Bishop Cotton School, Shimla

Shimla, India Boys only Residential

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Established in 1859

  • ICSE

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Bishop Cotton School, Shimla is a top rated independent all boys boarding school in Shimla (Himachal Pradesh, North India). It caters to boys aged 18-7 that may enter the school as a boarder at age 18 years in grade 12. houses ~500 boarders. The school was established in 1859 on a 56 Acres campus by Bishop George Edward Lynch Cotton. Rooted in its secular heritage is open to pupils from all religions, cast... Read More

School Information

  • Gender: Boys only
  • Funding: Private / Independent
  • Medium of Instruction: English
  • Established: 1859
  • Campus Size: 56 Acres
  • Number of Students: 500
  • No. of Boarders: 500
  • Age Range: From: 18 To: 7
  • Grades Offered: Grade: 12 to Grade: 3
  • Academic Schedule: Trimester
  • Session Begins: March
  • Classroom Dress Code: Uniform
  • Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation
  • Boarding Options: Full Boarding (Residential)
  • Curriculum(s): ICSE

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Campus Life

Dorm Life

Number of Dorms: 5
Avg. Students Per Dorm: 34
No. of Boys Dorms: 5


ICSE (Affiliation No.:HP004)

Fees & Financial Aid

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Fees details of Bishop Cotton School, Shimla provided here is to provide an economic reference point for parents to understand approximate expense involved and evaluate affordability.

Yearly Tuition & Boarding
Cheaper than
25% Boys only Boarding Schools in North India
    Admission Fees
  • Need-Based Aid: Not Offered
  • Merit-Based Aid: Not Offered

DISCLAIMER: Fee details and comparison for this school are provided for reference purpose only. The school's fees may have changed since it was last updated. SchoolWiser advises you to contact the school directly to check current fee structure. SchoolWiser accepts no responsibility for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in details provided here.

  • Average Shimla Boarding School (Tuition + Boarding) 2,88,000
  • Average North India Boarding School (Tuition + Boarding) 4,04,000
  • Average India ICSE Boarding School (Tuition + Boarding) 3,85,000
  • Average India Boys only Boarding School (Tuition + Boarding) 4,75,000

Fee comparisons are calculated based on boarding schools whose fee details are available with SchoolWiser. (Rounded to ‘000).


To be eligible for admission into grade 12 at Bishop Cotton School, Shimla, the child needs to be minimum 18 years old. An application shall need to be made by paying the applicable fee.

Application Opens: All Year
Application Fee:
Date for Admission Test: No
English Language Test (ELT): Required
Earliest Entry Grade: Grade 3
Minimum Age at Entry: 7 years old
Director of Admissions: Simon Weale

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