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Criteria for Promotion VI to VIII

For The Session 2014-2015

For The Session 2014-2015

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 development of students. 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 Session will be spread over 2 terms, one from April 2014 to September 2014 and second from October 2014 to March 2015.

Scholastic areas include:-

formative and summative assessment. Each term will have two formative and one summative assessment.

Co-Scholastic Areas include:-

(a) Life skills (b) Art (c) Music (d) Attitudes & Values.

Co-scholastic skills include:-

(any two of) Literary and Creative skills, Scientific skills, I.T skills or Organisational skills. Health & Physical Education and Yoga will also form an integral part of this assessment.

Assessment will be both Formative and Summative assessment. The weightage is given below

Term Type of Assessment Weightage %age in Academic Session Term Wise Weightage Total
First Term (April-Sept) Formative Assessment – 1 10% Formative Assessment 1+2=20% Formative=40%
Formative Assessment -2 10%
Summative Assessment -1 30% Summative Assessment – 1=30%
Second Term (Oct-March) Formative Assessment –3 10% Formative Assessment 3+4=20%
Formative Assessment –4 10%
Summative Assessment –2 30% Summative Assessment-2=30%

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. fi rst and second term exam.

Operational Modalities

The students 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.

The grading scale will be on a nine point scale as per table below

Marks Range:- 91-100 81-90 71-80 61-70 51-60 41-50 33-40 21-32 0-20
Grade:- A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 D E1 E1

Minimum qualifying grade in all subjects under Scholastic Domain is D.

Grade:- A B C D E
Grade Points:- 4.1 - 5.0 3.1 - 4.0 2.1 - 3.0 1.1 - 2.0 0 - 1.0

Co-Scholastic attainments will be done on 5 point Scale.It will be done once in a session.

The students who obtain a qualifying grade (D &above) in all Scholastic subjects shall be awarded a qualifying certificate.

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 next class.

Students who obtain grades E1. E2 shall have to improve their performance in one subsequent attempt.

Exemptions available to Differently Abled students as per CBSE rules shall continue to apply.

Subject to change as per CBSE guidelines received from time to time.

Criteria for Promotion IX - X

For The Session 2014-2015

For The Session 2014-2015

Students of Classes IX - X will undergo Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) as recommended by CBSE. Spread over two terms, one from April 2014 to September 2014 and the second from October 2014 to March 2015. The students will be assessed in Scholastic as well as Co-scholastic areas.

Part 1: Scholastic Areas:

The students will be assessed and graded for Scholastic areas-English. II Language. Mathematics. Science, Social Science and the additional subject- Fundamentals of Information Technology.

The Formative Assessment and Summative Assessment both in these subjects will be part of School 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%

For Class IX. The score for FA4 in English. Maths. Science and Social Studies will be provided by the CBSE, based on the performance in PSA exam (conducted by CBSE).

For Class X, the PSA score obtained in Class IX, will be carried forward as FA4 score. However. There is provision for improving this score by reappearing for the PSA with class IX in the next session.


A student must obtain a minimum of Grade D in all the subjects under Scholastic areas excluding additional 6th subject as per Scheme of Studies to qualify for promotion to next class.

A student has to obtain at least 25% marks in the Summative Assessment ( both SA1 and SA2 taken together), to be eligible to qualify the examination; i.e. at least 15 marks out of 60 and total 33% in each of the five main subjects of scholastic area.

It is mandatory for a student to appear in both Summative Assessments.

In respect of students participating in sports at national/ international level. exemption from appearing in any one of the Summative Assessments may be granted subject to prior approval of the Board provided the student will be participating in sports at nationa or international level organized by recognized federations/ CBSE/ SGFI and being held during the month of the conduct of the Summative Assessment. In such case, the marks obtained in one SA shall also be indicated for the 2nd SA by the board. The school shall fill in the relevant field with zero (0) marks. In the hard copy remark be given against such student supported with necessary document. As regards attendance requirement, school may take action such as per rule 14 of the Examination Bylaws. However, efforts be made by the school to give them one more chance to appear in the SA 1 upto 31st October in class IX/X and for SA2 upto 31st March in Class IX.

Parents are advised to go through CBSE circular no. COORD/EC- 14/01/2013 in this connection.

Those students who have obtained Grade El or E2 in the subjects under Scholastic Areas shall have to improve their performance to qualify the subject(s) in one subsequent attempt.

Grading System for Scholastic Areas (Grading on 9 point Scale)

MARKS RANGE:- 91-100 81-90 71-80 61-70 51-60 41-50 33-40 21-32 20 AND BELOW
GRADE:- A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 D E1 E2
GRADE POINT:- 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 - -

Evaluation of Co-Scholastic Areas

In addition to Scholastic Areas the following Co-Scholastic areas and activities will be also be evaluated and graded.

Life Skills

Work Education

Visual and Performing Arts

Attitude and Values Towards

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


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

GRADE POINT RANGE:- 4.1 - 5.0 3.1-4.0 2.1-3.0 1.1-2.0 0.1-1.0
GRADE POINT:- 5 4 3 2 1

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 upscaled 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 upscaled

40 to 52: Grade in one subject of Scholastic area to be upscaled.

39 and below: No upscaling of Grade in the subject of Scholastic Areas.

Upscaling will be done from lower Grade to higher Grade.

No grade in a subject of Scholastic area will be upscaled twice.

The upscaled 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 No. 09/2012 dated.

January 19th, 2012 will apply till further guidelines are received.

Minimum eligibility criteria for Class XI on the basis of Class X result

S. No. Course Class X Result
1 Science Stream (Non Medical & Medical Group) Maths - A 1 - B 1 Science - A 1 - B 1 (719. & above)
2 Commerce with Maths Maths - B 1 and above (71% & above) Social St. - B 2 and above (61% & above)
3 Commerce without Maths Maths - B 2 and above (if with Eco.) Cl and above (with M. Media) Social St. - B 2 and above
4 Humanities with Maths Maths - B 1 and above English - B 1 - B 2
5 Humanities without Maths B 2 and below in English and S.St


The school reserves the right to make amendments in the above mentioned clauses / criteria keeping in view the result of the students in Class X. However. the same criteria shall be enforced for all the internal students without any discrimination.

From 1st April to 16th May 2014. the eligibility criteria will be based on the 1st term result of class X.