International Schools in Mumbai
Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay until officially named in 1995. The city is the capital city of the Indian state, Maharashtra. According to the United Nations survey 2018, this is the second-largest populated city after Delhi in the country and the seventh-largest in the world with an approximate 20 million population. The city is also called the city of Dream as all the biggest celebrities of India are the residents here, and every next actor or actress sits on the casting couch here. The city has its wide-open arms to welcome everyone with tight hugs, and people come and join the city to accomplish their dreams to reality. Thus Mumbai is also the financial, commercial, and entertainment capital of India and is one of the top ten centers of commerce in the global financial flow.
Mumbai in Education
Mumbai has its schools run either by the municipal corporation or by private individuals or by trusts, while the other some schools are financially aided by the government of India. The schools here can be affiliated with Maharashtra State Board, CISCE all-Indian council, ICSE board, NIOS board, CBSE board, The IB, or with The IGCSE. The primary school languages are Marathi (the state language of Maharashtra) and English, while the other languages that are taught as a second language can be Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, and English. The primary education system of the MCGM (Municipal Corporation Greater Mumbai) is the largest urban primary education system in Asia. The MCGM manages 1188 primary schools and 49 secondary schools.
Like everywhere else in India, Mumbai also follows the same standard 10+2+3/4 plan where students take ten years of education in school, two years in junior college or senior secondary school level (11th and 12th grade) with one stream of their choice of subjects from Science, Commerce or Arts, which is further followed by the 3 or 4 years of an undergraduate program at university level continuing their education with their respected streams.
The University of Mumbai is one of the most premium universities in the country, and most of the colleges in Mumbai are affiliated with the same. IIT Bombay, Institute of Chemical Technology, and Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute are India's premier engineering and technology schools; Grant Medical College and Seth GS Medical College are pioneers in medical education; National Institute of Industrial Training, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Skills, SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Tata Institute of Social Science and many other are a part of the list of best educational institutes. The most prominent research institutes that the city has are TIFR (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) and BARC (Bhabha Atomic Research Center).
International Schools in Mumbai
There are more than four hundred international schools in the city affiliated with the IGCSE education board. This IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) was first formed in the year 1988 by the Cambridge International Examination to somehow equate the basic educational terms throughout the world.
Here's the list of the best international schools in the city:
- The Cathedral and John Connon School
- Mount Litera School International
- Dhirubhai Ambani International School
- D Y Patil International School
- Ecole Mondiale World School
- Aditya Birla World Academy
- Mainadevi Bajaj International School
- Rayn Global School
- Rustomjee Cambridge International School and Junior College
- The Universal School
- Singapore International School
- Bombay International School
- Seven River International School
- Ascend International School
- Hill Spring International School
- B D Somani International School
- Edu Bridge International School
- Billabong High International School, Santa Cruz
- C P Goenka International School
- St. Stanislaus International School