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Uttarakhand has been the centre of education from the ancient time. Workplace of Dronacharya and composition of Meghdoot by Kalidas indicates this. Some of the best educational institutes of India are located in Uttarakhand. Dehradun, Nainital and Mussoorie are still the preferred choices when it comes to school education. These 3 cities are the home of various ancient and heritage schools in the country some of which have been running since British period.

In Uttarakhand, Department of Education has a unified structure covering basic education, secondary education, State Council of Education Research and Training, Uttarakhand board of school education and exams are working under the umbrella of Directorate of School Education.

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Uttarakhand has a total of 17752 government schools, of which 8651 have Anganwadi centres. Some Best Government Schools in Uttarakhand are:

  • Aditya Nath Jha Government Inter College, Udham Singh Nagar
  • Army Public School - APS Almora, Almora
  • Army Public School - APS Birpur, Dehradun
  • Central School for Tibetans - CST Mussoorie, Mussoorie
  • ITBP Public School, Joshimath
  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya - JNV Dehradun, Dehradun
  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya - JNV Haridwar, Haridwar
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya ONGC, Dehradun

Uttarakhand is called the School Capital of India. Uttarakhand has a total of 5331 Private Schools. Some Best Schools in Uttarakhand are:

  • Woodstock School, Mussoorie
  • Sherwood College, Nainital
  • The Doon School, Dehradun
  • Ecole Globale Girls International School, Dehradun
  • DSB International Public School, Rishikesh
  • Mussoorie International School, Mussoorie
  • Ashok Hall Girls Residential School, Ranikhet
  • Welham Girls School, Dehradun

In Uttarakhand there are 15,356 primary schools Including Government and private Primary schools. The Best Primary Schools in Uttarakhand are:

  • Bachpan Playschool
  • Edify World School
  • Euro Kids
  • Adroit Progressive School
  • Charmwood International School

In Uttarakhand there are Total 496 Schools affiliated with CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education). Names of Some Brilliant CBSE Schools in Uttarakhand are mentioned below:

  • Ecole Globale Girls International School, Dehradun
  • Welham Boys School, Dehradun
  • Convent of Jesus and Mary, Waverley, Mussoorie
  • Aryaman Vikram Birla Institute of Learning, Haldwani
  • Delhi Public School, Haldwani
  • Birla Vidya Mandir, Nainital
  • Don Bosco Public School, Nainital
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya ONGC, Dehradun
  • Army Public School - APS Birpur, Dehradun
  • Asian School, Dehradun

Total 91 Schools in Uttarakhand are affiliated to ICSE (Indian certificate of Secondary Education). Some High Ranked ICSE Schools in Uttarakhand include the followings:

  • The Doon School, Dehradun
  • Unison World School, Dehradun
  • Mussoorie International School, Mussoorie
  • Welham Girls School, Dehradun
  • Ashok Hall Girls' Residential School, Ranikhet
  • Sherwood College, Nainital
  • St. Joseph's College, Nainital
  • St. George's College, Mussoorie
  • Wynberg Allen School, Mussoorie
  • Convent of Jesus and Mary, Dehradun

To obtain the Admission form, parents must go to the school's admission office. The Admission form must be filled out correctly and neatly. Submit the completely filled form, along with the required documents, to the school admission office. Admission to schools in Uttarakhand depends on the availability of seats and the child meeting the eligibility criteria. Admission will be granted if seats are available and the candidate meets the minimum admission criteria. Admission is completed only after paying the required admission fees.

Schools in Uttarakhand are affiliated to different boards, CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education, ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary education), UBSE (Uttarakhand Board of School Education), IB (International Baccalaureate), CIE (Cambridge Assessment International Education) OR IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education)

According to the 2011 population census, the literacy rate in Uttarakhand is 78.82 percent. Male literacy rate is 87.40 percent, while female literacy rate is 70.01 percent. This is an increase from the previous literacy rate of 71.620 percent in 2001.

Uttarakhand is home to some of India's best Schools. When it comes to school education, Dehradun, Nainital, and Mussoorie remain the top choices. These three cities are home to many of the country's ancient and heritage schools, some of which have been in operation since the British period. Many famous personalities had completed their schooling from Top Uttarakhand Schools. Amitabh bachchan the most famous Bollywood actor went to Sherwood College, Nainital for School Education. Abhinav bindra Olympic Gold medallist attended The Doon School, Dehradun.

The overall result in the Class 12th examination 2022 was 82.63 percent, in this the pass percentage of Boys is 79.74 per cent and pass percentage of girls is 85.38 per cent.

The Pass percentage of Students in class 10th examination 2022 is 77.74 percent, The pass percentage of Girls Students is 84.06 and Pass percentage of Boys Students is 71.12 percent.

At Uttarakhand Schools, all admission processes, including application, entrance test, and fee submission, has specific deadlines. Some schools, however, accept applications with late fees after the application deadline. The specific dates of admission vary. Admissions in Uttarakhand Schools typically begin in September and last until June.