1. In what way is NIS different from other schools?
The school not only concentrates on the gentle unfolding of the total personality of children. It also provides academic excellence coupled with training to induce the right attitudinal change to develop in them the sense of service to others. NIS gives a lot of emphasis to our culture and practices its noble principles like service, non-violence with respect to other religions, living in harmony with nature etc.
2. Where is the school located and how to reach?
Nitte International School is located in a sprawling 11 acres campus in the calm sylvan environment of Myllappanahalli near Yelahanka, North Bengaluru off Doddaballapur Road 10-11 km from Yelahanka Police Station.
3. Which educational bodies is NIS affiliated to?
The school is affiliated to the CBSE Board New Delhi. English is the medium of instruction.
4. How different is the teaching methodology at NIS?
The methodology at NIS maintains a balance between classroom learning, experiential learning, problem/project-based learning and a discriminate use of technology in the classroom. Students learn from their peers as well as from the teachers, who are the initiators and facilitators in the teaching-learning process. The School provides opportunities and encourages and individual caliber and creativity to ensure a holistic development of the students.
5. Which are the Grades for which admission can be sought?
The admission will be available for Pre-Primary to Grade XII.
6. How can I register my ward’s name for admission?
Application form can be either downloaded from the website or picked up from our school campus. Filled in Application form with registration fee and the photocopy of the Report card of the previous Grade should be submitted.
7. What are the documents required for admission?
a) Birth Certificate from the Municipal Corporation or Civic Authorities.
b) A Copy of the latest Progress Report Certified by the School in which the student last studied (if applicable).
c) Two passport size colour photographs of the student and the parents to be enclosed.
d) Transfer Certificate/Migration Certificate.
8. What is a teacher –taught ratio at NIS?
NIS has the best and highly accomplished faculty with proven abilities. A small class size of 30-35 students ensures that staff is able to devote adequate time and attention to the students.
9. What kind of facilities is provided for the students at NIS Hostel?
NIS provides a natural and secure abode to students through a well planned and crafted hostel. Each room houses three students with all facilities to ensure the students feel at home. The hostel has modern aesthetically designed full furnished rooms with attached toilets.
10. Does the school give importance to culture and human values?
The school aims at exposing the students to various aspects of Indian culture and value system. It organizes workshops and special talks and makes students participate in spiritual activities. The students can imbibe values if these are not just taught but also demonstrated.
11. How is a student monitored if he/she is weak in a particular subject (s)?
Academically weak students are meticulously observed and are helped to overcome their weaknesses and join the mainstream. Tests are conducted to monitor a child’s performance and weakness. On the basis of that, remedial classes are conducted wherein personalized tutoring ensure mapping of the child’s academic progress.
12. What kind of importance is given to sports?
NIS believes in training the body as much as in training the mind. Excellent facilities are provided for both outdoor and indoor games. NIS has a state-of-the-art swimming pool with experienced Instructors.
13. Are there separate girls and boys hostel?
Yes, there is a separate Boys’ hostel of 60 rooms and a separate Girls’ hostel with 20 rooms.
14. How well can the students cope with CBSE if they are from a different Board?
There will not be any difficulty as this has been the experience of a large number of our students and faculty.