Report Writing for Class 9 CBSE Format, Examples, Topics, Samples, Types

A report is a factual description of an issue or a problem. A report is written for a clear purpose and for a particular audience. Various forms of reports are: newspaper reports, inquiry reports, progress or action taken report, a police report, a report of a meeting, etc., each having a distinct character and format.

Basic English Grammar rules can be tricky. In this article, we’ll get you started with the basics of sentence structure, punctuation, parts of speech, and more.

We also providing Extra Questions for Class 9 English Chapter wise.

Report Writing for Class 9 CBSE Format, Examples, Topics, Samples, Types



  • Every news article has a headline to attract the attention of the reader. The headline must state the topic of the news in a strong, short phrase or statement.

A headline must be:

  • catchy
  • brief – leave out articles, prepositions etc. where possible and use abbreviations/shortened word-forms.


  • Since this is your report, you need to let the reader know who wrote it.
  • The line with your name on it is called the “Byline” because it says by who the article is written by.
  • Write the word “By” followed by your first and last name. On the next line, write the name of your school and city.

Lead Paragraph:

  • A lead paragraph usually answers the questions: who, what, where, when, why.

Remember to write about these in your lead paragraph:

  • name or names of the person or thing this news is about
  • the place where this incident happened
  • the day, date and time of the day when it happened
  • details of the incident
  • reasons why the incident happened

Paragraph 2:

  • Eyewitness accounts add to the authenticity of the news. Also, they may interest the reader. Include some quotes from the eyewitnesses’ comments. Also describe what they felt about the incident.

Paragraph 3:

  • Describe the future course of action being planned.
  • Note: Remember to use simple, clear but formal language.

Report Writing Sample Exercise Examples for Class 9 CBSE

A newspaper reporter reported on a purse snatching. Below you can see his notes. Use the information to complete the report he wrote for his newspaper. Do not add any new information. Do not exceed 120 words.

1100 a.m.

08/O 1/2OXX

South Extension – Kishore, 19 yr oid mechanic Motihari, Bihar,
snatches bag with ₹60, 000
senior citizen Aaron – HSBC – dropped some papers. Attention diverted
raised an alarm. alert passers-by chased and caught youth

Report Writing Class 9 CBSE

Report Writing Practice Exercise Examples for Class 9 CBSE

1. Sharad has attended a press conference where the issue of ragging in schools and colleges was discussed. He took some notes which he later expanded into a newspaper report. Write the report in not more than 120 words.

Bullying/ragging very common in schools and colleges, victims – shy and quiet children from rural and small towns, Initiators – senior students generally in groups, Result – trauma/physical/mental abuse/sometimes death, Punishment – suspension / rigorous imprisonment

2. Akshay is the school reporter who writes as a cub reporter for the HT Pace Newspaper. He has been asked to cover the annual day celebrations in his school. First he makes some notes. Look at the given notes and help him to write the report.

Annual Day on 23 October 20xx at 5 p.m. onwards
Venue: Talkatora Stadium
Chief Guest: Famous writer Amitava Ghosh
Play: A Merchant of Venice, directed by Barry John, famous theatre personality Brilliant performances/memorable occasion
Watched by parents and guests