KIIT World School
Zone H – 4, Pitampura, Delhi

Dear Parent,

27thOctober 2017

Please note that the Examination Pattern and Promotion Policy has been restructured for classes VI – IX and XI w.e.f. Academic Session 2017 – 18. The previous communication regarding the Assessment patterns are being revised as per the DOE order.

The new examination system will have two terms namely: First Term and the second Term. Nomenclature of the examination of both the terms will be Mid Term Examination and Annual Examination. Most significantly, whole syllabus will figure in the Annual Examination & Board Examination of classes IX & X respectively from the current session 2017 – 18.

In light of the above developments, the examination system has been restructured with immediate effect and the following changes have been effected w.e.f. Academic Session 2017 – 18 .

Examination Pattern for Classes IX and X

  • Academic Session for classes IX and X has been divided into two terms. First term and Second Term. Nomenclature of the examination of both the terms will be Mid Term Examination and Final Examination for class IX and Board Exam for Class X.
  • The question papers for the Mid Term Examination in class IX and X would be set out of the syllabus supposed to be covered up to the Mid Term.
  • As per CBSE guidelines, 100% syllabus will be covered in the Annual Examination of class IX
  • Class X Annual Exam will be conducted by CBSE only and shall cover 100% of the syllabus of class X

Scholastic Areas

For class IX:
  • Periodic Test 1 (Mid Term Examination) will be conducted in the month of September. This will be of three hours duration and 80 marks which will be converted into 5 marks to be added as weightage.
  • Periodic Test 2 will be conducted in December/January This will be of three hours duration and 80 marks which will be converted into 5 marks to be added as weightage.
  • The Annual Examination for class X will be conducted by CBSE in February/March. This will be of three hours duration and 80 marks.
  • In addition, weightage of 5 marks will be given for Notebook submission and another 5 marks will be given for Subject Enrichment, thus making a total of 100 marks as shown in the table on the next page.

The Weightage of marks for classes IX and X will be as under:

Class Periodic Test- 1 (Mid-term) to be held in September (80 Marks) Periodic Test- 2 to be held in December/January (80 Marks) Submission of Notebooks Subject Enrichment Final Exam/ Board Exam Total Marks
IX 05 05 05 05 05 05
X 05 05 05 05 05 05
  • Grace marks to be decided by CBSE for class IX
  • The Internal Assessment comprising 20 marks (10 +5+5) entails objectivity and a structured approach
  • Guidelines issued by CBSE for classes IX to X will be followed by the school
Grading Scale for Scholastic Areas ( Classes IX – X)
(School will award grades as per the following grading scale)
MARKS RANGE GRADE
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)

Co-Scholastic Activities: These activities will be graded on a 5 – point grading scale (A to E) and will include grading of Work Education, Art Education and Health & Physical Education. Discipline will also be graded on a Five point scale (A to E)

PROMOTION POLICY FOR CLASSES IX AND X

In order to be declared pass a student of class IX and X has to secure 33% marks in the Annual Examination and in the Internal Assessment separately.