The I.G.C.S.E. (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) is an internationally Recognized British system, designed to encourage high academic standards through a practical approach to teaching and learning. It is equivalent in standard to the Egyptian Thanaweya Aama. The I.G.C.S.E. is accepted as a university entrance qualification by the Egyptian universities, the American University in Cairo, the German University, the British University, the private universities and most universities abroad.

The I.G.C.S.E. Department of EELS is One Of the first School in Egypt offering studies leading to the I.G.C.S.E. certificate. Only such schools fulfill the criteria and meet conditions stipulated by the Egyptian Ministry of Education and the CIE (Cambridge International Examinations) are accredited to offer this discipline.