Examination Promotion

In order to find out whether the objectives of scheme of studies are being adequately achieved, the school has evolved a scheme of examination and promotion rules which are consistent with the concept of evaluation developed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training and the promotion policy of the Directorate of Education, the details of which are given below:

Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation
Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation is a process to provide holistic profile of the learner through regular assessment of both scholastic and co- scholastic aspects of development over the total span of learning time.
Pupil Evaluation of Scholastic areas consists of two parts
a) Formative Assessment(FA) : It takes place during a course or programme of study. It is an integral part of the learning process. It is carried out by teachers while teaching in the class. Formative assessment is done through various tools depending on the subject.

b) Summative Assessment(SA) : It is given periodically to determine at a particular points in time what students know and do not know. They are usually associated with standardized tests such as Unit Tests, Terminal Tests and Annual Examination. They are used to “sum up learning.” They are always Formal in nature.

For classes 1 to 5
a) Formative Assessment(FA) : Formative Assessment will be done five times for each main subject. Each formative assessment will carry 15 marks


b) Summative Assessment(SA) : These are weekly tests administered every Friday on the basis of pre-determined schedule given in the almanac. There will be five unit tests carrying 25 marks each. 20 marks will be used for testing textual matter from the prescribed syllabus while 5 marks are reserved for high order thinking questions.

c)Five points scale indicating the achievements of primary students:

Classes l-V
For classes 6 to 10
Each Academic year has been divided into two terms with their weightage


First Term: FA1 (10%) + FA2 (10%) + SA1 (30%) = 50% Second Term: FA3 (10%) + FA4 (10%) + SA2 (30%) = 50%

a) Classes VI-X (Scholastic Areas)

(Grading on 9 point scale)

91-100 A1 10
81-90 A2 9
71-80 A1 8
61-70 B2 7
51-60 C1 6
41-50 C2 5
33-40 D 4
21-32 E2
20 and below E1

b) Classes VI-X (Co-scholastic areas/activities)

(Grading on 9 point scale)

A 4.1-5.0 5
B 3.1-4.0 4
C 2.1-3.0 3
D 1.1-2.0 2
E 0.1-1.0 1
For classes 11 to 12
a) Unit test: These are weekly tests administered on the basis of predetermined schedule. There are 3 units tests for each subject for class XI. Class XII Will be given two units tests per subject before the terminal test.


b) Pre-mock & mock Examination: They are given to class XII Before the end of winter term by way of giving the students, a practice in taking examination form the whole course on the board pattern.

c) Annual Examination: It is given to class XI For comprehensive assessment in all the main subjects from complete course on the board pattern

Assessment of speaking and listening skills
The Summative Assessment For classes IX to Xl shall have a component of ASL Carrying 20 Marks Assessment of these skills may also be done under the formative activities spread over two terms.
Co-Scholastic Areas(Skills and activities)
a) Life Skills:


*Thinking Skills: self awareness, problem solving, decision making, critical and creative thinking.

*Social Skills: Interpersonal relationships, Effective communication and Empathy.

*Emotional Skills: Managing emotions and dealing with stress.

b) Work Education: Activities Offered to students during the work education are given under content-II of school almanac.

c) Visual and performing arts: Music, (Vocal, Instrumental).Dance, Drama, Drawing, Painting, craft, Sculpture, puppetry, folk art form etc.

d) Attitude and values towards: Teachers, school mates, school Programmes & Environment and values systems.

Co-Scholastic Activities
a) Suggestive activities (any two to be assessed)


i) Literary & Creative skills: Debate, Declamation, creative writing, recitation, essay writing, poster-making, slogan writing etc.

ii) Scientific skills: Science club, projects, maths club, science quiz, science exhibition, Olympiads etc.

iii) Information and technology (IT): Power point presentation, website and cover page designing, communication Animation, programming clubs.

iv) Organisational & leadership skills (club):Eco club, health and wellness club, disaster management, leadership, skills clubs, AEP and other clubs.

b) Health and physical activities (any two to be assessed)

i) Sports/indigenous sports (kho-kho etc.)


iii) Scouting and guiding

iv) Swimming

V) Gymnastics

vi) Gardening/Shramdaan

vii) First Aid

viii) Yoga

9. Overall performance of the candidate is based on the achievement in the scholastic areas as well as co-scholastic areas and co-scholastic.

Activities as follows:

• Under scholastic area: Grades will be upgraded to the next higher grade in one or two subjects as per the total grade points, achieved under co-scholastic areas 2(A),2(b) and co-scholastic activities 3(A),3(b) as given below:

• 53 to 65: Grades in two subjects of scholastic area are upgraded.

• 40 to 52: Grades in one subjects of scholastic area is upgraded.

• 39 and below: No Upgradation of grades in subjects of scholastic area.

• Upgradation is done form lowest grade to next higher grade.

• No grade in the subjects of scholastic areas is upgraded twice.

• The upgraded grade is shown with “**”.

No student is eligible to appear in the annual examination who has not put in atleast 75% of the actual attendance during the session as per the school calendar.
Promotion Criteria
Promotion cannot be claimed as a matter of right but is given on the basis of the cumulative results of the unit test and internal assessment and the comprehensive examination.


A) The student of nursery class generally graduate to class I subject to eligibility to attendance. They are however. assessed continuously by the teachers.

B) For classes I to V: The promotion to the next class will be based on the performance in formative and summative assessments. The students must get Atleast grade D in each subject of study including computer science and divinity.

C) For classes VI-X:The students in order to be promoted to the next class must get atleast grade d in each subject (including divinity and computer science) of study, The grade being determined on the combined performance of formative and summative testing. If any students fails to get grade D In each subjects in which grade is less than D In a subsequent improvement examination. It would be mandatory for a student to appear in both the summative assessments. In case of non appearance on account of illness in any of the SAs, one more chance would be given.

D) For class IX & X: Students would have to obtain at least 25% marks in the summative assessments (both the SA1 and SA2 Taken together)to be eligible to qualify the examination and a total 33% in each of the six subject of scholastic area.

E) For class XI: A student is eligible for promotion if he/she gets atleast D Grade/33% in all the six subjects. Students will be considered for only one compartment. If a student is placed in compartment, he/she is eligible to appear in the subsequent examination. Passing in divinity is mandatory. No grace marks will be given to the students while considering promotion to next class.

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