Zilla Parishad High School


Zilla Parishad High School (ZPHS) is a type of state-run secondary school in India. These schools are established, supervised, and funded by the District Councils of India (locally known as Zilla Parishad, district level local authorities of states).[1] ZP High Schools provide education for students from grades 6-10 of the Secondary School Certificate.


Zilla Parishad Schools are generally established in rural areas while other government and private high schools cater to urban areas.[2]


Parishad Educational Officer is responsible for preparing budget for the school and disbursing salaries for Zilla Parishad teachers. Director of School Education releases funds for this purpose.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Zilla Parishad Standing Committee on Education". Teacher Education. National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original on 10 March 2016. Retrieved 10 March 2016.
  2. ^ Nagaraju, M. T. V. (2004). Study Habits Of Secondary School Students. Discovery Publishing House. ISBN 978-81-7141-893-0.
  3. ^ Sudarshanam, G. (1991). Rural Education: A Study of Universalisation of Education in India. Gian Publishing House. ISBN 978-81-212-0351-7.
  4. ^ Josephine, Yazali (2004). Financing of School Education: Focus on Equality & Development. Anamika Publishers & Distributors. ISBN 978-81-7975-030-8.

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