The Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education popularly known as IGCSE is the most popular program of the Cambridge CIE Curriculum. IGCSE is for students aged 14 to 16 years. The IGCSE is recognised among leading universities across the world. CIE has program for students aged between 3 to 19. Find out more about all CIE Programmes Cambridge Primary, Cambridge Secondary 1, IGCSE and Cambridge Advanced AS & A level. Read our other article to know about Approved CIE Schools in India, List for Cambridge Primary Schools in India, Cambridge Secondary 1 Schools in India, IGCSE Schools in India and AS & A level schools in India. Continue to read this article to know more about Diploma Programme (IBDP).
The Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is a two-year curriculum programme leading to a Certificate which is internationally recognized. IGCSE is equivalent in standard to the British GCSE and International GCE 'O' LEVEL Examinations. Cambridge IGCSE is taken in 145 countries.
More than 70 subjects are available (including more than 30 languages) and students can take them in any combination. The IGCSE syllabuses are international in outlook, but retain a local relevance.
IGCSE subjects are divided in 5 subject groups
Refer to the list below for the top ten Cambridge IGCSE subjects worldwide
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Students enrolled in the IGCSE curriculum have to take
Environmental Management can count as either a Group 2 or a Group 3 subject, and Co-ordinated Sciences (Double Award) counts as two subjects.
Cambridge IGCSE examination sessions occur twice a year, in June and November. Results of IGCSE examination are declared in August and January.
IGCSE Grades are benchmarked using eight internationally recognised grades, A* to G, which have clear guidelines to explain the standard of achievement for each grade.
Cambridge IGCSE Examination is taken as a qualification towards International Certificate of Education (ICE).
The ICE is awarded to the candidate who passes in at least seven IGCSE subjects including two from Group 1 (Languages) and one from each of Groups 2 (Humanities and social Sciences) to 5 (Creative & vocational). The seventh subject may be chosen from any of the syllabus Groups.
The candidates who qualify for the ICE award are given any one of the three categories
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