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CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Syllabus 2024-25: 


Get here an updated and detailed 2024-25 syllabus for CBSE Computer Applications Class 10. Download the 2025 unit-wise syllabus PDF and check deleted units.




CBSE Computer Applications Syllabus for Class 10: 


We live in a technological era where students are immersed in a world of tech gadgets and innovations. It is crucial to educate them on the workings of technology and its wise usage for their advantage. Recognizing the paramount importance of computers and their applications, the Central Board of Secondary Education has included the subject of Computer Applications in its curriculum.

The updated syllabus for CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications is now available. Students can access the PDF on the CBSE’s official website or through this platform. For the latest course structure, syllabus details, and practical marks distribution of the CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications, refer to the provided article and download the PDF.



CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Course Structure 2024-25

The first thing to know about a subject is its course structure. A course structure guides the learner and the tutor properly to complete the syllabus on time and at the right pace. It also shows the weightage of each unit that students can use while preparing for the exams. Check out the CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications course structure here.

Unit No.
Unit Name
Cyber ethics

CBSE Class 10 Computer Applications Syllabus 2024-25

The CBSE 10th Computer Syllabus comprises three units that students have to prepare for the 2025 board examination. These three units will teach the students about networking, HTML, and cyber ethics. The rest of the work will be covered by the lab practicals. Check the information here to learn about the topics in each unit.

Unit 1: 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, eShopping, e-Reservation, e-Governance, e-Groups, social networking.
• Mobile technologies: SMS, MMS, 3G, 4G.

Unit 2: HTML
• 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 3: Cyber ethics
• Netiquettes.
• Software licenses 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.

4. Lab Exercises
• 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.

The practicals are an important part of CBSE Class 10 Computer Science. Students must be aware of the breakup of marks for each section. Check the breakdown of marks for the practicals:

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