Tips to Score A1 in Class 10 Science and Mathematics

The CBSE Class 10 Exams are fast approaching and by this time the candidates must have already finished screening of the syllabus, and might have clear idea about each and every chapter. However, even if you have doubts or a little confusion then there is nothing to worry about, as we are here to fix it. During the last months of their preparation, most of the students face typical situations which sometimes become very de-motivating. These are:

First is, when you discuss questions with your friends and your answer is not quite convincing to them. Second is, when you are not able to solve some problem effectively even after trying for many times. Third is, while your teacher initiates a discussion in the class, suddenly you realize that there are so many more things to learn about that particular topic. But, fearing about these things cannot lead to success. Hence, properly analyzing the situation and preparing a way to overcome it is something very crucial at this point of time.

It is said that if you want to score a 10 CGPA in your CBSE Class 10 boards, then you must score A1 i.e. above 81 out of 90 atleast in the Mathematics and Science paper. Therefore, here is a complete guide and tips to score A1 in CBSE Class 10 Science and Mathematics papers.

Also Read: How to score a perfect 10 CGPA

Science Paper

The CBSE Class 10 Science mainly focuses on the following areas – Chemistry, Physics and Biology. Those students who wish pursue the science stream in class XI are advised to strictly focus on all these three areas as this will clear their foundations.

Preparation Tips for CBSE Class 10 Science Paper

  • The complete list of formulae, experiments and derivations should be kept handy.

  • Keeping important notes and even highlighting them in the note book. The margins should be utilized to summarize the pages in the note book.

  • A proper time table which will allow you to re-revise the same chapter in a gap period of 10 to 15 days.

  • It’s a strict no-no to miss the science laboratory lectures and classes. Utilize the science laboratory as much as you can for every single experiment.

  • Start making a habit to write things on your own language (without altering the meaning) instead of learning everything by heart.

    Learn time management by answering the question papers of previous years in the given set of time.

  • The NCERT books are to be followed thoroughly to score well in Science. Almost the whole question paper revolves around the concepts that are given in the NCERT book.

  • Some science formulas have certain rules that you strictly need to follow and use it correctly. For example, to use the quadratic formula; you must first change the equation to the standard quadratic form.

Mathematics Paper

The CBSE Class 10 Class 10th mathematics focuses on the basic geometry, trigonometry and the concept of numbers. The subject helps to build a basic aptitude and concepts that would be beneficial for the students who wish to appear for the aptitude based tests in future.

Preparation Tips for CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Paper

  • The CBSE Class 10 Maths formulas are otherwise very general, but sometimes it is seen in the previous question papers that the questions are asked from the middle of such numerical which you have to identify it.

  • The concepts/formulas sheet should be kept handy.

  • You should know the usage of all the Maths formulas.

  • If you really want to score an A1 in mathematics in a CBSE exam, then it is really important to completely be in synch with your NCERT book. Almost the whole questions paper comprises of the concepts and formulas that are given in the NCERT book.

  • If you are solving a problem based question, it is advisable to read the problem again and again to get the exact idea of what you’re being asked to solve.

  • Write down in a rough paper, exact what it is given in the question paper and what you are asked to find. Then in a systematic way, try and find what is asked to you.

  • Once the revision is done, start solving the sample papers, unsolved papers and practice papers within the given set of time.

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