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India's best schools of 2016

October 22, 2016 10:00 IST

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Leading career magazine Education World recently announced its list of best Indian schools for the year 2016.

The EW India School Rankings 2016 ranks the country's best schools under 14 different categories -- day co-ed, day-cum-boarding, sui generis co-ed day cum boarding schools; day boys, day girls; boarding co-ed, boys and girls; international day, day cum-boarding, and wholly residential schools, and also government day, boarding, special needs and for the first time, budget private schools.

Over the past four months 140 C fore field personnel interviewed 10,301 parents, principals, teachers and senior school students in 28 cities countrywide, and persuaded them to rate schools in their region on a ten-point scale across 14 parameters of education excellence -- academic reputation, co-curricular education, teacher welfare and development, competence of faculty, co-curricular activities, sports education, individual attention to students, life skills and conflict management education, infrastructure provision, leadership/ management quality, special needs education, internationalism etc.

Scroll down to find out the top schools in different categories:

IMAGE: The Valley School in Bangalore was ranked first among day schools, while Modern School Barakhamba Road, Delhi was ranked first in the day cum boarding school category. All rankings: Kind courtesy Education World

IMAGE: Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pattom bagged the top spot among government schools.

IMAGE: Bihar-based Simultala Awasiya Vidyalaya ranks No 1 among government run boarding schools.

IMAGE: Muni International School, Delhi is ranked first in the budget private schools category.

Lead image used for representational purposes only. Image: STR New/Reuters