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Classes VI to X examination as per CBSE regulations. For all classes 1st term - April to September & 2nd term from October to March, apart from classes IX and X, which will have two semesters, as per CBSE regulations. Term exams/summative assessments that is pen paper test will be administered in August/September and February/March.
Formative assessment/unit test will be covered throughout the year as per CCE guidelines (Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation) for more details please visit the CBSE website: www.cbse.nic.in

In each academic year summative assessments and formative assessment will be held as detailed below :
1. (a) Formative assessment will be based on both per paper tests and class work, home work, projects, practicals etc. for all the classes, except XI and XII.

(b) Pen paper test under formative assessment will be administered in —
Formative Assessment — 1 (FA 1) — June
Formative Assessment — 2 (FA 2) — July
Formative Assessment — 3 (FA 3) — November
Formative Assessment — 4 (FA 4) — January

(c) FA of all subjects are indicated in the syllabus.

(d) Total assessment will be based on both SA and FA.

(e) Certain marks will be reserved for continuous assessment, i.e. class work and home work, project etc. for all classes. Marks depend on performance of individual student.

(f) Assessment for IX and X as per CBSE Board instruction.

(g) Students will be informed about the subject to be tested in formative assessments.

(h) If a student misses the pen paper test, no re-test will be administered.

(i) Pen paper test at the end of each term will be taken on syllabus indicated in the calendar.

(j) All results will be in grade for classes VI to X.

(k) For classes XI and XII, marks will be reflected in report card.

(l) Examination, programmes for class XII will be aimed at preparing the candidates for the external public examination. Hence the programme will be communicated separately.

(m) Pass Grade/Marks -
For classes VI to X qualifying grade is D.
For classes XI to XII pass marks is 33%.

(n) For all round development of the child, co-scholastic and co-curricular areas along with scholastic areas will be assessed.

(o) Co-scholastic areas will include life skills, work education, visual and performing arts, attitudes, values etc.

(p) Co-curricular activities will include literary and creative skills, scientific skills, information and communication technology, organizational and leadership skills, health and physical activities etc.

(q) If a student remains absent from school for a period of more than 10 days at a stretch or the percentage of attendance is less than 75 in a particular term he/she will not be allowed to sit for examination and may not be eligible for Annual Promotion.

(r) Use of unfair means and/or possession of unauthorized material in any examination will result in the annulment of a pupil’s entire term results. A pupil who renders unfair assistance to another is equally culpable and will therefore share the punishment. Due weightage will be given to each term’s assessment for deciding promotion to the next higher class, in respect of these pupils. Repetition of such offence will result in the automatic removal of the offender’s name from the school rolls.

2. Answer Scripts:
Answer scripts of the Term I and Term II Examinations will be shown to the students after marking, to point out their mistakes and suggest improvement. School Scrutiny Board is formed to check and verify the results of Term II Examination. Therefore marks cannot be changed after the results are declared. Answer scripts of students of Term I examination may be shown to parents if considered necessary, within 7 working days from the date of distribution of Report card with written permission from the Principal.

3. Personal Assessment:
With a view to helping the students develop their personality they are individually assessed.

4. Promotion & Promotion Rules:
(a) The final assessment of the student for promotion shall be decided on the basis of the overall record and assessment of the student throughout the year.

(b) Pupils absent from the examination for any reason whatsoever are not re-examined for the purpose of promotion.

(c) Participation in Annual Sports is a must. Students will be considered to have failed in Physical Education, if they do not participate on Sports Day, without adequate reason.

(d) The decision of the Promotion committee, headed by the Principal is final and binding. Therefore, any approach to the Principal with unreasonable request for promotion will not be entertained.

(e) The school authorities may accept the parent’s request for voluntary detention of the student if it is in the interest of the student concerned, subject to the suitability in age for the particular class and availability of seat.

(f) If a student cannot clear the final assessment (FA+SA) he/she will be administered improvement test. If the student cannot qualify even in the improvement tests, he/she has to repeat the class.

(g) A pupil failing twice in the same class must be withdrawn.

5. Progress Report:
Progress Report is given by the school after each terminal examination. Progress Report given after Term-I examination must be returned to the school within 7 days duly signed by the guardian/parent.