- Dhirubhai Ambani International SchoolOpen or Close
ESTABLISHED in 2003, in a span of 15 years, DAIS has emerged as one of the most admired schools in India and GloballyMOTTO: "DARE TO DREAM, LEARN TO EXCEL"
Dhirubhai Ambani International School was established in 2003 to offer high-quality international education in the city of Mumbai. To build a world-class school with an Indian mind, an Indian heart and an Indian soul. The emphasis has always been on children’s all-round development and excellence, by enabling them to bring out the best in themselves.
- International AccreditationOpen or Close
DAIS is among the few schools in India to be Jointly Accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
- FacultyOpen or Close
Qualified and experienced Faculty forming an excellent mix of experience in schools worldwide
The School’s talented and dedicated teachers, with linguistic and cultural diversity, play a central role in enhancing and optimizing children’s learning.
- AcademicsOpen or Close
An LKG-12 school,
Dhirubhai Ambani International School prepares students for the
- Soaring HeightsOpen or Close
Education World ranks DAIS
The No. 1 International School in IndiaAcross all categories (consecutively for six years)
EducationWorld India School Rankings - 2013 to 2018
- No. 1 in Academic Reputation
- No. 1 in Competence of Faculty
- No. 1 in Leadership/Management Quality
- No. 1 in Special Needs Education
- No. 1 in Sports Education
Hindustan Times ranks DAIS
The No. 1 School in Mumbai(for 5 years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017)
Hindustan Times C-fore Top School Survey
Highest Ratings for:
- Educational Philosophy
- Attitude Towards Learning
- Breath Of Vision
NDTV ranks DAIS
The No. 1 School in Academics in India
NDTV Excellence in Education Awards 2016
Times of India ranks DAIS
The No. 1 'National + International Curriculum' School in Mumbaifor 2 consecutive years
Times School Survey - 2015, 2016
Education Today ranks DAIS
the No. 1 International School in Mumbai and Maharashtra
Maharashtra School Merit Awards 2017ICSE
The thirteenth batch of our ICSE students have achieved outstanding results. In the ICSE examinations held in 2018, the School's average score is 94.23%; the top score is 98.60%; 27 out of 31 students scored 90% or above.IGCSE
For the thirteenth year in a row, the IGCSE students of DAIS have come out with flying colours. In the IGCSE examinations held in 2018, 85.45% of all grades achieved are A*'s and A's; as against the UK Independent Schools – 62.2%, and Worldwide – 28% last year. 5 students have got 11 A*'s and 6 students got 10 A*’s.IBDP
The first fourteen batches of our IBDP students have achieved remarkable results in their examinations, with scores well above the international average. The Class of 2018 achieved the all-time highest average Diploma score of 40.14 points compared to the world average is 29.78. 8 students earned the perfect score of 45 points 66% of the class earned 40 points or above compared to typically 5% worldwide.
- University PlacementsOpen or Close
Over the past thirteen years, our IBDP graduates have gained admission to the world's top universities like Oxford, Cambridge, University College London, Imperial, King’s College, London School of Economics, Warwick, MIT, Harvard, Stanford, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, Cornell, U-Penn, UC-Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon, Johns Hopkins, University of Michigan, University of Chicago, Boston, NYU, Brown, Tufts, Northwestern, McGill, University of Hong Kong, University of Melbourne, University of British Columbia, Sciences Po and Rhode Island School of Design, amongst others. Our graduates from the Class of 2018 were accepted by 21 of the top 30 universities worldwide. Our students have also joined India's leading colleges.
Over the years, many reputable universities have offered scholarships to our students, including MIT, Cambridge, Stanford, Boston, Brown, Princeton, Yale, U-Penn, NYU-Stern, Connecticut, Cornell, LSE, Sciences Po, NYU – Abu Dhabi, University of Toronto, University of British Columbia, McGill and University of Hong Kong.
- Model United Nations Open or Close
DAIS has an active Model United Nations (MUN) programme, which offers students interactive and experiential learning opportunities on global issues. In 2006, DAIS received affiliation with THIMUN, a remarkable milestone as it is the first school from India and the whole of South Asia to achieve this honor. The Annual DAIMUN (Dhirubhai Ambani International School Model United Nations) Conference provides opportunities for students to deliberate on contemporary and critical issues the world faces, in addition to developing their leadership qualities.
DAIS students participate in Seeds of Peace, an international peace-building youth organization based in New York. It brings together youth from conflict-ridden nations and empowers them as the leaders of tomorrow, who will foster the peace making initiatives in their countries. Seeds of Peace encourages collaboration beyond national borders and helps students gain an understanding of issues affecting other nations.
- Round Square Open or Close
DAIS received Regional Membership of Round Square in 2008 and Global Membership of Round Square in 2010. Over the years, DAIS has successfully integrated the Round Square IDEALS (Internationalism, Democracy, Environment, Adventure, Leadership and Service) into the School through a number of activities and exchange programmes. DAIS hosted a Round Square International Service (RSIS) project in December 2013 and 2014, at Kumbharghar, in which students from eight countries participated in building a school and low-cost housing facilities, using green architecture.
- International Exchange Programmes Open or Close
Through exchange programmes, DAIS encourages students to experience and appreciate other cultural contexts and broaden their world view, while also giving them opportunities to engage in community service. The School has exchange programmes with L’Ermitage School, Paris, France; SEK International School, Madrid, Spain; Open Gate School, Prague, Czech Republic; Bavarian International School, Bavaria; The Liceo Scientifico Farnecina School, Rome, Italy; and Concord College of Sino-Canada in Shenzhen, China.
- Teacher Exchange ProgrammeOpen or Close
DAIS has Teacher Exchange Programmes with three schools- L'Ermitage International School in France, International School San Patricio Toledo of Spain, and Open Gate School, Czech Republic. These programmes are an important area for development of teachers, as well as for implementing the latest and more innovative teaching-learning practices at the school.
- The Great OutdoorsOpen or Close
In line with its philosophy of giving the maximum possible opportunities for students to enhance their learning and development and support their work for community service projects, DAIS encourages them to make use of off-campus facilities that are made available at Matheran, Patalganga and Jamnagar. Our students participate in the International Award for Young People (IAYP), an organization that focuses on encouraging overall development of young adults, by challenging them in four areas - physical recreation, skills, service and expeditions. The students participate in outdoor camps, experiencing the different outdoor life skills and challenges.
- DAIS Leadership SeriesOpen or Close
DAIS Leadership Series (DLS) provides opportunities to students to listen to compelling stories of some of India’s leaders, and draw inspiration and insights from them.
- TEDxYouth@DAISOpen or Close
With the growing appreciation of TED Talks as a teaching and learning tool and a catalyst for innovation and change, our students launched TEDxYouth@DAIS in 2013.
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