promote your child’s enthusiasm while accepting his performance without criticism. Assist your child in dealing with challenges at school, in academics, and in peer groups.

Important Dates

About Exam

Exam Notification Date

The Class 10 exam date for the academic year 2022-23 is released by the Meghalaya Board of School Education. Students can check the MBOSE SSLC Date Sheet on the official website, MBOSE Official Website. The exams will be held from March 3 to March 17, 2023.

Application Form Filling - Start & End Date

The application form can be downloaded from the official website by following the simple steps mentioned below.

  • Step 1: Click to the official link, MBOSE Official Website.
  • Step 2: The home page opens. Click on the DOWNLOAD option.

Click on Download option

  • Step 3: Click on the application form and select the SSLC Application form.

Select SSLC Application form

  • Step 4: PDF file opens. Download the PDF and fill the application forms with the correct details.

Application fee: Tentative application fee of the Meghalaya Board Class 10 is given below.

Categories Regular I Regular II
Examination Fee 280 280
Mark Sheet Fee 150 150
Admit card Fee 80 80
Certificate Fee 150 150
Centre Fee 170 170
Permission Fee —- 220
Total 830 1050

Admit Card Date

The release date for admit card for Class 10,Meghalaya Board of School Education for 2021-22 is yet to be announced. Candidates can collect the Admit card directly from the respective school. There is also a provision for downloading the admit card from the official website.

Here is the simple procedure to download the admit card.

  • Step 1: Click on the official link, MBOSE Official Website.
  • Step 2: Click on the “Latest New” on the homepage and search for SSLC admit card link.
  • Step 3: Click on the link to the login page to open the admit card.
  • Step 4: Fill in all the required details correctly and click on the Submit option.
  • Step 5: Download the MBOSE SSLC 10th Admit card file. 

Exam Date

The Meghalaya Board of School Education has released the exam routine for 2021-22. Candidates can check the Meghalaya Board Class 10 (SSLC) exam date sheet below:

Date Day Subjects
(Exam Time: 10 AM to 01 PM)
March 2023 Thursday English
March 2023 Monday Science and Technology
March 2023 Wednesday Indian Languages/ Additional English
March 2023 Friday Health and Physical Education/ Computer Science/ Vocational
March 2023 Monday Social Science
March 2023 Wednesday Mathematics

Note:

  • Indian Languages: Garo, Khasi, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Nepali, Urdu and Mizo
  • Vocational Subject: Beauty and Wellness, Tourism, Health Care, Electronics, Agriculture, ITES. These subjects are in lieu of Computer Science and Health & Physical Education.
  • The exam hall will open at 09:30 AM.
  • Question papers will be distributed at 09:45 AM.
  • Answer scripts will be distributed at 09:50 AM.
  • Candidates will start writing at 10 AM.
  • Theory Examination for Vocational Subjects is scheduled only for an hour (10 AM to 11 AM).
  • In the event of important announcements from the State/Central Governments on the dates coinciding with the programme, rescheduling of the Examination Routine if deemed necessary will be done.
  • Students must follow all COVID protocols.

Result Date

The Meghalaya Board Class 10 results 2023 will be released on the official website. 

Exam Result

Exam Result

Result Declaration

The MBOSE Class 10th result has been released on June 10, 2022. Candidates can download them from the official website.

Steps to Check Class 10 Result

  • Step 1: Click to the official link, MBOSE Results.
  • Step 2: Click on the link “Results of Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination”.
  • Step 3: On the new page, enter your Roll.No. and given Captcha. Click on the Submit option.

MBOSE Class 10 Result Login

  • Step 4: Download the result displayed on the screen for future reference.

Candidates can also collect the Mark Card directly from the respective school.

Cut-off Score

To get passed in the Meghalaya Board Class 10 exam conducted by the Meghalaya Board of School Education, candidates must score a minimum of 30% marks in each subject. 

If a candidate cannot pass in all the subjects, he/she can write a supplementary exam and pass in all the subjects.

FAQs

Freaquently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q.1: How can I check Meghalaya Board Class 10 result?
Ans: Go to the official link and click on the link “Results of Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination”. On the new page, enter your roll number and given captcha. Finally, click on the submit option and download your results.

Q.2: Which is the official website of the Meghalaya Board of School Education?
Ans: The official website of the Meghalaya Board of School Education is mbose.in.

Q.3: What is the minimum passing marks for Meghalaya Board Class 10?
Ans: The minimum passing marks for Meghalaya Board Class 10 are 30% in each subject.

Q.4: In Meghalaya Board Class 10, how much mark is allotted for the internal assessment?
Ans: In Meghalaya Board Class 10, each subject carries a maximum of 100 marks. In which 80 marks for the theory exam and 20 marks for internal assessment.

Q.5: How can I get the syllabus of Meghalaya Board Class 10?
Ans: Meghalaya Board Class 10 syllabus can be downloaded from the official link, MBOSE Class 10 Syllabus. Click to the link given link and select syllabus(Course of Studies) for Class I-X, show details option and select syllabus (Class I-X). The syllabus file will be downloaded.

Q.6: When will the MBOSE SSLC result 2023 be declared?
Ans: The MBOSE SSLC result 2023 will be released tentatively in June 2023.

List of Educational Institutions

About Exam

List of Schools/Colleges

In Meghalaya Board, in seven districts total of 783 schools are present

The details of the number of schools, their address, number of students in each school, results, etc., can be obtained from the official website Department of Education, Government of Meghalaya. The official website for a number of schools in Meghalaya Schools in Meghalaya.

Parent Counselling

About Exam

Parent Counselling

Parent Counselling mainly aims to encourage positive behaviour, manage undesirable behaviour, and understand the emotional needs of their children. This can be done with one or by both parents. Parent counselling helps the parents cope with different types of difficulties that affect their children and provides proper guidance, tools, and necessary knowledge. Parents should be more aware of the career opportunities that are available for their children in the near future.

Future Exams

Similar

List of Future Exam

To get a pass in class 10, pupils must take a board examination conducted by the Meghalaya Board of School Education. Aside from this board exam, several additional national and worldwide competitive exams are held. Exams like these are one way to bring out a student's interests, abilities, knowledge, and potential. The following are some of the competitive tests that Class 10 pupils can take:

Name of Exam Month Website
Indian National Olympiad (INO) April – June http://olympiads.hbcse.tifr.res.in/indian-national-olympiad-ino-2017-5-2/
National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) 1st level – November, 2nd level – May http://www.ncert.nic.in
Indian National Earth Science Olympiad January http://www.geosocindia.org/
index.php/ieso
National Science Olympiad (NSO) November http://www.sofworld.org
National Standard Examination in Astronomy November http://www.iapt.org.in
International Olympiad of English Language (IOEL) November-December http://silverzone.org/newweb/
ioel_informatics_olympiad.html
.org.in
National Biotechnology Olympiad or (NBO) August https://www.ei-india.com/
introduction
International English Olympiad October https://www.ei-india.com/
introduction
International Informatics Olympiad (IIO) August http://silverzone.org
Zonal Informatics Olympiad November http://www.iarcs.org.in
National Science Talent Search Exam (NSTSE) January http://www.unifiedcouncil.com
Technothlon July http://www.technothlon.
techniche.org
National Interactive Maths Olympiad (NIMO) August and December http://www.eduhealfoundation
.org/Maths_Teacher.aspx
GeoGenius Phase1 – December, Phase 2 – April http://www.geogeniusindia.com
Smart Kid General Knowledge Olympiad December http://www.silverzone.org

 

Please note medium of examination is English except National Talent Search Examination (NTSE). The National Talent Search Examination is conducted in English as well as in Hindi medium.

  • National Talent Search Examination (NTSE): It is one of the prominent competitive national level exams with a scholarship programme. Students are assessed based on their understanding and knowledge of Science, Maths, Social Science, Mental Ability and General Knowledge. Students who qualify are awarded the scholarship for the next academic year and cash prizes.
  • National Level Science Talent Search Exam (NLSTSE): The questions asked in the exam are Physics, Maths, Biology Chemistry and other General Awareness questions.
  • Indian National Olympiad (INO): Students are evaluated based on their knowledge and understanding of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy and Junior Science. The exam comprises a five-stage procedure. The first stage is a 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 assesses the students' mental ability and mathematical skills. It also aims to reduce the fear of mathematics amongst the students. 
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT): For pupils interested in seeing where they rank in a foreign college's rankings, this is an obvious choice of a competitive exam to take after tenth grade. However, an increasing number of Indian institutions are accepting SAT scores instead of their own entrance exams.

Practical Knowledge/Career Goals

Prediction

Learning from Real World

Real education is one in which students’ classroom learning is connected to real-life experiences. Students gain a better knowledge of objects and subject matter when they have direct experience with things, and learning becomes more enjoyable and effective. We really have to present our students with ongoing, experiential learning such as activities, experiments, field trips, group activities, and so on.

Future Skills

Coding is a creative activity in which children can participate actively. It aids in the development of computational thinking, problem-solving abilities, critical thinking, and exposure to real-world scenarios in order to address challenges in a variety of fields. Coding focuses on setting the groundwork for students to learn how to code in order to develop skills in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Sciences, and other fields.

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, etc., are made strong from the basic education itself. This can be achieved by giving opportunities for each student and encouraging them at every level of their development. This can be done by providing real-life experiences and Do It yourself activities.

Career Prospects/Which stream to choose

Although there is no direct career selection in Class 10, it is critical for students to be informed of career opportunities in order to further their education in the field of their interest. After Class 10, the student can take up Science, Commerce, arts, fine arts, diploma courses, etc., according to their interest.

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