Cambridge International AS & A Levels
What are AS & A Levels?
Cambridge International AS & A Levels are equivalent to Grade 11 and Grade 12 of Indian boards such as CBSE, ISC and HSC. Accordingly, together AS and A Levels take typicallytwo years to complete. ASstands for Advanced Subsidiary, whereas A stands for Advanced Level.
Who is eligible to take Cambridge International AS & A Levels?
Any students who has passed Grade 10 from any recognized national or state board such as CBSE, ICSE, HSC – is eligible to apply for Cambridge International AS & A Levels.
What more do I need to know Cambridge International AS & A Levels at HVBGA?
Cambridge International AS & A Levels is a dynamic curriculum, meaning that it gets revised updated every 2 to 3 yearsto ensure that learners receive commensurate with the demands of the real-world. This curriculum prepares students for university study by helping them develop develops their knowledge, understanding and skills in:
- In-depth subject content
- Independent thinking
- Applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as familiar situations
- Handling and evaluating different types of information source
- Thinking logically and presenting ordered and coherent arguments
- Making judgements, recommendations and decisions
- Presenting reasoned explanations, understanding implications and communicating them logically and clearly
- Working and communicating in English.
Cambridge International AS & A Levels qualifications are accepted by majority of engineering and medical colleges and universities across India. You can find more information in this regard at the following website:
Aside from this, at HVBGA, to ensure our learners overall development and that they are future ready, we have integrated into our AS & A Levels curriculuma wide range of learning experiences in areas such as sports, music, robotics, dance that are not covered in formal Cambridge curriculum. These curricula are delivered and facilitated by trained professionals and experts.
Our AS & A Levels learners also take a curriculum called RIGHT which stands for Resilience Independence Growth Happiness Toolkit. This curriculum is designed to enable learners to understand the impact of various factorsincluding environment, nutrition human brain, community and relationships, digital media, home engineering, money management and wealth creationon their life, and equips them with the knowledge and skills to take necessary actions to improve the quality of their life.
To students who are interested in preparing for Foundation CA, Foundation CS, Indian competitive exams such as IIT-JEE, and in building portfolio to apply to universities abroad, we offer a unique course called Advanced Skills Enrichment Programme (ASEP). ASEP is designed to equip students with diverseskills that are commensurate with the characteristics of challenges they are likely to face when pursuing higher education in technical disciplines.
Cambridge syllabuses combinations we offer at HVBGA
We offer all of the syllabuses (subjects) that are required to satisfy eligibility criteria to gain admission in undergraduate programs in Indian colleges and universities recognized by authorities such as All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Medical council of India (MCI),The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), and University Grants Commission.
We are also flexible in regards to subject selection. For instance, if a student wishes to choose a mix of subjects from commerce and science streams in A Levels to get a more diverse exposure, knowledge, and training to improve career prospects, we try to accommodate student’s wishes.
How Cambridge Reports Student Achievement
Each subject that a learner takes receives a separate grade.
Grades are benchmarked using internationally recognised grades, which have clear guidelines to explain the standards of achievement.
The Cambridge International A Level is reported on a grade scale from A* (highest) to E (minimum required performance). There is no A* grade for Cambridge International AS Levels, which run from grade A to E.Additionally, to meet the demands of Indian colleges and universities for admissions to undergraduate programs after A Levels, Cambridge also provides learners with Percentage Uniform Marks that give percent-equivalent of letter grades.
CAIE also provides worldwide results statistics for Cambridge International AS & A Level qualifications. These reports are available at the following website: