Irrespective of race, creed, and gender, education makes it possible for people to stand out as equal with all the other people from different walks of life. Overall, education is a platform that makes it possible to defeat all barriers. Education breeds confidence, confidence breeds hope and hope breeds peace. In lieu of the importance of education, The Times Group has initiated the Times Excellence in education. The basic aim of this initiative is to discover and honour the best across the education sector from the eastern part of India.
The selected educational organizations under different categories are among the best, catering to the students’ educational needs and requirements in contemporary times, ensuring their progress and success. These institutions have not only been implemental in imparting quality education to the students but nurture their talents and give flight to their brilliant minds. Amidst the pandemic situation, all educational institutions resorted to online classes to help students remain consistent in their preparation for competitive examinations.
- Times School of the Year, Kolkata- The Heritage School
- Times Best School, East Kolkata- The Heritage School
- Times Best School, Central Kolkata- Don Bosco School
- Times Best School, South Kolkata- South Point School
- Times Leading School for Girls, South Kolkata- The BSS School
- Times Best School in Conducting Virtual Classes (during pandemic)- Vivekananda Mission School, Joka, West Bengal
- Times Best Residential School, West Bengal- Aditya Academy Secondary School, Barasat, West Bengal
- Times Best School, Howrah ( Joint Ranking)- Asian International School & DPS Howrah
- Times Best School, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal- St. Augustine’s Day School, Barrackpore, West Bengal
- Times Best institute in Fashion and Interior Designing, West Bengal- INIFD, Saltlake, Kolkata
- Times Rising B School, West Bengal- United world School of Business – Kolkata
- Times Engineering College of the Year, West Bengal- Institute of Engineering & Management (IEM), Kolkata
- Times Leading Engineering College (with 100% admission in all disciplines )- Budge Budge Institute of Technology, West Bengal
- Times Leading Institute in Hospitality Management, West Bengal- IIAS School of Management, Siliguri, West Bengal
- Times Leading Education Group, Odisha- Krupajal group of Institutions, Bhubaneswar
- Times Best IIT & Medical Coaching Brand of the decade (2011-2020), Bihar & Jharkhand- Mentors Eduserv, Patna
- Times Best in Management Coaching, Bihar- IMS Patna
- Times Best in Agriculture Studies & Research, Bihar- Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour
- Times Best Polytechnic Institute, Jharkhand- Pakur Polytechnic, Pakur
- Times educationist of the Year, Bihar- Dr T R Venkatesh, Vice-Chancellor, Amity Patna
- Times Best in IIT & Medical Coaching, Bihar & Jharkhand- Samarthya Classes, Hajipur
- Times School of the Year, Patna- St. Michael’s High School, Patna
- Times Best in Civil services Coaching, Bihar- Chanakya IAS Academy, Patna
- Times Principal of the year, Patna- Fr. Armstrong Edison, S.J, St. Michael’s High School, Patna
Mentors Eduserv, Patna
Mentors Eduserv, a premium coaching institute in Patna was started in April 2011, with the noble idea to provide quality education and best coaching facilities to students of Bihar and Jharkhand. Its foundation was laid down by Mr Anand Jaiswal, a renowned academician of national repute. The institute’s objective is not only to help students clear medical and engineering competitive examinations but also help them secure a position in the ‘Hall of fame of toppers’. In merely a couple of years, the institution established itself as the topmost coaching institute of Bihar and Eastern India. Mentors Eduserv are presently serving more than 15,000 students with the best faculty, efficient academic and non-academic teams along with the largest infrastructure. For more information, click
here or contact 9569668800.
IIAS School of Management
IIAS School of Management, a leading Hospitality and Business school nestled amidst the picturesque town of Siliguri was established in the year 1990 by Mr Abhijit De, recognised as an Education Evangelist of India. With a global network of alumni in top positions, IIAS has been successful in establishing itself as a global centre of excellence and has been awarded as the leading hospitality institute in West Bengal by TOI. Embarking on academic excellence for the past three decades, IIAS caters to the various educational needs of the youth, conducting degree and diploma programs in various disciplines of Hospitality and emerging areas of management including data science and business analytics.
Vivekananda Mission School
VMS believes that a well-balanced and effective educational practice is the need of the hour, for the nurturing of young minds. The school was quick to adapt to the concept of ‘blended teaching’ in this pandemic environment, by collaborating textbooks with digital learning so that both the teacher and the students can be in their comfort zone as much as possible. One of the unique features of its online education is the user-friendly customized App that provides a virtual platform to all its learners. The school also has spread the safety net in the fields of mental health by providing Tele-counselling, which is of utmost importance in these challenging times. For more information, visit Vivekananda Mission School, ‘Vivek Ville’, Joka, Kolkata – 700104. Ph: 2467 1010/ 2970 1949/ 7596949952/ 6292157834
Aditya Academy Group of Schools
Aditya Academy Group of Schools has been providing quality education since 1994, running a group of English medium schools, spread across 6 different campuses across West Bengal catering to over 8000 students in all. Also providing international standard hostel facilities to its students (boys and girls separately), recently being awarded by Times for bringing The Best Residential School in West Bengal.
The Schools are located at Dum Dum, Barasat Airport, RBC Road- Dum Dum, VIP Road and Dum Dum Cantonment. Aditya Academy has outstanding performance in both CBSE Class X and Class XII Board examinations, along with that the school and Aditya school of Sports has made strategic tie-ups with Khelo India making it the only Accredited Football Academy in Eastern India. For more information, click
Phone Number: 83369998663 | Digital Assistance on WhatsApp: 6292236518
Budge Budge Institute of Technology (BBIT)
Budge Budge Institute of Technology (BBIT) is a technical institute whose main objective is to produce result-oriented and skilled professionals to meet the ever-growing demands of industries. BBIT has been victorious in gaining the fame of being one of the paramount institutes in Eastern India, coordinating professional learning experiences and training students in the field of Engineering & Technology, Polytechnic and Management Programs.
Budge Budge Institute of Technology, Kolkata is an integrated campus approved by AICTE, WBSCTE, MAKAUT, and the Government of West Bengal and is also accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). For further information, you can visit their
website or call at 842012333/9836888444/9007118943
INIFD Salt Lake
It has become one of the few destinations of a successful designing career. INIFD Salt Lake, the award-winning A++ centre is standing tall for more than 25 years and making their students reach their dream designing career with the best Fashion and Interior Designing course.
The proficient students of INIFD Salt Lake have been showcasing their designs on the best international platforms like London Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week since its inception. Besides INIFD Salt Lake is the knowledge partner of the renowned Lakme FashionWeek, where our talented students achieved the winner’s feather, too. From international placement opportunities to the international study tour, the institute provides it all. The institute comes with expert faculty and advanced technology to make their students shine bright in the designing world. You can log on to their
website for more information or Call at 8240359547
United World School of Business
UWSB Kolkata is a premier B-School with an outstanding track record in placement. Affiliated to Vidyasagar University, it offers a 3-year BBA programme and a 2-year MBA programme. The state-of-the-art campus in the heart of the IT hub of Salt Lake has all the modern amenities. The technology-driven classrooms, a well-stocked library, indoor games facility, computer lab, a 200-seat auditorium and a stable WIFI connection together provide an ambience to groom students for corporate life.
The experienced faculty take special care to go beyond the textbooks and keep the students aware of the latest corporate developments. The institute also arranges for regular industry interface, certification programmes, management and entrepreneurship workshops and live projects/internships to make students industry-ready.
Samarthya Classes, Hajipur
A dream that incubated into an idea and ultimately became a dare, Samarthya Coaching Institute is a venture that began six years ago and has now become a brand in itself in the field of medical and engineering coaching in Bihar and Jharkhand. Founder and Director, Mr Sumit Kumar believe that education is the backbone of society and the mantra to make a positive change anywhere. Samarthya has more than a thousand students enrolled today from Hajipur and other small towns and villages of Bihar. The coaching institute provides an all-round platform for the growth of its students. With the aim to uplift the weaker sections of the society, each year Samarthya provides free education to 50 students who are economically deprived. You can check their
website for more information or contact 7765940794.
The BSS School
Adjudged the Best School in South Kolkata for successive years, the mission of The BSS School is to provide a joyful and thriving environment for students to develop self-esteem and confidence in its “Commitment to Excellence”. Education is seen as a partnership between teachers, students and parents with a firm belief that every student has a voice which is heard and valued. There is an unrelenting focus on raising standards in all aspects of school life. Mr G. K. Khaitan, Secretary of The BSS School opines, “At The BSS School, only the best is good enough. Passion for excellence is a driving force each and every day”.
Krupajal Group of Institutions
Krupajal Group of Institutions, Bhubaneswar, is a renowned education group imparting technical education in the fields of Management, Engineering, Computer Application and others since 1994, with an alumni base spread across the globe.
Dr Bhabani Charan Rath’s passions are quite eclectic. He is not only a keen educationist and a visionary entrepreneur, but his ancestral roots of his grandparents being freedom fighters resonate in his personality. From being a student of electronics himself to the Founder-Chairman of Odisha’s leading educational group of institutions, he has indeed come a long way. But his perpetual urge to provide varied educational opportunities for the younger generation still remains the same. Dr Rath credits the ceaseless hard work and spirit of innovation of his students, alumni and faculty members that have led Krupajal to be ranked amongst the top institutions of India.
Trimurti Publicity & Marketing, Patna
Trimurti Publicity and Marketing, a national brand for a decade, is an advertising business nurtured with promoting specific products and services, outside the home. A collaborative project of Binod Ranjan and Amitesh Anand, the advertising company’s foundation was laid down in 2006. The business partners have made a mark for themselves in the social as well as in the educational sector. Appreciating the efforts of the Times Group, Amitesh Anand, one of the founding members of Trimurti P. said, “Education is the backbone of the society. I believe that by awarding institutes and mentors for their excellent practices in the educational sector, it will boost their morale to continue with their good work. It would also help parents in choosing the best institution for their child.” For any query, you can contact 91-9835020420/9835020422.
Having faith in perseverance and working hard to manage things in testing times, make these institutes stand out from the rest. Facing the challenges posed by the pandemic with the utmost ease, these educational organizations proved that nothing is impossible if one is willing to work hard to make it possible. By doing exemplary work, they brought their best practices to the fore and became a source of inspiration for many. The Times Group, identifying the effort of select educational organizations, is awarding them, as an acknowledgement of their best practices.
The winners of the Times Excellence in Education East, 2020 have been declared by Market Xcel Data Matrix Pvt. Ltd., an independent Research Agency. They hold membership of key research associations namely ESOMAR (European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research), MRSI (Market Research Society of India) and MRSS (Marketing Research Society of Singapore) and are guided by their principles.
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