(FAQs) Summative Assessment II For Class X Frequently
Q1 Who is eligible to appear for school conducted SA-II?
Ans : Students of Senior Secondary Schools who do not wish to
move out of the CBSE system.
Q2 Who is eligible to appear in the Board conducted SA-II?
Ans : i. All the students of Secondary Schools; and ii. Students
of Senior Secondary Schools, if they wish to move out of the CBSE system.
Q3 If I intend to change my school after Class X but do not want
to change the CBSE Board, do I need to sit for the Board conducted SA-II?
Ans : If you are a student of a Secondary School, then you need
to sit for Board conducted SA-II; if you are a student of a Senior Secondary
School, then you need to sit for the School conducted SA-II only.
Q4 Will the certificates of those students who appear in School
conducted SA-II and Board conducted SA-II be different?
Ans : No, the certificate being issued by the Board to all the
students passing out of the CBSE affiliated schools whether they have appeared
in School conducted SA-II or Board conducted SA-II will be the same.
Q5 Will the syllabus for Board conducted SA-II cover the entire
year (first and second term) and that for school conducted SA-II be for the
second term only?
Ans : No, the syllabus for both types of SA-II will be the same
and it will be the one prescribed by the Board for the Second term only. This is
available on the CBSE Website (www.cbse.nic.in).
Q6 Will the method of assessment between the Board conducted
and School conducted SA-II will be different?
Ans : No, both types of Answer Books will be assessed based on
the Marking Scheme prepared by the Board. The assessment under Board Conducted
SA-II will be done by the school teachers from outside the school, while that
under School Conducted SA-II will be done by the school teachers of the same
Q7 If I have taken School conducted SA-II and I am transferred
to a place where there are no CBSE affiliated school, will other Boards admit me
in Class XI?
Ans : As the certificate at the end of Class is going to be
issued by the CBSE there should not be any problem for you in getting admission
in Class XI, as there is equivalence between Class X of different Boards.
Q8 If I sit for Board conducted SA-II, will my certificate show
Grades for only SA-II obtained by me and not Grades given to me by the School
under CCE throughout the year?
Ans : No, Board conducted SA-II will only be one part of the
overall statement of assessment to be issued by the Board. The certificate will
show the overall Grades obtained by you in Summative and Formative Assessments
(SA and FA). SA consists of both the Summative Assessments and FA consists of
all the four Formative Assessments.
Q9 How will a School
know whether I am leaving the CBSE system or not? (Student Query)
Ans : Schools are asking the
Parents to give in writing about their intention to continue in the CBSE system
Q10 If I give in
writing that I am leaving the CBSE system and after the end of Class X results I
do not go outside the CBSE system or want to stay in the same school, will I be
forced by the school to leave the CBSE system or my school?
Ans : You are expected to make
a conscious decision before giving in writing about your intention of going out
of CBSE system. But having given in writing that you are going to leave the CBSE
system, you may probably forego your priority in admission in Class XI in the
same school. However, such cases would be dealt with on merit by the school as
they have autonomy to decide and the CBSE has never micro managed schools as per
Q11 Some of the
schools are liberal in giving marks while some of them are not. Will I not
suffer on account of strict marking by my school?
Ans : No student would suffer
because of strict marking or benefit from lenient marking as the Marking Scheme
for all Question Papers in all major subjects would be provided by the Board and
teachers would be directed to adhere to the Marking Scheme in each subject.
However, to avoid any such apprehension the Board is contemplating to undertake
moderation of marks based on marks distribution of the students in the school as
well as random verification by the CBSE of the assessment done by the school.
Q12 If I have given an
Option that I will be appearing in Board conducted SA-II but afterwards, say, in
Dec., 2010, I want to change my option to
school conducted SA-II, and vice- ersa, will I be eligible to do that?
The Board expects you to
make a conscious decision. However, for this year the Board will permit change
of such options. All such requests, duly forwarded by the school, must be
received in the Board’s concerned Regional Office latest by 15th