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The International Assessments for Indian Students, more popularly known as IAIS,
has made an attempt to test the students' ability to apply the information to solve
Today's students face a world that demands new knowledge and abilities. 'Knowing
the basics', is no longer enough. In the new age global economy, students will need
to think critically, to analyse, to extrapolate and to make inferences for success
in school as well as in wider social and professional situations.
- IAIS makes the student realise that he can do more than he is doing now.
- IAIS helps the student use the concepts he has learnt to discover that they actually
- IAIS infuses a sudden spurt of confidence in a student by letting him find out that
application is more important than theory and that he is actually good at it.
- IAIS is the stage to practise for all those competitive exams that he will encounter
- IAIS is different because it does what no other exam ever does or can do!
The Assessment will:
- Stimulate interest in Computer Skills
- Provide an opportunity for all students to gain a measure of their Computer Skills
in an external assessment situation
- Monitor individual progress in the development of Computer Skills
- Recognise and reward achievement at all levels
- Provide students, parents and teachers with a comprehensive analysis of student
- Identify students' strengths and recognise areas of weakness to support further
teaching and learning activities.
IAIS - Computer Skills Syllabus 2012
- Provide an objective, external assessment of students' Computer Skills
- Provide an opportunity for schools to monitor the progress of students across a
wide range of subject-related skills
- Recognise and reward achievement across all levels of ability
- Provide comprehensive diagnostic reports to parents, teachers and students of Classes
3 to 10
- Identify students' strengths and weaknesses
- Be a valuable teaching resource for both primary and secondary school teachers
The questions cover a wide variety of computer skills. These include use of common
operating systems, hardware and networks, word processing, graphics and multimedia,
databases and spreadsheets, internet and email and programming.
The assessments' report package provides schools with a powerful diagnostic tool.
It helps teachers to recognise areas of strength and weakness in their students.
This information can be used in the development of teaching/learning programmes.
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
Sept. 22nd, 2012