Sherwood College is a boarding school established in 1869 by the British in India to educate British boys and the Indian elite during the Raj. Today it is a co-educational boarding school in India.
Sherwood College is located on Ayarpatta Hill in Nainital, Uttarakhand, nestled between the hills bordering the reserve forest and the Governor’s golf links.
Spread across a 45-acre green campus nestled in the Shivalik ranges of the popular hill station of Nainital, Sherwood College was established in 1869, Sherwood College is widely acknowledged as one of the country’s pioneer boarding schools. Founded in 1869 as the Diocesan Boys School under the patronage of the Seventh Metropolitan of India, Rev. Robert Milman, this 149-year-old school, which has successfully maintained course through the tumultuous pre-independence era and two World Wars into the dawn of a free India, has emerged as a role model co-educational residential (class III-XII) institution providing a judicious mix of academics, co-curricular and sports education to its student.
The Sherwood College Nainital is affiliated to CISCE, New Delhi, and the session of this institution starts in the month of March, the final examination except 10th & 12th are held in the month of November.
Sherwood is boarding School mainly for boys from 3rd to 12th, the final examination for 10th & 12th are conducted through ICSE Board.
Facilities & Co-Curricular Activities in Sherwood College, Nainital
Academic and co-curricular education facilities include smart boards in all the classrooms, state of the art science, computer and robotics labs, two auditoriums – the heritage 400-seat Millman Hall and state-of-the-art 900-seat Baston Centre, One Audio Visual Room, Pemberton Studio – Conference Room – — separate hostels for girls and boys and three dining halls.
The school provides the students with proper infrastructure for all games outdoor and indoor – Cricket, Football, Hockey, Swimming, Athletics, Basketball, Lawn Tennis, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Squash, Badminton, Chess, Snooker, Billiards, Shooting, Diving, Gymnastics.
Famous Alumni of Sherwood College
Amitabh Bachchan, Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, Kabir Bedi, Jim Corbett, General V. N. Sharma, Major Somnath Sharma PVC (India’s first Param Vir Chakra recipient), Virendra Dayal, Wg Cdr Rohit Kumar Singh (Distinguished IAF Officer), Dalip Tahil, Marcus Murch, Col. Anshu Trivedi (Kargil Hero, C.O. 18’th Garhwal Rifles), Sir Kul Rattan Chadha and Capt. Dr. TG Patel.
Registration and Admission in Sherwood College
For admission, registrations for the academic year 2020-2021 are open from Classes III to VIII for boys and girls. Interested candidates must register themselves online as there is no provision of manual registrations. The admission will be based on Entrance Test & Interview.