Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a Board of Education for public and private schools under the Union Government of India.

The scope of evaluation at SSWS extends to almost all areas of the student’s personality development.

It includes both scholastic and co-scholastic areas, and is comprehensive in nature.

Evaluation is continuous and reveals the strengths and areas of improvement of the students frequently, so that the learners have a better opportunity to understand and improve themselves.

It also provides feedback to the teachers for modifying their teaching strategies according to individual student needs.

In view of getting a complete picture of the child’s learning, assessments at SSWS focus on every child’s ability to learn and acquire desired skills related to different subject areas while developing individual skills, interests and attitudes.

The assessments are done with the purpose to achieve the following objectives:


Formative Assessments (FA) are done on a regular basis through journals, written work, portfolios, project work, classroom interactions, peer and self assessments, cyclic tests along with many other learning tasks.

There are four Formative Assessments (FA) through the academic year FA1, FA2, FA3 & FA4.

Summative Assessments (SA) are written assessments which are taken by students at the end of each semester. It is usually a graded assessment and is marked according to the CBSE scale of grades.

There are two Summative Assessments (SA) at the end of each of the two semesters SA1 & SA2.

Academic Terms:

Academic Terms
Exam Type Month Date
FA1 Apr-16 18th to 26th
FA2 Jul-16 18th to 28th
SA1 Sep-16 19th to 30th
FA3 Nov-16 21st to 2nd Dec
FA4 Jan-17 9th to 17th
SA2 Mar-17 6th to 17th