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Gitanjali Senior School, Begumpet

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Type  Private
Founders  Mr and Mrs Karan
Enrollment  500+
Phone  040 2776 8420
Number of students  500
Established  June 1990
Principal  Mrs Maya Sukumaran
Campus  Mayuri Marg, Begumpet
Founded  June 1990
Faculty  50
Gitanjali Senior School, Begumpet
Address  1-10-96/208, Mayuri Marg, Begumpet, Hyderabad, Telangana 500016
Similar  Hyderabad Public School, Vidyaranya High School fo, Delhi Public School, Little Flower High Sch, Chinmaya Vidyalaya
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Gitanjali Senior School was established by Mrs. Gita Karan and Mr. Uma Karan in June 1990 in Hyderabad, Begumpet, India. The school has a primary school in Brahman Wadi, a kilometer away. Gitanjali Senior School has secured many national ranks in surveys, and was ranked the third best school in South India and the best in Andhra Pradesh in a survey conducted by Education World Magazine.

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The school has grades from classes 7 to 10 of Indian Certificate of Secondary Education and checkpoint and IGCSE. It also offers A-Level and ISC Boards.

Facilities

The school has a playground, cricket nets, and a basketball ground. The computer lab has around 25 computers, with a separate computer lab for the ISC students. The school houses four auditoriums out of which one is exclusively for conducting the annual Board Examinations. It has a Biology Laboratory, a Physics Laboratory, and a Chemistry Laboratory. The school library has over 500 books, ranging from reference material to fiction.

Events

For the first time, the institution hosted its MUN in 2015, attended by students from twin cities.The school also hosts a Sports Day and Investiture Ceremony and an Annual Day every year. It hosts Festanjali - The annual Inter-house fest for school students with literary events such as Debate, Elocution, and Poetry. The sports events include cricket, football, basketball, Kho-kho, and athletics. These are hosted under the category of Inter-House Events. An annual volleyball tournament is also held for the teachers.

Results

The results of the school have been excellent with the students securing at least one of the top ranks in the state. A student of the 2012-2013 batch had a 97% percentile and topped the state in ICSE boards. The 2013-2014 saw one of the best results of school with the school highest touching a whooping 98%(588\600) and 42 students scoring more than 90% (I.e. more than. 540\600). Needless to say, the school topper was first in state. Even the ISC results were brilliant with the school topper scoring 98.25%. The state topper was from the school. In 2015, the school scaled a highest of 97.7% in ICSE.

The Quizzing Culture

The school has performed well at quizzes including quizzes such uch as AP Regional ICSE - ISC quiz, The Young World Quiz and The Times NIE quiz 2013 and runners up in 2014. It has won the TCS IT Wiz hosted by Greycaps in July 2013. It has also won the RBI Quiz of 2013, proceeding to win the regional semi - finals too, finishing runners up in the city rounds in 2014. The school is the winner of the All India ISC Quiz at the National Level,2013, organised by CISCE. The school also won Horlicks WizKids WizQuiz in 2014, finishing runners up in 2013. Other quizzes where the students have accomplished include K-Circle, Cycle Heritage Quiz, etc.

It also won the Horlicks WizQuiz in 2015 and one of their teams also bagged the 2nd position of the same.

It also happens to be the national champions of the ASISC Annual Interschool Quiz, 2016.

Notable Alumni

  • Gagan Narang
  • References

    Gitanjali Senior School, Begumpet Wikipedia


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