St. George’s College, Mussorie, has emerged as the most prestigious and much sought after educational institution over the 157 years since its establishment. It was established in the year 1853 by Fr. Barry and the Capuchin Friars with the objective of providing quality education to the students with English as a tool. It is an all boys’ residential and non-residential institution spread over 400 acres of land.
The school is spread over 400 acres of land in Mussorie and is known for its beautiful campus and also for its unique blend of traditional and modern buildings. The school provides two huge computer labs with the latest equipments and has health aid centers for students, besides having provision for ambulance services during emergencies.
It is one among the few schools in Uttarakhand that provides indoor heated swimming pool, where the students are assisted by the swimming coach. The gym is equipped with state-of-the-art machines and equipments for students. The canteen, which is available for students during short breaks and in the evening, serves a variety of nutritious food.
St. George’s College is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) and prepares students for the Indian Certificates of Secondary Education (ICSE) exams at grade X and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) exams at grade XII. The school maintains a teacher-student ratio of 1:40. The total strength of students is 720 inclusive of 150 International students in the school.
The examinations are conducted for all classes in the month of June, September and November. A student who fails in English or in any two subjects will not be promoted. There is no policy of special exam, retest or promotion on trial.
The school offers admission to students of all communities and is based on the performance during the entrance test. Admission for the academic year 2013-2014 is open for class IV only. The student i need to clear a written test in English and Maths and the age should be nine years for class IV.
Admission for other classes depends on the availability of seats. The registration process takes place between April and August every year.
The admission fee for class IV is Rs. 15,000 (non-refundable) and Rs 1,400 per month as tuition fees. The computer fees per annum is Rs. 5000, maintenance charges per annum Rs. 1500 and advance against stationery Rs. 5000. There is also a security deposit of Rs. 5000 (refundable).
The fees for other classes are available on request.
St. George’s College, Mussorie, has emerged as the most prestigious and much sought after educational institution over the 157 years since its establishment.
St. George’s Collge is a boarding school, hostel facility is also provided.