Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Indus international School Pune is a truly international School, based on the IB continuum and offers places in Foundation Stage 1 through to Grade 12, along with boarding facilities. Please read our frequently asked questions to find out more about us.

Indus is an IB World School, and we provide the following IB programmes - Primary, Middle, Diploma and Career-Related - to students ranging in age from 3 to 18. Indus International School Pune offers a holistic education and academic excellence, encouraging students to become lifelong learners who seek experiential and transformative knowledge.

The Indus International School in Pune offers four rigorous and high-quality high-quality academic programmes:

  • Early Years Program (Reception to Prep 2) (For age 3 years to 5 years old)
  • Primary Years Program (Grades 1 to 5) (For age 6 years to 10 years old)
  • Middle Years Program (Grades 6–10) (For age 11 years to 15 years old)
  • Diploma Program for Students in Grades 11 and 12 (For age 16 years to 18 years old)
  • Career-Related Program for Students in Grades 11 and 12 (For age 16 years to 18 years old)
Indus has an average class size of 22 to 25 students for all three programmes. From Grade 1 to Grade 5, we maintain a student-to-teacher ratio of 25:2 up to Grade 2 and 25:1 from Grade 6 to Grade 12.

Yes, laptops are required beginning in Grade 5 and are supervised by teachers and the academic team. However, Internet access is provided by the school, which is regulated and protected by the firewall.

Our students represent a wide range of cultures, faiths, and beliefs. Students with limited English language ability are helped through an ESL (English as second language) support programme that develops Academic English proficiency, allowing ESL students to be integrated into the mainstream curriculum. All our English as a Second Language instructors are also language instructors. They work together to help our students gain confidence in their English speaking and writing skills, which is the school’s First language & the language of instruction.

Indus International School Pune takes pride in being an inclusive school. We work hard to meet the varied needs of students by ensuring that everyone has equal access to quality education. Depending on the severity of the learning issue, students with special needs are supported through remediation, accommodation, and some exemptions, particularly during examinations.

The Special Educational Needs team is dedicated to bringing out the best in each child as we believe that all children can learn and progress.

Indus International School Pune assists students in leveraging their good Indus experiences to seek admission to colleges and universities around the world. Applying to schools and universities is an exciting and enlightening process that allows you to examine who you are, what you value, and what you might want to accomplish with your life. At Indus, we have a dedicated team of counsellors who assist our students with placement and college counselling services.

Indus counsellors assist students and parents in researching schools, making decisions, selecting, and visiting institutions, and completing applications. Our counselling department provides comprehensive guidance and support to students throughout their application process.

We have a well-thought-out bridge programme that has identified learning gaps for students switching boards and moving from other curricula to the IB. Our Pre-IB program is designed specifically to build the foundation of the IB in students taking the IBDP (International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme) program.
At Indus, the safety of students is of paramount importance and is achieved through the combination of the following measures
  • More than 250 cameras are used to monitor the entire campus.
  • Well defined Disciplinary Policy.
  • A team of well-trained in-house security staff.
  • Separate academic blocks for each program.
  • Registration at the Security Main Gate is essential for restricted entry.
  • Safety Wardens on every Bus
  • Child protection Committee headed by the Principal.

Our focus on offering Personal and Professional Growth opportunities for our teachers/staff has resulted in a low attrition rate.

  • Personal Development through frequent training sessions and workshops are ensured at Indus.
  • Agreement to fulfil the term for the entire academic year. 
  • Salary is competitive in the field.
  • ITARI In-House Indus Training and Research Institute To up-skill professional teachers with a focus on international education.

Our students spend their days in a safe and secure atmosphere with designated places for various learning activities. The 40-acre green campus has everything needed to support an internationally designed learning and leadership curriculum. To promote overall growth, the school property has smart classrooms, activity rooms, a fitness centre, art and music studios, libraries, large playing and sporting fields, extensive gardens, playgrounds, and a swimming pool. Dedicated Sports coaches in all major sports are trained with the most up-to-date training equipment and methodologies.

For Day Scholars, we provide a hot breakfast and lunch, as well as two snacks, while for Boarders, we provide all meals, including dinner.

  • At Indus, we have our own In-House Kitchen
  • Highly Trained Kitchen Staff
  • Full-Time Nutritionist to Design all Menus
  • Balanced Indian and Continental Meals (Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Meals) 
  • We are a Nuts Free School
  • Specifically planned menu for Primary Students in the interest of students who have allergies.

Indus provides School Bus facility covering almost all parts of Pune with designated pick up & drop points. We have our own fleet of Air-conditioned buses. Equipped with GPS, all the buses have a Female Safety warden and a Bus Parent, which is usually with a teacher in charge.

Sibling discount is applicable over all grades; and for both new and existing students. In case of one of the two siblings being a continuing student and the other sibling being a new student, then the older sibling is eligible for a sibling rebate of INR 50,000/- for the academic year in which the new sibling joins school.

We have 2 Terms in an academic year. 1st term is August – December and 2nd term is January to June.

Monday – Friday, from 8.30 am to 3:30 pm for all Grades. Buses arrive at school by 8:15 am to allow for students to have breakfast before they begin their day.

We have formal and sports uniforms which are provided by the school and costs are included in the Annual fee.

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