Study Tips for Students Shifting from ICSE to CBSE after Class 10


The Union Minister of HRD, Smriti Irani recently stated in a press conference that the JEE papers will include questions from class- 12 syllabus only. This announcement has given a sigh of relief to all the IIT aspirants as their preparations for the examination will not be stressful.We also see that a lot of students shift from ICSE to CBSE after their class 10. The transition is basically to be in-line with the competitive exams like the IIT JEE whose syllabus is more in-tune with that of the CBSE syllabus.

So, if you have made the decision of shifting from ICSE to CBSE after class 10, then you need to be prepared for it.

Here we are with 5 tips for students shifting from ICSE to CBSE after class 10. 

  1. Revise the Concepts via Visuals

Since ICSE is more theoretical, and CBSE is more of objective type, it is important for you to be thorough with the concepts as you make the shift. You should be sure of the concept and should be able to represent it in words as well as in diagrams. Visual learning will help you get in depth of the concept where you can understand it way better and also remember the finest of the details that will help you answer the objective type questions.

See how you can learn about the Projectile Motion in detail with the help of this video here

  1. Ask ‘Why’ After Completing Each Concept

To get perfect with the concepts, you need to ask the ‘why’ question at least 3 times to yourself to check if you will be able answer any given question from that particular concept.This is essential for you to answer the objective type questions.

  1. Focus on Understanding than Memorizing

It is important for you to understand the concept in detail than to just know the facts and memorize it. You might just end up forgetting the concepts or formulas if you memorize it without understanding it well.

  1. Previous Year Question Papers

It is important to get a hang of solving objective type questions while you shift from ICSE to CBSE after class 10. So, the best way to do it is to solve previous year SA1 and SA2 question papers.

  1. Take Mock Tests

Take mock tests as and when you finish learning a chapter. In case you are not able to solve all the questions, don’t worry. Go back to the chapter again, read it and learn what you missed. By doing this, you can plan your learning well and you will also be perfect with the topics.

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