Plus two Admission 2017-18 in Loyola School Jamshedpur

Aspiring for admission to class XI in a prestigious ICSE school in Jamshedpur? Loyola School Jamshedpur has published a notification regarding plus two admission for 2017-18. Learn here the details about the admission process to class XI. Also find general information on admission to other classes.

About Loyola School, Jamshedpur

Loyola School, Jamshedpur is located in a sprawling campus in the heart of Jamshedpur, in the state of Jharkhand, India. The whole campus is blessed with a green surrounding and large playgrounds for the students to play. The school was founded in the year 1947 by the Jesuits of the Society of Jesus, a Roman Catholic religious order from the United States. The Jesuits had founded the school at the invitation of the Tatas. Since then, the school has never looked back and is now counted among the top 15 schools in India as per one survey conducted by Education World and Indian Market Research Bureau (IMRB). Admission to this school is thus a highly coveted one and parents in Jamshedpur leave no stone unturned for seeking admission for their wards.

Plus two admission notification for the session 2017-18

Loyola School, Jamshedpur has published the said notification on 30 November 2016 on its official website. The notification is about admission to class XI only. The school will be admitting students for its Arts, Commerce and Science streams. Admission to Science stream is however, restricted to students of Loyola School only. Students coming from other schools, will have to make do with Arts and Commerce stream. Other useful details given in the admission notification are as follows.

  1. Download the application form from the website of the school. The form after filling in, along with the annexures are to be submitted in person at Loyola school as per the following schedule.
    For students of Loyola School: 2nd February 2017 (Thursday); 8.30 am to 10.30 am
    For students of other schools: 6th February 2017 ( Monday); 8.30 am to 10.30 am

  2. The application form is to be submitted along with a fees of Rs 200/-

  3. A recent passport size photograph and photocopies of class IX and X report cards are to be submitted along with the application form.

  4. Selection will be done on the basis of marks both in IX and X class. Marks scored in ICSE is not taken into account.

  5. The list of successful students will be published on the last day of the ICSE examination in March 2017 at 11.00 am.

  6. Students along with their parents will be interviewed immediately after the publication of the list of successful students.

  7. Successful students will be granted admission provisionally, subject to their passing class X examination from their respective boards.

  8. The students will be granted provisional admission as the Council of ISC, New Delhi permits grant of provisional admission to class XI, even before the declaration of results of class X exam.

  9. Streams, whether Science, Arts or Commerce, will be allotted based on the marks of the students in their class IX and X examinations.

  10. Streams once allotted will not be changed and no such requests for change of stream are entertained by the school administration.

  11. Admission of students coming from boards other than ICSE will be regularised, only when the Council for ISC issues them with an eligibility certificate.

Admission to other classes

Admission to UKG

Loyola School Jamshedpur begins its intake from KG (UKG, to be precise). The total number of vacancies for this class is 250. 10% of the seats are reserved for students coming from below poverty line (BPL) backgrounds. The ideal age for getting admission to KG is four and half to five years. Students who are in their 5th year are interviewed for their intelligence and suitability for admission. Parents too are interviewed for their understanding of the school's policies and the education pattern offered by the school. School admissions are no more a cakewalk for most parents. Often, some parents resort to pressurization and unfair means to get their child admitted in the school of their choice. The Loyola School administration doesn't encourage any kind of donations or influence during the admission process. Parents found indulging in such activities are debarred from the admission process. The admission process gets over in the previous year itself. The forms for admission are available in the month of September and are to be submitted within the stipulated time period that is generally the last week of the same month.

Classes other than kindergarten and XI

For classes other than KG and class XI, admissions depend upon the availability of vacancies in the respective class. In case of vacancies, the eligible students are tested and then interviewed. Only after clearing these hurdles one can hope to get admitted in this prestigious school. Prospective students to note that the admission process closes on the last day of September itself. So all those aspiring for admission in Loyola School are to be very particular of the dates.

Other important details

  • The school is affiliated to the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and Indian School Certificate (ISC).
  • The school offers course of studies from kindergarten (UKG) to class XII.
  • The medium of instruction is English and it is compulsory for the students and the teachers alike to communicate in English while in the school campus. However, Hindi too plays a vital role in the school curriculum and is a compulsory subject.
  • The school doesn't encourage private tuitions. Students are restricted from going to their subject teachers for tuitions.
  • Till the year 2001 the school used to be a boys only school. But from 2001 onwards it is now a co-educational school with equal opportunities for girl students.

Some important facts of the school

  • Type of school: Jesuit school
  • School motto: In Cartitate et Justita ( In Love and Justice)
  • Rector: Fr. CL George, SJ
  • Principal: Fr. Sebastian Puthenpura, SJ
  • Number of students: above 3000
  • Nickname: loyoleans
  • Important websites:
    Official website:
    Plus two admission notification:
    Download admission form:
  • Important dates for class XI admission: 2nd and 6th February 2017 for outsiders and loyoleans respectively
  • Contact numbers:
    Rector: +91-657-2231842
    Principal: +91-657-2231795
    Vice-Principal: +91-657-2222934
  • Address: Beldih triangle road,
    Northern town, Jamshedpur,
    Jharkhand - 831001

Concluding note

Loyola School, Jamshedpur is definitely a school worth studying in. It has its reputation not only in the city of Jamshedpur but across the whole of India. Loyoleans have made their school proud by winning laurels across the country by performing very well in quiz and debating competitions. Its students have made their mark in different fields both in the country and abroad. Some of its notable alumnus are Varun Aaron, a national level cricketer who has represented India in many international tournaments. Rajdeep Chatterjee is a Bollywood playback singer. Abhinav Kumar, IIT JEE all India ranking 1st in the year 1998 is now a professor in MIT USA. There are many more such notable loyoleans. For more details of the school you are advised to visit the page Loyola School, Jamshedpur - Admissions to 2017 - 2018 Academic Year in India Study Channel. By taking admission in Loyola School, Jamshedpur you will never be at a loss. So for those seeking admission in class XI, be particular about the dates in Feb 2017. For other classes, seek your luck in the month of September, prior to the year the session begins.

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