Top CBSE Schools in Chandigarh

Chandigarh has several excellent CBSE schools that have achieved outstanding academic results in recent years. Here is a look at some of the best of these that also offer holistic education beyond the classroom through sports and recreation.

The most recent IIT-JEE Mains exam (2016) results showed that 1031 candidates who passed the first round to qualify for the JEE (Advanced) exam are from Chandigarh. On the other hand, Chandigarh's pass percentage in the CBSE XII board exams have been dropping over the last couple of years pulled down in particular by several of the government schools. Parents are naturally in a fix and the question on practically every well-meaning parent's mind is which are the best schools in the city that have the best results and overall educational facilities? This list takes a look.

D. R. A.Bhavan's Vidyalaya

D.R.A. Bhavan Vidyalaya has consistently ranked as the Tricity's number one CBSE school with excellent results in recent board exams. 2016 class XII results saw 66% score over 90% aggregate and in the class X board exams, 46 out of 156 students scored a CGPA of 10. Under the umbrella of the pan-India Bhavan group of schools, this school celebrates Indian culture and moral values with an international outlook. Additional opportunities like excursions, exchange programs, sports and co-curricular and extra-curricular activities makes admission to the school highly coveted.

Interestingly, Bhavan's Chandigarh ranked 5th among All India schools affiliated to the CBSE, in a survey conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education. It is the only institution from the northern region to be ranked. Apart from this the students of the school have the distinction of securing top positions in all streams among all the Bhavan's school in the country and overseas.

Delhi Public School, Sector 40 C

Delhi Public School Sector 40 C also has an excellent academic track record, most recently having produced the 2016 AISSCE, JEE Mains and NTSE stage II toppers. Faculty members and students often have the opportunity to attend valuable workshops and seminars for specialized learning. The school offers students plenty of infrastructural resources in the form of state-of-the-art labs, a multimedia library, a 600 capacity amphitheater, an aesthetic 550 capacity school auditorium as well as smart classrooms, conference room, AV and seminar room as well as an open air science park for kids to enjoy learning science. A large sports complex with swimming pool, splash pool, black soil volleyball court and more encourage physical activities.

DPS's across the country have an excellent reputation and the Sector 40 C branch of the school is no exception. Discipline and excellence in academics and extracurricular activities is the hallmark of this institution. The school takes pride in producing successful students, year after year. The DPS Chandigarh is one of the best schools in the city.

Vivek High School

The Vivek High School in Sector 38, Chandigarh is a Sikh Minority institution with twenty four perfect 10 CGPA in the 2016 class X exams and excellent class XII performance in the same year. The school offers several merit scholarships to deserving students, and encourages critical thinking along with excellence beyond the classroom in Olympiads and other competitive exams. Students regularly participate in district, state and national level sports, with achievements in tennis, swimming, golf and other sports. Creative expression is also encouraged, and students of class XI and XII are also able to pursue job shadowing opportunities.

The International School Programs at Vivek High include Trinity College London Examinations, NASA, tGELF, JACP etcetera. These programs combined with the Domestic Programs such as Community Service, Student Leadership and Commerce Activities etcetera create awareness in the students.

Government Model Senior Sec. School, Sector 16

Among the several branches of the Government Model Senior Secondary School in Chandigarh, the Sector 16 branch has the best performance in both the board exams and in other activities. Careers360 gave the school a rating of AAAA in 2015, and with good reason. The school produced top Tricity rankers in 2016 and performed far better than other government CBSE schools in the city. The school, established in 1954, has an extensive library of almost 25000 books, well-equipped labs, a separate nursery section and a beautiful setting against the backdrop of the Shivalik range.

The GMSSS – Sector 16 has a huge campus, with ample green and open space for sports and other recreational activities. Classrooms are spacious and teachers highly skilled and qualified.

Carmel Convent School

The all-girls Carmel Convent School is best known for its academic performance and rigor in the classroom, a student teacher ratio of 1: 30 and its life skills education. The school regularly involves its girls in social initiatives to bring about change and develop social responsibility. The school's many clubs including the Peace, Literary, Heritage, Disaster Management and Science & Eco Clubs, as well as sports activities and calendar event celebrations also keep the girls engaged beyond academics.

Carmel Chandigarh is a Catholic Missionary School run by the Apostolic Carmel Congregation. Along with academics, moral values and life skills are inculcated in the students.

Other schools in Chandigarh that deserve mention include:

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