MBOSE SSLC Syllabus 2020
Updated on Sep 9, 2019 - 4:26 p.m. IST by Maniprabha.singh

MBOSE SSLC Syllabus 2020 – Meghalaya Board (MBOSE) has provided the MBOSE syllabus for Class 10 subjects on mbose.in. The syllabus of MBOSE SSLC covers all the topics taught in 10th std. including Maths, Science, English, Social Science, etc. Knowing the MBOSE SSLC Syllabus 2020 will help students know the topics and units that need to be prepared for exams. Students preparing for the Meghalaya SSLC 2020 exam should go through the entire syllabus for better preparation. Along with the MBOSE Class 10 syllabus, students can check the correct marking scheme of the subject. All the papers are conducted for a total of 100 marks. The questions in the exams will be asked from the respective MBOSE SSLC syllabus 2020. Read the article to check the subject-wise Meghalaya Board Class 10 syllabus-
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MBOSE SSLC Syllabus 2020 for English

Meghalaya Class 10 English paper comprises two sections, Theory, and Internal assessment. The theory exam will be conducted for 80 marks to evaluate student's reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Below the distribution of marks and important topics of the Meghalaya SSLC syllabus.

Marks Distribution







Life History



Grammar and Composition


Total marks


Students can find below all the topics in the literature that are to be covered in MBOSE syllabus for class 10 English.


  1. Powder and Arms – R. L. Stevenson
  2. Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
  3. Romeo and Juliet – Charles and Mary Lamb
  4. The Demon with the Matted Hair – Indian Folktale
  5. The Monkey’s Paw – W. W. Jacobs
  6. Fourteen – Alice Gerstenberg

II. POETRY Pieces to be read

  1. Life – Charlotte Bronte
  2. The Gift of India – Sarojini Naidu
  3. The Solitary Reaper – William Wordsworth
  4. Exiled – Edna St. Vincent Millay
  5. The Village Schoolmaster – Oliver Goldsmith

III. RAPID READER - Oliver Twist


  1. Tenses
  2. Active and Passive Voice
  3. Reported Speech
  4. The Preposition
  5. Miscellaneous Idioms
  6. Comprehension
  7. Letter-Writing (Formal)/Essay
  8. E-mail Writing
  9. Article Writing
  10. Story Writing

MBOSE SSLC Syllabus 2020 for Mathematics

The syllabus of MBOSE 10th Mathematics covers the units mentioned below:

Numbers System
Euclid’s division lemma, Decimal representation of rational numbers, Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic, Proofs of results
Polynomials, Arithmetic Progressions, Pair of Linear Equations In Two Variables, Quadratic Equations
Co-ordinate Geometry

Lines (In two-dimensions), Section formula (internal division), Area of a triangle.

Trigonometric Identities, Angle of elevation, Angle of depression, Trigonometric ratios
Geometry and Construction
Triangles, Area, Circles, Constructions
Areas related to Circle, Surface Areas And Volumes
Statistics and Probability
Statistics, bar graphs, histograms, Mean, median, mode of ungrouped data.


Prescribed Book for Mathematics

Modern ABC of Mathematics – X

MBOSE SSLC Mathematics- Marking Scheme

Students can find the distribution of marks of different units, duration, marking scheme etc for Maths here. The total time allotted for the Maths paper is 3 hours. The total marks will be 100 for which the passing marks are 30. The question paper will consist of 35 questions divided into four Sections A, B, C, and D.

  • Section—A- 10 questions of 1 mark each.
  • Section—B- 10 questions of 2 marks each.
  • Section—C- 10 questions of 4 marks each.
  • Section—D- 5 questions of 6 marks each.

Internal Assessment- The Internal Assessment of 20 marks will be awarded on the basis of the performance of a student in the activity work, project work and continuous assessment as per the following scheme-

  • Assessment through test – 10 marks
  • Assessment of Project Work – 5 marks
  • Assessment of 2 skills – 5 marks

MBOSE SSLC Syllabus 2020 for Science

Science and Technology comprise of three further divisions that are Physics, Chemistry & Biology. Students have to prepare the complete MBOSE 12th syllabus of science to get good marks in this paper. A total of 20 marks are allotted to practical exams.



Reflection and Refraction of Light, Human Eye, Electricity, Magnetic Feild of Electric Current



Chemical Reactions, Acids, Bases & Salts, Metals & Non-Metals, Classification of Elements, Carbon & its Compounds



Life Process, Control & Coordination, Reproduction in Plants & Animals, Heredity & Evolution




Prescribed Books for Science

  • Core Science – X by M/S Goyal Brothers Prakashan
  • Practical Science – X by M/S Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd.

MBOSE SSLC Syllabus 2020 for Social Science




Internal Marks


Events and Processes, Livelihoods, Economies and Societies, Culture, Identity and Society




Indian Federal Structure, Role of Caste in Indian Politics and Communalism, Challenges to Democracy, Popular Struggles and Movements, Political Parties, Women’s Rights in India, Voters’ Awareness, Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Rights of Persons with Disabilities




  • Sectors of the Indian Economy
  • Money and Financial System
  • The Story of Development
  • Globalisation and the Indian Economy
  • Consumer Rights
  • Benefits of Insurance




  • Resources
  • Water Resources
  • Forest Resources
  • Lifelines of National Economy
  • Minerals and Energy Resources
  • Agriculture
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Meghalaya: An Overview
  • Planning Ahead





Prescribed Book for Social Science

Core Social Science – X by M/S Goyal Brothers Prakashan

MBOSE SSLC Syllabus 2020 for Health & Physical Education

Students opting for Physical Education will be evaluated on the basis of their performance in theory exam and Internal assessment. In the theory paper, the questions will be asked on the given topics. Refer the given table for know the Meghalaya Board 10th syllabus 2020-

Growth and Development
  • You and Your Family
  • How Mature Are You?
  • Marriage and Family Life
  • National Health Programme
  • Importance of People’s Participation in these programmes
  • Primary Health Care
  • Immunity and Immunization
  • Health Care Set-Up in Rural and Urban Areas
Consumer Education
  • Drugs, Medicines and Self-Medication
  • Consumer Education
  • Systems of Medicine and Quackery
International Health
Importance of International Health
Life Skills Education
  • Teenage Pregnancy,
  • Basic Facts and Prevention About HIV/AIDS,
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections

Prescribed Book for Physical Education-

Students should refer the given book for preparing the correct topics and descriptions- Health (A Textbook for Secondary School Class X) by M/S Frank Brothers & Co. Ltd.,

MBOSE SSLC Syllabus 2020 for Computer Science

Computer Science requires a basic understanding of hardware and software languages. The Meghalaya Board 10th syllabus for computer science contains unit-wise marks distribution. Refer the given table for more details

Theory Marks
Practical Marks
Computer Fundamentals
  • What is Data?
  • Computer Data Measurement
  • System Software
  • Types of Software
  • Application Software
  • Operating System
  • Utilities
  • Language Translators
  • Number System
  • Conversion
  • Logic Gates
Internet Basics
  • How Does the Internet Work?
  • Web Browser
  • Web Server
  • Worl Wide Web (WWW)
  • Wired and Wireless connection
  • Protocols
  • IP Address
  • HTML
  • Structure of an HTML Document
  • Tags & Elements
Object-Oriented Programming I – C++
  • Introduction
  • Structure of C++
  • Data Types
  • Variables
  • Input / Output in C++
  • Escape Sequences
  • Loop Structure
  • Bug and Debug
Object Oriented Programming II – Java
  • Characteristics
  • Different Forms
  • Java Program
  • Data Types
  • Variables
  • Operators In Java
  • Programming Structure in Java
  • Some Examples
Societal Impacts of IT – II
  • Virus
  • Malware
  • Worm
  • Adware
  • Spyware
  • Scareware
  • Spam
  • Internet Hacking
  • Information Security Provisions in E-commerce
  • Backup and Recovery Tools


Prescribed Book for Computer Science

Students should follow Click Start –Computer Science for Schools – 10 by M/S Cambridge University Press to prepare the entire Meghalaya 10th syllabus for computer science.

MBOSE SSLC Syllabus 2020 for Environmental Education

Students should prefer the book named A Textbook of Environmental Education – X by M/S. Goyal Brothers Prakashan to prepare for Physical Education. Below are the topics of Meghalaya 10th Physical Education syllabus-

Restoring Balance in Ecosystem
  • Need for Conservation and Management of Water
  • Conservation and Management of Forests, Grasslands and Semi-Arid Ecosystems, Soil and Wildlife
  • Relevance of Indigenous Practices
  • Sources and Major Pollutants
  • Effects on Human Health, Environment, and Other Organisms
  • Abatement of Pollution
Issues of the Environment
  • Decline in Productivity; Resettlement and Rehabilitation of People
  • Energy Crisis – Urban and Rural Sectors
  • Climatic Changes and Global Warming
  • Greenhouse Effect
  • Ozone Layer Depletion
  • Acid Rain
Striving for a Better Environment
Ecological Restoration and Conservation
Efficient and Eco-friendly Technology

MBOSE SSLC Syllabus 2020 for Work Education

Students should prefer the book named Work Education – X by M/S. Allied Publishers to prepare for Work Education. Below are the topics of Meghalaya 10th Work Education syllabus-

  1. Photography
  2. Computer: Making a Web Page
  3. Gardening
  4. Woodwork
  5. Commercial Art
  6. Tie & Dye
  7. Interior Decoration
  8. Puppet Making
  9. Papercraft
  10. Working with Leather
  11. Community Service: Adult Literacy Program
  12. Food Preservation
  13. Chemical Technology
  14. Designing and Stitching
  15. Electrical Gadget

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MBOSE SSLC 2020 Preparation Tips

To properly strategize the preparation for the exam, students can refer to the MBOSE 10th syllabus and exam pattern of different subjects as provided above. Also, follow the below tips to make the most of the provided information-

  1. Note down all the topics and units of a subject and segregate them. Pick up at least one topic from each subject every day. Students should complete the entire Meghalaya Class 10 syllabus before the release of MBOSE 10th time table, so that they have enough time for revision.
  2. Make notes of important points while preparing. These short notes help in understanding the concept in a better way. Moreover, these notes are helpful in easy and fast revision.
  3. Get all the queries resolved by friends or teachers as soon as possible.
  4. At last, do not forget to eat healthy regular meals and stay away from stress in order to improve the final MBOSE SSLC Result.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - MBOSE SSLC Syllabus 2020

Question: Where I can get Meghalaya Board Class 10 Syllabus?


The syllabus is uploaded on the official website of the Meghalaya Board, www.mbose.in or can click the link to download the syllabus pdf.

Question: Is there any changes in MBOSE 10th syllabus 2020?


There is no official announcement related to changes in MBOSE Class 10 syllabus. We will update the syllabus if any changes will be added.

Question: What are the MBOSE 10th exams dates 2020?


MBOSE 10th exams 2020 will commence from March 4 to March 16, 2020.

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