Course Details

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

CBSE is a Board of Education for public and private schools under the Union Government of India. The prime focus of the Board is on:

  • Innovations in teaching-learning methodologies by devising student-friendly and student-centred paradigms
  • Reforms in examinations and evaluation practices
  • Skill learning by adding job-oriented and job-linked inputs
  • Regularly updating the pedagogical skills of the teachers and administrators by conducting in service training programmes, workshops etc.

The jurisdiction of the Board is extensive and stretches beyond the geographical boundaries of India into several countries across Middle East, East Asia, South Asia and South East Asia.


Subjects offered

  • English
  • Second language: French / Hindi & Sanskri / Japanese / Tamil
  • Third language: French / Japanese
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Science/EVS
  • Information Technology (as an additional subject for Classes 9 and 10)

CBSE offers Classes XI and XII with total term duration of two years. The course culminates with Class XII Board Examinations in the month of March. Students have to appear for examinations in five (5) subjects including one language, i.e. English.

GIIS offers the following subjects:

Science Stream
  • English Core
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science / Biology / Business Studies
Commerce Stream
  • English Core
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Accountancy
Both Class XI and XII are of one (1) year duration each. Academic year for each Class is from April to March.
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International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)

Introduction of bridge course in Grade 8 - The subjects offered at the Bridge course would be as under:

1. English

2. A choice of 2nd language among Hindi, Japanese and French (2nd language at taken for CBSE will continue)

3. Sciences - Physics, Chemistry and Biology

4. Environmental Management

5. Mathematics

6. Accountancy

7. Business Studies

8. Economics

9. ICT

CCA/ ECA, PE and other Co- scholastic subjects will remain the same even for IGCSE students