Category Archives: Education in Kuwait

Indian Schools in Kuwait

Community of Indians in Kuwait includes Indian expatriates in Kuwait, as well as Kuwaiti citizens of Indian origin or descent. One third of the population is made by the Kuwaitis and the rest Expatriates. Indian schools in Kuwait are striving to make its education systems and policies to be the best in the world. Indians in Kuwait are facilitated with 17 Indian schools which are affiliated to central board of secondary education. The top Indian schools in Kuwait are listed below.

Carmel Indian School

Carmel Indian School in Kuwait, established in 1969, is conducted by the Sisters of the Apostolic Carmel, who have several educational establishments all over India and the Andamans, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Kuwait, Bahrain, Africa and Rome. The school is basically for Indians of all religious denomination.

The school gives excellent educational facilities to students. The school is affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi, India. The medium of instruction is English and Hindi as a compulsory second language, till Std. VI. French is offered as an optional Second language in Stds. VII – X. Arabic is taught as a third language to all students from Std. II to IX.

Contact Information

Address: Carmel Indian School, P.O Box: 596, Safat, 13006, Kuwait.

Contact No: 24727226, 24727383

Fax & Email ID: 24727553, [email protected]



Gulf Indian School

Gulf Indian school was established in September 1993. The School is an English medium school in Fahaheel, Kuwait. It is operated by the Al-Faisal Educational Est. Co. Mrs. Shyamala Divakaran is the founder Principal of Gulf Indian School.

The school follows the curriculum and syllabus of CBSE, New Delhi and prepares the students for the All India Secondary School Examination and All India Senior School Certificate Examination. Hindi is a compulsory second language from class I to class VIII. In classes IX and X. French is offered as an optional second language. Arabic is taught as a third language in all classes from II to IX.

The academic session starts in April and ends in March.

Contact Information

Address: P.O. Box 7879, Fahaheel 64009, Kuwait.

Contact No: (965)2391-8210, (965)2391-8214

Fax & Email ID: (965)2391-8214, [email protected]



Indian Central School

Indian central school was established in 31st August 1994. It is a progressive Senior Secondary Public School affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi. Indian Central School aims to provide quality education and is the best Indian School of Kuwait.

An open building, air conditioned gymnasium,  spacious   auditorium, football, basketball and  volley  ball courts, well  equipped laboratories and libraries  are some  rare  assets of  this  school.

Contact Information

Address: Block1,jleeb Al-Shyoukh, Kuwait City,Kuwait.



United Indian School

United Indian School was established in 1985. The school is one of the biggest and the best among the CBSE schools in Kuwait. United Indian School is recognized by the Ministry of Education of Kuwait. It is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, India. It prepares students for the All India Secondary School Examination and the All India Senior School Certificate Examination.

The medium of instruction is English with Hindi as the second language. From Std IX, French is also offered in place of Hindi. Arabic is taught from Std I.

Contact Information

Address: Abbasiya P O Box 1589 Hawalli 32016 Kuwait , Kuwait

Contact No: 0965-24331460, 0965-24310510

Email ID: [email protected]



Salmiya Indian Model School

Salmiya Indian Model School is the First Indian Model School in Kuwait. The School aims at the promotion of holistic education, human growth and development. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, India has implemented the scheme of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation for all students till class X.

The school is well equipped with a science lab, a well stacked libraries and a fully networked computer lab. The school also has a spacious Auditorium, Activity hall and multipurpose hall.

Contact Information

Address: Salmiya, Block 12, Al Mughera Bin Shu’ba Street.

Contact No: 25616828, 25616838
Fax : 25616828
Email ID: [email protected]
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Integrated Indian School

Integrated Indian School in Kuwait Education for Life, Excellence in Education and Commitment to a meaningful Education are of prime importance. Mr. Shafiq Ahamad is the founder Principal of Integrated Indian School.

Which is the largest educational board in the country and is duly recognized by the Ministry of private  Education, Kuwait Government.The School has students enrolled from grade 6 to grade 12. In the 11th and 12th all students prepare for the All India Secondary School Examination and the All India Senior School Certificate Examination.

Contact Information

Address: Integrated Indian School, Jleeb Al Shuyoukh Kuwait,Kuewait.

Contact No: 00919811611025, 965-24315968

Email ID: [email protected]



Al Rashid Indian School

Al Rashid Indian School was established in 1997. As a co-educational institution, the school follows CBSE Syllabus and aims at educating the young minds to face the challenges of the new millennium by proper molding of their mind, body and intellect.

The school is well equipped with Audio Visual Room, Computer Lab, Physics / Chemistry / Biology / Mathematics Lab, Language Lab Library, Art and Craft Room, Foot Ball Ground, Basket Ball Court and also offers well equipped activity room for kindergarten Auditorium for organizing seminars and other activities.

Contact Information

Address: P.O BOX: 1504, Farwania, Kuwait.

Contact No: 24728124, 24735895

Email ID: [email protected]


India International School

Indian International School is a co-educational institution. English medium school recognized by the Ministry of Private Education, Kuwait and affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, India.The school is successfully delivers CBSE based educational programs for students from Early Childhood through Grade 12. It prepares the students for the All India Secondary and Senior School Certificate Examinations of CBSE.

The school aims to provide all round development to each student laying emphasis on personality development, academics, sports, fine arts and communication through an innovative curriculum designed to make learning enjoyable.

Contact Information

Address: P.O BOX: 7721, Fahaheel-64013, Kuwait.

Contact No: 23728702

Email ID: [email protected]



Indian Public School

Indian Public School was first established in September 1995. The school is a modern progressive english medium school. It offers instruction up to Std.XII of the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, India.

The educational infrastructure consists of well-equipped laboratories in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Computer Science . We have a well-stocked library, an audio-visual room and activity rooms for music, dance and art.

Contact Information

Address: P.O BOX: 1589, Hawally-32016, Kuwait.

Contact No: 25630342, 25630249

Email ID: [email protected]



The Indian Community School

The Indian Community School was established on the 5th May, 1959. The ICSK is recognized by the Ministry of Education, State of Kuwait and is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, India, for the All India Secondary School Examination [Std. X] and the All India Senior School Certificate Examination [Std. XII].

Under one name and one management, the Indian Community School is housed in four buildings namely the Senior Branch, Junior Branch, Amman Street Branch and Khaitan Branch.

Contact Information


Essa Al Qatami Street,Jiddha-8, Block-10 Salmiya.

Contact No: 25629583, 25659126, 25613260, 25633570

Email ID: [email protected]



Essa Al Qatami Street, Jiddha – 2, Block-10 Salmiya.

Contact No: 25613344, Direct. 25634626

Email ID: [email protected]



Shara Amman Street – 3, Block – 12, Salmiya.

Contact No: 25624405, 25624267

Email ID: [email protected]



Abraq Khaitan, Street No. 23, Block – 9, BLDG.No. 900018

Contact No: 24717192

Email ID: [email protected]

American university in Kuwait

web_auk_logoThe American University of Kuwait is a private liberal arts institution based on the American model of higher education in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Although established in 2003, the University opened to students, faculty and the general public in September 2004. It is sister colleges with Dartmouth College, in Hanover, New Hampshire. Dr. Winfred Thompson currently serves the office of the President.

The AUK campus is located at the intersection of Salem Al Mubarak Street and Amr Ibn Al ‘As Street, a major intersection in the upscale shopping and residential district of Salmiya. It is located near several major malls, including the famous Marina World and Al Fanar Mall, as well as bordered by the Hotel Mission in Kuwait and Olympic Council of Asia Headquarters.
Formerly a public high school, the campus was completely rehabilitated, renovated and rebuilt. New buildings and facilities were added in order to bring the university up to standards for its September 2004 opening. In 2006, a five-story building for the Liberal Arts was opened.

The design of the university campus is open, with a large square garden enclosed by buildings, housing offices, and classrooms for the Intensive English Program. There is a building that houses the Library and Administrative facilities, a four-story building for the Sciences section, and a five-story building dedicated to the Liberal Arts. A Kuwaiti-style tent located near the main gate on Salem Al Mubarak Street, known as The Hangout, offers students HD televisions, pool tables, and PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles as a place to interact and relax, as well as a high-speed internet connection which can be hired accordingly. Also available is an American-style diner and Starbucks Coffee. Athletic facilities include tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, as well as a soccer field and fitness center. There are also respective prayer rooms for men and women located near The Hangout.

They provide the following courses:

  • B.B.A. in Accounting, Marketing, Finance and Management
  • B.A. in Communication and Media Studies
  • B.A. Economics
  • B.A. in English Language and English Literature
  • B.A. in Graphic Design
  • B.A. in International Studies
  • B.A. in Social and Behavioural Sciences with a concentration in Anthropology
  • B.S. in Computer Science and Information Systems
  • B.E. in Computer Engineering

List of Universities in Kuwait

Kuwait offers a lot of options for higher education. There are many universities in Kuwait mostly with western base. The universities in Kuwait offers various streams of education such as the arts and sciences, business and engineering.

Kuwait University

Kuwait University is the oldest higher education university in Kuwait. Established in 1966, Kuwait University is the most known university in Kuwait. There are about 14 affiliated colleges to this university with wide variety of streams of education offers graduate and under-graduate courses to students. Programs offered include studies within the colleges of medicine, law, engineering, education, Islamic studies, the sciences, pharmacy, the arts, business, dentistry and allied health sciences.

Contact Information

Kuwait University
P.O. Box 5969
Safat — 13060, Kuwait
Ph: 965-2498-5205

Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST)

Gulf University for Science and Technology was established in 2002 as a private university with the intentions to make it as a supplement to Kuwait University. As the website say, it started of with the assistance/participation of 47 Kuwait University faculty members. A strategic partnership was established with the University of Missouri at St. Louis (UMSL). The university primarily offers two streams of education: Arts and Science as well as business administration

Contact Information

Gulf University for Science and Technology
P.O. Box 7207
Hawally 32093, Kuwait
Ph: 965-2530-7000

American University of Kuwait

AUK is a recent entrant into the Kuwait higher education system is modeled around the American educational mode. They offer education in three primary divisions:

1. business and economics
2. humanities and the arts, and
3. the sciences and engineering

Contact Information

American University of Kuwait
P.O. Box 3323
Safat 13034, Kuwait
Ph: 965-2224-8399

Arab Open University

Arab Open University is a private university that was founded in Kuwait in 2002. The university has several campus locations across Middle East, which include Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, and Oman. The offer three streams of study: language studies, information technology, and computing and business.

Contact Information

Arab Open University
Al-Khaitan – Block 2
Sharhabeel St. 395
Hawalli P.O Box 32004 Al-Jabria, Kuwait
Ph: 965-2476-7291

If I have missed any of the colleges or universities, do let me know thru comments so that I will update this post.

Edu-Canada 2010 – MEEI 2010

Organized by the Embassy of Canada, the fifth annual Middle East Education Initiative (MEEI) will be visiting Kuwait from Oct 2 to 4, 2010. Representatives of leading Canadian universities,colleges and other institutions of higher education will be available to meet students, parents, teachers and guidance counsellors to present the advantages of studying in Canada.

On Oct 4, 2010 a “Study in Canada” exhibition will be being held at the Safir Marina Hotel, Salmiya for potential students and their parents to attend. The Canadian institutions will also be visiting local schools to speak to interested students about opportunities to study in Canada. Please contact the Canadian Embassy in Kuwait for additional information. The MEEI tour will also be visiting the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco.

IELTS Centers in Kuwait

The IELTS is an international English language testing system. This is the world’s leading English language proficiency test for higher education and global migration.

Two IELTS centers in Kuwait are

British Council 2 Al Arabi Street
P.O. Box 345
Safat 13004

Telephone +965 2252 0067
Fax +965 2252 0069
E-mail info at

IDP Kuwait

205 Al-Rabea Building
Salem Al-Mubarak Street

Tel: 965 574 3843
Fax: 965 571 2442
E-mail: info.kuwait at

Office hours:
Saturday to Wednesday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 6:00pm
Thursday 9:00 am to 1:00pm