Best Cambridge International Examination (IGCSE) Schools in India

Published: 23rd May 2011
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More than 200 schools in India are Cambridge International Centres. University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) is India's largest provider of international qualifications for children between 14-19 year’s olds. CIE is a not-for-profit organisation, and part of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge International education believes at educational excellence, which makes Cambridge qualifications - like IGCSE and International A/AS Level - renowned among universities and employers. This is why over 1.5 million students worldwide do Cambridge.
IGCSE assessment is conducted by two UK assessment bodies: Edexcel (also known as London Examinations) and Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). Any student who has passed IGCSE is eligible for any +2 level qualification, like Class 12 CBSE/ ICSE or any international pre-university programme, like the IB Diploma, Advanced Placement Diploma (US), and A/AS Level & AICE (UK).
Some of the renowned good IGCSE (Cambridge International) Schools in South India are Abhyasa Residential Public School Toopran, D.R.S. International School, Indus International School Hyderabad, International School of Hyderabad, Kennedy High The Global School, Bangalore International School, Canadian International School, Greenwood High School, Indus International School, Inventure Academy Bangalore, Mallya Aditi International School, Prakriya Green Wisdom School Bangalore, Sarala Birla Academy Bangalore, The International School Bangalore (TISB) Bangalore, TREAMIS World School Bangalore, TRIO World School, Vidyashilp Academy, Trivandrum International School, Achariya World School Thegaithitttu, Good Shepherd International School Nilgiris, Crescent School Chennai, J.S.S. International School Ootacamund and The Indian Public School Erode. IGCSE International Schools in Western India are Billabong High International School, Laxmi Global School Valsad, Ryan Global School, The Riverside School, The Emerald Heights International School Indore, Aditya Birla World Academy, B.D. Somani International School, Billabong High International Schools Mumbai, Bombay International School Mumbai, Ecole Mondiale World School, New Era High School Panchgani, Podar International School, The Cathedral Vidya School, Lonavala, The Lexicon International School Pune and The Mahindra United World College of India. IGCSE International Schools in North India are Amity Global School Pushp Vihar, Pathways World School, The Scottish High International School, Sapphire International School Ranchi, Trivandrum International School, DPS International Saket, The British School - New Delhi, Step By Step School Noida, Ryan International School - Greater Noida, Mussoorie International School, G D Goenka World School Gurgaon, Unison World School Dehradun and Woodstock School. IGCSE International Schools in East India are Calcutta International School Kolkata, Academy for Professional Excellence Calcutta and South City International School Kolkata.
There are very few IGCSE exclusive Schools in India some like Dhirubhai Ambani World School, Ecole Mondiale World School, International School Bangalore, Hebron School Ooty, and Mallya Aditi International School are some of the prestigious ones recognised by Cambridge.
The Cambridge School Kolkata and The Cambridge School Guwahati are the first international schools in Calcutta to be affiliated to any foreign university and the first ones to hold board examinations in its own premises. The faculty here are qualified and dedicated and most teachers are highly experienced in the ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level formats.
Schools that are accredited to Edexcel or CIE for the conduct of the IGCSE programme are known as Edexcel Centres or Cambridge International Centres. From parents' or students' perspective, there is little difference between the two. Some schools are accredited to Edexcel and some to CIE. For example, DPS International in Delhi is an Edexcel IGCSE centre, while the Pathways World School in Gurgaon is a CIE IGCSE centre.
Then there are some like Calcutta International School in Kolkata and British School in Delhi, which are centres of both Edexcel and CIE.
For any queries and to know more about International schools across the world please visit www.justinternationalschools.com.
Amitava sen has been associated with many international schools and has a deep understanding of individual’s interest and features of various international schools in India and like International schools in Bangalore and many more.


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