EXAMINATIONS

(The Examination  details are updated based on CBSE/AEES  circulars till  31/3/2017)

Remodelled Assessment Scheme for Classes IX and X from the Academic Year 2017-18.

1. (A)  SCHOLASTIC AREA                                                                                   

 

 

 

Subjects

Total 100 marks

(Syllabus for assessment will be the complete syllabus of the respective class)

80 Marks (Board/Annual Examination)

20 marks (internal Assessment)

Periodic Test (10 marks)

Note book Submission

(5 marks)

Subject Enrichment Activity

(5 marks)

 

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

Language 1

(English)

Board/School will conduct board/annual Examination for 80 marks in each subject covering 100 % syllabus of the concerned class.

Marks and Grades both will be awarded for individual subjects on

9-point grading scale.

Periodic written Test restricted to three in each subject in an Academic year.

Average of the best two tests to be taken for final marks submission

This will cover

·  Regularity

·  Assignment

·  Neatness & upkeep of notebook

Speaking and listening skills

Language 2

(Hindi)

Speaking and listening

Science

Practical Lab work

Mathematics

Maths Lab Practical

Social Science

Map Work and Project Work

6th Additional Subject

Classes VI to VIII will have third language (Sanskrit) as sixth subject for AEC Schools of Rawatbhata.

It is optional for classes IX and X, if it is implemented then it will be communicated as soon as we get information from the concerned authority.

Periodic Test (10 marks):

The school should conduct three periodic written tests in the entire academic year and the average of the best two tests will be taken. The schools have the autonomy to make its own schedule. However, for the purpose of gradient learning, three tests may be held, as one being the mid-term test and the other two being pre mid and post mid-term with portion of syllabus cumulatively covered. The gradually increasing portion of contents would prepare students acquire confidence for appearing in the Board examination with 100 per cent syllabus. The school will take the average of the best two tests for final marks submission.

Notebook submission (5 marks):

Notebook submission as a part of internal assessment is aimed at enhancing seriousness of students towards preparing notes for the topics being taught in the classroom as well as assignments.

 

Subject Enrichment Activities (5 marks):

These are subject specific application activities aimed at enrichment of the understanding and skill development. These activities are to be recorded internally by respective subject teachers.

 

For languages:

Activities conducted for subject enrichment in languages should aim at equipping the learner to develop effective speaking and listening skills.

 

For Mathematics:

The listed laboratory activities and projects as given in the prescribed publication of CBSE/NCERT may be followed.

 

For Science:

The listed practical works/activities may be carried out as prescribed by the CBSE in the curriculum.

 

For Social Science:

Map and project work may be undertaken as a prescribed by the CBSE in the curriculum.

 

REMODELLED ASSESSMENT STRUCTURE FOR CLASSES VI TO VIII (This is subject to change and the latest information will be provided after the decision taken by AEES.)

 

Keeping in view the provision of Right to Education Act, 2009, the examination scheme for classes VI-VIII has been designed on Term Assessment basis with gradual increase in the learning assessment as given in the table below.

 

SCHOLASTIC AREA                                                                                       

Subjects

 

TERM-1 (100 MARKS)

(1ST Half of the session)

20 marks Periodic Assessment (PA) + 80 marks for Half Yearly Exam

TERM-2 (100 MARKS)

( 2nd Half of  the session)

20 marks Periodic Assessment + 80 marks for Yearly Exam

Language-1

 

Language-2

 

Language-3

 

Mathematics

 

Science

 

Social Science

Any other subject

 

PA 20 Marks

 

● Periodic Test 10 marks with syllabus covered till announcement of test dates by school.

 

 ● Note Book submission              5 marks at  term-end

● Subject enrichment              5 marks at term-end

Half Yearly

 

● Written exam for 80 marks with syllabus covered till announce -ment of Half Yearly exam dates by school

PA 20 Marks

 

● Periodic Test       10 marks with syllabus covered till announcement of test dates by school.

 

● Note Book submission                5 marks at  term-end

● Subject enrichment              5 marks at term-end

Yearly Exam

 

Written exam for 80 marks with syllabus covered 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% 0f 1st term covering significant topics +entire syllabus of 2nd term

Note: The scheme of subjects for primary classes will continue to be same like previous years but the Examination structure will be as given in examination table 2. The latest information regarding this will be apprized soon.

2.Co-Scholastic Activities for classes IX and X

School should promote co-curricular activities for the holistic development of the students. These activities will be graded on a 5-point grading scale (A to E) and will have no descriptive indicators. No upscaling of grades will be done.                                                                                                        

Activity

To be graded on a 5-point scale (A-E) in school

Areas and Objectives (as prescribed in the Scheme of studies for Subjects of Internal Assessment).

Work Education or Pre-Vocational Education

By the concerned Teacher

Work education is a distinct curricular area for students for participation in social, economic and welfare activities. Student gets a sense of community service and develops self-reliance. (for Pre-Vocational Education as per Scheme of Studies).

Art Education

By the VA/PA or the concerned teacher

Art Education constitutes an important area of curricular activity for development of wholesome personality of the students. Students will select one or more forms of creative arts.

Health & Physical Education (Sports/Martial/Arts/Yoga/NCC etc.)

By the PE Teacher

Health & Physical Activity preferably sports must be given a regular period. Students should be provided opportunities to get professionally trained in the area of their interest. Indigenous sports, yoga and NCC must be encouraged in the schools creating a sense of physical fitness, discipline, sportsmanship, patriotism, self –sacrifice and health care.

 

Co-Scholastic Activities for classes VI to VIII

For the holistic development of the student, co-curricular activities in the following areas be carried out in CBSE affiliated schools by the teachers and will be graded term-wise on a 3 – point grading scale   ( A= Outstanding, B= Very good and C= Fair). The aspect of regularity, sincere participation, output and teamwork be the generic criteria for grading in the following co- scholastic activities:

(a)   Work Education – Work Education refers to skill-based activities resulting in goods or services useful to the community.

(b)    Art Education ( visual & Performing Art)

(c)    Health and Physical Education (sports / Martial Arts/ Yoga /NCC etc.)

3.Discipline (Attendance, Sincerity, Behaviour, Values):

Discipline significantly impacts career shaping and it helps in building character. Sincerity, good behaviour and values develop strength and foster unity and co-operation. Therefore, the element of discipline has been introduced.  Class teacher will be responsible for grading the students on a Five –point scale (A to E) for classes IX and X.  It will be done on term -wise basis on a 3- point scale for classes VI to VIII.

The internal assessment comprising 20 marks (10+5+5) entails objectivity and a structured approach. For a holistic assessment, the teachers are expected to make it an effective tool.

B.Documentation:

Records pertaining to the internal assessment of the students done by the schools will be maintained for a period of three months from the date of declaration of result for verification at the discretion of the Board.  Subjudiced cases, if any or those involving RTI/Grievances may however be retained beyond three months.

Grading system

 

All assessment with regard to the academic status of the students shall be done in marks and the corresponding grades in 9 point scale. The report cards will carry both marks and grades.

Grading System

MARKS

Grading for

Class IX

Grading for

Class VI-VIII

POINTS / GRADE

91-100

A1

A1

10.0

81-90

A2

A2

9.0

71-80

B1

B1

8.0

61-70

B2

B2

7.0

51-60

C1

C1

6.0

41-50

C2

C2

5.0

33-40

D

D

4.0

32 &Below

E (Failed)

E (Needs Improvement)

-

Co-Scholastic Activities (To be awarded once in a year for class IX and twice for the classes VI to VIII in Grades) E (Failed)

(Computer/Art Education/Physical Education)

S.No.

Activity

Area-1

Area-2

Area-3

Area-4

Total

1.

Work Education

Theory

(40)

Practical (60)

---

---

100

2.

Art Education

20 activities of 5 marks each

 

100

3.

Physical Education

Theory (40)

Skill Test (60)

---

---

100

4.

Discipline

Attendance

(25)

Sincerity

(25)

Behaviour

(25)

Values

(25)

1100

Note: All these co-scholastic activities will be evaluated on 5-point/3-point scale as given below

Co-Scholastic Grading System

Class IX

Classes VI to VIII

Description

Range of Marks

Grades

Description

Grades for class VI to VIII

Outstanding

90% - 100 %

A

Outstanding

A

Excellent

75 % - 89 %

B

Very Good

B

Very Good

56 % - 74 %

C

Fair

C

Good

35 % - 55 %

D

 

 

Can do Better

Below 35 %

E

 

 

Note: Range of Marks for classes VI to VIII will be communicated later

Examination /Assessment Structure for classes I to X for the year 2017-18

Tests/Exam

Marks allotted

Time allotted

Cumulative portion /Syllabus

Months

Exam dates

Pre Mid

50

1.30 Hrs

30%

April 17 to

July-17

Last week of July 2017

Term-1 / Half Yearly

50

1.30 Hrs

50%

April 17 to

Sept.-17

15th to 22nd September 2017

Post Mid

50

1.30 Hrs

80%

April 17 to

Dec.-17

06-01-2018 onwards

Term-2/ Annual

100

2.00/ 2.30 / 3.00 Hrs

100%

April 17 to

Mar.-18

Second Week of March 2018

Note: 1.Examination in third language will be conducted like any other scholastic subjects.

            2. The above schedule is tentative, and it is subject to change.

PROMOTION NORMS

1.                  Students of classes VI to IX will be declared ‘Qualified’ if he/she gets 33% of marks in both external

(33% out of 80 marks) and internal examinations (33% out of 20 marks) in all the subjects.

2.                  For the students of primary classes the existing promotion scheme will remain continued.

3.                  It is mandatory for the students to appear in Annual/Board Examination.

4.                  In Std. XI, a student must secure 33% in all the subjects in order to be promoted to Std.XII. In Science subjects, Physical Education, Accountancy and geography, it is necessary to obtain 33% in theory as well as Practical/ Oral Test/ASL.

5.                  The result of classes X and XII will be as per the norms of the respective boards.

6.                  Compartment will be given only in one subject.

 

GENERAL RULES OF EXAMINATIONS

 1.                  Use of any unfair means during the examinations shall be viewed seriously.

2.         A minimum of 75% attendance is essential for appearing in the Annual/Board examinations.

3.         Projects/ assignments/ activities conducted as part of Scholastic or Co-scholastic assessments are compulsory.

4.         After the periodic tests/Examinations, the progress card/ report book shall be provided to the parents. The same shall be returned to the school with the signature of the parent.

5.         Application for the verification of marks/grades in exceptional cases may be considered at the discretion of the head of the school on payment of Rs. 50/- per subject for annual examination only. However answer scripts in such cases will not be shown to the parents/ guardians or pupils.

6.         The Examination, syllabus and any other changes shall be implemented time to time as announced by CBSE on its approval by AEES, Mumbai.