India sees 20% rise in students taking Cambridge qualifications
2011 saw a 20% rise in the number of schools entering students for Cambridge qualifications in India. In India, Schools made over 27,000 entries for Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge International ‘A’ Level.
Regions with highest growth of take up of Cambridge IGCSE:
- Madhya Pradesh (247%)
- Rajasthan (145%)
- Punjab (112%)
Regions with highest growth of take up of Cambridge International ‘A’ Level:
- Gujarat (50%)
- Kerala (30%)
- Karnataka (24%)
There are now more than 290 Cambridge schools in India and more than 9,000 schools in 160 countries make up the Cambridge learning community worldwide. The core subjects which remain most popular among Indian students at Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge International ‘A’ Level are Maths, Physics and Chemistry.
Cambridge IGCSE: One of the world’s most popular international qualifications for students b/w the age of 14-16 years.
Cambridge International ‘A’ Level: Typically for learners aged b/w 16-19 years who need advanced study to prepare for university and higher education.
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Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012
Topics: Education • Educational institutions • English-language education • International General Certificate of Secondary Education • Schools • The British School, Panchkula • The Cambridge School, Doha, Qatar • University of Cambridge