IB Recognition in India

India Specific Recognition FAQ’s
Q. No. Question Reference Links Your answer
B1 How many colleges or universities have given explicit recognition documents to the IB DP? India Recognition Guide (see below – on this page) 67 colleges or universities have given explicit recognition documents to the IB DP. Please note that the universities that have given letter also includes colleges under it so those colleges are also accepting IB DP students.
B2 What are the highlights of the recognition document given by each of these Universities (or organizations)?

  • Council of Architecture
  • Ashoka University
  • Univ of Mumbai
  • IISC
  • VIT (Vellore)
  • NMIMS (Narsee Monjee, Mumbai)
  • HR College of Commerce & Economics
India Recognition Guide (check Index to see where you will find the recognition letter for the specific university) Council of Architecture: IBDP after 10 years of schooling, with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as a compulsory subject to examination. All admission to Architecture degree course shall be subject to the passing of NATA conducted by the council of architecture.  https://www.coa.gov.in/showfile.php?lang=1&level=1&sublinkid=278&lid=151
Ashoka University: For International Baccalaureate (IB) students, only applicants enrolled under the Diploma Programme and awarded the Diploma of the International Baccalaureate are eligible to apply for the undergraduate programme at Ashoka University. Students enrolled in and awarded the IB Certificate Programme are not eligible to apply or receive admission into Ashoka University
University of Mumbai: The University of Mumbai accepts IB students with Predicted grades. Due to the late release date of the final results from the I.B. office in Geneva, Switzerland, students are eligible to apply on the basis of their provisional grades issued by their respective schools.
IISC: High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
VIT (Vellore): High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.Candidates have to appear for the VITEEE exam and have to secure an aggregate of 60% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology in the qualifying examination (+2/Intermediate).NMIMS (Narsee Monjee, Mumbai):Admission Criteria By merit, based on marks in Mathematics / Mathematics & Statistics subjects. For IB, only SL / HL Maths Score will be considered.HR College of Commerce & Economics: They accept students based on predicted grades.
B3 What does LSR, one of the top colleges in India for Commerce and Economics say about the admissions for IB students despite the high cut-offs for DU Colleges? Check the admission FAQs at http://lsr.edu.in/faqs.html “Admission requests from students who have undergone the International Baccalaureate programme/other equivalent programme are accepted. Our admission process starts in early June and complete by end of June every year. During this period it is advisable for the student to be present in Delhi. We entertain the predicted grades as a basis for admission provisionally, subject to merit, vacancies for the course selected.In case of delay in publishing of the IB results beyond 30 Jun, a confidential assessment of the candidate’s capabilities, expected grades and chances of passing the IB programme are required to be sent by the Principal of the prospective student’s school/college, to our College Principal, latest by 30 Jun. We offer only a Bachelor of Arts programme. The list of courses which qualify for admission is included in the Admission Form which may be downloaded from the website as a guide. There is no requirement for prospective students to approach the Foreign Students Adviser if they are Indian nationals.The IB Grades are converted to percentages in accordance with the guidelines laid down by the University of Delhi.
B4 Can IB students sit for the JEE and other entrance tests in India? Check the section on Entrance Tests in the document: Guide to Higher Education Institutes in India (Madhavi Desai); (JEE Mains is no. 6 – check the IB Recognition section in that) As per the JEE Main brochure the IB Diploma programme is recognized.
B5 Have students from Fountainhead gone to colleges across India? If yes, where and for what sort of courses?
Where have all IB students (from all schools in India) got placed in India?
http://www.fountainheadschools.org/student-services/placements/ Yes, our students have gone to colleges in India and even is Surat e.g. PDPU, Auro University, SCET, NMIMS, FLAMES, Symbiosis, HR College, Lala Lajpat Rai, IHM Aurangabad, Pear Academy etc. for the courses ranging from Engineering to Design.

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