Staff Members – Electronic City

                                                                At Manipal International School, we truly believe that education does not end at the classroom doors, we take beyond classrooms.



Dr. Ritu Chauhan
Founder Principal

Dr. Ritu Chauhan is a reputed educationist with over 18 years of rich experience in CBSE, ICSE, GCSE, IGCSE, State board and IB board schools. She is a doctorate in Science and a university topper in B.Ed (Gold medallist). She is UGC- NET and CSIR- NET qualified. Her post-graduation degrees in Management (MBA), Education (M.A, M.Ed), Environment laws (PGDEL) and Career guidance and counselling (PGDGC & CSC) has benefitted many individuals and organizations. She is a certified Global career counsellor with distinction from Univariety, Singapore and CBSE resource person and trainer. She has worked on various research projects in Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. She has successfully conducted many competitive exams, CBSE exams, NEET and has been appointed several times for CBSE evaluation for Science examination as an examiner and a supervisor.Many organisations have appreciated and awarded her for her contribution in education field, social service and environment protection initiatives under categories like; Best Educationist, Best Principal, Progressive Principal, Innovative leadership, National Excellence, Global teaching excellence, Inspiring Green educator, Leader for Change, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Samman, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam award. Top 50 Effective Principal award etc.Dr Ritu Chauhan is a member of many renowned organisations which are working towards academic excellence and research activities. She is a Deputy State Head of Project Education- Global Sustainable development and National Advisor of Sports Academy Association of India (SPAA-MHRD, Ministry of higher education, Govt of India). She is the Vice President of Karnataka Hindustan Scouts and guides organization. She is a person with high values and ethics, a true mentor to her staff and students who strives hard to optimize the individual’s potential for overall development.Dr Ritu Chauhan is the Vice President (Academics) of Manipal Academy of Health and Education. She is the founder Principal of Manipal International School, Bangalore.Manipal International School’s curriculum emphasises on the acquisition of knowledge, understanding, critical thinking and problem solving abilities forthe students and our VP Academics believes that every learner is unique and they all have ability to learn. It is our responsibility as educators to nurture and develop every learner and make them responsible global citizens.

Geeta Manikrao Gajare
Pre-primary Coordinator, SME- PP &Committee leader

Post-Graduation, Diploma Montessori from (IMC), International Certificate in Education Preschool Teaching from Asian International College, Course in Special Education, Taken Training of Multiple Intelligent Methodology by Mr. Melvin Freestone (Senior Education & PD). Over 10 years of experience being in Pre-primary acquired a broad based knowledge of theories and application in key areas of child’s Holistic development. Received Karnataka Teachers Pride Award in the field of Education. Efficient leader and creates congenial environment for tiny tots to learn and grow.

P. JayaPrakash
Co-scholastic Coordinator and theatre faculty

MBA, ardent believer in bridging core academics with arts and imparts knowledge through developmental drama techniques for a strong impact on students. He comes with a good load of experience from marketing, management and training. He has invested years in learning to teach drama and is a certified creative educator by a renowned international drama academy, awarded the Karnataka Teachers’ Pride award, won the UPAY Gyan Yudh. He is an honorary award winner during the national Teachathon, the three awards for the innovative lesson plan, best online delivery and overall excellence in the performing arts stream. He is an epitome to joyful teaching and learning, proving happy teacher makes students happy.

Lakshmi Krishnan
Primary Coordinator, SME- English & Committee leader

Commerce postgraduate and B.Ed, with more than a decade of experience in Education and Administration. Holds a postgraduate diploma degree in Advanced Computer Arts. Engages in creating and sourcing fresh educational content, and devising innovative ways of effectively guiding students on their learning journeys. Trained in Special education needs, XSeed, Karadi Path language learning, MyPedia, Blooms Taxonomy and the Building-As-Learning-Aid Technique. Secured multiple accolades, including sixth position at the Viva Education National English Essay Writing competition in 2016, National rank in the teaching professional Olympiad and CED Foundation’s 2020 Global Teacher award. She was among the top 10 shortlisted candidates from the western region at the NDTV Education awards in 2016. She led her school’s British Council International School Award winning project team in 2015 and 2018. Presented a research paper on innovative strategies in Student Centric Learning at the National paper presentation in 2017.

Christine Ann Smith
Middle School Coordinator SME-Science & Committee leader

Post graduate in Biochemistry and B.Ed. Completed her Research Training on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus from the Indian Institute of Genetic Diseases and Genetic Disorders as well as Immunization techniques, Course in Special Education Needs, recognized by British Council for supporting integration of International learning in the curriculum. She is independent, motivated and passionate about teaching science and uses novel methods like teaching through hands on activities, interactive games and experimentation to make learning of Science fun and creates a positive learning environment in her classrooms.

Rekha S
Pre-Primary faculty and committee leader

Montessori trained, Completed International Certificate in Education in Pre School Teaching (ICEPT) from Asian International College, Singapore University, Diploma in Early Childhood Education (DECE) from IGNOU University. Taken Training of Multiple Intelligent Methodology from Melvin Freestone. Over 12 years of experience in teaching and believes in activity based experiential teaching and learning.

Delphy Herald Reuben
Pre-Primary faculty

Science Graduate, Diploma in Nursery Teacher Training, Completed Special Education Need SEN from Drishti Foundation. 6 years of experience in teaching and believes in creating young leaders.

K Santhosh Kumari
Pre-primary faculty

Post-graduation in Bio chemistry, NTT trained, Completed course in Special education needs from Drishti. 8+ years of experience, creating healthy environment for a child to grow physically and mentally.

Pre-Primary faculty

Graduate in Bachelor of Business Administration and B. Ed, NTT trained. Creative and always willing to learn.

M Umavathi
SME-Computer Science

Post graduate in Engineering with a specialisation in Embedded Systems, University Topper and secured 7th Rank in Embedded Systems, participated in National Conference and number of workshops on ‘Cyber Safety’, ‘Artificial Intelligence’. B.Ed. in Physical science and Mathematics. Rich experience of 11 years, dedicated, caring and passionate about teaching computer and maths through practical methods, activities and engages students with digital learning techniques.

Deep Shikha Rawat
Primary faculty

Postgraduate and B.Ed, course in special Education Needs, Diploma in Practical finance and accounts and rich experience of 10 + years in Educational Institutions, received several awards and achievements in co-curricular activities

Rama V Naik
SME- Kannada

Graduation and B.Ed with 13 years of rich experience, received the ‘Best Actor certificate’ in Song and Drama Division by Govt. of India in 2002, served as an ‘Evaluator of Karnataka School Quality Assessment Organization’ (KSQAO) of Karnataka State Govt. in the year 2006, received a ‘Teacher award’ from International Kannada Talent Examination in 2012. Yakshagana Player, Singer and dramatist. His innovative teaching practices and creativity is remarkable.

N Madhavi
SME- Mathematics

Post graduate in Mathematics with a specialization in applied mathematics and B. Ed, with 13 years of rich experience in Education. Received a certificate by Karnataka ICSE School Association (KISA) for workshop on teaching and evaluation. Competent in the use of latest teaching methods and techniques. She possess a genuine enthusiasm and passion for teaching maths.

Shubha Kiran
Social Science incharge and Committee leader

B.A, B.Ed in English and Social Science, Completed DCA Training at (MICE), BSS diploma in Nursery Education. Got trained under Dr.Gururaj Karajagi in an Association for Creative teaching (ACT). 12+ years of experience in schools and believes in creativity and experiential teaching learning process.

Namratha Mishra
Hindi faculty

MA and B.Ed in Hindi & Economics, course in Special Education Needs.

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Prakash P
Art & Craft faculty

Graduate in B.F.A sculpture department and has 10 years of experience in teaching, very passionate Terrracotta and 3D artist, attended many National workshops like stone workshops, graphic design workshop and sclupture workshops. Participated in Navaratri Natakostava in Rangayana and Shilpakala academy members, active explorer to teach creative arts to students. His primary goal is to impart the best impression of 3D art.

Mangeshkar subramani
Physical education faculty

B.Sc and PG Sports Management. Rich 5 years of experience in teaching. Trained as Sports coach from National Skill Development, certified fitness trainer from NFNA, National level boxer and honoured as the best state level topper among the top 15 players in Heavy Weight Category, specialized in training junior and senior level students.

Dance faculty

YIC at Vyasa, Bangalore University, participated in various reality shows like Kuniyonu Baara at Zee Kannada, Dee ETV Telugu, dance choreographer for almost a decade. She has won many accolades for her extraordinary performances at various ceremonies, creates an environment which makes children enthusiastic and full of energy throughout the classes. Certified coach from International Yogasana Championship in 2020.


Anu Kaushal

M.Sc (IT), B. Lib Bachelor of Library And Information Science BA and PGDCA. 10 years of experience in library management. Believes that reading is essential and motivates her students.

Rasily Mol P.V

GNM, 9 years of experience in Narayana Hrudayalaya and Wockhard hospitals. She is certified in BLS and ACLS basic life support. She was awarded as the best nurse from NH hospital (IKARE award). She has worked as a clinical instructor. She is caring and passionate for her job.

Kannada faculty

Graduation and B.Ed. in Kannada & Social Science, Focuses on improving each child.

Admission Officer

Diploma in Computer Science. She is ardent learner and hard working. Her multitasking skills are remarkable.

Sukanya R
Front Office Executive

B.Com, NCC cadet. She is hardworking and diligent.


Vandana Naik
Accounts & HR Manager

MBA in Finance, rich experience of 19 years in accounts and 4 years in HR. Awarded twice for Excellence in Financial Systems from Procter & Gamble India Ltd. Dedicated and hard working.

Hephzibah Mary Inbanathan
Primary faculty and Committee leader

B.Sc., B.Ed. in English & Mathematics, certified Spoken English Trainer (grammar and public speaking), cleared ‘IELTS’ twice with ‘C1 – CEFR Level’. , completed a ‘Corporate HR certification program and Advanced Diploma in Human Resource’. She has honours grade in ‘Diploma in Computer Application’ from NIIT, received ‘Karnataka Teachers Pride Award’ in the field of Education. A goal-driven instructor who is dedicated to inculcate 4 basic English language skills of LSRW to students.

Ms Vandana Patil
Hindi Faculty

Ms Vandana Patil is a dynamic Post graduate Hindi teacher with an experience of a decade. She effectively engages learners through innovative techniques and methodologies. She is progressive in her learning and has attended workshops on Classroom Management Techniques and Stages of development in adolescence. She has also been an SSLC evaluator for 2 consecutive years.

Admin officer

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