Curated By: Business Desk
Last Updated: September 18, 2023, 11:56 IST
Do you know what the most expensive schools are in India? As per reports, the most expensive schools in India comprise schools located in Mussorie, Ajmer, Gwalior, Dehradun, Ooty and more. These institutions are notable for their distinguished alumni, facilities like extracurricular activities they offer, long-standing reputation, infrastructure and other aspects. Today, let’s take a look at the top 5 expensive schools in India.
1. Doon School, Dehradun
According to reports, the Doon School in Dehradun comes first on the list of the most expensive schools in India. It was established in 1935 and is popular throughout the country. The annual cost of education in this school comes to around Rs 12 lakh. The Doon School admission fee is Rs 5 lakh. At the same time, Rs 6 lakh has to be given as a security deposit. This is an all-boys boarding school and it is famous for its renowned alumni, such as India’s former late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, current Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Indian politician Jyotiraditya Scindia, former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik.
2. Mayo College, Ajmer
Mayo College, located in Ajmer, is another prestigious boarding school in the country known for its rich heritage and quality education. This school was established in 1875. Many children from all over the country come here to study. According to the information available on the school’s site, the annual fee of this school is Rs 8.76 lakh, the admission fee is Rs 1.07 lakh, and the security deposit is Rs 4.38 lakh. It is an all-boys residential public school established by Richard Bourke.
3. Scindia School, Gwalior
Scindia School is a boys’ boarding school located in Gwalior. The admission and annual fees of Scindia School are Rs 13 lakh and Rs 25 thousand, respectively. Personalities like Salman Khan, Mukesh Ambani, Anurag Kashyap, and Arbaaz Khanmand Amin Sayani have studied at this school. It was founded in 1837, and Jyotiraditya Scindia is its current director.
4. Welham Girls School, Dehradun
Welham Girls School, Dehradun, is also one of the most expensive and prestigious schools in India. The annual fee here is Rs 8.5 lakh. Apart from this, the admission fee and security deposit together are Rs 5.25 lakh.
5. Ecole Mondiale, Mumbai
Ecole Mondiale World School in Mumbai is also included on the list of the most expensive schools in the country. Here, it costs Rs 6 to 7 lakh to get a child admitted to KG. The fees for Classes 1 to 10 are Rs 9 to 10 lakh. Apart from this, the one-time admission fee at the school is Rs lakh. The school has its own media centre. The school’s alumni students are said to be holding good positions in different fields such as fashion design, film, media, etc.