Promoted by eminent educationist-philanthropist Dr. Satyabrata Minaketan, ODM Global School, Bhubaneswar (OGS, estb. 2022) is a new-genre K-12 institution affiliated with the Delhi-based Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The mint-new school offers an innovative curriculum supplemented with excellent sports and co-curricular education to nurture “global citizens who value personal excellence and strive to make a difference positively.” An OGS education is multi-faceted, designed to nurture the potential of each child.
Taking forward the three-decades-long legacy of ODM Educational Group, the school provides its students a happy and welcoming “home-away-from-home” on a state-of-the-art campus that houses over 1,000 students from across the country and abroad.
Moreover, OGS is India’s first K12 institution with six national and international collaborations — CricKingdom (cricket academy promoted by Rohit Sharma), Shankar Mahadevan Academy, Shiamak Dance Academy, Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academy, NBA Basketball School, and LaLiga Football School.
OGS’ 4.5-acre world class campus is equipped with globally comparable infrastructure for academics, sports & co-curricular education.
The earthquake-resistant and fireproof campus hosts contemporary infrastructure for academics including ICT-enabled classrooms, Robotics Lab, Tech Lab, Physics, Chemistry & Biology Labs. Maths & Psychology Labs are under construction and are expected to be operational soon. The school’s modern classrooms are equipped with interactive touch-based display panels for the teachers to present the concepts using any audio or video output.
OGS is the only school in India to host a turf football field of European standards.
The CBSE-affiliated OGS offers a well-balanced student-centred curriculum to enable 360 degree student development. The six different elements it focuses on are:
Element (1) Academics: SHPI (Student Holistic Performance Index), Personalised Doubt Clearing System, Academic Quality control (Daily Curriculum Plan, Lesson Plan, Teacher’s PPT)
Element (2) Co-Academics: Brand Associations with Crickingdom (Cricket Academy By Rohit Sharma), Shankar Mahadevan Academy, Shiamak Dance Academy, Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academy, NBA Basketball School, Laliga Football School. Add on Highlights like LEAP ( Learn-Educate-Accept-Progress) Series, Access to TEDx Events.
Element (3) Life Skills: Life skill helps to prepare Life & Its related events to face any kind of Crisis and it increases 35% happy life for students in the future. In order to make it happen we provide Life-Skill classes(Weekly), Study Materials & Activity Books for Students, Activity Based workshops, Camps on leadership, Personality Development & Communication Series. Personal Psychological Student Counselor who will counsel both Students & Parents.
Element (4) Personal Skills: Personal skills contribute significantly to success in life. Personal skills enable the children to develop their cognitive, critical and creative thinking abilities. Programmes, resources and tools such as Mental Arithmetic by Neelakantha Bhanu, Robotics in Curriculum by SakRobotix, compulsory vocational course in higher classes, AI/Coding classes, specialised skill training sessions in summer/winter vacations help students hone their personal skills.
Element (5) CareerX: ODM Global School has an in-house Career Planning Cell (for classes IX-XII) that offers psychometric tests and one-to-one career counseling, cluster career counselling, career bootcamp, exclusive career-related sessions by industry experts covering medical, engineering, biotechnology, law, CA/CS, defence etc., interaction with top universities in India, interaction with universities abroad, MINI Career Counselling, career quiz, and CareerX Helpline.
Element (6) Global Exposure: The school is staffed with its own Global Educators (for higher classes) and offers students International School Exchange Program, Cambridge English Assessment University Partnerships, Coaching for SAT/ IELTS/TOEFL, International Admission Support, International Tours & Competitions.
Rooted in the belief that teachers play an instrumental role in the growth journey of students, OGS arranges periodic grooming sessions for its teachers to keep them abreast with the changing trends and needs of the students and society. Apart from the training provided by the school’s in-house Learning & Development Cell, the school invites subject experts from diverse fields to provide its teachers exposure to globally acclaimed teaching-learning practices.
OGS has collaborated with reputed sports brands such as CricKingdom (cricket academy promoted by Rohit Sharma), Shankar Mahadevan Academy, Shiamak Dance Academy, Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academy, NBA Basketball School, and LaLiga Football School for extracurricular activities. The school also offers swimming, art and sculpture classes.
Dr. S. Minaketan (Chairman)
Admission is subject to availability of seats and academic merit list. Likewise, the age criteria may change depending upon the student’s previous education board and other applicable conditions.
|Class||Age at Start of Academic Session|
|I||Five Years (Age as on 31.03.2022)|
|II||Six Years (Age as on 31.03.2022)|
|III||Seven Years (Age as on 31.03.2022)|
|IV||Eight Years (Age as on 31.03.2022)|
|V||Nine Years (Age as on 31.03.2022)|
|VI||Ten Years (Age as on 31.03.2022)|
|Class||Age at Start of Academic Session|
|VII||Eleven Years (Age as on 31.03.2022)|
|VIII||Twelve Years (Age as on 31.03.2022)|
|IX||Thirteen Years (Age as on 31.03.2022)|
|X||Fourteen Years (Age as on 31.03.2022)|
|XI||Fifteen Years (Age as on 31.03.2022)|
|XII||Sixteen Years (Age as on 31.03.2022)|
Standard I to VII students can seek direct admission on the basis of seat availability, whereas students of standard VIII to XII need to write a proficiency assessment test conducted by ODM faculties. Candidates need to secure at least 50% to proceed further to the personal interview round which is the final assessment for candidates to secure their seats at ODM Global School.
Apart from proficiency assessment test, ODM Global School also conducts OSAT, where selected students can avail extra benefits. OSAT- ODM Scholarship Admission Test 2022, is an entrance test conducted by ODM for students applying to take admission in Class XI.
The school accepts both offline and online registration for student admission. Submission of the registration/application form is the very first step of the admission process. A registration form must be submitted by parents or students with all the required details.
OGS campus houses three hostels that can accommodate a total of 176 students.