Founded in 1948 by the Salesians of Don Bosco, Don Bosco School (DBS) Guwahati is an English medium coeducational day school affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi. The school is managed by the Salesian of Don Bosco on behalf of the Catholic Church primarily for the education of Catholic and under privileged children. The school is reckoned among the leading educational institutions in the north east region of the country. It aims at providing quality education through student centred and activity oriented teaching techniques for the holistic development of every student.
DBS, Guwahati is divided into two blocks – the academic block hosts spacious well-lit classrooms with e-digital learning facilities, a well resourced library for all sections, separate well equipped laboratories for science, computers, mathematics and psychology, a sporting auditorium with a seating capacity of 2000 people and badminton courts. The second block, known as Magone Youth Center accommodates a swimming academy, an auditorium hall, a table tennis hall, lawn tennis court, a gymnasium, a dance hall and a solar park. The school campus also houses a playground, cricket cum football fields with three grass and one concrete pitch for cricket and two basketball courts with roller skating facilities. The school also offers transportation facilities for the convenience and safety of the students.
Affiliated with CBSE, New Delhi, Don Bosco School, Guwahati offers classes from Nursery to class XII. The school follows both summative and formative types of assessments. For the primary section, the school offers the Xseed programme which minimises the use of textbooks and increases student participation in the learning process. The subjects offered at this level are English, mathematics, Hindi/Assamese, environmental science, computer science, general knowledge, computer science, life skill, science and social science. Subjects offered at the senior level are English, physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, Hindi/Assamese, social science, moral science, computer science and environmental science. The school offers science, humanities and commerce streams at the senior secondary level.
Co-curricular activities include debates, extempore, recitation, spelling bee, dance, music and drama. The school also organises field trips and educational visits to different factories, institutions and cultural centres.
The school also promotes sports such as Kwon Do, table tennis, cricket, basket ball, badminton, football, chess and carom.
Admission form can be downloaded from the school website www.donboscoguwahati.net
On submitting the completed application form, parents are issued an admission folder. This folder is to be duly filled and brought at the time of the interaction. A sum of Rs. 500 needs to be paid towards application form fee.
Students applying for class KG should fulfil the following conditions:
(a) The child should have completed 4 years of age as on April 1 of the year in which admission is sought.
(b) The child should have passed Nursery class.
The documents required at the time of admission are as follows:
1. Duly filled application folder with recent photograph of the applicant and parents/legal guardians and attested photocopies of the following documents:
Result sheet of class last attended
Current residence address proof (Electricity bill, Telephone bill, etc)
In case of Catholic applicants, Baptism certificate and letter from parish priest.
2. Original birth certificate for reference
Please contact the school office for information on fees.
Don Bosco School, Guwahati is reckoned among the leading schools in the north east region of the country.
Being a day school, Don Bosco School, Guwahati does not offer accommodation facility.