HP Board 10th Syllabus 2020
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HP Board 10th Syllabus 2020- HPBOSE publishes the class 10 syllabus on its official website, hpbose.org. HP Board 10th syllabus includes all topics and units of all subjects included in class 10. Students should study a total of 7 subjects out of which 5 subjects are compulsory and 2 are elective. HPBOSE Class 10 syllabus is a much-needed guide for students who are going to appear in the class X board exams. Analyzing the HP Board class 10 syllabus 2020 will help a student in identifying the important topics and chapters that need to be prepared. Also, students can track the topics that are yet to be covered so that they can make their time schedule for preparation accordingly. HP BOSE 10th exams 2020 will be conducted from March 6 to March 20, 2020. The HP Board 10th Syllabus 2020 is available in PDF format, you can download/print it from the below mentioned link. Students can access more information about the detailed HP Board class 10 syllabus, list of subjects, marks distribution and pattern in this article-
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HP Board 10th Syllabus 2020 for English-

English is a compulsory language subject and includes pros, fiction, poems along with English Grammar. To prepare grammer, reading and writing sections, students can read newspapers, articles regularly. This will help them in improving their grammar, vocabulary, and reading skills. The textbook section of HP Board 10th Syllabus 2020 can be prepared by revising the chapters regularly.

HP Board 10th English syllabus 2020





Two questions of unseen passages,Four or Five Comprehension questions,five comprehension questions and four Multiple choice questions



Letter writing(formal/informal,paragraph writing,A short writing task based on a verbal visual stimulus



Tenses,Prepositions, Reported Speech, Models, Voice, Non-Finites


Text Book

Prose and poem lessons from First Flight (Reader), Supplementary Reader.


Total marks


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Prescribed Books for HPBOSE 10 English-

First Flight

Published by H.P Board of School Education

Footprints Without Feet

Published by H.P Board of School Education

HP Board 10th Syllabus 2020 for Mathematics

Mathematics is a major subject and requires continuous practice and preparation. This subject includes the study of Arithmetical concepts, number system, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, menstruations, statistics, graphs and coordinate geometry etc. The exam includes one paper of 85 marks and 15 marks are given in the internal assessment. Refer to HP Board Class 10 syllabus for Maths

HP Board 10th Maths Syllabus 2020




Number system

Euclid’s division lemma, Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic, Proofs of results- irrationality of

√2,√3,√5, Decimal expansion of rational numbers.



Polynomials, Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables, Quadratic Equations, Arithmetic Progression.



Trigonometric Ratios, Trigonometric Identities, Heights and Distances.


Coordinate geometry

Lines (In two-dimensions).



Triangles , Circles, Constructions.



Areas of plane figures, Surface area and volumes.


Statics and Probability

Mean, median and mode of grouped data, Cumulative frequency graph.

Classical definition of probability.Simple problems on single events




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Prescribed books for HP board mathematics-


Published by H.P. Board of School Education

HP Board 10th syllabus 2020 for Science

The Science and Technology subject is designed to develop cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains in the student. The subject gives an insight into different topics like Food, Materials, the World of the Living, How things Work, Moving Things, People and Ideas, Natural Phenomenon and Natural Resources. Students should approach the subject holistically by clearing their concepts of science topics mentioned in HP Board 10th Syllabus 2020 through daily lectures and memorizing the important formulas related to lens, electricity and chemical substances.

HP Board Class 10 Science Pattern







Internal Assessment




HP Board 10th Science Syllabus




Chemical Substances(Nature and Behaviour)

Chemical equations-

Chemical Equations,Types of Chemical Reactions, Effect of oxidation Reaction in Everyday life

Acids, Bases and Salts-

General Properties (physical and chemical properties) of acids, bases and salts with examples and their uses.

Metals and Non-metal-

Physical and chemical Properties of Metals

and Non-Metals, Reactivity Series, Metal and Non-Metal Reactions, Corrosion of Metals and Prevention of corrosion, Occurrence of Metals and their extraction.

Carbon and its Compounds-

Bonding in carbon- the covalent Bond,Saturated and Unsaturated Carbon Compound, Nomenclature of Carbon Compounds,

Chemical Properties of Carbon Compounds, Some Important carbon Compounds, Ethanol and Ethanoic Acid. (only properties),

Soaps and Detergents : Cleaning action of Soaps (Micelles Formation).

Periodic Classification of Elements-

Early attempts at the classification of Elements (Dobereiner’s Trids, Newlands law of octaves, Mendeleev’s Periodic Table).

The Modern Periodic Table, Trends in the Modern Periodic Table.


The World of the Living(Biology)

Life Processes-

Basic concept of nutrition, respiration, transport and excretion in plants and animals.

Control and Co-ordination-

Nervous System.

Reflex Action and Human Brain.

How do Organisms Reproduce.

Importance of Variation.

Modes of Reproduction, Reproduction in Human Beings, Reproduction Health.


How Things Work and

Natural phenomena


Electric Current and circuit, Heating Effect of Electric Current, Inter relation between P, V, I and R.

Magnetic Effects of Electric Current-

Magnetic field and field lines, Magnetic field due to a current.

Fleming’s Right Hand Thumb Rule.

Left Hand Rule,

Electric Motor, Electromagnetic Induction, Electric Generator and Domestic Electric Circuit.

Light-Reflection and refraction-

Reflection of light,

Spherical Mirrors: Concave and convex,

Image Formation with Ray diagrams.

Mirror Formula and Magnification.

Refraction of light through Glass Slab and lenses (convex and concave) and Image formation by lenses, Lens formula and Magnification.

Power of Lens.

The Human Eye and the Colorful World-

The Human Eye, Power of Accommodation, Defects of Vision and Their correction,

Refraction of Light Through Prism, Dispersion of light and scattering of light.

Atmospheric Refraction.


Natural Resources

Conservation of Natural Resources.



Finding pH of different samples,

Properties of acids and bases (HCl and NaOH).

Determining the focal strength of concave and convex mirror,

Prepare SO2 gas.

To observe the action of Zn, Fe, Cu and Al metals on salt solutions.

To study the dependence of current.

To prepare a temporary mount of a leaf peel to show stomata.




Download the detailed HP Board 10th syllabus for science and technology.

Prescribed book for Science and Technology-


Published by H.P. Board of School Education.

HP Board 10th Syllabus 2020 for Social Science

Social Science is a theory subject and students must revise it regularly in order to score good marks. The chapters and topics are mainly from sections like geography, history, civics and economics with some elements from sociology and commerce. There will be one paper for social science of maximum 85 marks and questions will be asked from all 5 units.Maximum 15 marks will be awarded for internal assessment. The details of the HP Board 10th Syllabus 2020 and marking scheme is given below

HP Board 10th Social Science Syllabus




Unit-1 India and the contemporary World 21+3(map)

Events and Process

The Rise of Nationalism in Europe.

The Nationalist Movement in Indo-China.

Nationalism in India.

Livelihoods, Economics and Societies

The Making of a Global world.

The Age of Industrialization.

Work, Life andLeisure-Cities in the Contemporary World.

Everyday life, Culture and Politics

Print culture and the Modern World


Society and History

Unit-2 Contemporary India II 19+3(map)

India- Resources and their Development, Forest and Wildlife Resources, Water Resources,

Agriculture, Mineral and Energy Resources, Manufacturing Industries, Lifelines of National Economy- Transport, Communication, International Trade, Map (From any chapter).

Unit -3 Democratic Politics II 14 Marks


Power Sharing



Democracy and Diversity


Religion and Caste


Popular Struggles and Movements, Political Parties

Section -4

Outcomes of Democracy

Challenges to Democracy

Unit-4 Understanding Economics-II 15 Marks

Development, Sectors of the Indian Economy, Money and credit, Globalization and the Indian Economy, Consumer Rights.

Unit-5 Disaster Management 10 Marks



Download the detailed HP Board 10th Social Science Syllabus.

Prescribed Books for Social Science-

Unit-1 India and the contemporary World

Published by H.P. Board of School Education

Unit-2 India- Resources and their Development Unit

Published by H.P. Board of School Education

Unit -3 Democratic Politics II

Published by H.P. Board of School Education

Unit-4 Understanding Economics-II

Published by H.P. Board of School Education

Unit-5 Disaster Management

Published by H.P. Board of School Education

HP Board Class 10 Preparation Tips 2020

  1. Start with the HP Board 10th Syllabus 2020. Make sure you are aware of every chapter, topic and marking schemes mentioned in the official syllabus.

  2. Download the HP Board 10th date sheet and check the time available for preparation. Now make a regular time schedule and stick to it.

  3. Start preparing subject-wise along with daily lectures. Here you must highlight the important topics that may appear in the exam. Doing this will make it easy for you to search and memorize the topics at the time of exam.

  4. Once you have completed the HP Board 10th Syllabus 2020 with all subjects, start solving the HP Board Model Papers. Doing this will make you aware of exam pattern, a number of questions and their weightage. You will also get to know about the level of difficulty and your own weaknesses.

  5. Identify your weak sections from the HP Board 10th Syllabus 2020 and write them down separately. You should give special attention to these topics. Makes short notes on them and memorize the facts regularly.

  6. Remember, in the last few days revising is the key to score high in the HP Board Results. Revise the topics that you have read till the day of the exam.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - HP Board 10th Syllabus 2020

Question: What are the HP Board 10th exam dates 2020?


HPBOSE 10th exams 2020 will be held from March 6 to March 20, 2020.

Question: Till when should I complete the HP Board syllabus 2020?


Students should cover the entire syllabus till December so that you have ample time for revision.

Question: Where can I download the class 10 model papers of HP Board?


Click Here to download the latest model papers for preparation.

Question: Is there any changes in the HP Board 10th syllabus?


There is no information related to changes in the syllabus is provided by board.

Question: What is the minimum passing percentage for HP Board 10th exams?


Students are required to obtain at least 33% marks in both practical and theory exams to pass a subject.

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