Jodhamal Public School is a co-educational, English medium senior secondary school affiliated with the Delhi based Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Promoted by the R.B. Jodhamal Group, one of the oldest business groups in Jammu & Kashmir, Jodhamal Public School was founded in keeping with the vision of Rai BahadurJodha Mal Kuthiala (1883-1961).
According to a school spokesperson, “The Jodhamal Public School has been built on the sound edifice of traditional wisdom and futuristic thought. We believe that in the highly competitive world of the 21st century, it is as essential to develop innovative knowledge, as it is to imbue traditional values. It is these guiding principles that have been instrumental in developing the education and training model of the school.”
Sited on a six-acre campus on the Channi Himmat hillock in Jammu, the campus boasts a built-up area of 170,000 sq. ft, designed by well-known architects Vijay Gupta & Associates, housing a three-storey main block featuring 80 well-ventilated classrooms, a sound-proof multi-purpose hall with a seating capacity for 1,800 and a 600-seat amphitheatre. Academic facilities include four computer science, maths, V-sat and phonetics labs; a well-stocked library housing 30,000 titles; and separate rooms for music, dance, art and painting studies. The school has also signed up for Educomp’s Smart Class programme.
Games and sports facilities include a half Olympic size swimming pool, football/cricket ground, basketball court, aerobics studio, handball, martial arts, skating rink facilities, athletics field, badminton court, and table tennis room.
Jodhamal Public School, affiliated with the Delhi-based Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), offers classes from kindergarten to class XII. The school has evolved a special curriculum that aims to address all aspects of modern education and the teaching staff is well trained to use effective teaching methodology for greater student involvement and knowledge assimilation.
The culture of reading through well-quipped libraries and a knack for new-age learning methods through familiarisation with computers is instilled in the students since their kindergarten years.
Students are encouraged to decide what interests them and their talents harnessed accordingly.
The school offers a wide range of co-curricular activities including dance, music, drama, art and craft, debates, group discussions, quizzes, cultural celebrations and even outdoor activities such as excursions, tours, tracking and field trips.
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Admission forms for pre-primary, primary and middle school admissions are available online. Details on the admission process can be obtained from the school office.
For admissions into other classes against vacancies, students are required to write an entrance test. Admission forms are issued in the month of January.
Tuition fees: Rs.3,000 per month
The detailed schedule of fees can be obtained by writing to the school.
Jodhamal Public School is considered as one of the premier schools in Jammu & Kashmir. The school has evolved a special curriculum that aims to address all aspects of modern education and the teaching staffs is well trained to use effective teaching methodology for greater student involvement and knowledge assimilation.
It is ranked as the #1 co-ed day school in Jammu and among the top co-ed day schools in the country by the EducationWorld India School Rankings.
Being a day school, accommodation facilities are not provided.