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Monday 15 April 2024

SLAS 2024 Guidelines

SLAS 2024 Guidelines SLAS April 2024 for Class 4 Guidelines for conduct of SLAS 2023-24 Proposal for conduction of State Learning Achievement Survey SLAS 2024 for Class 4

SLAS - 2024 Guidelines:

1. SLAS - 2024 పరీక్ష 4వ తరగతి విద్యార్థులకు April 16th న జరుగుతుంది.

2. తెలుగు, ఇంగ్లీష్, గణితం సబ్జెక్టులపై విద్యార్థులకు SLAS నిర్వహిస్తారు. ప్రతి విద్యార్థి ఏదైనా రెండు సబ్జెక్టులను కలిపి రాస్తారు.

3. OMR పద్దతి లో SLAS నిర్వహించబడును.

4. ఇంగ్లీష్ మరియు తెలుగు సబ్జెక్టులలో, ఇన్విజిలేటర్ విద్యార్థులకు చదవి వినిపించాల్సిన కథ/గద్యం/పద్యం/గేయం/ పోస్టర్‌లు 2 ఉంటాయి.

5. రెండు సబ్జెక్టులు ఒకదాని తర్వాత ఒకటి నిర్వహించబడతాయి. మొదటి పేపర్ ఉదయం 9:00 నుండి 10:30 వరకు మరియు రెండవ పేపర్ ఉదయం 10:45 నుండి మధ్యాహ్నం 12:15 వరకు ఉంటుంది.

6. పరీక్ష తర్వాత, విద్యార్థులు విద్యార్థి అభిప్రాయ సేకరణ కు రూపొందించిన ప్రశ్నాపత్రాన్ని పూరించాలి. ఇన్విజిలేటర్ ప్రతి ప్రశ్నను చదవాలి మరియు విద్యార్థులు తమ జవాబుని OMRలో గుర్తించాలి. దీన్ని పూరించడానికి వారికి 15 నిమిషాలు (12:15 PM - 12:30 PM) ఇవ్వబడుతుంది.

7. పాఠశాల ప్రశ్నాపత్రం మరియు ఉపాధ్యాయుల ప్రశ్నాపత్రం కూడా పాఠశాల కి Google Form రూపంలో పంపబడతాయి. పరీక్ష ముగిసేలోపు పాఠశాలలో 4వ తరగతి బోధించే ఉపాధ్యాయులు, ఉపాధ్యాయుల ప్రశ్నాపత్రాన్ని(Teachers questioner) మరియు HMలు పాఠశాల ప్రశ్నాపత్రాన్ని(School questioner) పూరించాలి.

8. ప్రతి పాఠశాలలో SLAS కు హాజరయ్యే విద్యార్థుల గరిష్ట సంఖ్య 40. అంతకంటే ఎక్కువ మంది విద్యార్థులు ఉన్నట్లయితే, మీరు 40కి చేరుకునే వరకు ప్రతి 3వ విద్యార్థిని ఎంపిక చేయాలి.

 AP- SCERT- Proposal for conduction of State Learning Achievement Survey (SLAS) - for Class 4 - 2024 - Reg   Rc.No: ESE02/33/2024-SCERT Date: 05/04/2024



1. Mail received from EI

2. Note Orders in file no: ESE02/33/2024-SCERT


All the Regional Joint Directors (RJDSEs), District Educational Officers (DEOs), Assistant Project Coordinators (APCs) are informed that the second round of SLAS in SALT programme is scheduled to conduct in this academic year.


vide reference 1 and 2 cited above, it is proposed that the second cycle of SLAS will be conducted on 16th of April, 2024 for class 4th with the following objectives.

  1. SLAS will assist in understanding students' grade-level proficiency and to a smaller extent, assist in understanding students’ proficiency in lower grades, i.e. foundational concepts.
  2. The SLAS report will help understand gaps in student learning. The results will be disaggregated at a state-level and district-level. Further, this data will give detailed insights for each district and compare districts on the learning levels.
  3. The data will be able to help assess trends over time on key curricular areas and core competencies and help the state take necessary and relevant measures of the competencies and help the state take necessary and relevant measures of the interventions.
  4. It will help in analyze and compare trends in learning outcomes across gender, rural urban demographics, government, private and government-aided schools, and socioeconomic groups.

The assessment framework of SLAS – 2024 is as follows.

  • Students from Class 4 will be tested.
  • SLAS will be conducted in 3 subjects and sample student will write two subjects in three combinations (Combo 1 Telugu, English, Combo 2 Maths, English, Combo3 : Maths, Telugu ) SLAS tools will be provided by EI.
  • SLAS is an objective, multiple choice question tool – OMR will be used for evaluation of students.
  • Sampling was conducted by EI through a Stratified Proportionate Sampling procedure to ensure representative sample across each district.
  • SLAS will be conducted in bilingual (Telugu and English) paper in sampled schools of both private and government managements.
  • Overall in the state, in Class 4, around 98,000 students will be tested in Language (Telugu/English/Maths),
  • Service of the FIs (CRPs) will be utilized for invigilation of SLAS in all Schools.
  • SLAS will be conducted on April 16 th, 2024  for 4th class.





16th April, 2024

Class 4

Combo 1. Telugu, English.

9:00 am - 10:30 am

10.30 am to 12.00(180 min)

Combo 2. Maths, English

Combo3. Maths, Telugu

Pupil Questionnaire

12.00 pm to 12:30 pm (30 min)


  • Selected sample school should be run with Selected sample classes from 9.00 a.m to 4.00 p.m. Other classes may follow half a day timings in the sample schools.
  • No assembly for the classes in which SLAS is being administered as per the above schedule.
  • School questionnaire and teacher questionnaires should be filled by the concerned school headmaster and respective class teacher on the same day.
  • School questionnaire and teacher questionnaires should be given by FI at 00 am to the Head Master and class teacher and collected before leaving the school.
  • For class 4, Pupil questionnaires will also be conducted by concerned FI.
  • In order to ensure smooth conduct of SLAS, training/workshop will be

The SLAS is designed to test the system and suggest learning improvement  measures- it is NOT to test an individual child or school. Results/Analysis from  SLAS will NOT be utilized for any performance points or otherwise- hence all  DEOs, AMOs, Officials of SSA, MEOs, CRPs, Head Masters and teachers are  requested to ensure fair conduction of SLAS so as to bring maximum benefit to  the state. Any malpractice will be viewed seriously and action taken against  concerned persons.


Specific guidelines are here with enclosed for conduct of examination. Final selected list of sample schools communicated to all DEOs .


In this regard all RJDSEs, District Educational Officers, District Project Officers in the state are requested to this as PRIORITY and communicate SLAS schedule to all schools and managements in their respective districts and also follow guidelines as mentioned in annexure.


The state Projector Director is requested to release the budget from available funds.

Annexure 1


Guidelines for conduct of SLAS 2023-24:

  • SLAS is scheduled to be conducted on 16th April 2024 as per schedule above for set of sample schools in all districts
  • DEOs are requested to Communicate that the SLAS schedule to all stakeholders. It would be conducted for class 4 in 3 subjects in combination of two subjects in a set of sample schools under Govt, and Pvt. Managements.

District Education Officer:

  • Instruct all selected sample schools Head Masters (all managements) to take necessary action in ensuring full attendance of students of Class IV on the examination day, i.e, 16th April 2024.
  • DEOs to take necessary action for strict maintaining of confidentiality of question papers at all levels
  • DEOs should ensure selection of FIs(CRPs) and shuffling of FIs to administer the exam be done by DCEB.
  • Selected list of FIs is to be submitted to SCERT by 08.04.2024
  • DEOs should conduct a meeting with MEOs of identified mandals, DyEOs, SSA officials to prepare for a smooth conduct of SLAS examination without any scope for malpractices.
  • DEOs to constitute a district level team to monitor conduct of SLAS examination with MEOs, Dy.EOs, SSA officials in their respective districts.

DCEB Secretary

  • DCEB Secretary to take care of supplying of Class IV question papers, background questionnaires and OMRs to concerned mandal storage point
  • DCEB Secretary should also strictly ensure that Question papers, OMRs are kept under strict confidentiality- they must ensure the same confidentiality at all levels
  • Leakage of Q.P.s, mass copying and malpractices to be avoided at all levels and will be viewed very seriously
  • Identifying list of FIs for invigilating SLAS.
  • Shuffling of FIs to adjacent mandals.
  • District level venue is to be identified for receiving the OMRs and other SLAS material.
  • Dispatch of packets containing OMRs of Language, Math, Pupil Questionnaire, to district storage points for scanning.
  • District level control room is to be set up to address the queries while conducting the SLAS by sharing contact numbers.

Mandal Education Officer:

  • MEOs of the selected sample mandals are responsible to keep all Question papers and OMR sheets in the strong room, 1 day before the examination
  • MEO should inform all the FIs to receive the Q.P.s on the morning of the day of conduct of SLAS examination
  • MEO should give the confidential material from madal storage point to allotted schools, on the day of examination to the allotted FI by 8:30 am.
  • MEO should constitute a 2-member team at the mandal points responsible for distributing the school packages and receiving the same on the day of examination
  • MEO to conduct a meeting with allotted FI on 15-04.2024 to prepare a smooth plan of action for storage, distribution and logistics during examination day
  • While receiving packets from schools, packets from the schools should be received according to the checklist and see that not sample school is left Out.
  • All the packets received i.e, OMRs of Telugu, English, Mathematics, Questionnaires, and used and unused test forms and questionnaires are to be sent to the district point on 16-04-2024.

Field Investigators (FI):

  • Selected FIs by DEOs should attend the district level evaluator training workshop on 13-04-2024 without FAIL.
  • FIs should go through the evaluator manual thoroughly for efficient conduct of SLAS.
  • FIs should verify the seals of the question paper bundles at the time of receiving the from head masters concerned.
  • All FIs from each district will be added in a WhatsApp group for smooth communication and information dissemination with state and district level officials
  • FIs will only collect the question papers and OMR packages on the morning of the day of the examination!!
  • FI is the first level monitoring officer to ensure smooth conduct of SLAS examination without any deviations
  • FIs will also ensure the accurate collection of background information of school, HMs and students
  • After completion of examination, the exam OMRs must be neatly packed, without any damage and submit to the concerned MEO office, from where, it will be sent in the same sealed form to the district DCEB office

Head Masters of selected sample schools:

  • Head Master is the monitoring officer at the school level to ensure smooth conduct of the examination - it is the moral right to ensure zero malpractice
  • HM should also verify the seals of the question paper bundles at the time of receiving from Mandal point
  • HMs will ensure all necessary arrangements of students of Class IV students have been made in advance for conduct of SLAS-HMs to provide complete support to the FI in providing data and monitoring.
  • On the day of exam, the class in which SLAS is being administered be exempted from assembly so that the FI can conduct the exam within the time frame.
  • Make sure that the exam hall should be spacious and good ventilation.
  • The school will function full day on the day of exam in the sampled schools.

Download SLAS 2024 Guidelines, Proceedings

Download Selected Schools List

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