Outstanding Indian students win 177prestigious Cambridge International awards this year



• 11 students from Gujarat of 150 unique winners in India

• Seven students win ‘Top in Country’ award from Gujarat


December 2, 2021 | Ahmedabad- Cambridge International has announced the winners of its prestigious Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards for 2020-21. This year,150 Indian students have scooped 177 of the highly sought-after Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards for 2020-21 as compared to 127 students last year.

Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards are the hallmark of exceptional student achievement in Cambridge exams around the world.They recognise students’ achievements in a wide range of Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge International AS & A Level subjects.

The global awards acknowledgestudent success in four categories – ‘Top in the World’, ‘Top in Country’, ‘High Achievement Award’ and ‘Best Across Subjects ’. Out of 150unique winners across the country,11 winners are from Gujarat.From Gujarat, seven students have won ‘Top in Country’, two students have won ‘High Achievement Award’ and 2 students have won ‘Best Across subjects’ awards.

Altogether, 42 students in Indiascooped the highly coveted ‘Top in the World’ award, which is awarded to students who achieve the highest marks in the world in a particular subject. In addition, 65 won the ‘Top in Country’ award and 17 won the ‘Best across Subjects’ award.

Mahesh Shrivastava, Regional Director, South Asia, Cambridge Assessment International Education said, “I would like to congratulate all of our award winners across India for their truly amazing achievements in theirrecent exams. What they have all achieved, during such a challenging year is incredible. The pandemic has continued to disrupt teaching and learning around the world, creating a great deal of uncertainty for students and teachers alike. Yet our students and their teachers have all worked incredibly hard to overcome these challenges andhave maintained their focus on teaching and learning.I applaud all of our winners. These awards recognise their resilience and dedication and each of them should be very proud of what they have achieved. I wish them all the very best for the future.

“On behalf of everyone at Cambridge International, I would also like to thank and congratulate each of the winners’ schools, teachers and families, for everything they have done to support these students throughout their studies and help them to achieve this success today.”

Deepa Avashia, School Leader, The Riverside School, Ahmedabad said:“The Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards this year are a celebration of not just the academic achievement of children but also a celebration of the strength of the human spirit that triumphed against all odds. On the behalf of the entire school I would like to congratulate all the winners for their exceptional performance and resilient attitude. The awards are also a testimony to the hard work and the endeavour that the facilitators and learners have put in during these difficult yet transformative times. I would like to thank them for their support and guidance.”

The awards provide an opportunity to recognise the hard work, dedication and outstanding achievements of the very best Cambridge students around the world. The achievements of those who won awards this year are especially impressive, as many of them have had to adapt how they learn when schools were closed, and teaching and learning couldn’t take place face-to-face in a classroom.