Excel’s Entrance Examination is designed to challenge students to think critically about a variety of complex issues and problems. It requires students to analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information from a variety of sources, and to use logical reasoning to draw conclusions and make arguments.
The questions on the examination take a variety of forms, including short answer questions, multiple choice questions, and essay questions. Some possible types of questions that could be included are as follows:
Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of a particular argument or perspective. This type of question might present students with a statement or position, and ask them to consider the evidence and reasoning used to support it, as well as any potential counterarguments or alternative perspectives.
Analyze the consequences of a particular action or decision. This type of question might present students with a scenario or problem, and ask them to consider the potential consequences of different courses of action.
Synthesize information from multiple sources to form a new understanding or solution to a problem. This type of question might present students with a variety of sources on a particular topic, and ask them to integrate and synthesize the information to form a new understanding or solution to a problem.
Construct a logical argument in support of a particular position or stance. This type of question might ask students to take a position on a particular issue, and then provide evidence and reasoning to support their stance.
Identify and evaluate the assumptions underlying a particular perspective or argument. This type of question might ask students to identify the assumptions that underlie a particular argument or perspective, and then evaluate the validity or soundness of those assumptions.
This entrance examination that evaluates students based on critical thinking and logical thinking is designed to challenge students to think deeply about complex issues and to use their reasoning skills to draw conclusions and make arguments based on evidence.
Shortlisted candidates have to qualify for the written entrance examination in Mathematics and English. Successful candidates will be called for an observation session followed by the interview of parents with our Board and management.
For admissions to ‘A’ level, a cut-off mark is decided every year depending on the general performance of Class 10/ IGCSE students and the availability of seats. This is followed by the usual entrance examination and an interview.