Dehradun, the state capital of Uttarakhand was an important city during the British colonial rule of India.The green valleys of Dehradun have been famous for housing some the best educational centres of the country. Numerous Indian and international luminaries have attended these schools. The scenic locations and pleasant weather of this city make Dehradun a much attractive place to live in and hence making it an ideal location for boarding schools.
CBSE, being a national board of education is a popular choice among the parents. Dehradun boasts of a good number of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) affiliated schools. These schools follow the NCERT curriculum and every year CBSE conducts the final examinations for Class 10 and Class 12.
Here is a list of 5 best CBSE school in Dehradun,
- The Asian School
The expansive campus of The Asian School offers a beautiful Himalayan view and various world-class facilities. It is a co-educational school with classes running from I to XII. The school offers an activity-based learning program. Residential boarding facilities are offered to boys and girls. The school conducts various educational tours, and recreational activities during the academic year. Admission is given on the basis of student’s past academic performance and performance in the entrance exam.
- Army Public School
Army Public School provides a holistic development and nurturing learning experience to children from class I to XII. The school provides special assistance programs for students planning to take admission in Engineering, Medical, NDA, Rimc and Sainik School. Facilities offered in the school include, swimming pool playgrounds, adventure camps, Eco clubs, trekking tours, etc. Admission is done through the entrance test conducted by the school.
- Doon International School
Doon International School is a co-educational school offering residential facilities to boys and girls. It runs classes from nursery to XII. It is one of the most famous schools in the country and offers some of the best infrastructure facilities to its students. The school provides its students with a wide range of extra-curricular activities such as, school outings, excursions, skating, horse riding, Taekwondo classes, etc. The school campus is lush green and has a 24-hour in house doctor to look after any medical requirements of children. Admission is offered to students that complete the criteria set by the school.
- SelaQui International School
SelaQui International School is one of the top coeducational residential schools in Dehradun. All students live on campus and separate hostels are provided for boys and girls. The school runs classes from class V to XII. It provides a specialized ‘Gurukul program’ for students preparing for Engineering and Medical entrance exams. It conducts an entrance exam every year for students applying to take admission in the school.
- Dehra Dun Hills Academy
Dehra Dun Hills Academy is a highly reputed day and residential school. It emphasizes in Physical education and offers facilities such as, Ch. Puran Singh Sports Academy. The school has dedicated facilities for Yoga and Well-being, Self-defence and Martial Arts. Admission process of the school involves interaction between the parents and the prospective students with authorized admission counsellors.