Modern School, Barakhamba Road

Since its inception during the nationalist movement of the country, Modern School, Barakhamba Road, has earned a sound reputation for its quality education and all round growth of each student. The institute is also a member of the NPSC (National Progressive Schools’ Conference) and the IPSC (Indian Public Schools’ Conference). The institute has also consistently won the International School Award from 2007 to 2010. The school also offers world class sports infrastructure with six tennis courts, huge swimming pool, gymnasium, six basketball courts, athletic track, squash courts, table tennis, and separate fields for cricket, football, and hockey.

Name of the School Modern School, Barakhamba Road
Board Affiliated to CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education)
Location/Contact Details Modern School,

Barakhamba Road,

New Delhi – 110001

Phone: 011-23311618/19/20

Fax: 011-23316214


  • Private
  • Co-educational
  • Part Residential (for outstation students)
  • Standards VI to XII
Medium of Instruction English
Admission Procedure The school admits all the students of its Junior Wing (R.S. Junior Modern School, Humayun Road), after completion of class V. For students coming from other schools, admission is offered for standards VI to IX and XI, subject to availability of seats.


For getting admission to classes VI to IX, students need to apply in the 4th week of February. The application should be clearly marked, whether the student wants admission as a ‘Boarder’ or a ‘Day Scholar’. The application should be accompanied by the copy of birth certificate, result of previous class, and any other sports or extra curricular achievements performed by the candidate.


The candidates will have to appear for an entrance examination, which is held generally in the 2nd or 3rd week of March. Admission tests are taken on English, Mathematics, Hindi, and Science. Candidates qualifying in the written examination are called for a personal interview, along with their parents.


Admission to class IX generally starts after the publication of class X CBSE and ICSE results. Admission is granted on the basis of marks obtained in the Xth board examination.

Extracurricular Activities The hidden talents and passions of the students are expressed through the following clubs and societies:

  • Economics Society
  • Vocal Music Society
  • Debating Society
  • Peer Training Club
  • Nature Club
  • Astronomy Club
  • Illuminati Physics Club
  • Quiz Club
  • Environment Club
  • Maths Club
  • Kids for Tigers
  • Interact Club


The students perform a lot of cultural and extra curricular activities, representing their own house, from the following:

  • Ashoka House
  • Akbar House
  • Lajpat House
  • Azad House
  • Gandhi House
  • Shivaji House
  • Nehru House
  • Shastri House
  • Laxmibai House
  • Ranjit House
  • Patel House
  • Subhash House
  • Tagore House
  • Pratap House
  • Tilak House


The students of standards IX and X have to opt for any one from the following productive work:

  • Electronics and Robotics
  • Dramatics
  • Ceramic Designing and Pottery
  • Home Science and Interiors
  • Graphics (Print Making)
  • Fashion and Jewellery Designing
  • Sculpture and Wood Craft
  • Fine Arts and Painting
  • Vocal Music
  • Instrumental Music: Flute, Sitar, Tabla
  • Paper Technology and Calligraphy
  • Photography
  • Classical Dance
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Western Music
  • Computer Science & Applications
  • School Band


Established in the Year 24th April 1931

Subjects offered in various classes are as follows:

Standards VI to VIII:


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Mathematics
  • Sanskrit/French (Third Language)
  • General Science
  • Social Studies
  • Computer Science & Applications

Standards IX and X:


  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Hindi/ French /Spanish / Sanskrit/ Any other language
  • Social Studies – History, Civics, Economics, Geography
  • Science with Practical – Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Standards XI and XII:


Compulsory subjects for humanities, science and commerce stream students:

  • English
  • Physical and Health Education
  • General Studies
  • Work Experience



  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology/ Multimedia &Web /Computer Sc./ Economics Bio-Tech. /Fashion Tech
  • Mathematics/ Physical Edu /Psychology



  • Geography /Economics/ Business Studies / Physics /Home Science
  • Mathematics/ Political Science/Physical Edu./ Multimedia &Web
  • History/ Economics/Mathematics/ Painting
  • Psychology/ Physical Edu / Mathematics


  • Accountancy
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Mathematics/ Fashion Tech/ Multimedia & Web Tech/ Physical Edu.

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