Council Of Higher Secondary Education,


Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE)

Over the years it is the opinion of every educationist, teacher and general public that board or annual school examinations based on tests in two or three hours duration provide limited information on various elements of curriculum and range of learning in any subjects.

In view of the above short comings in the existing system of evaluation it is desirable that evaluation of students should be not only continuous but comprehensive also.

What is Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) ?

The term Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) is used for school based evaluation of pupils in which their assessment is done on a continuous basis throughout the year and which is also comprehensive in nature, in the sense that it is not confined to assessment in scholastic subjects but also covers co-scholastic areas such as performance in games/sports, Physical education, Creative Education, Art, Music, Dance, Drama, other cultural activities and Personal & Social qualities.

Advantages of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE)

  1. Teachers evaluate students in day-to-day basis and use the feedback for improvement in teaching – learning process.

  2. Teachers can use varieties of evaluation methods over and above the written tests.

  3. Students can be assessed in both scholastic and co-scholastic areas.

  4. Evaluation is done throughout the year and therefore it is expected to provide more reliable evidence of students’ progress.

  5. CCE encourages the students in forming good study habits.

  6. The feedback provided by CCE can be effectively used in remedial teaching to slow learners.

More Details

1. Scholastic Area
2. Co-Scholastic Areas
3. Certification and Monitoring of CCE
4. Introduction of Grading System