Odisha 10th Syllabus 2020 - Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha has prescribed the Odisha HSC syllabus and exam pattern. Odisha 10th syllabus 2020 is the same as last year but there are some changes in the exam pattern. Students preparing for Odisha HSC 2020 exams must go through the BSE Odisha 10th class syllabus given in this article. Knowing the Odisha 10th 2020 syllabus will help students to know about the topics and units they need to study. Thus, they can prepare well for the board exam. Odisha HSC syllabus comprises the topics and units of different subjects including Mathematics, Social, Science, English, First language papers like Odia, Hindi, Urdu, English etc. Go through the entire article to check the complete Odisha 10th Syllabus 2020 and exam pattern.
Latest- Odisha Board 10th result 2020 to be declared in May 2020.


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Odisha 10th Syllabus 2020 for English



Alternative English

  • Prose and Language study
  • Poetry
  • Extensive reading
  • Comprehension of Unseen passage
  • Letter/Application writing
  • Essay writing
  • Filling in forms/ reading authenticated materials, summarising, railway time table.
  • Language study
  • Grammar usage

Click here to download complete Odisha HSC English syllabus in a pdf file.

Odisha 10th Syllabus 2020 for Mathematics



Number systems

Euclid’s division lemma, Revisiting Irrational Numbers, Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic, etc.


Polynomials, Arithmetic Progressions, Quadratic Equations, Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables

Coordinate geometry

Distance Formula, Area of a Triangle, Section Formula, etc.


Triangles, Circles, Constructions


Introduction to Trigonometry, Trigonometric Identities, Heights and Distances


Areas Related to Circles, Surface Areas and Volumes

Statistics and Probability

Statistics, Probability

Odisha 10th Syllabus 2020 for Science



Chemical substances-nature and behaviour

Periodic classification of elements, Chemical reactions, Carbon compounds, Acids, Metals and nonmetals, bases and salts

World of living

Reproduction, Life processes, Heredity and Evolution, Control and co-ordination in animals and plants

Natural Phenomena

Reflection of light, Refraction of Light, Human eye, etc.

Effects of current

Electric current, Ohm’s law, Series combination of resistors, Magnetic effects of current, AC, DC, etc.

Natural Resources

Natural resources management, Our environment, Sources of energy

Odisha 10th Syllabus 2020 for Social Science




Resources and Development, Water Resources, Agriculture, Minerals and Energy Resources, Manufacturing Industries, etc.




Development, Indian Economy, Money and Credit, Globalization, Consumer Rights, etc.

Political Science

Indian Democracy, Gender, Religion and Caste, Political Parties, etc.

Odisha 10th Syllabus 2020 for Hindi

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BSE Odisha 10th Prescribed Books

Odisha 10th Exam Pattern 2020

In 2018, the board prescribed some changes in HSC exam pattern which comes in effect from 2020. Students should go through the BSE Odisha exam pattern to be familiar with the paper pattern and marking scheme followed in the actual exam. Thus they will be able to plan their preparation for the exam based on the exam pattern and Odisha 10th syllabus provided.

Odisha HSC Exam pattern 2020

Tips to Prepare for Odisha 10th Exams

  • Go through Odisha HSC time table 2020 and make a study time table to cover entire syllabus on time and include some time for interest and hobbies.

  • Choose the best books and understand the concepts from teachers instead of cramming.

  • After covering the entire Odisha class 10 syllabus, a student must solve Odisha board 10th question papers 2020 to practise with types of questions asked in the exam.

  • Clear each and every doubt to have complete knowledge of each topic.

  • Keep away all the distractions such as social media, games, PUB-G and concentrate at study.

  • Do not stress yourself and keep calm. Do light exercises to keep the mind fresh.

By following this Odisha board 10th syllabus 2020 and using these tips, students will be able to perform better in Odisha 10th result 2020.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - Odisha 10th Syllabus 2020

Question: What are the changes in Odisha 10th exam patern 2020?


There will be objective type of questions 50 marks which will comprise of fill in the blanks, one-word/sentence answer, column matching and true/false type questions. 

Question: How much marks will be carried by each objective question?


Each objective type question will carry 1 marks.

Question: Will there any change in syllabus for supplementary exams?


No, the Odisha 10th syllabus 2020 is same for annual and supplementary exams. 

Question: What are the passing marks of Odisha 10th exams?


A student will have to secure at least 30% marks in each subject and 33% in aggregate to pass the exams of Odisha HSC.

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is there options in objective questions of matric exam of 2020

Pooja 16th Feb, 2020

Yes, there are options in the objective questions.

Please visit http://biharboardonline.bihar.gov.in/ and go to the student section to download model test papers.

Sample papers issued by the board provide you with a basic structure of the question paper you would receive and it is highly recommended to solve these before your actual examination.

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