SCHEME OF EXAMINATION AND EVALUATION 2020-2021
 
Under no circumstances, retest will be conducted and the students may not be eligible for academic proficiency. If a child is absent for a weekly test/ exam for any reason except for medical or unforeseen circumstances, he/she will be marked zero.
It is mandatory for students to have their test notebooks on the day of the test, failing which they will be awarded zero.
The dates of the cycle tests are subject to change depending upon the Annual Day, Sports Day and any other unforeseen public holidays.
 

KINDERGARTEN

The academic year will be divided into three terms. The nature of assessment is continuous evaluation on specific aspects of learning. Hence, regular attendance is a mandatory requirement.
 

GRADES I – V

It is a continuous evaluation. There will be formal and informal assessments. There will be formal and informal assessments. The assessment will be broadly classified into 2 terms. There will be 4 cycle tests and 2 term examinations in an academic year.
The distribution of marks for calculating the aggregate for Classes I to V:
  • All 4 cycle tests: 20% (10% Term 1 and 10% Term 2)
  • Subject Enrichment Activity: 20% (10% Term 1 and 10% Term 2)
  • Half Yearly Exam: 30%
  • End of Year Exam: 30%
  • Grammar topics of language (English/ Arabic/ Hindi) taught in the primary classes will be repeated in the Final Exam even if it is completed in the half yearly exam. In Mathematics, important topics of Term I will be included in the Final Exam.
  • The cycle test schedule is printed in the School diary.
The students will be graded on an eight-point grading scale for Scholastic areas and Co-Scholastic Activities will be graded on a five- point grading scale (A+ to D)
 

GRADES VI – VIII

  • Term I: 20% marks periodic assessment (10% cycle test + 10% subject enrichment and assignments from Term I) + 80 marks for Half Yearly Exam.
  • Term II: 20% marks periodic assessment (10% cycle test + 10% subject enrichment and assignments from Term II) + 80 marks for Annual Exam.
  • Students will be graded in 8- point grading scale. Marks and grades both will be awarded for individual subjects.
  • The Co- Scholastic Activities such as Work Education, Art Education and Health and Physical Education for Grades VI – VIII will be graded on a three- point grading scale (A to C).
  • Disciplines (Attendance, Sincerity, Behavior, Values) will be graded by the class teacher on a three- point scale (A to C).
  • The entire grammar lessons of the First and Second languages and important chapters of Mathematics and Science will be included in the Annual Examination.
  • For more information, kindly refer to the CBSE circular available on cbse.nic.in.
 

GRADES IX & X

There is no semester system.
Annual Examination will take place at the end of the session covering the complete syllabus for Grade IX and Grade X.
  • Grade IX – The Annual Examination in March will be internal and will include the entire syllabus.
  • Grade X – CBSE Board Examination.
 Assessment will be done in three categories: (Grades IX & X)
  1. Scholastic Area:
   Total 100 marks
  • Students will be graded in 8-point grading scale. Marks and grades both will be awarded for individual subjects.
  • Final Result will comprise the marks of Annual Examination (Board Exam for Class X)-80 marks and Internal Assessment -20 marks.
  • The distribution of marks: 80% Exam + 20% (Internal assessment). The Annual Exam will be for 80 marks and the time duration is 3 hours.
  • Annual Examination (Board Exam for Class X) will be conducted for 80 marks in which students need to secure 33% (27 marks)
  • 20 % internal assessment: The student has to secure 33% (7 marks) out of the overall 20 marks earmarked in each subject.
  • A candidate must obtain 33 % in external and 33 % in internal assessment separately to qualify. The Aggregate should be a minimum of 40 % to qualify for the Central Board of Secondary Examination.
The student’s internal assessment will be done in the following categories:
  • Periodic written tests will be conducted as below:
Thrice a year including the portions cumulatively.
10% will be taken from the periodic Tests conducted in the academic year.
  • Notebook submission: 5 marks (This will cover Regularity, Assignment Completion, Neatness and Upkeep of notebook)
  • Subject Enrichment Activity: 5 marks
They are subject specific application activities aimed at enrichment of the understanding and skill development (portfolio). *For more information kindly refer to the CBSE Circular available on www.cbse.nic.in
  1. Co- Scholastic Activities:
The co-scholastic activities such as Work Education, Art Education and Health and Physical Education for Grade IX and X will be graded on a 5-point grading scale (A to E).
III. Discipline (Attendance, Sincerity, Behavior, Values):
Discipline: Discipline significantly impacts career shaping and it helps build character. Sincerity, good behavior and values develop strength and foster unity and cooperation. It will be graded by the class teacher on a five- point scale (A to E)
*The scheme may undergo changes depending on CBSE amendments.
 

GRADE XI

Cycle tests – 3 cycle tests (10%)
Half yearly Exam: 20%; Practice: 20%
Final Exam: 50 %
The student is required to score 35% independently in practicals as well as in the theory examination of CBSE Scholastic subjects to qualify for the next higher grade.

GRADE XII: CBSE BOARD EXAMINATION

 Maximum marks for each subject for CBSE board exam is 100. Minimum pass marks in each subject is 33%. In case of a subject involving practical work, a candidate must obtain 33% in theory and 33% in practical separately. The aggregate should be a minimum of 40% to qualify the Central Board of Senior Secondary Examination.
GRADING SCALE (The scheme may undergo changes depending on CBSE amendments)
Grade I to VIII
Grade IX & X
Scholastic Areas
Co-Scholastic Areas
Scholastic Areas
Co-Scholastic Areas
Marks Range
Grade
Grade
Grade Point
Marks Range
Grade
Grade
Grade Point
91-100
A1
A+
5
91-100
A1
A
5
81-90
A2
A
4
81-90
A2
B
4
71-80
B1
B
3
71-80
B1
C
3
61-70
B2
C
2
61-70
B2
D
2
51-60
C1
D
1
51-60
C1
E
1
41-50
C2
   
41-50
C2
   
33-40
D
   
33-40
D
   
32 & Below
E
   
32 & Below
E (Failed)
   
 The student is required to score 35% independently in practicals as well as in the theory examination of CBSE Scholastic subjects to qualify for the next higher grade.
 

MINISTRY SUBJECTS

For Ministry subjects (Arabic, Islamic Studies /Moral Science, and UAE Social Studies), there will be 3 term exams as per the directives of Ministry of Education.
  • In the primary classes (I- V), there will be three cycle tests in Arabic in addition to the three Term Exams.
  • 5 % weightage for each cycle test and 5 % weightage for oral will be given in every term.
  • For Grades VI to VIII, there will be two cycle tests for all ministry subjects and weightage will be given for the cycle test and for the viva / formatives conducted during regular teaching hours.
  • However, in Grades IX to XII, viva and formatives will be conducted during regular teaching hours and 10% weightage will be given for these activities in every term.
  • Non-Muslim students will study Moral Science instead of Islamic Studies.
 Weightage of marks for Ministry Subjects from Grades I-XII is as follows:
Term I
Term II
Term III
30% (Includes oral/cycle tests/formatives)
30% (Includes oral/cycle tests/formatives)
40% (Includes oral/cycle tests/formatives)
 Passing Criteria for Ministry Subjects:
 50% for all ministry subjects (mentioned above) for Grades I to X
60% for all ministry subjects (mentioned above) for Grades XI & XII