As a growing international boarding school with a diverse faculty and global ethos, it is not surprising that our school attracts students from or with links to countries all around the world.

  • Q. Who is the Chairperson of this institution?

    Chairperson is Ms. Kaniz Fatema Zareen of Viyellatex Group

  • Q. How many students are there per class?

    We have only 15 to 20 students per class.

  • Q. How many sections will you have per class?

    2 sections per class.

  • Q. Where are the teachers from?

    70% teachers are being recruited from abroad. 30% teachers will be recruited locally.

  • Q. Can we have a tour of the school?

    Yes, with prior appointment from 9.00am to 4.00pm.

  • Q. What is the difference between Cadet College and PHIS?

    Cadet colleges maintain a strict routine similar to that of defense academies, with stringent rules and regulations. PHIS, on the other hand, also enforces strict rules but teachers act more as guides and mentors, utilizing informal approaches to support students. In contrast, IB curriculum schools adhere strictly to the regulations outlined in the IB curriculum across all aspects of education.

  • Q. Is the school Sports oriented, like BKSP?

    This institution differs from a BKSP-style school and operates solely as an International Baccalaureate (IB) boarding school. Here, sports are integrated academically within the framework of the IB curriculum.

  • Q. Where is the school situated?

    It is in Mawna, Gazipur. It is about 6 km left from the main Gazipur Chowrasta.

  • Q. How long does it take to commute from the city?

    The typical duration of travel from Dhaka is approximately three hours, though this may vary depending on traffic conditions.

  • Q. What is the total student capacity?

    About 1000 students.

  • Q. When does the academic session begin?

    From August till June.

  • Q. What happens to the students who complete half of the session in the previous school?

    They will have to repeat the class for the next six months. They will be promoted to the next class in August after appearing for the final exams in June.

  • Q. Apart from Dhaka do you have any other branches around the world?

    No.

  • Q. My child is very good in sports but he lacks interest is education, is that enough for the school?

    No, academic education is also a fundamental aspect of IB curriculum. But the school will take responsibility for fostering your child's interest in studies as the school places a strong emphasis on academic excellence and dedicates special attention to fostering scholarly pursuits.

  • Q. What is the admission procedure?

    You can buy the admission form from our PHIS Dhaka Office by paying Tk 500. After that payment can be done in any branch of ONE Bank. Next, the admissions office will send you a date for the test. The child has to sit for basic Bangla, English and Math test and obtain minimum marks to qualify. Payment at the time of admission is subject to management approval.

  • Q. What are the subjects the students have to appear for?

    English, Bangla, Math, General Knowledge and Analytical ability of the current class level.

  • Q. After submission of the admission form when will the child appear for his test?

    The admission office will inform you the date. It will not be more than two working days.

  • Q. When can we know the result?

    Within 2 working days.

  • Q. Whom should we contact for admissions and get the forms?

    PHIS Admissions Office, Le Méridien Dhaka, 6th Floor, 79/A, Nikunja-2 (North), New Airport Road, Dhaka-1229. The phone numbers for admissions and queries are +8801713-258899 and +8801701-689626. And one can collect admission form from the PHIS Admissions Office.

  • Q. Can a student of Bangla/ English version get admitted into the school?

    Yes. Admission is open for all medium and version.

  • Q. How much are you charging for the admission form?

    It is TK 500.

  • Q. Where do we submit the fee?

    You will be provided a payment slip from PHIS Admissions office, and the equivalent amount have to be deposited in any branch of One Bank. Upon payment you will receive the receipts.

  • Q. What is the term of payment?

    Total Annual payment can be paid in quarterly instalments. But one can pay it yearly and half yearly installment, discount will be provided in half yearly and yearly payment.

  • Q. Will the teachers be with the students in the dorm at night to look after their needs?

    Yes, they will have roster duties.

  • Q. Will the Muslim students get facility to pray at the mosque on Fridays?

    Yes, certainly.

  • Q. Will Non Muslim students have a prayer room?

    No. But will be provided upon necessary.

  • Q. Where will the teachers and other management personnel live?

    In the apartment near to the dorm inside the campus.

  • Q. Will you have a counsellor for the energetic/ hyper/ week/ disciplinary issues/ introvert students?

    Yes, we have a qualified female counsellor.

  • Q. Will the special need students get extra help by the tutors?

    Yes.

  • Q. Will you be having Doctors and nurses in the campus?

    Yes, they are available 24x7

  • Q. How will you tackle emergency medical help?

    Our school is affiliated with a hospital in the city and in local area. Emergency transport will be there in the campus to treat emergency cases.

  • Q. Will the students have their own mobile / laptops?

    Mobile phones are not allowed but students are required to have their own laptops from grade 4 onwards.

  • Q. If a parent wishes to talk to the child, will he/she get the permission to carry a mobile with him?

    No, but the students have to communicate daily with parents in a specific time as its mandatory by the school.

  • Q. Can the children watch television?

    Yes, certainly but after completing their given task.

  • Q. How will you monitor the students when they are in the dorm at night?

    We have housemasters for 24X7 and CCTV cameras.

  • Q. How will you control on Drug/ Smoking/ other disciplinary issues?

    Zero tolerance. Monitoring will be done regularly. Regular checks up by doctors are done. Moreover random drug or dope tests are taken to ensure discipline.

  • Q. How will you monitor the students’ attendance?

    Students’ attendance is actively monitored by ManageBac.

  • Q. What measures have you taken to stop a child getting out of the campus without permission?

    The campus is rigorously monitored by patrolling security officers and is equipped with 24x7 CCTV surveillance, leaving no room for students to engage in such act.

  • Q. How will you ensure that the authorize personnel has come to drop/ take the students for holidays/ weekend visit?

    School maintains an authorization file which will contain the photographs of concerned personnel responsible for the child. School discourages to drop/ take the students by driver or manager, at least a blood relative must be present at that time.

  • Q. How will you monitor the entry and exit of people visiting the campus?

    Logbook and CCTV are there for monitoring purpose around the campus. Without prior appointment no one can enter or exit the campus.

  • Q. If both my children get admitted, will I get any type of discount?

    Yes. Sibling discount is there.

  • Q. If an underprivileged child, who is a brilliant student applies; will he get scholarship?

    Yes, if the child is meritorious. (will be approved by management authorities)

  • Q. Are you providing children with ACs in the Dorm?

    Yes.

  • Q. How many students will share one room?

    Four (4) students from 3-10 grade & three (3) students in 11 & 12 grade

  • Q. How will you ensure that the students are all disciplined?

    Vigilant duties.

  • Q. Can students go out with parents on weekend for an entire day?

    Yes. Students are allowed to go out with parents for whole day on Fridays/Saturdays only. However, they need to take a pass from Principal’s office. Students need to reach campus before dinner (at 7 pm).

  • Q. Will the school have buses for the students to commute from Mawna to Dhaka?

    No. We prefer parents to pick students from school campus due to strict security concerns.

  • Q. Can the parents avail buses to commute from Dhaka to Mawna?

    No

  • Q. Whom should we contact to inquire about the admission process/ scholarships/ waiver?

    Head of Admissions or Assistant Manager at PHIS Dhaka Office.

  • Q. Whom should we contact to inquire about the academic related issues?

    Admission Office in Dhaka.

  • Q. Regarding recruiting of teachers and management personnel, whom should we contact?

    Head of HR or HR Manager at the PHIS Dhaka Office.

  • Q. Want to visit the campus, on reaching there, who should be the first contact person?

    Need prior appointment through admission office. One need to contact the admission office at least 48 hours prior to the visiting date.

  • Q. If on an emergency situation, I need to take my child home, whom should I contact first?

    Principal’s Office

  • Q. During the weekdays if I need to talk or visit my child, whom should I take permission from?

    Principal’s Office

  • Q. What time would the school start?

    School starts at 8 in the morning.

  • Q. What will be their daily routine?

    Given in the student Handbook

  • Q. What if any child falls sick or for any unavoidable circumstances cannot attend classes, how will he catch up with the makeup classes?

    Make up classes will be taken. Extra help will be provided by the subject teachers.

  • Q. Will there be any specific prayer time for the students?

    Yes. They will be informed about the prayer timings.

  • Q. What is the difference between BKSP and this school?

    PHIS is an international boarding school following international rules & regulations where sports is an added advantage.

  • Q. Will you give any special training to the high achievers in Sports?

    Yes, certainly we do.