The students at BCS, Shimla enjoy a spacious and secure 35-acre mountain-top campus set in the beautiful Shimla Hills. The clean air supports a healthy lifestyle where organised sport is played every day. A BCS education is holistic and values-driven, we are a non-profit, small school. Old Cottonians enjoy a top class academic training, but they are also principled, resilient, entrepreneurial and leaders of others. Bishop Cotton, Shimla – a 21st century Indian School with a British Heritage and a global outlook. Due to the pandemic BCS is holding Admissions for 2023 in locations around India, please call our Admissions mobile for information +91 7807736880
Bishop Cotton School, Shimla, is the one of the oldest boarding schools in Asia, and was founded on 28th July, 1859, by Bishop George Edward Lynch Cotton, son of an Army Captain, who died leading his Regiment in battle.
Bishop Cotton School has a long, prestigious legacy as it was founded over 160 years ago in the beautiful hill station of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India.
The school has its own curriculum for classes III to VIII. Classes IX to XII follow the CISCE syllabus.
The Bishop Cotton School campus is majestic, with its aesthetic appeal and modern technology. The classrooms are airy, spacious and comfortable. It has well equipped laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Computer Science. Moreover, there is an internet browsing centre at the campus. The boys of similar age and house live together in dormitories. They are under the direct control and supervision of their House Masters, Captains and Prefects.The school has a hospital to ensure the health of students. The medical staff is always present, the visiting doctors come thrice a week. The visiting doctor is available at any need of hour. The school library has a stock of more than 12,000 books from all over the world. It consists of novels, periodicals and magazines to keep the students aware of national and international affairs.