The school has classes from I to XII with four sections each. Class strength is restricted to a manageable number to maintain high academic standards. The subjects for study are: English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, History, Geography, Home Science, Economics, Commerce, Accounts, Physical Education, Art, Dance, Music, GK and Moral Science (compulsory up to VIII). The school has even planned to start Tibetan and Nepali languages as subject to be taught, if desired by the students.
Subjects: English Language, English Literature, History, Geography, Hindi, Mathematics, General Science, Sanskrit, Computer Science, General Knowledge, Moral Science, Environmental Education, Art and Craft, Dance, Music, SUPW and Physical Training.
Subjects: English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, History & Civics, Geography, Hindi, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics Applications, Home Science, Computer Applications, Art, Commerce, Environmental Education. (English, Hindi, Social Sciences, i.e. History, Civics and Geography; and Environmental Education are compulsory and three more subjects are to be taken.)
Note: SUPW is compulsory for classes IX to XII.
SCHOOL YEAR: The school year is from 1st week of April to mid May; 1St week of July to mid December and mid January to 20th March every year.
Note: Class XI of ISC will commence from 1st week April each year. Cambrian Hall students who have appeared for the ICSE Examination should join in April in their own interest and not wait for the final result of ICSE which is generally out by end of May.
The assessment for promotion is done on the basis of the following examinations:
ICSE (Class X) Examination is conducted by the Council for Indian School Certification Examinations, New Delhi in March. The subjects for examination are as follows:
S.U.P.W: It is compulsory for the students to pass in the S.U.P.W Examinations (both in the ICSE & ISC examinations) which includes Motor Mechanics for both boys and girls. Without passing in S.U.P.W., the Council does not issue pass certificate even if a student passes in the external examinations. The S.U.P.W. examination is assessed internally by the school.
Project Work: There is Project Work assignment in English, Hindi, Maths, History, Geography, Art, Commerce, Computer Applications, Home Science, Economics Applications, Environmental Education which is assessed internally and by an outside visiting examiner. Project Work cum Science Practical Viva-Voce in Physics, Chemistry and Biology is also assessed in the same way.
ISC (Class XII) Examination -Students who have obtained a PASS certificate with a pass in English and in the second language in the ICSE examination and three more subjects; are eligible for the ISC examination which is equivalent to the Intermediate Examination for State Boards or a Class XII Examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi.
The ISC examination is conducted by the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi at the end of class XII. Total subjects are five as under:
The subjects offered for various courses are as under:
Compulsory: English and Environmental Studies
Electives: Science: 1. Physics, 2. Chemistry, 3. Mathematics / Hindi, 4. Biology / Economics / Computer Science
Humanities: 1. History, 2. Political Science, 3. Mathematics / Hindi, 4. Economics / Home Science / Computer Science
Commerce: 1. Accounts, 2. Commerce, 3. Mathematics / Hindi, 4. Economics / Home Science / Computer Science.
Science: 65% marks or above, in Maths, Science and in the aggregate, while 50% marks in English
Commerce: 50% marks in English and Maths, 55% marks in Commerce/Economics and 55% in the aggregate. However, if Commerce/Economics is not offered in the ICSE examination, 55% aggregate in Maths.
Humanities: 50% marks in English and Social Studies and 50% in aggregate.
No student will be not be offered Maths if he/she scores less than 50% marks in the ICSE Examination. The final choice will be confirmed in June on the basis of marks secured in the ICSE examination conducted by the Council, New Delhi.
To encourage the students to excel in studies and to take part in co-curricular activities, the following medals and prizes are awarded:
- Two Principal's Bronze Medals, one each for a boy and girl who are adjudged as the second best all round student of the year.
- ICSE (Class X): Two Silver Medals one each to a boy and girl standing first amongst the boys and girls respectively in the ICSE examination.
- ISC (Class XII): Three Silver Medals, one each for standing first in the ISC examination in Science, Commerce and Humanities streams.