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)

  • English
  • Second Language (Indian Language or Modern Foreign Language)
  • History, Civics, Geography [Social Studies]
  • Environmental Education

Group II

  • Science Stream
  • Mathematics
  • Science ( Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
  • Commerce Stream
  • Economics
  • Commercial Studies

Group III (Any one of the following subjects)

  • Computer Applications
  • Economic Application
  • Commercial Application
  • Environmental Application
  • Physical Education

Ebenezer International School Bangalore has been affiliated to Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations with the School Code – KA162