for Problem Solving Assessment (PSA) Test
for Class IX and XI
Attention all students of CBSE Classes IX or XI: Free practice for PSA test online! The tests will give immediate results and let you evaluate yourself and improve in the areas where you are weak. We have designed different tests for each of the sections (Quantitative & Qualitative Reasoning and Language Conventions) as per the actual design of this test.
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All registered students at our site will be able to write these tests free-of-cost! And we will add more and more practice tests very soon...
About PSA Test
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has initiated to conduct a "Problem Solving Assessment" (CBSE- PSA) for students of Classes IX and XI from the second term of session 2012-13.
The PSA test is going to be conducted by the Board in different schools and the evaluation will be done by the Board itself. The exam will be conducted on only one day. The question paper will be provided by the Board.
The PSA test for Classes IX and XI will be replacing one of the four formative assessments (FA). The fourth assessment that included multiple choice questions, projects and unit tests and is 10% of total assessments of Class IX will be replaced by a PSA test examining a studentís knowledge on co-scholastic situations. This assessment will also be carried forward towards the FA-4 in Class X.
The first test is going to be conducted in February 2013 for Class IX. The test will involve questions to test a student's problem-solving ability. The dates for PSA test (Class XI) will be announced later.
The main features of the 'Problem Solving Assessment' (CBSE-PSA) are:
- It will be compulsory for all students of Classes IX and carry 90 marks. There will be 60 items of MCQ type.
- It will assess the following areas:
- Quantitative Reasoning (found in mathematics, science and technology)
- Qualitative Reasoning (found in humanities, arts and social sciences)
- Language Conventions