Last Minute Preparation Tips For CBSE Class 10 Science Exam With Syllabus And Study Hacks

By Malavikka

CBSE Class 10 Science exam is scheduled on 16 March 2018. With hardly a month more to go, the tail of students are already on fire. With thousands of them taking part in the exam this year too, the correction process would be stringent as usual to get a clear edge of toppers over the others.

Preparation Tips For CBSE Class 10 Science Exam


What can be done at this eleventh hour to score in CBSE Class 10 Science exam? Lets look at the possibilities and ways to ace the exam with some last minute tips.

But before we get to that, lets look at the CBSE Class 10 Science Syllabus 2018 and the weightage for each unit.

1 Chemical Substances - Nature and Behaviour 8
2 World Of Living 17
3 Natural Phenomena 4
4 Effects of Currents 28
5 Natural Resources 13
Internal Marks 20
Total 100

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How To Prepare For CBSE Class 10 Science Exam

In order to prepare for CBSE Class 10 Science Exam, follow the tips given below:


The units of Science exam can be divided into three subjects - Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Clearly divide the subjects in your mind so that you can finish each one of them accordingly.

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Allocate two to three days for the complete preparation in your study holidays schedule. In case you have three days time, keep one day each for the three subjects.

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Important Topics

Important Topics

Go through the important topics first. You can come back to the rest of the questions once you are thorough with the important or frequently asked questions.

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Do Not Stumble

Do not stumble over one topic and be lost into it for longer time. If one topic takes time to grasp, move over another easy topic so that your confidence level does not drop.

Be strong with the basics of the concepts so that even if you are faced with a tricky question, you could reason it out logically and score marks.

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Important Topics To Study For CBSE Class 10 Science Exam


  • Write down or mark the formulae, definitions and theorems in all chapters.
  • Practise circuit diagrams and understand the basics of currents thoroughly.

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Magnetic field

Learn to nearly draw other important diagrams such as magnetic field lines in a solenoid, glass prism and images formed by mirror, lenses and retina.

Practise previous year question papers.

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  • Finish the theory part quick as it takes lesser time in understanding.
  • Practise solved question papers.

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  • Learn the elements table and formula.
  • Understand how to balance equations.

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  • Practise to draw diagrams nearly along with marking the parts.
  • Learn Mendel's theory of inheritance and genes.
  • Note down all biological terms and highlight it in the exam for your answers.

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