Uttarakhand is one of the leading center for education and learning in India. In fact, it was a center of education from ancient times. Legend has it that the mythological figures of the Kauravas and Pandavas were trained by their Guru Dronacharya in the foothills of the Himalayas, the very reason why Dehradun is also known as ‘Drona Nagari’. Uttarakhand is home to some of India’s best schools and training institutes. Education has a solid foundation in the state right from the time of its inception. In this article, we bring you all that you need to know about Uttarakhand school education.
Uttarakhand school education is primarily divided into Government and private schools/institutes. These include primary schools, high schools, inter-college, Degree colleges, and technical institutions. The schools are mainly affiliated to CBSE, CISCE, or the government syllabus recommended by the Department of Education of the Uttarakhand Government.
List of Top Schools in Uttarakhand
- Woodstock School, Mussoorie
Woodstock School strives for excellence in teaching and learning, offering an exceptional education in a diverse international community.
- All Saints’ College, Nainital It is an English Medium residential cum Day College for girls from Class I to XII. The campus is spread in a campus of over 30 acres.
- Birla Vidyamandir, Nainital
Birla Vidyamandir is a Residential, Public School for boys.
- Col Brown Cambridge School, Dehradun
It is an English Medium residential school open to all boys irrespective of their caste, creed or social status.
- Convent of Jesus and Mary, Dehradun
Convent of Jesus and Mary is one of the oldest chains of girls’ school in India. The school stands for academic excellence, development of skills and character formation.
- Doon School, Dehradun
The mission of Doon School provides an environment in which every student discovers and realizes his full potential.
- Sainik School School, Nainital
The school aims at preparing its students for the officer’s cadre in the Armed Forces and for various other responsible positions.
- GD Birla Memorial School, Ranikhet
GD Birla Memorial School for Boys is an English-medium residential school comprising classes IV to XII.
- Mussoorie International School, Mussoorie
Mussoorie International School has attracted Students from as many as 27 countries from around the world and enriches their lives in an environment that provides an all-round development.
- Oak Grove School, Mussoorie
Oak Grove School is a residential public School, currently owned and run by the Northern Railway.
- Sherwood College, Nainital
The Aim of the school is to educate “privileged” youth in the essence of consecrated leadership and enlightened citizenship.
- St. Joseph’s Academy, Dehradun
The school’s motto, in Latin, is Laborare EST Orare, which means Work is Worship.
- St. Mary’s Convent High School, Nainital
The school is a girls residential/ boarding and day School in Nainital, Uttaranchal, India provides public School education.
- Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun
The Rashtriya Indian Military College or the RIMC is a prestigious public School for boys.
- St. George’s College, Mussoorie
St. George’s College, Mussoorie, yearn and strive to continue building this legacy and bring to fruition what was envisaged for posterity.