Criteria for Promotion VI to VIII

For The Session 2016-17

Promotion will be granted on the basis of the whole year’s performance of the student in the C.C.E. (Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation) which is a system of evaluation of students that covers all aspects of student development.

C.C.E is a process to provide holistic profile of the learner through regular assessment of both scholastic as well as co-scholastic areas.

The above will be evaluated and graded.
The Session will be spread over 2 terms, one from April 2013 to September 2013 and second from October 2013 to March 2014.

Assessment will be both Formative and Summative assessment. The weight age is given below:

Term Type of Assessment % age of weightage inacademic session Terms wise weightage Total
First Term ()April-Sep) Formative Assessment-1Formative Assessment-2Summative Assessment-1 10%10%30% Formative Assessment 1 + 2 = 20%Summative Assessment1 = 30% Formative=40%Summative=60%
Second term(Oct-March) Formative Assessment-3 Formative Assessment-4Summative Assessment-2 10%10%30% Formative Assessment 3 + 4 = 20%Summative Assessment2 = 30% Total=100%

Formative Assessment will be on the basis of weekly Tests, Assignments, C.W., H.W., Practicals, Projects, Oral Testing, Quiz, Experiments and other activities in class.
Summative assessment will be carried out at the end of each term. This will be a term end exam i.e., first and second term exam.

Operational Modalities

The student’s performance shall be assessed using conventional method of numerical marking in English, Hindi, Maths, Science, Social Science, Computer and Third language

Each assessment will be indicated in grades.

Marks Range Grade
91-100 A1
81-90 A2
71-80 B1
61-70 B2
51-60 C1
41-50 C2
33-40 D
21-32 E1
0-20 E2
Grade Grade Points
A 4.1 – 5.0
B 3.1 – 4.0
C 2.1 – 3.0
D 1.1 – 2.0
E 0 – 1.0

Minimum qualifying grade in all subjects under Scholastic Domain is D.
Co-scholastic attainments will be done on 5 point scale (shown in the table.).
It will be done once in a session.
• The students who obtain a qualifying grade (D & above) in all subjects shall be awarded a qualifying certificate.
• Students who obtain grades E1, E2 shall have to improve their performance through one subsequent attempt.
• Those who get qualifying grades shall be eligible for promotion to the next class.
• Those candidates who are not able to get qualifying grade (D and above) in all the subjects shall not be permitted for admission/promotion to the nextclass.

Exemptions available to differently abled students as per CBSE rule shall continue to apply.


Criteria for Promotion IX to X

Students of classes IX – X will undergo continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) as recommended by CBSE, spread over two terms, one from April 2013 to September 2013 and the second from October 2013 to March 2014.
The students will be assessed in Scholastic as well as Co-scholastic areas.

Scholastic Areas:

The students will be assessed and graded for Scholastic areas-English, II Language, Mathematics, Science, Social Science.
The Formative Assessment and Summative Assessment both in these subjects will be part of School/Board Based Assessment. Formative Assessment (FA) will be done on the basis of Weekly tests, Assignments, Projects, Oral testing, Quiz, Home-work and other activities in the class. Summative Assessment (SA) is the Terminal Assessment of performance at the end of a term. This will be an End Term Exam.

The pattern of assessment (with weightage) is given below:

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

• To qualify in a subject under Scholastic Areas, a candidate must obtain minimum of Grade D.
• Those candidates who have obtained Grade E1 or E2 in the subjects under Scholastic Areas shall have to improve their performance to qualify the subject(s)
• A candidate must obtain a minimum of Grade D in all the subjects under Scholastic areas as per scheme of studies for promotion to next class.
• Grading system for scholastic Areas(Grading on 9 point scale)

Marks Range Grade Grade Point
91-100 A1 10
81-90 A2 9
71-80 B1 8
61-70 B2 7
51-60 C1 6
41-50 C2 5
33-40 D 4
21-32 E1 --
20 & Below E2 --

Evaluation of Co-Scholastic Areas

In addition to Scholastic Areas the following Co-Scholastic areas and activities will also be evaluated and graded.
Life Skills: Thinking Skills, Social Skills, Emotional Skills • Work Education • Visual and Performing Arts • Attitude and Values Towards, Teachers, School mates, School programs & Environment and value systems.

Co-Scholastic Activities

(A)Any two of the following will be assessed:
• Literary & Creative Skills (LCT)
• Scientific skills(SCT)
• Information and Technology (ICT)
• Organization & Leadership Skills(Clubs)

(B)Health and Physical Activities:
• Sports/Indigenous sports
• Yoga

Grades and grade points will be awarded in Co-Scholastic Areas as per the table below:

Grade Grade Points Grade Point
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 – 1.0 1

The maximum grade points which a student can obtain in co-scholastic areas and activities becomes 65 as per table below.

Sl. No Domains Grade Points in Co-Scholastic Areas / Activities
1 Life Skills 3x5=15
2 Work Education 1x5=5
3 Visual &Performing Arts 1x5=5
4 Attitude & Values 4x5=20
5 Co-scholastic activities 2x5=10
6 Health & Physical Education 2x5=10
Total 65

Overall performance of the students is based on the achievement in the Scholastic and Co-Scholastic areas both as follows:

Under Scholastic Area, Grades will be up scaled 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), 2(C), 2(D) and Co-scholastic Activities 3(A), 3(B) as given below:

53 to 65: Grade in two subjects of scholastic areas to be up scaled
40 to 52: Grade in one subject of scholastic areas to be up scaled.
39 and below: No up scaling of Grade in the subject of Scholastic Areas.

• Up scaling will be done from lower Grade to higher grade.
• No grade in a subject of Scholastic area will be up scaled twice.
• The up scaled grade will be shown with.
• Exemptions available to differently abled students as per CBSE rules will apply.
• The promotion policy as stated in CBSE Circular.