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    International Student Equivalency, Help Appreciated!

    I have given IGCSE O level from outside Pakistan, I have achieved the following result:
    Pakstudies- B
    Maths, Islamiyat and Urdu- A
    English, chemistry, biology, Physics- A*

    Although I have read the equivalency formula I am still not sure if Urdu, Pkstd and Islamiyat will be counted in the equivalency. And after the deduction what is my O level equivalency?

    I'll appreciate if somebody could help me out with it.
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    Your O-Level result has comparatively little affect on your equivalence. But I think when it is considered, it is considered as a whole. Because on your IBCC certificate, they don't have the breakdown of your marks like Biology: 85%, Chemistry: 90% etc. They just have ONE overall mark for the whole thing. So it would likely read Score: 87%, Subjects: I guess Pak St., Islamiyat and Urdu do count in that sense.

    Your O-Level equivalence would be somewhere in the region of 86% which is pretty good. There is no deduction in O/A-Level equivalence.

    Btw these are the rules that apply to the GCSE system and I`m only assuming it's the same.
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