Schooling is an important part of our lives. In this era of information and technology education of an individual is very important. Proper education not only imbibes knowledge in the mind of the person but also grooms them according to the need of the world and makes them a better social brute for man is but a social animal.
Admitting our children in any other school does not work as school educates the minds not only through studies but also through activities and responsibilities. Hence admittance of the child in a proper institution is definitely important. Here are the top 10 best and largest schools in India in 2018.
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- 10. Rishi Valley School, Bangalore
- 9. Scindia School, Gwalior
- 8. Mayo College, Ajmer
- 7. Welham Girls School, Dehradun
- 6. Lawrence School, Sanawar
- 5. Bishop Cotton School in Shimla
- 4. Delhi Public School Society
- 3. Cathedral and John Connon school, Mumbai
- 2. Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai
- 1. Doon School, Dehradun
10. Rishi Valley School, Bangalore
The school situated in the city of Bangalore is a boarding school, established by one of the greatest philosophers of the country Jiddu Krishnamurthi. The school has a universal approach to the education and pays equal attention to the community services and co curricular activities. It hosts a discussion, debate club meetings, and assemblies as a part of the daily education routine. The school campus is surrounded by the ancient hills and tiny villages and there is greenery all around the campus. It pays equal attention to the global matters such as Global awareness and wildlife protection. The school has its own bird sanctuary set up by the school authority to constantly monitor the population of birdlife in and around the school.
9. Scindia School, Gwalior
The Scindia school is situated in the famed Gwalior Fort. Located in India, the institution is a boarding school especially for boys that was founded in 1897. The school was actually established to serve the purpose of educating the nobles and the princes of the Royal families, especially for the Marathas. Madho Rao Sindhia, the late Maharaja of Gwalior had laid the stones for the establishment. In the year 2010, the school had 600 pupils with a teacher to student ratio of 1: 10. The motto of the Scindia School is “Knowledge Liberates”. The courses are offered for classes VI to XII.
8. Mayo College, Ajmer
Next on our list is a school founded by one of the Viceroys of India. The Mayo College was established by Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo in the year 1875. It is an independent boarding school for boys. The post and telegraph department of India had once issued a multi color stamp presenting the building of Mayo College. Mayo College apart from teaching also houses a museum named Danmal Mathur Museum. The museum has some of the invaluable antiques and an armory section. It is counted among the top schools in the world having a museum of this collection.
7. Welham Girls School, Dehradun
The atmosphere of Dehradun is a perfect example of “beauty with brains” because of its serene beauty and one of the top girl’s schools that are situated here. As the name suggests it is a boarding school for girls located in the lower hills of Uttrakhand. The school was recognized as one of the top schools for academic purposes by the Council Of Indian School Certificate Examination. The school was founded in 1957 by H.S. Olyphant. Apart from academics the school also motivates the students for various extra curricular activities such as dance, painting, quizzing, dramatics and foremost being the discipline.
6. Lawrence School, Sanawar
The School is situated in Kasauli, in the district of Sanawar, Himachal Pradesh. The school is a private boarding school and whose past, influence and affluence have made it one of the top schools in India. It was founded in 1847 by Sir Henry Lawrence and is one of the few old boarding schools that survived to this day. In May 2013 was the first school to send a team of seven students to climb the gigantic Mount Everest. The school is commonly called as “Sanwara” because of the hill on which it stands.
5. Bishop Cotton School in Shimla
The next school on our list is also one among the few oldest schools in India. It is located in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. The school was founded by Bishop George Edward Lynch Cotton in 1859. In Bangalore, he also founded one brother school and sister school. The Bishop Cotton school was graded among the best boys school for residential by TImes Of India and Outlook. The institution has produced some of the finest, ambassadors, army officers, politicians Judges etc. The motto of the school is “Overcome evil with Good”.
4. Delhi Public School Society
Delhi Public School Society is considered as one of the mammoth centers providing knowledge. The society was founded by Pinkeh Barjatiya 1949. The DPS society has more than 333 schools under its control in India and abroad. Some of the largest schools are in the metropolitan cities of the country while some are in the cities of Allahabad, BHuwaneshwar, Cuttack, Bokaro, Vasant Kunj, Ghaziabad, Noida, Kanpur and much more. The motto of the school is Service Before Self.
3. Cathedral and John Connon school, Mumbai
Third on our list is The Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is a Co-educational private school that was established in 1860 and is considered as one of the oldest schools in the country. The school is affiliated to ICSE and ISC but also offers International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IDBP). Its student group consists of the children of India’s elite and business families. The selection process is very rigid because only the wealthiest get admission. The school is also in command for the St. Thomas Cathedral.
2. Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai
The school was built by the famed Multinational company Reliance Industries under the name of the late founder of the company Dhirubhai Ambani. The was established in 2003 by Mrs. NIta Ambani. The school holds its affiliation to the CISCE and also lays forward the courses of IDBP. It is a private school which admits kids as small as that for Lower kindergarten and up to class X. The school premises is about 130,000 square feet. The school is a seven storied building surrounded by lawns, playgrounds, landscaped gardens. The school equally emphasizes on the extra curricular activities such as Dancing, Painting, Art, Music and much more. The motto of the school is “Dare to dream learn to excel”.
1. Doon School, Dehradun
Topping our list of top 10 schools in India is a school from Dehradun that has earned its fame through academics and poshness. The Doon School is an only boys school and that hosts independent boarding school. It was founded in the year 1935 by a Kolkata Lawyer named Satish Ranjan Das. Students aging from 13 to 18 years can get admission in the school. The school follows the syllabus of ICSE and ISC and also offers International Baccalaureate (IB) courses. Doon School was considered as the best residential school by BBC, Times of India and The New York Times. The school has produced some of the greatest alumni, the former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is one of them. The school has over 30 acres of land for playing various sports. The motto of the school is “Knowledge our light”.
These are some of the top schools in India. Most of them being boarding they not only allows your child to get knowledge but also teaches them to be self-reliable and independent in life.