Social Life


If you are visiting ISB with family, you will have access to a number of family-friendly facilities on campus such as a day-care centre, children’s play area, grocery store, coffee shop and an infirmary. Members of your family can use the on-campus recreational facilities such as the swimming pool, gym and game courts.

Day Care Centre on Campus

Sunshine Play Schools have set up a day-care centre at the ISB campus.The initiative is of great value to working spouses, staff and faculty at the ISB. The centre is located in the Faculty Housing Area of the School. It is easily accessible for parents. You can have access to Sunshine’s following facilities:

  • Playgroup and day-care programmes
  • Caters to children from 3 months to 12 years old
  • Safe and healthy ambience
  • Curriculum designed to help children "discover-and-learn"
  • Regular open house for parents and grand Parents
  • Medical insurance and periodic health check-up
  • Consistent training and upgrading of staff skills
Festivals and Celebrations

The Indian School of Business (ISB) is all about community living. The spirit is brought alive on campus by celebrating festivals and occasions such as Navratri*,KarvaChauth*, Diwali*, Children’s Day, Christmas, Lohri*, Pongal*, Sankranti*andBasant-Panchami*, among others.

*A brief description of the various festivals is given below:

Navratri– “Navaratri” or “nine nights” in Sanskrit is a Hindu festival that extends to nine nights and 10 days. During these days, the different forms of Goddess Shakti are worshiped. It is commonly referred to as Dussehra.

KarvaChauth – This is an annual one-day festival celebrated by married Hindu (and some Sikh) women. On this day, women fast and pray for their husband’s health.

Diwali – This is one of the most important festivals in India. Commonly known as the “Festival of Lights,”Diwali signifies the triumph of good over evil.

Lohri – Predominantly celebrated in Punjab, Lohriis a festival dedicated to the end of winter.

Pongal / Sankranti – A harvest festival traditionally intended to thank the Sun God and farmstead livestock for creating the bountiful harvest.

Basant-Panchami – A Hindu festival celebrating Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, music and art.