India Schools : Modern School, Delhi
The school was founded in 1920 by Lala Raghubir Singh. As a visionary and a true nationalist, he visualized that India would soon become free and would need leaders to manage the country. It was with a view to produce leaders that this institution was started.
The school is located in the heart of New Delhi. It covers 28 acres. The school has the main building (double storied), Sir Sobha Singh Block (triple storied). The KG Block has a Library, Music, Craft, Home Science, Radio Engineering, Photography and Sculpture room. The school has well equipped laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science and Biology in its main building.
Indian art, culture, music, dance, languages, yoga and computer are a part of curriculum. 10 years of general education is followed by 2 years of preparation leading to engineering, medicine and higher learning. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi.
Admission fee of Rs. 2000/- and fees for the terms are to be paid at the Vidyashram, at the time of admission.
Boys and girls are admitted to the primary school located at Humayun Road in nursery from the age of 4+. An entrance test is held each year for applicants seeking admission to other classes. For classes other than nursery admission depends on vacancies. Advance registration for admission is advisable.
The school offers numerous scholarships on merit- cum-means basis. The following scholarship schemes are in operation :
- Government of India Merit-cum-means scholarships.
- MSOSA Trust Scholarships.
- The Mahindra Search for Talent Scholarship.
Hockey, cricket, athletics, football, basketball, swimming, tennis, table tennis and gymnastics are the main school games. Facilities also exist for volleyball, cross country, badminton and squash.
Extra Curricular Activities
Stamp collecting, speech and dramatics, carpentry, tailoring, embroidery, soft toy making, electronics, paper work, gardening, typing, cookery, journalism, music, dance, batik, tie & dye, painting and leather work are some of the activities. Tours and treks are compulsory for all students of Class VI and above. Groups are sent to the Himalayas and on tours all over the country. Long distance cycling is very popular.