The Universal School is an IB World School offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.

IBDP is a two years pre-university course offered to students aged 16 to 19. Students from any board (State Board/ ICSE/ CBSE/ IGCSE/MYP) are eligible to join this programme. The Diploma Programme encourages students to think critically and develop into responsible citizens having a global perspective. The curriculum is comprehensive and balanced coupled with assessments that enhance intellectual rigor and help students connect classroom learning with the outside world and real life experiences. Diploma Programme graduates develop into lifelong learners and are trained to approach unfamiliar situations with confidence.

The IB Diploma Programme with its demanding academic standards has high acceptance in Universities and Colleges in India and abroad.

Career Counselling is an integral part of this programme. Students are guided on higher education pathways through career guidance workshops and on-campus visits of Indian and foreign universities . One-on-one support is provided to students for their university search, application process and placement.

IBDP Subject Choice Form

  • Student must choose one subject from each Group
  • Student must choose 3 HL and 3 SL subjects
Group 1 Studies in Language and Literature

Language A: English Language and Literature  – HL/SL

Group 2 Language Acquisition

Language B: Hindi  – HL/SL

French  – SL

French ab initio

Group 3 Individuals and Societies

Business Management  – HL/SL

Economics  – HL/SL

Psychology  – HL/SL

ITGS  – HL/SL

*Environmental Systems & Societies  – SL

Group 4 Sciences

Physics  – HL/SL

Chemistry  – HL/SL

Biology  – HL/SL

*Environmental Systems & Societies  – SL

Group 5 Mathematics

Mathematics  – HL/SL

Group 6 The Arts

Visual Arts   – HL/SL

Or Choose any one subject from Group 3 or 4

* Environmental Systems & Societies can be taken as Group 3 or Group 4 subject.

The uniqueness of the Diploma Programme lies in the following core elements.

Theory of Knowledge (TOK)

  • Explores “how do we know  what we know”.
  • Builds inter-disciplinary thinking skills.
  • 1600 Words Essay + Oral Presentation.

Extended Essay (EE)

  • Builds independent research  and writing skills, on a topic of student interest
  • 4000 Words Research Work

Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS)

  • Opportunities to embrace local  and global challenges.
  • Life skills learnt from planned, sustained and collaborative  projects

At the end of the two-year programme, candidates are assessed both internally and externally in ways that measure individual performance against stated curriculum and assessment objectives for each subject.

For more information:

Kindly visit the official IBO website: www.ibo.org