TN 10th Syllabus 2020-2021

10th Standard Syllabus Tamil Nadu

The Directorate of Government Examination of the Tamil Nadu Government has released the new syllabus for the 10th standard (SSLC) academic year 2020 – 2021 on its official website. The candidates who are searching for the 10th standard can check on the government official website.

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Tamil Nadu Class 10 Syllabus 2020 – 2021 is provided for both Tamil and English Medium. Below we have shared the SSLC exam pattern.

10th standard Exam pattern



Paper I

Paper II

2 hours 30 minutes

2 hours 30 minutes


Paper I

Paper II

2 hours 30 minutes

2 hours 30 minutes



Social Science


2 hours 30 minutes

2 hours 30 minutes

2 hours 30 minutes

10th Syllabus For English

Section A Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Lexical
Section BGrammar, Filling in, Transform, Punctuation
Section CProse, Textual Comprehension, Paragraph
Section DPoetry, Memory, Comprehension, Paragraph
Section ELanguage. Functions, Normal Comprehension, Error Spot

10th Syllabus For Mathematics

Relations and functionsOrdered Pair, Cartesian product, Relations, Functions, representation, and types of Functions
Numbers and SequencesEuclid’s Division Lemma and Algorithm, Modular Arithmetic, Sequences, AP, Series, GP
AlgebraSimultaneous Linear Equations in three variables, GCD and LCM of Polynomials, Rational expressions, Square Root of Polynomials, Quadratic Equations and Graph, etc.
GeometrySimilarity, Thales Theorem and Angle Bisector Theorem, Pythagoras Theorem, Circles, and Tangents, Concurrency Theorems
Coordinate GeometryArea of a Triangle, Area of a Quadrilateral, Inclination of a Line, Straight Line, General Form of a Straight Line
TrigonometryTrigonometric Identities, Heights and Distances
MensurationSurface Area, Volume, Volume and Surface Area of Combined Solids, Conversion of Solids from one shape to another
Statistics and ProbabilityMeasures of Dispersion, Coefficient of Variation, Probability, Algebra of Events, Addition Theorem of Probability

10th Syllabus For Social Science

HistoryThe outbreak of World War I and Its Aftermath

The World between two World Wars

World war II

The World after World War II

Social and Religious Reform Movements in the 19th Century
GeographyIndia - Location, Relief and Drainage

Climate and Natural Vegetation of India

Components of Agriculture

Resources and Industries

India - Population, Transport, Communication and Trade
CivicsIndian Constitution

Central Government

State Government
EconomicsGross Domestic Product and its Growth: an Introduction

Globalization and Trade

10th Syllabus For Science

Laws of MotionOptics
Thermal PhysicsElectricity
AcousticsNuclear Physics
Atoms and MoleculesPeriodic Classification of Elements
SolutionsTypes of Chemical Reactions
Carbon and its CompoundsPlant Anatomy and Plant Physiology
Structural Organization of AnimalsTransportation in Plants and Circulation in Animals
Nervous SystemPlant and Animal Hormones
Reproduction in Plants and AnimalsHeredity
Origin and Evolution of LifeBreeding and Biotechnology
Health and DiseasesEnvironmental Management
Visual Communication

TN Board Exams are conducted in March month and the results are released in May month. Students need to secure a minimum of 35% marks in order to clear the Tamil Nadu SSLC examinations 2021. The maximum marks a student can obtain is 100 marks.

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