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Assam HSLC Examination Marking Scheme 2021 Announced

Examination of Assam HSLC 2021 was cancelled

Examination Due to COVID-19 pandemic to be conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (SEBA), Assam for HSLC/AHM and by the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC), for Higher Secondary in the year 2021 could not be held in time. For conducting the examination consultation with various stakeholders was done from time to time including with the Health Department of the Government of Assam.


The matter was also discussed by the Cabinet, in its meeting held on 16th June, 2021 and the Cabinet recommended that it would not be possible to conduct HSLC, High Madrassa and Higher Secondary Final Examination in view of the prevailing positivity rate of COVID-19. Cabinet also suggested that final decision would be taken in this regard on 18th June, 2021 at a meeting held between Education Department and various other stakeholders.

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 In accordance with the direction of Cabinet, a meeting of the different stakeholders was held on 18th June, 2021 to discuss the issue. In the meeting Health Department has given presentation on the prevailing situation of COVID-19 district wise including its probable continuity. After threadbare discussion it was resolved that as decided by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Examination Boards of some other states, the Examination to be conducted by AHSEC and SEBA for the year 2021 should be cancelled and also in order to save the academic year of students, as decided by the CBSE and other Boards, results have to be published by AHSEC and SEBA in time through alternative method of Evaluation.

 The Chairman AHSEC and SEBA informed that internal assessment marks of selected subjects and Practical Examination of selected subjects have already been completed and the marks secured by each of the candidates are already uploaded in their respective system. But they do not have any system of recording marks secured by students in Internal Examination conducted by the school, like Unit Test, Half Yearly/ Annual/ Test Examination etc. These records are available with schools only. Therefore subject wise evaluation of each students for theory portion are to be done by adopting some principles as decided by the Government of Assam.

 Accordingly the Education Department, Government of Assam decided to cancel the examination and also decided to constitute two different Committees separately for the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) and Board of Secondary Education (SEBA), Assam to suggest the procedure to be adopted to prepare the results of HSLC/AHM (Class-X Final) and Higher Secondary Final Examination (Class-12) for the academic year 2021.  

A. Committee for HSLC/AHM (Class-X Final) Examination

1. Dr. Alok Buragohain, Former VC DU and Chairperson Academic RGU — Chairman

2. Chairman SEBA — Member

3. Sri SN Das Deputy Secretary, Secondary Education — Member

4. Sri Prasana Bora, IS Kamrup (Metro) — Member

5. Sri Ranjit Dam, Principal, Kachokhana HSS Dhubri — Member

6. Sri Hakim Tarafdar, Principal, Jaraguri HSS Kokrajhar— Member

7. Sri CN Rai, Principal, Kamrup Academy Kamrup (Metro) — Member

8. Sri Mrinal Khaund, Head Master, Muhiram Hazarika High School, Golaghat — Member

9. Secretary SEBA — Convenor

B. Committee for Higher Secondary Final Examination

 1. Prof. Dipak Kumar Sharma VC Kumar Bhaskar Varma

Sanskrit & Ancient Studies University— Chairman

2. Chairman AHSEC — Member

3. Smt. Nibedita Laskar, Joint Secondary, Higher Education— Member

4. Dr. SN Barman, Principal, B Barooah College — Member

5. Dr. S Borkotoky, Principal, Nagaon College — Member

6. Sri Idris Ali, Principal, Dhubri Boys HSS — Member

7. Sri Ratan Pal, Narsingh HSS, Silchar — Member

8. Smt. Dipika Choudhury, IS, Dibrugarh — Member

9. Secondary, AHSEC — Convenor

Terms and Conditions of the Committee

 1. The respective Committees will have to submit the procedure to be adopted by each school to evaluate each student, subject wise for the marks assigned against theory portion of each subject.


2. The procedures must be based on available records in the school against each student.


3. The respective Committees may study the procedure adopted by CBSE and other Examination Boards to arrive at a decision.


4. The respective Committee must give their report within seven days from the date of constitution of the Committee.

 The Board of Secondary Education, Assam and Assam Higher Secondary Education Council have to provide all technical and official support to the respective Committee in order to arrive at a decision.


On receipt of their report after proper examination Education Department, Government of Assam will issue necessary instruction to all concerned offices and schools to do the needful. AHSEC and SEBA will prepare the final result after incorporating the marks of Internal Assessment, Practical Examination and marks against theory portion as received from the respective schools within 31st July, 2021.

Guidelines for Evaluation of theory marks of HSLC/AHM Examination, 2021

In pursuance of the cancellation of the HSLC/AHM Examination, 2021 by the Education Department, Govt. of Assam vide notification No. ASE. 380/2010/Pt/137 datsed 19th June 2021, a committee was constituted to suggest a procedure to be adopted to prepare the results of HSLC/AHM Examination, 2021. Accordingly the committee, so constituted submitted its recommendations to the Govt. of Assam. After careful examination of the report, Govt. of Assam vide notification No. ASE.16/2016/Pt-II/68 dated 1st July, 2021 directed the Board of Secondary Education, Assam to complete the marking and results declaration process in accordance with the direction contained in the notification.

Accordingly as directed by the Govy. of Assam, there will be three committees at different levels as mentioned below:

1. School Evaluation Committee

2. District level Scrutiny Committee

3. Grievance Redressal Committee.

School Evaluation Committee

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1. School Evaluation Committee:- There shall be a School Evaluation Committee for each of the schools affilated under SEBA including Provincialised, Government, Private and Non Provincialised schools for recording of marks against theory portion of each of the subjects as per the total marks assigned, subject wise only for theory portions. The marks assigned against Internal Assessment (IA) and Practical Examination was already received and captured in the system.

Table-1

Sl No.

Subject Name

Subject Code

Theory Marks

1

English

C1

90

2

General Mathematics

C2

90

3

General Mathematics (Blind)

47

90

4

General Science

C3

90

5

General Science (Blind)

48

90

6

Social Science

C4

90

7

Assamese (MIL)

01

100

8

Bengali (MIL)

02

100

9

Bodo (MIL)

03

100

10

Garo (MIL)

04

100

11

Hindi (MIL)

05

100

12

Hmar (MIL)

06

100

13

Khasi (MIL)

07

100

14

Manipuri (MIL)

-8

100

15

Mizo (MIL)

09

100

16

Nepali (MIL)

10

100

17

Urdu (MIL)

11

100

18

English (IL)

12

50

19

Assamese (IL)

13

50

20

Bengali (IL)

14

50

21

Bodo (IL)

15

50

22

Manipuri (IL)

16

50

23

Hindi (IL)

17

50

24

Santhali (IL)

18

50

25

Advance Mathematics (E)

19

90

26

Assamese (E)

20

100

27

Bengali (E)

21

100

28

Bodo (E)

22

100

29

Manipuri (E)

23

100

30

Hindi (E)

24

100

31

Santhali (E)

25

100

32

Nepali (E)

26

100

33

Sanskrit (E)

27

100

34

Arabic (E)

28

100

35

Persian (E)

29

100

36

History (E)

30

100

37

Geography (E)

31

90

38

Computer Science (E)

34

80

39

Dance (E)

35

30

40

Fine Arts (E)

36

40

41

Home Science (E)

37

70

42

Music (E)

38

30

43

Weaving and Textile Design (E)

39

50

44

Garment Designing (E)

40

30

45

Wood Craft (E)

41

40

46

Fish and Aquaid

42

50

47

Assamese (MIL) (High Madrassa)

43

50

48

Bengali (MIL) (High Madrassa)

44

50

49

Hindi (MIL) (High Madrassa)

45

50

50

Urdu (MIL) (High Madrassa)

46

50

51

Arabic Literature

C5

100

52

Retal Trade NSQF (E)

49

30

53

IT/IteS NSQF (E)

50

30

54

Private Security NSQF (E)

51

30

55

Health Care NSQF (E)

52

30

56

Agriculture & Horticulture NSQF (E)

53

30

57

Tourism & Hospitality NSQF (E)

54

30

The School Evaluation Committee has to enter the marks awarded to student in class IX and Pre-Board only against above mentioned Theory Marks as available in their records.

(1) The Composition of School Evaluation Committee shall be as follows:

The committee shall comprise of the following members-

(A) Chairman

Chairman- to be appointed by the Inspector of Schools of the concerned district.

i. For Higher Secondary Schools, the Principal of the school will be the Chairman. Since the Principal is the Chairman, one of the working/ Retired teacher of other school has to be appointed as the External Supervising Officer.

ii. for the stand alone High schools, the Chairman is to be selected on rotation basis- the Head Master of one school will be the Chairman of another school but it could not be inter changed between two schools.

iii. In the option of Inspector of Schools, if the Principal/Head Master of any school is in difficulty to carry out the work, then a college teacher, teacher of Senior Secondary School, Rdt. Principal/ Head Master of any other school may by appointed as Chairman in his or her place.

(B) Members of the Committee

i. The Class Teacher of each subjects of Class X of that particular school shall be the members of the committee.

ii. One Teacher of the school having Computer knowledge (if not available in school, may be coopted from other educational institutions) shall be the member of the Committee to assist in data entry works.

(C) Functions of the School Evaluation Committee and Chairman

i. Data entry of marks in the relevant portal is to be done on the basis of available data of each student, duly authenticated by the District Level Internal Examination Committee, pertaining to the Annual Examination of Class IX and Pre-Board/Pre-Test of Class X of each student and marks assigned against Unit Test/any other examination held in the current year/ marks obtained in online examinations held, if any / attendance in the online/regular classes/ extra-curricular activities etc. , as the case may be.

ii. The data of Class IX examination and Pre-Board/Pre-Test of Class X, must be identical with the records. In the portal, actual marks awarded to students are to be recorded. The system automatically calculates the weightage as per requirements.

iii. The Chairman of the Committee must furnish a Certificate that the data entry is done strictly in accordance with the available data, recorded by the schools. He/She must examine all the records carefully and shall report immediately to the Inspector of Schools if any instance of data manipulation is detected.

iv. SEBA will host a portal containing required information to be provided by each schools. The detailed procedure for entering data in the portal will be notified in due course by SEBA.

v. The School Evaluation Committee shall ensure that on the last three year’s category wise performance of the schools (Distinction/Star/1st Div/2nd Div/), the variation in each category cannot be more than 10% in comparision to highest pass percentage secured by the students in the school in any one of the previous three years.

vi. The School Evaluation Committee must ensure that the marks assigned against Unit Test/ any other examination hels in the current year/ marks obtained in online examinations held, if any/ attendance in the online/regular classes/extra-curricular activities, etc. is entered as per records maintained by the schools. this Academic performance in Class-X must be consistent and similar with the marks awarded to the student against Annual Examination of Class-IX. That means, under this head there can be maximum variation of 20% marks in comparision of Class-IX Annual Examination, as clarified in the following table.

Example for the students who are evaluated through the Annual Examination of Class-IX, and Pre-Board/ Revisionary Test held for Class-X

Percentage

Class IX Annual Exam Marks Awarded in Theory portion where total mark in theory portion is

Variation Allowed

Maximum Marks can be awarded against online exam/online classes (Academic performance in class-X) where total mark in theory portion is

90

50

30

90

50

30

60%

54

30

18

20%

80% of 18=15

80% of 10=8

80% of 6=5

50%

45

35

15

20%

70% of 18=13

70% of 10=7

70% of 6=5

40%

36

20

12

20%

60% of 18=11

60% of 10=6

60% of 6=4

30%

27

15

9

20%

50% of 18=9

50% of 10=5

50% of 6=3

Example for the students who are evaluated only through the Annual Examination of Class-IX

Percentage

Class IX Annual Exam Marks Awarded in Theory portion where total mark in theory portion is

Variation Allowed

Maximum Marks can be awarded against online exam/online classes (Academic performance in class-X) where total mark in theory portion is

90

50

30

90

50

30

60%

54

30

18

20%

80% of 27=22

80% of 15=12

80% of 9=8

50%

45

35

15

20%

70% of 27=19

70% of 15=11

70% of 9=7

40%

36

20

12

20%

60% of 27=17

60% of 15=9

60% of 9=6

30%

27

15

9

20%

50% of 27=14

50% of 15=8

50% of 9=5

 Note: Deviation from the above formula will automatically give indication by the system itself to the committee at the time of data entry in the portal.


vii. After entering of actual marks as mentioned in (ii) and (iv) above,  the system will automatically calculate the total marks awarded to each of the student against theory portion of each subjects.


viii. The records on the basis of which data entry is made in the portal has to be kept in safe custody of the Head of the Institution of the School concerned in Sealed Envelops by the School Evaluation Committee for future reference as well as for providing information against any probable application under the RTE Act and also on demand from the District Level Scrutiny Committee as well as Grievance Redressal Committee. However, as the Answer Scripts may either have been destroyed or handed over to students, there will not be any provision of recounting, re-evaluation of marks and providing of photocopies of answer scripts.

(2) The Composition of District Level Scrutiny Committee

(A) There will be a District Level Scrutiny Committee under the Chairmanship of Inspector of Schools of old 27 nos of Districts and under the Chairmanship of ADC (i/c Education) for the newly created six districts namely- Majuli, Charaideo, West Karbi Anglong, Biswanath, South Salmara and Hojai.


(B) The members of the committee shall be as follows-


i. Secretary of the District Academic Council.

ii. President/Secretary of Sadou Asom Madhyamik Shikshak Aru Karmachari Santha.

Iii. President/Secretary of Asom High School Shilshak Santha.

iv. Member Secretary of Regional Office, SEBA shall be the Convener of the committee.

v. The Inspector of Schools may co-opt any other member if required.

(3) The Composition of Grievance Redressal Committee

 For Redressal grievance of the students, there will be a Committee in each district comprising of the following members-

1. ADC (i/c Education) as Chairman of the Committee.

2. Inspector of Schools shall be the Convener of the Committee.

3. Two Head Masters of the High School to be nominated by DC of the concerned district.

4. Two Principals of Higher Secondary School to be nominated by DC of the concerned district.


Students will submit grievances in written to the committee. Committee will ask the concerned school to submit their report against each grievance and redress their issues accordingly.

Formula and Procedures for Awarding Marks against Theory Portion of each subject

Internal Assessment (IA) marks of 10 (Ten) subjects and Practical Marks of 14 (Fourteen) subjects are available with SEBA Marks are to be uploaded only for the theory part of each subject.


For evaluation of the students for the theory portion, there will be broadly 2 categories of students, keeping in view that some schools could not hold the Pre-Board/Pre-Test Examination of Class-X in time due to various reasons.  

Formula of Marking

Formula A: The students, who are evaluated through the Annual Examination of Class IX in 2019 or prior to 2019 and the Pre-Board/Revisionary Test held for Class-X.


Formula B: The students who are evaluated only through the Annual Examination of Class IX in 2019 or prior to 2019.


(A) For the students who are evaluated through the Annual Examination of Class IX, and the Pre-Board/Revisionary Test held for class X, the following criteria are to be followed:-

a. 40% weightage on marks secured by the student in the theory portion of each subjects in the Annual Examination of class IX, of the year in which he/she has appeared and promoted to class X.


b. 40% weightage of marks secured by the student in theory portion of each subject in the Pre-Board/Revisionary Test held in class X (current year).


c. 20% weightage of marks secured by the students in theory portion of each subject in the Unit Test/ any other examinations held in the current year/ marks obtained in online examinations held, if any/ attendance in the online/ regular classes. Extra-curricular activities, etc. But the marks awarded in this head must be consistent with the marks awarded in class IX examination.

Note:-

A. For the students, whose marks of Annual Examination of Class-IX are not available in the school, where he/she is presently studying in class X, on transfer from other school, the present school has to obtain marks of Annual Examination of Class IX, from the old school.

B. On failure to do so as mentioned above or in case non availability of record of Annual Examination of class IX, the results of such particular student will not be declared and he/she has to appear in the immediate next HSLC/AHM Examination to be conducted by SEBA with the same Roll Number, on receipt of their request.

While entering the data of each student in the portal, the status of such student has to be entered as no information available of class IX. In that case, system will not allow further entering of data of such students.

C. Those students who are not satisfied with this record based marking/evaluation system, they will also have the liberty to appear in the immediate next HSLC/AHM Examination to be conducted by SEBA, for betterment on receipt of their request.

D. During the result preparation list of distinction, star and merit list of first 10 positions will not be done.

1. The portal for entry marks will open on 4th July, 2021

2. The School Evaluation Committee will submit their report to District Level Scrutiny Committee on 12th July, 2021.

3. District Level Scrutiny Committee will submit their report to SEBA on 15th July, 2021.

4. For any portal related query during uploading the marks in the portal School Evaluation Committee may call on 8752844030 or 7099386363

5. If any school is unable to submit their report on stipulated time then the result of such school will remain withheld.

6. For any query related to change of subject , School Evaluation Committee may contact Dy. Controller of Examination at his Mobile No. 7002025964. 

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