Indian School Certificate CISCE

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) was established as a national examination board by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate. The Council conducts examinations for the Indian School Certificate.

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from students who have completed the Indian School Certificate 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
  • satisfy any prerequisite subject requirements for your chosen course and major

Minimum entry scores

Indian 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.

Indian School Certificate Points ATAR equivalent
60 80
90 96
95 98
100
99

Notes

  1. Applicants must have been awarded the Indian School Certificate issued by the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination.
  2. Grades are reported as a percentage, with a pass mark of 40%.

Equivalent subjects

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

WA course Indian School Certificate Equivalent Acceptable Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Subjects
English/Literature English; 60% or higher Not applicable
Mathematics 2C/2D Mathematics; 40% or higher Mathematics (Class X); 65% or higher (only for 2012 entry onwards)
Mathematics 3A/3B Mathematics; 40% or higher Not applicable
Mathematics 3C/3D Mathematics; 50% or higher Not applicable
Mathematics: Specialist 3C/3D Mathematics; 50% or higher Not applicable
Chemistry 3A/3B Chemistry; 50% or higher Not applicable
Physics 3A/3B Physics; 50% or higher Not applicable