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Top Boarding schools in Dehradun


 

The Doon School, Dehradun, Uttarakhand (All Boys)

The Doon School Dehradun

  • Doon School is the brainchild of an aristocrat Advocate general from Bengal – Satish Ranjan Das.

  • An All Boys Boarding School was established in 1935 The Doon School has emerged as one of the primary choices for the parents who wish to give their Boy’s education in boarding school.

  • Pupils from the age of 12 to 18 are permitted on the campus.

  • The School Bears the Motto of – ‘Knowledge Our Light’.

  • The school is spread across 70 acres, the flora and fauna, and sweet little birds. Here boys discover more than they have in themselves.

  • Art and Media School: The 25,000 square foot building is perfect for the students who have a flair for art. 

  • The Career information, education, and guidance: A completely dedicated cell for assisting and spreading the awareness amongst students in their career choice. 

  • Music School: To aid the creative musical streaks in the students, the School provides ample opportunities for the students where the Hindustani classical music and western music is taught.

  • The Rose Bowl: The Rose Bowl is the famous amphi-theater of The Doon School initially built in the 1940s and is now the facility for open-air theatre, musicals, and prize-giving ceremonies.

  • The Wellness center: To facilitate the well-being and the good health of the Boy, the Wellness center is established with a full-time residential doctor. 

  • Sports facilities: The School excels in both the indoor and outdoor facilities.

  • Considered as one of the Top Boarding schools in Dehradun.

Alumni - Doscos

Doscos have been great throughout their school life and career and even after, a few of the notable alumni include:

  • Rajiv Gandhi

  • Rahul Gandhi

  • Bunker Roy

  • Jotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia

  • Vikram Sheth

  • Anish Kapoor

  • Abhinav Bindrar

  • Sanjay Gandhi and many more

Admission procedure

  • The Doon School only admits the students at two levels. The first at class VII (7th ) and the second in class VIII (8th ). For applying, there are a few simple steps.

  • For the Entrance Examination, the general test is conducted.

  • A merit list is prepared according to it

  • This is followed by the interview. 

  • The ability to listen, comprehend what others are saying, recognition of divergent opinions etc. are some of the areas that the candidates are judged on.

Welham Boys’ School, Dehradun, Uttarakhand (All Boys)

Welham Boys’ School Dehradun

  • Welham Boys’ School is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Examination – CBSE.

  • Aims to provide a positive and good learning atmosphere

  • This would encourage and empower students to develop a fair sense of justice, concern for surroundings, faith in secularism, and these qualities would eventually lead to the development of the students into responsible citizens of our country.

  • Welham promotes broad and different approaches to things.

  • Regarded as one of the Top Boarding schools in Dehradun.

Notable Alumni – Welham Boy’s School

  • Rajiv Gandhi

  • Sanjay Gandhi

  • Jubin Nautyal

  • Zayed Khan

  • Vikram Seth

  • Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi

  • Vikas Kumar

  • Mani Shankar Aiyer

  • Shaad Ali

  • Naveen Patnaik and many more

Admission procedure Welham Boys’ School

  • The Admission is given to the students from class 4 th to 9 th , mainly. However, some are also considered under certain circumstances.

  • The School prepares a merit list based on the performance/results in the Entrance Exam.

  • Candidates are selected on this basis and called for personal Interaction/Interview.

  • Then a Final Merit list is prepared, which shows the selected students who are given Admission offer. 

Welham Girls’ School, Dehradun, Uttarakhand (All Girls)

Welham Girls’ School, Dehradun

  • Welham Girls’ School is affiliated to Indian Certificate of Secondary Education – ICSE and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination – CISCE.

  • It was founded in 1957 by Miss Linnell with a motto – “artha shanti phala vidya” (the aim of education is to bring peace) 

  • Have a lot of extra-curricular activities both indoor (debates) and outdoor (trekking).

  • Their extraordinary sense of discipline and zest for service is what makes them great.

  • Besides everything, they have always valued Indian tradition and culture the most.

  • Considered one of the Top Boarding schools in Dehradun.

Notable Alumni - Welham Girl’s School

  • Brinda Karat

  • Subhashini Ali

  • Kareena Kapoor Khan

  • Radhika Roy

  • Deepa Mehta

  • Meira Kumar

  • Neera Yadav

  • Madhu Tehran

  • Priyanka Gandhi

  • Aditi Vasudev and many more

Admission procedure Welham Girls’ School

  • The Admission is given to the students from class 6th to 7th, mainly. However, some are also considered under certain circumstances. 

  • The School prepares a merit list based on the performance/results in the Entrance Exam.

  • On the basis of Entrance exam results, the Final Merit list is prepared, which shows the selected students who are given Admission offer.

  • These is no Interaction/Interview in Welham Girls’ School Admission Process unlike Welham Boys’ School.

Convent of Jesus and Mary, Waverley, Mussoorie (All Girls)

Convent of Jesus

  • Founded in 1845 by the Religious of Jesus and Mary, Mussoorie Education Society. 

  • CJM Waverley is recognized by the Government of Uttarakhand and is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). 

  • Situated On the beautiful ‘Queen Hill Stations’, Mussoorie.

  • Stands an altitude of 6,600 feet above sea.

  • Runs from Class I to Class XII.

  • Focuses on punctuality and physical education aside from the Academics.

  • Have vast arrays of extracurricular activities ranging from dance & music to debates & elocution.

  • Regarded as one of the Top Boarding School in Dehradun

Notable Alumni - Convent of Jesus and Mary, Waverley

  • Suvarna Jha

  • Priyanka Gill

  • Pema Chagzoetsang

  • Malvika Mehra

  • Shruti Sharma and many more

Admission process

  • The Admission Entrance Exam is generally held in the month of October

  • Written Exam is held according to the given syllabus.

  • The School prepares a merit list based on the performance in the Entrance Exam.

  • Candidates are selected on its basis their Parents are called for personal interaction.

  • Then a final merit list is prepared, which shows the selected students.

  • Exams and interactions are held on the school premises itself in Mussoorie.

Hopetown Girls' School, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, (All Girls)

Hopetown Girls' School Dehradun

  • Established in the year 1999, Hopetown Girls' School is a fully residential boarding school for girls. 

  • Hopetown Girls’ School is affiliated to Indian Certificate of Secondary Education – ICSE and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination – CISCE.

  • The school offers a challenging environment, well organised that encourages a lively intellect, initiative, independence and respect for others

  • Ranges from Grades V-XII, has about 500 students approx. from all over India

  • Provides excellent level of academics and physical education accompanied with sports and extracurricular activities 

  • Considered as one of the Best Residential Schools in Dehradun

Notable Alumni - Hopetown Girls' School

  • Maya Norula

  • Shipra Kakkar

  • Megha Vivek Jaiswal

  • Sangeeta Debnath

  • Sonia Singh and many more

Admission process

  • The Admission Entrance Exam is generally held in the month of November.

  • Written Exam is held according to the given syllabus.

  • The School prepares a merit list based on the performance in the Entrance Exam.

  • Candidates are selected on its basis their Parents are called for personal interaction.

  • Then a final merit list is prepared, which shows the selected students.

  • Exams and interactions are held on the school premises itself.

St. George's College, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand (All Boys)

St. George's College Mussoorie

  • St. George's College, is an all-boys boarding and non-boarding school in Mussoorie, in the state of Uttarakhand, India, 

  • Affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations board.

  • An all-boys residential and non-residential institution, spreading over 400 acres (1.6 km2) of land, was founded in 1853 by the Capuchin Fathers

  • Runs from Class IV to Class XII.

  • The students are known as Manorites. 

  • Offers extensive sports activities and physical education

  • Located in the beautiful Hill Station Mussoorie it has beautiful view and campus.

  • Regarded as one of the Best Residential Schools in Dehradun

Notable Alumni

  • G.E Marthins

  • W.G Cullen C.C. Tapsell

  • M. Gateley, E.J Cullen

  • L.C Emmett

  • N. Nugent

  • MS. Gill 

  • Saeed Jaffrey 

  • Lucky Ali and many more

Admission process

  • The Admission Entrance Exam is generally held in the month of October.

  • Written Exam is held according to the given syllabus.

  • The School prepares a merit list based on the performance in the Entrance Exam.

  • Candidates are selected on the basis that their Parents are called for personal interaction.

  • Then a final merit list is prepared, which shows the selected students.

  • Exams and interactions are held on the school premises itself.

Wynberg-Allen School, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand (Co-Ed)

Wynberg-Allen School Mussoorie

  • Founded in 1888. It is located at Bala hissar in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.

  • The alumni of Wynberg Allen School are known as Alwynians.

  • Has a vast campus of over 300 acres. This included excellent sports facilities including an indoor swimming pool, basketball courts, tennis

  • The school has an auditorium, gymnasium, and a science block (including a computer lab) in Allen, the Senior School.

  • Runs From Class I to Class XII.

  • Is affiliated to Indian Certificate of Secondary Education – ICSE and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination – CISCE.

  • Considered as one of the Best Residential Schools in Dehradun

Notable Alumni

  • Shankar Roy Chowdhury

  • Jitendra Singh

  • Dinshaw Edulijee

  • Prem Das Rai

  • Nawab Shah

  • Sunil Mittal and many more

Admission process

  • The Admission Entrance Exam is generally held in the month of October.

  • Written Exam is held according to the given syllabus.

  • The School prepares a merit list based on the performance in the Entrance Exam.

  • Candidates are selected on the basis of this Merit List.

  • Exams and interactions are held on the school premises itself.