Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi
The Central Board of Secondary Education is an eminent board of school education in India. An autonomous body under the aegis of the Ministry of HRD, it is the second oldest Board of the country affiliating more than 8300 schools. The board conducts annual examinations at the end of Grade X and XII.
Subjects that KiiT International School offers in CBSE are: English Core, Mathematics, Computer Science, Social Science, Science and Technology, Environmental Education, Oriya, Hindi, Sanskrit and French atSecondary level, Humanities, Science and commerce atHigher Secondary level.
Computer Science is introduced in Grade – I and SUPW in Grade – III.
The CBSE Board advises schools to provide the ‘alternate to Homework’ from Grade I ‘to enhance the students’ emotional rapport with family and to address certain core issues like admiration for nature, appreciation of aesthetics, eco-sensitivity, communication skills etc.
There is also a scope for the ‘informal’ curriculum which offers students opportunities for discussion, debates, speech training, drama, quizzes, science projects, creative art and similar activities that form part of a holistic education plan.
Saturdays are purely ‘Activity Days’, when students learn instrumental music, dance, art and craft and spoken English etc. Intellectual and cultural competitions amongst four houses are conducted to develop the spirit of competition.