||Sited on 40 acres, Pailan World School (PWS), Kolkata was established in 2005 by the Pailan Education Trust. One of the first international schools in eastern India, Pailan is a co-educational residential school offering day boarding facilities from lower kindergarten to class XII. It is affiliated with Cambridge International Examination (CIE), UK. The school is managed by Pearson Schools, part of Pearson Group – the world’s largest and most diversified education and publishing conglomerate. The vision of the school is to ‘create citizens of a global civilization’, and offers a teacher-student ratio of the school is 1:20.