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Don Bosco School Park Circus Kolkata Admissions schedule open for KG to 8 and ISC XI 2018-2019

Are you searching for the 2018-2019 KG admission notification of Don Bosco Boys School Park Circus Kolkata? This article provides complete information on the admission procedure and the schedule for applying for admission to Kindergarten, Std 1 to 8 and Std XI at Don Bosco School Park Circus Kolkata.

Don Bosco School Park Circus Kolkata is one of the most reputed schools in West Bengal, with literally hundreds of parents eager to get their wards admission to this prestigious school. Not surprising, as its reputation is based on its excellent educational methods, encouragement of sports and talented activities, as also great discipline. The school has announced that admissions for the academic session 2018-2019 will be open to KG next month and to Classes 1 to XI also, based on the number of vacancies available.

About the school

Set up in 1958, Don Bosco School, Park Circus, Kolkata is an English medium Christian minority institution for boys only. Non-Catholic boys can also seek admission to the school, though Christians are given preference. The school's curriculum is based on the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ICSE) and the Indian School Certificate Examination (ISC). It is recognized by the Department of Education of the Government of West Bengal and is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi.

Reason, faith and kindness are the three main tenets on which education is imparted to the students. It is compulsory for Christian students to attend the Christian Doctrine classes, while all others must attend classes of moral science and value education.

A unique feature of the school is that it provides evening classes which are totally free for local children from poor families. Adult literacy programs for girls from the nearby locality are also provided.

Academics at Don Bosco School

  1. From KG to Class 10: The ICSE curriculum is followed, with subjects of English, Bengali/Hindi, Mathematics, History Civics & Geography, Science,Economic Applications / Computer Applications.

  2. Classes 11 and 12: The ISC (+2) curriculum is followed, with options of science and commerce stream. In the science stream, students study English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
    /Computer Science / Economics, with the sixth subject option being Environmental Science/ Physical Education. In the commerce stream, students study English, Commerce, Accounts, Mathematics, Economics and Business Studies / Physical Education.

  3. Technical institute: The school also has a technical institute within the campus, which offers short and long term courses that are aimed to make the students get employment opportunities in the fields of mechanical engineering and electronics & telecommunication engineering.

Note: Bengali and Hindi are mandatory as Indian language subjects.

School hours

  1. KG : 8.20 am to 12.20 pm

  2. Classes I & II : 7.55 am to 1.20 pm

  3. Classes III & V : 7.55 am to 1.55 pm

  4. Classes VI to XII : 8.25 am to 2.35 pm

Infrastructure and facilities

The Don Bosco School Park Circus campus has a large assembly hall for morning assembly, organizing cultural programs, special events, competitions, etc. and an auditorium for holding audio-visual programs. The library has space for reading and is stocked with periodicals, encyclopedias, reference books on various subjects, etc. The large classrooms are well ventilated and lighted, with two boys to a desk. Other than labs for science subjects, there is a separate computer room for the junior and senior sections. Outdoor sports facilities are provided for cricket, basketball, football, athletics, etc. Indoors, the boys can enjoy a game of table tennis, attend karate classes, etc.

KG Admission schedule for 2018-2019

Parents seeming admission for their wards to KG should check out the Don Bosco School Park Circus Kolkata official website on 8th September 2017, when details will be made available. Boys born between 1st January 2013 and 31st March 2014 are eligible for admission to the school. The online application form can be downloaded from the official website between 20th September to 24th September 2017.

Class 1 to 8 Admission schedule for 2018-2019

Admission for boys to Classes 1 to 8 are dependent on available vacancies. The online application forms for these chance vacancies will be available only in the month of March.

Class 9 to 12 Admission schedule for 2018-2019

The school does not take admissions to Classes IX, X & XII. However, admission to Class XI is open to a limited number of students only. The online application form for Class XI admission (For External Candidates) will be available after the ICSE Board results are published. Students with a score of 90% and above in at least 5 subjects (including English) may apply. However, note that for this admission, only students of ICSE Board can apply.

Admission procedure at Don Bosco Boys School Kolkata

As per the schedule mentioned above, parents have to download the application form from the school website. All information must be accurately entered in the application form. In case of a student seeking admission from another school, it is mandatory to submit a Transfer Certificate from the school which he last attended. It is compulsory for Catholic students seeking admission to submit the Baptism Certificate and a letter from the Parish Priest. A new student must be introduced personally to the Principal by the parent / guardian who is his responsibility & will pay the school fees. Such a student will be tested on the syllabus of the class immediately below that to which he seeks admission.

A list of requisite documents will be mentioned once the application process is opened for admission. The child's latest photograph will be required to be submitted with the application form. The original documents will need to be submitted at the time of meeting the Principal for final admission.

Admission to ISC is only for those who have passed ICSE from the Don Bosco Park Circus school and such admission is done through a fresh application, with the student and parents being interviewed by the school Principal. For admission to the commerce stream, the student should have scored a minimum aggregate of 60% in Class X for provisional admission to class XI. For admission to the science stream, the student should have scored 65% in Class X in each of the following subjects: English, Mathematics and Science/ Computer Application (for those who intend to pursue Computer Science).

School fees

The requisite school fees, information of which will be provided once admission is granted, will need to be paid once the final admission is granted to the student. The fees are for 12 months and can be paid either fully in advance or in monthly instalments by the due date (the due date being mentioned in the school diary.) Note that the fees once paid will not be refunded.

Contact information

  1. Don Bosco School
    23, Darga Road,
    Park Circus,
    Kolkata - 700 017
    Ph: Reception : +91 33 2287-9202 / 2287-0414 / 2290-0703 / 2290-1957
    Email: dbkolkata@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.donboscoparkcircus.org/
  2. Don Bosco Technical Institute
    23, Darga Road,
    Park Circus,
    Kolkata - 700 017
    Ph: +91 33 2287-2989 / 2281-0597
    Email: dbpctech@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.donboscoparkcircus.org/pages/technical

Note: Parents can meet the school Principal, Vice-Principal and Asst. Principal from 9.00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. or any other time strictly by prior appointment only.

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