How to Crack IGCSE with A+ Grade
Before we start with the tips to clear this exam, let us first understand the
basics. Your fundamentals have to be clear to pass IGCSE. Let’s begin.
What is IGCSE?
International General Certificate of Secondary Education (commonly known as
IGCSE) is an renowned international certificate before starting pre-university
studies. It is the registered trademark of the University of Cambridge. IGCSE
offers total 70 courses. Students can opt for minimum 5 subjects to maximum
14 numbers of subjects. However, English, Mathematics and Science are the
common and mandatory subjects a student is required to opt for.
Now that you know about the exam, let us learn how to achieve an A* in this
examination to live your dream.
How to Score A+ Grade in IGCSE?
IGCSE has its own importance and it is a difficult exam too. In order to achieve
your desired score/rank a proper and long term planning are needed. You need
to be focused and consistent in your preparation. While study breaks and some
refreshing moments are allowed, it is a fact that a major portion of you day
should go into IGCSE preparation.
Also, once studied you must revise and practice the subject. Keeping it aside and
not revisiting it until the final exams may mean you will forget the subject
altogether. Hence, regular practice and revision is recommended.
Here are few quick and handy tips to score the desired grade in this toughest
Your preparation should be completely finished before three months of the
final exam. The last 3 months should be used solely for revision and mock
Always refer recommended text books and sources for more reliable and
better preparation for IGCSE.
Group study is highly beneficial. A lot of minds together can contribute to
each one’s learning.
Take the right coaching or join the best classes to help you succeed in the
Take online mock tests for IGCSE to better your preparation every single
Solve past year question papers for better grip on the subject and topic.
Before you start solving the paper, make sure you go through the entire
question sheet carefully once.
Consider the marks for each question. Knowing the marks will help you
decide how much you should write for that question in how much time.
Always make sure you attach a graph or diagram for each question (only
bigger ones with more marks) to explain your point.
All the graphs and diagrams should be well labeled.
Always take note of the punctuations, grammar, spellings. The chances of
making such silly mistakes are more during exams.
Always use pencils to draw the diagram.
If you are writing calculations, write it clearly.
Last but certainly not the least; take care of your health while preparing
for the exam.
By using the above tips to score A* in IGCSE you can surely attempt to pass the
exam with flying colors. Always remember, focus and regularity are the two
most important things to score well in any exam.
All the best for IGCSE! Do well and stay fit!