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IB - International Baccalaureate Exam 2021

In the scenario where the pandemic is affecting globally, the International Baccalaureate (IB) Board has decided to cancel the May 2021 session exams and award students with course work marks. Since the class 12th students have internal assessments and one research work to be submitted, the Board decided to evaluate and grade these students based on the internal assessment.

The IB Board works with governments and non-governmental organizations worldwide. It holds consultative status as a non-governmental organization (NGO) recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). IB has a collaborative relationship with the Council of Europe and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF). The United States has the largest number of IB programmes (2,010 out of 5,586) offered in both private and public schools.

IB - International Baccalaureate Exam 2021

The IB offers education for the students from ages 3 to 19 that comprises four programmes. The courses offered by IB focus on independent learning and critical thinking. Therefore the curriculum promotes the students to inquire in every aspect of the learning process. The IB is supported by teachers and coordinators in almost 5,000 schools globally functioning in over 150 countries worldwide.

The four different programmes offered by IB are the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), Diploma Programme and Career-related Programme (CP). The major examinations conducted annually by the IB Board under the baccalaureate degree are Diploma Programme and Career-related Programme. Exams are usually as two sessions, one in November and the other in May.

IB Exam 2021 Highlights

Board name

International Baccalaureate

Acronym

IB

Programmes Offered

1. Primary Years Programme

2. Middle Years Programme

3. Diploma Programme

4. Career-Related Programmes

Inception

1968

Headquarters

  Geneva, Switzerland

official Website

www.ibo.org

IB Examination Schedule 2021

According to the IB exam schedule 2021, the exams will be conducted in two shifts where the morning session examinations must start after 07:00 hours and should be finished by 13:00 hours local time. Afternoon examinations will begin after the morning session and finish by 18:00 hours local time. The following table shows the list of subjects for which the Board conducts examinations.

Subject Groups

Interdisciplinary subjects

Mathematics

Individuals and societies

Arts

Sciences

 Studies in language and literature and language acquisition

IB Exam Curriculum 2021

The IB board offers four different programmes, namely, the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Program (CP). The major examinations conducted annually by the IB board under the baccalaureate degree are Diploma Programme and Career-related Programme. Exams are usually held in two sessions, one in November and the other in May. Read more about IB exam curriculum 2021 by going through the syllabus section of this website.

IB Registration 2021

International Baccalaureate application form for registration will be available online on the official website of the Board. Students can read more about IB Board primary, Middle, Diploma, Career-related registration form by going through the official website. Students who don't know how to apply for the registration online can check this website's IB registration 2021 section. The students must fill and submit the registration form at the earliest before the last date. Schools and institutes also hold the responsibility to carry out the registration process on behalf of their students. 

International Baccalaureate Result 2021

The IB exams are conducted in two shifts where the morning session examinations must start after 07:00 hours and should be finished by 13:00 hours local time. Afternoon examinations will begin after 12 noon and finish by 18:00 hours local time. The results of the exam will be available on the official website. According to the sessions, the IB exam result 2021 is expected to be released in January and July, respectively.

Students can access their results via IB's candidate results website. They will be able to do so one day after results are issued. In examinations conducted every year, about 80% of the DP students are awarded a diploma. IB summaries of previous DP exam sessions, including comparisons with previous years' data. Students can also get more information about grading in each DP subject group.

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