GCE A Level

Chelsea International Academy


GCE A Levels are a widely recognized qualification for students in their final two years of high school, and consists of subject-based examinations in a variety of fields. To successfully complete a GCE A Level course, students will need to demonstrate a strong foundation of knowledge in their chosen subjects and perform well on the associated examinations. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a GCE A Level qualification, which is recognized by universities and employers around the world as evidence of academic achievement and subject expertise.

Why A Level?

Understanding the benefits and value of pursuing a GCE A Level qualification


The structure of the A Level course allows students considerable flexibility in designing a stimulating program of study. Students have the options of choosing either A Level or AS (Advanced Subsidiary) Level courses in order to fulfill the Level requirements. Students choose the length and depth of study which matches their interests.


Demanding and stretchable courses for students. Students can also take a heavy course load for an additional challenge.

International Standards

The program sets a gold standard education around the world.


A Level degree is recognized by countries across the globe as meeting their requirements for entry into higher education.

A Level Curriculum

A Level curriculum helps to develop learners who are:

Confident in working with information and ideas – their own and those of others
Responsible for themselves, responsive to and respectful of others
Reflective and developing their ability to learn
Innovative and equipped for new and future challenges
Engaged intellectually and socially, ready to make a difference.

Course Details

Understanding the details of the GCE A Level program.

The GCE A Level course typically lasts for 2 years, starting from July of each year, during which time students are expected to complete a rigorous program of study in their chosen subjects. This course is typically taken by students in their final two years of high school, and is designed to build upon the knowledge and skills that they have acquired during their earlier years of education.
A Level students receive full support and guidance in applying to College/University from the Guidance Counselor. Information about colleges is readily available and students benefit from getting advice tailored to their interests and abilities. Students are encouraged to do their own research and find colleges that match their social and academic interest as well as their economic needs.

AS and A Levels students are encouraged to join clubs as per their interest with the help of a teacher/coordinator. These clubs are initiated by A Level students for organizing different programme or events and encouraged and supported by the school administration.

Environment Club Drama Club Journalism Club Sports Club Cultural Club Art Club Social Service Club Chelsea Youth Red Cross Circle Debating Club Chelsea STEM Club Interact Club
Students who have taken the SEE or equivalent and waiting for their result can apply at the time of admission. Students who have completed the GCE O-Level or IGCSE at other schools are also eligible to enroll in A Level. The ability to be a part of rigorous A Level programme is screened by a comprehensive entrance examination and an interview. Each year Chelsea International Academy uses a comprehensive evaluation system to select a highly motivated group of students to join this programme.
Chelsea offers a range of merit based financial aid to exceptional candidates. Candidates with exceptional academic merit can apply for financial aid. Chelsea also offers scholarship for international students. One student from each SAARC Nations will be provided with 100% scholarship to study GCE A Level in this institution.

Students have to fill the application forms and need to sit for an entrance test for the admission. Evaluation process includes:

  • Student Details - Study of the Form
  • Entrance Test
  • Group Discussion / Psychometric Test
  • Interview
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Subjects Offered

Science Stream

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Computer Science

Non Science Stream

  • Economics
  • Business
  • Accounting
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Information Technology
  • Art and Design

A Level Curriculum

Cambridge A Level Curriculum is one of the best curriculum globally that brings success for students. Cambridge International AS & A Level qualifications are recognized and accepted by universities worldwide for university degree.

Students can choose subjects in a flexible way and as per their interest in relevant field with any combinations from a variety of subjects offered at A Level. This helps students to study those subjects in which they can enjoy and are good at. All subjects’ syllabus develops a deep understanding of the subjects they study, as well as independent learning and critical thinking skills – abilities that universities value highly. Likely, skills of making judgments, recommendations and decisions, presenting reasoned explanations, understanding implications and communicating them logically and clearly; aims to provide educational experience for students.

In Nepal, A Level qualification is equivalent to one credit, while an AS Level qualification is equivalent to just half credit. To pass A Level from Chelsea International Academy students should have at least 3 A Level credit with 1 AS level credit in English General Paper.


  • English General Paper (AS) compulsory for all students.
  • Students are required to choose minimum of three subjects from above stream.
  • The syllabus of each subject can be viewed at

Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA)

A-Level students are expected to spend the whole day at Chelsea International Academy as per the timetable given to students. Students have several leisure classes during the day, when they are expected to do individual/group work and research work. Students generally pursue several extracurricular activities from the long list of opportunities offered by the Academy or organized by different clubs of students. Chelsea International Academy is fully aware of its social responsibility and has been organizing various extra and co-curricular activities in and outside the school campus.

Some Highlights of ECA/CCA at Chelsea

  • National Symposium on Peace and Civic Socialization
  • Symposium on Vision for 21st Century
  • Social Service Club of CIA conducted a program Spread a Smile
  • Eliz Parajuli of AS Level was selected as one of the top five winners in the Poetry Slam QC Awards organized by the US Embassy in collaboration with Quixote's Cove: the book shop.
  • Chelsea Exhibition and Audio CD Release
  • Breast Cancer Screening Mobile Camp
  • Symposium on “Peace, Security, Diaspora and Development Issues Ahead for Nepal” by Dr. Tuna Bloie (University of Tromso, Norway).
  • Symposium on Globalization in Education: A Look into the Prospects and Potentials of A-Level Course in Nepal.
  • A Talk Program on Mediation Sharing by Prof. Johan Galtung, Ph. D.
  • A One Day Symposium on the Contemporary Issues of Education
  • Educational donation programme every year to community schools of different parts of the country.
  • Cloth bank establishment by Interact Club of CIA
  • Chelsea MUN (5th iteration in 2021)