Dehradun, the capital city of the state of Uttarakhand is flanked by the majestic Himalayan mountain range in the north and the picturesque Shivaliks in the south. Apart from the quality educational institutes, the scenic location and pleasant weather have made Dehradun Education quite attractive.
The city is home to over 300 high schools, including some old Irish Christian Missionary schools. Notable Elite institutions in Dehradun include The Doon School, St. Joseph’s Academy, Dehradun, St. Thomas’ College, Dehradun and Welham Girls School and Welham Boys School. The Rashtriya Indian Military College is a public boys school and feeder to the National Defence Academy.
The city boasts of quite a good number of schools, which are either affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) or National Open Schools. There are exclusive schools for girls and boys as well as co-educational schools among which some are residential.