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Geography Class 10 ICSE CISCE Topics and Syllabus

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CISCE Syllabus For Class 10 Geography: Knowing the Syllabus is very important for the students of Class 10. Shaalaa has also provided a list of topics that every student needs to understand.

The CISCE Class 10 Geography syllabus for the academic year 2023-2024 is based on the Board's guidelines. Students should read the Class 10 Geography Syllabus to learn about the subject's subjects and subtopics.

Students will discover the unit names, chapters under each unit, and subtopics under each chapter in the CISCE Class 10 Geography Syllabus pdf 2023-2024. They will also receive a complete practical syllabus for Class 10 Geography in addition to this.

Academic year:

CISCE Class 10 Geography Revised Syllabus

CISCE Class 10 Geography and their Unit wise marks distribution

CISCE Class 10 Geography Course Structure 2023-2024 With Marking Scheme

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1 Interpretation of Topographical Maps
  • Map as a Tool 
    • Maps and Cartography
    • Components of a map

    A) Title

    B) Scale

    1. Statement scale
    2. The Representative Fraction (R.F)
    3. Linear (or) Graphical scale

    C) Direction

    D) Grid System

    E) Projection

    F) Legend

    G) Conventional signs and

    • Survey
  • Uses of Maps 
    • Measurement of Distance
    • Measurement of Direction
    • Measurement of Area
  • Elements (Components) of Maps 
    • Distance
    • Direction
    • Symbols
    • Sketch
    • Conventional signs and symbols
    • Plan
    • Title
    • Scale
    • Legend or key
    • Source
    • Map Projection and locational information
    • Grid System
  • Types of Maps 
    • Large Scale: Cadastral maps and Topographical maps
    • Small scale maps: Wall maps and Atlas
    • Types of Atlas: School Atlas, Advanced Atlas, Regional Atlas and National Atlas
    • Physical maps: Relief maps, Geological maps,Climatic maps and Soil maps
    • Cultural maps: Political maps, Population maps, Economic maps and Transportation maps 
    • Thematic Map
    • Kinds of Thematic maps
    1. Choropleth Mapping
    2. Isoline Maps
    3. Dot Density Map
  • Topographic or Ordnance Survey Maps 
  • Grid Reference 
  • National Grid Reference 
  • Locating Features 
    • Locating features with the help of a four figure or a six figure grid reference
  • Contour 
    • Definition of contour and contour interval. Identification of landforms marked by contours (steep slope, gentle slope, hill, valley, ridge / water divide, escarpment), triangulated height, spot height, bench mark, relative height/ depth.
    • Some basic features of contour lines
    • Drawing of Contours and Their Cross Sections
  • Types of Scale 
    • Identification and definition of types of scale given on the map.
    • Measuring distances and calculating area using the scale given therein.
  • Eight Cardinal Points 
    • Marking directions between different locations, using eight cardinal points
  • Identification of Drainage 
    • Identification of drainage (direction of flow and pattern) and settlement patterns
  • Identification of Natural and Man-made Features 
2 Map of India
8 Mineral and Energy Resources
9 Agriculture
11 Transport

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