CCE Common Exam System Implementation Guidelines: Proceedings of the Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh, Proc. Rc.No.3,Dated: 16-7-2016, Subject: School Education – SCERT Andhra Pradesh – Examination Reforms-Certain Guidelines- For effective implementation of CCE in the School Education System – Orders Issued – Reg.
1. Announcement of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh in public meetings.
2. GO.MS No. 82 School Education (Prog-II) Dept., dated 29.10.2015 of Govt. of A.P.
3. G.O.MS.No. 12 School Education (Prog.II) Dept., dated 25-2-2016 of Govt. of A.P.
4. G.O.MS. No. 20 School Education (Prog.II) Dept., dated 28-3-2016 of Govt. of A.P.
5. G.O.MS.No. 41 School Education (Prog.II) Dept., dated 7-6-2016 of Govt. of A.P.
All the District Educational Officers, RJDSEs and other Officers of School Education in the State are hereby informed that Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued different G.Os as mentioned in the reference from 2nd to 5th in relation to Examination Reforms. The main reforms in the examination system are Implementation of CCE pattern of Evaluation in 10th class Public Examination from 2016-17, weightage marks to class VIII and IX to the 10th class batch of 2018-19 and Common Summative Examination from class VI to X for all the schools under all managements in the State of Andhra Pradesh.
The detailed guidelines to be followed without any deviation are mentioned as follows.
1. CCE Implementation-GO. No:82, dated 29-10-2015:
• CCE should be implemented from class VI to X with 80 external, 20 internal patterns.
• SSC Public Examination from 2017 March onwards internal 20%, external 80% pattern with 11 papers.
• Language subjects Telugu, Sanskrit, Kannada, Odia, Tamil, and Urdu have two papers and each paper is for 40 marks.
• Hindi single paper with 80 marks
• All non-language subjects i.e., Mathematics, Science, Social have two papers for 40 marks each.
• The examination time is 2 hrs 45 min. 15 minutes is allotted for reading question paper
• Three Summative Assessments should be conducted from class VI to X. In class X SA-III is the Public Examination from the year 2016-17 onwards.
• Four Formative Assessments should be conducted as per the Academic Calendar for 50 marks
[10 marks for children participate and reflection,
10 marks project work,
10 marks written work and
20 marks slip tests]
• Instruct all the teachers to preserve evidence of the award of marks with regarding Four Formative Assessments for cross verification by the moderation committee from time to time.
• 20% of internal for each subject shall be calculated by taking to account a total of Four Formatives (50×4 = 200) and Two Summative (80×2=160) and Total marks achieved for 360 shall be reduced to 20.
• Four Co-Curricular areas as mention in GO, i.e.,
Value Education and life skills,
Art and Cultural Education,
Work and Computer Education,
Health and Physical Education should be assessed by the teacher through observation and remember there no written examination
• In the case of Co-Curricular Activities, there is no Formative Assessment.
• Marks based grading should be followed ranging from A 1 to D 2 (8 point scale) for co-curricular areas, A+, A, B, C, D (5 point scale).
• CGPA will be calculated by taking an Arithmetic average of grade points.
• With regarding to X class Public Examination. Every child should obtain
35 marks in each subject to pass the Public Examination and one should obtain
28 marks in the written examination.
• In the case of the second language i.e., Hindi, the pass mark is 20 to pass the Public Examination and one should obtain 16 marks in the written examination. (as amended through GO.41)
2. Internal Marks Carry forward-GO.No:12, dated 25-02-2016:
• 5% of weightage from class VIII from the year 2016-17 will be added to X class of 2018-19.
• 5% of weightage from class IX from the year 2017-18 will be added to X class of 2018-19.
• Adding of VIII and IX classes 5o/o of marks of all subjects will be added to class X (VIII class 5% +IX class 5% + X class 10% internals= 20%)
• In X class during the year 2018-19 internal marks will be 10 marks in all subjects.
3. CCE SA Exams System – GO.No.20, dated 28-03-2016:
• Conduct of common summative examinations from class VI to X (excluding S-3).
• During the academic year 2015-16 S-3 Common summative examination will be conducted only in government schools.
• Common Summative Assessment System will be introduced and implemented from Classes VI to X for all Schools functioning under different Managements. This would involve Common Question Paper for Summative 1, 2 & 3 to be issued from State level for all media.
• SCERT will set the common question paper by selecting and involving the best faculty from all managements across the State. Question paper setting is to be done from Classes VI to X for all media (viz., Telugu, English, Urdu, Kannada, Tamil and Odiya) for Summative Assessment-I, Summative Assessment-2 and Summative Assessment-3.
• The three Common Summative Examinations answer scripts shall be valued by jumbling procedure, from the academic year 2016-17 as per the Academic Calendar issued by SCERT.
• For Class X, Common Summative 1 and Summative 2 will be conducted for all recognized schools, under all managements from the academic year 2016-17. Summative Examination 3 for class X will be Public Examination.
4. CCE Exams Reforms-GO.No.41 dated:07-06-2016:
• There is no internal marks for composite course first language paper – II (Sanskrit 04S, Hindi 08H, Arabic 5A, Parthian 6P).
• There will be no examination from the academic year 2016-17 onwards in the subjects of First Language Paper – I and II of Marathi, First Language Composite course paper -I of Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada, Odia, and Second Language Urdu.
• Pass percentage will be 35% for First, Third Language and Non-Language subjects. The student should get 28 marks in First, Third Language and Non-Language subjects and 16 marks in the second language.
• If a student gets less than 7 marks in internals he must get remaining marks to reach 35 from the external exam.
• The minimum pass mark for deaf and dumb and blind candidates is 20 (16 in external 4 marks in internals).
• Without the school study category is dispensed from March 2017. Those students appear for Open School Examination.
• The failed candidates in the old pattern will be given two chances (March 2017 and June 2017 only).
• Co-curricular areas grade A+ (85-100), A (71-84), B (56-70), C (41-55), D (0-40).
The District Educational Officers in the state are instructed to implement the smooth conduct of Common Summative Examination, answer script valuation and uploading of students performance data on the website from the academic year 2015-16. For this purpose you are instructed to constitute the district level and Mandal level committees to monitor the above said works. CCE Common Exam System Implementation Guidelines.
Mandal level verification team should verify 10% of answer scripts in all schools by following jumbling procedure.
Composition of District Level Committee:-
The District level committee to monitor the implementation of examinations reforms as follows:
1. District Educational Officer- Chairman
2. Principal D.I.E.T
3. Project Officer S.S.A
4. One Dy.E.O(Local)
5. Secretary D.C.E.B.
6. A.C. Govt. Exams
7. One M.E.O
Composition of Mandal level Committee:-
1. Mandal Educational Officer-Chairman
2. One School Complex H.M
3. One H.M of High School
4. Two School Assistants
Roles and Responsibilities: CCE Common Exam System Implementation Guidelines
a) District Educational Officer
• D.E.O. is the Chairman of the Committee. He has to monitor smooth conduct of S.A-I, II and III Examinations from class VI-X
• D.E.O has to constitute District level committee.
• Prepare Road map for jumbling procedure of answer scripts valuation.
• Constitute a district team for verification/validation of 10% of valued answer scripts of all schools in the Mandal.
• Conduct one day orientation to the stake holders on the process to be followed for answer scripts valuation and uploading of data.
• Ensure uploading of Students Performance data from the Mandal Point.
b) Principal D.I.E.T and Dy.E.O:
• The Principal D.I.E.T has to support the D.E.O in preparation and implementation of Common Summative Examinations Road map.
• A team of observers Principal D.I.E.T I D.I.E.T Faculty I Dy.E.O Should visit Mandal level valuation Camps and observe process of valuation and uploading of data.
• The Project Officer S.S.A. has to support the D.E.O in preparation and implementation of Common Summative Examinations Road map.
• Utilise the services of The Sectoral Officers of S.S.A to support D.E.O. in the conduct of examination, valuation of answer scripts and uploading of data at Mandal point and 10 O/o of answer script validation.
d) A.C.Govt. Exams, Sec. D.C.E.B:
Under the Chairmanship of D.E.O, The A.C. Govt. Exams and Sec. D.C.E.B has to perform the following roles:
• Prepare a matrix of Mandal level spot valuation centers and allotments in a jumbling manner.
• Develop de-coding procedures and disseminate the same to the spot valuation centers.
• Secretary D.C.E.B. is in-charge of the confidential work relating to the receipt of question papers from SCERT, Printing, and distribution of question papers maintaining utmost confidentiality.
• Detailed notes and guidelines of the jumbling procedure should be issued to all M.E.Os, H.Ms, well in advance with approval of the DEO.
• Close Co-ordination should be ensured with all the M.E.Os, H.Ms.
• Print and supply of Comprehensive Student Report Card after completion of S.A-III. The same will be available on Govt. AP. Website.
• Mandal Educational Office should constitute a committee with one school complex H.M, one Head Master and two School Assistants.
• Receiving of question papers from district and distribute to all schools.
• Ensuring a good leak proof storage point.
• Identification of Spot valuation center with good accommodation.
• Identification and serving orders to the evaluators in the Mandal.
• Act as a Camp Officer for smooth conduct of Examinations, Paper corrections and uploading of the data on the website.
• Observe the process of posting of marks as per the academic standards by the evaluator in the prescribed format,
• De-coding of answer scripts should be done.
• Transportation of the question papers to the allotted spot valuation centers i.e. Mandal.
e) Role of A.P. Online:-
• Design of software for uploading of marks from Mandal Point.
• Updating of software time to time
• Providing help desk to get suggestions for uploading of data
f) Role of Director Govt. Examinations:-
• D.G.E Monitor the total process of activities done by A.P. online.
• Ensure Comprehensive Students Performance Report Cards issued by D.E.O
• Monitoring of District Committee activities time to time.
g) The procedure of Jumbling of answer scripts Valuation centers:
• List out number of High schools I institutions having classes VI-X in the Mandal
• The Head Master of High School I Institution should bundle the answer scripts at the end of the examination of classes VI-X
• The subject wise I class wise sealed bundles should be sent to the allotted paper correction center i.e., Mandal Head Quarter.
The bundles will be unsealed in the presence of M.E.O and other committee numbers at the time of allotment of answer scripts for Evaluation.
• While jumbling the mentioned example may be followed i.e.
Mandal A answer scripts of classes VI-X of all subjects has sent to Mandal B. Answer scripts of Mandal B should be sent to Mandal C. Answer scripts of Mandal C should be sent to Mandal D. Answer scripts of Manda! D has sent to Mandal E and so on.
• For 10% of external verification/validation of answer scripts. The Mandal ‘A’ teachers may be sent to Mandal ‘C’ and Mandal ‘B’ teachers may be sent to Mandal ‘D’. Mandal ‘C’ teacher sent to Mandal ‘A’ and Mandal ‘D’ teachers sent to Mandal ‘A’ for verification.
• The Evaluator should enter the marks academic standard wise marks secured by the student in the given format which was printed on part B of question paper.
• The M.E.O and other committee members should take care on uploading of students performance in the online format.
• M.E.O should keep in contact with The State Level Technical Support Group.
• The details of the website for uploading the student marks will be communicated in due course.
• In case of urban area more number of schools or functioning, the D.E.O. has to divide the urban area into sectors. Constitute each sector as valuation camp by appointing one gazetted officer as camp officer. Jumble the answer scripts for valuation from one sector to the other sector.
Uploading Data, Plan of Action, Exam Fee Structure, Responsibilities Details in Rc.No.03