The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations was established in 1958. It is registered under the Societies Registration Act No. XXI of 1860.
The Delhi Education Act, 1973, Passed by parliament, in Chapter 1 under Definitions Section 2 (S), recognizes the council as a body conducting public examinations.
From class IX, the students have the option to choose their examining boards- ICSE or IGCSE. When they are in class VIII, school conducts a meeting with their parents to orient them about both the boards. Then with the consent of the parents, aptitude of students and suggestion of teachers, they are registered for the respective examination.
ICSE - INDIAN CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION
Subjects offered at JGIS for ICSE (IX & X)
(English, Hindi, History&Civics, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Art,
Computer Applications, Commercial Applications, Physical Education)