IGCSE, A level exam results: City sees rise in students scores
More than 45,000 students attempted the exam from across the countryUpdated: May 16, 2019 23:45 IST
City schools performed well in the March exam series of the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) organised by Cambridge International, with many students scoring 90% and above.
The results for the IGCSE (Class 10 equivalent), AS (Class 11) and A Level (Class 12) exams were announced on Thursday. With more than 45,000 students attempting the exam from across the country, the March 2019 series witnessed a growth of 17% over last year.
At Witty International School, Malad, of 157 students who appeared for the exams, over 15% have scored above 90%. Bijo Kurian, founder principal of the school, said, “We are very proud to have achieved excellent results in IGCSE and A Level examinations. This year, 50% of our students have secured a distinction, with an overall aggregate of 79% of the combined scores.”
At SVKM’s JV Parekh International School in Vile Parle, three IGCSE students secured world topper positions in Math by scoring 100% in all the subject’s components.
Ryan Global Schools in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, recorded its highest number ever of students who scored A grades. Two of the toppers from Universal School in Ghatkopar scored A grades in all their subjects.
At Utpal Shanghvi Global School and PPS International Junior College, 22.94% of 170 students who took the exams scored 90% and above. Goregaon-based Vibgyor High recorded a cent percent result.
“The March series has become the largest and the most popular examination series for Cambridge International in India. Most university admissions in India begin around June-July and writing exams in March enables our students to get their results in time to meet the admission deadlines,” said Ruchira Ghosh, regional director, South Asia, Cambridge International.