Schools Education in Shimla

Shimla, the Queen of the Himalayas is a heart of quality education. The government has come up with several programs to encourage more and more girls in Shimla to enroll in schools. Massive expansion of schools has led to the large number of enrollment of children across the city. Shimla is comprised of large number of primary, secondary and higher secondary schools. It has some of the best boarding schools and a lot of people from India and abroad, admit their children in these elite schools of Shimla.

Since the British India, Shimla had been the hub of good schools. Auckland House School was started in the year 1836 by Lord Auckland. He was the Governor General at that time. It is one of the best schools in India and the school has the separate wing for boys and girls. DAV Public School came into existence before the independence and the school was set up in 1934. Since then the school is committed to providing the excellent education to the students.

Bishop Cotton School was founded in the year 1859 and since then the school has completed over 150 years of operation. Prominent personalities like Ratan Tata, Ruskin Bond, Virbhadra and Jeev Milkha Singh have done their schoolings from Bishop Cotton School.

Loreto Convent is a girl’s school and was set up in the early 1890s, the school is affiliated to CBSE. Another one on the list is Chinmaya Vidyalaya that was established in Shimla in the year 1983. The school has branches across the nation and the standard of education remains the same. The school has some of the best minds who are working behind the scenes to empower the young global citizens to face the challenges of tomorrow.

Schools in Shimla are affiliated with different school boards like Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBOSE), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), etc.

Following given are some other top schools in Shimla
  • Shimla public school
  • St. Edward's School
  • Convent Of Jesus and Mary School
  • Crescent Sr. Sec. School
  • Chapslee School
  • Hainault Public School
  • Uma International School
  • City Life Public School
  • St. Thomas School
  • Ankur Day School
  • Sacred Heart Convent
  • S.D. Senior Secondary School
The list given here is indicative only. There are many schools in Shimla. For details see School Hub

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