Some of the advantages include:
One of the most recognised qualifications in the world.
Encourages critical and logical thinking – does not support the concept of mugging up
Curriculum is balanced and lends an international perspective to studies
Caters to the students individual strengths
Some of the disadvantages include:
The IGCSE fees structure is a little on the higher side comparatively
The curriculum is rather vast and can become stressful for the students. Additionally, reference books and tutors are not easily available.
The grading method is also strict and has a reputation of being one of the extensive education programs in India.