Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan Releases Schedule Of Final Exams For Classes 3 To 9, 11
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has announced to conduct its term-end examination from March 1, 2021, onwards. The exams for Classes 3 to 9 and 11 will be conducted between March 1 to 20.
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has announced to conduct its term-end examination from March 1, 2021, onwards. The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, in its official notification, has released a complete schedule of the session ending exam. The exams for Classes 3 to 9 and 11 will be conducted between March 1 to 20.
The exam will be held “in both online and offline mediums. Offline exams will be held only for those students who don't have access to devices or face connectivity related issues. For Classes 9 and 11, the exams will be conducted in offline mode, if the situation permits and by following all the SOPs, otherwise online. Practical exam/project work is to be completed through offline mode, if the situation permits otherwise these too will be held in an online mode.”
The final results will be declared on March 31, 2021.
For Classes 3 to 5, the examinations will be of 40 marks and the question paper will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of 10 marks. 15 marks weightage will be given to descriptive and oral questions.
For Classes 6 to 8, the examinations will be of 80 marks and the question paper will have Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of 25 marks. Descriptive questions will be asked for a total of 40 marks, and oral questions will carry 15 marks.
The question paper of Classes 9 and 11 will be as per CBSE patterns followed for Classes 10 and 12. The duration of the exam will be one hour for Classes 3 to 5, for classes 6 to 8 it will be two hours, and three hours of time will be given to Classes 9 and 11 students.
·A meeting will be organised at school level with parents to familiarise them with the examination process, assessment and promotion rules for the exams.
·Schools will be required to follow central/state/local authorities guidelines for the conduct of final exams.
·Staggered time slots will be followed for the exams of various classes.
·The platform for holding the final examination will be made familiar/user friendly to students and teachers.
·Parents' consent will be taken for the offline exam.
·Four sets of question papers will be prepared for each class.
·For every class, two or three different time slots will be planned to address the problem of limited devices and connectivity.
·Additional time will be given to the students for uploading answer sheets of exam.
·No student will be failed as per RTE Act in Classes 3 to 8.
·Supplementary examination of classes 9 and 11 will be held after April 20, 2021, or as per directions of CBSE.
·The confidentiality of examination process will be ensured.
·The assignment/project and practical examination are to be completed in advance.
·The existing passing criteria of session 2019-20 will be applicable for classes 9 and 11
·The new academic session will begin on April 1, 2021.
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