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EXAMINATION REFORMS

AND
CONTINUOUS AND
COMPREHENSIVE
EVALUATION

A CBSE INITIATIVE

WHY
CONTINUOUS COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATION

External Examinations
are largely inappropriate for the

knowledge society of the 21st


century and its need for innovative problem solvers

Evaluation of Scholastic learning only on marks.

Ability of child not evaluated.

Limited Techniques of Evaluation do not identify


learners level of attainment.

Resulting in Pass/Fail.

Causing frustration
and humiliation .

FEATURES OF CCE
Continuous
Continualfrom the beginning and during the
instructional process

Periodicityfrequency

/term

PLACE OF ASSESSMENT IN THE CURRICULUM

CCE
CONTINUOUS
GROWTH

DEVELOPMENT

COMPREHENSIVE

SCHOLASTIC

CO-SCHOLASTIC

SELF EVALUATION

FEEDBACK
RETESTING
CORRECTIVE MEASURES
DIAGNOSIS
REGULARITY

Comprehensive
Scholastic - Subject specific areas.
Co-Scholastic - Life skills, attitudes &
values and other co curricular activities
Includes a variety of tools and techniques
for assessment of the learners.

Scholastic
Academic
Work experience
Physical and Health Education
Art Education
Co Scholastic
Life Skills
Attitudes and Values
Participation and Achievement
Outdoor Activities

Scholastic Evaluation
Formative Assessment :


Assessment which is carried throughout the year by


the teacher formally and informally
It is diagnostic and remedial
Summative Assessment:




End of term or end of the year exams


Feedback on learning (assessment of learning)
to teacher and parents

FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT (FA)


Will comprise of :
Class work
Homework
Oral questions
Quizzes
Projects
Assignments/Tests

SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT(SA)
Will be Term End Examination:
Curriculum and syllabus as circulated by the board
Question papers to be prepared by schools as per the
CBSE format and have to be only from the Question Bank
on the CBSE website.
Exam to be conducted by schools
Evaluation of Answer scripts will be done with in the
school.

GRADING SCALE
FOR SCHOOL ASSESSMENT
Assessment areas:

GRADING SCALE
(Point)

Part 1 A : Scholastic
Part 1 B : Scholastic

9
5

Part 2 : Co-Scholastic
Part 2 A : Life Skills
Part 2 B : Attitudes & Values

5
3

Part 3 : Co-Scholastic
Part 3 A: Co-curricular Activities
Part 3 B :Health & Physical Education

3
3

GRADING SYSTEM for


SCHOLASTIC -A
MARKS
91100
8190
7180
6170
5160
4150
3340
2132
20 & below

GRADE
A1
A2
B1
B2
C1
C2
D
E1
E2

GRADE POINT
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
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GRADES
Work Experience
Art Education Physical Education
Life skills
GRADE
A+
A
B+
B
C

GRADES
Attitudes & Values
Participation & Achievement
Health & Physical Education
GRADE
A+
A
B

PART-3 CO-SCHOLASTIC AREAS


PART 3
CO-SCHOLASTIC AREAS

PARTICIPATION ACHIEVEMENT
Scientific skills
Literary and Creative skills
Aesthetic Skills and Performing Arts
Clubs (Eco, Health and Wellness and others)

PARTICIPATION AND ACHIEVEMENT


COMMON INDICATORS :

Participates actively in school / Inter School / State / National /


International levels.

Takes initiative to plan and organize events.

Reads and shows a high degree of


awareness.

Shows good collaborative skills .

Is able to inspire others.

LITERARY AND CREATIVE SKILLS


INDICATORS

Debate, Declamation, Creative Writing, Recitation, Drawing,


Poster Making, Slogan Writing, Theatre


Reads and shows a high degree of awareness.

Is able to appreciate well written/spoken pieces


in all genres (prose, poetry, plays).

Is able to explain why they enjoy a particular


piece.

Most indicators in a skill

A+

Many indicators in a skill A




Is able to express ideas/opinions creatively in


different forms.

Displays originality of ideas and opinions.

Some indicators in a skill B

SCIENTIFIC SKILLS
Science Club, Projects, Maths Club, Science Quiz,
Science Exhibition, Olympiads
INDICATORS :

Is a keen observer and makes mature deductions.

Displays good experimental skills and a practical


knowledge of various everyday phenomena.

Is able to apply Science in everyday


context eg; Setting the stage lights
for the school play.

Displays a scientific temperament.

AESTHETIC SKILLS AND PERFORMING ARTS


Music (Vocal, Instrumental), Dance, Drama, Craft,
Sculpture, Puppetry, Folk art
INDICATORS :


Is able to appreciate well written/ spoken pieces in all genres


(prose, poetry, plays) and all languages.

Is able to explain why he/she enjoy a particular piece.

Shows a keen interest and an aptitude towards a particular art


form.

Is able to apply skills to performances/art forms.

Displays creative expression and a good presentation piece.

ART EDUCATION
INDICATORS











Innovative and creative approach


Exhibits aesthetic sensibilities
Observation skills
Interpretation and originality
Correlation with real life
Willingness to experiment with
different art modes/ mediums
Appreciate work of peers
Awareness and appreciation of
works of artists

OBSERVATION

PORTFOLIO

VIDEOS

NARRATIVE
RECORDS

CHECKLIST

THINKING SKILLS
INDICATORS :

Student demonstrates the ability to:


Be original, flexible and imaginative.

Raise question, identify and analyze problems.

Implement a well thought out decision


and take responsibility.

Generate new ideas with fluency.

Most indicators in a skill

A+

Many indicators in a skill

Some indicators in a skill

B+

Few indicators in a skill

Very few indicators in a skill C

Elaborate / build on new ideas.

SOCIAL
INDICATORS :

Student demonstrates the ability to:


Identify, verbalize and respond effectively to others emotions in an
empathetic manner.

Get along well with others .

Take criticism positively.

Most indicators in a skill

A+

Many indicators in a skill

Some indicators in a skill

B+

Few indicators in a skill

Very few indicators in a skill C

Listen actively.

Communicate using appropriate words, intonation and body


language.

EMOTIONAL
INDICATORS :
Most indicators in a skill

A+

Student demonstrates the ability to:

Many indicators in a skill

Identify own strength and weakness.

Some indicators in a skill

B+

Few indicators in a skill

Be comfortable with self .

Very few indicators in a skill C

and overcome weakness for positive self concept.

Identify causes and effects of stress on oneself.

Develop and use multi-faceted strategies to deal with stress.

Express and respond to emotions with an awareness of the


consequences.

Gymnastics
Yoga

First aid

Part-3 Group B Health and Physical Education

Swimming

Gardening

NCC/NSS/Scouting and Guiding

Part-3 Group B Health and Physical Education


COMMON INDICATORS


Displays an innate talent in particular sport.

Demonstrates Physical qualities needed Endurance , Strength, Speed,


Flexibility and stamina.

Shows good hand-eye coordination.

Demonstrates an analytic aptitude required and reacts appropriately to


strategic situations.

Demonstrates sportsmanship.

Displays a healthy team and school spirit.

Discipline for practice.

Has undergone training and coaching.

Has represented a team in school interschool / national/ international


level.

TOWARDS SCHOOL MATES


INDICATORS :


Shares a healthy rapport with peers.

Most indicators in a skill A+


Many indicators in a skill A

Is able to interact and communicate


effectively.

Receptive to ideas and opinions of others in a


group.

Sensitive to differences among peers in


ability, religious beliefs, gender, culture etc.

Is kind and helpful.

Able to inspire members of the class or peer


group.

Some indicators in a skill B

TOWARDS SCHOOL PROGRAMMES


INDICATORS :


Is punctual and regular in attending school.

Participates and volunteers often for school programmes.

Delivers a job assigned effectively and responsibly.

Displays a healthy school spirit.

Displays leadership skills.

Inspires others to participate in


school programmes.

Most indicators in a skill


Many indicators in a skill
Some indicators in a skill

A+
A
B

TOWARDS ENVIRONMENT
INDICATORS :

Respects school property.

Is environmentally sensitive.

Participates in
environment.

Takes the initiative and plans activities directed towards the


betterment of the environment.

activities

relating

to

care

for

the

Most indicators in a skill A+


Many indicators in a skill A
Some indicators in a skill B

VALUE SYSTEMS
INDICATORS :
Most indicators in a skill A+


Understands the need for rules.

Honest and ethical.

Respects diversity (culture, opinions, beliefs, abilities).

Displays commitment.

Works efficiently, respecting time, his/her own and others.

Displays a positive attitude towards


peers, adults and community.

Displays spirit of citizenship.

Many indicators in a skill A


Some indicators in a skill B

CLASS IX


Academic year will have 2 terms -

FIRST TERM :
April to September 2009


SECOND TERM:
October to March 2010

Operational Modalities 1


Grades on a 9 point scale will be awarded.

Performance will be assessed using conventional numerical


marking and same will be converted into grades.

The CBSE will issue a statement of Subject wise performance i.e.


Grade Sheet (NO MARKS) for class X students studying in
secondary schools

In case a student leaves the CBSE system after having completed


the Final Formative and Summative Assessments in the school he /
she will be allowed to appear for the Boards (pen paper / online)
EXTERNAL EXAMINATION.

Further, for those students who wish to assess themselves, after


having given the final Summative Assessment in the school, an ON
DEMAND PROFICIENCY TEST is available online which is different
from the EXTERNAL EXAMINATION conducted by the board.

Operational Modalities 2


The CCE card will apply throughout the CBSE schools in


the country for admission to class XI. In addition,
schools can have their own criteria.

Students will only be promoted on the basis of both


Formative and Summative Assessments, both of which
are mandatory.

Percentile Rank will be given on demand by the CBSE


for the students who appear in the External
examination conducted by the Board .

EXAMS CONDUCTED BY THE BOARD




External Examination conducted by CBSE for


SECONDARY SCHOOLS only.

On Demand Pen paper/ Online Exam for students who


have completed their Formative and Summative
assessment in SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS. This is
Optional for the purpose of:


Change of Board.

Parents Transfer.

On Demand( pen and paper/ Online) Proficiency


Test for self assessment is also Optional.


CBSE HELPLINE


The various issued raised and their solutions will


be available in the form of F.A.Qs.

Further clarification can be sought on CBSE


website www.cbse.nic.in on the Interact with
Chairman on Class X Board Examination .

Comprehensive guidelines of various aspect of


CCE will be available in the Teachers Manual
which will also be posted on the CBSE website.