GIIS creates history with two IB Toppers in 2016!


Published on 06 Sep 2016
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IB Diploma Results 2016

Achieving remarkable success in IB examination, Global Indian International School’s class of 2016 has created history by having two IB World Toppers and four near-perfect scorers. This year, Amitesh Sivaraman and Rasika Kale emerged as IB World Toppers with a perfect score of 45 points, while Aarushi Khandelwal, Revvand Rajesh, Sundeep Veluchamy and Sibiranjith Nagesh secured a near-perfect score of 44 out of 45 points. Overall, the cohort achieved excellent results as 31% of the students’ secured 40 points and above. The school average stands at 37 points, which is 22.5% higher than the world average.

Both Rasika and Amitesh are elated to be IB World Toppers and have been with GIIS for over 12 years. According to Amitesh, “The teachers went an extra mile to clarify my doubts and to help me finish my assignments, always offering constructive feedback whenever I needed it.” He joined GIIS in 2001 (Kindergarten) and is a trained violin player. Despite of taking four Higher Level (HL) subjects in science he got perfect scores of 45 out of 45. He has enrolled at National University of Singapore (NUS) with an aspiration to become a Mechanical Engineer.

Another IB world topper, Rasika has been with GIIS since 2002 and studied at GIIS Queenstown Campus from classes 1 till 12. “The credit of my success goes to my teachers, parents and the school. My parents motivated me, while my teachers made sure that I was well-prepared for the exam,” said Rasika. She will pursue her further studies at Imperial College London in UK.

Fast facts

  • Amitesh Sivaraman and Rasika Kale are IB World Toppers with a perfect score of 45 out of 45 points
  • 31% of our students score 40 points and above
  • 66% of our students score 35 points and above
  • School Average of 37 points is 22.5% higher than the World Average

7 grade points

(Percentage of students scoring 7 grade points)

History HL: 100% students
Tamil SL: 91% students
Business Management SL: 47% students
Biology SL: 43% students
Economics SL: 42% students
Biology HL: 33% students
Mathematics HL: 33% students
Chemistry HL: 33% students
Physics HL: 33% students
Economics HL: 29% students
Physics SL: 27% students

'A Grade' in Extended Essay

(Percentage of students scoring A Grade in Extended Essay)

Chemistry: 100%
Physics: 100%
Mathematics: 100%
Hindi: 94%
World Studies: 43%
Tamil: 33%
Economics: 22%

School Toppers 2016


Amitesh S. J.

Amitesh S. J.
45/45

Rasika K.

Rasika K.
45/45

Aarushi K.

Aarushi K.
44/45

Revvand R.

Revvand R.
44/45

Sibiranjith N.

Sibiranjith N.
44/45

Sundeep V.

Sundeep V.
44/45

Anuja S.

Anuja S.
43/45

Anuraj S. R.

Anuraj S. R.
43/45

Meghna R.

Meghna R.
43/45

Swapnil D.

Swapnil D.
43/45

Vishara P.

Vishara P.
43/45

Akshai V.

Akshai V.
43/45

Aditi G.

Aditi G.
42/45

Aniruddh A.

Aniruddh A.
42/45

Sriniketh S.

Sriniketh S.
42/45

Raajsre S. A.

Raajsre S. A.
42/45

Sai A. K.

Sai A. K.
42/45

Mukund N.

Mukund N.
42/45

Aayushi H.

Aayushi H.
41/45

Archana P.

Archana P.
41/45

Gauthama B.

Gauthama B.
41/45

Tanya R.

Tanya R.
41/45

Sai A. K. Sai A. K.
41/45
Ananth S. A.

Ananth S. A.
41/45

Soma A. Soma A.
40/45
Adithya P. S.

Adithya P. S.
40/45

Rishi M. Rishi M.
40/45
Parimal C. Parimal C.
40/45
Chanda Sachin Chanda Sachin
40/45

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Kamal Gupta
COO & Regional Director (MENA)
Global Schools Foundation

As thousands of students from over 40 countries appear for the IB exams, achieving a world topper ranking is as prestigious as winning a gold medal in the Olympics of academics.

Having our pedagogy based on an integrated holistic learning framework of Nine Gems™, students gain a lot by building an effective learner profile for universities. The strong academic credentials and vast teaching experience of our faculty members forms the backbone of the school’s vision to nurture global citizens of tomorrow.


GSS Rao
Director – Operations
Global Indian International School

I am proud of the achievements of our IB students. They worked hard, and were ably supported by our experienced faculty. These results will now set them up for a very bright future indeed.

Having performed so well in this very important stage of their education, we look forward to hearing about their progress and achievements as they make their mark in the university life and in the world of work in the years to follow.


Madhu Khanna
Principal
GIIS Queenstown Campus

The IB class of 2016 has achieved phenomenal results! With 31% percent of the cohort having scored above 40 points, the commitment and perseverance of students and teachers is evident.

I am confident that our IB graduates are equipped with skills needed to excel in an increasingly connected world and are now uniquely poised for success both at university and beyond.


Sutha Ramakrishnan
Academic Supervisor (IB Diploma),
GIIS Queenstown Campus

I am happy that the IB batch of 2016 has produced excellent results – a testimony to the efforts of the students and dedication and commitment of the IB team. The attention paid to students by the faculty enabled them to handle the rigour of the IBDP programme and the exams.



Deepa Chandrasekaran
IB Diploma Coordinator
GIIS Queenstown Campus

Our IB students have excelled with exceptional results! This year, two GIIS students have emerged as IB World Toppers. The entire cohort has performed well overall and their University placements are also gratifying. I congratulate all the students, teachers and parents, and wish our graduates the very best for future endeavours.

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