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CP Goenka International School is an IB World School that offers the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) to its students. The IBDP is a two-year pre-university program that is recognized by universities worldwide. It is designed to provide a challenging and rigorous academic experience that prepares students for success at the university level.

In addition to their academic studies, students also complete an extended essay (EE), participate in a theory of knowledge course (TOK), and engage in creativity, activity, and service (CAS) activities.

Overall, the IB program at CP Goenka International School provides students with a comprehensive and internationally recognized education that prepares them for success in their future academic and professional endeavors.

Who can join the IBDP?

The International Baccalaureate (IB) program is open to students from all over the world who meet the program's eligibility requirements. IB offers programs for students at various stages of their education, including Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), and Diploma Programme (DP). However, CP Goenka International School offers the Diploma Programme (DP).

To join the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at CP Goenka International School, students need to be between 16 and 19 years of age and have completed their secondary education or its equivalent in their home country. Students may also need to demonstrate fluency in English, as the language of instruction in the school is English. Students must demonstrate academic ability, intellectual curiosity, and a willingness to take on challenging coursework.

IBDP culture at CPGIS

IBDP at CPGIS emphasizes on key characteristics such as


At CPGIS we foster global-mindedness and intercultural understanding. Students learn about different cultures and perspectives, and they are encouraged to become responsible citizens of the world.

Holistic Learning

We at CPGIS place strong emphasis on educating the whole person, not just their academic abilities. Our focus is on developing students' social, emotional, and physical well-being, as well as their intellectual growth.

Inquiry-Based Learning

We promote a student-centered, inquiry-based approach to learning rather than just memorizing information, students are encouraged to ask questions, investigate issues, and develop their own understanding of complex topics.

Community Service

We encourage our students to be actively engaged in their communities and to take action to address local and global issues since volunteer work is an integral component of the program.

High Academic Standards

We challenge students and prepare them for university-level studies.

Overall, the IB culture at CPGIS values open-mindedness, creativity, and a commitment to
making a positive difference in the world.

Benefits of taking the IBDP at CPGIS

The potential benefits to taking the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme are:

Preparation for university

IBDP is widely recognized as a rigorous and challenging program that prepares students for success in higher education. We at CPGIS prepare students to have strong critical thinking skills, excellent research skills, and are well-prepared for the demands of university-level coursework.

Increased global awareness

IBDP's focus on internationalism and global-mindedness helps students develop a deeper understanding of different cultures, languages, and perspectives. Students at CPGIS inculcate these aspects in or classrooms by encouraging students to become more effective communicators and problem-solvers.

Development of skills beyond academics

We at CPGIS help students develop skills beyond academics, such as social and emotional skills, time management skills, and leadership skills. Through various classroom activities which help to further grow, both personally and professionally.

College credit

Many universities offer college credit to students who have taken IB courses and/or earned an IB diploma. We at CPGIS help students save time and money on their undergraduate studies by helping them with all the paperwork required when applying to universities.

Access to scholarships

Some universities and organizations offer scholarships specifically for IBDP students. We at CPGIS encourage students to achieve these scholarships, which help make higher education more affordable and accessible.