IGCSE CIE Programme

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”

– Benjamin Franklin

At MBIS, we offer the Cambridge International IGCSE (International Secondary Certificate for Secondary Education) Programme in secondary school. The IGCSE is the world%u2019s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. It is recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide, and is an international passport to progression and success.

The assessment process goes beyond just knowledge recall and emphasizes other skills like a student%u2019s ability to use and apply knowledge appropriately, to handle information and use it to solve problems, and to acquire experimental and investigative skills. It thereby helps students in developing creative thinking and problem solving skills and is the perfect springboard to advanced study.

Grades of achievement are benchmarked using eight internationally recognised grades, A* to G, which have clear guidelines to explain the standard of achievement for each grade.

Group Subjects Offered
Group 1 %u2013 Languages English as a first language
Hindi as a second language
French as a foreign language
Group 2 %u2013 Humanities and Social Sciences Economics
Group 3 %u2013 Sciences Physics
Group 4 %u2013 Maths Mathematics
Additional Mathematics
Group 5 %u2013 Creative & Professional Business Studies
Information and Communication Technology
Art and Design


The Cambridge IGCSE curriculum offers a variety of routes for learners with a wide range of abilities. For instance IGCSE offers a choice of Core and Extended curriculum levels in key subject areas.

The Core curriculum is within the ability range of a large majority of students. It provides a full overview of the subject and is targeted at students expected to achieve grades C to G.

The Extended curriculum has been designed for the more academically able. It is targeted at those expected to achieve grades A* to E.

At MBIS, we offer Math, Biology, Physics and Chemistry at Core and Extended Levels.