- Cambridge Worldwide has introduced the outcomes for AS and A stage November 2020 exams
- Cambridge says outcomes are launched for over 200 colleges in Pakistan
- Altogether, greater than 470,000 grades have been issued to varsities in 130 nations
Cambridge Worldwide on Monday has launched the Cambridge Worldwide AS and A Degree outcomes of its November 2020 sequence, an official assertion learn.
The outcomes have been launched for over 200 colleges in Pakistan that cowl a cross-section of establishments starting from non-public colleges to semi-government colleges throughout the nation.
This yr, Cambridge Worldwide took the choice to run exams for its world November 2020 sequence as the vast majority of Cambridge colleges all over the world mentioned they wished to carry exams the place it was protected to take action and adopted governmental steerage.
Cambridge Worldwide engaged with schooling authorities, governments, and colleges all over the world to develop sturdy steerage to run the November 2020 examination sequence safely and securely.
The discharge of immediately’s outcomes implies that hundreds of Cambridge college students throughout Pakistan, like their counterparts all over the world, can proceed their academic journeys as quickly as attainable regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Altogether, greater than 470,000 grades have been issued, to varsities in 130 nations, which was a rise of greater than 20% in comparison with final yr. That is partly as a result of some college students moved their entries from the June 2020 exams sequence to the November 2020 sequence.
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Cambridge Worldwide’s Nation Director for Pakistan Uzma Yousuf mentioned that the security of the scholars and enabling them to proceed with their schooling have been Cambridge’s key priorities all through this difficult time.
“I would like to express my appreciation to all our Cambridge schools, teachers, and parents in Pakistan for their continued efforts to address the challenges posed by the pandemic, with such fortitude,” she mentioned.
“Their hard work has helped students to continue their education, sit their exams, and gain their qualifications today, despite school closures and many other obstacles resulting from the pandemic.”
She mentioned that exams stay the fairest and greatest strategy to assess college students’ achievements.
“I am also thankful to the Federal Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood, along with all provincial education ministers for their support, which has enabled us to hold these exams in Pakistan”, she added.
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Cambridge Worldwide’s November 2020 examination sequence is extra necessary than ever, as over 175,000 college students sat the exams all over the world.
To allow extra college students to sit down the November 2020 exams, Cambridge Worldwide added further topics to the sequence, that are usually solely obtainable within the June 2020 sequence. These included Cambridge O Degree Urdu and Cambridge IGCSE Chinese language syllabuses.
The preferred Cambridge Worldwide AS and A Degree topics taken by college students in Pakistan within the November 2020 sequence have been enterprise, physics, arithmetic and chemistry.
Cambridge examination outcomes are recognised by larger schooling and employers all over the world. All grades issued this yr are accepted within the common approach.
The outcomes for Cambridge O Ranges and Cambridge IGCSE can be launched to varsities on 19 January 2021 at 06:00 UTC/GMT.