Thursday, 17 April 2014

CBSE PSA 2014 for Class 9 & 11 Student

A separate Problem Solving Assessment will be held for all Winter Closing Schools on October 19, 2013 (Saturday) for the academic session 2013-14. Salient features of this test will be as follows:
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  • It will be compulsory for all students of classes IX and XI.
  • It will comprise of 60 items of MCQ type and will carry 60 marks.
  • The examination will be held from 10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon.
  • There is no specific syllabus for this test. It will assess life skills related to the following elements:
  • Language conventions
  • Qualitative Reasoning
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • The items will incorporate assessment of 21st Century skills such as Creative Thinking, Decision-making, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Communication skills that lead to greater success at higher education as well as real life situations. These items will be assessing students’ ability to process, interpret and use information rather than merely assessing students’ prior subject knowledge.
  • The assessment in language will contain items that will assess grammar, usage, vocabulary in context and passage-completion.
  • The items will be prepared in Hindi as well as English.
  • PSA score will be counted towards FA4 which is 10% of total assessments for class-IX. This score will be reflected equally in one language (English or Hindi), Mathematics, Science and Social Science. Class-XI students will be issued a separate certificate for the same.
  • All those students of classes X and XII (who appeared in PSA while studying in classes IX and XI during the previous session) who wish to improve in PSA may be allowed to do so. Related information may be indicated clearly at the time of submission of the List of Candidates for 2014 annual examination.
  • There will be no separate registration for appearing in PSA.

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9th Class & 11th Class PSA Results 2014

Welcome to 9th Class & 11th Class PSA Results 2014 Section. All Students who have taken examination on 18th January 2014 can check here CBSE Problem Solving Assessment (PSA) Class 9th & 11th Class Results online.

PSA Result 2014 for class IX/XI - You can check here Results of Problem Solving Assessment (PSA) Class 9 & 11 Examination to be held on 18th January, 2014.

Mailing of PSA Result 2014 for class IX/XI


CLARIFICATION REGARDING USE OF PSA SCORES FOR FA4 in one language (English or Hindi), Mathematics, Science and Social Science

Dear Principal,

1. The first Problem Solving Assessment (PSA) for Academic Session 2012-13 was conducted on 16-02-2013 for students of Class IX (who are now in Class X).

2. The second Problem Solving Assessment (PSA) for Academic Session 2013-14 was conducted on 18-01-2014 which also included (optional) improvement in PSA by students currently in Class X.

Based on the various queries received from principals across the country, the board has decided to clarify the following for use of PSA marks in FA4 in one language (English or Hindi), Mathematics, Science and Social Science.
  1. 1.     Please take the PSA score of the candidate in Class IX [either subject wise for relevant subjects sent in the first mail on 21.03.2013 or average (shown in the last column) of the second mail sent on 01.05.2013 for each subject]. Award the same in FA4 in Class IX and Class X in one language (English or Hindi), Mathematics, Science and Social
Science.


  1. 2.    In case any student has opted for improvement of PSA in class X, between the Score what he scored during PSA of class IX in 2012-13 and the average score of his improvement sent by mail on 11.03.2014, whichever is higher should be taken for the individual subjects.
Example:

SNo
Academic
Class
Score obtained in Problem Solving Assessment (PSA) out of 10 Score to be reflected towards FA4 in
Session Language Qualitative Quantitative
Average Score
both Class IX and Class X
Convention Reasoning Reasoning

(English
(Social (Mathematics
/Hindi) Science) /Science)

1

2012-13

IX

5.8

4.4

6.7

5.7

2013-14

X

Not appeared for Improvement of PSA

Best PSA

5.7
Language
5.8
Language 5.7

Score
Math
6.7
O Math
5.7
Science
6.7
R Science
5.7
Social
4.4
Social
5.7
Science Science

2

2012-13

IX

7.9

7.8

8.9

8.2

2013-14

X

Appeared for Improvement of PSA

8.2

Best PSA

8.2
Language
7.9
Language 8.2

Score

(Scores are
Math
8.9
O Math
8.2

equal)
Science
8.9
R Science
8.2
Social
7.8
Social
8.2
Science Science

3

2012-13

IX

7.8

10.0

5.0

7.6

2013-14

X

Appeared for Improvement of PSA

8.4

Best PSA

8.4
Language
7.8
Language 8.4

Score

(Best out of two)
Math
5.0
O Math
8.4
Science
5.0
R Science
8.4
Social
10.0
Social
8.4
Science Science

4

2012-13

IX

9.2

5.6

9.4

8.2

2013-14

X

Appeared for Improvement of PSA

7.5

Best PSA

8.2
Language
9.2
Language 8.2

Score

(Best out of two)
Math
9.4
O Math
8.2
Science
9.4
R Science
8.2
Social
5.6
Social
8.2
Science Science

5

2012-13

IX
Not appeared for PSA

2013-14

X
Appeared for PSA
6.7

Best PSA
Language
6.7

Score

6.7
Math
6.7
Science
6.7
Social
6.7
Science
Last date for Uploading of assessment data for Class IX Term-II has been extended to 31st March 2014
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