Top 4 Bengaluru Schools Affiliated With CBSE

CBSE affiliated schools have over the years become a preferred choice over other boards of education. Primarily, because of the boards pan-India presence. Bengaluru, the IT hub, has also been witnessing a rise in the number of schools affiliated to the CBSE board. A few of the best are listed here.

There are a good number of CBSE affiliated schools in Bengaluru that play a significant role in equipping young minds with the right education. However, with the ever increasing numbers of schools sprouting across the city, selecting the one that might be ideal for your child can actually be a mammoth task. This review of 4 top CBSE schools in the city intends to make that selection a little easier.

Navkis Educational Centre

Established in 2000, the Navkis Educational Centre is a fairly young school, in the city of Bengaluru. However, the CBSE affiliated school has since its establishment created a niche for itself and has come to be recognized as one of the progressive schools in the city. The school promotes an atmosphere that is student friendly and geared towards learning. The educational institution has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception and has been rolling out toppers, year after year. The school endeavours to help students improve through its child-centric, multifaceted all-round development programs.

The school adheres to a systematic evaluation structure wherein students in the primary classes (grade 1&2) are assessed based on creative activities such as quizzes and worksheets. Students from class 3 onwards are graded through regular evaluation tests. There are unit tests every quarter as well as 2 semester tests. Test results are uploaded on the official website for classes 6-11.

Apart from the above mentioned tests the school prepares students for the following national level events:

  • National Science talent Search Examination
  • Science Olympiad
  • Asset
  • Math Olympiad
  • National Cyber Olympiad

The school organizes various activities all year round, such as the following:
  • Creative writing contest
  • Literary Fest
  • Recitation
  • Social Fest
  • Spell Bee
  • Environment Week

The school is also associated with Triumphant Institute of Management Education T.I.M.E for coaching for several competitive exams.

National Public School

The National Public School was started in 1982, in HAL - 2 Stage, Bengaluru. The academic institution provides a holistic platform for learning by integrating modern teaching concepts, and breaking away from traditional formats. The school incorporates cutting-edge developments in the field of education, and students benefit from this approach.

The school is affiliated to the CBSE and follows the curriculum specified by the board; however the classes are divided into 6 broad division, namely:

  • Montessori section
  • Kindergarten section
  • Primary section
  • Middle School
  • Secondary Section
  • Senior Secondary Section

Academics aside, the school has several extracurricular activities on its agenda that encourage complete development of the pupils.
A few of the activities are:

  • Aerobics
  • Dance
  • Life skills education
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Sports
  • Taekwondo
  • Yoga
  • Debate
  • Projects
  • Excursions
  • Cultural activities

That the school is outstanding is apparent from the fact that its students have been consistent with their performance in the board exams and all other activities.

Rashtriya Military School

RMSBangalore or the Rashtriya Military School dates back to 1946. It is a residential school, located on the Hosur-Bangalore Road. RMSBangalore has a glorious history. It was founded by none other than the King of England, King George VI. Rashtriya Military School focuses primarily on training young boys for military service. The school admits boys from class 6 to class 12 and trains them for selection into the National Defence Academy (NDA), ace the Services Selection Board (SSB) and other prominent military academies.

Prospective students must undergo a Common Entrance Test for admission into the prestigious Military School. The school has an admirable students to teacher ratio of 10:1.

The school is built over an estate of 68 acres with various buildings scattered across the campus. Some of the blocks on the school campus are:

  • Assembly Hall
  • Laboratories
  • Mess for the cadets
  • Residential block
  • Six blocks for the classrooms

The school follows a strict military regime, and a normal day at the school is something like the following:

  • Physical training, drill and parade are conducted every morning, under the watchful eyes of an able instructor, on deputation from the Army Physical Training Corps
  • Regular classes with CBSE curriculum are conducted between 9:00 hours- 14:30 hours
  • Lunch is served at exactly 14:30 hours
  • The time between 15:30 hours and 16:45 hours is reserved for sports and games, where participation is mandatory
  • Students break for tea and to freshen up
  • This is followed by study time, where students do their assignments or attend remedial classes
  • Dinner is at 20:00 hours
  • Post dinner students can study or indulge in indoor games or watch TV
  • 23:30 hours is lights out

Delhi Public School (DPS) – South

Located off Bellary road, in Bengaluru, this branch of the Delhi Public School is one of the newest in the city. The school was established in 2002 and carries forward the same values and traditions that are infused in the rest of the schools run by the Delhi Public School Society. The Delhi Public School Society is much regarded nationwide for the pioneering efforts in imparting education. DPS chain of schools has excelled consistently in imparting quality education that produces accomplished and socially responsible young people.

The Bellary branch of the DPS follows the same values and gives prominence to the all-round growth of each pupil. Education principles followed by the school include student-centric, workable modules. Here is a look at how this works:


  • Student centred curriculum
  • Regular informal assessments
  • Emphasis on age appropriate skills
  • Development of students monitored constantly, with bi-annual reports on actual progress

Primary and Secondary Grades

  • A healthy environment that allows students a voice where they can bring their views and concepts to the class
  • Students learn to work as a team and develop inter-personal relationship
  • Learning is not through rote, but through activities that call for student participation, such as group discussions and projects
  • Teachers play the role of guides and mentors

Delhi Public School has other branches in Bengaluru that follow similar concepts of education. This particular branch is referred to as DPS-North. You may also want to look at Delhi Public School – North, which is in Konanakunte. There is another branch of DPS at Basavanagudi.

Delhi Public Schools across the country and overseas have made an indelible mark in the field of education, with its students faring well in board examinations, competitive examinations and going on to become successful individuals. You may also like to consider some of the other CBSE affiliated schools in Bengaluru that have a good standing.

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