India has been one of the earliest education hubs of the world. Perhaps, the oldest university in the world, Nalanda University, was present in our country. The students from elite classes around the world came here to study.
But, later the status of education in our country had gone to the dogs. However, even today some elite schools in India are famous even abroad. Today we will tell you about the 10most expensive and elite schools in India. The fees of these schools are so high that no common person can put their children in them, although all kinds of facilities are provided in these schools.
Doon School, Dehradun
Doon School is one of the well-known schools in India. It is renowned in the world for its richness. If we talk about alumni, then India’s big politicians and scientists etc. have received education from this school. The school is spread over 72 acres of land. Situated amidst pure air and mountains, this school looks like a tourist area. However, this school is only for boys. This school was established 87 years ago. Students from foreign countries also come here to study. Doon School has been consistently getting the title of Best School in India. Alumni of the Doon School include the late Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia, politicians, artists Anish Kapoor, novelists Vikram Seth and Amitav Ghosh, fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani, mountaineer Nandu Jayal and social and environmental activists Bunker Roy, besides several royal families descendants.
Apart from being ahead in the matter of taking school fees, Doon has also been ahead of everyone in the quality of its education. On the strength of this education, students write their golden future. The Fee of this institution is 10,25,000 per annum.
Scindia School, Gwalior
This school was established in the year 1897 by Maharaja Madho Rao Scindia of Gwalior. Located in the historic fort of Gwalior, this school is spread over 110 acres. Like Doon School, Scindia School is also a boys-only boarding school. Here the teacher Student ratio 1 is to 10. Along with this, the beauty and mountainous environment here is also quite pleasant.
Initially, this school was only for the education of the princes and the children of big politicians and businessmen, but later it was converted into a public school. To take admission here you have to clear the Scindia School Aptitude Analysis Test which consists of questions on subjects like Mathematics, English, Hindi and General Knowledge.
Many big leaders and actors, directors, many celebrities have received education in Scindia School. Mukesh Ambani, owner of Reliance Industries, Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Anurag Kashyap etc. have received education from here.
This school is one of the most expensive and reputed schools in India.If we talk about fees, it cost around 12,00,000 per annum.
Mayo College, Ajmer
This school is situated in Ajmer, in the Aravalli Hills. It was founded in 1875 by Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo. It is one of the oldest public boarding schools in India.The school is spread over 387 acres of land. It teaches about 750 students.
The school is one of the best institutions that encourage students for sports activities including Horse Riding, Squash and many other sports activities. Mayo School has a 9 Hole Golf Course, a polo ground, accommodation for 50 horses for haul-riding, polo and equestrian and a well equipped 10m air rifle shooting range. In 1986, a postage stamp was issued by the Indian government depicting the main building of this school.
This school is very famous in the country and abroad and the examination is conducted by the school to get admission here. The fee here is 6,50,000 per annum.
Ecole Mondiale World School, Mumbai
This school located in Mumbai is very famous for its education. Every facility related to education has been provided here. This school was established in 2004. This is the best school in Mumbai. Which is recognized by the IB (International Baccalaureate) Board. This school offers the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) in class 10th through Cambridge International Examinations.
This school is very famous in India. Only the children of very rich people study in this school because the fees: from class 1 to 10 is 9,90,000 and 10,90,000 per annum for class 11B and 12B.
Woodstock School, Mussoorie
Situated in Uttarakhand, India, this school is as if in heaven on earth. Mussoorie is very popular in the world as the famous tourist destination of India. This school, built on top of the mountains amidst dense forests, is also well-liked for its clean environment.This the school runs based on the Christian religion and its medium is English. This school is spread from 2000 meters to 2300 meters in the first range of the Himalayas. This school was established in the year 1854. Wood Stock School is considered to be the most expensive school in the country. 16 lakhs has to be paid for admission in the school and at the same time ₹ 4 lakh and ₹ 2 lakh refundable security fee has to be deposited. Besides, annual fees for grades 6 to 10 is Rs.16,00,000 and for grades 10 to 12 it is Rs 17,65,000.
Welham Boys School
This school located in Dehradun is one of the most reputed schools in India. It is a public school that is spread over an extensive area of about 35 acres of land.This school is recognized by CBSE Board. And is very famous in the country for its special education system.
After conducting the entrance examination, the performance of those students is seen for one year, if they can perform well, then only they are taught by the institution, otherwise,the school send back those students who perform poorly in the exam.
The students studying here include many big personalities of the country. Famous politicians of India are Rajiv Gandhi, Mani Shankar Aiyar, Naveen Patnaik, Sanjay Gandhi, Vikram Seth, Captain Amarinder Singh, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudiand Zayed Khan.
The fee of this school is also very high and away from the reach of common people. The annual fee here is Rs 5,70,000.
Good Shepherd International School, Ooty
Built-in the middle of the Nilgiri Hills of, the school sits in between the heaven. This school was established in the year 1997. School is spread over 70 acres of land.This school is ranked top in the Education World India School Ranking. The School is also recognized by Cambridge Assessment International Education, IB Board, CISCE. This school is well known for its special library and many special class rooms.
It has laboratory blocks, two lecture theatres, two indoor sports complexes, rifle ranges, fields and courts for tennis, golf, volleyball, basketball, squash, hockey, cricket and association football. The annual fee here ranges between Rs 10 and 15 lakh.
Sherwood College, Nainital
Spread across a 45-acre lush green campus, sitting in the Shivalik ranges of the popular hill station of Nainital, Sherwood College was established in 1869. The school is acknowledged as one of the country’s best boarding schools. The institution has a legacy that dates back to the year 1869.
One of the best boarding schools based in India, Sherwood has been the Alma mater of Amitabh Bachan, KabirBedi, and Ravi Dayal. Talking about fees, the average expense annually here is estimated between 3-4 Lakh Rupees with othercharges that are to paid along with the basic fee.
Stonehill International School, Bangalore
This school is one of the most expensive and best schools in India. Spread over 34 acres of campus in Bangalore on the way to Kempegowda International Airport. It is known for its discipline and especially for the teachers who teach here. Teachers in this school also come from outside the country. Who live inside the campus. Students studying here are also sent to abroad for several competitions. The school is a member of Association of International Schools in India, East Asia Regional Council of Schools and Australian Boarding Schools Association. The fee here is Rs. 9,00,000 per annum.
Birla Public School, Pilani
Built on about 100 acres of land, this school was established in the year 1944. This school is famous as Vidya Niketan. Situated in Pilani, Rajasthan, this school is one of the leading schools in India. Its specialty is that every student studying here is very proficient in Hindi language. It is an Indian cultural school in which special care has been taken of Indian culture and rites along with today’s modern era. It is a residential school for boys and competitions held from time to time are also the centre of attraction for the people. The annual fee here is Rs. 2,89,000 for classes 3 to 10.