Cambridge International Examinations is delighted to announce the winners of the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards,India. The awards celebrate the outstanding academic achievements of secondary school learners inIndiain the November 2011 / June 2012Cambridgeexamination series’.
107 learners will receive awards for exceptional performance in Cambridgeexaminations, including 22 learners who achieved the highest marks in the world and 74 learners who attained the highest marks in Indiain a single subject.
The awards also celebrate the achievements of those learners who have been recognised for ‘High Achievement’ based on outstanding performance in subjects which are not yet so widely taken in India and learners who have achieved the total highest cumulative marks across a number of subjects. The winning learners out-performed thousands of candidates worldwide who sat examinations in Cambridge IGCSEs, Cambridge International AS Levels and Cambridge International A Levels.
The learners who received awards were from the following schools:
- Gitanjali International School Bangalore(GISB)
Students fromMallyaAditiInternationalSchoolreceived one award for highest marks in the world and nine awards for the highest marks inIndia. Prithvi S, a student from this school, received four awards – an accolade for the highest marks in the world in Economics. He also received awards for the highest marks forIndiain Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics and attained first place inIndiaacross four Cambridge International AS levels.
Students from theInternationalSchoolreceived six awards for the highest marks in Business Studies, Computer Studies and two for Drama and First Language English.
There was a growth of 22% in the number of Cambridge IGCSE entries and Cambridge International AS and A Level entries from 2011 to 2012 in Bangalore. Schools in the region made over 51,000 entries for Cambridgequalifications in 2012.
Vinayak Sudhakar, Schools Development Manager, India says: “I am very proud to congratulate learners across India on their outstanding results in the Cambridge examinations. It is encouraging to acknowledge the high standards of education offered by schools across the country reflected through these exceptional results.”
Rakesh Konjengbam, Schools Development Manager, India concluded: “These achievements are a credit to the partnerships which Cambridge has established with schools and demonstrates the dedication and commitment of teachers, support provided by families and friends, and learner’s determination and passion to succeed. This success defines them not just as learners, but as Cambridge learners. I wish them every success in their future.”