Upholding its tradition of guiding students and their parents,
KIMS held a very useful and informative
on Subject Selection for O & A Level
on 13th August, 2016 (Saturday) at 6:30 pm
at Mughal-e-Azam Fort, Opp. Barkat Market, Garden Town, Lahore
The seminar focused on the following frequently asked questions:
- If I wish to study engineering later on, is A Level Chemistry a must for me?
- If I haven’t studied Economics and Accounting at O Level, will studying these subjects at A Level become challenging for me?
- I’ve heard that studying Mathematics at A Level is more useful than studying Accounting if I have to pursue a career in the latter. How can that be true?
- Is Business credited half when studied with Accounting or Economics?
- If I wish to become a computer engineer, is A Level Physics a compulsory subject for me?
- I want to become a Physician (doctor) but I’ve heard students with O/A Level qualification are at a disadvantage compared to those with F.Sc. when obtaining admission in medical colleges. Is that true?
- What is IBCC’s formula of conversion for preparing Equivalences and how does it affect my chances of admission in colleges after A Level?
- Should I be studying additional subjects at O/A Level? If yes, which additional subjects should I choose?
- Will A Level Mathematics be very difficult for me if I haven’t studied Additional Mathematics at O Level?
- I do not have an aptitude for Mathematics. Do I afford dropping the subject?
- Should students study Mathematics with Biology at A Level?
- What is the importance of Additional Mathematics at O Level and Further Mathematics at A Level? Could it be one of my major subjects?
- What is Percentage Uniform Marks (PUM)? Why was it introduced and withdrawn soon after? Why doesn’t my certificate show percentage marks?
- How is A Level AICT different from A Level Computer Science? Which one should I prefer?
- What is the trend in subject selection at O/A Level? Which is a more popular subject combination - Sciences or Commerce?
- I've heard people say that A grades have become much easier to score at O & A Level, that's why many people score straight As. Is there any truth in the statement?
- What is AS Level and what are its benefits? Should I take AS exams?
- What is the most suitable combination of subjects for me at O/A Level?
- What are the recommended study hours for O & A Level by CIE?
- Why are we continuing with O Level when it has been abolished in the UK?
- Can O level be completed satisfactorily in 2 years?
The attendance at this year's seminar was extraordinary and extremely positive feedback was received from parents and students who attended it.