This is very well known educational institute located in the city of Lucknow, the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh. This was originally set up by Frenchman Major General Claude Martin as a palatial home. There are different campuses for boys and girls. While the college for girls was established in 1845 and the one for boys was set up in 1869. The main medium of instruction in the college is English. The school starts admitting children right from the age of five years through 17 or 18. The school has a day scholar section as well as a boarding school.