Surprise tests, Open book tests or Unit Tests

  • Based on class/subject-wise objectives, select the content of the test.
  • Form/nature of the questions should be –
    • Based on knowledge, understanding, application & skills
    • Open-ended questions
    • Questions testing the analytical, synthesizing & evaluating skills
    • Questions testing thoughts related to core components, life skills & values
    • Avoid questions based on memory
  • Prepare question banks in each subject based on the above criteria
  • Use the same questions for home assignment, class work & practice tests
  • Conduct a short duration test of 5-15 marks in each term in an informal setting
  • It is mandatory to use the question paper set by the concerned teacher only
  • Allow extra time if required by the students
  • Show assessed paper and discuss/guide/correct the mistakes
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