India is a country where a lot of stress is laid on quality education and overall grooming, which is the reason why a large number of parents prefer to have their children educated at the best boarding schools in the country. There are a large number of boarding schools in India which are reputed worldwide for imparting world class educational as well as co curricular facilities.
Here is a list of top 10 best boarding schools in India:
10. Unison World School, Dehradun
One of the best boarding schools in India is the Unison World School, residential school for girls which admits students from Grade 4 to 12. The school has a tie up with prestigious UK based institutes like St Francis College and Abbots Brmley School. It is affiliated to ISC, ICSE and IGCSE.
9. Rajghat Besant School, Varanasi
Next on this list is the prestigious Rajghat Besant School in Varanasi, which dates back to 1934 and is amongst the oldest schools established by The Krishnamurti Foundation and Dr Annie Besant. It is a co educational school affiliated to CBSE.
8. The Scindia School, Gwalior
The Scindia School in Gwalior is a premier only for boys’ residential school, which was founded in 1897 by the Maharaja of Gwalior state. The school has nearly 600 students today, with a student teacher ratio of 10:1. It is affiliated to CBSE.
7. Lawrence School, Sanawar
The next name in the list of top 10 best boarding schools of India is that of Lawrence School, Sanawar, a well reputed private co educational boarding school, which dates back to 1847, making it one of the oldest boarding schools in Asia. Affiliated to CBSE, the school has a current strength of 700 students.
6. Mayo College, Ajmer
Mayo College in Ajmer is a well known public boarding school in India, which enrolls only male students. It is affiliated to CBSE and currently has 850 pupils on its rolls, with a teacher student ratio of 1:10.
5. Rishi Valley School, Chittoor
Next on this list comes the Rishi Valley School, a residential private co educational school located in the picturesque town of Chittoor near Bangalore. The school was founded in 1926 by Krishnamurti Foundation and is affiliated to ICSE and ISC.
4. The Doon School, Dehradun
The Doon School in Dehradun is another leading boarding school in India in 2015. This boys’ only independent residential school dates back to 1935 and has nearly 550 students at present, who are ages between 13 to 18 years. The school is affiliated to ICSE and IB.
3. Welham Girls School, Dehradun
Another school in Dehradun to make it to this list is the Welham Girls’ School, an independent boarding school affiliated to ICSE and IB. The school was established in 1957 and has strength of 600 students aged between 10 and 8 years.
2. Sahyadri School, Pune
One of the top boarding schools in India is the Sahyadri School in Pune, a co educational residential school founded in 1995. The school is affiliated to ICSE and limits its number of students to 225, with students being admitted to grade 4 to 10.
1. Bishop Cotton School, Shimla
Topping the list of best boarding schools in India is the Bishop Cotton School in Shimla, which was founded back in 1859, making it one of the oldest in the country. The only boys’ school enrolls 500 students at present and is affiliated to ICSE and ISC.
Students of all these schools are reputed to excel at all fields, whether academic or co curricular, becoming promising citizens of the future.