Continuous and comprehensive evaluation is an education system
newly introduced by Central Board of Secondary Education in India, for students
of sixth to tenth grades.
Main Aim of CCE:
The main aim of CCE is to evaluate every aspect of the
child during their presence at the school. This is believed to help reduce the
pressure on the child during/before examinations as the student will have to sit
for multiple tests throughout the year, of which no test or the syllabus covered
will be repeated at the end of the year, whatsoever. The CCE method is claimed
to bring enormous changes from the traditional chalk and talk method of
teaching, provided it is implemented accurately.
Standard of Marks and Grades
In CCE, the marks obtained in an exam are usually not revealed.
However, equivalent grades, which would be deduced using a special method by the
teachers during evaluation would be revealed. This is considered as a drawback
since a child with 92 marks will get the same grade as the child with 100 marks
and their talents cannot be recognized by anyone else other than their teachers.
Though this system might have some drawbacks it instills this value that
students need to compete with themselves to get a better grade and not with
others. The grading system is as follows.-