Birla High School for Boys, Kolkata is a boys day school affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi. Established in 1941 by Late Sri Lakshmi Niwas Birla, the school is an initiative of the Vidya Mandir Society and is sited at Moira Street, Kolkata. Kolkata. The school offers classes from Kindergarten through class XII and the medium of instruction is English.
The primary objective of the school is to provide value based education that would help students to develop as independent individuals, thus combining service with excellence. The school management and teachers ensure that the students are taught through the most advanced learning methods and are updated on global trends while keeping their roots intact in Indian culture.
Birla High School for Boys, Kolkata boasts spacious, well lit classrooms with digital white boards to incorporate technology-aided learning for the junior section and smart boards for the senior section. It houses a well stocked library featuring books, periodicals and reference books, magazines for the seniors and journals for the juniors. There are well equipped maths, physics, biotechnology, computer, psychology laboratories for the seniors and a maths, science and computer laboratory for the juniors. There is an audio visual room for the senior section and the junior section hosts an infirmary with 24 hour assistance of a nurse.
Birla High School for Boys concentrates on imparting learning on a global perspective. Affiliated with CBSE, it offers schooling from KG to class XII.
For classes KG to V, the curriculum comprises activity based learning techniques with subjects such as maths, science and computers.
For the senior section (classes VI to XII), subjects offered include English, Hindi/Bengali, Elem. Bengali/Sanskrit/Hindi/French/German, mathematics, science (physics, chemistry and biology), history and geography, arts/craft/music, information technology, physical education, value education and general knowledge for classes VI to VIII.
The school offers the science, humanities and commerce streams at the higher secondary level.
Extracurricular: Co-curricular and extracurricular activities include elocution, physical training, project work, culinary classes, quiz competitions and excursions and inter school competition for football, cricket, volleyball, chess and basketball.
Loveleen Saigal (principal)
Age Criteria: the child should be 2.5 to 3.5 years of age for admission to nursery.
Forms and other details on admission are available on the school website: https://birlahighschool.com/
Downloaded application form duly filled by hand must be submitted to the school office along with a photocopy of the birth certificate issued by local authority (Municipal Corporation).
The other documents that need to be downloaded and filled are:
a. ID Proforma
c. Student’s Bio Data form
Fee structure: Please contact the school office for detailed information on fees.
Birla High School for Boys is ranked among the top 10 boys day schools in India by the EW India School Rankings 2020-21.
Birla High School has been accredited with the International School Award from the British Council since 2009. The School has been awarded the International Dimension in Schools certificate for the period 2020-23.
The School was globally certified at the House of Commons, London, U.K. The Secretary General and the Principal received the Certificate ‘Great Place to Study’ from Baroness Sandip Verma for the year 2019-20. The happiness quotient of the school was 4.13 on a scale of 5 after the collation of the results of an online survey done by Skill Tree from the students, parents and teachers.
Being a day school, Birla High School for Boys does not offer accommodation facilities.