Top 10 Best Boarding Schools in India 2016-17

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

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

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, 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

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, 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.

12 thoughts on “Top 10 Best Boarding Schools in India 2016-17”

  1. Sanshray says:

    what a bad way of studying at least you should ve gone to welham boys school

  2. Sunil Jain says:

    Firstly, I say really thank to admin for sharing the awesome list of top 10 best boarding school in India. This list is so helpful for me for choosing the best school for my children. because for a long time I am searching the best school list in Dehradun and this list guide me which one is the best. Thanks.

  3. Sundar Raj says:

    Thanks for your list. But you have missed out on Greenwood High International School in your list of “Top Boarding Schools in India”. This school has been ranked 9th in the list of day boarding Schools in India. It has boarding for both boys and girls. Boarding facility which is designed for students of all grades, has an excellent, modern accommodation with a family-style atmosphere.

    1. Truthman says:

      you are just posting your praise for Greenwood High International School on all articles relating to good boarding school. This is a very cheap publicity stunt. You should be ashamed of yourself

  4. Sonal Bisht says:

    Above school borading is awesome which i guess more. But some where few schools are left like Ecole globale which is need to be insert in Top 10 list in India.

  5. Neha Kappor says:

    very good list provided by Author but some where i am suspicious about above mention three school in the list. Becouse The Asian School is the one of the best school in Dehradun.

  6. anonymus says:

    sahyadri should be in first

  7. Arti Jain says:

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  8. Gaurav says:

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  9. Manish Yadav says:

    Very good post on Boarding schools in India. Thanks for sharing such a nice information.

    Tula’s International School is one of the Best Boarding School in India, where modern education is merged with the ancient Gurukul methodologies. Tula’s International is a perfect merger of the academic knowledge and extra co-curricular activities. Here students get the environment like a home and discipline like a Gurukul. For more details visit

  10. Vikas says:

    Very good information on boarding school in India, this is also a very useful link for those people who are looking for affordable and oldest boarding schools in dehradun India

  11. Boarding schools definitely prepares students to be self independent to face the challenges of life. Thanks for compiling the list of best boarding schools.

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