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Schools in Kolkata

Purwanchal Vidyamandir

Indian(CBSE)

English

Day School


  • Locality: Kankurgachi
  • Landmark: Kankurgachi
  • Full Address: P-232, Scheme VII M , CIT Road, Kankurgachi Kolkata, West Bengal 700054
  • Phone No: 03323557581
  • Email: purwanchal_vm@rediffmail.com
  • Website: http://purwanchalvidyamandir.org/Home.aspx

  • About
  • Details

Overview


Purwanchal Nagarik Samity, a multifaceted organization in the Kankurgachi area, serving the society since 1976, always felt the need of a well-equipped school in the Eastern Metropolis of Kolkata and took a humble step in this direction.

The dream of having a school became a reality in the share of PURWANCHAL VIDYAMANDIR at P-232, C.I.T. Road, Scheme - VIIM (Kankurgachi), Kolkata - 700054, which commenced from the academic session 1998-99.

The School functions from Lower Infant to Class - XII. The School is affiliated for plus two level in all the three streams - Science, Commerce and Humanities. The School is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi, with the approval of the Department of Education of the Government of West Bengal.

Specifics

  • LKG to XII
  • ICSE Board
  • English Medium
  • Day School
  • Co-ed School

  • Type Of School: Public
  • Grades: LKG/1-12
  • School Day: Monday - Saturday
  • Timing: 10am - 5pm
  • Gender: Co-Educational
  • Religion: All
  • Curriculum: Indian(CBSE)
  • Language: English
Infrastructure

School Library
The School Library is spacious and can seat 100 students at a time. It is well-equipped with a sizeable collection of books and periodicals. New titles are added every year to keep the library updated. Easy access is provided to senior students for reference work.

School Laboratories
Well equipped laboratories are essential to a school's development. Theoretical knowledge when backed up by practical experiments can help children to understand the basic premises faster and more easily.

Physics Lab
We, the Physics teachers of Purwanchal Vidyamandir whole heartedly believe in this maxim. So, the well stocked Physics Laboratory with all its modern equipments catering to I.C.S.E and I.S.C. syllabi is the place where not only concepts of the subject is learnt through experiments, but the process by itself is a learning experience for the students. So, while grappling with the experiments of magnetism, optics, electricity, general physics and sound, habits of discipline, logical reasoning, and organization of data, distinguishing facts from friction and drawing proper inference is inculcated.

This enables the students to develop a healthy scientific attitude, organise their thoughts and convert them to actions. These habits just do not remain confined within the subject but transcends boundaries and find multiple applications in different spheres of life once the students are ready to leave the protective cocoon of the school and step into the real world.

Chemistry Lab
The Chemistry Lab of Purwanchal Vidymandir is completely equipped according to the ICSE and ISC curriculum. We perform all the practical experiments based on Salt Analysis, Volumetric Analysis and Organic Sample Analysis. Students are able to perform the experiments and analysis of the salts.

Biology Lab
Biology Lab of Purwanchal Vidymandir is well equipped with specimens of vertebrates and invertebrates, charts, models, permanent slides, simple and compound microscope, dissecting trays, chemicals and reagents and glassware’s.

It has the capacity to accommodate 25 students. Experiments conducted in the laboratory include physiology of plants, biochemistry, study & dissection of animals and plants and temporary slide preparation.

Geography Lab
The School has incorporated a well-equipped Geography Lab with all sophisticated technology to cater to the new ISC syllabus i.e., Remote Sensing and G.I.S. with G.P.S.

Practical assignments are conducted through field verification on a regular basis. The facilities provided here are definitely upgrading the students and arousing interest in the minds of the budding geographers.

Computer Lab
The Computer Lab of Purwanchal Vidymandiris fully air-conditioned and well equipped with 25 computers which are connected in LAN. The facilities offered in the computer Lab are internet, printer (both dot-matrix and LaserJet).

The students are experiencing hands-on practice to the software’s which are present in their curriculum. Students of classes IX and X are offered Computer Application and XI and XII are offered Computer Science as their subjects in ICSE and ISC.

Extra Curricular Activities

Music
Vocal Music is taught under the guidance of expert teachers. Children learn to appreciate the various songs that comprise the rich heritage of Indian Music. Guru Mantra, Guru Pranamand devotional songs as well as occasional songs are taught.

Quiz
Quiz classes help to arouse the curiosity in the mind of students and help them to find out more about the world, current affairs and politics. Awareness of one's environment is the key to success in this changing environment and the quiz classes help to serve this purpose.

Karate
Karate can be considered as the conflict within oneself or as a life-long marathon which can be won only through self-discipline, hard training and one's own creative efforts. The art of self defense is taught by instructors skilled in karate. Courtesy, self control, perseverance, integrity and indomitable spirit are the guiding principles of this group. Students here are strongly motivated to excel.

Games
Keeping the holistic development of a child’s personality in mind we put equal emphasis on both academics and co-curricular activities. Sports and games develop the whole personality, leading to the creation of self-worth, pride, group commitment, team work, individual discipline and proper attitude.

Additional Details

The first batch of students appeared for the ICSE Examination in 2006 and since then all students have been placed in the First Division in the Examination every year.

The School aims at attaining human excellence and perfection, not just in any field of knowledge or activity but elevating life in totality.

The institution aims to build up the students total personality so that they may become honest, responsible and patriotic citizens, competent to face lifes various challenges with courage and self confidence.

Co- curricular activities are encouraged such as Music, Dance, Art & Craft in addition to Physical Training, Sports, Karate, Yoga, Scouts and Guides,Cubs & Bulbul.
It is to be noted that the school has already made its significant presence in the educational field of Kolkata.

Specialty

Day School


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