GEMS Cambridge International School will offer a dual curriculum option of choosing between Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) of India & The National Curriculum of England (CIE) curriculum.
The Central Board of Secondary Education conducts two examinations under the 10+2 school system in India, namely, the All India Secondary School Examination (AISSE – Year 10); and the All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE – Year 12). The subject choices and syllabuses prescribed for these examinations are varied and aimed at nurturing the unique gifts of students. GCIS will offer the IGCSE (Year 10) and A Levels (Year 12) examinations.
The All India Secondary School Examination (Year 10) follows a course of general education, in accordance with the recommendations of the New Education Policy 1986, through the medium of English.
The All India Senior School Certificate Examination (Year 12), is held after a two-year course of studies beyond the Year 10) examination through the medium of English.
The National Curriculum for England is a universally respected academic program that is wholly transferable. The certifications are accepted in most countries and allow students to enter universities and colleges worldwide.
The broad and structured framework outlines expected levels of achievement for the duration of a student’s education and provides a regular programme of student assessment and evaluation, ensuring that students work towards their potential and achieve age appropriate levels. Students sit for the IGCSE examination, which is the first external examination conducted by Examination Boards from the UK, and then follow on to A levels