About CAIE

 What is CAIE?

A Cambridge Assessment International Education qualification is a recognized university of the world. It gives students a wide range of options to choose from for their education and career.  It is an organization that dispenses its resources to provide quality programs to unlock the student’s potential.

Various levels of CAIE that we have and subjects offered in each level

Cambridge Primary: Suited for learners aged 5 to 11 years. It develops learner skills and understanding through the primary years in English as a first or Second language, Science, Cambridge global perspective, Mathematics, and ICT.

Cambridge lower secondary:  Also known as Cambridge Checkpoint is for children between 11-14 years. It offers subjects like English, science and mathematics for the first three years of secondary education. It develops their skills and understanding of overall concepts which are necessary for laying the foundation for complex concepts at the next levels.

Cambridge Upper Secondary: This course offers students two routes— one the Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge O Level, befitting learners aged 14 – 16 years.


Answers to various FAQs

  1. What can I study after CAIE?

There are basically two paths ways after CAIE—you can either go for a Diploma course or a Pre – University course of your choice.

  1. Do Universities accept CAIE?

Almost every University you would want to apply who would accept CAIE programs like Harvard College, The Cornell University, and Boston University. Some Indian universities like The Medical Council of India and the Association of Indian Universities also accept this program.

  1. What is the next step after CAIE?

After CAIE, a student is eligible for any 10+2 level qualification like Local Boards of Class 12 CBSE/ ISC /HSC. Or International pre-university programs like IBDP and AS/A levels (UK).


  1. Is CAIE good for Indian students?

It is the best option for students who want to pursue future studies abroad. They follow a structure that encourages knowledge oriented learning.


  1. What subjects should you take if you want to pursue Engineering and Medical?

Physics, Chemistry and Math at the higher level are recommended for students interested in Engineering, either in India or overseas.

Physics, Chemistry and Biology are required for studying medicine in India. Whereas, studying medicine in the UK requires two higher level sciences. Medicine in the US and Canada is a postgraduate degree.

  1. What are the benefits of learning languages in the CAIE program?

Languages play a very important role in a student’s life. CAIE program offers students complete knowledge about a language through reading, writing, listening, and speaking. With the help of language, students connect themselves with the digital world. Here we will learn how to write blogs, speeches, reports, articles, and advertisements, etc., which help the students to explore their careers at an early age.

  1. How is CAIE different from CBSE?

CBSE focuses on learning the subject, and its approach is purely theoretical. The syllabus is quite demanding, in the sense, its approach is focused on the application of applied knowledge.

  1. If I pursue PUC after CAIE, then why should I take CAIE?

The answer to that question lies in a simple explanation. In CAIE, subjects like Additional Mathematics cover 70% syllabus of PUC. Just to give an insight into the topics it covers, we have:

  1. Circular measures
  2. Trigonometric functions and equations.
  3. Permutation and combination.
  4. Binomial theorem.
  5. Differentiation and its application.
  6. Integration.
  7. Kinematics.

In addition to Mathematics, Science subjects incorporate multiple choice question papers. This practice enables the students to solve application-based MCQs and prepares them to appear for JEE and NEET with confidently.

 Why should anyone choose our CAIE School over the others?

At PSSEMR, CAIE prepares students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. Our School offers a Cambridge curriculum that challenges the students to choose from among the areas of their interest for experiencing educational satisfaction and to discover new abilities. We teach the students to develop the skills they need at school, university and work.

 Various co curricular activities and sports activities that we conduct at PSSEMR, CAIE.

Fresher’s Day

Investitures Ceremony

Seminar presentation competition

Quiz competition

Science exhibition


Collage making

Spell bee competition

The cultural fest –Sambham

Educational trips

Graduation day

Annual day

Sports activities:

Intrahouse competition

Athletic meet

Annual school sports

  1. International visits:

Our school students selected as delegates (students) under the MUN program visited China and Singapore. The details of which are given as under:

It was an education cum recreation trip- discovering places and meeting people; knowing the history and culture, and its contribution to the world was something that our students would never forget.

In the year 2009-10 to China for attending WEMUN conference.

In the year 2010-11China for attending the WEMUN conference.

To Singapore, 2018-19 to attend the OMUN.