Bishop Cotton School

The Bishop Cotton school is one of the oldest residential schools in the Asian continent and is known for its tremendous track record for over a hundred and fifty years.It is affiliated to the CBSE Board. The first Bishop Cotton School was established in Shimla in the year 1859 by Bishop George Edward Lynch Cotton, the then Bishop of Calcutta. It is regularly ranked among the top residential boys’ school in the country by media houses such as Outlook and World Education Magazine, and has produced a plethora of famous and influential personalities from all walks of life.

Bishop Cotton School, Shimla

Bishop Cotton School, Shimla

Bishop Cotton School, Shimla

Bishop Cotton was inspired by Thomas Arnold, the pioneer of the British Public School system. The school began its operation on 15th March, 1863 and the first student was enrolled on 16th March, 1863.

Bishop Cotton Boys’ School, Bangalore

Bishop Cotton Boys’ School, Bangalore

Bishop Cotton Boys’ School, Bangalore

Later on, Bishop Cotton School for Boys and Bishop Cotton School for Girls were opened in Bangalore as an extension of the commitment to provide quality education in colonial India. The Bangalore schools established in 1865 and are operative to this day. These schools provide facilities for both boarders and day-scholar students, unlike the Shimla school which only has provisions for boarders.

Bishop Cotton Girls’ School, Bangalore

Bishop Cotton Girls’ School, Bangalore

Bishop Cotton Girls’ School, Bangalore

Did You know?
Bishop Cotton School was the first school in India to introduce the now popular Prefectorial System.
Location Contact Details
Shimla National Highway 22, Near UCO Bank, New Shimla, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171002

Phone: 0177 262 0990

 

Bangalore (Boys) Residency Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025

Phone: 080 2221 3835

Bangalore (Girls) St. Mark’s Road, Field Marshal Cariappa Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025

 

Phone: 080 2221 0268

 

School Name Bishop Cotton School
Address Sadar, Civil Lines, Nagpur, Nagpur Maharashtra 440001 India
Head/Principal Mrs.Lillian Jacob Makasare (B.Sc, B. Ed, M.P.Ed)
Status Middle Class
Phone Number 0712-2546595
School Type Independent
CBSE Affiliation Type Provisional
CBSE Affiliation Period 1/4/2015 To 31/3/2018
Founded In 1862
Website Not Specified
Fax Number 0712-2546595
Email bishopcottonprimaryschool (at) gmail (dot) com
Opening Date 7/3/1995 12:00:00 Am
School Trust Maharashtra Regional Board Of Education(Mrbe Upto Secondary Stage) And Junior College Of Education Of The Church Of North India, Nagpur
School Category Co-Educational
Total Classrooms 14
Land Area Meters: 17239.608264Acres: 4.26Built-up Area: 8093Ground Area: 9145
Students Nursery-LKG: 95I-V: N/AVI-VIII: N/AIX-X: N/AXI-XII: N/A
Nearest Railway Station Nagpur Railway Station (In Kilometres: 1)
Nearest Police Station Nagpur Railway Stationsadar Police Station (In Kilometres: 0.5)
Nearest Bank Bank Of Baroda (In Kilometres: 0.25)
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