Scheme of Examiantion – Continuous and Comprehensive
Examinations are an integral part of the educational process. Evaluation is continuous and reveals the strengths and weaknesses of the learners frequently so that learners have better opportunity to understand and improve themselves. Our examination system and promotion rules are consistent with the concept of evaluation developed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and the policy envisaged by the Central Board of Secondary Education. The details about the system are as follows :
The Programme of Evaluation in Various Curricular Areas is as Under
- Objective-based, aiming at the specific objective of the scheme of studies.
- Comprehensive, providing for a coverage of all the objectives.
- Continuous, ensuring that there is no loss of time in getting the feed back about the progress of students; and
- Dynamic, being completely integrated with teaching.
Evaluation In Primary Classes
In conformity with the new evaluation scheme suggested by the CBSE, the assessment of the students is continuous and comprehensive. This evaluation scheme takes care of the assessment of the all round development of the child’s personality. It includes assessment in SCHOLASTIC AS WELL AS CO-SCHOLASTIC AREAS of the pupil’s growth. Scholastic aspect includes curricular areas or subject specific areas whereas co-scholastic aspect includes life skills, co-curricular activities, attitude and values. To evaluate the scholastic areas :
- Three cycles of weekly tests are conducted for classes I to V.
- The absolute marks are translated into grades in the academic assessment.
- Equal emphasis is laid on acquisition of life skills, attitude and values, interests and achievement in co-curricular activities, including sports and games. These are also continuously evaluated through activities, in which students are encouraged to participate.
Continuous and Comprehensive Evauation for Classes VI – VIII
The academic year is divided into two terms – April to September and October to March. The assessment will be done in scholastic as well as co-scholastic aspects.
- Each term will have two formative and one summative assessment.
- Assessment will be indicated in grades:
- The grading scale for scholastic areas is a 9-point grading scale.
- Co-scholastic areas will be assessed on a 5-point grading scale.
The weightage given to various tests/examinations in each subject for promotion to the next class will be as follows
Formative Assessments (FA) = FA1+FA2+FA3+FA4 = 40%
Summative Assessments (SA) = SA1 + SA2 = 60%
Scholastic aspects will include subject specific areas whereas co-scholastic aspects will include like skills, co-curricular activities, attitudes and values towards teachers, school mates, school programmes etc. Active participation in various school programmes and competitions will be recorded and subsequently graded.
CCE (Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation) for Classes IX and X
The year will be divided into two terms – April to September and October to March. The assessment will be done in scholastic and co-scholastic aspects. Scholastic aspects will include subject specific area whereas co-scholastic aspects will include life skills, co-curricular activities, attitudes and values. Each term will comprise of two kinds of evaluation :
- Formative Assessment (FA) – This will comprise of the Unit Tests and the activities such as projects, practicals, assignments, symposiums, debates etc.
- Summative Assessment (SA) – These are the term end examinations.
There will be two cycles of unit tests in each term. The weightage given to the various tests and examinations will be as follows :
The evaluation will be represented in the form of grades on a nine point scale.
Certificate of School Based Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation
All the students will be issued the Certificate by the CBSE at the end of class X. The CCE Certificate will consist of the Health Status, Academic Performance, Personal & Social Qualities, Attitudes & Values, participation in Co-curricular and Outdoor Activities and Attendance of the child. The certificate will bear the grading based on the evaluation of the student during his/her stay in the school in Classes IX and X.
Classes XI and XII
The year will be divided into two terms for class XI and three terms for class XII. Unit tests will be conducted in each term. Mock/Pre-board examination will be administered in class XII to give the students practice in taking examinations of the whole course on the board pattern. The number of papers and marks for each will be the same as in the Board Examination.