Government of Delhi introduced a “ new assessment guidelines ” for school scholars.

About the new assessment guidelines

  • New guidelines have been introduced for government schools, government- aided & recognised unaided schools in Delhi.
  • Under it, students will be assessed for impact of mindset curricula in their behaviour, and other scholastic subjects.
  • Assessment criteria will act as a supplement to being evaluation norms. These are based on academic andco-curricular activity.
  • Amended assessment criteria will be implemented the current academic year.
    Now onwards, students will be evaluated on their competencies, apart from their knowledge of key courses.
What’s the significance of new assessment criteria?
Incorporation of assessments of competencies learned through these curricula is being done with the aim of emphasising the growth of social, ethical, cognitive abilities and emotional capacities. These objectives are in line with the pedagogy and objectives of mindset curriculum, that have been envisioned in the NEP 2020. The new assessment standards will further motivate students in contributing the advancement in society. It’ll further strengthen the critical thinking and analytical abilities among students. With new criteria, students will get rid of the need for rote learning methods.

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