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Gonobidya Niketon

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Type  High school
Head of school  Ahmed Hossain
Enrollment  1973
Phone  +880 1916-156168
Founded  1974
Faculty  30
Established  1974
Grades  6 to 10
Number of students  2400
School district  Narayanganj Sadar Upazila
Staff  75
Gonobidya Niketon
Address  Bangabandhu Sarak, Narayanganj 1400, Bangladesh
Mascot  Rising Sun, Floating Lotus, Open Book with Pen and Ink-pot

Gonobidya Niketon (High School) (Bengali: গণবিদ্যা নিকেতন (উচ্চ বিদ্যালয়)), also known as Gonobidya Niketon (its name up to 2005), is a secondary educational institution in Bangladesh established in 1974. Although the school was set up to cater for the need of the children of surrounding areas, students come from all parts of Narayanganj.


In the SSC examination of 2012, it became one of the most successful schools in the country in number of students achieving GPA 5. In 2011 it achieved a remarkable percentage of GPA 5 and passing rate. The main campus of Gonobidya Niketon is in the heart of Narayanganj Sadar.


The school was founded on March 15, 1974. The students participated in S.S.C. (Secondary School Certificate) examination (O-level equivalent) for the first time in 1975.

During the first 23 years the school kept its growth as a boys high school for Day shift only. Following demands and requests, a morning shift for girls was added in 1997.

To make room for more students the administration established a new building on the occasion of the 20th anniversary in 1995.

In 2012, a regular committee was formed by the direct vote of guardians and teachers.


The institute is in the prime location of Narayanganj.

The campus is beside Ralibagan, Narayanganj. It was established on 15 March 1970 with the help of the people of Ralibagan. In 1980, school authorities granted 1.2 acre land for this campus.

There are five buildings:

  • Main Building, 3 storied
  • Academic Building, 3 storied (proposed 5 storied)
  • Science Lab Building, 1 storied
  • Girls Building, 3 storied (proposed 5 storied)
  • Rear Building, 2 storied
  • Academics

    The school offers secondary education for boys and girls even though it is no coeducational. Generally boys and girls are split into separate shifts. Girls attend school in the morning shift while boys attend starting from noon.


    Institution Section: 75 teachers

  • Morning shift: 35 teachers
  • Day shift: 40 teachers
  • Administration

    Like all other high schools, the chief of the school section administration is the headmaster while there is assistant head master in each of the shifts in the branches. They are selected by the jury board of veteran teachers.

    The headmaster is Ahmed Hossain.

    The Governing Body members are elected for five years.

    Extracurricular activities

  • Scouting: the institute’s scout group is the team of Bangladesh Scout, Narayanganj. It consists of one cub team, one scout team, one girl cub and one girl scout team. They have participated in many national and international Scout events.
  • Games and sports
  • Debating
  • English Society
  • References

    Gonobidya Niketon Wikipedia

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