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Age Eligibility for ICSE

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AaryaMom 2010-11-15 15:19:17


can anyone help me regarding the age eligibility for ICSE Board Exams? becos each school is maintain different age criteria.

 Former member 2010-11-16 13:37:00


Most reputed  ICSE schools require child to be 5 yrs and 8 months+ as on 1st june to be admitted in 1st std. (Sishu Griha crieterion).

The normal trend is they admit 4+ for LGG, 5+ for UKG and corresponding age for 1st std in major ICSE schools.

However, child should have completed min 5 yrs as on April 1st to be admitted in 1st std, and min 15 years as on 1at April for 10th class in CBSE.



AaryaMom 2010-11-16 15:46:35


Thanks for ur reply sheetal.

one small clarification. If the child is enough to complete 5yrs for std 1 then he will b 14 when he goes to std 10.

As i dont want to waste my child 1yr , i'm very particular abt the age. He completes 4 yrs 8 months as of 1st june 2011 . But some schools r not ready to take him for UKG.


somnath 2010-11-19 23:18:58


I guess your child was born in Sept? I too have similar issue my daughter is October born and I'm confused as what's the right age criteria for admission in good schools in Bangalore! I haven't found any answer yet! 



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