Phone: +91-78077-36880 (Admissions Only)
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Phone: +91-78077-36880 (Admissions Only)
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Bishop Cotton School, Shimla is a boys residential school located in the heart of the beautiful Shimla Hills, but within relatively easy reach of Chandigarh and Delhi. Strengthened by a proud history that goes back over one hundred sixty years our Cottonians have their eyes firmly set on the global legacy for the twenty first century. BCS, Shimla was one of the only boarding schools open during the pandemic due to strict hygiene rules.

The students at BCS 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. Old 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. It was 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 entrance exams are taken from September to start the new year in February and March 2024. We currently have long waiting lists into the Middle School year groups and it is advisable to take entry into the school before then to avoid disappointment. 

To register your interest fill in the APPLY button or contact by email: or ring our Admissions mobile: 078077 36880 for further details.  Our Entrance tests locations are for Shimla: September 2nd 2023, Delhi: 9th Sept 2023, Mumbai: 23rd Sept, Kolkata 25th Sept, Bangkok and Ahmedabad.  

Class III 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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