Top Schools Directory Of Mumbai City

Published: 30th June 2011
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The gateway of India looked beautiful, overlooking the Indian ocean Mumbai, throwing up its frothy white waves and mist into the air. Popularly known as Bombay during the British era, Mumbai is not only the State capital of Maharashtra but also a major metropolitan city. Well known for its stock exchange market at Dalal Street where trades, business transactions and the stock Market had a hold, Mumbai gradually came to consider the business capital of India. Mumbai has often been compared to Hollwood for Bollywood the largest Indian film industry responsible for churning out hundreds of Hindi block-busters every year.

A number of youngsters who cherish the desire of making it big in tinsel town are drawn by the land of dreams. Ironically, Mumbai has also been described as the land of contrast with multi-storied buildings on one side, overlooking Asias biggest slum called ‘Dhairavi’. A major International city, it is often referred to as the ‘melting pot of cultures. This makes Mumbai, one of the most versatile cities in the country. The local people are hospitable though many of them can speak a variety of languages due to the influx of tourists; the official state language is Marathi. Mumbai not only draws businessmen, but also draws a number of students from the other states for better prospects in the field of education.

The education system in Mumbai is systematized and well structured. Most of the Public schools in Mumbai are either affiliated either to the All-India Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), or the CBSE boards or the Maharashtra state SSC Board which are run by the BMC (Bombay Municipal Corporation). The few prominent Private schools are operated by Christian convents, individuals or Trusts. The Private schools use English as a medium of instruction and make a popular choice for migrants. The government-run public schools, on the other hand are the only options available to the economically marginalized Despite Mumbai having a high rate of literacy, the school drop-out rates are equally high.

There are over a 1,000 primary and secondary schools run by the Mumbai municipality where the medium of instruction is regional, for instance: Marathi, English Hindi and Urdu. Marathi is a compulsory subject in all municipal schools. In most schools, Primary education is free as per the Indian government though some schools do charge a minimal fee for text books and school uniform. Some of the top schools in Mumbai are : The Cathedral and John Connon school, Beacon High School, St. John’s Universal School, Rustomjee Cambridge International School, Lilavatibai Podar Senior Secondary High School, Christ Church School, Ajmera Global School and to name a few.

If you’re thinking of relocating to Mumbai on business or are posted there on a transfer but don’t know what to do about your child’s education, relax! OSA does everything for you. All you have to do is to fill up your OSA application form, and wait for a date when your child will be interviewed at some of the best schools in Mumbai schools in Mumbai from the top schools in Mumbai. OSA also posts Blogs on the Internet on topics related to education and parenting and understands a child’s world perfectly.

The writer of this article is a school advisor in OnlineSchoolAdmissions and provides free of cost consultancy to parents and schools on admissions. Parents can look for schools directory list on the site from where they can search for best schools in Mumbai from the top schools in Mumbai in which they think they can admit their child. They can also search for the top 10 boarding schools in Mumbai as per their choice and can fill up the OSA application forms online.

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