CBSE Class 10th 2024: Complete Syllabus, Chapterwise Weightage, Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme
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The CBSE Class 10 2025 Mathematics Exam is a crucial stepping stone for many students pursuing careers in related fields. It tests students’ understanding of fundamental mathematical concepts and lays the groundwork for higher education.
In the CBSE Class 10 Maths exam, students can choose between the Mathematics Standard and Mathematics Basic papers. Both papers carry 100 marks, 80 of which are assigned to the theory paper, while the remaining 20 marks are reserved for internal assessment.
This blog will cover all the information related to the paper pattern, marking scheme, and important topics with weightage, which will help students easily ace the CBSE Class 10 2025 Mathematics exam.
S.No.  Typology of Questions  Mathematics Standard  Mathematics Basic  
Total Marks  % Weightage (Approx)  Total Marks  % Weightage (Approx)  
1 

43  54%  60  75% 
2 

19  24%  12  15% 
3 

18  22%  8  10% 
Total  80  100  80  100 
Assessment Type  Marks 
Pen Paper Test & Multiple Assessment (05 + 05 Marks Each)  10 
Portfolio  05 
Lab Practical  05 
Total  20 
Section  Type of Questions  Number of Questions  Marks Per Question  Weightage 
Section A  MCQs  20  20 (1 Mark Each)  20% 
Section B  Very Short Answer Questions  5  10 (2 Marks Each)  10% 
Section C  Short Answer Questions  6  18 (3 Marks Each)  18% 
Section D  Long Answer Questions  4  20 (5 Marks Each)  20% 
Section E  CaseBased Questions  3  12 (4 Marks Each)  12% 
Unit  Chapter  Marks 
Number Systems 

6 
Algebra 

20 
Coordinate Geometry 

6 
Geometry 

15 
Trigonometry 

12 
Mensuration 

10 
Statistics & Probability 

11 
CBSE Class 10 2025 Mathematics Chapterwise Weightage:
Unit  Chapter  No of Questions  Total Marks  
1 Mark  2 Marks  3 Marks  4 Marks  5 Marks  
Number Systems  Real Number  3  –  1  –  –  6 
Algebra  Polynomials  1  –  1  –  –  4 
Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables  1  1  1  –  –  6  
Quadratic Equations  1  –  –  1  6  
Arithmetic Progressions  –  –  –  –  1  4  
Coordinate Geometry  Coordinate Geometry  2  –  –  1  –  6 
Geometry  Triangles  1  1  –  –  1  8 
Circles  1  1  1  –  –  6  
Trigonometry  Introduction to Trigonometry  3  1  1  –  –  8 
TrigonometricIdentities  –  –  –  –  –  –  
Heights & Distances  –  –  –  1  –  4  
Mensuration  Areas Related to Circles  1  1  –  –  –  3 
Surface Areas and Volumes  2  –  –  –  1  7  
Statistics & Probability  Statistics  2  –  –  –  1  7 
Probability  1  –  1  –  –  4 
Unit  Chapter  Important Topics 
Number Systems  Real Number 

Algebra  Polynomials 

Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables 


Quadratic Equations 


Arithmetic Progressions 


Coordinate Geometry  Coordinate Geometry 

Geometry  Triangles 

Circles 


Trigonometry  Introduction to Trigonometry 

Trigonometric Identities 


Heights & Distances 


Mensuration  Areas Related to Circles 

Surface Areas and Volumes 


Statistics & Probability  Statistics 

Probability 

Note: The ALLEN experts suggest and shortlist the abovementioned important topics after analysing the previous year’s question papers.
The CBSE Class 10 2025 Mathematics exam may seem daunting, but students can conquer the exam with dedicated preparation and the right approach. Utilise the resources available, practice consistently, and believe in yourself. Remember, a strong foundation in Maths opens doors to various academic and professional opportunities. So, put in the effort, and success will surely follow.
Keep learning and shining; we wish you all the best in your future endeavours.
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