Goethals Memorial School, Kurseong
Darjeeling

Established

1907

Type

Board

CISCE

Overview

Goethals Memorial School (GMS) is a residential-cum-day school for boys, affiliated with the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), New Delhi. It is an Edmund Rice educational institution run by the Congregation of Christian Brothers. The school was founded in 1907, and is named after Jesuit Archbishop of Calcutta, Paul Goethals. The land for the school was donated by the Maharaja of Bardhaman and is situated five kilometres from Kurseong town, between Siliguri and Darjeeling. It offers education to boys from class I through class XII with English as the medium of instruction. The school was previously all boys but the introduction of higher secondary sections led to the introduction of girls in the school.

Campus

Goethals Memorial School is set in a forest five kilometres from Kurseong between Siliguri and Darjeeling at an altitude of (5491 feet) above sea level. The school provides various academic and co-curricular facilities which include classrooms, a library, club rooms etc. Sporting facilities are provided for various games such as football, basketball, cricket, volleyball, netball, hockey, track and field, billiards, badminton and table tennis.

Academics

The school teaches boys from primary school to secondary school. The senior secondary sections are co-educational.  

The school is affiliated with the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) and follows their prescribed curriculum. Students appear for the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) examinations in class X and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) examinations in class XII.

Courses offered to senior secondary students: 

SCIENCE COMMERCE ARTS
English Language 

Literature in English 

Physics 

Chemistry 

Mathematics / Psychology 

Biology / Computer Science

English Language 

Literature in English 

Accounts 

Commerce 

Mathematics/ Psychology 

Economics

English Language

Literature in English 

Political Science 

History 

Geography 

Economics / Psychology

 

JEE and NEET coaching classes are conducted every Saturday for the class XI and XII students.

Head of Institute

Br. Thomas Samuel

General Information

Min Fee
36823
Max Fee
119032
Admission Age
5 years
Library
Yes
Student Mix
Boys and girls
Labs
Yes
Internet Wi-Fi
Yes
Sports
Football, basketball, cricket, volleyball, netball, hockey, track and field, billiards, badminton and table tennis.

Admission

Admissions are made provisionally to class XI immediately after the current year’s ICSE examinations. The admission will be confirmed only after the receipt of the ICSE/secondary board results of the students.

Incomplete forms and lack of required documentation or any attempts to use friends or influential people in procuring recommendations will lead to automatic disqualification of the applicant.

The cost of the application form along with a copy of the prospectus is Rs.1000.00 only and payable by bank transfer.

An admission fee and the first instalment of fees are to be paid together to complete the process of provisional admission within 15 days from the date of admission. An interview will be held with the applicant and the parents on the day of submission of these forms along with all required documents.

Day scholar applicants must be from Kurseong sub-division and Sonada. Girl applicants must apply as day scholars since boarding facilities are available only for boy applicants.

Achievement

Goethals Memorial School, Kurseong is one of the best Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) schools in Kurseong and ranks among the top schools in Kurseong. Here, the dedicated and professional teachers ensure that the children get the maximum out of their education in this Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) school in Kurseong. The school is known to induce patriotism in the hearts of the students who have studied and left this school. Students of the school deliver exceptional results in the academic sphere and have excelled in extra-curricular activities too.

Accommodation

The school only offers hostel facilities for the boys.

Updates

Information

Website : www.gms.edu.in

Address : Kurseong, Dist, Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Email : [email protected]

Contact : +91 9232704568

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