The Council for the Indian Certificate Examination (CISCE) has reduced the syllabus for Class 10 ICSE 2021-2022. The same has been notified on their official website cisce.org.
The prevailing Covid 19 conditions necessitated a revision of the ICSE Class 10 2022 syllabus. Expert opinions were sought before affecting the reduction in the syllabus. Ample care has been taken so as not to compromise the quality of education. The subject-wise modified ICSE Syllabus for the year 2022 has been made available on the official website cisce.org in the Publication Section.
In the first phase, the reduction in the syllabus was made in English and Indian Languages. The same was notified on July 2, 2021. After which, in the light of the prevailing Covid 19 conditions, where normalcy is yet to be restored, further reduction in the syllabus had to be done.
Through the revised notification dated July 19, 2021, further reduction in the syllabus has been done in History and Civics, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Commercial Studies, Computer Applications, Economic Applications, Commercial Applications, Environmental Applications, Home Science, Physical Education, Yoga.
The ICSE Class 10 2022 exams will be held in three Groups A,B,C. The candidates appearing for the ICSE Class 10 exams will have to appear for seven subjects in all. Out of which, four compulsory subjects from Group A, two optional subjects from Group B, and one optional subject from Group C will have to be attempted.
The score on each of the subjects will be based on a combination of internal and external marking. The internal marking will be done by the school, while external marking will be done by the ICSE Board. For Groups A and B, the ratio of marking will be 80:20 in External/Internal combination. In Group C the marking will be in 50:50 ratio.
Apart from the above, there are subjects in ICSE Class 10 2022, they are Art, German, French, Modern Foreign Languages, etc. There has been no reduction in the syllabus for these subjects.