The Schools affiliated to CISCE are run by a Registered Society or Trust and one of the principal purposes of such Society or Trust is Educational. The medium of instruction in CISCE Schools is English. Special importance is attached to English including oral English which is of a high standard. Most of the Schools are located in Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata and Chennai.
The Schools also pay attention to physical education, art and music. The Schools affiliated to CISCE in India also includes library, and apparatus for practical work. Where Science, Home Science or Technical subjects are offered for the examination, the premises and the apparatus and equipment are approved by the Council.