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Maharashtra Board SSC Exam Pattern 2023

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Knowing the rules of the game is a must for doing your best in any exam. In a similar fashion, knowing the exam pattern and the marks distribution ensures you have won half the game! 

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Maharashtra Board SSC Mark Distribution

The five mandatory subjects in the Maharashtra Board Class 10 exams are English, Second Language (Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, etc.), Mathematics, Science, and Social Science. Below we have provided Maharashtra Board Class 10 subject-wise mark distribution for your reference:

English Mark Division

The English paper for Maharashtra 10th board 2022-23 will be conducted for a total of 3 hours. The paper will be divided into 4 different sections: Reading Skills (Textual), Reading Skills (Non-textual), Grammar, and Writing Skills. Given in the table below is the marks distribution as per Maharashtra 10th Exam Pattern 2022-23 for English:

SectionsMarks
Reading Skills (textual)20
Reading Skills (non-textual)20
Grammar15
Writing Skills25
Oral Test (Internal Assessment)20
Total100

Maths Mark Division

The Mathematics paper for Maharashtra 10th board 2022-23 will be conducted for a total of 3 hours duration.  The paper will be divided into 2 different sections: Section 1 for Algebra and Section 2 for Geometry. Each section will consist of 40 marks. Given in the table below is the marks distribution as per Maharashtra 10th Exam Pattern 2022-23 for Mathematics:

Type of QuestionsTotal Mark WeightageNumber of Questions
1 mark55
2 mark84
3 mark93
4 mark82
5 mark102

Science Mark Division

The Science paper for Maharashtra 10th board 2022-23 will be conducted for a total of 3 hours duration. The paper will be divided into 2 different sections: Section 1 for Science & Technology Part 1 and Section 2 for Science & Technology Part 2. Each section will consist of 40 marks. Given in the table below is the marks distribution as per Maharashtra 10th Exam Pattern 2022-23 for Science:

Type of QuestionsTotal Mark WeightageNumber of Questions
1 mark1010
2 mark105
3 mark155
5 mark51

Social Science Mark Division

The Social Science paper for Maharashtra 10th board 2022-23 will be conducted for a total of 3 hours duration.  The paper will be divided into 2 different sections: Part A: History and Political Science and Part B: Geography and Economics. Each section will consist of 40 marks. Given in the table below is the marks distribution as per Maharashtra 10th Exam Pattern 2022-23 for Social Science:

SubjectsMarks Distribution
History28
Political Science12
Geography28
Economics12

Maharashtra Board SSC Marking Scheme

Below we have provided Maharashtra Board Class 10 Marking Scheme for your reference.

  • The overall exam will be 100 marks for each subject.
  • The internal exams will be conducted as 20% part of the exam.
  • The remaining 80% marks will be awarded for the final written exam.
  • There will be no negative marking for incorrect answers.
  • For subjects like Science, practical exams will be conducted for 20% marks and 80% marks will be given for the final written exam.
  • Students must score at least 33% aggregate in each subject to pass the exam.

Maharashtra Board SSC Practice Questions

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Maharashtra Board Class 10 Subject-Wise Practice Questions
Practice Science Sample Questions for Maharashtra Board Class 10
Practice Maths Sample Questions for Maharashtra Board Class 10

FAQs on Maharashtra Board SSC Exam Pattern 2023

Below are some frequently asked questions on Maharashtra Board SSC Exam Pattern:

Q.1: What are the exam dates for Maharashtra Board Class 10 exam 2023?

Ans: The Maharashtra State Board 10th exams are to be conducted from March 02 to March 25, 2023.

Q.2. Is there any change in the passing marks as per the revised Maharashtra Board SSC Exam Pattern?

Ans. There shall be no change in the minimum passing marks in any subject for any class. The passing marks are 35% and the candidates are supposed to secure the same.

Q.3: How to score good marks in the Maharashtra Board SSC Exam?

Ans: Referring to the study materials and solutions on the Embibe platform can help you to score well in the exam. You can also attempt free mock tests to track your progress.

Q.4. What percentage should I get to be eligible for distinction?

Ans: To qualify for the distinction, test takers must achieve an aggregate score of 75 percent or higher.

Q.5: Where will I find free study material for the Maharashtra SSC board exam 2023?

Ans: Embibe offers free study material like books, 3D videos, mock tests, etc., to help students prepare efficiently for the Maharashtra SSC board exam 2023.

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