The journey of such incredibly long years of Chitkara International School portrays the blend of supreme intellect, innovation, research, distinctive collaboration; righteous assessments and global industry connect. The unions of formidable perspectives and the combined action of students and human resources have made Chitkara as a chief dispenser of global and futuristic education with innovation and research being paramount ingredients.
The school is accredited by the Quality Council of India (QCI) after being assessed and found to be complying with NABET requirement as per Accreditation Standard for Quality School Governance. Also, CIS secured platinum rank out of 460 schools of Chandigarh in School Health Accreditation Project powered by Department of Education Chandigarh (U.T.) in association with PGIMER, Chandigarh and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
CIS’s due emphasis on promoting safe and appropriate hygiene practices in school has also helped the school achieve district level Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017 from MHRD, Government of India. Also, the school has its footprint in the top 50 schools of India twice in a row (2017-18) under the National Category by Univariety and Fortune India. Moreover, it has been recognised as the Best School in Infrastructure by Digital Learning. With the aim to the school has recognised the fundamentals necessary for preparing students globally, and so sparks innovative, critical and reflective thinking in them.
Adhering to the research and following the shadow of the book “Assessment Quotient”, written by Dr Niyati Chitkara, published by German publishers, LAMBERT, it is always the effort of teachers of CIS to be practical and innovative in their approach of assessing scholastic and non scholastic aspects of learning, where non scholastic is unique and innovative and has not been touched so far by anyone till date.
For Chitkara, the vision to sketch a new revolution comes with a research-based curriculum. In liaison with Chitkara University, the school’s course of study is constructed with a unique university to K curriculum that grooms students for tertiary education, foster future employment and ingrain spirit of entrepreneurship. The several pieces of research at Chitkara promote different methodologies of pedagogy such as enquiry based learning, blended learning, flipped classrooms, interdisciplinary learning, and innovative Tek-8 modules which talks about Household Technology, Mobile Technology, Electronics, Computer Science, Robotics, Energy and Automobile Technology. Thus, the students are subjected to a learning environment which is filled with a myriad of learning practices
The school is affiliated to CBSE and so with the uniform system of assessment, examination and report card for students; it has raised the bar of global and international education in the city. In addition to this, the school provides learning opportunities which appeal to children’s multiple intelligences and trigger in them a multiplicity of perspectives through an eclectic mix of activities, excursions, intellectual accomplishments, aesthetic appreciation and sporting success, and thus encourage them to participate fully in the richness of school life.
The school ensures proper sanitation and hygiene in the school premises to cultivate cleanliness and sanitation in a comprehensive way. The rainwater harvesting, solar panel and lights, herbal garden, vermi-compost, separate bins for wet and dry waste and other operations of the school are embedded in the school’s philosophy and hence we surface as a green school.