Thursday, 5 February 2015

Evaluation Process for Madhyamik (Classes IX & X) Level wef 2015



As per order of the Deputy Secretary (Academic), West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, “Nivedita Bhawan”, DJ-8, Sec-II, Salt Lake City, Kolkata – 700091, vide Memo No. D.S.(Aca)/207, Date: 22.01.2015, the Heads of all recognised Secondary Schools in West Bengal are requested to follow the Evaluation Pattern of Class – IX for Madhyamik (Classes IX & X) level strictly w.e.f. the academic year 2015.
EVALUATION PATTERN FOR MADHYAMIK (Classes IX & X) LEVEL
As per the dictates of the Right to Education Act, 2009 Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) has been made mandatory in the educational fabric of every state. In line with this dictate, a new CCE pattern, the Peacock Model, has been in operation in West Bengal since 2013. All Government, Government-aided, and Government-sponsored schools in West Bengal are evaluating students from Class I – Class VIII by following this model.
Following this sea-change, the Expert Committee on School Education has attempted to redesign the evaluation pattern at the Madhyamik level (Classes IX & X). In this new pattern there are two premises of evaluation: Internal Formative Evaluation & Summative Evaluation.
Subject Subject-Wise Full Marks (1st Term) Subject-Wise Full Marks (2nd Term) Subject-Wise Full Marks (3rd Term)

Summative Internal Formative Summative Internal Formative Summative Internal Formative
First Language 40 (Time: 1 hr. 30 mins) 10 40 (Time: 1 hr. 30 mins) 10 90 (Time: 3 hr. 15 mins) 10
Second Language 40 (Time: 1 hr. 30 mins) 10 40 (Time: 1 hr. 30 mins) 10 90 (Time: 3 hr. 15 mins) 10
Mathematics 40 (Time: 1 hr. 30 mins) 10 40 (Time: 1 hr. 30 mins) 10 90 (Time: 3 hr. 15 mins) 10
Physical Science & Environment 40 (Time: 1 hr. 30 mins) 10 40 (Time: 1 hr. 30 mins) 10 90 (Time: 3 hr. 15 mins) 10
Life Science & Environment 40 (Time: 1 hr. 30 mins) 10 40 (Time: 1 hr. 30 mins) 10 90 (Time: 3 hr. 15 mins) 10
History & Environment 40 (Time: 1 hr. 30 mins) 10 40 (Time: 1 hr. 30 mins) 10 90 (Time: 3 hr. 15 mins) 10
Geography & Environment 40 (Time: 1 hr. 30 mins) 10 40 (Time: 1 hr. 30 mins) 10 90 (Time: 3 hr. 15 mins) 10

280 70 280 70 630 70
350 350 700

Summative Evaluation: Full Marks & Time Scheme

In case of Summative evaluation, the new question pattern consisting of Multiple-Choice questions, very short-answer type questions, short questions, explanatory questions, essay type questions, etc. are to be followed. The question pattern of 90 marks that has been designed for each subject is to be followed.
1st Term 2nd Term 3rd Term
Full Marks 280 Full Marks 280 Full Marks 630
Specified period in Academic Calendar April 1 to April 10 Specified period in Academic Calendar August 1 to August 10 Specified period in Academic Calendar December 1 to December 15

Formative Evaluation: Full Marks & Time Scheme

1st Term 2nd Term 3rd Term
Full Marks 70 Full Marks 70 Full Marks 70
Specified period in Academic Calendar January to April Specified period in Academic Calendar May to August Specified period in Academic Calendar September to December
In case of Internal Formative Evaluation, the following six modalities are to be followed:
  1. Survey Report
  2. Nature Study
  3. Case Study
  4. Creative Writing
  5. Model Making
  6. Open Book Evaluation
Out of these six options noted above, any three are to be chosen in an academic year vis-a-vis Internal Formative Evaluation in each of the seven subjects. Therefore, each term will have one modality in relation to a particular subject. Subject teacher(s) are expected to correlate the modalities of Internal Formative Evaluation with the learning competencies of the concerned subjects. It may be noted that for a particular class, one modality is to be applied for one term. There should not be any repetition of a particular modality for a particular class in an academic year. The subject teacher(s) are expected to preserve the products of Internal Formative Evaluation.
N.B.:
In an academic calendar there will be three Summative Evaluations. For the Second Summative Evaluation the competencies of the first Summative Evaluation, & for the Third Summative Evaluation, the competencies of the first & second Summative Evaluation must be reflected.
The subject teacher(s) must arrange for the Internal Formative Evaluation in their respective subjects. The subject teacher(s) shall submit the marks obtained by students in each Internal Formative Evaluation to the respective class teachers.