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Chandigarh is a city as well as a union territory in India. It is the capital of Punjab and Haryana. The city is governed directly by the Union Government, which administers all such territories in the country. There are numerous educational institutions in Chandigarh. The city is home to amazing schools and colleges and has one of the highest per capita incomes in the country. It was reported as being one of the cleanest cities in India based on a national government study. According to the Chandigarh administration’s department of education, there are a total of 115 government schools in the city.

Here are the top 15 best schools in Chandigarh.

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15. Shivalik Public School, Chandigarh

Shivalik Public School
Shivalik Public School

Address: Buterla Village Rd, Buterla, Sector 41B, Sector 41, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Chandigarh 160041

Phone no.: 0172 262 6913

E-mail: shivalikchandigarh@gmail.com

Website: https://www.shivalik.org/chandigarh

Affiliation: CBSE

Administrator: Shri. D. S. Bedi

School Type: Co-Ed

Motto: Victory with Determination

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Grades: k–12

Fees: Around 30,000-35000 INR

Hostel Facility: Not Available

The Shivalik Public School (SPS) is an English-medium, private, co-educational residential-cum-day school. It has three other subsidiaries in Chandigarh, Patiala, and Nawanshahr. Established in 1970, the school has an affiliation to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). It is one of the most prestigious schools in Punjab and caters to pupils from kindergarten up to class 12. This school has a ranking of 1st in Mohali, 3rd in Punjab and 88th in India. Also, this school has got the 10th in its infrastructure provision at the national level and 6th position as an active member in co-curricular activities.

The school holds classes from K-12 with English as the medium of instruction. The school offers Arts and Science subjects along with Computer Science. General knowledge and moral education is an essential part of the school curriculum. Hindi and Punjabi are taught as second languages where Punjabi, is compulsory up to class 10.

The academic year which begins in April consists of two terms. The first term is from April till September, and the second term is from October till March. The school is considered as one of the best schools in Chandigarh.

14. Saupins School, Chandigarh

Saupins School
Saupins School

Address: Plot No. 14, Sector 32 A, Chandigarh, 160047

E-mail: saupins_32@hotmail.com; saupinsc@gmail.com

Phone Number: 91-0172-2664732; 91-0172-2606090

Website: https://saupins.com/chandigarh

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Affiliation: CBSE

Administrator: A.A. Roberts

School Type: Co-ed

Motto: Not available

Mode: English

Grades: K-12

Fees: Around 96,000-108,000 INR

Hostel Facility: Not Available

The Saupin’s Educational Foundation a body registered under the Societies Registration Act. The organisation is not only involved in education but has also contributed to the welfare of the weaker, underprivileged members of society. Mrs June Saupin laid the foundation of Saupin’s School in the year 1977. She created a centre of learning and education where children experience the harmony of life -where their hearts and minds could be engaged in the pursuit of truth, wisdom, beauty and knowledge. Some of the features are:

  • Indoor Games (Table Tennis, Carrom, Chess, Badminton, Gymnastics etc.)
  • Dance facility for Classical, Folk and Western
  • Music Room for vocal and instrumental music
  • Annual Health and Medical Check-up; Full-time School Health Nurse (Clinical)
  • Athletics(Long Jump pit, High Jump bar, equipment for short put, Javelin throw) / jumps, Netball, Handball, Basket Ball, Football, Softball, Volley Ball, Baseball, Cricket, Archery, Karate, Fencing, Boxing etc.
  • The school has facilities like Automated roller, Flood Lighting, Bowling Machine etc.

Saupin’s is widely recognised for its nurturing warmth and caring for children and is one of the best schools in Chandigarh.

13. Ajit Karam Singh International Public School, Chandigarh

Ajit Karam Singh International Public School, Sector 41 B, Chandigarh
Ajit Karam Singh International Public School, Sector 41 B, Chandigarh

Address: Motor Market Rd, 45A, Sector-45A, Chandigarh, 160047 

Phone No.: +91- 172-5005541, +91- 172-2626541

E-mail: aksips41@gmail.com

Website: http://aksips41.aksips.in/

Affiliation: CBSE

Administrator: Ms Ritu Bali

School Type: Co-ed

Motto: Not Available

Mode: English

Grades: K-12

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Fees: Around 26,4000- 42,000 INR

Hostel Facility: Not Available

The school has classes from Pre-nursery to Class XII that fulfils a long-felt need for good educational facilities in the city. AKSIPS-41 has an affiliation to CBSE and recognised by UT Chandigarh. The academic standard has been par excellence, and the annual rise in the number of students admitted proves this fact. The school has one of the best results every year. The school has a spacious building with infrastructure best suited for modern technology. The well-equipped smart classrooms, Math and Science Labs., Geography Lab, Library, Computer Lab, Auditorium and sports equipment, are an asset for the students.

Founded in the year 1983 and is being run under National Educational Development Trust. The founder-Director is Miss Ajit Karam Singh. She is an eminent educationist and an efficient administrator. Imparting knowledge and providing an amicable atmosphere for the overall development of the students is our constant endeavour. The school is considered as one of the best schools in Chandigarh.

12. Kimberley – The International School

Kimberley – The International School
Kimberley – The International School

Address: NH 73, near Swami Devi Dyal College, PO Hangola, Panchkula, India 134204

Phone No.: +91 988.800.5528, +91 8685E-mail2

E-mail: info@kimberley.co.in

Website: http://www.kimberley.co.in/

Affiliation: IGCSE

Administrator: Dr Colonel Atul Bhandari

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School type: Co-ed

Motto: Not Available

Mode: English

Grades: 1-12

Fees: Around 51,000 INR

Hostel Facility: Available; Day Boarding and boarding Facility

Kimberley is a futuristic school, made on 14.5 acres of land, located in a pleasant rural setting about 40 km from Chandigarh – North India’s famed “Corbusier” town – and rests in the foothills of the Shimla Hills. This school is the first school in North India to offer an exclusive international curriculum. It has an affiliation to Cambridge International Education, UK. Kimberley shares a common philosophy-a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that is important for the students and is one of the best schools in Chandigarh.

Mr Vinod Gupta and Mr Abhishek Gupta, drawn by a dream that Kimberley will take the “unpolished” pebbles, the children of young India – and the world – and refine/“polish” them to produce quality “diamonds” for future generations. At Kimberley, all children are like brilliant pebbles on the banks of society. The school polishes them and refine their distinctive qualities through the various interdisciplinary tools of education, i.e. confident individuals with a character who is prepared to transform the world.

11. St. Stephens School, Chandigarh

St. Stephens School
St. Stephens School, Chandigarh

Address: St. Stephen’s School, Sector 45-B,
Chandigarh India – 160047

Phone no.: +91-172-2605767, +91-172-2664547

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E-mail: stephens45chd@gmail.com

Website: www.stephenschandigarh.com

School Type: Co-ed

Motto: ‘Semper Sursum’ – Always Aim Higher

Grades: K-10

Affiliation: ICSE

Fees: 52,200 INR

Hostel Facility: Available

St. Stephen School is a Roman Catholic school in Chandigarh, India. Founded by Harold Anthony Patrick Carver in the year 1982. The student strength per classroom is 40-45. The school has an affiliation to the ICSE board. In the 10th class, the subjects offered include Hindi/Punjabi, English literature and language, Computers, Mathematics, Business Studies, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Political Science, History, Geography, Economics, Art, and Physical Education.

A monthly assessment is part of the academics. High performing students are awarded monthly of distinction and commendation. Low performing students are guided by the headmaster or the housemasters and remedial work on the weak subjects is a part of the curriculum. The school is considered as one of the best schools in Chandigarh.

The school also runs a cricket academy, and the team represent them in state and national level competitions. Sports include cricket, association football, carrom, gymnastics, judo, karate and soft tennis. The school hostel is known as Carver’s Hostel, located at Togan. It is designed with lots of open space and greenery. The rooms are fitted with modern amenities. The hostel is managed by the wardens who ensure safety, discipline and well being of the boarders.

10. Chitkara International School, Chandigarh

Chitkara International School
Chitkara International School, Chandigarh

Address: Sector-25 (West), Chandigarh 160014 India

Contact Numbers: +91-82880-99489, +91-82880-99490

E-mail ID: cis@chitkara.edu.in

Website:  https://www.chitkaraschool.in/

Affiliation: CBSE

Administrator: Niyati Chitkara

School type: Co-ed

Motto: FAITH, FOCUS and FOLLOW

Grades: k-12

Fees: Around 80,000-84,000 INR

Hostel Facility: Not Available

Chitkara International School is a distinguished global and international education school in Chandigarh. The school aims in introducing different ways of learning and thinking and also attempts to go beyond structured schooling methods to teach the joyful freedom of inner growth. It offers learning opportunities which help children with multiple intelligences. The academic campus of Chitkara International School claims to be ranked among the top 10 schools of the country. The school has modern infrastructure; with all world-class technologies like Wi-Fi, Smart Boards, e-Beams, smart classes, theatre, library, dance Studio, Music Factory and an infirmary etc.

The Junior Wing of the school offers a very colourful, vibrant, thematic and knowledgeable experience for a child to start his/ her educational journey. The various levels of Kindergarten section like Nesting, Chicklets, Cygnets, Fledgling showcases the trip of a child, who is ready to learn and grow.

9. Vivek High School, Chandigarh

Vivek High School, Chandigarh
Vivek High School, Chandigarh

Address: Vivek High School, Sector 38-B, Chandigarh-160036. India

Phones: 91-172-2698988, 2699428, 2699429, (+91) 172-269-9428, (+91) 172-269-9429

E-mail: vivek@vivekhighschool.in

Website: http://vivekhigh.in/

Affiliation: CBSE

Administrator: Mrs Renu Puri

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School type: Co-ed

Motto: Knowledge and Integrity

Mode: English

Grades: K-12

Fees: Around 201,000 INR

Hostel Facility: Not Available

Vivek High School attempts to create a community through a nurturing, stimulating and holistic learning environment, where students develop open-mindedness, self-control, social responsibility, a spirit of inquiry along with creative and critical thinking skills. The school focus on developing in children a love and interest for learning, curiosity, love of books, correct study habits and make them understand and appreciate the beauty in Art, Literature, human relationships and moral values. Special care to instil discipline so that it becomes a child’s way of life and various instructions in advanced subjects are given to the students by qualified teaching faculty. The school has collaborated with the community to instil in the students, generosity of spirit and integrity in thought, word and action. 

The entire curriculum of the school reflects its philosophy. The various activities in the school are for an all-round development, which would stand the students in good stead in later life irrespective of whichever profession they choose.

8. St. Kabir Public School, Chandigarh

St. Kabir Public School, Chandigarh
St. Kabir Public School, Chandigarh

Address: St Kabir Public School, Sector 26, Chandigarh, India

Tel.: +91-172-2791459, +91-172-2793437, +91-7087-420602

E-mail Id: contact@stkabir.co.in, secretary@stkabir.co.in

Website: http://stkabir.co.in/

Affiliation: CBSE

Principal: Lt. Col. Rattanbir Singh

School Type: un-aided, co-educational Sikh Minority School

Motto: Labor Omnia Vincit

Mode: English

Classes: K-12

Gender: Co-ed

Fees: Around 101,000-120,000 INR

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Hostel Facility: Not Available

St. Kabir Public School is a private, co-educational school located in Sector 26, Chandigarh. Established in 1974 in Sector 8 Chandigarh, the motto of the school is Labor Omnia Vincit. It is often judged as one of the best schools in the Tri-City area. The school has an affiliation to the CBSE curriculum and is a un-aided, co-educational Sikh Minority School. It is under the guardianship of the Kabir Educational Society. The school has an affiliation to the CBSE and admits children in nursery and provides education up to the Senior Secondary Level.

The medium of instruction is English. Also, the school aims that the students have courage, integrity and compassion, to face the challenges of the modern world. The students assimilate moral and ethical values through the teachings of Prophets, Great Gurus and the true and inspiring message of Bhagat Kabir Ji, as embodied in the Holy Scriptures.

7. Strawberry Fields High School, Chandigarh

Strawberry Fields High School, Chandigarh
Strawberry Fields High School, Chandigarh

Address: Sector 26, Chandigarh, 160019

Phone no.: +91 172 279 5903/5904

Email: contact@sfhs.in

Website: strawberryfieldshighschool.com

Established: 2004

School Type: Co-ed

Affiliation: IB, ICSE

Principal: Sangeeta Sekhon

Motto: Not available

Grades: K-12

Fees: Around 1,12,500-1,59,720 INR

Hostel Facility: Not Available

The school environment and physical setting have a profound impact on the child’s growing years. Located in Sector 26, Chandigarh on a sprawling 5-acre plot of land the school has picturesque surroundings. There are uncluttered, happy spaces where children can explore and learn, unfettered.

The school has large well-equipped, air-conditioned classrooms equipped with state of the interactive art whiteboards. Rooms are in clusters, with easy access to outside areas. There are separate activity rooms, a well-stocked library with books, an amphitheatre and two computer labs have been provided exclusively for the students. Science laboratories offer practical exposure to students. Here the open-air theatre is the hub of activity, interaction, workshops, seminars and informal lectures/demonstrations that are a part of the curriculum.

The sports facilities are the soccer field, basketball court, tennis courts, cricket nets and a swimming pool. 

6. Delhi Public School, Chandigarh

DPS, Chandigarh
DPS, Chandigarh

Address:  Sector 40C, Sector 40-C, Chandigarh, 160036

Phone: 0172 269 0911

E-mail: dpschd40@yahoo.com

Website: dpschd.com

Affiliation: CBSE

Principal: Mrs Reema Dewan

School type: Co-ed

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Motto: Service Before Self

Mode: English

Grades: K-12

Fees: Around 141,000 INR

Hostel Facility: Not Available

Established in 2003, the school provides a truly enabling environment to contribute to the holistic development of each student. The building has sports facilities, state-of-the-art infrastructure and spacious classrooms. DPS challenges students to mould themselves into life long learners by developing their skills as academic achievers, progressive thinkers, effective communicators and empowered citizens. The school emphasises on ‘think local but act global’ and had more than 3500 students in the past ten years. The school’s commitment to excellence has made it one of the best schools in Chandigarh. 

The school has a choice of three streams: Science, Commerce and Humanities. The medium of language is English, Hindi and Punjabi. The subjects taught are English, Hindi, Sanskrit, French, German, Punjabi, Mathematics, General Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and so on. The school has a balanced curriculum and believes in a strategy for getting a child from where he is to where he aspires to be.

5. Bhavan Vidyalaya, Chandigarh

Bhavan Vidya, Chandigarh
Bhavan Vidya, Chandigarh

Address: Bhavan Vidyalaya Chandigarh, Sector 27 B, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh – 160019

Phone no.: 172-5041620, 2656955

E-mail: bvb_chd@yahoo.com, bvbjr_chd@yahoo.com

Website: https://www.bhavanchd.com/

Affiliation: CBSE

Principal: Vineeta Arora

School Type: Co-ed

Mode: English

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Motto: “Let noble thoughts come to us from every side”, a quote from the Rigveda

Grades: K-12

Fees: Around 44,000-73,000 INR

Hostel Facility: Not Available

Bhavan Vidyalaya is one of the best schools in Chandigarh and is a branch of the Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan. The school was founded on 17 July 1983, and the current principal of the school is Vineeta Arora. The school is dedicated towards the awareness about India’s rich heritage and scriptures to the youths. The parent organisation has a national character and an international outlook. Bhavan Vidyalaya School emphasis mainly on moral values.

The school follows various experimental learning method such as Ascension. The school also has students exchange programmes and also organises trips abroad. These programmes are mainly to increase young students’ understanding of other cultures, as well as to improve their language skills and broadening their social horizons. The school even has its band, cinema group and various sports activities. The school has an affiliation to CBSE.

4. St. Anne’s Convent School, Chandigarh

St. Annes Convent School, Chandigarh
St. Annes Convent School, Chandigarh

Address: 32C, Sector 32, Chandigarh, 160030

Phone: 0172 260 3278

E-mail: info@sacschd.in

Type: Institution for Secondary Education

Motto: Let Your Light Shine

Principal: Sr. Dr Shyni Paul

Grades: LKG-12

Mode: English, Hindi, Punjabi

Affiliations: CBSE

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Fees Structure: Around 36,000-51,200 INR

Hostel Facility: Not Available

St. Anne’s Convent School is a co-educational secondary school, with English as the medium of communication. Affiliated to CBSE, the school is mainly for the Christians but accepts students from all religions. Established in the year 1977 the school is administered by the Religious Group of the Ursuline Sisters of Mary Immaculate, in the Catholic Church. The vision of the school is to be intellectually alert and open, emotionally well balanced and morally upright in a spiritually sound environment. This vision is among the many reasons why this school is considered one of the best schools in Chandigarh.

3. Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh

Sacred Heart Sr. Sec School, Chandigarh
Sacred Heart Sr. Sec School, Chandigarh

Address:  Sector-26, Chandigarh, 160019

Phone no.: 0172 279 2297

E-mail: sacredheart_chd@yahoo.co.in

Website: www.sacredheartchd.com

Affiliation: CBSE 

Administrator: Institute of Franciscan Clarist Sis

Gender: Girls

Established: 1968

Management: Private and Unaided

Classes: K-12

Playground: Yes

Transportation: Yes

Motto: Porto I Mysteri means ‘I Carry the Mysteries’

Fees: Around 39,000-46,000 INR

Hostel Facility: Not Available

Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School is an unaided Christian Minority Educational Institution. Established in the year 1968 by the Seraphina Educational Society runs the school. The main aim of the society is the education of the youth, especially poor and abandoned children. The school believes in the humanitarian path, and efforts towards teaching the values that their saints professed are one of a kind.

The school has a highly qualified and experienced teaching staff for their students. The staff members are committed towards their job and guide the students towards a wholesome future. They help students in academics, sports and other extracurricular activity. It is no wonder that Sacred Heart today is one of the best educational institutions of Chandigarh.

The infrastructure and facilities offered to the students help in their overall development. The faculties, explore the students potential, sharpen their communication skills and refine artistic potential through a myriad of activities. The school has more than 1800 students and 80 plus classrooms. The institute provides the best amenities to the students and is considered one of the best schools in Chandigarh.

2. St. Johns High School, Chandigarh

St. John High School, Chandigarh
St. John High School, Chandigarh

Address: Sector 26, Chandigarh, 160019

Phone No.: 0172 279 2571

E-mail: kavitacdas@yahoo.com

Website: stjohnschandigarh.com

Affiliation: CBSE

Principal: Kavita Das

School Type: Private, All boys Day boarding Senior secondary school, Catholic minority educational institution

Mode: English 

Motto: Pro Deo et Patria (For God and Country)

Established: 1959; 61 years ago

Founder: Congregation of Christian Brothers

Grades:  K-12

Gender: Boys

Fees: Around 46,800-60,000 INR

Hostel Facility: Day Boarding

St. John’s High School is an English Medium, all-boys, unaided Catholic Minority Institution. This institution falls under the category of Religious Minority Institutions and has obtained the NOC from UT of Chandigarh. This institute has an affiliation to the CBSE and is managed by an executive body chosen from within the community each year. The school completed 30 years in 2009 and is considered one of the best schools in Chandigarh.

The school is a private all boys’ day boarding senior secondary school. The motto of the institution is Pro Deo et Patria which means for God and Country.

1. Carmel Convent School, Chandigarh

Caramel Convent School, Chandigarh
Caramel Convent School, Chandigarh

Address: Carmel Convent, Sector 9, Dantewada, Chandigarh-160009.

Phone Number: 0172-2740891

E-mail: carmel_convent@hotmail.com

Website: http://carmelconvent.org/index.html

Affiliation: CBSE

Administrator: Private Schools Sisters of the Apostolic Carmel, Mangalore

Motto: “LOVE CONQUERS ALL”

Grades: K-12

Gender: Girls Day School

Fees: Around 42,000- 46,300 INR

Hostel Facilities: Not Available

Carmel convent school is one of the most famous school of Chandigarh. The school is co-educational with classes ranging from Kindergarten to 12th. The mode of communication is English and the school has an affiliation to CBSE. The school has an excellent infrastructure and has four different academic blocks, one each for pre-primary, primary, secondary and senior secondary section. The classrooms are well-ventilated and airy, and the library is well-stocked for students. To make the concepts clear to its students, the school has well-equipped laboratories of science and computer. The school has a separate playground for pre-primary sections as well. The infrastructure includes a botanical garden and a birdhouse, so that students can feel the beauty of nature closely. The school even has a skating rink and has the best medical as well as transportation facilities. 

There are five different clubs in which students can enrol.

  • Disaster management and IT club
  • Science and Eco club
  • Health and wellness club
  • Heritage club
  • Peace club.

Honourable Mentions

The British School, Chandigarh

The British School
The British School

Address: The British School, Sector 44 – B 160044 Chandigarh, India

Phone no.: +91 172 4605000, 0172 460 5000, Ext 4654000

Website: tbschd@thebritishschool.org, thebritishschool.org

Affiliation: CBSE, Cambridge board

Administrator: Mona Shri Sethi

School Type: Co-ed

Motto: Towards the beginning of success

Mode: English

Grades: K-12

Fees:

Hostel Facility: Available

The British School is an international school rooted in Indian values. Affiliated to Cambridge International, the aims to provide education with global standards. This will make students studying in the school eligible for higher education in the institutions across the world give NRIs settled abroad an opportunity to send their children to such school. One hundred fifty-eight countries have Regional centre of Cambridge. The mission of the school is to foster and cultivate the highest standards in every pupil in everything he or she undertakes. The school also encourages children to be proud of themselves and their achievements, their friends and their school. It has a flexible international curriculum that gives the child the best of both worlds: international exposure with Indian ethos. They also have a talented team of teachers trained under Cambridge university guidelines. 

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I am Nikita Arya, an aspiring journalist. I am a Lucknow based writer, and I started writing after class 11th. Being a debater, I believe that only the right information should be given to the people. As far as I know, children are the future of the world, and there is a star within themselves. Uniform Application gave me a platform to express myself and write articles which help people.


Nikita Arya

Nikita Arya

I am Nikita Arya, an aspiring journalist. I am a Lucknow based writer, and I started writing after class 11th. Being a debater, I believe that only the right information should be given to the people. As far as I know, children are the future of the world, and there is a star within themselves. Uniform Application gave me a platform to express myself and write articles which help people.

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