Facts and Figures about Cambridge International Exam 2016

  • Cambridge International Examinations is the world's largest provider of international education programmes and qualifications for 5 to 19 year olds.
  • Over 9, 000 schools in over 160 countries around the world offer Cambridge qualifications.
  • Part of Cambridge Assessment, a not-for-profit organisation and part of the world renowned University of Cambridge.
  • Candidate ages range from 5 to over 70
  • Cambridge IGCSE is the world's most popular international qualification for 14 − 16 year olds. It is taken in 144 countries and in more than 2, 900 schools around the world.
  • The top ten Cambridge IGCSE subjects worldwide are:
    1. Mathematics
    2. English as a First Language
    3. English as a Second Language
    4. Biology
    5. Physics
    6. Chemistry
    7. Literature (English)
    8. Information and Communication Technology
    9. Business Studies
    10. Geography
  • Cambridge examinations are marked by around 9000 highly skilled examiners
  • Annual subject entries for Cambridge exams have now grown to 1.9 million.
  • There are more than 450, 000 entries for Cambridge IGCSE each year.
  • Around 5.7 million question papers are generated every year.
  • Every year we have more than 680, 000 subject entries for Cambridge O Level from 80 countries
  • About 16, 000 training days per year are conducted and 6, 500 teachers are provided education from across the globe with the skills and knowledge they need to help their students succeed.
  • In 2008, 150th anniversary of the formation of parent organisation Cambridge Assessment was made, and in 2009, 800th anniversary of the University of Cambridge.
  • Cambridge International A and AS Levels are taken in 120 countries with more than 340, 000 subject entries each year.
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