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15 Best Govt. Schools In Delhi That Can Give Many Private Schools A Run For Their Money!

Editors 21 Dec 2021


Government schools in the country haven’t received much mainstream coverage, but the times are changing, and Delhi’s government schools remain the best-performing ones despite limited facilities and tight budgets. These institutions are creating a favourable reputation of their own, and we’ve culled out a list of the best ones, so check it out!

1. N.P Co-Ed Senior Secondary School, Laxmi Bai Nagar

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N. P Co-Ed Senior Secondary School, Laxmi Bai Nagar is a government-recognised co-educational school, affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education and admits pupils from grade level kindergarten to 12th. The school has a well-established management committee and also boasts of a well-equipped science lab, computer lab and library, a smart class for students from 6th upto 12th grade, and many scholarship grants for their students. They also offer uniform subsidies and healthy & tasty mid-day meals to all their students! 

Where | N.P Co-Ed Senior Secondary School -  Brigadier Hoshiyar Singh Marg, Laxmi Bai Nagar
Call Them | +91 11 2688 1247
Here’s Their Website |
Check Out Their FB Page |

2. Government Boys, Sr. Sec. School No. 4, Sarojini Naga

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Famous for its cleanliness and hygienic environment, the Government Boys Senior Secondary School is a boys-only school affiliated to the CBSE. Besides providing a well-qualified faculty for imparting quality education, this institution also offers excellent sports facilities for budding stars in the fields of cricket, badminton, tennis and football. This school sounds like a great pick!

Where | Government Boys Sr. Sec. School - Ashok Nagar, Sarojini Nagar Market
Call Them | +91 11 2687 2022

3. Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya

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Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya, also known as RPVV, is one of the top government schools in Delhi providing education from the 6th to the 12th grade. The school has ‘Pahal Kendras’ that help students prepare for entrance examinations for courses such as engineering, hotel management, business management course and information technology, to name a few. This school is a pretty decent bet for your kid!

Where | Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya - Vasant Kunj, Dwarka & Other Locations
Call Them | +91 11 2508 6911

4. Navyug School

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Navyug School, also referred to as a school for gifted children, is an institution for talented kids from the economically weaker sections of society. The NDMC, under the patronage of the Navyug School Education Society, founded it in 1973. The selection of the pupils is made through strict written tests that are generally followed by an interview. The school is fully equipped with labs dedicated to all the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects. They also have an Atal Tinkering Lab or ATL to help students learn essential skills to develop their professional and personal expertise. Apart from all this, there are also the usual science labs, a medical room, computer labs, a playground and an auditorium here, which is pretty cool!

Where | Navyug School - P&T Quarters, Sarojini Nagar
Call Them | +91 11 2687 0393
Check Out Their FB Page | 

5. Veer Chander Singh Garhwali Govt. Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya

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Veer Chander Singh Garhwali Govt. Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya is a boys-only, English medium, and a senior secondary school that is affiliated with CBSE. It is well-equipped with science as well as computer labs, a sports ground and a nicely stocked library. Even mid-day meals are provided to the pupils here - check ‘em out!  

Where | Veer Chander Singh Garhwali Government Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya - J Block, Saket
Call Them | +91 11 2696 2121

6. Govt. Girls Senior Secondary School No. 2

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Government Girls Senior Secondary School No. 2 is a co-educational government school affiliated with the CBSE. It’s one of the best govt schools in the city and is an excellent option for kids aiming to study in the humanities, commerce and engineering streams. In addition to academics, the school also offers games classes wherein students get to play plenty of sports like cricket, football, basketball and more. Apart from that, classical music and art classes are also extended to pupils for their holistic development!

Where | Govt. Girls Senior Secondary School No. 2 - Mohan Garden, Uttam Nagar
Call Them | +91 11 2535 2554 & +91 9873 264 570

7Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya

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Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya is another top-notch government school of Delhi that gives equal parts importance to academics and extracurricular activities. Akin to most of the other good schools in the city, this educational institution has facilities like a library, laboratories, computers, science subjects, well-ventilated classrooms & a play area, so definitely go take a look-see before zeroing in on a school for your kids!

Where | Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya -  Dharam Marg, Block B3, Shiv Nagar, Janakpuri
Call Them | +91 11 2555 5404

8. Kendriya Vidyalaya

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Kendriya Vidyalaya is a group of central government schools affiliated with the CBSE. It enjoys a lot of popularity with outstation parents and is the quintessential government school in Delhi and in most other cities, including sister schools in Moscow, Kathmandu and Tehran as well. All the branches of this institution offer bilingual instructions in English and Hindi and share a common syllabus.

The KV group of schools have several initiatives running like the Awakened Citizen Programme, Chhu Lo Gagan, Green Building Initiative, Ek Bharat Shresth Bharat and many more to provide wholesome development for its students. The schools are also equipped with labs, auditoriums, lush green playgrounds, swimming pools and much more. This chain of schools is undoubtedly one of the best bets for your children, so do check them out for sure!

Where | Kendriya Vidyalaya - Andrews Ganj, Sadiq Nagar, Mehrauli & Other Locations
Call Them | +91 11 2622 8310 & +91 11 2625 8370
Here’s Their Website |
Check Out Their FB Page |

9. New Surya Public School

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The New Surya Public School is a co-educational government school that aims to provide quality education to develop pupils’ personalities and intellect. The co-curricular activities offered here include music, dance, debate, drama, art, craft, and many more. The school also provides a gymnasium for students’ regular physical training by involving them in games like table tennis, basketball, badminton, and more. Do try them out for your tiny tots!

Where | New Surya Public School - B-110/B, Thana Road, Sangam Vihar
Call Them | +91 11 2604 3201
Here’s Their Website |

10. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya

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Jawahar Navodaya Vidyala, also known as JNV Jaffarpur Kalan is a boarding, co-educational school located in South West Delhi and is funded by the Indian Ministry of Human Resources Development and administered by Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, an autonomous body under the ministry. The school was established in 1991 and provides free boarding and education to gifted students and strongly believes in teaching good values and morals in their students. With equal emphasis given to PE as well as education, this school is definitely worth checking out!

Where | Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya - Jaffarpur Kalan, PO, Ujwa
Call Them | +91 11 2531 8092
Here’s Their Website | 

11. SKV Raja Ram Mohan Roy School, Malviya Nagar

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The school was established in the 1960s and functions as an all-girls school. They offer admission in grades right from Nursery to class 12th. Facilities like mid-day meals are provided to the students. They also have access to a well-stocked library, science lab, computer lab, hug sports grounds and more for their development and education. A fine choice for your child’s future, for sure!

Where | SKV Raja Ram Mohan Roy School - Hauz Rani, Malviya Nagar
Call Them | +91 11 2667 4206
Here’s Their Website | 

12. School Of Excellence, Kalkaji

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School of Excellence, Kalkaji is a co-educational senior secondary school, affiliated with the CBSE education board and was established in 2018. Though a considerably newer addition to the government school system, the school focuses on the students’ holistic development with a primary focus on education. They have a top-notch infrastructure with a hygienic and clean surrounding, that make this an ideal school for your tiny tots! 

Where | School Of Excellence - Block DD, Kalkaji
Call Them | +91 9643 920 087
Check Out Their FB Page | 

13. Government Co-Ed Senior Secondary School Site II, Dwarka 

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Government Co-Ed Senior Secondary School Site II, Dwarka is a senior secondary school with students taking admission in classes 6th to 12th. Affiliated with CBSE, this day school is an English medium school that focuses on extracurricular activities that involve attending workshops, taking part in sports activities. It is also well equipped with a physics lab, library, chemistry lab, computer lab, biology lab, playground and more, providing the best education to your children! 

Where | Government Co-Ed Senior Secondary School Site II - Sector 6, Dwarka 
Call Them | +91 11 2508 0096
Check Out Their FB Page | 

14. Govt. Boys Sr. Sec. School No-1, Shakti Nagar 

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This one is another popular government school with first-class infrastructure and facilities focused on imparting the best of the best education to its students. It was established way back in 1957, G.B.S.S. School No.1 has a large green area and playground, two auditoriums with a capacity of more than 400 people each, a modern library with a collection of more than 18,000 books including an ebooks facility. The school has laboratories for sciences, social sciences, and mathematics as well. So check out the campus and consider it for your child’s future!

Where | Govt. Boys Sr. Sec. School No-1, - 30/26, Maithili Sharan Marg, Block 19, Shakti Nagar
Call Them | +91 11 2711 1621

15. Janki Devi Government Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya (SKV), Mayur Vihar Phase I

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Another top-ranked government school, This all-girl school is providing a way for young girls to study and pave their own career paths. The school consists of grades 1 to 12th and also has an attached pre-primary section. Established in 1982, this school has some of the best teachers who ensure that no child is left behind in academics and extracurricular activities. Having a  fantastic legacy that is enriched with extraordinary students, this one is a great pick! 

Where | Janki Devi Government Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya - Pocket 2, Mayur Vihar
Call Them | +91 11 2275 0234
Check Out Their FB Page | 

These schools surely deserve a second look with their new smart classes and a plethora of facilities. Do check these fantastic options out!