CBSE Uniform System of Assessment, Examination and Report Card
CBSE has issued Circular No. Acad-05/2017 dated 31.01.2017 on the restoration of Board Examination for class X and revised assessment structure and examination for class X from Academic Year 2017-18 onwards.
The detail components of the scheme are mentioned below for easy understanding and implementation.
FOR CLASS IX & X
- No semester system.
- Final Evaluation will be on Annual Examination (80 marks) & internal assessment (20 marks).
- Annual examination will be conducted covering the complete portion at the end of the year where maximum marks will be 80 and student need to secure min 27 marks (33%) to pass.
- Internal assessment marks distribution will be as follows : (students need to secure minimum 7 marks out of 20)
- 3 Periodic Tests – Weightage – 10%
- Best 2 marks out of 3 periodic tests will be added and converted into 10%
|Tentative Period||Portion||MM||Passing Mark|
Note: This pattern will help the students get acquainted with the new system evaluation based on complete portion taught.
Notebook maintenance – 5%
Before each periodic test, notebook maintenance can be evaluated based on the following parameters –
- Assignment completion
- Neatness & upkeep of notebooksAverage of the 3 marks out of 5 will be calculated for aggregating.
Subject Enrichment Activities – 5%Subject Enrichment Activities Comprises of various techniques like ASL / Reading Dictation / Debate / Public Speaking etc. For language, Lab Activities / Project Work / Model Making / field trips etc. For other subjects which can be conducted 3 times (one in one term per subject) and average marks may be converted out of 5.
For Class VI to VIII
Scholastic Area: The assessment structure and examination for classes VI to VIII have been prepared in view of the provisions of RTE-Act 2009 and comprises of two terms i.e. Term-1 and 2 as explained below:
Subject Enrichment Activities: These are subject-specific activities aimed at enhancing the understanding and skills of the students. These activities are to be carried out throughout the term, however, they should be evaluated at the term-end.
Languages: Aimed at equipping the learners to develop effective listening and speaking skills. The language teachers may devise their own methods and parameters for assessment of the languages.
Mathematics: For the activities in Mathematics, following links in CBSE website may be referred.
Science: Practical work and activities in Science may be undertaken as suggested by the NCERT Syllabus and Text Books. The following link in CBSE website may be referred.
Social Science: Map or the project work may be undertaken as suggested by the NCERT Syllabus and Text Book.
Co-Scholastic Activities (Classes VI-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:
- Work Education – Work Education refers to skill-based activities resulting in goods or services useful to the community
- Art Education (Visual & Performing Art)
- Health and Physical Education (Sports/Martial Arts/Yoga/NCC etc.)
- Discipline (Classes VI-VIII): The students will also be assessed for the discipline which will be based on the factors like attendance, sincerity, behaviour, values, tidiness, respectfulness for rules and regulations, attitude towards society, nation and others. Grading on Discipline will be done term-wise on a 3-point grading scale (A=Outstanding, B=Very Good and C=Fair)
- Record Keeping: The CBSE affiliated schools will follow the simple documentation procedure and collate the same at the time of preparing the report card. Unnecessary lengthy and repetitive documentation by teachers must be avoided.
- Report Card: Based on the above scheme, report cards for classes VI to IX will follow the annexed formats and the report card will prominently display the logo of CBSE on left side and school’s logo on right side:
- Annex-1: format for the report card for class IX
- Annex-2: format for the report card for classes VI to VIII.
The above scheme of uniform assessment, examination and the report card must be implemented by all CBSE affiliated schools in letter and spirit to ensure the quality of education.
- There is no system of double promotion.
- Rank is awarded on class basis not on section basis.
- Rank will not be awarded to those student who fail in one subject or absent in one subject or absent in any test or exam.
- Student who do not appear in first term, second term, examination due to illness or some unforeseen mishap, will not be eligible for the scholar badges or any proficiency award.