Admissions policy & procedure

Admissions policy & procedure

    We look forward to welcoming you to the Manchester International School (MIS). Our Admissions process reflects our values of respect, opportunity and achievement and is designed to ensure the smoothest possible transition for your kid. Our aim is to make the admissions process a seamless, straightforward experience.

    • Applicants from all education systems, nationalities and backgrounds will be considered.

    • Applications from internationally mobile families will be considered throughout the year for all year groups.

We are here to help, so if you have any questions please contact the Admissions Department on +91 9244 64 4446, via email [email protected] or visit us at

Application Process

Step 1: Please visit our school to meet our admission team or please go to the school website at to submit an application. Applications are considered in chronological order of receipt. Each applicant is reviewed individually and independently.

Step 2 :Prospective students will need to submit all required forms and documents online and pay a non-refundable application Fee in order to be considered for admission.

Step 3: Once the required forms and documents have been submitted and the Application Fee has been received, the application will be reviewed, an aptitude test will be conducted and a personal interview will be held (via video-conferencing for other nationalities).

Step 4: Once a place is offered, you will be asked to confirm your acceptance of the place by submitting the online student FNOA (Final Notice of Acceptance). You will then receive an invoice for the payment of Enrollment and Tuition fees. Prior to your child starting they may be invited to attend an Orientation Day, if they are due to start at the beginning of a term, or an enrolment meeting, should they start school mid-term.

International students:

International students (all foreign nationalities), who will be travelling through a student pass/visa will have to submit a copy of the visa page. After will be registers with the FRRO (Foreigners Regional Registration Office) within 14 days of arrival as per immigration rules.

Wait List:

If a place is not available at the time you wish to join, your child’s application will be added on the waitlist and you will be notified as soon as a place is anticipated. Please notify the Admissions Department of any changes of address or other contact details or if your circumstances change.

Sibling Priority:

MIS aims to welcome all family members into our community. As such, our first admissions priority is given to families with siblings. Acceptance into grade levels with very limited places will be reserved for children with a sibling or multiple siblings already enrolled at MIS or with applications submitted. Siblings will also be given first priority on the wait list in their grade level. A discount on the Enrollment of the sibling is also available as per the school’s policy.

Medical declaration:

For the welfare of all students, the school must be informed of any known allergies and other medical conditions. Before attending school, it is mandatory for students aged 12 years and below to submit their immunization records and students aged above 12 years a medical certificate will have to be submitted.


For new families, tuition fees are prorated by month if the student begins their course after the commencement of academic semester. Please note that proration is only applicable to tuition fees.

Age Criteria

  • Montessori in Early Years Programme  - Age 3 to 5
  • As per the rules framed by CBSE, to secure admissions into class 1, the minimum age requirement is 5 years and the maximum age is 7 years. The students should calculate their age until March of the year they are applying in. 

CBSE Admissions | Common Rules

Just like other boards, some general rules for CBSE Admissions include having an equivalent qualification and required documents like TC/ LC etc. It is also mandatory for the students to score the required marks in the class to be promoted.

  • A– In order of being eligible, it is mandatory for the students to pass their qualifying course from any state board or any board recognized or approved by the Government.
  • B– No admission will be accepted if the student has qualified his or her course from any board which is not approved by the State or Central government.
  • C– The Age of the applicant students should be compatible as per the class they are applying for.
  • D– The qualifying examination should be cleared with the minimum required marks.
  • E– Any student migrating from a foreign country will not be eligible for the admission unless his or her school was not affiliated with CBSE. Moreover, CBSE will release an eligibility certificate for the students if required.
  • F– Any student with the status of debarred, rusticated or expelled from the course or the examination shall be allowed for the admissions.
  • G– Without fulfilling the regular course, no student shall be admitted or promoted into the next class of the schools affiliated with the board.

CBSE Admissions | Eligibility

The CBSE Admissions requirement will keep changing as per the level of the education. Here, we are providing you specific admission guidelines. These guidelines can be helpful for you in making you familiar with the requirement for the admissions.

  • CBSE Admissions Till Class VIII- The admissions will be conducted as per the rules and regulations framed by the state or Union territory governments of the location of the institution.
  • CBSE Admissions In Class IX- For Class IX, the student must have finished his or her regular study of Class VIII. The admission process will be conducted only for the students who were studying in any institution-affiliated by state governments or UT governments or other certified board.
  • CBSE Admissions in Class X- To be eligible for the admissions into Class X, it is mandatory for the students to have finished their class IX from a recognized board. The admission also requires the qualifying marks into the equivalent examination. Moreover, transferred students should have TC and other documents to apply for the admissions.
  • CBSE Admissions in Class XI- Students who qualified their class X from recognized state board or the university are eligible for the examination. This section provides the opportunity of choosing the favorite stream. However, it is mandatory to score the minimum score to be eligible for the favorite stream.
  • CBSE Admissions in Class XII- There will be no direct admissions to Class XII. Students must have qualified their class XI from the same institute. The admissions can be provided under the special regulations to the students shifted from other schools or cities. Also, the student must have passed their equivalent qualification from a recognized board. (Sourced:
Application Checklist

The following items are required at the time of application and are all needed before an application can be reviewed:

  1. Completed and signed Application Form
  2. Application Fee per child
  3. Recommendation letter (if applicable)
  4. Photocopy of applicant’s ID Proof (Passport for foreign nationals or AADHAR Card for Indian nationals)
  5. Photocopy of visa permit page.
  6. Photocopy of applicant’s birth certificate
  7. Copy of official transcripts certificated/ migration certificate to be submitted (should be in English and certified).
  8. Copy of report cards for the past two consecutive years (should be in English and certified).
  9. Copy of immunization record/medical certificate