Yes, you should be running the school under a non-profit trust with minimum 2 members or society with minimum 7 members.
No, you do not need to have prior experience because the same will be provided by our training and support programmes.
Of course, this is really a rewarding decision that you want to come with Ark International School which has already become a brand in Indian Education Segment.
No, we do not make available funding from our side. However, we have tie-ups with several financial institutions. The rate of interest will be decided by financial agency only.
It is decided by potential area you have, the number of students you want to target and fee structured you have planned. On basis of your plan, we make calculation that how much amount you would need to invest. You also have to invest a certain amount in advertising as well as for working capital for some years.
It varies area wise. Different areas have different characteristics and considering this, there may be large cost variations too. The exact amount can be decided only after a proper market study.
This is not recommended by us. You must have proper infrastructure to begin a Ark International School. We do want to see people dissatisfied with our brand image. Before you begin to educate children under the Ark International brand name, you must have education standard parallel to predefined standards.
Not at all, we work with transparent policies and there is absolutely no hidden cost.
Fee paid for franchise is non refundable and consists of 2 parts - an initial license fee and an ongoing royalty (which is a percentage of your revenue).
The fee is to be paid at the time of signing the agreement.
Royalty is to be paid on revenue and is paid to Jesus Educational & Social Upliftment Society.
The branch can be set at any location which is easily accessible by students. Other criteria like visibility, neighbourhood, lease rental to be paid (if leased), competition etc. also equally effect the selection of location.
As soon as the agreement is signed, our site selection consulatants will work with you as well as local agents, contractors or developer, to evaluate the site, etc.
You can use Residential, Agricultural, Institutional or Commercial land if allowed by local authority to begin the school.
There is no compulsion like that and you can also use leased land as well. However, the lease has to be irrevocable and for 30 years.
We would make available architect plan and all construction work should be completed as per given specifications
Yes, to run the school, you should have recognition from the state government and affiliation from Educational Boards. We have consultants who upon request will guide you through the process.
It entirely depends on the availability of resources which include building, school infrastructure, equipments, furniture and allied materials. As soon as you set everything, you are ready to open a school
The quality of education truly matters and apart from best of the facilities, the quality can only be brought by quailed teachers. Hence, our consultants will personally help you for arranging qualified teachers and other staff members. Our people will supervise you to get best possible talent in your team of teachers. As far as salary is concerned, it is entirely based on local market.
Besides providing manuals which have full details, we have also prepared training programmes with proper practical experience. These programmes help you run your school. On annual basis, we will also host conference which gives you opportunity to discuss your issue with associates in our chain.
Initial Training Cost is already included with the License Fee. Items not covered are own travel, accommodation and food expenses. Additional trainings will be chargeable.
Yes, we provide everything. We have our own suppliers and you may buy the prescribed books and uniforms etc. from them. However, if your local suppliers can provide the exact prescribed things at a cheaper rate, please feel free to arrange things from respective suppliers as well
It depends on you. You will need to recruit and manage your staff, monitor finance and look after admin work too.
We have right to provide approval for additional services you are wising to offer apart from education. It also depends on availability of space, infrastructure, etc.
Our fee structure is made of Registration Fee, Admission Fee, Annual Charges, and Monthly Fee. There is no fix fee structure as there are a number of factors which can affect fee structure.
The cost will be an accumulated amount of teachers’ salary, salaries of other staff members such as Principal, Drivers, Attendants Etc, Security Guards, Administration, Accounts, Telephone Bills, Electricity Bills, Property Tax, Maintenance of Building, and Marketing & Advertisement Expense.
This entirely depends on you and your infrastructure, you capability, competition, investment, site location, size, you local market, advertising, promotion of school, etc.
The chairmen of society/trust will the sign agreement. You are also required to present a signed copy of your resolution that agrees your association with us.
In such as case, you can no longer go with our brand name, our school systems, syllabus, system, etc.
After the signing of agreement, you are required to get it renewed after 30 years.
Yes you can but we advise you to do so after 6 months. This is why because you are supposed to give all your efforts to kick start the first one.