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Admission Guidelines

Registration for admission for the academic year 2023-24 open for Montessori 1, KG 1, Grades 1 – 9 and Grade 11

NAFL is a happy school for happy children! We offer an engaging curriculum with an international perspective. Our philosophy of working with small numbers (an average of 25 in a class) ensures a personalised learning experience in a caring and creative atmosphere that puts the child at the heart of all we do.

  • Cambridge IGCSE and ‘A’ Levels
  • ICSE and ISC

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Levels offered:


Montessori (M-1)


Age criteria: 3 to 3 ½ years by June


Kindergarten (K-1)


Age criteria: 4 to 4 ½ years by June

Primary upwards:

Grades 1 to 9 and Grade 11

  • Cambridge IGCSE and ICSE curriculum
  • ‘A’ Level and ISC curriculum
Registration Process:
  • Use the respective links at the end of this document to access the Registration Forms.
  • Complete the form online, upload copies of the documents requested and make a payment of Rs. 1250/- (non-refundable) through the online payment gateway.
  • Download and print the duly filled-in Registration Form as well as the Registration Fee Receipt.
  • Submit a hard copy of the Registration Form, the Registration Fee Receipt and copies of the documents requested, at the school office. Please note - This step is mandatory. Online form submissions alone will not be accepted.
  • Families residing outside India and seeking admission to NAFL may email us at after completing the registration process. We will contact you by email when we are able to offer a seat.
  • The school office will be open Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • The school will be closed for Diwali from October 22 to 25, 2022 and for Christmas from December 24, 2022, to January 1, 2023.
Entrance Tests
  • Written tests will be conducted at NAFL in the subjects specified for each level.
  • The date, time, and duration of the tests will be conveyed by email.
  • For Grades 9 (IGCSE), 11 (ISC) and AS, student subject choices will determine the number of test papers a candidate must take. For subjects which may not have been part of your child’s school curriculum, NAFL will share in advance a Subject Scope Document by email for students to prepare for the test.



Grades 1

English, Math

Grades 2 & 3

English, Math, EVS

Grades 4 to 6

English, Math, Social Studies, General Science

Grade 9 (IGCSE)

Based on student choices, the select subjects will be tested. Subjects in (2) will be supported by Subject Scope Documents.
1) English, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology
2) English Literature, Additional Math, Global Perspectives, Business, Computer Science, Economics

Grades 11 (ISC) & AS

Based on student choices, the select subjects will be tested. Subjects in (2) will be supported by Subject Scope Documents.
1) English, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology
2) Computer Science, Global Perspectives, Psychology, Commerce/Accounts/Business (a combined test paper for the three subjects)

Art (Senior School)

Students opting for Art in Grade 11 must make a presentation of their portfolio of work and elaborate on their goals in the subject. This will be scheduled with the Art teacher, after clearing the Entrance Test. The school office will coordinate the appointment.

Grades 7, 8 & 9 (ICSE)

English, Math, History & Civics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Admission process:

NAFL has only limited seats available. Submission of the Registration Form does NOT guarantee admission. Exerting any influence for admission directly or indirectly will be a disqualification. Priority screening of applications is conducted in the following cases:

- students applying from outside India
- students applying to grades 9 and 11
- siblings of NAFL students

  • Admission is based solely on merit and on availability of seats.
  • The parents and student/s will have an interaction with the Principal once the Entrance Test is cleared.
  • There will also be an orientation on the academic programme, school policies and routines in May-June before the academic year commences.
Contact us:

National Academy For Learning (NAFL), An International School
III Cross, III Block, III Stage,
Bengaluru – 560 079, India
Phone: +91 80 23239281/ 23231567

The registration for admission is now open for the academic year 2023-2024.