FAQ & Procedures of International School

KIIT International promotes holistic growth and development of the body, mind, and soul through a progressive curriculum, innovative instructional practices, with multiple learning styles, enabling, encouraging, and endowing each child to initiate a lifelong pursuit of learning, discovery, innovation, and expression.

Admissions open from Playgroup to XI. Names can be registered in the school office between 9 am to 5 pm on weekdays.

Feel free to take a look at our parent-friendly and student-focused admission procedure below.

Admission Procedure :

  • Please collect the admission from the school office or download it from the following website.
    kiitis.ac.in
  • Submit the completed registration form along with the required documents and fees in the school reception on or before the scheduled date.
  • Let the child attend the personal interaction session.
  • Consult the school office for the result and other admission formalities.
  • Complete the formalities along with the hostel application form, if the child will avail hostel facility.
  • Complete the formalities along with the transport application form, if the child will use the bus facility.
  • Please send the child to school on the date agreed upon.
  • Admission counsellors can be contacted at
Sl.No. Class Age
1 Play Group 2.5 years (age as of 30-March of the chosen AY)
2 Nursery 3 years (age as of 30-March of the chosen AY)
3 KG I 4 years (age as of 30-March of the chosen AY)
4 KG II 5 years (age as of 30-March of the chosen AY)
5 I 6 years (age as of 30-March of the chosen AY)
6 II Completed class I or equivalent grade from a recognized school
7 III Completed class II or equivalent grade from a recognized school
8 IV Completed class III or equivalent grade from a recognized school
9 V Completed class IV or equivalent grade from a recognized school
10 VI Completed class V or equivalent grade from a recognized school
11 VII Completed class VI or equivalent grade from a recognized school
12 VIII Completed class VII or equivalent grade from a recognized school
13 IX Completed class VIII or equivalent grade from a recognized school
14 XI Completed class X or equivalent grade from a recognized board

FAQs on International Curriculum

  • The PYP marks the start of a lifelong journey. It develops caring and culturally aware children form Grades 1 to 5 to become active participants in their own learning of Global standards. The International Primary programme (IPYP) at KiiTIS for students aged 6-11 years focuses on the holistic development of the learner addressing the 21st century cognitive, Social. Physical, Emotional and Cultural needs. This programme synthesizes the best educational practices from around the world to align with the modern Learner traits. We provide an environment and curriculum where children explore and realize their true potential.
  • Cambridge Assessment International  Education (CAIE) is a part of the world-renowned University of Cambridge, U.K. and is among the world’s leading providers of international qualifications and assessments. They are the oldest and the largest International Exam board, conducting 2.25 million exams a year in 160 countries.
  • CAIE has been offering IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education), A & AS level (Advanced & Advanced Subsidiary respectively) qualifications. The structure & content of CAIE Syllabus does not put too much stress on students but draws out successfully the best from them.
  • The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) is a two-year educational programme primarily aimed at 16-to-19-year-olds in 140 countries around the world. The programme provides an internationally accepted qualification for entry into higher education and is recognized by many universities worldwide. It was developed in the early-to-mid-1960s in Geneva, Switzerland, by a group of international educators.
  • Administered by the International Baccalaureate (IB), the IBDP is taught in schools in over 140 countries, in one of three languages: English, French, or Spanish. To offer the IB diploma, schools must be certified as an IB school. IBDP students’ complete assessments in six subjects, traditionally one from each of the six subject groups (although students may choose to forgo a group 6 subject such as Art or music, instead choosing an additional subject from one of the other groups). In addition, they must fulfill the three core requirements, namely CAS, TOK and the Extended Essay. Students are evaluated using both internal and external assessments, and courses finish with an externally assessed series of examinations, usually consisting of two or three timed written tests. Internal assessment varies by subject: there may be oral presentations, practical work, or written work. In most cases, these are initially graded by the classroom teacher, whose grades are then verified or modified, as necessary, by an appointed external moderator.
  • The IB enables students to direct their own learning pathway and develop the skills and confidence they need to thrive and make a lasting difference. It empowers teachers as the architects of learning excellence, working alongside engaged colleagues in a rewarding career supported by a strong global network. And it brings schools a formidable reputation for successful outcomes that uplift the whole community.

  • The  International Primary Years Programme (IPYP) is based on the most explicit learning standards that cover subject, personal and uniquely international understanding, the IPYP provides teachers and schools with Units of work around which to build a dynamic and exciting thematic curriculum for children.
  • IPYP focuses on academics and personal development and the development of a global awareness or international mindedness.
  • Learning is active and engaging, and meaningful to children.
  • The IPYP units of work are focused on themes of real interest to children and contain dynamic, exciting things for them to research and record.
  • The curriculum contains specific learning goals for each stage of primary education. Each unit contains activities that focus on international issues. Each unit contains specific activities which require children to think about their study from an international perspective.

  • Foundation of International Primary Years Programme aids identification of a learner’s strengths and weaknesses and can be used to support learning and development. It provides learners with excellent preparation so they can progress seamlessly into Cambridge Secondary and beyond.
  • As an international programme, International Primary Years provides teachers with an external benchmark to inform their teaching and easily measure learners’ progress over time. It also enables detailed, structured reporting to parents on their child’s abilities.
  • International Primary has been designed to be culturally sensitive. It includes top-quality teaching and assessment resources appropriate for teaching and learning in local and international schools.
  • Flexibility - International Primary complements a range of teaching methods and curricula. No part of the programme is compulsory, and schools have freedom to choose the parts that best suit their situation.

  • A profitable leap from the National Board to an International Level
  • Based on the concept of ‘Learning by Doing’ ; helps in complete clarity of concepts
  • Subjects that lead to all-round development
  • Tests students’ knowledge, not their memory and speed
  • Pedagogy is on ‘how to learn’ rather than ‘what to learn.’
  • Offers syllabi which reflect local economies and cultures within a global context, hence ensuring that students gain a wide perspective while recognizing and valuing their own environment
  • Develops key learning, problem-solving and ‘analytical’ skills by encouraging an active, critical and enquiry approach to study.
  • The purpose of IPYP/IGCSE/IBDP is to orient students to international methods of learning that give the child a wide scope to explore various dimensions of his intellect & creativity.
  • To be awarded an IB diploma, candidates must fulfill three core requirements, in addition to passing their subject examinations:
  • Extended essay (EE). Candidates must draft an independent research essay of up to 4,000 words in a subject from the list of approved EE subjects. The candidate may choose to investigate a topic within a subject they are currently studying, although this is not required. The EE may be written on an interdisciplinary topic.
  • Theory of knowledge (TOK). This course introduces students to theories about the nature and limitations of knowledge (basic epistemology) and provides practice in determining the meaning and validity of knowledge (critical thinking). It is claimed to be a "flagship element" of the Diploma Programme and is the one course that all diploma candidates are required to take. TOK requires one hundred hours of instruction, the completion of an externally assessed essay of 1600 words (from a choice of six titles prescribed by the IB worth 67%), and an internally assessed exhibition or presentation (worth 33%) on the candidate's chosen topic.
  • Creativity, activity, service (CAS). CAS aims to provide students with opportunities for personal growth, self-reflection, intellectual, physical, and creative challenges, and awareness of themselves as responsible members of their communities through participation in social or community work (service), athletics or other physical activities (activity), and creative activities (creativity). The guideline for the minimum amount of CAS activity over the two-year programme is 3–4 hours per week, though "hour counting" is not encouraged. Previously, there was a requirement that 150 CAS hours be completed, but this was abolished in 2010. However, some schools still require these hours.

  • The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is a comprehensive two-year programme, spread over Class 9 and 10, leading to the final examinations taken at the Class 10 level.
  • It is a globally recognized qualification, like the Class 10 examinations of the SSC, ICSE, CBSE, British GCSE, International GCE O Level examinations or the Middle Years Programme of the IB.
  • All Indian Boards and Universities accept IGCSE as equivalent to SSC/ICSE/CBSE.’
  • The IGCSE programme has worldwide status and credibility. In India, the course is delivered in over 130 schools with the number rising each year.
  • Worldwide, it is delivered in schools in over 160 countries and is recognized by colleges and universities in India and everywhere, more so in the USA, UK, and other Commonwealth countries.

  • In today’s world need to create Global Citizens with awareness about responsibility towards humanity.
  • Need to modernize the teaching methods and to capture the potential of a student.
  • Employers look for versatile, risk takers, Analytical and out of the box thinkers with high degree of creativity.
  • To develop a well- balanced and good communicator.
  • Need to revise not only teaching but also learning methodology of the students.
  • Your child will be exposed to innovative learning methodologies compared to traditional systems of State and Central Boards. Many international universities prefer students trained through this methodology of education. 
  • International schools are not just ideal for parents who wish to send their wards abroad for higher education, but for anyone who wishes his child to be a globally competent learner.

  • International Education leads the way worldwide in raising educational standards.
  • CAIE & IBO have structured their teaching methods with planning and precision to align the requirements at a global level.
  • Quality assurance is provided with ongoing teacher training workshops and regular evaluation and support.
  • It thus aims to be a world leader in offering students and parents the absolute best of modern education.

  • A student who has passed IGCSE is eligible for any 10+2 level qualification like: Local Boards -Class 12 CBSE/ ISC /HSC. Or International pre-university programs like IBDP and AS/A levels(UK)

  • It is the most sought-after and recognized qualifications in the world.
  • Involves a variety of assessment techniques to evaluate oral and practical- skills, initiative and problem-solving ability, application of skills, knowledge and understanding. Thus, it does away with rhetoric memory and mugging.
  • Curriculum is balanced and lends an international perspective to studies.
  • Subjects provided have a focused approach.

  • ‘International ‘curriculum is more practical, and application based. It enhances student’s knowledge, reasoning power and problem-solving abilities which are required to clear all professional entrance exams. The course content of Cambridge & IBO for the Sciences and Mathematics is in line with the prescribed syllabus of all India open entrance tests for Engineering or Medicine undergraduate studies. All IIT’s and other specialized institutes recognize Cambridge AS/A level &IBDP.

Physics, Chemistry and Math at the Higher Level are recommended for students interested in engineering, either in India or overseas. Physics, Chemistry, and Biology are required for studying medicine in India.

While A/AS level & IBDP are fully recognized for entry into the bachelor’s degree program in all higher education institutes in India are welcoming A/AS level & IBDP students. Cambridge & IBO students are successfully pursuing their undergrad programs in some top colleges of the country such as: NMIMS, Christ, College of Vocational Studies, D.Y Patil College, St. Xavier’s,-Mumbai, HR College of Commerce- Mumbai, Wilson- Mumbai, Fergusson College- Pune, Lady Shri Ram College – Delhi, Loyola- Chennai, Stella Marie-Chennai, NIFT, Daulat Ram College, Gargi College, Indraprastha College for Women, Jesus and Mary College, Kamla Nehru College, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College, Maitreyi College, Osmania University, PGDAV College, Poddar World College, Ramjas College, SRCC, NID, Manipal, and Sri Venkateswara College.

  • The Association of Indian Universities (AIU) recognizes Cambridge & IBDP as a qualifying secondary school diploma for admission to Indian universities. The AIU also has a conversion formula to convert the Cambridge grading into percentage equivalents

  • International Programme uses Checkpoints, which is a new and innovative diagnostic testing service in the development of assessment services from UCIE.
  • The tests cover all major areas of learning required in the first years of an international secondary education.
  • International Primary Checkpoint is designed to help students learn by providing comprehensive feedback on their strengths and weaknesses in the key curriculum areas – English, Mathematics and Science.
  • They are marked by Cambridge & IBO boards and provide schools with an international benchmark for learner performance.
  • Each learner receives a statement of achievement and a diagnostic feedback report, giving invaluable information to the schools and building an additional trust in the parents about the feedback they receive.

  • Tailor individual student’s learning Programmes
  • Monitor group and individual performance
  • Provide information for reporting to parents
  • Compare the performance of all students taking tests in that session
  • Manage learning Programmes within centers as students move between centers
  • Predict performance in student’s formal examinations
  • Every learner finds a competitive place in the global arena and connects with learners across the world.

  • KiiTIS provides online and face-to-face training courses for their teachers so that they have complete knowledge and skills to deliver Cambridge/IBO curricula successfully. It is mandatory for every teacher to go through the training. Recruitment process of teachers is stringent with three rigorous steps which include – questionnaire session, demo classes and interactive session with subject experts. Recruited teachers will undergo intensive training. They will be exclusive to the IGCSE curriculum.

International Primary assessments start from Grade 1 and use internationally benchmarked tests. They give detailed feedback about a child’s cognitive capabilities.

International Primary Progression Tests (Marked by School). International Primary Progression Tests provide valid internal assessment of knowledge, skills and understanding in English, Mathematics and Science. The tests: enable learning to be assessed each year, provide detailed information about the performance of each learner for stages 3, 4, 5 and 6. It also enable teachers to give structured feedback to learners and parents, enable teachers to compare strengths and weaknesses of individuals and groups

  • The maximum class strength is twenty-four students

Yes.

Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) is a part of the world-renowned University of Cambridge, U.K. and is among the world’s leading providers of International qualifications and assessments. They are the oldest and the largest International Exam board, conducting 2.25 million exams a year in 160 countries. CAIE has been offering IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education), A & AS level (Advanced & Advanced Subsidiary respectively) qualifications. CAIE are also the providers of The Cambridge International Primary Programme (CIPP). The structure & content of CAIE Syllabus does not put too much stress on students but draws out successfully the best from them.

  • The Cambridge International Primary Programme (CIPP) is based on the most explicit learning standards that cover subject, personal and — uniquely — international understanding, the CIPP provides teachers and schools with Units of work around which to build a dynamic and exciting thematic curriculum for children.
  • CIPP focuses on academics and personal development and the development of a global awareness or international-mindedness.
  • Learning is active and engaging, and, above all, meaningful to children.
  • The CIPP units of work are focused around themes of real interest to children and contain dynamic, exciting things for them to research and record.
  • The curriculum contains specific learning goals for each stage of primary education. Each unit contains activities that focus on international issues. Each unit contains specific activities which require children to think about their study from an international perspective.

  • Foundation for Secondary education
    Cambridge Primary aids identification of a learner’s strengths and weaknesses and can be used to support learning and development. It provides learners with excellent preparation so they can progress seamlessly into Cambridge Secondary 1 and beyond.
  • External benchmark
    As an international programme, Cambridge Primary provides teachers with an external benchmark to inform their teaching and easily measure learners’ progress over time. It also enables detailed, structured reporting to parents.
  • International curriculum
    Appropriate and relevant internationally, Cambridge Primary has been designed to be culturally sensitive. It includes top-quality teaching and assessment resources appropriate for teaching and learning in local and international schools.
  • Flexibility
    Cambridge Primary complements a range of teaching methods and curricula. No part of the programme is compulsory and schools have freedom to choose the parts that best suit their situation.

  • A profitable leap from the National Board to an International Level
  • Based on the concept of ‘Learning by Doing’ ; helps in complete clarity of concepts
  • Subjects that lead to all-round development
  • Tests students’ knowledge, not their memory and speed
  • Pedagogy is on ‘how to learn’ rather than ‘what to learn’.
  • Offers syllabi which reflect local economies and cultures within a global context, hence ensuring that students gain a wide perspective while recognizing and valuing their own environment
  • Develops key learning, problem-solving and ‘analytical’ skills by encouraging an active, critical and enquiry approach to study.
  • The purpose of Cambridge IGCSE is to orient students to international methods of learning that give the child a wide scope to explore various dimensions of his intellect & creativity.

  • The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is a comprehensive two-year programme, spread over Class 9 and 10, leading to the final examinations taken at the Class 10 level.
  • It is a globally recognized qualification, similar to the Class 10 examinations of the SSC, ICSE, CBSE, British GCSE, International GCE O Level examinations or the Middle Years Programme of the IB.
  • All Indian Boards and Universities accept IGCSE as equivalent to SSC/ICSE/CBSE’.
  • The IGCSE programme has worldwide status and credibility. In India, the course is delivered in over 130 schools with the number rising each year.
  • Worldwide, it is delivered in schools in over 160 countries and is recognised by colleges and universities in India and everywhere, more so in the USA, UK and other Commonwealth countries.

  • In today’s world need to create Global Citizens with awareness about responsibility towards humanity.
  • Need to modernize the teaching methods and to capture the potential of a student.
  • Employers look for versatile, risk takers, Analytical and out of the box thinkers with high degree of creativity.
  • To develop a well- balanced and good communicator.
  • Need to revise not only teaching but also learning methodology of the students.

 

  • Your child will be exposed to innovative learning methodologies compared to traditional systems of State and Central Boards. Many international universities prefer students trained through this methodology of education. IG schools are not just ideal for parents who wish to send their wards abroad for higher education, but for anyone who wishes his child to be a globally competent learner.

 

  • Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) lead the way worldwide in raising educational standards with the introduction of their IGCSE and A level study program.
  • CAIE have structured their teaching methods with planning and precision to align the requirements at a global level.
  • Quality assurance is provided with ongoing teacher training workshops and regular evaluation and support.
  • It thus aims to be a world leader in offering students and parents the very best of modern education.

  • A student who has passed IGCSE is eligible for any 10+2 level qualification like: Local Boards -Class 12 CBSE/ ISC /HSC. Or International pre-university programs like IBDP and AS/A levels(UK)

  • It is the most sought-after and recognised qualification in the world.
  • Involves a variety of assessment techniques to test oral and practical- skills, initiative and problem solving ability, application of skills, knowledge and understanding. Thus it does away with rote memory and mugging.
  • Curriculum is balanced and lends an international perspective to studies.
  • Students of grade 5 & grade 8 will appear the CAMBRIDGE CHECKPOINT EXAMS
  • Subjects provided have a focused approach.

  • The following is extracted from the notification provided by the Ministry of Human Resource Development website –
    – As per the AIU (Association of Indian Universities). 5(five) passes at IGCSE in Grade A, B and C and minimum 2 (two) passes at A level examination of the British examining bodies is equivalent to +2 stage qualification which is the minimum eligibility requirement for admission to Bachelor degree programme at Indian Universities.
  • Recognitions according to CIAE can be found at:
    http://www.cie.org.uk/qualifications/recognition
  • For more information please log on to:
    www.cie.org.uk

  • ‘A’ level curriculum is more practical and application based. It enhances student’s knowledge, reasoning power and problem-solving abilities which are required to clear all professional entrance exams. The course content of Cambridge for the Sciences and Mathematics is in line with the prescribed syllabus of all India open entrance tests for Engineering or Medicine undergraduate studies. All IIT’s and other specialized institutes recognize Cambridge AS/A level.

  • Physics, Chemistry and Math at the Higher Level are recommended for students interested in engineering, either in India or overseas. Physics, Chemistry, and Biology are required for studying medicine in India. Medicine in the UK requires 2 Higher Level sciences. Medicine in the US and Canada is a postgraduate degree.

  • While A/AS level is fully recognized for entry into the Bachelor’s degree program in all higher education institutes in India, with growing awareness of the merits of the program more and more colleges are welcoming A/AS level students. Cambridge students are successfully pursuing their undergrad programs in some top colleges of the country such as: College of Vocational Studies, D.Y Patil College, St. Xavier’s,-Mumbai, HR College of Commerce- Mumbai, Wilson- Mumbai, Fergusson College- Pune, Lady Shri Ram College – Delhi, Loyola- Chennai, Stella Marie-Chennai, NIFT, Daulat Ram College, Gargi College, Indraprastha College for Women, Jesus and Mary College, Kamla Nehru College, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College, Maitreyi College, Osmania University, PGDAV College, Podar World College, Ramjas College, SRCC, NID, Manipal, and Sri Venkateswara College.

 

  • The Association of Indian Universities (AIU) recognizes Cambridge as a qualifying secondary school diploma for admission to Indian universities. The AIU also has a conversion formula to convert the Cambridge grading into percentage equivalents

  • Cambridge Checkpoint, a new and innovative diagnostic testing service, is a major landmark in the development of assessment services from UCIE.
  • The tests cover all major areas of learning required in the first years of an international secondary education.
  • Cambridge Primary Checkpoint is designed to help students learn by providing comprehensive feedback on their strengths and weaknesses in the key curriculum areas – English, Mathematics and Science.
  • They are marked by Cambridge and provide schools with an international benchmark for learner performance.
  • Each learner receives a statement of achievement and a diagnostic feedback report, giving invaluable information to the schools and building an additional trust in the parents about the feedback they receive.

The diagnostic reports generated by Checkpoint enable us to:

  • Tailor individual student’s learning programmes
  • Monitor group and individual performance
  • Provide information for reporting to parents
  • Compare the performance of all students taking tests in that session
  • Manage learning programmes within centers as students move between centers
  • Predict performance in student’s formal examinations
  • Every learner finds a competitive place in the global arena and connects with learners across the world.

  • Cambridge provides online and face-to-face training courses for their teachers so that they have complete knowledge and skills to deliver Cambridge curricula successfully. It is mandatory for every teacher to go through the training. Recruitment process of teachers is stringent with three rigorous steps which include – questionnaire session, demo classes and interactive session with subject experts. Recruited teachers will undergo intensive training. They will be exclusive to the IGCSE curriculum.

Cambridge Primary assessments start from Grade 3 and use internationally benchmarked tests. They give a detailed feedback about a child’s cognitive capabilities.

There are two Assessment Methodologies:

  • (A) Cambridge Primary Progression Tests (Marked by School).
    Cambridge Primary Progression Tests provide valid internal assessment of knowledge, skills and understanding in English, Mathematics and Science. The tests: enable learning to be assessed each year, provide detailed information about the performance of each learner for stages 3, 4, 5 and 6. It also enable teachers to give structured feedback to learners and parents, enable teachers to compare strengths and weaknesses of individuals and groups

(B)Cambridge Primary Checkpoint (Marked by Cambridge Examiners)
The tests are marked in Cambridge and provide schools with an external international benchmark for learner performance. Each learner receives a statement of achievement and a diagnostic feedback report, giving schools detailed information and to parents that trust in the feedback they receive.

  • The maximum class strength is 24 students

 

  • Yes.

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