igcse / as & a Levels
PNC Cognitio School, in its full capacity as a K-12 Cambridge International School also serves as an exam center for private candidates from India and around the globe. We offer a wide range of subject choices from IGCSE, O Level, and International AS/A Level to our private candidates. We cater to them through all three available series for Cambridge examinations: March and November making it altogether easier for students to easily manage their exam routines.
PNC Cognitio School, affiliated to Cambridge International School offers IGCSE, International AS & A Level to private candidates throughout all three series: March and November.
PNC Cognitio School also offers Cambridge Primary Checkpoint, Cambridge Lower Secondary Checkpoint to its grade 5 and 8 students respectively.
This however is not available to private candidates.
In association with the College Board, US, we are an official test center to offer PSAT, SAT and Advanced Placement (AP) tests.
Cambridge Examinations refer to the various assessment programs and qualifications offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education, a part of the University of Cambridge. These examinations are taken by students at different educational levels and are recognized globally for their high standards and credibility.
Cambridge IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education): As mentioned earlier, IGCSE is a globally recognized qualification for students aged 14 to 16 years. It offers a wide range of subjects and prepares students for further education or employment.
Cambridge International AS & A Level: AS (Advanced Subsidiary) and A (Advanced) Level qualifications are taken by students aged 16 to 19 years. They are recognized by universities worldwide and serve as a pre-university qualification.
These examinations are designed to assess students’ knowledge, understanding, and skills in different subject areas. Cambridge qualifications are renowned for their rigorous assessment processes and their focus on developing critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills among students. The results of these examinations are widely accepted by universities and employers worldwide, making them a popular choice for students seeking quality education and career opportunities.
PNC Cognitio School, affiliated to Cambridge International School offers IGCSE, International AS & A Level Examinations.
At PNC Cognitio School we offer a choice of Cambridge IGCSE subjects to be studied:
- First Language English (0500)
- Mathematics (0580)
- Physics (0625)
- Chemistry (0620)
- Biology (0610)
- Accounting (0452)
- Economics (0455)
- Business Studies (0450)
- Environmental Management (0680)
- Information and Communication Technology (0417)
- Art & Design (0400)
- Subject content
- Applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as familiar situations
- Intellectual enquiry
GRADING AND ASSESSMENT
Cambridge IGCSE– grading and assessment are designed to fairly and accurately measure students’ knowledge and skills in each subject. The assessment process includes various components, and the final grade is determined based on the student’s performance in these components.
The grading system for Cambridge IGCSE ranges from A* (highest) to G (lowest). A* indicates exceptional performance, while G suggests a minimum level of achievement.
CAMBRIDGE AS-A LEVELS– Cambridge Advanced is typically for learners aged 16 to 19 years who need advanced study to prepare for university and higher education. It offers learners Cambridge International AS & A Level.
Cambridge Advanced builds on the foundations of Cambridge Upper Secondary, although learners do not need to complete that stage before this one.
Our syllabuses prepare learners for university study, which is why universities worldwide value and recognise Cambridge International AS & A Level qualifications.
Cambridge International AS & A Level develops learners’ 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.
At PNCCS, we take the ‘staged’ assessment route with the Cambridge International AS Level in Feb-March examination series and complete the final Cambridge International A Level also at Feb-March series.
At PNC Cognitio School we offer a choice of Cambridge AS & A Level subjects to be studied:
- English general Paper (8021)
- Mathematics (9709)
- Physics (9702)
- Chemistry (9701)
- Biology (9700)
- Accounting (9706)
- Economics (9708)
- Business Studies (9609)
- Information Technology (9626)
- Art & Design (9479)