University Programme

CPS Global School is authorized to offer International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma programme (DP) is an academically challenging, two-year programme which prepares the students for tertiary education. This has broad based curriculum with the focus on critical thinking. Rigorous assessment is the strength of this programme. The assessment is criterion-referenced and hence the students are evaluated on a set of criteria rather than comparing each other.

The IBO Mission statement

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment.

These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

The students are expected to choose one subject from each of the subject area listed on the corners of the hexagon shown below. For each subject there is ‘Higher Level” (HL) which involves in-depth study and “Standard Level” (SL) which is at the grade level.

Subjects offered

  • Group 1: English Literature
  • Group 2: Hindi, French and Tamil
  • Group 3: Economics and Business & Management
  • Group 4: Physics, Chemistry and Biology
  • Group 5: Mathematics, Mathematical Studies
  • Group 6: Visual Arts

All subjects are offered at both levels. For Mathematics there are 3 levels – Mathematics HL, Mathematics SL and Math studies SL.

In addition to the above six subjects students are expected to take.

Theory of Knowledge (ToK) – a course which teaches critical thinking.

Extended Essay (EE) – a research project taken by the student on a topic which interests him with the supervision of a teacher.

The assessments are of two parts: Internal and External for all subjects. The marking is out of 7 points.
  • 7- Excellent
  • 6- very Good
  • 5- Good
  • 4- Satisfactory
  • 3- poor
  • 2- very poor
  • 1- elementary