CCE – IX & X



C – Continuous

C – Comprehensive

E – Evaluation

Continuous stands for assessment of a student throughout the year, not just at the end of a term. It may be done formally or in an informal way using different techniques of evaluation .

Comprehensive takes care of assessment of all round development of a child’s personality. A child will be assessed not only in terms of his knowledge about a subject but his participation in other activities also. Broadly, we assess a child’s growth in two areas –

  •  Scholastic and
  • Co-scholastic.

The term Scholastic refers to those aspects , which are related to intellect or the brain. It is related to the assessment of learners in curricular subjects. It includes assignments, projects, practical etc.

The term Co-scholastic refers to those aspects which are related to hand and heart.

How will the assessment be done ?

A school session is divided into two terms: Winter Bound Schools

  • First term – February to June.
  • Second term – July to December .

Each term has two Formative Assessments (FA) and one Summative Assessment (SA). Syllabus covered in the first term will not be included in the second term.

 Time Schedule and Weightage

First Term (40%)

  • FA I – February to April 10%
  • FA 2 – May to June 10%
  • SA I –  2nd Week of July. 20%  (Date Sheet Download)

Second Term (60%)

  • FA 3 – August to  September. 10%
  • FA 4 – October to December. 10%
  • SA 2 – First Week of December 40% (Date Sheet Download)


(FA) Formative assessment includes all types of tests, formal and informal. Assessment can be done during the teaching process or after completing a unit. It includes : Class work Quizzes Home work Worksheets Oral test Assignment Group discussion Group activity Experiments Projects Conversation/ Interview The record of FA will be maintained by the class teacher and subject teachers.

( Formative Assessments for Class IX / Formative Assessments for Class X)


(SA) This is the most traditional way of testing that is paper pen test based on the curriculum taught during the specified time period. The question paper of SA will be set by the CBSE. The centre of examination will be the child’s own school. Answer sheets will be checked by the school teachers.


The performance of a child in scholastic area will be assessed in terms of marks. Marks will be known to the student but his report card will show grades only.

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