CBSE                                                                                                                                                                                                             

This is to inform all the parents that CBSE has changed the examination pattern from the academic session 2017-18.The CCE pattern has been scraped.Class X will completely be Board Examinations. It is essential to secure 40% marks individually in each subject in the internal exams as well as the Annual Examination.

1. Now onwards no Semester System. Board exams will take place at the end of the academic year.

2. 100% Syllabus forTerm-2 examination.

3. Marks will be awarded according to class XII, 9 Point Scale will be used for grades and also

marks will beawarded.

4. For Class X, Board exam is compulsory and will be of 80 Maximum marks for all subjects.

5. Students have to score 27 or more out of 80 to clear the exam foreach subject.

6. Formative Assessment is discontinued.20 marksare for Internal Assessment:

7. Periodic Tests: 10 Marks of Internal Assessment are from periodic tests. Total 3 periodic tests will

beconducted in an academic year for each subject. Average of best two will counted in Internal

Assessment out of 10 marks.

8. No up gradationwill be done on co-scholastic activities.

The details of the pattern of Examination are as follows:-

EXAMINATION SYSTEM (2017-18)


CLASS: III-VIII

1. SCHOLASTIC AREA:-

Subjects 80 Marks 20 Marks Internal Assessment

• English

• Hindi

• Maths

• Science

• S.St

• Skt./French Half yearly and Annual Examination

*Student has to secure 40% marks in each subject to pass.

*8 Points Grading system will be followed.

Periodic Assessment weightage

(10 Marks)

*Two written test of 20 marks each.

Term-1 Examination in September Notebook Assessment

(5 Marks)

This includes:-

Regularity,

Assignment

Completion,

Neatness,

Upkeep of Notebook. Subject

Enrichment Activity

(5 Marks)

*Speaking and listening skills in English,Hindi,

French,Sanskrit.

*Science & Maths Lab activities.

*S.St- Map Work

& Project Work

Note:Syllabus for Final examination class wise is

* 2nd term syllabus + 10% of the 1st term for Gr. 3rd – 6th

* 2nd term syllabus + 20% of the 1st term for Gr. 7th

* 2nd term syllabus + 30% of the 1st term for Gr. 8th

** From now onwards the students not scoring required marks will not be eligible to promote to the next class.

EXAMINATION SYSTEM (2017-18)

CLASS: IX-X

1. SCHOLASTIC AREA:-

Subjects 80 Marks 20 Marks Internal Assessment

• English

• Hindi

• Maths

• Science

• S.St

• Skt/French Half yearly and Annual Examination

*Student has to

secure 40 % marks

in each subject

to pass.

*8 Points Grading scale for IX and 9 points grading scale for X will be followed.

Periodic Assessment weightage

(10 Marks)

*Two weekly cycles of 20 marks each.

* Term-1 exam (in September)

Notebook Assessment

(5 Marks)

This includes:-

Regularity,

Assignment

Completion,

Neatness,

Upkeep of Notebook. Subject

Enrichment Activity

(5 Marks)

*ASL in English,Hindi,

French,Sanskrit.

*Science & Maths Lab Work.

*S.St.- Map Work

& Project Work


Note: Syllabus for final examination will be full syllabus (Term-1 + Term-2) in all the subjects.


2. CO-SCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES:-

To promote the holistic development of the student’s Co-curricular Activities will be graded on a

3 points scale of grading (A-C). No upgradation will be done on the basis of co-curricular activities.

a. Work Education/ Pre-vocational education:- General computer Education will be assessed on a three point scale.

b. Visual & Performing Arts:- Art Education & the form of Creative Art selected by the students will be assessed on a three              point scale.

c. Health & Physical Education:- Sports / Yoga / NCC will be assessed on a three point scale.

d. Values:-Discipline, Attendance, Sincerity & Behavioral Values will be assessed on a three point scale.

Scholastic Area (For I - IX)

(Grading on 8 Points scale) Co-Scholastic Areas

(Grading on 3 Point Scale)

GRADE GRADE POINT

A Out Standing

B Very Good

C Fair

GRADE MARKS-RANGE GRADE POINT

A1 91-100 10.0

A2 81-90 9.0

B1 71-80 8.0

B2 61-70 7.0

C1 51-60 6.0

C2 41-50 5.0

D 33-40 4.0

E 32-0 3.0(Need Improvements)

Scholastic Area (For X)

(Grading on 9 Points scale) Co-Scholastic Areas

(Grading on 3 Point Scale)

GRADE GRADE POINT

A Out Standing

B Very Good

C Fair

GRADE MARKS-RANGE

(Arranging the marks in Descending order in all the subjects separately)

A1 Top 1/8 of the passed candidates

A2 Next 1/8 after A1

B1 Next 1/8 after A2

B2 Next 1/8 after B1

C1 Next 1/8 after B2

C2 Next 1/8 after C1

D1 Next 1/8 after C2

D2 Next 1/8 after D1

E Failed candidates

CCE- Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation

The primary purpose of the CCE is to reduce stress and anxiety which builds up most of the time during the examination. This has many adverse influences on young students. The CCE will automatically bring down the dropout rate and will increase the performance of students.

X-tra Efforts

It's a new initiative taken up by The New Tulip International School to give a specialized coaching and counseling for XI – XII graders of CBSE Board to enable them to get prepared for the competitive exams.


ICSE BOARD                                                                                                                                                                                                 

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination was established in 1958 by the University of Cambridge Local Examination, Syndicate. It is a registered body under the societies Registration Act No. XXI of 1860.

The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education examination has been designed to provide an examination through the medium of English where candidates are required to enter for six/ seven/ eighth and SUPW.
To develop and integrate the use of the four language skills i.e. Listening, Speaking, Reading and writing for the purpose of effective communication where English is stressed upon.

There is a board examination in Class X. The subjects to be taken are as follows:

Group I

1. English.
2. Second language (Hindi or any other regional language).
3. History, Civis, Geography.

Group II

1. Science & Maths or Economics & Commercial Studies.

Tulip offers Computer Application as an optional subject. The weightage of marks is 80% Board Exams and 20% Internal Assessment (on Practicals or Project) awarded by the school. 

Students appearing for the ICSE exams

From 2015 the choice of an additional second language, Hindi will be available.

CIE (Cambridge)                                                                                                                                                                                        

University of Cambridge International Examination is India's largest provider of International qualifications for children aged 14-19 years. The educational excellence makes Cambridge qualifications- like IGCSE and International AS & A levels renowned among universities and employers. The IGCSE (equivalent to Grade X for Indian Boards) and As & A levels (Grade XI & XII of Indian Boards) develop life long thinking and learning skills – preparing students for success in an ever changing world. Cambridge qualifications are recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The medical council of India has recognized class XII (A level) of Cambridge University Examination as equivalent to CBSE XII Grade.

It has 5 levels
  • Primary Check Point (Grade VII) optional
  • CIE Check Point (Class VIII)
  • CIE IGCSE (Class X)
  • As level (Class XI Indian Board)
  • A level (Class XII Indian Board) 
For IGCSE the candidates are required to be assessed on subjects drawn from the following 5 subject groups.
  • Languages (Grade I)
  • Humanities (Grade II)
  • Sciences (Grade III)
  • Maths (Grade IV)
  • Creative Technical & Vocational (Grade V)
Children are offered 7 subjects in ICSE and 5 subjects in AS / A level. The grades awarded are from A* to G. Examinations are held twice a year (May / June and Oct / Nov).

GSHSEB                                                                                                                                                                                                        

From Grade IX to XII

Board Pattern

Education is an admirable process but it is good to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught

Of the many boards Tulip also has State board (GSHSEB) affiliated to the Department of Education of the Gujarat State Government. GSHSEB conducts certificate examination for class 10 and class 12. 

Highlights of GSHSEB

  • Gujarat Board follows the SCE (School based Comprehensive Evaluation) System for Grade IX which is similar to the CCE pattern in other Boards.
  • The semester system is followed in GSHSEB for grades IX - X and XI Sc - XII Sc. The Commerce and Arts streams follow the traditional pattern.
  • Regular worksheets, study material & practice books are utilized to reinforce the concepts.
  • The text books have been revamped according to NCERT guidelines.

Examminations

Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) – Grade IX and X
  • The first semester and internal assessment of FA1, FA2 is conducted between June to October and the second semester and internal assessment of FA3, FA4 is conducted between October to March (for Grade IX and October to February for Grade X). SA1 and SA2 is carried out during October and April respectively for Grade IX and October and January for Grade X.
  • In Grade X , the board conducts the Annual examination of 100 marks, out of which 30 marks are Sent by the school and the remaining 70 marks are considered from the board exam.
  • The exams are conducted in the first or second week of March.
  • XI Science and XII Science has the semester system for examinations. The first semester examination of XI Science and the third Semester examination of XII Science of all subjects including practicals is held in the month of October.
  • The second semester examination of XI Science and the fourth Semester examination of XII Science of all subjects including practicals is held in the month of March.
  • The final examination of XII Commerce and XII Arts is conducted by the board in the month of March.

OTHER                                                                                                                                                                                                          
  • Higher Education Guidance
  • Extra Efforts
  • Admission Abroad (Guidance)
  • Preparation for competitive exams for higher studies