Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Tamilnadu Grade System for School Students - Tamil Nadu Chennai TN CCE for all Schools from 2012-13 - Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation CCE - Grade System to replace Public Exam Mark System in School - How Grades are Calculated?

Tamil Nadu Government has decided to implement Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) Grade system for Classes I to VIII in all schools from 2012-13. Class IX and X will be covered in 2013-14.


Objective of CCE Grade System:
- To move away from rote learning and memory-based questions
- Implement Application-oriented learning besides testing the problem solving and thinking skills of children
- Reduce stress on children


Areas of Evaluation: Students will be evaluated on both Scholastic and Co Scholastic Areas
i) Scholastic Area includes All Subjects (Tamil, English, Maths, Science, Social Science), Physical Education / Folk Arts / Yoga / Gardening / Gymnastics
ii) Co Scholastic Areas include Life Skills, Work Experience, Visual and Performing Arts Attitudes and Values / Personality Development and Co curricular Activities like Scouts and Guides, NSS, Club Activities, Indigenous sports, or any other unique individual skills.


3 Terms (Semester):
An academic year has been divided into three terms a) 1st Term - June to September b) 2nd Term - October to December c) 3rd Term - January to April


Assessment Methodology: On Each term there will be 2 types of assesment 
i) Formative Assessment (FA) - assessment that happens continuously throughout each term. 
ii) Summative Assessment (SA) - assessment conducted at the end of every term


Grading System:
a) For Scholastic Area, Grades will be given on 9 - Point Scale, namely A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2, D, E1, E2
b) For Co Scholastic Areas Grades will be awarded on 5 - Point Scale, namely A, B, C, D, E


How Grades are Calculated:
- Each terms Formative Assessment for 40 marks and Summative Assessment for 60 marks will be conducted for Scholastic Area
- In Formative Assessment, 20 marks is allotted for written tests and 20 marks for skill activity test. There will 6 written tests (5 marks each) and 6 skill activity test (5 mark each). The marks of best 4 tests in written and skill test will be taken and recorded for 40 marks
- Summative Assessment for 60 marks will be paper pen test at the end of each term
- After combining Formative Assessment and Summative Assessment (40+60) total 100 marks Grades will be given as follows,

A1 Grade - 10 Points - 91-100 marks
A2 Grade - 9 Points - 81-90 marks
B1 Grade - 8 Points - 71-80 marks
B2 Grade - 7 Points - 61-70 marks
C1 Grade - 6 Points - 51-60 marks
C2 Grade - 5 Points - 41-50 marks
D Grade - 4 Points - 33-40 marks
E1 Grade - No Points - 21-32 marks
E2 Grade - No Points - 20 and below marks


- For Non Scholastic area the assessment methodology for each area will be given in Teacher's Manual. The meaning of Grades will be as follows, A-Excellent, B - Very Good, C-Good, D-Satisfactory, E-Needs Improvement


For complete details read the G.O http://www.tn.gov.in/gosdb/gorders/sed/sedu_e_143_2011.pdf


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