GD Birla Memorial School for Boys is an English-medium residential school situated in the lush green hills of Ranikhet in the Almora district of Uttarakhand. It is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The school, comprising classes IV to XII, is a member of the prestigious Indian Public Schools’ Conference and the Round Square International.
The school was founded by Mr. B.K. Birla and Dr. (Mrs.) Sarala Birla to immortalize the ideals of Late G. D. Birla, a doyen of the Indian industry. Founded on July 8, 1987, G.D. Birla Memorial School for Boys was formally inaugurated on August 15, 1987. G. D. Birla Memorial School for Boys is an English medium residential school situated in the lush green hills of Ranikhet, Uttarakhand. It is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The school, comprising classes IV to XII, is a member of the prestigious Indian Public Schools’ Conference and the Round Square International.
Curriculum in G.D. Birla Memorial School for Boys
Subjects taught in the curriculum:
- Classes IV to X:
Compulsory language: English
Second language: Hindi (for classes IV to VIII) and Hindi / Sanskrit (for classes IX & X)
Third language: Sanskrit (for classes V to VIII)
Mathematics, History, Democratic Politics, Geography, Economics, Physics, Chemistry Biology, Computer Science, Physical Education, Moral Science, Environmental Science
- Senior Secondary level (Classes XI & XII):
Senior secondary students have the option of selecting either Science or Commerce.
Compulsory language: English, Any 5 (five) elective subjects from the following:
Science stream: Physics, Chemistry, Physical Education, Mathematics / Informatics Practices *, Biology / Computer Science * / Economics
Commerce stream: Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Physical Education, Mathematics / Informatics Practices, * Students opting for Informatics Practices are not permitted to take Computer Science and vice versa
Facilities in GD Birla Memorial School for Boys
- Computer Lab for Senior & Junior Section
- Audio-Visual Room
- Laboratories: Mathematics Lab, Chemistry Lab, Physics Lab, English Lab, Biology Lab, Social Science Lab
- Music Room
- Dramatics Room
- Conference Room
- Arts Room: Art Room, Sculpture Room
- Sports & Games: Squash Room, Billiard Room, Tennis Court, Volleyball Court, Basketball Court
- Dining Hall & Mess
Admission Process of GD Birla Memorial School for Boys
Every candidate must register with the school before appearing for the admission test. Prospectus-cum-Registration form for admission will be available at the school office and the administrative office in Kolkata. Applicants will have to appear for an admission test. The date and venue will be intimated after registration. Parents should accompany the candidate at the time of admission test and interactive session. Selected candidates must produce the transfer certificate from the school last attended at the time of admission. Admission to Class XI is provisional till the declaration of the Board results.