How AICE was born

Amrita International Vidyalayam is an English medium school offering English as a medium of instruction. We use a combination of the most up to date and globally approved International Baccalaureate programs to provide skills of language and communication in an ever-changing world. We believe in international-mindedness and learning beyond stereo-types and barriers. Our children right from the Kindergarten will be trained to develop and improve all language skills like Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. Learning to express ourselves in the most comprehensive and compulsive way is our objective.

We offer as Additional Languages Kannada, Sanskrit, Spanish and French. All student should learn English and one of the languages given.

Our Kindergarten and pre-school follow the Montessori methodology where students learn the concepts through practical life applications. In addition to this they learn the languages, Mathematics and Science through hands on activities through a spirit of enquiry.

The primary classes from class 1 to 5 will follow the Indian Baccalaureate PYP. The language of instruction is English. The preferred language both for internal and external school communication will be English.

Apart from English, students will learn Kannada and one other language from the ones provided here: Sanskrit, Spanish and French.

The Council's Mission

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations is committed to serving the nation’s children, through high quality educational endeavours, empowering them to contribute towards a humane, just and pluralistic society, promoting introspective living, by creating exciting learning opportunities, with a commitment to excellence.

The Ethos of The Council

  • Trust and fair play.
  • Minimum monitoring.
  • Allowing schools to evolve own niche.
  • Catering to the needs of the children.
  • Giving freedom to experiment with new ideas and practices.
  • Diversity and plurality – the basic strength for evolution of ideas.
  • Schools to motivate pupils towards the cultivation of:
  1. Excellence – The Indian and Global experience.
  2. Values – Spiritual and cultural – to be the bed rock of the educational experience.
  • Schools to have an ‘Indian Ethos’, strong roots in the national psyche and be sensitive to national aspirations.

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations conducts three examinations, namely, the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE –Class X); The Indian School Certificate (ISC – ClassXII) and the Certificate in Vocational Education (CVE – Year 12). The subject choices and syllabuses prescribed for these

examinations are varied and aimed at nurturing the unique gifts of individual pupils

 

  • THE ICSE (CLASS X)

The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education has been designed to provide an examination in a course of general education, in accordance with the recommendations of the New Education Policy 1986, through the medium of English. Private candidates are not permitted to appear for this examination.

[For more details see Regulations and Syllabuses booklet.]

 

  • THE ISC (CLASS XII)

The Indian School Certificate Examination is an examination, through the medium of English, designed in accordance with the recommendations of the New Education Policy 1986, after a two-year course of studies beyond the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (Year 10) examination or its equivalent examination.

[For more details see Regulations and Syllabuses booklet.]

 

  • THE C.V.E (YEAR 12)

The Certificate of Vocational Education Examination (CVE – 12) has been created as an examination, in accordance with the recommendations of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) through the Joint Council of Vocational Education (JCVE) established under the National Policy of Education 1986. This examination can be taken by candidates after a two year course of studies beyond the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (Year 10) examination or its equivalent examination, through the medium of English

Special Mention

UCAS noting on the ISC Examination:

The National Admissions and Accreditation agency in the United Kingdom – UCAS (Universities and College Admission Services) has recognized the ISC at par with the Higher School qualification of the University of Scotland.

The Council has publications highlighting the Curriculum for Pre-school, Primary and Upper Primary which are available in the AICE website.

The following link highlights the rules for affiliation with ICSE and AICE: