All India Senior School Certificate CBSE

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) was established in 1962 as the national body for public examinations in India.

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from students who have completed the CBSE All-India Senior School Certificate Examination program. To be admitted to the University, you must

  • satisfy the University's English language competence requirement by satisfactory performance in one of the English subjects detailed in the table below;
  • achieve a sufficient number of points to be offered a place; and
  • satisfy any prerequisite subject requirements for your chosen course and major.

Minimum entry scores

All-India Senior School Certificate students must meet equivalent entry standards to other applicants. The following table provides an overview of the points considered equivalent to various Australian Tertiary Admission Ranks.

All-India Senior School Certificate Points ATAR equivalent
All-India Senior School Certificate PointsWA course 12 ATAR equivalentAll-India Senior School Certificate equivalent 80
Acceptable All-India Secondary School subjects 18 96
19 All-India Senior School Certificate PointsWA course 98
ATAR equivalentAll-India Senior School Certificate equivalent 20 Acceptable All-India Secondary School subjects 99

Notes

  1. Applicants must have been awarded the All India Senior School Certificate issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), India.
  2. Overall grades in best 4 subjects.
  3. CBSE results are generally recorded as letter grades, based on A1=5, A2=4.5, B1=3.5, B2=3, C1=2, C2=1.5, D1=1,D2=0.5 and E = 0.0.
  4. Different examination, graduation and subject requirement may apply for each of the provinces.

Equivalent subjects

The following table shows All-India Senior School Certificate subject equivalents to WA Certificate of Education courses, which will satisfy course and major prerequisites.

WA course All-India Senior School Certificate equivalent Acceptable All-India Secondary School subjects
English/Literature English Core; B2 or higher All-India Senior School Certificate PointsWA course Not applicable
ATAR equivalentAll-India Senior School Certificate equivalent Mathematics 2C/2D Acceptable All-India Secondary School subjects Mathematics; D2 or higher Mathematics (Class X); B2 or higher (only for 2012 entry onwards)
Mathematics 3A/3B All-India Senior School Certificate PointsWA course Mathematics; D2 or higher ATAR equivalentAll-India Senior School Certificate equivalent Not applicable
Acceptable All-India Secondary School subjects Mathematics 3C/3D Mathematics; C2 or higher Not applicable
All-India Senior School Certificate PointsWA course Mathematics: Specialist 3C/3D ATAR equivalentAll-India Senior School Certificate equivalent Mathematics; C2 or higher Acceptable All-India Secondary School subjects Not applicable
Chemistry 3A/3B Chemistry; C2 or higher All-India Senior School Certificate PointsWA course Not applicable
ATAR equivalentAll-India Senior School Certificate equivalent Physics 3A/3B Acceptable All-India Secondary School subjects Physics; C2 or higher Not applicable