The Indus Trust was established in 2003, at Bangalore, in order to set up and manage full spectrum International schools affiliated to the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO). The Board of Trustees comprises of members representing varied fields such as real-estate development, information technology and consumer durables. The Indus Trust is managed by Lt. Gen (Retd) Arjun Ray, PVSM, VSM, who is the Chief Executive Officer. The first school, Indus International School, Bangalore, was established by the Indus Trust on 14 July 2003. This school currently has about 1,200 students from across 32 countries. The Trust subsequently set up the Indus International School, Pune and Indus International School, Hyderabad in 2008. The Indus Trust has also set up the Indus International Community School, the Indus School Of Leadership and the Indus Early Learning Centres.
The ethos of Indus Schools is In Omnia Paratus or 'prepared for all challenges'. The vision of Indus schools is to create global citizens and the leaders of tomorrow, through the traditional values of love, empathy, discipline and respect - 21st century citizens who think globally and act locally. Indus Schools offer comprehensive education through a unique and well-defined IB curriculum. Dedicated and well-qualified faculty focus on providing "learning beyond classroom." Indus Schools provide a balanced environment with infrastructure that supports excellence through an array of world-class facilities in academics, sports, IT, and habitat.
With fourteen academic firmaments, Indus is the largest group of private schools offering International Education in the country.