Top Schools in India

Education in India has come a long way and the students from best schools in India have proved their mark in different colleges and universities all over the world. According to the census report of 2011, a person above 7 years, who can read and write in any language is a literate and the National Literacy Rate is around 74%.

Top 10 Schools in India

The top 10 schools in India are -

  1. Shri Ram School, Vasant Vihar, Delhi
  2. Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai
  3. Mallya Aditi International School, Bangalore
  4. Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Nungambakkam, Chennai
  5. Vasant Valley School, Delhi
  6. Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan, Delhi
  7. Sanskriti School, Delhi
  8. Delhi Public School, RK Puram, Delhi
  9. The Mother’s International School, Delhi
  10. Vidya Niketan School, Bangalore

In the year 2011, a survey was conducted in six metropolitan cities in India and Chandigarh, by the C fore (Centre for Forecasting and Research). In total 632 teachers including all the cities were asked to evaluate the different schools on a 10-point scale. The parameters for evaluation were attention to studies, sports, competence of faculty, individual attention to students, infrastructure & facilities, extra-curricular activities, and teaching moral & social values to the students. Based on average aggregate scores, the top schools in each city were ranked.

Top 10 Schools in Mumbai

1. Cathedral & John Connon
2. Bombay Scottish School
3. Campion School
4. St Xavier’s High School
5. Jamnabai Narsee School
6. Arya Vidya Mandir
7. Don Bosco High School
8. Maneckji Cooper School
9. St Ann’s High School
10. Bombay International

Top 10 Schools in Kolkata

1. St Xavier’s Collegiate
2. La Martiniere for Boys
3. South Point High School
4. Don Bosco, Park Circus
5. Loreto House, Middleton
6. St James School
7. La Martiniere for Girls
8. Patha Bhavan
9. Calcutta Boys School
10. Modern High School for Girls

Top 10 Schools in Delhi

1. Shri Ram School, Vasant Vihar
2. Vasant Valley School
3. Spring Dales, Dhaula Kuan
4. Sanskriti School
5. Delhi Public School, RK Puram
6. The Mother’s International School
7. Sardar Patel Vidyalaya
8. Modern School, Vasant Vihar
9. Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj
10. Gyan Bharti School, New Delhi

Top 10 Schools in Bangalore

1. Bishop Cotton Boys
2. National Public School
3. St. Joseph’s Boys High School
4. Sacred Heart Girls High School
5. Mallya Aditi International School
6. Baldwin Girls High School
7. Bishop cotton Girls School
8. Vidya Niketan School
9. The Frank Anthony Public School
10. Sri Kumaran Public School

Top 10 Schools in Hyderabad

1. Little Flower
2. HPS Begumpet
3. Gitanjali School
4. Jubilee Hills Public School
5. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
6. NASR Girls School
7. St Ann’s High School
8. All Saints High School
9. Rosary Convent School
10.CHIREC Public school

Top 10 Schools in Chennai

1. DAV Boys, Gopalapuram
2. Don Bosco, Egmore
3. Padma Seshadri, Nungambakkam
4. SBOA School, Annanagar
5. Vidya Mandir, Mylapore
6. Chettinad Vidyashram
7. Sacred Heart, Churchpark
8. Good Shepherd, Nungambakkam
9. Holy Angles, Mogappari
10. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavans

Top 10 Schools in Chandigarh

1. St John’s High School
2. Sacred Heart Secondary
3. Carmel Convent School
4. St Stephen’s School
5. Yadavindra Public School
6. Vivek Senior Secondary
7. St Kabir Public School
8. Guru Nanak Public School
9. St Anne’s Convent School
10. Govt. Model Sr Sec school, Sec-16

Schools in India

Hyderabad Vishakhapatnam Secunderabad Tezpur Rajpura Hazari Bagh
Margao Panaji Vasco Ponda Ahmedabad Jamnagar
Panchkula Faridabad Gurgaon Panipat Shimla Solan
Jammu Alleppey Ernakulam Calicut Gwalior Jabalpur
Indore Canchipur Imphal Mumbai Pune Satara
Ahmednagar Mizoram Aizawl Lunglei Cuttack Puri
Rourkela Kalapat Kapurthala Patiala Ludhiana Jaipur
Kota Alwar Gangtok East Sikkim Chennai Madurai
Coimbatore Agartala Gorakhpur Ghaziabad Lucknow Darjeeling

Admission Criteria in Different Schools

Each of these schools follows their specific pattern of admission guidelines. In the pre-primary or primary stage, a student and the parents are asked some basic verbal questions, in order to judge the general I.Q. and the family environment. In the higher levels, the students need to appear for a written examination in Science, English, Vernacular Language and General Knowledge to get admission. In the undergraduate level, students aspiring for medical, engineering, or any such technical fields, need to appear for an entrance examination, which is based on +2 level Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, English, and General Knowledge. The universities conduct individual entrance test for getting admission.

Education Governing Councils in India

In India, there are two main central government council for education – CISCE (The Council of Indian School Certificate Examination) and CBSE (The Central Board of Secondary Education). Both these governing bodies conduct two public examinations after class 10 and 12. Apart from these two governing bodies each state in India has its own board or council of education. These boards conduct class 10, class 12 board examinations, and look after the educational issues.

Government of India has also established a National Institute of Open Schooling in the year 1989. This education institute is mainly for those students who cannot attend regular/formal schools. There are also some international schools, which are accredited to the curriculum of international standards.

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