CBSE School Curiculum in Abu Dhabi

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The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a renowned pedagogy which prepares students from Classes 1 to 12 for competitive examinations while facilitating entry into the world's leading universities. This approach to holistic education enables students to focus effectively on academics, as well as pursue their interests in sports and extracurricular activities.

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CBSE at GIIS Abu Dhabi

Our CBSE programme from Kindergarten to Grade 12 is a comprehensive curriculum which stresses on academic rigour within an environment of holistic development that makes our students world citizens of promise.

CBSE’s built-in activities and exercises promoting cross-curricular learning is interspersed with our award-winning NINE GEMS (TM) holistic framework. Our interdisciplinary teaching gives students a powerful opportunity to apply knowledge, principles and values to more than one academic subject simultaneously.

This ensure that our students get equal exposure to academic, sporting and extracurricular excellence which prepares them to face competitive exams as well as be out-of-the-box thinkers ready to face challenges in the global environment.

The Curriculum

We provide the acclaimed Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) programme for students from Class 1 onwards. The programme emphasises academic excellence through innovative learning methodologies through student-friendly and student-centric paradigms.

This approach supports two important GIIS goals:

Ability to apply knowledge effectively in a variety of contexts

Engage in higher-level reasoning skills.

CBSE Faculty

GIIS Abu Dhabi CBSE Faculty

Our teachers leverage on this method to help students connect theory with practise, giving the students an enriched learning experience. Our qualified faculty also make sure that students learn to build a bridge between classroom learning and real life, by practical applications of the skills learnt.

GIIS Faculty

2019 CBSE 10 Result Comparison


% of students scoring 90% and above


School Average

The Outcome

As with all of our other curriculum offerings, academics are at the forefront of the CBSE programme. The interdisciplinary teaching at GIIS gives students a powerful opportunity to apply knowledge, principles and values to more than one academic subject simultaneously.

This commitment is exemplified by consistently outstanding test scores of our students in both Class 10 and Class 12 in CBSE Board ExaminationsThese fantastic results facilitate the entry of our students into world's leading universities with ease.

Academic subjects

Assessments and Achievements

Our commitment to imparting knowledge in the best possible way, through best possible means, finds success in the outcomes of our efforts. Our CBSE results have been consistently outstanding, with students scoring excellent grades in both Class 10 and Class 12 Board Examinations in GIIS campuses globally.

CBSE Affiliation

Global Indian International School Abu Dhabi is affiliated to CBSE up to the highest level of affiliation (Senior Secondary - XII)