Evaluation and Promotion Policy

PREP JUNIOR & PREP SENIOR

For classes Prep Jr. and Prep Sr. there will be no term-end examinations. Assessment tasks will be conducted, the scores of which will be maintained for the purpose of term end reports. However, all assessments conducted will be shared with parents on a regular basis or during parent teacher meetings. There will be two Terms in the academic year.

Term 1 April 2018 to September 2018
Term 2 October 2018 to March 2019

 

Syllabus covered in I Term shall not be included in II Term. In each term there will be written (30 Marks) and oral test (20 Marks) for each subject. The assessment in each term will be done on the basis of these written and oral tests. Obtained marks will be converted into grades as per the given grading pattern.

The Scholastic Area
TERM 1 (A) TERM 2 (B)
Written Tests 30 Written Tests 30
Oral Tests 20 Oral Tests 20
TOTAL 50 TOTAL 50

Grading Pattern for Scholastic Area

PERFORMANCE LEVEL PERCENTAGE CORRESPONDING GRADE
Outstanding 90 - 100 A+
Excellent 80 – 89.9 A
Very Good 60 – 79.9 B
Good 40 – 59.9 C
Needs Improvement below 40 D

CO-SCHOLASTIC AREAS

Grades will be given for Art and Craft, Games, Music and Dance, Personal and Social traits on the basis of three-point scale mentioned below.

Performance Level Corresponding Grade
Outstanding A
Very Good B
Fair C

CLASSES I to III

The academic year will be divided into two terms.

Term 1 April 2018 to September 2018
Term 2 October 2018 to March 2019

THE SCHOLASTIC AREA

Syllabus covered in first term shall not be included in the second term. In each term there will be two evaluations i.e. Periodic Test-1 and Half-Yearly Examination in the first term and Periodic Test -2 and Annual Examination in the second term. The yearly assessment will be done on the basis of these evaluations and also notebook, homework, class assessments and project work. Annual Result will be declared on the basis of cumulative assessment as follows:

Main Subjects
Team A Team B Yearly Result
Periodic Test -1 10 Periodic Test -2 10

(A+B)/2

Internal Assessment 10 Internal Assessment 10
Half-Yearly Examination 80 Annual Examination 80
TOTAL 100 TOTAL 100

Internal Assessment will be a part of assessment and will comprise:

Notebook (5 Marks) : Neatness which includes upkeep and properly covered and labelled notebooks, Regularity in submitting homework.

Subject Enrichment Activities (5 Marks)

 

Languages: Listening and Speaking Tests
Mathematics: Numerical Ability & Tables
Science/EVS: Project work and Diagrams
Social Science: Project work and Map Test

Weightage of General Awareness and Value Education over the year will be as follows:

Term 1(A) Term 2 (B) Yearly Result
First Term Exam 50 Second Term 50 (A+B)

Grading Pattern for Classes I to III (ACADEMIC)

The report card will indicate positional letter grade in each subject on an eight-point scale as mentioned below. The grades for General Awareness and Value Education will also be awarded on the scale mentioned below i.e. A1, A2, B1..... With regard to promotion, those who have secured qualifying grades (i.e. D and above) will be promoted to the next higher class. The last grade (E) is a non-qualifying grade.

Marks Range Grade Grade Point
90.1- 100 A1 8
80.1- 90 A2 7
70.1-80 B1 6
60.1-70 B2 5
50.1-60 C1 4
40.1-50 C2 3
33.0-40 D 2
Below 33 E 1

CO SCHOLASTIC AREAS

Grading for Music/Dance, Art and Craft, Games and Sports will be done on a three-point scale as mentioned below:

Performance Level Corresponding Grade
Outstanding A
Very Good B
Fair C

CRITERIA FOR PROMOTION

1. Minimum qualifying grade in all the main subjects, General Awareness and Value Education under Scholastic Domain is D.

2. Promotion is granted on the basis of cumulative performance of the pupil. Hence it is important for a child to be regular in attendance, tests, term exams and assignments.

3. Any student indulging in any unfair means or missing any school exam will not be eligible for any award.

CLASSES IV TO VIII

The academic year will be divided into two terms.

Term 1 April 2018 to September 2018
Term 2 October 2018 to March 2019

THE SCHOLASTIC AREA

The assessment structure and examination for classes IV to VIII will comprise two terms as explained below.

Term 1 Will Comprise :

1) Periodic Test 10 Marks

2) Periodic Assessment will be a part of evaluation and will comprise:
Note book submission(Regularity, Assignment completion, Neatness & upkeep of note book)

5 Marks
Subject Enrichment Activity
Science (Practical Lab work/Project work)
Mathematics (Maths Lab Practical)
Social Science (Map work and Project work)
5 Marks
3) Half Yearly Exam 80 Marks

Term 2 Will Comprise :

1) Periodic Test 10 Marks

2) Periodic Assessment will be a part of evaluation and will comprise:
Note book submission(Regularity, Assignment completion, Neatness & upkeep of note book)

5 Marks
Subject Enrichment Activity
Science (Practical Lab work/Project work)
Mathematics (Maths Lab Practical)
Social Science (Map work and Project work)
5 Marks
3) Half Yearly Exam 80 Marks

Syllabus coverage will be as below:

Classes IV to VI 10% of Term 1(significant topics) + entire syllabus of Term 2
Class VII 20% of Term 1(significant topics) + entire syllabus of Term 2
Class VIII 30% of Term 1(significant topics) + entire syllabus of Term 2

Annual Result will be declared on the basis of cumulative assessment as mentioned below:

Term 1(A) Term 2 (B) Yearly Result
100 100 (A+ B)/2

Weightage of General Awareness+Environmental Education, Third Language and Computer Education over the year will be as follows:

Term 1(A) Term 2 (B) Yearly Result
100 100 (A+ B)/2

CO SCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES

The grading for Work Education, Art Education, Health and Physical Education, Discipline (Attendance, Sincerity, and Values) will be based on the three-point scale as mentioned for classes I to III.

GRADING FOR CLASSES IV TO VIII  

The report card will indicate positional letter grade in each subject on the eight-point scale as mentioned for classes I to III. The grades for Environmental Education, Third Language, General Awareness and Computer Education will also be awarded on the eight-point scale. With regard to promotion to the next class, those who have secured qualifying grades (i.e. D and above) will be promoted to the next higher class.

CRITERIA FOR PROMOTION 

1. Promotion is granted on the basis of cumulative performance of the pupil. Hence it is important for a child to be regular in attendance, term examinations and assignments.

2. For promotion to the next class, the student must secure minimum D grade in all the subjects including G.A., Computer Education and Environmental Education.

3. Attendance in all tests is compulsory. Satisfactory written explanation for absence has to be given to the class teacher. No student will be allowed to leave the school after the tests.

4. Students indulging in unfair means during any examination will be awarded zero in that subject. There will be no retest for such students. Repetition of the same will result in expulsion. They will NOT be eligible for any academic award, school appointment or any prize by the school.

5. A child who fails twice in the same class will not be permitted to continue his/ her studies in the school.

CLASSES IX AND X

In classes IX and X there will be three periodic written tests in the entire academic year and the average of best two will be taken. For the purpose of gradient learning there shall be one midterm and the other two will be pre midterm and post midterm. The syllabus in midterm will include the pre midterm syllabus while the post midterm will include pre midterm and midterm syllabus. All three tests are compulsory. If a child is absent for a test, the school had no provision for holding the tests at a later date.

Term Tests Weightage (average of best two will be taken)

 

Pre mid Term 10 Marks
Mid Term 10 Marks
Post Mid Term 10 Marks

Internal assessment will be a part of evaluation and will comprise:

1) Note book submission (Regularity, Assignment completion,
Neatness & upkeep of note book)
5 Marks

2) Subject Enrichment Activity
Languages (Speaking and Listening Skills)
Science (Practical Lab work)
Mathematics (Maths Lab Practical)
Social Science (Map work and Project work)

5 Marks

Class X syllabus will be completed by the end of November 2018.

THE ANNUAL EXAM WILL COVER 100% SYLLABUS OF THE SUBJECT. 

Annual Result will be declared on the basis of cumulative assessment as mentioned below:

Main Subjects :

Term Test 10
Internal Assessment 10
Annual exam 80
Total 100

Weightage of General Awareness, Environmental Education and Computer Education over the year will be as follows:               

Term 1(A) Term 2 (B) Yearly Result
50 50 A+ B

GRADING FOR CLASSES IX & X

The report card will indicate positional letter grade in each subject on an eight-point scale as per C.B.S.E. pattern. All the students successful in the Annual Examination (i.e. scoring 33% and above) will be put in rank order and will be awarded grades as given for classes I to III. The grades for Work Education, Art Education, Physical and Health Education, Discipline (Attendance, Sincerity, and Values) will be based on the five-point scale mentioned below.

Performance Level Corresponding Grade
Excellent A
Very Good B
Good C
Average D
Below Average E

 

The grading for Environmental Education, Computer Education and General Awareness shall be on the scale as per board pattern.

CRITERIA FOR PROMOTION

1. Promotion is granted on the basis of cumulative performance of the pupil. Hence it is important for a child to be regular in attendance, tests, term examinations and assignments.

2. For promotion, each student has to secure 33% marks out of overall 20 marks of internal assessment (periodic tests+ notebook submission + subject enrichment activity) and 33 % marks out of 80 marks in each subject of annual exam.

3. The compartment exams policy shall be as specified by C.B.S.E.

4. Those who do not satisfy the conditions for promotion/ compartment will be declared detained.

5. Students indulging in unfair means during any examination will be awarded zero in that subject. There will be no retest for such students. Repetition of the same will result in expulsion. They will NOT be eligible for any academic award, school appointment or any recognition by the school.

CLASS XI

Syllabus in all subjects will be divided into two terms. Syllabus of full academic session will be included in the Annual Examinations, which shall be strictly on C.B.S.E. pattern. Each term will have one written test in each subject. All tests are compulsory. The school has no provision for holding the tests later. However, the test can be held later under the following circumstances: 1. Child has represented the school in any Inter DPS Competition.

2. Late Admission

3. Unforeseen emergency/untoward incident in the family. Annual Result will be declared on the basis of cumulative assessment as follows:

  Term 1(A)   Term 2(B)   Yearly Result
Main subjects Written Tests 30 Written Tests 30 (A+ B)/2
  Half Yearly 70 Annual 70  
  TERM 1 (A)   TERM 2(B)    
General Studies+
Env. Education
Half Yearly 100 Annual 100 (A+ B)/2
           

The question papers and marking scheme will be based on the pattern of C.B.S.E. Board Exams. The passing marks will be 33% with the students needing to pass in theory and practical separately. The entire syllabus will be tested in the exams.

GRADING FOR CLASS XI

The report card will indicate positional letter grade in each subject on a nine-point scale as per C.B.S.E. pattern. All the students successful in the Annual Examination (i.e. 33% and above) will be put in rank order and will be awarded grades as follows:

Grade Rank Order Grade Points
A1 Top 1/8th of the passed candidates 8
A2 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates 7
B1 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates 6
B2 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates 5
C1 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates 4
C2 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates 3
D1 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates 2
D2 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates 2
E Failed candidates 0

The grading for Work Experience, Health and Physical Education, Environmental Education and General Studies shall be on the nine-point scale as per Board pattern.

CRITERIA FOR PROMOTION

1. Promotion is granted on the basis of cumulative performance of the pupil. Hence it is important for a child to be regular in attendance, written tests, terminal examinations and assignments.

2. A clear pass will require minimum D2 grade in cumulative, in each subject as per promotion policy. Evaluation will be based on student's academic performance in the Half Yearly, Final exam and Written Tests in all terms.

3. For promotion, the students must pass in theory and practical separately in all subjects wherever it is applicable.

4. The compartment exams policy shall be as specified by C.B.S.E.

5. Those who do not satisfy the conditions for promotion/ compartment will be declared detained.

6. Final decision regarding promotion will be made by a committee of senior faculty headed by the Principal.

7. The students who have not completed a regular course of study i.e. have not completed 75% attendance are not eligible to appear in the examination.

CLASS XII

Class XII will have 1 cycle of written test + Half-Yearly Exam + 2 Pre-Finals

Term 1 Written Test + Half Yearly Exam
Term 2 Pre Finals I and II

NOTE:

Class XII Syllabus shall be completed by October 2018

PRE-FINAL EXAMINATION:

There will be two Pre- Finals for class XII. 1. First Pre Final Examination will commence from December 10, 2018.

2. Second Pre Final will commence from January 15, 2019.

3. The question papers and marking scheme will be based on the pattern of C.B.S.E. Board Exams. The passing marks will be 33% with the students needing to pass in theory and practical separately. The entire syllabus will be tested in the exams.

It is compulsory for all students to sit for all written tests as well as Half Yearly and Pre-Final examinations.

IMPORTANT GUIDELINES BY C.B.S.E. (CLASSES IX TO XII)

1. No student from a school affiliated to C.B.S.E. shall be eligible to take examination unless he/she has completed 75% attendance counted from opening of classes X and XII up to the first of the month preceding the month in which the examination commences. The students who have not completed a regular course of study i.e. have not completed 75% attendance are not eligible to appear in Board's examination of Class X/XII. Shortage of attendance up to 15% only, maybe condoned by the Chairman CBSE New Delhi only, on the recommendation of the Principal of the school. (Rule 13.2 of the CBSE Examination Byelaws and reiterated vide letter CE/F.22/2008/363-88 dated 22/09/08).

2. Candidates taking up the subject involving practical work shall also be required to have put in at least 75% of total attendance for the practical work in the subject in the laboratory. Head of institutes shall not allow candidates to take the practical examination unless the candidate fulfils the attendance requirement. (Rule 13.1 of the CBSE Examination Byelaws)

3. Board awards Merit Certificate in each subject to the top 0.1% of candidates passing that subject.

4. As per the CBSE directives, an additional subject can be offered in Class XII only if it has been studied and passed in Class XI. Additional subject is not a substitute of a major subject.