CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Syllabus for 2022-23

On April 21st, 2022, CBSE released a reduced syllabus for classes 9 to 12 of the 2022-23 academic session.

After so many changes in the last 2 to 3 years, CBSE has finalised a reduced syllabus for Class 10 teachers and students to follow. However, the term-based examination pattern will NOT BE FOLLOWED in 2022-23.

We were prompt about the syllabus release and have updated the changes in all the subjects for you. Here, you can find:

  • PDF download links to the latest reduced Class 10 Computer Applications Syllabus for 2022-23 academic session; and
  • simple analysis of all the deleted topics/ chapters to be followed this year.

2022-23 Reduced Syllabus

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We have also provided the syllabus for the 2022-23 session that was previously restored so that you can compare the deleted and added topics.

2020-21 Reduced Syllabus

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With all this information in hand, both teachers and students will have a defined structure to begin the learning process on time.

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Units Unit Name Marks
I Networking 20
III Cyber Ethics 10
IV Scratch/ Python -
Practicals 50

Unit I: Networking

  • 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. Internet protocols: TCP/IP, SMTP, POP3, HTTP, HTTPS. Remote login and file transfer protocols: SSH, SFTP, FTP, SCP, TELNET, SMTP, TCP/IP.
  • Services available on the internet: information retrieval, locating sites using search engines and finding people on the net;
  • Web services: chat, email, video conferencing, e-Learning, e-Banking, e-Shopping, e-Reservation, e-Governance, e-Groups, social networking.
  • Mobile technologies: SMS, MMS, 3G, 4G.


  • Introduction to web page designing using HTML: create and save an HTML document, access a web page using a web browser.
  • 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).
  • Font tags (attributes: face, size, color)
  • Insert images: img (attributes: src, width, height, alt), sup (super script), sub (subscript).
  • HTML Forms: Textbox, radio buttons, checkbox, password, list, combobox.
  • Embed audio and video in a HTML page.
  • Create a table using the tags: table, tr, th, td, rowspan, colspan.
  • Links: significance of linking, anchor element (attributes: href, mailto), targets.
  • Cascading style sheets: colour, background-colour, border-style, margin, height, width, outline, font (family, style, size), align, float.

Unit III: Cyber Ethics

  • Netiquettes.
  • Software licences and the open source software movement.
  • Intellectual property rights, plagiarism and digital property rights.
  • Freedom of information and the digital divide.
  • E-commerce: Privacy, fraud, secure data transmission

<red> Unit IV: Scratch or Python (Theory and Practical) <red>

<red> Alternative 1: Scratch <red>

  • <red> Revision of the basics of Scratch. <red>
  • <red> Sprite, tempo, variables, and events. <red>
  • <red> Coordinates and conditionals. <red>
  • <red> Drawing with iteration. <red>
  • <red> Update variables repeatedly, iterative development, ask and answer blocks. <red>
  • <red> Create games, animated images, stories and songs. <red>

<red> Alternative 2: Python <red>

  • <red> Revision of Python basics. <red>
  • <red> Conditionals: <red> <red> if, if-else statements. <red>
  • <red> Loops: <red> <red> for, while (e.g., sum of first 10 natural numbers). <red>
  • <red> Practice simple programs. <red>


  • Create static web pages.
  • Use style sheets to enforce a format in an HTML page (CSS).
  • Embed pictures, audio and videos in an HTML page.
  • Add tables and frames in an HTML page.
  • Decorate web pages using graphical elements.
  • Create a website using several web pages. Students may use any open source or proprietary tool.
  • Work with HTML forms: text box, radio buttons, checkbox, password, list, combo box.
  • Write a blog using HTML pages discussing viruses, malware, spam and antiviruses
  • 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.
  • <red> Create simple stories with Scratch (involving at least two objects/characters) and iteration OR write programs for finding the sum/product of first n natural numbers using Python. <red>
S. No. Unit Name Marks
1. Lab Test (20 Marks)
HTML (design one web page based on a diagram) 20
Scratch or Python (write one program) -
2. Report File + Viva (20 Marks)
Report file:
At least 10 HTML pages
• At least 5 programs on Scratch/Python
Viva voce (based on the report file) 05
3. Project (that uses most of the concepts that have been learnt) 10

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