14 Most Popular Boarding Schools In India

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3:00 am 17 Sep, 2014

The decision to send your child to a boarding school can be a tough one. But the long term benefits of it are sure to make a deep impact on his career and life. Children essentially learn to be disciplined and focused by studying in a boarding school. They learn to take responsibility and away from the home environment,they can focus on academics. In a boarding school, stress is laid on the all round development of the child. He is taught to be a good team player and get ready to take on the challenges of life. Children that pass out from boarding schools are better at adjusting to all kinds of situations.

Let’s take a look at some of the most famous boarding schools in India –

1. The Doon School, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

A boy’s only boarding school that needs very little introduction. With a student child ratio of 1:10 admission to this prestigious school is a tightrope for even the brightest children in this country.

[Read More: 7 Most Famous Alumni of the Doon School]

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2. Mayo College, Ajmer, Rajasthan

Again a boy’s only boarding school that offers facilities’ like museums to armory sections to social development skills. You name it they have it.

Most Popular Boarding Schools In India

3. Bishop Cotton School, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

It is one of the oldest boarding schools in all of Asia. It is a premier institution in North India. There are programs for rock climbing and mountaineering on offer too.

[Read More: 6 Most Famous Alumni Of Bishop Cotton School, Shimla]

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4. Rishi Valley School, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh

A co-education school that lays extra stress on learning and academics. Located in a prime location, the school has a long list of celebrities who passed put from here.

[Read More: 7 Most Famous Alumni Of Rishi Valley School, Madanapalle]

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5. St. John’s International Residential School, Chennai

A modern age co-education school that offers air conditioned hostels and top-notch facilities to all its students.

Most Popular Boarding Schools In India

6. Welham Girls School, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

You have to register your child at birth in order to get a fair chance at admission in this prestigious school. Students who pass out from this all girls school have been known to have achieved great fame and laurels in life.

[Read More: 7 Famous Alumni Of Welham Girls’ School, Dehradun]


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7. The Scindia School, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

The high end IT facilities of this school are world class. With 12 massive hostels on the campus the school has along standing unmatched reputation

Most Popular Boarding Schools In India

8. The Daly College, Indore, Madhya Pradesh

This co-ed school has built a solid reputation for itself in the last decade or so. Children who pass out from this school are confident to take on all that might come their way.

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9. St. Paul’s School, Darjeeling, West Bengal

Darjeeling is world famous for its boarding schools for both boys and girls. An all boy’s school that has set a benchmark in high standards in education.

Most Popular Boarding Schools In India

10. Sarala Birla Academy, Bangalore, Karnataka

One of the top schools in Karnataka, that even houses a 18 bed hospital on its campus. Admissions are made on the basis of an entrance test that is followed by an interview.

Most Popular Boarding Schools In India

11. Assam Valley School, Balipara

The school offers a wide range of services from graphic design, lithography to pottery designs. This well-known school also offers a wide range of courses in music and musical instruments.

Most Popular Boarding Schools In India

12. Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

This public school situated in the Doon valley is a feeder education institution for Indian Defence Academy. Their students are known to get admission in the Indian Naval Academy and Indian Armed Forces.

Most Popular Boarding Schools In India

13. Sherwood College, Nainital, Uttarakhand

One of the oldest boarding schools in India, it was founded in 1869. It was initially called Nainital Diocesan School. Situated close to the Nainital Lake, the school is set in a picturesque surroundings.

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14. Chinmaya Internal Residential School, Coimbatore

This boarding school is run by the Chinmaya Mission spiritual organization. Located at 30kms from Coimbatore, It is a premier institute for education. Students who pass out from here excel in all fields.

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