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Q1. What kind of examinations does  DAVCAE, DAVCMC conduct?

Ans. DAVCAE conducts centralised examinations for Classes-VIII and XI.

Q2. Which students are eligible for these centralised examinations?

Ans. The students of DAV Schools, which are affiliated to DAVCAE, are eligible for these examinations.

Q3. Who provides Question Paper for Examinations of Class-VIII and Class-XI?

Ans. DAVCAE provides Question Papers of all the subjects of Class-VIII. With regard to Class-XI, it provides only Science and Commerce streams Question Papers to the schools. 

Q4. Who are involved in the designing of Syllabi and Sample Question Papers for  Classes-VIII and XI?

Ans. DAVCAE conducts subject-wise workshops to design syllabi and question papers. Subject Experts from different institutes of repute are invited to conduct sessions. Best teachers from DAV schools in Outstanding Category are invited to design the syllabi and question papers under the guidance of subject experts.    

Q5. How does DAVCAE issue Roll Numbers to the students for these Examinations?

Ans. DAVCAE issues Roll Numbers only for Class-VIII Examinations. Hence, the schools are required to visit DAVCAE website www.davcae.net.in and register the names and sections of all the students of Class-VIII at Evaluation Icon under School Login tab. After the registration of all the students, schools will save the data and then generate the Roll Numbers on clicking the Generate Roll Number button.   

Q6. Is there any Fees for these Examination?

Ans. Yes, there is a standard fees for the Examinations of both the Classes-VIII and  XI. Eligible students have to pay it to the schools.

Q7. What is the evaluation process of Class-VIII answer sheets?  
Ans. A Centralised Evaluation System is created under the guidance of ROs/DROs/AROs. Cluster Heads are the main coordinators for examinations and evaluation of answer sheets. After the conduct of examinations at individual school, answer sheets are sent to the evaluation venue/centre as per the instructions of Cluster Heads.   

Q8. What is the Pass Percentage for Class-VIII and Class-XI Examination?

Ans. The Pass Percentage for Class-VIII is 33% and for Class-XI,  it is as per CBSE norms.

Q9. How marks are uploaded at DAVCAE website?

Ans. On completion of the evaluation process, the Regional Officer/Cluster Head uploads the marks of schools under their jurisdiction. School can only see/access the marks of students but they can’t change the marks.

Q10. Who declares the result of Class-VIII and XI Examination?

Ans. The schools are empowered to declare the result of all the students of Class-VIII & XI after the completion of evaluation process.

Q11. What is the process if a student doesn’t appear in main examination or fails to score the pass marks?

Ans. DAVCAE conducts Re-test for all the Medical Cases/Absentees/Failures in April after the Main examinations.

Q12. Who provides Question Paper for Re-test?

Ans. DAVCAE  provides online Question Papers for Re-test Examinations.

DAV Curriculum & Instructional Materials

Q1. What does DAV Curriculum & Instructional Materials comprise?

Ans. Curriculum and Instructional Materials comprise Text Books, Curriculum Guidelines, Teacher’s Manuals, Educational Kits, Evaluation Guidelines, Audio-Visual Aids, Multimedia Aids, Courses of Study & Scheme of Marking and Sample Question Papers.

Q2. For whom and up to which level the DAV Curriculum & Instructional Materials are designed?  

Ans. The Curriculum & Instructional Material are designed for DAV Public/Model Schools across the country and  for  Classes-LKG to VIII.

Q3. Who provides DAV Curriculum & Instructional Materials?

Ans. The Instructional Materials like Curriculum Guidelines, Teacher’s Manuals, Evaluation Guidelines, Educational Kits, Courses of Study & Scheme of Marking, Sample Question Papers can be procured from DAV Centre for Academic Excellence, whereas DAV Publication Division provides the textbooks from Classes-LKG to VIII.  

Q4. How to get the DAV Curriculum & Instructional Materials?

Ans. For instructional material other than the textbooks, you may write a mail to the Director DAVCAE and for textbooks write a mail to the Director Publication.

Q5. How to know about the availability of Text Books prescribed for a particular Academic Session?

Ans. A circular regarding the approved List of Text Books for every Academic Year is made available online at www.davcae.net.in.

Q6. Are the Soft Copies of in-house designed Text Books available on this website?

Ans. No, they are made available in PDF format only during urgency or any critical situation.

Q7. Where to obtain the Soft Copies of Curriculum & Instructional Material, if any available on the website?

Ans. These soft copies are made available on DAVCAE website, under the Downloads Section.  

Q8. How to send feedback on Curriculum & Instructional Material?

Ans. The feedback on Curriculum & Instructional Material can be sent directly to email id director.academics@davcmc.net.in. Besides this, DAVCAE designs online feedback Proformas from time to time for schools to get their feedback. Schools can fill these proformas using their School’s Username and Password.


Q1. What measures should I take before organising training?

Ans. As a Cluster Head, you need to collect the subject-wise training needs of your cluster schools. Get them consolidated, analysed and prioritised.

Q2. Do I need to attend a Master Trainer Programme organised by DAVCAE, DAVCMC to become a master trainer?

Ans. Yes, you need to.

Q3. How can I attend the Master Trainer Programme at DAVCMC?

Ans. If you wish to work as a Master Trainer you need to fulfill the criteria set by DAVCAE to becoming a Master Trainer. The criteria is available with School Principal. You may approach her/him and make a request in this matter. The Principal and Cluster Head may consider your case if find you a suitable candidate for the job.

Q4. What qualities must I possess to become a Master Trainer?

Ans. A Master Trainer should be blessed with excellent communication skills, grasp over the subject matter, techno-savvy, friendly with comfortable with various online platforms, bent for research work, creative, innovative and has a passion for teaching and training both. Also willing to travel if required.

Q5. Do Master Trainers get remuneration for their additional duty?

Ans. No, they do not.

Q6. Will a Master Trainer get a promotion out of turn for their contribution?

Ans. No such commitment is applicable.

Q7. What should I do so that participants listen to me during my sessions in the training programs?

Ans. Prepare well, you must have extra knowledge as compared to the other participants. Don’t be just one of them in terms of knowledge. Tell them something new, be innovative and don’t make your sessions as just another lecture to attend to. Make your sessions as interactive as possible.

Q8. What if I don’t find myself suitable for this profile after attending a Master Trainer programme?

Ans. Talk to your Cluster Head/ Principal/Training Coordinators with whom you are comfortable and share your concern.

Q9. What if I refuse to work as Master Trainer after getting the training in Delhi? Will it affect my promotion or job security?

Ans. No, if you have genuine reason it won’t affect anything.

Q10. How to get the information about upcoming trainings?

Ans. DAVCAE informs all ROs and Cluster Heads about the upcoming trainings with full details. Besides the information is also uploaded on the DAVCAE Home Page. If you click on training, it will also show the details of all upcoming trainings.

Q11. Can the teachers’ access information about training program from the website?

Ans. Yes, they can.


Q1. Where can I find the details regarding Olympiad?

Ans. Please visit to DAVCAE  website www.davcae.net.in under the Olympiad Icon/Link.

Q2. Who all can appear in the Olympiad conducted by DAVCAE?

Ans. Students who have registered for the Olympiad examination can appear in this exam.

Q3. How students can register for the Olympiad?

Ans. Student can register through Online Registration process through their school.

Q4. Do I need to register my School students for Olympiad?

Ans. Yes, you must register your students for the Olympiad as and when the registration opens.

Q5. Do all the students are expected to take the exam?

Ans. No, only students willing or interested may take the examination.

Q6. How and when the registration for Olympiad is done?

Ans.Registrations are done online, usually in the month of September. However, you must look for the announcements. Currently the registrations for 2021 are open till 30th of October.

Q7. Is there any registration fee?

Ans. Yes, there are registration charges which should be collected by the schools from every student registering for this Olympiad examination and same will be sent to DAVCAE.

Q8. In how many subject the Olympiad is conducted?

Ans. Olympiad is conducted in Mathematics, Science and ICT.

Q9. What is the objective of conducting ICT Olympiad?

Ans. ICT Olympiad is conducted to find a WIZ KID in ICT, that is, a student who is exceptionally good in the subject concerned and has the knowledge over and above the prescribed syllabus.

Q10.  Which age group or class group can register for ICT Olympiad?

Ans. ICT Olympiad is conducted for following two Groups:

Group 1: Students studying in Classes-V, VI, VII and VIII can register in Group 1.

Group 2: Students enrolled in Classes-IX, X, XI and XII can register under Group 2.

Q11.  Is there any prescribed syllabus for Group 1 and Group 2?

Ans. Yes, there is a prescribed syllabus for both the groups available on DAVCAE website.

Q12. After reviewing the syllabus, students studying in Class-VIII want to register themselves for Group 2. Will they be permitted to do so?

Ans. No, students will not be permitted to do so, as they need to be in concerned class group to register for Group 2.

Q13. Do we have any sample papers uploaded for these groups on DAVCAE website?

Ans. No, Sample Papers are not available on DAVCAE website. However, schools are free to provide sample practice questions to students.

Q14. Do we allow schools to organise or conduct Olympiad preparatory classes?

Ans. We leave it to schools how they wish to prepare students for the Olympiad, but schools are not allowed to take any extra charges (remuneration) from the students for this purpose.

Q15. Is there any provision to conduct offline Olympiad?

Ans. No, Olympiad is only online.

Q16.   What is the infrastructure requirement for online Olympiad?

Ans. School must have a computer lab with working computers and a high-speed internet  access. If the school is unable to conduct the exam due to pandemic, students can take the test from home provided the laptop has a camera in working condition, high speed internet connection and has already registered for the exam.

Q17. What is the procedure in case of electricityfailure and network instability during the  Olympiad?

Ans. Student will get in touch with teacher incharge of Olympiad who in turn will inform DAVCAE regarding all such cases with registration numbers and name of students to get a new slot alloted.

Q18. Can a student appear in Olympiad from a Mobile Phone or tablet?

Ans. No, Students are not allowed to appear from their mobile phone or tablet.

Resource Centre and Downloads

Q1. Can the Question Bank section of the website be accessed by both the teachers and the students?

Ans. Yes, it can be accessed.

Q2. Can the teachers upload the questions in the Question Bank section?

Ans. No, the teachers cannot do it.

Q3. Can the teachers/students make any changes in the uploaded questions in the Question Bank section?

Ans. No, they cannot make any changes.

Q4. Can the teachers download the assignments without school’s login id?

Ans. No, they cannot. Assignments can be accessed after Login through school’s Username and Password.

Q5. Can the school teachers make their own assignments and upload them in the Resource Centre/Downloads themselves?

Ans. No, they cannot do so.

Q6. Where should the teachers send assignments made by them for uploading?

Ans. They should mail them to director.academics@davcmc.net.in.

Q7. Why are the Question Banks for Science, Social Studies and Mathematics only there for Class-VIII?

Ans. Because the majority of the students do not score good marks in these subjects.

Q8. Does DAVCAE website offer any assignments or tools which can help teachers in their classroom transaction?

Ans. Yes, it does. You may download such assignments and presentations or movies from DAV CAE website from Downloads section with your school Login id.

Q9. Can I use these assignments in my school?

Ans. Yes, you are free to use these assignments in all best possible ways as you may think of for the benefit of your students.

Q10. How to access Downloads section for the materials related to any subject?

Ans. DAVCAE has given the specific Username and Password for DAVCAE website to every school Principal to log in the Resource Centre and Downloads. So with the same Username and Password you can access both the sections. Downloads link is in the left panel of the page at the bottom.    

Intellectual Hub

Q1. What kind of the material can be uploaded in the Intellectual Hub?

Ans. Innovative work done in the subjects.

Q2. Can I add a new post in DAV Intellectual Hub?

Ans. Yes, you can if you have signed up to the DAV Intellectual Hub.

Q3. How to add post in DAV Intellectual Hub?

Ans. Click on the Intellectual Hub icon on the Home Page of DAVCAE website, not on DAVCMC website. It will show a manual. Please go through it thoroughly. Step by step, it will resolve all queries regarding Intellectual Hub.

Q4. Can I edit my post in an intellectual Hub?

Ans. Yes, you can.

Q5. Can I edit other teacher’s post in the Intellectual Hub?

Ans. No, you have not got the right to do so. If you observe something wrong or objectionable in the post, you can be in touch with DAVCAE faculty or admin to make corrections.