CISCE-ICSE/ISC 


The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)
The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) is a private non- governmental board of school education in India. CISCE was established in 1958 by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate with the assistance of the Inter-State Board for Anglo-Indian Education. The Council is actively involved in studying areas of concern in education in order to provide new insights, dispel myths and provoke new responses in order to deliver more effective teaching – learning provisions.

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.

Examinations
The Council conducts two examinations in India. The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and the Indian School Certificate (ISC). Private candidates are not permitted to appear for examinations. The subject choices and syllabi prescribed for these examinations are varied and aimed at nurturing the unique gifts of individual pupils.
 
The ICSE (Class 10)
The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examination is conducted by CISCE, Delhi and the standard of the examination pre-supposes a school course of ten years duration (Classes I-X).
 
Subjects
Candidates are required to enter and sit for six subjects and Socially Useful Productive Work. The subjects that are offered at Sreenidhi International School are as follows:

Group I (Compulsory Subjects)
English
Second Language (Telugu/ Hindi/ French)
History, Civics & Geography. 
 
Group II (any two)
Mathematics
Science (Physics,Chemistry, Biology)
Commercial Studies
Economics

Group III (any one)
Computer Applications
Art
Performing Arts (Drama)
Physical Education. 
 
All subjects have components of internal assessment that are carried out by school, on the basis of assignments/project work, practical and coursework. There is 20% weightage for internal assessment in Group I and II subjects and 50% weightage for Group III subjects. 
 
Registration for ICSE Board Examinations
The school will register the students with the council in class 9 in the month of August of the academic year. No candidate shall be permitted to change his/her subjects after registration in class 9. [For more details see ICSE regulations and syllabus book.] 
 
The ISC (Class 12)
The Indian School Certificate Examination is an examination, through the medium of English, after a two-year course of studies beyond the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (Year 10) examination or its equivalent. 
 
Eligibility
Candidates who have been awarded Pass Certificates in the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examination with Passes in five subjects including English are eligible to be admitted for preparation Courses of study leading to the Indian School Certificate Examination. 
 
The eligibility of candidates who have been awarded Pass Certificates in an Equivalent examination conducted by another Examining Board will be decided by the Chief Executive and Secretary of the Council. The conditions of eligibility are as follows:
(i) The candidate must have been awarded a Pass Certificate in accordance with the requirements of the Board at an equivalent examination taken at one and the same sitting.
(ii) The candidate must have obtained pass marks in accordance with the Regulations of the Board in English and four other written subjects, accepted by the Council. 
 
Registration for ISC Board examinations
The school will register the students with the council in class 11 in the month of August of the academic year. No candidate shall be permitted to change his/her subjects after registration in class 11. [For more details see ISC regulations and syllabuses book.]

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.
For more details log onto Website: http://www.cisce.org
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Testimonials


PARENT REFLECTION


Surekha took an action by cycling everyday , after knowing the importance of doing physical activity in the exhibition classes . Initially she started doing cycling for half an hour a day , later on she is cycling for an hour everyday . She is trying to cycle everyday , but at least she could manage to cycle once in every alternative day . The other day she is participating in other games / sports like running with her friend
 
Thursday , 9th April , 2015.  

 Yours respectfully ,

 Rani Putta (mother)

 

 

When we moved to India and considered few schools for my kids (Sindhu & Vivek Nadipalli), I had a hard time to decide which is the right school for them. I compared Sreenidhi with some other top schools, and decided to admit them in Sreenidhi. Now I feel that I had taken a right decision to choose Sreenidhi, and never regretted about it. I wanted to tell you about it but never had an opportunity to do so. I thought it would be a good time to express my feedback since Sindhu is going to graduate and we lose ties with Sreenidhi. Reasons for appreciation:

1. All the teaching and non-teaching staff are very professional, and take care of the students like their own kids, and take care of the parents like special guests.

 

2. In case of any information or help, it's instant and accurate.

 

3. Teachers are very friendly and proficient in their subjects.

 

4. Open door policy. Somebody could come directly and see any of the staff member without any appointment.

 

5. Very considerable. Especially, Santosh sir and Shanmugam sir.

 

Vivek has completed his 10th grade from Sreenidhi International, and now he's studying six year Medicine program in Youngstown State University in Ohio, US. He says that he misses the school.

 

After Sindhu's 8th Grade we wanted to move Sindhu to a different school because of the commuting from our home. She strongly resisted to move from Sreenidhi. That shows how much she loves her school and what she is doing at the school.

Once I needed something from you and I contacted Santosh sir. Sanotsh sir got it done within no time, and I submitted that letter to the US Institution. Unfortunately, the Institution wanted in a different format. It repeated several times but you both never showed your frustration, and cooperated through the end process. I have no more words to say about Sreenidhi but we are going to miss it once Sindhu graduates. Sorry to lose the connection with you all. Especially, Santosh sir Shanmugam sir and Saraswathi madam.

 

Please keep up good work.

 

Yours sincerely,

Upender Nadipalli



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