DPS Aligarh endeavors to build up an ambience of reverence for education & a healthy environment has brought the school among the best schools in India.
Agra Highway, Near Teerthdham Manglayatan, Aligarh-202001 (U.P.)
P.O. Box: Aligarh
Aligarh
UP
202001
India
Assessment & Evaluation Policy

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION AND EVALUATIONFOR CLASSES NURSERY TO XII

PLAY GROUP – PREP:-
The academic year is divided into two terms and each term has two assessment reports. Each assessment report is based on the continuous evaluation based on class activities, worksheets and assignments on day to day basis.

CLASSES I & II:
The academic year is divided into two terms and each term has two assessment reports.There shall be no formal examinations for classes I & II. The students will be assessed on the basis of day to day performance and regular classroom observations. The assessments would comprise of worksheets, assignments, recitation, reading, group discussions, dictation, project works, quizzes, extempore, multiple choice questions (MCQs), interactions, short answer questions (SAQs), field projects etc.

Colour indicators shall be awarded to students as mentioned below:-

GREEN: EXCELLENT  

BLUE: VERY GOOD

YELLOW: GOOD

RED: NEEDS ENCOURAGEMENT                        

** The Progress Card will only reflect Colour Indicators

CLASSES III to V

Regular PERIODIC ASSESSMENT (PA) shall be conducted on Mondays as scheduled in the Almanac. Each term shall have ONE round of PAs.

Maximum Marks: 25

The HALF YEARLY EXAMINATION and ANNUAL EXAMINATION will be held in the month of September/ March as scheduled.

Maximum Marks:40

Term Wise Weightage:

Term I Term II
Periodic Assessment 10% 10%
Notebook submission 5% 5%
Subject Enrichment Activities 5% 5%
Term Examination 80% 80%
Total 100 marks 100 marks

NOTE:- No overall grading shall be calculated.

Syllabus :-

  • The syllabus of Periodic Assessment shall cover the portion covered in the respective Assessment.
  • The complete syllabus covered in Term I and Term II shall be assessed in Half Yearly and Annual Examination respectively.

Classes VI to VIII

Regular PERIODIC ASSESSMENT (PA) shall be conducted on Mondays as scheduled in the Almanac. Each term shall have ONE round of PAs.

Maximum Marks: 25

The HALF YEARLY EXAMINATION and ANNUAL EXAMINATION will be held in the month of September/ March as scheduled.

Maximum Marks: 80

Term Wise Weightage:

Term I Term II
Periodic Assessment 10% 10%
Notebook submission 5% 5%
Subject Enrichment Activities 5% 5%
Term Examination 80% 80%
Total 100 marks 100 marks

NOTE:- No overall grading shall be calculated.

EIGHT POINT GRADING SCALE – SCHOLASTIC AREA ( ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT)
CLASS III to VIII
MARKS GRADE
91-100 A1
81-90 A2
71-80 B1
61-70 B2
51-60 C1
41-50 C2
33-40 D
32 and below E (Needs Improvement)

For Classes III to VIII the Co scholastic areas shall be graded as per 3 point grading scale

THREE POINT GRADING SCALE – CO-SCHOLASTIC AREA for Classes III to VIII
GRADE PARTICULAR
A Outstanding
B Very Good
C Fair

Syllabus :-

  • The syllabus of Periodic Assessment shall cover the portion covered in the respective Assessment.
  • Syllabus for Term Exams (Half Yearly & Annual Examination):
Class Term I
Half Yearly Examinations
Term II
Annual Examinations
VI Syllabus covered up to Term I 10% of Term I covering significant topics
+ full syllabus of Term II
VII Syllabus covered up to Term I 20% of Term I covering significant topics
+ full syllabus of Term II
VIII Syllabus covered up to Term I 30% of Term I covering significant topics
+ full syllabus of Term II

CLASS IX AND X

1. Periodic Test (PT) for 10 Marks

  • Periodic Test is a Pen and Paper Assessment which is to be conducted by the subject teacher. The question paper should contain a balance mix of VSA/SA/LA to effectively test the students.
  • Schedule of Periodic Tests:
  • MONTH JULY-AUGUST NOVEMBER JANUARY
    M.M. 25 marks

    50 Marks

    80 Marks
    Duration 1 Hour

    2 Hrs.

    3 Hrs.
    Syllabus Taught till declaration of Test

    Taught till declaration of Test

    For IX 90% Syllabus
    For X Complete Syllabus
  • Three periodic tests (PT1/PT2/PT3) written tests in the entire academic year and average of the best two will be taken.
  • For the purpose of gradient learning, three tests will 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.
  • Answer scripts will only be shown to the students & the marks scored by the students in the periodic test will be shown to the parents during PTI.

2. Notebook Submission (5 Marks)

  • Notebook submission a part of internal assessment is aimed as 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.

3. Subject Enrichment Activities (5 Marks)

  • These are subject specific application activities aimed at enrichment of the understanding and skill development.

Weightage for Annual Assessment:-

Periodic Tests 10%
Notebook submission (5) / Subject Enrichment Activity (5) 10%
Annual Exam 80%
Total 100

CO-SCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES
These activities will be graded on a 5 – point scale (A-E) and will have no descriptive indicators. No upscaling of grades will be done.

Activity To be graded on a 5 – point scale
(A-E) in school
Areas & Objectives
Work Education By the concerned Teacher Work education is a distinct curricular area for students for participation in social , economic and welfare activities.
Art Education By the concerned Teacher Art Education constitutes an important area of curricular activity for development of wholesome personality of the students. 
Health & Physical Education By the PE Teacher Sports activities of students in the schools create a sense of physical fitness, 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 behaviour and values develop strength and foster unity and co-operation.
  • Discipline will be graded on a 5 – point scale (A-E)

Grading scale for class X
The Board Examination for 80 marks in each subject will cover 100% syllabus of ONLY class X. The Examination paper will be designed for a 3 hours duration. Marks and grades will be awarded in each scholastic subject and a 9-point grading scale, as followed by the Board in class XII will be applicable. For awarding the grades, the Board will put all the passed students in a rank order and will award the grades as follows:

A1 Top 1/8th of the passed candidates
A2 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
B1 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
B2 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
C1 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
C2 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
D1 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
D2 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
E Failed candidates

GRADING SCALE FOR SCHOLASTIC ( CLASS IX to X)
The scholastic grading shall be done on the basis of 8 points grading for class IX and 9 points grading for class X  

EIGHT POINT GRADING SCALE – SCHOLASTIC AREA ( ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT)
CLASS IX CLASS X
MARKS GRADE Criteria GRADE
91-100 A1 Top 1/8th of the passed candidates A1
81-90 A2 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates A2
71-80 B1 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates B1
61-70 B2 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates B2
51-60 C1 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates C1
41-50 C2 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates C2
33-40 D Next 1/8th of the passed candidates D1
32 and below E (Failed) Next 1/8th of the passed candidates D2
Failed candidates E

GRADING SCALE FOR Co-SCHOLASTIC ( CLASS IX to X)
For Classes IX and X the Co scholastic areas shall be graded as per 5 point grading scale

FIVE POINT GRADING SCALE – CO-SCHOLASTIC AREA
GRADE PARTICULAR
A OUTSTANDING
B VERY GOOD
C GOOD
D FAIR
E AVERAGE

CLASS XI AND XII

  • SEMESTER I AND II ( one in each term) shall be conducted for class XI and XII as schedule mentioned in the Almanac.
  • Mark distribution will be as follows:
Sem. I Half Yearly Sem. II Annual Exam
Max. Marks 50 100 50 100
Time Duration 2 Hrs. 3 Hrs. 2 Hrs. Hrs.

PROMOTION POLICY

  • CLASS (IX and X) : As per CBSE, students have to secure 33% marks out of 80% in each subject. Student also has to secure 33% out of overall 20 marks earmarked in each subject.
  • CLASSES (XI & XII) In order to be declared as having passed the examination, a candidate shall obtain a grade higher than E (i.e. atleast 33% marks) in all the five subjects of external examinations in the main or at the compartment examinations. The pass marks in each subject of external examination shall be 33%. In case of a subject involving practical work a candidate must obtain 33% marks in theory and 33% marks in practical separately in addition to 33% marks in aggregate in order to qualify in that subject.

APPEARING ALL EXAMS IS MANDATORY


NOTE:

  • If any exam is shifted from the scheduled dates due to any unforeseen circumstances then it will be mandatory for all to follow changed as per given instructions and no application  / excuse for any reason will be entertained for the same.
  • In genuine cases of absence during examination the Principal will decide on the merit of each case. Decision relating promotion of such cases will be at the sole discretion of the Principal (based on the excellence in academics and attendance).
  • The Medical Certificate in case of Medical Leave should be submitted to school within one week.
  • There shall be Assessment of Speaking and Listening Skills (ASL) in English for class IX/X and XI.
  • A student will be eligible to appear the examinations at class X and XII level only, when he/she has attained at least 75% of attendance for the 1st month preceding the month in which the examination of the of the Board commences.