#CBSE2019: How to score 90%+ in Class-10 Social Sciences Exam?Last updated on Nov 26, 2018, 03:52 pm
Social Sciences is one of the five main subjects in the CBSE Class X board exams but a lot of students find it difficult because of the vast syllabus.
However, Social Sciences is a scoring subject and with the right preparation, students can get above 90% in the exam.
Here are 5 tips to prepare for Class 10 Social Sciences Exam.
Here's how students should plan their preparation process
Social Sciences consists of four subjects - History, Civics, Geography, and Economics; each subject carries a weightage of 20 marks in the board exam question paper.
Students must plan their preparation methodically, covering all the four subjects. They should prepare a study plan and adhere to it.
They should also go through the latest syllabus and know the exam pattern to score high.
Read the NCERT book thoroughly before going through others
Students should read each and every page of their NCERT book as the CBSE follows it for conducting the board exam.
Candidates need to focus on the NCERT book and read it thoroughly before going through additional reference books. Over the years, the questions in the board exam paper have been from the NCERT book and students should not ignore it.
Subject-wise preparation is recommended for Social Sciences
Questions in the board exam are based on topics given in CBSE syllabus, which also provides unit-wise weightage.
History is time-consuming while for Civics, students need to memorize chapters properly. Geography requires thorough understanding while Economics has fewer chapters.
Students should create a study schedule considering these aspects and allot time accordingly.
Map questions in Geography are scoring ones; students should practice them thoroughly.
It's important to solve previous question papers, sample papers
To score above 90% in Social Sciences, it is essential for students to regularly solve previous years' question papers (at least the last 5 years).
It will help students increase their score as certain previous questions could be repeated in the question paper.
Also, they should take online mock tests, solve CBSE sample papers, and revise whatever they learn regularly to score high.
Create charts, prepare additional notes, make flash cards for revision
Once they are done with all the four subjects, students should analyze and prepare bullet point notes of all the important chapters, topics, or events. This will help them to revise quickly.
They can also create charts to easily remember dates, figures, or other data.
Also, making flash cards for the historical events and definitions will help students memorize them better.