The Delhi Directorate of Education on Wednesday issued guidelines instructing schools not to conduct offline examinations for students of classes 3 to 8 for the academic session 2020-2021. Instead, asking them to grade the students on the basis of projects and assignments.
“Since no classroom teaching and learning has taken place at the primary and middle level, the formal mode of pen-and-paper assessment will be replaced by a subjectwise assessment of projects and assignments for classes 3 to 8,” said Rita Sharma, Additional Director of Education, Delhi.
Guidelines issued by the Delhi government regarding examination:
1. Students of classes Nursery to Standard 2 will be promoted to the next class for the academic session 2021-22.
2. For students of KG to class 2- The grades will be marked on the basis of winter break assignments and projects.
3. For students of class 3 to 5- 30 marks will be for assessment based on worksheets, 30 for the assignments given in winter breaks and 40 for the assignments and projects provided from March 1 to 15.
4. For students of Class 6 to 8- 20 marks will be for assessment based on worksheets, 30 for the assignments given in winter breaks and 50 for the assignments and projects provided from March 1 to 15.
Moreover, the Directorate of Education (DoE), said, “In case a student does not have access to a digital device or internet, the assignments and projects will be given in hard copies by calling his parents to school while following the Covid-19 guidelines.”
The students of Classes 9 and 11 will have offline exams as per the schedule decided by the schools.