Trivandrum is the capital city of the southern state of Kerala. It is located along on the coastal belt and revels in the green beauty of nature and numerous surrounding beaches. The history of Trivandrum city dates back to the seventeenth century when the reigning king, Maharaja Marthanda Varma shifted his kingdom’s capital from Padmanabhapuram in present-day Tamil Nadu to the present–day Trivandrum. He was a great worshipper of the Padmanabha deity and was involved in the construction of the richest temple of the world, the Padmanabhaswamy temple, which’s riches are believed to be in billions of dollars.
He was also responsible for making Trivandrum, or Thiruvananthapuram, as it’s traditionally known, a great center of intellectual learning and artistic activity. Till this day, his legacy continues and Trivandrum is considered an educational hub with numerous quality schools spread all over, offering all the different types of syllabi offered in India, ranging from the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education), ICSE (Indian School Certificate Examination Board, IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education), IB (International Baccalaureate) and SSLC (Secondary School Leaving Certificate). With the huge collection of schools with fee structures to fit every pocket size, you can be sure you won’t have any problems finding a decent school to educate your child in Trivandrum.
Out of the numerous CBSE schools in Trivandrum, some of the best include the Kendriya Vidyalaya School, Arya Central School, Christ Nagar School and Loyola School. The top ICSE schools include the Holy Angels School, St. Thomas Residential School, Chinmaya Vidyalaya School and Loyola School. The schools offering the best IGCSE schools include Christ Nagar International School, Trivandrum International School and L’ecole Chempaka. Christ Nagar International and Trivandrum International School are some of the best level schools offering the IB syllabus, which is considered the gold level, as far as education goes!
So when you are planning on buying your home or looking for a place to settle down in, do keep your child’s schooling in mind and look for nearby suitable locations. Fortunately, builders like Artech Realtors have quality apartment complexes spread out all over the city for those discerning ones looking for quality homes that provide the best in life.
It’s not just reputed schools that make Trivandrum an educational hub, the numerous colleges in and around Trivandrum also contribute to this title. Aside from a number of medical colleges and engineering colleges, there are numerous other colleges offering a diverse collection of courses. The city is comparatively quiet and serene and ideal for students to grow up in. Due to a paucity of a raging metropolitan culture or western influence, you won’t find too many distraction points here to divert your child’s mind more than necessary. Aside from a few cinema halls and beautiful beaches, most of the entertainment centers are associated with live art performances, museums, sports and historical temples. So along with the formal education, the city also has a lot to offer in terms of arts, history and culture, making growing up in Trivandrum a well-rounded out education for your child!