12 April 2019, Friday
Three students from Nepal win Top in the World award and fifty-three students in Nepal have won Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards for their exceptional performance in the June 2018 and November 2018 Cambridge exam series. There has been a growth of over 40 per cent in the number of winners from Nepal over last year.
The award winners from schools across Nepal was recognized for their impressive academic achievements at the Cambridge Outstanding Learner Awards ceremony, supported by the British Council, on 12 April 2019 at the Hotel Himalaya, Nepal. The ceremony was attended by Ruchira Ghosh, Regional Director (South Asia), Cambridge International, Satyajit Sarkar, Manager Nepal and Bangladesh, Cambridge International and Jim O’ Neill, Country Exams Manager from, British Council Nepal, along with other representatives of the British Council.
Ruchira Ghosh, Regional Director, South Asia, Cambridge International, said “We are thrilled by the performance of the students from Nepal and wish them very best as they move onto bigger things and adventures in life. We at Cambridge take great pride in our curriculum as it prepares the students for a great future and higher studies by giving them a deeper understanding of the subjects and enabling them to think independently.”
Jim O’ Neill, Country Exams Manager at British Council Nepal, said: “The year 2019 is a special year as we witness the history in making with the highest number of award winners from Nepal ever and it also marks six decades of British Council in Nepal. The success demonstrated by the students is not just a validation of our efforts but also a motivation to everyone involved in education, especially the teachers and academic leaders. I thank all the students for their superb efforts and wish them well on the next step they take in Higher Education and in their careers. I also thank the Ministry of Education for recent clarification that 3 A levels are equivalent to completing secondary education.”