Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Welham Girls School Dehradun


Welham Girls’ School is one of the oldest and most reputed girls boarding schools in Dehradun, Uttarakhand which is affiliated to CISCE i.e. Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Welham Girls School Dehradun

When was Welham girls school founded?


What is the annual school fees of Welham’s School?

Annual fees of Welham Girls’ School is as follows:

Total annual school Fees Rs. 675000
Admission Fees Rs. 50000
Security Deposit Rs. 337500
Imprest Deposit Rs. 40000
Uniform Deposit Rs. 20000
Registration Fees Rs. 20000


What are the documents required at the time of admission into Welham Girls School?

Following documents are required at the time of admission into Welham Girls’ School Dehradun:

  1. Original Birth Certificate.

2. Transfer Certificate

3. Character Certificate

4. Medical Certificate

5. 3 passport size photographs

6. Migration Certificate

From which class does admission for Welham Girls School begin?

The school has classes from VI to XII. However, admissions are offered in Class VI, VII, and XI only that too being subject to the availability of seats.

Which board is Welham’s School affiliated with?

The school is affiliated with the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) which is a private, non-governmental board of school education in India. It conducts two examinations in India: the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and the Indian School Certificate (ISC).

Famous alumni of Welham Girls school?

Some of the most popular alumni of Welham’s school are Kareena Kapoor, Meira Kumar, Tavleen Singh, Radhika Roy, Deepa Mehta, Brinda Karat etc.

When is the aptitude test for admission held?

The aptitude/proficiency test is held in the month of November/December prior to the admission year.

Welham Girls School contact information?

Phone: 0135-26670100, 0135-2654754, 0135-2654293


What kind of sports activities are included in Welham’s extra-curriculars?

Welham’s offers a variety of sports including Athletics, Aerobics, Badminton, Table-tennis, Basketball, Hockey, Karate, Shooting, Swimming and more.

Does Welham offer educational and foreign trips?

Yes, the staff and students go to countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Europe, Japan, Russia etc., as part of educational trips and visit schools of countries like Australia, UK, USA and Africa as part of one month exchange programs.

What kind of co-curricular activities does Welham offer?

Welham offers activities like music, dance, sports, arts, crafts, pottery, design, dramatics, debating, photography, quiz, computer applications, cyber club, nature club etc. The girls are expected to choose any 2 activities out of the above options.

Who founded Welham Girls’ School Dehradun?

Miss H. S. Oliphant with the help of Miss Grace Mary Linnell founded Welham Girls’ School in 1957.

Who is the current principal of Welham Girls’ School Dehradun?

Mrs. Padmini Sambasivam is the current and fifth Principal of Welham Girls’ School since 2016. Prior to Mrs. Sambasivam, Mrs. Jyotsana Brar was the principal from 2000-2016.

List of former Principals of Welham Girls’ School

Miss Linnell (1957-70)

Miss Saroj Srivastava (1970-1988)

Mrs. Shanti Varma (1988-2000)

Mrs. Jyotsna Brar (2000-2016)

Mrs. Padmini Sambasivam (2016- till date)

Who are the Board of governors of Welham Girls’ School, Dehradun?

Board of governors of Welham Girls’ School, Dehradun comprises of:

  1. Mr. Deepak Kapoor (President)
  2. Mrs. Neelu Khanna (Vice-President)
  3. Mr. N. Ravishanker (Chairman, Campus Sub-committee)
  4. Mrs. Usha Rajeev (Chairman, Finance Sub-Committee)
  5. Mr. Shyam Saran (Member)
  6. Ms. Hema Mehra Badhwar (Member)
  7. Mrs. Renu Basu (Member)
  8. Ms. Meeta SenGupta(Member)
  9. Ms. Vasvi Bharat Ram (Member)
  10. Mr. Jayant Krishna (Member)

When does the new academic session begin every year at Welham Girls’ School?

The new academic session at Welham Girls’ School begins in March every year.

What is the age limit for admission in Welham Girls’ School Dehradun?

The age limit for admission in Welham Girls’ School in class VI is 10.5-12 years on 1st April of the year of admission.

Similarly, age limit for admission in different classes are as below:

Class 7                                 11.5 – 13 Years

Class 8                                 12.5 – 14 Years

Class 9                                 13.5 – 15 Years

Class 10                              14.5 – 16 Years

Class 11                              15.5 – 17 Years

Class 12                              16.5 – 18 Years

What is the registration fee for admission at Welham Girls’ School, Dehradun?

The registration fee for admission in Welham Girls’ School is Rs. 20,000/-.

Is the registration fee for admission in Welham Girls’ School refundable?

No, the registration fee for admission in Welham Girls’ School is not refundable.






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