The International School Bangalore

NAFL Valley

Whitefield - Sarjapur Road

Near Dommasandra Circle

Bangalore - 562125

Karnataka India

         +91 80 6723 5900

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Please find below the answers to some Frequently Asked Questions.  Any further questions should be directed to our Admissions Department by email [email protected]

Yes, only Registered applicants will be able to attend our Open Mornings and take the Entrance Assessments. 

To start the process, please first complete our Enquiry Form, and further details will then be emailed to you within 24 hours.

Enquiry Form

No, we do not have a specific closing date for admissions, however, the majority of Entrance Assessments are completed during the Open Mornings.

We do try to be as flexible as possible and accept students throughout the academic year.

Open Mornings

No, we do not have scholarship or bursary schemes.

No, whilst we encourage siblings to join the school, we do not offer any discounts for siblings.

For a comprehensive step by step guide on the Admissions process, please go to our How to Apply page.

For information on the subjects tested during the Entrance Assessments please go to our Entrance Requirements page 

How to Apply              Entrance Requirements


Yes, all lessons are taught in English, with the exception of Modern Foreign Languages.

No, unfortunately we are not able to send any sample papers prior to the Entrance Assessment.

Yes, if an applicant is successful in their Entrance Assessment, they will be invited for an interview either in person, or via Skype.

We aim to complete the admission process and inform applicants of the outcome within two weeks of the Entrance Assessment being taken.

After an appropriate number of places have been offered in certain Grades, we may also offer a small number of waiting-list places to students who have reached an appropriate standard in the Entrance Assessments.

Students at TISB are placed in Grades according to their age on 31 August of the year of entry.

More details can be found by reading the Naming of Grades document.

Naming of Grades

The total number of students at TISB is approximately 1100, with 280 in PY (Pre-KG - Grade 5) and 820 in the Senior School (Grades 6 - 12).

We have around 300 boarders in total.

We have three boarding houses:

GIH - Girls Boarding House

BIH - Senior Boys Boarding House

JBIH - Junior Boys Boarding House

Boarding at TISB

TISB has approximately 26 teaching staff in Primary Years and 115 teaching staff in Senior School.

Yes, students will be allocated to one of our four Houses, Pioneers, Explorers, Discoverers or Voyagers and will remain in that House throughout their time at TISB.  

House Points are awarded throughout the year based on student behaviour and accomplishments, and are also gained through various House Competitions.  Points are tallied and a House Cup is awarded at the end of the academic year,

Students have the opportunity to participate in cricket, football, tennis, hockey, swimming, basketball, table tennis and throwball.

Sport is included in the timetable for all students.

TISB offers a wide range of around 45 different after-school activities and sports and further details can be found below.

Outside the Classroom

Absolutely! We have five full time College Counsellors who work with our students to ensure a smooth transition to university or or college. 

For full details please visit our College Counselling page.

College Counselling

For a detailed list of the destinations of students after leaving TISB, please click below.

College and University Destinations

Buses are available to bring students into school from various points around Bangalore.  Buses for the return journeys leave after lessons, and there are a limited number that also leave after the after-school activities have finished. 

For futher details on our bus routes to and from TISB, please contact Ms Kavya by email [email protected]

The fee structure will be sent to applicants on submission of the Enquiry Form.

Enquiry Form