• Shilpa Shinde Ph. D. Student, Adarsha Comprehensive College of Education and Research, Pune-04. .
Keywords: evaluation, Definition of Evaluation, Teaching-learning Process, Characteristics, Need and Importance, evaluation tools.


Evaluation is an integral part of any teaching and learning program. Evaluation is the essential and important part of this program. In the teaching and learning program main two parts are the most important part i.e. student & teacher. So in the evaluation process also. There should be active participation of students in teaching- learning process. Evaluation plays an enormous role in the teaching-learning process. It helps teachers and learners to improve teaching and learning. Evaluation is a continuous process and a periodic exercise. It helps in forming the values of judgment, educational status, or achievement of student. Evaluation in one form or the other is inevitable in teaching-learning, as in all fields of activity of education judgments need to be made. Evaluation tools & techniques play an important role in teaching- learning process. They are a great tool to evaluate teamwork of students and individual contribution to group tasks in school. Evaluation tools are useful to teachers and students it also facilitate peer-review by setting evaluation standards. In this article, we discuss importance of evaluation in teaching-learning process