Bihar Board 10th Exam Pattern 2024: Question Pattern and Marking Scheme

Exam Date: 15 Feb '24 to 23 Feb '24
Roumik Roy
Roumik Roy

Updated on - Jan 18, 2024

Bihar board 10th exam pattern 2024 consists of question types, patterns, and marking schemes. A total mark of 100 is allotted for each subject except for science and social science exam papers. 

BSEB 10th exam 2024 includes questions of the objective type, short answer type, and long answer type. The total marks for science and social science subjects are divided into theoretical and practical assessments where 80 marks are allotted for the theory paper and 20 marks are given for the practical exam. 

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Bihar Board 10th Exam Pattern 2024: Subject-wise

Bihar board 10th 2024 exam pattern is released by the Board of Secondary Education on its official website which students should review thoroughly to score good marks. The minimum passing percentage for the BSEB 10th exam is 33 and students who do not score 33% will be labelled as failed.

Check the table below that contains the BSEB 10th 2024 exam pattern in brief.

BSEB 10th 2024 Exam Pattern
Subjects Topics Total Marks
English Composition, English Prose, Grammar, Text Book & Supplementary Textbooks 100
Mathematics Number System, Algebra, Geometry, Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, Mensuration, Statistics 100
Hindi Unseen Passages, Writing, Grammar, Text Book, Supplementary book 100
Social Science India and Contemporary World II, Resources of India, Political Science-II, Understanding Economics, Disaster Management 100 
Sanskrit Applied Grammar and Translation, Unseen Passages, Section Name, Composition, Textbook Passages 100

BSEB 10th Exam Pattern 2024 for Science

The science exam is divided into theoretical and practical assessments. The following is the marking allocation of the Science subject under the Bihar board 10th 2024 exam pattern. 

Bihar Board 10th Exam Pattern for Science
Topic Marks
Theory part 60
Practical part 20
Internal assessment 20
Total 100

BSEB 10th Exam Pattern 2024 for Maths

A total of 6 chapters are included in the BSEB 10th exam for Mathematics. The marking allocation for Mathematics subject under the Bihar board 10th 2024 exam pattern is given below. 

Bihar Board 10th Exam Pattern for Mathematics
Topic Marks
Real numbers 10
Algebra & Arithmetic Progression 20
Coordinate Geometry 10
Trigonometry 20
Mensuration 30
Statistics & Probability 10
Total 100

BSEB 10th Exam Pattern 2024 for Social Science

The Social Science exam will be based on subjects such as History, Geography, Civics, Economics, Disaster Management, etc. The table below details the marking allocation of the Social Science subject under the Bihar board 10th 2024 exam pattern. 

Bihar Board 10th Exam Pattern for Social Science
Topic Marks
History 25
Civics 25
Geography 25
Economics 22
Disaster management 6
Total 100

BSEB 10th Exam Pattern 2024 for English

The evolution of the English exam will be based on the performance in the four sections of the question paper. Check the details below for marking allocation of English subject under Bihar board 10th 2024 exam pattern. 

Bihar Board 10th Exam Pattern for English
Topic Marks
Prose 20
Grammar 15
Composition 15
Textbook and supplementary books 50
Total 100

BSEB 10th Exam Pattern 2024 for Hindi

A total of five sections are included in the BSEB 10th exam. The table below represents the marking allocation of Hindi subjects under the Bihar board 10th 2024 exam pattern. 

Bihar Board 10th Exam Pattern for Hindi
Topic Marks
Unseen comprehension passage 20
Creative writing 15
Grammar 15
Textbooks 40
Supplementary textbooks 10
Total 100

Bihar Board 10th Exam Marking Scheme 2024

The total marks for the Bihar board 10th exam is 500. Students must get 150 out of 500 in aggregate i.e. 33%, to pass the exam. There are five compulsory papers, and the maximum mark for each paper is 100. The marking scheme for the BSEB 10th exam pattern 2024 is given below:

Bihar Board 10th Exam Marking Scheme 2024 for Theory Subjects 

The theoretical assessments for most of the subjects require 33% to qualify apart from Science and Social Science. The following are the Marking schemes and passing marks for theory subjects under the BESB Class 10 exam. 

Bihar Board 10th Exam Marking Scheme 2024 for Theory Subjects 
Subject Theory
  Pass Marks Maximum Marks
English 33 100
Mathematics 33 100
Science 40 80
Social Science 40 80
Language paper (Hindi) 33 100
Language Paper I 33 100
Optional Paper 33 100

 Bihar Board 10th Exam Marking Scheme 2024 for Practical Subjects 

Students must get an overall 23 marks to pass the practical assessments. The table below details the Marking schemes and passing marks for practical subjects under the BESB Class 10 exam. 

Bihar Board 10th Exam Marking Scheme 2024 for Practical Subjects 
Subject Practical/ Internal Assessment
  Pass Marks Maximum Marks
Science 12 20
Social Science 12 20

Bihar Board 10th Exam Pattern 2024: Question Pattern

Students have the option to answer 50 questions out of 100 in the objective section. The following table contains the Bihar board 10th exam pattern 2024:

BSEB 10th Exam Pattern 2024
Type of Questions Total No. of Questions  Total No. of Questions to Attempt Maximum Marks Per Question Total marks
Objective type 100 50 1 50
Short answer type 30 15 2 30
Long answer type 8 4 5 20
Total       100

Bihar Board 10th Grading System 2024

Students must score at least 150 marks out of a total of 500 in 5 subjects in aggregate. Moreover, they must secure a minimum of 30 percent in each subject to pass. Students can refer to the grading system mentioned below. 

BSEB 10th Grading System 2024
Division Marks Obtained
1st Division More than 300
2nd Division 225 – 300
3rd Division 150 – 225
Not Qualified Less than 150

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