• Dandinker Suryakant M.L.M.N. College of Education, Jyothinagar, Chikkamagaluru- 577102, Karnataka India
Keywords: Assessment, internal Assessment, Education, Quality,


The assessment is the process by which one attempts to measure the quality and quantity of learning and teaching, using various assessment techniques, like assignment, projects, continuous assessment, and objective type tests etc. Educational evaluation is quantitative and qualitative assessment and value judgment; internal assessment can also be helpful. Reliable assessment is possible only when the marks of the internal assessment are taken to account. There must be a regular and systematic internal assessment during the course of teaching-learning process. Pupil’s progress in learning can be evaluated with the help of internal assessment programme. Thus internal assessment improves the teaching-learning process it self.

Internal assessment is focused on continuous evaluation of students. Bringing about commonality in assessment procedure by adopt a common tool for assessment. Bringing in transparency in assessment procedure that both student and teacher are accounted for the common case. Periodicity in assessment must be maintained. Adopt holistic approach in assessment procedure.     All test score are best estimates and help in decision making’s, the decisions may be instructional decisions, grading decisions, diagnostic decisions, selection and placement decisions, counseling and guidance decision, curriculum and administrative policy decision. Hence assessment invariably helps in decision-making procedure. ‘The success of internal assessment depends upon teacher’s sincerity, honesty and integrity.

Author Biography

Dandinker Suryakant, M.L.M.N. College of Education, Jyothinagar, Chikkamagaluru- 577102, Karnataka India

Teacher Education 

Assistant professor



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