JAC 10th Syllabus 2020 & Marking Scheme
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 - 11:54 p.m. IST by Maniprabha.singh
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JAC 10th Syllabus 2020 - Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) prescribes the JAC 10th syllabus for Science, Maths, English, Hindi, Social Science & more. Jharkhand Class 10 syllabus includes the units and important topics along with weightage of all subjects. In order to score well in JAC 10th exams 2020 exams, students should have detailed information on Jharkhand 10th syllabus 2020. The examinations will be conducted from February 11 to February 28, 2020. Jharkhand board follows the JAC Class 10 Syllabus to create the board exam question papers. Students can check the subject-wise JAC 10th Syllabus 2020 in this article. Get the details to ace the exam with high marks.
Latest- JAC 10th Result 2020 will be released in 2nd week of May 2020.

JAC 10th Syllabus 2020 for Maths

Refer the given table to check the important topics that students should prepare for Mathematics in JAC Class 10th board exam along with the correct marking scheme

1Number SystemReal Numbers6
Pair of Linear Equations6
Quadratic Equations7
Arithmetic Progression4
3Coordinate GeometryDistance Formula3
Area of Triangle3
5TrigonometryIntroduction of Trigonometry3
Trigonometric Identities3
Heights & Distances6
6MensurationArea Related to Circle4
Surface Areas & Volumes6
7Statistics & ProbabilityStatistics7

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JAC 10th Syllabus for Science

Science is one of the most important subjects for students who want to pursue Science or Technical courses after 10th. There are three sections in Science in which students will study separately in Class 11th that are Physics, Chemistry & Biology. Refer the table to check topics of JAC 10th Science syllabus 2020

S.NoUnitsSub TopicsMarks
1Natural PhenomenaLight- Reflection and Refractions7
Human Eye5
2Effect of CurrentElectricity9
Magnetic Effect of Electric Current4
3Chemical SubstancesChemical Reactions & Equations6
Acid, Base and Salt4
Metal & Non-Metals8
Carbon Compounds4
Periodic Classification3
4World of LivingLife Processes9
Control & Co-ordination7
Heredity & Organic Evolution4
5Natural ResourcesSources of Energy3
Management of Natural resources2

JAC 10th Syllabus 2020 for Social Science

Social Science is further divided into 04 sections History, Political Science, Geography, and Economics. Each section will be of 20 marks and the question paper will contain 27 questions in both English and Hindi medium. The following table covers the important topics of Social Science which will enable them to ace the exam.




Unit I: Events and Processes-1) Nationalism in Europe, 2) Nationalist Movement in Indo-China, 3) Nationalism in India: Civil Disobedience

Movement.Unit II: Economies and Livelihoods-4) Industrialisation 1850s–1950s, 5) Urbanisation and Urban Lives, 6) Trade and Globalization. Unit III: Culture, Identity and Society-6) Print Culture and Nationalism, 7) History of the Novel


Resources: Types — natural and human; Need for resource planning. Natural Resources: Land as a resource, soil formation, types and distribution; changing land-use pattern; land degradation and conservation measures. Forest and wildlife resources: Types and distribution, depletion of flora and fauna; conservation

protection of forests and wildlife. Agriculture: Types of farming, major crops, cropping pattern, technological and institutional reforms; their impact; contribution of Agriculture to the national economy — employment and output, food security, impact of globalisation

Political Science

1. Working of democracy

Are divisions inherent to the working of democracy?

What has been the effect of caste on politics and of

politics on caste? How has the gender division shaped Understand and analyse the challenges posed by

politics? How do communal divisions affect democracy? 2. Power sharing mechanisms in democracy

Why and how is power shared in democracies? How has the federal division of power in India helped national

unity? To what extent has decentralisation achieved this Objective? How does democracy accommodate different social groups? 3.Competition and contestations in democracy

How do struggles shape democracy in favour of ordinary people? What role do political parties play in competition and contestation? Which are the major national and regional parties in India? Why have social movements come to occupy a larger role in politics?


The Story of Development: The traditional notion of development – National Income and Per-capita Income – Growth of NI – critical appraisal of existing development indicators (PCI, IMR, SR and other income and health indicators. Money and Financial System: Role of money in an economy – Historical Origin; Formal and Informal financial institutions for Savings and Credit – General Introduction; Select one formal institution such as a nationalized commercial bank and a few informal institutions – Local money lenders, landlords, self help groups, chit funds and private finance companies. Theme III

The Role of Service Sector in Indian Economy: What is service sector (through examples); Importance of Service Sector in generating Employment and Income to the nation (with the help of a few case studies); Growth of Service Sector in India; India as a major service provider to the world; The need for public investment – The role of important infrastructure – education and health.

JAC 10th syllabus for English

There will be separate sections to test student's reading and writing skills. Question from the textbooks will be asked and will comprise of a total of 40 marks. Refer the important section of JAC 10th English syllabus-

  1. Tenses
  2. Reported speech in extended texts
  3. Modal auxiliaries
  4. Complex and compound sentences
  5. Phrasal verbs and prepositional phrases
  6. Cohesive devices
  7. Punctuation, role-playing
  8. Dramatizing and miming
  9. Problem-solving and decision making
  10. Interpreting information given in tabular form and schedule

The complete JAC 10th syllabus 2020 pdf for all subjects can be downloaded by clicking here

How to Prepare With JAC 10th Syllabus 2020?

  1. Students can get all the important topics and their respective weightage in the Jharkhand 10th Syllabus 2020. Now, refer to the JAC 10th Time Table to create a smart study time table so that students can devote equal time to each section. It is mandatory to pass each subject with good marks.
  2. Cover the high-weightage topics/ units prior to less important sections. Students will gain confidence by following this way for exam preparation.
  3. After completing the JAC 10th syllabus 2020, students must practice the previous year's JAC 10th Question Papers to have a better understanding of the difficulty level of papers and type of questions asked. Students can also analysis their preparation level by solving the last year's papers.
  4. And last but not least, stay away from social media and other distractions to improve your overall JAC 10th Result. These social networking sites break the concentration of studentsJAC 10th time table 2020

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