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Our Academics

The academic programme at Nehru World School places an emphasis on every aspect of student growth and development, while meeting state requirements. Suitable class sizes and exceptional, qualified teachers allow us to offer a comfortable and inclusive educational environment, while ensuring each student receives the individualised attention and support they need.

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NWS promotes academic excellence by finding the best in every student. We want all our students to realise their full academic potential, to have high expectations of themselves,  to work hard, to realise their ambitions and have a growth mindset.

NWS places great value on academic attainment. The results are excellent, positioning the School as one of the very best in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi NCR and across India.

Students also perform exceptionally well in competitive exams, for example, NEET, JEE Mains and JEE Advanced. 


In 2024, the most notable successes are:

  • The JEE Mains result, with 30 students (double the number in 2023) qualifying for the JEE Advanced Exam. 

  • The City Topper, an NWS student, scored 99.9975.

  • The JEE Advanced results with 13 students being successful.

  • The City Topper for JEE Advanced is an NWS student with an all-India Rank of 283.

Celebrating Academic Excellence

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Grade 12 CBSE Board Examination Results of NWS Ghaziabad

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The Curriculum and Learning

Lifelong learning is the cornerstone of all academic planning and activities at NWS. The School provides a comprehensive academic curriculum supported by a process of teaching for learning that encourages students to develop skills of critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration and creativity.

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Early Years

Based on International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC), Jolly Phonics and Numicon

Cambridge Primary

Cambridge 1 to 6

International programmes designed to include local context and culture.

Cambridge Checkpoint Assessments at the end of Grade 6.

Primary - CBSE Curriculum

Grades 1 to 6

Enriched by aspects of the Cambridge Curriculum, active learning and teacher developed learning resources.

Cambridge Secondary

Cambridge 7 to 10*

International programmes designed to include local context and culture.

Cambridge Checkpoint Assessments at the end of Grade 8.

International General Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations at the end of Grade 10.

Secondary - CBSE Curriculum

Grades 7 to 10

NWS follows the approved courses, enriched by active learning and teacher developed learning resources.

Grade 10 Board Examinations.

Senior Secondary - CBSE Curriculum

Science Stream

Commerce Stream

Humanities Stream

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The Curriculum is supported by appropriate planning documents, schemes of work and lesson plans. These plans:

  • take account of the ages, aptitudes and needs of all students.

  • give students experience in linguistic, mathematical, scientific, technological, personal, human and social, physical and aesthetic and creative education.

  • enable students to acquire speaking, listening, literacy and numeracy skills.

  • are formulated to show appropriate progression from one stage of education to the next.

The Academic Curriculum is enhanced by:
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  • The integration of technology whereby teaching and learning is enhanced by the use of diverse and interactive tech tools and learning apps, which allow students to participate in interactive and collaborative activities with peers and receive instant feedback. Technology also supports differentiated learning experiences, allowing teachers to tailor learning to meet individual student needs.

  • Khan Academy, whereby the Indian Curriculum for Mathematics has been mapped to the resources available for students' usage on Khan Academy, USA. NWS has adapted the lesson -aligned practice model, whereby exercises are set by the teachers for the class as regular practice to build procedural fluency and concept development.

  • Recognition as a PASCH Schule  (the Schools: Partners for the Future)- NWS celebrates its partnership with the Central Agency for German Schools Abroad (ZfA) by offering advanced German Language programmes, leading to a Diploma in the German Language (DSD) for Grade 10 students at B1 level, thereby enriching students, language learning experiences. Gaining this qualification is the start of the journey to gaining accreditation to study at German Universities

  • Start-Up Superstars empower students to develop essential 21st-century skills including communication, collaboration, problem-solving, critical thinking and creativity in an innovative and interactive way.  It aims to:

    • set up a whole-class event to raise the next generation of globally aware, socially responsible young entrepreneurs.

    • give all students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience of planning, launching and running a real business, owned and operated by them, that is sustainable and can grow and develop year on year. 

    • align the business to deliver positive social, environmental and economic impacts.

    • provide learners with the opportunities to take risks in a safe and supported environment to conceive their ideas, develop their thought processes and put their plans into action

  • Generation Global, a compelling programme that engages school students across the world in learning directly with, from and about each other. By means of video-conferencing and an online community, students from different parts of the world work together to investigate specific global issues, including climate change, discuss a range of opinions, values and beliefs; and explore the reasons for similar and different views.

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'Today a reader, tomorrow a leader!'

The reading programme at NWS is being developed to

  • support the holistic development of each student.

  • provide a rich and stimulating reading environment, while enhancing exposure to and developing understanding of English.

  • foster an enthusiasm for and love of reading for life, encouraging children to become attentive listeners, independent and reflective readers.

  • read and listen to a range of texts including fiction, non-fiction, playscripts and poetry.

  • develop reading strategies and skills, accuracy, fluency, understanding, enjoyment and a critical response to texts.

Parents are encouraged to read aloud to their children on a daily basis, listen to them read and support their reading for at least 20 minutes a day as they become proficient readers.

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Acknowledging the efforts put in by students and their families in securing outstanding results in the School's internal and CBSE examinations, NWS awards several merit and need based scholarships every year. Details of the same can be obtained from the School front desk.

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Booklists for 2024 - 2025

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