About The School

The Cathedral Vidya School, Lonavala, was founded in 2008 in collaboration with the renowned, Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai. The school follows a comprehensive residential curriculum based on the philosophy, aims and objectives of The Cathedral and John Connon School, and shares its commitment to high standards. Its fundamental values are hard work, discipline and simplicity.


Director Profile

MR VINEET NAYYAR An accomplished leader, Mr Vineet Nayyar has led several organizations across industries, creating high performance teams and successful businesses. In a career spanning more than 5 decades, he has worked with the Government of India, International Multilateral Agencies and in the Corporate Sector (both Public and Private). Mr. Nayyar started his career with the Indian Administrative Service and held a series of senior positions, including that of a District Magistrate, Secretary - Agriculture & Rural Development for the Government of Haryana and Director, Department of Economic Affairs, Government of India. He also worked with The World Bank for over 10 years in a series of senior assignments including successive terms as the Chief for the Energy, Infrastructure and the Finance Divisions for East Asia and Pacific. Mr Nayyar, was the Vice Chairman of Tech Mahindra Ltd and played a leadership role in the growth and transformation of Tech Mahindra including the revival of Satyam Computer Services Limited. He was also the founding Chairman & Managing Director of the State-owned Gas Authority of India Limited, A Public Sector Undertaking of the Government of India, and has served as the Managing Director of HCL Corporation Ltd. and as the Vice Chairman of HCL Technologies Ltd. besides as Chief Executive Officer of HCL Perot Systems. He has also served as an Independent Director in ONGC, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. and Greatship India Ltd. Mr Nayyars principal Directorships include his serving as a Director on the Boards of Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd, Mahindra United World College of India, The Great Eastern Shipping Company Limited, Vidya Education Investments Pvt Ltd, Maurya Education Company Private Limited, Essel Social Welfare Founda

Principal Profile

Dr. Chatterjis career in the field of education spans over 32 years; excelling in Pedagogy, Management and Policy making. Dr. Chatterji worked in the English Department of the University of Allahabad for over 24 years. He founded the Department of Journalism at this University and successfully revamped the Post Graduate curriculum of the English Department. Dr. Chatterji was part of a three Member Committee which set up the academic structure of what is today, the royal University of Bhutan. Person of considerable versatility, he won, early in life, the Sangeet Natak Academys Young Director Award for excelling in Theatre and Dramatics. After a stellar career at University level, Dr. Chatterji joined the Pathways World School, Aravali, as the Principal and Head of Pastoral Care for its Residential School in National Capital Region. He then moved to Dubai to work with the GEMS Education and was the Principal and CEO of two very large Schools. After 5 years of managing schools in Dubai with IB and CBSE curriculum, Dr. Chatterji decided to return to India and was appointed to head the The Cathedral Vidya School, Lonavala in the capacity of School Principal in May 2016.

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Fee Details

Fee Structure - Indian Nationals
  • Admission Application Fee: ₹ 5,000
  • Security Deposit : ₹ 50,000
  • Other One Time Payment : ₹ 100,000
  • Yearly Fees : ₹ 600,000
Fee Structure - International Students
  • Security Deposit : US$500
  • Other One Time Payment: US$ 1,000
  • Yearly Fees : US$ 10,000
Boarding / Residential Facilities
  • Details of Hostel accommodation

    The School is built to accommodate 450 students in Living cum Study Residences where 4 students share a room. The school has separate residences for girls & boys. Residence Parent is appointed for every 20 students.

  • Details of dinning facilities

    Nutritionally balanced vegetarian, non-vegetarian and Jain meals are served to all students in a cafeteria style self-service dining hall. Special provisions are made for festive food during the months of Ramadan, Navratra, Lent etc

  • Details of medical facilities available for hostel students

    A 24 hour Health Centre with a qualified Doctor and nurse, on Campus, provide immediate Medical care. The School is also attached to the Aditya Birla Hospital, which is just a half hour drive from the School. A well-equipped Ambulance is available on Campus, at all times.

  • Nearest Hospital

    Kamat Hospital , Lonavala

Admission Details

  • Online Admission : Yes
Admission Process

Application forms to be submitted, a placement test followed by an interview with the Principal . To secure the seat one needs to deposit the admission fees and security deposit with in 8 days of completion of procedures.

Other Key Information

  • Establishment Year : 2008
  • Entry Age : 9Years
  • Seats at entry level class : NA
  • Boarding seats available per year : 100
  • Total hostel capacity of the school : 300
  • Total Student Strength as on date : 310
  • Student Teacher Ratio : 12:1
  • Language of Instruction : English
  • AC Campus : Yes
  • CCTV Surveillance : Yes
  • Nationalities represented : Indians, Koreans, Thai, US
  • Number of International students : 30
  • Grade From : Class 4
  • Grade To : Class 12

Tennis Squash Cricket Football Basketball Swimming Horse riding Athletics Volley ball

Table Tennis Chess Carrom Badminton

    Performing Arts
  • Dance Music Drama
  • Hobbies & Clubs
  • Photography Public Speaking Robotics Cookery Nature Club MUN Fashion designing
  • Visual Arts
  • Drawing Painting Sketching Pottery Sculpting

The Cathedral Vidya School, Lonavala, aims to create articulate, compassionate and rational individuals, proudly Indian in essence, humanistic and universal in outlook. An innovative programme, delivered by caring educators, addresses the need of the times and guides the children towards academic and human excellence. The school accords the highest priority to the realisation of talent and potential at all levels of the faculty and administration, so that the young shall never be denied the ?nest, the latest, and the most meaningful in the realm of knowledge and life.




Academic Performance | Grade X | IGCSE
Academic Performance | Grade X | IB
Academic Performance | Grade XII | IGCSE
Academic Performance | Grade XII | IB

Travel Information

Nearest Airport
  • Pune Airport
  • Distance : 58 Km.
Nearest Railway Station
  • Lonavala Junction
  • Distance : 10 Km.

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