GCE A Level
Located in the heart of the nation’s capital, The British College (TBC) is arguably the best, most well-equipped and cutting edge A Level College in the country. TBC offers prestigious Cambridge Assessment International Education A Level courses, established in 2013. The College is registered with Cambridge Assessment International Education as Centre Number NP 744 and has received approval from the Ministry of Education, Government of Nepal.
Subject combinations offered at this College prepare students to enter engineering and medical colleges, or set students up in the pursuit of higher education in the liberal arts or pure science; as well as computer studies accountancy and management faculties. Advanced Subsidiary Level General Paper remains a compulsory subject, irrespective of the group of three principle subjects.
We are fully dedicated to providing the highest level of education which is demonstrated by the provision of seasoned faculty members, world-class infrastructure and a friendly and nurturing educational environment for our students, whilst still ensuring an independent learning environment.
We uphold a personalized approach to education where each student’s work is carefully monitored and evaluated to help ensure their success.
Cambridge Assessment International Education AS and A Levels are internationally benchmarked qualifications providing exceptional preparation for the commencement of university education. The Advanced Level is the ‘gold standard’ of Cambridge International Examination qualifications. Students receive a qualification equivalent to that granted in the UK. The qualification is accepted universally as an entry requirement for universities, including those in Nepal.
Studying for A Levels qualification is rigorous and demands a high academic standard of achievement. TBC’s programmes offer highly flexible subject combinations. Students may choose any combination from the wide choice of subjects that suit their interest and aptitude. An A level course requires students to be creative and analytical.
Specialities of the Programme
The A Levels programme demands a multi-dimensional approach, including:
- Providing evidence of in-depth subject knowledge and understanding
- Developing an ability to think logically
- Presenting reasoned explanations
- Applying theoretical knowledge
- Communicating ideas and feelings in a clear and logical manner
The AS and A Level final examinations are held twice a year in May/June and October/ November, the results of which are published in August and January respectively.
Students are expected to take at least four subjects including English General Paper. They may take more than the required credits depending upon their interests and capabilities. Students are assessed on a grade scale from A* awarded for the highest level of achievement, to E indicating the minimum required performance to constitute as a pass. U stands for ungraded which is a fail.
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Eligibility for the A Levels
Students who have taken the SEE/GCSE/CBSE or equivalent exams at the time of admission can apply. The main requirement is a sound academic ability to fulfil the rigours of this challenging programme. British Model College uses a comprehensive evaluation system to select a highly motivated group of students to join the programme.
Flexibility subject Choices
Students are free to study a range of subjects. Giving students the power to choose helps to motivate them throughout their studies. Students study 3 full subjects and English General Paper throughout 2 years of A Level.
The standard admission requirement for UK universities is three A Levels.
Cambridge International AS & A Level subject groups
Please visit www.cambridgeinternational.org for detailed information about the courses.
The College offers scholarships to highly meritorious but financially restricted students. There are a limited number of scholarships for deserving candidates.
Approved A Level Scholarship policy for the Year 2019-2020
Experienced, qualified, competent and devoted faculty and administration staff
Modern infrastructure and facilities
Well-equipped Science laboratories with routine practical sessions
Open student lounge and e-library facilities for self-study
Hi-Tech computer labs and free Wi-Fi throughout the college
Continuous assessment of students including parent meetings and career counselling
Motivational rewards to meritorious students, special attention towards weak students and financial help to needy students
Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities for the technical and personal development of students
Formation of student representative body and professional society activities
Expert guest lectures, educational tours, seminars and workshops
Transportation, gymnasium, pool house and canteen facilities available for the students
- TBC A level students will be taken for an educational visit in the UK and Singapore
Mr Bipin Baral
The qualifications aim to develop students’ knowledge, understanding, and skills through:
- in-depth subject content
- learning to work independently
- applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as familiar situations
- handling and evaluating different types of information sources
- thinking logically and presenting ordered and coherent arguments and explanations
- studying and communicating in English.
Subject choices offered at this College prepare students to enter engineering and medical colleges or pursued higher education in the liberal arts or pure science, as well as computer studies, accountancy and management. Advanced Subsidiary Level General Paper, which is English, remains a compulsory subject irrespective of the group of three principle subjects students may have elected to study.
Students who have taken the SEE/GCSE/CBSE or equivalent exams at the time of admission can apply. The main requirement is a sound academic ability to fulfill the rigours of this challenging programme. British Model College Kathmandu uses a comprehensive evaluation system to select a highly motivated group of students to join the A-level programme.
SEE Board Nepal with a MINIMUM overall of 2.4 GPA
SEE Board Nepal with a MINIMUM overall of 2.8 GPA
IN ADDITION, ALL students MUST pass The British College A Level Entrance Exam, held in the college building Thapathali, Kathmandu.
The College offers various subject combinations to fulfill requirements and to prepare students for university studies, i.e. science, medical, engineering, business and liberal arts.
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