IB Diploma Programme

IB Diploma Programme (Grade 11 and 12) is a specially curated holistic pre university programme with a broad focus that encourages students to be thinker, inquirer, communicator and risk takers who are also knowledgeable, reflective, principled caring and well balanced learners.

The I.B. Diploma Programme is rigorous with a broad and balanced IBDP curriculum that is recognised by top universities in India and around the world. Apart from taking 6 subjects from 5 or 6 subject groups 3 subjects need to be of higher level and 3 of standard level. The students further need to fulfil the requirements of CAS (Creativity, Activity & Service) , do an Extended Essay in any subject of their choice and do theory of knowledge course.

To quote the IB Mission statement IBDP “ inspire students all across the world to become active, compassionate, and lifelong learners who recognise and value other perspectives, despite their differences.

How the IBDP works?

Podar International School Worli IBDP Programme


Through the DP, schools are able to develop students who:

  • Have excellent breadth and depth of knowledge.
  • Flourish physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically.
  • Study at least two languages.
  • Excel in traditional academic subjects.
  • Explore the nature of knowledge through the programme’s theory of knowledge course.

IBDP Subject Offering
Group 1: English Language and Literature (HL & SL)
Group 2: French (HL & SL), Hindi (HL & SL), French Ab initio (SL)
Group 3: Business Management (HL & SL), Economics (HL & SL), Psychology (HL & SL), History (HL & SL)
Group 4: Physics (HL & SL), Chemistry (HL & SL), Biology (HL & SL), ESS ( SL), Computer Science. (HL & SL), Sports Exercise and
Health Science (HL & SL)
Group 5: Maths HL & SL (Analysis and Approaches / Applications and Interpretations)
Group 6: Visual Arts (HL & SL), Music (HL & SL), Film (HL & SL)
Students may choose one from each group or two from Group 3 or two from Group 5 and should do the compulsory CORE group (CAS, EE, TOK).