Evaluation and Promotion Criteria

For Evaluation the school follows CCE system.
What is CCE ?
It is a system of school based Evaluation of a student that covers all aspects of a Student's development. The academic year is divided into two terms for Classes IV–X. Term I from April to September and Term II from October to March. Each Term will carry two Formative Assessments and one Summative Assessment.

For Classes I – III

They will have continuous assessment. At the end of each term, report card will be issued to the students.
Assessment for classes IV–X is divided into three parts :

Part I
Scholastic Areas :

Formative Assessments (FA) :
FA is a continuous evaluation and consists of regular assignments, project work, group discussions, class work, home work & class room activities.
Summative Assessment (SA) :
SA consists of two terminal assessments in September and March, respectively.
The grading scale for scholastic domain is a five point scale for classes I – V (A+, A, B, C, D) and nine point scale for classes VI - X (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2, D, E1, E2).

Part II
Co-scholastic Areas :
2(A):- Life Skills : Thinking Skills, Social skills & Emotional Skills
Grading on 5 point scale (A, B, C, D, E)

2(B):- Work Education :- Cookery Skills, Preparation of stationery items, Tying and screen printing, Recycling of paper, Hand embroidery etc.
Grading on 5 point scale (A, B, C, D, E)

2(C):- Visual and Perfoming Arts :- Music (Vocal, Instrumental), Dance, Drawing, Painting, Craft, Sculpture, Puppetry, Folk Art forms etc.
Grading on 5 point scale (A, B, C, D, E)

2(D):- Attitudes and Values :- Attitudes towards Teachers, Schoolmates, School programme & Environment & Value system.
Grading on 5 point scale (A, B, C, D, E)

Part III
Co-Scholastic Activities :
3A :- Activities (Any two to be assessed) : Literary & Creative skills, Scientific skills, Information & Communication Technology, Organizational and Leadership skills (clubs).
Grading on 5 point scale (A, B, C, D, E)

3B :-Health & Physical Education : (Any two to be assessed)
(1) Sports/indigenous sports (2) NCC / NSS
(3) Scouting & Guiding (4) Swimming
(5) Gymnastics (6) Yoga
(7) First Aid (8) Gardening/Shramdaan
Grading on 5 point scale (A, B, C, D, E)

For Classes I to V

A child who scores Grade 'D', needs to make conscious level effort to score at least Grade 'C' in the next class.

Primary Classes upto V are the Golden years during which a child's foundation is laid through the process of learning. Hence parents should be in close contact with the child & co-operate with the teacher to build a strong foundation of their children in acquiring Life skills, Attitude & Value system coupled with intellectual application in acquiring knowledge.

For Classes VI to VIII

For promotion to the next class, a child must obtain minimum of Grade D. It is mandatory for the students to appear in both Assessment and clear the Summative Assessment.

For Classes IX and X

For Promotion,
(a) To qualify in a subject under Scholastic Area, a candidate must obtain minimum of Grade D.
(b) A student who has obtained E1 or E2 in one or two subjects will be allowed to improve her performance within a month of the declaration of the result. Such a student will not be eligible for promotion to class X till she improves her performance.
For promotion from XI to XII, a student must obtain minimum of 33% marks. The promotion criteria of class IX, X & XI are subject to modification as notified by CBSE from time to time.

  • 90% attendance is compulsory for promotion for classes I–VIII and 75% for classes IX–XII.
  • As per the directions issued by CBSE, it is mandatory to appear in both Summative Assessments during the academic year.
  • Pupils absent from any Summative Assessment for any reason will not be re-examined / re-considered.
  • Wilful breach of any regulation pertaining to the class tests or summative assessment is punishable which will lead to disqualification from assessments / test. If a student is caught in exams using or assisting in the use of unfair means, the assessment will be considered null and void.
  • Result declared at the end of the school year is final and is neither reconsidered nor will the answer paper of Second Summative Assessment be shown.
  • Progress report will be given to the children at the end of each term. It must be signed by the parents and returned to the school within 3 days.
  • In case of loss / damage of report card, you will have to apply for new card which will cost 100/-.
  • Exemption or re-consideration for Summative Assessment will be granted only to those students who represent school for inter school competitions / tournaments, State, National or International level.

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