About Vidyashilp School

Vidyashilp School is a progressive school that enables students to become independent learners, where critical thinking is developed from the early years of a child.

Our Vision

Our vision is to create a community where purposeful learning focuses on the whole being, body, mind and spirit.

Our Mission

Our mission is to design and create an interconnected system involving the child, home and school. Through collaboration and cooperation, we ensure that every child is emotionally, socially and academically equipped to make valuable contributions to this global society

Our Motto is

‘Creativity and Diversity’

To reflect a philosophy of an emerging learning curriculum that is responsive to children’s strengths and interest by creating meaningful learning experiences.

To value and celebrate differences, acknowledge diverse learners, promote tolerance and secular humanism.


The school will follow the ICSE curriculum. The curriculum will carry a framework to facilitate academic excellence while also bearing in mind every student’s need to develop strategic resources to face the challenges of the 21st Century.

Our pedagogy is streamlined to bring in the 4 C's of Learning: Critical thinking, Creativity, Communication & Collaboration, to make learning meaningful, engaging and productive.

The interactive lessons supported by technology is designed to navigate into all areas of learning to provide information meaningfully, logically, innovatively and creatively.

A blended learning program is created through a learning practice that embraces inquiry- project based learning, technology integration, direct instruction and peer to peer coaching.


The academic year 2020-21 will see the beginnings at two campuses- Bagalur in North Bengaluru and Banashankari at South Bengaluru. The south campus will begin at JP Nagar * campus following a progression to a new campus in Banashankari from the academic year 2021-22 onwards. The spacious classrooms are designed for a 15:1 ratio and will follow the ICSE curriculum.

* The JP Nagar premises will accommodate grades 1 and 2.

The architectural team have put in the best practices while planning the school to optimize safety and the core belief of the school ‘Creativity and Diversity’. The aim is to develop an inside-out campus where students can connect with their immediate environment.

Vidyashilp School, JP Nagar

Vidyashilp School, Banashankari

Vidyashilp School, Bagalur


The academic year begins for Vidyashilp School in June 2020.
The admissions will open in January 2020.

Step 1

Please call us at 9901141126 / 6366750881 for VSS JP Nagar Branch,
and 6366636624 for VSS Bagalur Branch
or email us at enrolments@vidyashilpschool.com. You can also walk into our JP Nagar or Bagalur campus.

Step 2
Admission approval process

For the admission to be approved by the admissions panel, parents must complete and submit the application form with the following documents – copy of birth certificate of the student, copy of Aadhar card of the parents, copy of the academic reports of the past two years of the student.

Passport of the student (in case of foreign nationality)

Step 3
Interaction with student

Attend your child’s interaction on the specified date and time. Both parents must be present along with the child for the interaction. Queries regarding the result will not be entertained on that day.

Step 4
Interaction results

Results of the interaction will be conveyed to the prospective parents by phone or e-mail.

Step 5
Admission offer letter/Acknowledgement

The Admission offer letter will be extended to the prospective parent for their acceptance via email.

Step 6
Admission confirmation

On the acceptance of the offer letter an online payment will seal the confirmation of admission to the school.


Dr. Dayananda Pai – Managing Trustee

Dr. Pai is a prominent educationist, philanthropist and leading developer in Bangalore city. Apart from being the Managing Trustee of the school, Dr Pai is also the Board Trustee of B.M.S college and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and is the syndicate member of Manipal Universities and the National Institute of Technology, Suratkal and the former syndicate member of Mangalore University.

Dr Pai has been awarded the Karnataka Udyog Award and the Karnataka Rajyotsava Award for initiatives revolving social and charitable activities. He was conferred an Honorary Doctorate by Mangalore University for his exceptional contribution to the field of education and philanthropy.

Dr. Kiran Pai (Ed.D.)- Director

Dr. Kiran Pai is the Director of Vidyashilp Schools, Vidyashilp Academy and Vidyasagar Preschools. She is also the founder of educational initiatives such as Connectivate, a conference platform for educators and students. Agents of Change, another initiative is a social work model for empathy that aims to enable students to become active, compassionate citizens. Though she is one of the youngest education entrepreneurs in the country, she has nearly a decade of experience in the field of K-12 management and is involved in overall strategic management, development and administration of the school. Dr. Kiran is also a doctoral student of the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California.

Ms. Nalini Ponnappa - Academic Head - Vidyashilp Schools.

Ms. Ponnappa is a seasoned educator with over 37 years of experience in the field of education. She started her career in Good Shepherd Convent School Ammathi, Kodagu, and taught across grades in Delhi, Lagos and Bangalore. She joined Vidyaniketan School in 1989, a young school and embarked on a challenging, invigorating and rewarding journey; first as a teacher and later in the capacity of Headmistress, Principal and Joint Director. She was also the Convener of the ICSE schools for 2 years, managing a group of examination centres.

Her repertoire includes various curricula, ICSE, ISC, CBSE and accredited programs. She has extensively been engaged in designing and facilitating workshops for children as well as for teachers. Developing innovative curriculum and children-centric administrative policies, counselling and guidance and innovative educational breakthrough are her forte.

Ms. Shashikala Rananavare - Principal Vidyasagar Preschool- JP Nagar

Mrs. Shashikala Rananavare is the Principal of Vidyasagar Preschool- JP Nagar. She has been associated in the field of education for the past 25 years. Mrs. Rananavare holds a bachelors and a masters degree in Early Childhood Education. She has taught children right across the board from the Preschool to high school & worked in tandem with a curriculum that encourages 21st-century skills. She defines the VSP vision as an endeavor to guide every child to become a lifelong learner, express freely and hone skill sets required to be change-makers in society. She consistently seeks out ways to improve existing programs, resources & professional learning opportunities. Her absolute resolve is to add a dash of sparkle in every child's life.


Q. What grades do you offer?

Grades 1 & 2

Q. Is Vidyashilp School a co-ed?


Q. What is the teacher-student ratio?


Q. What are the school timings?

8.45 a.m to 3.30 p.m.

Q. What kind of co-curricular activities are available at Vidyashilp School?

PE, Art, Music, Dance, Yoga, Chess and Value Education.

Q. What are the arrangements for safety and security on campus?

The school is under CCTV surveillance. We provide round-the-clock security of the campus.

The staff are adept at managing the child’s well-being in the premises. They are trained in first aid and undergo professional development courses throughout the year.

Q. Does Vidyashilp School offer transport options for students?

Parents can choose from a list of independent vendors, information available at the reception.

Q. Are meals offered at Vidyashilp School?

Children are expected to carry lunch.

Q. What is the age criterion for admission to grade 1?

5 years, 10 months onwards.

Vidyashilp School Registrations Open


We invite applications from well qualified and experienced candidates.
You can email your CV and details to careers@vidyashilpschool.com

Contact Details

Vidyashilp School

J P Nagar Address

No. 778, 15th Cross, 1st Phase,
J P Nagar, Bangalore – 560078

Bagalur Address

90/1, Chagalatti,
Off New Airport Road,
Bangalore - 562149

Contact Number

Call: +91 77603 66366