West Bengal Madhyamik Syllabus 2019
Khushboo Verma, 07 Jul 2018

West Bengal Madhyamik Syllabus 2019: West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) prescribes the syllabus of WBBSE. West Bengal Madhyamik Syllabus comprises subject-wise topics, which are included in the question paper of West Bengal Madhyamik 2019. Students who are planning to appear in West Bengal Board Madhyamik exam must cover all the topics in the syllabus so that they can ace in the examination. West Bengal Board syllabus for class 10 comprises Mathematics, English, Bengali, History and Geography subjects among others. West Bengal Madhyamik exam is held for 800 marks. West Bengal Madhyamik exam 2019 will be conducted from second week of March 12 to the third week of the same month. The result of West Bengal 2019 will be declared in the last week of May in the online mode. For more information on West Bengal Madhyamik syllabus such as subjects, subject-wise topics, exam pattern and many more, go through the complete article.


West Bengal Madhyamik Syllabus 2019



Topics Covered


English 1

Prose, Verse, Poems, Short stories, Comprehension test, Question on gramnmar and composition, Explanation of words in relation to the context, Rewriting or explanations of phrases or sentences, Recognition, understanding and use of metaphor and simile



Poetry, Poetry, Prose, Story, One act play, Oriya Byakaran Grammar



Poetry, Prose, Composition-Essay writing, Translation from English to Gujarati, Grammar – Sandhi, Samaas, Alankar, Rudhi Prayog, Purvag Upsarg


English 2

Prose, Poems, Grammar-use of verbs, use of prefixes and suffixes, use of passive voice, main clause and dependent clause, writing a biography, story, dialogue and letter writing



Expansion of British Empire in India, British Raj—Colonial impact on Indian Economy, Protest, resistance and uprisings during the first century of British rule, European background of 19th century nationalism in India, Early phase of the Indian National Congress, Imperialism and the background of First World War, Constitution of Independent India



Lithosphere-Landforms and their classification, Mountains-fold, block, volcanic and relict mountains, Plateaus-dissected, intermontane and lava plateaus. Atmosphere-Composition of the atmosphere, Major factors influencing air temperature and pressure, temperature and pressure belts of the world, Hydrosphere-Ocean Currents, Tides, Economic geography of India


Life Science

Excretion-Definition and Explanation. Plants : Means of removal of excretory products. Mention shedding of leaves, bark and fruits. Nervous System and Sense Organs with reference to human being, Nerves-afferent and efferent types, synapse, ganglion, reflex action with common examples. Central nervous system (Brain and Spinal cord–components & functions), Plant hormones, Animal hormones, cell and cell division, reproduction and heredity , Virus, Microbes, Diseases & Hygiene


Physical Science

Structure of atom-Concept of atom, Dalton’s atomic theory (critical study not required). Nucleus, and extranuclear electrons. Properties of gases—pressure and temperature. Avogadro's Law



Heat-Heat and temperature—(Definition and difference), Unit of heat, Celsius, Fahrenheit scale of temperature and numerical examples on conversion.Light- Lens & Dispersion : Lens–Convex and Concave, optical centre–Focussing action and focal length, linear magnification, distinction between real and virtual images.Current Electricity & Electomagnetism. Modern Physics



Periodic Table- Periodicity of properties of elements, Mendeleef’s periodic law, Modified Mendeleef’s periodic law. Chemical Bonding.Electronic theory of oxidation and reduction, Electrolysis : electrolytes and non-electrolytes, Hydrogen Chloride (and Hydrochloric acid), Nitric acid and Sulphuric acid.Some metals : aluminium, magnesium, zinc, iron, copper. Organic chemsitry- Alkane, Alkene, and Alkyne



1) Mixure, Different related problems 2) Profit and loss. 3. Interest : Simple and Compound (upto three interest period calculating interest of each period). 4. Uniform Rate of Growth. 5) Algebra. 6) Geometry. 7) Mensuration, 8) Trigonometry


WBBSE syllabus 2019

Candidates can check the pdf of complete syllabus of WBBSE 2010 given below. Candidates must go through the pdf to know syllabus and prepare for their exam accordingly.

For WBBSE syllabus, Click here


West Bengal Madhyamik Qualifying Marks

Candidates have to secure 34 percent to get through West Bengal 10th exam. Also, they need to obtain 20 percent in oral in each subject.



Pass marks in each group


Qualifying marks (including oral in each subject)


West Bengal Madhyamik Exam Pattern

The West Bengal 10th Board exam is held for 800 marks. Students must obtain 272 to pass the exam. Check the table below to get the complete details on the marks for first division, second division and third division.



Full marks


Pass marks


Marks for 1st Division


Marks for 2nd Division


Marks for 3rd Division


Tips on how to prepare for the WB 10th Board exam

Previous year question papers and sample papers are a great source of preparation. They assist students in knowing the exam pattern and also teach them about time management during the examination. Read below to know tips that will help you to ace the exam:

  • Time Management: Time management is important for answering all the questions before time. Practice past papers and sample papers to learn time management to score good marks in the exam.

  • Know Your Strengths and Weaknesses: You need to be aware of your strengths and weaknesses. On finding your weaker areas, work on them to improve them.

  • Know Important Chapters: Consult your teachers and make a list of important chapters that will help you score more marks. Give extra time to important chapters, but never commit a mistake of ignoring the less important topics

  • Make Short Notes: Once you complete practicing the chapter, make notes of the important points such as formulas, flow chart and diagrams and revise them on a frequent basis

  • Solve Model Test Papers: Solve model test papers to analyze your level of preparation. Solving test papers will definitely boost your speed and accuracy.


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