Assam Board Class 9 Exam 2023

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  • Last Modified on 4-05-2023

SEBA Board Class 9 Exam 2023

About Exam

As Class 9 is one of the most important phases for students in terms of extending their knowledge and excelling in their academics, students must focus on knowing their syllabus, and collecting their textbooks to start their exam preparation as early as possible. The Board of Secondary Education (SEBA), Assam, is in charge of conducting the Class 9 exams for all the students studying in the schools affiliated with the board. The Board also prescribes the textbooks and the syllabus for Class 9 students.

The Assam Board is also responsible for developing, supervising and promoting quality-oriented education for the Class 9 students of the Assam state. To fulfil this purpose, SEBA has incorporated a group of subject matter experts coming from various disciplines to design an effective curriculum. To know more about the Assam Board Class 9 exam syllabus, exam blueprint, and a detailed study plan, students may continue reading the article.

Assam Board Class 9 Exam Summary 2023

The Assam Board Class 9 exams are conducted in the month of March every year. The syllabus for Class 9 exams is prescribed by the Secondary Education Board of Assam (SEBA). SEBA, along with the experts, came up with a full-fledged syllabus and textbooks to help students enhance their knowledge. However, before going into further details, let us have a look at the Assam Board Class 9 exam summary in the table below:

 

Particulars Details

Exam Name

Assam Board Class 9

Board Name

The Board of Secondary Education (SEBA), Assam

Exam Mode

Offline

Exam Level

School-level

Full Marks

100 for each paper

Passing Marks

30% in each subject 

Assam Board Official Website Link

https://sebaonline.org/

Assam Board Class 9 Exam Pattern

Test

Knowing the exam pattern is important to be aware of the structure of the question paper. It helps the students to plan their timetable considering the descriptive, short answer or long-answer questions being asked in the exam. It also gives an insight into the exam trends, difficulty level, and types of questions. To know the detailed exam pattern for Assam Board Class 9 topics, students can refer to the subject-wise exam pattern tables provided below.

Assam Board Class 9 English Exam Pattern

English subject of Assam Board Class 9 consists of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and descriptive type of questions. Grammar (Tense, use of passive voice, word order, narration, preposition, degrees of comparison, question patterns) is to be given more importance as it carries higher marks. The complete exam pattern can be checked below.

S.No. Topic MCQ: 20 MarksVSA: 25 Marks Descriptive SA and LA
1. Reading Comprehension (Seen)Reading Comprehension (Unseen) 24 4
2. Translation/Amplification   3
3. Article/Story Writing   5
4. Notice/Report Writing   3
5. Grammar (Tense, use of passive voice, word order, narration, preposition, degrees of comparison, question patterns) 10 6
6. The Fun They Had 3 4
7. The Sound of Music 3 2
8. My Childhood 2 2
9. The Bond of Love 3 2
10. A Visit to Kaziranga and Sivasagar 3 2
11. The Road Not Taken 2  
12. The Lake Isle of Innisfree 1 2
13. A Legend of the Northland 1 2
14. No Men Are Foreign 3  
15. A Slumber Did my Spirit Seal 2  
16. The Adventures of Toto/The Happy Prince 3 4
17. Weathering the Storm in Ersama/A House is Not a Home 3 4
  Total 45 45

Assam Board Class 9 Mathematics Exam Pattern

Students need to prepare for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and short and long-answer type descriptive questions. Polynomials, Surface Areas and Volumes, Statistics, Triangles, Quadrilaterals and Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles must be studied efficiently to be able to perform better. The complete exam pattern can be found below.

S.No. Topic MCQ: 20 MarksObjective: 25 Marks SA/LA Type
1. Number System 4 3
2. Polynomials 5 5
3. Coordinate Geometry 3 2
4. Linear Equations in Two Variables 2 3
5. Lines and Angles 2 2
6. Triangles 3 3
7. Quadrilaterals 3 3
8. Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles 3 3
9. Circles 5 3
10. Constructions 4
11. Heron’s Formula 2 2
12. Surface Area and Volume 4 4
13. Statistics 3 3
14. Probability 1 2
  Total 45 45

Assam Board Class 9 General Science Exam Pattern

To score well in the General Science exam, students must be well prepared to attempt the objective questions as well as write the short and long answer questions. This can be done by thoroughly studying the topics and knowing the exam pattern. The detailed exam pattern for Assam Board Class 9 General Science can be referred to from below-mentioned table.

S.No. Topic MCQ: 20 Marks
Objective: 25 Marks
SA/LA Type
1. Matter in Our Surroundings 3 2
2. Is Matter Around Us Pure 3 2
3. Atoms and Molecules 3 3
4. Structure of the Atom 3 3
5. The Fundamental Unit of Life 3 2
6. Tissues 3 3
7. Diversity in Living Organisms 3 4
8. Motion 3 4
9. Force and Laws of Motion 3 5
10. Gravitation 3 4
11. Work and Energy 3 4
12. Sound 3 3
13. Why Do We Fall Ill 3 2
14. Natural Resources 3 2
15. Improvement in Food Resources 3 2
  Total 45 45

Assam Board Class 9 Social Science Exam Pattern

Students must focus on the Growth of Indian Nationalism, The Moamoriya Rebellion, Changes in Earth’s Surface, Atmosphere, Structure, Pressure Belts, and Wind System Geography of India, and Geography of Assam as they carry a higher weightage of marks. The detailed exam pattern for Assam Board Class 9 Social Science is provided below.

S.No. Topic MCQ: 20 Marks
Objective: 25 Marks
SA/LA Type
1. History : Advent of Europeans into India 3 4
2. Growth of Indian Nationalism 4 4
3. The Moamoriya Rebellion 4 4
4. Burmese Invasions of Assam 3 3
5. Beginning of British Administration in Assam 3 3
6. Geography : Changes of Earth’s Surface 4 3
7. Atmosphere; Structure, Pressure Belts and Wind System 4 4
8. Geography of India 6 4
9. Geography of Assam 6 4
10. Political Science : Political Parties in India 2 3
11. Types of Government 2 3
12. Economics : Basic Concepts of Economics 2 3
13. Basic Economic Problems 2 3
  Total 45 45

Assam Board Class 9 Exam Syllabus 2023

Exam Pattern

SEBA prescribes the complete 9th class syllabus, including course structure, distribution of marks, period duration, projects, assignments, etc. Students must follow the syllabus religiously to score well in the final examination. 

Referring to the syllabus will help students identify the important topics that they must cover while preparing for the exam. 

Refer to the table below for the details of the SEBA Board Class 9 syllabus:

Assam Board Class 9 English Syllabus

As English is one of the language subjects that require students to develop good reading and writing skills naturally, students must inculcate the habit of reading the books with good vocabulary. Penning down the answers that are learnt can also improve writing skills. Below-mentioned is the detailed Assam Board Class 9 English syllabus for the academic year 2022-23

Chapter No. Chapter Name
1. Reading Comprehension (Seen)Reading Comprehension (Unseen)
2. Translation/Amplification
3. Article/Story Writing
4. Notice/Report Writing
5. Grammar (Tense, use of passive voice, word order, narration, preposition, degrees of comparison, question patterns)
6. The Fun They Had
7. The Sound of Music
8. My Childhood
9. The Bond of Love
10. A Visit to Kaziranga and Sivasagar
11. The Road Not Taken
12. The Lake Isle of Innisfree
13. A Legend of the Northland
14. No Men Are Foreign
15. A Slumber Did my Spirit Seal
16. The Adventures of Toto/The Happy Prince
17. Weathering The Storm in Ersama/A House is not a Home

Assam Board Class 9 General Mathematics Syllabus

With abundant practice, students will leave no stone unturned in scoring well in the Mathematics subject. Going through numerous solved example problems and trying to attempt the sample problems of a similar kind is a good way to perform well in Class 9 Mathematics. The complete syllabus of Assam Board Class 9 Mathematics is mentioned below:

Chapter No. Chapter Name
1. Number System
2. Polynomials
3. Coordinate Geometry
4. Linear Equations in Two Variables
5. Lines and Angles
6. Triangles
7. Quadrilaterals
8. Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles
9. Circles
10. Constructions
11. Heron’s Formula
12. Surface Area and Volume
13. Statistics
14. Probability

Assam Board Class 9 General Science Syllabus

With General Science being an interesting subject to know some amazing facts about the naturally occurring processes around us, students will find it interesting to study and understand various concepts of Class 9 Science such as Is Matter Around Us Pure, Why Do We Fall Ill, Diversity in Living Organisms and many more. The General Science syllabus of Assam board Class 9 for the academic session 2022-23 has been mentioned below:

Chapter No. Chapter Name
1. Matter in Our Surroundings
2. Is Matter Around Us Pure
3. Atoms and Molecules
4. Structure of the Atom
5. The Fundamental Unit of Life
6. Tissues
7. Diversity in Living Organisms
8. Motion
9. Force and Laws of Motion
10. Gravitation
11. Work and Energy
12. Sound
13. Why Do We Fall Ill
14. Natural Resources
15. Improvement in Food Resources

Assam Board Class 9 Social Science Syllabus

Learning the topics of Class 9 Social Science is a good opportunity for the students to improve their knowledge of several concepts such as Beginning of British Administration in Assam, Geography of India and Assam, Basic Concepts of Economics and Economic Problems, Various Political Parties in India and more. Students can note down the Social Science syllabus of Assam board Class 9 as provided below:

Chapter No. Chapter Name
1. History : Advent of Europeans into India
2. Growth of Indian Nationalism
3. The Moamoriya Rebellion
4. Burmese Invasions of Assam
5. Beginning of British Administration in Assam
6. Geography : Changes of Earth’s Surface
7. Atmosphere; Structure, Pressure Belts and Wind System
8. Geography of India
9. Geography of Assam
10. Political Science : Political Parties in India
11. Types of Government
12. Economics : Basic Concepts of Economics
13. Basic Economic Problems

Assam Board Class 9 Blueprint

Exam Syllabus

Before starting the exam preparation, students must check the topics that are assigned more weightage of marks. Considering the topics with higher marks distribution, students may start studying the topics. This will increase the scope of studying and attempting the important questions asked in the exam.  The exam blueprint for English, Mathematics, General Science and Social Science of Assam Board Class 9 is given below.

Assam Board Class 9 English Blueprint

‘The Fun They Had’ chapter of Assam Board Class 9 English has a higher marks distribution followed by ‘The Adventures of Toto/The Happy Prince’, ‘The Sound of Music’ and ‘Weathering The Storm in Ersama/A House is not a Home’ The detailed blueprint is given below.

S.No. Topic Marks
1.

Reading Comprehension (Seen)

Reading Comprehension (Unseen)

6

4

2. Translation/Amplification 3
3. Article/Story Writing 5
4. Notice/Report Writing 3
5. Grammar (Tense, use of passive voice, word order, narration, preposition, degrees of comparison, question patterns)  
6. The Fun They Had 16
7. The Sound of Music 7
8. My Childhood 5
9. The Bond of Love 4
10. A Visit to Kaziranga and Sivasagar 5
11. The Road Not Taken 2
12. The Lake Isle of Innisfree 3
13. A Legend of the Northland 3
14. No Men Are Foreign 3
15. A Slumber Did my Spirit Seal 2
16. The Adventures of Toto/The Happy Prince 7
17. Weathering The Storm in Ersama/A House is not a Home 7
  Total 90

Assam Board Class 9 Mathematics Blueprint

To score good marks in Class 9 Mathematics of Assam Board, students must thoroughly study Polynomials followed by other important topics as per their marks distribution provided below. Students may start solving and practicing the questions after having a look at the latest blueprint of 2023 provided below.

S.No. Topic Marks
1. Number System 7
2. Polynomials 10
3. Coordinate Geometry 5
4. Linear Equations in Two Variables 5
5. Lines and Angles 4
6. Triangles 6
7. Quadrilaterals 6
8. Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles 6
9. Circles 8
10. Constructions 4
11. Heron’s Formula 4
12. Surface Area and Volume 8
13. Statistics 6
14. Probability 3
  Total 90

Assam Board Class 9 General Science Blueprint

Most of the chapters of Assam Board Class 9 General Science carry a weightage of 7 marks. Prioritising these topics helps students attain confidence in answering the question paper, as most of the questions will be asked from these topics. Students can check the complete blueprint below.

S.No. Topic Marks
1. Matter in Our Surroundings 5
2. Is Matter Around Us Pure 5
3. Atoms and Molecules 6
4. Structure of the Atom 6
5. The Fundamental Unit of Life 5
6. Tissues 6
7. Diversity in Living Organisms 7
8. Motion 7
9. Force and Laws of Motion 8
10. Gravitation 7
11. Work and Energy 7
12. Sound 6
13. Why Do We Fall Ill 5
14. Natural Resources 5
15. Improvement in Food Resources 5
  Total 90

Assam Board Class 9 Social Science Blueprint

Focusing on History, Geography, Political Science and Economics is equally important to achieve good marks in Class 9 Social Science. Students may check the respective topics with high marks distribution from the table provided below before starting their exam preparation.

S.No. Topic Marks
1. HistoryAdvent of Europeans into India 7
2. Growth of Indian Nationalism 8
3. The Moamoriya Rebellion 8
4. Burmese Invasions of Assam 6
5. Beginning of British Administration in Assam 6
6. GeographyChanges of Earth’s Surface 7
7. Atmosphere; Structure, Pressure Belts and Wind System 8
8. Geography of India 10
9. Geography of Assam 10
10. Political SciencePolitical Parties in India 5
11. Types of Government 5
12. EconomicsBasic Concepts of Economics 5
13. Basic Economic Problems 5
  Total 90

Assam Board Class 9 Study Plan to Maximise Score

Study Plan to Maximise Score

Planning is crucial for students to become organised and complete studying their syllabus on time. It also keeps them motivated to achieve their daily targets and perform well in the final exams. To help students score good marks in Assam Board Class 9 exams, we have mentioned a detailed study plan below, along with some preparation tips.

Assam Board Class 9 Preparation Tips 

SEBA Class 9 is an important stage in the life of a student studying in the Assam Board. Class 9 is not considered in the board exams, but it forms the foundation of everything that is followed in Class 10. Below mentioned are some of the important preparation tips to excel in the Assam Board Class 9 examinations.z

  • Focus on Basics: To understand the various concepts and topics in the syllabus of Class 10 and even Class 11 and 12, students should have foundational knowledge and understanding of the Assam Board Class 9 syllabus.
  • Attempt Competitive Exams: Students should also attempt prestigious exams like NTSE and other Olympiads to test their knowledge of the Class 9 syllabus. 
  • Revise the Concepts: Revision plays a key role in learning the concepts and memorising them. Students must ensure they are regularly going through the concepts of various subjects to increase their subject efficiency and score good marks.
  • Practice Sample Papers/Previous Year Question Papers: By practising the sample papers, students can easily understand the nature of questions and exam paper pattern. They will build the efficiency to answer any type of question asked in the exam. Students can also set a time limit for exam duration while practising the question paper to develop time management.
  • Take Breaks at Regular Intervals: Although it is important for the students to set a timetable to follow throughout the day, it is also important to take frequent breaks to stay relaxed. Students must ensure that they take consequent breaks of 15-20 mins throughout the day.

Assam Board Class 9 Detailed Study Plan

A daily study of 5 hours is necessary for the Assam Board Class 9 exam preparation. However, those 5 hours must be properly spent without wasting time. Let us now understand how to study the various subjects of Assam Board Class 9:

  • Science: Understand each and every concept of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology from the Assam Board textbooks. In case students find it difficult to understand any topic, use online resources like Embibe platform videos. Make notes as and when each chapter is completed. Learn important definitions, experiments, short descriptions, reactions, equations, formulas, etc. Solve the questions given at the end of each chapter.
  • Maths: The Assam Board Class 9 Maths syllabus comprises basic arithmetic, algebra, geometry and mensuration, probability, etc. Finishing the Assam Board textbook completely is enough. Understand the various concepts and theorems, learn the formulas, and solve all the example problems and those given at the end of the chapters thoroughly.
  • Social Science: For subjects like History, Geography, and Civics, students must have the habit of reading thoroughly and must remember a lot of terms and names. It also requires one to have good story-telling abilities. Read the Assam Board textbooks fully and make notes of important things like the year, name of rivers, etc., Revise these notes regularly. Maintain notes as these subjects often need a bit of writing.
  • Literature: English and Hindi/Sanskrit are comparatively easy subjects. Refer to the Assam Board textbooks. For grammar, use some standard reference books, as having a firm knowledge of grammar will help in future as well.

You can also check:

Assam Board Class 9 Question Papers Assam Board Class 9 Study Material
Assam Board Class 9 Books Assam Board Class 9 Topics
Assam Board Class 9 Preparation Tips Assam Board Class 9 Chapters

FAQs on SEBA Board Class 9 Exam 2023

Previous Year Analysis

We have provided some frequently asked questions regarding Assam Board Class 9 below:

Q: Where can I practice questions for Assam Board Class 9 Maths and Science?

Ans: Students can practice numerous questions on Embibe for Assam Board Class 9 Maths and Science.

Q: Where can I find the latest syllabus for SEBA Class 9?
Ans: Students can find the SEBA Board Class 9 syllabus for the academic year 2022-23 in this article.

Q: How many subjects are there in the Assam Board Class 9?
Ans: There are 5 compulsory subjects and 1 elective subject in Assam Board Class 9.

Q: Where can I find the best exam preparation tips for the Assam Board Class 9 exams?
Ans: Students can find the best exam preparation tips to ace the Assam Board Class 9 exams in this article.

Q: Where can I find free mock tests to prepare for the Assam Board Class 9 exams?
Ans: Embibe provides free mock tests for students to prepare for the Assam Board Class 9 exams effectively.

Assam Board Class 9 List of Educational Institutions

Selecting a good educational institution is important as it determines the quality of education that a student will receive. The best schools in Assam are listed below to help students choose the best as per their needs and convenience. The place where the school is situated is also mentioned to help students choose the one according to their feasibility.

SL No. School Name
1 The Miles Bronson Residential School (MBRS), Guwahati
2 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Pailapool
3 Kaziranga English Academy (KEA), Garchuk
4 Royal Global School (RGS), Kamrup
5 Sainik School, Goalpara
6 Delhi Public School (DPS), Digboi
7 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Kadamani
8 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Bishunpur
9 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Choudhapunia
10 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Chakimukh
11 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Chiponsila
12 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Hari Nagar
13 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Basugaon
14 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Chinatolly
15 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Danguapara

Future Exams After Assam Board Class 9

There is a wide range of opportunities to excel once the student passes the Assam Board Class 9 exams. To put their skills and knowledge to the best use, students can check the future exams related to Assam board Class 9 as mentioned below:

  • National Talent Search Exam (NTSE): NTSE is one of the most important national-level scholarship exams that enable students to improvise their logical reasoning and mental abilities. The exam is conducted in two stages namely, stage 1 and stage 2. Stage 1 is conducted on a state level, and stage 2 is conducted on a National level. Students of Assam Board Class 9 can crack the NTSE exams by becoming efficient in the subjects of Science, Maths, and Social Science.
  • NEET: The full form of NEET is National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test. The test is conducted for students who want to study their courses such as undergraduate medical (MBBS), dental (BDS) and AYUSH (BAMS, BUMS, BHMS etc.) in government and private educational institutions of India. Students of Assam Board Class 9 willing to pursue a career in medicine can attempt the NEET exam.
  • JEE Advanced: JEE Advanced is conducted once a year in India. The exam is held under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB). JEE Advanced, also known as IIT-JEE, is organised by the zonal IITs. There are a total of seven zonal IITs across India. Students who wish to attempt JEE Advanced must build their fundamentals of Mathematics to crack the exams easily. 
  • JEE Mains: The full form of JEE is the Joint Entrance exam. JEE Mains is one of the most prominent national entrance exams conducted for students who are willing to win admission into India’s prestigious engineering institutes such as IITs and NITs. Students of Class 9 Assam board who wish to complete their graduation in these institutes can start their preparation immediately.
  • International Maths Olympiad (IMO): The test determines the proficiency of a student in the Mathematics subject. It shows the ability of a student to crack various problems ranging from easy to difficult. The Science Olympiad Foundation is responsible for hosting the IMO at the international level. Students with high scores are rewarded with scholarships.
  • National Science Olympiad (NSO): Students studying in grades 1 to 12 can attend the National Science Olympiad competition. NSO is conducted so that students can explore their knowledge in science, research and technology. It builds future scientists and technologists by identifying young talent and motivates them to expand their skills and knowledge furthermore.
  • National Cyber Olympiad (NCO): Students of all ages from India can participate in the NCO competition conducted by The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur’s Department of Computer Science. NCO encourages students to enhance and explore their skills. It helps students to know their field of interest in technology such as computer science and internet security. Moreover, it enhances the thinking ability of students along with computing skills.

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