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.


Classes I to VIII:

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.

Classes IX & X:

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.)

Classes XI & XII: Subjects:

  1. Science - Physics, Chemistry, Math/Hindi, Biology/Computer Science/Economics, English, Environmental Studies.
  2. Commerce - Math/Hindi, Accounts, Structure of Commerce, Economics/Home Science/Computer Science, English, Environmental Studies.
  3. Humanities -Math/Hindi, History, Political Science, Econimics/Home Science/Computer Science, English, Environmental Studies.

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:

  1. Four Unit Tests in May, August, December and February
  2. Half Yearly Examinations in October
  3. Final Examinations in March
  4. Homework assignments during both summer and winter vacations.

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:

  1. Compulsory: English, Hindi, Civics, Geography, Environmental Education.
  2. Two Subjects: Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)/Commerce and Mathematics
  3. One Subject: Art/Home Science/Computer Applications/Economic Applications

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:

  1. English
  2. Four subjects from various streams. COURSES OFFERED:

      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:

  1. Academic Prizes: Academic prizes are awarded for standing first in class in each subject. Individual prizes are also awarded for good performance in all inter-house co-curricular activities as well as for 100% attendance and best news reading.
  2. Medals - Two Victor Laudorum silver medals, one to the best all round boy student and one to the best all round girl student each year.

      - 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.

  3. President Col. Shashi ShumShere JB Rana, Silver Medals are awarded as under:

      - 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.

  4. Late Mr. M Doutre (Ex-Principal) Trophy to the student standing 1st in ICSE examination.


  1. A Cambrian Hall student securing a total grade of 5 points (with 90% and above marks in 5 subjects) in the ICSE examination will bot be charged any tuition fee in classes XI and XII.
  2. A Cambrian Hall student securing a total of 6 points and 90% marks in the aggregate in the ICSE examination will be charged only half tuition fee in classes XI and XII.
  3. Col. Shashi Memorial Scholarship of Rs. 2000 for standing first in ICSE examination.
  4. Mrs. Yashoda Prem Hari Lal Memorial Merit-cum-Means scholarship of Rs. 100/- per month to the best student in class XII.
  5. Maj. Gen. Pratap Bikram Shah Memorial Scholarship of Rs. 500/- to two students standing 1st in classes VI and VII.
  6. Tarun Memorial scholarship of Rs, 500/- to a student standing 1st in class XI in the Science stream.
  7. Dipali Shah Memorial Shield for the best girl athlete and Rs. 50/- for the best girl of Jodha House.


  1. Monitors/School Prefects:
    There are two monitors � a boy and a girl in each section of class.
  2. Medals:
    1. Col Shashi's Silver Medals are awarded to a girl and a boy for standing first in the ICSE (Class X) examination and the students standing first in Science and Commerce streams in ISC (Class XII) examination respectively.
    2. Two Victor Laudorum Silver Medals are awarded one to the best all round boy and one to the best all round girl. iii. Two Principal's Bronze Medals one to the 2nd best all round boy and one to the best all round girl.
  3. Scholar Badges:
    1. Students of classes I to V scoring 80% or more marks in all four subjects, students from classes VI to X scoring 75% of marks in five out of six subjects and 70% in the overall, while students from classes XI to XII scoring 75% marks in four out of five subjects and 70% in the overall are awarded Scholar Badges.
    2. Silver Torches are awarded to students who are Scholar Badge holders for three consecutive years.
    3. Bladger in Academics is awarded to a student who gets Silver Torch twice.
  4. Scholarships:
    Scholarships are awarded to students standing 1st in classes V to XI.
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