Scholars of the College write the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (Year 10) Examination (ICSE) and the Indian School Certificate (Year 12) Examination (ISC) conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi (CISCE).
The performance of the Scholars is evaluated on a regular basis. Regular Tests are administered to assess continuous progress. Together with Half-Yearly Examinations and Final Examinations they also form the basis for promotion to the next higher class. Students may be advised to attend Remedial Classes that are held in the College regularly. These classes are held after school hours or on holidays. Summer classes are held throughout the vacations in the morning. They are especially structured to assist Scholars in both the College Syllabus and in competitive examinations.
Colvin Taluqdars' College retains its distinction as a premier residential College. Over the years, it has been found appropriate to admit day-scholars to the institution, who can take advantage of the infrastructure provided. The College hostel is spacious and the multi-cuisine served is wholesome and of quality. The best aspects of a residential College are encouraged. This includes gentlemanly behaviour, self-discipline, etiquette and manners befitting students who are being groomed to face the challenges of international living.
The vast playing fields, enclosed on all sides and well-guarded are dedicated to the younger students where they can hone their skills and fine tune their athletic abilities. There is a separate Football field for these younger pupils.
Every classroom of the Primary Section has the latest teaching aid always present to assist the teachers. Television sets are used for visuals to get a deeper understanding of the concepts. Age appropriate lessons on multimedia players, aid in pronunciation, diction and inflections, perfecting speech in these formative years.
Teachers and Students regularly receive orientation from experts and career guidance from qualified counsellors. The staff is well-trained and constantly motivated to serve to the utmost of their capacity and beyond. They clearly understand the responsibility of guiding thousands of lives into the future and thus directing the destiny of the Nation. It is a task that is undertaken with sincerity and seriousness.