Examination

Assessments:

  • The Kindergarten have assessment after every unit that is done in class and face a consolidated worksheet periodically.
  • For other classes, assessments be conducted periodically. The average of the assessments is considered for final promotion.
  • Absence from assessments is strictly discouraged and will not be considered without a genuine reason.
  • All major assessment answer sheets will have to be duly signed by the parent.
  • Promotion to higher classes is decided on the basis of the marks of the assessments of the whole year and assessment of regular work and class work and home work.
  • Cheating, helping another student or including in any other malpractice in an examination disqualifies the student for the whole examination.
  • The school does not put pressure of Examinations on the young minds. Day to day progress is the criteria for assessing the performance of the child. Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) is followed in classes I to X and feedback is provided regularly to the parents.
  • The profile of the students are in the prescribed format of the achievement record. The absolute marks will be translated into grades in academic assessments.
  • Scholastic and co-scholastic aspects of students are assessed and recorded in the achievements rewards.
  • Day to day Assessments (Formative Assessments) carry 40% weightage and Summative Assessments at the end of each term carry 60% weightage of marks.
  • If a holiday is declared on the scheduled Summative Assessments day, the same will be conducted after the last day of the Assessment.
  • Absence of students and non-attendance of parents on ‘Open House Day’ will result in the Report being retained till a future date which will be intimated to parents.
  • School diary must be brought to school everyday, failing which, strict action will be taken.

For Class XI and XII:

  • The academic year is divided into two terms. In the first term there are two unit tests of 25 marks, each of 1 hour duration and half yearly examinations of 100 marks of three hours duration.
  • In the Second term
    • For Grade XI – There are 2 unit test of 25 marks, each of one hour duration and annual examination of hundred marks of three hours duration.
    • For Grade XII – There is 1 unit test of 25 marks of one hour duration and 2 pre-board practice examinations of hundred marks of three hours duration.
  • The Half Yearly and Annual Examinations are mandatory.
  • No retest will be conducted under any circumstances.
  • Average marks may be awarded to a student under the following conditions:
    • Medical unfitness and advised bed rest by a the registered medical practitioner.
    • Death of an immediate family member.
    • Authorized representation of school in a competition.

Norms of promotion:

Weightage of Various Tests and Examinations for Promotion is as Follows:

  • Grades – I to II: Grant of Promotion will be based on continuous assessments. A child must secure a minimum of (D) grade in each subject in the final round for promotion to the next higher class.
  • Grade – III to X:

Capture

Note:

  1. In the place of marks, grades are given.
  2. Frequency of formative assessment is weekly and summative assessment is of term and exam.
  3. Promotion is granted on the basis of the final result. A child must secure a minimum of (D) grade in aggregate as well as in each subject for promotion to the next higher class.
  4. Grade XI and XII: Calculation of Marks I TERM and II TERM
  5. XI Grade student must secure a minimum of (D) grade in aggregate as well as in each subject in the final result for the promotion to the next higher class.
  6. Promotion criteria for low achievers on medical grounds / participation at the international/ national level competitions etc. will be decided by the Principal.

Grading criteria:

marks range

Promotion is based on the day -to-day work of the student throughout the year and also on the performance in the summative assessment.

Academic awards:

  • Scholar’s Badge

A student is declared a scholar from class III-X, in case he/ she secures average A-1 or A-2 grade and not less than B-2 grade in any Scholastic subjects.

A student is declared a scholar from class XI-XII, in case he/she secures A-2 marks in aggregate in academic and not less than C-1 in any Scholastic subjects.

  • Scholar Gown and Academic Reward:

A student securing a Scholar Badge for three consecutive academic sessions  shall become eligible for a scholar gown and if it is for six consecutive academic sessions, for academic reward.

  • Subject Proficiency:

Any student getting the highest Grade (cum marks)in all the sections of a class in an academic session  will be eligible for General Proficiency Award. The subject, the grade obtained should not be less than A-1 or A-2 and not below B-2 in any of the Scholastic subjects.

Any student of class XI and XII getting the highest aggregate marks in all the sessions of a class ( in the same stream) in an academic session will be eligible for the General Subject Proficiency Award. The marks obtained should not be less than A-2 in the Proficiency subject and not below C-1 in any of the Scholastic subjects.

  • Full Attendance Award:

Students attending the school from the first day of the academic session to the last day of the Summative without a single day of absence (or Annual Examinations) will be eligible for the Full Attendance Award.

  •  Good Chit:

In order to boost the morale, Good Chit is awarded to all those students who excel or show a remarkable improvement in performance (i.e. increase of two grade different below B-2 and at least one grade jump for A-2) in particular subject.

In class XI and XII a good chit is awarded to all those student who excel or show remarkably improved performance (i.e. increase of at least 10% or more) in a particular academic subject in a particular session.