City students top international exam

City students top international exam

City students top international exam
Four students from Bengaluru have excelled in the Cambridge International Examinations emerging as world toppers in individual subjects.

According to an official release from Cambridge International Examinations, these are the results of the exams conducted in November 2014 and June 2015 for Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge International AS Level and Cambridge International A Level exams.

This apart, as many as 23 students from the City have emerged as national toppers. The world toppers are: Srirama Prakhya from Primus Public School (IGCSE, Chemistry, Physics), Umika Sinha Paul, The International School Bangalore (IGCSE, Additional Mathematics), Papineni Nikhil, Vidyashilp Academy, (AS Level Mathematics) and Aarushi Mohan, Vidyashilp Academy, (AS Level, Psychology).

There are 22 world toppers from India and majority of the students have topped in Mathematics and Physics. Indian students have also excelled in subjects such as travel and tourism and psychology, according to the release.

There has been a substantial increase in the number of Cambridge qualifications in India. There are now over 350 Cambridge schools in India.

Entries
There were over 70,000 exam entries for Cambridge qualifications in June in for both 10th and 12th standard students. This year, there has been a 12 per cent increase in entries compared to 2014. In India there has been a 10 per cent increase in entries for Cambridge IGCSE (10 board exam), with more than 40,000 entries, the release stated.
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