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St Francis College, Lucknow

Shahnajaf Road, Hazratganj, Lucknow-226001

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School Information

School Board: ICSE
Type: All Boys
Hostel Facility: Day School
Address Shahnajaf Road, Hazratganj, Lucknow-226001, Hazratganj, Lucknow
Contact Number 5222623712
Email ID [email protected]
Admission Update

Admission is open to Nursery class for boys who have completed 3 years 6 months as on 1st April of the academic year.


Location Details


For over a century, two schools in Lucknow have competed with each other over the title of ‘Best All Boys’ School in Lucknow.’ This rivalry between La Martiniere College and St Francis’ College has become an integral part of the inter-school ecosystem in Lucknow.

Here’s a complete guide to one of most prestigious and legendary schools in Lucknow, St Francis’ College.

Established in 1885 by “The Catholic Diocese of Lucknow” , St Francis’ College is an unaided, Anglo-Indian Minority Institution. . However, the college is open to all children irrespective of religion, caste or community.This institution is situated in Hazratganj, which is the central and the poshest locality of Lucknow. It is very convenient for parents/guardians seeking education for their children living in areas around. The College has a well-maintained campus with spacious, well-ventilated buildings, playgrounds and well-grown trees along the boundary, providing an atmosphere for a healthy education.

What is the college’s mission?

The College works with the mission of giving a value-based education to develop along with intellectual excellence and achievement of the multi-faceted personality of the child who has special emphasis to inculcate healthy moral values. The college helps students become mature people who have imbibed values such, that it makes them worthy citizens of our country.

What are the facilities provided?

St. Francis’ college is equipped with modern laboratories with various kinds of instruments, spacious classrooms, a rich library for voracious readers, gymnasium with a wooden floor for all the fitness freaks, two indoor badminton courts/ table-tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, two extensive and wide playgrounds for football, hockey, cricket with athletics, a beautiful swimming pool and a well-equipped computer lab are few of the long list of facilities provided for the holistic development of the children.. The College is the premier and prestigious Institution of the City and as such can compare favourably with the best institutions not only in Uttar Pradesh but also in the country.

What does the curriculum consist of?

From Nursery to grade X General education in all the subjects is provided.

For grade eleven and twelve, the College provides courses of studies in English, Hindi, Science (Physics, Chemistry/ Biology)/ Mathematics/ Computer Literacy, commerce, Account, Economic, Environmental Education and SUPW. The college teaches religion to Catholic/Christian. The goal of this parctive to inculcate sound moral values and character formation of every student.

Are there co-curricular activities that take place?

Of course, for the all-round development of students, besides the normal curriculum, the College provides co-curricular activities. These activities include debates, dramatics/ elocution, music, art/craft, socially useful and productive works, electronics, and food crafts. Such activities helps children to express themselves on various platforms along with building their confidence and allowing them to explore sides of themselves.

Student Achievements

Master Mrinal Manaktala of St. Francis’ College, Lucknow participated in U.P State Shooting Championship held on 27th July 2019 and obtained Silver Medal.

Amit Agarwal, an alumnus from 2013-2014 batch, was awarded Gold Medal for having obtained the First Position among all the students of Integrated Degree Programmes held at BITS Pilani Goa Campus on 5th Aug 2018.

These are a handful of the excellent achievements of the budding stars studying at St. Francis’ College.

Who were the toppers for the 2019 board examination?

ISC: Shashwat Jaiswal with a score of 96.75%, Sameer RajuU with a score of 96.5% and Aviral Jain with a score of 96.25% were the top three.

ICSE: Rishabh Agarwal with a score of of 98.4%, Prashant Mani Shukla with a score of 98% and Mohammad Minhal Mirza with a score of97.4% were the top three.

Who are the notable alumni of St Francis’ College?

Denzil Keelor: Air Marshal, Vir Chakra, Keerti Chakra and hero of the 1965 war against Pakistan was a part of this legendary institution.

Trevor Keelor: Wing Commander, Vir Chakra, Vayu Sena Medal.

Anil K. Rajvanshi: Director of Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute and winner of Jamnalal Bajaj Award and numerous other awards.

Jimmy Shergill: Bollywood actor, studied for ten years at the school

Gopal Khanna: Appointed Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality by President Donald Trump.

Soumik Mishra: Received the President’s Bravery Award in 2008. President of India felicitated him on 26th January 2009 at New Delhi. He is a pride for the College and the Country.


St. Francis College is an active institution which provides selfless service in the field of education in order to give rise to a responsible society of individuals with goal setting competencies. It also instills the vision that will enable the child to serve the best interests of humanity and make this world a better place to live in.

Admission Criteria

Registration forms will normally be made available at the college office before the end of December/January for a period which will be notified on the college notice board. The Registration forms should be returned to the office, duly filled by a specified date as notified on the Form/Notice Board.


Registration Form

The Registration Forms should be completed and submitted with:

Birth Certificate from Nagar Mahapalika or from the maternity Hospital or Baptism certificate for Christians.

Latest passport-size photograph.

Self-addressed stamped envelope.

Result and Admission:
By the end of February those who appeared for the meeting will be informed by post as per address submitted on self-addressed stamped envelope with time to complete the admission formalities at the office for selected candidates.
No enquiries will be entertained at the office with regard to the results.

Other Classes:
Generally there are no admissions to other classes as children from lower classes are promoted and go to the higher classes.
However as some vacancies may arise due to failures in lower classes or withdrawals, opportunity is provided to all those who would like to seek admission to other classes.

A PLAIN PAPER application should be accompanied by a copy of the final report card of the school last attended. Only those who had applied for these classes which have vacancies will then be issued cards for the Admission Test/ Interview.

Admission Test:

    • Date/Time for tests, will be notified on the notice board.
    • For Class K.G TEST will be in English and Maths
    • For Class I-V TEST in English and Maths For Class VI-IX TEST in English, Maths and Science For Class X & XII Generally no admissions are made.
    • For Class XI: For students of the College: Admission to class XI is not automatic for students of Class X of the College. Being a Science/Commerce College it will be on the basis of performance during the year and marks obtained at the I.C.S.E.
    • Admission will be made on the basis of the rules of I.C.S.E. after meeting with parents and the students by the Principal.
    • For those coming from other school – a much higher percentage will be required, depending on the number of seats available in order of merit.
    • THE PRINCIPAL reserves the right to admit or to refuse admission to anybody at any time without assigning any reason for his action.

Transfer Certificate: 

      No admission can be done unless a T.C. from a recognised school is submitted. Those coming from outside Uttar Pradesh should have their T.C. countersigned by a competent Educational Authority of that place.


    The very condition for admission is that the Parents/Guardians comply strictly with the College rules and regulations, co-operate with the College for the welfare of the institution, give sufficient time and care for their wards even after the admissions are over.

General FAQs

Which board is this school affiliated to?

In India all Schools that have classes upto Xth or XIIth have to be affiliated to atleast one board of education. St Francis College, Lucknow is affiliated to the the following boards: ICSE.

Does this school offer Hostel facility?

St Francis College, Lucknow does not offer hostel facility. This school does not have any provisions for residential scholars. St Francis College, Lucknow is a Day School.

What facilities are available in this school?

St Francis College, Lucknow offers the following facilities: .

Is this school co-educational?

No, St Francis College, Lucknow is not co-educational.


Rasda Azaz

05 Sep, 2019

"Not a good school"

Proud Franciscan

09 Sep, 2019

"Best School eva"


09 Sep, 2019



09 Sep, 2019

"Good school for boys"

Mohd ziyaul

20 Mar, 2020

"Best school to good"


02 Aug, 2020

"Best school for everything a student wants in his life till 12th . No other school can be compared with Francis. "

Richard knights

14 Jan, 2021

"Was at this school till 1971. Used to be a boarder. Loved it. If anyone remembers me e-mail [email protected] "


09 Mar, 2021