About Karthika High School & Jr. College Mumbai
Karthika High School & Jr. College, Mumbai was established by the Bharat Education Society (BES), a public charitable Trust. It is an English medium co-ed school up to Class XII. It follows the curriculum of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. Punctuality, discipline and adhering to rules are emphasized. Parents/Guardians are required to sign the report cards which are issued after an exam.
Academics and activities Other than the regular subjects, Sanskrit is a language option for students of Class VIII to X. At the Junior College level, students can opt for the Commerce or the Science stream. Instead of merely focusing on rote learning, teachers encourage students to have group discussions, jot down points, raise queries, etc. Other than reading, activities include quizzes and poem recitations, looking up words in the dictionary and sentence formation with those words. Students also work on projects, participate in dramas, enjoy group singing, drawing, and painting, etc. Field visits of an educational nature are also organized. Students are part of a house, there being four of them based on colours, namely red, green, blue and yellow. Participating in inter-house activities creates a sense of competition, pride, and sportsmanship.
Infrastructure and facilitiesOther than regular classrooms, multimedia and internet facilities are available in the computer labs. The library is stocked with books and dictionaries, novels and quiz books for students from the primary to the higher secondary level. The science lab is equipped with the necessary facilities to make practicals a fun learning experience.
Admission procedureAdmissions for an academic year K.G. and primary classes are in the month of December of the previous year, while for secondary classes it is in the month of May. In the case of admission to Class XI and XII, for both science and commerce, admissions are as per the guidelines issued by the State Board's Education Inspector. While seeking admission, the parent/guardian must submit the required documentary support of the child's date of birth. Learn how to apply for a duplicate birth certificate. The admission fee, along with the fee for the first month and the term fee, if applicable, is required to be paid in advance. Parents can contact the school office to know the timings for fee payments.
Note: Parents of students seeking admission to the school from an unrecognized school must submit an affidavit, duly signed before a Magistrate, which states the name of the school, the reason why the ward was not in a recognized school, and the exam passed (if any), as well as the School Leaving Certificate of the unrecognized school, and the student's birth certificate.
Admissions for 2020 - 2021 Academic YearAdmissions to schools in Mumbai for the academic year 2020 - 2021 may be affected due to COVID-19 pandemic. Ask your questions as a comment below and someone familiar with the admission process will get back to you.
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