Vishwashanti Gurukul (VGS), promoted by the Maharashtra Academy of Engineering Education and Research (MAEER),is a residential co-educational school sited at Rajbaug, Loni, in Pune. It admitted its first batch of students in August 2006 and is affiliated with the International Baccalaureate Organisation, Geneva and Cambridge Assessment International Examinations, UK.
The 125 acres land of the Gurukul complex was donated by Raj Kapoor, one of the legends of Indian cinema. The school boasts latest instructional methodology and a high-tech education system. The school’s academic programmes are based on international curricula, thereby providing students a gateway to universities all over the world.
A registered society, MAEER was founded in the year 1983 by Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad, and runs 36 higher education institutions with an aggregate enrolment of 50,000 students.
The 125 acre campus of Vishwashanti Gurukul has a well stocked library featuring a good collection of encyclopedias, journals and newspapers, an audio-visual room and a reading hall. There is an Olympic size football and cricket field. The campus also includes an art centre, a boarding home with seven main houses, gym, a cafeteria and a health centre.
Vishwashanti Gurukul offers a blend of well recognized international curricula spanning the primary, middle and senior schools. The school has been authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), Geneva, to offer its Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP). It also affiliated with Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), UK, to offer the Cambridge Checkpoint, Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), AS and A level programmes.
The school offers a range of extracurricular and co-curricular activities, with an emphasis on fine and performing arts. The school also facilitates various practical projects on art, craft and design education. It offers sports facilities like football, cricket, tennis, swimming, golf, hockey, cycling, basket ball, athletics, Karate and yoga.
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Admissions to Vishwashanti Gurukul are strictly based on the ability of the student to cope with the demands of the international programmes offered at the school. Admission and registration form can be downloaded from school website. Admissions to PYP are based on the personal interview with the student and parent.
For admissions to MSP and IBDP, students are required to write an aptitude test in basic English and mathematics, followed by a personal interview. Once selected, candidates are required to pay the registration charges and admission fee to secure their admission. The school’s academic year begins in the first week of July.
Fees: Fee information is available on request.
Vishwashanti Gurukul boasts latest instructional methodology and a high-tech education system.
Vishwashanti Gurukul hostel provides accommodation to girls and boys from 6 to 18 years of age.