Guidelines For Conducting Practical Examinations/Project/ Internal Assessment For Classes X & XII

Guidelines For Conducting Practical Examinations/Project/ Internal Assessment For Classes X & XII

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As per provisions of Curriculum/Examination Bye-Laws prescribed by the CBSE the

Practical Examinations/Project/Internal Assessment shall be conducted as under:

1. GENERAL

The Practical Examinations/Project/Internal Assessment shall be conducted strictly

as per Circular dated 11.02.2021 available on the link.

https://www.cbse.gov.in/cbsenew/documents//conduct%200f%20practical-2020.pdf

and examination bye-laws of the Board.

2. DATES FOR CONDUCT

The Practical Examinations/Project/Internal Assessments shall be conducted from

01/03/2021 to 11/06/2021, no extension of the dates shall be considered by the

Board.

3. DATES FOR UPLOADING MARKS

The marks in respect of all Practical Examinations/Project/Internal Assessments

shall be uploaded simultaneously from 01/03/2021 to 11/06/2021, no extension of

the dates shall be considered by the Board.

4. ENSURING ERROR-FREE UPLOADING

While uploading the marks, the School, the Internal Examiner and the External

Examiner (as the case may be) shall ensure that correct marks are uploaded as no

correction in the marks will be allowed once marks are uploaded.

Schools and Examiners shall, while awarding/uploading marks, also keep in mind

maximum marks allotted for Practical/Project/IA as per Circular dated 11/02/2021.


Guidelines For Conducting Practical Examinations/Project/ Internal Assessment For Classes X

5. REGULAR STUDENTS


The Practical Examinations/Project/Internal Assessments shall be conducted by the

schools themselves for regular students only as per the curriculum of the subject

concerned.


6. No external examiner will be appointed by the Board.


7. PRIVATE STUDENTS


There will be no separate Practical Examinations/Project/Internal Assessments in

respect of private candidates. The marks prescribed for Practical 

Examinations/Project/Internal Assessments shall be computed on a pro-rata basis

based on the marks obtained in the theory examination conducted by the Board.


Guidelines For Conducting Practical Examinations/Project/ Internal Assessment For Classes XII

8. REGULAR STUDENTS


For the regular students sponsored through L.O.C of Class XIl, based on the

eligibility/bonafide status of the student(s), Practical Examinations/Project/Internal

Assessments shall be conducted in the school.


9. PRIVATE STUDENTS


There will be no separate Practical Examinations/Project/Internal Assessments in

respect of private candidates.

10. CARRYING OVER OF MARKS IN R/O PRIVATE STUDENTS


The practical marks of private candidates (appearing in 2020-21) who had appeared

as regular candidates in session 2019-20, whose marks are available in the result

data of last year will be carried over for the Board’s Examination for session 2020-21.

These candidates will not be appearing in the practical examinations. Only in case, if

a candidate has failed last year (2019-2020) will be allowed to appear in the practical

examination in 2021.


11. MARKS ON PRO-RATA BASIS IN R/O PRIVATE STUDENTS


In respect of candidates prior to session 2019-20, i.e. 2018-19 and before, marks

prescribed for Practical Examinations/Project/Internal Assessments shall be

computed on a pro-rata basis, based on the marks obtained in theory examination.


12. APPOINTMENT OF EXTERNAL EXAMINERS BY THE BOARD.


The Board will appoint External Examiners in each school for conducting Practical

Examinations and Project Assessments as per the modalities and subjects are given in

Circulars. dated 11.02.2021 available on link

https:/Avww.cbse.gov.in/chbsenew/documents//conduct%200f%20practical-2020. pdf.

The school authorities are not authorised to make alternate arrangement for

the conduct of practical examination/project assessment at the local level. A practical

examination can only be conducted by an examiner appointed by the Board.

All matters of any delay in the conduct of practical examination due to non-availability/

refusal/non-reporting etc. shall be reported to Regional Office concerned

immediately for further necessary directions from the Regional Office for

the appointment of a new examiner.


13. APPOINTMENT OF OBSERVERS BY THE BOARD.


The Board may appoint observer in the schools to oversee the conduct of Practical

Examinations and Project Assessments and ensure fair conduct of

examinations/assessment. The schools shall get in touch with concerned Regional

Officer for obtaining the list of observers (s).


14. ENSURING PRESENCE/AVAILABILITY OF EXTERNAL EXAMINERS


The school shall ensure the presence/availability of External Examiners and Observers

on all days of the conduct of Practical Examinations/Project Assessments strictly as per

the provision of appointment of external examiner by the Board.


15. APPOINTMENT OF INTERNAL EXAMINER


There will be an External Examiner as well as an Internal Examiner, as per past

practise for Practical Examinations/Project Assessment. The school shall appoint an

Internal Examiner of adequate experience and expertise in all such subjects. An

order shall be issued by the School Principal for the appointment of Internal Examiner

with complete details of an examiner and his duties and responsibilities.


16. INSPECTION OF LABORATORY AND EQUIPMENT BY EXTERNAL EXAMINER


The External Examiners shall visit the laboratory of the school at least one day prior

to the day of conduct of examination/assessment to ensure availability of proper and

adequate Apparatus/Equipment/Chemicals/other required material etc.


In case of any shortcoming, the same should be brought to the personal notice of

the Principal/Head of the School who shall be responsible for making arrangements

and making up for the shortcomings such reported.


17. CONDUCT OF EXAMINATION/ASSESSMENT IN SESSIONS


To ensure fair and proper assessment, Practical Examinations/Project Assessment

should invariably be conducted in two sessions in a day if the number of candidates

is more than 20.


In the case of Fine Arts, examination/assessment shall invariably be conducted in two

sessions in respect of each candidate.


18. UPLOADING OF PHOTOGRAPHS THROUGH MOBILE APP


The Board may require all schools to upload the photographs of conduct of

examination/assessment.


For this purpose, an App-link will be provided to the schools for uploading 01 group

photograph of each batch during the practical examination. Group Photo should

consist of all the candidates of that batch, External examiner, Internal examiner and

Observer. All faces should be clearly visible in the photograph.


The photograph shall be taken in the laboratory where practical examinations will be

conducted and the laboratory should be clearly seen in the photograph.


The software will ensure that photographs uploaded are geotagged and time-tagged;


some other information such as batch number, total batches, date and time etc will

also, be required to be uploaded on the app link.


19. ATTENDANCE SHEETS


Attendance Sheets of the students appearing in the practical examination must be

carefully filled in the proforma which will be provided to each school by the

concerned Regional Office.


20. OTHER MATERIAL

The following material will also be provided by the concerned Regional Offices for

conducting of practical examinations/project assessments for handing over to the

concerned External examiner on his/her arrival:


e Manual Award List for use of any left out subject exam.

e Sample Envelope for sending Award List by External Examiners.


21. NEW ANSWER BOOK FOR PRACTICAL


The cover page of the practical answer book has been changed in 2021. This change has

been made to synchronise with the instructions issued. Please ensure that the examiner

is completing all entries carefully and correctly.


Apart from conducting the Practical Examination/Project Assessments of the students of

your school, you shall also ensure relieving of your PGT’s deputed by the Board for

conduct of Practical Examination/Project Assessment in other schools to ensure that the

the whole process of practical examination is completed within the stipulated time. Non

relieving of the teachers appointed as examiners will be viewed seriously and shall attract

invocation of penalty provisions against the erring schools.


It is emphasized that the sanctity of the examination process may be maintained in the true spirit

by following guidelines and systematic procedures as prescribed and laid down from time

to time. Being the custodian of trust and confidence of students, parents and citizens of the

nation, our efforts should solely be in accordance with the established norms and

yardsticks.


It shall be ascertained that no unethical practices, in conduct of Practical Examinations/

Project/Internal Assessments are being adopted or allowed to be adopted and resorted to

in any manner by any person connected with these examinations/assessments.


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