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The Council was established in 1958 by the University of Cambridge Local Examination syndicate and is governed by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). It is registered under the Societies Registration Act No. XXl of 1980 and is recognised by several foreign institutions as it is equivalent to a high school examination in other foreign countries.

CP Goenka International School offers ICSE Board that besides focusing on the concepts of Math and Science offers an equal weightage to languages, arts and humanities which further prepares the students for entrance examinations. As an ICSE School in Thane, we aim at bestowing a balanced, wholesome and inclusive environment for education to the learners and thus, we ensure going beyond the textbooks for hands-on practical experience to get a practical insight into concepts learnt in the classroom. Not prohibited to learning by rote alone, this makes for an enhancing experience.

Being the top ICSE School in Mumbai, we give utmost importance to project work, research, group assignments and internal assessment, giving student’s opportunity to prove their mettle besides faring well in examinations. We make a deliberate attempt to look at quality content over quantity means and guide students to diversify their interests and develop a curious, questioning and analytical approach towards learning. Essentially with global content and teaching methodologies as ICSE School in Thane, our supreme motto is to make students confident, increases their quest for knowledge and prepares them to appear for Board Exams, enabling their potential to the fullest for massive global success.

Aims & Objectives

  • To equip the students with an in depth curriculum covering a major gamut of academic / vocational subjects.
  • To enhance and hone language skills.
  • To apply the knowledge acquired in unfamiliar and real life situations.
  • To develop a scientific temper, attitude and problem solving skills.

Structure / Examination

  • The Council conducts an examination at the end of the X year of schooling .
  • The ICSE Council only gives the scope of syllabus, it does not prescribe any text books except in English (Grades IX and X).
  • ICSE prescribes syllabi only for IX and X .
  • It gives freedom to its schools to adapt the curriculum and teaching methodology for the student’s benefit.


Group I (Compulsory)
External - 80 Marks / Internal - 20 Marks
2nd Language
External - 80 Marks / Internal - 20 Marks
History, Civics and Geography
External - 80 Marks / Internal - 20 Marks
Group II (Any Two)
External - 80 Marks / Internal - 20 Marks
Group III (Any One)
External - 80 Marks / Internal - 20 Marks
  • Choice of Subjects given.
  • The candidates appear for II papers in 7 subjects.
  • The council awards pass certificates to student who have attained the pass standard in at least 5 subjects which must include ENGLISH.
  • Pass marks for each subject are 33%.

Salient Features

  • Communicative approach to language teaching.
  • Updated information collaborated with technological skills.
  • Holistic development through co scholastic school based evaluation.
  • Value education through an integrated curricular approach.

Subjects Offered

Group I (Compulsory)
Second Language
History, Civics and Geography
Group II (Any Two)
Group III (Any one of 13)
SUPW (Social Useful Productive Work)

Life Skills

After Grade 10

  • The INDIAN SCHOOL CERTIFICATE examination conducted by the ICSE at the end of Grade 12.
  • Students have to appear for English as a compulsory subject plus three, four or five elective subjects as per the desired stream.
  • Equivalent to pre University courses and A Levels.

In a nutshell…

  • The ICSE gives priority to content and its application. It concentrates on building blocks of knowledge.

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