Secondary & Senior Secondary
For Classes IX & X
As per the Circular No 39/20-09-2009,40/29-09-2009 and 42/12-10-2009 by the CBSE, changes in the Examination System, Assessment and Grading of the students at the Secondary level have been introduced from the Academic session 2009-10.
The salient features of the new system are as follows:
- There will be no Class X Board Examination for students presently studying in Class IX in Senior Secondary schools affiliated to CBSE.
- Students of Senior Secondary Schools who wish to move out of the CBSE system after Class X on account of transfer or any other reason will be required to take the Board’s External(pen and paper written/online) Examinationafter the schooling in class X as per the CCE Scheme.
- Further, these students who wish to assess themselves vis-à-vis their peers or for self assessment will be allowed to appear in an On Demand (pen and paper/online) Proficiency test. This Proficiency test will be different from the Board’s External (pen and paper/written/online)Examination.
(Note: This test will have NO bearing on admission and /allocation of stream in Class XI)
- An Aptitude Test developed by the CBSE will also be available to the students. The Aptitude Test along with other school records and CCE would help students, parents and teachers in deciding the choice of subjects in class XI.
(Note: The CBSE has authorized the schools to conduct their own Aptitude Test and also determine their own criteria for allocation of streams in class XI)
- In general, for the purpose of the CCE, an academic year has been divided into two terms. The first term will be from April-September and the second term from October-March.
- The CCE is intended to provide holistic profile of the learner through evaluation of both Scholastic and Co-Scholastic areas spread over two terms each during two academic years.
- For evaluation of Scholastic Areas, each term will have two Formative Assessments and one Summative Assessment. The weightage of Formative Assessment (FA) and Summative Assessment (SA) shall be as follows:
|Percentage of weightage
in academic session
The marks obtained by the candidates in the two terms in an academic year will be converted into grades as per the grading scheme given below:
Marks Range91-10081-9071-8061-7051-6041-5033-4021-3220 and belowGradeA 1A 2B 1B 2C 1C 2DE 1E2Grade Point10987654
The co-scholastic areas have been divided into 4 parts. The four areas are explained below:
|Life Skills||Thinking Skills||Descriptive indicators to be given.|
|Social Skills||Grading on 5 Point scale: A+,A,B+,B,C|
|Attitudes||Attitude towards Teachers|
|Attitude towards school-mates||Descriptive indicators to be given.|
|Attitude towards school programs||Grading on 3 Point scale:A+,A,B|
|Attitude towards environment|
|Co-scholastic(Curricular activities)||Literary and Creative Skills||Any two to be assessed|
|Scientific Skills||Descriptive indicators to be given.|
|Aesthetic skills and performing arts||Grading on 3 Point scale:A+,A,B|
|Health and Physical Education||Sports||Any two to be assessed|
|Yoga||Descriptive indicators to be given.|
|Shramdaan/Gardening||Grading on 3 Point scale:A+,A,B|
The grades for the above co-scholastic areas/activities will be assigned by the Class teacher, subject teachers and the counsellor collectively. The “Anecdotal Record” of each student will be maintained. The Anecdotal Record will contain significant items, events and /or episodes which define a particular aspect of the conduct of the student and/or reveal different traits of his personality and attitudes. This record will be a cumulative description of actual examples of behaviour as observed by teachers and counselors followed by comments by the teacher.
For Co-scholastic activities and Health and Physical Education, the students will need to inform their respective Class Teachers whenever they participate/win in any event falling in these categories.
For Class XI
The Academic session is divided into two terms: Mar-Sep and Oct-Feb. There will be 1 unit tests in the Second term. Each of the unit tests will carry 30 marks. In addition to this, there will be a Half-yearly and a Final exam for 100 marks each. A weightage of 40% from the total of the First term unit test and Half-yearly exam, and 60% from the total of one Second term unit test and Final term will be taken to calculate the Final result.
Scheme of Examination and Evaluation.
S.No.ExaminationMarksTotalWeightageTerm : I
|1.||One Cycle of Monday Test||30||30||40%|
|2.||Half Yearly Exams||100||100|
|Term : II|
|1.||One Cycle of Monday Test||30||30||60%|
A student needs to procure at least 40% in each subject to obtain promotion to Class XII. A student failing in one subject will be granted one chance to appear for a retest. His/her promotion to Class XII will be subject to clearing the retest. 7.5% attendance is mandatory to appear for the final exam in XI.
For Class XII
PubIic Examination is held by C.B.S.E. for this class in the month of March and the results are declared as per C.B.S.E. Examination Bylaws. Promotion would be subject to the rules laid down by C.B.S.E. Pre-board exam is mandatory for all students.