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International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) - Digital Technologies

16th International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) - 2016-17

International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) is a leading international student assessment service that provides an objective, in-depth, external assessment of student skills in key learning areas. IAIS is a diagnostic assessment which brings to light the strengths and weaknesses of a student on the four core subject areas of English, Science, Mathematics and Digital Technologies.

The International Assessments for Indian Schools more popularly known as IAIS provides an objective, in-depth assessments of student skills in key learning areas that are essential for success in school & beyond. IAIS is not a competitive exam, it’s purely a diagnostic assessment benchmarked against global standards that reveals academic strengths and weaknesses of students through scientifically graded assessment questions, which demand application of basic to higher order thinking skills from students.

From year 2015, Computer Skills will be renamed to Digital Technologies, this will allow broader areas of computational thinking, creation of information systems, use and management of mobile and interactive technologies, impact of social media etc, to be included in the assessment.

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Exam Format
    • The Assessments consist of a range of multiple-choice and free-response questions.
    • For the multiple-choice questions, students will have to choose the correct answer from the four possible options.
    • For the free response questions, students will have to write the answers in the boxes provided.
    • Each question is worth one mark.
    • The total score is the number of correct answers.
    • No marks are deducted for wrong answers.
    • Papers are ordered from the easiest items to the most difficult items.
    • The items towards the end of the paper are designed to provide an opportunity for the most able students to demonstrate a high level of skill.
    • The questions are carefully graded to cater to a wide range of student abilities using contexts that stimulate students' interest and engage their attention. Students at all levels of competency stand to benefit from participation in the diagnostic assessments.

Skill Assessed

The key skill areas assessed are Comprehension, Critical Thinking, Creativity and higher order thinking skills like Reasoning & Problem Solving. IAIS generates an error free report reflecting students’ learning and performing abilities. It gives valuable inputs that can be used by stakeholders to make necessary adjustments in their teaching and learning strategies to impact the learning outcomes. IAIS programme does a complete SWOT Analysis across the learning spectrum of students in order to bring them at par with international standards.


Major skills assessed during Digital Technologies examination are

    • Common operating systems and hardware
    • Graphics and multimedia
    • Internet and email
    • Programming and scripting
    • Spreadsheets and databases
    • Word processing

IAIS - Exam Date

    • Date Of Examination:The IAIS - Digital Technologies will be held in 27th August 2016 at participating schools.

Duration of Papers

    • Classes 3 & 4 : 30 multiple-choice / 30 minutes
    • Classes 5 & 6 : 35 multiple-choice / 35 minutes
    • Classes 7 & 8 : 40 multiple-choice/ 40 minutes
    • Classes 9 & 10 : 45 multiple-choice/ 45 minutes

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