Assessment

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Assessment

Scheme of Examinations — 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:


1. THE PROGRAMME OF EVALUATION IN VARIOUS CURRICULAR AREAS IS AS UNDER :

  • a)Objective -based, aiming at the specific objectives of the scheme of studies.
  • b)Comprehensive, providing for a coverage of all the objectives.
  • c)Continuous, ensuring that there is no loss of time in getting the feed back about the progress of students, and
  • d)Dynamic, being completely integrated with teaching.


2. 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:

  • a)Three cycles of weekly tests are conducted for classes I to V
  • b)The absolute marks are translated into grades in the academic assessment.
  • c)Equal emphasis is laid on acquisition of life skills, attitudes and values, interests and achievements in co-curricular activities, including sports and games. These are also continuously evaluated through activities in which students are encouraged to participate.


3. CONTINUOUS AND COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATION 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.

  • a)Each term will have two Formative and one Summative Assessment.
  • b)Assessment will be indicated in grades
  • 1)The grading scale for scholastic areas is a 9-point grading scale.
  • 2)Co-scholastic areas will be assessed on a 5-point grading scale.