Academic Assessment is an important part of teaching and learning process. Hence, the Assessment pattern has been developed after conducting research of various international standards together with a study of the NCERT guidelines. The stress is laid on maximizing learning in the classroom, inducing a spirit to use the knowledge in real life situations.
For the tiny tots, i.e. Classes Nursery to II, there are no formal examinations for these classes. However, evaluation of the child’s progress is done on the basis of day to day performance under the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE). These theme based assessments are carried out in various ways which include written assessments via worksheets and written work done in the notebooks in school and at home, oral assessments via classroom discussions and interactions, and activity assessments that are judged primarily through Thursday activities, Project activities, Learning centre activities, creative work etc.
Our school being affiliated to the CBSE, the assessments for the secondary and the senior secondary sections is in adherence to the Assessment guidelines laid down by the boards. Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) is carried out throughout the session in various ways which include written work done in school and at home, verbal assessments via classroom discussions and interactions, project assignments and co-curricular activities.
The co-scholastic performance of the students is evaluated through various activities which are either individual or group tasks. We have incorporated several activities in our curriculum like Thursday Activities and SUPW clubs in classes IV to X, which enhances the innate co-scholastic talents amongst the students. We also have the inter-class and intra-class events and competitions embedded in our curriculum. The participation and performance of the students in these activities and programs helps the Class teachers, Co-curricular teachers in evaluating the co-scholastic performance of the child.
For Classes IV to VIII, the academic year is divided into two terms. Students are evaluated through formal assessments as well as through their day to day performance under CCE. Four formal assessments are conducted in the academic session, twice during each term.
For Class IX and X, the Students are evaluated through formal assessments as well as through their day to day performance Three Periodic tests are conducted in the academic session in the month of May,July ,Nov and Half yearly Examination in September internal assessments include components like written test, multiple assessments, portfolio/notebooks and subject enrichment activities,Lab work etc. Two PreBoard for class X and XII are conducted in the month of december and February.
For Class XI, the Students are evaluated through formal assessments that comprise of written and practical evaluation for assessing theoretical proficiency and applied knowledge, as applicable. Three Periodic tests are conducted in the academic session in the month of May, Oct ,Dec and Half yearly Examination in September. Internal assessments include components like written test, multiple assessments, portfolio/notebooks and subject enrichment activities,Lab work etc
For Class XII, the Students are evaluated by School through formal assessments that comprise of written and practical/ project evaluation for assessing theoretical proficiency and applied knowledge, as applicable. Yet, the final evaluation of student’s progress is based solely upon the Board Examination (Written & Practical/ Project Evaluation) conducted at the end of the session by CBSE.
- For promotion to the next class, a child should have attended minimum 75% of the total number of working days of his/her class in the school.
- Students of LKG, UKG, Class I and II will be assessed continuously and no examination will be conducted for them.
- Students of Class III to IX & XI will be assessed on the basis of their performance throughout the year and in the terminal assessments(Term I and Term II).
- Final Examinations for Class III to IX & XI will be held in March.
- Final Examination for Class X and XII will be conducted by CBSE in March/April and results will be declared at the end of May or in the beginning of June.
- For appearing in the Final examination, all the school dues should be cleared by the 20th of February.
- Students using or attempting to use unfair means in any test/examination will be awarded zero in the entire test/examination.
- For general proficiency award, actual marks secured by the student will be taken into account. A student who remains absent in any exam will not be eligible for General Proficiency Award.
- The student’s performance will be assessed using conventional numerical marking mode, and the same will be later converted into the grades on the basis of the pre-determined marks ranges as detailed below :-
|MARKS RANGE||GRADE||GRADE POINT|
|20 or less||E2||–|
- Promotion for Class III to IX students will be decided on the basis of their performance in thePeriodic Tests and Annual assessments. Weightage of Periodic Tests is 15%,Half yearly Exam 20%,Annual Examination 45%, and internal assessments 20%. A pupil should appear for all the assessments and secure atleast 33% marks in each subject.
- A pupil should secure a grade above E in all the subjects . If not, he/she will have to appear for an improvement examination to secure a minimum grade (D) for promotion.
- Promotion to Class XII will be decided on the basis of the following.To be promoted to the next class a student should secure minimum 33% marks in each of the five scholastic subjects and 40% in aggregate.
- A student should also secure the Grade above E in all the non-scholastic subjects.
- A student should secure minimum 33% marks in theory and practical examinations separately, if the subject involves practical.
- A student will be allowed to appear for an Improvement Examination in any one of the five scholastic subject, if he/she secures less than 33% in that subject and gets minimum 40% marks in aggregate.