"We intend to start the assessment process in 2018 and it will be in written form," he said. The council plans to conduct the assessment in four subject - English, Mathematics, Science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology), and Social Studies (History and Civics and Geography).
The assessment will have nothing to do with class promotion. Schools will have their own assessements and class examinations.
The Council will provide teachers all support and assistance in the new curriculum and promote best educational practices to cater to the ever-changing trends in modern day education, he explained.
While the first assessment is mandatory for the schools, the second CISCE assessment for digital subject selection tool is an optional one. It is yet to be decided from which class it will be held, he said.
"The tool would enable student make informed decision relating to their future prospective career, based on their interest, skill and preferences," he added.
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