NOTICE BOARD

Middle and Secondary School

Class : V To VIII

Keeping in view the CBSE recommended system of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation, the session will be spread over two semesters:

1 - Semester–1: March – September

2 - Semester–2: October – February

Students will be evaluated through regular assessment of both Scholastic as well as Co-Scholastic areas.

SCHOLASTIC AREA:

Part I: Scholastic Areas include two formative assessments and one summative assessment in each term.

  • Formative Assessment (FA) will be on the basis of Weekly Assessments & Activities including Home Work, Class Work, MCQs, Quizzes, Lab Activities, Role plays, Presentations, Conversational Skills, Group Discussions, Multidisciplinary Project etc.
  • Summative Assessment (SA) will be a formal examination at the end of each term for 60 marks.
First Term FA1 (10%) + FA2 (10%) + SA1 (30%) 50%
Second Term FA3 (10%) + FA4 (10%) + SA2 (30%) 50%
Formative Assessment FA1 (10%) + FA2 (10%) + FA3 (10%) + FA4 (10%) 40%
Summative Assessment SA1 (30%) + SA2 (30%) 60%

CO-SCHOLASTIC AREA:

Part II: Co-Scholastic Areas include –

  • Life Skills
  • Attitudes and Values
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Health and Physical Education
Performance Grade
Excellent A
Very Good B
Good C
Satisfactory D
Needs improvement E

GRADING SYSTEM

  • Each assessment will be indicated in grades
  • Students will be awarded grades on a 9 point scale as per the following scheme:
Marks Range Grade
91-100 A1
81- 90 A2
71- 80 B1
61- 70 B2
51- 60 C1
41- 50 C2
33- 40 D
51- 60 E1
00- 20 E2

CLASS : IX

Keeping in view the CBSE recommended system of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation, broadly, the Assessments are categorized into two:

  • Scholastic : Academics
  • Co-Scholastic : Life Skills, Work Education, Attitude and Values, Co curricular Activities

Scholastic:

The whole academic session is divided into two terms.

FIRST TERM : March to September & SECOND TERM: October to March

In each term, there will be Formative Assessments(FA) and Summative Assessment(SA).

FA comprises: Weekly Tests and Activities like Class work / Homework, Group Discussion, Oral questions, Quizzes / MCQ, Projects and Assignments.

Each FA will be calculated out of 10 after including at least one paper-pen test and 2-3 other activities.

Same will be the case for FA1 and FA2 in first term and FA3 in second term. However, FA4 marks will be the same as PSA Marks( Problem Solving Assessment) conducted by CBSE in the month of January.

SA It is the end of the term exam. Question papers will be sent by CBSE. Curriculum and syllabus is as circulated by the Board. Exams will be conducted by the school. Evaluation of Answer scripts will be done within the school.

SA1, conducted at the end of the first term, will be of 90 Marks in all subjects except English. In English it will be of 70 Marks and the remaining 20 Marks will get included from ASL

( Assessment of Speaking and Listening Skills).

SA2, conducted at the end of the second term, will have two parts: Part I- 80 Marks and Part II- 10 Marks OTBA( Open Text Based Assessment). Total 90 Marks.

Please note that in English, like SA1, Part I of the question paper will be of 60 Marks and Part II 10 Marks. WithASLit will total to 90 marks.

Duration of SA1 will be 3 hrs where as for SA2, it will be 3 hrs and 30 minutes.

Each FA has a weightage of 10% in the final calculation of marks.

Each SA has weightage of 30% in the final calculation of marks.

So,

Total First Term Second Term
100 FA1(10) + FA2(10) + SA1(30) FA3(10) + FA4(10) + SA2(30)

ASL : The Assessment of Speaking and Listening Skills in English for Classes IX and X is mandatory. The required material to carry out ASL will be sent by CBSE.

It will be of 20 marks and will get added with the written exam at the end of each term. The written test in English, therefore will be of 70 Marks.

Written Test (70 Marks) + ASL(20 Marks) = Total (90 Marks)

OTBA : The Central Board of Secondary Education recommends that multiple modes of assessment need to be provided to cater to the varied abilities of individual strengths of learners. It has, therefore, introduced an element of Open Text- based Assessment for Classes IX and XI. These are meant to incorporate analytical and theoretical skills, thus moving away from memorization.

Open Text based Assessment (OTBA) for Class IX-

  • It will be applicable to all the main subjects.
  • This will be a part of Summative Assessment II to be held in March, 2015.
  • The Schools will be supplied with textual material in the months before the commencement of Summative Assessment II.
  • The textual material may be in the form of an article, a case study, a diagram, a concept/ mind map, a picture or a cartoon, problem/situation based
  • on the concepts taught to the students.
  • The textual material will be related to chosen concepts taken from the syllabi.
  • OTBA section(10 Marks) of SA-II will comprise 2-3 questions based on the text.
  • The Open Text based Assessment (OTBA) will have questions of higher order thinking skills, some of which may be subjective, creative and open ended,
  • requiring students to apply learning to the situation given in the article/ report/ Case study and draw inferences/conclusions therefrom.
  • The textual material supplied will be part of the question paper and thus will be available while answering the questions.

With the addition of OTBA, the total paper of SA2 in all subjects will be: 80+10 i.e. 90. It will then be calculated out of 30 for the final calculation.

Calculation of CGPA

In scholastic area, grading is done on 9 point scale as shown in the table below.

Range of Marks Grade Grade Point
91-100 A1 10
81-90 A2 9
71- 80 B1 8
61- 70 B2 7
51- 60 C1 6
41- 50 C2 5
33- 40 D 4
21-32 E1 3
20 and Below E2 2

Grade sheet will be given to the students. To qualify in each subject, the minimum grade is D. Please note that it is required to get a minimum of grade D in SA1 and SA2 separately in each subject to get promoted to the next level.

To verify CGPA: Add Grade points of all five subjects according to the grades obtained and then divide thesum by 5.

To know the approximate percentage of your ward: Multiply 9.5 with CGPA i.e. = 9.5 X CGPA

NOTE: Report card will be given at the completion of each term.

In co-scholastic area, grading is done on 5 point scale as shown in the table below.

Range of Marks Grade Grade Point
4.1 – 5.0 A 5
3.1 – 4.0 B 4
2.1 – 3.0 C 3
1.1 – 2.0 D 2
0 – 1.0 E 1

Range of Marks is the average marks calculated out of 5 for a particular skill in co-scholastic area under 2A-Life Skills, 2B-Work Education, 2C-Visual and Performing Art, 2D- Attitude and Values, 3A- Co-curricular Activities and 3B-Health and Physical Education.

CLASS : X

Keeping in view the CBSE recommended system of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation, broadly, the Assessments are categorized into two:

  • Scholastic : Academics
  • Co-Scholastic : Life Skills, Work Education, Attitude and Values, Co curricular Activities

Scholastic:

The whole academic session is divided into two terms.

FIRST TERM : March to September & SECOND TERM: October to March

In each term, there will be Formative Assessments(FA) and Summative Assessment(SA).

FA comprises: Weekly Tests and Activities like Class work / Homework, Group Discussion, Oral questions, Quizzes / MCQ, Projects and Assignments.

Each FA will be calculated out of 10 after including at least one paper-pen test and 2-3 other activities.

Same will be the case for FA1 and FA2 in first term and FA3 in second term. However, FA4 marks will be the same as PSA Marks( Problem Solving Assessment) conducted by CBSE in the month of January.

SA It is the end of the term exam. Question papers will be sent by CBSE. Curriculum and syllabus is as circulated by the Board. Exams will be conducted by the school. Evaluation of Answer scripts will be done within the school.

SA1, conducted at the end of the first term, will be of 90 Marks in all subjects except English. In English it will be of 70 Marks and the remaining 20 Marks will get included from ASL

( Assessment of Speaking and Listening Skills).

SA2, conducted at the end of the second term, will have two parts: Part I- 80 Marks and Part II- 10 Marks OTBA( Open Text Based Assessment). Total 90 Marks.

Please note that in English, like SA1, Part I of the question paper will be of 60 Marks and Part II 10 Marks. WithASLit will total to 90 marks.

Duration of SA1 will be 3 hrs where as for SA2, it will be 3 hrs and 30 minutes.

Each FA has a weightage of 10% in the final calculation of marks.

Each SA has weightage of 30% in the final calculation of marks.

So,

Total First Term Second Term
100 FA1(10) + FA2(10) + SA1(30) FA3(10) + FA4(10) + SA2(30)

PSA : It is a two hours MCQ test for 90 marks to test the in-depth knowledge of the student in English, Mathematics, Science and Social Science. PSA marks of Class IX (i.e. FA4) are carried over to Class X as FA4 Marks. A student of Class X wishing to improve his/her FA4 marks may appear for the improvement exam of PSA conducted in that academic year.

The Salient features:

1 - It is mandatory for all students of class IX to appear in PSA.

2 - It is conducted by CBSE in the month of January. It has to be taken on the same date.

3 - There is no specific syllabus for PSA. It will assess the skills relating to the following areas:

  • Quantitative: This includes the reasoning in Humanities, Arts and Social Science.
  • Qualitative: This includes reasoning in Mathematics and General Science.
  • Language Conventions: This includes different aspects of written communication (e.g. grammar, vocabulary etc.)

ASL : The Assessment of Speaking and Listening Skills in English for Classes IX and X is mandatory. The required material to carry out ASL will be sent by CBSE.

It will be of 20 marks and will get added with the written exam at the end of each term. The written test in English, therefore will be of 70 Marks.

Written Test (70 Marks) + ASL(20 Marks) = Total (90 Marks)

OTBA : The Central Board of Secondary Education recommends that multiple modes of assessment need to be provided to cater to the varied abilities of individual strengths of learners. It has, therefore, introduced an element of Open Text- based Assessment for Classes IX and XI. These are meant to incorporate analytical and theoretical skills, thus moving away from memorization.

Open Text based Assessment (OTBA) for Class IX-

  • It will be applicable to all the main subjects.
  • This will be a part of Summative Assessment II to be held in March, 2015.
  • The Schools will be supplied with textual material in the months before the commencement of Summative Assessment II.
  • The textual material may be in the form of an article, a case study, a diagram, a concept/ mind map, a picture or a cartoon, problem/situation based
  • on the concepts taught to the students.
  • The textual material will be related to chosen concepts taken from the syllabi.
  • OTBA section(10 Marks) of SA-II will comprise 2-3 questions based on the text.
  • The Open Text based Assessment (OTBA) will have questions of higher order thinking skills, some of which may be subjective, creative and open ended,
  • requiring students to apply learning to the situation given in the article/ report/ Case study and draw inferences/conclusions therefrom.
  • The textual material supplied will be part of the question paper and thus will be available while answering the questions.

With the addition of OTBA, the total paper of SA2 in all subjects will be: 80+10 i.e. 90. It will then be calculated out of 30 for the final calculation.

Calculation of CGPA

In scholastic area, grading is done on 9 point scale as shown in the table below.

Range of Marks Grade Grade Point
91-100 A1 10
81-90 A2 9
71- 80 B1 8
61- 70 B2 7
51- 60 C1 6
41- 50 C2 5
33- 40 D 4
21-32 E1 3
20 and Below E2 2

Grade sheet will be given to the students. To qualify in each subject, the minimum grade is D. Please note that it is required to get a minimum of grade D in SA1 and SA2 separately in each subject to get promoted to the next level.

To verify CGPA: Add Grade points of all five subjects according to the grades obtained and then divide thesum by 5.

To know the approximate percentage of your ward: Multiply 9.5 with CGPA i.e. = 9.5 X CGPA

NOTE: Report card will be given at the completion of each term.

In co-scholastic area, grading is done on 5 point scale as shown in the table below.

Range of Marks Grade Grade Point
4.1 – 5.0 A 5
3.1 – 4.0 B 4
2.1 – 3.0 C 3
1.1 – 2.0 D 2
0 – 1.0 E 1

Range of Marks is the average marks calculated out of 5 for a particular skill in co-scholastic area under 2A-Life Skills, 2B-Work Education, 2C-Visual and Performing Art, 2D- Attitude and Values, 3A- Co-curricular Activities and 3B-Health and Physical Education.

The up-gradation is done in academics based on the Co Scholastic Grade Points as under:

  • 53 to 65 : Two subjects get upgraded where marks are least
  • 40 to 52 : One subject gets upgraded where marks are least
  • below 39 : No up-gradation

Note: No up-gradation is done where grade is A1, E1 or E2

Section on Report Card Co scholastic Area Max Grade Point
2A Life Skills
Thinking 5
Social 5
Emotional 5
Total 15
2B Work Education 5
Total 05
2C Visual and Performing Arts 5
Total 05
2D Attitudes and Values Towards
Teachers 5
School Mates 5
School Prog & Env 5
Value System 5
Total 20
3A Co curricular Activities
Any Two 5*2=10
Total 10
Grand Total of Grade points in co scholastic area that can be obtained is : 65

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