CBSE Class 10 English deleted syllabus 2022-23: What has changed?

CBSE Class 10 English deleted syllabus 2022-23: In the recent program update, several items have been removed, added, and changed. Check out this article to see what has changed in the English Language and Literature curriculum, by section.

CBSE Class 10 English deleted syllabus 2022-23

CBSE Class 10 English deleted syllabus 2022-23

CBSE Class 10 English deleted syllabus 2022-23: The CBSE Board regularly updates its program. In CBSE English Language and Literature for Class 10, it is of utmost importance to include classical and contemporary works to help students achieve learning objectives and sensitivity to the dynamics of language and English literature. However, students often end up getting confused and wasting their time preparing the wrong topics or misled into spending more time on less important topics, etc. It is simply because the students do not familiarize themselves well with the right program.

DOWNLOAD the latest syllabus of CBSE Class 10 English Language and Literature.

Now, it is equally important for students to see what has been removed and/or changed in the latest syllabus. Indeed, many resources such as previous year’s papers and practice papers would still conform to the old curriculum.

Consult the table below to see a list by section of the discontinued CBSE Class 10 English 2022-23 syllabus:

SECTION

SUBJECT(S) DELETED

Grammar

  • Use of passive voice
  • Clauses: nominal clauses, adverbial clauses, relative clauses
  • Preposition

creative writing

  • Writing a 100-120 word analytical paragraph based on a given map/table/graph/clues

First flight (prose)

  • The Hundred Dresses – I
  • The Hundred Robes – II

First flight (poetry)

footprints without feet

The rest of the program has been entirely retained or modified in one way or another.

Let’s see other changes in the CBSE Class 10 English 2022-23 syllabus.

Weight per section CBSE class 10 English 2022-23:

Divisions

Total scores

Written comprehension

20

Writing skills and grammar

20

language through literature

40

Total

80

Although this is the current and most recent weighting, the weighting per section in the CBSE 10 English 2019-20 class was:

Divisions

Total scores

Written comprehension

20

Writing skills and grammar

30

language through literature

30

Total

80

Apart from the given weighting, the other changes are as follows:

OLD (2019-20)

NEW (2022-23)

PART A

  • A 300-350 word factual passage with eight objective-type questions (including multiple-choice questions). 8 dots
  • A Discursive passages of 350 to 400 words with four short Answer-type questions to test inference, evaluation, and analysis Four objective-type questions (including multiple-choice questions) to test vocabulary. 12 dots

PART A

  • Discursive passage of 400-450 words. (10 dots)
  • Case-based pass (with visual input – statistical data, graph, etc.) 200-250 words. (10 dots)

PART B

  • Formal letter of complaint/request for information/order/letter to the editor/article of approximately 100-150 words. The questions will be thematically based on the prescribed books. 8 dots
  • Writing a short story based on a given plan or clues in about 150-200 words. 10 dots

PART B

  • Formal letter based on a given situation in 100-120 words. One out of two questions must be answered. 5 points
  • Writing an analytical paragraph (100-120 words) on a given map/table/graph/ Cue/sec. One out of two questions must be answered. 5 points

Not previously included

PART C

Reference to context

  • One in two excerpt from Drama / Prose.
  • One out of two excerpts of poetry. (5+5 = 10 points)

Multiple-choice/objective-type questions will be asked to assess inference, analysis, interpretation, evaluation and vocabulary.

PART C

  • One out of two excerpts of prose/poetry/drama for context reference. Four goals Question type (including MCQs): Two questions of one point each on overall understanding and two questions of 1 mark each on interpretation. 4 points
  • Five short-answer questions to be answered in 30-40 words each from FIRST THEFT and FOOTPRINTS to test local and global understanding of theme and ideas (three from FIRST FLIGHT and two from FOOTPRINTS WITHOUT FEET). 2×5=10 points
  • One out of two FIRST FLIGHT long-answer questions to be answered in approximately 100-150 words to assess creativity, imagination and extrapolation beyond the text and across the texts. 8 dots
  • One of two long-answer questions from the book ‘FOOTPRINTS without FEET’ on theme or plot involving interpretation, extrapolation beyond the text, and inference or character sketch to answer in about 100-150 words. 8 dots

PART C

  • Four out of five short-answer questions to be answered in 40-50 words of the book FIRST FLIGHT. 4×3=12 dots
  • Two out of three short-answer questions to be answered in 40-50 words each from FOOTPRINTS. 2×3=6 dots
  • Every second FIRST FLIGHT long-answer question should be answered in approximately 100-120 words each to assess creativity, imagination, and extrapolation beyond text and across texts. It may be a question based on a passage taken from a situation/plot taken from the texts. 6 points
  • One of two FOOTPRINTS WITHOUT FEET long-answer questions on theme or plot involving interpretation, extrapolation beyond the text, and inference or sketching of character to answered in about 100-120 words. 6 points

So, you can clearly see that even though the above mentioned elements were not removed, they were updated with a new structure.

Candidates taking the exam should practice regularly using the latest CBSE 10 class English sample questions.

DOWNLOAD CBSE Class 10 English Sample Question 2022-23

Don’t give sweat a chance. Practice your preparation for the CBSE Class 10 Language and Literature exam 2022-23 using our practice paper and do your best

Good luck!

FAQs

Will there be questions in the class 10 board exams of the discontinued English 2022-23 curriculum?

No. Jury exams would be based on the latest schedule of 2022-23 only. Download it from Jagran Josh.

Is the syllabus reduced for CBSE Class 10th English 2022-23?

Yes. In this article, you can view a list by section of all deleted topics and also see the changes made to the retained program.

What is the program for the 10th English class 2022-23?

You can download the complete CBSE Class 10 2022-23 English Language and Literature Syllabus in pdf from the CBSE and Jagran Josh website.