Established by the founders of the prestigious Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore International School (VIS) is a residential school in Chennai offering ICSE and CAIE academic curriculum.

Nestled at the edge of Mambakkam Lake and surrounded by lush green terrain, the campus of VIS Chennai is a place filled with an incredible sense of serenity and bliss. Every nook aspect of the campus is thoughtfully designed to serve the purpose of education and students’ needs. A perfect amalgamation of traditional and modern amenities present our students with just the right amount of stimulation so that they can make the most of their educational journey. With even the surroundings inspiring excellence, our students are geared to succeed in their personal and professional lives.

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Leader in Higher Education NOW IN SCHOOL EDUCATION​

  • Vellore International School (VIS) is from the house of Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), one of the top 20 engineering institutions in India, which is home to 80,000 students from 60+ countries.
  • VIS is located in a sprawling campus close to Kelambakkam, Off OMR, Chennai.
  • VIS Chennai aims to be the best international School, being in the heart of nature, young minds evolve towards achieving holistic development. In view to provide the present generation of learners with meaningful education, the idea of best international boarding School was conceived  in 2017 and identified the serene ambience.
  • The School Management is committed to provide school community with facilities supported by a soulful architecture to make VIS Chennai the Best co-educational International School.

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  • VIS aims to educate and empower its students to thrive in an increasingly complex world. VIS places faith in the power of values to help young minds navigate the future.
  • The Co-educational Residential School, to start with, will have classes in the middle school Grades 5 to 9 for the academic year 2023-24 with National and International Syllabus Framework to support the learning. The higher classes will be added in the subsequent years to develop the school fully into a Senior School up to Grade 12.
  • The ICSE/ISC, Cambridge (CAIE) and IB Diploma curriculum are designed to feed the insatiable curiosity of children, augment their desire to gain knowledge and strengthen their physical constitution.
  • Apart from inculcating the desire for knowledge the school is committed to arming the students with moral values such as honesty, integrity and good judgement for the life after school / graduation.
  • Best faculty from across the world, fair-minded and well-educated, empower students and ensure that the classrooms are transformed into launch pads for ideas.3

meaning and purpose

  • At VIS, every aspect of the students’ life is in perfect alignment to the founding desire of openness to learning, teamwork, hard work and honesty.
  • Aspiring to be the best residential school, VIS houses students from diverse backgrounds and cultures, offers them the opportunity to learn from and understand each other. At VIS, caring faculty, who share a high value system, mould the life of every child.
  • VIS aims to establish the Best Boarding School at giving the world, citizens with a true vision of life, help them face challenges in a positive and dynamic manner, and heartily contribute to society.
  • At Vellore International School (VIS) the focus is on ensuring high standards of education as well as a secure, caring and nurturing environment where each child is encouraged to excel.
  • VIS understands that everyone is unique and has different needs, which is why here differences are celebrated and spiritual, moral, emotional, physical and intellectual needs are taken care of. We are certain that students who go through the institution grow up to have a strong sense of community, both at the micro level and the macro level, and that they could respect all members of the community.
  • VIS strives to offer a stimulating learning environment with state-of-the-art technology across the curriculum in order to maximize individual potential. Apart from inculcating the desire for knowledge the school is committed to arming the students with moral values such as honesty, integrity and good judgement for the life after school / graduation.
  • We value the partnership which exists between school, parents and community, particularly the part it plays in realizing this vision. VIS strongly believes that students will be able to reach their full potential with the support of the caring and secure school community as well as parents and family.
  • The student while learning the syllabus content/concepts at VIS, will be able to:
    • understand and appreciate the syllabus content making the relevant connections that are required.
    • work individually and in collaboration to present his / her point of view in understanding the content.
    • research independently on the subject content when asked and make a presentation of his / her findings.
    • carry out projects and come up with creative/innovative ideas and theories for discussion.
    • participate in formative and summative assessments with confidence and come out successfully.
    • exhibit communication and leadership skills In order to provide Best Boarding School Experience, students are exposed to Sports Programmes, Camps and Tours, Clubs and Hobbies, Career guidance and Counselling, School Exchange Programmes at VIS.


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