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Schools in Telangana

Schools in Telangana

Schools in Telangana – Education is like a lamp in a dark tunnel. It enlightens all those who pass the way and plays a pivotal role in the development of a state. With this notion as an objective, Telangana has been taking steps to promote holistic education. It was separated from Andhra Pradesh and declared a state on June 2, 2014.

As per census 2011, the literacy rate of the district falling in present-day Telangana was around  66.46%. The male literacy rate 74.95% and the femalmale literacy rate was 57.92% The literacy gap between the genders was 17.03% which signified that a lot of scope of improvement was required for female education and the state is taking concrete steps towards it. Delving more into the literacy rate insights, as per the 2017 Telangana report, nearly half (43.6%) of the literate population have completed middle school education.  

Literacy Rate of Telangana

1Literacy Rate of Districts falling under the present-day Telangana66.46%
2Literacy rate of male population falling under the present-day Telangana74.95% 
3Literacy rate of female population falling under the present-day Telangana57.92%

As per a state government report issued in 2014, there are 43,293 schools spread across the 33 districts of Telangana. Out of the total schools, 25,331 are primary schools exclusively. There are 6883 upper primary, 123 primary schools, 202 secondary and higher secondary schools. It is described in the table given below:

Stage-wise School Count in Telangana

S.NoCategory Number of Schools
1Primary Schools25,331
2Upper Primary schools6883 
3Primary and Upper Primary levels123 
4Upper Primary Secondary/Higher Secondary202 
5Upper Primary and Secondary Schools9937
6Primary with Upper Primary and Secondary Schools817

The state has been progressing rapidly in terms of education. Thousands of students are getting enrolled at various stages of school. Ever since Telangana got separated from Hyderabad, it has become important to keep an account of this count as it gives a clear picture of how it is impacting the participation of students at various levels. It is given in the table below gives an overview of the number of enrollments from the year 2004 to 2014

Enrolment Students at Primary Level (Preprimary and from class I to V)

YearsPre PrimaryClasses I-V

Enrolment of Children in Telangana Schools (Class VI to XII)

YearsClasses  VI-VIIClasses  VIII-XClasses XI-XII

Dropout Rates of Telangana- The state has shown improvements from the year of formation i.e 2014. Its dropout rate decreased by 2.86%. Dropout rates had declined from 37.56 in the year 2014-2015 to 34.7% in the year 2016-2017. It is improving yearly as the education department is taking concrete actions. The state education department is striving to lessen the dropout rates by taking concrete action on improving the quality of education and by implementing various schemes such as mid-day meal program, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan program, Samagra Shiksha Program, Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) and Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA).  These schemes are implemented to retain students at various stages of school. 

Read the article given below to know in detail about the schools in Telangana, about quality of education in Telangana and many more important insights about the same.

School Board of Telangana

In the year May 10, 2016, the Board of Secondary Education, Telangana State (BSET)  was established. This body mainly functions in drawing the education policies, regulations for the smooth working of the public and private schools in Telangana. 

The Government of Telangana Manages 26040 Schools with 107,259 teachers having 2,150,626 students. It works towards the production of Interactive Multimedia Learning Objects (IMLOs) for Classes IX, X, and Primary Classes in Telugu and English. The education department works towards conducting workshops and training programs for persons involved in the use of media material. It undertakes the role of evaluation and research Work on material produced by the Institute. 

The state strongly believes in education for all. Many programs are being undertaken towards that. One of them is the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan program which has been implemented to reach as many students as possible. Not only that, with an understanding to instill the importance of education in teachers and guardians, and the students, the elementary education department has implemented the Samagra Shiksha Program. Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) are also proposed to make education accessible for all. 

Functions of Telangana State Board of Education work towards:-

  1. To develop/amend/prescribe syllabi and textbooks in state-run schools 
  2. To grant affiliation to the institutions offering Intermediate courses.
  3. To lay down the regulations for the administration of Junior Colleges.
  4. To publish the recommended textbooks
  5. To prescribe qualifications for teachers.
  6. To conduct academic inspection at junior colleges.
  7. To conduct state board examinations (10th and 12th)
  8. To declare board exam results and issue certificates.

Proper actions are being undertaken to meet education goals of the state. Here is the list of actions which are an area of focus:-

  1. 100% Aadhar linking of students in Government, Aided, and Private Schools of the state. 
  2. Implementation of ICT ‘Digital Classrooms’ in all government and local schools.
  3. To ensure a proper attendance system, Biometric attendance for teachers and students are going to be implemented.
  4. SwachhVidyapeeth programs are being implemented to ensure cleanliness in the classrooms.
  5. Provision of furnished classrooms, transport facility, Hostel, and more. 

The article further discusses the list of schools in Telangana. The list based on various categories is given below:

List of Government Schools in Telangana

Here is the list of prominent government schools in Telangana is given below

List of Government Schools is given below:

List of SchoolsBoardLocation
Zilla Parishad High School, Kukatpally, TelanganaGovernmentKukatpally, Telangana
Government High School Raj Bhavan, Somajiguda, Telangana GovernmentSomajiguda, Telangana 
Government High School, Vijaya Nagar Colony, TelanganaGovernmentVijaya Nagar Colony, Telangana
Government High School,  Zamistanpur, TelanganaGovernmentZamistanpur, Telangana
Government High School, Toli Chowki, TelanganaGovernmentToli Chowki, Telangana
Government High School, Brahmanwadi, Telangana GovernmentBrahmanwadi, Telangana 
Government Girls Primary School, Secunderabad, TelanganaGovernmentSecunderabad, Telangana
Government Nehru Memorial High School, Malakpet Colony, Telangana GovernmentMalakpet Colony, Telangana 
Government High School, Somajiguda, Telangana GovernmentSomajiguda, Telangana 
Nanakramguda Government School, NanakramGuda, Hyderabad, TelanganaGovernmentNanakramGuda, Telangana
Government Boys Primary School BolakpurGovernmentBholakpur, Telangana
Government School, Vemulawada, TelanganaGovernmentVemulawada, Telangana

List of ICSE Schools in Telangana

Here is the list of schools falling affiliated by the ICSE Board:-

List of ICSE Schools in Telangana

List of SchoolsBoardLocation
Gitanjali Devshala, Ranga Reddy Distt, TelanganaICSERajendranagar Mandal, Ranga Reddy Distt, Telangana
Vidyaranya High School for Boys and GirlsICSEKhairatabad, Telangana
Gitanjali Devshala,Secunderabad,TelanganaICSESecunderabad, Telangana
Niraj Public SchoolICSEAmeerpet,Telangana
Nasr Boys School, Serilingampally, Gachi Bowli, TelanganaICSESerilingampally, Gachi Bowli, Telangana
Sri Aurobindo International SchoolICSESri Aurobindo Marg, Vidyanagar, Telangana
Slate The SchoolICSEBowrampet, Telangana
Johnson Grammar School ICSE, HabsigudaICSEVikrampuri, Habsiguda, Telangana
International School ShaikpetICSEShaikpet, Toli Chowki,Telangana
Kalpa School, Banjara Hills, TelanganaICSEBanjara Hills, Telangana
St. Joseph’s School, Ravindra Nagar, Habsiguda to Chandrayangutta Rd, TelanganaICSEHabsiguda, Telangana
Al Madrasa tus Saifiyatul BurhaniyaICSETrimulgherry, Secunderabad, Telangana
Nasr School, Khairatabad, Lane,TelanganaICSEKhairatabad, Lane,Telangana
St. Theresa SchoolICSEArun Colony, Dr. AS Rao Nagar Rd, ECIL Telangana 
St. Martin’s High School, Balanagar, TelanganaICSEBalanagar, Telangana
Gitanjali DevshalaICSESecunderabad, Telangana
Chaitanya VidyalayaICSEDomalguda, Telangana
RIS World School (Only ICSE School in Telangana Districts), Karimnagar, TelanganaICSEKarimnagar, Telangana

List of CBSE Schools in Telangana

Here is the list of CBSE affiliated schools:-

List of CBSE  schools in Telangana

List of SchoolsBoardLocation
Abhaya School, RangareddyCBSEGundla Pochampally Village, Near Apparel Textile Park, Medchal Mandal Dist, Rangareddy
Academic Heights Public School, RangareddyCBSEVenkat Reddy Colony, Bolligudem Road, Boduppal
Academic Heights School, NalgondaCBSEBachpan Campus Jagadeevpur Road Hanumapur Bhongir
Air Force School CBSEBegumpet Air Force Station Begumpet
Alphores High School, Kothapally, KarimnagarCBSEKothapally, Karimnagar
Atomic Energy Central SchoolCBSEE C I L Campus Near Tifr E.C.I.L. Post Hyderabad
Atomic Energy Central SchoolCBSEHeavy Water Plant Colony Aswapuram Khammam
Aurobindo Public SchoolCBSERavindra Nagar Nalgonda 
Azaan International School, Golkonda, TelanganaCBSEGolkonda, Telangana
Kendriya Vidyalaya, MahabubnagarCBSEMahabubnagar, Red Cross Building, Yenugonda, Mahabubnagar, Telangana
Kendriya Vidyalaya, KhammamCBSEVillage Polpally, Near Karunagiri, Khammam, Telangana
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Mahabubnagar, Ntpc Jyothi Nagar Ramagundam Karimnagar CBSENtpc Jyothi Nagar Ramagundam Karimnagar, Telangana
Kendriya Vidyalaya, A.F.S. Begumpet CBSEA.F.S. Begumpet, Telangana
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Adilabad, Old D.M. House, Nirmithi KendramCBSEAdilabad, Old D.M. House, Nirmithi Kendram, Telangana
Kendriya Vidyalaya, C C I Township Adilabad CBSEC C I Township Adilabad, Telangana
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Kanchan BaghCBSEKanchan Bagh, Telangana
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Gachibowli, TelanganaCBSEGachibowli, Telangana
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Sardar Vallabhai Patel National Police Academy Shivarampally CBSESardar Vallabhai Patel National Police Academy Shivarampally, Telangana
Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1, Langer House GolcondaCBSELanger House Golconda, Telangana
Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 2, Nanal Nagar X Roads GolcondaCBSENanal Nagar X Roads Golconda, Telangana
Ivy League Academy, Bommadale Bommaraspet Village Via Hakimpet CBSEBommadale Bommarasipet Village Via Hakimpet, Telangana
Infant Jesus International School, RangareddyCBSERangareddy, Telangana
Indus Universal School, RangareddyCBSENear Tulsi Gardens, Yapral Village, J.J. Nagar Post
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, AdilabadCBSESirpur-Kagaz Nagar R R O Camp Trishul Pahad Adilabad Dist.
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Choppadandi Karim Nagar Dist.CBSEChoppadandi Karim Nagar Dist., Telangana
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Khammam, Telangana CBSEPalair Kusumanchi Ma Khammam, Telangana
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Vattem Distt MahabubnagarCBSEVattem Distt Mahabubnagar, Telangana
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Medak Distt, Telangana  CBSEPamulaparthy (Post) Wargal Medak Distt, Telangana
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Nalgonda, Telangana CBSEChalakurthy Camp Nalgonda Distt, Telangana
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Nizam Sagar Nizamabad Distt.CBSENizam Sagar Nizamabad Distt.
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Rangreddy, TelanganaCBSEHcu Campus Gachibowli Ranga Reddy, Telangana
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Warangal, TelanganaCBSEMamnoor Warangal Telangana
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Ii, Khammam, TelanganaCBSEKhammam, Telangana
Johnson Grammar School, Ranga Reddy, TelanganaCBSENacharam, Rangareddy Distt. Telangana
Jubilee Hills Public School, Jubilee Hills, TelanganaCBSEJubilee Hills, Telangana
Jyothishmathi Academy, Karimnagar, TelanganaCBSEKarimnagar, Telangana
Global Indian International School, Rangareddy, TelanganaCBSERangareddy, Telangana
Gmr Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Rangareddy, TelanganaCBSEShamshabad, Rangareddy, Telangana
Greenwich Academy The School, Rangareddy, TelanganaCBSEBandlaguda, Rangareddy, Telangana
Greenwood High School, Warangal TelanganaCBSEWarangal Telangana
Gurukula Vidyapeeth High School, Rangareddy, TelanganaCBSEGurukula Vidyapeeth High School,Ibrahimapatan,Ranga Reddy District
Hal High School, Rangareddy TelanganaCBSEHal Po Balanagar, Rangareddy Telangana
Harvest Public School, Khammam TelanganaCBSENear Mamata Hospital, Pakabanda Bazar, Khammam, Telangana
Hindu Public School, Sanath Nagar, TelanganaCBSESanath Nagar, Telangana
Howard Public School, Himayat Nagar, TelanganaCBSEHimayat Nagar, Telangana
Defence Laboratories SchoolCBSEKanchanbagh, Telangana
Delhi Public School, Malkajgiri Mandal, Ranga Reddy Dist.TelanganaCBSERanga Reddy Dist.Telangana
Delhi Public School, Khajaguda Village Golkonda, TelanganaCBSEKhajaguda Village Golkonda, Telangana
Delhi School Of Excellence, Rajendranagar Mandal, Rangareddy TelanganaCBSERajendranagar Mandal, Rangareddy Telangana
Delhi School Of ExcellenceCBSE8-2-404/1, Road No 6, Lane Opp To Gvk, Banjara Hills
Don Bosco School, Rangareddy TelanganaCBSEBandlaguda Jagir, Rajendranagar Mandal, Ranga Reddy District, Telangana
Dr K.K.R’S Gowtham Concept School,Iit Foundation SchoolCBSEOpp.Manisha Gardens, Moulali-Ecil X Roads
Durga Bhavani School, Nalgonda TelanganaCBSENo.20-154/A, Mattampally Road, Nalgonda Telangana
Dwaraka School, Singaram X Road, Mahbubnagar, TelanganaCBSESingaram X Road, Mahbubnagar, Telangana
Edify World School, Rangareddy TelanganaCBSERangareddy Telangana
Ekashila High School, Warangal (Dist)Telangana CBSEKhammam Highway Road, Punnel (V)Wardhannapet (M)Warangal (Dist)Telangana
Ekashila High School, Warangal (Dist)Telangana CBSEH.No.: 3-81 Kits College Road, Pembarthy (V) Hasanparthy (M) Warangal (Dist)Telangana 
English Union School, Karimnagar, TelanganaCBSEJyothinagar Behind Court Karimnagar Dist Telangana
Edify World SchoolCBSESurvey No. 90 Balapur Rci Road, Beside Balaji Township
Foster Billabong High International SchoolCBSESaket, Phase 2, Kapra, Ecil, Telangana
Gateway International High SchoolCBSERangareddy Telangana
Global Edge SchoolCBSERangareddy Telangana
Global Indian International SchoolCBSESurvey No.8 and 9, Peerzadiguda Village Ghatkesar Mandal
Gurukula Vidyapeeth High SchoolCBSERangareddy Telangana


The education in Telangana is transforming with constant effort and implementation of innovative programs which are in line with the current times and needs. Constant actions and focus is being centred on making education accessible for all so that more and more students are able to get education, so that no one is left behind.

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