Prepare your child for an extraordinary future at Ekya Nava, India’s first K-12 School of Innovation, Creativity & Design.

A school where your child’s purpose is uncovered, their creativity is nurtured, where innovation is embraced, and where they are equipped to tackle real-world challenges. With visionary educators, local and global industry mentors, cutting-edge facilities, and real-world connections, we redefine education.


We equip your child for a borderless world where their impact knows no bounds.


Our educators and industry experts guide them towards excellence.


State-of-the-art classrooms, labs and creative hubs foster boundless creativity.


We bridge the gap between education and the real world, empowering your child to thrive.


With over 30 years of educational legacy, we have served more than 20,000 students, from Montessori to Post-doctoral levels.

Progressive K-12 Schools in Bangalore across five campuses

CMR University (CMRU) is a private university in the state of Karnataka, established and governed by the CMR University Act 2013

Includes the prestigious CMR Institute of Technology, CMR Pre-University Colleges and NPS International School, Singapore

Board of Governors

Driving strategic vision and innovation in educational standards.


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

Ekya Nava Campus: Where design meets distinction

At Ekya Nava, we’ve harnessed the transformative power of environment design to create a truly exceptional campus.

Our visionary space boasts

Exposed Building Surfaces

Witness the inner workings of our architectural masterpiece, where students gain insights into mechanical systems.

Cascading Atrium

A central hub of creativity and innovation.

Maker Labs

6000 sq. ft of open labs for hands-on exploration.

Design Lab

A haven for product design, art, and crafts.

Cutting-Edge Technology

Information Technology and S.T.R.E.A.M Museum

Purpose-Designed Classrooms

Flooded with natural light and ventilation.

Creative Showcases

Corridor "shop windows" display student works.

State-of-the-Art Science Labs

For both primary and middle school.

Vertical Gardens

In senior science labs, connecting nature and education.

Sports Excellence

A 15,000 sq. ft sports arena for athletic prowess.

Futuristic Facade

Blending aesthetics with billboards, LED screens, vertical gardens, and wind mobiles.

Dining Ambiance

Indoor and outdoor student dining experiences.

Library Oasis

Featuring casual and serious reading zones, plus a digital library.

AV Room

Designed for immersive learning.

Teacher Resource Center

Empowering educators for success.

Well-Being and Counseling

Ensuring the holistic development of each student.

Early Years Exclusive Entrance

A warm welcome for our youngest learners.

Multimedia Assembly Area

Where ideas take centre stage.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I apply for admission to Ekya Nava?
  • Begin with the enquiry form at
  • Receive an invitation link to proceed with the application or you can click here to start your application .
  • Complete the application and submit required documentation.
  • Candidates must sit for the Ekya Nava SET (Student Entrance Test) for final qualification.
When does the admissions process start at Ekya Nava?

Admissions for an academic year starts the previous September of the calendar year

Admissions for Academic year 2024-2025, Early Years ( Montessori ) programs are ongoing with classes to commence on October 2025

Admissions for Academic year 2025-26 for Early Years and Grades 1 – 7 will commence on 1st September 2024

Is there an entrance test at Ekya Nava?

Yes. The Ekya Nava SET (Student Evaluation Test) is mandatory for students from Grade 1 to Grade VII.

What curriculum does Ekya Nava offer?

Ekya Nava has developed its own unique in-house curriculum till Grade VII, post which it follows the IGCSE curriculum

Which co-curricular activities does Ekya Nava provide?

For a comprehensive list of co-curricular activities at Ekya, click here

What is the Fee structure at Ekya Nava?

Once you have completed the online application and visited our campus, we will share the fee structure with you.

What is the purpose of Open House?

The Open House lets you explore Ekya Nava’s philosophy, pedagogy, approach and environment. It allows parents to understand our commitment to holistic growth and meet our leadership team, who will highlight our curriculum and core values.

Can I have a campus tour at Ekya Nava?

Yes, Parents can tour our campus during the Open House. Our campus walkthroughs offer a firsthand experience of our thoughtfully designed infrastructure that promotes engaged learning and growth.

What is the student-teacher ratio followed at Ekya Nava?

At the Pre-primary level, it’s 1:20, and from the primary level onwards, it’s 1:30.

How is CMR connected to Ekya Nava?

CMR, founded in 1990 by Mr. KC Ramamurthy and Dr. Sabitha Ramamurthy, is the precursor to Ekya Schools, which Dr. Tristha Ramamurthy established in 2010 with Ekya Nava being the purpose-based school under the Ekya umbrella

Is there a transport service at Ekya Nava?

Yes, we provide air-conditioned bus services across the city. Once transport requests are made, detailed routes and stops will be disclosed. Note that transportation fees are additional. View the tentative areas covered.

What are the school timings at Ekya Nava?

Regular Timings ( 3 days of the week) – 8:10 am to 3:15 pm Extended Day Timings ( 2 days of the week) – 8:10 am to 4:15 pm

Does Ekya Nava have a boarding facility?

While we don’t offer boarding, we do provide a day boarding facility. Our cafeteria serves morning snacks, lunch, and evening snacks, especially on extended days. Plus, students can relish fresh items from our in-house bakery.

What is the age criterion for admission at Ekya Nava?

We adhere to government-prescribed age criteria. For grade-specific details, click here

When can I meet Ekya Nava’s Head of School?

The ideal time would be during the Open House.

What types of assessments do students undertake at Ekya Nava?

Students undergo a range of assessments, from individual and group tasks to authentic real-world tasks. They also sit for a term review and an end-of-term exam.

What documents are needed for admissions?

The documents required at the time of application submission and admissions include

  • 5 passport-size photographs
  • Student birth certificate
  • Academic record for last two years (For Montessori Senior / K2 and above)
  • Caste certificate (as mandated by the Government)
  • ID proof of both the parents and student (Aadhar / Passport)
How can parents participate in their child's education at Ekya Nava?

Parents play a crucial role in the Ekya Nava learning journey. To engage more deeply, consider joining our Friends of Ekya Program.

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