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Exam Pattern For Classes VI to VIII

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 – 1 (100 marks) TERM – 2 (100 marks)
(1st half of the session) (2nd half of the session)
20 marks Periodic Assessment + 20 marks Periodic Assessment +
80 marks for Half Yearly Exam 80 marks for Yearly Exam







Social Science

Any other Subjects

PA 20 Marks Periodic Test 10 marks with Syllabus covered till announcement of test dates by school Note Book Submission 5 marks at term-end Sub Enrichment 5 marks at term-and


Half Yearly PA 20 marks
n Written exam Periodic Test
for 80 marks 10 marks with
with syllabus syllabus
covered till covered till
n announcement announcement
of Half Yearly of test dates by
exam dates by school
Note Book
5 marks at
Sub Enrichment
5 marks at
term- end

Yearly Exam

Written exam for 80 marks with syllabus coverage as below:

Class VI: 10% of st term covering significant topics + entire syllabus of 2nd term

ClassVII: 20% of st term covering significant topics + entire syllabus of 2nd term

ClassVIII: 30% of st term covering significant topics + entire syllabus of 2nd term

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 term. however, they should be evaluated at the term-end.

Co-Scholastic Activities (Classes VI-VIII): For the holistic development of the student, Co-curricular activities in the following areas will be carried out in CBSE affiliated schools by the teachers and will be graded term-wise of 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:

  • Work Education-Work Education refers to skill-based activities resulting in goods or services useful to the community
  • Art Education (Visual & Performing Art)
  • Health and Physical Education (Sports/Martial Arts/Yoga/NCC etc.)

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 in a 3-point grading scale (A=Outstanding, B= Very Good and C= Fair)

 Remodeled assessment structure for Classes – IX / X Total 100 marks

(Syllabus for assessment will be only Class -IX/ X)

Subjects 80 Marks 20 Marks
(Internal Assessment)
(Board/ School Examination)
Student has to secure 33%
Periodic Test Notebook Submission Subject Enrichment
marks out of 80 marks each
(10 Marks) (5 Marks) Activity (5 Marks)
(i) (ii) (iii)

Language 1

Language 2






Board/ School will conduct Periodic written This will cover: Speaking and
Class-IX/X Examination for Test, restricted g Regularity listening skills
80 marks in each subject to three in each g Assignment
covering 100% Syllabus of subject in an Completion Speaking and
the subject of Classes IX/X Academic Year. gNeatness & listening skills
Average of the upkeep of
Marks and Grades both will best two tests to notebook Practical Lab work
be awarded for Individual be taken for final
subjects. marks Maths Lab Practical
9-point grading will be same submission
Map Work and
as followed by the Board in Project Work
Class XII.

(i) Periodic Test (10 marks):

The school should conduct three periodic written tests in the entire academic year and the average of the best two will be taken. The schools have the autonomy to make its own schedule. However, for the purpose of gradient learning, three tests may be held as one being the mid-term test and other the two being pre mid and post mid-term with portion of syllabus cumulatively covered. The gradually increasing portion of contents would prepare students acquire confidence for appearing in the Board examination with 100% syllabus. The school will take the average of the best two tests for final marks submission.


(ii) Notebook Submission (5 marks):

Notebook submission as a part of internal assessment is aimed at enhancing seriousness of students towards preparing notes for the topics being taught in the classroom as well as assignments. This also addresses the critical aspect of regularity, punctuality, neatness and notebook upkeep.

(iii) Subject Enrichment Activities (5 marks):

These are subject specific application activities aimed at enrichment of the understanding and skill development. These activities are to be recorded internally by respective subject teachers.

Co-Scholastic Activities: Schools should promote co-curricular activities for the holistic development of the student. These activities will be graded on a 5-point grading scale (A to E) and will have no descriptive indicators. No upscaling of grades will be done.


Activity To be graded on a Areas and Objectives
5- point scale (as prescribed in the Scheme of studies for
(A-E) in School Subjects of lnternal Assessment)


Work Education or Pre-Vocational Education

By the concerned Teacher Work education is a distinct curricular area for students for participation in social, economic and welfare activities. Student gets a sense of community service and develops self-reliance. (for Pre-Vocational Education as per Scheme of Studies)


Art Education By the VA / PA or the Art Education constitutes an important area of curricular
concerned activity for development of wholesome personality of the
teacher students. Students will select one or more forms of creative arts.
Health & Physical Health & Physical Activity preferably sports must be given a
Education By the PE Teacher regular period. Students should be provided opportunities to get
(sports / Martial professionally trained in the area of their interest, Indigenous
Arts / Yoga / NCC sports, yoga and NCC must be encouraged in the schools creating
etc.) a sense of physical, discipline, sportsmanship, patriotism, self-
sacrifice and health care.

Discipline (Attendance, Sincerity, Behaviour, Values) :Discipline significantly impacts career shaping and it helps build character. Sincerity, good behavior and values develop strength and foster unity and co-operation. Therefore, the element of discipline has been introduced. Class teacher will be responsible for grading the students on a Five-point scale (A to E). The internal assessment comprising 20 marks (10+5+5) entails objectivity and a structured approach. For a holistic assessment, the teachers are expected to make it an effective tool.

Grading Scale for Scholstic Areas (Classes – IX)

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

91-100 A1
81-90 A2
71-80 B1
61-70 B2
51-60 C1
41-50 C2
33-40 D
32 & below E (Failed)