CBSE has released Open Text Book Assessment (OTBA) Material for Class 9th 2016. The students can download the open text book material with sample questions. For Class 9th it is included in all subjects. This is only part of Summative Assessment II.

OTBA Matrial for Class IX

► Each text material includes sample questions and a suggestive marking scheme for use of teachers. It may also include the Value Based Questions.
► The textual material will be related to chosen concepts taken together from the syllabi.
► The Open Text based Assessment (OTBA) will have questions of higher order thinking skills and some of which may be subjective, creative and open ended.
► The question Papers in main subjects at Summative Assessment will be of 90 marks (in English of 70 marks + 20 marks for ASL) based on prescribed syllabus and question paper design.
► With the addition of OTBA of 10 marks, the total paper of Summative Assessment in a subject will be of 100 marks. However, weightage of SA will remain the same viz. 30%.

Subject & Code Units/Themes Theme for OTBA 2016 Marks Distribution
(valid for one theme)
(101 & 184)
Reading section
(Based on the themes found in the course book )
1.Let's Welcome, Accept and Respect
2. Indigenous Games of India
(002 & 185) 
Environment protection and Women Empowerment 1. Environment protection
2.Women Empowerment
 Social Science Unit 4: Economics (Food Security in India) 1. Together We Rise
2. Food Security in India
Unit 4:
Our Environment
1. Handling Drought in our Country
2. Conservation of Water Bodies
Unit 2: Linear Equations in two variables 1. Childhood Obesity in India
2. Energy Consumption

Download OTBA Material for Class for Different Subjects

Download OTBA Material for English

Download OTBA Material for Hindi

Download OTBA Material for Mathematics

Download OTBA Material for Science

Download OTBA Material for Social Science

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