No offline exams up to Class 8 in Delhi govt schools, assessment to be project-based: DoE

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The Delhi authorities issued pointers to its faculties on Wednesday for the assessment of the scholars up to Class 8, ruling out offline examinations and as a substitute, asking them to grade the scholars on the premise of initiatives and assignments.

The pointers of the Directorate of (*8*) (DoE) have been issued to the government-run and aided faculties for assessment for the 2020-21 tutorial session, throughout which faculties have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and all educating and studying actions have been carried out on-line.

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“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,” stated Rita Sharma, Additional Director of (*8*), Delhi.

According to the rules, for Classes 3 to 5, 30 marks will be for assessment primarily based on worksheets, 30 for the assignments given in winter breaks and 40 marks for the assignments and initiatives supplied from March 1 to 15.

Similarly, for Classes 6 to 8, 20 marks will be for assessment primarily based on worksheets, 30 for the assignments given in winter breaks and 50 marks for the assignments and initiatives supplied from March 1 to 15.

“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 the school while following the COVID-19 guidelines,” Sharma stated.

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