International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)

About IBDP

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) at GIIS is a comprehensive two-year international curriculum undertaken by students after completion of Class 10, ‘O’ Levels, or equivalent.

Designed for highly motivated secondary school students aged 16 to 19 years, this rigourous course of study provides balanced academic exposure, lays the foundation for university life, and is a pathway to the world’s leading universities. The IBDP aims to produce students not just with an excellent breadth and depth of knowledge, but also with the skills to succeed physically, intellectually, emotionally, and ethically.


The IBDP Curriculum

The highly respected IBDP curriculum comprises six subject groups and the DP core, which includes:

  • Theory of Knowledge (TOK), which examines types, nature, and limitations of different ways of learning and different areas of knowledge.
  • Extended Essay, an in-depth study of a limited topic within a subject which provides students the opportunity to conduct independent research in order to produce a successful essay.
  • Creativity, Action and Service (CAS), which complements the academic disciplines of the IBDP curriculum, and meets the mission statement of GIIS to nurture all-round citizens for tomorrow through everything from service projects to physical training.

Through the DP core, students have the opportunity to reflect on the knowledge gained, conduct independent research, and undertake community service projects.


IB Outcomes

Graduates go on to secure placements at the world’s most prestigious universities, including the University of Oxford, New York University, National Institutes of Technology (India), National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, University of California at Berkeley, London School of Economics, and many other leading global institutions.



2019 IB Results

Raksha Aiyappan topped 2019 cohort with a perfect score of 45 in the IB Diploma Programme.

Ananya Joshi and Devika Menon were near perfect scorers with 44 points, while six students scored 43.
The school average remained consistently high at 37, and there was a significant increase in the overall cohort performance.

Highlights of the IBDP 2019 Results:
- School Average – 37
- 29% students score 40 grade points and above 
- 71% students score 35 grade points and above 


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Great results for IBDP 2019 cohort; school average is 37



2018 IB Results

Five students emerged world toppers with a perfect score of 45 points, and 3 achieved near perfect score of 44 points, as GIIS students once again soared high at the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, results showed. The school average was recorded to an all-time high of 37%.

Archana Dhinakar Bala, Srivatsan Ramapriyan P.D., Malavika Raman, Durga Rukhmini Manasvini Talagadadivi and Sandhya Ramachandran topped the school with 45 grade points this year.

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