THE INDIAN CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION EXAMINATION (ICSE):
The Council encourages a system of continuous assessment by the school therefore, all the subjects have an internal assessment component of 20% marks in the form of project work, while the final written examination accounts for 80% marks. With respect to the optional subject chosen from Group III, it is divided into a Theory paper and a Practical component, with each being assessed to the extent of 50% marks through internal evaluation and 50% marks by way of external evaluation / final written examination. The assessment in ‘Socially Useful Productive Work and Community Service’ is graded.
The ICSE Programme – key features:
It has been designed to provide an examination in a course of general education, in accordance with the recommendations of the New Education Policy 1986, through the medium of English.
It will ensure a general education where all candidates are required to take seven subjects and are also graded in ‘Socially Useful Productive Work and Community Service’. It is an All-India Board Examination that is taken at the end of Std X.
Subjects included in ICSE program are:
Group I (Compulsory Subjects)
- Second Language (Indian Language or Modern Foreign Language)
- History, Civics, Geography [Social Studies]
- Environmental Education
- Science Stream
- Science ( Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
- Commerce Stream
- Commercial Studies
Group III (Any one of the following subjects)
- Computer Applications
- Economic Application
- Commercial Application
- Environmental Application
- Physical Education
EISB has been affiliated to Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations with the School Code – KA162