Senior Secondary Program (Class XI - XII)
Education is not preparation of life; it is Life itself
Akshara aims to make the two-year tenure of senior secondary students a joyous and purposeful learning experience. We provide an environment and resources for students to not only achieve academic excellence but also to develop important Life Skills like self awareness, goal setting and decision making. Our Aksharites evolve as discerning young adults with a sense of real self-estimate accompanied with true values and high moral principles to take on the challenges of the world outside.
The school offers senior secondary curriculum of CBSE Board as it is a national examination board with wide acceptance in college admissions in India and abroad. The exam syllabus of various competitive entrance exams like JEE and NEET is similar to CBSE and hence students do well in the Board exams also while preparing for these competitions.
The students have consistently given excellent results and usually 35-40 % of the students score above 90%. They have been selected to premier institutions in India and abroad
The school offers Science and Commerce Streams with optimal combinations of subjects to choose from. The students can choose any 5 subjects from the list below:
- English, Physics, Chemistry (Compulsory subjects)
- Maths/ Biology/ Computer Science/ Physical Education (Optional subjects)
- English, Business Studies, Accountancy, Economics (Compulsory subjects)
- Maths/ Physical Education (Optional subject)
For more details refer to Class XI Admissions or Science Stream or Commerce Stream page
Salient Program Features
The students experience a major shift in the teaching learning process when they transition from class X (content-based teacher driven learning) to Class XI (application-based self driven learning). A unique course has been designed by our experienced teaching faculty to bridge this gap and help students overcome the initial academic challenges. The programme is of 2-3 weeks duration and it provides:
- An overview of the CBSE senior secondary programme and syllabus
- Familiarization with new teaching learning process in Class XI-XII
- Revision of all the basic concepts of Class X which are foundation for Class XI syllabus
- One to one interaction with faculty members for guidance in subject selection
- Seminars by external experts on career guidance and competitions
Akshara offers an Integrated Schooling option wherein the Competitive Exams coaching is integrated with the regular board classes teaching in the school. Classes are conducted by external competitive exams coaching experts during school hours to save the students travel time to coaching classes.
The child is at the center of the teaching-learning process and so utmost care is taken that he/ she achieves optimal level of excellence through regular hard work and motivation.
> The school counselor has a session with each student at the start of the program and she facilitates regular sessions on stress management, goal setting, self management and mind power through out the year. The students can discuss their personal issues with her in confidence. External experts guidance sessions are arranged whenever required.
> As part of our Student Mentoring program each students is mapped to a faculty member who monitors the academic progress and provides guidance to student & parent.
We believe that learning is a continuous process and so should be the assessment. We follow the CBSE guidelines for the assessment which includes annual examinations, periodic tests and internal assessments. This ensures regularity in studies and chapter wise learning feedback to the student.
The progress report of the students is directly sent to the parents. Also, a Parent App is provided to parents so that they can track school activities, circulars and their ward’s attendance. Parent teacher meetings are held after every assessment to apprise the parents about their child’s progress. Parents are encouraged to meet the counselor for guidance on how to motivate their ward and help in stress management.
The ultimate aim of Akshara Secondary program is to ensure that each pupil is able to enter a career of his/ her choice at the end of the schooling years. The process begins from grade IX as school facilitates a career guidance and counselling program to make the students have self-awareness of their competencies and aptitudes. Career counsellors and eminent people from respective industries are invited to interact with the students. During Class XI- XII, students are made aware of various study options in India and aboard for their chosen career option.
Although Academics is the main focus in the senior secondary program, ample opportunities are provided to the students to go beyond the books and develop their talent through a variety of co-curricular and sports activities:
- Participation in workshops and seminars organized by esteemed institutes like IISER
- Inter-school science quizzes and Olympiads
- Field Trips are organized to premier institutes like IISER, IUCCA and FLAME University
- Representing school in football, karate, basketball and athletics in ZP & CBSE tournaments
- TedEd Akshara Club for grade 11 and 12 to help students enhance their communication, presentation and analytical skills
Success in Competitive Exams
Students have been selected to premier institutions in India (IIT, NIT, IIIT, IISER) and abroad.
2018 JEE Results
- JEE (Mains) – 34 selections
- JEE (Advanced) – 7 selections (highest rank AIR 548 – Sarang Chaudhari)
Parents wishing to take admission for their ward need to register with the school office by filling up appropriate form.
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SELECTION PROCESSClick on Procedure link to know the steps in Selection Process
If you would like to visit our school and take a better look at the facilities
The school has created a world class infrastructure to support academic and non- academic activities. The facilities include:
- Digital Classrooms for facilitate technology enabled learning
- Well equipped Laboratories
- Sports ground and indoor halls
- Amphitheatre for assembly and cultural performances
- Activity Rooms for Music, Dance and Art & Craft teaching
- Library equipped with books and multimedia content
- Infirmary managed by a lady doctor with ICU experience
Feb 25New session begins for class X
Our teachers are our strength. As ‘facilitators’ in the teaching-learning process they are engaged in professional development at regular intervals throughout the academic year. Most of the teachers have over 15 years of teaching experience at the senior secondary level and under their guidance students have performed well in Board exams while balancing their competitive exam preparation.
Akshara is special and unique as it acknowledges the contribution of its teachers, supports them in their growth, motivates them to scale newer heights, but most importantly, respects and treasures them as part of an extended family. I
Head of the Department, Chemistry & Science,
Class Representative of XI & XII
Akshara, a sanctuary of learning, gave me the wings to fly and nourished my dreams to reality. Six beautiful years in Akshara have given me the courage to experiment, the freedom to think and the ability to excel. Akshara has been the destination of
Mentor, Department of English
The academic experience with a world class infrastructure and excellent faculty at Akshara International school has endured me with a lifelong
Joining Akshara in 9th was not at all my plan at that time but I’m so glad that I did. I took away with me so many special memories and friends. You are never left alone