PSEB 10th Syllabus 2020
Updated on Nov 29, 2019 - 5:36 p.m. IST by Dinesh Goyal
#PSEB 10th

PSEB 10th syllabus 2020 - PSEB or Punjab Board has released PSEB class 10 syllabus for March 2020 exams. Students can download class 10 PSEB syllabus from the official website: PSEB 10th syllabus 2020 mention different topics need to study for class 10 exams. The board also provided exam pattern along with syllabus. Students must go through the Punjab Board class 10 syllabus and prepare for all the topics. They can check and download subject-wise Punjab board 10th syllabus in this article. PSEB 10th exams will be held from the second week of March 2020. It is advised that students must complete cover entire PSEB 10th Syllabus at least 2 months before the exams. In such a way, they will have ample time for preparation. Students can check the entire article to get detailed information on PSEB class 10 syllabus 2020, exam pattern, important topics etc.
Latest: PSEB 10th date sheet 2020 has been released on November 29, 2019. Check exam dates now.

How to download PSEB 10th Syllabus 2020?

Students can easily download class 10 PSEB syllabus from the official website by following the given steps:

  • First of all, visit the official website:
  • Click on the link of Syllabus, given under the section of important links.
  • It will open a page of PSEB latest syllabus.
  • Click on the link of PSEB class 10 syllabus.
  • A pdf file will start to download which comprises 10th class syllabus.
  • Now, students can open and printout it.

Also download, PSEB class 10 model papers to practise with the types of questions asked in the exam.

PSEB 10th Syllabus 2020 - Highlights

  • A student will have to appear for the exam of eight subjects which comprises six subjects from group A and two from group B.
  • As per PSEB class 10 syllabus, it is mandatory for all students to pass all the subjects of group A.
  • In Group B, students need to appear for two subjects from which they can choose one subject as per their own choice.

Group-A Subjects

  • Punjabi A &B Or Punjab History and Culture (Part-A&B)
  • English
  • Hindi/ Urdu (in lieu of Hindi)
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Science

Group-B Subjects

  • Computer Science
  • Students can choose one subject from elective, pre-vocational or NSQF subjects from the list:


Important Note:- Evaluation of Computer Science is done at the Board level, whereas Evaluation of Elective, PreVocational and NSQF subjects is done at the school level.

PSEB 10th Syllabus 2020 of Punjabi Language Subject

  • Punjabi the first and mother language of Punjab. It is mandatory for all the students to appear in this subject in paper A & paper B.
  • Click here to download the syllabus of Punjab - A & B.
  • Students who do not know the Punjabi language can opt for Punjab History and Culture. As per PSEB class 10 syllabus 2020, this subject comprises two papers (Paper A & B).
  • Download Punjab History and Culture syllabus in a pdf file.

Punjab Board 10th Syllabus of English Subject

  • Mainly, PSEB class 10 English syllabus comprises Literature, Reading section, Vocabulary, Writing section and grammar syllabus.
  • The syllabus provides details information about what to study, which book to be chosen. It also specifies which type of questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Click here to download English Language PSEB 10th syllabus 2020. Overview of the PSEB 10th English exam pattern is provided in the following image:


PSEB Class 10 English Prescribed Books

  • English Main Course Book for Class-X, published by PSEB.
  • English Literature Book (Supplementary Reader) for Class-X, published by PSEB.
  • A Practice Book of English Grammar & Composition for Class X, Published by PSEB.

PSEB 10th Syllabus 2020 for Hindi

  • Hindi is one of the compulsory subjects for PSEB class 10 students.
  • The exam for this subject is held for 100 marks which is further divided into 90 marks for theory and 10 marks for internal evaluation.
  • Click here to download complete syllabus Hindi. Refer the following image to get an overview of PSEB class 10 Hindi syllabus:


PSEB Class 10 Syllabus 2020 for Mathematics

Here’s the list of chapters that are included in PSEB 10th Maths Syllabus

  1. Real Numbers
  2. Polynomials
  3. Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables
  4. Quadratic Equations
  5. Arithmetic Progressions
  6. Triangles
  7. Coordinate Geometry
  8. Introduction to Trigonometry
  9. Some Applications of Trigonometry
  10. Circles
  11. Constructions
  12. Areas Related to Circle
  13. Surface Areas and Volumes
  14. Statistics
  15. Probability

Click here to download Complete topic-wise Maths syllabus. Overview of PSEB 10th syllabus 2020 for Maths is given below:


PSEB 10th Syllabus 2020 for Science

Here’s the list of chapters that need to be studied for class 10 Science exam:

  1. Chemical Reactions and Equations

  2. Acids, Bases and Salts

  3. Metals and Non-Metals

  4. Carbon and Its Compounds

  5. Periodic Classification of Elements

  6. Life Processes

  7. Control and Coordination

  8. How do Organisms Reproduce?

  9. Heredity and Evolution

  10. Light- Reflection and Refraction

  11. The Human Eye and The Colourful World

  12. Electricity

  13. Magnetic Effects of Electric Current

  14. Sources of Energy

  15. Our Environment

  16. Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

Students can download complete PSEB 10th Science Syllabus for theory and practical exam in pdf file by clicking on the given link.

PSEB 10th Syllabus 2020 for Social Science

PSEB prescribed the syllabus of Social science subject which comprises four parts: Geography, Economics, History and Political Science. Students can download Social Science PSEB class 10 syllabus in Punjabi and English using the following links:

PSEB Class 10 Social Science Syllabus


  1. INDIA -An Introduction
  2. Land
  3. The Climate
  4. Natural Vegetation, WildLife and Soils Water Resources And Irrigation Projects Land Utilization and Agriculture
  5. Minerals and Power Resources Manufacturing Industry
  6. Means of Transport and Communication
  7. Population


  1. Basic Concepts
  2. Infrastructure of the Indian Economy
  3. Agriculture Development in India Industrial Development in India
  4. India's Foreign Trade
  5. Economic Planning in India


  1. Physical features of Punjab and their influence on its History
  2. Political and Social conditions of Punjab before Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  3. Guru Nanak Dev Ji and his Teachings
  4. Contribution of Sikh Guru's from Guru Angad Dev Ji to Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji
  5. Guru Gobind Singh Ji's Life, Creation of Khalsa and his Personality
  6. Banda Singh Bahadur and the Sikh Misals
  7. Ranjit Singh: Early life, Achievements and Anglo-Sikh Relations
  8. The Anglo Sikh Wars and Annexation of Punjab
  9. Punjab's Contribution towards the struggle for freedom

Political Science

  1. Features of the Indian Constitution
  2. The Central Government
  3. The State Government
  4. Indian Democracy at Work
  5. Indian Foreign Policy and United Nations

PSEB Class 10 Syllabus 2020 of Computer Science


Students can download Complete PSEB 10th Syllabus 2020 here for other subjects.

Tips to Prepare for PSEB 10th Board exams

  • After knowing the PSEB class 10 syllabus and exam pattern the next step it choosing books. You can refer PSEB prescribed books which are available at nearby book shops at reasonable prices.
  • Go through PSEB 10th class Date sheet and prepare a study time table accordingly to cover entire PSEB 10th syllabus 2020 at least 2 months before the exam. Thus, you will have enough time for revision.
  • Understand the concepts instead of cramming the topics and make basics strong.
  • Solve previous year question papers and model papers which actually tells you about your preparation level and makes aware of important aspects of the exam.
  • Keep all distractions away such as Social media, games, etc. and concentrate on study.
  • Do light exercises to keep the mind fresh and do not stress yourself.

Referring to PSEB 10th syllabus 2020 and compiling these tips while preparing for the exams will help you to score well in PSEB class 10 Result 2020.

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

Question: How many subjects a student can choose in PSEB 10th?


Each student can choose 8 subjects in PSEB 10th out of which 7 subjects are compulsory and one subject to be chosen by a student as per his/her wish. 

Question: What is PSEB 10th syllabus of English subject?


Literature, reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar are the integral parts of PSEB 10th English syllabus. 

Question: Can I choose any other subject instead of Computer Science?


No, you can not choose any other subject instead of computer science as it is mandatory for each student.

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how can I get English question paper in exam

Sujatha Venkat 14th Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

You can have many websites in which model papers are available. Or there might be some books outside with lots of previous year papers. I'm giving you the official link visit it and see the model papers and practice them .You will surely get good marks.

Hope this is useful.

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