About HPBOSE 10th 2021
HP Board 10th Exams 2021 - Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education, Dharamshala conducts HPBOSE 10th exams every year across the state. It is a state-level examination comprising various subjects including English literature, Mathematics, Science & Technology, Social Science, Agriculture etc.
- The ongoing 10th board exams for theory have been postponed until May 17, 2021. But one exam has been conducted on April 13 for Hindi subject.
- Practical exams were conducted from March 26 to 8, 2021.
- The duration of each theory paper is 3 hours.
- Students are advised to complete the entire HP Board 10th syllabus 2021 before appearing in the exams.
- The question papers will be devised as per the latest syllabus.
- After exams, HPBOSE 10th result 2021 will be released in online mode.
- Students will be able to access result of HPBOSE 10th 2021 exams by entering their roll numbers.
- They will have to collect their mark sheets from their respective schools after the declaration of result.
HPBOSE 10th 2021 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary Education 10th Examination|
|Short Exam Name||HPBOSE 10th|
|Conducting Body||Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Mode of Application||Offline|
|Application Fee (General)||500 Rs [Offline]|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
HPBOSE 10th 2021 Eligibility Criteria
To apply for exams, Students should satisfy the given eligibility criteria of HPBOSE 10th 2021. The eligibility includes:
- Students must have passed the Middle Standard Examination an equivalent exam from a recognized Board/University
- He/ she must have passed class VIII exams or Elementary Education Completion Certificate under “The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009”, issued by the Education Department of a State Government /Union Territory.
Students must have completed regular studies and passed the class 9th exams from an HP Board recognized institution/ school.
Students placed under compartment in HPBOSE 10th or equivalent exam of any recognized Board / University can take appear for HPBOSE 10th exams 2021 if he opts for appearing in all subjects.
HPBOSE 10th 2021 Application Process
Mode of Application : Offline
Mode of Payment : Other
- Students who satisfy the above eligibility norms could apply for HPBOSE 10th exams 2021 through their schools.
- Schools sent the filled HPBOSE 10th application forms of all Class 10 students to the Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education before the last date.
- Along with the application forms, students need to pay an examination fee of Rs 500/-.
|OBC, General, SC, ST||Offline||Male, Female||₹ 500|
HPBOSE 10th 2021 Syllabus
|Types of letter: (a) Informal-personal such as to family and friends, (b) formal: Letter of complaint, enquiry, request, application|
|Paragraph writing on a given outline/ topic|
|Short writing based on a verbal visual stimulus (diagram, picture, graph, map, chart, table, flowchart, etc)|
|Text type include cloze, gap-filling, sentence completion, sentence-reordering, dialogue completion and sentence-transformation combining sentences|
|Connectors, tense, prepositions, reported speech, models, voice, non-finites, transformation of sentences|
|Lessons of general interest reflecting social, cultural national and moral values|
|Knowledge of nouns, pronouns, adjectives and verbs|
|Singular and plural numbers|
|Fill in the blanks|
|Use of words and phrases in sentences|
|Use opposite words|
|Masculine feminine genders|
|Essays (very simple topics)|
|Numerals: 51 to 1000 and upto one crore, pronouns and their oblique forms|
|Present tense, past tense, future tense, use of can and cannot , use of should and should not, Use of Telsu and Teliidu, conditional Sentences|
|Change of genders, change the numbers, opposite words, [ost position, use of Ku / ki, Nu / Ni|
|Essays, stories, letters: (a) Letters to father for money, (b) letter to bookseller for books, (iii) application for leave|
|One passage for comprehension|
|Euclid’s division lemma, fundamental theorem of arithmetic-statements after reviewing work done earlier and after illustrating and motivating through examples, proofs of results-irrationality of √2, √3, √5|
|Decimal expansions of rational numbers in terms of terminating non-terminating recurring decimals|
|Polynomials: Zeros of a polynomial, relationship between zeros and coefficients of a polynomial with particular reference to quadratic polynomials|
|Pair of linear equations in two variables: Pair of linear equations in two variables. Geometric representation of different possibilities of solutions inconsistency. Algebraic conditions for number of solutions|
|Pair of linear equations in two variables: Solution of pair of linear equations in two variables algebraically by substitution, by elimination. Simple situational problems must be included|
|Quadratic equations: Standard form of a quadratic equation ax² + bx + c = 0, (a≠0). Solution of the quadratic equations (only real roots) by factorization i.e. by using quadratic formula|
|Quadratic equations: Relationship between discriminant and nature of roots. Problems related to day to day activities to be incorporated|
|Arithmetic progression: Motivation for studying AP. Derivation of standard results of finding the nth term|
|Trigonometric ratios: Trigonometric ratios of an acute angle of a right-angled triangle. Proof of their existence (well defined); motivate the ratios, whichever are defined at 0º and 90º|
|Trigonometric ratios: Values (with proofs) of the trigonometric ratios of 30º, 45º, and 60º. Relationships between the ratios|
|Trigonometric identities: Proof and applications of the identity sin²A + cos²A = 1. only simple identities to be given. Trigonometric ratios of complementary angles|
|Heights and distances: Simple and believable problems on heights and distances. Problems should not involve more than two right triangle. angles of elevation/ depression should be only 30º, 45º, 60º|
|Lines (in two-dimensions): Review the concepts of coordinate geometry done earlier including graphs of linear equations. Awareness of geometrical representation of quadratic polynomials. Distance between two points and section formula (internal)|
|Triangles: Definitions, examples, counter examples of similar triangles-(a) (prove) if a line is drawn parallel to one side of a triangle to intersect to other two sides in distinct points, the other two sides are divided in the same ratio|
|Triangles: Definitions, examples, counter examples of similar triangles-(b) (prove) If a line is drawn parallel to one side of a triangle to intersect to other two sides in distinct points, the other two sides are divided in the same ratio|
|Triangles: Definitions, examples, counter examples of similar triangles-(c) (motivate) if a line divides two sides of a triangle in the same ratio. The line is parallel to the third side|
|Triangles: Definitions, examples, counter examples of similar triangles-(d) (motivate) if in two triangles, the corresponding angles are equal, their corresponding sides are proportional and the triangles are similar|
|Triangles: Definitions, examples, counter examples of similar triangles-(c) (motivate) if the corresponding sides of two triangles are proportional, their corresponding angles are equal and the two triangles are similar|
|Triangles: Definitions, examples, counter examples of similar triangles-(d) (motivate) if one angle of a triangle is equal to one angle of another triangle and the sides including these angles are proportional, the two triangles are similar|
|Triangles: Definitions, examples, counter examples of similar triangles-(e) (motivate) if a perpendicular is drawn from the vertex of the right angle of a right triangle to the hypotenuse|
|Triangles: Definitions, examples, counter examples of similar triangles-(f) (motivate) the triangles on each side of the perpendicular are similar to the whole triangle and to each other|
|Triangles: Definitions, examples, counter examples of similar triangles-(g) (prove) in a right triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides|
|Triangles: Definitions, examples, counter examples of similar triangles-(h) (prove) in a triangle, if the square on one side is equal to sum of the squares on the other two sides,the angles opposite to the first side is a right triangle|
|Circle: Tangents to a circle motivated by chords, drawn from points coming closer and closer and closer to the point-(a) (prove) the tangent at any point of a circle is perpendicular to the radius through the point of contact|
|Circle: Tangents to a circle motivated by chords, drawn from points coming closer and closer and closer to the point-(b) (prove) the lengths of tangents drawn from an external point to circle are equal|
|Construction: (a) Division of line segment in a given ratio (internally), (b) tangent to circle from a point outside it|
|Areas of plane figures: The area of circle; area of sectors and segments of a circle (in calculating area of segment of a circle, problems should be restricted to central angle of 60º, 90º, and 120º only)|
|Areas of plane figures: Problems based on perimeter/ circumference of the above said plane figures (plane figures involving triangles, simple quadrilaterals and circle should be taken)|
|Surface areas and volumes: (a) Problems on finding surface areas and volumes of combinations of any two of the following cubes, cuboids, spheres, hemispheres and right circular cylinders/cones|
|surface areas and volumes: (b) Problems involving converting one type of metallic solid into another and other mixed problems (problems with combination of not more than two different solids be taken)|
Statistics and probability
|Statistics: Mean, median and mode of grouped data (bimodal situation to be avoided). Cumulative frequency graph|
|Probability: Classical definition of probability. Connection with probability as given in class-IX. Simple problems on single events, not using set notation|
Science and technology
Chemical substances (nature and behaviour)
|Chemical reaction and equations: (i) Chemical equations, (ii) types of chemical reactions: (a) Combination reaction, (b) decomposition reaction, (c) displacement reaction (d) double displacement reaction, (e) oxidation and reduction|
|Chemical reaction and equations: (iii) Effect of oxidation reaction in everyday life-(a) corrosion and, (b) rancidity|
|Acids, bases, and salts: (i) General properties (physical and chemical properties) of acids, bases and salts with examples and their uses, (ii) pH scale and Importance of pH in everyday life|
|Metals and non-metals: (i) Chemical properties of metals and non-metals, (ii) reactivity series, (iii) metal and non-metal reactions, (iv) corrosion of metals and prevention of corrosion|
|Carbon and its compounds: (i) Bonding in carbon-the covalent bond, (ii) saturated and unsaturated carbon compounds, (iii) nomenclature of carbon compounds|
|Carbon and its compounds: (iv) Soaps and detergents-cleaning action of soaps (Micelles formation)|
|Periodic classification of elements: (i) Early attempts at the classification of elements-(a) Dobereiner’s triads, (b) Newlands law of octaves, (c) Mendeleev’s periodic table, (ii) the modern periodic table, (iii) trends in the modern periodic \table|
The world of the living
|Life processes: Basic concept of nutrition, transport and excretion in plants and animals|
|Control and coordination: (i) Nervous system, reflex action and human brain|
|How to organisms reproduce: (i) Importance of variation, (ii) modes of reproduction: Asexual and sexual (both in plants and animals), (iii) reproduction in human beings: Male and female reproductive systems|
|How to organisms reproduce: (iv) Reproduction health-need and methods of family planning, safe sex vs HIV/ AIDS|
|Heredity and evolution: (i) Heredity, (ii) sex determination, (iii) tracing evolution relationships, (v) fossils|
|Our environment: (i) Biodegradable and non-biodegradable substances, (ii) ecosystem and its components, (iii) food chain and food web, (iv) environmental problems and their solutions: Ozone layer and management of garbage|
How things work
|Electricity: (i) Electric current and circuit, (ii) electric potential and potential difference, (iii) series and parallel combination of resistors, (iv) Inter relation between P, V, I and R|
|Magnetic effects of electric current: (i) Magnetic field and field lines, (ii) magnetic field due to a current-(a) circular loop, (b) solenoid, (iii) Fleming’s right hand thumb rule, (iv) left hand rule|
|Magnetic effects of electric current: (v) Electric motor, electromagnetic induction, (vi) electric generator and domestic electric circuit|
|Light-reflection and refraction: (i) Reflection of light, (ii) image formation with ray diagrams, (iii) mirror formula and magnification|
|Light-reflection and refraction: (iv) lens formula and magnification, (v) uses of mirrors and lenses, (vi) power of lens|
|The human eye and the colorful world: (i) The human eye, (ii) power of accommodation, (iii) defects of vision and their correction, (iv) refraction of light through prism, (v) dispersion of light and scattering of light|
|The human eye and the colorful world: (vi) Atmospheric refraction-(a) twinkling of stars, (b) Tyndall effect|
|Sources of energy: (i) Different forms of energy, (ii) leading to different sources of human use: Fossil fuels, solar energy, biogas, wind water and tidal energy, (iii) renewable and non-renewable sources|
|Management of natural resources: (i) Conservation and judicious use of natural resources, (iii) stakeholders and sustainable management, (iv) dams and water harvesting|
India and the contemporary world-II
|The rise of nationalism in Europe: (i) The French revolution and the idea of the nation, (ii) the making of Germany and Italy, (iii) visualizing the nation|
|The nationalist movement in Indo-China: (i) Emerging from the shadow of China, (ii) the dilemma of colonial education, (iii) hygiene, disease and everyday resistance, (iv) religion and anti-colonialism, (v) the vision of modernization|
|The nationalist movement in Indo-China: (vi) The communist movement and Vietnamese nationalism, (vii) the nation and its heroes, (viii) the end of the war|
|Nationalism in India: (i) The First World War, Khilafat and non-cooperation, (ii) towards civil disobedience, (iii) the sense of collective belonging|
|The making of a global world: (i) The nineteenth century (1815-1914), (ii) the inter war economy, (iii) rebuilding a world economy: The post-war era|
|The age of industrialization: (i) Before the industrial revolution, (ii) hand labour and steam power, (iii) industrialization in the colonies, (iv) factories come up, (v) the peculiarities of industrial growth, (v) market for goods|
|Work, life, and leisure-cities in the contemporary world: (i) Characteristics of the city, (ii) social change in the city, (iii) politics in the city, (iv) the city in colonial india, (v) cities and the challenges of the environment|
|Print culture and the modern world: (i) The first printed books, (ii) print comes to Europe, (iii ) the print revolution and its impact, (iv) the reading mania, (v) the nineteenth century, (vi) India and the world of print|
|Print culture and the modern world: (vii) Religious reforms and public debates, (viii) print and censorship|
|Novels, society and history: (i) The rise of the novel, (ii) the novel comes to India, (iii) novel in the colonial world, (iv) women and the novel, (v) the nation and its history|
Democratic politics II
|Power sharing: (i) Belgium and Sri Lanka, (ii) accommodation in Belgium, (iii) forms of power sharing|
|Federalism: (i) Meaning of federalism, (ii) what makes India federal country?, (iii) decentralization in India|
|Democracy and diversity: (i) A Story from Mexico olympics, (ii) differences, similarities, division, (iii) politics of social division|
|Gender, religion, and caste: (i) Religion, communalism and politics, (ii) caste and politics|
|Popular struggles and movements: (i) Popular struggles in Nepal and Bolivia, (ii) mobilization and organization, (iii) pressure groups and movements|
|Political parties: (i) Why do we need political parties?, (ii) popular participation in political parties, (iii) national political parties, (iv) state parties|
|Outcomes of democracy: (i) How do we assess democracy’s outcomes, (ii) reduction of inequality and poverty, (iii) accommodation of social diversity, (iv) dignity and freedom of the citizens|
|Challenges to democracy: (i) Thinking about challenges, (ii) different contexts different challenges, (iii) different type of challenges, (iv) thinking about political reforms, (v) redefining democracy|
India-resources and their development
|Resources and development|
|Forest and wildlife resources: (i) Flora and fauna in India, (ii) conservation of forest and wildlife in India, (iii) types and distribution of forest and wildlife resources|
|Mineral and energy resources|
|Development: What are development promises, income and others goals, national development, how to compare different countries or states, income and other criteria, public facilities sustainability of development|
|Sectors of the Indian economy: Sectors of economic activities, comprise of three sectors, rising importance of the tertiary sector in production, where are most of the people employed?, how to create more employment?|
|Sectors of the Indian economy: Division of sectors as organized and unorganized|
|Money and credit: Money as a medium of exchange, modern forms of money, loan activities of banks, terms of credit|
|Globalization and the India economy: Meaning of globalization, interlinking production across countries, factors that have enabled globalization, World Trade organization, impact of Globalization in India|
Digital literacy (advanced)
|Handling of over head projectors, digital screens (LED, LCD, and plasma), different type of fax machines and speakers, etc|
Network and Internet Concepts
|Introduction to network, classification of networking (LAN, MAN, WAN, PAN), differences of networks|
|Introduction to internet, history of internet, browsing internet through various search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc, e-mail|
Digital documentation (advanced)
|MS-Word: Introduction to word processor, print and print preview. Inserting word art, clip art and pictures, pages setting, superscript and subscript, inserting symbols bullets and numbering, format painter, find and replace, inserting table, inserting|
|MS-Word: Deleting, rows and column, merging cells, splitting cells using auto format|
Digital data tabulation-spreadsheet (advanced)
|MS-Excel: Introduction and concepts of spreadsheet and workbook. Creating, saving, opening. Entering numbers, text, date and time, series using autofill|
|MS-Excel: Editing and formatting of worksheet including changing color, size, font, alignment of text, inserting and deleting cells, row and columns, entering formula in call using operator (+, -, x, /), etc|
|MS-Excel: Using statistical functions-Sum(), avg(), max(), min(), if() with compound statements|
Art (drawing, painting and applied arts)
Scale and geometrical drawing
|Scale drawing: Almirahs, stool, dressing tables, drawing desks, towel stand, news paper stands, pot stands|
|Geometrical drawing: Polygons, circles, solid geometry (solid geometry: There should be solid of squares, prisms and pyramids)|
Music-Hindustani music (vocal)
Basic knowledge of the structure and tuning of tanpura
Knowledge of the notation systems laid down by Pt. Vishnu Digambar and Pt. V.N. Bhatkhande
Definition of Vadi, Samvadi, Anuvadi, Vivadi, Alap
Brief description of Natya Shastra, Sangeet Ratnakar
Music-Hindustani music (melodic instruments)
Basic knowledge of the structure and tuning of any one of the following instruments
|Sitar, Sarod, violin, Dilruba or Esraj, flute, mandolin, guitar|
Knowledge of the notation system laid down by Pt. Vishnu Digambar Paluskar and Pt. V,N. Bhatkhande
Vadi, Samvadi, Anuvadi, Vivdi, Alap
Brief description of Natya Shastra, Sangeet Ratnakar
Elements of business
|Different departments of Business: Establishment, handling inward and outward mail, filing and indexing methods, copying and duplication methods|
|Essential forms of a good business letter, writing of simple business letters of enquiry, quotations, order, reference, advice and complaints|
|Functions of a bank, kinds of accounts and their operation; bank drafts, traveler’s cheques, post office saving bank|
|Nature, kinds of cheques, endorsement, crossing, dishonoring of a cheque|
Bills of exchange
|Kinds, parties, negotiation, endorsing dishonoring, promissory notes and hundies|
Elements of book keeping and accountancy
|Preparation of trading and profit and loss account and balance sheet of a sole trader with simple adjustments|
Bank reconciliation statement
|Utility and preparation; preparation of cash book with discount and bank columns|
Bills of exchange
|Nature and use of bills of exchange and promissory notes: Recording transactions pertaining to drawing, discounting, retiring, dishonoring and renewing of bills of exchange|
Errors and their rectification
|Types of errors and entries for their rectification|
|Objects and methods-straight line and diminishing balance methods|
Typewriting (English or Hindi)
Functions of important parts of typewriter
Elementary knowledge about display of letters and tabulation margin setting, centering, headings, subheadings
Knowledge of cutting stencils and use of correcting fluid
Simple proof correction symbols
Speed development exercises
Food, nutrition and cookery
Textiles, and needlework
Home management and decoration
Home nursing and child development
Banking, finance service and insurance (BFSI)
Media and entertainment
HPBOSE 10th 2021 Preparation Tips
In order to comprehensively prepare for HPBOSE 10th exams 2021, candidates should keep the following preparation tips in mind:
- Regularly revise the study material throughout the year to thoroughly understand the HPBOSE 10th subject matter and clarify immediate doubts.
- Practice HP Board 10th sample papers in order to pinpoint areas of study which need additional focus.
- Students appearing for HPBOSE 10th exams 2021 should be familiar with the HP Class 10 exam pattern and the type of questions that appear in the exam.
- Make neat and comprehensive notes for later revision of the important topics.
The exam pattern of HPBOSE 10th is given below:
Commerce - elements of business
Commerce -elements of bookkeeping and accountancy
Commerce – Tabulation test
Commerce – Practical paper
Commerce -one theory paper
Science & technology
Science & technology - practicals
Agriculture - practical
Introductory information technology
Introductory information technology -practical
Art – paper A
Art – paper B
- Students must practice the HPBOSE 10th model question papers as prescribed by HP board on its official website.
- These HP Board 10th model papers provide an idea about the exam pattern, type and number of questions asked, marking scheme and other details.
- Solve as many model papers you can to score good marks in HPBOSE 10th exams 2021.
HPBOSE 10th 2021 Admit Card
- The admit cards for HPBOSE 10th exams 2021 are made available in online mode for schools around 15-20 days before the exams.
- Students will be able to collect the hard copy of HPBOSE 10th admit card 2021 from their schools.
- The HP Board 12th admit card 2021 is a mandatory document that each student is supposed to bring while appearing for HPBOSE 10th exams 2021.
Documents Required at Exam
- HPBOSE Class 10th Admit Card
- Valid government issued photo ID
HP Board will declare HPBOSE 10th result 2021 online on hpbose.org. Students can check their results by entering the roll number of HPBOSE 10th exams 2021. They will also receive the official mark sheets from their school after a few days of the declaration of result.
Steps to check HPBOSE 10th result 2021
- Visit the official website: hpbose.org.
- Click on the link of result then choose the result type.
- Enter roll number in the appropriate field.
- Click on submit button.
- The result will display on the screen.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:When will the HPBOSE 10th exams 2021 be held for theory?
HPBOSE 10th theory exams have been postponed until May 17, 2021.
Question:What are the HPBOSE 10th practical exam dates?
HPBOSE 10th practical exams have been conducted between March 26 and April 8, 2021.