Delhi School Assessment Guidelines 2022: Now the assessment of children will be done in a new way in Delhi schools, the government has issued guidelines

New assessment scheme is being implemented in Delhi schools. Guidelines issued. (file photo)

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Delhi School News in Hindi: The new assessment scheme is being implemented in the schools of Delhi. The Kejriwal government has issued a new assessment guideline for all government aided and unaided schools. Read details in the news.

Delhi Schools New Assessment Scheme in Hindi: The formula for assessing students in Delhi schools is about to change. Delhi Government has prepared a new assessment scheme for all schools. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia gave a new guideline for assessment in schools.Delhi Schools Assessment Guideline) is issued. This change is being made with the aim of promoting entrepreneurship mindset in children, developing the spirit of patriotism and making happiness a part of their lives. The new assessment guideline will be applicable from this academic year in Delhi Directorate of Education schools, government aided schools and recognized unaided schools.

There will also be an assessment of Mindset Curriculum

The government will also assess the Mindset Curriculum along with academic, co-scholastic activities from this academic session. It is to be noted that no content will be evaluated in the assessment of Mindset Curriculum. Rather, through these what the children learned and what changes came in their behavior, it would be assessed.

What the students have learned will be assessed through the Happiness Mindset, Entrepreneurship Mindset and Patriotic Curriculum. Its main objective is to emphasize on the development of mental, social, emotional and ethical abilities of the students. This is in line with the goals and pedagogy given in the National Education Policy 2020 (NEP).

Need for competitiveness based education: Sisodia

Delhi Deputy CM and Education Minister Manish Sisodia talked about this new innovative assessment practices being started in schools. He said that ‘Given the requirements of the present times, it is extremely important to focus on competition based education in our schools, which develops the capabilities of our children to meet the challenges of the real world.

He said that as per the new assessment guideline, children will not be assessed on the basis of curriculum content but on the basis of their ability to apply their understanding in various real life situations. This new assessment scheme will encourage our school students to contribute for the betterment of the society. It has been a long time since these curriculums have been adopted in schools and now is the right time to include them in the evaluation process.

Marks will not be added in class promotion!

As per the new assessment guideline, children of classes 3 to 8 will be assessed for Happiness Curriculum and Patriotic Curriculum. Whereas the students of classes 9 and 11 will be assessed for Patriotism and Entrepreneurship Mindset Curriculum. Also, there will be a separate assessment criterion for class 11 students, where their participation in the Business Blasters program will also be included in the assessment. The marks obtained will not be counted for promotion of a student to the next class.

Elaborating on the process of evaluation, Manish Sisodia said that ‘As per the new assessment guidelines, the question papers will be set in such a way where the students will be able to apply the experiences learned from these curriculums in real life situations. Doing so will have to answer it. Along with this, children will also have to do unique project work based on these. This new process of assessment will further strengthen the critical thinking and analytical ability of the students. It will also help them eliminate the need for rote, which creates unnecessary tension during the exam.

Such is the new assessment guideline of the Directorate of Education of Delhi

  • In the academic session 2022-23, the mid-term examinations will be held in September/October and the Common Annual Examination (CASE) in February/March. The question papers for the annual examinations will be prepared from the syllabus prescribed by CBSE and Directorate of Education, Delhi.
  • The question papers in the mid-term, pre-board and annual examinations will be set in such a way as to assess comprehension, proficiency and other skills as per the requirement. The pattern of questions at the Secondary and Senior Secondary level will be similar to the questions prescribed in the CBSE Board Examinations.
  • More number of competition based questions or questions that assess the application of concepts in real life will be part of the question paper in mid-term, pre-board and annual examinations.
  • The result of each test will be analyzed. So that based on that, remedial classes can be given to children by identifying difficult topics and chapters in various subjects. Also, class wise and subject wise result analysis summary will be prepared and kept in the record.