Government Senior Model School, Sector 16, Chandigarh is a coeducational day school affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Established in 1954, the Government Senior Model School is the first Senior Model School in Chandigarh. The school is managed by the Chandigarh Administration UT (Union Territory) Government.
The school offers education from nursery to class XII.
The school is sited in the heart of Chandigarh and boasts a cricket stadium, a huge playground, a leisure valley, and a rose garden with the Shivalik range as a back-drop. It provides a separate junior section and a colourful nursery section for the tiny tots. The school also has well-equipped laboratories and a well-stocked library, holding nearly 25,000 books and various newspapers and magazines.
The school follows the syllabus prescribed by the CBSE. In classes XI and XII, students can choose from science (medical and non-medical), humanities and commerce. The school maintains regular interaction between parents and teachers through the PTA.
The school also uses ICT extensively in teaching. Multimedia and computers are part of the teaching-learning experience.
Students are encouraged to participate in skill-based classes and cultural programmes. They take part in dance, music, drama, art and craft. Coaching is offered in cricket, football and other sports.
Jasmine Josh (principal)
Applications forms can be filled and submitted online.
The school maintains regular interaction between parents and teachers through the PTA.
It is ranked among the top 10 government day schools in India by the EducationWorld India School Rankings 2020-21.
Being a day school, accommodation facilities are not provided.