K.R. MANGALAM WORLD SCHOOL, G.K-II, NEW DELHI
Subject: Conduct of Optional Proficiency Test for Class-X
This is to bring to your notice, vide CBSE circular No. 17 /2012 dated March 7, 2012, that the second edition of the CBSE conducted Proficiency Test, will be held in the month of July 2012 in the subject of English, Hindi, Mathematics, Science and Social Science for Class-X as a part of ongoing examination reforms.
A proficiency Test measures an individual’s abilities and skills in a domain or subject to know how well he/she has learned, understood and internalized the related concepts and principles. The core testing element of such a test will include observing, comparing, classifying, solving, translating, interpreting, analyzing, synthesizing, creating, composing, deducing, justifying and judging/evaluating.
Salient Features of the Test It is optional in nature. Only those students who wish to take this test willingly may appear.
It will be conducted in the month of July, 2012 as per the following schedule.
DayDateSubjectMonday9th July,2012EnglishTuesday10th July,2012MathematicsWednesday11th July,2012ScienceThursday12th July,2012Social ScienceFriday13th July,2012Hindi
It will be conducted in all the five main subjects studied by a student in class-X.However, a
student may appear in one or more subjects depending upon his/her choice.
|One subject||Rs. Three hundred only|
|Two subjects||Rs. Four hundred only|
|Three subjects||Rs. Five hundred only|
|Four or Five subjects||Rs. Six hundred only|
Every student appearing in the test will be issued a certificate by the Board indicating the percentile rank.
Format of the Question PaperAll questions will be of multiple choice type. Negative marks will be awarded for wrong answers.
Question paper in every subject will carry 100 marks. The duration of the test in every subject will be 2½ hours. The timings of the test will be from 10.30
A.M. to 1.00 P.M. in every subject The test will be based on classes IX-X syllabus in the subject prescribed by CBSE The willing students are required to submit the Fees by 15th March, 2012.
Your cooperation is highly solicited.