How to Boost Score in CBSE Class 10 English Exam


In class 10, students aspire to score high marks in the board examination. They tend to focus more on mainstream subjects and thus lack proper preparation for the English subject. Students also consider English subjects for granted and think that they can easily score marks in it. Unfortunately, they end up scoring low marks. So, to help them with English board exam preparation, we have provided useful tips.

Tips to Score High in Class 10 English Board Exam

Students should not ignore English subjects. They should daily devote time to English and study in an organised and planned way. Students should go through the useful tips mentioned below and must follow them while studying.

1) Get well versed with the Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Students should go through the syllabus right at the beginning of the academic session. It will help them understand the course design, mark weightage, and topics covered in the year. They can refer to the syllabus every time while studying. It will keep students’ studies on the right path. They can easily analyse how many topics they have covered till date and which needs to be covered. Students will also get thorough with the exam pattern and questions papers design. Thus, they can plan their studies and create a study schedule for themselves.

2) Study from NCERT English Books

There are so many books available in the market. But, students are recommended to study from the NCERT English Books. There are two English books: the main coursebook and the other is the supplementary reader. These are the most authentic books and are created after thorough research by experts. CBSE recommends students to study from NCERT books. Also, the question paper is designed by referring to these books. All the questions in the board exams are asked from NCERT English Book. So, students must understand each chapter and try to write its summary. By writing The Book That Saved The Earth Summary of chapter 10 English Supplementary Reader – Footprints Without Feet, students will prepare it thoroughly. In a similar way, they can prepare other chapters.

3) Prepare Literature Sections

In the Literature section, questions are asked from the NCERT English textbook. Short and long answer questions are asked in the exam. To prepare them, students should go through all the chapters of the Main coursebook. They should try to comprehend the meaning of the prose and write its summary in their own words. By writing the Amanda Summary of chapter 4 of English First Flight book, students can prepare the poetry part. Similarly, they can prepare other poetries as well. So, studying from the textbook will help students to score marks in the Literature part.

They can get a deeper understanding of how questions are framed in the exam by solving the past year papers and sample papers.


We hope these tips will help students in their English Board Exam Preparation. We wish all the best to students!