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History

Originating in the Tibetan Plateau, in the vicinity of Lake Mansarovar, river Indus runs through the Ladakh region of Jammu & Kashmir. It flows towards Gilgit and Baltistan, and then towards the south, through the entire length of Pakistan. Eventually, it merges with the Arabian Sea near the port city of Karachi in Sindh, spanning a distance of 3,180 kilometres. The Indus sustains life and the economies of the regions it flows through.

India derives its name from the Sanskrit word 'Sindhu,' the ancient name for River Indus.

In January 2002, on the banks of River Indus at Leh, Lt. General Arjun Ray, PVSM, VSM (Retd.), a visionary par excellence, drafted the vision of a boarding school. It was a vision as encompassing and nurturing as River Indus itself. With his foresight and conviction on universalism of human values, the Indus International School, Bangalore was established on the 14th of July, 2003. Currently, it is counted among the top boarding schools in India.

The Indus International School in Bangalore, began its first academic year in 2003, with 135 students. Subsequently, to sustain and to ensure the students of a brilliant learning experience, the school graduated from Grade IX to Grade XII in just three years. Today, it is one of the largest and most diverse schools in Bangalore, with over 1,200 students from 33 countries, of whom 30% are residing at the campus.

 

Vision

To create global citizens and leaders of tomorrow through the traditional values of love, empathy, discipline, and respect – 21st-century citizens who think globally and act locally.

 

Mission

To create thoughtful leaders through holistic education and lifelong learning.