General FAQ'S

Which programmes do you offer?

Pre- primary –Level 1,2,3 (Following ECCE module –Early Childhood Care Education)

What is ECCE?

ECCE is a preparation for primary school. It aims at the holistic development of a child’s social, emotional, cognitive and physical needs in order to build a solid and broad foundation for lifelong learning and well-being.

What is the Teacher – Student ratio?

1:25

What are the co-curricular activities provided in school with curriculum?
  • Dance
  • Physical Education
  • Art & Craft
  • Music
  • Monthly Theme wise- Special Assembly (Off line)
  • Shining Stars_Skills n Thrills (Online)
  • Talent Hunts (Smart Hats)
  • Events and Celebrations
  • Parental Engagement Programme
  • NCFE Connect
  • STP Programme (Student Teacher Parent)
  • Workshop for parents
What is the appropriate age for all levels?
Pre-primary, Level 1 (2 Years 7 Months to 3 Years)
Pre-primary, Level 2 (3 Years 7 Months to 4 Years)
Pre-primary, Level 3 (4 Years 7 Months to 5 Years)
What are the safety measures executed?
Students Health and Safety is the utmost concern for the staff at NCFE.
The following care is taken for the students at all grades:-
  • CCTV cameras are installed in the school premises
  • Security at each gate, recording of visitors
  • Infirmary with a trained Nurse (Only first aid is monitored at school)
  • Maids stationed at the restrooms- periodic cleaning
  • Maids in each class
  • Maids to supervise-assist during activity class
  • Teachers attend Fire Safety Workshops regularly
Do you have Special Educator facilities?

Yes, we have SEN Programme (Special Educational Needs)

Do you have female attenders in the school Bus?

Yes, there are female attenders in the school bus

Should the child be toilet trained?

Yes, the child should be toilet trained and should be able to convey the teacher and maid if needed

Which is the entry level in your school?

Entry level for NCFE starts from Pre-primary, Level 1

What is the age criteria for applying in NCFE?

Pre-primary, Level 1 (2 Years 7 Months to 3 Years)  (calendared year)

Is there any entrance exams for admission?

There is an entrance exam for classes III and above for English, Mathematics & Second Language

What is the total strength per class?

Maximum strength per class is 35 – 40 (from Class I)

What is the total strength of the school?

The total strength of the school from Grade I – Grade XII is 2300

Till what classes do you have?

We have classes up to XII

What are the extracurricular activities offered?
  • Dance
  • Physical Education
  • Art & Craft
  • Music
  • Monthly Theme wise- Special Assembly
  • Talent Hunt
  • Conversation Classes
What are the sports facilities offered?
The various sports offered are:-
  • Badminton
  • Chess
  • Carom
  • Table Tennis
  • Basket Ball
  • Cricket
  • Throw ball
  • Volley ball
  • Foot ball
What are the second languages offered and from which class?

The second languages offered for Grade I – Grade X Std are Hindi, Kannada & Sanskrit

What are the III Languages offered and from which class?
  • The III languages offered are Hindi, Sanskrit, French & Kannada
  • The III languages are applicable from V Std to VIII std. No changes of language will be permitted
  • Hindi is a mandated language
What are the Medical facilities available to students?

We have a trained nurse, Medical Room and basic first aid facilities on campus

How many batches passed out grade X and XII?
  • Grade X – 7 Batches
  • Grade XII – 5 Batches
Which combination we have offered in XI & XII?
  • PCMB : Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biology
  • PCMC : Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Computer Science
  • ABEE : Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics & Entrepreneurship
  • ABEI : Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics & Informatics Practice
Subject Selection for Grade XI

Language: English Core (common for all the stream)

Arts

Commerce

Science

Compulsory

Compulsory

Anyone

Compulsory

Optional (Anyone)

History

Accountancy

Informatics Practices

Physics

Computer Science

Political Science

Business studies

Entrepreneurship

Chemistry

Biology

Entrepreneurship

Economics

Mathematics

Economics

What all the subjects we follow in Grade IX & X?
  • • English, II Language, Mathematics, Science & Social Studies
  • • There will be no third language
What is the procedure for seeking admission in Class X?
Admission to class X in a school is open to:-
  • a student who has passed class IX
  • is migrating from/ within one city/ state to another only on the transfer of the parent(s) or shifting of his/her family from one place to another.

The application has to be forwarded by the new school to Regional Office concerned together with details and certified copies of the following documents, within one month of admission of the student for obtaining post fact to the approval of the Board:
  • Progress report card of the previous class.
  • Transfer/school Leaving Certificate duly countersigned by the Educational Authorities in respect of State / other than CBSE.
  • Transfer/Movement Order of the parent(s) in respect of transfer or proof of new residence in respect of shifting of the family from one place to another.
  • Rule – 7.3 of Examination Bye-Laws, please refer to the link CBSE Website > Public Portal > Examinations > Examination Bye-Laws (Updated up to January 2013)
What is the percentage of attendance required to appear in the Secondary / Senior Secondary examination?
  • At least 75% attendance in an academic session is required to be eligible to appear for the classes IX, X, XI & XII examination Studies
  • Candidates taking up a subject(s) involving practical examination are also required to have put in at least 75% of the total attendance for practical work in the subject in the laboratory. In respect of students participating in Sports at National level organized by recognized Federations / CBSE / School Games Federation of India (SGFI), the required percentage of attendance is 60%. Such candidates taking up a subject(s) involving practical examination are also required to have put in at least 60% of the total attendance for practical work in the subject in the laboratory
  • In accordance with rule 14 of Examination Bye-laws Shortage up to 15% only can be condoned by the Chairman in respect of those students appearing for the Secondary Examinations conducted by the Board and Senior School Certificate Examination. Cases of candidates with attendance below 60% in class X or class XII, appearing for the Board’s examinations, as the case may be, shall be considered for condonation of shortage of attendance by the Chairman only in exceptional circumstances created on medical grounds, such as candidate suffering from serious diseases like cancer, AIDS, TB or similar serious diseases requiring long

Transportation FAQ'S

Are all ages allowed to ride the bus?

Students from PP- Grade 12 are allowed to ride the bus.

Will I be able to contact the bus driver and/or care taker?

Only the school’s transport Manager will be able to contact either or drivers are not available by phone while driving the scheduled routes, however, the care taker can be contacted in case of an emergency.

Will it be possible for my ward to have a different pick up in the morning and drop off in the afternoon or vice versa?

It is possible only if the pick up and drop off will need to remain constant and if the seats are available on the required route.

Will I be able to make changes on a day-to-day basis if I need to pick up my ward early?

The student’s parents can pick up their ward provided the Transport Manager is informed.

What if the school schedules early release days?

The school will liaise with the bus services to accommodate changes in timings as officially requested by the school, provided all buses leave at the same time.

What about Parent- Teacher Meeting days?

School transport will be unavailable during PTM days.

What about any sudden holiday that is declared due to a bandh etc?

The school will inform the parents through the circular notice platform.

When is the payment due?

At the beginning of the school year for a new academic session. (June).

Is there a sibling discount?

No, there is no sibling discount for School bus services.

Will there be a refund of the transport fee if required?

The transport fee will not be refunded after 15 days of usage.

The bus didn't show up on time for my ward. How long should he/she wait at the stop?

There will be a waiting period of 5-7minutes based on the traffic in every route or stop. The best solution would be to be in touch with a parent who travels the same route and coordinate the arrival of the bus. This is keeping in mind the need to be sensitive to the bus driver and avoid disturbing him during his drive.

My ward's bus is overcrowded. Can some students be placed on another bus?

The bus will accommodate the children based on the number of seats available. 

I see buses all the time with only a few students on them. What are they doing?(a redundant question)

The students availing transport as per the route will be on the bus. Sometimes we may not have the bus in full capacity as the route may have fewer students who have availed for transport. While we try to club them with other routes, at times this may lead to a longer drive for students.

We live very far from the school and there is no bus stop near for my ward. How do I arrange transportation?

You would need to be able to drop the student to the nearest pick up point of the school bus and likewise pickup your ward at the closest drop -off point of the bus.

My ward goes to a day care provider in an area with bus service. May my ward ride the bus?

Yes, as long as the same pick up and drop off is maintained consistently. (answered in Q3)

My ward is a special need student. To whom should I speak concerning his/her transportation?

The transport Manager and the Principal.

My ward left an item on the bus. How can I retrieve it?

The caretaker would have handed over the item to the Transport Manager.

Why aren't seat belts required in school buses?

It is provided in the appropriate seats.

Why are buses sometimes late?

Traffic snarls lead to delay.

Are my ward's movements being tracked?

Yes, the system is in the process of being developed.

Can my ward eat and drink on school transport?

No. Eating and drinking is not permitted on vehicles. If your ward has a medical condition which means they must eat regularly you must notify the School team/medical needs team of this in advance of the journey.