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General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A Level): Science


Level
A-Levels
Interest/Course
Science, A Level
Affiliation
University of Cambridge, U.K.
Duration
2 Years

Introduction:

GCE A-Level course is recognized by the Universities inside and outside of Nepal. It has also got the recognition from all the other institutes in Nepal and abroad. Thus, the students can get themselves admitted in any of the University of their choice, all over the world.

The course stands out from all the other courses in the higher secondary level of studies as it's dynamic and students get knowledge and skill in various subjects of Science, with the type of practical approach that the course carries with it.

The course syllabus along with the examinations are controlled and approved by the individuals from the University of Cambridge itself. Similarly, the papers are checked and thus corrected in the United Kingdom by the approved makers from the University.

 

 

In GCE A-Level program, the subjects offered do not have a fixed combination or so. Students generally take minimum 3 subjects available in Science stream but they can choose even more if they want.

Some examples of subjects and their combinations are given below:
Science:

  • General Paper
  • Physics 
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Alternatives:

  • Computer
  • Mathematics

Or,

Science:

  • General Paper
  • Physics 
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Alternatives:

  • Mathematics
  • Computer
  • Economics

Note: Changes are possible in the above subject combination. Thus, the students may choose some other combination of subjects based on their choice of interest.

Marking scheme:
Grade         Percentage
A*              90% - 100%
A                80% - 89%
B                70% - 79%
C                60% - 69%
D                50% - 59%
E                40 % - 49%
U                Unmarked (Fail)

Students can even make their credit transfer to some Colleges abroad after or during their A-Level.

 

Students must have passed their SEE level examination or equivalent.

A-Level is a High School level program thus the students have to go through their Bachelor's level course for better job prospects.