Indian students top in world in Cambridge International Examinations 2016

October 18, 2016

According to an official release on October 17, forty-one Indian students have achieved the highest marks and are top in world in a range of individual subjects in the November 2015, March 2016 and June 2016 examination series across Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge International AS Level and Cambridge International A Level. 101 Indian students also achieved top in country across these qualifications. 
These ‘toppers’ from schools across the country will be recognised for their outstanding academic achievements with an Outstanding Cambridge Learner certificate. 

Commenting on the achievement, Ruchira Ghosh, regional director South Asia, Cambridge International Examinations, said, “It gives us immense pleasure to see learners across India successfully exhibit their passion to succeed. Their outstanding results in the Cambridge Examinations are a proof of the dedication and commitment of their teachers and the constant selfless support from their family and friends that helped them achieve this. We congratulate all these learners on their performance this year and wish them every success in all of their future endeavors.” 

Radhika Sinha, principal, Aditya Birla World Academy, said, “Cambridge IGCSE in essence, is an education for life. It prepares students for learning that is relevant, meaningful and active. The range of subjects offered by Cambridge International Examinations gives ample opportunity to students to explore and pursue wider areas of study in today’s global context. It is a student-friendly curriculum that challenges, invigorates and helps children set high academic standards.” 

There has been a substantial and evident increase in the popularity of Cambridge qualifications in India and around the world. There are over 370 Cambridge schools in India. There has been a 17 per cent increase in the number of entries for all qualifications in India since 2015, which includes the Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge International AS Level and Cambridge International A Level. The most popular Cambridge IGCSE subjects in India are: First Language English, Mathematics, Hindi as a Second Language, Physics and Chemistry. 

A part of the UK based University of Cambridge, Cambridge International Examinations prepares school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. Learn more at

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