Admission Process

How to begin your child's journey with us...

General Policy
Devamatha International School - DIS prides itself on an admission policy that does not discriminate against any child or family and in fact provides an inclusive education for all. All children are welcome to apply, regardless of nationality, ethnicity or religion.
English Language Learning
English is the language of daily teaching and operation at Devamatha International School - DIS  and we have intensive remedial programmes for students falling more than a grade level behind in English language ability. 
Intensive support to develop age appropriate English language skills may be offered to a limited number of students in each grade level. Parents may also be encouraged to provide additional support, at their own expense, for English language learning activities.
Class Size Policy
The teacher-student ratio for teaching across all classes is 1:25. Although, in addition to this Key Stage 1 & 2  classes do have a class teacher and a co-teacher in every class. No class will operate with a teacher-student ratio in excess of 1:25.
Application Requirements
Completed online receipts will be accepted if accompanied by an application fee of Rs 400/- (Application fee includes VAT and is non-refundable if the offer of a place is rejected, and non-transferable). 

We require all families to submit the following documents for each child entering education with us. Without these documents entry for your child may be refused.

  • One copy of the online admission registration
  • One copy of the birth certificate
  • 2 recent passport size photographs
  • Immunization Certificate Copy
  • One year’s of full school report and any mid-year interim report from the current academic year, must be included. REPORTS MUST BE IN ENGLISH. Nursery report required for Key Stage 1 and 2 children (if available). If your child has received any learning support/special education please provide all reports/information

Please note Applications will not be processed until full documentation and payment of application fee has been received.
Transfer Certificate
Every student is required to produce a Transfer Certificate from their last school. This is strictly enforced and failure to produce a properly completed certificate, or a legally binding undertaking to produce all the necessary documentation, will result in your child's place being withdrawn. Please discuss your child's transfer certificate requirements with the Registrar, as your country of origin and last school is taken into consideration.

  • This Transfer Certificate must be on an official school letterhead
  • The form needs to be completed on the student’s last day of attendance
  • This form must be signed by the Principal and show an official school stamp
  • The original certificate must be presented on the first day of school

The original Transfer Certificate must contain the following information:

  • Full Name of Child
  • Date of Birth
  • Commencement Date at School
  • Grade/Class on Leaving
  • Leaving Date at School
  • Curriculum Used

Entrance Assessments

Stage 1 and above (Age 5 – 15)

All students admitted to the school will be required to sit an age-related placement test to ensure that he / she is prepared for the high quality education on offer at Devamatha CMI International School - Thangaloor. This includes an academic level entrance test that consists of assessment in English, Science, Maths, and General Knowledge followed by an interview with the child.

Key Stage1 (Reception)
There are no entrance tests for the Reception stage but it is mandatory for the prospective students to meet the teacher for an interactive session.
The test is conducted in order to have knowledge of the student’s academic skills particularly with reference to his/her records from the previous school.