ICSE Board – Indian Certificate of Secondary Education: In states and territories the ICSE examination allows an secure suitable representation of Government responsible, for schools which are affiliated to it . This examination does not allowed private candidates.
The subjects that are offered by ICSE are divided into three groups. Group I includes Compulsory Subjects — English, History, Civics , Geography and Indian Languages. Group II includes two optional subjects. Any two from Mathematics, Science, Environmental Science, Agricultural Science, Computer Science, Commercial Studies, Technical Drawing, Modern Foreign Language, Classical Language and Economics, and Group III includes one optional subject any one from Economic Applications, Commercial Applications, Computer Applications, Art, Performing Arts, Home Science, Cookery, Fashion Designing, Physical Education, Yoga Technical Drawing Applications and Environmental Applications.
All subjects have components of internal assessment, that are carried out by schools affiliated by ICSE, on the basis of assignments ,project work, practical’s and coursework. The weightage for internal assessment in group I and II is 20% and 50% weightage for group III.
There are many subjects where there are more than one paper for example Science. The marks obtained in such subjects are calculated by taking an average of all paper in the required subject. Candidates appearing for ICSE examination have to study the six subjects, anywhere from 1 to 3 papers in each subject.
The paper 1 consists of History & Civics and paper 2 consists of Geography for subject HC&G. Science paper consists of 3 papers each for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Depending on subjects a total of 8-11 papers has been made. SSC results are taken from best 5 out of 6 subjects. Out of which English marks is compulsory.
ICSE percentage is calculated in following manner. There are 6 subjects in total. Out of 6 subject marks of best of 5 subject has been taken including ENGLISH.
The English Marks cannot be Excluded. Then add the marks of 5 subjects which are best and divide the total with 5. To check out best 5 subjects. This is how percentage of ICSE class 10 has been calculated.