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EducationWorld India School Rankings 2013
EducationWorld in association with C fore, conducted its annual survey in 21 cities and education hubs across India to rate 725 schools. The country’s top Day, Boarding and International schools to be felicitated in New Delhi on September 14, 2013
Rishi Valley School, Chittoor (co-ed), Welham Girls, Dehradun (all-girls), and The Doon School, Dehradun (all-boys) were ranked No.1 in the traditional/
Dhirubhai Ambani International, Mumbai (day), Indus International, Bangalore (day-cum-boarding)
A total of 5,779 fees-paying parents, teachers, principals and educationists across the country were interviewed by field researchers of the well-reputed market reseach and opinion polls company Centre for Forecasting Pvt. Ltd (C fore), Delhi to rate and rank 593 of the country’s most well-known day, 75 boarding and 57 international primary-secondary schools.
“Respondents were asked to rate schools of whom they were aware on a ten-point scale – except for the vital parameter of ‘competence of faculty’ which is given double weightage -- against 14 parameters of education excellence. The scores awarded by respondents to schools under each parameter were multiplied by ten, rounded off and totalled for ranking schools in each sub-category,”
Apart from pan-India, state, city and parameters league tables, for the first time EW India School Rankings includes Top 100 rankings of Council of India School Certificate Examination (CISCE) affiliated schools according to students’ achievement in the council’s ISC 2013 examination. Welham Girls, Dehradun, Lakshmi Model School, Madurai and Garden High, Kolkata were top-ranked (English + best 3 subjects). In the category English + PCM (physics, chemistry, mathematics)
"The objective of the annual EW India School Rankings, conducted by C fore, is to track and proclaim the country’s best schools as role models to the entire community of educators, and inspire top-ranked schools themselves to improve from good to great. The annual EW India School Rankings have generated positive sentiments of institutional pride and inspired committed education leaders and principals to work for continuous improvement of schools under their charge, as also parent communities to transform into pressure groups for holistic K-12 education," says Dilip Thakore, founder-
About EducationWorld –
EducationWorld is India's – perhaps Asia's – sole education news and analysis magazine published monthly, its mission is to “build the pressure of public opinion to make education the No. 1 item on the national agenda”. Currently EducationWorld has 750,000 readers comprising teachers, parents and senior school and college students in 28 states around the country.