Admission to The Emirates National School is regulated under the norms of the Ministry of Education in the UAE and the CBSE board requirements. The academic year begins in April and ends in March and admissions for all classes begin from October and close by 30 of November of each year for the following academic year. Students who wish to study at The Emirates National School must fulfill the criteria’s set by CBSE and the Ministry of Education in order to be enrolled in successfully.

Age Requirements

The child should have completed 4 years of age as on July 31st  of the current year to be admitted to KG1, 5 years in KG 2, so on and so forth for the other classes.

Transfer Certificates

Students who wish to enroll from KG2 upwards must produce a Transfer Certificate  (T.C).

Registration and application

The Registration and application forms must be dully filled in, ensuring that the information provided is not falsified and supported along with

  • Copies of - Passport (all relevant pages including latest Visa Page), Emirates I.D, Birth Certificate – (2 nos. each)

  • Recent passport size photograph – (5 nos.)

  • Mark list and progress report of previous classes for students joining from KG2 upwards along with the original and one photocopy

  • Transfer Certificate (T.C.) along with the original and one photocopy

Local Transfer

Students joining from other schools from other Emirates (other than from Sharjah) seeking admission should get the T.C. attested by the respective Zones of the Ministry of Education. Students from local schools in Sharjah need only to submit the T.C. issued from the previous school within 10 days from the date of joining.  Admission will be confirmed only after the submission of the necessary documents. Admission from outside the UAE: T.C. from the last school attended should be submitted within 15 working days from the date of joining. The Transfer Certificate (T.C) must be attested by


  • Educational Authorities (DEO/AEO or CBSE Regional Officer)

  • Indian Consulate, Dubai

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UAE


Admission test

Admission is given on the basis of the child’s academic record and performance at the interview/assessment test (not applicable for admission to KG I).