The CBSE Class 9 exams are the most critical as the students have to prepare themselves for the all India level competition in Class X & XII and the other competitive exams after the school.

Maths play a vital role in preparing a candidate for the further competition. As we all know that CBSE changed the exam curriculum and introduced the Board Exams after 8 long years. So, the class IX exam becomes very crucial for the students who are going to face tough competition next year.

The recent changes made in the exam structure of Class 9 will help the students habituate with the examination structure for the Class 10 Board. So, the students need to be more aware and alert about the changes in the Class 9 exam syllabus and pattern so that based on it, they can make good strategies to score well.

The CBSE Class IX Maths Syllabus comprises of the different units which have different weightage. The list of topics in the Class IX Syllabus are as follows:

The following topics come under the number system chapter:

Real Numbers

The topics which are under the algebra are as follows:

Polynomials

Linear Equations in Two Variables

The topics which come under the Coordinate Geometry are as follows:

Coordinate Geometry

The topics under this category are as given below:

Introduction to Euclid’s Geometry

Lines and Angles

Triangles

Quadrilaterals

Area

Circles

Constructions

The topics consist of this are as follows:

Areas

Surface Areas and Volumes

The Statistics & Probability chapter gives you an initial insight of the concept:

Statistics

Probability

Most of the class IX syllabus is covered in the above-mentioned Units. These topics can be mastered by the practice.

The unit-wise coverage can be done by the teachers in the following way:

Unit Name | Chapter Name | Periods |

Number Systems | Real Numbers | 18 |

Algebra | Polynomials | 23 |

Linear Equations in Two Variables | 14 | |

Coordinate Geometry | Coordinate Geometry | 6 |

Geometry |
Introduction to Euclid’s Geometry | 6 |

Lines and Angles | 13 | |

Triangles | 20 | |

Quadrilaterals | 10 | |

Area | 7 | |

Circles | 15 | |

Constructions | 10 | |

Mensuration | Areas | 4 |

Surface Areas and Volumes | 12 | |

Statistics & Probability | Statistics | 13 |

Probability | 9 |

The new exam pattern and marking scheme for the CBSE Class IX Mathematics exam is as follows which comprises of 80 marks for the annual examination and 20 marks for the internal assessment.

| Unit Name | Marks |

I | Number Systems | 08 |

II | Algebra | 17 |

III | Coordinate Geometry | 04 |

IV | Geometry | 28 |

V | Mensuration | 13 |

VI | Statistics & Probability | 10 |

Total | 80 |

The Maths question paper of class 9 format is based on the different levels of questions. A total of 30 questions are divided into the four sections, viz., A, B, C and D.

Section A will contain 6 questions of 1 mark each.

Section B will contain 6 questions of 2 marks each.

Section C will contain 10 questions of 3 marks each.

Section D will contain 8 questions of 4 marks each.

The important details which you need to keep in mind about the annual examination are:

Students have to secure 33% marks out of 80 marks on the subject.

Marks and Grades will be awarded separately to each subject.

9-point grading will be same as followed by the Board in Class XII.

Schools will conduct IX Class examination for 80 marks which will cover 100% syllabus of the subject.

The students must secure minimum 33% marks out of the overall 20 marks in the internal assessment which consists of:

The test, which will be conducted by the school, comprises of the

Three periodic written tests are to be conducted in an Academic Year.

Average of the best two will be considered during the final marks submission.

The periodic tests will help the students in preparing for the Board Examination and give a reality check for the preparation.

This consist of the

The notebook submission keeps the check on the regularity, assignment completion, neatness & upkeep of the notebook.

This will be helpful in punctuality, consistency, and neatness among the students.

It adds another

The maths lab practical and lab activities are the part of subject enrichment activities.

Marks Range | Grade |

91-100 | A1 |

81-90 | A2 |

71-80 | B1 |

61-70 | B2 |

51-60 | C1 |

41-50 | C2 |

33-40 | D |

32 & below | E (Failed) |

The study material for the Class IX Maths comprises of the books which will be quite useful in the exam. The list of the prescribed books is as given below:

Mathematics-Textbook for class IX-

Guidelines for Mathematics Laboratory in Schools, class IX-

Laboratory Manual- Mathematics, secondary stage-

Mathematics exemplar problems for class IX-

The previous year papers for the class IX maths give the idea about the paper pattern and the types of questions in the exam. Since a long period of time, the CBSE repeats the previous years’ questions every year. The exam papers will give you the genuine idea about the mindset of the examiner and level of the questions.

The preparation and the study tips for the class 9 maths will help a student to prepare for the exam in a proper and planned way so that they can score good marks in the Maths. Some of the tips which you need to follow are:

Prepare a notebook of important formulas and theorems so that you can revise them a day before the exam.

Practice is the key to score marks in the exam. Practice different types of questions for Maths.

Solve the CBSE practice papers and sample papers in one sitting within the time constraint.

Give more importance to the topics which have high weightage.

Solve the previous year exam papers which will increase your confidence and give you a pre-exam feel. It also helps to brush up all your concepts before the exam.

Don’t just read or mug up the topics but practice them. This is the most important thing which you need to keep in mind as reading maths does not help you. Instead, make a routine and give some time for practice.

Topics such as Geometry, Mensuration, Algebra have a lot of formulae and concepts base on which a lot of questions are asked.

The chapter wise tips and tricks for the class 9 maths are as follows:

The above chapter wise tips and trick will help you in the preparation in a very planned way. This is the most effective way in which you can divide your whole syllabus and then prepare topic wise. This will be quite effective in the fast preparation of the topics.

Here, we come to the end of this article. We hope that this will help you with your preparation. If you have any query regarding this blog, you can ask them in the comment section below.

All the Best :)

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