Top 10 IBDP Schools In India
1.Sapphire International School
Location: Hardag, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Accredited: Affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi and University of Cambridge International Examinations
Facilities: State of the art laboratories and libraries, school clubs including Shakespeare club, music club, art club, cookery club, dance club, fitness club, sports facilities, swimming pool, horse riding facilities.
Courses: Located on forty acres of land with lush green surroundings. The school is committed towards providing students the best of both the worlds, including the eastern cultural stability and the western region’s technical excellence. Session is from April to March. GCSE is followed in an international version. CBSE curriculum is followed and conforms with the 2005 National Curricular Framework. Admission is given to students from Kindergarten to IGCSE after a three stage process including entrance test, written test and submission of documents. The fee range is approximately Rupees 75000 per year including annual charges of Rupees 5000.
2.Kodaikanal International School, Kodaikanal, India
Location: Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India
Accredited: Middle States Association, Member of the Council for International Schools
Facilities: Serene hillsides, excellent accommodation, restrooms, private lawns, modernized classrooms, study halls, media centres, science and computer labs, libraries, sports and PE facilities, catering facilities.
Courses: It began as an American residential school and continues to be a non-denominational Christian residential school. It offers the IB – International Baccalaureate curriculum and is established under Academic Career Educational and Research – ACER foundation. Admissions are open to students qualified to all grades from preschool to grade XII. All through the year, new students are admitted. The 1st semester begins in the middle of July while the second semester begins in January. Summer vacation is from mid May to mid July while winter vacation is from November end to the beginning of January. The fee range is from Rupees 621800 to Rupees 761600 besides other expenses.
3.Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai India
Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Accredited: Council for International Schools, ICSE, IGCSE
Facilities: Computer aided learning facilities, huge playground, science laboratories, in house canteen, indoor games facility, music and yoga rooms, library, medical check-up facility.
Courses: This is a co-educational private school for grades Lower KG to Std. XII. Admission is done on the basis of written test and interview. Fees are charged at the range of Rupees 47500.
4.Selaqui International School , Dehradun, India
Location: Dehradun, Uttarkhand
Established: October 2000
Facilities: State of the art facilities, 24×7 internet connectivity, separate boarding facilities for boys, sprawling campus, well stocked library, tuck shop, school kitchen, full time doctor, sports facilities, horticulture, craft and various other activities.
Courses: This is a leading co-ed international boarding and residential school. Admissions are open for grades VII to XII. Fees charged come in the range of Rupees 750000 including registration fee, annual fee and admission fees. A one-time non refundable fee has to be paid at the time of admission of the student. Teachers help in constructing knowledge and help in getting the students involved, instead of teacher led delivery. Education is supported with integrated learning, project work and field experience.
5.Pathways World School, Gurgaon, Delhi/NCR, India
Location: Aravali, Gurgaon, Delhi
Accredited: IGCSE, PYP, International Baccalaureate Organization of Geneva and Cardiff, UK.
Facilities: Olympic size soccer field, golf putting area, horse riding, basketball and tennis courts, gym, pool table, cricket practice nets, yoga rooms, state of the art classrooms, libraries, laboratories, dance studios.
Courses: International Baccalaureate certification is offered at this school. Admissions are open from Pre Nursery level to Grade XII. English is the medium of instruction. Primary years and Diploma Programs are included in the curriculum. It is also a centre for TOEFL and SAT exams. Fees range from Rupees 45000 to Rupees 99000 depending upon the admission taken. Besides this there are other fees charged as well.
6.Oasis International School, Bangalore, Bangalore, India
Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Established: October 1999
Accredited: It’s a Cambridge International Centre and registered member of the Cambridge International Primary Program.
Facilities: Modern state of the art facilities, well structured curriculum, laboratories, computer rooms, play area, transport and canteen facilities, vast campus, internet, lush green surroundings.
Courses: This is a not for profit institution. It is run by the Isra Trust. It has been accredited for its outstanding and credible development of international curriculum dimensions. Admissions are open for Kindergarten to Standard IX and the school upgrades classes every academic year.
7.American School Of Bombay (ASB) Mumbai, India
Location: Mumbai, India
Accredited: IBO, CITA, MSA
Facilities: Smart ID cards, air conditioned campus, cafeteria, state of the art science and computer labs, black box theatre, two storey library, band room kitchen, heated swimming pools, gym, multi-purpose hall, choir practice rooms, flexible learning spaces, sports facilities, sports ground.
Courses: It follows a preparatory program for colleges and culminates with the IB diploma or American high school diploma. Specialist teachers teach PE, music, Spanish, French, Technology, Art, Drama Etc. Admission is open from grades ECEC –Early Childhood Education Centre to Grade XII. Various other activities including swimming, badminton, track and field, basketball, volleyball, football are offered. To enhance learning tablets and laptops are used. Fees are charged typically like any other south Asian American International schools.
8.Calcutta International School, Kolkata, India
Location: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Established: Late 1940s
Accredited: DEC approved, affiliated to UGC
Facilities: Great campus, library, sports facilities, internet browsing facility, laboratories, state of the art well ventilated classrooms, play area.
Course: This is a reputed co-educational IB school. It serves both the expatriate and local communities. Admissions are open from pre nursery level to Grade XII. Fee range is between Rupees 50000 to Rupees 100000 depending upon the admission to a particular grade.
9.Loreto Convent, Shillong, Shillong, India
Location: Shillong, Meghalaya, India
Established: 10th May 1909
Accredited: ICSE, CISCE
Facilities: 6 acres of land, library, canteen, boarding facilities, chapel, kitchen, hostel, summer house, teachers residences, an infirmary, well ventilated classrooms, gym, hall.
Courses: This school has been recognized as an English Higher Secondary School. It has grown over the years with grants received. In Assam it is a centre for examinations and is affiliated to the Trinity College and Associated Board of Music, London. Education is offered from nursery to higher secondary. Khasi, and Hindi are second languages and English is the medium of instruction. Religious education is also provided.
10.Scottish High International School, Gurgaon – Delhi/NCR, India
Location: Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Established: April 2005
Facility: Sports activities, health club, gym, caroms, chess, table tennis, full length swimming pool, 5 acres of beautiful landscaping, eco friendly plantations, Wifi, state of the art laboratories and computer air conditioned rooms/
Courses: Huge funds have been invested for superb infrastructure and best of sports facilities. Professional trainers provide training in adventure sports, swimming, athletics, skating, martial arts, horse riding etc. Next generation schooling is provided at this school. Admission is open from Pre kindergarten to Grade XII is on first come first serve basis. Session starts from April and ends in March.