Education is the stepping stone of success in any individual’s life. As a result parents want to provide their children with the best education possible. Some of the best schools in India are funded and managed by the government. These include both day as well as residential schools. Along with text books studies, the government schools focus on all round development of children with extra-curricular activities like the National Cadet Corps or NCC. Most of the government schools are co-educational. Here are the top websites giving information on government schools in India:
Ministry of Human
Resource Development (http://mhrd.gov.in/)
This is a Government of India website that provides information on the administration of government schools in the country. The section on the “Department of School Education & Literacy” discusses the various schemes, incentives and programs brought about by the government to spread literacy promote education among children especially girls and adults.
Sainik Schools (http://sainikschoolsociety.org/)
Sainik Schools are among the most prestigious schools in the country. These residential institutions are managed by the Defence Ministry with funding by the respective state governments. Present in 24 locations in India, many of the Sainik Schools are situated in areas where there are no other schools. They are famous for their focus on team building and self development activities. These schools follow the CBSE board.
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (http://navodaya.gov.in/)
Popular as JNV, these are residential schools for gifted students, especially those staying in the rural areas of India. Situated in over 590 districts in India, the schools induct students through an entrance exam when they are in the 5th standard. JNV is renowned for its student exchange program where students from Hindi speaking areas are sent JNVs in Non-Hindi speaking areas.
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (http://ssa.nic.in/)
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan or the Universalization of Elementary Education in India is a program by the Government of India to ensure maximum literacy in the country. It features opening of new schools in areas with no education/ schooling facilities, providing teachers in the existing schools that have inadequate number of teachers etc. This website has information about this scheme and includes the lists of government schools under SSA’s influence.
Central Tibetan Schools Administration (http://ctsa.nic.in/)
This is one of the top websites giving information of government schools in India. Central Tibetan Schools are government schools established to provide schooling facilities to children of the Tibetans inhabiting in India. There are 71 total schools, including both residential and day schools, running in various areas with major population of Tibetans. They follow the CBSE board and include Tibetan culture in their curriculum.
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan
Kendriya Vidyalayas are considered among the best government schools in India. These are run by the central government all over the country with over 1000 branches. Affiliated to the CBSE board, KVs follow a uniform curriculum in all its locations, thus benefiting those students whose parents have transferable jobs, like the Army personnel and central government officials.
This website gives information about government schools in Gujarat, India. It has details about the various programs and education related projects undertaken or implemented by the state government. You can also find here the statistics related to education in Gujarat, teacher training programs, schooling infrastructure, provisions for girl education, and others.
School Education in Karnataka
This website gives information about the government schools in Karnataka, India. It covers primary, secondary and high schools, their names, features, and government funded schemes, programs and incentives that are being implemented in them. The site also has information about teacher appointments in government schools in Karnataka.
Directorate of Education, Government of NCT of Delhi (http://www.edudel.nic.in/directorate.html)
Delhi has a variety of government schools, from Kendriya Vidyalayas to those funded by the state government. This website has information about government and government aided schools in the National Capital Region in India. It gives lists of the various types of schools along with their districts, school IDs, addresses and phone numbers.
Department of School Education, West Bengal
This is the official website for the Department of School Education, Government of West Bengal. It has extensive information about each and every government school in the state including their particulars, teachers, infrastructure etc. In addition, the site gives details of the education system in West Bengal, its state board, schemes and initiatives to promote education.
Last Updated On:4/26/2013