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Doon School Dehradun

The Mall, Dehradun 248001, Uttarakhand, India
Boarding School (Residential)
CISCE, New Delhi
Doon School Dehradun

The Doon School is very well-known and among the Best Schools in India, located in Dehradun in the state of Uttarakhand. Doon School was established in 1935, it was founded by Satish Ranjan Das, a cousin of Chittaranjan Das an Indian freedom fighter and former Chief Justice of India Sudhi Ranjan Das. Its first Headmaster was Arthur E. Foot, a former science master at Eton College.

It is a boys' only boarding school in Dehradun.

Curriculum in The Doon School

The Doon School is affiliated with the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE). English is the medium of instruction, and the Council administers two public examinations – The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) at the end of year X and, subsequently, the Indian School Certificate (ISC) at the end of year XII. Both examinations are held annually in March. Since April 2007, this Boarding School in Uttarakhand has offered the International Baccalaureate Diploma along with the ISC. After the +2 exam, many of our students go overseas for further studies and will benefit from the choice between an IB Diploma and the ISC.

Academic Terms in Doon School

The academic year at Doon consists of two terms – a Spring Term from February 1 to May 31, and an Autumn Term from August 1 to December 15.

Facilities in The Doon School, Dehradun

Sports Facilities in The Doon School, Dehradun

Doon School Admission Procedure

This ICSE School in Uttarakhand admits boys in January and April every year. In January, it admits into the 8th standard (C form), and in April it admits into the 7th standard (D form).

To be admitted to the 7th standard, a boy must be over 11 years and under 12 years of age in September of the year in which he sits for the entrance test. To be admitted to the 8th standard, he must be over 12 years and under 13 years of age in September of the year in which he sits for the test. There are two steps for Admissions in The Doon School. In the first step, boys write an entrance test conducted in the major metropolitan cities in India (Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, and Dehradun).

In the second step of the admissions process, those boys who qualify in the written test are invited for a personal interview. The interviews are usually done in December, at the School, and in select cities in different parts of India (Kolkata, Mumbai, and Bangalore/ Hyderabad/Chennai).

The Doon School does not admit boys after the 8th standard. In order to sit for the entrance examination again, the candidate must meet the age requirement set out above. The number of boys admitted every year depends on the vacancies that become available after the candidates for the ISC and ICSE have left the School.

Entrance Exam is held in October each year.

Posted by: eUttaranchal/ Rashmi Bisht
Contact Address of Doon School Dehradun for 2024 Admissions, 2024 Results and other Information related Exam Dates 2024
The Mall, Dehradun 248001, Uttarakhand, India
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
+91-135-2526406, +91-135-2526400,

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