In France

Scilab is widely used in high schools, in preparatory classes for the grandes écoles, in universities all over the world. Freely available at school or at home, the use of Scilab by students and teachers is favored.


Scilab is recognized as having educational value by the French Department of Education.

In India

Thanks to the initiative of Kannan Moudgalya of IIT Bombay:

185000 students have undergone Scilab training

551 Scilab Textbook Companions (TBC) that have been completed, and 88 of them in progress, are available from here

56 Completed labs and 10 labs in progress, under the Lab Migration project

24 Spoken Tutorials on Scilab are available in English and 113 in all Indian languages.

Mailing List

People concerned with the use of Scilab in the educational world can register to a dedicated mailing list – – where they can communicate with each other by e-mail (questions, answers, suggestions, feedbacks…).

To subscribe to the mailing list, fill the form here


Students and teachers of secondary and higher education establishments can take advantage of special pricing and dedicated sessions of trainings organized by Scilab Enterprises. Consult Scilab Fundamentals and Introduction to Xcos trainings.