Assessment plays a major role in how students learn, their motivation to learn, and how teachers teach. Assessment for learning: where assessment helps teachers gain insight into what students understand in order to plan and guide instruction, and provide helpful feedback to students.
As our school is affiliated to CBSE, the Assessment and Evaluation is as per the guidelines of CBSE.
Classes Nursery to KG II
There is no formal assessment for classes Nursery to KG II.
Classes I to V
There are three Evaluations for the whole academic session
Orals for various subjects are conducted during the regular classes.
Assessment of Languages are based on Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking Skills.
Concept and Activity based assessment is done in Mathematics and EVS.
Along with Orals written test is conducted in each Evaluation.
All students of classes I to V are promoted to the next higher class as per RTE Act.
Classes VI to VIII
Scholastic Area: The assessment structure and examination for classes VI to VIII comprises two terms i.e. Term-1 and 2.
TERM-1 (100 marks) (1st half of the session)
20 marks Internal Assessment + 80 marks for Half Yearly Exam
TERM-2 (100 marks) (2nd half of the session)
20 marks Periodic Assessment +80 marks for Annual Exam
Internal Assessment 20 marks
Periodic Test 10 marks + Portfolio 5 marks + Sub Enrichment 5 marks
Subject Enrichment Activities:
Languages: Reading, Writing, listening and speaking skills.
Mathematics: Lab activities
Science: Practical work and activities
Social Science: Map or the project work
Half Yearly / Annual Exam
Half Yearly Written exam for 80 marks
Annual Exam Written exam for 80 marks with syllabus coverage as below:
Class VI: 10% of 1st term covering significant topics + entire syllabus of 2nd term
Class VII: 20% of 1st term covering significant topics + entire syllabus of 2nd term
Class VIII: 30% of 1st term covering significant topics + entire syllabus of 2nd term
(a) Work Education (b) Art Education (c) Health and Physical Education; Discipline
All students of classes 6 to 8 are promoted to the next higher class as per RTE Act.
Classes IX andX
Annual/Board Examination is for 80 marks in each subject covering 100% syllabus of the subject and 20 Marks Internal Assessment:
Internal assessment consists of
1. Periodic Test:
1.1. Three Periodic Tests are conducted in each subject.
1.2. Average of the best two tests out of 10 marks is taken for final marks.
2. Portfolio: Portfolio holds 5 marks for Internal Assessment
3. Subject Enrichment Activity adds 5 marks to Internal Assessment
3.1. It covers
(a) Speaking and listening skills in Language Subjects
(b) Practical lab work in Science.
(c) Math lab practical in Mathematics.
(d) Map work and project work in Social Science
Class IX & X Assessment of students and promotion to next class is done as per CBSE norms.
Classes XI and XII
There are two periodic tests, Half Yearly Examination and Annual Examination in the whole academic year.
Half Yearly and Annual exam – Theory + Practical
Pass percentage in subject “33% in theory as well as in practical separately.
Students getting less than 33% marks in one subject are given a chance to appear for retest in that subject. Promotion is based on the marks scored in the retest.
Students getting less than 33% marks in two or more than two subjects are not promoted irrespective of the aggregate.
Assessment of students and promotion is done as per CBSE norms.
Classes X and XII
Apart from the above-mentioned tests / exams, five Unit tests are conducted for students of classes X and XII. The whole syllabus of each subject is divided into 5 parts and evaluation is done in the month of November and December.
Also, two Preboard Examinations with the full syllabus are conducted in the month of January and February.
Students having less than 75% attendance are barred from taking Annual Exam /Board Exam.
Important- If a student is found using unfair means in the exams, zero is awarded to him/ her the first time and is debarred from any recognition from the school authorities .
***The Examination Policy is subject to change as per CBSE Guidelines.