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The Board of Secondary Education, Assam, or SEBA, is the state education regulatory board under the Ministry of Education, Government of Assam. It is the governing body for higher secondary (10+2 stage) education in Assam. However, it also oversees the Class 8 exams and is established to regulate, supervise, and develop the state’s education system.
The Axom Sarba Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) conducts the examination for Class 8 students every year. Students must have a minimum of 75% attendance to be eligible for Assam Board Class 8 Exams. Also, SEBA provides the syllabus structure at the start of the academic session to help students succeed in the examinations. Students are evaluated based on their scores in subjects like English, Hindi, Mathematics, etc. Scroll down to read more about the Assam Board Class 8 Exam 2023.
Assam Board provides the syllabus structure to the students before the exams. Students need to understand the syllabus and marking scheme to prepare a study plan accordingly. The Assam Board Class 8 exams are conducted every year by the school authorities themselves. Therefore, students can refer to Embibe’s study materials to prepare for the exams.
A brief description of the Assam Board Class 8 Exam is tabulated below:
|Board||Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA)|
|Commonly Known As||SEBA|
|Formation||January 29, 1962|
|Headquarters||Guwahati, Assam, India|
|Exam Conducting Body||High School Leaving Certification Examination (HSLC)|
|Frequency of Exams||Once in a year|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Total Marks of Exam||100|
Students must carefully go through the Assam Board Class 8 Exam syllabus listed below to strategise their preparation. The Assam Board Class 8 syllabus is provided well in advance to help students with their studies. They can list down the important topics and start preparing accordingly. Now, let us look at the detailed exam syllabus provided below:
Science is one of the exciting subjects we study. In this subject, we learn about food, materials, the living world, and much more. The Science syllabus is prepared in such a way that helps students understand the topics with ease. Below we have provided the Assam Board Class 8 Science syllabus:
|Chapter No.||Chapter Name|
|1.||Crop Production and Management|
|2.||Microorganism: Friend and Foe|
|3.||Synthetic Fibers and Plastics|
|4.||Materials: Metals and Non-Metals|
|5.||Coal and Petroleum|
|6.||Combustion and Flame|
|7.||Conservation of Plants and Animals|
|8.||Cell-Structure and Function|
|9.||Reproduction in Animals|
|10.||Contents Reaching the Age of Adolescence|
|11.||Force and Pressure|
|14.||Chemical Effects of Electric Current|
|15.||Some Natural Phenomena|
|17.||Stars and the Solar System|
|18.||Pollution of Air and Water|
Mathematics is one of the subjects which plays a major role in day-to-day life, from calculating the price of vegetables to calculating gravity on the moon’s surface. Students must carefully go through the syllabus to ace the exams. Below is the Assam Board Class 8 Mathematics syllabus:
|Chapter No.||Chapter Name|
|2.||Linear Equations in One Variable|
|6.||Squares and Square Roots|
|7.||Cubes and Cube Roots|
|9.||Algebraic Expressions and Identities|
|10.||Visualising Solid Shapes|
|12.||Exponents and Powers|
|13.||Direct and Inverse Proportions|
|15.||Introduction to Graphs|
|16.||Playing with Numbers|
English is a mandatory subject in Assam Board, therefore students must take the subject seriously to get good grades. When students have a clear understanding of the English syllabus, they can prepare more effectively and write with confidence. Check the table below to familiarise with the Assam Board Class 8 English syllabus:
|Chapter No.||Chapter Name|
|1.||The Prince of Panidihing|
|2.||My Native Land|
|3.||Explore India: Quiz Time|
|4.||Dokchory Learns about Panchayat|
|6.||A New Day, A New Way|
Social Science tells students about our history, culture, laws, and how we should use all the resources to get a better life. Social Science is further divided into three parts: History, Civics and Geography. Below is the Assam Board Class 8 Social Science syllabus:
Students must refer to the Assam Board Class 8 Civics syllabus to know all about the important topics from an exam point of view. Check the table below to know more:
|Unit No. and Name||Chapter Name|
|Unit 1: The Indian Constitution and Secularism||The Indian Constitution
|Unit 2: Parliament and The Making of Laws||Why do we need a Parliament?
|Unit 3: The Judiciary||Judiciary
Understanding Our Criminal Justice System
|Unit 4: Social Justice and The Marginalised||Understanding Marginalisation
|Unit 5: Economic Presence of the Government||Public Facilities
Law and Social Justice
History is one of the most interesting subjects to read. It tells about human civilisation, and how humans have progressed from the ancient era to modern times. Below we have provided the History syllabus:
|Chapter Number||Chapter Name|
|1.||How, When and Where|
|2.||From Trade to Territory The Company Establishes Power|
|3.||Ruling the Countryside|
|4.||Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age|
|5.||When People Rebel 1857 and After|
|6.||Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners|
|7.||Civilising the “Native”, Educating the Nation|
|8.||Women, Caste and Reform|
|9.||The Making of the National Movement: 1870s – 1947|
|10.||India After Independence|
Geography tells about the resources and the best way to sustain development. Students tend to develop an interest towards this subject as they study all about it. Now, let us check the Assam Board Class 8 Geography syllabus:
|Chapter No.||Chapter Name|
|2.||Land, Soil, Water, Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Resources|
|3.||Mineral and Power Resources|
A study plan is extremely important because it allows students to learn a lot of things. Students will be able to manage their time and eventually kick-start their preparation if they have a proper study plan in place. As a result, it is important that students begin their preparation by following the study plan.
Students can follow the preparation tips mentioned below to ace their exams and score excellent marks. They can also modify these tips according to their need.
A detailed study plan is the strategy to study all the subjects in the most effective way. Students have to prepare each subject keeping in mind how to approach it. For example, students need to solve sample problems and they cannot reply on memorising concepts. In this section, we have provided subject-wise detailed study plan for Assam Board Class 8 exam.
You can also check:
|Assam Board Class 8 Study Material||Assam Board Class 8 Books|
|Assam Board Class 8 Topics||Assam Board Class 8 Chapters|
|Assam Board Class 8 Preparation Tips||Assam Board Class 8 Question Papers|
We have provided some frequently asked questions regarding Assam Board Class 8 below:
Q: How many hours should one study in Assam Board Class 8?
Ans: One should study at least 6-7 hours per day to achieve good grades in Assam Board Class 8.
Q: Are there mock tests and practice questions available for the Assam Board Class 8 exam?
Ans: Yes, students can take free practice questions and mock tests on Embibe. It also provides study material designed by subject matter experts who have sound knowledge.
Q: Can I study for the Assam Board Class 8 Science with the help of videos?
Ans: Yes, students can study for the Assam Board Class 8 Science with the help of videos. Embibe offers free interactive 3D videos to help students understand the concepts in-depth.
Q: Why is Class 8 an important elementary standard in education?
Ans: Class 8 is an important standard in elementary education as the concepts taught in this class act as the foundation for higher classes.
Q: Which competitive exams Assam Board Class 8 students are eligible for?
Ans: Assam Board Class 8 students are eligible to appear for various competitive exams. They are as follows:
Primary (Lower and Upper Primary), Secondary, and Higher Secondary are the three main levels of education in Assam. The state’s primary-level schools are managed and governed by the “Directorate of Elementary Education” in various districts. Therefore, students can have a look at the list of those schools from the table below:
|List of Schools||Location|
|Adarsha Vidyalaya, Mandia||Mandia|
|Adarsha Vidyalaya||Ganakuchi, Barpeta|
|Harisinga H.S. School||Udalguri|
|Chandranath Sarma HS School||Gabharu|
|Marowa Anandaram Barua High School||Pub Nalbari|
|Jaluguti H.S. School||Kapili|
|Bhuragaon H Sarkar HS School||Laharighat|
|Govt. HS & MP School||Kokrajhar|
|Ram CH Barman Public HSS||Raja Bazar|
|Barpeta Govt. H.S.S.||Barpeta|
|Janapriya HS School||Ghugubari|
|Kayakuchi H S School||Bhawanipur|
Students in Assam Board Class 8 can participate in a variety of competitive exams. The list of those exams have been mentioned below:
The five stages are:
Stage I: National Standard Examination (NSE)
Stage II: Indian National Olympiad
Stage III: Orientation cum Selection Camp (OCSC)
Stage IV: Pre-departure Training Camp (PDT)
Stage V: Participation in International Olympiad
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)
Subject: Computer, Mathematics, Science and English Language
Conducted by: Silverzone Foundation.
Conducted Body (funded by): Department of Science and Technology of the Government of India
Subjects: English, Mathematics and Science (Social Studies and Hindi – Optional)
Conducting Body: Educational Initiatives Pvt. Ltd.
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