About ICSE 10th 2019

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) is the exam authority of Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) or ICSE 10th. CISCE is a private board of school education in India and it’s headquarter is in Delhi. The Board will conduct the ICSE 10th 2019 exam from February 22 to March 25, 2019. The result for the same will be declared in the last week of May, 2019. The subjects for which the ICSE 10th 2019 exams are held are divided into three groups- group I, group II and group III. Group I includes compulsory subjects, Group II covers seven subjects and group III includes 14 subjects. Students who clear the ICSE 10th exam can apply for admission into various universities and institutes for pursuing higher education.

Exam level: Matriculate
Frequency: Once a year
Languages Assamese, Bengali +10 More
Conducting Body: Council For The Indian School Certificate Examinations
Duration 3 Hours

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ICSE 10th 2019 Important Dates

01 Feb, 2019 - 22 Feb, 2019 (Tentative) Admit Card | Mode: Offline
22 Feb, 2019 Exam - English Language – English Paper 1 | Mode: Offline
23 Feb, 2019 Exam - Art Paper 1 (Still Life) | Mode: Offline
25 Feb, 2019 Exam - Literature in English – ENGLISH Paper 2 | Mode: Offline
26 Feb, 2019 Exam - Hindi | Mode: Offline
27 Feb, 2019 Exam - Environmental Science (Group II Elective) | Mode: Offline
01 Mar, 2019 Exam - History & Civics - H.C.G. Paper 1 | Mode: Offline
02 Mar, 2019 Exam - Art Paper 2 (Nature Drawing/ Painting) | Mode: Offline
05 Mar, 2019 Exam - Physics - SCIENCE Paper 1 | Mode: Offline
08 Mar, 2019 Exam - Mathematics | Mode: Offline
09 Mar, 2019 Exam - Art Paper 3 (Original Composition) | Mode: Offline
11 Mar, 2019 Exam - Geography - H.C.G. Paper 2 | Mode: Offline
13 Mar, 2019 Exam - Ao-Naga, Assamese, Bengali, Dzongkha, Garo, Gujarati, Kannada, Khasi, Lepcha, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Mizo, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Tangkhul, Telugu, Urdu | Mode: Offline
13 Mar, 2019 Exam - Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Modern Armenian, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Tibetan | Mode: Offline
14 Mar, 2019 Exam - French / Sanskrit (Group II Elective) | Mode: Offline
15 Mar, 2019 Exam - Economics (Group II Elective) | Mode: Offline
16 Mar, 2019 Exam - Art Paper 4 (Applied Art) | Mode: Offline
18 Mar, 2019 Exam - Technical Drawing Applications | Mode: Offline
18 Mar, 2019 Exam - Carnatic Music, Commercial Applications, Computer Applications, Cookery, Drama, Economic Applications, Environmental Applications, Fashion Designing, French, German, Hindustani Music, Home Science, Indian Dance, Physical Education, Western Music, Yoga | Mode: Offline
19 Mar, 2019 Exam - Commercial Studies (Group II Elective) | Mode: Offline
22 Mar, 2019 Exam - Chemistry - SCIENCE Paper 2 | Mode: Offline
25 Mar, 2019 Exam - Biology - SCIENCE Paper 3 | Mode: Offline
13 May, 2019 (Tentative) Result | Mode: Online

ICSE 10th 2019 Eligibility Criteria

To appear for ICSE 10th, students have to satisfy the following eligibility criteria:   

  • Students who have passed class IX and are enrolled in class X of an ICSE affiliated school.  
  • They must have at least 75% attendance during their course of study in class 10. 
  • They must fill the examination form and submit it along with requisite fee before the due date.

ICSE 10th 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Offline

Mode of Payment : Other

ICSE 10th 2019 Syllabus

Environmental applications
Caring for our basic resources Causes and consequences of soil erosion
Soil conservation strategies
Contour bunding
Tree breaks
Check dams
Fuel wood crisis
Waste generation of its toxicity and its impact on life and land
Treatment of wastes
Effluent treatment plants
Biological treatment
Strategies to reuse waste
Combating deforestation
Alternatives to timber
Technical methods to control air pollution
Strategies to reduce air pollution
Traffic management
Legislation as a means to reduce air pollution
Remote sensing satellites and their applications
International norms on air pollution
Techniques of watershed management
Rain water harvesting
Small dams vs large dams
Water recycling
Alternatives to existing sewage treatment like dry compost toilets
Resource use Impact of globalisation on environment
Role of ngos in sustaining environment
Evolving a sustainable growth paradigm
North and south divide
Appropriate eco friendly technologies Scope and limitation of indigenous technology and modern technology
Need for developing intermediate and appropriate technology
Developing least cost options
Natural resource accounting
Initiatives i can take In my local environment
In my future career choice
In supporting initiative in my state or country
Modern foreign languages
Functional grammar
Indian languages
Socially useful productive work and community service
Consolidating nationhood Appreciation of the fundamental duties and rights as provided in the constitution
Citizen’s role in nation building
Role of taxes of direct and indirect
Concerns related to lack of participation in the national processes such as elections
Awareness of consumer rights in order to avoid exploitation
The role of media Press and film and television
Media as a vehicle of social change
Impact of media on young people
Press reporting
Biases and censorship
Feasibility of restrictions
Sensationalization of news and exploitative practices
Press council of its structure and role
Cultural diversity of india Study of some major tribes of india and a broad understanding of their social beliefs and practices
The need for sustaining cultural diversity
India and the world India's positioning with respect to other countries
Partnerships between the countries of asia and the pacific and their influences on india and its people
Globalisation Understanding of globalization as a worldwide aspiration linking humane values
Modernism and internationalism
Global broadcasting and journalism and role of news agencies
Effects of the global reach of broadcasting
Risk to cultural values due to bombardment by foreign of based media
Concerns today Nuclear disarmament of ctbt
Human rights
Gia hypothesis
Malthus and darwanism
Advantages and disadvantages to the consumer of a competitive market
Dehumanization due to technological advances
Advertising and its impact
Impact of society moving towards quick fix solutions leading to corrupt practices
Underemployment and unemployment
The ethical and moral impact of the internet
Physical Education
Health and Hygiene Personal health and personal cleanliness
Oral hygiene
Principles of diet with reference to teeth
Slimming and obesity
Correct posture exercise
Recreation and foot care
Sleep requirements
Dangers of misuse of drugs and including alcohol and smoking
Defects and injury causes of disease, bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa
Vaccination and antibiotics
Disinfectants and antiseptics
Spread of bronchitis
Athlete's foot through contact
Droplet infection
Flies and other insects
Rheumatism and heart disease
Community health and dangers from gas
Poisoning and accident
First aid Treatment of cuts and abrasions
Application of splints
Treatment of sprains
Cramps and cases of drowning
The nervous system The brain, the voluntary and involuntary nerves
The five jnana indriyas eyes, ears, nose, tongue and the skin
Their role in sensory perception
The five karma indriyas arms, legs, tongue and larynx, organs of excretion and organs of reproduction
Their role in performing actions
Yoga and the health of the nervous system
The excretory system The organs of excretion
The importance of the proper elimination of body wastes for maintaining health
The circulatory system
The circulatory system The heart and blood vessels
Blood and its composition
The lymphatic system
How yoga improves circulation
Pancreas and testes
Their importance in growth and human health
How yoga helps to regulate functioning of endocrinal glands
The important endocrine glands The thyroid
Translation and/or dialogue writing
Technical drawing applications
Section a Geometrical constructions based on plane geometry
Area constructions
Templates as an application
Engineering curves
Oblique drawing
Section b Sections of right solids
Isometric drawing
Sectional orthographic views

ICSE 10th 2019 Preparation Tips

To prepare for the ICSE class 10 exam, students should devote time to each subject, depending on the difficulty level. Below are given a few points, following all these will ease your preparation. 

  • Mathematics: Your concept should be clear as this is important in the preparation. Go through your textbooks thoroughly and refer to R.S. Aggarwal books to prepare for the subject.    
  • Science: Your focus should shift more to Physics and Chemistry as you have to solve majorly numerical from these two subjects. As Biology is theory based, you need to be thorough with all the theoretical part.

  • Social Science: Try to keep all the concepts clear.  Understanding and learning is better than simply memorizing.

  • Hindi: Solve question papers from the past years to prepare well for this subject.  

  • English: Focus more on grammar and writing sections as these will help you grab more marks.


The exam pattern of ICSE 10th 2019 comprises details concerning the entire structure of the exam. In ICSE 10th Board, the subjects for the exam are divided into three groups-group I, II and III. The time duration for each exam is different, depending on the subject. Group I includes compulsory subjects while in group II candidates can opt for two/three subjects. In group III, candidates can answer any one of all the subjects.

ICSE 10th 2019 Admit Card

Candidates can obtain the 10th admit card 15 days prior to the commencement of exam from their respective schools. The admit card includes details, such as name, roll no., centre name, and exam schedule among others. Candidates must carry the admit to the examination centre, failing which, they won’t be allowed to sit for the ICSE 10th 2019 exam.

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit Card

The Council of Indian Certificate School Examinations (CISCE) will declare ICSE 10th result in the second week of May, 2019 in the online mode. Students can check the ICSE 10th result by entering their course code, UID and Captcha code.

The result of ICSE 10th can also be checked using SMS facility provided by the Board. To do so, students have to type ICSE<Space><Unique Id> and send it to 09248082883.

Qualifying Marks Trend

Year Category Cutoff
2019 General 33
OBC 33
SC 33
ST 33

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