Birla College Road, Kalyan
Board: Class 10: CBSE
Annual Fee: Rs50,000
Student teacher ratio: 22:1
Highest ratings: Value for money, teachers and selection process
History: The co-educational school is managed by Kalyan Citizen’s Education Society. It was founded in 1998 by Basant Kumar Birla, chairman of BK Birla Group of Companies, and his wife Dr Sarala Birla.
Unique features: The six-acre campus is equipped with basketball, football grounds and skating rinks. Its teachers use diverse teaching methods to suit the individual learning style of students. It won British Council’s International School Award this year.
Quote: The school believes in shaping young minds to be creative, innovative, compassionate and great thinkers.
Ranjna Jangra, principal