A world beyond boundaries
Go beyond the core curriculum
Go beyond the expected
Go beyond the traditional
Go beyond learning

India's first K-12 School of Innovation, Creativity and Design

Ekya Nava’s purpose-based education system enhances student learning by creating a hands-on environment where creativity and imagination are emphasised in addition to furthering the core curriculum.

Ekya Pioneers India's First Purpose-Based School, Redefining Education

At Ekya Nava, purpose is at the heart of learning. We design learning experiences and spaces that spark curiosity and inspire students to connect knowledge to real-world challenges. This holistic approach stimulates critical thinking and prepares them to be future-ready through

Real-World Connection

Purpose-based learning connects classroom knowledge to practical applications, showing students the real-world relevance, fostering deeper understanding and engagement.

Passionate Engagement

By aligning learning with personal interests and goals, purpose-based education boosts motivation. Students become curious, active participants, creating a dynamic environment.

Future-Ready Skills

Purpose-based learning equips students with crucial skills for life. Hands-on experiences and problem-solving foster critical thinking and creativity for tomorrow’s world.

A Positive Community

Purpose-based learning helps students excel in collaboration, sharing ideas, delegating tasks, and engaging in discussions. This builds respect, diversity, and teamwork skills.

Our Learning Pathways

Instilling empathy and sustainability, nurturing creativity, and preparing learners to shape a better world through innovative and purposeful design.

Ekya Nava nurtures a ‘Go beyond’ spirit, empowering students to explore creativity and innovation while delving deeper into the making process.

Fostering creative entrepreneurs. Going beyond design, business, ethics for an entrepreneurial mindset

Multidisciplinary frontier technology-enabled education. AI, Blockchain, Quantum Tech, for a holistic understanding 

Ekya Nava helps develop transferable life skills through experimentation and play like problem-solving, creative ideation, collaboration, and confidence – going beyond the core curriculum.

Ekya Nava equips students for a fast-changing world with the skills and resilience needed to make meaningful observations and contributions for themselves, to their families and to the world through their work and ideas.


Industry leaders who believe in Ekya Nava’s vision and are committed to transforming the educational experience for the next generation.

Take a look around our campus.

Ekya Nava Campus is an innovative educational environment designed to inspire creativity and foster holistic development. The campus features an open maker space where students can explore, create, and bring their ideas to life with various tools and materials. A dedicated design studio further enhances the creative experience, supporting projects from art to engineering prototypes. For early years, the vibrant atelier space encourages exploratory and sensory activities, nurturing foundational skills.  These thoughtfully designed facilities enable students to make, design, and innovate, preparing them to meet future challenges with creativity and confidence

Our Community

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Our Programs

Early Years Program (Ages 2.5 - 6 Years)

Our Early Years Program is based on the Montessori method, designed for young learners aged 2.5 to 6 years. Our approach nurtures children’s natural curiosity and encourages a lifelong love of learning. The Montessori environment is carefully prepared to meet the developmental needs of each child, offering:

  • Individualized Learning: Personalized activities and lessons that cater to each child’s pace and interests.
  • Hands-on Materials: Specially designed materials that promote exploration and discovery.
  • Holistic Development: Focus on cognitive, social, emotional, and physical growth.
  • Prepared Environment: Safe and stimulating spaces that foster independence and confidence.
  • Experienced Educators: Trained Montessori teachers who guide and support each child’s learning journey.

Our Montessori Program ensures that every child builds a strong foundation for future academic and personal success

Grade 1 - 10 (IGCSE)

At Ekya Nava, our Grade 1-10 program offers a robust educational experience aligned with the IGCSE board curriculum. Students not only excel in core subjects but also explore four distinct pathways designed to foster their individual interests and talents.


  • Creative Thinking: Cultivates innovation through design processes.
  • Problem-Solving: Tackle real-world challenges using design principles.
  • Visual Communication: Effective communication through visual design.


  • Hands-on Learning: Practical, experiential learning experiences.
  • Prototyping: Encourages iterative design and development of prototypes.
  • Skills Development: Practical skills in crafting and creating using various materials and tools.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Entrepreneurial Mindset: Entrepreneurial spirit and leadership skills.
  • Business Acumen: Knowledge and skills related to business management.
  • Innovative Solutions: Encourages the development of innovative solutions to societal and business challenges.

Information Technology and Society

  • Digital Literacy: Proficiency in using technology for communication, research, and problem-solving.
  • Ethical Considerations: Explores ethical issues related to technology use and digital citizenship.
  • Impact on Society: Role of information technology in shaping societal norms, values, and behaviors.

These pathways at Ekya Nava are designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and mindset necessary to thrive in an increasingly digital and interconnected world

School Timings

Montessori Beginners Program – 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Montessori Sub Junior Program – 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Montessori Junior Program – 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Grade 1- 10 – 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Meal Plan (Grades 1 - 10)

Breakfast – 7:30 AM – 8:00 AM

Mid Morning Snack – 9:30 AM – 9:40 AM

Lunch – 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Evening Snack (as applicable) – 3:00 PM – 3:10 PM

Admissions Open for Early Years AY 2024-25

Classes commence on October 2024

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