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Offering comprehensive and discerning information regarding overall education in India and abroad, we are providing in this selective article, refined information about the most famous, reputed, and top schools in india. For information regarding the higher education in India or abroad, visitors are requested to refer to ours other articles in the same website. Both school education and higher education (in colleges and universities) in India are now well-developed, refined, and at par with the global standards.

India's education system is one of the largest and sophisticated education systems in the whole world. In India, the school education comprises of the education at primary schools (up to Class V), secondary schools (Class VI to Class VII or VIII), and the higher secondary schools (Class VII to Class XII), and covers from the pre-nursery level to the 10+2 level. The school education is made compulsory by the State and Central Governments of the country, which is provided by numerous governmentally funded schools located in all across the country.

Apart from these government-owned public schools, there are an ever-increasing number of private schools in the country, to complement proper and better education to children and adolescent students, as per the contemporary requirements and the global standards. The educational curriculums of these schools (public or private) are formulated and updated regularly by the State Education Boards, CBSE, and ICSE. However, the international schools in India generally follow the curriculums designed and approved by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO, Geneva), Cambridge IGCSE (UK), and the Council of International Schools (CIS, USA). The section below gives the list of top schools in india, under the main categories of schools.

List of Top Schools in India

Myriads of schools falling under the categories of the play schools, nursery schools, primary schools, secondary schools, and higher secondary schools, located in all across the country. Again, these types of schools are broadly classified under the two main categories of the public schools and the private schools. The private schools are usually run and managed by one or more trusts or societies.The boarding/residential schools and the international schools come under the category of the private schools, and offer school education generally from Grade-1 to Grade-12. Majority of the reputed and top schools are private. In the paragraphs placed below, provided is the list of top schools in India under these broad categories.

Play Schools:

The following play schools and preschools are hugely popular in India:
  • Little Pearls (Play School), New Delhi/NCR
  • Amiown (Play School), New Delhi/NCR
  • Kidzee, Mumbai
  • Little Legends (Play School), Delhi
  • Tender Hearts, Mumbai
  • Little Elly (Play School), Bangalore
  • Shemrock Play Schools
  • The Magic Years, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi
  • Kangaroo Kids, Mumbai
  • Banjara Hills, Hyderabad

Boarding Schools:

The most famous schools in india in this category, are the following:
  • Doon School, Dehra Dun (Uttrakhand)
  • Welham Girls School, Dehra Dun (Uttrakhand)
  • The Lawrence School, Sanawar (Himachal Pradesh)
  • Rishi Valley School, Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh)
  • St. Joseph Indian High School, Bangalore (Karnataka)
  • Mayo College Girls School, Ajmer (Rajasthan)
  • Bishop Cotton School, Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
  • Bgs International Residential School, Bangalore (Karnataka)
  • Good Shepherd International School (GSIS), Nilgiris (Tamil Nadu)
  • St. John's International Residential School, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

International Schools:

Some of the most reputed and top international schools in India, are the following:
  • Woodstock School, Mussoorie
  • The British School, New Delhi
  • Pathways World School, Gurgaon
  • Indus International School, Bangalore
  • Symbiosis International School, Pune
  • Oasis International School, Bangalore
  • American Embassy School (AES), Delhi/NCR
  • Good Shepherd International School, Ooty
  • Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai
  • Kodaikanal International School, Kodaikanal