Top Schools in Delhi

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List of the Top Schools in Delhi is given on this page. This page discusses the premium Schools spread across the city of Delhi which provides quality education to the students studying in those schools. It is one of the most stressing the part for the parents to choose the best schools for their children so that they can get the quality education and create a strong base at the primary level itself to study higher for the future studies. The top Schools in Delhi are mostly affiliated to CBSE Board, but there are also some schools which are affiliated to CISCE Schools, Delhi Board of Senior Secondary Education and other boards.

The top schools in Delhi mostly include the Private schools, but there are also top government schools in Delhi and also the Kendriya Vidyalayas. The Kendriya Vidyalayas which are commonly known as KV among people. The KV’s are also spread across all part of Delhi that is North, East, West, and South.

Advantages of Studying in Class 11 & 12 in Delhi Schools

The students studying in Class 11 & 12 from the schools of Delhi have great advantages while getting admission for any of their Bachelor’s Degree Program from any of the three streams that is Humanities, Science, and Commerce. The students will get benefit under the following circumstances:

  • Medical Colleges in Delhi: DU FMSC provides 85% seats reserved for the students who have passed from class 11 & 12 from the schools of Delhi and NCT.
  • Engineering Colleges in Delhi: The students who have passed their class 12 exam within the NCT of Delhi have 85% seat reserved for DTU, NSIT, IGDTUW, IIT Delhi.
  • IPU MBBS & BDS Admission: IPU MBBS & BDS Admission is based on the NEET Scores, and the student who has studied class 11 & 12 regularly from a recognised school within the National Capital Territory in Delhi can claim seat under MBBS and BDS program.

List of Top Schools in Delhi


Name of the School



International Schools in Delhi

American Embassy School

IB Board


The British School,  Chanakyapuri, Delhi

London's Edexcel Examination Board and the Cambridge International Examinations Board.


Top Schools in Delhi

The Shri Ram School



Modern School


Co-Ed, Day cum Boarding school

Mother’s International School


Co-Ed, Day cum Boarding school

St. Columba's School



Amity International School, M-Block, Saket, Delhi



Bluebells School International



Army Public school, Dhaula Kuan



Vasant Valley School



Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram



Ahlcon Public School




Top Schools in Delhi

List of Top Schools in Delhi

The list of the Top Schools in Delhi along with their description such as year of establishment, school type, affiliation etc are given below:

The Shri Ram School

The Shri Ram School was established by Late Mrs Manju Bharat Ram in the year 1988 in Vasant Vihar, Delhi. The Shri Ram School offers all the three streams that are Arts, Science, and Commerce. The Shri Ram School is a Co-ed school both girls and boys. The Shri Ram School has four campuses as follows:

  • Vasant Vihar: Junior School (Up to Class K-5)
  • Moulsari, Gurgaon: Senior School (Class 6-12)
  • Aravali, Gurgaon: Up to Class K to 12
  • The Shri Ram Police Public School: Up to Class K to 12.

Modern School

Modern School is one of the oldest school of Delhi which was established in the year 1920 by Lala Raghubir Singh. The school was first established at Daryaganj, and later it shifted its campus to Barakhamba. The other Sister School of Modern School are Raghubir Singh Junior Modern School, Modern School, Vasant Vihar and Modern School, Kundli. Modern School Barakhamba offers admission from Class 6-12 because Raghubir Singh Junior Modern School serves as the primary wing for the Modern School, Barakhamba.

The Modern School is affiliated to CBSE and is a day-cum-boarding school. It is the first co-educational school established in Delhi.

Mother’s International School

Mother’s International School was founded in the year 1956 by founder Shri Surendra Nath Jauhar “Faquir” with the blessings of the Mother, Mirra Alfassa, a spiritualist, the spiritual partner and collaborator of Sri Aurobindo. The School has three wings, that is, Pre-Primary, Primary, and Secondary. The school has a total student of 3000 offered from class 1-10.

Mother’s International School is affiliated to CBSE and is a co-ed school.

St. Columba’s School

It is located in Ashok Place, New Delhi. St. Columba’s School was established by the Christian Brothers in the year 1941. St. Columba’s school was started with only 32 students and presently it has crossed over 3400 students. St. Columba’s is a boy’s school.

The Stream Offered in the Senior School are as follows:

  • Commerce Stream: English, Business Studies, Economics, Accountancy/Physical Education, Mathematics/Information Practices.
  • Science Stream: English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Biology, Engg. Graphics, Economics.
  • InfoTech Stream: English, Physical Education, Informatics Practices, Data Management Applications and Web Applications.

Amity International School, M-Block, Saket, Delhi

Amity International School, Saket is one of the top schools in Delhi and is one of the Chain of Schools and Institutions established in the year 1991, founded by Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan. Amity Intentional School is located in South Delhi. Amity International School (AIS), Saket consist of around 2000 students and provides a perfect atmosphere for study and quality education for the students enrolled in it.

Amity International School, Saket, is affiliated to CBSE and is a Co-ed school. AIS Saket offers education from Class Nursery to Class 12. In the senior level, that is Class 11 & 12 level all the three streams that is Humanities, Science, and Commerce.

Bluebells School International

Bluebells School International was established in the year 1957 by a Hungarian Lady with its campus at Jorbagh, New Delhi with a total enrollment of 5 students. In the year 1977, the campus was established in Greater Kailash, the Southern Part of Delhi. The present strength of Bluebells School International in 1875. The school offers admission from Class Nursery to Class 12. Bluebells school is affiliated to CBSE and ICSE and is a Co-ed day school.

Army Public school, Dhaula Kuan

Army Public School which is commonly known as TAPS, APSDK was established in the year 1953. It is located in Dhaula Kuan, the Southern Part of Delhi. It is operated under Indian Army supervision under the aegis of Indian Army Welfare Education Society (AWES). Army School, Dhaula Kuan is the Flagship school of the chain of Indian Army Public Schools. The Army Public School was started with a total students of 21 and the Present strength is nearly 5000.

Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan is affiliated to CBSE and Directorate of Education, Delhi. It is a Co-ed school. The Army Public School has four wings and an Auditorium as follows:

  • Primary Wing: Class1 to 5
  • Main Block: Class 6 to 10
  • Malhotra Block: Class 11 and 12
  • Activity Wing: Computer Lab, MI room
  • Raina Auditorium

Vasant Valley School

Vasant Valley School was established in the year 1990 by the India today Group. Vasant Valley School is located in the Southern Part of Delhi, that is Vasant Kunj. Vasant Valley has the current enrollment of 1257 students from class Nursery to class 12. The school has two large buildings that is Junior School and Senior School. Vasant Valley School gives three kinds of awards: Excellence Awards, Subject Awards, and The Grade Card Distinction Award.

Vasant Valley School is affiliated to CBSE and is a co-ed day school.

Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram

Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram was established in the year 1972. Delhi Public School has its other three campuses spread across 3 campuses at R.K.Puram, East of Kailash and Vasant Vihar. DPS R.K.Puram is the second school funded in Delhi. DPS R.K.Puram is a co-ed day school with total 9,500 students with 400 boarding students. It is affiliated to CBSE.

Ahlcon International School

Ahlcon International School is one of the leading schools in Delhi and the top school in East Delhi. Ahlcon International School was established in the year 2001. It is a co-ed English Medium Senior Secondary School. The school offers admission from Class Nursery to class 10. Ahlcon Public School currently has 2600 students and 200 teachers. The school is affiliated to CBSE.

List of Kendriya Vidyalaya in Delhi

A total of 42 Kendriya Vidyalaya (KVs) are located in Delhi. The fees of the Kendriya Vidyalaya are comparatively less than the above given private schools. The list and location of the Kendriya Vidyalaya’s are given in the table below: 

Name of the KVs

School Address


Kendriya Vidyalaya AGCR Colony, Karkardooma

AGCR Colony, Karkardooma
Delhi - 110092


Kendriya Vidyalaya Vigyan Vihar (NFC)

Near Vivek Vihar Police Station Vigyan Vihar, Delhi -110092

Kendriya Vidyalaya AN Block Shalimar Bagh

AN Block Shalimar Bagh Delhi

North West A

Kendriya Vidyalaya AFS Ghoga (Bawana)

AFS Ghoga (Bawana) Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Narela

Pocket - 11, A-5, Narela, Delhi -110040

Kendriya Vidyalaya Keshav Puram 

Keshav Puram Delhi  

North West B

Kendriya Vidyalaya TP Block Pitampura

TP Block Pitampura Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sainik Vihar

Sainik Vihar Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Keshavpuram Shift-II

New Delhi – 110035

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sec-22 Rohini

Kendriya Vidyalaya
Sec-22 Rohini Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sec-25 Rohini

Sec-25 Rohini Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sec-8 Rohini 

Sec-8 Rohini Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sec-3 Rohini 

Sec-3 Rohini Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Tagore Garden

Tagore Garden New Delhi


Kendriya Vidyalaya Ambika Vihar Paschim Vihar

Ambika Vihar
Paschim Vihar New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya C-2 Janakpuri 

C-2 Janakpuri New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Vikaspuri

Vikaspuri New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sec-8 R K Puram

Sec-8 R K Puram New Delhi

South West A

Sec-4 R K Puram

Sec-4 R K Puram New Delhi

Sec-2 R K Puram

Sec-2 R K Puram New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Vasant Kunj

Vasant Kunj New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya No-1 Sadar Bazar Delhi Cantt 

No-1 Sadar Bazar Delhi Cantt
New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya No-2 Gurgaon Road Delhi Cantt 

No-2 Gurgaon Road
Delhi Cantt New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya No-3 Ring Road Naraina Delhi Cantt

No-3 Ring Road Naraina
Delhi Cantt New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya No-4 Kandhar Lines Delhi Cantt

No-4 Kandhar Lines Delhi Cantt
New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya AFS Rajokri

AFS Rajokri New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sec-5 Dwarka 

Sec-5 Dwarka New Delhi

South West B

Kendriya Vidyalaya BSF Chhawla Camp

BSF Chhawla Camp New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya AAI Rangpuri

AAI Rangpuri Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Dwarka (SPG Complex), Sector-8

SPG Complex, Sec.8, Dwarka
New Delhi – 110075

Kendriya Vidyalaya Dwarka Sector-12

Sector - 12, Dwarka
New Delhi - 110075

Kendriya Vidyalaya CRPF Camp Jharodakalan

CRPF Camp Jharodakalan
New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya JNU Campus New Mehrauli Road

JNU Campus
New Mehrauli Road New Delhi


Kendriya Vidyalaya Pushp Vihar MB Road

Pushp Vihar
MB Road New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Arjangarh (AFS)

AFS, Arjangarh
New Delhi – 110047

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sadiq Nagar

Sadiq Nagar New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Andrews Ganj

Andrews Ganj New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya AFS Tughlakabad

AFS Tughlakabad New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya NTPC Badarpur

NTPC Badarpur New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Pragati Vihar Lodhi Road

Pragati Vihar Lodhi Road
New Delhi

New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya INA Colony

INA Colony, New Delhi

Kendriya Vidyalaya Robert Square Gole Market

Robert Square Gole Market
New Delhi


Statistical Report by the Government of Delhi on New Enrolment & New Schools

  • A report released by the Delhi government says that total 44.31 lakh students enrolled in Delhi schools up to class 12 in the year 2015-16 in which total 23.56 lakh were boys and 20.75 lakh were girl students. It is an increase compares to last year, in the year 2014-15 total 44.13 lakh students were enrolled up to senior secondary school level and a total number of boys were 23.52 lakh & 20.60 lakh were girls.  
  • According to the Delhi government Statistical Handbook 2016, the total numbers of schools in Delhi were 5,796 in the year 2015-16 and in the year 2014-15 the total numbers of schools in Delhi were 5,798.

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