New Delhi: The Dhirubhai Ambani International School (DAIS) has become the only Indian school to rank among the Top 10 International Baccalaureate (IB) schools in the world, Education Advisers, the UK-based independent education consultants, said in a statement. Also Read - RIL family pays tributes to Dhirubhai on glitzy evening

The UK-based independent education consultants said the Nita Ambani-led DAIS stood at the 10th position in the ‘Global Top 50 IB Schools 2019′ list. Also Read - Dhirubhai Ambani Turned Reliance From Rs 1000 to Rs 6 Lakh Crore Company, Says Mukesh Ambani

“We are happy to welcome the first Indian school — Dhirubhai Ambani International School — to our Global Top 50 League Tables in position 10 for International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme scores,” Les Webb, Managing Director of Education Advisers, was quoted as saying by a news agency. Also Read - Dhirubhai Ambani Aerospace Park foundation to be laid tomorrow

“It’s great to see the best school in Mumbai breaking into this top 10 with an average score of 39.5 points, out of a maximum of 45,” Webb stated.

Situated at Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai, the Dhirubhai Ambani International School was established in 2003. Ever since its first batch of IB Diploma students has graduated from the school in 2007, they have consistently been achieving outstanding results in the IB Diploma examinations.

“This recognition exemplifies our school’s culture of excellence and is truly a testament to our students’ talent and hard work, and our teachers’ steadfast commitment,” Nita Ambani, Founder and Chairperson of DAIS, was quoted as saying by a news agency.

The IB Diploma Programme is a widely admired pre-university preparatory programme that is respected by leading universities across the globe. The IB programmes are offered across 5,139 schools in 156 countries.