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CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Syllabus 2024: Check Exam Pattern & Detailed Syllabus PDF

For CBSE Class 10 students who choose Computer Applications as the sixth subject, the CBSE Computer Applications Syllabus 24 is very important. This new syllabus covers all the essential details including course content, marking scheme and question paper structure. Besides, information related to internal assessment and project work is also included in it.

CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications subject code is 165. This syllabus helps students understand the fundamentals of computer applications, develop practical skills like creating websites and database management. You can get the complete syllabus and more details from CBSE website or from your school teacher.

CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Exam Overview

Board NameCentral Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Exam NameComputer Applications
Exam DateMarch 13, 2024
Syllabus StatusPdf Out
Time10:30 AM to 12:30 PM IST
Maximum Marks100
Official Websitehttps://www.cbse.gov.in/

CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Exam Pattern

No.Unit NameMarksPeriods
3Cyber ethics100810

CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Syllabus 2024

Learning Outcomes

  1. Ability to create a simple website
  2. Ability to embed images, audio and video in an HTML page
  3. Ability to use style sheets to beautify the web pages.
  4. Ability to Interface a web site with a web server and record the details of a user’s request.
  5. Ability to follow basic cyber ethics
  6. Ability to familiarize with network concepts.
Computer Applications Syllabus (Subject Code: 165)
Unit No.Unit NameTopics
1Networking(a) Internet: World Wide Web, web servers, web clients, web sites, web pages, web browsers, blogs, news groups, HTML, web address, e-mail address, downloading and uploading files from a remote site.
(b) Internet protocols: TCP/IP, SMTP, POP3, HTTP, HTTPS. Remote login and file transfer protocols: SSH, SFTP, FTP, SCP, TELNET, SMTP, TCP/IP.
(c) Services available on the internet: information retrieval, locating sites using search engines and finding people on the net;
(d) Web services: chat, email, video conferencing, e-Learning, e-Banking, eShopping, e-Reservation, e-Governance, e-Groups, social networking.
(e) Mobile technologies: SMS, MMS, 3G, 4G.
2HTML(a) Introduction to web page designing using HTML: create and save an HTML document, access a web page using a web browser.
(b) HTML tags: html, head, title, body, (attributes: text, background, bgcolor, link, vlink, alink), br (break), hr(horizontal rule), inserting comments, h1 .. h6 (heading), p (paragraph), b (bold), i (italics), u (underline), ul (unordered list), ol (ordered list), and li (list item). Description lists: dl, dt and dd. Attributes of ol (start, type), ul (type).
(c) Font tags (attributes: face, size, color).
(d) Insert images: img (attributes: src, width, height, alt), sup (super script), sub (subscript).
(e) HTML Forms: Textbox, radio buttons, checkbox, password, list, combobox.
(f) Embed audio and video in an HTML page.
(g) Create a table using the tags: table, tr, th, td, rowspan, colspan.
(h) Links: significance of linking, anchor element (attributes: href, mailto), targets.
(i) Cascading style sheets: colour, background-colour, border-style, margin, height, width, outline, font (family, style, size), align, float.
3Cyber Ethics(a) Netiquettes.
(b) Software licenses and the open-source software movement.
(c) Intellectual property rights, plagiarism, and digital property rights.
(d) Freedom of information and the digital divide.
(e) E-commerce: Privacy, fraud, secure data transmission.
4Lab Exercises(a) Create static web pages.
(b) Use style sheets to enforce a format in an HTML page (CSS).
(c) Embed pictures, audio, and videos in an HTML page.
(d) Add tables and frames in an HTML page.
(e) Decorate web pages using graphical elements.
(f) Create a website using several web pages. Students may use any open-source or proprietary tool.
(g) Work with HTML forms: text box, radio buttons, checkbox, password, list, combo box.
(h) Write a blog using HTML pages discussing viruses, malware, spam, and antiviruses.
(i) Create a web page discussing plagiarism. List some reported cases of plagiarism and the consequent punishment meted out. Explain the nature of the punishment in different countries as per their IP laws.

Breakup of marks for the practicals

S. No.Unit NameMarks
1.Lab Test
(20 marks)
HTML (design one web page based on a diagram)20
2.Report File + viva
(20 marks)
Report file: At least 10 HTML pages15
Viva voce (based on the report file)05
3.Project (that uses most of the concepts that have been learnt)
(10 marks)
Total (50 marks)