I have explained some facts about reference books in my previous posts, you must go read those posts, best reference books for class 9, reference books for class 12 science.
Many of us face difficulty while choosing reference books because of the availability of reference books in the market. There are plenty of books out there in the market for class 10th and for other class as well.
Now, you will think, then, how Should I choose a reference book for class 10th?
These reference books vary in nature with the requirement of the student. If you appear for any competitive exam, then you must choose books are according to that. And if you only want books for your board exams, then you must select according to that.
THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHILE PURCHASING A REFERENCE BOOK.
- Reference much have good content.
- Too much content is a waste.
- Class 10th reference books must have a good number of questions.
- The language of the Book must be understandable.
You must consider all things while selecting reference books for your class 10th.
Reference books play a vital role if you use them right, some reference books stuffed with a lot of content, which is not even required in class 10th.
As I have mentioned in my other above that reference books, vary with your requirements?
- Like some reference books are good for numerical.
- Some are good for theory.
- Some reference books for class 10th CBSE are suitable for both.
- Some are good for competitive exams.
This simply means you have to choose, your reference book for class 10th, according to your requirements, don't just go and buy any book from the market.
Some books are only cooked for examination purpose, others for practicing theory and numerical throughout the years.
FEW TIPS FROM SCHOOLOKAY FOR SELECTING REFERENCE BOOKS FOR CLASS 10 CBSE!
- You must choose a correct reference book; otherwise, you will regret it later.
- If you have any reference book, you must go through it and cover it's all topics genuinely; otherwise, it will not work for you in any way.
- Make sure that reference books of class 10th you are going to buy have well-defined data.
- Don't buy books that are thick and have a lot of pages because they will not help.
- Reference helps a lot for board exams.
Q1. Sometimes students ask me on Quora, how can I score 90+ per cent in class 10th?
I feel like, why he is asking me? He must ask himself! The point is that I can guide you to choose the right reference books and how to solve them, rest is up to you because no one can help you in scoring good marks in class 10th, accept you.
Scoring 90+ is not difficult at all, but it entirely depends on how you handle things in your class 10th and how many questions you solve.
Have you ever met any students that have scored 80+ overnight?
The answer is, yes, there are a lot of students who score well overnight.
How this befalls? Just give it a thought, you are spending a lot of time in studies ruining your playtime, TV time and other activities. But someone scores more than you, by doing all the things that you sacrificed.
This is only because of the difference in concentration abilities as well as in fault in our education system.
According to schoolokay, stop focusing on these things and focus on the right books and improve your learning skills.
Despite focusing on scoring, you must focus on learning because learning helps you grow in all fields. Scoring good marks is possible by rote memorization.
WHY I AM SAYING THIS?
Because a lot of students score above 90+ in class 10th but get failed in class 11th, it's a harsh reality. Just go and check your schools previous year details.
You will find a lot of cases of failure of students, who performed very well in class 10th but failed in class 11th. So, the conclusion is you must focus on gaining knowledge because things will change in higher classes.
Let's discuss some of your concerns?
Do reference books really play an important role in class 10th board exams?
Yes, they do, only if you are solving reference books of class 10th.
As you know that reference books have a lot of data and questions, if you solve these questions then you just get ready for future competitive exams like Jee mains and NEET.
Your scoring will depend on the number of questions you solve during your practice. And this Question-solving habit increases the chances of your success in competitive exams.
Competitive exam, like IIT, CAT, BANK and other top exams. These exams need your reasoning approach and question-solving skills.
THE REFERENCE BOOKS YOU NEED TO BUY FOR YOUR CLASS 10
As I have mentioned some of the books in this post, you can go with them, if you do not have any interest in IIT or any other exams like that, in other words, you will change your stream after class 10.
If you'll change the stream then no need to stick with these books, you can simply go with the books mentioned below.
REFERENCE FOR CLASS 10 SCIENCE - S.CHAND
REFERENCE FOR CLASS 10 CBSE MATH - GO WITH NCERT
REFERENCE FOR CLASS 10 CBSE ENGLISH - GO WITH NCERT
REFERENCE FOR CLASS 10 CBSE SST - EVERGREEN
You can go with these reference books class 10th CBSE these will allow you to score in class 10.
Now if you will take as your future subject;
REFERENCE BOOKS FOR CLASS 10 SCIENCE!
CLASS 10TH REFERENCE BOOK FOR PHYSICS - PRADEEP
CLASS 10TH REFERENCE BOOK FOR CHEMISTRY- MODERN ABC
CLASS 10TH REFERENCE BOOK FOR BIO - BASIC BIOLOGY OR DINESH PUBLICATION BOOKS
CLASS 10TH REFERENCE BOOK FOR MATHS - RD SHARMA REFERENCE BOOK FOR 10
CLASS 10TH REFERENCE BOOK FOR SST- EVERGREEN
CLASS 10TH REFERENCE BOOK FOR ENGLISH- BBC ENGLISH
Use the above reference books if you're aiming for any competitive exam in the future.
WHAT IF YOU ARE PREPARING FOR ANY COMPETITIVE EXAMS LIKE IIT, NEET OR OTHERS?
If you have decided to prepare for these exams, then you must take guidance from any good coaching institution. Because it's essential nowadays.
Because these coaching institutions present you with updated information about exams, and they also prepare their sheets according to the latest pattern of exams.
These sheets help you in guessing the exact level of the competitive exam for which you've decided to prepare.
REFERENCE BOOKS FOR BOARD EXAMS CLASS 10th
You must understand, you need different books for your board exams because boards are quite balanced; they neither ask too many numericals nor too much theory.
Both theory and numericals asked in the board exams are of moderate level and for which you need reference books.
Why board exams do not ask tough questions?
The reason is simple because they don't want weaker students to fall apart; They consider the level of all students while preparing question paper for Boards.
You must use these reference books for class 10th board exams?
MATH - XAM IDEA
ENGLISH - BBC
SCIENCE- FULL MARKS / XAM IDEA
SST - EVERGREEN IS GOOD
YOU CAN TAKE SAMPLE PAPERS OF OWSWAAL FOR YOUR EXAMS THEY ARE GOOD FOR CLASS 10 BOARD EXAMS.
HOW TO USE YOUR REFERENCE BOOKS OF CLASS 10TH?
Most students own good reference books for class 10th, but they don't know how to use these reference books.
Why I am saying this?
They just use the reference books for NCERT solutions, for that, you must go and purchase a NAND LAL DAYARAM, the best book for NCERT solutions. Why are you wasting your money on expensive reference books for class 10th if you don't want to use them properly?
Tips from schoolokay to utilize your books;
- Just go through each and every single page.
- Solve mocks from the Book.
- Solve all questions and Hots as well.
This will improve your scores in the 2020-21 board exams of class 10th, and it is also suitable for your future classes.
Check out the posts what after class 10th, for further guidance for class 10th.
Questions from the class 10th reference books appear in the entrance exams major colleges. Like, DU, JNU and other best colleges of India.
SO be attentive while solving your reference books of class 10th.
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