Cambridge International Examinations (CIE)

Cambridge Assessment International Education (informally known as Cambridge International or simply Cambridge and formerly known as CIE, Cambridge International Examinations) is a provider of international qualifications, offering examinations and qualifications to 10,000 schools in more than 160 countries. 

Cambridge Assessment offers primarily school-leaving qualifications for university entrance such as the Cambridge International General Certificate of Education (IGCSE)– Advanced Level (Cambridge International GCE A-Levels). In addition, Cambridge Assessment provides Key Stage examinations for primary and secondary schools internationally.

Paragon International School Cambodia is an authorized CAIE examination centre (Test Centre Code: KH006) and accepts private candidates at all levels of examinations. There will be two series of CAIE Examinations conducted in our test center each year:

  • May/June series.
  • October/November

The registration for the May/June series of 2024 is already open, and the deadline for registration is February 20, 2024. To participate in these Examinations, kindly visit us at the Secondary campus of Paragon International School with your National ID or Passport. You can make the payment through bank transfers or in cash.

 For further details, please feel free to contact us via email at or by dialing +855 (0)96 755 9262.

In the present year, 2023, the May/June series of exams has already concluded, and the results for Checkpoint exams have been announced. The results for IGCSE Examinations will be disclosed on August 16, while the AS&A Level Examinations results will be revealed on August 10.

The registration for the October/November series of 2023 is already open, and the deadline for registration is August 16, 2023. To participate in these Examinations, kindly visit us at the Secondary campus of Paragon International School with your National ID or Passport. You can make the payment through bank transfers or in cash.

For further details, please feel free to contact us via email at or by dialing +855 (0)96 755 9262.

The Cambridge Lower Secondary Checkpoint Programme focuses on enhancing students’ knowledge and abilities in

  • Mathematics,
  • English, and
  • Science.

It offers several benefits to your child, including ongoing assessment of their progress, promoting a global perspective, and equipping them for success in the modern world. Additionally, it prepares them for IGCSEs/International GCSEs.

Around the ages of 11-13, at the end of Grade 8, children will take Checkpoint tests. These tests are evaluated by Cambridge International and serve as an international benchmark to evaluate your child’s performance.

The Cambridge Checkpoint serves as a bridge between primary and secondary education for IGCSE students. It aids in the development of essential skills and comprehension in Mathematics, English, and Science during the initial three years of secondary education. This foundation will greatly assist them in pursuing higher-level qualifications, including the IGCSE.

Each year, the British Council supports over two million individuals in taking international exams. We are dedicated to assisting you throughout every phase of your child’s education, including subject selection and exam registration.

Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international curriculum for 14-16 year-olds (9-10 grades), leading to globally recognised and valued Cambridge IGCSE qualifications. It is part of the Cambridge Secondary 2 stage.

Cambridge IGCSE provides excellent preparation for the Cambridge Advanced stage including Cambridge International AS and A Levels and Cambridge Pre-U, as well as other progression routes. It incorporates the best in international education for learners at this level. It develops in line with changing needs and is regularly updated and extended.

Cambridge IGCSE is recognised as a reliable record of attainment by universities and employers around the world. Many universities worldwide require a combination of A Levels and IGCSEs to meet their entry requirements. In the UK, Cambridge IGCSE is accepted as equivalent to the GCSE.

Private candidates have the opportunity to take IGCSE and GCE O Level exams in various subjects at our designated exam center:

Code IGCSE Syllabus name
0262 Swahili
0400 Art and Design
0408 World Literature
0410 Music
0411 Drama
0413 Physical Education
0417 Information and Communication Technology
0445 Design and Technology
0448 Pakistan Studies
0450 Business Studies
0452 Accounting
0454 Enterprise
0455 Economics
0457 Global Perspectives
0460 Geography
0470 History
0471 Travel and Tourism
0472 English (as an Additional Language)
0475 Literature in English
0478 Computer Science
0480 Latin
0488 Literature (Spanish)
0493 Islamiyat
0495 Sociology
0499 Sanskrit
0500 First Language English (Oral Endorsement)
0501 First Language French
0502 First Language Spanish
0505 First Language German
0508 First Language Arabic
0509 First Language Chinese
0510 English as a Second Language (Speaking Endorsement)
0511 English as a Second Language (Count-in Speaking)
0513 First Language Turkish
0518 First Language Thai
0520 Foreign Language French
0523 Chinese as a Second Language
0525 Foreign Language German
0530 Foreign Language Spanish
0535 Foreign Language Italian
0538 Bahasa Indonesia
0539 Urdu as a Second Language
0544 Foreign Language Arabic
0546 Foreign Language Malay
0547 Foreign Language Mandarin Chinese
0580 Mathematics (Without Coursework)
0606 Additional Mathematics
0607 Cambridge International Mathematics
0610 Biology
0620 Chemistry
0625 Physics
0648 Food and Nutrition
0653 Combined Science
0654 Co-ordinated Sciences (Double Award)
0680 Environmental Management
0696 First Language Malay

Code GCE O Level Syllabus name
1123 English Language
2010 Literature in English
2048 Religious Studies (Bible Knowledge)
2055 Hinduism
2058 Islamiyat
2059 Pakistan Studies
2068 Islamic Studies
2069 Global Perspectives
2147 History
2210 Computer Science
2251 Sociology
2281 Economics
3015 French
3180 Arabic
3204 Bengali
3205 Sinhala
3226 Tamil
3247 First Language Urdu
3248 Second Language Urdu
4024 Mathematics Syllabus D
4037 Additional Mathematics
5014 Environmental Management
5054 Physics
5070 Chemistry
5090 Biology
5129 Combined Science
6065 Food and Nutrition
6130 Fashion and Textiles
7094 Bangladesh Studies
7100 Commerce
7115 Business Studies
7707 Accounting

Cambridge International Advanced Subsidiary Levels (AS Levels) and Cambridge International Advanced Levels (A Levels) are subject-focused certifications that students usually pursue during the last two years of secondary education. The Cambridge International AS Level typically takes one year to complete, while the Cambridge International A Level typically spans two years.

Cambridge International AS & A Levels are designed for students aged 16 to 19 who are preparing for university education. These qualifications are pursued by over 175,000 students from over 125 countries annually.

Cambridge qualifications enjoy global recognition from universities and employers. Cambridge International AS & A Levels are acknowledged by UCAS, UK universities, and institutions around the world as being on par with the AS and A Levels taken by students in the UK in terms of standard and grade. Students leverage Cambridge International AS & A Levels to secure admission to esteemed universities worldwide, including those in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, Singapore, Egypt, Jordan, South Africa, the Netherlands, Germany, and Spain. In countries like the United States and Canada, high grades in carefully selected Cambridge International A Level subjects can potentially earn students up to one year of credit towards their university courses.

Private candidates have the opportunity to take exams in various subjects at our designated exam centre:

Code Syllabus name
8021 English General Paper
8291 Environmental Management
8665 First Language Spanish
8673 Spanish Literature
8680 Arabic Language
8681 Chinese Language
8682 French Language
8683 German Language
8684 Portuguese Language
8685 Spanish Language
8686 Urdu Language
8689 Tamil Language
8695 Language and Literature in English
9084 Law
9093 English Language
9231 Further Mathematics
9239 Global Perspectives & Research
9395 Travel and Tourism
9396 Physical Education
9479 Art and Design
9481 Digital Media & Design
9482 Drama
9483 Music
9484 Biblical Studies
9487 Hinduism
9488 Islamic Studies
9489 History
9607 Media Studies
9609 Business
9618 Computer Science
9626 Information Technology
9680 Arabic
9689 Tamil
9693 Marine Science
9694 Thinking Skills
9695 Literature in English
9696 Geography
9699 Sociology
9700 Biology
9701 Chemistry
9702 Physics
9705 Design and Technology
9706 Accounting
9708 Economics
9709 Mathematics
9715 Chinese
9716 French
9717 German
9718 Portuguese
9719 Spanish
9990 Psychology