Govt to access 5th, 8th standard students mainly on basis of academic performance from 2023-24
‘Uniform question papers to be prescribed by SCERT for year-end assessment’
Srinagar, Dec 23 (KNO): Authorities have decided to prepare results of 5th and 8th standard mainly on the basis of academic performance of the student throughout the year from next academic session 2023-24.
Besides, the governing authority has further decided that the uniform question papers will be prescribed by the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) for year-end assessment for Classes 5th and 8th.
The news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) has leant that SCERT has said this in a notification pertaining to ‘Student Assessment and Evaluation Scheme’ upto Class 8th for government and government recognized Schools of Jammu and Kashmir.
Stating the framework and Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) of the scheme, JKSCERT said that the Head of Schools or complex heads has to ensure that the result of classes 5th and 8th shall be prepared mainly on the basis of academic performance of the student throughout the year.
“Uniform question papers to be prescribed by SCERT for Year End Assessment for Classes 5th and 8th,” it said.
SCERT also said that the students (Potential Learners) shall be identified on the basis of performance and competency in assessment.
“They shall be promoted to next class on provisional basis with arrangement for special teaching of 2-3 months during vacations or beginning of next session followed by re-assessment for grade appropriate competencies and in case of inability to meet the qualification criteria in such re-assessment tool, the student shall be detained,” it reads.
It also states that the ‘Student Assessment and Evaluation Scheme’ shall be implemented from next academic session 2023-24 across the Union Territory—(KNO)