Under the aegis of DPS Society - New Delhi

Examinations & Promotions

Assessment will be Periodical, half Yearly and Yearly Exam. The weightage is given below

Scholastic Area: The assessment structure and examination for classes VI to VIII have been prepared in view of the provisions of RTE-Act 2009 and comprises of two terms i.e. Term-1 and 2 as explained below:

Subjects TERM-I (100 Marks)
(1st Half of Session)

20 Marks Periodic Assesment + 80 Marks for Half Yearly Exam
TERM-2 (100 Marks)
(2nd Half of the Session)

20 Marks Periodic Assesment + 80 Marks for Yearly Exam
Language-I

Language-II

Language-III

Mathematics

Science

Social Science

Any Other Subjects
PA 20 Marks
> Periodic Test of 10 Marks with syllabus covered till announcement of test dates.

> Note Book Submission 5 Marks at term end

> Sub Enrichment 5 Marks at term end
Half Yearly Exam
> Written exam for 80 Marks with syllabus covered till announcement of half yearly exam dates by school
PA 20 Marks
> Periodic Test of 10 Marks with syllabus covered till announcement of test dates.

> Note Book Submission 5 Marks at term end

> Sub Enrichment 5 Marks at term end
Yearly Exam
Written exam for 80 Marks with syllabus coverage as below:
Classes I-V:
2nd term only
Class VI:
10% of term-1 covering significant topics + entire syllabus of 2nd term.
Class VII:
20% of term-1 covering significant topics + entire syllabus of 2nd term.
Class VIII:
30% of term-1 covering significant topics + entire syllabus of 2nd term.

 

The grading scale will be on 8 point scale as per table below:

Grading Scale for Scholastic Areas (Classes I-VIII)

Grading Scale for Scholastic Areas (Class-IX)

(School will award grades as per the following grading scale)

(School will award grades as per the following grading  scale)

MARKS RANGE

GRADE

MARKS RANGE

GRADE

91

– 100

A1

91

– 100

A1

81

– 90

A2

81

– 90

A2

71

– 80

B1

71

– 80

B1

61

– 70

B2

61

– 70

B2

51

– 60

C1

51

– 60

C1

41

– 50

C2

41

– 50

C2

33

– 40

D

33

– 40

D

32

& below

E (Needs improvement)

32

& below

E (Failed)

Subject Enrichment Activities: These are subject-specific activities aimed at enhancing the understanding and skills of the students. These activities are to be carried out throughout the term, however, they should be evaluated at the term-end.

  1. Co-Scholastic Activities (Classes I-VIII): For the holistic development of the student, co-curricular activities in the following areas be carried out in CBSE affiliated schools by the teachers and will be graded term-wise on a 3-point grading scale (A=Outstanding, B=Very Good and C=Fair).The aspect of regularity, sincere participation, output and teamwork be the generic criteria for grading in the following co-scholastic activities:
    1. Work Education - Work Education refers to skill-based activities resulting in goods or services useful to the community
    2. Art Education (Visual & Performing Art)

Discipline (Classes VI-VIII): The students will also be assessed for the discipline which will be based on the factors like attendance, sincerity, behaviour, values, tidiness, respectfulness for rules and regulations, attitude towards society, nation and others. Grading on Discipline will be done term-wise on a 3-point grading scale (A=Outstanding, B=Very Good and C=Fair)

  1. Health and Physical Education (Sports/Martial Arts/Yoga/NCC etc.)
  • 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 E 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.

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