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NBSE HSLC Syllabus 2021

NBSE provides the syllabus for HSLC exams at the start of every academic year. It can be downloaded from the board’s official website - nbsenagaland.com, and the NBSE syllabus 2021 is available as PDF files on the website and this page. Nagaland HSLC board provides the syllabus for all general subjects. In addition to the syllabus, the committee also includes a list of class 10 books prescribed by the board.

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NBSE 10th/HSLC Syllabus 2021 (All Subjects)

Nagaland Board of School Education had decided to reduce the class 10th syllabus by 20-30% due to the ongoing pandemic. The board is responsible for prescribing the NBSE HSLC syllabus for all the subjects. Since schools were closed, it was difficult for teachers and students to complete the whole syllabus online. Therefore, the board decided to reduce the syllabus and teach students important concepts and chapters. 

Furthermore, students have to study six subjects in class 10th in which five subjects are compulsory whereas the sixth subject is additional. We have provided a detailed syllabus of all the subjects to prepare for the exams accordingly. First, let’s look into the compulsory and additional subjects below:

A. Compulsory Subjects:

  1. First Language - English

  2.  Second Language - any one of the following:

    1. Hindi

    2. Bengali

    3. Ao

    4. Lotha

    5. Sümi

    6. Tenyidie

    7. Alternative English

     3. Mathematics

     4. Science

     5. Social Sciences

B. Sixth Subject (Any One):

  1. Book Keeping & Accountancy

  2. Environmental Education

  3. Home Science

  4. Foundation of Information Technology (FIT)

  5. Music

C. Internally Assessed Subjects:

  1. Work & Art Education

  2. Physical & Health Education (including Adolescence Education)

D. Instructional Time:

(a) The number of working days shall be 210.

 (b) There shall be 6 (six) working hours having 8 (eight) periods a day and a minimum of 48 periods a week.

English Language

Students do not put much effort into English subject as they find it easy and effortless. However, English requires reading skills, comprehension and writing skills to ace the exam. Therefore, students are advised to put in a little effort while preparing for this subject. We have provided unit-wise marks distribution below for better preparation:

Part ‘A’ External

Time : 3 hours

Total Marks: 80

Unit

Marks

I. LITERATURE

25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a) Prose

i. Mehouviu and Morusa

ii. Imitating the English Gentleman ( MK Gandhi)

iii. Invictus

iv. Macbeth (William Shakespeare)

b) Poetry

i. Death the Leveller(James Shirley)

ii. Jina Etiben- A Romance re-told

iii. The Listeners (Walter De La Mare)

iv. The Windhover (GM Hopkins)

c) Drama

Riders to the Sea - J.N.Synge

II. READING

20

III. WRITING

20

IV. GRAMMAR

15

Total 

 80

 

Part ‘B’

Internal Assessment

1. Listening & Speaking

10

2. Assignments and Formal Testing

5+5=10

Total

20

Total 

 100

Modern Indian Language - AO

Students can go through the following table to get an idea about the sections included in this Modern Indian Language:

Part ‘A’ External

Time : 3 hours

Marks: 80

Unit

Marks

SECTION A - Reading

10

SECTION B - Writing

10

SECTION C - Grammar

20

SECTION D - Literature

 

1. Prose

20

2. Poetry

20

Total 

 80

Part ‘B’ Internal assessment

20

Grand Total 

 100

Modern Indian Language - Lotha

Students can go through the following table to get an idea about the section-wise marks distribution in this subject:

Part ‘A’ External

Time : 3 hours

Marks: 80

Unit

Marks

SECTION A - Reading

10

SECTION B - Writing

10

SECTION C - Grammar

20

SECTION D - Literature

 

1. Prose

20

2. Poetry

20

Total 

 80

Part ‘B’ Internal assessment

20

Grand Total 

 100

Modern Indian Language - Tenyidie

The syllabus of the Tenyidie language is divided into external examination, which consists of 80 marks and internal assessments, which consists of 20 marks. Students can go through the detailed NBSE class 10th Tenyidie syllabus below:

PART - A: EXTERNAL (80 Marks/180 Periods)

SECTION A – READING (10 Marks/20 Periods)
One unseen passage of 300-400 words. There will be questions to test vocabulary and grammar.

SECTION B – WRITING (10 Marks/20 Periods)

  1. Formal Letter Writing/Report Writing

  2. Invitation/Dialogue Writing

SECTION C – GRAMMAR (20 Marks/30 Periods)

Grammar and Translation:

  1. Diesouko (L to Z)

  2. Kekrükecüko thu kemezhükecü

  3. Thuyie (Translation)

  4. Diekhu mu Dierozu

SECTION D – LITERATURE (40 Marks/100 Periods)

Prose

  • Tsathou Mu Themia

  • Krase

  • Terhü Miavimia Puo

  • Redcross Pesiekeshü

  • Kezise

  • Martin Luther King

Poetry

  • Rütsolhouü

  • Nie Pie Penuo

  • A Kesuoü

  • Ketho mu

  • Kevi

  • Niaki

PART – B: Internal assessment (20 Marks)

  1. Conversation skills 10

  2.  Assignments 5

  3.  Formal testing 5

Major Indian Language - Hindi

The total marks for the NBSE 10th Hindi exam were 80 for theory and 20 for internal assessment. The following detailed syllabus will help candidates understand the marks distribution for different sections:

PART - A: EXTERNAL (80 Marks/180 Periods)

SECTION A – READING (10 Marks/20 Periods)

One unseen passage of 300-400 words. There will be questions to test vocabulary and grammar.

SECTION B – WRITING (10 Marks/20 Periods)

  1. Formal Letter Writing/Report Writing

  2.  Invitation/Dialogue Writing

SECTION C – GRAMMAR (20 Marks/40 Periods)

Grammar and Translation:

  •  Sandhi Aur Uske Bhed

  •  Samas Aur Vigrah

  •  Karak Bhed Aur Prayog

  •  Vachay Aur Uske Bhed

  •  Punerukti Aur Uske Bhed

  •  Paryaywachi/Vilom Shabd

  •  Vachan Aur Ling

  •  Muhavare Aur Lokoktiyan

  •  Kaal Aur Uske Bhed

  •  Translation

SECTION D – LITERATURE  (40 Marks/100 Periods)

Prose

  •  Mithaiwala

  •  Akeli

  •  Budhihya ka Badla

  •  Wapasi

  •  Vyawahar Kushalta

  •  Bhartiya Sanskriti Mein Guru Shishya Sambandh

  •  Bhendey Aur Bhendiye

Poetry

  •  Niti Ke Dohe (Raheem)

  •  Bihari Ke Dohe

  •  Karmveer

  •  Geet Mere

  •  Akal Aur Uske Baad

  •  Pujari Bhajan Pujan Aur Sadhan

PART – B: Internal assessment (20 marks)

  • Conversation skills 10

  • Assignments 5

  •  Formal testing 5

Mathematics

Mathematics consists of seven units. The following table below shows the marks distribution for the respective units: 

Part ‘A’ External

Time : 3 hours

Marks: 80

Unit

Marks

I. Number System

2

II. Algebra

20

III. Trigonometry

12

IV. Coordinate Geometry

6

V. Geometry

16

VI. Mensuration

12

VII. Statistics & Probability

12

Total 

 80

Part ‘B’ Internal assessment - Practical

20

Grand Total 

 100

Science

Science is a subject that requires a clear understanding of concepts and practice. Therefore, students can look into the detailed NBSE 10th science syllabus below to prepare for the exams accordingly:

Part ‘A’ External

Time : 3 hours

Marks: 80

Unit

Marks

I. Materials

25

II. Energy

24

III. Living World

20

IV. Natural Resources

5

V. Our environment

6

Total 

 80

Part ‘B’ Internal assessment

20

Grand Total 

 100

Social Science

The following table contains the revised marks distribution and the topics included according to the updated NBSE 10th Social Science syllabus:

Part ‘A’ External

Time : 3 hours

Marks: 80

Unit

Marks

I. India and the Contemporary World

18

II. Resources (India)

18

III. Democratic Politics

18

IV. Understanding an Economy

16

V. Nagaland (Geography & G.K.- a separate textbook)

10

Total 

 80

Part ‘B’ Internal assessment

20

Grand Total 

 100

Bookkeeping and Accounting

Bookkeeping and Accounting is an additional subject and consists of six units. We have provided the unit-wise mark distribution below for your understanding:

Part ‘A’ External

Time : 3 hours

Marks: 70

Unit

Marks

I. Final Accounts (Without Adjustments)

15

II. Banking

10

III. Bank Reconciliation Statement

10

IV. Bills of Exchange

10

V. Errors and their rectification

10

VI. Depreciation

15

Total 

 70

PART-B: Internal assessment

30

Grand Total 

 100

Environmental Education

Please go through the following table to check out the topics for NBSE 10th Environment Education:

Part ‘A’ External

Time : 3 hours

Marks: 80

Unit

Marks

I. Restoring Balance in Ecosystem

25

II. Pollution

17

III. Issues of the Environment

21

IV. Striving for a Better Environment

17

Total 

 80

PART ‘B’ Internal assessment

20

Grand Total 

 100

How to Download NBSE HSLC Syllabus 2021?

Students can follow the step-by-step procedure given below to download the NBSE HSLC syllabus from the official website:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Nagaland board - nbsenagaland.com

Step 2: Click on the "Curriculum & Syllabus" option in the sidebar menu of the home page.

NBSE HSLC Syllabus 2021

Step 3: Candidates need to click on the "Class X Syllabus" option.

Step 4: NBSE HSLC syllabus 2021 will be opened in the new window.

Step 5: Candidates can download and take a printout of the syllabus for further reference.

Download NBSE HSLC Syllabus PDF

Nagaland board released the NBSE HSLC syllabus as a PDF file for students to download and use while preparing for class 10th board exams.

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NBSE HSLC Syllabus 2021 Important Points 

Kindly read the following important points regarding the class 10th syllabus 2021.

  • Candidates are required to go through the latest NBSE class 10th board examination curriculum.

  • Analyzing the syllabus for the NBSE HSLC board will give candidates a blueprint for the exam.

  • Familiarising with the syllabus will help candidates to become efficient and effective in their studies.

  • The syllabus for NBSE class 10th includes some major subjects like Science, Maths, Social Science, and English.

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