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Bishop Cotton School, Shimla is a premier boys residential school (Class 4 up) located in the heart of the beautiful Shimla Hills.  As an ICSE/IGCSE Cambridge Int’l accredited school we are strengthened by a proud history that goes back 165 years, yet our Cottonians have their eyes firmly set on a global legacy for 21st century.  Legendary school with modern facilities.

Our BCS students, from all over the world, enjoy a spacious and secure 35-acre campus set in the beautiful Shimla Hills. A BCS education is holistic and values-driven with plenty of team sports and extra curricular activities. Cottonians enjoy a top class academic training, but they are also principled, resilient, entrepreneurial and leaders of others.
Bishop Cotton, Shimla – 21st century Indian School with a British Heritage and a global outlook. Founded on 28th July 1859, by Bishop George Edward Lynch Cotton. The clean air supports a healthy lifestyle where organised sport is played every day. We have small classes of 20 with tutorials and remedials for extra learning.

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Bishop Cotton School, Shimla admissions are from Class 4 up.  Our Middle School years can get very over-subscribed and we suggest you start your son’s admission earlier, so you are not disappointed.  

To register press APPLY button on this website or email: or ring our Admissions mobile: 078077 36880. This starts the electronic admissions process.

Entrance Exams centres:  Shimla at Bishop Cotton School.   For 2025 entrance: Shimla: Sat 7th Sept 2024, Delhi: Sat 14th Sept 2024, Mumbai and Kolkata Sept/Oct 2024 for the next academic year 2025. 

From a Grandparent: “Bishop Cotton is a stamp on the personality, behaviour and approach of a student, that becomes brighter and deeper as he sails through life”


Class IV to Class VIII

The curriculum in the Junior and Middle School provides the basis for the key examination years and allows each boy to choose from the full list of subjects available for the Board exams for ISCE.

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Class IX to Class X

Students, as per the CISCE rules, are allowed a choice of subjects with English, Environmental Education, and Social Studies i.e History, Civics and Geography being compulsory subjects

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Class XI to Class XII

For the ISC (year XII examination), the subjects are English, Hindi, Mathematics, Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Accounts, Commerce, Political Science, Geography, etc

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