Do You Want to Know About A-Level?


A-Levels is daunting but is very rewarding in the future. It is an internationally recognized qualification, equivalent to +2 with a broad range of subjects and careers to choose from. This is why students prefer to choose this as their high school. A-Levels is awarded by Cambridge International Examinations.

There are a couple misconceptions in the students' minds. The first problem is that people take a levels as a ticket to leave the country, which is totally wrong. Nowadays, people cannot leave the country without an NOC (No Objection Certificate). According to the last research, one has to get a couple 'B's to get the NOC. IB and GED students have eventually been bared as well.

How to choose Subjects in A-Level?

The good side about A-Levels is that a student can study what he/she desires. A student can choose to study 2 different educational streams. For example, take Business, Economics and Sociology or Environmental Management. There are good schools that offer so many of these choices. GEMS, Rato Bangala School, Trinity, British College and Budhanilkantha are good examples of schools that teach A-Levels to their students. It is no surprise that A-Level students are more inclined to A-Levels because they get to choose the subject they want. This freedom lets the students to pursue to study different subjects from different streams together such as biology and psychology or economics and physics. With this flexibility, you have vast information by the time you graduate. All the knowledge you gain works in your favor when you go to pursue your undergraduate degree. The intricate curriculum of A-levels helps you think in a more critical way which is so important while studying Bachelors.

If you do decide to apply for A-levels, you will have to take your transcripts and there will be an entrance exam followed by an interview.  You will need to take 3 A level subjects to pursue a bachelor's degree. A level subjects are subjects you study for 2 years and AS level subjects are the ones you study for 1 year. There are a range of subjects to choose from in A-levels. Since A-levels is a Cambridge board, you don't have an option to study Nepali. Colleges that offer A-levels either have their own College as the exam center or you are assigned to a common center. The other flexible thing about A-levels is that you can give your exams again if you aren't satisfied with your marks. To do this you will have to go to the British council, Lazimpat.


A-level really helps you in the future. You become more of a critical thinker and more knowledgeable. It helps you handle and evaluate information and apply this understanding new situations. It also helps you present explanations and communicate logically in English. The courses are also up to date as they change to relevancy and they change with the times. You have to work hard during the two years, to really understand the subjects you study but this hard work will surely pay off in the future.