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Cambridge IGCSE Biology helps students learn about the living world around them and become curious about science and its advancements. The course covers important biology principles, real-life applications, and hands-on skills. The main aim of the course is to give students a strong base in the key ideas of biology and spark their enthusiasm for the subject.


Characteristics and Classification of Living Organisms

This topic explores the traits that define living beings and how they are categorized.

Organization of the Organism

It delves into the structural arrangement and hierarchy of living organisms.

Movement in and out of Cells

This topic examines how substances enter and exit cells to support life processes.

Biological Molecules

It studies the essential molecules that form the basis of life, such as proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids.


Enzymes are explored as biological catalysts that facilitate chemical reactions in living organisms.

Plant Nutrition

This topic focuses on how plants obtain and utilize nutrients for growth and development.

Human Nutrition

It covers the nutritional needs of humans and how the body processes food

Transport in Plants

This area explains how water, nutrients, and other substances are transported within plants.

Transport in Animals

It examines the circulatory system's role in transporting substances throughout an animal's body.

Diseases and Immunity

This topic delves into various diseases and how the immune system defends against them.

Gas Exchange in Humans

It explores the respiratory system's function in exchanging gases lite oxygen and carbon dioxide.


The process of cellular respiration, where energy is produced from nutrients, is studied in this topic.

Excretion in Humans

It covers how waste roducts are eliminated from the human body.

Coordination and Response

This area explains how organisms detect and respond to stimuli in their environment.


The effects of drugs on the body and their Uses are discussed within this topic.


It explores the different methods of reproduction employed by living organisms.


This topic covers the passing of genetic information from one generation to the next.

Variation and Selection

It explores how variations in traits arise and how natural selection drives evolutionary changes.

Organisms and Their Environment

The relationship organisms and their surroundings, including ecosystems, is studied here.

Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

This topic introduces techniques for modifying and utilizing genetic Information.

Human Influences on Ecosystems

It examines how human activities impact the balance of ecosystems and the environment.

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Easy-to-Understand Learning Materials:

Our learning materials are made to be simple to go over after class, while still covering all the important stuff you need to know for your subiects.

Practice with Old Test Papers and Practice Exams:

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Good Study Plans:

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Regular Checks and Tests:

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Paper Type of Questions Time External Assessment Percentage Weightage
Paper 1 : Multiple Choice (Core) 40 four-option multiple-choice questions 45 mins Yes 30% 40 marks
Paper 2: Multiple Choice (Extended) 40 four-option multiple-choice questions 45 mins Yes 30% 40 marks
Paper 3: Theory (Core) Short-answer and structured questions 75 mins Yes 50% 80 marks
Paper 4: Theory (Extended) Short-answer and structured questions 75 mins Yes 50% 80 marks
Paper 5: Practical Test Questions based on the experimental skills in Section 4. 75 mins Yes 20% 40 marks
Paper 6: Alternative to Practical Questions based on the experimental skills in Section 4. 1 Hour Yes 20% 40 marks